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Gig Alert: Albert Hammond, Jr.

Monday, November 04, 2013

The musician and Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. performs at Webster Hall Monday. Download "Rude Customer."


Gig Alert: William B. Johnson's Drumadics

Friday, November 01, 2013

The world beat band William B. Johnson's Drumadics performs at The Cutting Room Saturday. Download "Merengue."


Gig Alert: Starlight Girls

Thursday, October 31, 2013

The indie pop band Starlight Girls performs at The Saint Thursday. Download "Wasteland."


Gig Alert: Eugene Chadbourne with Bryan and the Haggards

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

ARTIST: Eugene Chadbourne and Bryan and the Haggards

DOWNLOAD: "Mama Tried" 

SHOW: Wednesday at The Stone ($15

Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard gets the tribute treatment on a new album -- but it might not sound exactly the way you’d expect it to. Called Merles Just Want To Have Fun, the record is the joint effort of guitarist and banjo player Eugene Chadbourne and the avant-jazz country group Bryan and the Haggards. Download their take on the Merle Haggard tune “Mama Tried.”


Gig Alert: Gary Numan

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The synth master Gary Numan performs at Music Hall of Williamsburg Tuesday. Download "I Am Dust."


Gig Alert: Sparks

Monday, October 28, 2013

The quirky, genre-spanning band Sparks performs at Webster Hall Monday. Download "Sherlock Holmes."


Gig Alert: Spottiswoode and His Enemies

Friday, October 25, 2013

The theatrical rock group Spottiswoode and His Enemies performs at The Living Room Saturday. Download "Building A Road."


Gig Alert: Gregory Generet

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The jazz vocalist Gregory Generet performs at Smoke Jazz Club Thursday. Download "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face."


Gig Alert: Toro Y Moi

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The chillwave musician Toro Y Moi performs at Terminal 5 Wednesday. Download "Rose Quartz."


Gig Alert: Diego Garcia

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The singer-songwriter Diego Garcia performs at Highline Ballroom Tuesday. Download "Start With The End."


Gig Alert: The Grahams

Monday, October 21, 2013


The Nashville-based Americana band The Grahams plays at Rockwood Music Hall Monday. Download "Revival Time."


Gig Alert: Tal National

Friday, October 18, 2013

The West African group Tal National performs at Mercury Lounge on Sunday. Download "Kaani."


Gig Alert: Kuf Knotz

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The rapper Kuf Knotz performs at Sidewalk Cafe Wednesday. Download "Fame Us."


Gig Alert: Saint Rich

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The New Jersey rockers perform at Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download "Crying From the Home."


Gig Alert: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

Monday, October 14, 2013

The jazz band Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks performs at Iguana NYC Monday. Download "There'll Be Some Changes Made."

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Gig Alert: Antibalas

Friday, October 11, 2013


The Afrobeat band Antibalas plays at Roulette Saturday. Download "Dirty Money."

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Gig Alert: Junip

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Swedish psych-rock band Junip plays at Le Poisson Rouge Thursday. Download "Walking Lightly."


Gig Alert: Charlene Kaye

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

The pop musician Charlene Kaye performs at Mercury Lounge Wednesday. Download "Animal Love I (EarthMoonEarth remix)."


Gig Alert: New West Guitar Group

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

The jazz trio New West Guitar Group performs at Spike Hill Tuesday. Download "Every Big City."


Gig Alert: Alice Russell

Monday, October 07, 2013


The British soul singer Alice Russell performs at Highline Ballroom Monday. Download "I Loved You."