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Morning Brief: August 1

Morning Brief: August 1
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What you need to know for August 1!

Weather

Today, scattered thunderstorms are expected to roll in during the afternoon, high of 81, and tonight, more showers with a low of 71. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

A 72-hour cease fire was announced in Gaza. [New York Times]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio participated in a round table discussion with Reverend Al Sharpton and Police Commissioner William Bratton. [WFUV News]

Governor Chris Christie called on lawmakers to change New Jersey's bail system. [CBS News]

Sports

The New York Mets host the San Francisco Giants at 7:05.

The New York Yankees square off against the Red Sox in Boston at 7:10.

On Stage Tonight

Friday, August 1

“A Tribute To Johnny Winter” featuring The Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera of Rare Earth and Savoy Brown’s Kim Simmonds @ the NYCB Theatre at Westbury
 
Leon Russell (with Chris Raabe) @ the Towne Crier Café
 
Dickey Betts And Great Southern with Pat Travers @ the State Theatre
 
Aaron Neville Duo @ City Winery
 
Marc Cohn @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
 
Big Head Todd And The Monsters with Ryan Montbleau @ the Space at Westbury
 
Ziggy Marley @ Irving Plaza
 
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden @ Jones Beach Theater
 
Micky Dolenz (with The Characters) @ the Ridgefield Playhouse
 
Sonny Landreth @ Iridium (Tonight and tomorrow)
 
“Gathering Of The Vibes” @ Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Connecticut Continues all weekend!
 
WFUV PRESENTS: “Falcon Ridge Folk Festival” Taking place all weekend!
 
Saturday, August 2
 
Dr. John And The Night Trippers and Hurray For The Riff Raff @ SummerStage in Central Park
 
Dick Dale (with Screamin’ Rebel Angels) @ Brooklyn Bowl
 
Buckwheat Zydeco @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
 
Robert Hunter @ City Winery
 
The Baseball Project with The Minus 5 @ Rough Trade NYC
 
The Debbie Davies Band and The Chris Cain Band @ the Towne Crier Café
 
Ed Kowalczyk @ the Paramount
 
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden (with The Dillinger Escape Plan) @ the PNC Bank Arts Center
 
Sunday, August 3
 
Boz Scaggs @ the NYCB Theatre at Westbury
 
Richard Shindell @ the Towne Crier Café
 
James Maddock @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
Jefferson Starship featuring Paul Kantner, David Freiberg, Jude Gold, Donny Baldwin, Chris Smith, Cathy Richardson, Darby Gould and 
 
Slick Aguilar @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
 
Today in History
 
In 1981, MTV begins broadcasting in the United States, and airs its first music video - "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles.