Bushwick Block Party
Moore St., btwn. Bogart St. and White St., Bushwick, Brooklyn; 7/27, noon–11 p.m.
Take to the streets at this annual Brooklyn bacchanal presented by Roberta’s, who, alongside Crif Dogs, Yuji Ramen, Brooklyn Star, Momo Yakitori, rapper Action Bronson (who’ll have his very own food truck), and more, will be providing tasty grub for the masses. Bronson also headlines the musical sets with Pictureplane, Tiki Disco, Jamaican Queens, and so much more. We’re pretty sure it’ll go down just like this.
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Jones Beach State Park, 1000 Ocean Pkwy., nr. Wantagh State Pkwy., Long Island; 516-221-1000; 7/27 at 5:30 p.m.
Dylan in concert can be sublime one evening, ridiculous the next, dead boring the night after that. Here’s some advice: Focus on the vocals—or the way the old coot deploys his weather-beaten wheeze to find new avenues through that legendary songbook. With Wilco, Ryan Bingham, and Beck.
Lianne La Havas
Rumsey Playfield, 69th St. at Fifth Ave.; 212-360-2756; 7/27 at 7 p.m.
The emotive Brit soulstress, compared to Joni Mitchell by none other than Prince for her storytelling abilities, headlines in support of her stunning debut Is Your Love Big Enough? A free Summerstage show with the ukelele-wielding LP and electro-soul duo Quadron.
MoMA PS1 Warm Up
MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., at 46th Ave., Long Island City, Queens; 7/27 at 3 p.m.
The museum’s summer-long dance party continues this week with Manchester’s A Guy Called Gerald mixing acid house and jungle, and Ben UFO, Majical Cloudz, Daniel Avery, and Roosevelt spinning tunes for revelry under this year’s courtyard installation, the appropriately named Party Wall.
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Broadway at 62nd St.; 7/27 at 8 p.m.
It’s a good time wherever these global (by way of L.A.) funkmasters go. A free Lincoln Center Out of Doors show. Check out the at the official site for the full schedule of gratis events, which include My Brightest Diamond on Thursday, July 25, and the Kronos Quartet with Dan Deacon on Sunday, July 28.