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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.

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Gig Alerts: Frog Eyes

Monday, June 21, 2010

The wild, idiosyncratic Canadian rock band play a free in-store set at Sound Fix tonight. Download their raucous track "The Sensitive Girls."

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Gig Alerts: Suckers

Friday, June 18, 2010

The experimental art rock group celebrate the release of their new album Friday night at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Download their rambunctious track "Black Sheep."

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Gig Alerts: Sofia Rei Koutsovitis

Friday, June 18, 2010

The Argentinian songstress brings her Latin-tinged take on jazz to Joe's Pub Saturday night. Download her engaging track "Sube Azul."

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Gig Alerts: Judson Claiborne

Friday, June 18, 2010

Chris Salveter, the alt-country singer-songwriter her records as Judson Claiborne, plays Union Hall Friday night. Download his ambling tune "Song for Dreaming."

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Gig Alerts: Damien Jurado

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The prolific Seattle-based singer-songwriter performs at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download his rich track "Cloudy Shoes."

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Gig Alerts: Miracles of Modern Science

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The jumpy chamber pop quintet continues their month-long Thursday night residency at Cake Shop tonight. Download their new track "I Found Space."

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Gig Alerts: Carmen Consoli

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The celebrated Italian chanteuse has a new album out and tonight she performs at Le Poisson Rouge. Download her earthy track "A Finestra."

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Gig Alerts: Get The Blessing

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The British jazz rock quartet perform at Joe's Pub tonight. Download their rollicking track "Einstein Action Figure."

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Gig Alerts: Marissa Nadler

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

The dreamy, folky singer-songwriter headlines a show tonight at Knitting Factory. Download her bewitching track "I Love My Man."

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Gig Alerts: Erik Friedlander's Broken Arm Trio with Doug Wamble

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Downtown cellist Erik Friedlander will debut new music with his Broken Arm Trio and slide guitarist Doug Wamble tonight at the Stone. Download his playful track "Pretty Penny."

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Gig Alerts: First Aid Kit

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Swedish folk duo roll into town tonight to play the Bell House. Download their earthy track "I Met Up With the King."

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Gig Alerts: Sally Seltmann

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Aussie singer-songwriter formerly known as New Buffalo plays Union Hall tonight. Download her sunny track "Harmony to My Heartbeat."

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Gig Alerts: Baaba Maal

Monday, June 14, 2010

The eclectic Senegalese singer and guitarist performs at Central Park SummerStage tonight. Download his mellifluous track "Dakar Moon."

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Gig Alerts: Warpaint

Monday, June 14, 2010

L.A.'s experimental art rock quartet roll into town to play a show at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their airy track "Billie Holiday."

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Gig Alerts: Nicole Simone

Monday, June 14, 2010

This sultry chanteuse brings her vintage sound to the Living Room tonight. Download an exclusive track from her here.

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Gig Alerts: Miguel Zenón

Friday, June 11, 2010

The jazz saxophonist performs with his septet all weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his earthy tune "Esta Plena."

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Gig Alerts: Slick Rick

Friday, June 11, 2010

The legendary rapper headlines a show at the Knitting Factory Sunday night. Download his classic tune "Hey Young World."

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Gig Alerts: W-H-I-T-E

Friday, June 11, 2010

Cory Hanson, the West Coast art pop-maker who performs as W-H-I-T-E, plays Monster Island Basement Friday. Download his pulsing, atmospheric track "Go On With The Gong."

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Gig Alerts: Silvio Rodriguez

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Cuban folk hero stops at Carnegie Hall tonight on his first U.S. tour in 30 years. Download his stirring, beautiful track "La Maza."

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Gig Alerts: Zongo Junction

Thursday, June 10, 2010

This 13-member Afropop group take the stage at Cameo Gallery tonight. Download their deeply groovy track "Oh Why?"

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