French Montana Live @837

Moroccan-American hip-hop artist French Montana brings his “Shot Caller” sounds downtown this week to launch his latest album, “Jungle Rules.” He’ll be performing live, for free, on the Main Stage of Samsung 837, a performance venue that also offers cool interactive spaces to play with cutting-edge tech. Live @837 concerts continue with new artists Thursdays through August. RSVP online to get in. July 20, 8 p.m., Samsung 837, 837 Washington St., free,



A Drinking Game NYC: “Clue”

If you haven’t recently revisited the ingenious movie adaptation of the board game Clue (from back when this concept was still pure), we can assure you that the wacky whodunit stands the test of time. Especially with the script performed by actors, progressively getting more drunk as they — and you — sip along to a list of word cues. The deed is done by you, with the ticket, at the new location of Littlefield in Gowanus. July 20, 8 p.m., Littlefield, 635 Sackett St., Brooklyn, $10,


Charming Disaster

If you’re a fan of the slightly macabre in your melodies, whether it’s musicals like “Cabaret” or movies like “Nightmare Before Christmas,” you’ll find your match with Charming Disaster, a duo inspired by the tradition of murder ballads and folk-noir. Ellia Bisker (of Sweet Soubrette) and Jeff Morris (Kotorino) come together at Joe’s Pub for one night only, taking up their ukelele and guitar to sing of ghost stories and circus arts, ancient mythology and true crime — charm and disaster. July 20, 7:30 p.m., Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., $15,


OZY Fest

It’s not easy to please New Yorkers, who have seen and done it all — often in the same week — which is why events have to really step it up, especially summer music fests. Blending first-rate concerts, panels on today’s hottest topics and amazing eats, OZY Fest has its bases covered. Performers include Jason Derulo and Talib Kweli, with talks by Samantha Bee, Katie Couric and Ta-Nehisi Coates. There’ll be bites by celeb chef Eddie Huang and an appearance by RuPaul. July 22, Noon-10 p.m., Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, $50-$125,


Drake Night: Views From the Ship

You might’ve thought you were more Aubsessed than the average Drake fan, but you’re likely to gain a whole new perspective at Drake Night: View From the Ship. You’ll sail the Hudson surrounded by the most devout of Team Drizzy aboard the Hornblower Hybrid for an all-out tribute night. Three cash bars and cupcakes for some “emotional snacking” are your sustenance for the night as you cruise by Lady Liberty -- and, of course, party to all of your fave Drake tunes. July 22, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., Hornblower Hybrid, Pier 40, 353 West St., $25-$125,


Wine and Sweets Festival

A good rule of thumb is to avoid sugary wines in mass quantity, or eating sugary treats while imbibing, or you’re going to wake up with the mother of all hangovers. But can indulge under the watchful eye of pros at the Wine and Sweets Festival. Sample unlimited wines from across NYC (including rieslings and moscatos for you crazy sweet tooths) and choose the three best-sounding snacks from vendors like Melt, Ruby Lu Confection, Stufd, Dilena’s Dolcini and 10Below. July 22, Noon-6 p.m., 2-25, 46th Ave., Queens, $49-$126,


“That Chemistry Show”

Once great theater is in motion it stays in motion, according to Sir Isaac Newton, or something like that. You can learn more at “That Physics Show,” which has been in motion since the start of 2016. In fact, it’s been so successful that it’s getting a sister-show: “That Chemistry Show.” “Mad Scientist” Borislaw Bilash hosts the newest slice of edutainment theater, using both comedy and firepower to demonstrate chemical interactions, combustion theory and more. July 22-Oct. 1, The Physics Theater, 300 W. 43rd St., $39,


The Grand Neptune Ball

Return to the maritime spirit of the early 20th century with the Grand Neptune Ball, celebrated aboard the historic Waterfront Museum & Showroom Barge in Red Hook. This annual gala raises funds for arts and education programs post-Superstorm Sandy. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1920s flappers attire inspired by an aquatic life. There will be an open bar, a dance floor and music by Steve Oates and the Zac Greenberg Quartet. Plus, it’s all tax-deductible. July 22, 9-11 p.m., The Waterfront Barge, 290 Conover St., Brooklyn, $50-$100,


Jamaican Jerk Festival

“Jamaican” might even be thinking a bit small, because apparently the Jamaican Jerk Festival is actually New York’s biggest Caribbean food festival. It’s coming to Queens this weekend with not only authentic flavors (with a cook-off to ensure you’re tasting the very best), but also a Kidz Zone with rides, inflatables, games, crafts and more. And don’t miss live reggae and soca music by the likes of Morgan Heritage, Barrington Levy, Allison Hinds and the Braata Folk Singers. July 23, Noon-8 p.m., Roy Wilkins Park, Merrick Blvd. at Baisley Blvd., Queens, $35-$140,

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