August 25 at the Hook
There’s something for everyone at this all-day bonanza featuring a plethora of acts, from the punkish Ohio garage band This Moment in Black History to the melodic Brooklyn rockers Mussels. Proceeds go to AIDS-related charities in Cleveland and New York.
2. After the Jump Fest
August 25 at Studio B
Rub elbows with the local music-blog royalty who curated this all-day affair, and take in over a dozen emerging acts, all the while knowing your ticket dollars are helping fund music grants for needy New York City teachers. Hit the day stage early for sets by local favorites Ra Ra Riot and Apache Beat.