Celebrate Brooklyn!

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Jun 26, 2019 • 7:30 PM

Chucho Valdés, with last year’s Jazz Batá 2, “burnishes his stature as a towering Afro-Cuban pianist of our time.” (WBGO) He performs at the Bandshell along with Cuban percussionist Dafnis Prieto and his electrifying quartet.

Latin World Music
Aug 9, 2019 • 7:30 PM

What's Going On has become a cultural touchstone—and its relevance today is chilling. The brilliant guitarist and bandleader Felicia Collins gathers a host of friends with an all-star band, for a deep dive into Gaye’s legacy, as they play the record in its entirety. 

R&B / Soul
Jun 27, 2019 • 7:30 PM


Fronting his militant band Indiggnation, Protoje articulates the righteous anger of a generation, and he performs at the Bandshell alongside Jah9 and DJ Top Notch & MICRO DON. Plus a session of Yoga on Dub!

Hip Hop / Rap R&B / Soul Reggae World Music
Aug 10, 2019 • 7:30 PM


Simón Mejía and Li Saumet, the Bogotá based electro cumbia superstars that make up Bomba Estéreo, close our 41st season with a bang, along with fiery local Colombian expat outfit Delsonido.

Latin Reggae World Music
Jul 6, 2019 • 7:00 PM

Co-headliners Sudanese American MC Oddisee and Palestinian-Jordanian band 47SOUL along with NARCY all join together for a night that highlights their Arabic roots.

Hip Hop / Rap World Music
Jul 12, 2019 • 7:00 PM


Guatemalan singer-songwriter Gaby Moreno, Mexico City-based Enjambre, and Latin indie folk artist El David Aguilar showcase their music as a part of the annual Latin Alternative Music Conference.

Folk Indie Latin World Music
Aug 6, 2019 • 7:30 PM

Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mac DeMarco visits the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival as part of his 2019 North American Tour.

Jul 13, 2019 • 7:30 PM

World music legend Salif Keita returns to Brooklyn for his first time back at the Bandshell in more than a decade. Courtnee Roze kicks off the night with a performance featuring her masterful percussion.

World Music
Jun 19, 2019 • 6:30 PM

Friends Member Pre-Sale: WED, FEB 13 at 10AM to THU, FEB 14 at 10PM
General On-Sale: FRI, FEB 15 at 10AM

Country Folk Indie
Jul 18, 2019 • 7:30 PM


Folk supergroup I’m With Her is a band rooted in a rare alchemy: three celebrated songwriters coming together to create music that reveals entirely new possibilities in their distinct and deep-seated talents.




One of New York City's Longest Running, Free, Outdoor Performing Arts Festivals.

Launched in 1979 as a catalyst for a Brooklyn performing arts scene and to bring people back into Prospect Park after years of neglect, 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 250,000 attendees from across New York City to the Prospect Park Bandshell each summer.