Marlon Bishop

WNYC Culture Producer

Marlon Bishop appears in the following:

Gig Alert: JP & The Gilberts

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

JP & The Gilberts makes high-octane bluegrass and country from the gritty borough of Brooklyn. Catch the band at Zebulon Tuesday night, and download "Woman (is for Real)" here for free.


Brooklyn Judge Blocks St. Ann's Warehouse From Building New Dumbo Home

Monday, April 11, 2011

St. Ann’s Warehouse had hoped to relocate to a building located in the ruins of a mid-19th century tobacco warehouse.

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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.


Gig Alert: Young Empires

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Young Empires, the new indie-pop sensation out of Toronto, plays the Studio at Webster Hall Thursday night. Download "Rain of Gold" here.


Gig Alert: Unsound Festival New York Opening

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Classical meets punk and the institutional meets the underground beginning on Wednesday night. Download tracks from the festival's participating composers Ben Frost and Daniel Bjarnason.

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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.


Gig Alert: Meklit Hadero

Friday, April 01, 2011

The Ethiopian-American songtress will speak at the Studio Museum in Harlem on Friday night and perform at N.Y.U. on Sunday. Download her "Leaving Soon" here.

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Gig Alerts: Theo Bleckmann

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Theo Bleckmann brings his tremendous vocal technique and playful compositional style to Littlefield Thursday night. Download his "Duet for One," a two-part vocal piece sung by Bleckmann alone.


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."


Red-And-White Quilts Blanket Park Avenue Armory

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

If you are a quilter, the Park Avenue Armory is the place to be this week. But whether or not you've ever been excited by quilts in the past, the collection of 650 red and white qui...

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Gig Alert: The Dears

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Dears, elder statesmen of Canadian indie rock, play New York Tuesday night, touring a new studio album. Download their track "Blood" for free.


Artists 4 Israel Simulate Rocket Attacks in Washington Square

Monday, March 28, 2011

On Monday, a group called Artists for Israel put on a multi-media installation simulating the experience of living in an Israeli border town under rocket fire by Gaza militant. View a slideshow of the installation.

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Gig Alert: Andy Suzuki and The Method

Friday, March 25, 2011

Andy Suzuki and The Method bring their capable, unpretentious pop sound to Joe's Pub Friday night. Get a free download of their song "Good at Goodbye."


Gig Alert: James "Blood" Ulmer

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Since his early days as a band leader in the '80s, James "Blood" Ulmer has shown audiences where the cerebral avant-garde meets the gut-bucket blues. Catch him Thursday night at the J...


Gig Alert: DeVotchKa

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

DeVotchKa and its Eastern European-inflected rock take over Highline Wednesday night. Download "100 Other Lovers" here.


Downtown Arts Festival Springs Forth

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

With warm weather on its way, New Yorkers are coming out of hibernation and going out to plays and concerts. At least, that’s the idea behind Spring Downtown, an arts festival that ...

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Gig Alert: Chico Trujillo

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Chico Trujillo is leading Chile's cumbia revival. The band brings its old-school, brass-heavy sound to SOBs on Tuesday night. Download "Conductor" here.


Landmarks Commission to Hold Hearings on New West End Historic District

Monday, March 21, 2011

On Tuesday, the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission will hold public hearings on the creation of a massive West End Historic District. The proposal is causing a rift between loca...

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Behind the Scenes: Public Sculpture in New York City

Saturday, March 19, 2011

From "Tilted Arc" to "Civic Virtue," outdoor statues and monuments have long been the focus of controversy in N.Y.C.

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Gig Alert: Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica

Friday, March 18, 2011

The "space age bachelor pad" sounds of Mexico's mid-20th century composer Juan Garcia Esquivel are resuscitated Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge by Mr. Ho and his 22-piece Orchestroti...