Brooklyn Americana Music Festival
DetailsSeptember 21, 2017
BROOKLYN AMERICANA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Fifty Free Performances from DUMBO to Red Hook at seven locations.
Thursday, September 21 – Sunday, September 24
Two outdoor stages in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Pier 6, and The Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza in Dumbo. Five Indoor Venues.
Photograph by Elsa Hahne
Americana artists from Brooklyn and beyond play fifty shows at seven locations along the spectacular waterfront from DUMBO to Red Hook. Day time shows in The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge (Friday and Saturday), & Pier 6 Brooklyn Bridge Park (Saturday and Sunday). Afternoon and Evening Shows at beloved pioneer establishments: Jalopy Theatre, Sunny’s, Red Hook Bait and Tackle, 68 Jay Street Bar & Superfine.
Free events featuring original and traditional music, bluegrass, folk, country blues by world touring Americana bands. Expect banjo’s, fiddles, upright bass, three part harmony, family bands, and fun for all ages.
‘Ten amazing Summer things to do in Brooklyn Bridge Park’ Time Out NY
‘Spiritual successor to the now-defunct Dumbo Arts Festival’ Brooklyn Paper
‘Most Brooklyn-esque!’ New York Times
Winner of the DUMBO DOZEN Award 2016.
Photograph by Sofia Belle Schuhbeck
To get to The Archway: Take our East River or South Brooklyn NYC Ferry routes to DUMBO/Brooklyn Bridge Park. Walk along Water Street towards the Manhattan Bridge until you come to Adams Street, the Archway will be straight ahead.
To get to Pier 6/Atlantic Ave: Take the South Brooklyn NYC Ferry route to Pier 6/Atlantic Ave.
To get to Red Hook: Take the South Brooklyn NYC Ferry route to Red Hook/Atlantic Basin.
Check out www.bkamf.com for the full line-up! All events are free except for the Opening Night Gala Thursday, September 21st at the Jalopy Theatre, 315 Columbia St, Bklyn 11231