08.06.21

Buffy Sainte-Marie & Naia Kete

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Time
7:30PM EST

Event Info

BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE has been a leading voice in climate activism and social justice since the 1960s and she’ll be joined by singer-songwriter-advocate NAIA KETE.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6

Doors 6:30 / Show 7:30

The “bewitching, utterly transporting” (Pitchfork) Indigenous Canadian-American folk-rock icon BUFFY SAINTE-MARIE has been a leading voice in climate activism and social justice since the 1960s; she is a legendary live performer and a magical force to be reckoned with. Joining her on this special evening dedicated to highlighting the impact of climate change is the Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter-advocate NAIA KETE, who mixes pop, soul, and reggae with her band SayReal. This show is presented with the support of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Free performances at the Bandshell are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Capacity is limited. RSVPs are not required and do not guarantee entry.

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141 Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Venue Info

The Lena Horne Bandshell at Prospect Park is home to BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!, New York’s longest-running, free outdoor performing arts festival. Named to honor the legendary singer, actress, dancer, and Brooklyn native Lena Horne, the Bandshell is transformed into a venue every summer that can accommodate over 8,000 people.

BRIC is committed to welcoming people of all abilities

The facility is completely wheelchair accessible. If you require special seating arrangements, please ask any staff member to speak with the house manager on the day of the performance when you reach the gate, and we will happily accommodate you. If you have any other questions about accessibility, please contact Benno Orlinsky at [email protected] or (718) 683-5637.

About BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!

This event is part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!, New York City’s longest-running, free, outdoor performing arts festival, held ever year at Lena Horne Bandshell in Prospect Park.

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