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Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This Week - January 19-January 26


Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This WeekPhoto: Vladimir/Flickr 


Downtown NYC has long been a capital of live music. With venues like the Bowery Ballroom, Mercury Lounge, and Terra Blues, fans of rock, jazz, and more have long been drawn here. City Guide's roundup of live music in clubs and bars will connect you with tunes at dozens of great downtown venues.

55 Bar Presents Sunday Sessions - 55 Bar
January 19, 2020 - New York

Matinee Showtime: 3:00pm to 5:00pmCurated By Our Own Mark KirbyYean KimVoiceJon ElbazPianoDean Torrey...Bass

Julian Lage Trio - Village Vanguard
January 19, 2020 - New York

Hailed as one of the most prodigious guitarists of his generation, Julian Lage has spent more than a decade searching through the myriad strains of American musical history via impeccable technique, free association and a spirit of infinite possibility. Though only 31, the New York-based musician boasts a long, prolific rsum as a sideman, duo partner, soloist and bandleader. Love Hurts which marks Lages third Mack Avenue LP recorded with a trio, and his first to feature bassist Jorge Roeder and drummer Dave King sees the GRAMMY nominated guitarist exploring the American song catalog from a truly unique vantage point, performing music written by a range of audacious and original artists.

Julian Lage Trio - Village Vanguard
January 19, 2020 - New York

Hailed as one of the most prodigious guitarists of his generation, Julian Lage has spent more than a decade searching through the myriad strains of American musical history via impeccable technique, free association and a spirit of infinite possibility. Though only 31, the New York-based musician boasts a long, prolific rsum as a sideman, duo partner, soloist and bandleader. Love Hurts which marks Lages third Mack Avenue LP recorded with a trio, and his first to feature bassist Jorge Roeder and drummer Dave King sees the GRAMMY nominated guitarist exploring the American song catalog from a truly unique vantage point, performing music written by a range of audacious and original artists.

Red Hook Soul - 55 Bar
January 19, 2020 - New York

Michael Blake...SaxophoneTony Scherr...GuitarJon Cowherd...KeysTony Mason...Drums

Guitar Masters Series: Jc Stylles - Zinc Bar
January 20, 2020 - New York

Jazz guitarist JC Stylles is one of the hottest and in-demand musicians in New York City right now. His exceptionally unique guitar work is beautiful and strong, yet versatile. His mastery of improvisation is evident while emphasizing the melody above all else. This is the essence of jazz guitarist JC Stylles's style. He brings his trio to Zinc on Monday, January 20 for an evening of standards and original music. He's supported by pianist organist Paul Odeh and drummer Gerry Gibbs.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
January 20, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
January 20, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Mike Stern - 55 Bar
January 20, 2020 - New York

Mike Stern...GuitarDanny Walsh...SaxophoneEdmond Gilmore...BassRichie Morales...Drums

Manuel Valera Quinteto Cubano - The Django
January 21, 2020 - New York

Manuel Valera Quinteto Cubano

Los Hacheros - The Django
January 21, 2020 - New York

Los Hacheros

Leni Stern - 55 Bar
January 21, 2020 - New York

Leni Stern

Jason Marshall Quintet - The Django
January 22, 2020 - New York

Jason Marshall Quintet

Andy Ezrin & His New York All-Stars FT. Gregoire Maret - Zinc Bar
January 22, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed pianist Andy Ezrin brings his formidable quartet to Zinc on Wednesday, January 22. He's supported by bassist Matt Penman and drummer Jared Schoenig with special guest harmonica player Gregoire Maret.Multi Keyboardist Andy Ezrin was born and raised in the Boston area and began playing the piano at the age of ten. By age twelve he was playing professionally.He studied at The Boston University School of Fine Arts, The Tanglewood Institute, Oberlin College Conservatory, and received his BA at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music.Andy has performed extensively around the world, recording and touring since 1989 with the Grammy award-winning vocal jazz group New York Voices where he has performed at major jazz festivals worldwide including Montreux, North Sea, Montreal as well as Live Under The Sky in Japan. He has also performed numerous times at Carnegie Hall (once as a featured soloist with New York Voices and the Count Basie Orchestra), Lincoln Center, Boston Symphony Hall (with the Boston Pops), The Hollywood Bowl, and at the United Nations.

Mike Stern - 55 Bar
January 22, 2020 - New York

Mike Stern...GuitarDanny Walsh...SaxophoneEdmond Gilmore...BassRichie Morales...Drums

Francois Moutin - 55 Bar
January 22, 2020 - New York

Joel Frahm...Tenor SaxophoneFrancois Moutin...BassAri Hoenig...Drums

Nir Felder - 55 Bar
January 23, 2020 - New York

Nir Felder

Morgan Weidinger - 55 Bar
January 23, 2020 - New York

Morgan Weidinger...Voice, Violin, Guitar

Ken Fowser Quintet - The Django
January 24, 2020 - New York

Ken Fowser Quintet

The Antoinette Montague Experience - The Django
January 24, 2020 - New York

The Antoinette Montague Experience

Craig Dreyer - 55 Bar
January 24, 2020 - New York

Craig Dreyer

Moses Patrou - 55 Bar
January 24, 2020 - New York

Moses Patrou

David Gibson Quartet - The Django
January 25, 2020 - New York

David Gibson Quartet

King Solomon Hicks - The Django
January 25, 2020 - New York

King Solomon Hicks

KJ Denhert - 55 Bar
January 25, 2020 - New York

KJ Denhert

Van Davis - 55 Bar
January 25, 2020 - New York

Abena Koomson Davis...VoiceJake Ezra Schwartz...GuitarChris Lightcap...BassPatrick Carmichael...Drums

Schtick A Pole In It: 7yr Anniversary! - Drom
Through January 25, 2020 - New York

From comedians Dan Goodman and JoAnna Ross comes Schtick A Pole In It, a night of comedy and pole dancing. Schtick starts with a comic and ends with a pole dancer. 5 comics and 5 dancers. Comics tell jokes. Pole dancers pole dance. Theyre not strippers, its not burlesque. Its aerial dance with a side of crazy gymnastics and death defying tricks that make your jaw drop.This month we celebrate 7 Years of Ass, Laughs, and Sass. Schtick turns 7 and you turn 7 with Queen. In 2020 "We Will Rock You". Not "Under Pressure" because "You're My Best Friend". Calling all the "Fat Bottomed Girls" who need "Somebody To Love". "Don't Stop Me Now" because we are just getting started. If you don't see shows like this why are you even paying these crazy rents?TICKETS-$35 VIP/$25 Seated/$20 Standing/$30@Door 2 item minimum with seating. Advance ticket sales end at 5pm on the day of the show.Subways2nd ave stop on the F.Walkable from the 6 (Astor Place) andR (8th St - NYU) train stations.Friday Night CastComicsDan Goodman (Skinja, Fusion Network)JoAnna Ross (creator of Schtick)Katina Corrao (Less Bitter, More Glitter)Special Guests TBADancersDaniel Darli... (read more)


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