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Gig Alerts: Vieux Farka Touré

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The formidable Malian guitarist plays at the MetroTech commons as part of BAM's Rhythm & Blues Festival. Download a live version of his tune "Diaraby Magni."

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Gig Alerts: Intergenerations with Toshi Reagon and Big Lovely plus special guests

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The bluesy, folky singer and guitarist plays Southpaw tonight. Download her sweet, gospel-tinged tune "Scorpio."

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Gig Alerts: Electric Junkyard Gamelan

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The inventive, groove-centered D.I.Y. ensemble play Barbes tonight. Download their funk-inflected track "Space Kitty."

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Gig Alerts: Plena Libre

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The legendary Puerto Rican group bring their vivacious sound to Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park as part of the River To River Festival. Download their high-energy track "Julieta."

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Gig Alerts: Kooley High

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The North Carolina-bred, Brooklyn-based hip-hop outfit have a new album out today, and they'll be performing tonight at S.O.B.'s. Download their '90s-influenced jam "Ya Time's Up."

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Gig Alerts: Arrested Development

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The alternative hip-hop group is back with a new album, and they'll be performing tonight at B.B. King Blues Club. Download their rousing track "Bloody."

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Gig Alerts: Bomba Estéreo

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The punky, electro-Latin band play S.O.B.'s tonight. Download their electrifying track "Fuego."

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Gig Alerts: Lucy Wainwright Roche

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The newest talent to emerge from the musical families of Wainwright and Roche performs at Joe's Pub tonight. Download her sweet tune "Chicago."

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Gig Alerts: Magic Kids

Monday, July 26, 2010

The indie pop-rock outfit play aboard the Half Moon as part of the Rocks Off Concert Cruise series tonight. Download their darling new track "Summer."

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Gig Alerts: Sir Richard Bishop

Monday, July 26, 2010

The seasoned guitarist and former member of the Sun City Girls performs at Zebulon tonight. Download his track "Strum and a Gallop" -- a Music Hub exclusive.

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Gig Alerts: Ideal Bread

Monday, July 26, 2010

This ensemble dedicated to championing the music of the late jazz composer Steve Lacy performs at Douglass Street Music Collective tonight. Download their take on the Lacy tune "As Usual."

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Gig Alerts: Dawes

Friday, July 23, 2010

This L.A. band is reigniting the Laurel Canyon sound with their warm folk rock. Download their sepia-toned track "When My Time Comes," then check them out Friday at Maxwell's.

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Gig Alerts: Geri Allen and Timeline

Friday, July 23, 2010

The veteran pianist celebrates the release of her new live album this weekend with multiple shows at the Iridium. Download her exuberant track "LWB'S House."

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Gig Alerts: M.I.A.

Friday, July 23, 2010

The inventive and political MC headlines the Hard NYC show Saturday at the South Island Field at Governors Island. Download her industrialized track "Steppin' Up."

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Gig Alerts: Two Man Gentlemen Band

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The boisterous vaudeville-flavored duo open for Carl Davis and the Brooklyn Philharmonic at tonight's Celebrate Brooklyn performance at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Download their exuberant tune "Prime Numbers."

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Gig Alerts: Occidental Brothers Dance Band International with Samba Mapangala

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Chicago's African dance band play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their bright, upbeat track "Odo Bra Wawawa."

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Gig Alerts: Twin Shadow

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The up-and-coming indie pop artist plays Cake Shop tonight. Download his new track "I Can't Wait."

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Gig Alerts: Robbers on High Street

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The indie rock quintet will be playing Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their catchy new track "Electric Eye."

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Gig Alerts: Rene Lopez

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Latin soul singer heads up tonight's show at Le Poisson Rouge. Download the slinky remix of his track "Johnny Wants to Be a Matador" by Re:Redux.

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Gig Alerts: Ivan & Alyosha

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Seattle folk-pop group Maxwell's tonight. Download their charming track "Easy to Love."

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