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Celebrate Brooklyn!

Aug 7, 2021 • 3:30 PM

Get the kids off the screens and into the park for a day of music from all over the world including LADAMA, Tiga Jean-Baptiste and DJ Ali Coleman.

Family-friendly World Music
Aug 13, 2021 • 7:30 PM

SKIP MARLEY, the grandson of the reggae legend, will be joined by IVY SOLE, who will kicks things off.

Hip Hop / Rap
Aug 14, 2021 • 7:00 PM

Four local artists created new works meant to honor their beloved fellow musicians we lost to the pandemic.

Aug 20, 2021 • 7:30 PM

The versatile Tygapaw joins the lineup to infuse us with an electrifying DJ set. Mari World will infuse the early set with his high-energy performance.

Dance Hip Hop / Rap
Aug 21, 2021 • 7:00 PM

RITA INDIANA shares the stage with LIDO PIMIENTA and the boundary-pushing Dominican-Italian singer YEИDRY.

Dance Indie
Aug 27, 2021 • 7:00 PM

YAEJI takes over the Bandshell to headline and curate a hand-picked lineup that includes KEIYAA and NAPPY NINA.

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


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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.