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Brooklyn’s Music Scene Heats Up Summer

by July 7, 2017 | Top Story
Soul Rebels at Celebrate Brooklyn!
The Soul Rebels at Celebrate Brooklyn! photo by Howard B. Leibowitz/ courtesy of B.L.Howard Productions
Brooklyn’s summer music season is in full swing as the 39th season of Celebrate Brooklyn! got under way with high-octane notes from Lake Street Dive, who were joined by Brooklyn native, keyboardist Akie Bermiss , as well as  WFUV Radio’s Rita Houston, who made the on stage introduction , as this night’s show was broadcast... read article

Music Calendar


Afro Punk Fest -Brooklyn

Commodore Barry Park
August 26-27, 2017 at Noon to 11: 00 PM
$ 45.00 - $ 250.00

Raphael Saadiq, Gary Clark, Jr, Michael Kiwanuka, Macy Gray, Soul II Soul, Princess Nokia, Sza are just some of the 40 acts that will take the stages at this year’s Afro Punk, as well as 17 DJ’s , who will provide sounds for the crowds all during the festival . This year’s Afro Punk Fest attendees can also complete their experience  at The SpinThrift Market, the Art & Times visual arts displays and After Dark, which takes place at various venues  in Brooklyn.

  1. Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    Music Hall of Williamsburg

    J Roddy Walston and the Business

    Music Hall of Williamsburg
  2. Wednesday, August 23, 2017


    Brooklyn Steel
  3. Thursday, August 24, 2017
    Rough Trade logo


    Rough Trade NYC
  4. Saturday, August 26, 2017
    The Waystation logo

    The Travelers

    The Way Station
  5. Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Stone Commissioning Series: Mary Halvorson and Ambrose Akinmusire

    National Sawdust
  6. Thursday, August 31, 2017
    Hanks Saloon logo

    Yankee Longstraw

    Hank’s Saloon