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Gig Alert: DIIV

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The indie group brings their hard-driving spaced out sound to Irving Plaza Thursday. Download the track 'Doused.'

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Gig Alert: Cian Nugent

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Check out solo instrumentals from the Irish guitarist at Union Pool tonight. Download the track 'Grass Above My Head.'

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Gig Alert: Booker T. Jones

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Funk, soul, blues, R&B? Witness a genre-bending mix from the live legend himself at City Winery tonight. Download the track 'Sound The Alarm.'

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Gig Alert: Casket Girls

Monday, February 17, 2014

Enter a hypnotic, electro-tinged indie dream at Shea Stadium tonight. Download the track 'Same Side.'

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Gig Alert: Federico Aubele

Friday, February 14, 2014

Argentine styles fuse tonight at Joe's Pub this Valentine's night. Download the track 'Laberinto del Ayer.'

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Gig Alert: Nicole Atkins

Thursday, February 13, 2014

It's equal parts alt-country and pop at the Bowery Ballroom Thursday night. Download the track 'Girl You Look Amazing'

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Gig Alert: Steve Earle

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Troubador in residence with a series of all-request shows at City Winery. Download the exclusive live track "Valentine's Day."

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Gig Alert: Sam Roberts Band

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

With his fifth album out today, the Montreal indie roots-rocker brings his band to Mercury Lounge. Download album-opener "Shapeshifters" here.

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Gig Alert: Ulysses Owens, Jr.

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Grammy-winning jazz drummer brings cuts from his new record to Lincoln Center. Download his track "Exodus."

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Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Blue Hawaii

Friday, February 07, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia. Today, hear music from a Montreal duo whose slick electropop songs are turning heads. 

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Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Stoneberry

Thursday, February 06, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia. Tonight, the rock band Stoneberry takes the stage in Moscow. 

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Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Terem Quartet

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia. Tonight, the Terem Quartet -- a Russian folk music group -- plays in Sochi. 

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Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Feodoq

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia. Today, find out about an experimental jam band from St. Petersburg that dabbles in dub, called Feodoq. 

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Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Anna Koroleva and Jump

Monday, February 03, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia.

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Gig Alert: Flor De Toloache

Friday, January 31, 2014

Meet the group that claims to be New York City's all-female mariachi band. Before they play tonight at Rockwood Music Hall, download a free track.

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Gig Alert: Dum Dum Girls

Thursday, January 30, 2014

After releasing a brand new album this week, the band plays at Mercury Lounge on Thursday night. Download their poet-inspired track "Rimbaud Eyes."

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Gig Alert: Modern Rivals

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The smarty-pants wordsmiths play at Pianos Wednesday night. Download their somewhat oddly happy song "Defenestrate You."

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Gig Alert: Eleni Mandell

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The singer-songwriter and mom to toddler twins plays at The Saint Tuesday night. Download her motherhood-inspired "Put My Baby To Bed."

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Gig Alert: Gedeon Luke & The People

Monday, January 27, 2014

Hear the soulful sounds of an American Idol survivor Monday at Brooklyn Bowl. Download his ever-so-uplifting song "Lend Me Your Sunshine."

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Gig Alert! Intricate Folk, Classical Strings, Biting Punk, A Jazz Legend Duo, And Psychedelic Grunge

Friday, January 24, 2014

Don't hide inside all winter. Get out and see a show this week (Jan. 20-24) -- and use our Soundcheck Gig Alert roundup to help make the job easier.

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