1. Bad Brains
June 25 at 41st Street and West Side Highway
The hardcore legends celebrate their new, Adam Yauch–produced album with a “Rocks Off Concert Cruise” aboard the 500-capacity Temptress, which will cruise New York harbor before depositing you back home.
June 21 at 42nd Street and West Side Highway
Blues talents Ball and Simon (who’ve both received major accolades for their rootsy, high-energy styles) open the revamped live-music series hosted by Circle Line. Sure-to-sell-out upcoming shows feature Hugh Masekela (July 13), Son Volt (August 16), and Martin Sexton (August 23).