This Week’s Must-See Shows in NYC

Amos Lee plays Prospect Park's bandshell on Friday, June 20. (Photo: Harper Lee)
Amos Lee plays Prospect Park’s bandshell on Friday, June 20. (Photo: Harper Lee)

The name of the game this week is Amos Lee. And to play said game, all you have to do is show up (as early as possible), stand in line (with an enormous blanket and a bag that weighs 10 tons because of *unnamed* contents), and then lounge under the stars (along with the whole of Brooklyn).

That was snarky, but in actuality we’re really pumped for this show, and it’s going to be a blast. Lee takes the stage following NYC’s own Lake Street Dive, who are a blast to watch and will be sure to impress the crowd in the opening slot.

Other shows of note include tonight’s second installment of The National at Prospect Park, with Lord Huron opening. Newport Folk Fest vets and gcb faves Houndmouth play Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday, as well.

Wednesday, June 18

7:00 p.m. — Nicole Atkins at Madison Square Park
7:00 p.m. — The National / Lord Huron at Prospect Park Bandshell for Celebrate Brooklyn!

Friday, June 20
7:00 p.m. — Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion w/ Milton at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
7:30 p.m. — Amos Lee / Lake Street Dive at Prospect Park Bandshell for Celebrate Brooklyn!

Saturday, June 21
Starting at 1:00 p.m. — Make Music NY Porch Stomp on Governors Island (hosted by Jalopy)
8:00 p.m. — Houndmouth at Brooklyn Bowl

Sunday, June 22
8:00 p.m. — tUnE-YaRds / Sylvan Esso at Webster Hall

Monday, June 23
8:00 p.m. — Iron and Wine at The Capitol Theatre