Balkan Beat Box Kicks Off Brooklyn Bridge Park Dance Parties Thursday

This year’s series of Celebrate Brooklyn! Bridge Dance Parties, held at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, begins this Thursday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. with a Gypsy Punk Dance Party featuring Balkan Beat Box (photo) and DJ Joro-Boro.

The parties continue on the two subsequent Thursdays. On May 15, there will be an Electro-Jamzz Dance Party, featuring Cibo Matto, along with Javelin and JD Samson. The final event, on May 22, will be an African dance Party featuring Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, with Okayafrica Electrafrique, featuring Chief Boima and DJ Underdog. This party begins with a dance lesson led by Iris Wilson, who is an instructor at Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance.

The dance parties are free, and are presented jointly by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy and by BRIC.

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  • Andrew Porter

    I would rather listen to the sound of pile drivers.