SummerStage has announced its 2019 lineup of over 100 free shows which happen at NYC parks in all five boroughs, including Japanese Breakfast, Big Freedia, FELA! The Concert, Young M.A, The Wailers, Parquet Courts, The Mountain Goats, Corinne Bailey Rae, Alvvays, and more.
The ”Soundtrack of America” series at soon-to-open Manhattan multi-arts center The Shed ”celebrates the influence of African American music with a new generation of groundbreaking artists,” conceived and directed by Steve McQueen.
The schedules for the 2019 Winter Jazzfest marathons are out, along with some lineup additions. The marathons also include James Poyser + Bilal, Makaya McCraven, Meshell Ndegeocello, Ezra Collective, Mary Halvorson, Nellie McKay, Kassa Overall, Nubya Garcia, and more.
The 2018 edition of BRIC JazzFest wrapped up with a three-night Marathon where ensembles performed staggered sets in multiple spaces throughout BRIC House. We caught the second marathon night, Friday, October 19, which featured main stage sets from Meshell Ndegeocello, Xenia Rubinos and Keyon Harrol…