Posts Tagged ‘celebrate brooklyn’

I confess that due to recent apartment hunting, moving, and wedding activities, I have completely been slacking off in the concert department.  When I finally do end up at a concert after a break, I am always reminded of why I like live music and how it just makes everything better. This was definitely the […]


I knew Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings were popular, but I had no idea they would bring out such a huge crowd to the Prospect Park bandshell Saturday night. They mentioned that there were around 20,000 people there, but I’m guessing there were actually more than that. When we  arrived at 6 p.m. (when the […]


Yesterday evening I walked to Prospect Park carrying an umbrella, wearing sunglasses, looking at my shadow and stepping over puddles. Yes, this can all happen at the same time. It was looking like the predicted rain was going to skip the borough of Brooklyn altogether, but no, right as we were walking to the park, […]


I have good news and I have bad news. Good news first—the Central Park SummerStage concert season kicks off tomorrow with TV on The Radio and Dirty Projectors. Bad news—this is the weather forecast for tomorrow: Friday: Rain. Highs in the mid 60s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent. Friday […]


The Celebrate Brooklyn schedule has been released, so I’ve added those performances to my Summer Concert Calendar. All Celebrate Brooklyn! shows take place at the Prospect Park Bandshell and are technically free, but they do suggest you make a $3 contribution at the entrance. Benefit concerts (marked $$) require a ticket. I’m looking forward to […]


Updated 5-20-09 I now have a Summer Concert Calendar to keep track of all the free, and a few not-so-free, outdoor shows this summer. Central Park Summerstage just recently unveiled their schedule of free summer concerts, so I’ve added that lineup. I’ll add other new shows as they are announced. Concerts included in the calendar […]


Updated 5-6-09 It was officially the first day of spring on Friday—well, according to the calendar, at least. Judging from the snowflakes in NYC that morning, Mother Nature is running on a different schedule this year. But the best part about spring is that it means we are one season closer to summer. And that […]