The Stories Behind Brooklyn’s Summer Music Festivals

June 7, 2013


Have you ever wondered how Celebrate Brooklyn!—now in its 35th year—got its start in Prospect Park? Or who brings hip-hop’s biggest names to perform in DUMBO each summer?

If so, you’re in luck: for this month’s installment of our new event series, Brooklyn For Good, we’re hosting the producers behind two of Brooklyn’s most influential summer music festivals: Jack Walsh of Celebrate Brooklyn! and Wes Jackson of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.

On Wednesday, June 26th at the Brooklyn Community Foundation, they’ll share the stories behind their signature events and discuss how music has helped shape Brooklyn’s neighborhoods and public spaces over the decades.

Register today to join us for this uniquely-Brooklyn conversation. Tickets are just $5, and include wine and light fare. Space is limited!

For more event details, including speaker bios, visit the event page on our website.

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