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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 Alert: Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The Sierra Leonean modern bubu music king performs at Zebulon tonight. Download his infectious, upbeat track "Eh Congo."

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Gig Alert: Julian Lynch

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The ethereal indie pop-maker plays Pianos tonight. Download his otherworldly track "Just Enough."

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Gig Alert: Titus Andronicus

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The New Jersey rabble-rousers play the NAG Benefit at Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download their raucous track "A More Perfect Union."

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Gig Alert: Tom Hamilton, id m theft able and Al Margolis

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

This trio of electronic experimentalists perform tonight at the Stone. Download the surreal spoken word track "He Can't Take You With Him."

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Gig Alert: Hiromi

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

The jubilant, energetic pianist begins a stint at Blue Note tonight. Download her playful tune "Choux a la creme."

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Gig Alert: Sean Bones

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Last summer's surprise indie-reggae artist plays Mercury Lounge tonight. Download the freewheeling track "Let's Do Somethin' Else."

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Gig Alert: Spanglish Fly

Monday, August 16, 2010

This homegrown outfit is reigniting the sound of Latin soul every Monday night in August at Barbes. Download their take on the classic R&B tune "Think."

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Gig Alert: Growing

Monday, August 16, 2010

The noise trio plays the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center tonight. Download the Partytime remix of their track "Short Circuit."

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Gig Alert: Nite Jewel

Monday, August 16, 2010

L.A.'s lo-fi, synth-loving darlings play a free show at Other Music tonight. Download her new track "Am I Real?"

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Gig Alerts: Miniature Tigers

Friday, August 13, 2010

These indie poppers have a new album out, and they'll take the stage at Mercury Lounge on Friday. Download their blippy charmer "Gold Skull."

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Gig Alerts: Maps & Atlases

Friday, August 13, 2010

The Chicago band brings its complex rock to the Knitting Factory on Friday. Download their layered, knotty track "Solid Ground."

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Gig Alerts: Khaira Arby

Friday, August 13, 2010

The stunning Malian singer brings her powerful desert blues to the Shrine and to Zebulon this weekend. Download her stirring "Goumou."

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Gig Alerts: Ty Segall

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The prolific garage rocker plays Cake Shop tonight. Download his tripped-out stomper "Caesar."

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Gig Alerts: Jeff "Tain" Watts Quartet

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The star drummer of the jazz world begins a four-night stint with his quartet at the Jazz Standard this evening. Download his powerful track "Return of the Jitney Man."

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Gig Alerts: Slammin All-Body Band

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The groove-rooted a cappella and beatboxing ensemble perform at the International Body Music Festival and Lincoln Center tonight. Download their infectious track "Body Music 1."

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Gig Alerts: Memoryhouse

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The dulcet pop duo from Ontario perform at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their dreamy, minimalist tune "Bonfire."

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Gig Alerts: The Kissaway Trail

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Danish quintet open for Wild Beasts tonight at the Highline Ballroom. Download their epic pop tune "Beat Your Heartbeat."

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Gig Alerts: JJ Grey & Mofro

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

This bluesy Southern charmer performs a special solo acoustic show tonight at City Winery. Download his new track "The Sweetest Thing."

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Gig Alerts: Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Sierra Leonean hip-hop stars perform at the Hudson Square Wine and Music Festival tonight. Download their rambunctious party tune "Jacky Jacky."

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Gig Alerts: Holden

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The French pop band bring their modern take on chanson to Zebulon tonight. Download their moody, lilting track "Madrid."

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