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 Americana-influenced five-piece have a new album out and they'll be playing Union Pool tonight. Download their intriguing track "Helena, MT."
The composer marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a performance of his song cycle Katrina Ballads at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his stirring piece "Dennis Hastert: 9.1.05."
The jazz singer known for her eclectic palette performs with her band at 55 Bar tonight. Download her mellow version of the tune "Bye Bye Country Boy."
The North Carolina-based orchestral pop group play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their grand track "Walk Around the Lake."
The venturesome pianist will perform at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his treatment of an excerpt from composer Pierre Boulez's "Piano Sonata No.3."
This promising saxophonist and his band will be tearing it up at Dizzy's tonight. Download his feisty track "Free Man."
This Brooklyn urban pop-meister plays Webster Hall Friday. Download his take on the Nat King Cole tune "Calypso Blues."
This jazz organ icon will be playing with his trio at the Jazz Standard all weekend. Download his smooth slow-burner "Spiral."
This new quartet formed by longtime members of California's indie rock scene perform at Bowery Ballroom Friday night. Download their quirky, dreamy track "I Heart California."
The Parisian cosmopolitan funk band play a free show at Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium tonight. Download the Afrobeat-influenced track "Bê Africa."
The blues singer and pianist performs at Rockwood Music Hall tonight. Download her freewheeling new track "Ain't Got No Troubles."
The airy pop duo made up of Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl performs tonight at Joe's Pub. Download the delicate "The World Was Made for Men."
The Sierra Leonean modern bubu music king performs at Zebulon tonight. Download his infectious, upbeat track "Eh Congo."
The ethereal indie pop-maker plays Pianos tonight. Download his otherworldly track "Just Enough."
The New Jersey rabble-rousers play the NAG Benefit at Glasslands Gallery tonight. Download their raucous track "A More Perfect Union."
Last summer's surprise indie-reggae artist plays Mercury Lounge tonight. Download the freewheeling track "Let's Do Somethin' Else."
This trio of electronic experimentalists perform tonight at the Stone. Download the surreal spoken word track "He Can't Take You With Him."
The jubilant, energetic pianist begins a stint at Blue Note tonight. Download her playful tune "Choux a la creme."
L.A.'s lo-fi, synth-loving darlings play a free show at Other Music tonight. Download her new track "Am I Real?"
This homegrown outfit is reigniting the sound of Latin soul every Monday night in August at Barbes. Download their take on the classic R&B tune "Think."