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Gig Alerts: Chief

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

This group of indie rock newbies are currently touring to promote their upcoming debut album. Download their bittersweet tune "Night & Day," then check them out tonight at Mercury Lounge.

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Gig Alerts: Sachal Vasandani

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

The mellifluous jazz crooner takes the stage at Joe's Pub tonight. Download his dulcet, mellow track "Every Ocean, Every Star."

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Gig Alerts: Meklit Hadero

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Meklit Hadero
"Leaving Soon"
Playing at: Le Poisson Rouge
(158 Bleecker St., Greenwich Village)
Get: Tickets | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Alice Smith

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Alice Smith
"Love Endeavor"
Playing at: Blue Note
(131 W. 3rd St., Greenwich Village)
Get: Tickets (2 shows) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Diane Birch

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Diane Birch
"Rewind"
Playing at: Highline Ballroom
(431 W. 16th St., Chelsea)
Get: Tickets | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Claudio Roditi Quartet

Friday, May 28, 2010

Claudio Roditi
"Winter Dreams"
Playing FRIDAY AND SATURDAY at: Kitano Lounge (at the Kitano Hotel)
(66 Park Ave., Midtown East)
Get: Tickets (Plus $15 drink minimum) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Gato Loco

Friday, May 28, 2010

Gato Loco
"Coconino #7"
Playing SUNDAY at: Rose Live Music
(345 Grand St., Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets FREE | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Fang Island

Friday, May 28, 2010

Fang Island
"Daisy"
Playing SATURDAY at: Cake Shop
(152 Ludlow St., L.E.S.)
Get: Tickets ($10 at door) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Braids

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Braids
"Lemonade"
Playing at: Mercury Lounge
(217 E. Houston St., East Village)
Get: Tickets ($10 at door) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Edmar Castaneda and Joe Locke Duo

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Edmar Castaneda
"Colibri"
Playing at: Jazz Standard
(116 E. 27th St., Gramercy)
Get: Tickets (2 shows) | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Krallice

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

This back-to-basics black metal group counts heavy metal eccentric Mick Barr among its members. Download their track "Wretched Wisdom," then see them open for Gorguts tonight at Knitting Factory.

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Gig Alerts: Hot Hot Heat

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Hot Hot Heat
"21@12"
Playing at: Public Assembly
(70 N. 6th St., Williamsburg)
Get: Tickets | Directions

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Gig Alerts: Roky Erickson with Okkervil River

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The psychedelic rock pioneer has a new album out with indie rockers Okkervil River, and they both play Webster Hall tonight. Download their rugged track "Goodbye Sweet Dreams."

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Gig Alerts: Wild Nothing

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Virginia-based dream pop newcomer who performs as Wild Nothing opens up for Depreciation Guild tonight at Knitting Factory. Download his mellow track "Chinatown."

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Gig Alerts: Christian McBride & Inside Straight

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The celebrated bassist and his straight-ahead jazz quintet begin a stint at the Village Vanguard tonight. Download McBride's cool tune "Brother Mister."

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Gig Alerts: Judith Berkson

Monday, May 24, 2010

Tonight the eclectic singer and pianist celebrates the release of her new album Oylam with a show at Joe's Pub. Download her eccentric take on the George Gershwin tune "They Can't Take That Away From Me."

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Gig Alerts: Nate Wooley Quintet

Monday, May 24, 2010

The experimental trumpeter plays with his quintet tonight at Douglass Street Music Collective. Download his adventurous track "Tacones Altos."

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Gig Alerts: Cumbiagra

Monday, May 24, 2010

The party band with the irresistible Latin beat returns to Barbes tonight. Download their infectious track "Al Gato y Al Raton."

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Gig Alerts: Magos Herrera

Friday, May 21, 2010

The Mexican jazz chanteuse plays a free show at BAMcafé Friday night. Download her sultry track "Reencuentro."

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Gig Alerts: Pterodactyl

Friday, May 21, 2010

Brooklyn's rowdy indie rock trio play Cake Shop Saturday night. Download their wild track "First Daze."

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