Free Kanye West Concert in NYC Draws Complaints
Some residents in Flatiron aren’t happy about Kanye West’s free concert set to take to place in their neighborhood Thursday night.
West, a notorious award-show disrupter — including the recent brief stage-crashing at the Grammys — is now disrupting the area where they live and work, neighbors in the area of Broadway and East 23rd Street complain.
“I think it’s ridiculous they would do it for him. If that’s the case, they should close down when protesters walk around,” said Michael Noonan, who works nearby.
The 8 p.m. concert is being organized by Jay Z’s company Roc Nation as part of the NBA All-Star Weekend Concert. Kevin Durant is also expected to make an appearance.
Broadway and Fifth Avenue between 23rd and 26th streets will be shut down starting Thursday afternoon. Setup for the event begins at midnight Tuesday and load-out will…
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