Weekend Highlights: Boston Unplugged, Nas, The Roots, and More!

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Wednesday, September 3rd

Boston UnpluggedThe primary elections are coming so utilize your opportunity to hear from the candidates tonight at Hibernian Hall (184 Dudley St, Roxbury). Doors open at 5:30pm. The event goes until 8:00pm. You’ll hear from candidates from the 2nd, 5th and 7th Suffolk Districts. Refreshments will be served. This event is FREE and open to the public.

Outside The Box and The VII-Xll Agency presents Boston Unplugged Live Music Series hosted by Elijah Starr at Bill’s Bar (5 Lansdowne St, Fenway) 8:00pm.  LIVE! performances featuring Amandi Music, Jennie.O, Kaylah Green, The SoulVerse Project. Musical score by DJ Mastermillions. Tickets are $10.00. Partial proceeds to support FOREVER INK PROJECT.  You can purchase your tickets in advanced here!

Head to ZuZu! (474 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge) 10:00pm for WEMF Radio presentation of Legacy: OLD SCHOOL. NEW BLOOD! Featuring a live performance by killer violinist Mei Ohara with music by DJ Frank White and DJ Breeazy. Hosted by Mr. Legacy Sterling Golden. $5.00 before 10:30pm. $10.00 after.

Thursday, September 4th

Tonight may be your last chance to meet the candidates at the Candid Conversations at The Urban League (88 Warren St, Roxbury) 6:00pm – 9:00pm.  Candidates that will be in attendance: Gubernatorial, Suffolk Sheriff, 2nd Suffolk Senate, 5th Suffolk Representative, 7th Suffolk Representative, 12th Suffolk Representative and 14th Suffolk Representative. Light refreshments will be served. Don’t forget to vote on September 9th! 

Childish-GambinoSaturday, September 6th

The 3-Day Boston Calling Music Festival continues today in City Hall Plaza with Childish Gambino as one of those headling today. Day ticket are $75.00 and you can purchase them here!

Come out for the 12th Annual Port Community Pride Day Celebration at the Clement Morgan Park (60 Columbia St, Cambridge) 9:00am – 6:00pm. LIVE! entertainment, pony rides, BBQ, face painting, giveaways, basketball tournament and more! Fun for the entire family and FREE! Need more details? Click here! (Rain Date Saturday September 13th)

The Grow or Die Garden Bike Tour takes place today in Roxbury (Washington St/Shawmut Ave) 10:00am – 2:00pm. In 2011, Roxbury Environmental Empowerment Project (REEP) youth launched the Grow or Die campaign in response to the lack of healthy and affordable food in our neighborhoods. This season, over 100 Roxbury and Dorchester families will produce 1,200 pounds of organic vegetables grown in vacant lots in the city. Today you’ll learn about the gardens and help raise funds for more! Also bring your bikes! Bikes not Bombs will be providing a tour around the neighborhood. Tickets start at $30.00 and all proceeds go to the cause. To get your tickets show up or click here!

The JP (Jamaica Plain) Music Festival takes place today at the Pinebank Field (Perkins St & Jamaica Way) 12:o0pm – 7:00pm.  See local artists perform as at least one person in the bad resides in the neighborhood. The event is FREE and open to the public!

Absolute Skillz break dancing competition is being held at Brooklyn Boulders (12A Tyler St, Somverville) 12:00pm – 9:00pm. See various break dancing teams battle it out for cash pizes of $500 – $1000. DJ’s AMilk and Reezone will be throwing down the beatz. Tickets are $15.00 for all day. Just show up!

Remember love ones you have lost at the Fallen Angels Memorial Exhibition (F.A.M.E) Community Day at Harambee Playground 1:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be entertainment, food, games, and more. This event is FREE and open to the public.

NasSunday, September 7th

Celebrate Brazil’s Independence Day at Herter Parker DCR (1175 Soldier’s Field Rd, Brighton) starting at 12:00pm. There will be  food vending, a parade, children’s activities, LIVE  performances by Fernando Holz Band, Capoeira Gerais Boston, Anodae Band, Regina Benedetti & Samba Samba de Três” and more! FREE entry and family-friendly!

Carnival season ends with the 22nd Annual Cambridge Carnival in Kendall Square around 10am. You’ll see lots of brightly colored costumes, great performances and tasty food! Bring cash and some friends. Rain or shine!

A new Sunday party R.U.M (Real. Use of Music) has emerged at Savvor (180 Lincoln St) 4:00pm – 8:00pm. DJ E2E4 will be spinning. No cover, just come ready to chill. 

Boston Calling Music Festival ends tonight  in City Hall Plaza with Nas and The Roots as one of those headling today (their set starts at 9:20pm). Day ticket are $75.00 and you can purchase them here!

Nigeria’s Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 perform at the Brighton Music Hall (158 Brighton Ave, Brighton) starting at 8:00pm. 18+ show. Tickets are $30.00 and you can get them here!

DJ QuestLove is at The Sinclair (52 Church St, Cambridge) to do a DJ Set starting at 10:00pm. If you haven’t seen him before, it’s a must. And if you have, well you already know what a great time it is! Tickets are $23.85 and you can purchase them here! 21+