1. Zap Mama
At SummerStage, the Congolese-Belgian genre-bender Marie Daulne and her band of skilled vocalists celebrate the release of their new album, Supermoon, following performances by Beninese Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo and Somalian poet- rapper K’Naan.
August 11 at The Prospect Park Bandshell
Arrive early to enjoy the African food and wares for sale at this seven-hour highlight of the Celebrate Brooklyn! summer lineup; stick around for sets by the inspired Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, Congolese guitarist Shiko Mawatu, and talking-drum master Baye Kouyaté.