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Tito Puente Jr.
THU. 07/02 | 7:30PM @ YOSHI’S OAKLAND
The comparison is inevitable. How could it be otherwise? Tito Puente Jr. carries his father with him – imprinted on his physical being and locked in his soul. It’s in his looks, his joy, his music. No doubt, every time Tito Jr. walks on stage – he walks in his father’s footsteps.
ADMISSION: $24

The Boy Bands/Girl Groups Music Video Sing-A-Long Show
FRI. 07/03 | 9:00PM – 11:30PM @ ROXIE THEATER
Put down that copy of Tiger Beat, coordinate outfits with two to four friends, and book it to the Roxie Theatre to spice up your life during this 90s boy/girl band sing-a-long.
ADMISSION: $10

4th of July Celebration at The Pier
SAT. 07/04 | 12:00PM @ PIER 39
PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day with family fun featuring activities and musical entertainment. The fun starts at 12pm, at approximately 9:30pm, spectators will see an elaborate fireworks display over the San Francisco Bay.
ADMISSION: FREE

Fillmore Jazz Festival
SUN. 07/05 | 10:00AM @ FILLMORE STREET
Filmore Street between Jakson and Eddy. Blending art and soul in one of the country’s most unique neighborhoods, the Fillmore Jazz Festival is the largest free Jazz festival on the West Coast.
ADMISSION: FREE

Happy Hour All Day & Free Pool
MON. 07/06 | ALL DAY @ THE PLOUGH AND STARS
No one does mid-day happy hour better than San Francisco. And there’s nowhere better I can personally imagine being than a bar that has a pool table, cheap drinks and non-Mission crowds. Now, if only they served food.
ADMISSION: FREE

Barna Howard
TUE. 07/07 | 9:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL
Barna Howard ruminates on his relationship with his small hometown of Eureka, MO. Now entrenched in Portland, OR, many of his new album’s (Quite A Feelin’) tracks immortalize and reflect on the lost small town Americana charm of Eureka he once knew, while others focus on the relationships that define his new home out west.
ADMISSION: FREE

“A” is for Art Show Opening Reception
WED. 07/08 | 7:00PM @ RARE DEVICE
Presenting an exhibition of work by artist Nigel Sussman; isometric line drawings from Nigel’s upcoming illustrated alphabet book: Alphabet Compendium.
ADMISSION: FREE

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Rad Upcoming NY Events


SummerStage Presents: Un Break à Mozart 
THU. 07/02 | 7:00PM @ CENTRAL PARK
On stage, ten musicians from the Champs-Elysée Orchestra respond to the ten hip hop dancers from France’s Centre Chorégraphique National Director Kader Attou’s dance company, Accrorap.
ADMISSION: FREE

ANDREI RUBLEV, TOEBOW, INFINITY GIRL, HOTLINE
FRI. 07/03 | 8:00PM @ CAKE SHOP
Join Cake Shop this summer as they bring you a nearly FREE show. How can something be nearly free? Easily…welcome back the return of the seventy-five cent show!
ADMISSION: $0.75

Lic Flea 4th of July Night Market
SAT. 07/04 | 12:00PM – 10:30PM @ LIC FLEA & FOOD 
The market has the biggest selection of food and flea vendors in Queens. Beer & wine garden will be alongside the greatest fireworks show in the nation.

Beats & BBQ: The Star Spangled Boogie Marathon 2015
SAT. 07/04 | 3:00PM – 4:00AM @ LP & HARMONY
Since 2007, Beats & BBQ has been a grassroots even; the original daytime summer holiday experience in dance and dine. And now they’re preparing to get down for July 4 in the style only Beats & BBQ can do. $5 plates of BBQ and occasional spottings of Malik Yoba.
ADMISSION: FREE

Tiki Disco
SUN. 07/05 | 2:00PM @ THE WELL
Tiki Disco is an all day event with music for people who like music for people. This week’s lineup includes: Eli Escobar, Lloydski and Andy Pry.
ADMISSION: $10

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
MON. 07/06 | 8:00PM @ LINCOLN CENTER
Audiences clad in the garb of their favorite Burton characters turn out in droves to bask in Elfman’s rich and versatile timbre. If you don’t think you’ll like this, you might want to revisit the vocal brillance of Elfman performing “What’s This?”
ADMISSION: Tickets start at $32

Our Latin Thing / DJ Afro
TUE. 07/07 | 7:00PM @ ST. MARY’S PARK
Our Latin Thing was formed in the 1970s during the boom of Salsa and Fania All Stars. Presented by SummerStage.
ADMISSION: FREE

Brooklyn Nights: Salt Cathedral, Stranger Cat
WED. 07/08 | 6:00PM @ WILLOUGHBY PLAZA
Partnering with our favorite new friends Downtown Brooklyn, Paper Garden is presenting a weekly concert series in Willoughby Plaza that will focus on a different genre of fantastic music creations from a variety of NYC and Brooklyn-based artists!
ADMISSION: FREE

Compass / Systema Solar / Helado Negro
WED. 07/08 | 5:00PM – 10:00PM @ CENTRAL PARK
A South Florida native, born to Ecuadorian immigrants and based in Brooklyn, Helado Negro aka Roberto Carlos Lange’s upbringing provides essential elements to his songwriting, including his consistently bilingual and ethereal lyrics.
ADMISSION: FREE

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