Who: Kat Edmonson
What: Mad. Sq. Music Oval Lawn Series
When: Wednesday, July 1, free, 7:00
Where: Madison Square Park, 23rd to 26th Sts. between Madison Ave. & Broadway
Why: Houston-born, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Kat Edmonson brings her unique, old-fashioned jazzy stylings with a modern edge to Madison Square Park on July 1, playing a free show highlighting songs from her latest album, The Big Picture (Sony Masterworks, September 2014), which features such tracks as “Rainy Day Woman,” “You Said Enough,” “Oh My Love,” and “You Can’t Break My Heart.” The free Mad. Sq. Music Oval Lawn Series continues Wednesdays through July with the Stepkids, the Family Crest and Arc Iris, Kiran Ahluwalia, and the New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off featuring DJ Jonathan Toubin with the Suffers.