Susana Baca

Critics' pick
Photograph: Courtesy Blake Zidell & Associates

Blue Note Jazz Festival. This splendid Peruvian singer, who has received widespread attention over the last decade-plus thanks to the loving care of David Byrne and Luaka Bop, makes a rare local appearance to share songs from her latest effort, Afrodiaspora.

Event phone: 212-414-5994
Event website: http://highlineballroom.com