Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Midtown This Week - July 8-July 15July 8, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
Photo: rei hardt/Flickr
Live music completely changes the atmosphere of any venue, and there's no city that gets that quite like New York does. Midtown is filled to the brim with live music in clubs and bars, and no matter what your style is, there's sure to be a venue that's right up your alley on City Guide's weekly calendar. From Midtown West to Midtown East, check out the rock, jazz, pop, and blues awaiting in our clubs and bars.
George Coleman Quintet - Jazz Standard
Through July 08, 2018 - New York
George Coleman Sr - tenor saxophone; Peter Bernstein - guitar; Harold Mabern - piano [7/4 only]; Jeb Patton - piano [except 7/4]; Gerald Cannon - bass; George Coleman Jr. - drums.
2018 XXL Freshman Class Live - Terminal 5
July 11, 2018 - New York
with Ski Mask The Slump God, Smokepurpp, J.I.D, Stefflon Don, BlocBoy JB, YBN Nahmir, Wifisfuneral, Trippie Redd
Polly Gibbons - Birdland
Through July 28, 2018 - New York
With warm, soulful vocals and an innate blues sensibility, Polly Gibbons has been likened to many of the jazz and soul greats, but with her own fun, unique style of storytelling. This summer, Polly opened for jazz great George Benson and the "Empress of Soul" Gladys Knight on their sold out UK tours. London Jazz News said of Polly's show at Royal Albert Hall in June that "listening to her open up with soul and passion is a joyous experience." British London-based vocalist Polly Gibbons is one of the most respected and talked about young singer/songwriters of her generation. Being nominated for the prestigious BBC Jazz Award back in 2006 with no album release to her name, was a clear indication of just how special a singer and performer Polly is. Much esteemed by her contemporaries, Polly has built a reputation as an original and gifted voice. With warm, rich, soulful vocals and an innate blues sensibility, Polly has been likened to many of the jazz and soul greats bringing her own storytelling and earnest depth alongside unique humor and fun to performances. Polly's influences are brilliant, broad and inspired - from the poetry of Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, to the be-b... (read more)