Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This Week - September 30-October 7September 30, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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.
Newpoli Album Release Concert - Drom
October 05, 2018 - New York
"Passion and excitement!" - fRoots, UK "A brilliant outfit...who grab southern Italian traditional music by the neck and recast it in a dramatic style." - Songlines, UK "Marsico and Rossi, visual and musical cynosures with their contrasting looks and twining vocal lines." - PopMatters, US Called "…a brilliant outfit,…who grab southern Italian traditional music by the neck and recast it in a dramatic style" by Songlines (UK), Newpoli is a unique group with a powerful sound and a 21st century take on their tradition that is beyond comparison. With exciting interpretations of traditional and originals that draw deeply from one of the world's lesser known music traditions, Newpoli is Italy's next inspiring interpreter of southern Italy's taranta tradition. The group stirs up a mesmerizing sound that melds traditional Italian folk music, Greek and Turkish Grooves, Mediterranean and Spanish colors, and a contemporary sensibility they call "Mediterranean Pulse - Ritmi della Terra." The group is fronted by singers Carmen Marsico and Angela Rossi, a pair that PopMatters in 2016 called "…, visual and musical cynosures with their contrasting looks and twining vocal li... (read more)
City Winery Presents: The Ultimate Hardly Strictly Experience - 3rd annual Autism benefit - City Winery
October 06, 2018 - New York
The ultimate Hardly Strictly Bluegrass experience includes round-trip airfare (Continental US) for 2, a room at a charming San Francisco boutique hotel, 2 Friends & Family passes for the festival, plus stage-side seating for Steve Earle's performance. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass features over 90 acts on 6 stages and Steve Earle has performed every year since 2002. Hardly Strictly takes place October XX through October XX, 2018. All net proceeds will be donated to ?The Keswell School, an educational program for children and young adults with autism.? ?Founded on the belief that children diagnosed with ASD can live full and productive lives as integrated members of their communities?, ?The Keswell School provides educational, therapeutic and supportive services for children diagnosed with ASD and their families. This is a topic dear to Steve, as his son, John Henry, attends the school.