This is the weekend! The 2012 Beacon Boogie and Block Party comes to North Beacon Hill from 5-9 tonight and again tomorrow.
Today, June 9, there will be a series of performances, all within a half-block of Beacon and Hanford: from 5-8 p.m., The Hugh Sutton Trio will be at Bar del Corso, and Dina Blade at Kusina Filipina. From 6-9 p.m., Audio Couture will perform at Victrola Coffee, and Supersones at El Quetzal.
On Sunday, the action moves north, closer to the junction of Beacon and 15th, with a musical extravaganza presented outside The Station coffee shop from 4-9 p.m., including Black Stax, Gabriel Teodros, Amos Miller, Otow Gang, and more. (See the poster included with this post.) From 6-9 p.m., the Greg Ruby Trio will play at Travelers Thali House, and from 7-9, Atasha Manila will be at Inayâ€™s.
On Sunday there will also be a car show.
Admission will be a donation of $5, with no charge for kids 12 and under. The event is sponsored by the Beacon Hill Merchants Association in collaboration with Luis Rodriguez at The Station and other participating merchants.