Wingate Concert Series kicks off with night of R&B

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WINGATE PARK -

One of Brooklyn's great summer traditions returned Tuesday night with beginning of the Wingate Concert Series.

Hundreds of music lovers packed into Wingate Park, some waiting hours to get in to see BJ the Chicago Kid kick off the show.

It was the first of five nights of music, ranging from gospel and reggae to Tuesday's featured genre, R&B. All of the concerts are free.

The concert series will continue Wednesday night and for three more nights next week.

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