Celebrate Brooklyn!

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Jul 19, 2019 • 7:30 PM

BUD LIGHT MUSIC SERIES

Burna Boy's “warm, earthy tones applied to menacing trap rap and exuberant Afro-pop create a sound that, even in its darkest moments, sounds like bottled joy.” (The New Yorker)

Hip Hop / Rap Reggae World Music
Jul 27, 2019 • 8:00 PM

The French-Algerian choreographer Hervé Koubi brings his signature work What The Day Owes To The Night to the Bandshell.

Dance
Jun 4, 2019 • 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Join us for our REVEL After-Party featuring DJ Natasha Diggs, dancing, and an open bar, after Patti LaBelle’s Opening Night performance.

Aug 2, 2019 • 7:00 PM

L.A.-based Korean-American DJ/producer Nosaj Thing will transform the Bandshell into a pulsing, ecstatic dancefloor, while Kimbra showcases the killer R&B delivery that has made the her an in-demand collaborator.

Hip Hop / Rap Indie Jazz R&B / Soul Reggae World Music
Jun 8, 2019 • 7:00 PM

AMERICAN EXPRESS WOMEN IN MUSIC SERIES

As Ibeyi, the French-Cuban twins Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz send soaring liquid vocal harmonies over an “intoxicating blend of hip hop, electronica, and traditional Yoruba” (NPR) music.

Hip Hop / Rap R&B / Soul Reggae World Music
Jul 26, 2019 • 7:30 PM

EVENTBRITE MUSIC SERIES

“Singing and rapping in his arrestingly incongruous array of styles,” (Rolling Stone) Jidenna takes the stage at the Bandshell along with Queen's rapper Anik Khan.

R&B / Soul
Jun 20, 2019 • 7:30 PM

EVENTBRITE MUSIC SERIES

Fronted by the unstoppable slam poet and singer Tarriona “Tank” Ball, Tank & the Bangas rolls out a joyous sound that’s equal parts funk, hip hop, gospel, and spoken word. 

Hip Hop / Rap Jazz R&B / Soul
Jul 25, 2019 • 7:30 PM

BUD LIGHT MUSIC SERIES

Broken Social Scene, the legendary experimental collective at the heart of the Toronto indie rock ecosystem, comes to the Bandshell with London born and raised prodigy Nilüfer Yanya, providing an opening set.

Indie R&B / Soul
Jun 21, 2019 • 7:30 PM

BUD LIGHT MUSIC SERIES

Calexico and Iron & Wine’s collaborative record Years to Burn—the follow-up to their 2005 EP In the Reins—drops on June 14, and the buzz is deafening. The two bands become one here to play music from both records, as well as from each of their respective catalogues.

Indie
Jul 20, 2019 • 8:00 PM

Alloy Orchestra returns to the Bandshell with their mesmerizing score to the 1925 German masterpiece Varieté.

Classical Dance Film

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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.

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