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Gig Alert: Leonid Federov

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Leonid Federov, one of the great names in Russian rock and roll, makes a rare New York appearance at Joe's Pub on Thursday. Download his "Portuguese" here.

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Gig Alert: Shusmo

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Shusmo — drawing its name from the Arabic word for “whatchamacallit” — is a band that strives to be hard to describe. Download “Longa Nakreez,” which pairs gritty production quality with stellar musicianship here.

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Gig Alert: Giancarlo Vulcano

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Gutiarist and composer Giancarlo Vulcano plays noir-influenced cinematic music from his new album, My Funny Valentine. Download his "On The Case" here.

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Gig Alert: The Civil Wars

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

The Civil Wars brings antebellum facial hair choices and a refreshing alt-country sound to Joe's Pub Tuesday night. Download the band's "Barton Hollow" here.

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Gig Alert: The Mast (featuring Haale)

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Mast is the Iranian-American singer Haale and percussionist Matt Kilmer. Together, they make Eastern-inspired psychedelic rock for the 21st Century. Download the duo's "Wild Poppies" here.

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Gig Alert: Everett Bradley's Holidelic

Monday, December 20, 2010

If you're looking for a different kind of holiday spectacular, something of a "funk-rock alternative to the Rockettes" goes down tonight and through the week at Joe's Pub. Download the Parliament-style Christmas mash-up "Santa Bring the Funk."

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The Score: Concert Venue Health Inspections

Friday, December 17, 2010

With a restaurant that’s part of a larger institution like Lincoln Center or Carnegie Hall it’s easy to forget that those kitchens are also subject to rigorous inspections by the city’s health department. Here's how the big ones stack up.

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Gig Alert: Chino Maurice

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Chino Maurice brings back the sound and style of yesteryear's soul-funk-rock masters: P-Funk, Prince, and Jimi Hedrix. Catch him at Joe's Pub tonight and download "Luna" here.

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Gig Alert: Khaira Arby

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Malian desert diva Khaira Arby makes her first appearance in the States after 20 years of performing as "the Nightingale of the North" in her country. Download her fuzzed-out Muslim trance jam "Khaira" here.

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Gig Alert: Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Zydeco youngblood Cedric Watson brings his Bijou Creole to Joe's Pub tonight. Download his "Le sud de la louisiane" here.

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Gig Alert: Debo Band

Friday, September 17, 2010

Boston's Debo Band delivers classic Ethiopian grooves at Joe's Pub tonight. Download their funky, trance-inducing "Lantchi Biye" here.

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Gig Alert: Natalia Lafourcade

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Natalia Lafourcade brings her heartbreaking Spanish-language art-pop to Joe's Pub tonight. Download her dreamy single, "No Viniste" here.

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Gig Alert: Anni Rossi

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Playing violin since the age of three, Minnesota native Anni Rossi is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist. Download her track, "Crushing Limbs," here.

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Gig Alert: Charlie Musselwhite

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Veteran bluesman Charlie Musselwhite brings his signature harmonic growl to Joe's Pub tonight. Download "The Well," an up-tempo, feel-good blues song.

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Gig Alert: Sabrina Lastman Quartet

Monday, September 06, 2010

Sabrina Lastman mixes jazz with an Afro-Uruguayan rhythm called candombe. Download her contemplative ballad "Color de Arena"

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Gig Alert: Gonzalo Grau y La Clave Secreta

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Gonzalo Grau y la Clave Secreta bring its jazzed-up Afro-Latin dance tunes to Joe's Pub tonight. Download the high-octane timba jam "Calle Luna, Calle Sol."

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Gig Alert: Rupa and the April Fishes

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Tonight, World Music newcomers Rupa and the April Fishes play at Joe's Pub. Download "Espero La Luna," a gypsy-flavored ska romp from their upcoming album Este Mundo.

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Gig Alert: Elikeh

Friday, August 27, 2010

The D.C. band brings its Togolese sound to Joe's Pub on Saturday. Download the group's politically-charged track "Adje! Adje!"

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Gig Alert: The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The airy pop duo made up of Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl performs tonight at Joe's Pub. Download the delicate "The World Was Made for Men."

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Gig Alerts: Lucy Wainwright Roche

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The newest talent to emerge from the musical families of Wainwright and Roche performs at Joe's Pub tonight. Download her sweet tune "Chicago."

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