Posted in To Do | music on May 28, 2012

Afrika Bambaataa
Africa Bambaataa

today in NYC
Whiplash @ UCB
Cumbrigra @ Barbes
Brain Cloud @ Barbes
Butch Hancock @ Joe's Pub
Joy Kills Sorrow @ Joe's Pub
Brother Reverend @ The Manhattan Inn
Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen @ Littlefield
The Wet Look, The Shitty Pixies@ Spike Hill
Matt Hartke, Sister Anne @ Mercury Lounge
Fishdoctor, Mountjoy, Allison Weiss @ Pianos
Bosco Delrey, The Babies, PO PO @ Brooklyn Bowl
Tony Scherr w/ Anton Fier and Rob Jost@ Living Room
Reverend Vince Anderson & His Love Choir @ Union Pool
Memorial Day Dance Party @ Pier 17, South Street Seaport
Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra @ The Stone
Sister Spit with Michelle Tea & Justin Bond @ Issue Project Room
Thunders, Youth Quake, Tight Spots, The Neighbors @ Cake Shop
Cruisin USA, Weird Womb, Space Lions, The Split @ Mercury Lounge
Talib Kweli, J. Pinder, Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew @ Le Poisson Rouge
Zoo Troop Gang, DeemY, Abstract, CMo @ The Studio at Webster Hall
Seasick Mama, Jefferson High, Tyburn Saints, Slothbear @ Glasslands
Travis Laplante, Gerald Cleaver, Michael Formanek, Ryan Ferriera @ Zebulon
Ctrix, Sabrepulse, Doomcloud, Smiletron, Knife City, Men Of Mega, Roccow @ 285 Kent
Dru Cutler, Madam Madcadam, Education Reform, Fahey, Wilder Maker @ Cameo Gallery
Afrika Bambaataa, Pharaohe Monch, DJ Maseo of De La Soul, Bobbito Garcia aka Kool Bob Love, DJ Skribble, Todd Terry, DJ Rich Medina, DJ Hektek, Consequence @ Highline Ballroom

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Tonight at Highline Ballroom they're celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock" with live performances and a host of famous DJs. The "Planet Rock" video is below.

It's the annual free Memorial Day performance of the New York Philharmonic at Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. This year they will perform Mahler's Symphony No. 9.

It's also the annual Memorial Day Concert in Green-Wood Cemetery.

Have a great Memorial Day!

What else?

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Africa Bambaataa - "Planet Rock"

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Comments (10)

Rock it, don't stop it. Gotta rock it, don't stop. Tickin' and tockin', workin' all around the clock.

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 9:45 AM

Afrika with a k

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 11:28 AM

always thought Africa can be written with c and k , like America

Posted by Amerika | May 28, 2012 1:34 PM


its really hot

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 1:55 PM

It's so hot that my balls are sweating profusely.

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 2:26 PM

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 5:25 PM

Johnny Tapia. RIP

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 7:35 PM

Remember.

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 9:08 PM

WEAKEST NIGHT

Posted by Anonymous | May 28, 2012 9:16 PM

cool shades.

Posted by jordon | July 30, 2013 2:11 PM

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