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 saxophonist settles into a stint at the Village Vanguard with his band tonight. Download his curious yet graceful track "Tolerance."
The 12-piece ensemble that blends marching band polish with street music cool plays Lincoln Center's Out of Doors festival tonight. Download their exuberant take on the Frank Zappa tune "Zomby Woof."
The electronic experimentalist makes his debut at the Stone tonight. Download his erie track "Acid Folk 1."
The eccentric indie pop band play Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their quirky, catchy track "The Holograms."
The downtown composer celebrates the release of his new indie classical album tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his otherworldly track "Dunes of Vermillion."
The Nigerian-German R&B songstress plays the Highline Ballroom tonight. Download her soulful track "The Uncomfortable Truth."
This 15-member jazz outfit led by bassist Russ Flynn performs at the Douglass Street Music Collective tonight. Download a live excerpt from their orderly yet chaotic tune "Boreas."
The captivating folk duo stop in at the Living Room tonight. Download their elegiac, lovely track "Palm Tree."
The smooth Brazilian crooner released a new album this week, and Friday he plays Terminal 5. Download his slinky version of the Roy Ayers' tune "Everybody Loves the Sunshine."
The Italian pop star performs at Central Park's SummerStage this Saturday. Download his fiery jam "Adagio (Con Il Ritmo Nel Cuore)."
This Nigerien group will be bring their brand of "Nomad blues" to the Lincoln Center Out of Doors concert this Sunday. Download their spare, gently rhythmic track "Aitimani."
The Southern rock and roller brings his rockabilly sound to Mercury Lounge tonight. Download his rumbling, rebellious track "Atheist Funeral."
The formidable Malian guitarist plays at the MetroTech commons as part of BAM's Rhythm & Blues Festival. Download a live version of his tune "Diaraby Magni."
The bluesy, folky singer and guitarist plays Southpaw tonight. Download her sweet, gospel-tinged tune "Scorpio."
The inventive, groove-centered D.I.Y. ensemble play Barbes tonight. Download their funk-inflected track "Space Kitty."
The legendary Puerto Rican group bring their vivacious sound to Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park as part of the River To River Festival. Download their high-energy track "Julieta."
The North Carolina-bred, Brooklyn-based hip-hop outfit have a new album out today, and they'll be performing tonight at S.O.B.'s. Download their '90s-influenced jam "Ya Time's Up."
The newest talent to emerge from the musical families of Wainwright and Roche performs at Joe's Pub tonight. Download her sweet tune "Chicago."
The punky, electro-Latin band play S.O.B.'s tonight. Download their electrifying track "Fuego."
The alternative hip-hop group is back with a new album, and they'll be performing tonight at B.B. King Blues Club. Download their rousing track "Bloody."