The Music Frees All Festival is back celebrating its third year of groovemaking. Okayafrica favorites Antibalas, Pegasus Warning and Zongo Junction are all set to appear at this year’s festival, which will take place July 19th-21st at Bowery Electric, Rockwood Music Hall, The Bell House, and NY Hostelling International. The weekend will raise money for the Scotty Hard Trust to continue supporting legendary Brooklyn-based producer Scott Harding, who was paralyzed in a 2008 car accident.
327 Bowery, New York, NY 10003
Chicha Libre – Mokaad – La Mecanica Popular – Smoota – BAM – Nikhil P Yerawadekar + Low Mentality – Peoples Champs – The Bailen Brothers
Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2)
196 Allen St, New York, NY 10002
EMEFE – Cuddle Magic
The Bell House
149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Antibalas – The Stepkids – DJ Prince Paul – Pegasus Warning
Hostelling International NY
891 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
No Mirrors Orchestra (20-piece afro-rock exploration) – Zongo Junction – Xenia Rubinos – Super Hi-Fi – Karikatura – Gabriel Garzon-Montano – Nickel and Dime OPS – The EMEFE Horns
+ BBQ, Beer Sponsored by Brooklyn Brewery, Live Art, Tap Dancing, Tabla Lessons, Circus Performers and more.