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.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
The Bushwick Open Studios art festival is presenting over 600 shows this weekend — and summer festivals start next week.
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.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
By Marlon Bishop : WNYC Culture Producer
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.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
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.
Friday, July 09, 2010
By Joy Y. Wang : WNYC Producer
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.