J&R’s Block Party
For the 12th year running , J&R Music and Computer World will hold their annual Downtown MusicFest & TechExpo. As before, the festivities will run from August 24 – 26 in City Hall Park across from the J&R store in lower Manhattan. Performances by Joe, Corinne Bailey Rae, Freddie Jackson, Teena Marie, Algebra, Lyfe Jennings, Roy Haynes, Joe Lovano, Mike Stern, Marc Cary Trio, Talib Kweli, Jean Grae and Strong Arm Steady will all be held free of charge. The first day of the fest will kick off this year’s Shop 4 Class initiative, in which New York City retailers donate some of their proceeds to public schools. The last day of the festival will see J&R’s First Annual Family Day with Laughing Pizza, Magic Frank, SpongeBob SquarePants, Scrat and “Open Season’s” Boog and Elliot.
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