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Gig Alerts: JJ Grey & Mofro

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

This bluesy Southern charmer performs a special solo acoustic show tonight at City Winery. Download his new track "The Sweetest Thing."

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No Cover: Michael Rother and Friends Play the Music Of Neu!

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

German experimental musician and composer Michael Rother recruited Steve Shelley, of Sonic Youth, and Aaron Mullan, of Tall Firs, to form Hallogallo 2010, a group which is playing Neu!'s electronic rock music live for the first time in 35 years. Rother and friends recently performed at the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival.

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Gig Alerts: Holden

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The French pop band bring their modern take on chanson to Zebulon tonight. Download their moody, lilting track "Madrid."

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Shots You Snapped: Holly Miranda, Jack Penate, The XX, Chairlift, Gil Scott Heron

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Last week Holly Miranda led a sing-along in Prospect Park, Jack Penate shared the Summerstage with The XX and Chairlift in Central Park, and Gil Scott Heron got low at Marcus Garvy Park in Harlem. 

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Gig Alerts: Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Sierra Leonean hip-hop stars perform at the Hudson Square Wine and Music Festival tonight. Download their rambunctious party tune "Jacky Jacky."

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Gig Alerts: Sebastian Blanck

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The painter turned folk artist plays Cake Shop tonight. Download his lush, thought-provoking track "Empire of the Free."

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Gig Alerts: Violens

Monday, August 09, 2010

The hometown new-wave-inspired trio play with Nite Jewel tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their new track "Acid Reign."

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Gig Alerts: Amina Figarova Sextet

Monday, August 09, 2010

The elegant jazz pianist stops into Dizzy's with her band for two shows tonight. Download her new tune "Whotsot."

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Gig Alerts: Enlou

Monday, August 09, 2010

The Cincinnati rockers roll into town tonight in support of their new EP. Download their summery tune "Amphibian."

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Gig Alerts: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

Friday, August 06, 2010

The poster children for the soul revival head up Saturday night's show at Celebrate Brooklyn. Download their smooth track "I Learned the Hard Way."

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Gig Alerts: Mucca Pazza

Friday, August 06, 2010

Chicago's circus-punk marching band blow into Knitting Factory Friday night before heading uptown to play the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival Saturday. Download their quirky, funky tune "St. Fresca's Regret."

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Gig Alerts: Mark Guiliana's Beat Music

Friday, August 06, 2010

The imaginative drummer performs at the Jazz Gallery Friday. Download his airy, driving track "That Girl in Stockholm."

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Gig Alerts: Ivo Perelman, Daniel Levin and Andrew Cyrille

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The avant-gardist trio continue their three-evening run at Roulette tonight. Download the knotty piece "Pig Latin."

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Gig Alerts: Sanda Weigl

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The Romanian chanteuse brings her gypsy cabaret sound to Barbes tonight. Download her new track "Toderel" -- a Music Hub exclusive.

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Musical Saw All-Stars

Thursday, August 05, 2010

There are dozens of music festivals every summer in New York City, but not too many of them could double as a carpentry convention.

This Saturday, musicians from around the world will convene at the Hellenic Cultural Center in Astoria for the annual New York City Musical Saw Festival with the unusual combination of carpenter’s saws and violin bows in tow.

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Gig Alerts: Lower Dens

Thursday, August 05, 2010

The rising Baltimore band fronted by freak folker Jana Hunter plays Cake Shop tonight. Download their haunting track "Hospice Gates."

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No Cover: The Force M.D.s

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The Force M.D.s play an original mash-up of doo-wop, R&B and old school hip-hop. Their hometown performance at Staten Island’s Tappen Park, courtesy of the City Parks Foundation, was easily one of the summer’s best.

 

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Gig Alerts: Holy Ghost!

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The vintage dance duo open up for Hot Chip tonight at SummerStage. Download their slinky track "Say My Name."

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Gig Alerts: Greg Osby Quintet

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The inventive saxophonist settles into a stint at the Village Vanguard with his band tonight. Download his curious yet graceful track "Tolerance."

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Gig Alerts: Asphalt Orchestra

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

The 12-piece ensemble that blends marching band polish with street music cool plays Lincoln Center's Out of Doors festival tonight. Download their exuberant take on the Frank Zappa tune "Zomby Woof."

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