Summer’s here and justabrooklyngyrl’s bringing the fun, food, music and love of Brooklyn back! Not sure what to do for the summer? Tired of going to the same places and seeing the same people? Long week of work and you want to get away every weekend but traveling is not in your budget? No worries, I have the top 5 places you need to be this summer in Brooklyn!
We are gone to start with music! Who doesn’t love live music and seeing their fav artist or group perform with a live band?
Here’s your free to inexpensive concerts in Brooklyn this summer!
Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival featuring Common w/ guest Mobb Deep, Freeway, Skyzoo, Charles Hamiliton & others
Saturday July 11, 2015 @ 50 Kent N.12th Street and Kent Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tickets are $10-$140 doors open @ 1:00 pm (bhf.queuapp.com for tixs)
AFROPUNK FEST featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill
Saturday August 22,2015 @ 1pm Sunday August 23, 2015 @ 10pm Commodore Barry Park Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tickets are $80.74-$264.49 for single to weekend passes available on eventbrite.com
Outside of Brooklyn and want to visit neighboring boroughs, there’s south street seaport free concerts and free weekly movie screenings, ABC Good Morning America Concert Series and NBC Today Show Summer Concert. For complete schedule with dates, locations and times visit www.ilovefreeconcerts.com.
First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum Day Party
200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights, near Grand Army Plaza 4pm-11pm; free entry
Targets First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum are usually flooded with thousands of visitors who come for a free night out with live music
Brooklyn Tap House Sports Bar, Brunch, Dinner Night Out, Happy Hour
Indoor/outdoor barrow with a large variety of bottled &tap brews along with great food!
590 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn, NY 11205
for menu and happy hour schedule visit www.brooklyntaphouse.com
Brooklyn #BaeBQ Grill and Party
July 11 @ 3PM-10PM $10 47 Gates Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11216
Unlimited drinks, a DJ free giveaways and food will be served from 3-10pm. Ticket prices may go up!
Must have tickets available online www.eventbrite.com/e/baebq-grill-party-tickets Instagram @Bae_app
Brooklyn Bowl: Pulled Funk Alley Summer Fun
61 Wythe Ave Brooklyn, NY 11249 Open Daily visit www.brooklynbowl.com for hours
Kill three birds with one stone, dance, bowl, listen to live music and enjoy four-star food menu which is just an added bonus. With guest DJ’s Quest Love and Solange who usually bring out surprise guest. The best day to visit is when DJ Questlove Presents:Bowl Train each and every Thursday. Its worth every bit of your 7 bucks.
Feel free to comment any of your events or tag @january___jones with your summer go to guide!