Maceo Parker, EPMD, Rah Digga among NJPAC’s 2018 Sounds of the City performers

NJPAC Sounds of the City

Maceo Parker will headline a free Sounds of the City show at NJPAC in Newark, Aug. 9.

Saxophonist Maceo Parker — whose long career includes work with James Brown, Parliament-Funkadelic and Prince — will be among the performers at this year’s edition of the free, outdoor Sounds of the City series at NJPAC in Newark.

Eight shows are scheduled for Thursdays in July and August, from 5 to 9 p.m. Other performers will include rapper Rah Digga, the rap duo EPMD, salsa singer Frankie Negrón and the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra.

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Here is the schedule:

July 12: Felix Hernandez’s “Rhythm Revue Dance Party.”
July 19: EPMD and performers from the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
July 26: Tank and the Bangas.
Aug. 2: Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra.
Aug. 9: Maceo Parker.
Aug. 16: Frankie Negrón, with Funk Salsa Urban opening.
Aug. 23: Rah Digga.
Aug. 30: Jon B.

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