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Pop and Rock Shows in New York City This Week - February 11-February 18

February 11, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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From big arena shows to small venues, New York has an incredible array of pop and rock music performances. From intimate spaces like Rockwood Music Hall through The Bell House and the Music Hall of Williamsburg onto Madison Square Garden, you can find indie rock, classic rock, alt, country, singer-songwriters, and everything in between on City Guide's activities listings.

Santiago Cruz 'Tour Interplanetario' - Kupferberg Center Performances
Through January 17, 2018 - Flushing

Due to matters of visa control Santiago Cruz, the main artist, is unable to travel to the US, therefore incapable of performing tonight. To everyone who purchased a ticket for "Santiago Cruz – Tour Interplanetario" concert, scheduled for December 2nd, 2017; we encourage you to save it and present it on the new concert date scheduled on Saturday, February 17th, 2018 at 8:00pm. In exchange for the inconvenience for the postponement you will have access to autographed CDs on…

Sunday Stew Music Showcase: Cool Company, Troop Brand, The Institute of Flyer Learning, argonaut&wasp - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2018 - New York

American Nomads Drew Angus - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2018 - New York

Musicians Walter Kenul and Dante DeLemos, along with lyricist Richard Humann founded the band American Nomads. The songs that they write and perform are in the American Roots style of music. They have worked together on numerous musical projects, including their most recent band before the founding of American Nomads, DRW, that from 2010 to 2015 released two full-length albums and two singles. American Nomads is comprised of musicians Walter Kenul on lead vocals and keyboards, Dante DeLemos on lead vocals and guitar, Susan Darmiento on lead and background vocals, Joseph Humann on harmonica and percussion, George LaGrange on guitar and background vocals, Joe Conoscenti on drums, Jay Rivera on bass and background vocals, and Gerald Menke on pedal steel Guitar. A promising young voice in songwriting, Drew Angus is just the kind of new blood that makes pop music so enduring. With indelible hooks, and savvy craftsmanship, and city informed lyrics, he brings a certain verve to his work that has resonated with audiences and fellow performers alike. His work ethic and effortless appeal have led him down some pretty amazing paths. He has appeared on Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon, ... (read more)

Wanderlust - Lincoln Center
February 11, 2018 - New York

In a single program, music transports us from the brilliant sun and vivid colors of Spain to the majestic fjords and icy winds of Norway. Dvorák's Quintet brings us to our final destination—the lush forests and vibrant folklore of Bohemia. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window) Turina Trio No. 1 for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 35 (1926) Grieg Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, Op. 36 (1882-83) Dvo?ák Quintet in G major for Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Bass, Op. 77 (1875)

Las Cafeteras & Orkesta Mendoza - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 11, 2018 - New York

The New Golden Age of Latin Music is being created right here in the United States. The Mexican-American communities of Arizona and California have emerged as hotbeds of musical creativity, merging styles that reflect the changing borders and shared cultural identities between Mexico and the United States. Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras are two of today's most exciting bands, forging inspired new paths for the fabled Latin sound.

Lea Anderson Sings Whitney Houston - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 11, 2018 - New York

Categorized as real R&B, it is without a doubt that Lea Anderson has what the music industry has been waiting for. Through her own rhythm and blues, Lea Anderson aims to create an intimate connection between herself and anyone who has come in contact with her fluid soprano sound. Versatile, she can be acoustic, with a piano, supplemented with tracks, or with her four piece band. No matter the set up, Lea Anderson is always equipped with a flute, which was handed down by her Mother. Lea Anderson's music is a timeless entity providing us with sounds enlaced with heartfelt melodies, strong vocals and lyrics that tell the story of her past heartbreaks, current happiness, new found self-love, and hopes for equality.

Bruce Clough Celebrates Silver Linings - Dont Tell Mama
February 11, 2018 - New York

Tanith Magic Circle Crazy Bull - Saint Vitus
February 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

Magic Circle's lyrics communicate depression via loneliness, betrayal, death, and suffering, but Brendan Radigan's as likely to lash out as lament when he sings them. His voice cuts across Magic Circle and it, not the music, sets the album's tone. Even during the album's slowest and quietest moments, Radigan is there, howling, but never lacking for melody. Doom metal's not supposed to be cathartic like this. His take on doom, effective as it is, becomes less surprising considering that he usually sounds like this or, this. The rest of the band's performance is equally surprising. Magic Circle is effectively a hardcore supergroup taking a shot at doom metal and succeeding better than they have any right to. The music draws from all of doom's subgenres as needs be. "Winter Light" thumps along at a plod until 2:20, when it accelerates from almost funeral doom to Argus-y power doom. "The Greatest Escape/White Shores" also takes its time to get moving, Radigan and riffs synched up in melancholy, and then he goes on the attack while the band locks in and churns through the rest of the song. It would take a powerful set of riffs and songs to keep Radigan from stealing the show, and ... (read more)

Alex2e - Acoustic Pop / Folk / Hip Hop - Silvana
February 11, 2018 - New York

Massachusetts based Acoustic Pop-Folk artist.

What-The-Funk! Monthly Residency - Silvana
February 11, 2018 - New York

WHATTHEFUNK! is a Funk/Soul band founded in Vancouver, Canada.

Mike O'Malley + Beastie Band - Pine Box Rock Shop
February 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

A collision of chamber folk's sweeping arrangements, punk's ragged vigor, and Irish Trad's rollicking pulse, Mike O'Malley + Beastie Band are no strangers to biting off more than they can chew. Their latest album, Growlers, takes aim at toxic masculinity in four of its awful incarnations. Expect searing harmonies, unusual instrumentation, and catharsis.

A Fine Romance: A Swingtime Big Band Valentine - The Madison Theatre
February 11, 2018 - Rockville Centre

Keeping with Madison Theatre tradition, Swingtime returns for its sixth annual Valentine's Day celebration of classic love songs from the Great American Songbook. Our 20-piece 'house band,' directed by Steve Shaiman, will delight you with swingin' toe-tappers and heartfelt ballads to get you in a romantic mood, featuring hits from legendary bandleaders like Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Count Basie and Woody Herman, plus amorous melodies by iconic vocalists Judy Garland, Eydie Gormé, Nat 'King' Cole and Frank Sinatra.

American Nomads - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2018 - New York

Musicians Walter Kenul and Dante DeLemos, along with lyricist Richard Humann founded the band American Nomads. The songs that they write and perform are in the American Roots style of music. They have worked together on numerous musical projects, including their most recent band before the founding of American Nomads, DRW, that from 2010 to 2015 released two full-length albums and two singles. American Nomads is comprised of musicians Walter Kenul on lead vocals and keyboards, Dante DeLemos on lead vocals and guitar, Susan Darmiento on lead and background vocals, Joseph Humann on harmonica and percussion, George LaGrange on guitar and background vocals, Joe Conoscenti on drums, Jay Rivera on bass and background vocals, and Gerald Menke on pedal steel Guitar. Their song, "A Revelation's Gonna Come" climbed to #6 on the Billboard AC chart, with over 40,000 national and international radio plays, and passed the first round of Grammy nominations for Best American Roots Single 2016.

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: Valentine's Day Celebration! - Brooklyn Bowl
February 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

By attending this event, I consent to my image (with or without my voice) being included in photographs and/or film and videotape of the event, and give Brooklyn Bowl, The Rock and Roll Playhouse and their respective licensees and assigns the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to use and publish such content in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter.The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a weekly family concert series hosted at Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre and Industry City, allows kids to "move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon" (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll.

Anti-Flag & Stray From The Path - Highline Ballroom
February 11, 2018 - New York

Stray From The Path is an alternative hardcore band from Long Island New York. SFTP is a full time touring band with a mission to bring honest pissed off music to the world.

The Revolution - QED Astoria
February 11, 2018 - Queens

Bruce T. Carroll - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 11, 2018 - New York

Improvised 30 Rock - PIT Loft
February 11, 2018 - New York City

Ain't no party like a Liz Lemon party 'cause a Liz Lemon party is MANDATORY! A group of 30 Rock fans are throwing a Liz Lemon party, a.k.a. resurrecting 30 Rock for one night only. Dressed in costume, Liz, Tracy, Jenna, Jack, Kenneth and the rest of your favorite characters will improvise a never-before-seen episode of 30 Rock based on an audience suggestion. Bring your Slanket and your night cheese!

Wharton Tiers Ensemble, Antiem, Escape By Ostrich - The Safari Room at El Cortez
February 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

Dwayne Gretzky, Celebrating The Greatest Songs of All Time! - Brooklyn Bowl
February 11, 2018 - Brooklyn

Dwayne Gretzky is a live music phenomenon celebrating the greatest songs of all time. Transcending both era and genre, this prodigiously talented collective of Toronto musicians captivates audiences with a masterfully curated tour of artists from both the classic and modern pop canon - from Bowie to Beyonce, Springsteen to Spears, The Supremes to The Strokes. With tasteful precision, chameleonic versatility and a flair for the dramatic, Dwayne Gretzky scratches our collective itch to be surprised by the familiar. In an increasingly saturated and scattered music landscape defined by predictable playlists and individualized consumption, Dwayne's high-energy nostalgia trips recall the serendipity of flipping through the radio dial, and the joy of coming together en masse to celebrate and sing along to the best songs ever written. Boasting 100+ straight sold-out shows in their hometown of Toronto and with venue capacities growing into the multiple-thousands, Dwayne Gretzky is shattering conventions and re-defining what people truly want in a live music experience.

The Broadway Boys - Lehman Center For The Performing Arts
February 11, 2018 - New York

The Broadway Boys is a collection of the hottest male voices currently working on the New York stage. Through their dynamic vocal prowess and redefining arrangements, the Boys add elements of Pop, Funk, Gospel, Jazz, and Folk to show tunes and classic pop songs. Through their dynamic vocal prowess and redefining arrangements, The Broadway Boys add elements of Pop, Funk, Gospel, Jazz, and Folk to show tunes and classic pop songs.The Broadway Boys represent such shows as The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Motown, Rent, Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, Hair, Fun Home, Rock of Ages, Hairspray, Once, and many more.

The Coronas - Bowery Ballroom
February 11, 2018 - New York

With four double platinum albums, a slew of top ten singles, sold out arenas and a legion of devoted fans behind them The Coronas have earned their title as one of Ireland's best loved and hardest working bands. This year, 2017, The Coronas will release their 5th studio album Trust The Wire revealing their most refined and confi- dent record to date and with this milestone Danny O'Reilly (vocals, guitar), Graham Knox (bass), Conor Egan (drums) and Dave McPhillips (guitar) have much to reflect upon. The Coronas burst into the Irish consciousness with their debut single Decision Time in 2007. It had been a decade since the guitar bands of the 90's ruled supreme and The Coronas injected the Irish airwaves with a refreshing dose of catchy ruckus once again. A new wave of millennial rockers were arriving (Arctic Monkeys, The Kooks) and The Coro- nas were leading the pack in Ireland. By the end of 2007 The Coronas had released their debut album Heroes or Ghosts to huge acclaim and had 3 hit singles in the charts; the last of which San Diego Song set Irish radio aflame and propelled The Coronas into the spotlight. But despite the height of 2007's trajectory The Coronas success w... (read more)

Daniel Thomas Davis' - Symphony Space
Through February 11, 2018 - New York

When an oddball couple, their sassy housekeeper, a sewing machine, and a deranged radio all start singing, Stein's playful language is transformed into the ecstatic and uncannily beautiful new opera from composer Daniel Thomas Davis, librettist Adam Frank, and director-designer Doug Fitch. From a shopping expedition that turns into an erotic adventure to a presidential election party that goes prophetically and horribly wrong, Stein's genius for upending convention is made startlingly relevant to our own cultural and political moment. This world premiere features an all-star lineup including vocalists Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek (Anonymous 4), Ariadne Greif, and Andrew Fuchs, joined by the Momenta Quartet and musical director David Bloom.

Sara Evans - All The Love Tour feat. RaeLynn & Kalie Shorr - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 12, 2018 - New York

CMT Next Women of Country Presents Sara Evans - All The Love Tour feat. RaeLynn & Kalie Shorr Multi-platinum entertainer SARA EVANS is at the top of her game. With five No. 1 Country singles including "No Place That Far," "Suds In The Bucket, "A Real Fine Place To Start," "Born to Fly," and "A Little Bit Stronger," which spent 2 weeks in the top spot and was certified platinum by the R.I.A.A., Sara thrills audiences across the U.S. playing close to 100 shows each year. Her "stunning, country voice" (Rolling Stone) has earned her the prestigious Academy of Country Music Top Female vocalist accolade as well as numerous American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Country Music Association, CMT and Grammy Awards nominations. In addition, the CMA awarded Video of the Year honors for her hit chart-topping single, "Born to Fly" from her double-platinum album of the same name.

ReMu Talks: Arlissa – 'Hearts Ain't Gonna Lie' Singer-Songwriter - Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music
February 12, 2018 - New York

Join us for ReMu Talks: Arlissa – singer-songwriter whose breakthrough track "Hearts Ain't Gonna Lie," depicts the reality of truth always peeking through in life and love. It's a mantra that the 25-year-old German-born, south London-bred siren has maintained throughout the entirety of her journey in music. As Arlissa enters the next phase of her career—armed with a dancey reboot of her viral hit thanks to Jonas Blue—she continues to promote honest music on her own terms. Moderated by the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music's very own Kerry Ann Mothersille, Arlissa will talk about her influences, musical journey, and the importance of being an artist with an entrepreneurial DIY spirit. Arlissa piqued on the UK Pop radar, making the BBC's Sound Of 2013 poll alongside acts like Laura Mvula, Haim, AlunaGeorge, Savages, The Weeknd, and CHVRCHES with no formal album or single release. Arlissa then continued on a DIY mission, releasing music via the internet and rebuilding her buzz. She took to the Internet to release original songs, along with a YouTube cover as a litmus test. She dropped the acoustic version of "Hearts Ain't Gonna Lie," which yielded over a million views in less... (read more)

Michelle Shocked W/ Todd Almond - City Vineyard
February 12, 2018 - New York

Kansas City Choir Boy and Iowa composer Todd Almond will be joined by Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked for a this special concert. Almond and Shocked, who recently forged a theatrical collaboration, will take the stage to share an evening that explores the intersection of their individual styles and insights into their upcoming stage musical adaptation of Shocked's 1994 album, Kind Hearted Woman.

Lindsay Dunphy - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 12, 2018 - New York

Lindsay is a singer-songwriter based out of NYC, born and raised in the Akron, Ohio area. She enjoys collaborating, performing live, making new friends, and her calico cat, Bella. Her first EP, Rainbows was released August, 2013. Her second album, Right Kind of Fool was released in August of 2015.

The Planets - Arlene's Grocery
February 12, 2018 - New York

Rockin' the NYC area since the '70s, The Planets pound out a mix classic, roots, and punk rock at each show.

John 5 & The Creatures - Highline Ballroom
February 12, 2018 - New York

"When I drove to LA when I was 18, from my parent's home in Grosse Pointe, I never thought I would be standing on the stage with some of the world's most renowned performers. I never dreamed I would be making records with bands I grew up listening to. I just wanted to play guitar. I just wanted to have a career as a session musician, make music and that would have been happiness enough. I can tell you honestly, I still grin from ear to ear completely humbled by what life, music has done for me. I feel like the happiest man alive sometimes – I kid you not!" – John 5, LA, February 2013. John 5 is undoubtably one of the hottest shredders on the planet right now. His impressive resume of working with frontmen such as Marilyn Manson, Rob Halford, Dave Lee Roth and his current gig as the right hand man for Rob Zombie, show his impressive skills have not gone unnoticed, but it doesn't do him justice to label John 5 as a shredder – he's a guitarist, a great guitarist – and there's little he can't put his hand to.

Celebrating David Bowie - Irving Plaza
February 12, 2018 - New york

Show Info: Celebrating David Bowie with Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Gerry Leonard, Carmine Rojas, Bernard Fowler, Gaby Moreno, Angelo Moore, plus additional special guests Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP, Balcony Behind the soundboard, poster GA standing room & VIP options available. This event is all ages. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Fac... (read more)

S.I.L.E.N.C.E., Eli Groves - Mercury Lounge
February 12, 2018 - New York

S.I.L.E.N.C.E. is a versatile artist based out of Queens,NY. He is currently working diligently on an upcoming project with his background band "EVRYTHING is EVRYTHING". Collectively they create Pop-funk fusion R&B style of music. He believes that everyone in this world has a purpose, and with that purpose we are called to change the world in incrementations starting with ourselves.

Demi, Chloe Lilac - Mercury Lounge
February 12, 2018 - New York

Demi Ramos is a rock band based in NYC.

Peter Cincotti: A Night of Love Songs - Iridium
February 13, 2018 - New York

Don't miss this rare opportunity to see Peter perform alone at the piano, just voice and keys, for the first time ever in concert. Featuring love songs from ALL of his albums, this very special Valentine's Day show is not to be missed. 88 keys, a bench and a mic. Give those things to Peter Cincotti and he can take you anywhere. Hailed as 'one of the most promising singer/pianists of the next generation' by the New York Times, Cincotti will be showcasing songs from his highly anticipated 5th album, entitled "Long Way From Home" due for release this Fall. Don't miss this exclusive residency from this generations 'Piano Man'!

Griffin House - City Winery
February 13, 2018 - New York

Griffin House’s songs infuse roots, rock, blues and country to create a blend of songs and images that set him apart from other songwriters. His intelligent, heart-felt lyrics and melodies in such songs as “The Guy Who Says Goodbye to You Is Out of His Mind” and “Better Than Love" are radio mainstays. His 8th album “Balls” went on to garner even more critical and commercial success. While House makes plans for recording his next album in the new year, he tours in support of his current release SO ON AND SO FORTH – a collection of original tunes that are considered some of his best yet and sure to please both old and new fans.

I Am The Polish Army Nihiloceros Sic Tic Fucktons - Saint Vitus
February 13, 2018 - Brooklyn

Michelle Shocked - City Winery
February 13, 2018 - New York

Michelle Shocked is a traveling troubadour whose musical talent is so eclectic it is difficult to categorize. As a young feminist, she left Texas to travel, Kerouac-style, and was caught up in Reagan-era grassroots politics. Her musical career was ignited by a bootleg recording made around a Kerrville Folk Festival campfire on a Sony Walkman. In a 26-year career that has seen critical acclaim at every juncture, she famously escaped major-label indentured servitude in 1996, subverting the artist-label relationship that helped lead to the current trend toward artistic self-containment. She has made good use of her independence, releasing more critically-acclaimed albums on her Mighty Sound label. Her 2009 album, Soul of My Soul, was the latest of these. Her current work-in-progress, the as-yet-unrecorded Indelible Women is schedule for a 2014 release. In 2010, she launched Roadworks, an ongoing, 5-year touring project which curates audience's favorite songs while developing Indelible Women. "Michelle Shocked" is the nom de guerre given at her arrest in a political protest called "The War Chest Tour" during the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, California. The d... (read more)

Ameet Kamath - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 13, 2018 - New York

Angela Yee's Lip Service - Highline Ballroom
February 13, 2018 - New York

Syndicated radio star Angela Yee talks sex and relationships with the hottest stars in Hip-Hop and R&B.

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic: Funky Fat Tuesday Celebration - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 13, 2018 - New York

Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the '70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-'60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic machine ruled black music during the '70s, capturing over 40 R&B hit singles (including three number ones) and recording three platinum albums. Inspired by Motown`s assembly line of sound, George Clinton gradually put together a collective of over 50 musicians and recorded the ensemble during the '70s both as Parliament and Funkadelic. While Funkadelic pursued band-format psychedelic rock, Parliament engaged in a funk free-for-all, blending influences from the godfathers (James Brown and Sly Stone) with freaky costumes and themes inspired by '60s acid culture and science fiction.

Sleigh Bells - Brooklyn Steel
February 13, 2018 - Brooklyn

First Aid Kit in New York - Beacon Theatre
February 13, 2018 - Upper West Side

Tokio Hotel - Irving Plaza
February 13, 2018 - New york

Show Info: TOKIO HOTEL Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket, VIP Poster Ticket GA standing room & VIP options available. VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster VIP Poster Ticket Includes: Front of the Line and a Show Poster Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Fa... (read more)

All For The Hall, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Kesha, Maren Morris - PlayStation Theater
February 13, 2018 - New York

The All for the Hall campaign launched in 2005 and addresses the museum's need for long-term financial security. Currently in its tenth year on the road, the fundraising event provides a safety net for the museum and its work. This year's proceeds will be dedicated to the support of the museum's education programs, which teach audiences about the enduring beauty and cultural importance of country music.

Peter Cincotti: A Night of Love Songs - Iridium
February 14, 2018 - New York

Don't miss this rare opportunity to see Peter perform alone at the piano, just voice and keys, for the first time ever in concert. Featuring love songs from ALL of his albums, this very special Valentine's Day show is not to be missed. 88 keys, a bench and a mic. Give those things to Peter Cincotti and he can take you anywhere. Hailed as 'one of the most promising singer/pianists of the next generation' by the New York Times, Cincotti will be showcasing songs from his highly anticipated 5th album, entitled "Long Way From Home" due for release this Fall. Don't miss this exclusive residency from this generations 'Piano Man'!

John Maus - Elsewhere
February 14, 2018 - Brooklyn

#rock #experimental-rock #psychedelic-rock #post-punk Located in The Hall

Ignorance Is No Excuse, Reno - Dixon Place
February 14, 2018 - New York

Reno is an opinionated, radical feminist alternative voice who creates heavily improvised stream-of-consciousness topical monologues with incredible wit, political consciousness and common sense. Starting with her first HBO comedy hour, Reno In Rage And Rehab through her HBO feature film, Reno Finds Her Mom, her Bravo series, Citizen Reno, to her live show commissioned by Hartford Stage, The God Show, Reno wrestles with the "way it is" and points to the "way it's supposed to be." Reno is an opinionated, radical feminist alternative voice who creates heavily improvised stream-of-consciousness topical monologues with incredible wit, political consciousness and common sense. Starting with her first HBO comedy hour, Reno In Rage And Rehab through her HBO feature film, Reno Finds Her Mom, her Bravo series, Citizen Reno, to her live show commissioned by Hartford Stage, The God Show, Reno wrestles with the "way it is" and points to the "way it's supposed to be."

A Valentine's Evening w/ Robyn Hitchcock - City Winery
February 14, 2018 - New York

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England's most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician's musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock's father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan (not coincidentally his biggest musical inspiration). Since founding the art-rock band The Soft Boys in 1976, Robyn has recorded more than 20 albums as well as starred in 'Storefront Hitchcock' an in concert film recorded in New York and directed by Jonathan Demme. Blending folk and psychedelia with a wry British nihilism, Robyn describes his songs as 'paintings you can listen to'. His most recent album is self-titled and marks his 21st release as a solo artist. Out on April 21 2017, the album is produced by Brendan Benson (The Raconteurs). Hitchcock describes it as a "ecstatic work of negativity with nary a dreary groove." It has received rave reviews from UNCUT, Rolling Stone, Paste, Tidal and more. "A gifted melodist, Hitchcock nests engaging lyrics in some of the most bracing, rainbow-hued pop this side of Revolver. He wrests inspiration not from ordinary life but from extraordinary ... (read more)

Valentine's Day Cover Spooky Cover Show with Brooklyn Trascore - El Cortez
February 14, 2018 - Brooklyn

Brooklyn Transcore Anti-Vday Cover Show Punk Island Benefit (Punk)

Nathaniel Mellors in Conversation with Curator Margot Norton - New Museum
February 14, 2018 - New York

Join us for a conversation between artist Nathaniel Mellors and curator Margot Norton on the occasion of the exhibition "Nathaniel Mellors: Progressive Rocks." In his fantastical and wryly comical videos, sculptures, and installations, Mellors employs absurdist satire to incisively critique morality, national identity, religion, and power structures in contemporary society. Nathaniel Mellors was born in 1974 in Doncaster, UK, and lives and works in Los Angeles and Amsterdam. Solo exhibitions include the Box, Los Angeles (2016); Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw (2014); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2014); Galway Arts Centre, Ireland (2013); Baltimore Museum of Art (2013); Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (2012); Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, Netherlands (2011); and Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2011). Mellors has also been featured in group exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark (2016); the Taipei Biennial, Taiwan (2014); Manifesta Foundation, Amsterdam (2014); National Gallery of the Arts, Tirana (2014); National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow (2013); Kunsthalle Krems, Austria (2013); the Slaughterhouse, Plymouth, UK (2011); Center... (read more)

The Poet will be Televised- Poetry Showcase - Silvana
February 14, 2018 - New York

For three years running, The REC (Royaltie Entertainment Company) has hosted the best poetry jam session in New York City! "The Poet WILL Be Televised!" will hold a special event on every second Wednesday at Silvana! Hosted by hip-hop artist Baxter P Wordsworth, "The Poet WILL Be Televised" pays homage to Gil Scott Heron, iconic for the world-renowned poem "The Revolution Will Not be Televised." We allow poets, spoken word and hip hop artists, and neo-soul singers to come together with a live band to improvise their written word in a new, fresh way.

Dos Bohemios Amaury Gutierrez, Obrien Luna - SOB'S
February 14, 2018 - New York

2 Minutos 30 Aniversario Usa Tour - SOB'S
February 14, 2018 - New York

The-Dream: The Young Legend of Love Tour - Gramercy Theatre
February 14, 2018 - New York

'Hello' The Ultimate Adele Experience - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 14, 2018 - New York

The Adele Tribute "Hello" is the ultimate tribute to the world famous and much loved soul singer Adele. Featuring songs from her debut album 19, her mega hit sensation 21 and record breaking follow up album 25. The Evergreen Experience delivers every song you love by Adele such as Hello, Rumor has it, Someone like you, When we were young, Rolling in the Deep, Set Fire to the Rain, Send my love to your new Lover and many more. You will feel powerful performances from the effervencent Ashley Monique Menard and the charming Jessica Stark. These women leaves audiences spellbound with rich, velvety and soulful vocals.

Amy Vachal - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 14, 2018 - New York

Amy Vachal is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter and artist. Amy was introduced to the global music stage with great fanfare through her successful run on NBC's The Voice, where she was mentored to the semifinals by Adam Levine and Pharrell Williams, landing on the overall U.S. iTunes top 10 four times, and twice on Billboard's Artist 100. After the show, Amy began touring her own repertoire across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, sharing the stage with the likes of Joe Purdy, Jamie Lawson, and M. Ward. After a tour-packed 2016, Amy has honed in on composing and producing her own recordings collectively towards her first ever full-length record.

Brooklyn Transcore Anti-Vday Cover Show Punk Island Benefit - The Safari Room at El Cortez
February 14, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Disney Valentine's Ball with The Little Mermen - Le Poisson Rouge
February 15, 2018 - West Village

NYC's Premier Disney rock cover band: The Little Mermen. You ain't never had friends like us!

Eleanor Friedberger - City Winery
February 15, 2018 - New York

New View, the third solo album by Eleanor Friedberger, was rehearsed in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park and recorded in upstate New York. The former is a place where characters in Warren Zevon songs get clingy with their old lady while toughing out heroin withdrawal; the latter is where Bob Dylan got clingy with Robbie Robertson after flying off his motorcycle and revisiting the highway with his face. Fittingly, there's a fair amount of recovery in the songs of New View (though you won't find much in the way of smack or motorcycles). "Today I'm frozen but tomorrow I'll write about you," Friedberger sings, and much of the album seems set in that post-traumatic tomorrow, when stuff's calmed down, the figurative road rash has healed, the metaphorical junkie sweating up your mattress has finally packed his bags. Counting the albums she made with her brother Matthew as the Fiery Furnaces, this is Friedberger's twelfth full-length. I've been listening since the beginning, and to me New View seems like just that -- a vista that's opened up when I thought I'd seen everything Friedberger had to offer. (Then again, I believed her last album Personal Record was indeed her best to... (read more)

Viniloversus Them Fangs - Mercury Lounge
February 15, 2018 - New York

Viniloversus is a Latin Grammy winning rock band based out of Miami, FL. The band, originally from Caracas, Venezuela, recently released their first English album titled "Days of Exile" which is a follow-up to their first 3 critically acclaimed albums. The outfit is currently touring in the US where they have recently participated in important music festivals and conferences such as III Points Music Festival (Miami) and LAMC (NYC). The album is available on vinyl as well as all digital platforms. Viniloversus is: Rodrigo Gonsalves, Juan Victor Belisario, Orlando Martinez, Adrian Salas and Alberto Duhau.

Laurie Anderson - The Town Hall
February 15, 2018 - New York

All the Things I Lost in the Flood a reading and performance with music visuals and electronics "The world is made of stories and as stories escalate and get shorter and shorter until they're ten word tweets and as our sense of reality continues to shred, we see that this is not a political situation, it's an existential one-" writes Anderson, "And we suddenly see: we're drowning in our own stories." Laurie Anderson's new book All the Things I Lost in the Flood is a series of essays about stories and language. In celebration of the publication of the book (released by Rizzoli in February '18) the artist will present a limited number of performances. The performance All the Things I Lost in the Flood includes visual images- many of them previously unpublished- as well as intimate performances with commentary of some of her iconic work with voice, electronics, codes, narrative styles and digital language. The evening also includes accounts of many of the artist's projects, operas, installations and inventions as well as an inside look at the artist's methods, strategies, failures and Plan B's. A book about performance comes to life again as a performance. "This book... (read more)

Penny Arcade: Longing Lasts Longer - Lincoln Center
February 15, 2018 - New York

Join legendary downtown performance artist, actress, poet, and theater maker Penny Arcade, a.k.a. Susana Ventura, for a night of word-driven entertainment showcasing her highly quotable wit and authentic spirit. Penny Arcade debuted in 1968 at age 18 with New York's Play-House of the Ridiculous, the seminal rock 'n' roll, queer, glitter/glam political theater. She became a Warhol Superstar at 19 and was featured in the 1972 Warhol/Morrissey comedy Women in Revolt. She is the author of ten full-length works and hundreds of solo performance pieces. Her text-based work has always focused on the other and the outsider, on individuality and authenticity. Her focus on community building as the goal of performance, and performance as a transformative act, marks her as an original on the world stage. Since 1992 she has collaborated with former architect and video producer Steve Zehentner in all her theater work, and since 1999 they have co-helmed The Lower East Side Biography Project, an oral history video project. www.pennyarcade.tv

Justin Vivian Bond is Down on Creation: On Top of the World with The Carpenters - The Appel Room
February 15, 2018 - New York

One story that downtown cabaret star Justin Vivian Bond likes to tell involves Bond's seven-year-old self singing The Carpenters' "Superstar" at school during show-and-tell from behind the classroom TV set. Fast forward to the present and the performance artist and transgender trailblazer has finally transformed this lifelong passion for The Carpenters into a gorgeous full-length show. For this special evening in The Appel Room, Mx Bond explores the extensive catalog of gender outlaw and body dysmorphia poster-girl Karen Carpenter, bringing a thoughtful new context to the troubled life of the '70s icon. Experiencing the Carpenters' classic American pop songs through the prism of a pioneering performance artist illuminates the artistry of both and shines a light on a tantalizing new corner of the American Songbook.

PopGun Presents: Beshken - Elsewhere
February 15, 2018 - Brooklyn

Blood Cultures, Jackie Mendoza

Greg Barris: mwah mwah mwah - Union Hall
February 15, 2018 - Brooklyn

Magic Giant - The Bowery Ballroom
February 15, 2018 - New York

Inside a Redwood tree off the coast of California; within a tunnel by Snoqualmie Pass; on an airstrip in Marble, Colorado; in a wild daisy field near Crested Butte—these are just a few of the places Los Angeles trio, Magic Giant, recorded its debut album, aptly titled, In the Wind (Washington Square/Razor & Tie). Austin Bisnow (lead vocals), Zambricki Li (banjo, violin, harmonica), and Zang (acoustic guitar, cello) welcomed nature into the fold as their unofficial fourth member. "It was fate," recalls Zambricki. "We were scheduled to play all these festivals—Electric Forest, Wanderlust, Lightning in a Bottle—that just so happened to be in really beautiful parts of the country." During Spring 2016, the boys bought a shuttle bus, converted it into a solar-powered mobile recording studio, added a California King on hydraulics, and fondly named her Queen Elizabeth. "There were spaces of time between shows where we could get creative," explains Zang. "Using the bus to power microphones, we recorded outside—literally In The Wind—across North America." "Living in the city, it's easy to forget how enchanting the road can be," Zang adds. "We recorded anywhere and everywhere. There wer... (read more)

Kate Merrill - Arlene's Grocery
February 15, 2018 - New York

Originally from Portland, Maine, Kate Merrill has been developing and honing her sound in the New York City Music scene for the past several years. Her voice has been described as Sia meets Duffy. She is releasing her debut EP 'Moving On' in July, which features the single 'Higher Place.' 'Moving On' was written to signify the growth and changes of Kate as an artist throughout her time in New York City. Kate also works for a Denver based band called Style throughout the state of Colorado. Her performances around NYC include appearances at The Bowery Electric, The Bitter End, The Cutting Room, The Way Station, Union Hall, among others. Her EP release show will be held at Arlene's Grocery in the Lower East Side of Manhattan in September. Kate's music education began at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY where she earned credits as a Musical Theatre Major, with a concentration in Vocal Performance. She went on to graduate from Wagner College in 2009 with a B.S. in Arts Administration with a concentration in Music and Theater. She also studied under the classical voice instruction of Lynne Vardaman and Elizabeth McCullough.

Bold Brilliant Beats - Barnard College, Diana Center
February 15, 2018 - New York

Breaking musical boundaries, Student Life's annual concert features performers of non-dominant identities. Past performers include: Princess Nokia, Awkwafina, and Quay Dash. It is THE musical experience at Barnard! Stay tuned for more info about this year's performers.

Dj Skratch Bastid - Brooklyn Bowl
February 15, 2018 - Brooklyn

Over the past 15 years, Canada's own Skratch Bastid has been spreading his skills and name around the world, one sweaty crowd at a time. What first started at DJ competitions like DMC, ITF, and Scribble Jam where he became a certified entertainer and show favorite has now affected the four corners of the globe, establishing him as a "DJ's DJ" and a true master of the craft recognized by the best in the game. At the rate of over 150 shows a year over the last decade, his reputation as one of the hardest working DJs in the world comes as no surprise. Increasingly heralded for his comfort and versatility in different styles – hip hop, funk, disco, club, rock and just about anything that makes people dance- the Bastid has rocked dance floors in Asia, Europe, Down Under and everywhere in between. With an incomparable hold in his country where he has become a staple of Canadian DJ history, he now celebrates his culture and community in his home base of Toronto and throughout Canada with the annual Bastid's BBQ held every summer. His collaborations at the concert series The Flex as well as his cross-country live A/V show Skratch Of All Trades have kept him one step ahead of the comp... (read more)

Patrizio Buanne - Highline Ballroom
February 15, 2018 - New York

International multiplatinum recording artist Patrizio Buanne has taken the world by storm with CDs of his original and old sexy ballads or up-tempo tunes, all rooted in the pop traditions (not pop-opera!) of his Southern Italian homeland, earning him the title: "The Ambassador of Dolce Vita" or "the Neapolitan pop crooner" Particularly known for his powerful voice as well as his engaging and spectacular performance, the young european born Neapolitan crooner, Patrizio Buanne, has developed legions of fans across the globe and has earned a well deserved reputation as one of the world's most unique performers. For 2018 Patrizio and his team decided to tour in the US the most prestigious jazz club styled venues in order to connect with his audience on a much more intimate and personal level. Without his big band, orchestra or any usual big production. The voice and his band. "upclose & personal" Performing on one side many of his greatest hits including "Forever begins tonight", "Un Angelo" or "Solo tu My Baby", he adds of course spirited interpretations of timeless pop standards from the Italian and Neapolitan songbook that became known as his trade mark such as "Il Mondo", ... (read more)

Three Dog Night - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 15, 2018 - New York

Legendary music icons, THREE DOG NIGHT, celebrating nearly 5 decades, claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets than THREE DOG NIGHT. THREE DOG NIGHT hits wind through the fabric of pop culture today, whether on the radio where they are heard day in and day out, in TV commercials or in major motion pictures -- songs like "Mama Told Me (Not To Come)", "Joy to the World", "Black and White", "Shambala" and "One" serve to heighten our emotions and crystallize THREE DOG NIGHT's continuing popularity.

Freedy Johnston w/ Graham Maby and Brian Doherty - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 15, 2018 - New York

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds - Radio City Music Hall
February 15, 2018 - Manhattan

The Academic - Mercury Lounge
February 15, 2018 - New York

The Academic are indie rock band from Westmeath, Ireland. The band consists of: Craig Fitzgerald (Lead vocals + Guitar) Matt Murtagh (Guitar) Stephen Murtagh (Bass) Dean Gavin (Drums)

Cris Jacobs Band - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 15, 2018 - New York

Dirty Fences - Rough Trade NYC
February 15, 2018 - Brooklyn

Dirty Fences Goodbye Love is the brand new album from New York City's hardest-working band, Dirty Fences! Out now via NYC's own Greenway Records, it's the band's third studio album and comes as a follow-up to 2013's Too High To Kross (Volcom) and 2015's Full Tramp (Slovenly). The album is available on limited-edition splatter vinyl, cassette, CD and digitally. Dirty Fences are a quintessential New York band: the kind the city is known for producing; the band you'd want to hear blasting out the PA at some dive bar that is beyond capacity before they even take stage. They often refer to themselves as a gang, and that mentality is evident in every meaty riff and perfectly-executed harmony on Goodbye Love. It's a perfect slice of wax that evokes early American rock and punk acts such as Redd Kross, The MC5, and Johnny Thunders — whilst showing an obsession with early KISS and Motley Crüe through the lens of The Dictators and Ramones — but the band still manages to maintain an identity all their own on the new record.

Late Show Viniloversus, Them Fangs - Mercury Lounge
February 15, 2018 - New York

Viniloversus Viniloversus is a Latin Grammy winning rock band based out of Miami, FL. The band, originally from Caracas, Venezuela, recently released their first English album titled "Days of Exile" which is a follow-up to their first 3 critically acclaimed albums. The outfit is currently touring in the US where they have recently participated in important music festivals and conferences such as III Points Music Festival (Miami) and LAMC (NYC). The album is available on vinyl as well as all digital platforms. Viniloversus is: Rodrigo Gonsalves, Juan Victor Belisario, Orlando Martinez, Adrian Salas and Alberto Duhau. Them Fangs

Tracy, Lil Raven, Mbn - Knitting Factory
February 15, 2018 - New York

David's Friend - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 15, 2018 - New York

David's Friend Written and performed by Nora Burns Featuring Billy Hough Directed by Adrienne Truscott David's Friend is the story of a crazy friendship in 1980s New York City -- a restless city during a reckless time. It's a comic odyssey about cruising, disco, drag queens, strippers, sex, love, loss, and AIDS, told with music, videos, costumes, characters, tall tales and torrid truths. "A feisty and funny one-woman show" - Charles Isherwood, The New York Times "The beauty of "David's Friend" is, you didn't have to be there. Burns was, and she brings it alive for the rest of us." - Marc Miller, NY Theatre Guide "Nora is leading the charge out of our collective PTSD with love, humor and pelvic thrusts." - Ann Magnuson "A potent performance about the passing of a great era, beautifully captured, with wells of compassion and funniness." - Sandra Bernhard

The 6th Annual Very Special Marc Cohn Valentine's Day Show W/ SPECIAL GUEST Shawn Colvin - City Winery
Through February 15, 2018 - New York

After winning a Grammy for his soulful ballad "Walking in Memphis", Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation's most compelling singer/songwriters, combining the precision of a brilliant tunesmith with the passion of a great soul man. He's a natural storyteller, balancing the exuberant with the poignant, and able to distill universal truth out of his often romantic, drawn-from-life tales. Cohn followed up his platinum-selling debut with two more releases in the 1990s, at which point TIME magazine called him "one of the honest, emotional voices we need in this decade" and Bonnie Raitt declared, "Marc is one of the most soulful, talented artists i know. I love his songs, he's an incredible singer, and I marvel at his ability to mesmerize every audience he plays for." Raitt, James Taylor, David Crosby, Graham Nash and Patty Griffin all made guest appearances on Cohn's early records for Atlantic, as his reputation as an artist and performer continued to grow. In 1998 Cohn took a decade-long sabbatical from recording, ending in 2007 with Join The Parade. Inspired by the horrific events following Hurricane Katrina and his own near fatal shooting just weeks before, "P... (read more)

Carla Bruni Live In Concert at Town Hall - Town Hall
February 16, 2018 - New York

Singer, songwriter, and former first lady of France Carla Bruni is coming to New York City to perform at Town Hall on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $59, $79, $119 (plus applicable fees) and will go on sale on Friday, October 27 at 10:00 AM through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com/ 1-800-745-3000). Bruni is touring in support of her latest release, French Touch, a covers record produced by legendary composer, musician and producer David Foster. French Touch includes sultry interpretation of Bruni’s all-time favorite pop songs, including Depeche Mode’s “Enjoy The Silence,” The Rolling Stones’ “Miss You,” Lou Reed’s “A Perfect Day,” and old standards like “Moon River,” “Stand by Your Man,” and “Crazy.” Carla Bruni has been writing and performing music since 1997, with her first album, Quelqu’ un m’a dit (Someone Told Me), being released in 2002. Since then she has had 3 more critically acclaimed releases, selling over 3 million albums worldwide, including 2007’s, No Promises, which set English poems to music, 2008’s Comme si de rien n’était (As If Nothing Happened), and 2013’s Little French Songs. For more information on French Touch, please visit http://w... (read more)

Nellie Mckay - City Winery
February 16, 2018 - New York

Nellie McKay has released six full-length albums, including Normal As Blueberry Pie: A Tribute to Doris Day ("among the killer overhauls of American standards" - The New York Times) and her latest, My Weekly Reader, music of the '60s co-produced with Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick ("[Nellie] manifests more historical grasp than any psych band yet to show its hand. – Robert Christgau). She has won a Theatre World Award for her portrayal of Polly Peachum in the Broadway production of The Threepenny Opera and performed onscreen in the films PS I Love You and Downtown Express, as well as writing original music for the Rob Reiner film Rumor Has It and contributing to the Emmy-winning documentary, Gasland. McKay co-created and starred in the award-winning off-Broadway hit Old Hats and has written three acclaimed musical biographies - I Want to Live!, the story of Barbara Graham, the third woman executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin, Silent Spring: It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature, an exploration of environmental pioneer Rachel Carson, and A GIRL NAMED BILL - The Life and Times of Billy Tipton, named one of the Best Concerts of 2014 by The New York Times. Nellie con... (read more)

Ganja White Night - PlayStation Theater
February 16, 2018 - New York

Ganja White Night is an electronic music band whose early influences are found at the roots of "Bass-Music". During the past decade, the duo traveled many countries in Europe and beyond. The band takes a new creative direction tinted with hip-hop and more generally hybrid electronic music after the release of their fourth album "Addiction" in 2014. They decided to break the fetters that connected them almost exclusively to "Dubstep" and started using other forms of expression. It is therefore with their new album "Hybrid Distillery" that the group now has to make an impression by imposing its style in other genres of electronic music. This fifth album is not only another acoustic chapter, it is also about graphics. The draftsman/graffiti artist/director "Ebola - Delit2fuite" brings a whole new visual world mixed with, just like Ganja White Night, artistic originality and singularity never achieved until now.

X Ambassadors: Now, Now - Brooklyn Steel
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

KIDinaKORNER/Interscope band X Ambassadors' debut album VHS reflected on the events that shaped lead vocalist and lyricist Sam Harris and his older brother, keyboardist Casey Harris' life growing up in Ithaca, NY. The gold-certified album, which Rolling Stone called "bombastic rock that's as stomping as it is diaristic, leavened by big-tent pop hooks and a hint of hip-hop swagger," debuted at No. 7 on Billboard's Top 200 chart and spawned the platinum-selling "Renegades," which spent 12 consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Alternative chart, and the double-platinum "Unsteady." The success of VHS sent X Ambassadors on a nearly two-year touring odyssey that found them winning over fans around the world and performing at the Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Life is Beautiful, and Shaky Knees festivals, among others, and establishing themselves as a world-class rock band. X Ambassadors recently released the impassioned "Ahead of Myself," the first single off their forthcoming sophomore set. X Ambassadors returned to Ithaca this fall to co-headline their inaugural Cayuga Sound Festival with The Roots, giving back to the community that nurtured their talent.

Darlene Love - Landmark on Main Street
February 16, 2018 - Port Washington

"Darlene Love's thunderbolt voice is as embedded in the history of rock and roll as Eric Clapton's guitar or Bob Dylan's lyrics." ~ The New York Times Through the years, Darlene Love continues to captivate audiences worldwide with her warm, gracious stage presence and superb performances. She returns to Landmark's Jeanne Rimsky Theater for an unprecedented seventh consecutive appearance, this time bringing the Love with her Valentine Tour. Since the early sixties, as part of Phil Spector's wall of sound hit factory, this great lady has done it all...from major motion pictures like the highly successful Lethal Weapon series to Broadway hits like Hairspray and Grease. She even starred as herself in Leader Of The Pack, credited as Broadway's first 'jukebox musical.' In the early years, Darlene's background vocals as lead singer for The Blossoms behind The Righteous Brothers, Dionne Warwick, Marvin Gaye, Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley (to name but a few) set the stage for her emergence as a star in her own right. Her Billboard hits include: He's A Rebel, The Boy I'm Gonna Marry, Wait 'Til My Bobby Gets Home, He's Sure the Boy I Love and the #1 holiday classic Christmas Ba... (read more)

AdHoc Presents Hovvdy (Record Release) - Baby's All Right
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

Hovvdy is Charlie Martin and Will Taylor. From Austin, Texas.

Carla Bruni - The Town Hall
February 16, 2018 - New York

Carla Bruni hasn't just been making music throughout her colorful and singular life; she's also been a fan. The singer-songwriter, since her youth, assembled a trove (in her mind and on vinyl) of all-time sentimental favorites—pop songs forever associated with a person or place or moment in time, the sort of records that she says, borrowing the French term for love at first sight, "have been a coup de foudre." Could a first encounter with Carla Bruni—the woman, the myth, the music—lead to anything less? Coup de foudre more or less describes what happened when Bruni met legendary producer, composer, and musician David Foster after an L.A. performance in 2014. The two instantly hit it off, and Foster volunteered to produce Bruni's next record on the spot. "But my music is so French," Bruni recalls with a laugh. "So he said to me, 'what about some English songs?' But I can't write in English; I'd love to, but it doesn't come." The solution, arrived upon after a series of trans-Atlantic demo swaps and shaped during twin recording sessions in Paris and L.A., was for Bruni to reinterpret her all-time favorite pop songs—the songs, in other words, that the world's most seductive w... (read more)

The Atlas Moth Royal Thunder Mirrors For Psychic Warfare - Saint Vitus
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Atlas Moth have carefully perfected their signature blend of bone-shaking heaviness and overwhelming urgency, adding in startling moments of clarity that allow the melodies to shine through the mire. Their swamp-worthy sludge epics are heavier than sin, a call for cleansing and nothing short of brutally honest. It's 2017 and after making perhaps the toughest album of their career, Royal Thunder are coming out swinging. The Atlanta based four-piece (Mlny Parsonz –bass/vocals, Josh Weaver –guitar, Evan Diprima –drums, Will Fiore –guitar), once memorably described as playing, 'a revved-up Southern hard rock that howls like Led Zeppelin astride a psychedelic unicorn', are, with WICK, reaching their tipping point. Following 2007's self-titled EP (reissued four years later by Relapse Records), 2012's CVI and 2015's critically acclaimed Crooked Doors, Royal Thunder's fourth release is an accumulation of shared experience, musical and otherwise, making art out of adversity and imbued with a new melodic succinctness that's borne out of a band who've spent the last few years growing up together. Mirrors For Psychic Warfare is an experimental noise project formed by Scott Kelly and ... (read more)

¡VAYA! 63: Tito Puente Jr. - Lincoln Center
February 16, 2018 - New York

An incomparable mambo legacy lives on with Tito Puente Jr. and his band, who will keep the dance floor jumping all night long. Determined to nurture the musical legacy left by his father, Tito Puente Jr. has become an audience favorite across the world, performing more than 300 shows over the past five years. On his critically acclaimed new album, Got Mambo?, Tito Jr. uses the music of the past to inspire a new creative direction. Opening set by DJ Bongohead Presented in collaboration with the NYU Music and Social Change Lab Connect to the Facebook event page for extra insights on this program.

The Blind Boys of Alabama - The Appel Room
February 16, 2018 - New York

They began performing together at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in the Jim Crow South during the Great Depression and now they are five-time Grammy-winning and 2018 Grammy-nominated "gospel titans" (Rolling Stone). In the course of their 70-plus years as an ensemble, the Blind Boys of Alabama have influenced the development of rock and soul music, sung alongside Martin Luther King Jr., collaborated with a who's who of popular music, and performed at the White House for three presidents. With the release of 2017's stunning gospel homecoming Almost Home, the two remaining original members—Clarence Fountain and Jimmy Carter—looked back at their lives and told an essential American story of tribulation, jubilation, and resilience. For one exceptional night in The Appel Room, Carter and the current lineup of singers are joined by their tight band for one of the Blind Boys' signature roof-raisers.

All Torn Up, Rats In The Wall, Rebuschaos, F*ck It. I Quit. Rebuschaos - El Cortez
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

Rats In The Wall is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, CA featuring Brad Logan (ex F-Minus, Leftover Crack).

90s night w. Larger Than Life - Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall
February 16, 2018 - Wantagh

The Ultimate Boy band Tribute is back to rock 90s Night at Mulcahy's ! Planning a party ? Check out our great 90s VIP Party Package, only $35.00

Four Simultaneous Soloists: A series of performances organized by David Grubbs - Pioneer Works
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

In much the same way that Anthony McCall's solid light works when exhibited together are experienced individually and as a group, this series of musical performances scheduled to take place within the exhibition imagines four performers—four soloists—experienced individually or as an ensemble. For each performance, four musicians are dispersed equidistantly throughout Pioneer Works' 130-foot main hall, each situated adjacent to a solid light piece. The musicians play at a modest volume—either acoustically or with self-contained amplification—such that visitors are compelled to explore the space in order to realize different musical combinations through a succession of aural vantage points. There is no single location from which to garner an all-over sound perspective; visitors must actively bring smaller sounds into focus by approaching them within Pioneer Works' main hall. Each of the four musicians on a given performance can be understood alternately as a soloist paired with a solid light work or as part of an ensemble. The selection of musicians, all of whom have extensive experience as improvisers, is motivated by the idea of the first-time encounter—none of the collectio... (read more)

Los Amigos Invisibles W/ Special Guest Simon Grossmann - SOB'S
February 16, 2018 - New York

PopGun Presents: Mac Ayres - Elsewhere
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

Psalm, cehryl, Victoria Canal

Chaos in the CBD, Jayda G, Jacky Sommer, Huerco S, Olin, John Barera & Will Martin - Elsewhere
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

Skye Claire - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 16, 2018 - New York

G3 2018, featuring Joe Satriani, John Petrucci of Dream Theater & Phil Collen of Def Leppard - The Beacon Theatre
February 16, 2018 - Manhattan

Concert tour organized by guitarist Joe Satriani featuring him alongside two other guitarists. Since its inception in 1995, G3 has toured most years and has featured many guitarists, including Steve Vai (Satriani's former student), Eric Johnson (2), Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Yngwie Malmsteen, John Petrucci, Robert Fripp, Paul Gilbert, Steve Morse, Steve Lukather, Ulrich Roth, Michael Schenker, Adrian Legg.

Szlachetka - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 16, 2018 - New York

Blue Circus, Raised by Tigers, The Ziggernauts, Powdermaker - MAIN FLOOR - The Delancey
February 16, 2018 - New York

CEG & Nolafunk Presents Mammal Dap featuring Shira Elias (Turkuaz) Performs a Tribute to Beck - The Cutting Room
February 16, 2018 - New York

Mammal Dap is adventurous instrumental rock fusion, based in Northampton Massachusetts. Together the four mammals combine elements of EDM, hip-hop, and funk to create a sound that is forward-thinking yet nostalgic, indescribable, but strangely familiar.

A Decade of Soul - Classic Soul & Motown Broadway Dinner Show - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 16, 2018 - New York

A musical journey taking you back in time! Back to when Berry Gordy's Motown label and his studio band the Funk Brothers and Stax record's Booker T and the MG's were the proponents of what came to be known as a historical style of music. "Soul Music" A trip back to when King and Smash records gave us "The Godfather of Soul" while the Columbia and Atlantic label brought us "The Queen of Soul". Now after a 28 year tenure with "The Drifters", vocalist Prentiss McNeil along with Bruce Wayne of the Wilson Picket's "Midnight Movers" are leading this classic soul review with their unmatched energy and breath taking showmanship. A Decade of Soul is a passion driven classic soul tribute where it's difficult to stay in your seat!

Kendra Black EP Release Show - Mercury Lounge
February 16, 2018 - New York

Join us for Kendra Black's EP Release Show at NYC's famous Mercury Lounge on Feb. 16th! Kendra will also officially debut her new KB Sports Apparel. This is the Latest says about Kendra, "Black is sure to be one of the hottest and most talked about in the coming months." Attendees also will have a chance to win one of Kendra's limited edition cropped hoodies! For more info: KendraBlackMusic.com

Mammal Dap featuring Shira Elias (Turkuaz) Performs a Tribute to Beck - Cutting Room
February 16, 2018 - New York

Mammal Dap is adventurous instrumental rock fusion, based in Northampton Massachusetts. Together the four mammals combine elements of EDM, hip-hop, and funk to create a sound that is forward-thinking yet nostalgic, indescribable, but strangely familiar.

Xavier and Friends: Ladies of Soul Tribute - Joe's Pub
February 16, 2018 - Manhattan

On February 16, 2018, two days after Valentine's Day, Xavier and his supporting cadre of talented musical guests will help you get turned on a with their salute to soul music's leading ladies. Now in its sixth year, past guests have included Tony Award winner Lena Hall, Stephin Merritt, Joan As Policewoman, Sxip Shirey, Lady Rizo, and Rachael Price of Lake Street Dive, Del Marquis of Scissor Sisters, Mykal Kilgore (Post Modern Jukebox / The Wiz Live!), Cassondra James Kellam, and Bridget Barkan. New York Mag rated the show "Brilliant" on its famed Approval Matrix axis. ! Xavier has received un-coerced praise for his vocal skills from some of the biggest names in the business, including Madonna, D'Angelo, Erykah Badu, Mary J. Blige, Devo, Anita Baker, Lena Horne, TV on the Radio, Anohni, Danny Tenaglia, The Rapture, and Ashford & Simpson. He's also a Diesel U Music Award nominee and his UK debut on Virgin Records earned him a top ten hit. The Boys Choir of Harlem alum has collaborated on recordings with Scissor Sisters, JD Samson, Young & Sick, New Power Generation, Basement Jaxx vocalists Vula & Sharlene, Diane Birch, Bright Light Bright Light, Stephin Merritt, Sxip Shirey, and ... (read more)

Two Feet, Absofacto - Music Hall of Williamsburg
February 16, 2018 - Brooklyn

At 3am in the morning and 3 or so beers deep, New York based artist Two Feet sat restlessly on his friend's couch, The same couch that had also been serving as his bed for the last few months, in an apartment in Harlem. He was putting the final touches on a song he had written earlier that day -- unapologetically titled "Go Fuck Yourself," the track was written in a three hour blur and he hadn't given too much thought too until he had sent it to a handful of friends who said differently. Switching the track to public on soundcloud, Two Feet closed his laptop and let the liquor take him to sleep. By the time he woke up in the morning, "Go Fuck Yourself" had garnered thousands of streams and his inbox was ringing with messages from new fans and prospective labels. 5 months on and Two Feet aka Bill something is reflecting on his debut EP -- the appropriately titled, "First Steps." Independently released, the EP is a collection of 4 songs born out of frustration and a knee-jerk reaction to other projects he had been working. "I kind of just put it up because I was fed up with the other music I was making for other people" Bill says. "I was really not expecting anything to come f... (read more)

Ganja White Night, Caspa, Subtronics - PlayStation Theater
February 16, 2018 - New York

Ganja White Night is an electronic music band whose early influences are found at the roots of "Bass-Music". During the past decade, the duo traveled many countries in Europe and beyond. The band takes a new creative direction tinted with hip-hop and more generally hybrid electronic music after the release of their fourth album "Addiction" in 2014. They decided to break the fetters that connected them almost exclusively to "Dubstep" and started using other forms of expression. It is therefore with their new album "Hybrid Distillery" that the group now has to make an impression by imposing its style in other genres of electronic music. This fifth album is not only another acoustic chapter, it is also about graphics. The draftsman/graffiti artist/director "Ebola - Delit2fuite" brings a whole new visual world mixed with, just like Ganja White Night, artistic originality and singularity never achieved until now.

Myriam Hernandez Amor en Concierto, Grandes Exitos - Lehman Center For The Performing Arts
February 16, 2018 - New York

Myriam Hernández is a long time acclaimed Chilean Latin pop singer, songwriter, and entertainer. She has enamoured thousands of crowds all over Latin America and around the world. Ever since her first album "Myriam Hernandez" came out in 1988, hits like "El hombre que yo amo" (The Man I Love), and "Ay Amor" (Oh Love) plus many others have become hymns for the Hispanic community to be sang for decades. She has also collaborated with music giants like Paul Anka, Ricardo Montaner, Armando Manzanero, Sergio Lagos, Lucio Gatica, Ricky Martin, Celine Dion, Julio Iglesias, and the late Juan Gabriel among others.

The Decibel Magazine Tour 2018: Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room & more - Irving Plaza
February 16, 2018 - New york

Lineup: Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur, Khemmis Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult GA standing room & VIP options available. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instag... (read more)

BØRNS - Terminal 5
Through February 16, 2018 - New York

Ladies Night R&B Super Jam - Barclays Center
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Ladies Night R&B Super Jam returns to Brooklyn on Saturday, February 17 with an all-star lineup of R&B favorites including Xscape, Bobby Brown, Bell Biv Devoe, K-Ci & JoJo, Faith Evans, Tank, Stokley of Mint Condition and Blackstreet

Juice, Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers, Ian Kieffer - Knitting Factory
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers will make a sprightly young groove doctor out of anyone. With spectacular energy pulsating from every member of the band, the Rainbow Seekers could illuminate the very chambers of Heaven. Lead singer Joe Hertler splashes through lyrical puddles of golden rain, leaving his audience wearing flowery crowns and bubbling smiles. A ride on the Rainbow will take you across the mountains of Motown, through the fjords of folk, over the archipelagos of Americana, and—at last—into a funky firth, where only the fiercest of friendships can be found. The Rainbow Seekers began their quest beneath the fingertips of songwriter Joe Hertler. Bassist and producer Kevin Pritchard, recently thawed from an extremely rare prehistoric groove glacier, discovered the forlorn Hertler in a twinkling, mysteriously fortuitous place called The Quilted Attic. Alongside legendary glacier-hunter Rick Hale—who would later spend decades forging a drum set from pure, white-hot, ancient stardust to mark the occasion—Pritchard changed the world: He wrangled Hertler into musical collaboration. And the lonely little songsmith, it turned out, was not quite as alone as he seemed: Wit... (read more)

Railroad Earth Winter Tour - The Capitol Theatre
February 17, 2018 - Port Chester

There's a great scene in The Last Waltz – the documentary about The Band's final concert – where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummer/singer/mandolin player Levon Helm. Helm says, "If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you've got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country, bluegrass, blues music, show music…" To which Scorsese, the inquisitive interviewer, asks, "What's it called, then?" "Rock & roll!" Clearly looking for a more specific answer, but realizing that he isn't going to get one, Marty laughs. "Rock & roll…" Well, that's the way it is sometimes: musicians play music, and don't necessarily worry about where it gets filed. It's the writers, record labels, managers, etc., who tend to fret about what "kind" of music it is. And like The Band, the members of Railroad Earth aren't losing sleep about what "kind" of music they play – they just play it. When they started out in 2001, they were a bunch of guys interested in playing acoustic instruments together. As Railroad Earth violin/vocalist Tim Carbone recalls, "All of us had been playing in various projects for years, and many of us had played together in dif... (read more)

Lost Bayou Ramblers - National Sawdust
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Lost Bayou Ramblers, renowned by NPR for their "revved-up Cajun music," celebrate their 2018 Grammy-winning album, KALENDA, which took home Best Regional Roots Music Album. Known for their sensational Louisianan vibes, the Lost Bayou Ramblers sport a deep resume that includes collaborators ranging from Jack White to Arcade Fire, with additional credits to the score of the Oscar-nominated film, Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Melissa Manchester - Tilles Center for the Performing Arts
February 17, 2018 - Greenvale

The Lettermen (Hurt So Bad, The Way You Look Tonight), The Association (Cherish, Never My Love), and Gary Puckett (Young Girl, Over You). For more information on The Lettermen click here. For more information on The Association click here. For more information on Gary Puckett and The Union Gap click here. For ticketing policies, including special discounts, click here.

The Exploding Boy Voltheque Silent Em - Saint Vitus
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Postpunk indie band from Stockholm, Sweden. Founded in 2006 and named after a song from The Cure.

HARMON Soundcheck Series: Samira Gibson (Soul Singer) - Harman NYC Store
February 17, 2018 - New York

International recording artist Samira Gibson is a soul singer from Newark NJ, where singers like Whitney Houston and Lauryn Hill, to name a few are also from. By way of South Carolina on to New York, Samira has worked with artist such as Trey Songs, Mary J Blige, and Vic Mensa to name a few. She recently released her new single called #PWER; The anthem for women. Samira Gibson is currently working on her debut album, set to release later this year. Come see what the industry's best

METALLEG, GUSTAF, Fascinations Grand Chorus - El Cortez
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Metalleg are your mother's favorite Gutter Pop Threesome.

LC Kids Storytime at the Atrium: Hey Black Child by Bryan Collier - Lincoln Center
February 17, 2018 - New York

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins: Hey black child, Do you know who you are? Who you really are? Do you know you can be What you want to be If you try to be What you can be? This lyrical, empowering poem celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young people to dream big and achieve their goals. AGES 2–5 Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Connect to the Facebook event page for extra insights on this program. LC Kids members at the $125 level or higher can reserve a spot in advance for these events. Join now and reserve your seat.

Whatever We are - Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall
February 17, 2018 - Wantagh

Whatever We Are makes their debut at Mulcahy's Saturday, February 17th featuring Gabrielle Ross

2000s Band Night - Mulcahy's Pub and Concert Hall
February 17, 2018 - Wantagh

Come check out the hottest and best new band at Mulcahy's

Smoke DZA with Live Band SOUL'D U OUT - Blue Note Jazz Club
February 17, 2018 - New York

Brought to the public's attention through a series of raw, kush-loving mixtapes, Harlem rapper Smoke DZA got his start in Smoke & Numbers, a locally popular duo formed with a rapper named Numbers. DZA -- as in "Dream Zone Achieved" -- signed a deal in 2002 and joined Big K.R.I.T. behind the scenes at Cinematic Music Group, but when twin daughters were brought into his life in 2007, he adopted a "now or never" attitude when it came to his solo career. A slew of mixtapes with weed lingo names like Sweet Baby Kushed God and Substance Abuse followed, then in 2011, DZA's mixtape Rolling Stoned won High Times Magazine's Doobie Award for 2011's hip-hop album of the year. A year later, the magazine signed the rapper to its High Times label and released Rugby Thompson, an album produced in total by Harry Fraud. Rugby included appearances by Action Bronson, Curren$y, Domo Genesis, and ScHoolboy Q. His third LP, Dream.Zone.Achieve, was released in 2014. In 2016, DZA issued a pair of LPs. He Has Risen arrived early in the year and featured an appearance by Snoop Dogg. Months later, he released Don't Smoke Rock, a collaborative effort with Pete Rock. The album included the single "Milestone," w... (read more)

La Luz / The Mystery Lights - Elsewhere
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

La Luz, The Mystery Lights: Bodega, Jane Church

Angel & Dren + Friends Dj Set, Black Alley, Blak Emoji, Sam Houston, Hypnotiq - Pianos (Showroom)
February 17, 2018 - New York

John Virag - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 17, 2018 - New York

An evening with Vintage Soul Experience - The Cutting Room
February 17, 2018 - New York

"The Vintage SOUL Experience" is a smooth, seasoned R&B/Soul/Funk trio backed by an eight piece band with a "Live" performance you do not want to miss!!!! The name "The Vintage SOUL Experience" evolved from the principal members search of the dictionary meaning of "Vintage"..."Denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind." Being seasoned vets in the music business for over 45 years the name fit the trio perfectly and gave birth to a classic soul and R&B sound in 2015. The principal members of "The Vintage SOUL Experience" include: Curtis Styles (keyboardist/musical director), Leslie Booker (Bassist) and Ron Anthony (Lead Vocalist) who have extensive musical careers recording and performing with prominent bands and artists such as....Kool & The Gang, Cameo,The Sugar Hill Gang, Der Kinky Foxx, The BB&Q Band, Johnny Kemp, Alyson Williams, Meli'sa Morgan, Kashif, Gloria Gaynor, Slave Hall of Fame, Brother to Brother, Silk, Jagged Edge, Force MD's, Amil Larue, Chico Debarge, Nat Adderley Jr. and the iconic Luther Vandross to name a few. The Vintage band members are also Bergen County New Jersey residents and have worked w... (read more)

Whiskey Treaty - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 17, 2018 - New York

Nick Africano - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 17, 2018 - New York

A son of the moon. A butterfly bull. Nick Africano is a songwriter, multi-intrumentalist, band-leader, solo performer, producer, and experiments with watercolors and poetry. His style defies the confines of genre, and lives in the mysterious space of rock and roll, storytelling, and folk music. In an ether of contradiction. Lyrics often softly spoken, or soulfully crooned. His live performances are captivating and spontaneous, moving between acoustic guitar, resonator guitar, and piano. A relentless performer, Africano has toured the US extensively and most recently has toured in the UK and Switzerland. He currently performs a monthly late-night series at the acclaimed Rockwood Music Hall in New York City. Over the past 7 years he has recorded 4 albums including I've Ever Desired (2008) The Butterfly Bull (2012) and his first EP Broken (2005) and his currently gearing up to release his first all-analog LP, yet to be named. He is credited with helping produce Marmalade (2007) with Pokey Lafarge, though as he playfully describes, he was mostly just there for support and as a second ear to help make decisions.Nick Africano

flor - The Bowery Ballroom
February 17, 2018 - New York

With their nuanced songwriting and inventive sensibilities, flor use their songs to explore feelings of longing and heartache, anxiety and self-doubt. On their debut album come out, you're hiding, singer/guitarist Zach Grace, bassist Dylan Bauld, guitarist McKinley Kitts, and drummer Kyle Hill alternately magnify and brighten those feelings by dreaming up an intensely cinematic take on synth-driven alt-pop. But for all its transportive melodies and triumphant mood, come out, you're hiding was born from a place of painful vulnerability. "Making this album has really been about me coming out my shell and getting over whatever block I have about letting people know what's going on in my head," says Grace, who serves as chief lyricist for the L.A.-based, Oregon-bred band. "A lot of people probably struggle with believing in themselves that way, and the album's a testament to overcoming that." Mostly recorded in Bauld's bedroom studio, with its title nodding to Grace's reclusive tendencies, come out, you're hiding achieves its intimate feel thanks partly to a process that flor adopted soon after moving to L.A. "I'd started experimenting with different production styles, and I ende... (read more)

Kashmir – The Live Led Zeppelin Show - St. George Theatre
February 17, 2018 - Staten Island

Kashmir, the nation's #1 Led Zeppelin tribute show, it is the most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin on the modern national touring scene. Each of the 4 band members assumes their individual role with pinpoint accuracy. Kashmir possesses the live stage show, sound, and likeness to bring audiences and fans back to the days when the mighty Led Zeppelin ruled the musical landscape. With the playlist of every classic rock station and the most identifiable voice in rock history, Kashmir's show features Page's iconic double-neck guitar, Bonham's drum solo, the stage show of the era, and most importantly, the greatest hits that make up the soundtrack to peoples' lives. For those who dream and wish to experience a live Led Zeppelin show, dream no more—Kashmir will fit the bill, hitting every stop along the way, leaving you thirsty for more.

LTJ Bukem, MC Dynamic Duo: Armanni Reign & T.R.A.C, Smooth Prelude: Flaco - Brooklyn Bowl
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Just who is LTJ Bukem? Ground breaking DJ? Inspirational musician? Record label entrepreneur? Club visionary, perhaps? When the man behind those wire rimmed glasses and that disarming smile writes his job description just what does he put? The man who took the drum and bass concept from a small venue off London's Charing Cross Road to the nation's superclubs and then onto the international stage? The geezer whose records launched breakbeat into a brand new galaxy of sound? Or maybe he just writes 'Renaissance man for a digital age'. In truth LTJ Bukem is all of the above. Although he wouldn't like to admit it, LTJ Bukem is the living embodiment of the post-acid house entrepreneurial creative spirit. He is a mild mannered energy flash whose panoramic musical vision has found success in every area he has explored. From running sound systems to cutting up breaks at raves, from relocating the heart of breakbeat culture to redefining the spirit of drum and bass, the man known to his friends as Danny Williamson has sat at the forefront of breakbeat evolution, lighting the way with little more than a zest for life and a love of music. In other words, LTJ Bukem is a man on a mission!

Strawberry Fields - A Tribute to The Beatles - All You Can Eat Buffet - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 17, 2018 - New York

All Brunch prices do not reflect applicable taxes, gratuity or additional beverages. Each guest will be presented with a bill for the applicable tax & optional 18% gratuity. Enjoy A Saturday Afternoon With The Music of The BEATLES & A Delicious All-You-Can-Eat Brunch Buffet. STRAWBERRY FIELDS, featuring former members of Broadway's BEATLEMANIA, is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. They take you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964 complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties & the 1st four albums of music. Next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of Sergeant Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band" album with all the costumes & jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes: "White Album", "Abbey Road", & "Let It Be".

A Decade of Soul - Classic Soul & Motown Broadway Dinner Show - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 17, 2018 - New York

A musical journey taking you back in time! Back to when Berry Gordy's Motown label and his studio band the Funk Brothers and Stax record's Booker T and the MG's were the proponents of what came to be known as a historical style of music. "Soul Music" A trip back to when King and Smash records gave us "The Godfather of Soul" while the Columbia and Atlantic label brought us "The Queen of Soul". Now after a 28 year tenure with "The Drifters", vocalist Prentiss McNeil along with Bruce Wayne of the Wilson Picket's "Midnight Movers" are leading this classic soul review with their unmatched energy and breath taking showmanship. A Decade of Soul is a passion driven classic soul tribute where it's difficult to stay in your seat!

Eric Roberson - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 17, 2018 - New York

GRAMMY Award-nominee, singer, songwriter, and producer Eric Roberson, continues to break boundaries as an independent artist in an industry dominated by major labels, manufactured sounds and mainstream radio. Described as the original pioneer of the independent movement in R&B/soul music, Eric has achieved major milestones in his career, from being a successful songwriter and producer for notable artists such as Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Dwele, Vivian Green and countless others, as well as headlining sold out tours across the country.

An evening with Vintage SOUL Experience with special guests The Delfonics Revue featuring Greg Hill - The Cutting Room
February 17, 2018 - New York

"The Vintage SOUL Experience" is a smooth, seasoned R&B/Soul/Funk trio backed by an eight piece band with a "Live" performance you do not want to miss!!!! The name "The Vintage SOUL Experience" evolved from the principal members search of the dictionary meaning of "Vintage"..."Denoting something from the past of high quality, especially something representing the best of its kind." Being seasoned vets in the music business for over 45 years the name fit the trio perfectly and gave birth to a classic soul and R&B sound in 2015. The principal members of "The Vintage SOUL Experience" include: Curtis Styles (keyboardist/musical director), Leslie Booker (Bassist) and Ron Anthony (Lead Vocalist) who have extensive musical careers recording and performing with prominent bands and artists such as....Kool & The Gang, Cameo,The Sugar Hill Gang, Der Kinky Foxx, The BB&Q Band, Johnny Kemp, Alyson Williams, Meli'sa Morgan, Kashif, Gloria Gaynor, Slave Hall of Fame, Brother to Brother, Silk, Jagged Edge, Force MD's, Amil Larue, Chico Debarge, Nat Adderley Jr. and the iconic Luther Vandross to name a few. The Vintage band members are also Bergen County New Jersey residents and have worked w... (read more)

Flor, Handsome Ghost - Mercury Lounge
February 17, 2018 - New York

flor With their nuanced songwriting and inventive sensibilities, flor use their songs to explore feelings of longing and heartache, anxiety and self-doubt. On their debut album come out, you're hiding, singer/guitarist Zach Grace, bassist Dylan Bauld, guitarist McKinley Kitts, and drummer Kyle Hill alternately magnify and brighten those feelings by dreaming up an intensely cinematic take on synth-driven alt-pop. But for all its transportive melodies and triumphant mood, come out, you're hiding was born from a place of painful vulnerability. "Making this album has really been about me coming out my shell and getting over whatever block I have about letting people know what's going on in my head," says Grace, who serves as chief lyricist for the L.A.-based, Oregon-bred band. "A lot of people probably struggle with believing in themselves that way, and the album's a testament to overcoming that." Mostly recorded in Bauld's bedroom studio, with its title nodding to Grace's reclusive tendencies, come out, you're hiding achieves its intimate feel thanks partly to a process that flor adopted soon after moving to L.A. "I'd started experimenting with different production styles, an... (read more)

Poi Dog Pondering w/ Abra Moore - City Winery
February 17, 2018 - New York

30 years on, upwards of 15 band members deep & an Ocean in-between; Poi Dog Pondering continue to thrive & evolve on their 8th full length album entitled "Everybody's Got A Star". Their unique signature 'Acous-tronic' blend of orchestral, rock and dance music influences, shine through with PDP's ever present irreverence to stylistic conformity. "Everybody's Got A Star" is an unapologetic off-road venture, a Joy Ride recalling the vibe of 80's/90's Night Club DJs ...the ones adventurous enough to careen from one genre to the next, with a slight membrane of madness to the method. "Growing up in Honolulu, we really only had one good Live Music/Disco/ Club; The Wave. It was Punk Rock/New Wave kids from 9 to 2am, then a Gay Disco from 2am to 4am. Everybody mixing it up & having fun. You could hear everything from Iggy Pop's "Lust for life", to Loose Joints "Is it all over my face". I'm super thankful for that eclecticism. Music for dancing is like an elliptical orbit, it's always been around me, sometimes it swings in real close and sweeps me along full force for a while.

Chelsea Piers - Laurie Beechman Theater
February 17, 2018 - New York City

Drag starlet CHELSEA PIERS makes her Laurie Beechman Theatre debut with the World Premiere of her solo comedy ARE YOU THERE RU? IT'S ME, CHELSEA. Directed by Darius Rose (aka Jackie Cox) and featuring musical direction by Brandon James Gwinn, Once again, RuPaul's Drag Race audition season is upon us. Due to an unfortunate technological iCal glitch, CHELSEA PIERS finds herself dangerously close to missing the midnight deadline. In an epic act of multitasking, Chelsea scrambles to create an audition tape in front of a live audience. As she relays stories and songs of life as an aspiring drag starlet, she must check off Ru's laundry list of video submission requirements. With material spanning Celine Dion to Sondheim, join Chelsea as she races against the clock in her irrepressible pursuit of a shot at Reality TV infamy. CHELSEA PIERS has been performing on New York's hottest stages for more than five years with her unique theatrical, punk rock flair. Winner of "Breakthrough Artist" at the 2013 Glam Awards, Chelsea has headlined at Provincetown's famed Crown & Anchor, the historic Stonewall Inn, and was a featured performer at the release events for Pinot by Tituss Burgess. She... (read more)

Metalleg - The Safari Room at El Cortez
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Metalleg are your mother's favorite Gutter Pop Threesome.

MHYSA Fantasíí Vinyl Release - Mercury Lounge
February 17, 2018 - New York

MHYSA is a Queer Black Diva and underground popstar for the cyber resistance from Prince George's County, Maryland. Her debut album, fantasii, was released through Halcyon Veil on July 21, 2017 to glowing reception, and a live audio-visual experience touring North America will soon follow. Of fantasii, MHYSA says: "This debut album is an epic poem, like a reverse Dante's Inferno, where I take the listener higher, upward through my hopes, dreams, inspirations, and desires. It represents my love for Black women and femmes, as the stories are all told from our perspectives." Her debut EP, Hivemind, was released in February of 2016. In addition to her own productions, MHYSA's experimental approach to dance music and RnB shines through in her highly sought-after THOT FANTASY mix series. THOT FANTASY mixes have been commissioned for luminary platforms like DIS Magazine and GHE20G0TH1K, highlighting MHYSA's deep connections to the queer art, music and fashion scene of NY. In winter of 2016, she was listed in Artforum's "Best of 2016: Music" and in February of 2017, she shared the stage with Yves Tumor, GAIKA, James Ferraro and Bill Kouligas in New York.

Tainted Love - 80's Dance Party with Dj Jane Elizabeth - February Edition! - The Bell House
February 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

Soft Cell's pioneering 1981 cover of the Northern Soul classic, "Tainted Love," is the inspiration for this awesome 80s dance party. Building on a solid foundation of New Wave, we'll dig deeper into the catalog of massive hits and overlooked misses from the late 70s through the early 90s - pivotal years in musical history that blurred the lines between Analog and Digital, Disco and Synthpop, Funk and Hip-Hop. A time when Alternative was called Post-Punk, Indie actually meant independent, and Throbbing Gristle's "Hot on the Heels of Love" surely could have been alongside Blondie's "Heart of Glass" on the charts...with today's perspective. Other passions include CBGB-era New York, Batcave-era London - Punk Rock, Glam Rock, Kraut Rock, Girl Rock, Dad Rock, Rockabilly, Ska, Machine Soul, Blue-Eyed Soul, Darkwave, Coldwave - plus some guilty pleasures in the (strictly) Old-School Rap department.

August Burns Red - Irving Plaza
February 17, 2018 - New york

Show Info: AUGUST BURNS RED Support: Born of Osiris, Erra, Ocean Grove Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket GA standing room & VIP options available. VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPla... (read more)

Saturday Morning Show - Brookfield Place New York
February 17, 2018 - New York

Join us every Saturday through April 28 in Hudson Eats for the latest and greatest in children’s entertainment! 10 AM - Bilingual Birdies Mandarin Here’s an all-access pass to join the Bilingual Birdies Band on a cultural journey! When our Bilingual Teaching Musicians are not in the classroom you can find them gigging around town in our spectacular band. 11 AM - Magic Evan? Meet the NYC Magician Who Will Have Your Kids Falling Over With Laughter and Thanking You for the 'Best Time Ever!'

Architects - PlayStation Theater
February 17, 2018 - New York

DOOMSDAY TOUR Stick to Your Guns, Counterparts

Romeo Santos - Madison Square Garden
Through February 17, 2018 - new york

Teddy Thompson & Jenni Muldaur - City Winery
February 18, 2018 - New York

On previous discs, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson always relied on one of the songs he's written to provide him with an album title and a central concept to build the rest of his work around. This time it's different: you won't find a tune named "Bella" on his fourth Verve Forecast effort yet the idea of "bella" — Italian shorthand for "beautiful" — is everywhere. Says Thompson, "I like the word, the meaning of it. It spoke to the lushness and beauty I was going for." Recorded in New York City and produced by David Kahne (Regina Spektor, Paul McCartney, the Strokes), Bella combines lean rock and roll with lush string arrangements on material that is both disarmingly catchy and often startlingly frank. Since 2008's A Piece Of What You Need, which London's The Guardian called "one of the year's best," this has become something of a Thompson trademark, teasing the listener with immediately addictive melodies then pulling the rug out from under them with unsparingly confessional or darkly amusing lyrics.

I Anbassa and The Word. Sound. Power. Movement - The Capitol Theatre
February 18, 2018 - Port Chester

I Anbassa & The Word. Sound. Power. Movement delivers high energy, original World Reggae, grounded in Rastafari roots music, laced with rock, funk and afrobeat. Bringing forward a fresh, new and infectious sound, I Anbassa (vocals and guitar) ignites on stage backed by The Word. Sound. Power. Movement: Dave Reiss on bass, Jason Metcalf on keys, Natasha DiMarco on vocals and Matt Moadel on drums. The band's intuitive hooks and bubbling rhythms instantly get the crowd moving and singing along to lyrics that promote self-awareness, consciousness, positivity, and above all, Jah love. Based out of New York and Connecticut, I Anbassa previously known as Ras N'gosi Anbassa, has been working with his own band since the Summer of 2009. His writing and performing matured quickly and to date, he has played at many sold out shows and festivals throughout the Northeast. Some in mention are: • Wormtown Music Festival • Charlemont Massachusetts Reggae Festival • Sugarloaf Main Reggae Festival • Toad's Place Fall Fest, Spring Fest, and Summer Reggae Fest • Seacrets (Maryland) • Reggae Summer Fest • Rock And Roll Resort Music Festival • Lake Fest Connecticut with Anthony B and Beres Ha... (read more)

A Journey with Lissa D. - The Duplex
February 18, 2018 - New York

Come on this music Journey with Lissa D as she shares her music and her story. Lissa D. originally from Florida now resides in NYC as a singer-songwriter. As she moves throughout her life there have been experiences of rejection, loss, love, self awareness, and most important self love. Lissa hopes to inspire others with her music as well as use it as an opportunity for growth. Art has the ability to change the hearts and minds of others and she wants nothing more than to do just that.

Bunny Michael - Rough Trade NYC
February 18, 2018 - Brooklyn

Born in Texas, Bunny Michael moved to New York City just in time for 9/11. Beginning with a collegiate study in acting and performance, music became the most obvious vehicle for the young artist's need for expression. They created the rap project Bunny Rabbit, a louder and more beat based response to the DIY anti-folk movement of the early 00s. Dancing the line between profundity and raucous humor, their lyrics began to point toward a new agenda: universal healing, self love, and psychedelic wisdom. These principles began to consolidate into clear messaging, bleeding out into works of visual art, hand painted clothing, and meditative practices. Since the discontinuation of Bunny Rabbit in 2010, and a short lived collaborative project by the name of Twin Gemz, Michael has been working and performing solo. The debut record Rainbow Licker 2014, and the recently completed yet to be released follow up, Afterlyfe show a maturation of Michael's artistic practice and new depths of inspiration and skill. In the past year Bunny has taken to new realms to deliver their gifts with a widely celebrated "meme project" on Instagram, wherein Bunny converses with their "Higher Self" and we are given... (read more)

VNNY - Rough Trade NYC
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Mthakathi - Club Bonafide
February 18, 2018 - New York

Safro-Rock singer/songwriter, guitarist and producer Mthakathi, conjures up music that is undeniably and unflinchingly Rock, but bespeaks a more prismatic World sensibility. It is music that draws from a lifelong immersion in South African culture; music that reflects a keen absorption of eclectic world elements; music that explores expression beyond borders; and music that rocks. An innovative song-smith, compelling lyricist, arresting guitarist, magical live-looper and a spell-binding performer, Mthakathi – the "magic man"- is an artist of world citizenry, one who defies the confines of simple categorization and smudges the boundaries of culture, genre and time. "Jozi is the track – a tribute to everything that's beautiful" – Angela Ludek, Radio 2000 (Johannesburg) "Superb music!" – The New Yorker "A REAL exemplar of world music" – Brooks Spector, Radio Today (Johannesburg) "It's somewhat humbling, you have an American born musician from New York that probably knows more about South African music than many of the South African's listening to this show!" – Evan Milton, FMR Radio 101.3 (Cape Town)

Repeater: A Little Show About Big Songs - Q.E.D.
February 18, 2018 - Queens

Big time music fans Evan Forde Barden and Patrick Cartelli host this monthly talk show about people's favorite songs. Each month, they invite a special guest to share one song that they love - be it an all-time favorite, a track that reminds them of a great story, or something that just blew their minds. Then a musician takes the stage to cover it and play a song of their own. Think "You Made It Weird" meets "VH1 Storytellers." Aileen Clark, Jenna Marucci, Kelly McCready, and more! All our guests will be talking about love songs and tunes from their romantic pasts. Musical guest will be Michael Varamogiannis.

Brian Gari Sings Don Ciccone Sings Brian Gari - Don't Tell Mama
February 18, 2018 - New York

Brian Gari Sings Don Ciccone Sings Brian Gari "I will be performing the songs from that album saluting Don Ciccone who was the lead singer of the hit sixties group, The Critters ("Younger Girl," "Mr. Dieingly Sad") and later, one of The Four Seasons ("Who Loves You," "December '63, Oh What a Night") He died suddenly in 2016.

PopGun Presents: Retail - Elsewhere
February 18, 2018 - Brooklyn

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Calvin Play, The New York Grind, Chris Ransom & The Renditions, Matt Taelor, Alec Martini - Pianos (Showroom)
February 18, 2018 - New York

Emma Frank - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 18, 2018 - New York

"A crystalline voice of unique timbre and emotional intelligence..." - Alain Brunet, La Presse Depending on when you walk in on a song, Emma Frank's music might sound like folk or jazz, even R&B. It's music that never stays put, full of shifting tempos and winding melodies framed by her rich, gossamer voice and insightful lyrics. Emma moved to New York nine months ago from Montreal where she released two critically acclaimed albums, For Being Apart (2014) andThe People We're Becoming (2015). She is now working on a third album of songs with Aaron Parks (piano), Jim Black (drums), Rick Rosato (bass) and Franky Rousseau (guitar).

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: the Music of Dave Matthews Band with Rhyme and Reason! - Brooklyn Bowl
February 18, 2018 - Brooklyn

By attending this event, I consent to my image (with or without my voice) being included in photographs and/or film and videotape of the event, and give Brooklyn Bowl, The Rock and Roll Playhouse and their respective licensees and assigns the absolute and irrevocable right and permission to use and publish such content in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter.The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a weekly family concert series hosted at Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre and Industry City, allows kids to "move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon" (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll.

Peter Dunn Presents RICH HENNESSY CHASING PAVEMENTS: An Adele Tribute Concert w/Special Guests - The Cutting Room
February 18, 2018 - New York

Megastar's Rich Hennessy brings together some of NYC's most incredible rising stars, local artists, and even some live singing drag queens to join him in paying homage to the British superstar that is, Adele! Recreating her most beloved hits from all 3 of her albums, with some fun twists, new arrangements, but the same universal messages of love, heartbreak and truth, this is a show for Someone Like You. Do not miss it! Produced by Peter Dunn, with Music Direction by Benedict Braxton-Smith With Special Guests including Lagoona Bloo (NBC's The Voice), KC Comceaux, Kathryn Francisco, Alex Mendes, Chelsea Piers, Ivette Sosa (Eden's Crush, WB's Popstars), Sqootie, Nya Trysha (Motown), Lady Lush and the Vinyls, Gabe Violett (NBC's The Voice and Broadway's Spring Awakening), and more!

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, Rhyme and Reason - Brooklyn Bowl
February 18, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a weekly family concert series hosted at Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre and Industry City, allows kids to "move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon" (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child's lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. By purchasing advanced tickets to this show you are opting in to receive promotional emails from The Rock And Roll Playhouse. Rhyme & Reason is a high energy band delivering the passion of a DMB show to the local scene. Their shows range from wild jams to tight knit acoustic sing-alongs that fans and non dmb fans have grown to love. The love for DMB is what makes this band stand apart from just your average tribute act. You won't see band members dressing up or acting like DMB members, at a Rhyme & Reason show you will see and feel the love for the music! The energy you feel while dancing to your favorite song will blow you... (read more)

A Tribute To the Legends of Soul Eve Soto & the Knappertime Players - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 18, 2018 - New York

Eve Soto & The KnapperTime Players are one of New Yorks finest R&B soul/tribute bands. They will have you on the floor movin' or laid back groovin' with their LEGENDS OF SOUL tribute to some of the R&B greats of our time. Featuring world renowned lead guitarist Debbie "Funkenstein" Knapper, band leader Wayne Holmes of the "Ray Charles Tribute" and other guest artists.

Legends of Soul Tribute w/ Eve Soto & The KnapperTime Players - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 18, 2018 - New York

Eve Soto & The KnapperTime Players are one of New Yorks finest R&B soul/tribute bands. They will have you on the floor movin' or laid back groovin' with their LEGENDS OF SOUL tribute to some of the R&B greats of our time. Featuring world renowned lead guitarist Debbie "Funkenstein" Knapper, band leader Wayne Holmes of the "Ray Charles Tribute" and other guest artists.

Molotov - BB King Blues Club & Grill
February 18, 2018 - New York

Michael Mott & Friends - Laurie Beechman Theater
February 18, 2018 - New York City

Singer/ Songwriter, Michael Mott, presents a fun, feel good concert of his original music in "Michael Mott & Friends" with guest stars Andy Mientus (Broadway: Les Miserables, TV: NBC's Smash) and Alexa Green (Wicked, PBS's Company). An accomplished musical theatre composer/ lyricist, pop songwriter and vocal producer, Mott's material ranges in style from theatre and jazz, to anthemic soul, feel good pop and introspective ballads.

I/O, Tree River, Faster Than Light - Mercury Lounge
February 18, 2018 - New York

Based out of Brooklyn, NY, I/O has been playing together since the Fall of 2012. Blending ambient textures, angular rhythms, and dynamics that range from delicate to cinematic, I/O has crafted a unique brand of melodic post rock while exploring new sonic possibilities and constantly evolving their sound.

Phillip Phillips: The Magnetic Tour - Irving Plaza
February 18, 2018 - New york

Show Info: Phillip Phillips: The Magnetic Tour Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult GA standing room & VIP options available. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instagram: @IrvingPl... (read more)

Blue Man Group - Astor Place Theatre
Through February 25, 2018 - New York

Blue Man Group will rock your world, blow your mind, and unleash your spirit. Leave your expectations at the door and let three bald and blue men take you on a spectacular journey bursting with music, laughter and surprises. 35 million people of all ages, languages and cultures know what Blue Man Group is really about. Now it's your turn. DARE TO LIVE IN FULL COLOR.

The Brobot Johnson Experience by Darian Dauchan - The Bushwick Starr
Through March 17, 2018 - Brooklyn

The Bushwick Starr is thrilled to collaborate with All For One Theater in presenting The Brobot Johnson Experience, an Afrofuturism transmedia piece written by and starring award-winning solo performer, actor, and poet, Darian Dauchan, who has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and abroad. The recently coined "Afrofuturism" genre is referred to by The New York Times as "...a political and cultural genre that projects black space voyagers, warriors and their heroic like into a fantasy landscape, one that has long been the province of their mostly white counterparts." At its core, Afrofuturism is about reimagining what the African American experience was and what it could be, and the show is designed to inspire both contemporaries and young people of color to tell outside-of-the-box-stories like Brobot Johnson.

Queens - Lincoln Center
Through March 25, 2018 - New York

In queens, the lives of two generations of immigrant women collide in a basement apartment. When the choices they've made about their security, dignity, and desires come back to haunt them, they must ask: what cannot – and should not – be left behind?

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