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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: First Aid Kit

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

The Swedish folk duo roll into town tonight to play the Bell House. Download their earthy track "I Met Up With the King."

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Gig Alerts: Baaba Maal

Monday, June 14, 2010

The eclectic Senegalese singer and guitarist performs at Central Park SummerStage tonight. Download his mellifluous track "Dakar Moon."

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Gig Alerts: Warpaint

Monday, June 14, 2010

L.A.'s experimental art rock quartet roll into town to play a show at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their airy track "Billie Holiday."

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Gig Alerts: Nicole Simone

Monday, June 14, 2010

This sultry chanteuse brings her vintage sound to the Living Room tonight. Download an exclusive track from her here.

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Gig Alerts: Miguel Zenón

Friday, June 11, 2010

The jazz saxophonist performs with his septet all weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his earthy tune "Esta Plena."

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Gig Alerts: Slick Rick

Friday, June 11, 2010

The legendary rapper headlines a show at the Knitting Factory Sunday night. Download his classic tune "Hey Young World."

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Gig Alerts: W-H-I-T-E

Friday, June 11, 2010

Cory Hanson, the West Coast art pop-maker who performs as W-H-I-T-E, plays Monster Island Basement Friday. Download his pulsing, atmospheric track "Go On With The Gong."

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Gig Alerts: Silvio Rodriguez

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Cuban folk hero stops at Carnegie Hall tonight on his first U.S. tour in 30 years. Download his stirring, beautiful track "La Maza."

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Gig Alerts: Zongo Junction

Thursday, June 10, 2010

This 13-member Afropop group take the stage at Cameo Gallery tonight. Download their deeply groovy track "Oh Why?"

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Gig Alerts: David Berkeley

Thursday, June 10, 2010

The intimate singer-songwriter performs tonight at the Living Room. Download his poignant track "Willis Avenue Bridge."

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Gig Alerts: Jonathan Kreisberg Trio

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

The versatile guitarist appears with his trio at the Bar Next Door tonight for his usual Wednesday night gig. Download his unique take on the jazz standard "Stella by Starlight."

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Gig Alerts: Plants and Animals

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

The Canadian trio bring their vintage-infused indie rock sound to Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their hooky track "The Mama Papa."

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Gig Alerts: Nellie McKay

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The eclectic pop chanteuse plays Feinstein's at Loews Regency tonight. Download her sweet, intimate take on the show tune "Wonderful Guy."

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Gig Alerts: Light Pollution

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The Chicago-based rock quartet release their debut album today, and they'll be in town tonight to play the Knitting Factory. Download their echoey track "Good Feelings."

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Gig Alerts: Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band roll into town tonight to play B.B. King Blues Club. Download their classic tune "My Feet Can't Fail Me Now."

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Gig Alerts: Marian Petrescu Quartet

Monday, June 07, 2010

The virtuosic jazz pianist and his ensemble team up with guitarist Andreas Öberg for two shows at Dizzy's tonight. Download his deft interpretation of the Oscar Peterson tune "Cakewalk."

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Gig Alerts: Active Child

Monday, June 07, 2010

Pat Grossi, the lone wolf behind the synthy electro-pop of Active Child, performs tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download his soaring track "When Your Love Is Safe."

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Gig Alerts: Sparrow and the Workshop

Monday, June 07, 2010

The Glasgow-based folk noir trio Sparrow and the Workshop make their New York debut tonight at Union Hall. Download their ominous track "Devil Song."

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Gig Alerts: MillionYoung

Friday, June 04, 2010

Mike Diaz, the man behind the dreamy pop of MillionYoung, plays Cake Shop Sunday. Download his breezy tune "Cynthia."

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Gig Alerts: SambaDá

Friday, June 04, 2010

The high energy samba octet performs at S.O.B.'s Saturday night. Download their bouncy track "Iguana."

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