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No Cover: Toro Y Moi

Friday, July 16, 2010

Glo-fi tunesmith Toro Y Moi plugged-in for The Whitney Live concert series on July 2. You can stream the entire set right here.

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Gig Alerts: Arturo O'Farrill Sextet

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Latin jazz pianist and bandleader performs tonight at Birdland. Download his compelling track "Crazy Chicken."

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Gig Alerts: Peter Wolf Crier

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The talented Minneapolis duo play Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their haunting track "Hard as Nails."

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Gig Alerts: The Acorn

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Canadian band bring their folk-infused rock to Littlefield tonight. Download their summery track "Restoration."

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Gig Alerts: Organs

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The untamed garage rock trio bring their wild blues to Cake Shop tonight. Download their raw track "Come Down With Me."

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Gig Alerts: Small Black

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The chillwave outfit perform at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their lo-fi, synthy track "Despicable Dogs."

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Gig Alerts: The Blind Boys of Alabama

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The legendary, perennial gospel group present a night of gospel and bluegrass at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall. Download "Jesus," their soulful duet with Lou Reed.

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No Cover: High Places

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Indie rock DIYers High Places recently performed at The Whitney Live series. You can stream their entire set right here.

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Gig Alerts: Civil Twilight

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The South African-born, Nashville-based alt-rock band play Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their stirring track "Letters From the Sky."

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Gig Alerts: Laurie Anderson

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The high priestess of the experimental has a new album out, and she performs at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download her biting track "Only an Expert."

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Live From WNYC: Brooklyn Rider

Monday, July 12, 2010

The string quartet Brooklyn Rider was the only classical group to be included in this year's South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Their high-energy performing style and occasional gigs in rock clubs is helping to shake up the once staid image of the string quartet.

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Gig Alerts: Femi Kuti and the Positive Force

Monday, July 12, 2010

The Nigerian funk heavyweight and son of Afropop legend Fela Kuti performs at Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center. Download his groove-filled yet mournful track "Eh Oh."

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Gig Alerts: Kuupuu

Monday, July 12, 2010

The Finnish freak folk artist plays Issue Project Room tonight. Download her surreal track "Satu Tata."

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Gig Alerts: Mingus Orchestra

Monday, July 12, 2010

The acclaimed jazz ensemble perform tonight at the Jazz Standard. Download their impassioned track "Invisible Lady," featuring Elvis Costello.

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Gig Alerts: Bear In Heaven

Friday, July 09, 2010

The Brooklyn electro-rockers play a free show at the South Street Seaport Friday night. Download the foreboding remix of their track "Ultimate Satisfaction."

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Gig Alerts: Kurt Vile

Friday, July 09, 2010

The lo-fi singer-songwriter performs Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his stark tune "I Know I Got Religion."

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Gig Alerts: De La Soul

Friday, July 09, 2010

The iconic hip-hop group close out this year's Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival with an outdoor show Saturday at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Tobacco Warehouse. Download their anthemic track "Big Mouf."

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Gig Alerts: DJ Rhettmatic

Thursday, July 08, 2010

The veteran turntablist and member of the Beat Junkies Crew performs tonight at the Music Hall of Williamsburg as part of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. Download the crack Beat Junkies track "Sick Days."

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Gig Alerts: My Teenage Stride

Thursday, July 08, 2010

The indie rock quartet plays Death By Audio tonight. Download their upbeat track "Creep Academy."

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Gig Alerts: Stornoway

Thursday, July 08, 2010

The British indie pop band play Mercury Lounge tonight on the heels of releasing their debut album Beachcomber's Windowsill. Download their charming track "Zorbing."

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