; 7/26 at 7 p.m.;
327 Bowery., nr. 2nd St.; 212-228-0228
From a founding member of the Blue Man Group comes this band that plays the music of Brian Eno, specifically songs from his solo pop recordings from 1974 to 1977. Someone should tell Eno about them.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; 7/26 through 8/13; 62nd St. at Amsterdam Ave.; 212-875-5000
One of the country’s longest-running free outdoor festivals starts with a bang on Wednesday night with , featuring selections from NPR’s , and a performance by Rickie Lee Jones. Thursday night is the Nosotros festival of Latinx artists, and on Friday catch Rumer with special guest Dionne Warwick. See the full schedule .
; 7/26 and 7/27 at 5:30 p.m.;
1 Tennis Pl., nr. Burns St., Forest Hills, Queens
The 40th-anniversary tour of the Heartbreakers’ self-titled debut albumwhich gave us the national anthem American Girlwill also be their last big one, if Tom Petty is to be believed (though he’s been saying that for over a decade). They play two nights, with Peter Wolf opening.
Randalls Island Park; 7/28 thru 7/30
Coachella’s East Coast sister festival travels from the desert to an island, with a stacked lineup including Frank Ocean, Solange, Belle and Sebastian, A Tribe Called Quest, and the first live show in three years by Nine Inch Nails. For those more down with DJs, the festival will also feature an LED-lit outdoor dance club called The Point.
; 7/28 at 6:30 p.m.; 141 Prospect Park W., nr. 10th St., Park Slope, Brooklyn
The name of whistling folk hero Andrew Bird is at the top of this billing, though it should be the other way around. Bassist Esperanza Spalding is a generational musician, so much so that the Grammys dubbed her the Best New Artist in 2011, the first-ever jazz musician to receive the award. It’s hard to imagine a stage of two packed with more talent than this pairing.