You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…

Nas, Young M.A, Dave East, Biz Markie (DJ Set) @ Brooklyn Steel
Nas is staying busy this year, with an upcoming tour with Lauryn Hill and an appearance at NYC festival The Meadows. Before all that, he plays a free (with RSVP) show at Brooklyn Steel, a much smaller location than his other upcoming appearances in the area. Making this even better, the openers are two rising MCs rooted in the New York rap path that Nas helped pave, Young M.A and Dave East. For a little extra fun, Biz Markie DJs.

PJ Harvey @ Central Park SummerStage
PJ Harvey is still touring in support of last year's The Hope Six Demolition Project and she's been playing a lot of material from that one and its predecessor Let England Shake. That's just fine -- in its own way, her new material is just as good as her classics (and don't worry, she'll play some of those too).

Incubus, Jimmy Eat World, Judah & the Lion @ Jones Beach
Last year, pioneering emo band Jimmy Eat World released Integrity Blues, their best album in a while. They're currently on tour in support of it, opening for Incubus.

'Donnie Darko,' Sharkmuffin @ McCarren Park (SummerScreen)
McCarren Park's long-running free outdoor movie series SummerScreen continues tonight with teen-angst-sci-fi-brain-melter Donnie Darko. Doors are at 6 PM, Sharkmuffin play a live set at 7 PM, and the movie begins at sundown.

OK Go, Flint Eastwood @ Brookfield Place Plaza
It's day two of the free two-day Lowdown Hudson Music Fest. This one's headlined by OK Go, known the power pop of "Get Over It," "Here It Goes Again," and crazy music videos that sometimes feature a love of treadmills. Doors are at 5 PM and the music starts at 6.

Mike Birbiglia @ Union Hall
While Mike Birbiglia can fill big venues these days, he still stops by Union Hall to test new material at shows he calls “Working it Out.” Sold out.

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