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 hometown new-wave-inspired trio play with Nite Jewel tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their new track "Acid Reign."
The Cincinnati rockers roll into town tonight in support of their new EP. Download their summery tune "Amphibian."
Chicago's circus-punk marching band blow into Knitting Factory Friday night before heading uptown to play the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival Saturday. Download their quirky, funky tune "St. Fresca's Regret."
The imaginative drummer performs at the Jazz Gallery Friday. Download his airy, driving track "That Girl in Stockholm."
The poster children for the soul revival head up Saturday night's show at Celebrate Brooklyn. Download their smooth track "I Learned the Hard Way."
The avant-gardist trio continue their three-evening run at Roulette tonight. Download the knotty piece "Pig Latin."
The Romanian chanteuse brings her gypsy cabaret sound to Barbes tonight. Download her new track "Toderel" -- a Music Hub exclusive.
The rising Baltimore band fronted by freak folker Jana Hunter plays Cake Shop tonight. Download their haunting track "Hospice Gates."
The inventive saxophonist settles into a stint at the Village Vanguard with his band tonight. Download his curious yet graceful track "Tolerance."
The 12-piece ensemble that blends marching band polish with street music cool plays Lincoln Center's Out of Doors festival tonight. Download their exuberant take on the Frank Zappa tune "Zomby Woof."
The vintage dance duo open up for Hot Chip tonight at SummerStage. Download their slinky track "Say My Name."
The electronic experimentalist makes his debut at the Stone tonight. Download his erie track "Acid Folk 1."
The eccentric indie pop band play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their quirky, catchy track "The Holograms."
The downtown composer celebrates the release of his new indie classical album tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his otherworldly track "Dunes of Vermillion."
This 15-member jazz outfit led by bassist Russ Flynn performs at the Douglass Street Music Collective tonight. Download a live excerpt from their orderly yet chaotic tune "Boreas."
The captivating folk duo stop in at the Living Room tonight. Download their elegiac, lovely track "Palm Tree."
The Nigerian-German R&B songstress plays the Highline Ballroom tonight. Download her soulful track "The Uncomfortable Truth."
The Italian pop star performs at Central Park's SummerStage this Saturday. Download his fiery jam "Adagio (Con Il Ritmo Nel Cuore)."
This Nigerien group will be bring their brand of "Nomad blues" to the Lincoln Center Out of Doors concert this Sunday. Download their spare, gently rhythmic track "Aitimani."
The smooth Brazilian crooner released a new album this week, and Friday he plays Terminal 5. Download his slinky version of the Roy Ayers' tune "Everybody Loves the Sunshine."