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Subscriptions must comprise an equal number tickets to each show. Prices subject to change after August 2.
Produced by Danny Kapilian
Nothing says summer like free outdoor music. For over two decades, BAM has brought its popular lunchtime concert series to MetroTech Commons. Spanning R&B, funk, gospel, soul, jazz, and world music, this year’s lineup is packed with new voices and established masters alike, performing Thursdays at noon. Past highlights have included Jimmy Cliff, Booker T & the M.G.’s, Los Lobos, Toumani Diabate, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Toots and the Maytals, the Wailers, Maceo Parker, and many more. Join us and groove your way through the summer.
First New York Partners is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2015 R&B Festival at MetroTech.
The BAM Rhythm & Blues Festival at MetroTech concert stage is located on the lawn at MetroTech Commons. MetroTech Commons is situated in Downtown Brooklyn between Jay Street and Flatbush Avenue where Myrtle Avenue ends.
2/3 to Hoyt Street Station and walk two blocks north on Bridge Street
2/3/4/5 to Borough Hall Station and walk five blocks east
A/C/F/R to Jay Street-MetroTech Station and exit at Myrtle Promenade
B25, B26, B38, B45, B51, B52, B54, B61, B63, B67, and B75 all stop within a three-block radius of MetroTech Center
The Chitlin’ Circuit veteran returns to BAM with his bawdy folk-funk fusion.
The fresh, brassy doo-wop vocalist has been praised by Stevie Wonder and Ellen DeGeneres.
The 2015 Grammy winner incorporates blues, R&B, hip-hop, and pop into her soulful gospel.
Sensual slow jams from the singer of the hit 1988 single “Nite and Day.”
Charles Bradley delivers a wall of retro-funk sound that is equal parts anguish and love.
Malian powerhouse Bassekou Kouyate revitalizes the ancient ngoni lute tradition.
The legendary group brings an endless supply of psych-funk swagger to MetroTech.
The 11-member gospel collective sings joyful, soul-inflected songs of praise.
The rising-star jazz trumpeter is the grandson of jazz legend Doc Cheatham.
The singer and pianist and his blues-funk band deliver deep bayou grooves.