Brooklyn Academy of Music 2015 R&B Festival at MetroTech

Nothing says summer like free outdoor music. For over two decades, BAM has brought its popular lunchtime concert series to MetroTech Commons.

Running between the dates June 4th – August 6th, this year’s lineup, is packed with new voices and established masters alike, spanning R&B, funk, gospel, soul, jazz, and world music, performing Thursdays at noon on the lawn of MetroTech Commons for absolutely free!

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. Get into the full summer’s lineup below.


June 4: Bobby Rush

June 11: Andra Day with Kate Davis

June 18: Erica Campbell

June 25: Al B. Sure!

July 2: King Sunny Adé & His African Beats

July 9: Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

July 16: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

July 23: The Jones family Singers

July 30: Theo Croker

August 6: Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen


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