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 Austin-based band formerly known as Loxsly are currently on tour supporting their new EP, and they roll into town tonight to play Glasslands Gallery. Download their new track "Courtesy in Decline."
The Portuguese jazz singer and her trio will play tonight at the intimate Bar Next Door, downstairs from La Lanterna di Vittorio. Download her enchanting track "10 Longos Dias de Chuva" ("10 Long Days of Rain").
The Cuban saxophonist and clarinetist will preview some new pieces with his specially selected sextet this weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his upbeat track "Chiquita Blues."
The soprano and new opera darling will star in Paola Prestini’s "Oceanic Verses" Saturday at New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab at NYU. Download a track from her Grammy-winning recording of the John Corigliano opera "Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan."
The European experimental power trio play Zebulon Sunday night. Download their dynamic track "Lowcost Deluxe."
The eccentric electro-pop project of Danish mastermind Mikkel Hess plays Nublu tonight. Download the slinky track "Never."
Last year the banjoist went electronic on an album benefiting victims of the 2008 Chinese Earthquake. Tonight she teams up with David Liang of the Shanghai Restoration Project for a special performance at NYU. Download the track "Sala."
The dark synth pop band takes the stage at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their pulsing track "Theme From Tomorrowland."
The Nashville bluegrass collective will be playing Southpaw tonight. Download their new track "All the Same."
The Scottish indie rock band play a special acoustic in-store set tonight before they head to Webster Hall for their sold out show. Download their track "Swim Until You Can't See Land."
This offbeat indie pop trio love to tour, and tonight they roll into the city to play Cake Shop. Download their quirky, soaring track "Dali."
The cerebral singer-songwriter and guitarist plays Union Pool tonight. Download his bittersweet track "What I Have Left."
Brothers Jimmy and Albert Heath will settle into a six-night spell at Village Vanguard with their quartet tonight. Download their cool track "Dusk in the City."
The producer, tech wizard and electronic rising star takes on Webster Hall tonight. Download her bubbly, infectious track "Fade to Black."
This party rapper will be appearing at the Keep A Breast Foundation benefit concert tonight at the Bell House. Download her upbeat track "Make It Take It."
This wild, experimental, genre-hopping group will be playing tonight at Zebulon. Download their maniacal track "Crazy Lady."
The U.K. indie rock collective play the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza tonight. Download their dense, emotional track "The Sea Is a Good Place to Think of the Future."
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.
The vivacious pianist and his trio will be appearing all weekend at Blue Note. Download his funky, easygoing track "Just Now."
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.