BRIC Media Center Closed this coming Sunday, August 19

The BRIC Media Center will be closed this coming Sunday, August 19— and all Sundays in August. Additionally, the BRIC Media Center will also be closed Saturday, September 1, Sunday, September 2, and Monday, September 3 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. Questions? Please click here!

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in 2002


2002 BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! FESTIVAL


Thursday, June 20
DR. JOHN

National treasure trove of New Orleans music history.

Friday, June 21
HAKIM / SHABAZ

"The Lion of Egypt", traditional music pumped up with pop flavor & Indian Qawwali singing.

Saturday, June 22
BUDWEISER LATIN MUSIC SERIES
LUIS VARGAS / COCO MERENSON w/ special guest JOSEITO MATEO

Bachata superstars & "The King of Merengue".

Friday, June 28
SARAH HARMER / LUTHER WRIGHT & THE WRONGS

Canadian singer/songwriter & all-bluegrass re-imagining of Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

Sunday, June 30
KREYOL FESTIVAL
TABOU COMBO / BOUKMAN EKSPERYANS / ZIN /EMELINE MICHEL / 2 SWEET

All-day Kreyol Festival celebrating Haitian Konpa music and culture.

Friday, July 5
LINCOLN CENTER JAZZ ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS

World-renowned Orchestra led by the incomparable Marsalis.

Saturday, July 6
EVERTON BLENDER / REGGAE COWBOYS

Classic roots reggae meets Country & Western Reggae.

Friday, July 12
YO LA TENGO / EVERTON SYLVESTER

Feedback-driven noise-rock and sweetly melodic pop & sly dub poetry.

Saturday, July 13
AFRICAN FESTIVAL
FEMI KUTI & POSITIVE FORCE / HAKMOUN / ROKIA TRAORÉ / COCO SUKALI / WUNMI

All-day African Festival with artists from Nigeria, Mali and Morocco. The day begins with a traditional African marketplace with food, clothing and crafts.

Thursday, July 18
SPEEDY w/ ALLOY ORCHESTRA / THE LITTLE GRAY BOOK LECTURES

FILM SERIES: Harold Lloyd’s 1928 dramatic silent comedy w/ new music score. Preceding the movie, a series of readings and discussions hosted by John Hodgeman.

Friday, July 19
TALIB KWELI / ZAP MAMA DJ PROJECT

Brooklyn-born positive hip hop rapper & global a capella queens w/ new DJ project.

Saturday, July 20
LAMBCHOP / THE MENDOZA LINE

Alternative- country collective & neo-folk pilgrims.

Thursday, July 25
WALT DISNEY’S FANTASIA / KEEP BANGIN’ (selections)

FILM SERIES: Extravaganza of animation and music. Preceding the movie, Jared Crawford Choclatt will perform a wild percussion free for all.

Friday, July 26
MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP

Back by popular demand, world-renowned modern dance company.

Saturday, July 27
BROOKLYN PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

Brooklyn’s own world class orchestra.

Wednesday, July 31
CHOREOGRAPHERS-IN-RESIDENCE

Nicholas Leichter and David Neumann open rehearsal, lecture/demonstration @ The Prospect Park Picnic House.

Thursday, August 1
NORTH BY NORTHWEST / SEX MOB

FILM SERIES: Hitchcock’s 1959 thriller with Cary Grant and Eve Marie Saint. Preceding the film, it’s movie music from A to Z with the hippest band in town.

Friday, August 2
DAVID NEUMANN / nicholasleichterdance

Rising star choreographers Neumann and Leichter join forces to put on an exhilarating duet.

Satuday, August 3
BUDWEISER LATIN MUSIC SERIES
BORICUA FESTIVAL: KEVIN CEBALLO / MANNY OQUENDO & LIBRE / WILLIE VILLEGAS Y ENTRE AMIGOS

All day Boricua Festival ending the night w/salsa sensation.

Thursday, August 8
FILM SERIES
JAILHOUSE ROCK / LOSERS LOUNGE

The story of a young convict inspired by his country singer cellmate to launch a music career when he gets out of the slammer, was the perfect foil for Elvis’ on-screen misbehaving.

Friday, August 9
BUDWEISER LATIN MUSIC SERIES
ELY GUERRA / SI*SÉ / JUMBO

Cutting edge Latin alternative music.

Saturday, August 10
BUDWEISER LATIN MUSIC SERIES
PALLADIUM MAMBO DANCE PARTY: RAY SANTOS ORCHESTRA
featuring CHOCOLATE / NELSON GONZALEZ

The Bandshell transforms itself into NY’s biggest dance floor.

Saturday, August 17
BENEFIT CONCERT
CAPLETON & FRIENDS

The Bandshell goes Caribbean with a late-summer night of smooth island "riddims" in a benefit concert for Celebrate Brooklyn.

Sunday, August 18
SURPRISE SHOW
SURPRISE ARTIST: THE SAW DOCTORS! / GAVIN DEGRAW

The greatest Irish rock band since U2 and the Pouges. Plus rock/soul singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw!

Saturday & Sunday, August 24 & 25
BENEFIT CONCERT
THE UNLIMITED SUNSHINE TOUR
CAKE / MODEST MOUSE / FLAMING LIPS / DE LA SOUL / KINKY

The summer season wraps up in high style with a show that features a smorgasbord of cult favorites.