Three things to do today and tomorrow
05:00 AM, Jun 22, 2013
Three things to do today
LL Cool J and the Kings of the Mic Tour stops at Constellation Brands-Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center, 3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell. The lineup also features Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La Soul. Tickets to the 7 p.m. concert are $35 to $65; $25 for lawn seating. Call (800) 745-3000 or go to ticketmaster.com. For more, go to cmacevents.com.
Brockport Rotary’s Barbecue and Music Festival takes place at the Ski Lodge Area of Northampton Park in Ogden. In addition to cooking competitions and demonstrations, there’ll be live music, art and crafts displays, a kids area and activities. Events run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is $5; free for ages 12 and younger. For details, go to brockportbqfest.com.
Check out Delbert McClinton during the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival at 9 p.m. on the East Avenue and Chestnut Street Stage. Admission is free. Call (585) 454-2060 or go to rochesterjazz.com.
Three things to do tomorrow
Grammy winner Mary J. Blige is the headliner for a 7:30 p.m.concert at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial, 1 Memorial Square. Also on the bill: Anthony Hamilton and Bridget Kelly. Tickets are $58 to $113, available at ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. For more, go to bluecrossarena.com.
Abby Wambach now the greatest goal scorer in women’s international soccer and the Western New York Flash take on the Seattle Reign (with goalie Hope Solo) at 4:05 p.m. at Sahlen’s Stadium, 460 Oak St. Tickets to the game are $10 to $25. Call (585) 454-5425 or go to wnyflash.com.
The Shuffle Demons are set to perform during the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.on the Jazz Street Stage at Gibbs Street and East Avenue. Admission is free. Go to rochesterjazz.com.
Mark your calendar
Poetry is Jazz, an evening of literature, jazz and art presented by BOA Editions Ltd., runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Ave. Admission is free. Go to boaeditions.org.