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Gig Alert: Islands

Friday, February 24, 2012

Canadian indie-pop outfit Islands performs with Idiot Glee at Le Poisson Rouge on Saturday night. Download the trio's playful new single "Hallways."

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Gig Alert: Brooklyn Rider

Monday, February 13, 2012

New-music string quartet Brooklyn Rider plays with Bruce Levingston and Lisa Bielawa at Le Poisson Rouge as part of the Premiere Commission 10th anniversary concert on Monday night. Download "Seven Steps," the title song from the eclectic quartet's forthcoming album. 

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Calligraffiti: from China to New York

Thursday, January 26, 2012

This Thursday, January 26 at 8:30 pm, ET, Q2 Music streams an eclectic set of chamber and vocal works from award-winning Chinese composer Huang Ruo, as recorded live on January 10 at Greenwich Village's (Le) Poisson Rouge.

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Gig Alert: Threefifty Duo

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Indie classical guitar outfit Threefifty Duo performs with Dither, Andrew McKenna Lee and Twi the Humble Feather at Le Poisson Rouge on Thursday night. Download the Brooklyn act's rock-tinged single "Circles" here. 

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Gig Alert: Andy Statman

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Brooklyn bluegrass-klezmer master Andy Statman performs at Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday night. Download his new single "Bourbon In Jackson Hole"  here.

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Gig Alert: Claire Chase

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Flutist Claire Chase previews works from her new album, Terrestre, at Le Poisson Rouge on Tuesday night. Download the piece "Terrestre: I. L'oiseau dansant." 

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Gig Alert: tUnE-yArDs

Monday, September 19, 2011

Indie favorite tUnE-yArDs hits Le Poisson Rouge on Monday. Download a free track from her new album w h o k i l l here.

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Three Years After Debut, Opera Omnia Returns to the Stage

Friday, September 02, 2011

Olivia Giovetti reviews Opera Omnia's sophomore effort, a punk-meets-Pulcinella staging of Francesco Cavalli's Giasone, now playing in the intimate space of (Le) Poisson Rouge through September 7.

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Features

16 Contestants Fight to Win American Beatbox Championships

Friday, August 12, 2011

The 16 contestants in the second annual American Beatbox Championships take the stage on Sunday, armed with their voices and some microphones. Check out some images from the first-ever competition and open your ears.

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Gig Alert: Tim Robbins and the Rogues Gallery Band

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Although you may not know it, actor Tim Robbins is an accomplished folk songwriter. He brings his Rogues Gallery Band to Le Poisson Rouge on Tuesday evening. Download "Book of Josie" here.

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Gig Alert: Bombino

Friday, July 15, 2011

The Tuareg trance rocker Bombino brings deep desert grooves to Le Poisson Rouge on Friday night. Download his "Tar Hani" here.

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Gig Alert: Marques Toliver

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Violinist Marques Toliver went from L Train busker to Adele's "favorite new artist." On Wednesday night, he takes the stage at LPR. Download his "Deep in My Heart" here.

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Gig Alert: Elysian Fields

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The New York fixture Elysian Fields brings its eclectica to Le Poisson Rouge Tuesday night for its first new album release party in a decade. Download "Change" here.

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Gig Alert: Hazmat Modine

Friday, May 20, 2011

The music of the New York City folk fusion ensemble Hazmat Modine is steeped in blues, reggae, klezmer and country. Download “Child of a Blind Man,” which features the vocals of Natalie Merchant and the Gangbé Brass Band here.

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Gig Alert: Todd Sickafoose

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

The septet used on Todd Sickafoose's acclaimed indie-jazz album Tiny Resistors hits Le Poisson Rouge on Wednesday night, presented by Undead Jazz. Download "Bye Bye Bees" here.

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Gig Alert: Watcha Clan

Friday, April 29, 2011

Watcha Clan, the electro-meets-worldbeat pioneers from Marseilles, brings its futuristic folk music to LPR tonight. Download "Im Nin Alu" here.

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Q2 Music Live Concerts

Hallucinations: Metropolis Ensemble

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hallucinations, Metropolis Ensemble's recent production at (Le) Poisson Rouge, is an electrifying concert experience investigating the juxtaposition of acoustic, orchestral instruments with electronics.

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Gig Alert: Tony Allen

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Fela Kuti once said "without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat." Catch the genre's second son at Le Poisson Rouge Wednesday night, and download his killer "Secret Agent" here.

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Gig Alert: Club d'Elf

Friday, April 08, 2011

Club d'Elf makes funky instrumental music infused with a taste of Moroccan Gnawa trance. The group plays Le Poisson Rouge on Sunday night. Download "As Above" here.

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Gig Alert: Jesse Harris

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Jesse Harris brings his laid-back jazzy songwriting style to Le Poisson Rouge Tuesday night. Download his instrumental track "Little Star" here.

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