Still have no idea what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered. Here are your best bets for a good time come five o’clock Friday:
Where/When: 9th St & Prospect Park W, Friday, August 3 at 7 p.m.
Why Go: The Chicago Tribune said that Wild Flag’s eponymous debut album from last year is “a glorious reminder of rock at its most exuberant.” With the release of Mission Of Burma will descend on the Bandshell with a hurricane of snarling guitars and raw power and Ted Leo will start the night off on the right rock 'n roll foot.
Where/When: , 702 Union St, Friday, August 3 at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Influenced by The Beach Boys, Iron & Wine, Bon Iver, Local Natives and Death Cab For Cutie, Freak Owls produces catchy music that can be both danced to and felt. Following Freak Owls will be ONLSO and Edmund II who started by forming a cello-rock band in 1998 and has continued to evolve musically since.
Where/When: 126 Front St, Saturday, August 4 at 12 p.m.
Why Go: For the second year running, Jam On DUMBO welcomes all NYC-area families to a FREE Summer Family Music Festival. The iconic DUMBO restaurant Superfine will transform into a kiddie concert venue featuring three of Brooklyn’s coolest acts: Jeff Newell’s New Trad Trio, which combines elements of a New Orleans brass band with those of a modern jazz group; the sweet voice of Jen Milich from famed kids’ rock band AudraRox; and Shine & The Moonbeams, bringing a smooth R&B sound to kid-friendly themes.
Where/When: , 227 4th Ave, Saturday, August 4 at 2 p.m.
Why Go: “Shake your Groove Thing” over at the Brooklyn Lyceum. Skating will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and then dancing will commence.
Where/When: , 200 Eastern Pkwy, Saturday, August 4 at 5 p.m.
Why Go: In preparation for the West Indian-American Day Carnival, the Brooklyn Museum will celebrate Caribbean culture by showcasing performances that demonstrate the wide range of contemporary interpretations of traditional West Indian expressions.
Where/When: , Eastern Pkwy & Flatbush Ave, Sunday, August 5 at 8 a.m.
Why Go: Meet the amazing birds of Prospect Park on this expert-guided walk. Start your Sunday morning surrounded by nature! Meet at Audubon Center.