Summer 2017: NJPAC’s Sounds of the City
05/18/2017 - 08:40 PM | by Newark Pulse

Summer 2017: NJPAC’s Sounds of the City

Well just when you think NJPAC can't do better... they present the line-up for Sounds of the City for Summer 2017. Peruse and pass on and mark your summer calendars.

  • July 6: Felix Hernandez's Rhythm Revue Dance Party
    Felix Hernandez is the popular host of rhythm revue, now on its 31st year on the New York air waves
  • July 13: Jon B
    The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter specializes in a distinctive brand of soul and R&B
  • July 20: Kurtis Blow, Universal Hip Hop Museum
    Hip Hop pioneer Kurtis Blow arrives with his group, dedicated to inspiring audiences through the power of Hip-hop
  • July 27: Septeto Santiaguero
    The dance floor is sure to heat up with the arrival of one of Cuba's most essential bands
  • Aug 3: Tower of Power
    For nearly 50 years, this R&B band, known for its hearty horn section, has specialized in a groove-based brand of urban soul. Special guest Michael Colton
  • Aug 10: Louis Prima Jr & The Witnesses
    Backed by a swinging 8-piece band, singer Louis Prima, Jr. continues the boisterous jazz tradition of his famous father
  • Aug 17: Black Sheet & Das EFX
    One night with two of the hottest duos of hip-hop
  • Aug 24: Talib Kweli
    The acclaimed rapper's outings as a solo artist include collaborations with Kanye West, Just Blaze and Pharrell Williams



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