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Antibalas, Pegasus Warning & Zongo Junction at Music Frees All Fest

Music Frees All Festival Featuring Antibalas, Pegasus Warning & Zongo Junction


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.

Friday 7/19

6:30pm

Bowery Electric

327 Bowery, New York, NY 10003

Chicha Libre - Mokaad - La Mecanica Popular - Smoota - BAM - Nikhil P Yerawadekar + Low Mentality - Peoples Champs - The Bailen Brothers

11pm

Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2)

196 Allen St, New York, NY 10002

EMEFE - Cuddle Magic

Saturday 7/20

7pm

The Bell House

149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Antibalas - The Stepkids - DJ Prince Paul - Pegasus Warning

Sunday 7/21

1pm

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.

Buy your weekend festival pass here and RSVP to the facebook invite.

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