RIVER & BLUES: LOW CUT CONNIE

The contagious joy of a Low Cut Connie show starts onstage and quickly spreads throughout the crowd. The rootsy, soulful sounds explode into high-octane, red-blooded, American rock-and-roll driven by the pounding piano of frontman Adam Weiner. They will be performing songs from five studio albums including their latest release Dirty Pictures (Part 2), which Rolling Stone describes as “a stand-alone triumph of missionary zeal.”

RIVER & BLUES: SON LITTLE

Son Little captivates audiences with a magical mix of acoustic and electric guitar that crosses genres yet remains deeply rooted in the blues. Drawing from collaborations with artists such as RJD2, The Roots and Mavis Staples, Son Little’s own inspirational sound shines through on his second full length release, 2018’s New Magic. Whether a long-time fan or new to experience his music, don’t miss this tender, gritty, always genuine and powerful performance by one of today’s most exciting live artists.

SWEDISH MIDSUMMER FESTIVAL

Enjoy this unique celebration of the summer solstice. Learn traditional Swedish folk dances from Barnklubben Elsa Rix and join in lively dance around the Midsummer pole. Make wreaths from beautiful flowers representing those in bloom on the solstice in Sweden. Enjoy a parade, children’s games, and Swedish delicacies. Traditional music by Paul Dahlin and fiddlers from the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Dances led by Ross Sutter, a Scandinavian folklorist. Swedish Midsummer Festival is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Sweden, New York.

SILENT DISCO PRIDE PARTY

Celebrate World Pride Month in NYC with a silent disco dance party featuring queer DJ’s from QuietEvents. Breath-taking sunset views and Lady Liberty will serve as our backdrop as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Check-in with friends sharing info about LGBTQI+ community services and stay tuned for few more surprises that will truly make it a special night! Headphones are free; deposit is required.

RETRO FREESTYLE & TEEN DANCE SHOWCASE

Brooklyn Dance Festival showcases, supports and fosters the borough’s dance companies, emerging artists, and youth ensembles. Catch performances from dynamic teen dance groups and take part in a movement workshop led by the incomparable Jason Rodriguez of the smash hit drama series Pose. The fun continues with an all out freestyle dance party featuring your favorite hits from the 80’s & 90’s.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.