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Celebrating Nickel Creek's Triumphant Return In Brooklyn

Friday, July 25, 2014

Last night, after nearly seven years away pursuing other projects, Nickel Creek brought its reunion to Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park. And they wasted no time in showing that they haven't lost their ability to delight with its deep roots in American string band music.

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It Must be Summer: Open Studios in Bushwick and Music in the Parks

Saturday, May 31, 2014

The Bushwick Open Studios art festival is presenting over 600 shows this weekend — and summer festivals start next week.

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Gig Alert: Lee Fields & The Expressions

Monday, July 23, 2012

Retro-soul outfit Lee Fields & The Expressions performs with Wilco at Celebrate Brooklyn on Monday night. Download title song "Faithful Man" from their new album. 

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Gig Alert: Balkan Beat Box

Friday, June 15, 2012

The Israeli-American global pop trio Balkan Beat Box performs at Celebrate Brooklyn! with Chico Trujillo and Nation Beat on Saturday night. Download the group's new tune "Part of the Glory."

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Jimmy Cliff to Open 'Celebrate Brooklyn' Concert Series

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff will open this summer's Celebrate Brooklyn! concert series on June 5. Get the whole lineup here, which also includes Ghostface Killah, Angélique Kidjo, Mission of Burma, Yo La Tengo and Lyle Lovett.

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Gig Alert: Eric Mingus and Hal Willner’s Freedom Rides Project

Thursday, June 16, 2011

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic Freedom Rides, music producer Hal Willner assembled a cast of politically minded musicians to play Celebrate Brooklyn on Thursday night. Download "Rain Fall" by Eric Mingus, the son of the legendary jazz bassist Charles Mingus.

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Celebrate Brooklyn! Dance Parties Kick Off City's Summer Outdoor Music Season

Thursday, May 12, 2011

On Thursday night, a new concert series kicks off in Brooklyn Bridge Park, which involves three free nights of what looks to be rockin' (and raucous) public dance parties.

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Gig Alerts: Two Man Gentlemen Band

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The boisterous vaudeville-flavored duo open for Carl Davis and the Brooklyn Philharmonic at tonight's Celebrate Brooklyn performance at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Download their exuberant tune "Prime Numbers."

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Gig Alerts: Rufus Wainwright

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The gifted singer-songwriter performs along with his father tonight at the Prospect Park Bandshell for Celebrate Brooklyn. Download his lovely, gloomy ode "Who Are You New York?"

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African Music Takes the Stage

Friday, July 09, 2010

African bands Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, Konono No. 1, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, and Burkina Electric perform throughout the city and ensure that New York's focus on Africa continues beyond the World Cup.

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