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.
Summerstage offers more than 100 free shows at NYC parks in all five boroughs. This year's lineup includes Broken Social Scene, Big Daddy Kane, Kool & the Gang, San Fermin, The Weather Station, Secret Circle (Lil Ugly Mane, Antwon, and Wiki ), Talib Kweli, Oshun, the Jungle Brothers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Porches, Crumb, Dej Loaf, Alice Smith, Mura Masa, Jessy Lanza, Rapsody, The Bad Plus, Angelique Kidjo and tons more.
Stevie will join Jay-Z, Cardi B, DJ Khaled, Fat Joe, Remy Ma, A$AP Ferg, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Princess Nokia, Tee Grizzley, Rapsody, Chloe x Halle and more at Barclays Center this week to benefit hurricane relief.
Toronto's Weaves are a pretty new band -- they formed this year -- though singer Jasmyn Burke fronted Rattail who toured a lot with bands like Makeout Videotape (Mac Demarco), Phedre, and Hooded Fang...