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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: Kenny Garrett Band

Thursday, May 06, 2010

The highly celebrated, highly versatile saxophonist is currently performing at the Iridium. Download his gorgeous, spiritual track "Intro to Africa."

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Gig Alerts: Hooray for Earth

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The indie rock quartet celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a show at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their catchy, breezy track "Surrounded by Your Friends."

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Gig Alerts: Washed Out

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The Southern chillwave darling will be playing at the Bell House tonight. Download his murky, groovy song "Track 7."

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Gig Alerts: Shout Out Louds

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The Swedish indie rockers will be playing Webster Hall tonight. Download their frank, energetic track "Walls."

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Gig Alerts: Gold Motel

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

This indie pop outfit fronted by Greta Morgan of the Hush Sound roll into town tonight to play the Knitting Factory. Download their endearing track "Perfect in My Mind."

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Gig Alerts: Amy Speace

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

This actress-turned-musician will play the Living Room tonight. Download her rootsy, heartbroken track "The Killer in Me."

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Gig Alerts: Lay Low

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The Icelandic indie folk star who's long been a favorite in her homeland opens for Horse Feathers tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download her sweet track "By and By."

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Gig Alerts: Sara Serpa Trio

Monday, May 03, 2010

The Portuguese jazz singer and her trio will play tonight at the intimate Bar Next Door, downstairs from La Lanterna di Vittorio. Download her enchanting track "10 Longos Dias de Chuva" ("10 Long Days of Rain").

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Gig Alerts: Royal Forest

Monday, May 03, 2010

The Austin-based band formerly known as Loxsly are currently on tour supporting their new EP, and they roll into town tonight to play Glasslands Gallery. Download their new track "Courtesy in Decline."

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Gig Alerts: Horse Feathers

Monday, May 03, 2010

This indie folk outfit have a new album out, and they'll be playing Union Hall tonight. Download their warm track "Belly of June."

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Gig Alerts: Paquito D'Rivera Sextet

Friday, April 30, 2010

The Cuban saxophonist and clarinetist will preview some new pieces with his specially selected sextet this weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his upbeat track "Chiquita Blues."

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Gig Alerts: Passe Montagne

Friday, April 30, 2010

The European experimental power trio play Zebulon Sunday night. Download their dynamic track "Lowcost Deluxe."

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Gig Alerts: Hila Plitmann

Friday, April 30, 2010

The soprano and new opera darling will star in Paola Prestini’s "Oceanic Verses" Saturday at New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab at NYU. Download a track from her Grammy-winning recording of the John Corigliano opera "Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan."

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Gig Alerts: Cold Cave

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The dark synth pop band takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their pulsing track "Theme From Tomorrowland."

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Gig Alerts: Abigail Washburn & the Shanghai Restoration Project

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Last year the banjoist went electronic on an album benefiting victims of the 2008 Chinese Earthquake. Tonight she teams up with David Liang of the Shanghai Restoration Project for a special performance at NYU. Download the track "Sala."

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Gig Alerts: Hess Is More

Thursday, April 29, 2010

The eccentric electro-pop project of Danish mastermind Mikkel Hess plays Nublu tonight. Download the slinky track "Never."

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Gig Alerts: Frightened Rabbit

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Scottish indie rock band play a special acoustic in-store set tonight before they head to Webster Hall for their sold out show. Download their track "Swim Until You Can't See Land."

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Gig Alerts: Finn Riggins

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

This offbeat indie pop trio love to tour, and tonight they roll into the city to play Cake Shop. Download their quirky, soaring track "Dali."

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Gig Alerts: The Infamous Stringdusters

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Nashville bluegrass collective will be playing Southpaw tonight. Download their new track "All the Same."

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Gig Alerts: MNDR

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The producer, tech wizard and electronic rising star takes on Webster Hall tonight. Download her bubbly, infectious track "Fade to Black."

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