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 inventive and political MC headlines the Hard NYC show Saturday at the South Island Field at Governors Island. Download her industrialized track "Steppin' Up."
This L.A. band is reigniting the Laurel Canyon sound with their warm folk rock. Download their sepia-toned track "When My Time Comes," then check them out Friday at Maxwell's.
The veteran pianist celebrates the release of her new live album this weekend with multiple shows at the Iridium. Download her exuberant track "LWB'S House."
Chicago's African dance band play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their bright, upbeat track "Odo Bra Wawawa."
The boisterous vaudeville-flavored duo open for Carl Davis and the Brooklyn Philharmonic at tonight's Celebrate Brooklyn performance at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Download their exuberant tune "Prime Numbers."
The up-and-coming indie pop artist plays Cake Shop tonight. Download his new track "I Can't Wait."
The Seattle folk-pop group Maxwell's tonight. Download their charming track "Easy to Love."
The indie rock quintet will be playing Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their catchy new track "Electric Eye."
The Latin soul singer heads up tonight's show at Le Poisson Rouge. Download the slinky remix of his track "Johnny Wants to Be a Matador" by Re:Redux.
The Latin funk outfit play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their bouncy track "Telaraña."
The rising saxophonist performs with his quartet tonight at the Jazz Standard. Download his freewheeling, energetic track "Cuspy's Delight."
The gifted singer-songwriter performs along with his father tonight at the Prospect Park Bandshell for Celebrate Brooklyn. Download his lovely, gloomy ode "Who Are You New York?"
The soulful rock outfit headlines tonight's show at Cake Shop. Download their reflective track "There Goes Our Man."
The Icelandic folk darling has a forthcoming album due out this September and tonight she'll perform at Rockwood Music Hall. Download her new track "Innundir Skinni" -- a Music Hub exclusive.
The up-and-coming alt-country troubadour performs with Calexico at City Winery tonight. Download his rich, rootsy track "If Time Was for Wasting."
The Austin garage punk trio play the Siren Music Festival at Coney Island Saturday. Download their fun, jangly tune "Gay Human Bones."
The alt-country/indie rock outfit play City Winery Friday night. Download their sprawling tune "I Got High."
The trippy noise rock band play the South Street Seaport Friday. Download their rollicking track "I Was Denied."
The talented Minneapolis duo play Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their haunting track "Hard as Nails."
The Latin jazz pianist and bandleader performs tonight at Birdland. Download his compelling track "Crazy Chicken."