Thursday, July 14
Witness guitarist Bombino perform live at the Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Ave) Hailing from Agadez, a desert in Niger, Bombino is considered one of Africa’s most renown guitarist. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. General admission is $20 in advance and $25, the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased here! This is an 18+ event.
Friday, July 15
The Boston Branch of the NAACP invites you to join them at their Centennial Mixer, as we celebrate 100 years of Civil Rights advocacy and usher in a new movement and generation of leaders. This event is also a fundraiser, and all the proceeds will help to send ten (10) Boston Branch NAACP members (delegates) to Los Angeles, California for the NAACP National Convention, July 23 – 28, 2011. The event will take place at Mantra (52 Temple Pl, Downtown Crossing) with DJ Val Beatz from 5:30pm – 9:30pm. Tickets are $15.00 – $20.00 and can be purchased here!
Hpnotiq is catering to the ladies this weekend with a launch party for their new flavor called Harmonie.The Hpnotiq girls are typically amp’d to do their giveaways – I see a new night shirt in my future – and DJ CB Shaw will be on the tables. Note: this is an international night, don’t send me the e-mails! LOL
Detroit’s own, rap group, D12 will be performing live at the Middle East (472 Massachusetts Ave) alongside various local rappers. The show starts at 7 p.m. and can be purchased on-line for $15 here! Tickets will also be available at the door.
Celebrate African pride with the 2nd Annual African Festival at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. Take the opportunity to unite with the New England African population as they strive to educate and inspire people of African and non-African decent to give back. This free festival is from 9 a.m.–10 p.m. and there will be crafts, vendors and live entertainment. Definitely an event to bring your family to!
The Sisters of the Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and the Ice Cold Brothers of Epsilon Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated invite you to the Summer Soiree at Florian Hall (55 Hallett St., Dorchester) It is a mascarade so bring a mask! Tickets are $20.00 – $25.00 and can be purchased here! For physical ticket delivery e-mail here!
Celebrate Gospel at a FREE concert supported by The City of Boston will be held at City Hall Plaza. This year’s performance will be by Marvin Sapp with local performers E2VG, Bobby Perry and R.A.I.N., and the Anointed Biblical Scriptures. Show begins at 5pm. Arrive a bit early to stake out your spot!
Lloyd + Lil Wayne + Keri Hilson + Far East Movement + Rick Ross = a good ol’ night! See all of these A-List entertainers perform at the Comcast Center (885 S Main St., Mansfield). The show starts at 7 p.m. and hopefully you’ve already purchased your tickets, but if not, they can be bought on-line here.
If you can’t make the concert, Lloyd will be hosting an after-party at Venu (100 Warrenton St) for more information log on here!