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Gig Alert: Benyoro

Friday, June 27, 2014

Six-piece Malian afro-pop band hits Meridian 23. Download 'Kaira.'


Gig Alert: The Budos Band

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Gritty instrumental funk outfit brings some attitude to Bowery Ballroom. Download 'Unbroken, Unshaven.'


Gig Alert: Alice Smith

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Grammy-nominated soul singer Alice Smith performs at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Download 'Fool For You'.


Gig Alert: The Courtneys

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Canadian rockers perform at Hammerstein Ballroom. Download '90210.'


Gig Alert: The Gloaming

Friday, June 20, 2014

Accomplished Irish musicians and NY composer reinvigorate Celtic melodies with contemporary sounds. Download "The Sailor's Bonnet."


Gig Alert: Maria Minerva

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Singer who combines a heady array of dub, club, break-beat, and other dance rhythms performs at Baby's All Right. Download "The Beginning."

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Gig Alert: The Ebony Hillbillies

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The only all-black string band in NYC playing on the square outside Brooklyn Public Library tonight.


Gig Alert: Mercan Dede

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Turkish DJ and producer who merges traditional Sufi music and contemporary electronic sounds closes the Global Beat Festival tonight at Brookfield Place Winter Garden. Download “Mercanistan.”


Gig Alert: John Nemeth

Monday, June 16, 2014

Soul singer and harmonica player performs with his 8-piece band at Hill Country Brooklyn. Download "Sooner Or Later."


Gig Alert: Mélanie Pain

Friday, June 13, 2014

Dreamy indie pop singer performs at Brookfield Place Winter Garden tonight. Download "Non."

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Gig Alert: PRISM Quartet

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Adventurous sax ensemble celebrates 30 years together at Symphony Space. Download 'Serial Mood: Reflection.'


Gig Alert: Tara O’Grady

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Singer who combines swinging rhythms with Celtic melodies plays on the square outside Brooklyn Public Library. Download "Go Lassie Go."

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Gig Alert: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Afrobeat superstar plays Highline Ballroom tonight. Download "IMF."


Gig Alert: Life Size Maps

Monday, June 09, 2014

Swirling electronic pop trio plays at Pianos. Download "This Same House."


Gig Alert: RadioLoveFest

Friday, June 06, 2014

Join Soundcheck tomorrow night at BAM with Hamilton Leithauser, Wyatt Cenac, and San Fermin.


Gig Alert: Kinan Azmeh & Dinuk Wijeratne

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Syrian clarinetist and Sri Lankan pianist join forces tonight at Elebash Hall. Download "The Learning Curve."


Gig Alert: Nat Baldwin

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Dirty Projectors bassist plays songs from his solo record at Baby's All Right. Download "In The Hollows."


Gig Alert: Jack Walrath & The Masters Of Suspense

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Idiosyncratic jazz trumpeter and band leader plays in Harlem. Listen to "If Anya Goes To Edinburgh."


Gig Alert: Sara McDonald Orchestra

Monday, June 02, 2014

Enormous jazz ensemble that includes string quartet plays at Tea Lounge. Download "Plans."


Gig Alert: David Poe

Friday, May 30, 2014

Understated singer-songwriter plays Rockwood tonight. Poe says he wrote “Lonely Like Me” one morning under a trumpet tree, which dropped pink flowers as he wrote. Says Poe, “The lyric sheet is stained with flower blood."

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