NJPAC announces acts for free Sounds of the City series: KRS-One, Galactic, more

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NJPAC’s annual Horizon Sounds of the City series of free outdoor concerts will return this summer. And it really could be renamed Sounds of the World, as its lineup ranges from rappers KRS-One and Big Freedia to New Orleans-based funk-rock band Galactic, the Ghanaian singer-songwriter and rapper Kofi Kinaata, and Brazilian-American percussionist Cyro Baptista.

As has been the Sounds of the City tradition, shows will take place Thursday nights at 6 p.m. on Chambers Plaza, in front of NJPAC’s main entrance. Food and drinks will be available from food trucks and NJPAC’s restaurant, NICO Kitchen + Bar.

Here is a schedule:

June 27: Felix Hernandez’s Rhythm Revue Dance Party
July 11: Cyro Baptista: Chama (see video below)
July 18: Kofi Kinaata
July 25: Galactic featuring singer Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph
Aug. 1: KRS-One
Aug. 8: Big Freedia

For information, visit njpac.org/series/horizon-foundation-sounds-of-the-city.


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