Red Hook Jazz Festival

Critics' pick
Photograph: Jim Newberry
Mike Pride
The rare music fest that's both family-friendly and cutting-edge, Red Hook Jazz Festival presents a typically strong lineup in its seventh annual installment. The June 8 offerings include bands led by drummer Harris Eisenstadt, guitarist Amanda Monaco and trumpeter Ralph Alessi; the June 15 bill features saxist Welf Dorr, guitarist Gene Ess, and a collaborative band with saxist Tim Berne, guitarist Ryan Ferreira, bassist Michael Formanek and drummer Ches Smith. Visit urbanmeadowbrooklyn.blogspot.com for complete details.
Event phone: 917-751-9347