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Gig Alerts: General Elektriks

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

This French-born, California-based pop charmer will be taking the stage at Santos Party House tonight. Download his infectious track "Take Back The Instant."

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Gig Alerts: Clogs

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

These chamber-music-minded indie rockers will be appearing with Shara Worden tonight at the Bell House. Download their mellifluous track "Red Seas."

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Gig Alerts: Field Music

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

After a three-year break, England's Field Music returned with a new double album this year, and now they're on tour. Download their strut-worthy track "Each Time Is A New Time," then see them tonight at Bowery Ballroom.

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Gig Alerts: Jeremiah Cymerman

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

This experimental composer and performer will be appearing in a showcase for the Porter Records label tonight at Issue Project Room. Download his ominous original piece "Act 1."

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Gig Alerts: Headlights

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

On their most recent album, the usually cheerful indie pop quartet reveals a moodier personality. Download their summery yet blue track "Get Going," then see them tonight at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

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Gig Alerts: Fruit Bats

Monday, March 22, 2010

This indie rock group, led by one of the members of the Shins, will be appearing at the Bowery Ballroom tonight. Download their warm track "The Ruminant Band."

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Gig Alerts: Box Elders

Monday, March 22, 2010

This lo-fi indie pop/rock trio from Nebraska has a fuzz-loving sound and a quirky history. Download their charmingly shambolic track "Stay," then see them tonight at Bruar Falls.

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Gig Alerts: Bachelorette

Monday, March 22, 2010

This electro-indie pop mastermind will be playing Union Hall tonight, fresh from her appearance at SXSW. Download her psychedelic dance tune "Mindwarp."

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Gig Alerts: Jolie Holland

Friday, March 19, 2010

This celebrated singer-songwriter will take the stage Friday night at 92YTribeca. Download her rich, country-folk track "Mexico City."

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Gig Alerts: Black Lips

Friday, March 19, 2010

These wild Southern garage rockers will be playing at Maxwell's on Sunday night. Download their manic track "Short Fuse."

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Gig Alerts: Oneida

Friday, March 19, 2010

This prolific Brooklyn rock quartet will be playing Friday night at Maxwell's. Download their entrancing track "I Will Haunt You."

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Gig Alerts: Dan Pratt Organ Quartet

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Tonight composer and saxophonist Dan Pratt celebrates the upcoming release of his quartet's new album Toe the Line with a performance at Korzo. Download the live version of his rascally original tune "Uncle Underpants."

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Gig Alerts: Mr. Dream

Thursday, March 18, 2010

This rambunctious indie rock trio will be playing a free show tonight at Bruar Falls. Download their rollicking new track "Knuckle Sandwich."

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Gig Alerts: Paul Motian, Jason Moran and Greg Osby

Thursday, March 18, 2010

The renowned jazz drummer teams up with pianist Jason Moran and saxophonist Greg Osby for a stint at the Village Vanguard this week. Download Motian's powerful new track "Cathedral Song."

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Gig Alerts: Frankenpine

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This Brooklyn bluegrass collective will be playing the St. Patrick's Day City Reliquary Benefit at the Knitting Factory tonight. Download their enchanting tune "Faceless Weaver."

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Gig Alerts: Jim Black and Pachora

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Percussionist Jim Black and his Balkan-inspired group Pachora take the stage tonight at Rose Live Music. Download Pachora's graceful track "Drifting."

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Gig Alerts: Roy Haynes

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

This veteran drummer and jazz powerhouse will be marking his 85th birthday with five nights of musical celebration that will kick off tonight at Blue Note. Download his classic track "Brown Skin Girl."

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Gig Alerts: Aeroplane

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

This Belgian dance duo will be playing Santos Party House tonight with Blondes. Download their remix of the Lindstrom & Christabelle track "Baby I Can't Stop."

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Gig Alerts: Ablaye Cissoko & Volker Goetze

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

This Senegalese kora player and German trumpeter will team up as an untraditional duo tonight at Jazz Gallery. Download their gentle and bittersweet track "Bouba."

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Gig Alerts: Apache Beat

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

This Brooklyn quintet play indie rock with a tribal energy. Download the beat-rific remix of their song "Your Powers Are Magic" by the Emergency, then check out Apache Beat tonight at Bowery Ballroom.

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