Jazzfest 2012 is coming up: The Eagles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters, The Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Reunion, John Mayer, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, Bon Iver, My Morning Jacket, Bunny Wailer, Steel Pulse, Levon Helm Band with Mavis Staples, The Funky Meters and so many more.
The Afro-Punk festival returns to Brookyn with Cee Lo, Das Racist, Janelle Monae, Santigold and more. This year Harley-Davidson is hosting a custom bike show and doing a calendar shoot; there will be food trucks, street art and BMX / skate competitions. And it’s all free!
This week’s new albums include discs from LCD Soundsystem, Exodus, the Black Keys, Janelle Monae, and Nas. Read our quick cuts.