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The Prospect Heights has an abundance of events for every taste, but here is a sampling of the options:

Moondrunk

This whimsical duo creates folksy harmonies with humor. The group has also been known to cover beloved rap songs at past Way Station gigs.

July 15 at 9 pm Way Station [683 Washington Ave. between St. Marks Avenue and Prospect Place in Prospect Heights, (347) 627–4949, www.waystationbk.com].

Elijah Tucker

Billed as a delightful Van Morrison/Stevie Wonder crossover, Elijah Tucker delivers soulful rock with sizzling guitar solos. He will be one of the many buskers at the festival, performing on the street outside the main venues.

July 16 at 6 pm outside the Way Station.

Handsome N Hatin’

This banjo-strumming duo will play old-time bluegrass tunes in the vein of Ricky Skaggs at the country-western styled Branded Saloon.

5 pm on July 18 at Branded Saloon [603 Vanderbilt Ave. at Bergen Street in Prospect Heights, (718) 484–8704, brandedsaloon.com].

Jazz Night

For your jazzy standards and jam sessions during the festival, seek out Soda Bar and Lounge. Come at 8 pm on Wednesday to see original compositions and old standards from the Mitch Marcus Quintet and the Matt Aronoff Quartet. Stick around til 10 pm if you want to see an old-school, improvised jam session of local jazz artists.

July 15 at Soda Bar (629 Vanderbilt Ave., at St Marks Avenue in Prospect Heights).

Trippy music and visuals

Join local artist Andrew Zarou for the premiere of his synesthesia project “Force Multiplier,” which combines silkscreen art accompanied by interpretive music.

July 18 at 4 pm at Gridspace (112 Rogers Ave, between Park and Sterling places in Prospect Heights, www.gridspace.org).

Arts and Culture Panel Discussion

Borough President Eric Adams joins local business owners, curators, educators and artists to discuss creating a neighborhood where artists can thrive despite skyrocketing rents.

July 18 at 2 pm at the Way Station.

Reach reporter Allegra Hobbs at ahobbs@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–8312.
Posted 12:00 am, July 13, 2015
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