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Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Terem Quartet

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia. Tonight, the Terem Quartet -- a Russian folk music group -- plays in Sochi. 


Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Feodoq

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia. Today, find out about an experimental jam band from St. Petersburg that dabbles in dub, called Feodoq. 


Gig Alert (гиг-анонс): Anna Koroleva and Jump

Monday, February 03, 2014

It's "From Russia, With Soundcheck" Week -- and that means that we're "Gig Alerting" bands in, you guessed it, Russia.


Gig Alert: Flor De Toloache

Friday, January 31, 2014

Meet the group that claims to be New York City's all-female mariachi band. Before they play tonight at Rockwood Music Hall, download a free track.

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Gig Alert: Dum Dum Girls

Thursday, January 30, 2014

After releasing a brand new album this week, the band plays at Mercury Lounge on Thursday night. Download their poet-inspired track "Rimbaud Eyes."


Gig Alert: Modern Rivals

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The smarty-pants wordsmiths play at Pianos Wednesday night. Download their somewhat oddly happy song "Defenestrate You."


Gig Alert: Eleni Mandell

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The singer-songwriter and mom to toddler twins plays at The Saint Tuesday night. Download her motherhood-inspired "Put My Baby To Bed."


Gig Alert: Gedeon Luke & The People

Monday, January 27, 2014

Hear the soulful sounds of an American Idol survivor Monday at Brooklyn Bowl. Download his ever-so-uplifting song "Lend Me Your Sunshine."


Gig Alert! Intricate Folk, Classical Strings, Biting Punk, A Jazz Legend Duo, And Psychedelic Grunge

Friday, January 24, 2014

Don't hide inside all winter. Get out and see a show this week (Jan. 20-24) -- and use our Soundcheck Gig Alert roundup to help make the job easier.


Gig Alert! Raspy Rockabilly, Experimental Jazz, Hip-Hop Poetry, Gospel-Rooted Soul And An Electro R&B Dance Party

Friday, January 17, 2014

Got a case of the post-holiday blahs? Kick 'em to the curb with our weekly roundup (Jan. 13-17) of shows that are worth a wintery trek. Plus, preview music that you haven't heard before with our free downloads.


Gig Alert: Stephane Wrembel

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Django-inspired jazz guitarist plays Barbès on Sunday night. Download his lilting "Minuit aux Batignolles."


Gig Alert: The Revive Big Band

Thursday, January 09, 2014

The genre-pushing modern day big band is playing (le) Poisson Rouge Thursday. Download their sassy and brassy performance of "Runnin' Out of Time."


Gig Alert: PEP

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The six-piece '50s inspired doo-wop band PEP performs at The Rock Shop on Wednesday. Get their song "My Baby And Me" off of their upcoming debut album, due out in February. 

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Gig Alert: MisterWives

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

The New York indie pop band releases their debut EP today -- and plays at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg tonight. Take a listen to their track "Twisted Tongue."


Gig Alert: Kris Davis' Infrasound

Monday, January 06, 2014

The pianist and composer brings her large-ensemble project to Roulette on Monday. Download "Pass the Magic Hat."


Gig Alert: Miwa Gemini

Friday, January 03, 2014

The indie pop artist Miwa Gemini plays Rockwood Music Hall Sunday. Download "Matchbox House Blues."


Gig Alert: Kenny Werner Quintet

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The jazz quintet led by Kenny Werner performs at Dizzy's Thursday. Download "Sada."

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Gig Alert: Joseph Arthur

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

The folk rocker Joseph Arthur performs at City Winery Wednesday. Download "House Of Your Love."


Gig Alert: Potty Mouth

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The pop-punk band Potty Mouth performs at Baby's All Right Tuesday. Download "Black and Studs."


Gig Alert: Gogol Bordello

Monday, December 30, 2013

The rowdy "gypsy punks" Gogol Bordello perform at Terminal 5 Monday. Download "Malandrino."