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June 2012 Music Calendar

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June Music Festivals

Big Apple BBQ Block Party: A weekend-long event that takes place each June in Madison Square Park. Join 120,000 of your closest friends for the best ‘cue in the country and great live music when we celebrate 10 years June 9 and 10!

Blue Note Jazz Festival: An annual jazz music festival that takes place during June 10th-30th in NYC with over fifty shows throughout New York City

Celebrate Brooklyn: New York City’s longest running, free, outdoor performing arts festivals. 2,000+ artists are involved this year!

Central Park’s Summer Stage: Summerstage is an annual performing arts festival that is held each year at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park.

Clearwater Festival: Held June 16 & 17, 2012 and founded by Pete Seeger, Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival (The Clearwater Festival) is a two-day music and environmental festival. It is America’s oldest and largest annual festival of its kind that began 40 years ago.

Governor’s Ball Music Festival: A two-day, two-stage festival on Randall’s Island in NYC on Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday June 24th, 2012.

Mountain Jam: A four-day, four stage event, happening at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, NY, on May 31 – June 3, 2012, featuring approximately 50 bands

Make Music New York: Over 1,000 free outdoor concerts on a single day throughout NYC

North Side Music Festival: Held June 14th – June 21st, Brooklyn, NY, the Northside Festival is NYC’s largest and most accessible discovery festival. Hundreds of bands, entrepreneurs, filmmakers, innovators, and over 80,000 fans converge on Brooklyn over eight days to witness the most incredible showcase of “what’s next” in music, film, entrepreneurship, and art.

Nublu 10th Anniversary: Month-long music celebration at Nublu, featuring artists and sounds from all over the world!

Phish Tour: Summer Phish Tour is here. See you in Atlantic City, SPAC and Jones Beach…for now!

River 2 River Festival: Each summer, R2R activates more than 25 indoor and outdoor locations in the neighborhood with an unparalleled collection of music, dance, theater, visual art, film, and participatory experiences by renowned and breakout artists from New York City and beyond. Together River To River Festival partners are working to foster conversations about artistic, community, and environmental concerns associated with urban/waterfront landscapes in redevelopment, growth, and transformation.

June Music Shows

Friday, June 1 , 2012

  • Mountain Jam ~ Entire Weekend
  • ($10) Jesse Dee @ Blue Note Jazz Club (Late Night Groove Series)
  • ($20-$35) Dee Dee Bridgewater Birthday Celebration @ The Blue Note
  • ($30-$40) Ravi Coltrane Quartet @ Birdland New York

Saturday, June 2 , 2012

  • Mountain Jam ~ Entire Weekend
  • (Free via Summerstage) Colbie Caillat Gavin DeGraw @ Rumsey Playfield
  • ($10-12) Anders Osborne, Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes, Eric Bolivar & The Revivalists @ The Bowery Ballroom
  • ($20-$35) Dee Dee Bridgewater Birthday Celebration @ The Blue Note
  • ($45) Lauryn Hill @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($45) Victor Wooten @ The Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($55) Lyrics & Lyricists: It’s Magic: 90 Years of Songs from Warner Bros. @ Kaufmann Concert Hall

Sunday, June 3 , 2012

  • Mountain Jam ~ Entire Weekend
  • ($20-$35) Dee Dee Bridgewater Birthday Celebration @ The Blue Note
  • ($30) Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra @ Birdland
  • ($45) Victor Wooten @ The Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($55) Lyrics & Lyricists: It’s Magic: 90 Years of Songs from Warner Bros. @ Kaufmann Concert Hall

Monday, June 4 , 2012

  • ($8) Jesse Terry, Jim Campilongo, Tony Mason, & Michael Logen @ The Living Room
  • ($25) Mingus Orchestra @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($55) Lyrics & Lyricists: It’s Magic: 90 Years of Songs from Warner Bros. @ Kaufmann Concert Hall
  • ($60-$70) Patti Lupone with The Gypsy Drifters @ 54 Below
  • ($65-$110) Lionel Richie & Chaka Khan @ Apollo Theater

Tuesday, June 5 , 2012

  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • ($40-$55) Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio @ The Blue Note
  • ($50-$25,000) Jimi Hendrix Experience With Soulive,The Roots, Wyclef John, Bebel Gilberto, Keller Williams, Karl Denson and more @ Central Park Summer Stage Opening Night Gala
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • (Free) Brooklyn Shakedown w/ Nutritious feat. special guests James Shander and Dave Tat @ Bembe (Midnight Set)
  • ($15) Lettuce’s “FLY” Album Release Party @ The Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($18) The Original Wailers @ B.B. Kings Blues Club
  • ($25) Brad Mehldau & Mark Guiliana Duo @ The Stone
  • ($40) The Scissor Sisters @ Terminal 5
  • ($40-$55) Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio @ The Blue Note
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Thursday, June 7, 2012

  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • ($5-$8) DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train @ Brooklyn Bowl (Late Night Set)
  • ($20) Victor Wooten & Saundra Williams’ Funky Four Corners @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($40) The Scissor Sisters @ Terminal 5
  • ($40-$55) Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio @ The Blue Note
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Friday, June 8, 2012

  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • ($8) Jamie McLean Band CD Release @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($10) Ravi Coltrane& Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra @ Shapeshifter Lab
  • ($10) Turkuaz @ Sullivan Hall
  • ($10-$12) Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($12-$14) O’Death @ Glasslands Gallery
  • ($40-$55) Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio @ The Blue Note
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Saturday, June 9, 2012

  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • (Free?) Sophistafunk @ Lovin’ Cup
  • ($12) Caravan of Thieves @ 92YTribeca
  • ($12) Snarky Puppy @ Shapeshifter Lab
  • ($12-$14) O’Death @ Glasslands Gallery
  • ($15-$20) Music Frees All Festival for Scotty Hard @ Brooklyn Bowl
    • With Antibalas, Bajah & The Dry Eye Crew, Prince Paul, Superhuman Happiness, Bright Moments, Billy Martin’s Fang Percussion, DJ Monk-One, EMEFE, DJ Pres, and more
  • ($16-$20) The Pimps of Joytime @ Bowery Ballroom
  • ($20-$200) An Evening With Yanni Under The Stars @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • ($40-$55) Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio @ The Blue Note
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Sunday, June 10, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • 10th Anniversary Big Apple BBQ Block Party, Madison Square Park, NYC.
  • (Free) Sonya Kitchell @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($10) Wax Poetic @ Nublu
  • ($45-$55) Béla Fleck and The Marcus Roberts Trio @ Blue Note
  • ($90-$180) Neil Diamond Live In Concert @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Monday, June 11, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • ($8) Jim Campilongo @ The Living Room
  • ($25) Mingus Orchestra @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($35) Arturo Sandoval @ Highline Ballroom (Sets @ 8pm & 10:30pm; Doors @ 6pm)
  • ($35-$50) Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Tour w/ Callaghan @ City Winery
  • ($50)  Foster the People / Tokyo Police Club / Kimbra @ Summer Stage
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • (Free) Underground Horns @ Harlem Tavern
  • (Free via Summerstage) The New York Pops with Ozomatli @ Summerstage
  • ($10) Jessica Lurie @ The Stone
  • ($12) Eric Roberson @ B. B. Kings Blues Club
  • ($35-$45) Savion Glover with special guest McCoy Tyner @ Blue Note (Sets @ 8pm & 10:30pm)
  • ($35-$50) Matthew Sweet Girlfriend Tour w/ Callaghan @ City Winery
  • ($75-$90) Dave Matthews Band @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • (Free) Brooklyn Shakedown w/ Nutritious @ Bembe (Midnight Set)
  • ($7)  Afro Funky Party w/ Zongo Junction, Top Shotta & DJ Offbeat @ Cameo Gallery
  • ($10) Jim Campilongo and Steve Cardenas Acoustic Duo @ The Stone
  • ($10) Solange Knowles (DJ Set) @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($28.50-$35) Mogwai @ Webster Hall
  • ($35-$45) Savion Glover with special guest McCoy Tyner @ Blue Note (Sets @ 8pm & 10:30pm)
  • ($35-$90) Philip Glass: Music With Friends featuring Nate Wooley and Stephin Merritt @ ISSUE Project Room
  • ($42.50) Bootsy Collins @ The Blue Note (Blue Note Jazz Festival)
  • ($45-$250) The Jazz Gallery Home Run Benefit Concert
    • Claudia Acuna, Kenny Barron, Johnathan Blake, Ravi Coltrane, Roy Hargrove, Andy Milne, Linda Oh, Dafnis Preito, Henry Threadgill, Vijay Iyer, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Lionel Loueke,  and more
  • ($75-$90) Dave Matthews Band @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Thursday, June 14, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • North Side Music Festival
  • (Free @ 9pm) Taylor Carson @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($5-$8) Kool Keith & DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train @ Brooklyn Bowl (Late Night Set)
  • ($8) Anat Cohen @ Bar Next Door at La Lanterna
  • ($15-$20) Langhorne Slim @ Bowery Ballroom
  • ($20) The Folkadelics @ Rocks Off River Cruise
  • ($25) An Evening With Lisa Hannigan & Joe Henry @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($34-$90) Philip Glass: Music With Friends feat. Tristan Perich and Jon Gibson @ ISSUE Project Room
  • ($65-$150) Yasiin Bey (FKA Mos Def) @ Apollo Theater (Blue Note Jazz Festival)
  • ($78-$85) Little Richard @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Friday, June 15, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • North Side Music Festival
  • Phish Tour – Atlantic City
  • (Free/$3 Suggested) Geri Allen & Carrie Mae Weems with Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, Lizz Wright, Patrice Rushen and more! @ Prospect Park Bandshell (Celebrate Brooklyn)
  • ($5) Fundimensionals @ The Delancey
  • ($15) Kung Fu @ Blue Note (late night set) Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • ($20) The Felice Brothers @ Brooklyn Bowl (North Side Music Festival)
  • ($22-$25) Offline Party w/ Q-Tip @ Irving Plaza
  • ($25) An Evening With Lisa Hannigan & Joe Henry @ Highline Balltroom
  • ($28-$32) Jerry Douglas ft. Omar Hakim, Viktor Krauss, & Luke Bella @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($33.50) Jens Lekman & of Montreal @ Williamsburg Park
  • ($50-$80) Keane @ Beacon Theater
  • ($55-$150) Philip Glass w. Laurie Anderson, Tara Hugo, Ryan Sawyer and Ben Vida @ ISSUE Project Room
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Saturday, June 16, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • Clearwater Festival
  • North Side Music Festival
  • Phish Tour – Atlantic City
  • (Free) Underground Horns @ A Block Party at Atlantic Ave & Beorum
  • (Free/$3 Suggested Donation) Balkan Beat Box, Chico Trujillo & Nation Beat @ Prospect Park Bandshell (Celebrate Brooklyn)
  • (Free via SummerStage) Dawes @ Summerstage
  • (Free @ 10pm) Tall Tall Trees @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($10) Asobi Seksu @ Brooklyn Bowl (North Side Music Festival)
  • ($20) Project Logic (DJ Logic) @ Nublu
  • ($35-$45) Savion Glover with special guest Roy Hanyes @ Blue Note (Sets @ 8pm & 10:30pm)
  • ($70-$75) The Commodores @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Sunday, June 17, 2012 ~ HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • Clearwater Festival – This is where we will be for Father’s Day
  • North Side Music Festival
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free via SummerStage) Groove Theory / Soulive with Karl Denson / Riq & Rah (Black Thought and Rahzel) / DJ ?uestlove @ SummerStage (Blue Note Jazz Festival)
  • ($20-$25) New Orleans Jazz Brunch: The Music of Louis Armstrong w/ Joey Morant & Catfish Stew @ Lucille’s @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($25-$30) Alice Smith Summer Residency @ City Winery
  • ($35-$45) Savion Glover with special guest Roy Hanyes @ Blue Note (Sets @ 8pm & 10:30pm)
  • ($35-$45) Ziggy Marley – Wild and Free Tour @ Irving Plaza
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Monday, June 18, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • North Side Music Festival
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free) Tall Tall Trees @ The Way Station
  • ($8) Jim Campilongo @ The Living Room
  • ($8-$10) Todd Clouser’s A Love Electric @ Cameo Gallery
  • ($25) Mingus Orchestra @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($25-$30) The Jeff Lorber Fusion ft. Ron Jenkins, Eric Marienthal, Lionel Cordew @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • North Side Music Festival
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free) New York Funk Exchange @ Club Groove
  • (Free) The Brooklyn Songwriters Exchange with Jason Crosby @ Spike Hill
  • ($26-$38) The Beatnuts & Mob Deep @ Irving Plaza
  • ($35) Acoustic Alchemy @ Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($40) Alanis Morissette Talks with Jon Pareless @ The TimesCenter
  • ($45-$50) The Manhattan Transfer @ B.B. King Blues Club (Blue Note Jazz Festival)
  • ($48-$53) Ani Defranco @ Bowery Ballroom
  • ($100) Patti LuPone @ 54 BELOW ($60-$70 Cover, $30 Bev/Food Min.)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • North Side Music Festival
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free) Brooklyn Shakedown w/ Nutritious @ Bembe (Midnight Set)
  • (Free) New York Funk Exchange @ Club Groove
  • (Benefit) Caravan of Thieves @ Conservatory Gardens
  • ($10) Carbon Leaf @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($20) The Louis Armstrong Centennial Band @ Birdland NYC
  • ($20) Vertical Horizon @ Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club
  • ($26-$30) Average White Band @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($30) Joss Stone @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($35) Acousitc Alchemy @ Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($35) Terence Blanchard @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($40-$145) Bonnie Raitt & Mavis Staples @ Beacon Theater
  • ($42) Tab Benoit & Eric Lindell: Performing their first NYC Co-Bill @ Abrons Arts Center

Thursday, June 21, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • Make Music New York
  • North Side Music Festival
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free) Make Music New York Presents: Jessica Laurie @ Blue Marble Ice Cream (1pm) (Make Music New York)
  • (Free) Make Music New York Presents: Jessica Laurie @ Dean Street Bar & Restaurant (5pm)
  • ($5-$8) DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train @ Brooklyn Bowl (Late Night Set)
  • ($10-$12) Anders Osborne @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($15) DJ Logic @ Nublu
  • ($15-$17) Toshi Reagon & Allison Miller Present “Celebrate! The Great Women of Blues and Jazz” @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($20) BuzzUniverse @ Rocks Off River Cruise
  • ($20-$25) Africa/Brass: McCoy Tyner & Charles Tolliver Big Band @ Blue Note
  • ($30) Zach Deputy @ Rocks Off River Cruise Lines
  • ($35) Terence Blanchard @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($39-$45) Nolafunk Summer Solstice Party: Tab Benoit & Eric Lindell @ Henry Street Playhouse at the Abrons Arts Center
  • ($40-$145) Bonnie Raitt @ Beacon Theater

Friday, June 22, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • ($10-$12) The Infamous Stringdusters @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($15) Soul Rebels @ Brooklyn Bowl (Blue Note Jazz Festival)
    • Nigel Hall is opening
  • ($15) Toussaint @ Blue Note (Late Night Groove Series)
  • ($20) Wyllys & the NY Hustler Ensemble feat. Jennifer Hartswick & Peter Apfelbaum of Trey Anastasio Band @ Rocks Off River Cruise
  • ($20-$25) Blowoff  Featuring the DJ Sounds of Bob Mould & Richard Morel @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($22) Jim Weider Project Percolator featuring Garth Hudson @ Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($25-$45) The Rolling Stones Project ft. Tim Ries with Bernard Fowler & Darryl Jones of the Rolling Stones @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($30-$45) Africa/Brass: McCoy Tyner & Charles Tolliver Big Band @ Blue Note
  • ($35) Terence Blanchard @ The Jazz Standard

Saturday, June 23, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • The Govenor’s Ball NYC Music Festival ($95-$300)
  • ($20) Arturo O’Farrill @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($22) Jim Weider Project Percolator featuring Garth Hudson @ Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($22-$28) Bonerama with Mingo Fishtrap @ Sullivan Hall
  • ($30-$45) Africa/Brass: McCoy Tyner with Charles Tolliver Big Band @ Blue Note
  • ($35) Terence Blanchard @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($35) Gov’t Mule and Moe. @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park, NJ

Sunday, June 24, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • The Govenor’s Ball NYC Music Festival ($95-$300)
  • (Free via SummerStage) Alabama Shakes @ Summer Stage
  • ($20) Moby (DJ Set) @ Nublu
  • ($22-$28) Martha Wainwright w/ Marvin Etzioni- Residency @ City Winery
  • ($30-$45) Africa/Brass: McCoy Tyner with Charles Tolliver Big Band @ Blue Note
  • ($35) Terence Blanchard @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($55-$85) Natalie Cole @ Lehman Center
  • ($80-$180) The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Tour @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Monday, June 25, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • ($8) Jim Campilongo @ The Living Room
  • ($10) Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra w/ Will Bernard and Jessica Lurie @ The Stone
  • ($22) Jim Weider Project Percolator featuring Garth Hudson @ Iridium Jazz Club
  • ($25) Mingus Orchestra @ The Jazz Standard
  • ($35-$55) Dave Mason – Special Acoustic Show @ City Winery

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

  • Attending NEWSIES ON BROADWAY – Sister’s Birthday Present
  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free @ 12am) Dred Scott Trio @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($10) Jason Lindner @ Nublu (till 4am)
  • ($18-$20) Eric Hutchinson @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($20) John Ellis & Aaron Goldberg Trio @ Jazz Standard
  • ($35-$40) moe. @ Beekman Beer Garden Beach
  • ($35-$40) Stanley Clarke & George Duke @ B.B. King Blues Club (Blue Note Jazz Festival)
  • ($35-$55) Dave Mason – Special Acoustic Show @ City Winery
  • ($35-$115) The Kravis Prize Concert: Yo-Yo Ma Plays Dutilleux @ Avery Fisher Hall (Lincoln Center)

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free) Brooklyn Shakedown w/ Nutritious @ Bembe (Midnight Set)
  • ($20) John Ellis & Aaron Goldberg Trio @ Jazz Standard
  • ($20) The Louis Armstrong Centennial Band @ Birdland NYC
  • ($23) Goldfinger & Reel Big Fish @ Best Buy Theater
  • ($25) The Skatalites @ Rocks Off River Cruise
  • ($35-$40) moe. @ Beekman Beer Garden Beach
  • ($50-$100) Ledisi @ Beacon Theater
  • ($70-$110) Iron Maiden – Maiden England @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Thursday, June 28, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • ($5-$8) DJ ?uestlove Presents Bowl Train @ Brooklyn Bowl (Late Night Set)
  • ($10) Breakestra @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($15) Underground Horns @ Nublu
  • ($15-$25) The Stooges Brass Band and Big Sam’s Funky Nation @ Hill Country BBQ
  • ($20) Jonathan Batiste Trio @ Joe’s Pub
  • ($25-$30) Meshell Ndegeocello @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($35-$55) Cassandra Wilson @ Blue Note
  • ($55-$70) Tenacious D @ Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom
  • (Free) Fishbone @ The Metrotech Center

Friday, June 29, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free w/ Celebrate Brooklyn) Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Brooklyn Steppers, & Dayna Kurtz @ Prospect Park 9th St Bandshell
  • ($10-$13) Apollo Run @ Mercury Lounge
  • ($12-$15) Beat Masters – Amir Ziv – Cyro Baptista – Billy Martin @ Shapeshifter Lab
  • ($15) Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: “The Race Riot Suite” with Mark Southerland @ Blue Note (Late Night Groove Series)
  • ($16-$18) Pretty Lights Music Album Release: Eliot Lipp @ Mercury Lounge
  • ($20) Clark Gayton’s Explorations in Dub @ Nublu
  • ($20) FiKus with Speakerbot and Horizon Wireless @ Rocks Off River Cruise
  • ($22) George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners (of the legendary Meters) @ Sullivan Hall
  • ($25-$30) Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars @ Highline Ballroom
  • ($28-$35) SPARK – a tribute to Melvin Sparks – Soulive and Karl Denson @ City Winery
  • ($35-$55) Cassandra Wilson @ Blue Note
  • ($45-$60) Spectrum Road featuring Cindy Blackman-Santana, Jack Bruce, John Medeski & Vernon Reid @ B.B. King Blues Club
  • ($55-$70) Tenacious D @ Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom
  • ($65) Charlie Watts (legendary drummer of the Rolling Stones) @ The Iridium
  • ($125-$200) Stevie Nicks @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Saturday, June 30, 2012

  • Blue Note Jazz Festival
  • Celebrate Brooklyn
  • River 2 River Festival
  • (Free) Tall Tall Trees @ Pete’s Candy Store
  • ($8) Orgone @ Brooklyn Bowl
  • ($10) Mark Guiliana’s “Beat Music” Dumpster Hunter (Jeff Taylor) Gabriel Rios @ Rockwood Music Hall
  • ($10-$13) Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt (of The Sea and Cake) @ Mercury Lounge
  • ($15) Enter the Haggis @ Lovin’ Cup
  • ($15) Adam Deitch Project @ Blue Note (Late Night Groove Series)
  • ($28-$35) SPARK – a tribute to Melvin Sparks – Soulive and Karl Denson @ City Winery
  • ($35-$55) Cassandra Wilson @ Blue Note
  • ($65) Charlie Watts legendary drummer of the Rolling Stones @ The Iridium

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