Adama Delphine Fawundu’s Joyful Blues is a banner and pole installation that combines photographs taken in the late 1990s of Black girls in Brooklyn as well as garra, a fabric design from Sierra Leone, West Africa
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.
Vijay Iyer with special guests Moor Mother, Arooj Aftab, Ambrose Akinmusire, Tyshawn Sorey, and Daryl Johns Joel Ross | Melanie Charles | Mahogany L. BrowneAug 14, 2021 • 7:00 PM @ Prospect Park Bandshell
Four local artists created new works meant to honor their beloved fellow musicians we lost to the pandemic.
The film fuses Lin-Manuel Miranda’s kinetic music and lyrics with the director of “Crazy Rich Asians,” Jon M. Chu’s lively and authentic eye for storytelling to capture a world very much of its place, but universal in its experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.