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Jun
15
Sat
2019
Carl Cox Presents PURE NY Presented by Avant Gardner, Carl Cox, Hardware, Bush Records 21+ @ Brooklyn Mirage - Avant Gardner 140 Stewart Ave Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 16 @ 4:30 am
Carl Cox Presents PURE NY Presented by Avant Gardner, Carl Cox, Hardware, Bush Records 21+ @ Brooklyn Mirage - Avant Gardner 140 Stewart Ave Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States | | |

Carl Cox Presents PURE NY at The Brooklyn Mirage
About this Event
TICKETS ARE OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT.

For the US debut of Carl Cox’s PURE, he’s selected the breathtaking open-air sanctuary that is The Brooklyn Mirage to host this incredible event. An immersive space with 360-degree projections and amazing views of the NYC skyline, The Brooklyn Mirage is the perfect place for this one-of-a-kind night.

Curated by Carl Cox, Eric Powell of Bush Records, and Richie McNeill of Hardware, PURE is focused on the celebration of techno and house music, delivered with incredible sound in an old-fashioned, no nonsense, no fluff rave atmosphere. After its first year in Ibiza, where it won best event of the summer in 2017, PURE expanded to Australia, taking the series global. Carl Cox, Josh Wink, Worthy and Eric Powell will sound track this special event, one that has become a must attend in Australia and New Zealand in part due to its reputation where the audience can make a special connection with the DJs.

Sign up for first access to tickets: www.avant-gardner.com/purecarlcox

Pre-sale starts Tuesday, April 9th @ 2:00 PM ET

General on-sale starts Wednesday, April 10th @ 11:00 AM ET

Jun
16
Sun
2019
Ani DiFranco Presented by Levon Helm Studios ALL AGES @ Levon Helm Studios 160 Plochmann Lane Woodstock, NY 12498 United States
Jun 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Ani DiFranco Presented by Levon Helm Studios ALL AGES @ Levon Helm Studios 160 Plochmann Lane Woodstock, NY 12498 United States | | |

Levon Helm Studios presents Ani Difranco on Sunday, June 16, 2019.
About this Event
Levon Helm Studios presents…

ANI DIFRANCO with special guest to be announced

Sunday, June 16, 2019

[EARLY SHOW] Gates: 5:30pm / Doors: 6:30pm / Show: 7:00pm

Seating: $90

Standing: $60 (limited number of $29 Standing Tickets available first-come, first-served)

Barnburner Pre-Sale: Thu 4/11 10am

Public On-Sale: Fri 4/12 10am

ABOUT ANI DIFRANCO

Widely considered a feminist icon, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is the mother of the DIY movement, being one of the first artists to create her own record label in 1990. While she has been known as the “Little Folksinger,” her music has embraced punk, funk, hip hop, jazz, soul, electronica and even more distant sounds. Her collaborators have included everyone from Utah Phillips to legendary R&B saxophonist Maceo Parker to Prince. She has shared stages with Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger, Kris Kristofferson, Greg Brown, Billy Bragg, Michael Franti, Chuck D., and many more. Her most recent album Binary was released in June 2017 on Righteous Babe Records and her memoir No Walls and the Recurring Dream will be released on May 7, 2019 by Viking Books.

Rejecting the major label system has given her significant creative freedom. She has referenced her staunchly-held independence in song more than once, including in “The Million You Never Made” (Not a Pretty Girl), which discusses the act of turning down a lucrative contract, “The Next Big Thing” (Not So Soft), which describes an imagined meeting with a label head-hunter who evaluates the singer based on her looks, and “Napoleon” (Dilate), which sympathizes sarcastically with an unnamed friend who did sign with a label. After recording with Ani in 1999, Prince described the effects of her independence. “We jammed for four hours and she danced the whole time. We had to quit because she wore us out. After being with her, it dawned on me why she’s like that – she’s never had a ceiling over her.”

Her lyrics are rhythmic and poetic, often autobiographical, and strongly political. “Trickle Down” discusses racism and gentrification, while “To The Teeth” speaks about the need for gun control, and “In or Out” questions society’s traditional sexuality labels. Most recently, the 2016 single “Play God” has become a battle cry for reproductive rights. Rolling Stone said of her in 2012, “The world needs more radicals like Ani DiFranco: wry, sexy, as committed to beauty and joy as revolution.”

Over the years she’s performed at countless benefit concerts, donated songs to many charity albums, and given time and energy to many progressive causes. She has learned from and demonstrated beside Gloria Steinem, Jesse Jackson and Dennis Kucinich. In 2004, she marched in the front row of the March for Women’s Lives along with Margaret Cho, Janeane Garofalo, Whoopi Goldberg, and many others, later performing on the main stage. She has beaten the drum for voter registration and turnout with “Vote Dammit” tours in multiple presidential election years, including most recently in 2016. She’s currently on the board of Roots of Music, an organization that provides at-risk youth with support and musical education in New Orleans, and the creative council of EMILY’s List, which helps elect pro-choice Democratic women to office.

As an iconic songwriter and social activist, she has been the inspiration for woman artists and entrepreneurs for over two decades. She has been featured on the covers of SPIN, Ms., Relix, High Times, and many others for her music and activism. She is the idol of empowered women who came of age in the 90s and continues to bring younger fans into her fold. From Alice Walker to Amy Schumer, Ani is respected by wordsmiths across milieux and generations. She blazed the trail for self-directed artist careers and has been cited by musicians from Prince to Bon Iver as an inspiration to release their own art outside of the major label system.

Ani has been the recipient of many honors and awards, including a Grammy for best album package (Evolve), the Woman of Courage Award from the National Organization for Women, the Gay/Lesbian American Music Award for Female Artist of the Year, and the Woody Guthrie Award. At the 2013 Winnipeg Folk Festival she received their prestigious Artistic Achievement Award, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Winnipeg. In 2017, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from A2IM (a nonprofit trade organization that represents independent record labels) and the Outstanding Achievement for Global Activism Award from A Global Friendship.

Jun
17
Mon
2019
A2IM Indie Week 2019 presented by SoundExchange by A2IM @ New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, NY 10013 United States
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm
A2IM Indie Week 2019 presented by SoundExchange by A2IM @ New York Law School 185 West Broadway New York, NY 10013 United States | | |

Description
Celebrating 10 years of A2IM Indie Week!

The Independent music community will come together from June 17-20 in New York City for A2IM’s Indie Week. A2IM Indie Week is a four-day international conference and networking event aimed at maximizing the global impact of Independent music. Indie Week includes keynotes, panels, receptions, exclusive networking sessions, and much more.

A2IM members receive preferred badge pricing on Indie Week as part of their membership.

If you are an A2IM member, log onto the member portal to view special offer information on purchasing badges for your company at a discounted rate.

If you are interested in joining A2IM and learning about preferred pricing for Indie Week, please contact Patrick Ferrell and Lisa Hresko.

Terms and conditions: A2IM members must be in good standing at time of the event to receive A2IM member pricing; badge holders with delinquent membership dues will be refunded immediately. Indie Week badges are non-transferable and non-refundable. Badge sharing will result in the revocation of badge and suspension of membership. All badges purchased using the A2IM member pricing discount will be verified after purchase. Information for participation in special Indie Week events, including Executive One-On-Ones, will be available to badge holders closer to the date of event. Non-A2IM members do not have access to participate in special member events, including Executive One-On-One meetings. By completing this transaction I consent to the use of my name and likeness (if supplied) as an attendee at Indie Week 2019 to share with fellow attendees, but not other third parties.

Jun
18
Tue
2019
The Global Beauty Tech Forum by Perfect Corp x 24 Seven @ Metropolitan West 637 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036 United States
Jun 18 @ 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Global Beauty Tech Forum by Perfect Corp x 24 Seven @ Metropolitan West 637 West 46th Street New York, NY 10036 United States | | |

Official Event Website here.
https://www.perfectcorp.com/stat/events/enu/2019/Q2/beauty_tech/web.html

Jun
19
Wed
2019
The Bowery Presents: Father John Misty and Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival ALL AGES @ Prospect Park Bandshell - RAIN OR SHINE Prospect Park West and 9th St. Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm
The Bowery Presents: Father John Misty and Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival ALL AGES @ Prospect Park Bandshell - RAIN OR SHINE Prospect Park West and 9th St. Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States | | |

Father John Misty and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit co-headline at the Prospect Park Bandshell with opening act Jade Bird.
About this Event
Indie rock and alt-country come together when singer-songwriters Father John Misty and Jason Isbell bring their co-headlining tour to the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival this summer.

Father John Misty, also known as Joshua Tillman or J. Tillman, has a 15-year career in the music industry, including stints with groups including Demon Hunter, Saxon Shore, Fleet Foxes, and more. His solo career took off in 2012 thanks to a sound that featured “smooth and gentle soft-rock with his olden croon centered so perfectly on every pitch,” (Pitchfork) and his 2018 album, God’s Favorite Customer is “without a doubt Tillman’s most personal album to date under his Father John Misty moniker” (Paste).

Originally a member of the influential alt-country entourage Drive-By Truckers, Jason Isbell’s solo work weaves elements of Southern rock, gospel, and American ballad into a vivid musical voice. The four-time GRAMMY Award winner returns to the Bandshell with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, having released Live From The Ryman in 2018, featuring “invigorated versions of Isbell’s best tunes given a crackling edge” (American Songwriter).

British singer-songwriter Jade Bird, described by Rolling Stone as “an indie-pop sensation with a punk edge,” opens the show.

RAIN OR SHINE

GENERAL ADMISSION – STANDING

NO REFUNDS

Please note: This is a co-headlining tour and Father John Misty will close out this particular show.

Jun
20
Thu
2019
2019 A2IM Libera Awards presented by SoundExchange & in partnership w/ Merl @ Ziegfeld Ballroom 141 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019 United States
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
2019 A2IM Libera Awards presented by SoundExchange & in partnership w/ Merl @ Ziegfeld Ballroom 141 West 54th Street New York, NY 10019 United States | | |

A2IM is proud to present the 2019 Libera Awards presented by SoundExchange & in partnership with Merlin
Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of the Indie sector at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on June 20th, 2019.

The Libera Awards are the largest Independent music award show in the world, celebrating the successes of the independent music community from the creators and artists to the professionals putting the music on the forefront of our culture.

Your tickets will grant you access to the red carpet, pre-show reception, 2019 Libera Awards show, and post-show cocktail hour sponsored by Merlin. Seating is strictly limited.

5:30pm – 7:00pm
Red Carpet, Cocktail Reception

7:00pm – 10:30pm
2019 Libera Award Show

10:30pm – 11:30pm
Post-Award Cocktail Reception

Seating arrangements can be found here.

Check out some of the highlights from the 2018 Libera Awards here.

Jun
21
Fri
2019
Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle 2019 presented by The Riide App by Canalside @ Canalside Hanover Street Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Alternative Buffalo's Kerfuffle 2019 presented by The Riide App by Canalside @ Canalside Hanover Street Buffalo, NY 14202 United States | | |

Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle 2019 presented by The Riide App

Riide

For the 6th year, Alternative Buffalo’s Kerfuffle returns to Canalside Buffalo on Friday June 21st, to officially kick off summer!

The 6th annual Alternative Buffalo summer festival will be held at Canalside featuring; Walk The Moon, The Head And The Heart, Bishop Briggs, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Atlas Genius, Houses, and Matt Maeson. Tickets (General Admission – $35.00, Premium View – $50.00, and a Limited number of VIP Packages) go on sale at 10a.m. on Friday March 22nd.

ALL AGES | RAIN OR SHINE | NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGE

Atlas Genius

Bishop Briggs

Catfish and the Bottlemen

Houses

MattMaeson

The Head and the Heart

Walk the Moon

Presenting sponsor: The Riide App

Riide2

With support from: Project Best Life, Atwal Eye Care, Owl Orthodontics, Labatt Blue Light, and NAPA Auto Parts

Project Best Life

Atwal Eye Care

Owl Orthodontics

Labatt Blue Light

Jun
22
Sat
2019
Green City 2019 by Other Half Brewing @ Industry City (Entrance on 2nd Avenue between 36th & 37th Streets) 639 2nd Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
Jun 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Green City 2019 by Other Half Brewing @ Industry City (Entrance on 2nd Avenue between 36th & 37th Streets) 639 2nd Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States | | |

Other Half Brewing is pleased to announce the return of Green City – an ode to all things IPA.
About this Event
Join us at Industry City on Saturday June 22nd for the return of this hopped soaked dreamland! Green City has assembled a line-up of 70+ brewers from around the world to help us celebrate all things hoppy, hazy, clear and carbonated. We have increased the festival’s footprint by almost double from last year — 50,000sq ft! across two floors of the factory building and the outdoor courtyard.

There will be food, merch, glassware and plenty of tchotchkes available for purchase. Our friends from New York Wrestling Connection will be hosting some of the world’s top professional wrestlers battling it out onsite while Casanova Valentine defends his Broccoli Belt Title.

As always, come thirsty and #staytunedformore

Sat. June 22nd, 2019

11am – 4pm (All-In with Beer Package & Early Entry // $300 Tickets)

11am – 4pm (Early Entry // $150 Tickets)

12pm – 4pm (GA // $100 Tickets)

New York Wrestling Connection matches throughout the day.

Questions? Answers from festivals@otherhalfbrewing.com

www.greencity.otherhalfbrewing.com

Jun
23
Sun
2019
17th Annual Drums Along the Hudson: a Native American Festival and Multicul… by Lotus Music & Dance @ Inwood Hill Park 218th Street & Indian Road New York, NY 10034 United States
Jun 23 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
17th Annual Drums Along the Hudson: a Native American Festival and Multicul... by Lotus Music & Dance @ Inwood Hill Park 218th Street & Indian Road New York, NY 10034 United States | | |

Description
The 17th Annual DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON®: A Native American Festival and Multicultural Celebration will take place on Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 in Upper Manhattan’s Inwood Hill Park from 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, rain or shine. This event is free to the public and is presented by Lotus Music & Dance in collaboration with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, sponsored in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York City Council. The host for the event will be Sandra Bookman, weekend anchor for WABC-TV and host of “Here and Now” and the afternoon co-host will be Patrick Riley Pop Culture Expert/ Blogger.

DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON ® features Manhattan’s only open air pow wow, which is a celebratory gathering of Native American people that will be led by Louis Mofsie and the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers with Host Drums Heyna Second Sons and Silver Cloud.

Activities also include Native American crafts, storytelling, international cuisine and a World Market Tent. In keeping with the underlying theme of environmental awareness and education, DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON® will continue to feature an Environmental Tent and a free bicycle valet for attendees who ride their bike to the park.

To reach Inwood Hill Park, take the 1 train to 215th Street or the A train to 207th Street. The entrance to the park is at 218th Street and Indian Road, four blocks west of Broadway. By car, it is just north of the Dyckman Street exit off the Henry Hudson Parkway.

For more information, go to: http://drumsalongthehudson.org/

Jun
24
Mon
2019
Pop Culture Powerhouses by Random House @ The Tishman Auditorium 63 5th Avenue New York, NY 10003 United States
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pop Culture Powerhouses by Random House @ The Tishman Auditorium 63 5th Avenue New York, NY 10003 United States | | |

Description
Random House is thrilled to bring together four preeminent voices in cultural journalism as they celebrate their hotly anticipated summer books and discuss the ways in which pop culture — everything from binge-worthy TV to ubiquitous celebrities to the rise of athleisure — influences how we behave as a society.

The women will discuss their journalistic career paths, what it’s like to see their writing go viral, the joy and pressure of having readers anticipating their take on any subject, how writing a book compares to their day jobs, and of course, what cultural touchstones we should be paying attention to right now.

Join us as we celebrate these powerhouse writers and their exciting debuts:

Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine known for her incisive, must-read features and celebrity profiles. Her book FLEISHMAN IS IN TROUBLE is a finely observed, timely exploration of marriage, divorce, and the bewildering dynamics of ambition.
Linda Holmes is the beloved host of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. Her first novel EVVIE DRAKE STARTS OVER is a charming and heartfelt story about the unlikely relationship between a young woman who’s lost her husband and a major league pitcher who’s lost his game.
Emily Nussbaum is The New Yorker’s fiercely original, Pulitzer-Prize winning culture critic. Her book I LIKE TO WATCH is a provocative collection of essays that argues for a new way of looking at TV”
Jia Tolentino is a breakout writer at The New Yorker. Her book TRICK MIRROR is a collection of original essays that examines the fractures at the center of contemporary culture.
What’s Included:

Choose a copy of either FLEISHMAN IS IN TROUBLE by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, EVVIE DRAKE STARTS OVER by Linda Holmes, or I LIKE TO WATCH by Emily Nussbaum
The first 100 people to buy will receive an advance copy of Jia Tolentino’s TRICK MIRROR
The first 200 people to buy will get to attend a cocktail reception to meet and greet with the authors

Jointly Co-Hosted by The New School’s Creative Writing Program and Lang Literary Studies Program

By purchasing a ticket you agree to be automatically signed up for the Random House Events email newsletter and partners associated with the event. (Privacy Policy)

Jun
25
Tue
2019
An Evening with yMusic featuring Amos Lee 21+ @ The Bell House 149 7th Street (Between 2nd and 3rd Ave) Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm
An Evening with yMusic featuring Amos Lee 21+ @ The Bell House 149 7th Street (Between 2nd and 3rd Ave) Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States | | |

Tuesday, June 25
An Evening with yMusic
featuring Amos Lee
A New Classical Collaboration, LIVE at The Bell House
About this Event
7:30PM Doors / 8:30PM Show / 21+

Seated Ticket: $35 ADV / $45 Day of Show (please note, all seats are general admission and first come, first served) – SOLD OUT

Standing Ticket: $28 ADV / $38 Day of Show (general admission, standing room only)

ABOUT YMUSIC

yMusic, “six contemporary classical polymaths who playfully overstep the boundaries of musical genres,” (The New Yorker) performs in concert halls, arenas and clubs around the world. Founded in New York City in 2008, yMusic believes in presenting excellent, emotionally communicative music, regardless of style or idiom. “One of the groups that has really helped to shape the future of classical music,” (Fred Child, NPR’s Performance Today) their virtuosic execution and unique configuration (string trio, flute, clarinet, and trumpet) has attracted the attention of high profile collaborators—from Paul Simon to Bill T. Jones to Ben Folds—and inspired original works by some of today’s foremost composers, including Nico Muhly, Missy Mazzoli and Andrew Norman.

Recent season highlights include a collaborative album release with The Staves on Nonesuch Records, a recording of “God Only Knows” with John Legend for the Grammy Awards, and summer appearances at the Sarasota Music Festival and Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts. Additionally, the group embarked on an interdisciplinary residency at USC’s schools of music and dance, and served as ensemble-in-residence at Florida State University and University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In 2018, yMusic was featured on Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound: The Farewell Tour, performing in arenas, amphitheaters, and outdoor festivals across the globe.

To date, yMusic has released three full-length solo albums: 2017’s First, 2014’s Balance Problems, and 2011’s Beautiful Mechanical, Time Out New York’s “#1 Classical Record of the Year.” In addition to performing their own repertoire, yMusic serves as a ready-made collaborative unit for bands and songwriters, and has lent its distinctive sound to dozens of albums, most recently In The Blue Light by Paul Simon, with whom the group recently appeared on Saturday Night Live.

ABOUT AMOS LEE

With MY NEW MOON, his seventh album, Amos Lee reaches into experiences of hope, hopelessness, loss, and renewal. The result is the most wide-ranging musical effort of his career, a set of songs that examines issues of mortality, survival, connection, and celebration in ways that are both deeply personal and profoundly universal.

In 2007, the singer-songwriter began working with the Musicians on Call program, playing music bedside for hospital patients. He went on to play at VA hospitals, for the Wounded Warriors organization, and for the Melodic Caring Project, singing via video for children who are quarantined, too ill to have friends or family visit in their rooms.

“Everything about the connection of music hit me harder,” he says of these efforts, “and I thought, ‘How can I be helpful, and reach out in a more real way?’ Songs have become a bridge, a way for me to reach outside myself and into other people’s lives. My mission now is to connect with people, to still have fun, but to have my intention be more outwardly based, and from a place of giving and service.”

More recently, Lee suffered a difficult loss of his own. “My grandmother, who was the matriarch of our very large family, and the love centerpiece in all of our gathering, got really sick, and very suddenly passed away,” he says. “She showed love in the small ways—in how she smiled at you when you walked in her front door, how she made a piece of buttered toast a delicacy, how she spoke with such warmth and familiarity to her mailman. In all deeds, she was graceful and beautiful and kind. So her falling ill so quickly and violently hit us all hard. “At one point during her last night,” he continues, “it was just her and me in the room. The rest of the family left, because the doctor told my mother and me that they thought she was stable, but then something went wrong, and she started to fade very quickly. It was around 4:30 in the morning, she was fighting for breath, sweating, and fighting for her life. I stood with her, and held her hand, hoping that she could hear me. I felt totally helpless, and while I wiped away the sweat from her forehead, and words all felt worthless, I started to sing to her. I sang ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ ‘What a Wonderful World,’ and my grandfather’s favorite song, ‘Born to Lose.’ She looked up at me and smiled a faint smile before she drifted into her final sleep. A couple of the overnight nurses were standing in the doorway, and in a very tragic moment, we all shared a breath. It’s in these moments that I realize how sacred music is, and how the world, which seems in such disarray, can find simple solace and connection in the light of song.” This incident informs much of MY NEW MOON; Lee points particularly to the tracks “All You Got is a Song” and “Hang On, Hang On.” But, he points out, the album is as much about other people’s stories as it is his own. “All this work in the last decade comes to the fore,” he says. “I know many people who have experienced tragedy, and whether it be a friend, or a friend’s child, or a fan I meet at a coffee shop who shares their story with me, I take them all to heart. I want to connect, and to be open to those who have hardship, so that that they know I hear their stories in the same way that they hear mine, and that we’re in this together. I don’t want to overwhelm the listener with sorrow, but I am inspired by these friends and families, and want to help their light find shape.”

Much of Lee’s recent work bore the stamp of strong producers—Joey Burns of Calexico on 2011’s Mission Bell (which debuted at Number One on the Billboard 200, Amazon, and iTunes charts, and spun off a hit single with “Windows are Rolled Down”) and Jay Joyce (Little Big Town, Eric Church, Cage the Elephant) on 2013’s Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song. But for his last album, 2016’s Spirit, Lee took over the helm. “Producing my last album was cool, and I’m very grateful for the opportunity,” he says, “but after I did it, I realized that I had a lot to learn, and that I wanted to focus my energy on my performances, and on the songwriting. For this album, I wanted to open up, and push myself to collaborate with someone who was passionate and creative and could really partner with me to elevate the album from a sonic and musical standpoint.”

For the new album, Lee turned to producer Tony Berg, who has worked with everyone from Public Image Ltd to Peter Gabriel, and moved operations to Berg’s Zeitgeist Studio in Los Angeles. Such notable musicians as keyboardist Benmont Tench; drummers Matt Chamberlain and Chris Dave; and multi-instrumentalists Blake Mills, Ethan Gruska, and Jaron Olevsky all participated in the sessions. “I’m trying to grow as a musician, and to put myself around people who are better than me,” says Lee. “I really don’t speak the technical or theory-based language of music, and there are times in the rendering of an arrangement that those skills are extremely vital. Tony was great at that. He has a very unique and progressive interest in harmony, and a childlike wonder and energy coupled with a lifetime of experience. He’s a big-hearted man, and he really helped me explore realms that I didn’t quite know how to reach. His ideology is, ‘Let’s go further left than we want and see what happens.’ “

Lee came in with fifty songs to consider, but knew that there were a few that were key to the project. “A lot of this starts with the song ‘Little Light,’ which is the story of a family I grew close with whose daughter had very serious cancer,” he says. “She’s a beautiful kid who was suffering a lot, and sometimes she and her dad would FaceTime me from her hospital room, while she was going through chemo, and I would sing to her. I wanted to write her something with hope, and to remind her that she was awesome.”

Jun
26
Wed
2019
Kikagaku Moyo @ Elsewhere (Rooftop) PopGun Presents 16+ @ Elsewhere (Rooftop) 599 Johnson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm
Kikagaku Moyo @ Elsewhere (Rooftop) PopGun Presents 16+ @ Elsewhere (Rooftop) 599 Johnson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States | | |

About this Event
☼ Performances

└ Kikagaku Moyo

└└ Sarah Louise

Doors: 6PM

Performances: 6PM – 10PM

Roof deck closes at: 1AM

In an effort to discourage scalpers and give more real fans the opportunity to come to our events, Elsewhere operates an official venue ticket exchange, powered by Lyte. If you purchased a ticket but can no longer use it, please consider putting it back on the exchange for a full refund, allowing another fan to attend.

Click here to head to the Lyte Ticket Exchange.

stick around for Cate Le Bon etc… tickets will be available downstairs on the ground floor. there’s always lots else to explore besides the rooftop! most nights are multi-room celebrations, featuring a dynamic lineup of local and international talent in the hall and zone one. if you haven’t noticed already, our loft tucked into the 2nd floor now has its own dj booth and hosts free parties throughout the week. make sure to check our calendar at www.elsewherebrooklyn.com/events to see what else is happening at elsewhere the night of your visit!

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☼ About Elsewhere Rooftop

Elsewhere Rooftop is a seasonal large outdoor bar and events space, offering a signature frozen drink menu, shows & parties, sunset DJ sessions, food pop-ups, film screenings, art happenings, and much more all summer. Full calendar at https://bit.ly/2UMjRb3

☼ Hours

*The Rooftop usually opens at 6PM Monday through Friday and 2PM Saturday & Sunday, but is only open when the following events are happening: https://bit.ly/2UMjRb3 — please do make sure to check the rooftop calendar before stopping by!

☼ Food

Food is provided every Friday through Sunday this season by our good friends at Holy Ground BBQ, Brooklyn’s tastiest BBQ pop-up. You can view the full menu here: https://bit.ly/2WHCB8J

☼ Rain or Shine Policy

All shows and events on the Rooftop are rain or shine! If the weather prevents us from carrying on, we will update customers via our website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Eventbrite and Resident Advisor.

☼ Safer Space Policy

ELSEWHERE MAINTAINS A STRICT ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY FOR HARASSMENT

Elsewhere is intended to be a safe space to enjoy music, art, expression, and free play. Our staff are trained to remove individuals engaging in any form of sexual harassment, acts of aggression (including leering), racism, misogyny, transphobia, homophobia, religious bigotry, or hatred and discrimination of any kind.

If you see or experience any unwanted attention, contact, bullying, harassment, or behavior of any kind that makes you uncomfortable, please speak out and notify our staff immediately.

Please read our full policy at: https://bit.ly/2VxByad

Jun
27
Thu
2019
Bad Books @ Elsewhere (Hall) PopGun Presents 16+ @ Elsewhere (Hall) 599 Johnson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm
Bad Books @ Elsewhere (Hall) PopGun Presents 16+ @ Elsewhere (Hall) 599 Johnson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States | | |

About this Event
ON SALE: FRIDAY 4/19 12PM EST

Jun
28
Fri
2019
LadyLand Festival – WORLD PRIDE 2019 by Avant Gardner @ The Brooklyn Mirage 140 Stewart Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 30 @ 4:30 pm
LadyLand Festival - WORLD PRIDE 2019 by Avant Gardner @ The Brooklyn Mirage 140 Stewart Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States | | |

Description
Sheeeeee’s back! It’s the second coming of the LadyLand Festival…and this time she’s not one day, but two!

Friday, June 28th & Saturday, June 29th

Friday Event door time 5pm

Saturday Event Door Time 5pm
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www.LadyLandFestival.com

FRIDAY
Honey Dijon
Bottoms
Clara 3000
Dorian Electra
Jacob Meehan
Jayda G
Katie Rex
Octo Octa
Rina Sawayama
Total Freedom
VoX
Yvie Odly

SATURDAY

Gossip
Allie X
Coi Leray
Michael Magnan
Mistervacation
Mykki Blanco
Total Freedom
Violet Chachki

MORE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED SOON!!!!
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LADYLAND is an outdoor queer music festival/ pride party/ intimate concert! It’s hours upon hours of DJs, live music, dancing, & good vibes celebrating WORLD PRIDE 2019!
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Poster by the amazing: Xavier Schipiani

21+

Jun
29
Sat
2019
Canalside Live Series: T.I. by Canalside @ Canalside Hanover Street Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
Jun 29 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Canalside Live Series: T.I. by Canalside @ Canalside Hanover Street Buffalo, NY 14202 United States | | |

Description
General Admission is all ages. VIP is 21+ ONLY. Gates open at 5:00pm.

Meet and Greet is available for this concert! Note: You MUST purchase an admission ticket in addition to your Meet and Greet ticket.

Optional Merchandise Package:

Summer Jam

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Jun
30
Sun
2019
GROOVIN’ IN THE PARK CONCERT 2019 by C. ROBERTS @ Roy Wilkins Park Merrick Boulevard Queens, NY 11434 United States
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
GROOVIN' IN THE PARK CONCERT 2019 by C. ROBERTS @ Roy Wilkins Park Merrick Boulevard Queens, NY 11434 United States | | |

A DAY OF REGGAE RHYTHM AND BLUES.

Groovin’ In The Park is North America’s largest annual Reggae and R&B concert. It is a family friendly entertainment event which provides an eclectic array of popular music catering to a very diverse audience from the USA and the Caribbean. Recognizing that many quality out-door park concerts are mostly held in the boroughs of Manhattan (Central Park) and in Brooklyn (Prospect Park) in the summertime, this event which is held at the Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, bring quality entertainment to the borough, so that its residents will have ease of access and also share in the many spin off activities that are associated with the staging of such a premiere concert.Groovin’ in the Park has continued to intensify its focus on presenting a cadre of high quality performances coupled with an atmosphere of relaxation and enjoyment for the community in response to their increasing demand for first class entertainment within the tri-borough area of New York. Groovin’ in the Park concentrates its efforts at positive developments within the community and view this event as another avenue to respond to one such need.

Groovin’ in the Park has become a staple in the annual summer concert calendar. Now, families and concert goers and visitors from around the world plan their vacation around the Groovin’ in the Park Concert. This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday June 30, 2019 and will feature some of the best combinations in Reggae and R&B artists that fans and families have grown to love. These include:

Michael Bolton
Beresford Hammond
David Rodigan

Contact:-

Website: www.groovininthepark.com

Telephone: 347-980-2252

Email: groovinintheparkinc@gmail.com

FAQs

What time will the gates be open?

Gates open at 11:00 A.M. on June 30, 2019.

Can I purchase tickets at the gate?

Yes. Tickets are available at the gate on show day, June 30, 2019.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes. All tickets have to be scanned for you to gain access to the park on show day.

Is my ticket transferrable?

You can purchase tickets for other persons but be wary that it is one ticket per patron for access to the park on show day. Duplicate tickets will be rejected. Attempts at duplication will result in the first ticket scanned (ONLY), gaining access.

Where is the VIP and VVIP entrance??

The VIP and VVIP entrances are at the Merrick Blvd entrance to the Roy Wilkins Park.

Where is the General Admission entrance??

The General Admission entrance is at the Baisley Blvd entrance to the Roy Wilkins Park. If you have a general admission ticket, you will not be allowed access through any other gate.

Is there a minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Groovin’ in the Park Concert is a family friendly event. Children under the age of 12 years enter free with the requisite proof.

Is re-entry allowed?

No. There is no re-entry. All exits are final.

What is the difference between VIP and VVIP?

Apart from the pricing, the VIP area is furnished with chairs at the front of the stage. Each VIP patron is provided with 2 meals and unlimited beverage for the duration of the concert. The VVIP patrons will be assigned to one of several elevated tents which are furnished with sofas, cocktail tables and a monitor (in addition to the elevated view) to get a closer view of the performance. The VVIP patron also receives unlimited meals and beverage for the duration of the concert.

How should I dress?

Roy Wilkins Park is an outdoor venue. Please dress in comfortable clothes and shoes. Check theweatherchannel.com for the forecast as the weather can be unpredictable. An umbrella may come in handy.

What can I bring into the event?

You are allowed to bring your own chair provided that the chair’s seat height is 2 feet or less. Chairs that do not meet the requirements will not be allowed inside the venue. The following are not allowed:

NO WEAPONS (including knives, sharp or pointy objects)
No ALCOHOL – Alcoholic beverage of any kind is not permitted inside the park
NO LUGGAGE (including briefcases or duffle bags)
NO GRILLS
NO COOLERS
NO GLASS BOTTLES OR CONTAINERS
NO CAMERA LENS OVER 6″

Are concessions available?

Yes. There will be a variety of food and craft vendors whose wares will add to the ambiance. They will have available a variety of Caribbean foods and beverages for the duration of the concert.

What are my parking options?

Street parking ONLY. You will NOT be allowed to park inside the Roy Wilkins Park on the day of the concert.

Is wheelchair seating available?

Yes. There will be a designated wheelchair accessible area. Service animals trained to assist the disabled are welcomed at our performances.

What’s the refund policy?

NO REFUND. All sales are final. Groovin’ in the Park Concert is a rain or shine concert.

Is smoking allowed?

NO

Are pets allowed?

NO

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please direct any further queries to groovinintheparkinc@gmail.com. You can also call us at 347-980-2252. Our website at www.groovininthepark.com also has detailed information on the performances, updates and other pertinent information relating to the concert.