2008 Prospect Park bandshell concerts – Feist & others confirmed so far (Beth Orton, Medeski Martin & Wood….)
Feist paper doll (sally grosart)
concerts scheduled in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (2008) (most free)
Jun 12 – Isaac Hayes (first show of the season)
Jun 19 – Medeski Martin and Wood, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog (DEFINITELY FREE)
Jun 22 – Salif Keita
Jun 24 – Gilberto Gil (tix)
Jun 26 – Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dixie Hummingbirds
Jun 27 – Cold War Kids (info)
Jun 28 – LYRICIST LOUNGE: CROOKLYN DODGERS REUNION (info)
July 11 – Brazilian Girls (info)
July 12 – Beth Orton, Matt Munisteri (info)
July 17 – Jerry Douglas Band, The Holmes Brothers
July 18 – Deerhoof, Metropolis Ensemble (info)
July 25 – Philip Glass, Marta Topferova
Aug 01 – The Knights, Christina Courtin
Aug 02 – The Sippy Cups, Ariane Bass Bass Bass
Aug 03 – Daby Toure
ALSO from the NY TIMES:
Celebrate Brooklyn will open its 30th season on June 12 with a performance by Isaac Hayes. This summer’s lineup for the free concert series at the Prospect Park band shell includes Miriam Makeba; Beth Orton; a screening of the Bruce Lee movie “Enter the Dragon,” with live accompaniment by Karsh Kale; a tribute to the R&B singer Bill Withers; and a benefit by Feist.
The Bill Withers tribute is one of Hal Willner‘s multi-artist shows.
Feist is about to leave on a tour that also has her playing two shows at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC at the end of April.
This will be “Celebrate Brooklyn”‘s 30th year of concerts in Prospect Park. Check out the multi-artist birthday video below…..