Show/Event Picks of the Week – 8.3.09

Got a few things for you to check out this week…I have a feeling this week is gonna be crazy…don’t say I didn’t tell you.

Monday, 8.3.09

Tonight, Donny Goines will be headlining a show at Blender Theatre (127 East 23rd St.). Brought to you by Live Nation, he’ll be sharing the stage with Poison Pen, Esso, P. So, Loj and Monsters Ink. Your host for the evening will be none other than Emilio Sparks! Shoot, I’d go just to see him act a fool… (no offense, fellas)

This is a 16+ event, so bring out the youngins and show them what real hip hop is all about! Show starts at 8pm.


Also, if you’re in Brooklyn, Robin Thicke and Jazmine Sullivan will be doing a free show at Wingate Park as part of the MLK Concert Series. Show starts at 7:30pm, but get there early to secure a spot! Details here

Wednesday, 8.5.09

Join Esso as he celebrates his project, “Off The Wall” and premiere the video for “Don’t Stop” (check out the trailer)
@ Pop Lounge
14 E 58th St (between 5th & Madison)

7-11 pm
Gift Bags provided by XXL Magazine, Subconcious Threads, & Pixels Per Inch

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OTW Listening Party Flyer

Thursday, 8.6.09

As I mentioned last week, this Thursday & Friday @ Southpaw, check out the Rock the Block Fest, feat. Styles P, the Metermaids, Freeway, Kimberly Nichole and more. I suggest you buy your tickets in advance for this one!


Also, check out the “She’s So Fresh” showcase @ Karma Lounge (51 First Ave bet. 3rd & 4th St.).  This is an all-female showcase, featuring performances by Eyeris, Controversy, Bless Roxwell, Tiye Phoenix and Lin Que. Please support these talented ladies!

She's So Fresh Flyer2After the show is the afterparty, right? Head over to White Rabbit (it’s only a few blocks away! 145 E. Houston bet. Forsyth & Eldridge St.) and party the night away at Ill Banger Thursdaze. It’s also the birthday celebration for the lovely and talented Ill P! No cover all night – you can’t lose!


Friday, 8.7.09

Niles (a FANTASTIC MC!) will be performing at the Sugar Bar this Friday with the band featuring Nabate’ Isles (trumpet), Sam Barsh (keys), and Theo Harden (Bass), and Jaimeo Brown (drums).
WHERE: Ashford & Simpson’s Sugar Bar
LOCATION: 254 West 72nd ST, Between Broadway and W.E.A
COST: $10
Saturday, 8.8.09
big daddy kane
Sponsored by SCION

Celebrate Brooklyn & Lyricist Lounge


Big Daddy Kane
performing live with his band
Connie Price And The Keystones

Hosted and special performance by
The #1 Beat Boxer In The World: Rahzel feat. DJ JS-1

Exclusive Brooklyn Tribute video mix by VJ Ralph Mcdaniels!

Screening of BDK: The Big Daddy Kane Story

Also Performances by

Blitz The Ambassador
Emilio Rojas
Retro Kidz

@ Prospect Park Bandshell
(9 St. & Prosect Park West)

Show @ 7:30 PM Sharp! It’s FREE!!!

celebrate the project and premiere the video for “Don’t Stop” (Trailer:

Weds. August 5th @ Pop Lounge
14 E 58th St (between 5th & Madison)

7-11 pm
Gift Bags provided by XXL Magazine, Subconcious Threads, & Pixels Per Inch

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