the Hip Hop Fest is underway (BKHipHopFest)
Opening DJ sets 12:00-1:25The Brooklyn Hop Hop Fest is underway at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza & Tobacco Warehouse (26 New Dock Street, Brooklyn, NY). Those are the set times above (Pete Rock and CL Smooth have a whole 10 minutes!). RAIN OR SHINE.
1 The Crowd 1:25-1:35
2 Kalae All Day 1:40-1:50
3 Aquil 1:55-2:05
4 Those Chosen 2:10-2:20
5 Diamond District 2:25-2:40
6 Money Making Jam Boys 2:45-3:00
7 J Dilla Ensemble 3:05-3:20
8 Rakaa Iriscience/DJ Babu 3:25-3:40
9 Black Milk 3:45-400
11 Duck Down 4:05-4:35
12 Fashawn 4:40-4:55
13 Curren$y 5:00-5:20
14 Masta Ace 5:25-5:35
15 J.Period (plus special guests) 5:40-6:10
16 Pete Rock and CL Smooth 6:15-6:25
17 De La Soul 6:30-7:30
18 J Dilla Ensemble In Between Sets 1-8
19 DJ Parler In Between Sets 8-
20 Uncle Ralph McDaniels Host
The free show on Governors Island tonight is also Rain or Shine...
Today¹s concert is rain or shine. In the event of electrical storm or high winds management will work with local authorities to protect the health and safety of the artists and audience. In the event of lightning, this may include short delays of the performance.The Governors Island lineup is Lucero, J Roddy Walston and The Business, and Jonny Corndawg. Ferry info HERE (Doors: 6:00PM/ Show: 8:00PM, beach open now if you want to go early).
Join us at The Beach for an awesome Rain Dance.
The 11th Annual Latin Alternative Music Conference at Central Park Summerstage is also Rain or Shine today. Lineup: Maldita Vecindad, The Pinker Tones, and Ocote Soul Sounds. Shows starts at 3pm.
Video of Jonny Corndawg (who plays Governors today) playing acoustic on a roof with Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes (who played a rain-free outdoor show in NYC on Thursday), below...
Jonny Corndawg and Taylor Goldsmith - Night Rider