Walk/Ride Day Evening; the OpenAir Circus; a Roller derby doubleheader; the Your Friends Fest of music, comedy and art; and art shows “Stay Clear of the Closing Doors” and “Space, Object & Artifact.”
The loss of another independent rock club catering to starter bands, and a switch to DJs and electronic music at the clubs that remain, changes the music ecosystem in Central Square midway through a a five-year designation as a state cultural district.
The variety shows “Thought Bomb” and Ginny Nightshade and Will Smalley’s “The Getaway”; second annual Salsa Squared celebration; sixth Run & Ride at CambridgeSide; and second Cambridge Jazz Festival.
Student Marketplace and Makerspace Open House; ArtBeat 2015: “Loops” arts festival; Summer Radio Mystery Theatre’s “Night of the Super Sleuths” show; “Spellbound Comics #1” release party; and “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry.”
Alt-folk weirdo Milo Jones brings his skillful guitar play Wednesday to the Plough & Stars, but more importantly he brings his persona – song selections that border on the obscene, delivered in a fashion that makes it hard to look away.
A “Kissing Moonlight” poetry reading with music; sixth annual World Naked Bike Ride Boston; final Xmortis and Heroes dance nights at T.T.’s; free “Paddington” screening; and three-band bill is Proud at Passim.
Singer-songwriter Reina del Cid stops in at Toad; “Fare Thee Well” Grateful Dead simulcast; free Fourth of July kids events; free all-day comedy; and a summer Boston Celtic Music Fest.
As legendary Central Square nightclub T.T. the Bear’s Place enters its final month, its landlords say they hope the space will carry on as a rock club without a gap in performances. A high rent and licensing questions could complicate that plan.
For lovers of creative, genre-crossing music, Wednesday will be a good night – local art rock quintet Jaggery, Oakland, Calif.-based Faun Fables and Providence, R.I.-based Arc Iris are playing Oberon.
“Romeo vs. Juliet,” City Dance Party, Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn, Sunday Parkland Games and Jamie Tworkowski reads from “If You Feel Too Much.”