BRIC CELEBRATE BROOKLYN! KICKED OFF
2022 SEASON WITH ELECTRIFYING PERFORMANCES BY
KAMASI WASHINGTON, RAVYN LENAE AND DJ REBORN
ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 AT THE LENA HORNE BANDSHELL
AT PROSPECT PARK
The Festival season will continue with upcoming performances by
Third World, Phoebe Bridgers, Vic Mensa, Erykah Badu, Teyana Taylor, Davido, Deborah Cox, Yemi Alade and more!
Celebrating 44 years in the 44th District!
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Photo Credit: Ellen Qbertplaya
BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! kicked off its 44th season, with opening night performances by Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington (@kamasiwashington), singer/songwriter Ravyn Lenae (@ravynlenae) and Brooklyn-based international DJ, DJ Reborn (@djreborn). Prior to the performances, a reception was held to ring in the season.
Notable attendees included former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City Comptroller Brad Lander, newly-named President of BRIC Wes Jackson, BRIC Board Chair Michael Liburd, NYS Assemblymember (44th District) Robert Carroll, Commissioner of New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Laurie Cumbo, Commissioner of New York City Department of Parks & Recreation Susan M. Donoghue, two-time Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and more.
The festival season will continue this Saturday, June 11 featuring one of the longest-lived reggae bands of all time Third World (@thirdworldband) and Pan Evolution Steel Orchestra (@pan_evolution).
BRIC, a Brooklyn-based leading arts and media institution, hosts the 44th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! festival at the Lena Horne Bandshell at Prospect Park, with live, free and in-person performances, which kicked off June 8, 2022 and runs through August 6, 2022 For more information on the artist lineup, RSVPs and more, visit http://bricartsmedia.org/bcb.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
The Lena Horne Bandshell
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(Photo Credit: BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Photographers Antoine DeBrill, Soul Brother and Ellen Qbertplaya)
BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn's cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC is building Brooklyn's creative future.
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2022 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! opening night headliner, jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington, brought down the house with a lively performance at the Lena Horne Bandshell in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on June 8, 2022. (Photo Credit: Ellen Qbertplaya)
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A representative from event sponsor ConEdison takes a photo during opening night of 2022 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! on June 8, 2022. (Photo Credit: Soul Brother)
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