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Our top priority remains the health and safety of our audiences, artists, and staff.

Face masks are highly recommended at BAM. We will continue to update our policies in adherence with the latest health and safety guidelines and protocols.
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About Our Programs

BAMcafé Live

 
 
 

BAMcafé Live features free rock, jazz, R&B, world, pop, and more from new and established artists in The Adam Space.

 
 
 
 
 
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BAMcafé Live features a diverse mix of free live music and performance in BAM's The Adam Space, a bar and lounge space in the Peter Jay Sharp Building. Started in 1999, BAMcafé Live, has served as a career launchpad for many new artists, including Stew, Antibalas, Slow Six, Carl Hancock Rux, Morley, Eisa Davis, Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra, ETHEL, Haale, Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR), Sekou Sundiata, Earl Greyhound, Licorice, and many others. BAMcafé Live has also been an intimate performance home for established artists like Marshall Crenshaw, Vernon Reid, Grady Tate, Fishbone's Angelo Moore aka Dr. Madd Vibe, Gary Lucas, Don Byron, Marc Ribot, Corey Glover, Joe Bataan, Jeffrey Gaines, and TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone.


Leadership support for BAM Access Programs
provided by the Jerome L. Greene Foundation

JL GREENE

 

Leadership support for BAMcafé Live provided by the The Lepercq Charitable Foundation

 
Past Seasons
BAMCafe Live
PROGRAMS
BAMcafé Live 2022
Feb 25—Jun 11, 2022
 
BAMcafé Live 2022
Feb 25—Jun 11, 2022
 
After a two-year hiatus, BAMcafé Live is back this spring with free music in an intimate setting.
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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2018
 
BAMcafé Live 2018
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2016-2017
 
BAMcafé Live 2016-2017
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2015-16
 
BAMcafé Live 2015-16
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2014—15
 
BAMcafé Live 2014—15
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2013—14
 
BAMcafé Live 2013—14
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2012—13
 
BAMcafé Live 2012—13
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2011—12
 
BAMcafé Live 2011—12
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2010—11
 
BAMcafé Live 2010—11
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2009—10
 
BAMcafé Live 2009—10
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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Programs
BAMcafé Live 2008—09
 
BAMcafé Live 2008—09
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, world music, pop, and more from Brooklyn and beyond.

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PAST EVENTS
Bamcafe Live 2019
Programs
BAMcafé Live 2020
 

BAMcafé Live features a diverse mix of free music and performance in BAM's Lepercq Space.

Jan 17—Feb 22, 2020
 
 
Bamcafe Live 2019
Programs
BAMcafé Live 2019
 

Free live music on select Fri and Sat nights, featuring rock, jazz, R&B, pop, and more.

Jan 18—Jun 15, 2019