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UPCOMING EVENTS

Pre-Show Panel: Chico Science & Nação Zumbi’s Legacy and Continued Influence

August 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Prior to our 20 year celebration of the original 1995 Chico Science & Nação Zumbi concert at SummerStage, City Parks Foundation and Brasil Summerfest will host a panel discussion that will explore the impact in which Chico Science and Nação Zumbi had on Brazilian and international music. …

Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science & Nação Zumbi was a milestone for a group of friends, that by creating a scene, started a movement that ultimately destabilized the axis of musical production in Brazil. …

Family Day: Little Club Heads / Sugar Free Allstars / Hopalong Andrew / Uptown Dance Academy

August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sugar Free Allstars is a Family Funk super duo from Oklahoma City. Chris “Boom!” Wiser and Rob “Dr. Rock” Martin joined forces in 2001 and quickly gained a following with a high-energy live show that has been described as a hip-shaking, head-bopping, southern-based explosion of fun for all ages. Sugar Free Allstars are among the ‘Top 12 Family Music Artists in America’ according to Time magazine. They’ve had two #1 songs on SiriusXM radio’s ‘Kids Place Live,’ and in 2012 were featured on a Grammy Award-winning album. Their most recent album is All on a Sunday Afternoon….

Felix Hernandez Rhythm Revue / screening: “Get On Up”

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In 1983, Felix Hernandez began a two-year project traveling the U.S. collecting hundreds of hours of interviews with R&B artists. The material was used for a 13-part radio documentary called Harlem Hit Parade, which was syndicated to 70 NPR stations in the mid-80’s. In 1986, Felix introduced Rhythm Revue, New York’s first radio show devoted exclusively to classic soul and R&B. It premiered on WBGO and is now in its 29th year. …

SummerStage Kids: Sugar Free Allstars

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sugar Free Allstars is a Family Funk super duo from Oklahoma City. Chris “Boom!” Wiser and Rob “Dr. Rock” Martin joined forces in 2001 and quickly gained a following with a high-energy live show that has been described as a hip-shaking, head-bopping, southern-based explosion of fun for all ages….

SummerStage Kids: Abdou Sarr

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Abdou Sarr is an extraordinary, dynamic, and engaging dancer from Senegal, West Africa. He speaks English fluently and currently dances with highly respected performing arts education groups in Massachusetts such as Tony Vacca’s World Rhythms and Bamidele Dancers and Drummers….

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