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Celebrate Brooklyn!

Sep 18, 2021 • 7:30 PM

TROMBONE SHORTY brings this historic season to an explosive conclusion with his notorious brass funk band Orleans Avenue.

Sep 2, 2021 • 7:00 PM
Hip Hop / Rap R&B / Soul
Jul 31, 2021 • 7:30 PM R&B / Soul
Aug 5, 2021 • 7:30 PM

The documentary film, Wattstax, directed by Mel Stuart, follows the 1972 Watts Summer Festival, founded to commemorate the Watts Riots of 1965.



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Due to COVID-19 capacity restrictions, BRIC is not able to sell Friends Memberships to the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at this time. We are working tirelessly with the NYC Parks Department and Prospect Park Alliance to determine capacity levels for this summer.

If you purchased a membership during our 2020 Festival please email us at

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.