John Legend and Miguel to Headline Ozy Fest in NYC's Central Park
The two-day New York festival will be hosted by former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.
The July 20-21 festival will also feature comedians Trevor Noah, Dulcé Sloan and Ronny Chieng. Retired baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez will handle co-hosting duties alongside Ozy co-founder and CEO Carlos Watson for the festival at the iconic Great Lawn in Central Park.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with the City of New York to do something truly special,” said Watson in a release. “OZY Fest is like nothing else out there, bringing together the most culturally relevant and eclectic group of celebrities and thought leaders to Central Park, and creating the most interesting two-day weekend for all New Yorkers to enjoy.”
Ozy Fest is a two-day event presented by media company Ozy and offers discussion and ideas in addition to music and comedy. This year’s event will feature discussions with politicians Stacey Abrams of Georgia and Gov. John Kasich of Ohio.
There will also be talks from The New Yorker’s Malcolm Gladwell, author Deepak Chopra and filmmaker Spike Lee, plus “big thought” from business leaders Mark Cuban, Cindy Eckert, Thasunda Duckett and Marc Lasry.
Celebrity chefs Marcus Samuelsson, Padma Lakshmi, Rachael Ray and more have also been announced for the event presented by Ally Financial, iHeart Media, Showtime & Well Being Trust. A limited number of presale tickets are available now at OZY.com/ozyfest.
It's official! --Get excited for #OZYfest 2019!— OZY Fest (@OZYfest) May 9, 2019