Your free Prospect Park summer concert calendar is here!

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This has to be one of the better Celebrate Brooklyn! lineups in years. The free summer concert series kicks off June 5 with Jimmy Cliff and runs a gamut of musical options that features Ghostface Killah, Keb Mo’, Grammy winner Esperenza Spalding and includes the surely awesome combo of  Wild Flag and Mission of Burma. The movie singalongs and dance-alongs are ripe too: Saturday Night Fever and The Muppet Movie! For the more popular shows, you have to get there early of course, but your best bet is to make a day of it: picnic in the park with your friends and it won’t even feel like you’re waiting in line for three hours! See the full schedule below.

June 5
Jimmy Cliff

June 9
AfroCubism / Alsarah & The Nubatones

June 14
Laura Marling / Michael Kiwanuka / Willy Mason

June 15
Geri Allen & Carrie Mae Weems: Slow Fade to Black with Esperanza Spalding / Terri Lyne Carrington / Lizz Wright / Patrice Rushen and more!

June 16
Balkan Beat Box / Chico Trujillo / Nation Beat

June 21
TBA / Latice Crawford

June 22
Keb’ Mo’ / Natalia Zukerman

June 23
Lyricist Lounge 20th Anniversary featuring Ghostface Killah / Camp Lo / Astro / & More

June 28
Ballet Hispanico

June 29
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / The Brooklyn Steppers / Dayna Kurtz

June 30
Angélique Kidjo’s Women Waging Peace with Special Guests Laurie Anderson / Sibongile Khumalo / Somi

July 7
Souad Massi / Simon Shaheen

July 8
Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert: Sweet Honey in The Rock

July 13
Calle 13 / Ana Tijoux / Ritmo Machine

July 14
Music & Movies: Saturday Night Fever / Tragedy

July 20
Machel Montano / BélO

July 21
Arturo Sandoval / Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

July 27
The Head and the Heart / Lost in the Trees

July 28
Music & Movies: The Muppet Movie Sing-A-Long / Loser’s Lounge

Aug. 2
Music & Movies: Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet / The Love Show

Aug. 3
Wild Flag / Mission of Burma

Aug. 4
The Del McCoury Band / Cahalen Morrison & Eli West / Spirit Family Reunion

Aug. 9
Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Aug. 10
Little Dragon / Frankie Rose / Voices of Black

Aug. 11
Lyle Lovett / Aoife O’Donovan

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