A Guide To The Havoc That May Be Wreaked By This Weekend's Weather
UPDATED: August 26, 4:10 p.m.
You may have heard that there's a hurricane coming to the metropolitan area this weekend, one that's going to bring wind and rain and other unpleasantries to the outdoors. This weekend is also one of the final weekends where outdoor shows are dotting the city. The collision of these two phenomena means a very heightened possibility of reschedules, cancellations, and other efforts to avoid people getting blown away/struck by lightning/soaking wet while taking in and/or performing music. Below, our list of shows happening this weekend that might be affected by the weather, and their current status. If you have any updates to this listincluding news on indoor shows that might be affected by travel-borne issuesdon't hesitate to drop an email. We'll be updating this post throughout the weekend.
SATURDAY Male Bonding, Glasslands: Moved to Cameo Gallery on August 30. Out In The Streets Fest, Brooklyn Fireproof: Canceled. Ted Leo, Rock Shop: Canceled. Apollo Run / BBQ, Bell House: Canceled. Brothers, Union Hall: Canceled. Joe Pernice, Mercury Lounge: Canceled. Sherlock's Daughter, Mercury Lounge: Canceled. Teenage Angst, Mercury Lounge: Canceled. Nigeria Meets The Dirty South, Music Hall Of Williamsburg: Canceled. Richard Buckner and David Kilgour, Bell House: Canceled. Michael Jackson's Birthday Party, Nethermead Field at Prospect Park: Postponed, new date TBA. Michael Jackson's Birthday Party, Irving Plaza: Postponed. Warm Up, P.S. 1: Canceled. Afro-Punk Festival, Commodore Barry Park: Canceled. Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Marcus Garvey Park: Canceled. Rib Rock Festival, Jones Beach Theater: Canceled. Dave Matthews Band Caravan, Governors Island: Postponed. Ticketholders can attend Friday's installment at no charge. hMAG Festival, Pier A Park in Hoboken: Postponed, new date TBA.
SUNDAY Rib Rock Festival, PNC Bank Arts Center: Canceled. And I Am Not Lying, Union Hall: Canceled. Liz Menzenes, Mercury Lounge: Canceled. CANT, Mercury Lounge: Canceled. Dave Matthews Band Caravan, Governors Island: Postponed. Ticketholders can attend Friday's installment at no charge. Afro-Punk Festival, Commodore Barry Park: Canceled. Out In The Streets Fest, Brooklyn Fireproof: Canceled. Charlie Parker Jazz Fest, Tompkins Square Park: Canceled. Jagged Edge/Avant/Melanie Fiona, Central Park: Canceled; rescheduled for September 21.
Here is a song about wind and rain to get you through the weekend. At least we'll be liveblogging the Video Music Awards on Sunday night, right?Helium, "Oh The Wind And Rain"
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