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Gig Alerts: Video Daughters

Friday, July 02, 2010

The local psychedelic trio play Red Hook Bait and Tackle Friday. Download their clamorous track "Tri-State Area Blues."

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Gig Alerts: Very Be Careful

Thursday, July 01, 2010

The Columbian folk outfit from L.A. roll into town tonight for a show at Barbes. Download their jovial track "La Abeja."

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Gig Alerts: Manu Katché Third Round

Thursday, July 01, 2010

The esteemed drummer performs at the Highline Ballroom tonight on the heels of the release of his newest album Third Round. Download his smooth tune "Swing Piece."

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Gig Alerts: Woven Bones

Thursday, July 01, 2010

The Austin-based dark noise rockers play Bruar Falls tonight. Download their feral track "Your Way With My Life."

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Gig Alerts: Larry Goldings Trio

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The revered organ practitioner performs with his trio tonight at the Jazz Standard. Download his trance-like tune "Funk in Iowa."

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Gig Alerts: The Unthanks

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The English folk ensemble formerly known as Rachel Unthanks and the Winterset play Joe's Pub tonight. Download their noirish choral folk tune "Lucky Gilchrist."

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Gig Alerts: Gordon Voidwell

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The electro funkster takes over the Studio at Webster Hall tonight. Download his fetching single "Ivy League Circus."

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Shots You Snapped

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

As the festivals of summer continue, be sure to send us your pics! Last week, Fang Island and Dom performed at the Northside Festival in Brooklyn, a "Play Me I'm Yours" piano was found and Hess Is More performed at the bandshell in Prospect Park.

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Seaport Music Festival

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Friday, June 26 through Friday, August 13.

Part of the River To River Festival, the Seaport Music Festival is held on South Street Seaport's beautiful Peir 17.

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Target Passport Fridays at the Queens Museum of Art

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Friday, July 9 through Friday, August 27

Music, dance, and film from around the globe in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

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P.S. 1 Warm Up!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Saturday, July 3 through Saturday, September 4

Every year, one of the steamiest of  New York's summer festivals is held at P.S. 1. Warm Up! combines the elements of sultry pool party with high-concept art to great effect.

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Gig Alerts: Ceremony

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The noisy shoegaze duo play Death By Audio tonight. Download their brooding, clamorous track "Someday."

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Gig Alerts: We Were Promised Jetpacks

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The Scottish indie rock quartet are back in the States on their latest North American tour, and they'll stop in at the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Download their impassioned track "A Far Cry."

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Gig Alerts: J*DaVeY

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

This L.A. duo create an eclectic brand of soulful pop, and they perform at S.O.B.'s tonight. Download their cool track "Lazy Daze."

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Gig Alerts: WhoMadeWho

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Danish dance punk trio headline a show at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their fetching track "Keep Me in My Plane."

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GIg Alerts: duYun

Monday, June 28, 2010

The acclaimed classical composer (normally known as Du Yun) shows of her experimental electronic side tonight at Cornelia Street Cafe. Download her eerie track "Miranda" featuring cellist Matt Haimovitz.

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Gig Alerts: Firecracker Jazz Band

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Dixieland-style sextet take the stage at Jalopy Theatre tonight. Download their lively track "That's A Plenty."

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Albert Ayler Festival

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Saturday, July 10

Roosevelt Island hosts the first annual "record fair and musical celebration" of Albert Ayler. There wil be 8 hours of tribute to the legendary free-jazz tenor-saxophonist who died in 1970.

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NY Philharmonic in the Park

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Tuesday, July 13 through Monday, July 19

The NY Philharmonic In The Park series features FREE performances with a firework finale in some of the best outdoor venues in the city. Sorry Queens, due to construction, no fireworks for you. And to you Staten Island and Bronx, your FREE shows are held indoors. Click here for performance venues and schedules.

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MASS MoCA: Solid Sounds Festival

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Friday, August 13 through Sunday, August 15

Chicago's indie-rock vets WILCO curate the Solid Sounds weekend of music and arts. For just under a hundred bucks, North Adams, MA may just be the best destination on the East Coast this weekend.

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