PREVIEW: Burn It Down (8/16), BRC Orchestra (8/17) & J*Davey (8/20)

Saturday, August 16

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Kaos Blac’s event, Burn It Down, takes place at Southpaw
125 5th Avenue
Park Slope, BK
21+
$10

The headliner is Melle Mel and The Planet Rock Crew (live band featuring Os Crunc Tesla formerly of Dragons of Zynth), who will be preceded by Dirty R&B, Hip Hop, and Indie Rock from: P.S. (with live band); The Project; The Dugout; Nuclear Family; Che Grand; Sankofa; DJ Haj; Lady Circus and the NY Stilting Guild

Proceeds from this event go to support the reconstruction effort for the House of Yes, a community arts space that burned down.

Sunday, August 17

The BRC Invades Harlem–Hendrix Tribute

Catch a great show by the BRC Orchestra as it performs music from Jimi’s Band of Gypsies album, along with Danielia Cotton and Lonnie Youngblood and including performances by Sophia Ramos, Burnt Sugar and members of Living Colour!

3PM–FREE
Fifth Avenue @ 135th Street
Harlem

Wednesday, August 20

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Will I finally get to see J*Davey?  Here’s hoping.  This one’s brought to you by Anita Bryant, Sara Hill and the SISTA Factory crew.

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Doors @ 7PM, show starts @ 9PM.  $12 in advance, $15 at the door

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