BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Concert Series

Sat Jul 31, 2021
7:30pm ET

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! The Festival features a wide array of FREE, world-class performances at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Free entry with RSVP. Most shows at 7:30pm - family show on August 7 is at 4pm.

Full schedule:

Saturday, July 31 - 7:30pm
Opening Night Concert with Ari Lennox and KAMAUU / Nesta

Thursday August 5 - 7:30pm
Movie Night: Wattstax
The documentary film, Wattstax, directed by Mel Stuart, follows the 1972 Watts Summer Festival, founded to commemorate the Watts Riots of 1965.

Friday August 6 - 7:30pm
Buffy Sainte-Marie & Naia Kete

Saturday August 7 - 4pm
Family Show with LADAMA, Tiga Jean-Baptiste, DJ Ali Coleman

Thursday, August 12 - 7:30pm
The Roots

Friday August 13 - 7:30pm
Skip Marley & Ivy Sole

Saturday August 14 - 7:30pm
Vijay Iyer, Joel Ross, Melanie Charles, Mahogany L. Browne
Four local artists created new works meant to honor their beloved fellow musicians we lost to the pandemic.

Friday August 20 - 7:30pm
Junglepussy, Tygapaw, Mari World

Saturday August 21 - 7pm
Lido Pimienta, Rita Indiana, YEИDRY

Friday August 27 - 7:30pm
Yaeji, KeiyaA, Nappy Nina

Saturday August 28 - 7:30pm
San Fermin, Son Little, Attacca Quartet
San Fermin, a Brooklyn-based chamber pop collective and Grammy Award-winning Attacca Quartet start things off and innovative guitarist and singer Son Little holds down the middle set. Both join San Fermin for a mashup finale.

Sunday, August 29 - 4pm
Elsie Fest
Broadway's outdoor music festival celebrates the return of the great white way with Darren Criss and an impressive line-up of stars and songs from Broadway musicals.

Thursday, September 2 - 7pm
Club Quarantine Live: D-Nice with Special Guests

Friday September 10  - 7:30pm
DANCE: Passion Fruit Dance Company, Soul Summit, St James Joy
Passion Fruit Dance Company comes to the park for the world premiere of Trapped, a brand new work commissioned by BRIC.

Saturday, September 11 - 8pm

Friday September 17 - 7pm
Mr Eazi, DJ Bembona, AJO

Saturday September 18 - 7:30pm
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Trombone Shorty brings this historic season to an explosive conclusion with his notorious brass funk band, Orleans Avenue.

Do not bring cans, bottles, coolers, tents, alcoholic beverages, pets, video cameras, audio recording devices, or professional cameras into the festival site. 



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