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Violinist Molly Fletcher at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Thursday

Molly Fletcher, a violinist with a parallel career as a fashion model, will be at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, corner of Clinton and Montague this Thursday evening, July 22, for a forty five minute concert starting at 6:00. Ms. Fletcher has toured with a range of artists from Clean Bandit to Fetty […]

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St. Ann’s Church Presents “Cosmic American Music” Thursday Evening

This Thursday evening, July 8, starting at 6:00, St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets, will present a concert by The Coolest Ranch (photo), a Brooklyn based trio who bill their sound as “Cosmic American Music.” This caught my eye because “Cosmic American Music” is the term coined by Gram Parsons […]

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Music Party on Montague Monday, June 21

This coming Monday, June 21, the Montague BID, with co-sponsor the Brooklyn Heights Association, in conjunction with MakeMusicNewYork, will present “Make Music on Montague” The sounds begin at noon with performances in front of various Montague Street businesses. At 4:30 PM a series of performances begins when a “worldbeat meets funk” percussion ensemble begins its […]

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Grace Chorale of Brooklyn and Apollo Chorus of Chicago Present Premiere On-Line Performance of “Epitaph for Eugene Williams” Sunday Evening

In 1909 Chicago’s lakefront beaches were strictly segregated. On a hot July day a young Black man, Eugene Williams, was swimming and accidentally drifted into water off a “Whites Only” beach. A White man on the shore threw stones at him, and he drowned. Several Black bystanders who witnessed this asked a policeman to arrest […]

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Brass Bands Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park Sunday

This coming Sunday, June 13 from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy will present a Brass Bands Festival, featuring the L Train Brass Band, the Hot Hand Band, the Brass Queens (photo), LowBeatBrass, and Slavic Soul Party. There’s more information here, including times and locations of performances.

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Repast Baroque Ensemble Returns for In-Person Performance May 28

The Repast Baroque Ensemble – in photo, clockwise from top right: Amelia Roosevelt, violin; Sarah Stone, viola da gamba and cello; Gabe Shuford, harpsichord; and Stephanie Corwin, bassoon – will have their first in person public performance since January 2020 on Thursday evening, May 27, starting at 7:30, in the main sanctuary of the First […]

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Live Window Concert at State and Henry Sunday, May 23

A big tip of the hat to reader “stop bullies” for letting us know that The Music House Brooklyn (“TMH”) has just been given the green light to hold our 12th annual 4th Window Concert on May 23rd, at 4 PM at the corner of State St and Henry St. State St will be closed […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents “Open Studios” This Weekend

On Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25, Brooklyn Bridge Park will present “Open Studios” on the Harbor View Lawn (photo) of Pier One. These will be opportunities to see dance, theater, and music groups in live rehearsal. The events will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on both days, with different groups […]

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Bluegrass and Books on Line from Brooklyn Bridge Park

This Sunday, September 13 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, in conjunction with Brooklyn Bridge Park, will present on line the “Women’s Stage” portion of its 2020 “Long Distance” festival, featuring a diverse group of women musicians with styles “spanning traditional and modern Country, Folk, Blues, Old Time, Bluegrass, and Jazz.” […]

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Brooklyn Folk Festival Goes Virtual

Your correspondent has long been a fan of the Brooklyn Folk Festival. Until this year, it has been held in the spring, at St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church. This year, it was announced that an indoor festival in the spring was impossible, but it would be re-scheduled for the fall. It has now […]

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