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BAM R&B Fest 2018: free Brooklyn daytime Metrotech concert lineup

Savion Glover
photo via Savion Glover Facebook

The BAM R&B Festival returns to MetroTech Commons (corner of Flatbush and Myrtle Aves in Brooklyn) in 2018 on Thursday afternoons from June 7 through August 9. Like every year, the series offers a variety of jazz, soul, and R&B lunchtime concerts that are free and open to the public. Here’s the 2018 schedule:

* Jun 7 – Bernard Purdie’s All-Star Shuffle with guests Bobbi Humphrey and Quiana Lynell

* Jun 14 – Savion Glover featuring Marcus Gilmore

* Jun 21 – PJ Morton

* Jun 28 – Vivian Green

* Jul 5 – Delgres

* Jul 12 – Amalgarhythm with Kris Davis and Terri Lyne Carrington

* Jul 19 – Jupiter & Okwess

* Jul 26 – Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective

* Aug 2 – Ranky Tanky

* Aug 9 – Marcus Miller

More info will be available here.

In addition to the usual jazz, soul and R&B, this year’s fest also features famed tap dancer Savion Glover, who you may know from one or more of his many endeavors, including the Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk musical, and Sesame Street:

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