EL-P + Despot
When: Monday, May 21st.
Where:Santos Party House
Come out and see Brooklyn’s own El-P who, although hasn’t released a rap album since 2007, has been hella busy with Das Racist and his own Definitive Jux Label. His new album, Cancer 4 Cure will come out this month, so come get a little taste.
Where: 5 Ninth, 5 9th Ave
Looking to escape the pretentious, top 40's scene? This MeatPacking club plays soul genre beats from DJ Reborn, making sure your Tuesday nights are the best nights.
Where: Le Poisson Rouge
This one should be exciting! Hosted by Black Thought of The Roots, and an open mic featuring J.Period , Homeboy Sandman , Bush Babies ,Rich Medina , Bush Babies and Akalepse.
When: May 24th. 6pm-4am
Where: Empire Hotel Rooftop, 44 W 63rd St.
DJ L plays the finest house music, dance, hip-hop, reggae, r&b, reggaeton and old skool classics, which is pretty much everything. RSVP is required for entry.
The Waterfront Follies
When: May 25, 9 pm
Where: Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main St.
Looking for something different for Friday night? Drop in to The Waterfront Follies for trapeze artists, cabaret, and vaudeville magic. The lineup includes Bradford Scobie, Shelly The Singing Siren, Una Mimnagh, The Downtown Dollies, The Maine Attraction, Carla Rhodes & Cecil Sinclaire and Christopher Bousquet.
When: 11:30 am- 4:30 pm
Where: Governors Island
This Memorial Day Weekend, head over to toGovernersIslandand celebrate with craft beers, gourmet food, and live music. Tickets are $35, which include unlimited sampling!
When: 3:30 pm
Grab some old friends, a few white t-shirts and some fake blood because you’ll be herded through North Brooklyn dropping limbs and shooting down drink specials.