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.
Six-piece Malian afro-pop band hits Meridian 23. Download 'Kaira.'
Gritty instrumental funk outfit brings some attitude to Bowery Ballroom. Download 'Unbroken, Unshaven.'
Grammy-nominated soul singer Alice Smith performs at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Download 'Fool For You'.
Canadian rockers perform at Hammerstein Ballroom. Download '90210.'
Accomplished Irish musicians and NY composer reinvigorate Celtic melodies with contemporary sounds. Download "The Sailor's Bonnet."
Singer who combines a heady array of dub, club, break-beat, and other dance rhythms performs at Baby's All Right. Download "The Beginning."
The only all-black string band in NYC playing on the square outside Brooklyn Public Library tonight.
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.”
Soul singer and harmonica player performs with his 8-piece band at Hill Country Brooklyn. Download "Sooner Or Later."
Dreamy indie pop singer performs at Brookfield Place Winter Garden tonight. Download "Non."
Adventurous sax ensemble celebrates 30 years together at Symphony Space. Download 'Serial Mood: Reflection.'
Singer who combines swinging rhythms with Celtic melodies plays on the square outside Brooklyn Public Library. Download "Go Lassie Go."
Afrobeat superstar plays Highline Ballroom tonight. Download "IMF."
Swirling electronic pop trio plays at Pianos. Download "This Same House."
Join Soundcheck tomorrow night at BAM with Hamilton Leithauser, Wyatt Cenac, and San Fermin.
Syrian clarinetist and Sri Lankan pianist join forces tonight at Elebash Hall. Download "The Learning Curve."
Dirty Projectors bassist plays songs from his solo record at Baby's All Right. Download "In The Hollows."
Idiosyncratic jazz trumpeter and band leader plays in Harlem. Listen to "If Anya Goes To Edinburgh."
Enormous jazz ensemble that includes string quartet plays at Tea Lounge. Download "Plans."
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."