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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.

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Gig Alert: Debussy's Sonatas

Monday, February 16, 2015

Contemporary musicians take on the task of completing a century-project by the great French composer. 


Gig Alert: Jim Keller

Monday, February 09, 2015

The man who wrote 862-5309/Jenny will probably perform it tonight at Rockwood Music Hall.


Gig Alert: Jesus On The Mainline

Friday, February 06, 2015

Huge ensemble takes the tiny stage at Mercury Lounge to make a soulful ruckus tonight. Sample "Sweet High & Dry."


Gig Alert: New York Philharmonic

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Violinist Lisa Batiashvili joins the NY Phil to play selections from Rachmaninoff tonight at Avery Fisher Hall.


Gig Alert: Jenny Lin

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Classical piano star plays selections from Stravinsky, Silvestrov, and Scriabin at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. 


Gig Alert: Kristin Diable

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Loads of soul emanate from Rockwood Music Hall tonight; listen to "I'll Make Time For You."


Gig Alert: Les Paul Centennial Show

Monday, February 02, 2015

The Les Paul Trio pays homage to their namesake in a special performance with Jose Feliciano at The Iridium tonight. 


Gig Alert: Torres

Friday, January 30, 2015

Smoldering singer and guitarist plays for free at Brooklyn Night Bazaar; listen to "Honey."

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Gig Alert: Spain

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Dusty, world-weary rock from LA group at Lincoln Center Atrium tonight, free! Listen to "Nobody Has To Know."

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Gig Alert: Until The Ribbon Breaks

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Dancefloor raves meet midnight meditations at Terminal 5 tonight; listen to a live version of "Goldfish."


Gig Alert: Broncho

Monday, January 26, 2015

Maddening earworms from the Oklahoma outfit tonight at Rough Trade. Doo-doo-doo to "Class Historian."


Gig Alert: Savages

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Muscular British quartet is blanketing venues all over NYC this week---all sold out. Listen to "City's Full."


Gig Alert: Ellington for Curious Listeners

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Get inside the mind of one of the 20th century's greatest composers, with a spotlight on Duke Ellington in Harlem tonight. 


Gig Alert: The Revelations

Monday, January 19, 2015

Southern soul purveyors at The Blue Note tonight. Listen to "The Game of Love."

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Gig Alert: Golden Festival

Friday, January 16, 2015

Tomorrow in Park Slope: more Balkan music than you can shake a tuba at. For a taste, try "Pauline's Kyuchek" by the band Tipsy Oxcart.


Gig Alert: Clear Plastic Masks

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Swaggering rock and soul from this Nashville quartet at Baby's All Right tonight. Get a taste of "So Real."


Gig Alert: Ramsey Lewis

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Be a part of "The In Crowd" and celebrate 50 years of an iconic jazz performance, all week at Blue Note. Listen to the title track here.


Gig Alert: Guster

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Alt-rock stalwarts play live tonight at Rough Trade to celebrate their latest record, Evermotion. Take a listen to "Long Night."


Gig Alert: Emel Mathlouthi

Monday, January 12, 2015

Tunisian protest singer plays a special show at Le Poisson Rouge. Listen to "Kelmti Horra (My Word Is Free)."


Gig Alert: Hailu Mergia

Friday, January 09, 2015

Ethiopian synth-funk pioneer plays at Drom this Saturday. Give your squeezebox a squeeze to "Amrew Demkew."