One would think that the party would have been over by then. But when Cameo departed, the three DJs, a powerhouse of excitement and chemistry, took the stage beneath a small tent. I was ready to leave, but that is before they resumed spinning their groovy tunes, and I imagine other attendees had the same mindset. The DJs ripped open the post-concert party with “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” by The Temptations. The Central Park field remained packed with New Yorkers dancing their hearts away, either through salsa, Motown back-up dancing, or hippie-style flailing. The Freedom Party blasted its way through classic ‘60s hits as well as funky ‘70s sensations like as “Blame it on the Boogie” by The Jacksons and “September” by Earth, Wind, and Fire. The Freedom Party deejays have such an eclectic library of musical tastes, in addition to knowing exactly what those who are dancing will react to positively. The only way you could have stuck out in those moments is if you weren’t dancing, because songs like those brought the house down.
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