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 Afro-Peruvian singer songwriter takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday. Download her take on "El Bosque Armado (La Canoa)," penned by the Peruvian great Chabuca Granda.
The vivacious pianist and his trio will be appearing all weekend at Blue Note. Download his funky, easygoing track "Just Now."
The Black Moth Super Rainbow frontman will be striking out on his own again with a second solo album due out in May. Download "Fresh Hex," a trippy jam featuring Beck. Then see Tobacco Saturday at Knitting Factory.
This indie folk singer-songwriter will be headlining tonight's show at the Highline Ballroom. Download his warm track "Words."
This otherworldly pop duo will be opening for Dosh tonight at Union Hall. Download their dreamy track "No Logic."
This environmentally-aware chanteuse is on a ecological mission. Download her vibrant track "Salamalama Aby," then catch her special Earth Day performance tonight at S.O.B.'s.
This ten-strong group of soul revivalists plays the Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their fierce dancefloor number, "One Day."
The electro-merengue songstress teams up with chanteuse Kelis at Santos Party House tonight. Download her sassy track "El Tigeraso."
The indie power trio take the stage at Brooklyn Bowl tonight. Download their lively track "Now We Can See."
The tireless hip-hop legend will be taking the stage at S.O.B.'s tonight. Download his ferocious track "Survival Skills" with underground rapper Buckshot.
The Brooklyn-based MC plays Santos Party House tonight. Download his auto-tune-happy dub track, "The General."
This indie rock supergoup will be celebrating the release of their debut album tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download their high-spirited track "Do You Remember."
This Seattle quartet has roots in the post-hardcore scene, but now the foursome play subtler post-rock. Download their dark track "Deep in the Valley," then see them tonight at Cake Shop.
This Tennessee post-punk outfit has been called one of the best unsigned bands around. Download their track "Love in the Dark," then see them tonight at Pianos.
This folky singer-songwriter arrives in town tonight to play Public Assembly. Download his intimate track "Listen Closely Now."
The Malian songstress rolls into town Saturday night to play the Highline Ballroom. Download her spare and beautiful track "Zen."
The guitar empress has a new album out and she's playing Bowery Ballroom Friday night. Download her new track "Falling Day."
This electro-folk quintet just dropped a new EP and they'll be taking the stage at Union Hall Friday night. Download their endearing track "Roses in Bottles."
This electric guitarist has a penchant for cerebral, improvised jazz. Download her trio's cryptic tune "Old Nine Two Six Four Two Dies (No. 10)," then see her tonight at the Jazz Gallery.
This quirky psychedelic pop quartet will be playing Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download their tripped out track "Nebraska."