Posted in music | tour dates on June 28, 2013

Williamsburg Park earlier this year (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Williamsburg Park

As you may know, outdoor Brooklyn venue Williamsburg Park (at Kent Ave and N 12 St) is hosting shows again this summer. This year's series kicked off during Memorial Day Weekend with a show from The Shins and Man Man, and continues this Saturday (6/29) with a free show from the Julliard Jazz Ensemble. It's an afternoon show (4 PM) and open to the public.

On the down side, the Kendrick Lamar show at Williamsburg Park that was supposed to happen in September was just cancelled. But on the plus side, Charles Bradley will be playing there for free that month.

Other Williamsburg Park shows happening this summer: the Odd Future and Meek Mill show on July 20 which Schoolboy Q was just added to; New Order and Holy Ghost! on July 24; D'Angelo on August 1; and the Mad Decent Block Party (Major Lazer, Flosstradamus, Rockie Fresh & more) on August 10.

The Mad Decent Block party is sold out, but tickets are still available to all the other shows.

Full Williamsburg Park schedule (as it stands) below...

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Williamsburg Park - 2013 Schedule
Sat. June 29 - Doors 3:30pm; Show 4pm - JUILLIARD JAZZ ENSEMBLE - FREE SHOW!

Sat. July 20 - Doors 5:30pm; Show 7pm - Peter Rosenberg's 2nd Annual Birthday Show featuring ODD FUTURE & MEEK MILL and DJ Set by Funkmaster Flex

Wed. July 24 - Doors 5:30pm; Show 7pm - NEW ORDER with Holy Ghost!

Thurs. Aug. 1 - Doors 6pm; Show 7:30pm - D'ANGELO and Special Guests - ON SALE NOW!

Sat. Aug. 10 - Doors 1pm; Show 1:30pm - MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY with Major Lazer, Dillon Francis, Flosstradamus, Rockie Fresh, Destructo, Keys N Krates, DJ SLiink and more - SOLD OUT!

Fri. Sept. 20 - Doors 5:30pm; Show 7pm - THE DAPTONE SOUL REVUE FEATURING CHARLES BRADLEY backed by Menahan Street Band with special guests the Budos Band & Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens - FREE SHOW!

Sat. Sept. 28 - Doors 5:30pm; Show 7:00pm - ROCK ALLEGIANCE TOUR featuring VOLBEAT, HIM, ALL THAT REMAINS, AIRBOURNE

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Comments (15)

What a horrible schedule.

Posted by JT | June 28, 2013 1:07 PM

WEDNESDAY SEPT 20TH???????????????????????????????????

WHO'S RUNNIN' SHIT OVER THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!/???? FUCK.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 1:14 PM

New Order >

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 1:26 PM

AEG.... fail.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 1:33 PM

Sat. Aug. 10 - Doors 1pm; Show 1:30pm - MAD DECENT BLOCK PARTY

LOL Here comes the Jersey/Long Island suburban scum invasion. Have fun Brooklyn! Lock up yo kids!

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 1:46 PM

The hummus shall flow like water.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 1:57 PM

This one too:

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Line-up /
Luciano
Carl Craig
Moodymann
Agoria

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 2:01 PM

How is it Summerstage and Celebrate Brooklyn have like 6-10 pay shows a summer to pay for the 30-40 free shows they have, while Williamsburg has 6 for profit shows but only 2 free shows?

Not that I care, because it's a fucking parking lot (who would want to see shows there?), I just hope this isn't city property anymore being used to enrich a bunch of corrupt assholes in the "Open Space Alliance."

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 2:33 PM

It's a truly depressing venue. A parking lot with portable toilets. And they have the nerve to call this a park. The organizers and artists are all sleazy and the attendees are all suckers.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 2:42 PM

The waterfront was much nicer and had much better shows. This is just a joke.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 3:39 PM

why are all these tickets $60+ this venue is a dump. what a joke

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 3:54 PM

Hipster Parking Lot

Posted by norman | June 28, 2013 5:07 PM

wow fun! Everything looked great! I’m sure they all had tons of fun! I’m hoping to do something this creative for our little guys 2nd birthday in November but with Fire Trucks.

Posted by Anonymous | June 28, 2013 7:03 PM

wow.. that's so nice..

Posted by Obat Tradisional Parkinson | June 29, 2013 12:07 AM

This is the best they can do? Ugh.

Posted by Anonymous | June 29, 2013 2:08 AM

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