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Gig Alerts: Braids

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Braids
"Lemonade"
Playing at: Mercury Lounge
(217 E. Houston St., East Village)
Get: Tickets ($10 at door) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Edmar Castaneda and Joe Locke Duo

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Edmar Castaneda
"Colibri"
Playing at: Jazz Standard
(116 E. 27th St., Gramercy)
Get: Tickets (2 shows) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Hot Hot Heat

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Hot Hot Heat
"21@12"
Playing at: Public Assembly
(70 N. 6th St., Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Krallice

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

This back-to-basics black metal group counts heavy metal eccentric Mick Barr among its members. Download their track "Wretched Wisdom," then see them open for Gorguts tonight at Knitting Factory.

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Shots You Snapped

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Last week Jefferson Starship touched down in Times Square, LCD Soundsystem played 4 straight nights at Terminal 5, and Happy Birthday titilated the crowd in Ridgewood, Queens.

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Gig Alerts: Wild Nothing

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Virginia-based dream pop newcomer who performs as Wild Nothing opens up for Depreciation Guild tonight at Knitting Factory. Download his mellow track "Chinatown."

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Gig Alerts: Christian McBride & Inside Straight

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The celebrated bassist and his straight-ahead jazz quintet begin a stint at the Village Vanguard tonight. Download McBride's cool tune "Brother Mister."

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Gig Alerts: Roky Erickson with Okkervil River

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The psychedelic rock pioneer has a new album out with indie rockers Okkervil River, and they both play Webster Hall tonight. Download their rugged track "Goodbye Sweet Dreams."

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Gig Alerts: Judith Berkson

Monday, May 24, 2010

Tonight the eclectic singer and pianist celebrates the release of her new album Oylam with a show at Joe's Pub. Download her eccentric take on the George Gershwin tune "They Can't Take That Away From Me."

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Gig Alerts: Nate Wooley Quintet

Monday, May 24, 2010

The experimental trumpeter plays with his quintet tonight at Douglass Street Music Collective. Download his adventurous track "Tacones Altos."

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Gig Alerts: Cumbiagra

Monday, May 24, 2010

The party band with the irresistible Latin beat returns to Barbes tonight. Download their infectious track "Al Gato y Al Raton."

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Gig Alerts: Magos Herrera

Friday, May 21, 2010

The Mexican jazz chanteuse plays a free show at BAMcafé Friday night. Download her sultry track "Reencuentro."

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Gig Alerts: Pterodactyl

Friday, May 21, 2010

Brooklyn's rowdy indie rock trio play Cake Shop Saturday night. Download their wild track "First Daze."

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Gig Alerts: Oneohtrix Point Never

Friday, May 21, 2010

Daniel Lopatin, the electronic producer who performs as Oneohtrix Point Never, plays Le Poisson Rouge Saturday night. Download his new track "Describing Bodies."

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Gig Alerts: Elizabeth & The Catapult

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The indie pop trio headlines tonight's New Sounds concert at Merkin Hall. Download their playful track "Race You."

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Gig Alerts: Paul Flaherty and Chris Corsano with Okkyung Lee

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The free jazz duo teams up with cellist Okkyung Lee for a show tonight at Issue Project Room. Download an excerpt from Flaherty and Corsano's furious live jam "The Great Pine Tar Scandal."

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Gig Alerts: Josh Ritter

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The praised folky singer-songwriter plays Town Hall tonight. Download his gentle, seafaring track "Change of Time."

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John Gallagher Jr.'s AM JAMZ

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Between his Tony award winning performance in the rock musical Spring Awakening and his lead role on Broadway in Green Day's American Idiot, actor John Gallagher Jr. knows the drill when it comes to rock on stage.

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Gig Alerts: Murs

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The West coast rapper heads up a hip-hop show tonight at the Highline. Download his track with the producer 9th Wonder, the swaggering "316 pt. 2."

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GIg Alerts: Eluvium

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Ambient composer Matthew Cooper, who performs under the moniker Eluvium, performs tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his tranquil track "The Motion Makes Me Last."

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