PLG Arts presents the third annual PLG Arts Music Festival 2019, a weeklong event June 15-22. The schedule features over 50 prominent and upcoming New York musicians in 12 locations throughout Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, a Brooklyn neighborhood that is home to many artists. Performances and events include Dawn Drake & ZapOte at Parkside Plaza; Axiom Addicts at Maple Street Block Party; Rho & the Nomads at Toast; Gabe Globus-Hoenich holding a drum workshop for children at Greenlight Bookstore; Sivan Arbel at Salem’s Hour; Pointless Forest and the Curtis/Sperazza/Garabedian trio at The Owl Music Parlor; Monday night jazz jam at Erv’s; Rafael Rosa at Drink Wine & Spirits; Kazemde George at Salem’s Hour jam session; Dayeon Seok Group at Bar Bayeux; Noah Garabedian at The Nest jam session at Bluebird; Improvisers Pool at Soup and Sound; Tavche Gravche and Reggie Chapman at Bar Bayeux; Choiroke karaoke and People of Earth Salsa Band at Brooklyn Commons; Shelly Thomas Duo at a landmark private home; and Aaron Burnett and the Big Machine at Toast.
Where: 12 locations in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens (PLG) (see locations below)
Cost: PLG Arts-sponsored events are FREE; cooperating venues may charge admission
Subway: Q or B subway to Prospect Park or Parkside, 2 or 5 subway to Sterling Street
All PLG Arts–sponsored events are free; some cooperating venues may charge admission.
PLG Arts is a nonprofit organization that promotes the arts, presents local artists, and builds community to celebrate the vibrant creativity of the residents of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and surrounding neighborhoods. For complete festival listings and up-to-date additional information, visit the PLG Arts Music Festival 2019 calendar.
Saturday June 15
Parkside Plaza, Dawn Drake & ZapOte—Parkside Ave & Ocean Ave outside subway: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maple Street Block Party, Axiom Addicts—between Bedford and Rogers Avenues: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Toast, Rho & the Nomads—1130 Nostrand Ave: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday June 16
Greenlight Bookstore, Gabriel Globus-Hoenich Drum Workshop for kids—632 Flatbush Ave, 11:30 am
Salem’s Hour, Sivan Arbel Quartet—1110 Nostrand Ave: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Owl Music Parlor, Pointless Forest and Curtis Garabedian Vin trio—497 Rogers Ave, 7:30 pm. $10 suggested donation
Monday June 17
Erv’s, Jazz Jam—2122 Beekman Place: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Drink Wine & Spirits, Rafael Rosa Guitar Duo—492 Flatbush: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Salem’s Hour: Jam with Kazemde George—1110 Nostrand Ave: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wednesday June 19
Bar Bayeux, Dayeon Seok Group—1066 Nostrand Avenue: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Nest at Bluebird, Jazz jam with Noah Garabedian—504 Flatbush Avenue: 9:00 pm – midnight
Thursday June 20
Soup and Sound, Improvisers Pool—292 Lefferts Ave (between Nostrand & Rogers Avenues): 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. $20 includes music and soup.
Bar Bayeux, 1066 Nostrand Avenue
— Tavche Gravche, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
— Reggie Chapman Quartet, 9:45 pm -11:00 pm
Friday June 21
Brooklyn Commons, 495 Flatbush: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm. Food and drinks available from a variety of vendors.
— Choiroke karaoke (sign up onsite; song list: urbanchoirproject.org/choiroke), 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
— People of Earth salsa dance band, 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday June 22
House concert (RSVP for location), Shelly Thomas Duo: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (attendance by RSVP only email us at [email protected])
Toast, Aaron Burnett and the Big Machine—1130 Nostrand Ave: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The PLG Arts Music Festival 2019 is funded by the office of City Councilman Mathieu Eugene, Brooklyn Arts Council, and a Citizens Committee of New York City Neighborhood Grant. The outdoor performance at Parkside Plaza is presented in collaboration with the Parkside Plaza Committee.
PLG Arts’ programs are made possible, in part, with funds from: