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Gig Alert: Soul Rebels

Thursday, February 14, 2013

New Orleans-style brass band the Soul Rebels plays Brooklyn Bowl Thursday night. Download "Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This."

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Gig Alert: Lucero

Friday, December 28, 2012

Memphis punk/country band Lucero plays Brooklyn Bowl Friday night. Download the track "I Can't Stand to Leave You."

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Gig Alert: Anders Osborne

Friday, December 21, 2012

Swedish blues-rocker Anders Osborne plays Brooklyn Bowl Friday night. Download the track "Send Me A Friend."

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Gig Alert: Deer Tick

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Rock band Deer Tick brings their eclectic Americana catalog to Brooklyn Bowl Wednesday night. Download the track "Twenty Miles."

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Gig Alert: Javelin

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Brooklyn electro-pop duo Javelin performs with Psychobuildings at Brooklyn Bowl on Wednesday night. Download the band's eight-bit tune "Soda Popinski."

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Gig Alert: Robert Randolph and the Family Band

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The New Jersey funk and soul jam band Robert Randolph and the Family Band play the Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday night. Download the band's bluesy single "If I Had My Way" here. 

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Gig Alert: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Friday, October 21, 2011

Unknown Mortal Orchestra may have began as Internet hype, but now the group's a force to be reckoned with. Catch them at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday and download their "Ffunny Ffrends" here for free.

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Gig Alert: Asobi Seksu

Friday, September 30, 2011

In English and Japanese, Asobi Seksu combines playful melodies with outer-space guitars. Catch the group Saturday at Brooklyn Bowl, and download "Perfectly Crystal" here for free.

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Gig Alert: Miami Horror

Friday, September 09, 2011

Miami Horror is a band from down under with a dance-oriented sound culled from classic house and disco. Catch the guys playing Saturday night at Brooklyn Bowl and download their single "Holidays" here.

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Gig Alert: Mickey Hart Band

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Grateful dead alum and "world music" pioneer Mickey Hart plays Brooklyn Bowl Thursday night. Download "I Can Tell You More" here.

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Gig Alerts: Balkan Beat Box

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The world mash-up artists of Balkan Beat Box bring their dance-oriented global stylings to Brooklyn Bowl Thursday night. Download "Dancing With the Moon" here.

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Gig Alert: Mariachi El Bronx

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Mariachi El Bronx sounds like the kind of musical project that might have started as a comedy sketch: hard-edged Los Angeles punks surprise fans by being true to their hearts and releasing a traditional mariachi album.

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Gig Alert: The Go! Team

Friday, April 15, 2011

The Go! Team is a six-piece band from the U.K. that blends rock guitars, hip-hop beats and schoolyard chants with live instrumentation. Download “T.O.R.N.A.D.O.” from the band’s latest album Rolling Blackouts here.

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Gig Alert: Warpaint

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The all-girl indie outfit Warpaint brings its underwater songs to Brooklyn Bowl on Wednesday night. Download the track "Undertow."

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Gig Alert: Emil & Friends

Monday, February 28, 2011

The band Emil & Friends is the sole effort of a 23 year-old named Emil Hewitt. Download “Josephine” here along with a remix of the Passion Pit single “Sleepyhead."

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Gig Alert: Railroad Earth

Friday, February 04, 2011

The Stillwater, New Jersey jam band combines bluegrass and folk balladry with string-band funk and Scottish lore on its recent self-titled album. Download the ghostly “Potter’s Field" here.

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Gig Alert: Ikebe Shakedown

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Afro-funk innovators Ikebe Shakedown and their mighty horns take the stage at Brooklyn Bowl tonight. Download "Hard Steppin'" here.

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Gig Alert: The Beatles Complete on Ukulele

Friday, January 14, 2011

For two days, Mark Greenawalt and his gang of uke-masters will play the complete Beatles on little tiny ukuleles.

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Gig Alert: Eli “Paperboy” Reed

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Eli "Paperboy" Reed is the latest poster-child for the retro-soul revival movement. Catch his golden voice and giant band at Brooklyn Bowl tonight, and download his "Come and Get It" here for free.

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Gig Alert: Stokeswood

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Atlanta indie kings Stokeswood brings its "electroacoustic" sound to Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday. Download the group's "The Old 4th Ward" for free here.

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