NY Concerts – Brooklyn Academy of Music

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) offers both music and film entertainment to its visitors. Since it first opened its doors in 1861, the Brooklyn Academy of Music has become one of the most successful art centers in New York City.


Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11217


The Peter Jay Sharp Building houses the Brooklyn Academy of Music along with the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, the BAMcafe, the BAM Rose Cinemas, the BAM Box Office and other offices. Visitors have several options available to them in terms of getting to the academy: the BAMbus offers visitors round trip transportation from Manhattan to Brooklyn; the academy is accessible by subway and rail, or by car or taxi. If visitors choose to use their own vehicles, parking is available in two lots.

Contact Info


(718) 636-4100

Hours of Operation:

Hours of operation depend on performances. Call in advance to determine when the Brooklyn Academy of Music is open for visitors.


The cost of admission at the Brooklyn Academy of Music varies per performance. Visitors should call the Academy in advance for prices. A Ticket Assistance Program exists for groups that may not otherwise be able to afford ticket prices. A formal request for the TAP tickets must be faxed to 718-857-2021.

Special info:

Every performance at the Brooklyn Academy of Music is wheelchair accessible. Special seating is available and tickets can be purchased in advance for those individuals with wheelchairs.

Other info of interest:

Groups that have more than 20 individuals can receive special discounts on tickets to events playing at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. For more information on special group discounts you can call 718-623-5885 or you can email BAM at tickets@BAM.org.

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