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 celebrated bassist and his straight-ahead jazz quintet begin a stint at the Village Vanguard tonight. Download McBride's cool tune "Brother Mister."
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."
The party band with the irresistible Latin beat returns to Barbes tonight. Download their infectious track "Al Gato y Al Raton."
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."
The experimental trumpeter plays with his quintet tonight at Douglass Street Music Collective. Download his adventurous track "Tacones Altos."
Daniel Lopatin, the electronic producer who performs as Oneohtrix Point Never, plays Le Poisson Rouge Saturday night. Download his new track "Describing Bodies."
The Mexican jazz chanteuse plays a free show at BAMcafé Friday night. Download her sultry track "Reencuentro."
Brooklyn's rowdy indie rock trio play Cake Shop Saturday night. Download their wild track "First Daze."
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."
The praised folky singer-songwriter plays Town Hall tonight. Download his gentle, seafaring track "Change of Time."
The indie pop trio headlines tonight's New Sounds concert at Merkin Hall. Download their playful track "Race You."
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."
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."
Rafael Anton Irisarri, the reclusive ambient composer who performs as the Sight Below, plays Union Hall tonight. Download his serene track "Fervent."
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."
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."
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."
The tight, groove-happy nine-piece outfit play Zebulon tonight. Download their new track "A Troll's Soiree."
The folk-pop singer-songwriter opens up for Leslie & the Badgers tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download his countrified tune "Dear Corinne."
The trio fronted by the inventive drummer Dan Weiss perform tonight at 55 Bar. Download their imaginative track "Always Be Closing."