Closing Bell: Downtown Outdoor Concert Series Kicks off Wednesday


    A concert by a pair of city-based electronic acts will kick off a new Downtown Brooklyn concert series on Wednesday.

    “Downtown Brooklyn Nights” will run through the end of the month, with a lineup of four concerts curated by the Brooklyn-based record label Paper Garden, and presented in conjunction with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership.

    Paper Garden’s owners, Heidi Greenwood and Bryan Vaughan, hatched the idea after moving to Downtown Brooklyn a year ago. They fell in love with the neighborhood, and “could see the potential in creating a scene in the area and bringing entertainment to the local community and businesses,” said Greenwood.

    Each night has a lineup of New York City-based acts built around a different genre. Wednesday’s show features the electronic acts Salt Cathedral and Stranger Cat. The following week, on July 15,  will feature a night of soul and funk with People’s Champs and  the Love Supreme. July 22 is hip-hop with Soul Khan and Deuce Ellis, and July 29 is indie rock with ARMS and Emanuel and the Fear.

    All shows are free, at 6 p.m. in Willoughby Plaza, at the corner of Willoughby and Pearl streets. For more info click here.

    Photo of Salt Cathedral via Downtown Brooklyn Partnership 

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