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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: Christian McBride & Inside Straight

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The celebrated bassist and his straight-ahead jazz quintet begin a stint at the Village Vanguard tonight. Download McBride's cool tune "Brother Mister."

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Gig Alerts: Wild Nothing

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Virginia-based dream pop newcomer who performs as Wild Nothing opens up for Depreciation Guild tonight at Knitting Factory. Download his mellow track "Chinatown."

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Gig Alerts: Cumbiagra

Monday, May 24, 2010

The party band with the irresistible Latin beat returns to Barbes tonight. Download their infectious track "Al Gato y Al Raton."

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Gig Alerts: Judith Berkson

Monday, May 24, 2010

Tonight the eclectic singer and pianist celebrates the release of her new album Oylam with a show at Joe's Pub. Download her eccentric take on the George Gershwin tune "They Can't Take That Away From Me."

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Gig Alerts: Nate Wooley Quintet

Monday, May 24, 2010

The experimental trumpeter plays with his quintet tonight at Douglass Street Music Collective. Download his adventurous track "Tacones Altos."

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Gig Alerts: Oneohtrix Point Never

Friday, May 21, 2010

Daniel Lopatin, the electronic producer who performs as Oneohtrix Point Never, plays Le Poisson Rouge Saturday night. Download his new track "Describing Bodies."

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Gig Alerts: Magos Herrera

Friday, May 21, 2010

The Mexican jazz chanteuse plays a free show at BAMcafé Friday night. Download her sultry track "Reencuentro."

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Gig Alerts: Pterodactyl

Friday, May 21, 2010

Brooklyn's rowdy indie rock trio play Cake Shop Saturday night. Download their wild track "First Daze."

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Gig Alerts: Paul Flaherty and Chris Corsano with Okkyung Lee

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The free jazz duo teams up with cellist Okkyung Lee for a show tonight at Issue Project Room. Download an excerpt from Flaherty and Corsano's furious live jam "The Great Pine Tar Scandal."

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Gig Alerts: Josh Ritter

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The praised folky singer-songwriter plays Town Hall tonight. Download his gentle, seafaring track "Change of Time."

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Gig Alerts: Elizabeth & The Catapult

Thursday, May 20, 2010

The indie pop trio headlines tonight's New Sounds concert at Merkin Hall. Download their playful track "Race You."

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GIg Alerts: Eluvium

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Ambient composer Matthew Cooper, who performs under the moniker Eluvium, performs tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his tranquil track "The Motion Makes Me Last."

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Gig Alerts: Murs

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

The West coast rapper heads up a hip-hop show tonight at the Highline. Download his track with the producer 9th Wonder, the swaggering "316 pt. 2."

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Gig Alerts: The Sight Below

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Rafael Anton Irisarri, the reclusive ambient composer who performs as the Sight Below, plays Union Hall tonight. Download his serene track "Fervent."

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Gig Alerts: Recoil

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Alan Wilder, the man behind the electronic project Recoil (and former member of Depeche Mode), plays Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his classic track "Faith Healer."

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Gig Alerts: Gordon Beeferman's Imaginary Band

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The inventive new music ensemble led by composer and pianist Gordon Beeferman performs at Douglass Street Music Collective tonight. Download their bold track "No Meat."

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Gig Alerts: Keepaway

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Brooklyn psych-rock outfit celebrate the release of their debut EP Baby Style tonight with a show at Mercury Lounge. Download their trippy track "Yellow Wings."

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Gig Alerts: CSC Funk Band

Monday, May 17, 2010

The tight, groove-happy nine-piece outfit play Zebulon tonight. Download their new track "A Troll's Soiree."

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Gig Alerts: Ferraby Lionheart

Monday, May 17, 2010

The folk-pop singer-songwriter opens up for Leslie & the Badgers tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download his countrified tune "Dear Corinne."

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Gig Alerts: Dan Weiss Trio

Monday, May 17, 2010

The trio fronted by the inventive drummer Dan Weiss perform tonight at 55 Bar. Download their imaginative track "Always Be Closing."

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