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 rising Baltimore band fronted by freak folker Jana Hunter plays Cake Shop tonight. Download their haunting track "Hospice Gates."
The Romanian chanteuse brings her gypsy cabaret sound to Barbes tonight. Download her new track "Toderel" -- a Music Hub exclusive.
The avant-gardist trio continue their three-evening run at Roulette tonight. Download the knotty piece "Pig Latin."
The 12-piece ensemble that blends marching band polish with street music cool plays Lincoln Center's Out of Doors festival tonight. Download their exuberant take on the Frank Zappa tune "Zomby Woof."
The inventive saxophonist settles into a stint at the Village Vanguard with his band tonight. Download his curious yet graceful track "Tolerance."
The vintage dance duo open up for Hot Chip tonight at SummerStage. Download their slinky track "Say My Name."
The eccentric indie pop band play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their quirky, catchy track "The Holograms."
The downtown composer celebrates the release of his new indie classical album tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his otherworldly track "Dunes of Vermillion."
The electronic experimentalist makes his debut at the Stone tonight. Download his erie track "Acid Folk 1."
This 15-member jazz outfit led by bassist Russ Flynn performs at the Douglass Street Music Collective tonight. Download a live excerpt from their orderly yet chaotic tune "Boreas."
The captivating folk duo stop in at the Living Room tonight. Download their elegiac, lovely track "Palm Tree."
The Nigerian-German R&B songstress plays the Highline Ballroom tonight. Download her soulful track "The Uncomfortable Truth."
The Italian pop star performs at Central Park's SummerStage this Saturday. Download his fiery jam "Adagio (Con Il Ritmo Nel Cuore)."
This Nigerien group will be bring their brand of "Nomad blues" to the Lincoln Center Out of Doors concert this Sunday. Download their spare, gently rhythmic track "Aitimani."
The smooth Brazilian crooner released a new album this week, and Friday he plays Terminal 5. Download his slinky version of the Roy Ayers' tune "Everybody Loves the Sunshine."
The Southern rock and roller brings his rockabilly sound to Mercury Lounge tonight. Download his rumbling, rebellious track "Atheist Funeral."
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."
The bluesy, folky singer and guitarist plays Southpaw tonight. Download her sweet, gospel-tinged tune "Scorpio."
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."
The inventive, groove-centered D.I.Y. ensemble play Barbes tonight. Download their funk-inflected track "Space Kitty."