11th Annual Cassoulet Cookoff Biba of Williamsburg,110 Kent Avenue at North 8th street, Brooklyn, NY 11211. This year's event is at a larger venue with more food, all inclusive, plus craft beer, cider, wine, and spirits. It is being co-hosted with writer Lew Bryson, author of Tasting Whiskey, who will curate the whiskeys and spirits, and celebrity media judges including festival founder Jimmy Carbone. Purchase tickets here.
PIG ISLAND 2018 Erie Basin Park, next to the Ikea Parking Lot in Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 Dusty Wright & The Bush Hogs (Jonathan K. Bendis, Anton Oppenheimer, Phil Ligori, Caitlin Bement) are the featured performers at this annual pork fest. Some tickets are still available on the Pig Island website.
ANITA'S WAY 135 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036 The Dusty Wright Quintet will be playing at the very popular public art space Anita's Way at Times Square. Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. This is the second year Dusty will be participating.
TRIAD THEATRE 158 West 72nd Street, New York, NY 10023 A musical b-day celebration for Dusty's lead guitarist Jonathan K. Bendis. Joining us will be special guest star actress/singer Evie Dolan (School of Rock) performing some wonderful music along with cool cover songs from Steve Martin, Dylan, Buffalo Springfield, Lou Reed, and other guest performers and surprises.