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.
This singer-songwriter will be the musical guest at tonight's Happy Ending Music and Reading Series at Joe's Pub. Download her delicate tune "Green Jay."
The jazz trio that elevated the art of the cover song settles into a week-long residency tonight at Blue Note. Download their spirited track "1980 World Champion."
The jazz bassist and his five-piece outfit will take the stage tonight at Smalls. Download Avital's beautiful and haunting track "Song for Amos."
This vintage pop/rock outfit have a new album out today, and they'll be playing a free show at the Apple Store in Soho tonight. Download their new track "Stranger."
This English DJ will take the stage at Bowery Ballroom tonight with singer Andreya Triana. Download his new track with Triana, the seductive "Eyesdown."
This indie hip-hop outfit will be playing Death By Audio tonight. Download their quirky track "You Oughta Know."
The jazz guitarist and her bob-inclined quartet will be playing in the weekly Evolving Music series tonight at Local 269. Download the Monaco original tune "It's Like This, See..."
This Brazilian sextet play 1960's style R&B with a Latin flavor. Download their carefree track "Codinome Dinamite," then see them Friday night at Cake Shop.
This weekend the Peruvian trumpet player and his ensemble take over Tutuma Social Club. Download Alegría's intoxicating take on the Gershwin tune "Summertime."
This recently discovered (and rightly praised) protopunk rockers will be tearing it up at Club Europa Friday night. Download their high-octane track "Politicians In My Eyes."
This straight-ahead rock quartet from L.A. (formerly known as the Muslims) will play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their fun-loving track "C'mon."
This homegrown art punk collective will be opening for Brazilian export Garotas Suecas tonight at Knitting Factory. Download their clamorous track "Neon Noose."
This legendary New Orleans brass band will be gracing the stage at the Highline Ballroom tonight. Download their celebratory track "Do Whatcha Wanna."
The mixmaster for the English outfit the xx will be DJing at Santos Party House tonight after playing with his band at Webster Hall. Download his masterful remix of the Jack Peñate song "Pull My Heart Away."
Acclaimed pianist Tord Gustavsen takes the stage with his quintet at Merkin Concert Hall tonight to play tunes from his new release Restored, Returned. Download the album's stirring title track.
Folk rocker Damien DeRose, aka Peasant, will be appearing at Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download his charming track "Well Alright."
This experimental producer and musician works in the electronic and hip-hop worlds, but he's a descendent of a jazz original. Download his cool, dusky track "Quakes," then see him tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.
These raucous shoegazers will open for the Big Pink tonight at Webster Hall. Download their throwback track "In Your Heart."
This quartet likes to dabble in post-rock -- and the movie business. Download their gloomy, film-inspired track "Funeral Singers," then check them out tonight at the Bell House.
This electro-pop trio will open for Lemonade and Delorean tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their dancy track "Another Time."