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Gig Alerts: Bruce Barth

Monday, March 15, 2010

This jazz pianist is no stranger to working with ensembles large, but tonight he goes solo at Smalls. Download his original tune "Affirmation."

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Gig Alerts: Banjo or Freakout

Monday, March 15, 2010

Alesso Natalizia is the Italian dream pop solo artist known as Banjo or Freakout. Download his lush track "Upside Down," then check him out at Knitting Factory tonight.

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Gig Alerts: Frankie Gavin & De Dannan

Monday, March 15, 2010

Legendary fiddle player Frankie Gavin leads this new version of the celebrated traditional Irish folk group. Download their rollicking track "Wild Irishmen," then seen them tonight at Joe's Pub.

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Gig Alerts: Immortal Technique

Friday, March 12, 2010

This fiery emcee is one of the many rappers who will perform at S.O.B.'s Hip-Hop for Haiti benefit tonight. Download his fervent track "Mistakes."

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Gig Alerts: The Magnetic Fields

Friday, March 12, 2010

This legendary band of the indie pop scene have a new album out, and tonight they're wrapping up a three-night residency at Town Hall. Download their bittersweet track "You Must Be Out of Your Mind."

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Gig Alerts: Versus

Friday, March 12, 2010

This homegrown outfit was one of the indie rock darlings of the 1990s. Now the band is making a comeback -- and for a good cause. Download their breezy track "Shangri-La," then catch them tonight at the Arms Around Haiti Benefit tonight at Public Assembly.

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Gig Alerts: Iran

Thursday, March 11, 2010

This noise pop band made up of experimentalist Aaron Aites and Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio will be playing the Knitting Factory tonight. Download their doleful and left-field track "Buddy."

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Gig Alerts: Choir of Young Believers

Thursday, March 11, 2010

This orchestral pop collective masterminded by songwriter Jannis Joya Makrigiannis will be playing Pianos tonight. Download their mellifluous track "Action/Reaction."

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Gig Alerts: Eri Yamamoto Trio

Thursday, March 11, 2010

This staple trio of the New York jazz scene is headed up by a graceful pianist who went from playing classical to digging jazz. Download the trio's elegant track "Secret Link," then see them tonight at Arthur's Tavern.

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Gig Alerts: The Living Kills

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

This Brooklyn quartet specializes in dark, trippy rock à la Velvet Underground. Download their moody track "Wires of Copper," then check them out tonight at Don Pedro.

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Gig Alerts: April Smith and the Great Picture Show

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

This sassy songstress and her band will be taking the stage at Mercury Lounge tonight. Download their charming and upbeat track "Colors."

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Gig Alerts: Brasstronaut

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

This jazz-tempered rock pop outfit from Vancouver is in the middle of a North American tour, and tonight they stop in Brooklyn. Download their smart, expansive track "Slow Knots," then see them tonight at Littlefield.

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Gig Alerts: P.O.S.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

The Midwestern emcee fuses alt-rap with the energy of punk. Download his dynamic track "Goodbye," then see him tonight at Bowery Ballroom.

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Gig Alerts: Billy Martin

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

This inventive percussionist usually jams behind a drum kit as one-third of Medeski, Martin and Wood. But tonight he'll take the lead at Rose Live Music in a solo performance. Download his enigmatic track "Strigongs."

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Gig Alerts: Myron Walden

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

This prolific saxophonist has not one, but two new albums out today. Download his meditative track "When All Is Said and Done," then check him out tonight at the Jazz Standard.

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Gig Alerts: Joe Henry

Monday, March 08, 2010

This versatile singer, songwriter and guitarist will play two shows tonight at the Blue Note. Download his bluesy, slouchy track "The Man I Keep Hid."

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Gig Alerts: Harvey Milk

Monday, March 08, 2010

Download "Jim's Polish" by these forebearers of modern metal, then check them out at Le Poisson Rouge tonight.

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Gig Alerts: The Morning Benders

Monday, March 08, 2010

These Berkeley-bred indie rockers are celebrating the release of their sophomore album tonight at Cameo Gallery. Download their slouchy track "Promises."

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Gig Alerts: Twin Sister

Friday, March 05, 2010

This New York-based quintet is playing this weekend. Download their alluring track "I Want A House," then check out their show at Coco 66 on Saturday night.

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Gig Alerts: David Smith Quintet

Friday, March 05, 2010

Canadian-born trumpeter David Smith will be performing with his quintet Friday night in the 4th Annual Brooklyn Jazz Underground Festival. Download the puckish and clever track "Halloween Song," then check out his ensemble at Cornelia Street Cafe.

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