The 17-piece disco dance-pop outfit Escort performs at the CBGB Festival at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday night. Download its funky single "Makeover."
The Israeli bassist Omer Avital brings his jazz-world fusion to Small's on Tuesday night. Download "Free Forever" from his newest effort, Suite of the East.
The Los Angeles Colombian roots group Very Be Careful plays Littlefield on Monday night. Get a feel for VBC's cumbia by downloading the group's "La Furgoneta."
The frontwoman of tUnE-yArDs, Merrill Garbus, performs with Roomful of Teeth, William Brittelle and The Yehudim at the Ecstatic Summer concert at the River to River Festival on Saturday night. Download her group's tune "Bizness."
Brooklyn pop singer Sophia Knapp plays the Knitting Factory on Thursday night. Download her disco-styled single "Close To Me."
Punk cabaret singer Amanda Palmer performs at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Wednesday night. Download her new single "Want It Back" from her forthcoming, crowd-funded LP, Theatre Is Evil.
Singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Gabriel Kahane perform at the River to River Festival on Tuesday night. Download Vega's 1984 hit "Tom's Diner" and Kahane's recent single "Charming Disease."
Oregon's Portland Cello Project plays the Housing Works Bookstore on Monday night. Download the group's cover of Jay Z's and Kanye West's "H*A*M."
The Brooklyn singer-songwriter Xenia Rubinos brings her funky art-pop to Littlefield on Friday night. Download "Hair Receding" from Rubinos' debut album, Magic Trix.
The Lebanese jazz trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf performs at Drom on Thursday night. Download his song, "Will Soon Be A Woman."
The Philip Glass Ensemble gives a free retrospective performance at the River To River Festival in Rockefeller Park on Wednesday night. Download the renowned composer's "Dance IX from In The Upper Room."
Canadian indie-rock act Destroyer performs with Sophia Knapp at Le Poisson Rouge on Tuesday night. Download "Chinatown."
The experimental post-rock duo Blues Control plays Other Music on Monday night. Download the band's new single "Iron Pigs."
The Israeli-American global pop trio Balkan Beat Box performs at Celebrate Brooklyn! with Chico Trujillo and Nation Beat on Saturday night. Download the group's new tune "Part of the Glory."
Irish folk songstress Lisa Hannigan performs with Joe Henry at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday and Friday nights. Download her upbeat single "What'll I Do."
East Village jazz guitarist-composer Chris Parrello performs at Pete's Candy Store on Wednesday night. Download his band's new song, "Broken Windows."
NOW Ensemble pianist Michael Mizrahi celebrates the release of his debut solo album, The Bright Motion, at Le Poisson Rouge on Tuesday night. Download "First Ballade" from the new effort.
Acclaimed cabaret performer Justin Vivian Bond plays at 54 Below on Monday night. Download Bond's new song "Stars."
Brazilian singer and multi-instrumentalist Curumin brings his funky fusion pop to the Highline Ballroom on Sunday night. Download his new single "Selvage."
The influential South Bronx post-punk outfit ESG plays Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday night. Download the group's new song "I Feel Tonight."