Reminisce with us and warm up thinking back to the summer #AtTheBandshell! We had some amazing artists hit the stage in 2017, but here were our top shows based on how many of YOU came out to enjoy them. Thanks for making it a great year—we can’t wait for 2018!
#5: Amadou & Mariam / Innov Gnawa / Ahmed Gallab DJ Set on July 21
Husband-and-wife duo Amadou & Mariam returned to the Bandshell for a feel-good show on one of the hottest nights of the summer. And the crowd loved it!
Amadou & Mariam | Photo credit: David Andrako
#4: Youssou N'Dour / Yacouba Sissoko on August 12
We ended the season with the incomparable Youssou N’Dour, and it seemed like everyone from Brooklyn came out to celebrate with us.
Youssou N'Dour | Photo credit: David Andrako
#3: The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch & Kirk Knight / Goapele / Natasha Diggs of #SoulintheHorn on June 24
The star-studded show from The Soul Rebels featured Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, and Kirk Knight, while Goapele and Natasha Diggs got the crowd dancing to kick things off.
The Soul Rebels featuring Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch & Kirk Knight | Photo credit: Ryan Muir
#2: Chronixx / Chop and Quench / Laolu NYC on July 8
Who can forget the night Chronixx tore up the stage? This was one night we’ll remember for quite some time!
Chronixx | Photo credit: David Andrako
#1: Andrew Bird with special guest Esperanza Spalding on July 28
The special combo of Andrew Bird and Esperanza Spalding made for a memorable night at the Bandshell—and one that many of you shared with us!
Our most popular show of 2017: Andrew Bird with special guest Esperanza Spalding | Photo credit: David Andrako