- Associated Press - Friday, May 13, 2016

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Grammy-winning singer Faith Evans is heading to Newark to help kick off an event celebrating the 350th anniversary of the city’s founding.

Evans will be at the Newark Symphony Hall on Friday night for a free concert to kick-start the Founders Weekend Festival. It’s one of the city’s largest founding celebrations of the year.

Mayor Ras Baraka says the weekend highlights the city’s past and celebrates that it’s revitalizing its downtown and reinvigorating the community.

Saturday and Sunday’s free concerts will be held at Military Park and feature Naughty by Nature and Cissy Houston.



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