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Celebrate Brooklyn!

Aug 28, 2021 • 7:30 PM

San Fermin, a Brooklyn-based chamber pop collective and Grammy Award-winning Attacca Quartet start things off and innovative guitarist and singer Son Little, will hold down the middle set. Both will join San Fermin for a mashup finale.

Classical Folk Indie
Aug 31, 2021 • 7:30 PM
Sep 10, 2021 • 7:30 PM

Founded in 2016 by Tatiana Desardouin with a mission to promote the authenticity and contributions of social dance styles and cultures like street and clubbing, Passion Fruit Dance Company comes to the park for the world premiere of TRAPPED, a brand new work with developmental support from BRIC, and developed at MASS MoCA and the Guggenheim’s Works & Process residency program.

Sep 17, 2021 • 7:00 PM

MR EAZI will light the Bandshell on fire. AJO will warm up the stage and DJ BEMBONA opens.

R&B / Soul World Music
Sep 18, 2021 • 7:30 PM

TROMBONE SHORTY brings this historic season to an explosive conclusion with his notorious brass funk band Orleans Avenue. The night begins with the buoyant grooves and plush harmonies of NYC’s own MICHELLE.

Sep 2, 2021 • 7:00 PM

Legendary DJ, rapper, producer, photographer, and philanthropist Derrick “D-Nice” Jones will make his debut at the Prospect Park Bandshell for his only New York summer engagement, presented by Live Nation, on Thursday, September 2 at 7p.m. for a benefit concert as part of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. 

Hip Hop / Rap R&B / Soul
Aug 12, 2021 • 7:30 PM

The legendary Roots Crew have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business. Join us for this ticketed benefit concert on August 12.

Hip Hop / Rap R&B / Soul
Aug 29, 2021 • 4:00 PM

Elsie Fest, Broadway’s outdoor music festival, returns August 29 and will celebrate the return of Broadway with festival founder Darren Criss as well as an always impressive lineup of stars and songs from your favorite musicals. 

Sep 11, 2021 • 8:00 PM

GRAMMY award-winning singer/songwriter Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (aka Wizkid) hits the stage on September 11. 

Hip Hop / Rap Reggae


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Major Leadership Support for BRIC’s performing arts programs are generously provided by Howard Gilman Foundation, Lambent Foundation, and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Public support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional support for BRIC’s performing arts program is provided by Con Edison, Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Scherman Foundation, Shubert Organization, Inc., as well as support from friends, members, and numerous individuals.







One of New York City's Longest Running, Free, Outdoor Performing Arts Festivals.

Launched in 1979 to bring the borough together, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival was an early anchor in the park's revitalization and has become one of the city's foremost summer cultural attractions. 

All BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival performances are free! The festival attracts upwards of 200,000 attendees from across New York City to the Prospect Park Bandshell each summer.