Monday, May 4, 2009

who's ready for summer???

reason to get excited: summerstage and celebrate brooklyn calendars out. it's raining here in manhattan, but it's all sunshine and rainbows in shar's heart of hearts. shows i'm very much looking forward to m. ward, ledisi, q-tip, bela fleck and martha wainwright at summerstage. and in my hood's prospect park, looking forward to dr. dog, phosphorescent, blond redhead and dean and britta. also, there is some info on the south street seaport shows, including pains of being pure at heart and here we go magic. more cool shows under sharock's shows to your left. who's down for free shows and picnic goodness?
central park summer stage line-up
Friday, June 12, 8pm - Josh Ritter and The New York Pops
Saturday, June 13, 3pm - Smokie Norful, Tye Tribbett & G.A. & Ruben Studdard
Wednesday, June 17, 7:30pm - Wally Lamb & Zoë Heller (reading)
Thursday June 18, 7:30pm - Sharon Olds & Thomas Sayers Ellis
Friday, June 19, 8pm - Comedy Central Park w/ Gabriel Iglesias & Pablo Francisco
Saturday, June 20, 3pm - Definitely Poetry Hosted by Majora Carter
Earthdriver, Staceyann Chin, Jennifer Johns, Artbattles, Urban Word NYC
Sunday, June 21, 3pm - Fête de la Musique, Yannick Noah, Coralie Clément & Mayra Andrade Saturday, June 27, 3pm - Istanbulive: The Sounds & Colors of Turkey
Mazhar-Fuat-Özkan w/ Painted on Water featuring Sertab Erener & Demir Demirkan & NY Gypsy All-Stars with Hüsnü ?enlendirici and special guests
Sunday, June 28, 3pm - Ledisi / Esperanza Spalding, Jonathan Batiste (Two leading ladies of jazz unite in this dynamic co-bill.) Sunday, July 5, 3pm - Oumou Sangare, Les Nubians, A?a
Wednesday, July 8, 7pm - Juana Molina, Curumin & El G (ZZK)
Saturday, July 11, 3pm - Los Fabulosos Cadillacs & Eric Bobo
Sunday, July 12, 3pm - Family Day! w/ DJ Lance Rock & Brobee (of Yo Gabba Gabba!), Surprise Guest TBA, Iza Trapani & Sleeping Beauty puppet show
Monday, July 13, 8pm - The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Featuring Paulo Szot
Saturday, July 18 - Q-Tip, Chester French, Little Dragon & Benji B Sunday, July 19, 3pm - Alpha Blondy & The Solar System , Lee "Scratch" Perry & Dubblestandart, and Subatomic Sound System
Friday, July 24, 7pm - Bettye Lavette, Budos Band & Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue
Saturday, July 25, 3pm - Jerry Rivera and special guests & N'Klabe
Sunday, July 26, 3pm - Ginuwine, Joe & Chico DeBarge
Friday, July 31, 8pm - Dance w/ RIOULT & Germaul Barnes/Viewsic Expressions
Saturday, August 1 - M. Ward & Mike Watt & Nels Cline +
Sunday, August 2, 7pm - CineFest Brasil w/ If I Were You 2 (Se eu fosse você 2) directed by Daniel Filho & Silvia Machete
Monday, August 3, 8pm - Béla Fleck & Toumani Diabaté
Wednesday, August 5, 7pm - I Am Cuba directed by Mikhail Kalatozov and The Pedrito Martinez Project
Thursday, August 6, 7:30pm - Asbury Shorts: An Evening of the World's Best Short Films & Mingus Dynasty Quintet
Friday, August 7, 8pm - Dance w/ Dayton Contemporary Dance Company & nathantrice/RITUALS dance theater Saturday, August 8, 3pm - Boys Noize
Sunday, August 9, 3pm - Jazmine Sullivan, Chrisette Michele & Jon B
Friday, August 14th and Saturday, August 15th, 8pm - Dance w/ Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company with musical guest Martha Wainwright
Sunday, August 16, 3pm - TBA

celebrate brooklyn line-up

Monday, June 8, 8:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) David Byrne

Thursday, June 11, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Goran Bregovic & His Weddings & Funerals Orchestra
Friday, June 19, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) David Rudder/Samantha Thornhill
Saturday, June 20, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.
La Nave de los Monstruos, with live score by Ethel and Gutbucket Part of Celebrate Brooklyn!¹s Music & Movies Series
Thursday, June 25, 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:00 P.M.) Femi Kuti & The Positive Force/Melvin Gibbs¹ Elevated Entity
Friday, June 26, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Blonde Redhead
Saturday, June 27, 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 600 P.M.) Dr. Dog/Phosphorescent/These United States
Thursday, July 2, 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:00 P.M.) Obie Juan Bermudéz/Cucu Diamantes/Rebel Diaz Bud Light Latin Music Series
Thursday, July 9, 8:00 P.M. (gates open at 7:00 P.M.) Dance
STREB: Invisible Forces
Friday, July 10, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Celebrate Brooklyn and LAMC present Los Amigos Invisibles/Aterciopelados Bud Light Latin Music Series
Saturday, July 11, 4:00 P.M. (gates open at 3:00 P.M.) Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert A Very Special Show with They Might Be Giants
Thursday, July 16, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Kronos Quartet/Luminescent Orchestrii
Friday, July 17, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) The Robert Cray Band/The Sweet Divines American Express Roots Music Series
Saturday, July 18, 2:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. (gates open at 1:00 P.M.) African Festival with King Sunny Adé/Freshly Ground/The Mandingo Ambassadors/Cheikh M¹Baye & Sing Sing/Abena Koomson/Yasser Darwish American Express Roots Music Series
Thursday, July 23, 8:00 P.M. (gates open at 7:00 P.M.) Dance Stephen Petronio Company
Friday, July 24, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Buckwheat Zydeco/The Holmes Brothers American Express Roots Music Series
Saturday, July 25, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Kailash Kher/Electro Morocco
Thursday, July 30, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Burning Spear/Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens
Friday, July 31, 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:00 P.M.) The Royal Family: Soulive¹s 10th Anniversary Celebration, with Special Guests John Scofield and Christian Scott/Ivan Neville & Dumpstaphunk
Saturday, August 1, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Music & Movies Dean & Britta: 13 Most Beautiful Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests/ Crystal Stilts
Thursday, August 6, 7:30 P.M. (gates open at 6:30 P.M.) Music & Movies Purple Rain Sing-A-Long with Escort
Friday, August 7, 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:00 P.M.) Grace Potter & The Nocturnals/ Deer Tick / The London Souls
Saturday, August 8, 7:00 P.M. (gates open at 6:00 P.M.) Celebrate Brooklyn & Lyricist Lounge Present Big Daddy Kane (with Special Guests TBA), Plus a Screening of BDK: The Big Daddy Kane Story

1 comment:

iris190 said...

AWESOME summer shows.

Also, check this out:

You can get VIP tickets and also meet Josh Ritter backstage at summerstage. Cool!!

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