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Barry Manilow performs at We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert at The Great Lawn in Central Park on Saturday. (Photo credit: AP)

  • The 'Homecoming Concert' in New York City's Central Park was canceled as Hurricane Henri approached
  • Barry Manilow's performance had just begun when the concert was called off
  •  Concert goers were asked to immediately leave the park and seek shelter

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The outdoor gathering required attendees to be vaccinated or show a negative test result. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert opened on Saturday in Central Park
  • The concert is designed to mark a comeback for New York City
  • The concert caps off a week-long celebration of the city’s reopening

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Bruce Springsteen performs at the 13th annual Stand Up For Heroes benefit concert in support of the Bob Woodruff Foundation in New York. (AP File Photo)

  • Several superstars are set to perform in New York's Central Park on Saturday
  • The concert was initially meant to celebrate the city's recovery from the coronavirus
  • Bruce Springsteen, Jennifer Hudson and Paul Simon are among the performers