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Gig Alert: Ratking

Monday, August 04, 2014

Harlem hip hop group is at SOB's tonight. Listen to 'Canal.'

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Gig Alert: Mucca Pazza

Friday, August 01, 2014

Huge punk-tinged brass band plays Brooklyn Bowl tonight. Download "Sexy Bull."

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Gig Alert: Erin And Her Cello

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Quirky cellist and her band play album release show at Joe's Pub tonight. Download "Bonbons Chocolat."

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Gig Alert: Jones Family Singers

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Family R&B group perform for the first time in New York at Damrosch Park tonight. Download "Down On Me."


Gig Alert: Melvis Santa

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cuban diva and her quartet perform at Minton's Harlem tonight. Download "Inmensidad."


Gig Alert: Yotam Silberstein

Monday, July 28, 2014

Innovative Israeli guitarist plays Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz Lincoln Center tonight. Download "Merav."


Gig Alert: Abjeez

Friday, July 25, 2014

Raucous Persian sister duo is at Drom tonight. Download 'Tu Me Haces Falta.'


Gig Alert: Sun Kil Moon

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hyper-personal songwriter is at Town Hall tonight. Download 'Ben's My Friend.'


Gig Alert: Lage Lund

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Intricate jazz guitarist plays at Smalls tonight and tomorrow. Download 'Foolhardy.'


Gig Alert: Arto Lindsay

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

ARTIST: Arto Lindsay


Arto Lindsay, 'Personagem'


GIG: Tonight at 8pm at Le Poisson Rouge.

During a long career, the musician and producer Arto Lindsay has worked in so many different styles, it was perfectly reasonable to call his new CD retrospective The Encyclopedia of Arto. A member of New York’s so-called “No Wave” scene of the 1970's, Lindsay is a pioneer of modern experimental music, while embracing jazz, funk and the sounds of his Brazilian homeland. Here’s the song “Personagem.”


Gig Alert: Jenifer Jackson

Monday, July 21, 2014

Rootsy folk singer performs live at Rockwood Music Hall. Download 'Texas Sunrise.'

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Gig Alert: Bombay Rickey

Friday, July 18, 2014

Eccentric Brooklyn rockers play Tea Lounge tomorrow night. Download, "Tuco’s Last Stand."


Gig Alert: Robert Cray

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The blues guitar stalwart headlines the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival tonight, on the waterfront behind the World Financial Center. Take a listen to this track from his latest album "In My Soul."


Gig Alert: Ann Klein

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Longtime guitarist to the stars steps into limelight at Rockwood this evening. Download, "Tango Wrangler."


Gig Alert: Landlady

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

If you’ve heard the Vampire Weekend song “Diane Young,” you’ve heard the musician Adam Schatz — he played sax on the tune. Well, Schatz's band Landlady makes its own smart, satisfying pop melodies — like “Girl.” The Brooklyn art-rockers play an album release show at Baby's All Right tonight.


Gig Alert: King Buzzo

Monday, July 14, 2014

Buzz Osborne is known as King Buzzo for good reason: for more than 30 years he's fronted the influential metal band The Melvins. Now he’s released an all-acoustic album, called “This Machine Kills Artists.”


Gig Alert: Juana Molina

Friday, July 11, 2014

Argentine singer Juana Molina performs at The Greene Space tonight. Get a taste with "Wed 21."


Gig Alert: Nation Beat

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Bandleader Scott Kettner and his group Nation Beat are at the Atrium of Lincoln Center. Download “Puxa O Boi."


Gig Alert: Nightmares On Wax

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Trip-hop pioneer spins along with a full band at Santos Party House tonight.


Gig Alert: Darcy James Argue's Secret Society

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

18-piece group fuses jazz and pop tonight at Jazz Standard. Download "Construction + Destruction."