Happenings: Music

Wed

7

Jun
Music
Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive opens the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, with a free concert, on June 7 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
Park Slope

The rousing Brooklyn-based band Lake Street Dive will open the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, with a free concert, preceded by a gala honoring Chris Sheehan on June 7 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Fri

7

Jul
Music
Celebrate! Brooklyn presents MUSIQ SOULCHILD, along with Brooklyn's PEOPLE'S CHAMPS, on Friday, July 7, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
Park Slope

Celebrate! Brooklyn presents Taalib Johnson, better known as MUSIQ SOULCHILD, along with Brooklyn's 10-piece PEOPLE'S CHAMPS, on Friday, July 7, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Sat

8

Jul
Music
Celebrate Brooklyn! presents CHRONIXX joined by CHOP and QUENCH and Laolu NYC, on Saturday, July 8, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
Park Slope

Celebrate Brooklyn! presents CHRONIXX, one of Kingston's hottest new artists, joined by CHOP and QUENCH and Laolu NYC, on Saturday, July 8, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Thu

13

Jul
Music
Robert Randolph & the Family Band and GRAMMY-winning artist Eric Krasno at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate! Brooklyn presents Robert Randolph & the Family Band, filling the park with mellifluous sounds, and GRAMMY-winning artist Eric Krasno, on Thursday, July 13, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Fri

14

Jul
Music
British producer Quantic with Tei Shi and Alex Anwandter at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate! Brooklyn, in association with the Latin Alternative Music Conference, presents British producer Quantic along with Tei Shi and Alex Anwandter on Friday, July 14, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Sat

15

Jul
Music
Ben L'Oncle Soul and Sweet Crude at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate! Brooklyn presents Ben L'Oncle Soul, a French songwriter with an uncanny knack for the sounds and sights of Stax-era soul, joined by an exciting new group, Sweet Crude, on Saturday, July 15, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Fri

21

Jul
Music
Amadou & Mariam at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate! Brooklyn presents Amadou & Mariam, music with the Afro-blues sound that has made this blind husband-and-wife duo one of West Africa’s finest musical exports, on Friday, July 21, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Sat

22

Jul
Music
Mashrou' Leila, DAWN OF MIDI and DJ KHATIR at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate Brooklyn! presents Beirut-based indie rockers Mashrou' Leila, along with experimental acoustic ensemble DAWN OF MIDI from Brooklyn, and Lebanon's DJ KHATIR on Saturday, July 22, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Sat

22

Jul
Music
Sexmob performs MACISTE ALL'INFERNO at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate Brooklyn! presents Maciste All'inferno with live score by Sexmob, followed by Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Fri

28

Jul
Music
Andrew Bird and Esperanza Spalding at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Park Slope

Celebrate Brooklyn! presents Andrew Bird and Esperanza Spalding on Friday, July 28, 2017, FREE at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

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Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"