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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: Caetano Veloso

Thursday, April 08, 2010

This Brazilian pop legend will be gracing the stage at Terminal 5 tonight. Download his slinky, funky track "Sem Cais."

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Gig Alerts: Rocky Votolato

Thursday, April 08, 2010

This Seattle-based singer-songwriter will be teaming up with Brooke Waggoner to perform in City Winery's Indie & Wine series tonight. Download his earnest track "Red River."

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Gig Alerts: Steve Shiffman & The Land Of No

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

This alt-country-leaning quintet will be playing Coco 66 tonight. Download the group's jammy, 1990s-inspired track "Here Comes The Cigarette Girl."

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Gig Alerts: Christina Courtin

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

This singer-songwriter will be the musical guest at tonight's Happy Ending Music and Reading Series at Joe's Pub. Download her delicate tune "Green Jay."

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Gig Alerts: So Cow

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

This Irish singer-songwriter will be bringing his highly-literate brand of pop to the stage at Death By Audio tonight. Download his catchy track "Halcyon Days."

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Gig Alerts: Dr. Dog

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

This vintage pop/rock outfit have a new album out today, and they'll be playing a free show at the Apple Store in Soho tonight. Download their new track "Stranger."

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Gig Alerts: The Bad Plus

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

The jazz trio that elevated the art of the cover song settles into a week-long residency tonight at Blue Note. Download their spirited track "1980 World Champion."

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Gig Alerts: The Omer Avital Group

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

The jazz bassist and his five-piece outfit will take the stage tonight at Smalls. Download Avital's beautiful and haunting track "Song for Amos."

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Gig Alerts: Amanda Monaco’s Deathblow

Monday, April 05, 2010

The jazz guitarist and her bob-inclined quartet will be playing in the weekly Evolving Music series tonight at Local 269. Download the Monaco original tune "It's Like This, See..."

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Gig Alerts: Bonobo

Monday, April 05, 2010

This English DJ will take the stage at Bowery Ballroom tonight with singer Andreya Triana. Download his new track with Triana, the seductive "Eyesdown."

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Gig Alerts: Das Racist

Monday, April 05, 2010

This indie hip-hop outfit will be playing Death By Audio tonight. Download their quirky track "You Oughta Know."

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Gig Alerts: Death

Friday, April 02, 2010

This recently discovered (and rightly praised) protopunk rockers will be tearing it up at Club Europa Friday night. Download their high-octane track "Politicians In My Eyes."

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Gig Alerts: Garotas Suecas

Friday, April 02, 2010

This Brazilian sextet play 1960's style R&B with a Latin flavor. Download their carefree track "Codinome Dinamite," then see them Friday night at Cake Shop.

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Gig Alerts: Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet

Friday, April 02, 2010

This weekend the Peruvian trumpet player and his ensemble take over Tutuma Social Club. Download Alegría's intoxicating take on the Gershwin tune "Summertime."

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Gig Alerts: The Soft Pack

Thursday, April 01, 2010

This straight-ahead rock quartet from L.A. (formerly known as the Muslims) will play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their fun-loving track "C'mon."

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Gig Alerts: Golden Triangle

Thursday, April 01, 2010

This homegrown art punk collective will be opening for Brazilian export Garotas Suecas tonight at Knitting Factory. Download their clamorous track "Neon Noose."

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Gig Alerts: Rebirth Brass Band

Thursday, April 01, 2010

This legendary New Orleans brass band will be gracing the stage at the Highline Ballroom tonight. Download their celebratory track "Do Whatcha Wanna."

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Gig Alerts: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Acclaimed pianist Tord Gustavsen takes the stage with his quintet at Merkin Concert Hall tonight to play tunes from his new release Restored, Returned. Download the album's stirring title track.

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Gig Alerts: Peasant

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Folk rocker Damien DeRose, aka Peasant, will be appearing at Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download his charming track "Well Alright."

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Gig Alerts: Jaime Smith of The xx

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The mixmaster for the English outfit the xx will be DJing at Santos Party House tonight after playing with his band at Webster Hall. Download his masterful remix of the Jack Peñate song "Pull My Heart Away."

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