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Download: Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Friday, September 14, 2012

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.

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Gig Alert: Rain Machine

Thursday, September 13, 2012

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.


Gig Alert: Azure Ray

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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.


Gig Alert: Lianne La Havas

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

British soul-pop newcomer Lianne La Havas plays live at the Bowery Ballroom Tuesday night. Download the song "Is Your Love Big Enough?"


Gig Alert: Noveller

Monday, September 10, 2012

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.


Gig Alert: Omar Souleyman

Friday, September 07, 2012

Syrian singer Omar Souleyman performs at The Well on Friday night Download a taste of his Arab New Wave on the track "Weli Weli."


Gig Alert: Karlie Bruce

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Australian singer and songwriter Karlie Bruce performs at La Sala Thursday night. Download her new song "Paperback Lover."

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Gig Alert: Sondre Lerche

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche performs at the Bowery Ballroom Wednesday night. Download the song "John, Let Me Go."

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Gig Alert: Alfredo Rodriguez Trio

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Cuban pianist and composer Alfredo Rodríguez and his trio perform at the Jazz Standard Tuesday night. Download the track "Qbafrica."

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Gig Alert: Leslie Sisson

Monday, September 03, 2012

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Leslie Sisson performs at Cameo Gallery Monday night. Download the track "Waiting."


Gig Alert: Julia Holter

Friday, August 31, 2012

Vocalist, and songwriter Julia Holter makes a kind of art-pop music that’s hard to pin down. Her latest release is called "Ekstasis,"—and like her first album, it’s basically a solo affair recorded in her bedroom. The result is a bewitching blend of straight-up pop and more challenging song-craft.


Gig Alert: The Quebe Sisters Band

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Western swing group The Quebe Sisters Band brings its vintage-sounding harmonies and fiddle playing to The Triad on Thursday night. Download the song "Shame On You."


Gig Alert: Dead Can Dance

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Moody Australian duo Dead Can Dance plays The Beacon Theatre on Wednesday night. Download the track "Amnesia" from the band's first new release in sixteen years.


Gig Alert: Underground System Afrobeat

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Underground System Afrobeat puts a New York spin on a classic West African pop sound. The band plays Brooklyn Bowl Tuesday night. Download the track "B.O.B."


Gig Alert: Joseph Arthur

Monday, August 27, 2012

New York-based painter, poet and songwriter Joseph Arthur plays City Winery on Monday night. Download the track "Travel as Equals."


Gig Alert: Hurray for the Riff Raff

Friday, August 24, 2012

New Orleans band Hurray for the Riff Raff brings its bluesy, gothic Americana to the Mercury Lounge on Sunday Night. Download the track "Look Out Mama."


Gig Alert: Nite Jewel

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Nite Jewel is the name of the electro-lounge project from Los Angeles artist and musician Ramona Gonzalez. Recently, it sounds like she’s been listening to the German pop avant garde, like Kraftwerk -- who she’ll be paying tribute to tonight at Le Poisson Rouge.


Gig Alert: Sebadoh

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Indie rock pioneers Sebadoh play the Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download the track "Keep the Boy Alive" from the group's brand new EP.

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Gig Alert: Jon Batiste

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

New Orleans-bred New York-based pianist Jon Batiste performs at Rockwood Music Hall on Tuesday night. Download the song "You and I."


Gig Alert: Teengirl Fantasy

Monday, August 20, 2012

Electro-pop duo Teengirl Fantasy plays Summerstage at East River Park Monday night. Download the track "Cheaters."