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Gig Alert: Spain

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Dusty, world-weary rock from LA group at Lincoln Center Atrium tonight, free! Listen to "Nobody Has To Know."

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Gig Alert: Until The Ribbon Breaks

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dancefloor raves meet midnight meditations at Terminal 5 tonight; listen to a live version of "Goldfish."

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Gig Alert: Broncho

Monday, January 26, 2015

Maddening earworms from the Oklahoma outfit tonight at Rough Trade. Doo-doo-doo to "Class Historian."

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Gig Alert: Savages

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Muscular British quartet is blanketing venues all over NYC this week---all sold out. Listen to "City's Full."

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Gig Alert: Ellington for Curious Listeners

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Get inside the mind of one of the 20th century's greatest composers, with a spotlight on Duke Ellington in Harlem tonight. 

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Gig Alert: The Revelations

Monday, January 19, 2015

Southern soul purveyors at The Blue Note tonight. Listen to "The Game of Love."

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Gig Alert: Golden Festival

Friday, January 16, 2015

Tomorrow in Park Slope: more Balkan music than you can shake a tuba at. For a taste, try "Pauline's Kyuchek" by the band Tipsy Oxcart.

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Gig Alert: Clear Plastic Masks

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Swaggering rock and soul from this Nashville quartet at Baby's All Right tonight. Get a taste of "So Real."

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Gig Alert: Ramsey Lewis

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Be a part of "The In Crowd" and celebrate 50 years of an iconic jazz performance, all week at Blue Note. Listen to the title track here.

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Gig Alert: Guster

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alt-rock stalwarts play live tonight at Rough Trade to celebrate their latest record, Evermotion. Take a listen to "Long Night."

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Gig Alert: Emel Mathlouthi

Monday, January 12, 2015

Tunisian protest singer plays a special show at Le Poisson Rouge. Listen to "Kelmti Horra (My Word Is Free)."

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Gig Alert: Hailu Mergia

Friday, January 09, 2015

Ethiopian synth-funk pioneer plays at Drom this Saturday. Give your squeezebox a squeeze to "Amrew Demkew."

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Gig Alert: Brian Charette

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Hammond B-3 maestro plays funk, jazz, and more at 55 Bar tonight. Here's "The Kicker." 

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Gig Alert: Mark McGuire

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Starry, new-New Age sounds at Baby's All Right tonight. Indulge in "The Search for the Miraculous."

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Gig Alert: Nick Hakim

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Ethereal soul at Mercury Lounge tonight. Warm up to "Cold."

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Gig Alert: Liv Lombardi

Monday, January 05, 2015

Jangly folk rocker has a prescription for the New Year's blues: "Self Medicate." She's at An Beal Bocht Cafe tonight.

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Gig Alert: Restorations

Friday, January 02, 2015

Get your year off on the right rock at Brooklyn Night Bazaar tonight. 

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Gig Alert: Patti Smith

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The rock and roll hero plays at Webster Hall tonight. Listen to "April Fool."

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Gig Alert: Trust

Monday, December 29, 2014

Trust helps send off the closing Brooklyn venue, Glasslands, with a performance tonight.

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Gig Alert: Eri Yamamoto

Friday, December 26, 2014

Eri Yamamoto performs at the Cornelia Street Cafe this Sunday.

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