Weeksville Heritage Center hosting free shows, Theophilus London playing other shows too (Bowery included)
Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn (1698 Bergen Street) is hosting a 'Garden Party every Saturday in July. The free shows will open at 4pm, except the first one on July 2nd which opens at 2pm. Pharoahe Monch (who plays a few shows in July) and Baolji play that Emancipation Day Celebration.
Theophilus London (whose last NYC show was at Music Hall of Williamsburg during the Northside Festival) plays the Garden Party on July 23 with Phony PPL (who also opened for Theophilus at Brooklyn Museum). The free show is two days after Theophilus plays a not-free show at Bowery Ballroom on July 21. Tickets for the Bowery show are still on sale.
Theophilus' debut LP Timez Are Weird These Days comes out July 19 on Warner Brothers and features contributions from Holly Miranda and Sara Quin.
Full Garden Party lineup below...
GARDEN PARTY: A FOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL
EVERY SATURDAY IN JULY (2nd thru 23rd)
JULY.02 / PHAROAHE MONCH & BALOJI
JULY.09 / MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO & MUSHINAH
JULY.16 / KEZIAH JONES & SOPHIA URISTA
JULY.23 / THEOPHILUS LONDON & PHONY PPL
All events w/ Special Guest: DJ Manchildblack
FREE / Saturdays, Gates open at 4pm (at 2pm on July 2nd)
Theophilus London -- 2011 Tour Dates
Wed 06/29/11 Club Soda Montreal PQ (Festival International De Jazz)
Mon 07/18/11 The Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA
Thu 07/21/11 Bowery Ballroom, NY, NY
Sat 07/23/11 Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fri 09/16/11 Austin City Limits Austin TX