Celebrate Brooklyn!

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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
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
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 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.

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
Jul 26, 2019 • 7:30 PM


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

R&B / Soul
Jul 25, 2019 • 7:30 PM


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
Aug 3, 2019 • 7:00 PM

Ang Lee’s 2000 martial arts extravaganza will grace our Bandshell screen. Prior to the film, come to enjoy activities as part of the first annual Lou Reed Tai Chi Day.

Aug 8, 2019 • 8:00 PM

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s exceptional second company returns to the Bandshell on the 45th anniversary of its inception with a program of recent work that showcases these young artists’ breathtaking skill and athleticism.


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.