Opening Night Gala and Concert Featuring Common
2018 Benefit Concerts
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Fischerspooner, the pioneers of the early '00s electroclash movement, will fill the Bandshell with a new stage show that is not for the prudish, after DJ Juliana Huxtable opens the concert with her set.
The Brooklyn afrobeat juggernaut Antibalas' live shows have become the stuff of legend. See them at the Bandshell, with Combo Chimbita and DJ Nickodemus.
Two sets from GRAMMY Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis will bookend Roger Guenveur Smith's one man show, Frederick Douglass Now, which incorporates elements of slam poetry and rap.
EVENTBRITE MUSIC SERIES
A night filled with Latin female power, Mala Rodriguez brings her fiery rhymes, Ana Tijoux returns to the stage this time with her Chilean-folk inspired project, and Girl Ultra kicks off with sultry R&B.
BUD LIGHT MUSIC SERIES
Robert Glasper returns to the Bandshell with an exceptional new collective of underground icons in R+R=NOW, which stands for Reflect+Respond=Now.
Melding Indian raga with other world music influences and electronica beats, the sitar master Anoushka Shankar comes to the Bandshell with My Brightest Diamond.
World renowned Kronos Quartet and traditional Malian ensemble Trio Da Kali will grace our stage, separately and together, for a magical evening.
Created by Michelle Dorrance, Derick K. Grant, Toshi Reagon, and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards.
Mandolin master and 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Ricky Skaggs comes to the Bandshell with his band Kentucky Thunder.
Originally commissioned before Leonard Cohen's death and with his blessing, Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal presents Dance Me, a sprawling homage to Cohen's songs.
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.MORE ABOUT THE FESTIVAL