07/07/2010 11:51 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: Wolf Parade, Caribou, Siren Music Festival, Konono No.1

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Wolf Parade, Mools and Zola Jesus
Indie-rock band Wolf Parade returns to Terminal 5 with Tokyo-based Moools and the howling pop songs of Zola Jesus.

Who: Wolf Parade, Mools, Zola Jesus
When: Tuesday, July 13, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Terminal 5
610 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019-3512
(212) 665-3832

Small Black and Beach Fossils
Using words like "acousmatic, "concrete" and "tape music" to describe themselves, emerging Brooklyn-based band Small Black will show you what that combination means at their Mercury Lounge show, performing alongside recent-Southstreet-Seaport performers Beach Fossils.

Who: Small Black, Beach Fossils
When: Wednesday, July 14, 9:30pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002-1021
(212) 260-4700

Ryan Leslie
After graduating from Harvard at age 19 with a degree in Government, left his degree to the side in order to fully turn his attentions to producing. Breaking out by producing Cassie's 2005 hit, "Me & U", Leslie has spent a fair amount of time behind the mic since. His icy R&B is sure to hit the right way on a hot summer night.

Who: Ryan Leslie
When: Wednesday, July 14, 7pm
Wanted:Writer, Photographer
Where: Springfield Park
149 Ave, Springfield Blvd, 145 Rd, 148 St.

Langhorne Slim
You might recognize Langhorne Slim's from his forays in advertising, but he's also a willing force in Brooklyn's alt-blue grass scene. On Thursday, he'll hold things down at the Brooklyn Bowl.

Who: Langhorne Slim
When: Thursday, July 15, 9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Caribou and Phantogram
Caribou's delightfully ticklish voice tiptoes behind sweetly psychedelic tunes. Take the ferry away from Manhattan for the afternoon and see him perform with dreamy synth-rock duo Phantogram at Governors Island.

Who:Caribou, Phantogram
When: Friday, July 16, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer, Videographer
Where: Governors Island
New York, NY 11231

Siren Music Festival
While nothing says summer like the sounds of Coney Island -- crashing waves, shrieking children, creaky roller-coasters -- there are few summer events we anticipate more. With multiple stages, plenty of fried food and gallons of beer to keep you nourished, you can't go wrong. This year, Brooklyn favorites Matt and Kim and Ted Leo will headline, but with the line-up like this years, it's hard to imagine anybody's really counting.

Who:Matt and Kim, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Holy Fuck, Night Marchers, Surfer Blood, Harlem, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Earl Greyhound, Ponytail, Screaming Females, Wye Oak, DOM, Apache Beat
When: Saturday, July 17
Wanted: Writers, Photographers, Videographers. Please specify which band(s) you would like to cover when you sign up.
Where: Coney Island

Raphael Saadiq, Aloe Blacc, and Special Guests
Songwriter, producer and performer Raphael Saadiq brings his soulful tunes to SummerStage, with hip-hop/R & B artist Aloe Blacc and others.

Who: Raphael Saadiq, Aloe Blacc, and Special Guests
When: Saturday, July 17th, 3pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where:: Central Park SummerStage
Central Park
New York, NY 10001
(212) 360-2777

African Festival with Konono No. 1
Celebrate Brooklyn's annual African Festival brings together food and music as various acts perform throughout the day.

Who: Konono No.1, with Omar Pene & Super Diamono, Chiwoniso, Meta & the Cornerstones and Djarara
When:Saturday, July 17th, 2-9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where:: Celebrate Brooklyn! @ Prospect Park Bandshell
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215

P.S. 1 Warm Up Series with Air France (DJ Set), Ratatat (DJ Set) and ARP (live)
P.S.1's infamous Warm Up series continues with its second event of the summer season, luring crowds to Long Island City for an afternoon of DJs, art and architecture.

What: P.S. 1 Warm Up Series with Air France, Ratatat and ARP
When: Saturday, July 17, 2-9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
2225 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City
(718) 784-2084

Konono No.1 with Javelin, DJ Awesome Tapes from Africa, Just Wills and Professor DJ Rainstick (Cool Places Soundsystem)
Part world, part electornia, part undescribable, Congo-natives Konono No.1 continue their NYC weekend at le Poisson Rouge, performing with their a variety of fascinating instruments, alongside electro/hip hop duo Javelin and others.

Who: Konono No.1, Javelin, DJ Awesome Tapes from Africa, Just Wills, Professor DJ Rainstick (Cool Places Soundsystem)
When: Sunday, July 18th, 7pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: (le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012-1408
(212) 505-3474
Konono No. 1 at (le) Poisson Rouge

JellyNYC Pool Party: Murder City Devils, Obits, Jeff the Brotherhood and Silverghost
This line-up is about as straight rock and roll as they come these days. We'd guess there will be more than a guitar riffs, some heavy drumming and more head banging than head bobbing.

Who: Murder City Devils, Obits, Jeff the Brotherhood, Silverghost
When: Sunday, July 18, 2pm
Wanted: Writer, photographer, videographer
Where: Williamsburg Waterfront
East River State Park
90 Kent Ave (between N13th St & n14th St)
Brooklyn, NY 11211