Prospect Park Bandshell

Prospect Park Bandshell

Prospect Park Bandshell History

This is a place that has been entertaining the masses for a very long time, and there is nothing quite like the experience of heading out to an exciting bit of live entertainment that will have everyone talking all over Brooklyn. Brooklyn, New York is obviously a place that is known for having a few options if you're looking for things to do, but Prospect Park (and more specifically, the Bandshell) has become a staple of the local entertainment scene over the decades since it first got rolling back in the 1930s. Over the years, there have been so many great events to name, it has been a mainstay for many great musical acts over the year – a tradition that isn't likely to change any time in the near future.

As an enormous outdoor amphitheater, this is also a venue that boasts a unique atmosphere that is an invitation to thousands of music lovers on a regular basis. With a huge movie screen as well, there are plenty of options in addition to just concerts, providing a steady stream of incredible events depending on the time of the year. As soon as you're there watching a big show up close and personal, you'll be glad that you're not still sitting at home.

Prospect Park Bandshell Events

The Brooklyn area has plenty of theatres to choose from, but not so many that offer the high level of class and entertainment that the Prospect Park does. With another incredible lineup, there is sure to be a little something for everybody if you keep your eye on the calendar. One week you might see Jack Johnson on the schedule, the next it could be Neutral Milk Hotel and after that who knows, as this is a place with an eclectic set of options that you won't want to miss out on.

Prospect Park Bandshell Trivia

Did you know that plans to shape Prospect Park go all the way back to the 1850s?

Before the U.S. was even involved in the Civil War, locals around Brooklyn were eying the beautiful space around what is now Prospect Park, and after a long and drawn out process, it concept finally became a reality, making it a hub and a staple of the community around Brooklyn ever since.

Prospect Park Bandshell Experience

With up to 2,000 seats for the Prospect Park and an additional 5,000 on the lawn, this is the perfectly sized place for an exhilarating show featuring some of the most popular names in entertainment. Though it's always tempting to stay seated on the couch and skip the big show that everyone is talking about around town, the wiser play is to get right into the middle of the excitement. With a new slew of great shows coming to town to take the stage at Prospect Park, there is bound to be something for you, and you'll be reminded that there is still no substitution for watching a live show unfold before your very eye – particularly when it's at a renowned venue like the Prospect Park Bandshell.

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