Every weekday, we bring you great music from artists playing in the metropolitan area. Listen to the song, and if you like what you hear, click the show link to see ticket information.
The singer-songwriter and mom to toddler twins plays at The Saint Tuesday night. Download her motherhood-inspired "Put My Baby To Bed."
Hear the soulful sounds of an American Idol survivor Monday at Brooklyn Bowl. Download his ever-so-uplifting song "Lend Me Your Sunshine."
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.
Got a case of the post-holiday blahs? Kick 'em to the curb with our weekly roundup (Jan. 13-17) of shows that are worth a wintery trek. Plus, preview music that you haven't heard before with our free downloads.
The Django-inspired jazz guitarist plays Barbès on Sunday night. Download his lilting "Minuit aux Batignolles."
The genre-pushing modern day big band is playing (le) Poisson Rouge Thursday. Download their sassy and brassy performance of "Runnin' Out of Time."
The six-piece '50s inspired doo-wop band PEP performs at The Rock Shop on Wednesday. Get their song "My Baby And Me" off of their upcoming debut album, due out in February.
The New York indie pop band releases their debut EP today -- and plays at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg tonight. Take a listen to their track "Twisted Tongue."
The pianist and composer brings her large-ensemble project to Roulette on Monday. Download "Pass the Magic Hat."
The indie pop artist Miwa Gemini plays Rockwood Music Hall Sunday. Download "Matchbox House Blues."
The jazz quintet led by Kenny Werner performs at Dizzy's Thursday. Download "Sada."
The folk rocker Joseph Arthur performs at City Winery Wednesday. Download "House Of Your Love."
The pop-punk band Potty Mouth performs at Baby's All Right Tuesday. Download "Black and Studs."
The rowdy "gypsy punks" Gogol Bordello perform at Terminal 5 Monday. Download "Malandrino."
The country-folk singer-songwriter Valerie June performs at the Highline Ballroom Friday. Download "Workin' Woman Blues."
Jersey punks The Bouncing Souls play at The Stone Pony on Thursday. Download "Blackout."
On Tuesday, December 24, download a special live performance of the Arctic Monkeys' song "Do I Wanna Know," recorded in the Soundcheck studio.
On Monday December 23, download a special live performance of Lucius's song "Turn It Around," recorded in the Soundcheck studio.
On Friday December 20, download a special live performance of James McBride's song "Standing In The Need Of Prayer," recorded in the Soundcheck studio.
On Thursday, December 19, download a special live performance of Chris Thile's take on Bach's "Adagio" from the Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, recorded in the Soundcheck studio.