photo: Lower Dens @ Baby's All Right in March (more by Greg Cristman)
Lower Dens

The MoMA Nights series will be back with shows happening in the museum's Sculpture Garden on Thursdays in July and August. July's lineup is in conjunction with the MoMA exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North and was organized in collaboration with Jazz at Lincoln Center and Harlem Stage. August features pop/rock acts curated by PopRally with opening sets by Newtown Radio DJs. The full schedule:

July 2, 2015 - Elena Ayodele Pinderhughes
July 9, 2015 - Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes
July 16, 2015 - Tamar-kali: Psychochamber Ensemble
July 23, 2015 - Jon Batiste & Stay Human
July 30, 2015 - Shenel Johns Quintet
August 6, 2015 - Galcher Lustwerk
August 13, 2015 - Lower Dens
August 20, 2015 - Regal Degal
August 27, 2015 - Tei Shi

MoMA Nights shows are from 5:30 PM - 8 PM and are free with museum admission. More info here.

Lower Dens play Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday (6/11) for Northside Fest. Advance tickets are sold out, but they will be admitting Northside badges based on capacity.

Batiste, who will soon be bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, has a weeklong residency at NYC's NoMad Hotel in June.