R&B singer Bettye Lavette performs at The Highline Ballroom Friday night. Download her interpretation of the Gnarls Barkley radio hit "Crazy" from her new album Thankful N' Thoughtful.
Irish rock band Bell X1 plays The Bowery Ballroom Wednesday night. Download the song "Bad Skin Day" - recorded in an historic church in Utrecht, Holland.
New York-based saxophonist and composer Matthew Silberman plays a record release party at ShapeShifter Lab Tuesday night. Download the new song "The Battle At Dawn."
Bossa Nova singer Bebel Gilberto plays at City Winery on Monday night. Download the song "Sun Is Shining."
The eclectic band Rupa and the April Fishes plays at Littlefield on Saturday night. Download the new song "Build."
Musician and naturalist Sean Rowe plays at Brooklyn Bowl Thursday night. Download the song "Joe's Cult."
Electro-pop band Austra plays at Music Hall of Williamsburg Wednesday night. Download the track "Lost It."
Singer and bandleader Terese Genecco & her 8-piece "little big band" play at The Iridium Tuesday night. Download her take on “It Had Better Be Tonight (Meglio Stasera)."
Guitarist and songwriter Patterson Hood, of the Southern rock band Drive By Truckers, plays The Bowery Ballroom Monday night. Download the song "Come Back Little Star."
Dirty Dozen Brass Band merges traditional New Orleans marching band music with funk and jazz. Download the track "Tomorrow." The band plays at The Capitol Theatre on Friday night.
TV on the Radio guitarist and singer Kyp Malone performs as Rain Machine. Download the track "Give Blood." Rain Machine plays the Knitting Factory on Thursday night.
Songwriting duo Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink are Azure Ray. Download their dark new track, "Scattered Like Leaves." Azure Ray plays at City Winery on Wednesday night.
British soul-pop newcomer Lianne La Havas plays live at the Bowery Ballroom Tuesday night. Download the song "Is Your Love Big Enough?"
Brooklyn based guitarist and filmmaker Sarah Lipstate performs as Noveller. Download the atmospheric song "Before The After." Noveller plays at Le Poisson Rouge Monday night.
Syrian singer Omar Souleyman performs at The Well on Friday night Download a taste of his Arab New Wave on the track "Weli Weli."
Australian singer and songwriter Karlie Bruce performs at La Sala Thursday night. Download her new song "Paperback Lover."
Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche performs at the Bowery Ballroom Wednesday night. Download the song "John, Let Me Go."
Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez and his trio perform at the Jazz Standard Tuesday night. Download the track "Qbafrica."
Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Leslie Sisson performs at Cameo Gallery Monday night. Download the track "Waiting."