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Gig Alerts: Baaba Maal

Monday, June 14, 2010

The eclectic Senegalese singer and guitarist performs at Central Park SummerStage tonight. Download his mellifluous track "Dakar Moon."

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Gig Alerts: Warpaint

Monday, June 14, 2010

L.A.'s experimental art rock quartet roll into town to play a show at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their airy track "Billie Holiday."

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Gig Alerts: Miguel Zenón

Friday, June 11, 2010

The jazz saxophonist performs with his septet all weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his earthy tune "Esta Plena."

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Gig Alerts: Slick Rick

Friday, June 11, 2010

The legendary rapper headlines a show at the Knitting Factory Sunday night. Download his classic tune "Hey Young World."

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Gig Alerts: W-H-I-T-E

Friday, June 11, 2010

Cory Hanson, the West Coast art pop-maker who performs as W-H-I-T-E, plays Monster Island Basement Friday. Download his pulsing, atmospheric track "Go On With The Gong."

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Gig Alerts: David Berkeley

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The intimate singer-songwriter performs tonight at the Living Room. Download his poignant track "Willis Avenue Bridge."

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Gig Alerts: Zongo Junction

Thursday, June 10, 2010

This 13-member Afropop group take the stage at Cameo Gallery tonight. Download their deeply groovy track "Oh Why?"

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Gig Alerts: Silvio Rodriguez

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Cuban folk hero stops at Carnegie Hall tonight on his first U.S. tour in 30 years. Download his stirring, beautiful track "La Maza."

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Gig Alerts: Lauren Ambrose and the Leisure Class

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Actress-turned-singer Lauren Ambrose performs with her hot jazz outfit tonight at City Winery. Download the band's lively tune "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright."

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Gig Alerts: Jonathan Kreisberg Trio

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

The versatile guitarist appears with his trio at the Bar Next Door tonight for his usual Wednesday night gig. Download his unique take on the jazz standard "Stella by Starlight."

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Gig Alerts: Plants and Animals

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

The Canadian trio bring their vintage-infused indie rock sound to Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their hooky track "The Mama Papa."

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Gig Alerts: Light Pollution

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The Chicago-based rock quartet release their debut album today, and they'll be in town tonight to play the Knitting Factory. Download their echoey track "Good Feelings."

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Gig Alerts: Nellie McKay

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The eclectic pop chanteuse plays Feinstein's at Loews Regency tonight. Download her sweet, intimate take on the show tune "Wonderful Guy."

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Gig Alerts: Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band roll into town tonight to play B.B. King Blues Club. Download their classic tune "My Feet Can't Fail Me Now."

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Shots You Snapped

Monday, June 07, 2010

It's outdoor music festival time, so get out there and send us pics to add to our slideshow. Last week, Living Colour took on Summerstage in Central Park, Yeasayer and KeepAway set up kits on Governors Island and The Futureheads beat the heat and played the Music Hall of Williamsburg.

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Gig Alerts: Marian Petrescu Quartet

Monday, June 07, 2010

The virtuosic jazz pianist and his ensemble team up with guitarist Andreas Öberg for two shows at Dizzy's tonight. Download his deft interpretation of the Oscar Peterson tune "Cakewalk."

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Gig Alerts: Active Child

Monday, June 07, 2010

Pat Grossi, the lone wolf behind the synthy electro-pop of Active Child, performs tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download his soaring track "When Your Love Is Safe."

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Gig Alerts: Sparrow and the Workshop

Monday, June 07, 2010

The Glasgow-based folk noir trio Sparrow and the Workshop make their New York debut tonight at Union Hall. Download their ominous track "Devil Song."

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Gig Alerts: Sasha Dobson

Friday, June 04, 2010

The jazz-reared pop chanteuse plays Rockwood Music Hall Sunday night before heading off to open for Norah Jones on tour. Download her mellow track "The Day We Met."

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Gig Alerts: SambaDá

Friday, June 04, 2010

The high energy samba octet performs at S.O.B.'s Saturday night. Download their bouncy track "Iguana."

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