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 jazz saxophonist performs with his septet all weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his earthy tune "Esta Plena."
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."
The intimate singer-songwriter performs tonight at the Living Room. Download his poignant track "Willis Avenue Bridge."
This 13-member Afropop group take the stage at Cameo Gallery tonight. Download their deeply groovy track "Oh Why?"
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."
The versatile guitarist appears with his trio at the Bar Next Door tonight for his usual Wednesday night gig. Download his unique take on the jazz standard "Stella by Starlight."
The Canadian trio bring their vintage-infused indie rock sound to Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their hooky track "The Mama Papa."
The Chicago-based rock quartet release their debut album today, and they'll be in town tonight to play the Knitting Factory. Download their echoey track "Good Feelings."
The legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band roll into town tonight to play B.B. King Blues Club. Download their classic tune "My Feet Can't Fail Me Now."
The eclectic pop chanteuse plays Feinstein's at Loews Regency tonight. Download her sweet, intimate take on the show tune "Wonderful Guy."
Pat Grossi, the lone wolf behind the synthy electro-pop of Active Child, performs tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download his soaring track "When Your Love Is Safe."
The virtuosic jazz pianist and his ensemble team up with guitarist Andreas Öberg for two shows at Dizzy's tonight. Download his deft interpretation of the Oscar Peterson tune "Cakewalk."
The Glasgow-based folk noir trio Sparrow and the Workshop make their New York debut tonight at Union Hall. Download their ominous track "Devil Song."
Mike Diaz, the man behind the dreamy pop of MillionYoung, plays Cake Shop Sunday. Download his breezy tune "Cynthia."
The high energy samba octet performs at S.O.B.'s Saturday night. Download their bouncy track "Iguana."
The jazz-reared pop chanteuse plays Rockwood Music Hall Sunday night before heading off to open for Norah Jones on tour. Download her mellow track "The Day We Met."
The quirky indie rock trio play Death By Audio tonight. Download their Latin-tinged tune "Vendela Vida."
The folky singer-songwriter plays Union Hall tonight. Download his rich, intimate track "Cleo's Song."
The New Orleans funk quintet takes the stage at Brooklyn Bowl tonight. Download their soulful track "Heart of Steel."
This experimental rock outfit play Union Pool tonight. Download their dark, trancelike track "Lurid View."