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Published: 2011/05/11

Celebrate Brooklyn Confirms Los Lobos, The Feelies, Dr. John, The London Souls, Seun Kuti and Many Others

The lineup for this summer’s Celebrate! Brooklyn concert series is now available online. The series of music and theater performances will return to Prospect Park Bandshell throughout the summer months. Most performances are free with a suggested $3 donation. Several benefit shows will also aid the concert series.

As previously reported, Celebrate! Brooklyn’s Prospect Park shows will kick off with a special opening night concert featuring Andrew Bird on June 10. Highlights include free shows by The Books, Junip and Doveman (6/17), The Heavy, The London Souls and Superhuman Happiness (6/25), Steel Pulse (7/1), Los Lobos (7/8), Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (7/22), The Feelies and Real Estate (7/23), Oumou Sangaré (7/29), Dr. John & The Lower 911 (7/30) and Ra Ra Riot (8/5)

Here’s a look at Celebrate! Brooklyn’s upcoming Prospect Park shows

Friday, June 10, 8:00 P.M., Andrew Bird

Tuesday, June 14, 7:00 p.m., The Decemberists / Best Coast (benefit show)

Thursday, June 16, 7:00 P.M., Hal Willner’s Freedom Rides Project Featuring Rosanne Cash | Toshi Reagon | Steven Bernstein & Many More

Friday, June 17, 7:00 p.m., The Books | Junip | Doveman

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m., Larry Harlow Latin Legends Band: Battle Of The Salsa Violins | La Excelencia Bud Light Latin Music Series

Thursday, June 23, 7:30 p.m., Ledisi | Anthony David

Friday, June 24, 7:30 P.M., Roy Hargrove quintet | the Badwagon featuring Jason Moran’s Bandwagon & The Bad Plus presented by celebrate Brooklyn! & American express

Saturday, June 25, 7:00 p.m., The Heavy | The London Souls | Superhuman Happiness

Thursday, June 30, 7:00 P.M., Justin Townes Earle | Punch Brothers | The Hackensaw Boys Time Warner Cable Series

Friday, July 1, 7:30 p.m., Steel Pulse | Natural Expression Rhythm Band Bud Light Music Series

Thursday, July 7, 7:30 P.M., Court Yard Hounds

Friday, July 8, 7:00 P.M., Los Lobos | Hello Seahorse! | Zigmat, Bud Light Latin Music Series

Saturday, July 9, 7:30 P.M, Lyricist Lounge Featuring Raekwon| Smif-N-Wessun | Joell Ortiz & More

Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m. Animal Collective / Opener TBA (benefit show)

Thursday, July 14, 7:00 p.m. Frankie Gavin & De Dannan | Liam Ó Maonlaí | Mcpeake

Friday, July 15, 7:30 P.M. Shirley Caesar | Vy Higginsen’s Gospel For Teens Choir

Saturday, July 16, 4:00 P.M. Dan Zanes With The Brooklyn Youth Orchestra & Bed Stuy Veterans Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert

Thursday, July 21, 8:00 P.M. West Side Story Dance & Sing-along
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Friday, July 22, 7:00 P.M. Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 | Faaji Agba

Saturday, July 23, 7:00 P.M. The Feelies | Real Estate | Times New Viking

Thursday, July 28, 8:00 P.M. Mark Morris Dance Group With The Brooklyn Philharmonic & The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir

Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m. Oumou Sangaré | Bassam Saba

Saturday, July 30, 6:30 P.M. Dr. John & The Lower 911 | Chuck Brown | Red Baraat

Tuesday August 2, 7:00 P.M. Sufjan Stevens (benefit show)

Thursday, August 4, 7:00 P.M. The Complete Metropolis With Alloy Orchestra | Marika Hughes Music & Movies

Friday, August 5, 7:00 P.M. Ra Ra Riot | Delicate Steve | Buke And Gass Time Warner Cable Music Series

Saturday, August 6, 8:00 P.M. Ailey Ii: Revelations

Wednesday, August 10, 7:30 P.M. Bon Iver (benefit show)

Thursday, August 11 / 6:30PM Cut Copy / With Foster The People And Midnight Magic (benefit show)


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