Day ‘N’ Nite: Brooklyn-based rapper Kid Cudi graces the stage at East River State Park in Willamsburg. TheWilliamsburg Waterfront spot had become a destination for free indie shows over the last couple of summers. And although the slate of gratis performance was downscaled this year, Billboard toppers (and Kanye West collaborators) like Kid Cudi arguably justify some rather hefty price tags. With The Chip Ripper. $61 tickets here. 5:30 p.m.
Suds: Good Beer Month, a celebration of the craft brewing cabal behind NYC”s Good Beer Seals of approval, kicks off at Brooklyn Brewery with a Kegs and Kluckers program in which the suds masters donate their used grains to local community gardens. Naturally, the taps will be running during the ceremony. $17 tickets here. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Drama Mama: “Walking and Talking” screens at 92Y Tribeca. Nicole Holofcenter’s 1996 debut displays the director’s sharp eye for relationship intricacies and the many trevails of aging. It also stars a slew of actors (like Holofcenter muse Catherine Keener and Liev Schreiber) who’d go on to become indie staples. $12 tickets here. 7:30 p.m. [The Feast]