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Full List of Performers Revealed for BRIC JazzFest

The three-day festival in Brooklyn runs Oct. 21-23 and features Cécile McLorin Salvant, Sean Jones, Roy Nathanson, and Kurt Elling, among others

Cécile McLorin Salvant BRIC JazzFest
Cécile McLorin Salvant at the Newport Jazz Festival, August 4, 2019 (photo: Marek Lazarski)

BRIC JazzFest, Brooklyn, N.Y.’s acclaimed three-day marathon of music, has announced its finalized lineup for the 2021 festival.

Singer/songwriter Nick Hakim and saxophonist Roy Nathanson, trombonist Fred Wesley and the New JBs, trumpeter Adam O’Farrill, and bassist Adi Meyerson join a previously announced lineup for October 21-23 that includes Cécile McLorin Salvant, the Sun Ra Arkestra, and Madison McFerrin.

The October edition of BRIC JazzFest also returns the music to its in-person location at BRIC House (647 Fulton Street) after a virtual rendition took place in the spring.

Based in downtown Brooklyn, BRIC is an arts and media institution whose scope includes visual and performing art, media, and civic action. Its mission is to make cultural programming accessible to all, and to support artists and media makers in reaching new audiences.

The full schedule for BRIC JazzFest is below.


Cécile McLorin Salvant
Sean Jones Quartet
SuperBlue: Kurt Elling featuring Charlie Hunter
Sasha Berliner
Yasser Tejeda
Adam O’Farrill Stranger Days


Sun Ra Arkestra 
Hailu Mergia
Roy Nathanson & Nick Hakim
Stas THEE Boss
Thana Alexa: ONA 
Adi Meyerson


Brooklyn Jam Session led by Louis Cato & special guests
Madison McFerrin
Fred Wesley & the New JBs
Linda Diaz
c’est tois (branch/stewart/holmes)

Visit BRIC’s website for more information.