**This event has been cancelled due to rain with a possible rain date to come. But, join us next weekend at BRIC JazzFest (Oct.19-21)! Get single-night or 3-night tickets HERE, or purchase tickets in-person at BRIC House on Sat, Oct. 14 from 2-6PM and get a FREE DRINK at our Cafe!**
BRIC, in partnership with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, presents a FREE outdoor jazz concert at The Plaza @ 300 Ashland ft. Endea Owens and The Cookout!
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Recording artist, bassist, and composer Endea Owens has a true passion for philanthropy and teaching. She has taught students across the United States, South America, and Europe. In 2020, Endea founded the Community Cookout, a non-profit organization birthed out of the Covid-19 pandemic that provides meals and music to underserved neighborhoods in New York City. To date, Endea’s organization has helped feed close to 3,000 New Yorkers and has hosted over a dozen free music concerts.
Interested in experiencing more genre-defying jazz? Grab tickets to BRIC JazzFest the weekend following this show (Oct. 19-21)
ABOUT DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN PARTNERSHIP
The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is a not-for-profit local development corporation that serves as the primary champion for Downtown Brooklyn as a world-class business, cultural, educational, residential, and retail destination. Working together with the three Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) that it manages – the MetroTech BID, Fulton Mall Improvement Association, and Court-Livingston-Schermerhorn BID – the Partnership’s diverse activities include attracting new businesses and improving the environment for existing companies, facilitating the construction of public spaces and streetscapes that promote an active and cohesive community, supporting and promoting Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural assets, and encouraging a sense of place and an engaged civic community. For more information, visit www.downtownbrooklyn.com.
ABOUT THE PLAZA AT 300 ASHLAND
At the corner of Flatbush and Lafayette, The Plaza at 300 Ashland is Downtown Brooklyn’s newest public space in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. Managed, programmed and maintained by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, the plaza hosts events as part of the Downtown Brooklyn Presents series, a calendar of programming including film screenings, concerts, theater performances, dance & fitness classes, readings, community gatherings, and more. These events are all free and open to the public, with the goal of serving the community, the Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood, and NYC’s cultural community at large. Additional support for programming at the Plaza at 300 Ashland is provided by Two Trees Management Co. and Whole Foods Market.