Ok, so by now you SHOULD have heard about the FREE concert Common is doing in Ft. Greene park this Saturday (June 26th) w/ the after party hosted by himself & the Block Association correct?! If this a NO for you then here's the full info AGAIN!
Saturday June 26th
2nd Annual Ft Greene Festival
Feat. Common, w/SouLive, Karen Wheeler (Soul II Soul), Zap Mama & more, live on stage!
Hosted by Malik Yoba w/ Rosie Perez
Happening in Fort Greene Park
The Ahfficial/Official After Party
hosted by the Block Association and Common
at the Irondale (85 S. Oxford St near Hanson & Atlantic)
$10 cover w/ Ft.Greene Festival flyer
10pm til late
Brought to you by I See Promotions LLC
in association w/ Ajile L Turner Scholarship Fund
Then at the SAME time (June 26th) @ Commodore Barry Park (Flushing Ave & N Elliot) the Afro-Punk Festival kicks off from 1pm-9pm with the musical acts: Bad Brains, P.O.S, God Forbid, Ninjasonik, The 54, Cipher, Game Rebellion, The Bots, Belikos, Activator, DJ MU$A, DJ D://BOI.
Followed that Sun. (June 27th) from the hrs. of 1pm-9pm taking the stage the line up will be: Mos Def, 24-7 Spyz, J*DaVeY, The Cool Kids, Martin Luther, K-OS, The Memorials, Bad Rabbits, Galaxy of Tar, DJ Lindsey, DJ MU$A, DJ D://BOI. Friday is FREE! Sat. & Sun. (no wife-ing in the park give me ) $20
Are you still with me? Good cause here's where things heat up!
Saturday (July 3rd) Target continues their 1st Saturday series by opening the exhibit "Warhol: the Last Decade" in tribute to the artist/pop icon's last ten years painting. But what's cool is the Block Association will be turning back time too with 80's Pop, Hip-Hop, and R&B for their dance party behind the Brooklyn Museum (weather permitting) hosted by Society HAE. FREE! THEN right after that there'll be an after party 10pm-4am @ Jelani Lougne (on Waverly near Fulton St.) $5 ladies $10 guys ALL night long!
Now don't drink TOO much, cause you'll need to rest your liver for the Block Assoc-
iation's "BK All Day!" block party down in Dumbo! Yep! From 3pm-8pm the Block will be taking over Dumbo near the water front right in front of the No.1 Front St. venue! Come and here guest DJs ( BingNotty, Pot, Sakir, Jasmine Solano, Will Gates, Melo-X & Dj Goldfinger) spin sets each hr till the Macy's fireworks show goes off viewable for our location. Betwn those hrs you can come down to pick your complimentary arm band (if you've RSVP'ed to: theBlockRSVP@gmail.com) to get into the Block's Anniversary after party, FREE till 12am w/arm band, $10 after. $10 w/out till 12am $20 (or more) after 12am. This will be at the SAME location (No.1 Front St.) from 10pm-4am. NO work Monday! Just Added *SPECIAL GUEST DJS* DJ Sakir, DJ Pot, DJ Jasime Solano, DJ Melo-X, DJ Will Gates, & DJ Goldfinger!
Speaking of Dumbo, This Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival has gotten legs of it's own too taking place again this year. This time they've stretched it out for a WHOLE week! Starting Mon. July 5th (till July 10th), this years festival's new week long format features a showcase of independent local, national and international talent, panels, film, theater, and of course Main Day performances, and the Family Day Block Party. De La Soul will close the show so...FIRE!
Now let's jump ahead to Sunday (date TBA) and prepare to be WOWED by the massive turn out for MIH's Annual "Heatwave BBQ" (10.0) once again in Prospect Park! Free food and drinks while supplies last. And plenty of good times to be had! This is ALWAYS a major staple of the Summer for the last TEN (!) yrs. strong and this one is building up to be the BIGGEST one yet to celebrate a decade!
Sunday July (date TBA)
"Heatwave 10.0" -10th year
Prospect Park (enter at the Grand Army Plaza entrance)