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Weekend Picks: Dave Matthews Band, Afro-Punk Festival and more

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Dave Matthews Band Caravan
The Dave Matthews Band is taking over Governors Island for three days, and bringing with it groups including the Roots, Citizen Cope and Dispatch. (Fri.-Sun., 12:30 p.m. daily, $85-$195, Governor’s Island, dmbcaravan.com)

Afro-Punk Festival
This Brooklyn celebration of the Afro-Punk movement has exploded, with acts including Cee Lo Green, Janelle Monae and Santogold. (Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m. daily, FREE, Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene, afropunk.com)

Barneys Warehouse Sale
The sale of all sales will get you stocked up for fall. Find discounts of 50% to 70% off designer clothing, shoes, accessories and home items. (Through Sept. 5, hours vary, 255 W. 17th St., barneys.com)

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
Musicians riff on Charlie Parker in one of the neighborhoods where he worked and lived. The original Sunday show was canceled because of the weather. (Sat., 3 p.m., FREE, Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park, summerstage.org)

Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute
The King of Pop would have turned 53 this Monday, and Q-Tip pays tribute. (Sat., 8 p.m., $20-$58, Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Plaza, irvingplaza.com)

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