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Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This Week - June 16-June 23


Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This Week Photo: 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.

School of Rock NYC - DROM
June 16, 2019 - New York

School of Rock NYC

Ray Anderson - 55 Bar
June 16, 2019 - New York

The Hadleys, Dogwood Lung, Will Orchard Sunday Jun 16, 2019 - Bowery Electric
June 16, 2019 - New York

The Hadleys, Dogwood Lung, Will Orchard

Nick Cianci, Kid Sistr - Mercury Lounge
June 16, 2019 - New York

Nick Cianci, Kid Sistr

Axel DE Raiz Jobo - Pianos
June 16, 2019 - New York

This event is 21 and over Axel Barragan is a Latin American singer-songwriter based in the United States. His music is a fusion of styles derived from the Andean zone of South America with contemporary sounds such as rock and electronica. Apart from writing his music, Axel is the main drummer in each of his songs which he also performs live as well as singing them. His sound is very particular since it has a bilingual format (Spanish and English) which gives a modern style to his compositions.

The End of America 'Break Away' Release Show w/ Special Guests: Cold Weather Company at The Loft - City Winery
June 16, 2019 - New York

Tickets will be $18 Day of Show The End of America is a band of friends who met on the road and found a kindred spirit in one another. The Philadelphia/NYC trio credit their name to Kerouac's On The Road -- relating to traveling "the groaning continent" in search of inspiration. The sound is centered on their voices, weaving 3 distinct leads into captivating harmonies over a solid foundation of folk, rock, and americana. Fans often draw comparison to CSNY, The Avett Brothers, and Dawes. James Downes, Trevor Leonard and Brendon Thomas were all frontmen of other projects. Together they have released two EPs (Steep Bay & Shakey) and one LP (The End of America) with "soul-striking harmonies and folk-rock melodies." WXPN, The Key. The band made their debut at the 2016 Philadelphia Folk Festival and were voted Favorite New Artist of the festival. In 2017 the band won the Emerging Artist Showcase at Falcon Ridge Folk Fest, returning in 2018 to perform as FRFF's Most Wanted band. During his first Presidential bid, Bernie Sanders chose TEOA's "Empty Sea" for use in one of his official campaign videos. The End of America is known for a powerful live show that highlights their dynamic so... (read more)

John Doe & Chris Stein: Talking Punk Rock & Books in The Loft - City Winery
June 16, 2019 - New York

In celebration of the release of the new book More Fun in the New World by John Doe and Tom DeSavia, The legendary Chris Stein (Blondie) and John Doe (X) in a conversation about punk rock, its inspiration and enduring legacy. Today, many of the original architects of punk rock are globally recognized; Chris and John will discuss their respective scenes' regional cultural impact on music and art, then and now. Signing to follow; Books available for purchase; Please no outside items to be signed Listen to an audio clip from the introduction of MORE FUN IN THE NEW WORLD here: https://soundcloud.com/penguin-audio/more-fun-in-the-new-world-by

Concrete Groove, Ian Bamberger - Bowery Electric
June 17, 2019 - New York

Sally Concrete Groove, Ian Bamberger

Guitar Masters Series: Jimmy Bruno Trio - Zinc Bar
June 17, 2019 - New York

Jazz guitarists just don't come any better." —Maurice J. Summerfield, author of The Jazz Guitar Guide and The Classical Guitar Guide Acclaimed jazz guitarist Jimmy Bruno brings his formidable trio to the Zinc Jazz Club, with bassist Harvie S and drummer David F. Gibson. One of the most critically acclaimed jazz guitarists performing today, Bruno came to prominence as a jazz musician in the 1990s, after a successful 20-year career as a sought-after commercial guitarist and session musician. After a whirlwind round-the-world tour as the youngest member of the Buddy Rich Orchestra, he went on to play guitar in orchestras for Frank Sinatra, Anthony Newley, Doc Severinsen, Lena Horne, and many more music icons. He's also been invited to play at major music festivals, including the JVC, Berks, Vail and Concord Jazz Festivals.

European Sound Series: Jean-Michel Pilc - France - Blue Note
June 17, 2019 - New York

Jean-Michel Pilc presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York "What I'm in search of is exceptions," jazz pianist Jean-Michel Pilc explains. His new live concert recording, Essential, due out May 10, 2011 on Motéma Music, intimately captures an exceptional series of improvisations on both brand-new and classic themes. While there are dazzling passages here that demand Pilc's formidable technique, there's also a striking simplicity, directness and an irrepressible passion. Blending vividly lyrical passages with otherworldly, reflective interludes, unexpected dissonances and playful digressions, it's a vivid display of the individuality that American audiences have come to expect since his arrival in New York in 1995. Of this recording, "It represents who I was that night," Pilc explains. "What I do is pure improvisation. Sometimes you play a concert and you don't feel like it's natural – this concert had the feeling that I have at home playing the piano, completely relaxed. This particular night, there was nothing of that 'live performance thing,' having to convince people, and squeeze things in. This was music being made for the sake of music. Everything h... (read more)

The Chris Bergson Band at The Loft - City Winery
June 17, 2019 - New York

"From blazing rock to funk to soul to Delta Blues and all that's in between." Elmore Magazine Hailed by MOJO Magazine as "the NY street poet with a blues soul," Chris Bergson was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame in February 2015. With MOJO Magazine's #1 Blues Album of 2008, Fall Changes (recorded at Levon Helm's studio in Woodstock, NY), #2 Blues Album of 2011, Imitate the Sun, #3 Blues Album of 2014 and #3 Blues Album of 2017, Bitter Midnight, New York guitarist/singer Chris Bergson has established himself as "one of the most inventive songwriters in modern blues music." (All Music Guide.) Chris Bergson has performed with Levon Helm, Hubert Sumlin, Norah Jones, John Hammond and Little Sammy Davis as well as jazz legends Annie Ross and drummer Al Foster (Miles Davis) and opened for B.B. King, Etta James and Bettye LaVette, to name just a few. The Chris Bergson Band brings their "gut-busting, horn-bedecked NY blues" (MOJO) to The Loft at City Winery on Monday, June 17th featuring acclaimed soul singer Ellis Hooks (Steve Cropper), saxophonist Jay Collins (Gregg Allman), trumpeter Reggie Pittman (Jaimoe's Jasssz Band), organist Craig Dreyer (Dispatch), bassist Matt Cloh... (read more)

Ceg Presents Them Travelers - DROM
June 18, 2019 - New York

From the foothills, Them Travelers evoke the sounds of the south, and awaken the roots of Americana. Filling the air with rhythm and melodies, this band of brothers invite all to take the journey of sound and vibrations. Come along and join the voyage, and let the four winds carry you home.

Ceg/Istandard Competition - DROM
June 18, 2019 - New York

Since 2005, the word [istandard] has become synonymous with the world of music creation, and it's easy to see why. Its founders' vision was to create a platform in which the music producer and songwriter could step out from behind the boards and display their talents to anaudience conducive to enhancing their career. In essence, we wanted to unlock the industry doors and let more people in. We invited Grammy Award winning producers, multi-platinum engineers, hit songwriters, artists, executives, etc to come give advice and feedback to unknown beat makers hoping to gain access to the industry and the craziest thing is, it started workin

CEG/iStandard Experience - DROM
June 18, 2019 - New York

Since 2005, the word [istandard] has become synonymous with the world of music creation, and it's easy to see why. Its founders' vision was to create a platform in which the music producer and songwriter could step out from behind the boards and display their talents to anaudience conducive to enhancing their career. In essence, we wanted to unlock the industry doors and let more people in. We invited Grammy Award winning producers, multi-platinum engineers, hit songwriters, artists, executives, etc to come give advice and feedback to unknown beat makers hoping to gain access to the industry and the craziest thing is, it started workin

Gaelic Storm at The Loft - 6/18 - City Winery
June 18, 2019 - 2nd floor New York

It's hard to imagine a band just coming into their own after 20 years of success, but that's exactly what makes a true anomaly. This multi-national, Celtic juggernaut grows stronger with each live performance, and as you can imagine, after two decades and over 2000 shows, it is a true force to be reckoned with. With their latest release, Go Climb a Tree, their music has never sounded more representative of themselves as musicians and as live performers. The band attributes their continued success to their fanatic audience, and it's a well-diversified crowd for sure. The country-music folks adore the storytelling, the bluegrass-heads love the instrumentals, Celtic fans love their devotion to tradition, and the rockers simply relish the passion they play their instruments with. Each band member, in their own way, expresses a deep gratitude for their fans, but it's best summed up in the words of Patrick Murphy: "The fans are the ones that have given us this life. We're here for them." On Go Climb a Tree, co-founders of Gaelic Storm, Steve Twigger and Patrick Murphy, along with longtime friend and co-writer Steve Wehmever, are again at the helm of song-writing duties. The album has e... (read more)

Leni Stern - 55 Bar
June 18, 2019 - New York

Leni Stern...Guitar & Voice Mamadou Ba...Bass Alioune Faye...Percussion

Kelsey Jillette & The Americas Project - 55 Bar
June 18, 2019 - New York

Lucciano tha G, Lodi Lee Stone, LBS, HG Chico - Bowery Electric
June 18, 2019 - New York

Lucciano tha G, Lodi Lee Stone, LBS, HG Chico

Gerard and Friends - Bowery Electric
June 18, 2019 - New York

Gerard and Friends

Tango at Django: Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet - The Django
June 18, 2019 - New York

Tango at Django: Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Luluc at The Loft - City Winery
June 19, 2019 - New York

We spray our hair into submission, upright to attention. Marching to no orders, imagination has no borders. Well lucky that.' "Me and Jasper," from Luluc's third album Sculptor, is a confident challenge to small-town insularity, lilting yet vigilant, and championed by a defiant guitar solo from the band's friend J Mascis. It's a reflection on a common pitfall of adolescence; limitless possibility battling constant obstruction. "My own experiences as a teen were often fraught" says songwriter and vocalist Zoe Randell. "The small town I grew up in provided a great study in gossip, scandal, character assignation and the willingness of people to go along with it." It's a song about fighting for agency on an album that is in many ways about volition and potential; how people can navigate difficulties and opportunities to create different paths. Sculptor can be consumed loud; because while Luluc's music is at times masterful in it's minimalism, it is anything but quiet in impact. There's a before you hear Luluc's music, and an after -- a turning point that affects people with rare force. Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney says "it's music that once you hear it, you can't live without it." T... (read more)

Luluc at The Loft (Standing Room Ticket) - City Winery
June 19, 2019 - New York

Tickets will be $15 Day of Show We spray our hair into submission, upright to attention. Marching to no orders, imagination has no borders. Well lucky that.' "Me and Jasper," from Luluc's third album Sculptor, is a confident challenge to small-town insularity, lilting yet vigilant, and championed by a defiant guitar solo from the band's friend J Mascis. It's a reflection on a common pitfall of adolescence; limitless possibility battling constant obstruction. "My own experiences as a teen were often fraught" says songwriter and vocalist Zoe Randell. "The small town I grew up in provided a great study in gossip, scandal, character assignation and the willingness of people to go along with it." It's a song about fighting for agency on an album that is in many ways about volition and potential; how people can navigate difficulties and opportunities to create different paths. Sculptor can be consumed loud; because while Luluc's music is at times masterful in it's minimalism, it is anything but quiet in impact. There's a before you hear Luluc's music, and an after -- a turning point that affects people with rare force. Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney says "it's music that once you hear ... (read more)

Pablo Lanouguere Quintet Album Release Concert - DROM
June 19, 2019 - New York

Bassist-composer Pablo Lanouguere releases "Eclectico", an intriguing set of original World Fusion that combines together the inspirations of modern jazz, tango, his Argentinian heritage and classical music. Pablo Lanouguere, who is equally skilled and inventive as a bassist and a composer, is releasing the recording debut of his quintet, Eclectico. Comprised of a dozen originals (11 by the bassist), the music crosses many stylistic boundaries while being rooted in creative jazz, modern tango, classical music and folk melodies from Lanouguere's Argentinian heritage. Lanouguere, who has been based in New York since 2013, composed and arranged the music which puts the emphasis on the beautiful yet unpredictable ensemble colors created with violinist Nick Danielson, guitarist Federico Diaz, pianist Emilio Teubal and drummer Franco Pinna.

T-rex and Friends 'Live' Hosted by Prissy - DROM
June 19, 2019 - New York

Vocal powerhouse and Troy, NY native Terrell 'T-REX' Simon started delivering soul-stirring music at the age of six, when he discovered his gift singing in the church. He got his professional start in New York City while performing with a traveling choir throughout the region. In 2003, his connections led him to platinum-selling singer-songwriter/producer Lyfe Jennings who took him on the road with his act. T-Rex began touring with such major artists as John Legend, Beyonce, Anthony Hamilton, and Musiq SoulChild. As a huge fan of Dave Hollister, coming up he adopted a similar sound, patterning his voice after the vocal sensation, and later touring with him as a backup singer. His TV appearances include Jimmy Kimmel, Good Morning America, David Letterman, Jay Leno, 106 & Park, and The Monique show, among others. The pivotal moment in his career came when he appeared on MTV Unplugged with Neyo, which gained mass exposure for him.

Earth - Le Poisson Rouge
June 19, 2019 - Nw York

18+ Earth is an American musical group based in Seattle, Washington, formed in 1990 and led by guitarist Dylan Carlson. Earth's music is mostly instrumental, and can be divided into two distinct stages. Their early work grew out of the Seattle-area grunge scene and is recognized as pioneering the genre of drone doom — an experimental offshoot of doom metal, characterized by droning, minimalist, lengthy, and repetitive structures. Earth's early albums were usually recorded as a duo (Carlson and a bass guitarist), and could be seen as a variation of the experimental doom-influenced metal of The Melvins. Earth currently features a markedly different sound, slow-paced and lengthy, but now with a drummer and featuring strong elements of country music and jazz. Dylan Carlson founded the band in 1990 along with Slim Moon and Greg Babior. Carlson has remained the core of the band's line-up throughout its changes. Current players have included: Adrienne Davies on drums, Lori Goldston on Cello, Karl Blau on bass, Steve Moore on keys and Don McGreevey on bass.

Bubble, Emily Duff, Jonathan Gregg Trio, Sad About Girls - Bowery Electric
June 19, 2019 - New York

Bubble, Emily Duff, Jonathan Gregg Trio, Sad About Girls

Pasquale Grasso Trio - The Django
June 19, 2019 - New York

Pasquale Grasso Trio

The Steven Feifke Big Band - The Django
June 19, 2019 - New York

The Steven Feifke Big Band

The Groovebirds - Pianos
June 19, 2019 - New York

This event is 21 and over

Urban Choir Project with special guests Bandits on the Run - Le Poisson Rouge
Through June 19, 2019 - New York

18+ Urban Choir Project is thrilled to be back at Le Poisson Rouge, bringing our three choirs together for a night of kooky chorus covers and glorious harmony. Britpop Choir, Brooklynite Choir and our newest group B-Side Choir will each perform a short set of well- known pop and indie tunes, bringing their unique and individual vibe to the performances. The choirs will also be joined by special guests Bandits on the Run who will round off the night with their own set of beautifully quirky, harmony- filled original music.

Dizzy Gillespie Afro Cuban All-Stars Swing into Spring Monthly Residency - Blue Note
Through June 19, 2019 - New York

History has produced its share of great artists and great people—John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie was both. As a performer, he left behind an incredible record of innovation and inspiration. As a composer, a broad repository of musical masterpieces, and as a man, a legion of friends, colleagues and compatriots who remember him with the same degree of love and esteem they reserve for his work.

Basic Pitch Summer Showcase - DROM
June 20, 2019 - New York

Basic Pitch is a New York City based a cappella group made up of 10 women that believe fiercely in the power of sisterhood and song. Hailing from a range of musical backgrounds that includes both professional a cappella and musical theater, the women of Basic Pitch founded the group in 2015 not just as an outlet for their mutual passion for singing, but to build a collective of strong women who share a love of music. They've taken their fun and boisterous live show to classic New York venues like the Bitter End, Cake Shop, Arlene's Grocery, and the Delancey and their unique and diverse roster includes covers by everyone from Fleetwood Mac, to Florence + The Machine, to Ariana Grande. Their name is #basic, their music is anything but.

Rollerblade Disco Party - DROM
June 20, 2019 - New York

Rollerblade Disco Party

Mood Robot, ShiShi, BWQ, Minikit, Lye Marlow - Bowery Electric
June 20, 2019 - New York

Mood Robot, ShiShi, BWQ, Minikit, Lye Marlow

Harold Mabern Trio - The Django
June 20, 2019 - New York

Harold Mabern Trio

King Solomon Hicks - The Django
June 20, 2019 - New York

King Solomon Hicks

Earth with Helms Alee - Le Poisson Rouge
Through June 20, 2019 - New York

18+ Earth was formed in Olympia, Wa. In 1989 by Dylan Carlson, with an ever evolving line up including Slim Moon (Kill Rock Stars founder), Joe Preston (Melvins) and many others. After moving to Seattle and signing to Sub Pop in 1990 they would release 3 full lengths and an EP including "Earth 2". Considered by many a definitive statement of the drone triumphant, others have described it as "the inevitable result of the damage done by downers to perception of time". Whichever the case, its influence is undeniable. If it wasnt for this album, bands like Sunn 0))) simply would not exist.

Songwriter's Circle: Joel Rafael, Jude Johnstone, Jack Tempchin at The Loft - City Winery
June 21, 2019 - New York

Critically-acclaimed singer songwriters Joel Rafael, Jude Johnstone, and Jack Tempchin have announced a June 21 show at City Winery Loft in New York City. The trio will perform a Songwriters Circle (in the round). Doors are set to open at 6:30 for the 7:30 performance Set to release his new album Rose Avenue on the day of the show, Joel Rafael has been writing and performing since 1974. His ten album discography includes a two disc Woody Guthrie collection with five Guthrie/Rafael co-writes, and as a solo performer and with his band he has opened shows and shared stages with Arlo Guthrie, Bonnie Raitt, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Dar Williams, Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Joan Baez, John Lee Hooker, John Trudell, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Nyro, Odetta, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, and Taj Mahal. American singer-songwriter Jude Johnstone whose songs have been covered by Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks, Trisha Yearwood and others. Johnstone wrote the #1 song "The Woman Before Me" on Yearwood's debut CD and wrote the title track for Johnny Cash's American II: Unchained, which won the Country Album of the Year Grammy in 1997. She has releas... (read more)

Burlesque Night Out at The Loft - City Winery
June 21, 2019 - New York

Join us in The Loft, City Winery's intimate upstairs space, and treat yourself to the perfect date night or evening out with friends. Enjoy an amazing cast of the finest burlesque performers in New York for a spectacular night of striptease and entertainment you'll be talking about for days to come. Hosted by Nasty Canasta, assisted by Trixie Delight, and featuring performances from Ben Franklin, Jezebel Express, Logan Laveau, Pearls Daily, Qualms Galore, Ravenessa, and more! "NYC's most legendary burlesque troupe" -Time Out "ONE of the TOP 10 Best Burlesque Shows in the World" -Travel Channel

Schtick A Pole In It: Lady Gaga - DROM
June 21, 2019 - 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. They're not strippers, it's not burlesque. It's aerial dance with a side of crazy gymnastics and death defying tricks that make your jaw drop. If you don't see shows like this why are you even paying these crazy rents. Every month we have a musical theme and this month it's Lady Gaga. Don't stay in the "Shallow" and join us on the "Edge of Glory" because there's a "Million Reasons" to see this show.

Turntables on the Hudson presents Novalima - DROM
June 21, 2019 - New York

Novalima is a live musical force revered worldwide for breaking boundaries and uniting seemingly irreconcilable genres, communities, and generations. They have created an inspiring movement and revolutionized the music scene in their native Peru by bridging a longstanding divide between the mainstream and the minority Afro-Peruvian community, who have struggled against discrimination and cultural dissolution for generations.

Grain Thief with Newcomers Club with Caroline Kuhn and Karl Lucas - Bowery Electric
June 21, 2019 - New York

Grain Thief with Newcomers Club with Caroline Kuhn and Karl Lucas

Ken Fowser Quintet - The Django
June 21, 2019 - New York

Ken Fowser Quintet

Chris Norton - The Django
June 21, 2019 - New York

Chris Norton

The Sweet Remains at The Loft - City Winery
June 22, 2019 - New York

When Rich Price (Burlington, VT), Greg Naughton (NYC), and Brian Chartrand (Phoenix, AZ) met by chance, at jam-session , in 2008, the three instantly recognized a kinship and musical union, which lead them to overcome geography, and set aside solo-careers to form The Sweet Remains (tSR). Driven by forceful lyrical and melodic writing of three gifted singer-songwriters, their music appeals to fans of contemporary folk-rockers like Jason Mraz, Ray Lamontagne, and John Mayer. It is their lush three-part harmonies, however, which distinguish tSR from throngs of guitar-toting troubadours, reminiscent of super-groups of the 60's and 70's, like the Eagles, Simon & Garfunkel and CSN. Independently amassing over 38 Million Spotify plays, with three acclaimed CDs, a live DVD, and, in 2018, a new feature film, tSR, is positioned for their ever-rising demand to tour. After that chance jam-session, Rich, Greg, and Brian began writing and recording together during breaks in their solo touring. Before long, they played these new pieces, for producer Andy Zulla, who ultimately has collaborated on many of their projects. Together, they recorded tSR's debut CD, Laurel & Sunset. In the fall of 2010... (read more)

Beera VeNashira ft ISRABAND at The Loft - City Winery
June 22, 2019 - New York

ome join us for a night of Israeli music; the new and the old - the sounds and tastes of home. "Beera VeNashira" is a concert-party, held by an Israeli cover band "ISRABAND", accompanied by drinks and pure good vibes from the Holy Land. From Kaveret and Shlomo Artzi, through Mosh Ben-Ari, all the way to Sarit Hadad and Omer Adam - we keep it diverse and eclectic, just like it is in Israel.

Hot Euro Disco NYC - DROM
June 22, 2019 - New York

Do you think of 80's, 90's as the best time of your life? Looking for a club that understands your needs where DJ plays greatest 80's & 90's Euro Disco hits?

Schtick A Pole In It: Lady Gaga - DROM
June 22, 2019 - 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. They're not strippers, it's not burlesque. It's aerial dance with a side of crazy gymnastics and death defying tricks that make your jaw drop. If you don't see shows like this why are you even paying these crazy rents. Every month we have a musical theme and this month it's Lady Gaga. Don't stay in the "Shallow" and join us on the "Edge of Glory" because there's a "Million Reasons" to see this show.

Spencer Krug (of Wolf Parade/Moonface) – In The Round - Le Poisson Rouge
June 22, 2019 - Nw York

18+ After fifteen years of writing and performing with projects like Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown, Moonface, Swan Lake, and Frog eyes, this prolific artist has finally decided to release and tour the music he makes under his own name – Spencer Krug. First gaining attention in the mid 2000s as co-leader of Montreal's rock'n'roll Wolf Parade, then soon after as the voice and mind behind the chaotic Sunset Rubdown, Krug eventually used the now defunct Moonface as an outlet for his more experimental and sporadic solo material. And while he still writes and sings for the recently reactivated Wolf Parade, there remains in him a need to express something less rock-oriented, something more quiet and strange and introverted. So, returning to his first and favorite instrument, the piano, Krug has ventured back into his own fantastic world of pseudo-classical balladeering; poetic lyricism laced with twisted pop sensibility and jazz mimicry

Back To The Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl - Le Poisson Rouge
June 22, 2019 - Nw York

Every Saturday night for the last 5 years, crowds of ecstatic fans and newcomers alike throw on their best spandex, leg warmers and metal gear, line up, and come downtown for an all-out celebration at the BACK TO THE EIGHTIES SHOW. Come by early and stay late – our DJ is spinning 80s and Top 40 before and after the show!

Donna Burke & J-MUSIC: Tokyo Meets New York - Bowery Electric
June 22, 2019 - New York

Donna Burke & J-MUSIC: Tokyo Meets New York

Faces for Radio, Patrick Duffy Band - Bowery Electric
June 22, 2019 - New York

Faces for Radio, Patrick Duffy Band

Percussion Masters Series: Craig Holiday Haynes - Zinc Bar
June 22, 2019 - New York

"Craig Haynes' drumming reminds me of the great drummers of the past…and like you've never heard before" —Lionel Hampton Acclaimed drummer Craig Holiday Haynes brings his formidable trio to Zinc featuring guitarist Paul Bollenback and bassist Sergio Brandão. Craig Holiday Haynes, (named after Billie Holiday) is quite blessed to be able to do what he loves most and that is to "make good music", travel, and meet great people. His travels have enabled him to learn different cultures and be appreciated by people all over the world, while as he says making it a "groovier place". He started out his professional career playing tenor saxophone, at the age of 14 in and around NYC, when he played with the Fabulous Uniques and recording an R&B hit and backing up people like Brooke Benton (A Rainy Night in Georgia) and The Toys (Lovers Concerto). Craig later studied African percussion with Chief Bey and went on to study more. On his 20th birthday, he switched up, and started playing the drum set seriously and toured with R&B/ Disco artist "Gary Toms Empire".

Clovis Nicolas Quartet - The Django
June 22, 2019 - New York

Clovis Nicolas Quartet

Takeover Back from Zero Samantha Echo Small Boss Lily Mao - Pianos
June 22, 2019 - New York

This event is 21 and over

Lauren Henderson Quintet - The Django
June 22, 2019 - New York

Lauren Henderson Quintet

Schtick A Pole In It - DROM
Through June 22, 2019 - 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. They're not strippers, it's not burlesque. It's aerial dance with a side of crazy gymnastics and death defying tricks that make your jaw drop. If you don't see shows like this why are you even paying these crazy rents.

Bridges & Tunnels w/ Dan Saulpaugh at The Loft - City Winery
June 23, 2019 - New York

Tickets will be $15 Day of Show Following the successful reception of songwriter Danny Greenberg's debut LP, the band spent the last three years playing shows around the Northeast headlining venues such as Rockwood Music Hall and My Fathers Place, and opening for acts such as Erick Schenkman of the Spin Doctors. Previous support for the project includes over 50 radio stations across the US and Canada, Interviews with NPR and WFUV, and being featured in John Platt's On Your Radar as an act you need to know. Musically, Brides & Tunnels both polished and expanded their approach, retaining their narrative depth while bringing a simplicity and space to the sound that allows the words, harmonies and hooks to do the talking. The band lives by their mission of using music and narrative to connect people to things we all have in common. In scope, palette, and composition, Bridges & Tunnels is a more daring and successful leap for a song writer that already kickstarted his career with a promising debut. Dan Saulpaugh New York City based singer-songwriter Dan Saulpaugh exists at the nexus of indie-folk and modern jazz. Blending the emotional immediacy of Jeff Buckley's folk-as-art-music ... (read more)

Read650 presents Stonewall + 50 at The Loft - City Winery
June 23, 2019 - New York

Tickets will be $30 Day of Show 12 writers telling true stories of a repressive world that exploded into paths of freedom 50 years ago. The newspapers called it a "riot" because the straight world lacked the language to describe what happened on the sweltering early morning hours of June 28, 1969. It began with an all-too-common attack by New York City police who never expected their would-be victims to fight back. Like so many revolutions, the Stonewall Uprising began spontaneously in a tiny place no one had ever heard of, and the reverberations from those five days of outrage and resistance have echoed through American history to this day. Twelve of those echoes will ring out on Sunday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at The Loft at City Winery during Stonewall + 50, a showcase production of the popular spoken-word series Read650. This latest curated presentation will feature a dozen straight and LGBTQ writers recalling incidents from their lives that have been colored by what happened at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago. For the past five years, Read650 has attracted top writers, playwrights, memoirists—Pulitzer Prize winners and first-timers—to read their works before standing room only a... (read more)

New York School of Burlesque - DROM
June 23, 2019 - New York

See the freshest burlesque in the city! New York School of Burlesque Headmistress Jo Weldon, author of The Burlesque Handbook, will introduce new acts by students who are preparing to take the burlesque world by storm. These debut performers have created routines based on their own ideas, choosing their own music, designing their own costumes, and mapping out their own choreography. Come be part of their adventure! Performances by: Fauna LeFleur Filthy Mari Chino Kalon Wilde Hannibal Bliss Lady Cy Purrple SuMeow Toni ShaBoob VaVa Valentina Velvet Delorean And a Group Number by The Flirts! Hosted by Headmistress Jo Weldon, Author of The Burlesque Handbook

Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton - Blue Note
Through June 23, 2019 - New York

Ms. Lisa Fischer is stepping into the spotlight at last. After four decades of singing background for icons like the Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, and Nine Inch Nails, Lisa is finally offering her own humble, heartfelt song, accompanied by her inventive new band Grand Baton. The breakout success of the Oscar-winning documentary Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013) altered the course of Lisa's musical journey. Featuring clips of Lisa's 1991 Grammy-winning R&B hit "How Can I Ease The Pain" and her legendary duet with Mick Jagger on "Gimme Shelter," and glowing testimonials from famous colleagues like Sting, Patti Austin, and Chris Botti, the film showcased her virtuosity and vulnerability, earned her a second Grammy award, and left audiences eager to see and hear more. "Ms. Fischer has become the unexpected star of Mr. Neville's film," said the New York Times.


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