We’re closing June out with a fine set of options this weekend. There’s also the pride parade on Sunday and the second Democrat debate on Thursday, so whether you want excitement or bloated boredom, you can go nuts. Whatever your plans, the shows below should be among them.
Brooklyn’s own Big Thief released second album Capacity in June via Saddle Creek, it’s really quite a wonderful and intimate record with a perfect balance of sombre and hopeful moments. Produced by Andrew Sarlo (whos credits include Local Natives, Nick Hakim, Show Me the Body and more), there is a cabin-in-the-woods style quality to the songs but it’s rare for an […]
Hopefully the weather will behave. The show is free at 7pm at Brooklyn Bridge Park: The Japanese art-pop duo, Cibo Matto, is back and just as sparkly as ever. After a fourteen year hiatus, these ladies, famous for their songs about food, return to the scene with a new celebrated album Hotel Valentine. With brushstrokes […]
Shortly before his passing away, Isaac Hayes played a free “Celebrate Brooklyn” show in Prospect Park on June 12, 2008. Here’s some new footage that has never been shared before. More nostalgic moments below, including “Theme from Shaft”:
On Friday June 10 at 8:15pm Andrew Bird will play the Celebrate Brooklyn! Opening Night Concert. Since 1979 Celebrate Brooklyn! has provided outdoor performing arts festivals in Prospect Park. The festival offers music, film, spoken word/theater, dance, and more. The best part is all Celebrate Brooklyn! performances are free! Obviously they couldn’t do it alone, […]