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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - May 18-May 20

May 14, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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From jazz and blues to punk and rock to electronic and pop, every kind of live music venue exists in NYC. City Guide's roundup of weekend random live music shows in New York City will cover all the ground for you, making sure you don't miss out on a single show of other music.

The Drinkwater Brothers - The Duplex Cabaret Theatre
May 18, 2018 - New York

Identical twin brothers John and Matthew Drinkwater are Theatre Performance majors at Wagner College and have already in their young careers performed with Tony Winners: Liliane Montevecchi, Michele Pawk and Jim Dale! As well as Tony nominees: Karen Akers, Walter Willison, and Robert Cuccioli! Along with many others! They've recently been seen at Feinstein's 54 Below and Birdland. They've come to The Duplex to bring you a night of some of your favorite Pop and Broadway hits! $10 Ticket in Advance & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre* $15 Ticket at the Door (plus service fee) & a 2 Drink Minimum in the Cabaret Theatre* *Drinks Must be purchased In the Cabaret Theatre to count towards the Minimum. No One Under 21 Allowed Doors open 30 minutes before show time. There is a 2 Drink Minimum per Person in the Cabaret Theatre

Queens College Choral Society 77th Annual Spring Concert - Kupferberg Center for the Arts
May 19, 2018 - Queens

Please note ***All Standard Kupferberg Center, Queens College, and High School Student Discounts available only for individual events, not season passes. ****Cannot be combined with any other offers.

Sordid Summonings (New Wave, Post-punk, Synth, Goth Tunes) - Troost
May 19, 2018 - Brooklyn

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New York Guitar Festival: Los Sonidos de España/The Sounds of Spain - Brookfield Place
Through May 19, 2018 - New York

The New York Guitar Festival and Arts Brookfield present two days of performances devoted entirely to classical and flamenco Spanish guitar music at Brookfield Place. PROGRAM: Friday, May 18 12:30PM Adam del Monte, with special guests Sonia Olla and Ismael Fernández Known for the introspective lyricism of his classical guitar style as well as the exuberant spontaneity of his flamenco repertoire, Adam del Monte delights and moves audiences with his mastery of both art forms. Joining del Monte for his afternoon program will be the flamenco dancer and choreographer Sonia Olla (described by the New York Times as “a furnace of earthy sensuality”) and her partner, the Seville-born cantadore Ismael Fernández. Friday, May 18 7:30PM Pepe Romero Classical guitar legend and Festival friend Pepe Romero returns to the NYGF for the first time since 2014. Romero will focus on flamenco guitar, bringing with him a to-be-announced roster of special guests, singers, and dancers. Saturday, May 19 12:30PM Marija Temo Triple threat Marija Temo does it all: she sings, dances, and fiercely plays flamenco guitar. Praised for her formidable chops, Temo plays a guitar specifically tai... (read more)

King Mackerel & The Blues Are Running - The Laurie Beechman Theatre
Through May 19, 2018 - New York

"ONE HELLUVA FISH STORY . . . a fast-moving and thoroughly charming night of down home banter and country-flavored music. Bullseye of a show! The title tune, an uptempo footstomper, is balanced elsewhere by a capella gospel, ballads, a country anthem and a tribute to Carolina beach music." -- NY DAILY NEWS "CAROLINA FISH TALE IS QUITE A CATCH . . . a pure, salt-watered delight . . . wonderfully evokes a carefree, buddy-buddy world of fish, fishermen and the lovely Carolina coast." -- NEW YORK POST

OFF TOP Collective - PIT Striker Mainstage
May 20, 2018 - New York

The best Hip Hop Improvisers from OFF TOP: A Hip Hop Improv Mixer has come together for a spectacular showcase! New teams that have scenes that lead into a rap song accompanied by beatboxing! With an appearance of guitar, piano, and MORE!

Winners of the Bradshaw & Buono International Flute Competition - Carnegie Hall
May 20, 2018 - New York

About Last Night Fridays - Highline Ballroom
Through May 25, 2018 - New York

4K events kicks off its brand new weekly Friday party this week... You already know from the past, we host the best Friday night parties in NYC. This time, we are at our brand new home HIGHLINE BALLROOM. With the best DJs in the city spinning and the best team in the city under one roof, you won't wanna miss this!

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