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Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Month - January 2018

January 13, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Manhattan's Lower East Side is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the entire city thanks to its rambunctious nightlife and ever-growing sea of restaurants, bars, galleries, and shops. You'll never run out of things to do on the Lower East Side this month thanks to City Guide's detailed monthly guide to the neighborhood.

Soul Clap & Dance-Off with DJ Jonathan Toubin - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 13, 2018 - New York

The Red Party: Our First Party of the New Year! - Mercury Lounge
January 13, 2018 - New York

What began as a film scoring project and alias, WINKIE (the name lifted straight out of a scene in a David Lynch movie) evolved into an actual 'band' when the two realized that they were still writing songs after the credits rolled. And those songs became the band's first album "One Day We Pretended to Be Ghosts" which was mastered by Oliver Ackermann of A Place To Bury Strangers and released in 2013. The sold out limited release was a best seller at Norman Records and received support from KXLU's Part Time Punks, DKFM, WFKU and WFMU. They've shared stages with Xeno & Oaklander, Vaniish, Pill, LODRO, Vowws (LA), Parlor Walls, Bloodsound, ohnomoon, and DOOMSQUAD. In March 2015, Winkie contributed a track to the well-received "Leave Them All Behind — A Tribute To Ride" which also included covers by Oliver Ackermann and Ceremony. And now this New York based duo are back to follow up their remarkable debut with a new album that assure us the best road traveled is always the bleakest one. For their second ride they've enlisted the help of The Icarus Line's Joe Cardamone who knows a thing or two about driving straight into the eye of a storm. The band's sound brings about comparisons ... (read more)

Huntertones (11:00), The Rad Trads (12:00) - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 13, 2018 - New York

Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high energy, horn-driven sound fuses inspired improvisation and adventurous composition melding jazz, funk, rock, and soul. Adding depth and contrast to their live set, Huntertones shift from a dynamic six-piece ensemble to a trio featuring saxophone, sousaphone, and beat-boxing, keeping their listeners' eyes and ears open at every turn. Huntertones formed in Columbus, Ohio at The Ohio State University and hosted their first shows at a house on Hunter Avenue. They have since relocated to New York City, released two albums, and toured North and South America, Europe and Africa -- experiences which have pushed the band to expand even further, stylistically. What started as a group of classmates finding a voice has developed into a highly collaborative group of musicians traveling, sharing, and growing together.

Sori 2018 Showcase: The Global Sounds of Korea - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 13, 2018 - New York

SORI 2018 Showcase: The Global Sound of Korea. Unbound by genre definitions music, NYC-based Korean music agency SORI presents a dynamic showcase at APAP Conference NYC 2018 featuring three Korean artists who bridge musical categories of traditional, jazz, pop, and world music.

Apap: BarbèS & Electric Cowbell Present Secret Planet - Drom
January 13, 2018 - Manhattan

For the 5th year in a row, Barbès and Electric Cowbell present a Manhattan showcase timed to coincide with the APAP conference. APAP is an annual rite that, every January, brings musicians from around the world to New York. Renamed Secret Planet, this year lineup is particularly spectacular, showcasing talent that will probably not remain so secret for long. Electric Cowbell is a DC based record label specializing in boutique vinyl releases. Operating under the moniker Multiflora Productions, it is also a multi-faceted agency that specializes in expanding the reach of genre-bending roots-to-the-future music through artist management, event marketing, and music releases. Barbès is a Brooklyn club and record label which just celebrated twelve years of eclectic programming. Its associated label, Barbes Records, is responsible for releasing the likes of Slavic Soul Party, Chico Trujillo, Chicha Libre and Hazmat Modine. Barbès also produces concerts around the city under the name Barbes Presents. Recent concerts have included Ana Tijoux and Las Cafeteras.

Brett Benowitz, Katie Buchanan, Common Jack, Rickenbach - Arlene's Grocery
January 13, 2018 - New York

Brett Benowitz was born in Newport Beach, California and grew up in Cartersville, Georgia. As a kid he was drawn to the funky style of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the virtuous guitar playing of Jimi Hendrix. By age 13 he picked up the guitar and started writing music. When Brett was 20 he studied abroad in Israel and for the first time, he started playing his original songs in bars and clubs with his guitar duo band, Lechem v'Dagan (Bread and Grain). After returning to the states he recorded his first self-titled album dedicated to the loving memory of his late grandmother, Betty Benowitz, and after graduating college in 2011, he moved to NYC to pursue a career in music. While living in Brooklyn, Brett recorded two albums with his blues duo band, Sham, and a solo EP called "One". Now Brett has completed his greatest work yet, Burn To Glow, a nine-song concept album recorded at Dubway Studios in NYC. Drawing from funk, soul, blues, and rock, Brett's music is blue-eyed soul with groove and passion. With emotional lyrics, funky guitar licks, and powerful vocals most often compared to that of Jeff Buckley's, Brett bares his soul in his songs with heartfelt messages and catchy melodi... (read more)

The Contenders - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 13, 2018 - New York

Ilusha Tsinadze - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 13, 2018 - New York

Georgian born singer and guitarist, Ilusha Tsinadze, brings his life story to the stage through a captivating take on Georgia's venerable folk traditions. Born in Tbilisi and raised in New York, Ilusha introduces mountain songs and village dances into conversation with the global city, connecting two worlds separated by mountains and seas, history and culture. Since Ilusha's debut album Mother Tongue / Tsinadze, he has performed the repertoire on both sides of the Atlantic. His festival and TV performances in Georgia have won him national fame. Likewise, his appearances in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. have allowed American audiences to experience his emotional renditions of Georgia's beautiful and little-known musical traditions. With Ilusha's warm stage presence, audiences see through the eyes of an immigrant with one foot in New York City, and the other in a little nation on the Black Sea.

Inter Jazz Fest Pete Rock & The Soul Brothers, Ronald Bruner Jr. Band, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble, Cameron Graves Freelan - The Bowery Ballroom
January 13, 2018 - New York

Winter Jazz Fest Pete Rock & The Soul Brothers Ronald Bruner Jr. Band Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble Cameron Graves Freelance "The Invisible Man" - An Orchestral Tribute to Dr. Dre Rich Medina (DJ set)

Late Show The Red Party, Winkie, Dj Sean Templar, Dj Jarek Zelazny, Johanna Constantine - Mercury Lounge
January 13, 2018 - New York

The Red Party Winkie What began as a film scoring project and alias, WINKIE (the name lifted straight out of a scene in a David Lynch movie) evolved into an actual 'band' when the two realized that they were still writing songs after the credits rolled. And those songs became the band's first album "One Day We Pretended to Be Ghosts" which was mastered by Oliver Ackermann of A Place To Bury Strangers and released in 2013. The sold out limited release was a best seller at Norman Records and received support from KXLU's Part Time Punks, DKFM, WFKU and WFMU. They've shared stages with Xeno & Oaklander, Vaniish, Pill, LODRO, Vowws (LA), Parlor Walls, Bloodsound, ohnomoon, and DOOMSQUAD. In March 2015, Winkie contributed a track to the well-received "Leave Them All Behind — A Tribute To Ride" which also included covers by Oliver Ackermann and Ceremony. And now this New York based duo are back to follow up their remarkable debut with a new album that assure us the best road traveled is always the bleakest one. For their second ride they've enlisted the help of The Icarus Line's Joe Cardamone who knows a thing or two about driving straight into the eye of a storm. The band's soun... (read more)

Innov Gnawa / Edmar Castaneda Quartet & Gregoire Maret: Harp vs. Harp - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 13, 2018 - New York

Innov Gnawa is a young musical collective dedicated to exploring Morocco's venerable gnawa music tradition in the heart of New York City. Formed in the summer of 2014 by Moroccan expat Samir LanGus, the group draws on the considerable talents and expertise of Hassan Ben Jaafer, a Maâlem, or master gnawa musician, originally from Fes, Morocco. Under the guidance of Ben Jaafer, Innov has delved deep into the roots and rituals of gnawa music, and made a big splash in NYC, playing some of the city's most prestigious rooms including Lincoln Center, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn Bowl, Terminal 5, Celebrate Brooklyn as well around the US at Coachella, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and The Cleveland Museum of Art. For the uninitiated, gnawa music is the ritual trance music of Morocco's black communities, originally descended from slaves and soldiers once brought to Morocco from Northern Mali and Mauritania. Often called "The Moroccan Blues", gnawa music has a raw, hypnotic power that's fascinated outsiders as diverse as writer/composer Paul Bowles, jazz giant Randy Weston, rock god Jimi Hendrix, and the contemporary artist Bonobo. The music is utterly singular, played on an array of un... (read more)

Punk Kabarett International featuring Sven Ratzke, Phoebe Legere, Barb Jungr, Kevin Aviance, John McDaniel, Joseph Keckler & Carol Lipnik - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 13, 2018 - New York

What good is sitting alone in your room!?! Join European homme fatale Sven Ratzke for Punk Kabarett International, a dazzling program showcasing the creme de la creme of the international cabaret scene. A bona fide star in Holland and Germany (where he hosts a talk show on German national television), Ratzke is well-known to New York audiences from his regular appearances at Joe's Pub, Lincoln Center Atrium and Cafe Zabarsky at Neue Galerie. Ratzke's Bowie-inspired Starman was one of the top-selling shows at Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 and toured extensively throughout Europe and Australia. The evening's guest stars include legendary composer, conductor, singer/songwriter, playwright and visual artist Phoebe Legere; Billboard chart-topping club icon Kevin Aviance; acclaimed British chanteuse Barb Jungr and Tony-nominated musical director John McDaniel; trained opera singer, writer, actor and performance artist Joseph Keckler; and the Siren from Coney Island Carol Lipnik, whose beautifully crafted art songs and pitch-perfect 4-octave range have made her a star of the downtown NYC performance scene. Additional performers TBA.

Back 2 Zero, One 7-8 , Stephanie Turci, Big Brutus - Pianos NYC
January 13, 2018 - New York City

I'm Funnier Than You 7 - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 13, 2018 - New York

"I'm Funnier Than You" Stand-up Comedy Showcase featuring Nicanor Trinidad, Julio Diaz, Tone Viera & Julio Rivera. Show starts 7:00pm/$10. Join us for an evening of laughs as we bring out some of the funniest comics on the New York City scene.

The Exhibition - Public Arts
January 13, 2018 - New York

Curated by Michael Cruz Kayne and Mary Beth Barone, The Exhibition is a monthly show that brings comedians of all flavors to Ian Schrager's latest downtown venture, PUBLIC Hotel. Join us at PUBLIC ARTS, the hotel's avant-garde performance space, for a singularly hilarious and provocative evening, then stay as the venue transforms into the Lower East Side's most intimate and exclusive nightclub. Our second-ever Exhibition is Saturday, January 13th with performers from Comedy Central, Netflix, and HBO. Lineup: Beth Stelling, Jo Firestone, John Reynolds +more to be announced!

Chris Turner + Logan Richardson - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 13, 2018 - New York

Frank Grail - Parkside Lounge
January 13, 2018 - New York

I play acoustic rock originals and covers on 12-string guitar. My songs are about specific topics. I put leads and instrumental passages into my songs. I can take a cover and change the key or the beat and make it my own song. My style is an affinity for Progressive Rock. I also love humor in music. I am not the type to go on stage and bear my soul with some slow finger-picked "sensitive" song. I strive to be exciting and interesting. I have also written music to poems by J.R.R. Tolkien. My influences include Pink Floyd, Genesis, The Who, Grateful Dead, Kinks, Peter Hammill, Allman Brothers, Rush,Yes, Led Zeppelin, Renaissance, Gentle Giant, ELP, Jethro Tull, King Crimson, Frank Zappa, Canterbury jazz, English folk, Irish music, etc.

Jordan Carlos, Ted Alexandro - Eastville Comedy Club
January 13, 2018 - New York

Happy Hour Comedy with Herron Entertainment - Eastville Comedy Club
January 13, 2018 - New York

The Universal Drum: a Dramatic Visual Poem in Asl, English, & Percussion - Dixon Place
January 13, 2018 - New York

SIGN & SING and Dixon Place present The Universal Drum: A Dramatic Visual Poem in ASL, English, & Percussion. The Universal Drum is an experimental work in development that explores the harmony of Deaf and Hearing worlds through drums. This piece integrates new music, drama, and American Sign Language (ASL) poetry that can be experienced by Deaf and Hearing audiences alike. Commissioned by SIGN & SING, the work was first written by Willy Conley, translated by Gallaudet University students, and set to music by Brad Balliett for SIGN & SING’s ensemble of singers, Deaf actors, and percussionists. SIGN & SING will enjoy featuring this work at Dixon Place, and engaging the audience with instruments of their own. Performers: Francesca Federico Dylan Greene Heather Jones Andrew Morrill Malik Paris Karl Ronneburg General Admission: $15 in advance $18 at the door Stu./Sen./idNYC: $12 SIGN & SING thanks and acknowledges Gallaudet University’s “Sign Language Translation” students for their ASL translation work: Lucia Cavalier, Gideon Firl, Jacinda Baldwin-Gomez, Carrie Suggs, Trent Harper, Chuck Kalu, Thandiwe Dunn, and Angela Reel. http://www.signandsing.org/ http... (read more)

Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 13, 2018 - New York

Gonzo journalist, America's greatest rock critic and inventor of the word "punk," legendary music writer Lester Bangs was an American icon. Outsized, manic, chaotic, and impossibly creative, Bangs traveled with some of the most mythologized musical figures of the 20th century: The Clash, Bob Marley, Lou Reed­—peeling away the veneer between star and audience and exposing the greats as flawed human beings. As the ragged, rebel ethos of the 70s gave way to the corporate pop of the 80s, Bangs lost the myth he'd built a life around and died of a drug overdose in 1982. This solo play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen (award-winning writers of The Exonerated and Aftermath) adapts Bangs' writing to chart the life, work and death of one of the 20th century's most ground-breaking, risk-taking, pioneering voices.

Yacht Rock Revue - Irving Plaza
January 13, 2018 - New york

Show Info: Yacht Rock Revue Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket GA standing room & VIP options available. VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster. Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instagram: @IrvingPlaza Snapchat: IrvingPlazaNYC ... (read more)

Janek Turkowski (Poland) Margarete - The Public Theater
January 13, 2018 - New York

In 2008, Janek Turkowski discovered a cardboard box containing 64 reels of 8mm film in a North German market close to the Polish border. Each reel consisted of images of the same woman, Margarete Ruhbe. Captivated by the celluloid subject, Turkowski embarked on an artistic reconstruction of the life of a woman he didn't and possibly couldn't know. Set against powerful images of the Communist Bloc, the story of Margarete unfolds from Turkowski's curiosity-driven purchase to his private investigation into the identity of a woman who left only a brief but indelible mark through home movies. Using digital and 8mm projections that he edited from the found footage, this intimate solo performance is a reflection on memory, how it can be recorded and how it can be perceived.

Modesto Flako Jimenez (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 13, 2018 - New York

INCOMING! is Under the Radar's festival within a festival, featuring in-process works of artistic ambition by the wildly diverse artists of the Devised Theater Working Group. "Listen to the beats / The rhythm of my Bushwick streets." Brooklyn impresario Modesto Flako Jimenez conjures his beloved borough in this bilingual elegy, told through poems, projections, and music. With lyrical brilliance and irreverent play, ¡Oye! For My Dear Brooklyn complicates our perceptions of race, language, and gentrification and calls us to be truly present. With savage lyricism, Flako populates the stage with immigrants, drug dealers, condoritos, tiguerasos, mothers and sons, all asking the same question: "What is my moral worth?"

Dickie Beau (Uk) - The Public Theater
January 13, 2018 - New York

When award-winning lip sync maestro and intrepid drag fabulist Dickie Beau realized that he might never play Shakespeare's tragic prince, he decided to turn himself into a human Hamlet mix-tape. He would channel audio recordings of great historical performances of theater's most famous role to "re-member" the ghosts of Hamlet from the past. Humorous and haunting, Re-Member Me is part documentary theatre, part 21st-century séance adventure through cultural landscapes and a contemporary ghost story. In an ode to the impermanence of personhood and posterity, Beau chronicles the remarkable story behind the greatest Hamlet almost never seen.

Andrew Schneider (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 13, 2018 - New York

Andrew Schneider and his team follow up their revolutionary, OBIE award-winning tech-theater masterpiece YOUARENOWHERE with a mind-bending examination of what constitutes a single life and the endless possible outcomes at the precise moment of death. Collaborators Alicia ayo Ohs, Alessandra Calabi, and Bobby McElver join Schneider to continue their exploration of hyper-precise trademark design. They command thrilling light and sound effects with deft physical performance alongside a rapid-fire flow of text that blends pathos and humor with intelligence and vulnerability. From the spellbinding chaos of digital machinations and pulsating sensory extremes emerges a poignant, shared consciousness perceiving where we are, how we got here, and what comes AFTER.

Winter Jazz Fest - The Bowery Ballroom
Through January 13, 2018 - New York

Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition, Lakecia Benjamin and Soul Squad, ONYX Collective w/ Special Guest Nick Hakim, Revival Resistance Chorus

Remix Fridays! Free on the A.C.Pass List - Katra
Through January 13, 2018 - New York

REMIX Fridays, Every Week.... KATRA. 2 level club. nyc clubs. 217 Bowery (@ Rivington St) , NYC. Doors Open at 11 pm! VODKA OPEN BAR for Ladies 11-12! ENTOURAGE SPECIAL, FREE Bottle (8+ gets Champagne/ 15+ gets Vodka) w/ RSVP! 2 For 1 drinks for all 11 -12! Cris A.C., Frankie Banks, Eddy Shades, Mac of Business First, ShowtimeNY, Fred CoolOut & GametightNY presents SoHo’s Hottest Friday Night Event. DJs rock the best in hip-hop, house, rock, EDM, latin and old skool classics on the mainfloor & Pure Caribbean, reggae and international music in the lower level. The party's sexy ambient and decorations makes it for the perfect party with the team involved promoting the event with their skill and success in hosting events in the MeatPacking and Midtown locations. RSVP is required for entry and VIP courtesy. Make sure to mention my list, "A.C. Pass Guest List", for free admission for everyone (ladies til 1, Guys til 12, $10/15+ after). Ask about our birthday &/or group packages with extension on FREE admission, free champagne &/or free Ciroc Vodka bottle(groups of 15 or more!) for your party! Dress fashionable and chic please . 21+ID. [[Trendy/ chic/ mixed and diverse crowd]]. Pl... (read more)

Nayland Blake: Crossing Object (Inside Gnomen) - New Museum
Through January 13, 2018 - Lower East Side

Gnomen, a Hybrid Bear-Bison That Can Change Sex and Gender, Is the "Fursona" of Artist Nayland Blake. a Fursona Is an Avatar in the Furry Community, Where Personal Expression Is Bound up with Nonhuman Identities and Fantasies. in the Performance Series Crossing Object (Inside Gnomen) (2017–18), Presented as a Part of "Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon," Blake Will Inhabit a Life-Size Suit of Gnomen and Make Themselves Available for Encounters with Museum Visitors. with the Title, Blake Refers to W.D. Winnicott's Notion of the Transitional Object: a Stuffed Toy or Blanket That Children Use to Construct a Sense of Selfhood Independent of Their Parents. Gnomen Serves as an Objectification of Blake's Hybrid Identity, and Their Presence in the Museum's Café and Lobby Will Allow Visitors to Make Their Own Performances of Intimacy and Distance, Whether Through Taking Selfies, Cuddling, or Adding Ribbons and Bows to Gnomen's Costume. in This, the Piece Echoes Blake's Earlier Performances, in Which the Passivity of Their Costumed Presence Foregrounds the Audience's Role in Acts of Sadism, Exhibitionism, or Nurturing. in These Intimate Situations, the Close Proximity to Gnomen Will Be T... (read more)

The Ophelias, Anna Altman, Pom Pom Squad - Mercury Lounge
January 14, 2018 - New York

The Ophelias are your local Cincinnati all-girl art rock band -- Spencer Grace Micaela Andrea. Anna altman is lucia arias and christian billard of turnip king. Pom-Pom Squad, a project fronted by Mia Berrin, is a musical diary entry influenced by the sounds of Garage rock and Riot Girl. Originally based out of Orlando, Florida, Mia began recording demos in her teenage bedroom before moving to NYC where she met bandmates Alex Carr (lead guitar), Zoltan Sindhu (bass), and Greg Tock (drums). HATE IT HERE, Pom Pom Squad's debut EP, was released this past April and is available via Bandcamp!

Tone - Arlene's Grocery
January 14, 2018 - New York

TONE is a progressive alternative band based out of New York. We strive to push the landscapes of music forward.

Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 14, 2018 - New York

Jenna & Rolf have just released their second recording, entitled, "Begin To Dance". It is the follow up to their 2015 debut release, "Spark". "Begin To Dance" is filled with jazz standards, older pop songs, and a couple of originals.

Upstate Rubdown - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 14, 2018 - New York

Upstate Rubdown is an acoustic septet drawing inspiration from every corner and decade of America's musical heritage. Based in New York State's Hudson Valley region, the band has spent years cultivating its sound, and continues to grow by the tune. The instrumentation includes Harry D'Agostino on upright bass, Ryan Chappell on mandolin, Dean Mahoney on cajón, and Christian Joao on flute and alto/baritone saxophone. The dynamic rhythm section supports a three part vocal harmony powerhouse of founding members Mary Kenney and Melanie Glenn with recent Nashville-transplant Allison Olender. Over its five year history, the band has played in more than twenty states, from intimate house concerts to prominent festival stages, including Mountain Jam, Frendly Gathering, and Green River Festival. The band has opened for Cory Henry, Phox, The Felice Brothers, and many others. Otis Mountain Get Down captures the heart of the matter: "Pulling from the greatest corners of American music, this group has the power to get feet moving with or without amplification. Like fresh-farmed vegetables, their music is as organic as it is good for you. From foot-stomping bass, highlighted by the slap ... (read more)

Laila Biali - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 14, 2018 - New York

"It is the ultimate task given to the musician, whether as singer or instrumentalist, to create a unique signature or fingerprint that is instantly recognisable as their own. What is surprising and delightful in Laila Biali is that both as vocalist and pianist she accomplishes this with equal aplomb. She is an exciting and unique talent, and I admire her greatly." - Sting Award-winning Canadian Jazz pianist, vocalist and songwriter Laila Biali has toured with Chris Botti, Paula Cole and Suzanne Vega, and recorded with and supported Sting. She takes the best of pop, rock, classical, world and soul, informs it with her expertise in Jazz, and weaves it into her musical arrangements. Laila has presented her music at prestigious venues spanning five continents including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo's Cotton Club, Peru's El Festival Internacional de Lima, and Carnegie Hall in New York City. Her latest studio recording, Tracing LightI, received a JUNO nomination for "2011 Best Vocal Jazz Album of the Year" and her most recent release. Live in Concert, recorded live at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto, Canada, captures the spirit of live performance so essential to Jazz. Live in ... (read more)

Nicole Wolcott and Larry Keigwin: Places Please! - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 14, 2018 - New York

Places Please is a zany trip backstage in the final moments before the curtain goes up. The audience becomes privy to the anxiety and playfulness of life behind the scenes in this anticipation-fueled program that celebrates and extends the creative relationship that served as KEIGWIN + COMPANY's foundation during its burgeoning years. Set as dreamscape sonic collage, the evening attempts to capture the parallel and intersecting paths of a dynamic creative process and relationship. Founded in 2003 by Artistic Director Larry Keigwin and Nicole Wolcott, KEIGWIN + COMPANY creates and presents Keigwin's electrifying brand of contemporary dance. K+C reaches national and international audiences and invigorates diverse communities with a refreshing vision of dance that embodies a theatrical sensibility of wit, style, and heart. Education and community projects seek to physically engage audiences and aspiring dancers in movement and the choreographic process, and bring opportunities for individuals to become more invested in dance. Since K+C's premiere performance at Joyce Soho in 2003, Keigwin has created 35 dances, including the acclaimed large-scale community project, Bolero, which h... (read more)

Late Show The Red Party, Winkie, Dj Sean Templar, Dj Jarek Zelazny, Johanna Constantine - Mercury Lounge
January 14, 2018 - New York

The Ophelias The Ophelias are your local Cincinnati all-girl art rock band -- Spencer Grace Micaela Andrea Anna Altman anna altman is lucia arias and christian billard of turnip king. Pom Pom Squad (Solo) Pom-Pom Squad, a project fronted by Mia Berrin, is a musical diary entry influenced by the sounds of Garage rock and Riot Girl. Originally based out of Orlando, Florida, Mia began recording demos in her teenage bedroom before moving to NYC where she met bandmates Alex Carr (lead guitar), Zoltan Sindhu (bass), and Greg Tock (drums). HATE IT HERE, Pom Pom Squad's debut EP, was released this past April and is available via Bandcamp!

Cook Thuglass, Violent In Black , Mike Bennett and the Soulglo Orchest - Pianos NYC
January 14, 2018 - New York City

Sally•Can't•Dance - David Bowie + Elvis - Bowery Electric
January 14, 2018 - New York

In a time when everyone says New York City is dead, all the artists, outlaws, and anything fun has been forced to the outer boroughs, a group of friends and instigators have decided to come together to start a monthly rock 'n' roll party, Sally Can't Dance. It's a night to bring all the tribes together, dressed up and messed up, for decadence and debauchery on the dance floor. This is a place for fast kids and old pros, drag queens and young punks, glitter glam and doom.

Club 47 at APAP - An Evening of Contemporary Americana - feat. Tom Rush, Caitlin Canty, Slocan Ramblers, Ben Caplan, Seth Glier, Matt Nakoa - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 & 3
January 14, 2018 - New York

In the style of Tom Rush's legendary Club 47, Skyline offers an evening with 6 contemporary Americana artists equally perfect for millennial audiences and season subscribers. From a GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter to a Canadian Traditional Album of the Year Nominee bluegrass band, these artists offer a fresh, hip take on many traditional genres and music. Don't miss this special intro to the next generation, hosted by folk icon Tom Rush

Late Show the Ophelias, Anna Altman, Pom Pom Squad - Mercury Lounge
January 14, 2018 - New York

The Ophelias The Ophelias are your local Cincinnati all-girl art rock band -- Spencer Grace Micaela Andrea Anna Altman anna altman is lucia arias and christian billard of turnip king. Pom Pom Squad (Solo) Pom-Pom Squad, a project fronted by Mia Berrin, is a musical diary entry influenced by the sounds of Garage rock and Riot Girl. Originally based out of Orlando, Florida, Mia began recording demos in her teenage bedroom before moving to NYC where she met bandmates Alex Carr (lead guitar), Zoltan Sindhu (bass), and Greg Tock (drums). HATE IT HERE, Pom Pom Squad's debut EP, was released this past April and is available via Bandcamp!

Great Weather present Spoken Word Sundays NYC - Parkside Lounge
January 14, 2018 - New York

Jordan Carlos, Emma Willmann, Mark Normand - Eastville Comedy Club
January 14, 2018 - New York

Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 14, 2018 - New York

Gonzo journalist, America's greatest rock critic and inventor of the word "punk," legendary music writer Lester Bangs was an American icon. Outsized, manic, chaotic, and impossibly creative, Bangs traveled with some of the most mythologized musical figures of the 20th century: The Clash, Bob Marley, Lou Reed­—peeling away the veneer between star and audience and exposing the greats as flawed human beings. As the ragged, rebel ethos of the 70s gave way to the corporate pop of the 80s, Bangs lost the myth he'd built a life around and died of a drug overdose in 1982. This solo play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen (award-winning writers of The Exonerated and Aftermath) adapts Bangs' writing to chart the life, work and death of one of the 20th century's most ground-breaking, risk-taking, pioneering voices.

Janek Turkowski (Poland) Margarete - The Public Theater
January 14, 2018 - New York

In 2008, Janek Turkowski discovered a cardboard box containing 64 reels of 8mm film in a North German market close to the Polish border. Each reel consisted of images of the same woman, Margarete Ruhbe. Captivated by the celluloid subject, Turkowski embarked on an artistic reconstruction of the life of a woman he didn't and possibly couldn't know. Set against powerful images of the Communist Bloc, the story of Margarete unfolds from Turkowski's curiosity-driven purchase to his private investigation into the identity of a woman who left only a brief but indelible mark through home movies. Using digital and 8mm projections that he edited from the found footage, this intimate solo performance is a reflection on memory, how it can be recorded and how it can be perceived.

Dickie Beau (Uk) - The Public Theater
January 14, 2018 - New York

When award-winning lip sync maestro and intrepid drag fabulist Dickie Beau realized that he might never play Shakespeare's tragic prince, he decided to turn himself into a human Hamlet mix-tape. He would channel audio recordings of great historical performances of theater's most famous role to "re-member" the ghosts of Hamlet from the past. Humorous and haunting, Re-Member Me is part documentary theatre, part 21st-century séance adventure through cultural landscapes and a contemporary ghost story. In an ode to the impermanence of personhood and posterity, Beau chronicles the remarkable story behind the greatest Hamlet almost never seen.

Erin Markey (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 14, 2018 - New York

Judge Judy once said: Don't Pee On My Leg and Tell Me It's Raining. But Erin Markey is not sure that that isn't rain. Because in her world, her flower laden open casket service is a theme park, and all the rides are about how confusing sexuality, desire and identity are. What we're trying to say is that Erin Markey and co-composer Emily Bate will present musical excerpts from their critically acclaimed musical A Ride On The Irish Cream (2016)*, slow-jam cabaret funeral Boner Killer (2017), and in-development Beach Boys/Spice Girls inspired energy concert Little Surfer (2019). They wouldn't dare do it by themselves, though. With them is a rock band, a girl group, infamous schmerm/lover Becca Blackwell and many disgusting exceptions to Markey's no-sequins rule in the costume department. The audience is invited to watch as Erin's comedic storytelling melts into gorgeous harmony driven music, but guaranteed: Erin will turn her wild eye on you and give you a slumber party command you don't dare disobey.

Andrew Schneider (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 14, 2018 - New York

Andrew Schneider and his team follow up their revolutionary, OBIE award-winning tech-theater masterpiece YOUARENOWHERE with a mind-bending examination of what constitutes a single life and the endless possible outcomes at the precise moment of death. Collaborators Alicia ayo Ohs, Alessandra Calabi, and Bobby McElver join Schneider to continue their exploration of hyper-precise trademark design. They command thrilling light and sound effects with deft physical performance alongside a rapid-fire flow of text that blends pathos and humor with intelligence and vulnerability. From the spellbinding chaos of digital machinations and pulsating sensory extremes emerges a poignant, shared consciousness perceiving where we are, how we got here, and what comes AFTER.

Selene Muñoz with Danzart - Salvatore Capezio Theater
Through January 14, 2018 - New York

Peridance Capezio Center is proud to present 20 innovative dance companies during the 2018 Association of Performing Arts Professionals Conference week at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. In two programs, Peridance features companies from: Italy, Denmark, Chicago, San Francisco, Indianapolis, and more. With over 30 years of experience in the dance arena, Peridance carefully curates its programs to reflect the artistic excellence; creativity, diversity and audience appeal presenters are looking for. Art Without Borders, Inc. is proud to represent Selene Muñoz/Danzart and their collaboration with the New York City Ballet's principal dancers, Ask la Cour and Amar Ramasar. Selene Muñoz, a world renowned Flamenco dancer, will perform SENSES, an excerpt from her trilogy FIVE SENSES. Combining choreography with elements of traditional Spanish Flamenco and Classical Ballet, it is a dance not to be missed. Two contrasting worlds of movement come together to tell a strong and sensual story about how our senses define us as human beings. Program A: 1/13 8pm & 1/14 4:30pm; Program B: 1/14 1:30 & 7:30pm

APAP Showcase at Peridance - Astor Place Theatre
Through January 14, 2018 - New York

Peridance Capezio Center presents 20 innovative dance companies during the 2018 Association of Performing Arts Processionals Conference week, at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. For video preview click here. In two programs Peridance features companies from Ital, Denmark, Chicago, San Francisco, Indianapolis and more. There are two programs, for the full line-up click here. APAP conference attendees (with an APAP badge) and presenters attend at no charge, early reservations are strongly encouraged, as these performances tend to sell out. Please email apap@peridance.com with your information to reserve your ticket. General house seats are sold for a nominal charge of $15. APAP Dance Showcases are made possible through the support of the Salvatore Capezio Theater, Peridance Capezio Center, and Capezio/Ballet Maker Inc. #theater

Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes - 14 Street Y
Through January 14, 2018 - Manhattan

Created and performed by Shamel Pitts in collaboration with performance artist Mirelle Martins and Lighting Artist Lucca Del Carlo Developed through an art residency at Sao Paulo Dance Company and Escola de Danca de Sao Paulo in Brazil, Black Velvet explores the sensibility of ideals, models and structures in a projection of self. It reenvisions structures and textures as a power for creation.

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 15, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Guest event: Welcome to the Gun Show: A Chekhovian Song Cycle - The Slipper Room
January 15, 2018 - New York

Chekhov's signature longing and angst is turned up to 11 as his characters' inner thoughts are transformed into a cathartic explosion of Chekhovian proportions filled with rock n' roll and, of course, vodka! The greatest Chekhovian song cycle of 2018. The Exponential Festival presents and promotes theatrical performances created by New York-based artists and exhibited across Brooklyn and Manhattan. Since 2016, Exponential has partnered with artists and venues like Title:Point, The Brick, Darian Dauchan, The Bushwick Starr, Banana Bag & Bodice, Vital Joint, Eliza Bent, Chez Bushwick, BOOM BAT GESTURE, Triskelion Arts, Designated Movement Company, The Glove, Megan Hill, JACK, LMnO3, CPR, Witness Relocation, Oye Group, and Kate Benson/Lee Sunday Evans. We celebrate the increasing growth and importance of unique venues and local artists, working together to keep theatre kicking. For more info, visit http://www. theexponentialfestival.org

Mariko - Arlene's Grocery
January 15, 2018 - New York

Mariko is a solo artist singer/songwriter who plays pop, rock music and rhythm guitar. She is currently recording an E.P. with Kirk Yano (Public Enemy, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Backstreet Boys, Janet Jackson) Mariko has opened for Alex Clare ( "Too Close") at The Music Hall of Williamsburg in December 2012, and in 2013 at Summerfest in Milwaukee. In 2012, she played two dates on The Vans Warped Tour for their Acoustic Basement series. Aside from holding a regular slot at several venues in the NYC circuit, she has performed at the Apple store in Boston, for segments on ABC and NBC, Fox News channels in Wisconsin, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, as well as for a New Jersey-based rock station, WHDA FM.

Making Movies (7:00), Kittel and Co (6:00) - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 15, 2018 - New York

Making Movies is an American rock and roll band that entrances audiences with their interweaving of Afro-Latino rhythms and psychedelic rock'n'roll riffs. Armed with their ambitious and politically charged new album, I Am Another You, the band punches out one high-energy song after another with theatrics and improvisation littered throughout. Their culture gives way to dynamics too: at times front-man Enrique Chi trades his electric guitar for a folkloric Panamanian mejorana, and the Chaurand brothers hop off drums and percussion to instead supply the rhythmic pulse with dueling zapateados, a traditional dance from Veracruz, Mexico. The band's political idea is straightforward enough that they can express it in four words: "We are all immigrants." In supporting that cause, a portion of all proceeds from the upcoming album will go to the National Immigration Law Center. I Am Another You comes out May 26th. The band has also shared the stage with Arcade Fire, Cold War Kids, Los Lobos, Ozomatli, Tennis, Sergio Mendoza of Calexico, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and Hurray for the Riff Raff.

Robin McKelle - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 15, 2018 - New York

Craig David presents TS5 - The Bowery Ballroom
January 15, 2018 - New York

Soulful vocalist whose early releases were a defining factor in the UK garage sound. More recently he has been moving towards a standard RNB style. David was born in Holyrood, Southampton, Hampshire, the son of Tina (née Loftus), a retail assistant at Superdrug, and George David, a carpenter. David's father is a Grenadian and David's mother is an English Jew related to the founders of the Accurist watch-making company; David's maternal grandfather was an Orthodox Jew and his maternal grandmother a convert to Judaism. David's parents separated when he was eight and he was raised by his mother. He attended Bellemoor School. David's father played bass in a reggae band called Ebony Rockers. As a teen, David began accompanying his father to local dance clubs, where DJs let him take the microphone. David's earliest exposure came when he worked on a b-side to British group Damage's cover of "Wonderful Tonight". He then started doing vocals for a few tracks with garage act Artful Dodger. The song "Re-Rewind", from the Artful Dodger album It's All About the Stragglers, hit Number 2 on the UK charts in 1999; thus, paving the way for a solo career. David's first single, "Fill Me In", r... (read more)

Nick Cianci, JR Atkins - Mercury Lounge
January 15, 2018 - New York

In an effort to virtually be Zack Mooneyham (guitar-slinging twelve-year-old in The School of Rock), a nine-year-old Nick Cianci took up the guitar to pursue his dream. That was twelve years ago. Now, amidst his first year of legal drinking, Nick fronts his yet-to-be-named band playing songs mostly about his failure to fulfill his childhood dream. Some call it guitar-driven indie rock, but it's all just a veneer for a sour worldview that was bestowed upon him the day he turned thirteen and realized he still wasn't Zack. Nick also loves Bruce Springsteen and his favorite color is blue. Ned Steves (bass), Noah Hadland (drums), and JR Atkins (guitar) will be performing with him and serving as moral support. JR Atkins continues in the tradition of the American singer-songwriter, delivering songs of living and loss with unfiltered joy and abandon. Combining elements of country, blues, and folk with soulful vocal harmonies and powerful arrangements, his music earns comparisons to both the titans of Americana (Tom Petty, The Band) and the troubadours of today (Jason Isbell, John Moreland).

Arlene's World Famous Live Rock & Roll Karaoke - Arlene's Grocery
January 15, 2018 - New York

Nellie McKay / Lowland Hum - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 15, 2018 - New York

Nellie McKay co-created and starred in the award-winning off-Broadway hit Old Hats and has written three acclaimed musical biographies – I Want to Live!, the story of Barbara Graham, the third woman executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin, Silent Spring: It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature, an exploration of environmental pioneer Rachel Carson, and A GIRL NAMED BILL – The Life and Times of Billy Tipton, named one of the Best Concerts of 2014 by The New York Times. Lowland Hum is an art-folk band based in Charlottesville, Virginia, made up of husband/wife team Daniel and Lauren Goans. In a particularly cacophonous cultural moment, Lowland Hum is a breath of fresh air. The band's songs have been described as poetic and evocative, and their arrangements minimal, hushed and dynamic. Lowland Hum's performances are characterized by the vulnerable, intimate space the duo creates and welcomes the audience into. With a loyal fanbase that is steadily growing, Lowland Hum is a band to take note of, especially as they recently released Thin, their third full-length album and support the release with a nationwide headlining US tour in the spring (additional dates supporting Josh Ritter, J... (read more)

Riot Nights featuring Huun Huur Tu, Riyaaz Qawwali, Nachito Herrera & DJ Nickodemus - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 15, 2018 - New York

The whistling of the high-mountain wind forms eerie overtones and postmodern statement. The repeated thrum of a string against wood and hide turns into a meditative, evocative figure straight from the avant-garde. The descendants of isolated Siberian herdsmen make serious, strangely universal music out of some of the planets quirkiest acoustics. The Tuvan acoustic quartet Huun Huur Tu prove that Tuvan music can take plenty of intelligent innovation. Using traditional instruments and drawing subtly on 20th-century composers, funky rhythms, and the decades they spent honing their overtone singing, Huun Huur Tu transform ancient songs into complex acoustic compositions. Beginning over seventeen years ago, Huun Huur Tu has almost single-handedly introduced the outside world to the boundless wealth of Tuvan traditions, thanks in great part to their superior musicianship.

Combo Chimbita, Ani Cordero, Nation Beat - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 15, 2018 - New York

Kate Davis - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 15, 2018 - New York

The music of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Kate Davis has been turning heads in New York's music scene since 2012. Whether she's crooning rootsy ballads or plucking bright riffs from her bass, the gutsy songstress from Portland, Oregon, puts a fresh spin on the standards and brings a canonical sensibility to her own lush tracks. Lauded by MTV as one of 2014's "15 Fresh Females Who Will Rule Pop," Kate grew up with an instrument in her arms and a head full of inventive lyrics. Her lifelong training makes for smart, warm pop that's as musically nuanced as it is addictive. If you put a mid-career Jenny Lewis album in a room with Regina Spektor's coloring, Joanna Newsom's lyric poetry, and a dose of Tina Fey's sharp wit -- then added a couple decades of rigorous musical education and a shift dress -- Kate Davis might come strolling out. Vivid, nostalgic melodies materialize out of Kate's musical arrangements, her songbird voice complimented by a rich rock 'n' roll bass-line. Alternating between achingly soulful and flippantly funny, Kate's songwriting combines ranging sonic textures with an anecdotal knack. Her lyrics are novel and rhapsodic, cutting through the clichés and ... (read more)

Now vs. Now - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 15, 2018 - New York

The electro global groove trio is about to release their third album. Their previous release, Earth Analog, made it to number one on the iTunes charts and was coined "a manifesto in the form of an album" by Nate Chinen of the NY Times. E.A. followed their Meshell Ndegeocello-produced and Bob Power-mixed debut, during the period when Lindner was the "space man" for the cosmic queen's touring band. Jason Lindner (Bowie's Blackstar keyboardist) started the band over a decade ago in New York's more experimental music venues. They have gained an international following for their new sound. "Rhythm provides more than a heartbeat for Jason Lindner. It also seems to fuel his respiratory functions and digestive activity, and maybe his neurons...What matters to him is groove, however it comes." - The New York Times "Will this alien music make you want to dance? Absolutely, but be warned: once you step into the group's intoxicating, alternate universe, you may find it hard to leave." - NPR "...an open minded kid from Brooklyn [Lindner] became one of jazz's most interesting keyboardists, with an identity spanning genres, cultures, formats and technologies." - JazzTimes

Bow down Becky: Cause We Making $ Moves - Dixon Place
January 15, 2018 - New York

Bow Down Becky is a meta-theatrical workshop for women of color to write individually for 40 minutes and then mingle and discuss their challenges in their writing, being a woman of color in the arts, and living life! Bring your laptop, your journal, a napkin or whatever you enjoy writing in/on! Mayadevi Ross is a woman of color, born and raised in New York City. She graduated from NYU Tisch with a degree in Drama. Through her work, she attempts to reconcile her Black/Asian identity, explore being a woman of color in a white dominated field, and craves to belt her lungs out on Broadway. Since graduating, she has performed with Santa Cruz Shakespeare and presented her own work at the Paradise Factory and the Tank. She loves Shakespeare as much as she loves overthrowing white men!

Inhibited Bites - Dixon Place
January 15, 2018 - New York

Inhibited Bites is a revelatory, darkly-comedic performance built from a collection of more than 1,000 index cards containing artist Neil Goldberg's thoughts, observations, and reflections. For example: "Watching people enter a party, you can really see what they were like as kids." The cards, projected behind the artist, offer striking visual context for a performance that is alternately trenchant, hysterical, bleak, and exuberant. At Dixon Place, Goldberg will use the cards as the basis for both an improvised monologue as well as an expansive interview with willing audience members and special guests, including choreographer Miguel Gutierrez and artist Suzanne Bocanegra. Neil Goldberg makes visual art and performance work that focuses on embodiment, sensing, mortality and the everyday. He's shown his work at MoMA, The New Museum, The Museum of the City of New York, The Kitchen, and elsewhere. The NY Times described his work as "tender, moving and sad but also deeply funny," and Time Out New York wrote, "Goldberg has produced some of the most quietly intense and affecting art of his generation."

Late Show Nick Cianci, Jr Atkins - Mercury Lounge
January 15, 2018 - New York

JR Atkins JR Atkins continues in the tradition of the American singer-songwriter, delivering songs of living and loss with unfiltered joy and abandon. Combining elements of country, blues, and folk with soulful vocal harmonies and powerful arrangements, his music earns comparisons to both the titans of Americana (Tom Petty, The Band) and the troubadours of today (Jason Isbell, John Moreland). Backed by an experienced and dynamic band, JR is known for his earnest, emotionally charged live performances. That, in combination with his spontaneous, expressive guitar playing, has seen him rapidly building momentum in the New York City scene. JR's debut EP, Never Far From Lost, was recorded in Brooklyn with producer Oliver Ignatius (Sons of an Illustrious Father, God Tiny). The EP showcases the direct lyricism and organic performances that set JR apart, and serves as a signal of much more music to come. Nick Cianci Nick Cianci is a 21 year-old singer/songwriter/guitarist from Malvern, PA who attends New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music in New York City. Nick began playing guitar at age 9, heavily influenced by the rock and blues styles of Jimi He... (read more)

Eastville Open Mic Marathon - Eastville Comedy Club
January 15, 2018 - New York

Herron Entertainment Presents: Monday Night Comedy - Eastville Comedy Club
January 15, 2018 - New York

Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen (Usa) - The Public Theater
January 15, 2018 - New York

Gonzo journalist, America's greatest rock critic and inventor of the word "punk," legendary music writer Lester Bangs was an American icon. Outsized, manic, chaotic, and impossibly creative, Bangs traveled with some of the most mythologized musical figures of the 20th century: The Clash, Bob Marley, Lou Reed­—peeling away the veneer between star and audience and exposing the greats as flawed human beings. As the ragged, rebel ethos of the 70s gave way to the corporate pop of the 80s, Bangs lost the myth he'd built a life around and died of a drug overdose in 1982. This solo play by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen (award-winning writers of The Exonerated and Aftermath) adapts Bangs' writing to chart the life, work and death of one of the 20th century's most ground-breaking, risk-taking, pioneering voices.

Vintage Basement w/ Max & Nicky, ft. MATTEO LANE, MICHAEL KOSTA, SHANE TORRES, LOUIS KATZ, and VERY SPECIAL GUESTS! - UNDER St. Mark's Theater
January 15, 2018 - New York

From New York-based twin brothers Max and Nicky Weinbach comes a monthly neo-retro night of stand-up comedy and music. Max & Nicky will have you falling in love with their quirky, absurd antics and dovelike musical stylings as they welcome the additional talents of four hilarious stand-up comics. The upcoming lineup includes headliners MATTEO LANE (Late Show w/ Stephen Colbert, Late Night w/ Seth Meyers), MICHAEL KOSTA (The Daily Show, Conan), SHANE TORRES (Conan, Comedy Central Half Hour), LOUIS KATZ (Comedy Central Presents, Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon) and a VERY SPECIAL GUEST! Vintage Basement with Max & Nicky plays next on Monday, January 15th at 9 PM and runs every 3rd Monday of every month, at UNDER St. Marks, 94 St. Marks Pl., New York, NY 10009. Tickets are $7 online at maxandnicky.com/vintage-basement and $10 at the door. After staging two very triumphant original musicals in 2013 (Nicky’s Made in China and Max’s A Match Made in Hell) and six variety shows for the ages from 2014 to 2016, the twins are at it again with their monthly comedy and music blowout. Featuring absurd and alternative comedy, original songs, and heartfelt covers, Vintage Basement with Max & Nicky p... (read more)

Janek Turkowski (Poland) Margarete - The Public Theater
January 15, 2018 - New York

In 2008, Janek Turkowski discovered a cardboard box containing 64 reels of 8mm film in a North German market close to the Polish border. Each reel consisted of images of the same woman, Margarete Ruhbe. Captivated by the celluloid subject, Turkowski embarked on an artistic reconstruction of the life of a woman he didn't and possibly couldn't know. Set against powerful images of the Communist Bloc, the story of Margarete unfolds from Turkowski's curiosity-driven purchase to his private investigation into the identity of a woman who left only a brief but indelible mark through home movies. Using digital and 8mm projections that he edited from the found footage, this intimate solo performance is a reflection on memory, how it can be recorded and how it can be perceived.

Guest event: Welcome to the Gun Show: A Chekhovian Song Cycle - The Slipper Room
Through January 15, 2018 - New York City

Chekhov's signature longing and angst is turned up to 11 as his characters' inner thoughts are transformed into a cathartic explosion of Chekhovian proportions filled with rock n' roll and, of course, vodka! The greatest Chekhovian song cycle of 2018. The Exponential Festival presents and promotes theatrical performances created by New York-based artists and exhibited across Brooklyn and Manhattan. Since 2016, Exponential has partnered with artists and venues like Title:Point, The Brick, Darian Dauchan, The Bushwick Starr, Banana Bag & Bodice, Vital Joint, Eliza Bent, Chez Bushwick, BOOM BAT GESTURE, Triskelion Arts, Designated Movement Company, The Glove, Megan Hill, JACK, LMnO3, CPR, Witness Relocation, Oye Group, and Kate Benson/Lee Sunday Evans. We celebrate the increasing growth and importance of unique venues and local artists, working together to keep theatre kicking.

Mt. Joy - Berlin
January 16, 2018 - New York

Tuesday Night Latin Jazz with Willie Martinez & La Familia Sextet - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 16, 2018 - Manhattan

a Familia Sextet's music is a perfect example of how the marriage of Afro-Caribbean rhythm and the harmonic structure and improvisational nature of jazz continues to remain fresh, exhilarating and timeless. Check them out as they perform at the Nuyorican! Tickets $10, $7 with Student ID.

Heaven - Mercury Lounge
January 16, 2018 - New York

Brooklyn-based psych-rock band, Heaven, announce their sophomore album, All Love is Blue, due out on March 2, 2018 via Little Cloud Records. The 10-track LP is produced by the band, engineered by Albert DiFiore (Caveman, Sinkane, Beck) mixed by Al Carlson (Zola Jesus, Widowspeak). Heaven is Matt Sumrow (vocals and guitar), Mikey Jones (drums) and Liz Lohse (keyboards and vocals). Sumrow and Jones created the band in the wake of touring and recording with artists such as Dean and Britta, Swervedriver, Ambulance LTD, The Comas, Snowden, The Big Sleep and others. A romantic clash between your Dad's long-lost favorite psych record and the soundtrack to a John Hughes film, Heaven ride a massive sonic wave in delivering their dear and dreamy tracks. In July of 2013, Heaven released their debut LP Telepathic Love on Goodnight Records. The live lineup came together on the touring of Telepathic Love with the addition of keyboardist Liz Lohse (X-Ray Eyeballs), who has since become a permanent member. As 2018 sees the release of All Love Is Blue on Little Cloud Records, out of Portland, Oregon, subsequent tour dates for Heaven in support of the album will follow. Their new work is a ... (read more)

Finding Thomas - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 16, 2018 - New York

I've lived in Manhattan my whole life. I grew up playing violin and piano; then bass and trumpet; eventually making my way to drums and guitar. Now I write my songs mainly on guitar and piano. When I was in my younger years I wrote a lot of poetry, but ended up taking a break from it. On New Years Day 2015 I had a very inspirational moment admiring the sunset. After that, once again, I couldn't stop writing songs. I am working on my debut EP to be released sometime next year. One of the songs on it will be Waitin' (here) On You, and is about a relationship I had with a girl named Irina. I write a lot about former loves and my past. I value honesty above all else and use that in my writing.

Keith Ward - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 16, 2018 - New York

Seth Herzog's Sweet: Stand Up Comedy Show - The Slipper Room
January 16, 2018 - New York City

The long running, weekly stand up comedy extravaganza.

Dedicate It with David Henry Hwang - Caveat
January 16, 2018 - New York

Join host Emily Ludolph and special guest David Henry Hwang for Dedicate It, a live show and podcast that zeroes in on the dedication page. Dedicate It examines the greatest dedications in history, holds intimate conversations with the people we admire most about the people they admire most, and hosts an open mic for everyone to make a dedication to someone who got them where they are today. David Henry Hwang's work includes the plays M. Butterfly, Chinglish, Yellow Face, Kung Fu, Golden Child, The Dance and the Railroad, and FOB, and the Broadway musicals Aida (co-author), Flower Drum Song (2002 revival) and Disney's Tarzan. He is America's most-produced living opera librettist, who has worked with composers Philip Glass, Osvaldo Golijov, and Bright Sheng. Hwang is a Tony Award winner and three-time nominee, a three-time Obie Award winner and a two-time Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is currently a writer/producer for the Golden Globe-winning television series The Affair. Emily Ludolph is an alum of TED Conferences, where she shepherded business speakers to the stage as part of the TED Institute program. She has produced full cast recordings of American plays as par... (read more)

French Quarter: Jazz in NYC featuring Yacine Boulares, Samy Thiebault & Perrine Mansuy - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 16, 2018 - New York

The whistling of the high-mountain wind forms eerie overtones and postmodern statement. The repeated thrum of a string against wood and hide turns into a meditative, evocative figure straight from the avant-garde. The descendants of isolated Siberian herdsmen make serious, strangely universal music out of some of the planets quirkiest acoustics. The Tuvan acoustic quartet Huun Huur Tu prove that Tuvan music can take plenty of intelligent innovation. Using traditional instruments and drawing subtly on 20th-century composers, funky rhythms, and the decades they spent honing their overtone singing, Huun Huur Tu transform ancient songs into complex acoustic compositions. Beginning over seventeen years ago, Huun Huur Tu has almost single-handedly introduced the outside world to the boundless wealth of Tuvan traditions, thanks in great part to their superior musicianship.

Yotam Ben-Or - Harmonica, Gabriel Chakarji - Piano, Alon Near - Bass, Noam Israeli - Drums - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 16, 2018 - New York

Yotam Ben-Or is an Israeli harmonica player and composer based in NYC. A noted Jazz composer and instrumentalist in the Israeli scene, Ben-Or moved to New York in 2014 after receiving a full scholarship to study at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Ben-Or brings a new sound with unique instrumentation, fashioning a synthesis in the Jazz medium inspired by the rugged tunes of his native land. Ben-Or is a scholar of the America – Israel foundation of art (2013-16), Recorded for the album 'All Original', Avishai Cohen bass (2013), Participated the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead (2015)

The Rule in Shelly's Case - Dixon Place
January 16, 2018 - New York

In 21st century Paris, six members of the African diaspora argue about their political and religious beliefs. Legacies of love, abuse and self-doubt are confronted as are antiquated notions of property law that continue to shape long-stemming issues found in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and North America. Our characters examine their positions and priorities upon learning that their seemingly perfect friend Shelly commits suicide. Jenna Chrisphonte currently serves as Director of Community Engagement at the Dramatists Guild of America. She has worked for Global Affairs Canada, the French Ministry of National Education and for the State and City of New York. Jenna received her Bachelor's and Juris Doctor from SUNY Buffalo. She is the author of the forthcoming Talc: A Haitian Zombie Story. Jenna is also working on a dramatic trilogy— Property: The Rule in Shelly's Case, Rule Against Perpetuities and Adverse Possession.

Here, Serpent - Dixon Place
January 16, 2018 - New York

Here, Serpent gives us Antony and Cleopatra stranded, queer, and outside of time. This experimental text integrates Shakespeare's treatment of their heroic story with the recurring, urgent, contemporary themes of desire and the erosion of the distinction between public and private life. The performers court death and each other, seeking their own power. Antony, clinging, lonely and earnest, and Cleopatra, lush, elegant, operatic, lead us to a vision which is both new and eternal. A vision of who our heroes and our lovers are, how they are erased, and how they survive. C. Bain is a gender liminal writer-performer based in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in journals and anthologies including PANK, The Rumpus.net, Muzzle Magazine, and the Everyman's Library collection Villanelles. His poetry collection, Debridement, was a finalist for the 2016 Publishing Triangle Awards. As an actor he has recently appeared in Marian: The True Tale of Robin Hood, Oscar Wilde's Salome, and Alexandro Segade's Future St. He is a member of the Actor's Center. He works extensively with trauma, embodiment, and sexuality, but he'd rather just dance with you. More at tiresiasprojekt.com.

Late Show Heaven, the Grey Cats - Mercury Lounge
January 16, 2018 - New York

HEAVEN Brooklyn-based psych-rock band, Heaven, announce their sophomore album, All Love is Blue, due out on March 2, 2018 via Little Cloud Records. The 10-track LP is produced by the band, engineered by Albert DiFiore (Caveman, Sinkane, Beck) mixed by Al Carlson (Zola Jesus, Widowspeak). Heaven is Matt Sumrow (vocals and guitar), Mikey Jones (drums) and Liz Lohse (keyboards and vocals). Sumrow and Jones created the band in the wake of touring and recording with artists such as Dean and Britta, Swervedriver, Ambulance LTD, The Comas, Snowden, The Big Sleep and others. A romantic clash between your Dad's long-lost favorite psych record and the soundtrack to a John Hughes film, Heaven ride a massive sonic wave in delivering their dear and dreamy tracks. In July of 2013, Heaven released their debut LP Telepathic Love on Goodnight Records. The live lineup came together on the touring of Telepathic Love with the addition of keyboardist Liz Lohse (X-Ray Eyeballs), who has since become a permanent member. As 2018 sees the release of All Love Is Blue on Little Cloud Records, out of Portland, Oregon, subsequent tour dates for Heaven in support of the album will follow. Their new ... (read more)

Prodigy Comedy - Eastville Comedy Club
January 16, 2018 - New York

OPENING NIGHT FLAHERTY NYC: "I DO NOT REMEMBER" - Anthology Film Archives
January 16, 2018 - NY

In the opening program, images disintegrate, separate from the sound, multiply, and stutter, connecting with each other and cracking up visual grammar like an egg. Colectivo los Ingrávidos is a collective from Mexico that explores media representations of violence, reinventing images as an open space of possibility and dialogue. belit sa? is a videomaker from Turkey who re-contextualizes images, putting them on the same level as each other and deconstructing their hierarchical references. The interaction between the images dissociates their communal narrative practices, opening up the possibility of new critical approaches. FILMS: AGAINST (RANDOMNESS) belit sa? (2017, 2 min, Turkey, digital) AQUÍ NUESTRO PRESENTE PARECE SUSPENDIDO Colectivo los Ingrávidos (2014, 4 min, Mexico, digital) DISRUPTION / AKSAMA belit sa? (2016, 5 min, Turkey, digital) DOBLAJE Y DESFASE GUBERNAMENTAL Colectivo los Ingrávidos (2015, 3 min, Mexico, digital) PIEDRA DE SOL Colectivo los Ingrávidos (2017, 8 min, Mexico, digital) AYHAN AND ME (AYHAN VE BEN) belit sa? (2016, 14 min, Turkey, digital) SANGRE SECA Colectivo los Ingrávidos (2017, 9 min, Mex... (read more)

YACHT - The Bowery Ballroom
January 16, 2018 - New York

YACHT began as the solo project of Jona Bechtolt, a musician and multimedia artist who dropped out of high school in the 90s to play drums in a touring punk band with his older brother. In the latter part of the decade, he brought his DIY sensibility to laptop production, partnering with vocalist Khaela Maricich to release two albums with The Blow, an off-kilter pop group that gained a loyal following after 2006's breakout Paper Televison. Bechtolt began recording as YACHT in 2002, releasing the largely instrumental Super Warren MMIV (States Rights Records) in 2003, followed by Mega (released as a 10" vinyl, CD, and DVD combo by Marriage Records in 2004), and I Believe in You. Your Magic Is Real., in the spring of 2007. During this time, Bechtolt also collaborated with Devendra Banhart, Bobby Birdman, Mirah, Little Wings, and The Microphones, among others, was a prolific remixer, and created commissioned multimedia performances for PICA, Rhizome, The Kitchen, and MoMA. YACHT transformed from a solo project to a duo with the addition of writer Claire L. Evans, who formally joined the band with the critically wellreceived See Mystery Lights, named "Best New Musi... (read more)

Mobile Mondays! Joey Carvello's 65th Bday with Robin S. - The Bowery Electric
Through January 16, 2018 - NY

Mobile Mondays! Back Together Again Joey Carvello's 65th Bday with Special Performance by Robin S. 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF "SHOW ME LOVE" Jan 15th, 2018 Doors 8pm Showtime 10pm Free with RSVP https://joeycarvello.eventbrite.com/ Special Guest DJ's Johnny D De Mairo & DJ Woof - Joshua Rodriguez Mobile Mondays! is NYC All 45's Vinyl Night to Save the Music. Preserve & Celebrate DJ Culture & Keep the Soul & Vibe of NYC Alive The MM crew - Operator Emz, Joseph Carvello, Natasha Diggs, Just Blaze, dj misbehaviour $MoneyMike$ playing 45's ALL NIGHT !!!!!! Hosted by Rebecca Lynn MOBILE MONDAYS!!! We are ....Disco, Funk & Soul, Boogie, House, Punk Rock, New Wave, and Soul, Pop Music, Salsa, Rock and Roll, Calypso, Reggae, Rhythm and Blues, Hip Hop and anything else classic and danceable -all on 45 RPM singles. It all goes down on Monday Nights at The Bowery Electric - 327 Bowery at 2nd Street !! in the heart of NYC's EAST VILLAGE #Preservetheculture

Music Legend Wynton Marsalis to Speak in the Great Hall - Astor Place Theatre
January 17, 2018 - New York

Wynton Marsalis, the internationally acclaimed musician, composer and bandleader, educator, and leading advocate of American culture, will be speaking in the Great Hall on January 17. Mr. Marsalis has created and performed an expansive range of music from quartets to big bands, chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestras and tap dance to ballet, expanding the vocabulary for jazz and classical music with a vital body of work that places him among the world's finest musicians and composers. His music consistently incorporates the blues, all forms of jazz from New Orleans to modern, swing as the primary rhythm, the American popular song, individual and collective improvisation, and a panoramic vision of compositional styles from ditties to dynamic call-and-response patterns. Mr. Marsalis' body of music places him among the world's most significant composers. In 1983, he became the only artist ever to win Grammy Awards® for both jazz and classical records; and he repeated the distinction in 1984. In 1997, he became the first jazz musician ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music for "Blood on the Fields."

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 17, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

Narc Twain Fort Gorgeous - Mercury Lounge
January 17, 2018 - New York

Narc Twain is from Brooklyn. They play indie-rock/punk anthems for 21st-century dystopian anxiety from the mind of guitarist/singer Tommy Siegel. Formed in Brooklyn, NY in 2016, Fort Gorgeous is the musical moniker of songwriter/guitarist Billy Libby. As a person sitting on a see-saw of optimism and pessimism, Billy creates pensive and atmospheric songs based heavily on intricate guitar melodies with lyrics that contemplate themes like death and the severity of all choices made in life. When not slipping into the darkness of all of life's "what ifs", Billy is often excited about life like a kid at an arcade with $30.

Guest event: Deep Night with Dale - The Slipper Room
January 17, 2018 - New York

Deep Night with Dale Live Featuring guests Dulcé Sloan, Yedoye Travis, and Friends Who Folk. A talk show about the dark art of comedy hosted by the otherworldly comedian and mystic, Dale Seever. On this live episode, Dale welcomes a celebrated panel of musicians, actors, and comedians including Dulcé Sloan (The Daily Show, Conan), Yedoye Travis (Search Party, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), and Rachel Wenitsky & Ned Riseley who perform as Friends Who Folk (The New Yorker, Ars Nova). With theremin accompaniment by Cornelius Loy. On Wednesday, January 17th, Deep Night with Dale is live at The Slipper Room in NYC for another hour of regrets, revelations, and rising stars. Comedy, crystals, and making music for the cosmos will be discussed with a stellar lineup of guests and a host made of stardust. Called a "must listen for anyone interested in the art of comedy," the show has proven Dale's uncanny ability to highlight the next generation of cultural talents. With a guest list that has included such luminaries as John Early, Kate Berlant, Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, Ilana Glazer, Bridget Everett, Cole Escola, Janelle James, Jackie Kashian, Matt Besser, Chris Ge... (read more)

Blake Morgan Residency (with special guest Michael Leonhart) - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 17, 2018 - New York

Blake Morgan's two-year sold-out run at New York City's Rockwood Music Hall continues with Season Three of his ongoing artist-in-residence concert series. This third season features Grammy-nominated and Grammy-winning special guests Jesse Harris, Tracy Bonham, Michael Leonhart, and Chris Barron, each of whom perform alongside Morgan, continuing the tradition of unique on-stage collaborations that the residency's audience has come to love. Morgan's sold-out run in New York has also fueled an extraordinary string of recent headlining performances for the artist around the globe: over 100 concerts across 50,000 miles of touring on both sides of the Atlantic this past year alone. Morgan has recently headlined his first large-scale solo tours of Germany and The United Kingdom, along with three extensive tours of the West Coast of the United States. There's no sign of slowing down for the artist––in October of 2017 Morgan co-headlined with acclaimed singer-songwriter David Poe for a 1,500-mile West Coast tour, and December will find Morgan back in the U.K. for his second major tour of Britain in a year.

Collie Buddz - The Bowery Ballroom
January 17, 2018 - New York

Collie Buddz. Reggae and Dancehall artist from Bermuda. Jo Mersa Marley (born March 12, 1991) is a Jamaican American lead guitarist of Submarine. He's the eldest son of Stephen Marley.

Natalie Joy Johnson - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 17, 2018 - New York

NATALIE JOY JOHNSON can currently be seen as 'Pat' in Cyndi Lauper's hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots. She can also be seen in Season 3 of Difficult People on HULU, and in the upcoming second season of HBO's High Maintenance. Additional credits include Legally Blonde (Broadway: Enid/Tour: Paulette), bare: a pop opera (Nadia), Southern Comfort (Cori), and Silence!. Natalie has sold out her solo cabaret shows at Joe's Pub, 54 Below, The Regency, Ars Nova, & The Duplex.

The JQ Show - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 17, 2018 - New York

Come join Upcoming Pop/Hip Hop artist Joseph Quinones at "The JQ Show" featuring opening acts Rojo and Backwoody. The show displays the fierce talent and charisma of Joseph as he plays through a variety of his songs that cross genres including Hip Hip, R&B, Dance and more!!

Nalani & Sarina - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 17, 2018 - New York

Meaningful songs, tastefully played and soulfully sung with infectious harmonies all wrapped up in a contemporary package. 22-year-old twin singer-songwriters Nalani & Sarina strip the pop scene into something raw and real.

10 Days till Neptune: a Configuring - Dixon Place
January 17, 2018 - New York

In this monthly series Timothy DuWhite will be sharing scenes, jokes, poems, and topics in anticipation of his one-man show Neptune, projected to take stage next summer. 10 Days Till Neptune: A Configuring is a countdown to a show that could easily become your favorite fairytale & TimothyDuWhite your favorite mythical creature. Join us and find out just what all the fuss is about. Each night Timothy will be accompanied by a different special guest performer, who will also share some work and contribute to the vibe. Hope to see you there! Timothy DuWhite is the current Program Manager at New York Writers Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to providing writing workshops to under-served communities. Prior to his time at NYWC, Timothy worked as the Program Coordinator at Urban Word NYC, a champion in youth literacy, and as the Online Communications Specialist at Believe Out Loud, an online network invested in bridging the gap between the faith and LGBTQ communities. He received his BA in English/Creative Writing from Montclair State University, where he developed his love for spoken word poetry and performance. Timothy's work has been featured at the United Nations/UNICEF, Apollo The... (read more)

Person[Ing] ~Plus~ Office of Illegals: Dream On - Dixon Place
January 17, 2018 - New York

Using borrowed text, song, & movement, The Organism that Persons (The OtP) seeks to create new worlds from old ones and offer new perspectives on what it means to be a person. This first installation of person[ing] borrows from the 1971 documentary A Lady Called Camille, the book 'Architectural Body' (Gins & Arkawa), and musical samplings from Depression-era tunes to Lana Del Rey. The OtP draws from classical & postmodern dance, Buffon (clown), vocal arts, & drag performance. Devised & Performed by: The Organism that Persons (the OtP) Projections: Jake Nathanson, Jordan Ross, Chris Rehmann Creative Consultant: TBA The Organism that Persons (OtP) is a persona of Chris Rehmann, Brooklyn-based artist & educator. Originally from Mississippi, Chris studied in the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Since graduating Chris has performed at La MaMa, Dixon Place, The New York International Fringe Festival / The C.O.W., Daniel's Spectrum (Toronto), & Pig Iron. More at crehmann.com.

Early Show Narc Twain, Fort Gorgeous - Mercury Lounge
January 17, 2018 - New York

Narc Twain Narc Twain is from Brooklyn. They play indie-rock/punk anthems for 21st-century dystopian anxiety from the mind of guitarist/singer Tommy Siegel. Fort Gorgeous Formed in Brooklyn, NY in 2016, Fort Gorgeous is the musical moniker of songwriter/guitarist Billy Libby. As a person sitting on a see-saw of optimism and pessimism, Billy creates pensive and atmospheric songs based heavily on intricate guitar melodies with lyrics that contemplate themes like death and the severity of all choices made in life. When not slipping into the darkness of all of life's "what ifs", Billy is often excited about life like a kid at an arcade with $30. Fort Gorgeous is currently working on a debut EP due out this fall and is collaboration with Gary Atturio, Saul Simon MacWilliams and other writers and musicians in both NYC and LA.

Collie Buddz, Jo Mersa Marley, the Holdup - The Bowery Ballroom
January 17, 2018 - New York

Collie Buddz Reggae and Dancehall artist from Bermuda. Jo Mersa Marley Joseph "Jo Mersa" Marley (born March 12, 1991) is a Jamaican American lead guitarist of Submarine. He's the eldest son of Stephen Marley. The Holdup

Mark Normand, Wil Sylvince - Eastville Comedy Club
January 17, 2018 - New York

Vitamin String Quartet - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
Through January 17, 2018 - New York

Vitamin String Quartet (VSQ) is a musical group from Los Angeles, California, that is widely known for its series of tribute albums to rock and pop acts. Their albums are released through Vitamin Records and primarily performed by a string quartet, though other instruments have been used. "Vitamin String Quartet is about applying rock n' roll attitude to classical technique," says Tom Tally,[1] a violist and arranger who has performed on and produced over fifty Vitamin String Quartet albums. Their albums honor a wide variety of genres, including pop and rock, metal, emo, punk, techno, country, and hip-hop, and a wide variety of groups.

Yemen Blues - Joe's Pub at The Public
Through January 17, 2018 - New York

After touring the world with over of 300 live shows in the last 4 years Yemen Blues presents their new show "INSANIYA" (Humanity) based on legendary producer, Bill Laswell's sound from their latest album. The full live show includes a collaboration with the talented Ori Ben-Shabat from the group of artists "Maria Kong" who created an original video art on 5 screens for each of the songs. The artist uses video footage including live dance infused by original images inspired by the new sound of Yemen Blues. One of the most unique percussion set ups of Rony Iwryn and Itamar Doari and extreme, highly polished rhythm section with Shanir Blumenkranz are the pulsating, danceable underpinning of this unique musical collaboration. Yemen Blues has created a sound that swirls with the Yemenite tradition of Muslims, Christians and Jews, with contemporary overlays of rock & roll, jazz & blues.

Nate Staniforth: Real Magic - Bowery Electric
January 18, 2018 - New York

Nate Staniforth's show is like a 75 minute TED Talk on wonder and amazement, punctuated with a dozen moments of jaw dropping 'Holy s*$%!' Nate is a magician, writer, traveler, and host of the Discovery Channel's international hit TV series Breaking Magic, but don't think of this as a magic show. Nate abandons the ubiquitous style-without-substance bravado so often associated with magic and appeals instead to the imagination and intellect of his audience. With his forthcoming book Here is Real Magic, from the Harry-Potter famed Bloomsbury Publishing, Nate is your guide to finding more wonder in your life. "Just caught a Nate Staniforth show," one reporter tweeted after opening night, "and now I have no idea what to believe about anything ever again." No rabbits. No top hats. No smoke machines. Nate's shows feel more like jumping out of an airplane than a night at a comedy club. The journey is wild, visceral and immediate, and like all great art, encourages us to open our minds and hearts, and see the world in new ways. "When you're young, it's easy to be amazed," says Nate Staniforth. "As you get older, that experience of astonishment gets harder and harder to find. Good ma... (read more)

Gibbz, Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue (EP Release) - Mercury Lounge
January 18, 2018 - New York

In 2014, New York native, Mike Gibney, wanted to get away from his past of working for touring artists as a sound engineer and tour manager, to focus on writing and recording his own music. His debut EP "Who Gibbz a F#@$" showed that he was no longer content with being behind the scenes, but rather yearned for the spotlight. Following up with the "Chardonnay" EP, he aligned himself with other artists that began to see him more as a peer, than a hired hand. He toured extensively through the US and Europe with Gramatik, Cherub, Exmag, Ghost Beach, and the Floozies before independently releasing his first full length album, "Above Water," in 2016. Gibbz finished off 2016 with another EP titled "Oh My God," before tackling his first headlining tour that began 2017. Gibbz just wrapped up a tour supporting Saint Motel and can be found in February 2018 on the "Framily Matters" tour with R.LUM.R. Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue is a new project from Eric "Doc" Mendelsohn, formerly of Ghost Beach and TV/TV. With a funky, tongue-in-cheek vibe, the project explores themes of vice, ego and heartbreak through tragic characters who can't help but get in their own way. Producer Cobrayama, a form... (read more)

Megan Davies - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 18, 2018 - New York

Megan Davies is a Nashville-based, Alt-Pop, singer-songwriter originally from Harrisburg, PA. She graduated from Belmont University where she studied song-writing and classical guitar. During the summer of 2013, Megan began uploading acoustic covers and mashups to YouTube – collaborating with both her sister, Jaclyn, and other artist friends in Nashville. Since then, her creative stylings have garnered her over 163 million views and 1.1 million subscribers. While Megan enjoys producing covers and mashups, her passion lies in writing and performing her own original music. Her unique sound has been influenced by a combination of commercial pop, indie folk and experimental rock. Her debut original project, Bad Poetry EP is available now! She performed the EP live across the country this fall, opening 19 shows for YouTube heavy-weights, Boyce Avenue. In April 2016, Megan was the featured Artist for the Spotify curated playlist "Acoustic Covers" which received global visibility. Her songs on Spotify maintain over 2 Million listeners a month. In June 2015, her 3-song mashup "See You Again/ Love Me Like You Do/ Sugar" reached #1 on both the US and Global Spotify Viral 50 charts. The Cof... (read more)

Hadar Noiberg, Chano Domínguez - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 18, 2018 - New York

Hadar Noiberg (ASCAP award winner) has made a name for herself as one of the most innovative, passionate and groundbreaking flutists-composers in the Jazz and Wolrd Music scene worldwide. "From the Ground Up" is Hadar Noiberg's 2nd album as a band leader and features drummer Allison Miller, bassist Haggai Cohen Milo and guest artists, clarinetist Anat Cohen and guitarist Yotam Silberstein. "The magical flutist, Hadar Noiberg, and her trio captivated the audience... She formed her own original style through distinctive rhythms and melodies". -Das Nuue Musikzietung magazine. "The Hadar Noiberg trio has an unconventional balance between jazz and world music. Their music is very catchy and grooving, yet never loses its complexity." - Suedkurier Personnel: Haggai Cohen Milo- double bass Allison Miller- drums Hadar Noiberg- flute, alto flute Special guest - Yotam Silberstein on guitar

Grace McLean - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 18, 2018 - New York

Called "electrifying" by The Huffington Post and "phenomenal" by the New York Times, Grace McLean is a multi-hyphenate actress-singer-writer-teacher on the rise. In addition to performing in the Broadway hit Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Grace also makes time for her acclaimed original music, both as a solo artist and with her band Grace McLean & Them Apples. With a sound that combines Regina Spektor's quirkiness, Nellie McKay's jazz sensibilities, Fiona Apple's irreverence, Kimbra's sass and Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs' rhythm, McLean adds up to one beautiful weirdo. Manhattan User's Guide writes, "this pop and jazz singer writes seriously infectious melodies with seriously antic lyrics. Her voice can raise the roof, or she can slide off a note and break your heart," and Stephen Holden of the New York Times says "Ms. McLean's voice [is] a flexiible instrument with unexpected reserves of power...Behind her playful adventurousness lies a well of passion."

The Narrowbacks - Arlene's Grocery
January 18, 2018 - New York

The brain child of a future banker and a drop out bartender, The Narrowbacks are a fresh voice for songs and stories old and new. After some late night sing songs, a couple whiskeys and a few lost jobs we came up with a young punk attitude that found itself running through the veins of an old time folk band. The Narrowbacks: American First, Irish Always.

The Lesson - Arlene's Grocery
January 18, 2018 - New York

Thursday nights at Arlene's Grocery has been the stuff of legend over the past three years with The Lesson turning into one of New York's premiere jam sessions. Fronted by Gentei Kaijo (Japanese for "Limitation Cancellation"), the band's collective resumes include work with DJ Premier, Bilal, Joey Bada$$, Robert Glasper, Trey Songz, Lauryn Hill, Reggie Watts, Talib Kweli, Les Nubians, Lupe Fiasco, Kool & The Gang, Arturo O'Ferril, and Snarky Puppy to name a few. The Lesson sessions blend neo-soul, hip-hop, jazz, R&B, funk, and everything in between to create a unique and fully improvised event showcasing an eclectic mix of vocalists, instrumentalists, emcees, turntablist, and producers. The Lesson's mantra is simple: "Check your ego at the door, stay in the moment, feel the love coming through, and everything should take care of itself."

Ritual Talk , Rfa, Modern Diet, Goodfight, the Shacks - Pianos NYC
January 18, 2018 - New York City

Jay Brannan - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 18, 2018 - New York

A Texas native turned New Yorker, Jay Brannan is an authentic, solo singer/songwriter who loves to sing, loves to travel, and writes from the heart. He has been playing his sweet & sad folk songs—tempered with a healthy dose of humor—all around the globe since 2006. He also appeared as an actor in John Cameron Mitchell's indie film sensation Shortbus, in which his song "Soda Shop" was the highest selling song on the film's soundtrack album (released by Bright Eyes' Team Love Records). Brannan has released a string of albums, all of which topped the iTunes Singer/Songwriter & Billboard Heatseekers charts: goddamned, produced by Will Golden (Meiko, Michelle Branch); In Living Cover, a collection of 2 originals & 7 covers, recorded from a bedroom in his friend Drew Brody's Brooklyn apartment; Rob Me Blind, produced by the legendary David Kahne (Regina Spektor, The Bangles, Paul McCartney, etc.); Around the World in 80 Jays, a collection of 9 international cover songs spanning 6 different languages; and Always, Then, & Now, his latest full-length album of originals.

Film Screening Party for 'Alexchristine' – a New Short Dance Film - Dixon Place
January 18, 2018 - New York

"ALEXCHRISTINE" (2017) is a new short film by Brooklyn choreographer/filmmaker Charles Dennis about relationships, and how important and complicated they are. The film explores, through dance and performance, a wide range of emotions and situations that a couple finds themselves in. Featured in the film are the dancers Alex Romania and Christine Bonansea Saulut. The film was shot at various outdoor and indoor locations in New York City and was choreographed by Charles Dennis in collaboration with the dancers. Francesco Beccaro's original musical score accompanies the film. Charles Dennis is a Brooklyn based interdisciplinary artist, choreographer/director/producer and video artist. Charles has been active in New York dance and performance for over 40 years. In the 1970's he performed in many of internationally acclaimed theater director Robert Wilson's early works. In 1979 Charles co-founded Performance Space 122, one of this country's most active presenters of new dance and performance. During the 1980's and 90's he created and performed numerous solo and large group community-oriented performances at P.S. 122 and other venues, receiving numerous fellowships. Since 2000 he has ... (read more)

The Red Wool - Dixon Place
January 18, 2018 - New York

926 BCE. Sometime after dinner. The illiterate king of a brutal empire tries to weaponize culture, but ends up being crippled by it. Also, there's a lot of fucking and killing. Jeremy Kareken is a writer and actor in New York City. His plays have appeared at Actors Theatre of Louisville, Centerstage in Baltimore, Playwrights Center in Minneapolis, HERE Arts Center and internationally in Melbourne and Dublin. Caroline Wood is a director and educator based in New York City. She has directed at the Midtown International Theater Festival and at other venues throughout New York City.

Late Show Gibbz, Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue, Cobrayama - Mercury Lounge
January 18, 2018 - New York

Gibbz In 2014, New York native, Mike Gibney, wanted to get away from his past of working for touring artists as a sound engineer and tour manager, to focus on writing and recording his own music. His debut EP "Who Gibbz a F#@$" showed that he was no longer content with being behind the scenes, but rather yearned for the spotlight. Following up with the "Chardonnay" EP, he aligned himself with other artists that began to see him more as a peer, than a hired hand. He toured extensively through the US and Europe with Gramatik, Cherub, Exmag, Ghost Beach, and the Floozies before independently releasing his first full length album, "Above Water," in 2016. Gibbz finished off 2016 with another EP titled "Oh My God," before tackling his first headlining tour that began 2017. Gibbz just wrapped up a tour supporting Saint Motel and can be found in February 2018 on the "Framily Matters" tour with R.LUM.R. Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue is a new project from Eric "Doc" Mendelsohn, formerly of Ghost Beach and TV/TV. With a funky, tongue-in-cheek vibe, the project explores themes of vice, ego and heartbreak through tragic characters who can't help but get in their... (read more)

Artist's Performances - Central Booking
January 18, 2018 - New York

Plant Joke Book Launch Performance Cue and Hey Game for a Prize Performers: Barbara Rosenthal, Lehman Wechselbaum, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright Based on the Plant Joke book produced by Barbara Rosenthal with contributions by Lehman and Jeff, the three will circulate and take the stage to hand out free cards with Plant Jokes (riddles) on them, and interact with crowd to guess the answers. Whoever guesses the most answers wins a set of pages from the Plant Joke Book. Desvarios (ramblings) Performers: Catherine Clover/Viv Corringham

Jazz Vespers - St. George's Chapel
January 18, 2018 - New York

Located in candlelit St. George’s Chapel, Jazz Vespers is set to jazz arrangements of Spirituals and hymns. All are welcome to listen and sing along. This is a free event open to the community, and refreshments follow.

Laughing Buddha Open Mic Spectacular - Eastville Comedy Club
January 18, 2018 - New York

NASH FM 94.7 presents Granger Smith - Irving Plaza
January 18, 2018 - New york

Show Info: NASH FM 94.7 presents Granger Smith Support: Smithfield Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult GA standing room & VIP options available. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPla... (read more)

Triple X Feature - New Visit Hello Museum
January 18, 2018 - New York

For one night only, A.K. Burns and A.L. Steiner will screen Community Action Center (2010), a ribald sixty-nine-minute feature that reimagines how to represent queer erotic exchange. In the video, garden hoses burst into spray, eggs release creamy yolks, corn husks are peeled down to reveal their golden interiors, and a pizza delivery person is lured inside by a powerful witch. Proposing a DIY attitude toward pleasure, the action-packed video eschews artificial sets and lighting, commercially produced objects, and heterosexist narratives. Community Action Center invokes the tropes of porn only to upend the stable top/bottom power dynamics that can so often play out in flicks of the mainstream variety; whole bodies become erogenous zones and sites of fantasy. Burns and Steiner stipulate that Community Action Center must be viewed communally, in contrast to the way pornographic material is typically accessed today—on a laptop, phone, or private playback device. Harkening back to the adult movie theaters of a past era, the video proposes a shared erotics and locates power in watching together. Burns and Steiner have selected two short videos to be screened with Community Action Cen... (read more)

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 19, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Monotony! - Caveat
January 19, 2018 - New York

Join host Raj Sivaraman and a collection of comedians and storytellers for Monotony!, a night of impassioned thoughts on the mundane and trivial. Featuring James Hamblin, James Patterson, Lillian DeVane, Liz Miele, Mehran, and Rae Sanni. Join host Raj Sivaraman and a collection of comedians and storytellers for Monotony!, a night of impassioned thoughts on the mundane and trivial. Monotony! is the only show that dares let your favorite comedians and storytellers go deep on their weird obsessions with seemingly boring things. Their passion and (lets face it) disturbing breadth of knowledge on topics like The Science of Urinal Cakes and The History of the Rubber Duck will leave you laughing -- and possibly leaving with a brand new obsession of your own. Hosted by Raj Sivaraman, a Jeopardy! runner-up, writer, comedian, scientist, and co-host of the Universe City podcast, which breaks down scientific papers for mainstream audiences. He has performed in several festivals all over the country and presented his research at as many international scientific conferences. This month's featured guests include James Hamblin (The Atlantic), James Patterson (Comedy Central), Lillian DeVa... (read more)

The Liza Colby Sound - Bowery Electric
January 19, 2018 - New York

"Part shaman, part seductress, Liza Colby was born to earn the Queen Of Rock N' Roll mantle. Her music is for sinful Saturday nights, and redemptive Sunday mornings. It's heartbreak music; it's music of sexual liberation; it's music for when it matters most. It's The Liza Colby Sound. It's the music we need in these times. Imagine Led Zeppelin at Madison Square Garden meets James Brown at the Apollo. Picture Tina Turner prowling the stage like Iggy Pop with vocals that conjure Aretha Franklin and Humble Pie's Steve Marriott. Hyperbolic? Nah, come to a show, and look out for The Liza Colby Sound's upcoming EP, DRAW. "When I sing, I want it to be badass, feminine, empowering, and ooze sexuality," the New York City-based artist says. "I want to kick mother#$&ers in the face with rock n' roll."

Blackout Winter Showcase - Drom
January 19, 2018 - NY

Since entering the a cappella scene in June 2012, BLACKOUT has grown into a group that is larger than the sum of its parts. We have had the honor and privilege of performing for organizations such as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the Super Bowl Host Committee; we've joined fellow members of our community on stages across the city and our studio recordings have been selected for professional a cappella compilation albums. BLACKOUT has performed at a variety of venues throughout New York City including The Highline Ballroom, The Bitter End, Arlene's Grocery and The Time Out. BLACKOUT has also been featured in a number of publications such as Elite Daily and was most recently named one of the best groups in the city by CBS New York.

Park Kyungso X Kim Chaek - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 19, 2018 - New York

As a gayageum player, composer and improviser, Park Kyungso sways between traditional and contemporary music – a truly preeminent contemporary musician. Kim Chaek takes inspirations from all continents- Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas- and translates them with the beautiful language of drums and percussions. Although the music of Park Kyungso X Kim Chaek started from different roots, their music is presented through the common denominator of Korean music, improvisation and avant-garde. A duet of gayageum and jazz drums will invite audience to a new level of musical experience that they have never seen be

The Winnie Blues - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 19, 2018 - New York

It could have been any other Wednesday, in any other bar in New York City, but unbeknownst to Alice Beatty and Cameron Potts, a chance encounter in a downtown Manhattan venue would lead to the formation of The Winnie Blues. Both originally from Australia, but having never crossed paths there, they met briefly at a gig at Rockwood Music Hall in 2016. They bonded over a beer and then never saw each other in New York City again. Fast forward 8 months to a local dive bar in Nashville, Tennessee and the two reunited, discussing music and shooting the shit. A plan was made to write one song together. Then another, and then another. Until finally, they needed to form a project together. The Winnie Blues draw on inspiration from some of the most influential duo's in music history. From Johnny & June, to Nick & Kylie, and Emmylou & Graham to place their unique stamp on the Americana music scene. The formula is simple yet powerful. Two voices, one microphone, one guitar. For all media enquiries, info at thewinnieblues.com

Friday Night Poetry Slam Semi Finals Hosted By Mahogany Browne - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 19, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $15 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $28 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Mongolian Monkfish, Another Castle - Arlene's Grocery
January 19, 2018 - New York

Mongolian Monkfish & Another Castle: Another Castle, a New York and Western Massachusetts-based band, takes their inspiration from the need to create music across state lines - city and country, urban and rural, modern rock with a gritty blues soul, an indie-pop spin and a little touch of Americana. Members Dayna Webber, Joshua Chaplin, Patrick Inverso, Sean Tuccillo and Jon Callegari are focused on finding new ways to make unexpected musical combinations.

Pregame Your Brain: Reproductive Rights and Dirty Bingo, with Lady Parts Justice League - Caveat
January 19, 2018 - New York

Featuring Lady Parts Justice League Get some post-work drinks in your face, and some brand new knowledge in your brain with Lady Parts Justice League at Pregame Your Brain! Get some post-work drinks in your face, and some brand new knowledge in your brain at Pregame Your Brain! Several stations of experts on the week's theme will be set up around the bar -- grab a drink, and choose your own adventure. Each expert has a 10 minute speed-lesson, so you can get the basics or go deep. Each week features experts on a different topic, so come back next week for all-new stuff! This week: Reproductive Rights and Dirty Bingo with Lady Parts Justice League.

Janeane Garofalo Todd Barry - Eastville Comedy Club
January 19, 2018 - New York

Suzanne Slair - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 19, 2018 - New York

Denny Love - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 19, 2018 - New York

Denny Love is the immensely talented singer/songwriter and entertainer. He commands the stage with a fervor rarely seen since the golden age of soul and funk. His lyrics have sex appeal. His songs are a celebration of love and life. His voice can make you cry but also get your ass on the dance floor. His band takes his energy and amplifies it to 11! Combining musicians of various musical backgroun ds, the experience of seeing and hearing Denny Love is a beautiful union of soulful Pop/R&B and high energy showmanship. Its intoxicating! A Native of Central New York, Denny grew up in a hardworking Italian-American family setting the tone for his no-nonsense and driven attitude. It comes through in his music, reminiscent of Prince, Michael Jackson, and James Brown, of which are all of his main influences since he began on the piano and studying voice at age 3. He is truly a phenomenon of vocal talent, with a buttery soft yet extremely powerful tenor, an instrument like no other. His accolades include many awards and competition wins, talent scholarships to his Alma Mater of Syracuse University, many national anthems and high profile New York City gigs where he and his band are ba... (read more)

Amy Rivard - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 19, 2018 - New York

The Handsome Dancer Extravagancer - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 19, 2018 - New York

Known for making funny videos like the viral sensation "Coincidance," 2017 JFL New Faces James Manzello & Matt Pavich bring their unique blend of music, comedy, & characters to the stage for an evening of...music, comedy, & characters.

Unboxing - Dixon Place
January 19, 2018 - New York

The Viral Squad is a group of YouTubers with big dreams in the world of entertainment. But when their most popular member crosses a line with a joke, they suddenly find themselves entrenched at the center of an argument over Free Speech and political representation. Now they must reckon with the consequences of a political world they've always been intent on avoiding. Patrick Vermillion (playwright) is an NYC playwright, comedian, and member of the Dramatists Guild. His plays have been seen at Ensemble Studio Theater, IRT, Soho Playhouse, and Alchemical Lab in New York, as well as LSU in Louisiana and Next Iteration Theater in Houston. He is a recipient of the 2015 David Lindsay-Abaire award for his play Drinking Game, and the 2016 winner of Sanguine Theater Company's Project Playwright for his play Jessica. He is also a director, most recently having directed the interactive You Haunt Our House at The Annoyance Theater in Brooklyn, New York and Kidney Channel Original Movies for The PIT's Sketchfest.

Janeane Garofalo Featuring Todd Barry - Eastville Comedy Club
January 19, 2018 - New York

Nicole Henry - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 19, 2018 - New York

Nicole Henry has established herself as one of the jazz world's most acclaimed vocalists, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. Her passionate, soulful voice and heart-felt charisma has earned her a Soul Train Award for "Best Traditional Jazz Performance," three Top-10 U.S. Billboard and HMV Japan jazz albums. Heralded by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Japan Times, El Pais, Jazz Times, Essence and more, Ms. Henry tells real stories through repertoire from the American Songbook, classic and contemporary jazz, contemporary standards, blues and originals.

Gregg Bordowitz: Some Styles of Masculinity, Pt. I - New Visit Hello Museum
January 19, 2018 - New York

Three Lectures on Styles of Masculinity: 1) Rock Star Glamorous androgynous promiscuous bisexuality mixed with borough realness 2) Rabbi Erudite gourmand dark eyes peering through thick-lens eyeglasses pale skin bearded wearing satin and fur in somber colors championing the invective 3) Comedian Quick angry socially relevant humor accompanied by a gross overestimation of responsibility rendered powerless by morbid self-loathing In the premiere of this three-part performance-lecture series, titled Some Styles of Masculinity (2017) and presented as part of the exhibition "Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon," Gregg Bordowitz explores tropes of masculinity that have been formative to his own coming-of-age. Each evening, Bordowitz considers a different seminal figure: the rock star, the rabbi, or the comedian. Key Yiddish words for all three are farbissener, rakhmones, and schpilkes, Some Styles of Masculinity extends Bordowitz's understanding of gender as "bound up, entangled, with ethnic, religious, and national identities as well as sexuality, race, and class." Tickets for this event will be made available shortly. Gregg Bordowitz (b. 1964) is an artist and w... (read more)

Never Sleep Alone starring Dr. Alex Schiller - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 19, 2018 - New York

When did you last make out with a complete stranger? Are you fulfilling your socio-sexual potential? What is an MBO? And WHO is going to give you one? If you can't answer these questions, you urgently need a session with straight-talking sexual evangelist Dr. Alex Schiller. Get dressed up to the nines, grab your friends and lovers and come to Joe's Pub for a hysterically funny and seriously sexy live entertainment experience where the audience laughs, learns and literally hooks up with each other! Whether you're single and seeking, or happily coupled, NEVER SLEEP ALONE is the New York night you've always wanted. During this highly interactive show, Dr. Alex gives life-changing advice from her best-selling book, and leads the audience through a wildly entertaining evening where nobody hesitates and everybody participates. The night continues at an after-party at a nearby lounge, where you'll dance the night away with sexy strangers from all over the world. Clean your apartment before the show… there's a good chance you'll be bringing someone back.

Exhibition: the Tredwell Book Collection and the Changing 19th Century Culture of BooksDark Days of Winter Candlelight Ghost Tour of 'Manhattan's Most Haunted House' (The New York Times) - Merchant's House Museum
January 19, 2018 - New York

Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the dead of night. Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where seven family members died and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them. "#1 Most Haunted Place in NYC" (TimeOut New York)

Hustle Summit NYC: An Epic Networking Event | Winter 2018 - Universe
January 19, 2018 - New York

Hustle Summit NYC: An Epic Networking Event Connect w/ Top Companies & Party w/ Young Pros Hustle Summit will connect you digitally and in-person to awesome companies like Bustle, KBS+ Eileen Fischer, News America Marketing, Refinery29, Macmillan (actual line-up to be announced) & more, plus the coolest pros across industries who are ready to become your mentors, and your future life-long friends. Join us on Friday, January 19th at Irving Plaza for a day and night filled with fun things to do, great people to meet, and exciting ways move your career forward. Who's behind this kick-ass networking event? We're FindSpark, a community by and for the most ambitious, diverse young pros out there. We're the largest hub for interns and young pros in the country, and have produced 250+ programs and have over 26,000 members...and we're just getting started. Learn more at HustleSummit.co and FindSpark.com Please note: We do not offer refunds, but you can always transfer your ticket to someone else, or get a credit toward a future FindSpark event. Employer and mentor line up subject to change.

Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales: The Ginger Snapped - Joe's Pub at The Public
Through January 19, 2018 - New York

Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales have come to showcase their new music from their upcoming album... however Jinkx worries that her best years are behind her. In order to avoid a breakdown of diva proportions Major must act as both pianist and therapist to the Manic Miss Monsoon. Music and mental health collide in this witty, biting look at the dark side of Drag fame.

Village Vitality Returns! - Astor Place Theatre
Through January 19, 2018 - New York

Begin 2018 the right way with Village Vitality, two weeks of extraordinary fitness, beauty, wellness and health food experiences! Enjoy FREE fitness classes, exclusive incentives and offers with the Villages' very best fitness, beauty and healthy eating businesses. Village Vitality has something for everyone, from high intensity cardio training with New York Sports Club to the artful and precise movements of Pilates with Uptown Pilates. If yoga or boot camp is your scene, then you can do all that with at Three Jewels. When you're finished with sweating make yourself look even more fabulous with hair styling at Salon V for the best cut in the Village and their unique 'hair facial'. Because beauty starts at home iconic Village apothecary, C.O. Bigelow have created exclusive facial and skincare collections at very special prices unique to Village. Because looking great and feeling great takes energy we've also partnered with Ancolie and EVA's Kitchen to present some of the best healthy eating to be found in New York, while EVA's supplements offer exclusive Village Vitality discounts across their range and FREE protein bars! Join us to take advantage of these very s... (read more)

Fetty Wap: The FMF Tour - Irving Plaza
January 20, 2018 - New York

Fetty Wap is bringing The FMF (For My Fans) Tour to NYC. He will hit the stage at Irving Plaza on January 20, 2018. Doors open at 6PM and show starts at 7PM. Tickets are on sale now. Get your tickets here, http://bit.ly/2ALEAyD

Words: Hip Hop & Poetry Showcase & Open Mic with Wiseguy and Gaston - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 20, 2018 - New York

WORDS was created by Rocky LaMontagne & Bobbito the Barber to give young up-and-coming poets & emcees the opportunity to showcase their work to an audience of their peers. This showcase and open mic has featured Company Flow, Canibus, Mos Def, M.C. Search, Willie Perdomo, Saul Williams, and Suheir Hammad, among others. The open mic gives new artists a chance to perform in front of an audience. WORDS! is hosted by WiseGuy & Gaston and is held on the third Saturday of every month. $13 at the door, $10 with Student ID.

10th Annual Cassoulet Cook Off - Jimmy's No. 43
January 20, 2018 - New York

Calling all chefs and lovers of cassoulet! Our Ninth Annual Cassoulet Cookoff will take place on Saturday, January 20th from 12 -3 p.m., pop up location in nyc at the brooklyn kitchen, williamsburg . This year’s event is being co-hosted with Chefs’ Consortium, which will help source local ingredients for chefs. Tickets are now on sale and we still have spaces available for both amateur and professional chefs, with features of the cookout to include: professional and amateur chefs (chef entries are being accepted now: email foodkarma@gmail.com People’s and judges’ choice awards, with cool prizes for best of show from sponsors WÜSTHOF and Anolon Cookware New and returning chefs to date (and subject to change): coming soon this year, celebrating our 10th year of the competition, all inclusive ticket with samplingof 10+ cassoulets, and selection of cider, crft beer , wine, and spirits, list coming soon. $45 all inclusive food and drink ticket, 21 and over event press links of previous years' events: to inspuire and infoirm!! cassoulet canbe delicious!! This is the 10th annual event, celebrate with us. the event will sell out. all food and drinks included in the ticket price.... (read more)

Madeline Mondrala, Sean McVerry, Lizonious & the Rabbit, Vinegar Mothe - Pianos NYC
January 20, 2018 - New York City

Spuyten Duyvil - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 20, 2018 - New York

Spuyten Duyvil returns to the Rockwood II Music Hall on Jan., 20 for its last New York appearance in 2018! The acclaimed "high-octane Americana" band announces it is taking a break from touring, but not before a bang-up Farewell (For Now) performance at the Manhattan venue. On January 20, Spuyten Duyvil (pronounced "SPITE-en DIE+vul") will return to one of its signature venues for a celebratory show before taking a hiatus from active touring. The announcement comes after a busy and successful recent run for the group, including annual performances at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and Caramoor American Roots Festival, regular appearances at Club Passim in Cambridge MA, Cafe Lena in Saratoga Springs NY and other storied coffeehouses across the US, and headlining Israel's Jacob's Ladder Folk Festival. In 2016, the band's CD "The Social Music Hour Vol. 1," a spirited re-imagining of traditional folk songs, was nominated for "Album of the Year" by the International Folk Music Association, and its 2017 single "The Warmth of Other Suns" reached the International Folk DJ Top 20 list. The Rockwood Music Hall is a beloved venue for the band, the place were it debuted its two most ... (read more)

Brendan O'Shea - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 20, 2018 - New York

Originally from Killarney in the South West of Ireland, singer-songwriter Brendan O'Shea moved to the United States in the late 90's. Since then, he has become a veteran of New York City's songwriter scene and has released three albums garnering him praise from critics and press around the world. HIs music can be heard in such films as Ron Howard's Oscar nominated film Backdraft, the wildly successful Karen Gehres indie-doc Begging Naked, and the ABC docu-drama Boston Med. Most recently, Brendan's was invited to record a concert for the XM Radio show From the Living Room to the Loft keeping the momentum going on what is already a prolific career. In addition to headlining his own shows in both the United States and Europe, Brendan has embarked on three tours of Japan in collaboration with the Trinity Dance Troupe as well as sharing stages with the likes of The Frames/Swell Season, Ike Reilly, Elliott Smith, and Interpol to name but a few.? In 2007 Brendan became a founding member of Fairplay Collective, a unique endeavor in which songwriters have come together to support and promote each other's individual projects as independent artists. A lover of music of all kinds, Brendan and ... (read more)

A Night of Punk! - Arlene's Grocery
January 20, 2018 - New York

The Clash were crucial to the birth of British punk and have become one of the most influential bands...ever. Straight To Hell faithfully recreate their legendary high energy live show, performing punk, reggae, and rockabilly spanning the full catalogue. Venues include The Knitting Factory, Arlene's Grocery, The Great Hall of The Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as clubs all over NYC. Let fury have the hour! "A friend of mine recently saw your band play in NYC and couldn't stop raving about how amazing you were. She said she danced so hard at the last show she hurt her knee." Rockaway Bitch is a New York based all female tribute to punk icons the Ramones. They are of the opinion that you do it right or you don't do it at all. They have played for audiences full of Ramones diehards, and time and time again they are commended for the excellence they put forth as well as for keeping the music alive.

Hayley Reardon - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 20, 2018 - New York

Noted for her thoughtful, vivid songwriting and engaging stage performance, Hayley has spent the past five years sharing the stage with acts like Tom Rush, Peter Yarrow, Buskin & Batteau, Christine Lavin, and opening for the likes of Lori McKenna, Mark Erelli, and Catie Curtis. She has been selected for official showcases at Folk Alliance International and New England Regional Folk Alliance, as well as The Boston Folk Festival, New York Songwriter's Circle, and Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase. In 2012, The Boston Globe Magazine named her a Bostonian of the Year for both her music and her work to pair it with a message of teen empowerment. The feature article characterized her as "a confident, radiant teenage singer/songwriter who is helping to pen the next chapter of the Boston folk scene....while Reardon is rapidly making a name for herself under the stage lights, it could be said that she's having a bigger impact on her peers across the country as an effective teen-to-teen ambassador, sought after by schools nationwide." erformer Magazine describes her music as "brilliantly moving folk/pop with a lyrical depth and soul," while American Songwriter Magazin... (read more)

Robbie Gil - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 20, 2018 - New York

The Robbie Gil Band has been performing in NYC and the Northeastern US and California for over a decade. Their music has been featured in film, on television, and on stage. They've built an audience through incredibly energetic live shows and had a bi-weekly residence for 2 years at Rockwood Music Hall, one of New York City's premiere music venues every other Saturday night. This helped them to garner over 20 thousand likes on their Facebook Page fb.me/robbiegilmusic and they continue to play there and at other fine clubs. Robbie has received a "Best Emerging Artist" award from the National Songwriter Hall of Fame. The band is incredibly close and plans to continue make music together for a very long time.

Damn Right Record Release Party - Nublu
January 20, 2018 - New York

Damn Right formed onstage at the legendary Baltimore venue, the 8X10 and immediately noticed a distinct improvisational chemistry. The trio (with then keyboardist Blake Mobley) spent the next few years refining their sound and making a name for themselves as a quality live act, performing all over the country with the help from occasional live and studio sit ins from improvisational wizards such as Bernie Worrell (P-Funk, Talking Heads), Marco Benevento, and Billy Martin (Medeski Martin & Wood) to name a few. Presently Damn Right finds themselves as a Philadelphia based live/studio production trio that is making as many waves with their studio work as their live show. And its those roots in improv and experience gained through years of touring by founding members Tommy Bradel (drummer/producer/designer) and Johnny Fissinger (bassist/producer/vocals) mixed with the production wizardry of new addition FLOTE (instrumentalist/producer) that give their song writing and production such a unique sound. While pulling little bits from pretty much any genre while keeping a constant emphasis on capturing the free flowing emotion of live instrumentation, the band is bringing a new energ... (read more)

Phil Pickens - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 20, 2018 - New York

On the heels of NPR's tiny desk contest, Bob Boilen (NPR) and Rita Houston (WFUV) invited Phil Pickens and his band the Astronauts to play the legendary Hit Factory in the heart of NYC. NPR Music recalls his sound as "big-hearted" and "rootsy". There's a push-pull in everything Phil Pickens says and doesn't say, in what he sings and doesn't sing. "The words I do not say speak louder than I want them to," he sings in "Fool's Gold." Born and raised in Georgia, his crooked smile and royal blue eyes perfectly embody the double edge of kindness and menace in southern hospitality. Pickens has a bracing, expressive voice and a style that blends folk sensibilities and contemporary indie rock. His upcoming album, Cathedrals, seeks solace in loss. "Re-accounting all the landscapes, the heartaches, and places yet to go," he sings in Cathedral. To Pickens, each song is its own cathedral – a sacred place to ask questions without easy answers. In "Arizona", he tries to make sense of his father's mysterious death. In the studio, producer James Frazee (Sharon Van Etten, Anthony Da Costa, My Morning Jacket, Modern Savage) pushed him to go deeper, to face the thing he did not want to face. "We... (read more)

Janeane Garofalo Todd Barry - Eastville Comedy Club
January 20, 2018 - New York

The Myrrors - Berlin
January 20, 2018 - New York

The Myrrors is an experimental/psychedelic folk-rock band from from the Arizona desert.

Scott Sharrard - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 20, 2018 - New York

"I know all about guitar players-I've seen the very best-and Scott Sharrard is the perfect guitarist for my band. He understands that you don't need to play just for the sake of playing; Scott isn't one of those guys who thinks they get paid by the note. He never steps on the vocals, and he leaves plenty of room for everyone else to do their thing, but when it's time to solo, Scott delivers, boy."

Exclusive Late Night Tour @ Historic Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace - New York Adventure Club
January 20, 2018 - New York

Step inside a century-old Gramercy brownstone for a private look at the boyhood home of the first born & bred New Yorker to become president of the United States. Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive after-hours tour of the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, a 1919 reconstructed version of the 1848 townhouse where Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, lived from his birth on October 27, 1858 until he was 14 years old. Led by a National Park Ranger, our special experience at the restored townhouse in Gramercy will include: An overview of Theodore Roosevelt during childhood, who was known as a "sickly yet bright boy who exercised to improve his health and began a lifelong passion for the 'strenuous life'" A private walkthrough of the reconstructed Roosevelt house featuring five fully furnished period rooms that offer insight into what life was like for a wealthy New York family in the 1860s A look at objects and furnishings from the original Roosevelt family residence, including volumes from his library A visit to the collections on view that illustrates Roosevelt's early family life, as well as his late military and ... (read more)

Schtick A Pole In It: 5yr Anniversary!!! - Drom
January 20, 2018 - New York

chtick A Pole In It is a night of comedy and pole dancing from producers/comics Dan Goodman & JoAnna Ross. Schtick works like this- Comics and pole dancers alternate the stage to create a show that makes everyone happy. Who doesn't like to laugh. Who doesn't like to watch dancers do insane things on a pole? If you haven't come before you want to come to this show. It's our 5 year Anniversary and the only place you're gonna see The Beatles on the pole. If you don't see shows like this why are you even paying the crazy NYC rents? *Limited Seating* *Reservation Highly Recommended* Theme: The Beatles Venue Drom- 85 Avenue A (between 5th and 6th streets) New York, NY 10009 (212) 777-1157 Time/Date/Tickets Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 8pm (doors open at 7:30) $20 online - https://tinyurl.com/yc87u7fo $25 cash at the door Subways 2nd ave stop on the F. Walkable from the 6 (Astor Place) and R (8th St - NYU) train stations. Comics Dan Goodman(Fusion Network) JoAnna Ross(Schtick Creator) Greg Stone(Axs, Sirius XM) Dancers Liz Bohan(Girl Spot) Emma Varvaloucas(Aerial EDGJ) Anna Grundstrom(Pulse Project) Lara Michaels(USPDF National Champion) Aggie Ng(In... (read more)

Happy Hour Comedy with Herron Entertainment - Eastville Comedy Club
January 20, 2018 - New York

Janeane Garofalo Featuring Todd Barry - Eastville Comedy Club
January 20, 2018 - New York

Gregg Bordowitz: Some Styles of Masculinity, Pt. I - New Visit Hello Museum
January 20, 2018 - New York

Three Lectures on Styles of Masculinity: 1) Rock Star Glamorous androgynous promiscuous bisexuality mixed with borough realness 2) Rabbi Erudite gourmand dark eyes peering through thick-lens eyeglasses pale skin bearded wearing satin and fur in somber colors championing the invective 3) Comedian Quick angry socially relevant humor accompanied by a gross overestimation of responsibility rendered powerless by morbid self-loathing In the premiere of this three-part performance-lecture series, titled Some Styles of Masculinity (2017) and presented as part of the exhibition "Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon," Gregg Bordowitz explores tropes of masculinity that have been formative to his own coming-of-age. Each evening, Bordowitz considers a different seminal figure: the rock star, the rabbi, or the comedian. Key Yiddish words for all three are farbissener, rakhmones, and schpilkes, Some Styles of Masculinity extends Bordowitz's understanding of gender as "bound up, entangled, with ethnic, religious, and national identities as well as sexuality, race, and class." Tickets for this event will be made available shortly. Gregg Bordowitz (b. 1964) is an artist and w... (read more)

Cantata Profana: American Songbook II featuring John Taylor Ward - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 20, 2018 - New York

John Taylor Ward returns to the stage at Joe's Pub with pianist Daniel Schlosberg to continue their whirlwind exploration of the roots and future of American song. Joined by several special guests, Dan and Taylor will lend their panache to everything from lutesong to lounge, from hillbilly harmonies to highbrow hoedowns, and from bourbon street bands to back street boys. Cantata Profana is a fearless vocal and instrumental chamber ensemble now entering its sixth season of presenting "every kind of classical music you might imagine" (New Yorker). The ensemble is devoted to new music, old music "to most anything, so long as the mixture is put together thoughtfully and put across persuasively" (NY Times). Cantata Profana's artists combine virtuosic talent with innovative staging, lighting, and design, collaborating to present eclectic and diverse masterpieces with a theatrical flair. We transcend the typical chamber music concert with programming that pulls from every century, allowing pieces to speak to each other across time periods and continents, just as the performers speak to the audience. Each concert offers a never before imagined way of telling stories through music.

Dez Mona and Baroque Orchestration X: Sága - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 20, 2018 - New York

ága is a theatrical song cycle, which deals with "homecoming" as its main theme. The title of the work refers to the well-known epic tales composed in Iceland and Greenland sometime between the 12th and 14th centuries, and also to Sága: in Norse mythology she is the goddess of history and storytelling. Dez Mona tells stories about the soul and goes in search of their love for the land, a home, and the world in which they live. The songs emanate from the continuous search for ideal geographical and spiritual surroundings. By looking into the past, Dez Mona tries to explain the current state of affairs. But more than anything, their latest work is a poetic reflection on what is happening here and now. After its wildly successful New York debut in PROTOTYPE 2016, we have decided to bring it back for a reprise engagement. Dez Mona is one of Belgium's finest indie bands whose style fuses jazz, gospel, spirituals, and drama. For the creation of Sága, they engage in a sparkling collaboration with B.O.X. (Baroque Orchestration X), along with the outstanding vocalist Gregory Frateur. Sága was created with the support of deSingel in Antwerp, Klara festival, Opera Days Rotterdam, and wi... (read more)

Fetty Wap: The FMF Tour - Irving Plaza
January 20, 2018 - New York

Fetty Wap is bringing The FMF (For My Fans) Tour to New York City. On January 20th and 21st 2018 the "Trap Queen" rapper will hit the stage at Irving Plaza. Doors open at 7PM and the show starts at 8PM. Tickets are on sale now. Get tickets here, http://bit.ly/2AmnqdQ

21st Annual Building Connections Showcase - Astor Place Theatre
Through January 20, 2018 - New York

Building Connections is the Center for Architecture Education Department's annual exhibition of K-12 student design work from our Learning By Design:NY in-school residencies and studio workshops held at the Center for Architecture. The exhibition highlights our design education methods and program themes. It also celebrates the creativity of our students, design educators, and partner teachers through a dynamic display of drawings and models. It is a valuable resource for educators interested in integrating design into their own classrooms.

Fetty Wap: The FMF Tour - Irving Plaza
January 21, 2018 - New York

Fetty Wap is bringing The FMF (For My Fans) Tour to NYC. He will hit the stage at Irving Plaza on January 21, 2018. Doors open at 7PM and show starts at 8PM. Tickets are on sale now. Get your tickets here, http://bit.ly/2ycSerC

Delany Parker - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 21, 2018 - New York

Delaney Parker - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 21, 2018 - New York

I, Alexander, Julian Cubillos - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 21, 2018 - New York

I, Alexander is a Brooklyn based Indie Chamber Pop band that features songs infused with folk and electronic elements alike.

Mark Normand, Wil Sylvince - Eastville Comedy Club
January 21, 2018 - New York

Gregg Bordowitz: Some Styles of Masculinity, Pt. I - New Visit Hello Museum
January 21, 2018 - New York

Three Lectures on Styles of Masculinity: 1) Rock Star Glamorous androgynous promiscuous bisexuality mixed with borough realness 2) Rabbi Erudite gourmand dark eyes peering through thick-lens eyeglasses pale skin bearded wearing satin and fur in somber colors championing the invective 3) Comedian Quick angry socially relevant humor accompanied by a gross overestimation of responsibility rendered powerless by morbid self-loathing In the premiere of this three-part performance-lecture series, titled Some Styles of Masculinity (2017) and presented as part of the exhibition "Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon," Gregg Bordowitz explores tropes of masculinity that have been formative to his own coming-of-age. Each evening, Bordowitz considers a different seminal figure: the rock star, the rabbi, or the comedian. Key Yiddish words for all three are farbissener, rakhmones, and schpilkes, Some Styles of Masculinity extends Bordowitz's understanding of gender as "bound up, entangled, with ethnic, religious, and national identities as well as sexuality, race, and class." Tickets for this event will be made available shortly. Gregg Bordowitz (b. 1964) is an artist and w... (read more)

O Baby Mine: Sing a Song of Shakespeare presented in association with the NYC Children's Theater - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 21, 2018 - New York

It's never too early to meet the Bard... New York City Children's Theater is proud to present a concert for kids of all ages! Enjoy a day out with the family at O Baby Mine: Sing a Song of Shakespeare. Featuring Rob Weinert-Kent, Raymond Bokhour, Madison Scheckel, and special guests, O Baby Mine is a collection of children's songs based on Shakespeare's most famous works, including A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and more.

David Nagler: The Appointees - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 21, 2018 - New York

The Appointees is Brooklyn-based composer and multi-instrumentalist David Nagler's new project informed and provoked by cabinet appointees to the Trump administration. With a full band -- Annie Nero, Konrad Meissner, Stephanie Sanders, Jonny Lam, Tom Chiu, Jeanann Dara, Clara Kennedy, and more -- the show will consist of performances of 11 provocative, relevant, and dystopian songs that use Trump cabinet members as jumping-off points for narratives, with a mix of rock, folk, psychedelic, Brazilian, and country music. Guests on the recording include Jo Lampert (Tune-Yards, David Byrne's Joan of Arc: Into the Fire) and English singer/songwriter Bridget St. John, and the record was mixed by longtime collaborator D. James Goodwin (Bob Weir, Kevin Morby). Volume 1 is available as of early November, Volume 2 will be out January 19. Nagler's last project, Carl Sandburg's Chicago Poems, premiered at Joe's Pub in 2016 and is an orchestral folk song cycle that celebrated the centenary of the poetry collection. The record features guest vocals from Chicago musicians including Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco), Robbie Fulks, Sally Timms, Jon Langford, Kelly Hogan, and Daniel Knox, and was featured in ... (read more)

Angela Di Carlo: A.D.D. Cabaret - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 21, 2018 - New York

Can't Focus? Feeling Fidgety? Angela Di Carlo has the cure with Attention Deficit Disorder Cabaret, an evening of short, hilarious catchy songs about random observations, pet peeves and timely topics performed at lightening pace live with her heavily medicated band, "The Adderalls" and surprise special guest! A laugh riot not for the faint of heart! "Vivacious! One of the best gigs of the week." -- Time Out New York "A bizarre delicious treasure" – Jake Shears Scissor Sisters Featuring Special Guest: Mx Justin Vivian Bond

Fetty Wap: The FMF Tour - Irving Plaza
January 21, 2018 - New York

Fetty Wap is bringing The FMF (For My Fans) Tour to New York City. On January 20th and 21st 2018 the "Trap Queen" rapper will hit the stage at Irving Plaza. Doors open at 7PM and the show starts at 8PM. Tickets are on sale now. Get tickets here, http://bit.ly/2AmnqdQ

BrouHaHa - Theater For The New City
Through January 21, 2018 - New York City

BrouHaHa is an existential escapade inspired by images of refugees fleeing on foot, Edwardian workers, cinematic treasures like Fellini’s La Strada and Bergman’s The Seventh Seal, and the dark comedy of Samuel Beckett. In this devised, clown-esque piece, Happenstance Theater's troupe of eccentrics walks the precipice at the end of the world. Their play lights up the darkness like a firecracker. This timely show appeals to audiences of any age. The ensemble cast will feature Gwen Grastorf, Karen Hansen (Winner, 2017 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Musical Direction), Mark Jaster (Winner, 2016 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play), Sabrina Mandell, Sarah Olmsted Thomas, and Alex Vernon with Lighting Design by Kris Thompson and Costume Design by Sabrina Mandell (Winner, 2016 & 2017 Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Costume Design). BrouHaHa has been performed at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, Staunton Music Festival, Celebration Barn, NextNOW Festival at Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Baltimore Theatre Project, NY Clown Theatre Festival in Brooklyn, Capital Fringe Festival, Reston CenterStage and St. Mary’s College. It was developed with ... (read more)

Garden of Earthly Delights - Central Booking
Through January 21, 2018 - New York

Opening Reception: Thursday, November 9, 6-8pm Nicole Antebi, Bitsy Bentley, Carlos Cuellar Brown, Cynthia Back, Pamela Casper, Yoon Cho, Catherine Clover/Viv Corringham, Gerhild Ebel, Leslie Fry, Anna Geerdes, Shelley Haven, Susan Hoenig, Nina Kuo/Lorin Roser, Scott McIntire, Barbara Rosenthal. Curator: Maddy Rosenberg.

Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon - New Museum
Through January 21, 2018 - Lower East Side

"Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon" Investigates Gender's Place in Contemporary Art and Culture at a Moment of Political Upheaval and Renewed Culture Wars. the Exhibition Features an Intergenerational Group of Artists Who Explore Gender Beyond the Binary to Usher in More Fluid and Inclusive Expressions of Identity.

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 22, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Elsa Nilsson + Jon Cowherd - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 22, 2018 - New York

Jazz Flutist and composer Elsa Nilsson and renowned pianist and composer Jon Cowherd will return to Rockwood Music Hall's Stage 3 on Monday, January 22nd, 7 pm to perform a duo set of original music. This special and intimate performance will feature brand new compositions that the duo will record only a few days after. Swedish-born flute player Elsa Nilsson's music is profoundly playful and widely influenced. "The beauty of music is how it transcends cultural boundaries," states Nilsson. She highlights this in her compositions by mixing cultural elements to create a sound that is distinctly her own. Nilsson has built a solid career and reputation upon her belief that all folk music (including jazz) has a common thread, and that by weaving those threads together, a deeper, more complete understanding among varying cultures can be reached. The Kentucky-born, New Orleans-schooled, New York-based pianist Jon Cowherd is best known for his long-running partnership with drummer/bandleader Brian Blade, with whom he co-founded the Brian Blade Fellowship, The Fellowship's highly acclaimed albums showcase Cowherd's stellar keyboard work and singular compositional skills. When not recor... (read more)

SondorBlue - Arlene's Grocery
January 22, 2018 - New York

The members of Charleston, South Carolina's SondorBlue have the markers of the so-called 'New Bohemian' movement – with focus on a healthy lifestyle, brotherly love, and individuality. From TIME Magazine in the US to THE GUARDIAN in the UK, people are talking about the return to this free-thinking way of life. While SondorBlue is a rock band writing tight pop songs, they share the relentless touring schedule, the fan culture and the raw musicianship of artists on the ever-expanding jam band scene. The band is comprised of three exceptionally talented vocalists who could each easily front their own bands – Connor Hollifield on lead guitar, John Sheehan on guitar and keyboards and Andrew Halley at center stage on bass – with drummer, Drew Lewis holding down a clockwork backbeat. They come together to create harmonies unlike any you have ever heard. Connor explained of the arrangement "We had all had our own songwriting side projects when we were younger, but when we came together to play music — that's when we were the happiest." Sheehan added "I wanted to share this experience with my best friends. I knew we could go a lot further together than any of us could alone."

Becca Stevens - Mercury Lounge
January 22, 2018 - New York

North Carolina bred, Brooklyn based singer/composer/multi-instrumentalist Becca Stevens has already received copious praise from the likes of The New York Times, describing her as "a best-kept secret" and "impressively absorbing." Drawing upon elements of pop, indie-rock, jazz, and traditional Appalachian folk, Stevens has been hailed for her unique ability to craft exquisite compositions both for her own band, and for artists who run the gamut of genre from the legendary David Crosby, to singer José James to classical pianist Timo Andres. Stevens has toured the world with her band and collaborated with the likes of: Brad Mehldau, Esperanza Spalding, Billy Childs, Ambrose Akinmusire, Jacob Collier, Vijay Iyer and many others. Becca's music is featured on the latest Snarky Puppy Family Dinner Vol 2. Becca's new album, Regina, which was released in March of 2017, features Laura Mvula, Jacob Collier, David Crosby and was co produced by Troy Miller (Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, Amy Winehouse) and Michael League of Snarky Puppy. Regina is a tribute to strong women and figures in literature, history and legend as well as her personal life (Ophelia, Venus, Elizabeth I, her Grandmoth... (read more)

Little Kruta, Treya - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 22, 2018 - New York

Kate Davis - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 22, 2018 - New York

The music of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Kate Davis has been turning heads in New York's music scene since 2012. Whether she's crooning rootsy ballads or plucking bright riffs from her bass, the gutsy songstress from Portland, Oregon, puts a fresh spin on the standards and brings a canonical sensibility to her own lush tracks. Lauded by MTV as one of 2014's "15 Fresh Females Who Will Rule Pop," Kate grew up with an instrument in her arms and a head full of inventive lyrics. Her lifelong training makes for smart, warm pop that's as musically nuanced as it is addictive. If you put a mid-career Jenny Lewis album in a room with Regina Spektor's coloring, Joanna Newsom's lyric poetry, and a dose of Tina Fey's sharp wit -- then added a couple decades of rigorous musical education and a shift dress -- Kate Davis might come strolling out. Vivid, nostalgic melodies materialize out of Kate's musical arrangements, her songbird voice complimented by a rich rock 'n' roll bass-line. Alternating between achingly soulful and flippantly funny, Kate's songwriting combines ranging sonic textures with an anecdotal knack. Her lyrics are novel and rhapsodic, cutting through the clichés and ... (read more)

The Mosquito - Dixon Place
January 22, 2018 - New York

Hang out at the lounge at Dixon Place, the iconic & funky east-village theatre. Have a drink while checking out an early evening collection of musicians, writers, comics & creative types doing all kinds of things. Regulars include Pat Candaras, Cynthia Kaplan, Peri Gaffney, Kathryn Rossetter, Sheila Head, Susan Burns, Sue Giles, Nancy Shayne, and MORE! Nancy Giles is an Emmy award-winning commentator for CBS News Sunday Morning & has developed 4 solo shows at Dixon Place with director Ellie Covan, most recently The Further Adventures of the Accidental Pundette in Feb. 2013. Pictured, from right to left: Cynthia Kaplan, Pat Candaras, Kathryn Rossetter, Nancy Giles

Late Show Becca Stevens - Mercury Lounge
January 22, 2018 - New York

Becca Stevens North Carolina bred, Brooklyn based singer/composer/multi-instrumentalist Becca Stevens has already received copious praise from the likes of The New York Times, describing her as "a best-kept secret" and "impressively absorbing." Drawing upon elements of pop, indie-rock, jazz, and traditional Appalachian folk, Stevens has been hailed for her unique ability to craft exquisite compositions both for her own band, and for artists who run the gamut of genre from the legendary David Crosby, to singer José James to classical pianist Timo Andres. Stevens has toured the world with her band and collaborated with the likes of: Brad Mehldau, Esperanza Spalding, Billy Childs, Ambrose Akinmusire, Jacob Collier, Vijay Iyer and many others. Becca's music is featured on the latest Snarky Puppy Family Dinner Vol 2. Becca's new album, Regina, which was released in March of 2017, features Laura Mvula, Jacob Collier, David Crosby and was co produced by Troy Miller (Gregory Porter, Laura Mvula, Amy Winehouse) and Michael League of Snarky Puppy. Regina is a tribute to strong women and figures in literature, history and legend as well as her personal life (Ophelia, Venus, Elizabeth... (read more)

Arlene's World Famous Live Rock & Roll Karaoke - Arlene's Grocery
January 22, 2018 - New York

Arlene's World Famous Live Rock & Roll.

Ray Shell: Phoenix - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 22, 2018 - New York

Internationally renowned actor, writer, singer, producer, and director Ray Shell comes home with the premiere of RAY SHELL: PHOENIX. Directed by Michael Boyd with Rob Baumgartner (Musical Director), this intimate evening of music celebrates Ray's resurrection in New York after more than 30 years on West End stages, including his breakthrough as Rusty in the original London cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express, plus starring roles in Five Guys Named Moe, Blues in the Night, The Bodyguard, The Lion King, among several productions. Cathy Porter and Amille Harris aka Street Angels NYC accompany Ray on background vocals. RAY SHELL: PHOENIX revisits Ray's musical journey, which began in the U.S. touring companies of Hair and The Me Nobody Knows and has encompassed everything from singing with Whitney Houston, the Police, and Nona Hendryx to vocal coaching Grace Jones, Sia, Jamiroquai, and contestants on The Voice (BBC) and X-FACTOR. In 2017, Ray returned to the U.S. in Bud, Not Buddy (The Kennedy Center) and Inner City: The Music Reunion Concert (54 Below). He is the author of Iced (Random House) and Spike Lee: The Eternal Maverick (Street Angel Books), and recently direct... (read more)

Illustrated Lecture: the 19th Century City and the Book Market - Merchant's House Museum
January 22, 2018 - New York

Architectural historian Francis Morrone has for the last several years been studying the history of New York as a center of American book culture – publishing, printing, bookselling, libraries, and book reviewing. Morrone will discuss the Village's and the Union Square area's 19th-century history as a center of the book trade — of publishers, bookstores, and printers. Mr. Morrone's lecture will highlight the museum's exhibition (above) "The Tredwell Book Collection and the Changing 19th Century Culture of Books." The Tredwell books provide a glimpse into the family's interests, tastes, and intellectual pursuits, and were published almost exclusively in New York City during the early to mid-19th century, a period known as the "emerging mass culture of print." Admission is free. Reservations are required; click here to reserve. NOTE LOCATION: Jefferson Market Library, 425 Sixth Avenue (at 10th Street) Co-sponsored by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and the Merchant's House Museum.

Qt: Rainbows Across the Diaspora - Dixon Place
January 23, 2018 - New York

A poetic and cultural journey exploring the rich lives of the LGBTQ community and their new literary works. Linda LaBeija is a multidisciplinary artist from the Bronx, NY, whose work explores the complexities of living as a transgender woman of color in today's America. With origins in both both black America and the English/Spanish-speaking Caribbean, Linda's transnational experience of living at the intersection of embodied, social, and national borders hones in on the critiques of hegemonic power. As a performing artist and author, Linda's work intervenes with confidence, politicized anger, and grace into a symbolic and literal economy which would otherwise render her bound and gagged.

Chatter - Dixon Place
January 23, 2018 - New York

Chatter explores a very specific kind of solitude, the solitude of being in your 20s. Claire moves to New York. She knows that this supposed to be the best time of her life, when she'll meet her true friends and her soulmate, but, somehow, nothing is happening. She fails to truly connect with her friends and the person she falls in love with turns out to be just another illusion. She longs for intimacy, but her life is filled with pointless events and meaningless chatter.

Noa Fort Album Release - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 23, 2018 - New York

Terry Radigan - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 23, 2018 - New York

Seth Herzog's SWEET: Stand Up Comedy Show - The Slipper Room
January 23, 2018 - New York City

The long running, weekly stand up comedy extravaganza.

Prodigy Comedy - Eastville Comedy Club
January 23, 2018 - New York

Stephane Wrembel: The Django Experiment III Album Release - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 23, 2018 - New York

Stephane Wrembel is quite simply one of the finest guitar players in the world. The breadth and range of his playing and compositions are unmatched. To say that Wrembel— who learned his craft among the Gypsies at campsites in the French countryside— has already had a remarkable career would be an under-statement. This prolific, virtuoso guitarist from France has been releasing a steady stream of music since 2006 and has truly made his mark as one of the most original guitar voices in contemporary music. David Frick at Rolling Stone Magazine called him "a revelation." Oscar-winning director Woody Allen recruited him to score the theme song for the smash 2011 film, Midnight in Paris. Wrembel performed the irresistibly catchy "Bistro Fada" live during the 2012 Academy Awards ceremony. He has headlined Lincoln Center, played major festivals, recorded with mandolin legend David Grisman, toured with master violinist Mark O'Connor and shared stages with everyone from Elvis Costello to Patti Smith to The Roots. The Gitane guitar company has even named a model after him. "The Django Experiment III" on the anniversary of his 107th birthday on Django Reinhart's and as a follow up to hi... (read more)

An Evening with RADD® 'The Entertainment Industry's Voice for Road Safety' to Celebrate the Return of the 60th Annual GRAMMY® Awards Ceremony to New York City - The DL
January 24, 2018 - New York

RADD® Comes Together with MD25 Entertainment to Present A Night of Music and Mingling with Today's Rising Talent On Wednesday, January 24th as the 60th Annual GRAMMY® Awards get ready to make their return to New York City at MSG - RADD®, together with MD25 Entertainment will be celebrating the iconic ceremonies' New York roots at The DL (95 DELANCEY ST, NEW YORK, NY, 10002), Doors at 6:00PM! Produced by First Spear Media Group, the evening will be filled with critically acclaimed music acts and major labels' hot, emerging talent, plus special guests. This celebration promises to be an evening of great music, food, beverages, and FUN, all in support of the VERY important work of RADD®. Credited by the US Department of Transportation with saving young lives, RADD® promotes lifestyle solutions to avoid drunk and drug-impaired driving and riding among ages 14-34. More About RADD®: RADD® - The Entertainment Industry's Voice For Road Safety, is an internationally recognized non-profit organization that empowers media partners, celebrities and socially conscious supporters to create positive attitudes about road safety and to promote risk-intervention strategies to avoid driv... (read more)

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 24, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

Pete International Airport [Featuring Pete From Dandy Warhols], Frankenstein 3000, Rib Eye Brothers [Featuring Members of Monster Magnet ] - Bowery Electric
January 24, 2018 - New York

The Ribeye Brothers were formed by Tim Cronin and Jon Kleiman immediately following The Teapot Dome scandal, but broke up soon afterward when someone pointed out that neither Mr. Cronin or Kleiman had been born yet. The band reformed sometime in the early 1990's to fill a niche in popular music they felt wasn't being adequately addressed, namely, unpopular music.

Rib Eye Brothers [Featuring Members of Monster Magnet ], Frankenstein 3000, Pete International Airport - Bowery Electric
January 24, 2018 - New York

The Yellow Wallpaper - Dixon Place
January 24, 2018 - New York

Confined to rest and separated from her new-born child, a woman finds comfort within the yellow wallpaper that decorates her room. A multimedia staging of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's searing indictment of the medical community during her time provides an intimate look at a deteriorating mental state and an examination of destructive relationships between men and women.

Soles of Duende - Dixon Place
January 24, 2018 - New York

Soles of Duende is an energetic, multi-cultural, all-female percussive trio based in Tap, Flamenco and Kathak dance. Eagerly searching for truth and connection through the rhythms and shared stories of their respective cultures, these three women synergistically create performance that inspires and cultivates transformation.

Richard X Bennett - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 24, 2018 - New York

Composer/pianist Richard X Bennett returns to Rockwood Music Hall to play music from his two new Ropeadope Records releases, the groove jazz trio WHAT IS NOW" and his visionary raga-meets-Mingus quintet "EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH". He is joined by the exhilarating saxes of Lisa Parrott and Matt Parker and the big-time rhythm section of Adam Armstrong and Alex Wyatt. It's jazz for people who like their jazz, "full of spirit'n'soul"* In New York composer/pianist Richard X Bennett's groups have performed at Lincoln Center Out of Doors, The Guggenheim Museum, The Rubin Museum, Brooklyn Museum of Art, and Central Park Summerstage. Internationally, he has toured over twenty countries. He has six albums on Indian labels including two from "Times Music", India's biggest label.

Mark Normand, James Mattern, Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 24, 2018 - New York

Jamie Leonhart - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 24, 2018 - New York

Jamie Leonhart is known as a sharp-witted chanteuse, who refuses to be categorized; she is dynamic in emotional range and diverse in genre-crossing ability. She explores a rich hybrid of popular music – part jazz, part indie-pop, part quirky cabaret with a bit of torch song to round it out. Live, her audience becomes a collective co-conspirator as she intones her confessions, dissatisfactions and desires, supported by arrangements that move from somber to playfully bombastic. Leonhart's approachable demeanor belies powerhouse vocals and some of the most innovative compositions of the day – she delivers intricate melodies with warmth and simplicity. Her voice has drawn comparisons to the likes of Norah Jones, Feist, Madeleine Peyroux and even Sarah Vaughan.

Illustrated Lecture: Lafayette Place/Lafayette Street: a Topographical History by Francis Morrone - Merchant's House Museum
January 24, 2018 - New York

When and how did fashionable and tranquil Lafayette Place — 100-feet wide, 3-blocks long, with no cross streets — come into being in the 19th century? By what stages did it evolve? How and when did Lafayette Place become Lafayette Street, and how did the new, much longer, street develop? This lecture will cover, among other things, the conditions that both brought the Merchant's House into being — and its preservation and survival defied. Not least, this will be a lecture on New York maps and their use in research.

I Love New York: a Found Text American Dream/Nightmare - Dixon Place
January 25, 2018 - New York

I Love New York explores modern anxiety and the quest for external validation by juxtaposing material from TripAdvisor.com and Ellis Island immigrant interviews. Laughs are followed by questions: "Am I that revealing online?" "Is my anxiety that high?" "Is the fact that I've forgotten the question and am questioning my anxiety proof I have anxiety?" I Love New York gives Americans from all over the country and immigrants from all around the world the opportunity to tell you what The American Dream looks like for them.

Titan T+A: A Burlesque Tribute to the Work of Don Bluth - Drom
January 25, 2018 - Manhattan

Join us as our first rate showgirls embody some second rate cartoons. The Maine Attraction will make something rumbly, just a little south of your tumbley. Minnie D'Moocha's act will keep you from Romanov. Veronika Winters will have you banging on the your joystick all night long. Striker Posie might not have wings, but her number will more then make up for that. Holly Ween might need a little help taking off some of her harder to reach costume pieces. Finally, Mx Macabre has finally made me interested in kale!

Campfire! Queer Storytime - Dixon Place
January 25, 2018 - New York

Style Icon and Self Proclaimed Downtown Darling Dust Tea Shoulders hosts CAMPFIRE! Queer Storytime. He and his meticulously curated guests tell tales of hilarity, heartbreak, and hot times of heavy breathing. Dust Tea Shoulders (Dusty Childers/ @duddylynn) directs, dramaturges, conjures costumes, speaks their truth in front of audiences, drags it up periodically, and instructs the future via the classroom. Childers' body of work has graced the likes of Joe's Pub, Abrons, The Whitney, BAM, La Mama, the Soho Playhouse, Sid Gold's Request Room, NY Live Arts, BAM, The Mix Festival, Bureau of General Services Queer Division, and St. Ann's Warehouse. He has worked with Justin Sayre, Taylor Mac, Heather Acs, Mister Wallace, Big Dipper, Miguel Gutierrez, Silas Howard, World Famous *BOB* and Amber Martin (among others).

Jody Quine - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 25, 2018 - New York

Syml - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 25, 2018 - New York

Guest event: Kathy Zimmer and Stevie and the Lion - The Slipper Room
January 25, 2018 - New York

Kathy Zimmer performs "cosmopolitan folk" (folk/pop) music with her band The Sugar Bowls. Offering thoughtful songs accented with vocal harmonies and tricks up her sleeve, see why the Roots Music Report said, "At various turns enchanting, haunting and soothing—and at times a bit of all of these—Ms. Zimmer's sophisticated song crafting never fails to charm." Stevie and the Lion deliver a salty, sweet mix of pop and folk, built on a rock-solid friendship. Like Fleetwood Mac and The Civil Wars, Stevie and the Lion weave intricate harmonies through their songs, but it's their infectious melodies and irreverent take on folk pop that have helped them stake out a sound of their own. The Perpetual Emotion EP is backed by a full band, with long-time collaborator Carolyn Murphy featured on accordion and clarinet. The EP, produced by Omer Leibovitz (The Courtesy Tier) at Bird Wire Studios, is honest and provocative, featuring a pair of personalities that are both inappropriate and completely endearing. This band and their music will be your new favorite friend.

Grace McLean - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 25, 2018 - New York

Called "electrifying" by The Huffington Post and "phenomenal" by the New York Times, Grace McLean is a multi-hyphenate actress-singer-writer-teacher on the rise. In addition to performing in the Broadway hit Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Grace also makes time for her acclaimed original music, both as a solo artist and with her band Grace McLean & Them Apples. With a sound that combines Regina Spektor's quirkiness, Nellie McKay's jazz sensibilities, Fiona Apple's irreverence, Kimbra's sass and Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs' rhythm, McLean adds up to one beautiful weirdo. Manhattan User's Guide writes, "this pop and jazz singer writes seriously infectious melodies with seriously antic lyrics. Her voice can raise the roof, or she can slide off a note and break your heart," and Stephen Holden of the New York Times says "Ms. McLean's voice [is] a flexiible instrument with unexpected reserves of power...Behind her playful adventurousness lies a well of passion." Grace was a headlining performer and vocal instructor at the SingStrong a capella festivals in DC and Chicago in 2014 and in 2015 her band participated in a US State Department sponsored tour of Pakistan. Grace McL... (read more)

Jared & The Mill - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 25, 2018 - New York

The Narrowbacks - Arlene's Grocery
January 25, 2018 - New York

The brain child of a future banker and a drop out bartender, The Narrowbacks are a fresh voice for songs and stories old and new. After some late night sing songs, a couple whiskeys and a few lost jobs we came up with a young punk attitude that found itself running through the veins of an old time folk band. The Narrowbacks: American First, Irish Always.

The TM Street Band - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 25, 2018 - New York

The Lesson - Arlene's Grocery
January 25, 2018 - New York

Thursday nights at Arlene's Grocery has been the stuff of legend over the past three years with The Lesson turning into one of New York's premiere jam sessions. Fronted by Gentei Kaijo (Japanese for "Limitation Cancellation"), the band's collective resumes include work with DJ Premier, Bilal, Joey Bada$$, Robert Glasper, Trey Songz, Lauryn Hill, Reggie Watts, Talib Kweli, Les Nubians, Lupe Fiasco, Kool & The Gang, Arturo O'Ferril, and Snarky Puppy to name a few. The Lesson sessions blend neo-soul, hip-hop, jazz, R&B, funk, and everything in between to create a unique and fully improvised event showcasing an eclectic mix of vocalists, instrumentalists, emcees, turntablist, and producers. The Lesson's mantra is simple: "Check your ego at the door, stay in the moment, feel the love coming through, and everything should take care of itself."

Laughing Buddha Open Mic Spectacular - Eastville Comedy Club
January 25, 2018 - New York

Mark Normand, James Mattern, Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 25, 2018 - New York

Michael Thurber In Transit: The Thurber Theater - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 25, 2018 - New York

Joe's Pub at The Public and The Public Theater's Mobile Unit present Michael Thurber In Transit: Thurber Theater, a concert featuring the composer & bassist's far-reaching and genre-bounding artistic community performing highlights from both his own independent material and work composed for the latter program's spring 2017 production of William Shakespeare's 12th Night and previous tours with Pericles and Macbeth. The Mobile Unit continues The Public's commitment to bring free Shakespeare to communities with limited or no access to the arts by taking plays on tour to correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations and more. Part of the Mobile Unit and Joe's Pub's collaborative series, In Transit, Thurber's show will tour through the end of January to community venues, kicking off with a show at Joe's Pub on Thursday, January 25 at 7:00PM. All people and all genres are welcome at The Thurber Theater. This musical variety show lead by Michael Thurber is quickly becoming one of the most eclectic and entertaining shows in the city. The show features a broad array of genres and performers from diverse musical backgrounds. From rappers to classical violinis... (read more)

The Boobies, Lucy - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 26, 2018 - New York

Picture the color periwinkle blue spray painted by a Ramone, add blistering vocals with traces of Southern soul, and a David Byrne sense of showmanship and you get the boobies. With half the band hailing from North Carolina, and the other half from Texas, these fetching Southern boys came together to form a garage- pop four-peice with some serious teeth. Equipped with surf-rock inspired riffs, slick lyrics, and savage attitude, the boobies are set to tear venues apart.

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 26, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Where We Belong - Dixon Place
January 26, 2018 - New York

Where We Belong is a 30 minute journey through time, unraveling notions of belonging in a globalized world. Madeline Sayet uses traditional storytelling, utilizing the knowledge of her ancestors who traveled to England to protect their people in the 1700s, and the potential future migration patterns of a post-globalized society, to ask what it means to be Native and an immigrant from moment to moment, century to century, millennium to millennium.

L.Ear - Dixon Place
January 26, 2018 - New York

Having been fooled by the language and turned mad, King Lear finally understands the very meaning to Cordelia's "love and be silent." By deconstructing King Lear's relationship with his three daughters in a trial scene, "L.ear" examines the complexity of language and communication, and how it reflects the current political state.

Janeane Garofalo Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 26, 2018 - New York

Early Show Kuinka, Toebow - Mercury Lounge
January 26, 2018 - New York

Kuinka "A vibrant EP maintaining Kuinka's roots in Americana while still pushing their sound forward." – Consequence of Sound "Stay Up Late is jubilant, providing an electronic jolt into modern Americana, while waltzing along the edges of dream-pop, synth-pop, and Brooklyn's mid-aughts guitar-rock revival. It's one uplifting mother, packed with creative fits and bursts." - Vanyaland

Manic Focus, Minnesota, Sodown - The Bowery Ballroom
January 26, 2018 - New York

Manic Focus Minnesota Christian Bauhofer, known by his fans as his party-crushing alter ego Minnesota, is one of the most innovative and proficient electronic producers to come out of the West Coast bass music movement. His sound breaks away from the various subgenres of EDM but holds onto origins of dubstep and hip-hop, creating a truly authentic experience for his audience. Early on in his career Minnesota said, "My goal is to make bass heavy dubstep/glitch-hop music that'll get you dancing, but it is not the same old three note transformer step... I try to focus more on the melodic side of dubstep, and hopefully, make quality songwriting a more relevant factor in the genre." For the past four years Minnesota has followed through on his word and designed smooth, melodic, uplifting sounds, which fans have celebrated nationwide. So far in his career, Minnesota has traveled to over 50 cities and performed at nearly every major festival nationwide. Last year he headlined his first two tours, and performed with the likes of STS9, Big Gigantic, MiMOSA and Gramatik. His music has been lauded by the likes of Bassnectar, Adventure Club, Paper Diamond and many others in his genre.... (read more)

Robbie Chemical, LushTub, ToxiTeenZ, Postcard, The Red Herrings @ The Delancey, Friday January 26 - The Delancey
January 26, 2018 - New York

Janeane Garofalo Featuring Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 26, 2018 - New York

Kuinka - Mercury Lounge
January 26, 2018 - New York

"A vibrant EP maintaining Kuinka's roots in Americana while still pushing their sound forward." – Consequence of Sound "Stay Up Late is jubilant, providing an electronic jolt into modern Americana, while waltzing along the edges of dream-pop, synth-pop, and Brooklyn's mid-aughts guitar-rock revival. It's one uplifting mother, packed with creative fits and bursts." - Vanyaland Toebow (pronounced t?-b?) was conceived by musicians and friends of Indie dream-pop group BOBBY (Partisan Records) with which Toebow shares two members. The music is conveyed through a blend of dueling guitars, synthesizers and 5-part vocals, driven by an electric-acoustic percussion section. Gently doused in surf-rock and marinated in art-rock, Toebow draws from a diverse range of groove-oriented artistic styles. The band has recently completed their debut album at the Isokon Studio with producer and engineer D. James Goodwin and are planning for a release in 2018.

Puma Perl's Pandemonium - Bowery Electric
January 26, 2018 - New York

Dheepa Chari - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 26, 2018 - New York

From velvety softness to sultry blues, jazz vocalist Dheepa Chari plumbs the depths of human emotion with a fluid, compelling delivery that transcends time and musical styles. Her creative development has revealed astounding growth, from her jazzy makeover of Depeche Mode's synth-pop classic "World in My Eyes" on her first full-length album Some New Fashion, to her latest album Patchwor, released in May 2015 and developed with composer/pianist Lars Potteiger. With Patchwork, she takes a giant step into the forefront of contemporary jazz singers. The influences of her personal inspirations are all fully displayed in her singing – the dulcet sultriness of Sarah Vaughan, the effortless control of Ella Fitzgerald, and the emotional depth of Billie Holiday. The musicians on this album create a vivid synergy, weaving a rich tapestry of inspired creative interplay that takes the listener on a fascinating journey with each song. The New York City based singer has graced the East Coast jazz scene with her dazzling versatility and range, and has corralled praise from some of the genre's guiding lights such as All About Jazz, Jazz Corner, and Jazz Times. She is frequently performs at Rockw... (read more)

Grimm Jack - Arlene's Grocery
January 26, 2018 - New York

New York's Grimm Jack has been considered one of America's best underdog rock and roll bands. They're a hard-driving but melodic act, often compared to Aerosmith and Guns 'N' Roses, with a bit of southern bluesy flavor thrown in. With a loyal fanbase through touring and radio-friendly songs, the music can be heard on FM and Internet radio, from New York to California.

Takenobu - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 26, 2018 - New York

Jim Andralis & The Syntonics: Shut Up Shut Up Album Release - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 26, 2018 - New York

The Miami Herald called singer-songwriter Jim Andralis' Your Dying Wish Come True "one of the best solo debut discs of the year." Since its release in March of 2016, Julie DeLano, Leslie Graves, Susan Hwang and Jessie Kilguss have been adding their lush harmonies to his NYC performances. Each is a songwriter and performer in her own right. Together they are Syntonics. If Jim Andralis' solo debut, Your Dying Wish Come True was a meditation on grief, Shut Up Shut Up's eleven songs focus on the noble, heartbreaking and occasionally beautiful act of sticking around and slugging it out. The Syntonics' celestial yet profoundly human harmonies simultaneously recall the Roches, B52's, the Carter Family and the Chiffons. Jim wrote, sang and played the accordion in the early-to-mid aughts downtown NYC band The Isotoners, a gay post-punk cult sensation. He later established himself as a featured player among a dazzling roster of performers at the acclaimed Joe's Pub monthly variety show Our Hit Parade from 2008 through 2012. He is joined regularly by his favorite singer, artist and hunk, husband Larry Krone. Jim works in New York City as a trauma-focused psychotherapist in priva... (read more)

Manic Focus / Minnesota - The Bowery Ballroom
January 26, 2018 - New York

Christian Bauhofer, known by his fans as his party-crushing alter ego Minnesota, is one of the most innovative and proficient electronic producers to come out of the West Coast bass music movement. His sound breaks away from the various subgenres of EDM but holds onto origins of dubstep and hip-hop, creating a truly authentic experience for his audience. Early on in his career Minnesota said, "My goal is to make bass heavy dubstep/glitch-hop music that'll get you dancing, but it is not the same old three note transformer step... I try to focus more on the melodic side of dubstep, and hopefully, make quality songwriting a more relevant factor in the genre." For the past four years Minnesota has followed through on his word and designed smooth, melodic, uplifting sounds, which fans have celebrated nationwide. So far in his career, Minnesota has traveled to over 50 cities and performed at nearly every major festival nationwide. Last year he headlined his first two tours, and performed with the likes of STS9, Big Gigantic, MiMOSA and Gramatik. His music has been lauded by the likes of Bassnectar, Adventure Club, Paper Diamond and many others in his genre. Discussing ... (read more)

Toshi Reagon's 34th Annual Birthday Concerts featuring Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely - Joe's Pub at The Public
Through January 26, 2018 - New York

Wednesday-Saturday, January 24-27 at 9:00pm Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely Sunday, January 28 at 7:00pm Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely: The Sacred Music Show with special guest Bernice Johnson Reagon Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely return for Toshi's 34th annual birthday celebration. Reagon's annual birthday shows have become staples of the New York performance ecosystem, and these 5 performances will mark an incredible artist's journey. Toshi's amazing band includes some of New York's finest musicians: Judith Casselberry, Fred Cash, Stephanie McKay, Marcelle Davies Lashley, Adam Widoff, and Robert Burke, collectively known as BIGLovely. The event promises extra-special surprise guest appearances from her many friends and collaborators, plus gifts from Toshi to her fans. Toshi Reagon has been described by Vibe magazine as "one helluva rock'n'roller-coaster ride" and by Pop Matters as "a treasure waiting to be found," Toshi Reagon is a one-woman celebration of all that's dynamic, progressive and uplifting in American music." Toshi is a Singer/Musician/Composer/Producer/Curator- Her music has been feature in film and television and she has collaborated with several dance companies ... (read more)

Kraal Charles Media Presents Verses - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 27, 2018 - New York

... the Open Mic Spoken Word Monologue Skit Music Comedy Showcase! Hosted by the Audaciously winning crazy girl Helena D. Lewis. Every last Saturday of the month! #?kraalcharlesmedia? ?#?VERSES? ? Open Mic Sign Up at 10pm. Tickets $10 at the door!

Just Me - Dixon Place
January 27, 2018 - New York

Just Me is masterful storytelling in the combined oral traditions of American folktales and African history-keeping griots. Perri Gaffney shares true stories from the intricate tapestry of her life experiences that helped mold her into the compassionate and considerate woman some know her to be… and the uncompromising, attitudinal, know-it-all that others mistake her to be. After some love, encouragement, and merciless browbeating from friends and family, Perri decided to take her multimedia stories on the road. It's 85 minutes of non-stop comedy that enlightens as it entertains.

Science Exclamation Point! - Caveat
January 27, 2018 - New York

Thank You, Robot presents ... Science Exclamation Point! In this long-running monthly show, two short, entrancing science lectures inspire sets of hilarious, never-to-be-seen-again improv comedy. Featuring veteran improv team Thank You, Robot, whose members' credits include Veep, This American Life, The Onion, SNL Weekend Update and more. Plus a different special guest team every month. With lectures curated by Dr. Ben Lillie. Bring all of your exclamation points. You will need them.

Pool Cosby, Eric Benoit, Lenore Lenoire, Pia Zapata, Alex Appel - Pianos NYC
January 27, 2018 - New York City

Janeane Garofalo Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 27, 2018 - New York

Happy Hour Comedy with Herron Entertainment - Eastville Comedy Club
January 27, 2018 - New York

Janeane Garofalo Featuring Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 27, 2018 - New York

The Nields - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 27, 2018 - New York

What does a folk-rock sister duo write about after twenty years in the music business; a career which produced fifteen CDs, three books, a DVD, a thriving children's music educational empire, four children and two husbands (one apiece)? The full catastrophe of course. Taken from the line from Zorba the Greek: "I'm a man, so I married. Wife, children, house, everything. The full catastrophe," the Nields sisters have created a powerful, passionate, thoughtful, humorous work that explores the crazy ride that is this insane twenty-first century idea that in a post-feminist world it might somehow be possible for a woman to raise her children, maintain her relationship and career and contribution to her community while tending to her artistic soul at the same time. If it is possible, the Nields come damn close with The Full Catastrophe, their sixteenth album in two full decades of work. Since the heyday of their legendary band The Nields they have strictly reduced their touring to make time to see their kids' piano recitals, soccer games and school pageants while still maintaining a strong presence in the folk world, branching out to writing book... (read more)

Andrea Wittgens - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 27, 2018 - New York

Common wisdom in the entertainment business dictates if you can't describe it in two sentences, go back to the boards and refine your pitch. However, those experienced and well traveled in the business know that in truth, it's the ones that you can't describe easily that are the true and lasting artists (think Nellie McKay, Rufus Wainwright, Jeff Buckley). New York City-based singer/songwriter Andrea Wittgens is surely one of those artists. Armed with witty yet disarmingly honest lyrics and a voice that simply soars, Wittgens creates songs that are both hypnotic and exuberant. In the words of Shawn Telford from Seattle Sound Magazine "a silver tongue rides a voice that flitters with the wonderful unpredictability of a butterfly and the laser precision of, well, a laser." Originally from the small town of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Andrea's earliest stage training was in classical piano and modern dance. She followed her studies all the way to a Music degree at Queen's University but always felt a wistful pull away from the classical path and towards the pop-rock scenes. Eventually moving to Seattle, WA in the mid-90's, she cut her teeth as front woman and songwriter for pop ban... (read more)

Bucky Hayes - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
January 27, 2018 - New York

Bucky Hayes has been writing songs, playing guitar, and singing since his early teens. He moved to NYC in late 2005. Through a series of random encounters and connections a band was formed. They have three East Coast tours, and one album under their belt so far. Thanks for reading on. Only love in my heart for ya.

The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque's 7th Annual Miss Twin Peaks Pageant - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 27, 2018 - New York

About The Miss Twin Peaks Pageant: The Miss Twin Peaks title is the most coveted honor in this little town where a yellow light still means slow down, not speed up AND it is the most coveted honor in all of David Lynch Burlesque right here in New York City! It is all the things everyone has come to love of The Pink Room Burlesque: Schäffer the Darklord rapping his original song "A David Lynch Movie", our audience participation challenge, Chug-a-lug Donna, and burlesque performances by many of the characters from Twin Peaks - both the original and The Return on Showtime! This is a special Saturday night show to celebrate the January birthdays of both David Lynch & The Pink Room producer, Francine. You never know who may show up onstage or in the audience. Costumes always encouraged! The Pink Room Burlesque is a tribute to and satire of the works of David Lynch. Since the anniversary of Laura Palmer's death in February of 2011, Francine and The Pink Room cast have covered everything from Twin Peaks, Fire Walk With Me, Blue Velvet, Wild At Heart, Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive, Eraserhead & Inland Empire. The Pink Room headlined "A Tribute To Twin Peaks", the official Showtime even... (read more)

Pigeonholed Presents “Not Clown,” an Allegory for Free Speech - Robert Moss Theater at 440 Studios
Through January 28, 2018 - New York

Pigeonholed, a NYC-based theater company, presents “Not Clown” by Steve Moore and Carlos Treviño of Austin-based Physical Plant Theater, January 24-28, 2018 at the Robert Moss Theater at 440 Lafayette Street, NYC. In 2006, the play enjoyed an extended run at NYC’s famed Soho Rep. This production marks the NYC revival of this stunningly original, eerily topical and allegorical play. A synopsis states: In a time when clowns are tortured and circuses banned, a renegade troupe enacts the story of a girl who longs for their outlawed life — even as her father commits atrocities on the State’s behalf. Limbs rebel against the body. The cram car bolts for the border. And a round, red nose is a dark souvenir. “Not Clown” is directed by Daniel Adams (2nd Year MFA candidate at Columbia under Anne Bogart) and features Justin Fuller*, Alice Rothman-Hicks*, Adam Foldes, Alana Fu, Tomas Virgadula, Jameson Lisak, Paul Lombardo, Justin Cimino, and Sasha Lazare. (*denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association) Stage Manager is Rachel April. Set and Properties Design by Sarice Olson. Lighting Design by Cheyenne Sykes. Costume and Makeup Design by E.L. Hohn. Shows are at 8pm Wednesday-Saturday ... (read more)

Pinkie Promise, Nich Mueller - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 28, 2018 - New York

Musical portraits, poems, letters in song, questions of herself, a promise of love, tenderness, rage, and exploration -- this is the music of Pinkie Promise. You can expect one hell of a story embedded in each composition, told through the adventurous harmony and sincere lyrics written by singer, Kaitlin Pelkey. Katlin will be joined by the fabulous Brian Tate on bass and Stoov Xia on drums. Pinkie Promise will make you feel things, it wants to walk with you, and it wants you to wonder. Pinkie Promise is set to unleash their first record, "Dearest", in the Spring of 2018.

Crazy for Knishes! with 'the Knish War on Rivington Street' Author Joanne Oppenheim - Museum at Eldridge Street
January 28, 2018 - China Town

When two immigrant families opened knish shops right across the street from each other in New York's Lower East Side back in 1916, it sparked a crazy culinary competition – and provided the real-life inspiration for Joanne Oppenheim's charming and hilarious new children's book, The Knish War on Rivington Street. Don't miss this special program with the book's author! Oppenheim will read the story and sign your book (copies will be available for sale), as well as share details about the special role kids played in the knish war. And bring your appetite! You'll get to taste knishes from Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery, one of the last remaining knisheries in the neighborhood!

Mark Normand, James Mattern, Marc Theobald - Eastville Comedy Club
January 28, 2018 - New York

Emilio Teubal Trio - Drom
January 28, 2018 - Manhattan

Takenobu - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 28, 2018 - New York

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 29, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Matthew Hartz and Friends - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 29, 2018 - New York

Matthew Hartz of Boise, ID is a 3-time Grand Master Fiddle Champion (Nashville, TN), a 2-time Grand National Fiddle Champion (Weiser, ID), and a 2-time (and current!) World Fiddle Champion (Crockett, TX). Matthew is a multi-instrumentalist and diverse artist involved in many different genres of music. His 2014 album, "A Steady Sense Of Feel," was his 2nd album of all original pop/rock/jazz compositions fused with his fiddle and other folk influences. A 3rd album of this nature is currently in the works. Matthew has also released 6 fiddle albums during his career including a brand new one -- "The Marion Sessions" featuring Ray Franklin, Jerry Thomason & Anthony Mature on rhythm guitars! Matthew has also performed and recorded with a wide variety of other artists through the years. Currently, he performs, teaches & records regularly around the U.S.

Asher Rhys Got Married Too Young, Part I - Dixon Place
January 29, 2018 - New York

A sort of modern epistolary, this multi-generational tale is told in layers: Rott Mellevold goes on a conspiracy theory podcast to refute rumors that his wealthy family are secretly psychic healers; Rott's not-biological-nor-legal father, Asher Rhys, leaves voicemails for his friend over a period of 20 years; Margot and Ranger Mellevold have intimate conversations with their son Lukas (both before and after his death). But primarily it is the story of Asher, who marries Lukas Mellevold at 18, is a widower by 28, and spends his thirties trying to hold on to his son Rott. A fable of parenthood, sacrifice, forgiveness.

Kevin Smith Kirkwood Is Classic Whitney: Alive! - The Public Theater
January 29, 2018 - New York

CLASSIC WHITNEY: ALIVE! is back by popular demand to the place where it all started! In CLASSIC WHITNEY, the legendary Whitney Houston has come back to earth, reincarnated in the body of Kevin Smith Kirkwood, to deliver a one night only retrospective concert and celebration of some of her iconic live performances. Here, Whitney is backed by a full band and back-up singers (who also play her mother Sissy Houston, brother Gary, and even Bobby Brown) and musical director Drew Wutke. With a script constructed from bits of her live concert banter, and re-enactments of her live concert musical arrangements, it's the ultimate Whitney tribute from the ultimate Whitney fan!

Dead Boys (Ft. Cheetah Chrome & Johnny Blitz) - Bowery Electric
January 29, 2018 - New York

The Dead Boys were an American punk rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. The band was among the first wave of early punk bands, and was known as one of the rowdiest and most violent punk groups of the era. The Dead Boys were initially active from 1976 to 1979, briefly reuniting in 1986, and then later again in 2004 and 2005 without their frontman Stiv Bators. New York Junk. New York rock & roll with a Detroit fuel injection that brawls like the Stooges and the Heartbreakers taking on the local biker gang in a downtown rumble. Tall Juan. Whether it's 'Punk', 'Garage, 'Rock' or whatever, one thing is for sure. Argentinian born/Far Rockaway transplant Tall Juan has managed to evade labels and put out songs that only a Latin Elvis inspired by the Ramones could deliver. Short, fast, and packed with Attitude. Tall Juan's lyrics are autobiographical nuggets about everything from drug addiction, the perils of dating, to living in Queens.

New York Electric Piano - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 29, 2018 - New York

NEW YORK ELECTRIC PIANO is celebrating the release this fall of their eight studio album, State of the Art, a collection of edgy instrumentals that include multiple keyboards played at the same time, electronics, sampled voices and prepared piano. Pianist Pat Daugherty and drummer Aaron Comess, from the Spin Doctors, are joined for the second time by electric bassist Richard Hammond from the show Hamilton, and a heightened degree of creative juice is in effect. The band's previous release, Black Hole in One, received healthy airplay on both jazz and alternative stations. NYEP's 6th record, a double CD work called Keys To The City, spent a month in the top ten of the CMJ's Jazz Chart and received accolades from Pop Matters, Sea of Tranquility, JazzTimes, Drumhead, and All About Jazz. The N.Y. Times has called front man Daugherty "an imposing presence". Members of the band have recorded and performed with Ornette Coleman, Joan Osborne, Bono and the Edge, Roswell Rudd, and Snoop Dogg among others. The band is built around the sound of the classic Fender Rhodes piano and the idea that anything can happen inside or outside the music.

Dodson & Mundy, RighteousGIRLS - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 29, 2018 - New York

New York-based flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi "…rattle speakers and expectations with stop-time razzle, vocal (flute-talk) and electronic (phaser) effects," (NYC Jazz Record). Their music incorporates complex meters and non-conventional forms, while integrating improvisation and sophisticated post-production techniques. In 2015, RighteousGIRLS released their debut album, gathering blue (New Focus Recordings), featuring compositions by contemporary/classical and jazz artists including Andy Akiho, Ambrose Akinmusire, Pascal Le Boeuf, Christian Carey, Vijay Iyer, Dave Molk, Mike Perdue, Jonathan Ragonese, and Randy Woolf. "The whole of gathering blue, featuring compositions by Vijay Iyer, Ambrose Akinmusire, and others, displays the same enthralling quick-change artistry." (Brooklyn Rail). The duo has received a 2016 IMPACT Award, a 2015 New Music USA Project Grant, a 2014 Independent Music Awards Nomination for gathering blue (Best Album) and KARakurENAI (Best Instrumental) by composer/steel-pannist Andy Akiho, "Best Album of the Year" in Downbeat Magazine (2015), and have been featured on Q2 Music, WQXR, and WNYC. Virtuosic, adventurous, and charismatic, RighteousGIR... (read more)

Arlene's World Famous Live Rock & Roll Karaoke - Arlene's Grocery
January 29, 2018 - New York

Arlene's World Famous Live Rock & Roll.

CastAndLoose Live! Not So Buenos Aires - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 29, 2018 - New York

"Feisty," "Fiery," "Street-smart" women, and "Smooth," "Suave," "Gangster" men! Join CastAndLoose Live! as we take on all the pigeon-holes and stereotypes facing Latinx actors and characters in film, TV, and theatre. In October 2017, CastAndLoose and Lauren Villegas of Project Am I Right teamed up with The New Ohio Theatre for a night of laughs, groans, music, and advocacy, in response to casting controversies surrounding productions of Evita, and In The Heights. Thanks to popular demand, and armed with new material, this evening we happily present you with an encore performance of CastAndLoose Live! Not So Buenos Aires. Based on Lynne Marie Rosenberg's tumbr, CastAndLoose, CastAndLoose Live! features stars of stage and screen reading verbatim from Lynne's collection of offensive, real casting notices, as well as the world premiere of pieces written in response to these breakdowns, by playwrights from the Latinx community.

Joanna Teters - Mercury Lounge
January 30, 2018 - New York

Joanna Teters is carving a place for herself in the hearts and minds of today's music lovers with original, forward-thinking, new-school soul. Increasingly recognized for her ability to switch effortlessly from lush, deeply sultry tones to rugged reggae and blues, Teters' serves her audiences with playful and energetic yet poised performances of both original compositions and covers. After many formative years in the mountains of upstate New York, she then went on to pursue her degree at Berklee College of Music where she began to develop her craft. She now resides in Brooklyn, NY. She is joined on stage by her musical team bassist Ben Carr (Rosendale, NY), guitarist Ted Morcaldi (North Haven, CT), drummer Zane West (Brewster, NY) and pianist/saxophonist Jason Fitch (Wallingford.)

A Brief History of Colonization - Dixon Place
January 30, 2018 - New York

India is one of, if not the most colonized country on the planet. Partly because we're such lovely and welcoming people. Starting with the Portuguese empire in 1505 and ending with the British Raj in 1947, A Brief History of Colonization is a light-hearted look at all the countries that have tried, and succeeded to make India their own.

The Alonso-Giraudo-Merdinian Tango Trio - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 30, 2018 - New York

Late Show Joanna Teters - Mercury Lounge
January 30, 2018 - New York

Joanna Teters Joanna Teters is carving a place for herself in the hearts and minds of today's music lovers with original, forward-thinking, new-school soul. Increasingly recognized for her ability to switch effortlessly from lush, deeply sultry tones to rugged reggae and blues, Teters' serves her audiences with playful and energetic yet poised performances of both original compositions and covers. After many formative years in the mountains of upstate New York, she then went on to pursue her degree at Berklee College of Music where she began to develop her craft. She now resides in Brooklyn, NY. She is joined on stage by her musical team bassist Ben Carr (Rosendale, NY), guitarist Ted Morcaldi (North Haven, CT), drummer Zane West (Brewster, NY) and pianist/saxophonist Jason Fitch (Wallingford.)

Prodigy Comedy - Eastville Comedy Club
January 30, 2018 - New York

Anna & Elizabeth - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 30, 2018 - New York

Madeleine & Salomon: A Woman's Journey - Drom
January 30, 2018 - NY

Album release concert

Poppy - The Bowery Ballroom
January 30, 2018 - New York

Seth Herzog's Sweet: Stand Up Comedy Show - The Slipper Room
January 30, 2018 - New York

The long running, weekly stand up comedy extravaganza.

House of Speakeasy: Seriously Entertaining - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 30, 2018 - New York

Sandra Allen, Essayist Elif Shafak, Novelist Christopher J. Yates, Novelist Michael Wolff, Journalist Sandra Allen is the former BuzzFeed features editor and co-founder of the online literary magazine Wag's Revue. Her essays have been featured in Best American Essays and Best American Science and Nature Writing. Sandra is the author of the memoir A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story about Schizophrenia about her uncle. Elif Shafak is an award-winning Turkish novelist, memoirist, and essayist. Critics have named her "one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary Turkish and world literature." Her books have been published in more than 40 countries and she was awarded the honorary distinction of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. Her new novel is Three Daughters of Eve. Christopher J. Yates, former puzzle editor in London and author of the debut novel, Black Chalk, a "Best of the Year" selection by NPR. His new novel Grist Mill Road received starred reviews from Booklist, Kirkus, and Publishers Weekly. Michael Wolff is an award-winning journalist and regular columnist for Vanity Fair, New York, The Hollywood Reporter, British GQ, USA Today, and... (read more)

Matt Doyle - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 30, 2018 - New York

Matt Doyle is currently starring in the US Premiere of A Clockwork Orange at New World Stages. Matt's Broadway credits include The Book of Mormon (Elder Price), War Horse (Billy Narracott), Spring Awakening (Hanschen), and Bye Bye Birdie (Hugo Peabody). National tour credits include Spring Awakening (Melchior). Off-Broadway credits include Sweeney Todd (Anthony), Brooklynite (Trey) and Jasper in Deadland (Jasper). Regional credits include West Side Story at ?Paper Mill Playhouse (Tony), Jasper in Deadland at the 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle (Jasper), and Giant at Dallas Theater Center (Jordy Jr). Film and TV credits include a recurring role on Gossip Girl (Jonathan) and ?Private Romeo (Glenn). Recordings include Bare (Peter). Matt's solo EPs, Daylight and Constant (co-written by Will Van Dyke), are available on iTunes. Upcoming Matt will make his Carnegie Hall debut with the New York Pops.

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 31, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin Stones - Mercury Lounge
January 31, 2018 - New York

"If Stevie Ray Vaughan and Slash had a love child, and that love child and Janis Joplin had a love child, it would be Hannah Wicklund." Hannah Wicklund and The Steppin Stones is an American rock 'n' roll band from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Wicklund formed The Steppin Stones at the age of nine. While most were accomplishing third grade reading lists, Wicklund was forming a rock 'n' roll band. Playing over 1,500 shows, sharing stages with acts including Kansas, Jefferson Starship, Outlaws, Lyle Lovett, Jason Isbell, and Rusted Root before legal voting age, Wicklund and The Steppin Stones have evolved over a decade. "18-year-old vocalist and guitarist Hannah Wicklund who delivers melodies and styles from multiple genres with both expert precision and original adventurism…it's astonishing how they achieve such a mature rock sound on their 2015 self-title album," wrote Modern Rock Review's Ric Albano. Now in Nashville, Tennessee, Wicklund, guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter is accompanied on stage by bass and drums. Wicklund's signature curls flying through the air transport back to the time of the first female rock star, Janis Joplin. Capturing the old soul o... (read more)

A Tribute to May Irwin: Rag-Time Germs of Love - Dixon Place
January 31, 2018 - New York

Rag-Time Germs of Love are dedicated to performing forgotten songs of the Rag-Time era. Their repertoire consists of a wide range of bizarre, rocking obscurities, many of which haven't been heard in over a century. The lyrics are often reimagined as was traditionally done by some of the first performers of early American popular music.

Dean Edwards Jacob Williams - Eastville Comedy Club
January 31, 2018 - New York

Early Show Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin Stones, the High Divers - Mercury Lounge
January 31, 2018 - New York

Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin Stones "If Stevie Ray Vaughan and Slash had a love child, and that love child and Janis Joplin had a love child, it would be Hannah Wicklund." Hannah Wicklund and The Steppin Stones is an American rock 'n' roll band from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Wicklund formed The Steppin Stones at the age of nine. While most were accomplishing third grade reading lists, Wicklund was forming a rock 'n' roll band. Playing over 1,500 shows, sharing stages with acts including Kansas, Jefferson Starship, Outlaws, Lyle Lovett, Jason Isbell, and Rusted Root before legal voting age, Wicklund and The Steppin Stones have evolved over a decade. "18-year-old vocalist and guitarist Hannah Wicklund who delivers melodies and styles from multiple genres with both expert precision and original adventurism…it's astonishing how they achieve such a mature rock sound on their 2015 self-title album," wrote Modern Rock Review's Ric Albano. Now in Nashville, Tennessee, Wicklund, guitarist, pianist, singer and songwriter is accompanied on stage by bass and drums. Wicklund's signature curls flying through the air transport back to the time of the first female rock star, Janis Jo... (read more)

The Wood Brothers - Irving Plaza
January 31, 2018 - New york

Show Info: The Wood Brothers Support: The Stray Birds General admission only. Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instagram: @IrvingPlaza Snapchat: IrvingPlazaNYC ARTIST INFO "It's the freest album we've done, the most independent album we've done, and was the most fun we've eve... (read more)

The Wood Brothers 2 Day Pass - Irving Plaza
January 31, 2018 - New york

VENUE AND EVENT INFO 2 day pass valid for entry on January 31, 2018 and February 1, 2018. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. ARTIST INFO "It's the freest album we've done, the most independent album we've done, and was the most fun we've ever had making a record," says Oliver Wood. "And most importantly, this is the most purely Wood Brothers' album we've ever made." Indeed, The Wood Brothers' sixth outing, 'One Drop of Truth,' dives headfirst into a deep wellspring of sounds, styles and influences. Whereas their previous outings have often followed a conceptual and sonic through-line, here the long-standing trio featuring brothers Oliver and Chris Wood along with Jano Rix treat each song as if it were its own short film. The plaintive, country-folk of the album's opening track "River Takes The Town" gives way to the The Band-esque Americana soul of "Happiness Jones." The wistful ballad "Strange As It Seems" floats on a cloud of stream of consciousness, standing in stark contrast to "Sky High" — a Saturday night barnburner built upon stinging slide guitar funk. "Seasick Emotions" is rife w... (read more)

#WomenCrush Showcase feat. Dirty Bird, Cassandra Kubinski, The Rose Monarch - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
January 31, 2018 - New York

"Cassandra Kubinski is very similar to the singer/songwriters of the late 70's...proves that the genre (singer/songwriter) can still be transcendent." - Billy Joel Cassandra brings you classic holiday favorites with new twists, and contemporary new holiday songs, on HOLIDAY MAGIC, her EP released just in time for the holidays! Her last EP and 5th studio project ONWARD hit the Billboard Heatseekers Top 100 upon release in late 2016. Her song release, Autism anthem "Not So Different" was a collaboration with the Goo Goo Dolls and Mary Ramsey of 10,000 Maniacs, who recorded the song with Cassandra and released it via a sold out concert at Buffalo State University. You've heard her music on Lifetime's "Dance Moms" (13 song placements), ABC, NBC, Bravo, MTV and more, and you've heard her voice on commercials for Snickers, Plenti, Homegoods, Kohls, Maybelline, and more. She's performed internationally; opened for The Goo Goo Dolls, 10,000 Maniacs, Anna Nalick, Nelson, and Dickie Betts; and performs at colleges like UCONN, URI, and Albright. She also serves on the Board of Women In Music, The Institute of Audio Research Advisory Committee, and taught songwriting at NYU's summer intensive... (read more)

East Love - Joe's Pub at The Public
January 31, 2018 - New York

East Love is an acoustic driven pop-rock group based in the East Village of New York City. The band consists of Lukas Effman, Robbie Fink, Alex Goldstein, Alex Utay, and Andy Koehler. East Love weaves in pop influences, but always keeps the music grounded in real instruments and lots of vocal harmonies. Pop Matters wrote "… their smooth combination of pop, rock, folk, and country, caters to the mainstream but never panders. It's the kind of music that generates a wide audience with its openness and charm, and you can envision East Love expanding beyond their home region sooner than later." The band is currently recording new music for release in late 2017.

Flint Eastwood Nydge - Mercury Lounge
February 01, 2018 - New York

Much like the city that shapes her work, Detroit-based Jax Anderson, aka Flint Eastwood, wakes up everyday confronting a world that tells us that we are not good enough, not unique enough, not rich, beautiful or smart enough; not the right color; not the right gender. Success is as subjective as it is elusive, but if the debut single "Queen" from Anderson's forthcoming EP reveals anything about the songstress, it's that she's everything she needs to be. Nydge is a producer and songwriter from Detroit, MI. He was born in a hospital, and despite being named after a race car driver, he drives a reliable Honda Civic. He loves podcasts, but he hates the talkshow ones. He likes plants, but all of his plants are dead and he feels bad about it. He can replace the brake pads on your car. He knows more about synthesizers than he does about microeconomics. Like most of America, he dropped out of community college. He used to love Trent Reznor.

Early Show Flint Eastwood, Nydge - Mercury Lounge
February 01, 2018 - New York

Flint Eastwood Much like the city that shapes her work, Detroit-based Jax Anderson, aka Flint Eastwood, wakes up everyday confronting a world that tells us that we are not good enough, not unique enough, not rich, beautiful or smart enough; not the right color; not the right gender. Success is as subjective as it is elusive, but if the debut single "Queen" from Anderson's forthcoming EP reveals anything about the songstress, it's that she's everything she needs to be. "Queen was written about the first time I was asked what it was like being a woman in music. I've always been the boss of my art-- I write my own songs, I play shows, I design a lot of my own graphics, make my own videos, craft my own photos, and I hustle alongside an amazing group of people just like every artist does. I had never considered myself different for being a woman. I have always set the standard with my team that I am the boss, regardless of my gender identity." It's more than a gender thing for the Detroit-based artist though. It's about overcoming feelings of uncertainty and forces of disempowerment; it's about realizing your self-worth and carving your own path. The powerful indie-pop record i... (read more)

Laughing Buddha Open Mic Spectacular - Eastville Comedy Club
February 01, 2018 - New York

Flint Eastwood - Mercury Lounge
February 01, 2018 - New York

Much like the city that shapes her work, Detroit-based Jax Anderson, aka Flint Eastwood, wakes up everyday confronting a world that tells us that we are not good enough, not unique enough, not rich, beautiful or smart enough; not the right color; not the right gender. Success is as subjective as it is elusive, but if the debut single "Queen" from Anderson's forthcoming EP reveals anything about the songstress, it's that she's everything she needs to be. "Queen was written about the first time I was asked what it was like being a woman in music. I've always been the boss of my art-- I write my own songs, I play shows, I design a lot of my own graphics, make my own videos, craft my own photos, and I hustle alongside an amazing group of people just like every artist does. I had never considered myself different for being a woman. I have always set the standard with my team that I am the boss, regardless of my gender identity." It's more than a gender thing for the Detroit-based artist though. It's about overcoming feelings of uncertainty and forces of disempowerment; it's about realizing your self-worth and carving your own path. The powerful indie-pop record is filled with urba... (read more)

Catherine Rickman, Fake Dad - Arlene's Grocery
February 01, 2018 - New York

Catherine Rickman. A Jersey girl raised on opera and the Philadelphia folk scene, Cat Rickman blends jazz, blues, rock, and pop stylings to create a unique sound often compared to the likes of Elle King, Lady Gaga, and Blondie. Her debut EP, "Call It Art," was released earlier this year, and she frequently plays shows in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

ARAS (Adrien Reju and Andy Stack) - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 01, 2018 - New York

Kate Yeager - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 01, 2018 - New York

You only have to see Kate Yeager perform once to answer the question of how this young singer/songwriter landed a coveted monthly residency at NYC's legendary The Bitter End in Greenwich Village. Her music is lyrically smart and musically memorable and her performances are engaging. Kate's songs speak of personal experience but connect on a universal level. Raised by parents who created their home in the country but grew up in New York City, Kate was raised in an accepting, liberal household - which all too often didn't match the views of those around her. Growing up on a tree farm, a love of music was instilled in Kate at a very young age, with music playing while she picked weeds and collected snails, 5 cents per snail. She sat on her dad's lap as he let her drive the tractor, listening to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band blasting over the roar of the engine. Kate even boasted to her mom that one day she would be Clarence Clemons. Obviously, her childhood dream was a bit unrealistic. However, Kate did pick up the saxophone though her musical interest quickly led her to guitar and piano. At 18, Kate moved to New York to attend college at The Clive Davis Institute of Reco... (read more)

The Lesson - Arlene's Grocery
February 01, 2018 - New York

Thursday nights at Arlene's Grocery has been the stuff of legend over the past three years with The Lesson turning into one of New York's premiere jam sessions. Fronted by Gentei Kaijo (Japanese for "Limitation Cancellation"), the band's collective resumes include work with DJ Premier, Bilal, Joey Bada$$, Robert Glasper, Trey Songz, Lauryn Hill, Reggie Watts, Talib Kweli, Les Nubians, Lupe Fiasco, Kool & The Gang, Arturo O'Ferril, and Snarky Puppy to name a few. The Lesson sessions blend neo-soul, hip-hop, jazz, R&B, funk, and everything in between to create a unique and fully improvised event showcasing an eclectic mix of vocalists, instrumentalists, emcees, turntablist, and producers. The Lesson's mantra is simple: "Check your ego at the door, stay in the moment, feel the love coming through, and everything should take care of itself."

Boys' Night: An All-Male Cirquelesque Revue! - The Slipper Room
February 01, 2018 - New York

Jason Mejias, Mr. Gorgeous, Joshua Dean, Ben Franklin, Cunio "Boys' Night" is overjoyed to announce that we will be presenting our show at The Slipper Room every month! YES, that's right – every first Thursday of the month you get to see our handsome faces! The "boys" are BACK for another night of theatrical/burlesque/circus revelry! From dynamic aerial performers to the best of boylesque, "Boys' Night" is bringing the sexy for all types. The boys AND the girls will love this sensual, hilarious, fun-filled night out.

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 02, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Janeane Garofalo Dean Edwards - Eastville Comedy Club
February 02, 2018 - New York

Ten Ton Mojo, Outpost 79, Warhead - Bowery Electric
February 02, 2018 - New York

Ten Ton Mojo is a rock band on the rise! They are being hailed in the press as "easily the best rock band in New York City" (The Aquarian Weekly). In the wake of their independently released self-titled album, Ten Ton Mojo has been providing live support for The Supersuckers, The Dirty Pearls, The Compulsions, Jesse Malin, John 5, Smash Fashion, the late Scott Weiland and others. Hip shaking rhythms blend hard rock, soulful blues and southern charm to create the new classic rock. Their single "Pinball Girl" is prominently featured in the indie movie Pinball Donut Girl and a remixed version of their track "One and Only" is being featured in Suzuki's new ATV ad campaign. Ten Ton Mojo has a street wise guitar driven sound crafted by guitarists Scott Lano and Gabe Mera. Backed by thundering rhythm section of Paul Kane on drums and Chris Laubis on bass, this band is the rebirth of real American rock and roll! Ten Ton Mojo has magically captured the secret for success in an evolving industry which demands both mass market appeal and personalized attention to a strong local fan base. They create a musical energy which has yet to be experienced in the 21st century. Along the East Coa... (read more)

Carl Culley - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 02, 2018 - New York

Japhlet Bire Attias (Chapman Stick) and Danny Wolf (Drums) - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 02, 2018 - New York

Late Show Sam Lachow - Mercury Lounge
February 02, 2018 - New York

Sam Lachow Sam Lachow is a producer, songwriter, rapper, videographer, director, and editor of video and music. Raised in both Seattle and New York City. Sam released his debut project as a solo artist, "Brand New Bike". Produced entirely by Sam, the album utilized many live instruments from musicians based in Seattle and New York. The next year Sam released 2 EP's, and produced/directed dozens of music videos from the projects After successfully raising 20K on Kickstarter, Sam's second full-length album Huckleberry independently debuted #6 on iTunes Hip-Hop. He then unexpectedly released a free project titled 80 Bars which surpassed a million plays on SoundCloud for multiple songs. Riding that momentum Sam became the first local headliner to sell out Seattle's 1,000 cap Neptune Theater, co-headlined a 29 city national tour, and rocked the main stage at Washington's biggest music festival Sasquatch. April 6th, 2016 Sam's new EP Friends, Funk & Liquor debuted at #2 on iTunes Hip Hop top albums. In 2017 Sam released a full-length EP, Play and Pretend, while headlining a 15+ city West Coast Tour. He also executive produced the debut project from Seattle rapper, Sir Koga Shaba... (read more)

Jared Saltiel - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 02, 2018 - New York

New York-based singer-songwriter Jared Saltiel synthesizes his eclectic inspirations into one unforgettable songwriting voice. Driven by a deeply personal artistic vision and an insatiable need to experiment with new styles, his songs are nonetheless grounded in an old-school, straightforward integrity, making his somewhat indulgent musical detours all the more meaningful and rewarding.

Aimee Bayles - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 02, 2018 - New York

A singer songwriter living and working in New York City, Aimee Bayles is originally from Manassas, Virginia. She has a modern folk sound, influenced by jazz and blues. Her musical heroes include Ella Fitzgeral, Neil Young, Patty Griffin, Alison Krauss, Bob Dylan, to name a few. She has a fantastic and supportive group of musicians who play and write with her. They are currently working on material for a new EP. Keep your ears out for new music and shows!

Sam Lachow - Mercury Lounge
February 02, 2018 - New York

Sam Lachow is a producer, songwriter, rapper, videographer, director, and editor of video and music. Raised in both Seattle and New York City. Sam released his debut project as a solo artist, "Brand New Bike". Produced entirely by Sam, the album utilized many live instruments from musicians based in Seattle and New York. The next year Sam released 2 EP's, and produced/directed dozens of music videos from the projects After successfully raising 20K on Kickstarter, Sam's second full-length album Huckleberry independently debuted #6 on iTunes Hip-Hop. He then unexpectedly released a free project titled 80 Bars which surpassed a million plays on SoundCloud for multiple songs. Riding that momentum Sam became the first local headliner to sell out Seattle's 1,000 cap Neptune Theater, co-headlined a 29 city national tour, and rocked the main stage at Washington's biggest music festival Sasquatch. April 6th, 2016 Sam's new EP Friends, Funk & Liquor debuted at #2 on iTunes Hip Hop top albums. In 2017 Sam released a full-length EP, Play and Pretend, while headlining a 15+ city West Coast Tour. He also executive produced the debut project from Seattle rapper, Sir Koga Shabazz. Right now,... (read more)

Outpost 79, Warhead, Mad Matador, Swear To Me - Bowery Electric
February 02, 2018 - New York

Jesse Marchant - Public Arts
February 02, 2018 - New York

Danny Bensi is a film composer and cellist living between New York and Los Angeles. He grew up in Denmark, England, Germany and finally Italy before coming to the US to study music at Northwestern University. Upon moving to New York in 2001, he co-founded the band Priestbird - a band known for uniquely fusing different specific styles of music together. Touring and recording extensively, Danny was able to experiment with writing all kinds of instrumental compositions but also take his cello playing and writing for strings to a higher level. After several years of playing and recording with an array of musicians, he joined with long time friend and bandmate Saunder Jurriaans to venture into composing film scores. In the past seven years they have scored hundreds of films, tv shows, documentaries, commercials, art installations, and music for modern dance.

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Jazzy Thespians Night - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 03, 2018 - New York

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz presents JAZZY THESPIANS NIGHT (Actors & Directors from B'way, Off-Broadway and Film singing Jazzy tunes) Followed by Open Mic Jazz Jam & Complimentary Banana Pudding! Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 @ 9:30 pm $15

Science Exclamation Point! - Caveat
February 03, 2018 - New York

Thank You, Robot presents ... Science Exclamation Point! In this long-running monthly show, two short, entrancing science lectures inspire sets of hilarious, never-to-be-seen-again improv comedy. Featuring veteran improv team Thank You, Robot, whose members' credits include Veep, This American Life, The Onion, SNL Weekend Update and more. Plus a different special guest team every month. With lectures curated by Dr. Ben Lillie. Bring all of your exclamation points. You will need them.

Fyner Things, Deitre - Arlene's Grocery
February 03, 2018 - New York

DEITRE is a provocative new wave Glam Rock duo rooted in NYC, drenched in its cultural revolution. Richie Bee leads this all-out sensory experience with a striking, charismatic stage presence, fusing artful androgyny with a piercing vibrato and heartfelt lyrics in dramatic fashion. What may at first seem like an unlikely pairing, guitarist and producer Peter Savad creates a perfect melodic and aesthetic balance with his love for simple, stripped down rock and roll. As a result, this art-rock power-pop pair develop a space that feels less like another rock band, and more like an all-encompassing queer-empowered troupe of socially entwined, gender-blended performers. Committed to their grassroots approach of distributing raw entertainment directly to the people, they have gained trust and devotion in climbing numbers, igniting once dormant themes of rage, faith, sexuality, and self-worth through the ethereal sounding Rock experience of the DEITRE doctrine.

Hook Line Sinker - Dixon Place
February 03, 2018 - New York

Hook Line Sinker centers on the inner workings of a content aggregation site. New-hire Matthew falls under the spell of the enigmatic Fergus, CEO of clickbait company Petti Media and specialist in all things viral. Their co-worker Grace is a talented but disenchanted content generator whose immigration status is tied to her continued employment at a company she despises, until she realizes that the only thing stronger than her desire to leave is Matthew's determination to stay. With the company in a clandestine state of crisis, Fergus lectures his staff on the flexible morality of the internet and the absolute importance of site traffic, a message that resonates with some more than others.

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Two Dynamic Male Vocalists - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
February 03, 2018 - New York

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Two Dynamic Male Vocalists Tai Allen & Ras Chemash Lamed With: Marcus Persiani (piano), Bryce Sebastien, (bass), Napoleo Revels-Bey (drums) Followed by Jazz Jam and Open Mic Complimentary Banana Puddin' For All

Janeane Garofalo Dean Edwards - Eastville Comedy Club
February 03, 2018 - New York

Late Show French Horn Rebellion, Janelle Kroll, Glassio, Deidre & the Dark, Demoda, Pink Flamingo Rhythm Revue - Mercury Lounge
February 03, 2018 - New York

French Horn Rebellion is comprised of brothers Robert and David Perlick-Molinari. Hailing from the great state of Wisconsin, the now Brooklyn-based duo formed in 2007 after a lifetime of making music together. Robert had been playing French horn in the Chicago Civic Orchestra, when he decided to pursue his true passion of making music people can dance to. Pretty Lie To Me displays the Chicago-born, New York-based singer-songwriter in her latest evolution. A sultry romp through R&B sensuality, pop sensibility, indie dreamscapes, and vocal-driven melodies, Pretty Lie To Me sees Kroll defying genre boundaries and artistic expectations with no regard for rules, but her own. "I think right now is a very exciting time to be genreless and forge your own path," says Kroll. "Listeners today have more eclectic tastes because of how we're able to absorb music. As artists, I think we should outwardly present music that is varied." It's a creative approach present all throughout Pretty Lie To Me, where Kroll breaks free of a singular sonic atmosphere and instead embraces a kaleidoscopic sound. An alternative take on radio pop, lead single "Barricade" sees Kroll pouring her whole essen... (read more)

Happy Hour Comedy with Herron Entertainment - Eastville Comedy Club
February 03, 2018 - New York

Jeffrey Gaines - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 03, 2018 - New York

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Jeffrey Gaines brought a unique, original voice to the sea of singer/songwriters that emerged in the 1990s. Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Gaines studied drawing and painting as a child, but became interested in singing while in his teens, joining local cover bands and taking his cue from the recordings of musicians like John Lennon, David Bowie, Paul Weller, Ray Davies and Elvis Costello. After high school, Gaines was offered the singer slot for a New York rock & roll band, but turned it down to move to Philadelphia, where he signed with Chrysalis Records in 1990. His self-titled 1992 debut, featuring The Band's Garth Hudson on saxophone, organ and accordion, drew critical praise from far and wide, and put him on the musical map as a sensitive folk-rock artist. Somewhat Slightly Dazed followed in 1994, and in 1998 Gaines returned with Galore. Always Be marked Gaines first release for the new millennium.

Life In A Blender - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 03, 2018 - New York

Will Stratton - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 03, 2018 - New York

Will Stratton is an American songwriter. Will Stratton (b. 1987, Woodland, California) is an American musician living in Beacon, New York

YouTooCanWoo 'Night Out' with French Horn Rebellion & Friends - Mercury Lounge
February 03, 2018 - New York

French Horn Rebellion is comprised of brothers Robert and David Perlick-Molinari. Hailing from the great state of Wisconsin, the now Brooklyn-based duo formed in 2007 after a lifetime of making music together. Robert had been playing French horn in the Chicago Civic Orchestra, when he decided to pursue his true passion of making music people can dance to. After informing his conductor that Mahler isn't fun anymore, Robert got his bassoon-toting older brother, David, to join him on this endeavor of self-emancipation. As French Horn Rebellion's resident pied piper, Robert concedes this bit of affable insight, "I play French horn really, really loud. That's the number one thing. We're running around and ripping off Jimi Hendrix solos on French horn. It's the equivalent of a pizza party in band class with Teddy Riley on the jukebox." With this attitude, the band has gained a worldwide following of like-minded, rebellious band geeks. French Horn Rebellion has performed on 5 continents, in search of the best parties and collaborators. The group has been fortunate enough to work, play, perform and collaborate with some of the best and most influential artists around, such as Beyoncé... (read more)

Janeane Garofalo featuring Dean Edwards - Eastville Comedy Club
Through February 03, 2018 - New York

All ages welcome. There's a 2 drink minimum per person. Line-up subject to change. Arrive 30 mins before showtime as seating is on a first-come basis. Those arriving late are not guaranteed seats. If reservations are missed, they can be rescheduled without penalty.

The Losers Lounge Tribute to Barbra Streisand - Joe's Pub at The Public
Through February 03, 2018 - New York

The Losers Lounge is back with at Joe's Pub on Februar 1-3 with all of the incredible songs, great performances, irreverent antics and special guests that you can only find at The Losers Lounge. For one weekend only, only at Joe's Pub.

Dean Edwards Jacob Williams - Eastville Comedy Club
February 04, 2018 - New York

Alicia Svigals and Uli Geissendoerfer's Beregovski Suite Album Release Show: Klezmer Reimagined - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 04, 2018 - New York

Violinist Alicia Svigals is the world's foremost klezmer fiddler and a founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics, who has collaborated with artists ranging from Itzhak Perlman to Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Jimmy Page. Uli Geissendoerfer is a Grammy–nominated jazz and world music pianist and composer. In their Beregovski Suite, Svigals and Geissendoerfer perform new arrangements of long-lost klezmer melodies collected before the Holocaust by heroic Soviet Jewish ethnomusicologist Moshe Beregovski. The Beregovski Suite evokes the lost world that gave those melodies birth, and reimagines them for the 21st century. "Alicia Svigals....spiraled the music into stratospheric realms unimagined in the music's original homeland"... -The Austin-American Statesman.

13th Annual Coil Festival - Astor Place Theatre
Through February 04, 2018 - New York

There is a lot to celebrate in this much anticipated announcement and I hope you will join us in January for new work by Heather Kravas, David Thomson, Dean Moss, Dane Terry, Atlanta Eke, Angela Goh as part of our 13th annual Coil Festival. Since 2006, Coil has presented works from the world's most exhilarating and thought-provoking performers and interdisciplinary artists. Between January 10–February 4, 6 projects mark both the first performances in the newly renovated spaces at 150 1st Avenue. Single tickets are $20 until December 15 ($25 after). Student and senior discounts are available.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show - DR2
Through February 04, 2018 - New York

A theatrical recreation of Eric Carle’s beautifully imaginative stories, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, features a menagerie enchanting puppets during a magical 60-minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carle’s beloved books for the stage. This new edition of The Very Hungry Caterpillar includes the World Premiere of Brown Bear, Brown Bear celebrating its 50th Anniversary, 10 Little Rubber Ducks, The Very Lonely Firefly and, of course, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Thursday at 10am; Friday at 10am & 12pm; Saturday at 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm; Sunday 10pm & 12pm Tickets are $49.50* - $69.50* (Premium Seats)/ $89.50* (VIP Experience)

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 05, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show - Dixon Place
February 05, 2018 - New York

An uncompromising theatrical experience that includes aerial artists, wire walkers, sword swallowers, Kung Fu juggling, clown bands, trained rats, a Heavy Metal Magician, a cougar contortionist & a cowboy from the Bronx. If you would like to be on stage, email keith@bindlestiff.org. Write 'Open Variety' in the subject line!

Rex Orange County - The Bowery Ballroom
February 05, 2018 - New York

Rex Orange County Alex O'Connor (born May 4, 1998), better known by his stage name Rex Orange County, is an English singer-songwriter.

Attack of the Slipper Room Movie Mondays! - The Slipper Room
February 05, 2018 - New York

ATTACK OF THE SLIPPER ROOM'S MOVIE MONDAYS! Our new monthly movie night, featuring film and video works by artists we love. Free admission, free popcorn. Films by Weirdos TV (Jeremy Halpern), the Happy Hour Trio (Ambrose Martos, Matt Morgan, Mark Gindick), Jane Stiles, Adrian Buckmaster, and Isaac Gerard; fan-favorite holiday music video from the Stilette-Hoes; 3-D Monster Girl photo slide show from Caleb Oglesby. Free admission, free popcorn, free 3-D glasses!

Tuesday Night Latin Jazz with Chembo Corniel - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 06, 2018 - New York

Gilly Says Hi - Dixon Place
February 06, 2018 - New York

Gilly attempts to mother Mama and herself and loses her last belongings on the way. Two strangers compare the insides of their bodies inside the pet lullaby-whale they inhabit, and decide to hold a garage sale. Some people hope that a choir will sing their whale back towards safer waters. A work-in-progress about baggage anecdotes and post-war heirlooms.

Seth Herzog's SWEET: Stand Up Comedy Show - The Slipper Room
February 06, 2018 - New York

The long running, weekly stand up comedy extravaganza.

The Noise Presents NOTHING MORE: The Stories We Tell Ourselves Tour - Irving Plaza
February 06, 2018 - New york

Show Info: The Noise Presents NOTHING MORE: The Stories We Tell Ourselves Tour Support: The Contortionist, Big Story Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket GA standing room & VIP options available. VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our s... (read more)

Prodigy Comedy - Eastville Comedy Club
February 06, 2018 - New York

All That! Hip Hop, Poetry & Jazz - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 07, 2018 - New York

"ALL THAT! Hip Hop, Poetry & Jazz is an open jam session for hip-hop, poetry and jazz. It brings together emcees, poets and musicians from diverse musical and racial backgrounds in a forum that is open creatively but structured so that you can have critically acclaimed jazz musicians such as Antonio Hart and legends like Weldon Irvine, performers like the Roots, Erykah Badu, O.C., and Rahzel as well as unknown emcees and poets performing on the same stage. Showcase: Keith "Wildchild" Middletown performing songs from his new release "Transitions" with special guests Hydra. ALL THAT! is hosted by WiseGuy & Gaston and is brought to you the first Wednesday of every month. All open mic performances are with the live band and/or DJ. Tickets $13/$10 w/Stud. ID"

This Alien Nation - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 07, 2018 - New York

Host Sofija Stefanovic welcomes some of her favorite outsiders for a celebration of immigration! Each month, at one of New York's finest venues, some fish-out-of-water tell true tales from their lives. Hear anecdotes about language barriers, cultural missteps, rumbles, romance, and more! From addresses to the President, to songs about first kisses, the evening is set to be one of worldly proportions. This January, uncensored on our stage, we bring you: - Armando Lucas Correa (author of The German Girl) - Negin Farsad (comedian, actress and filmmaker) - Paul Holdengräber (director and founder of LIVE from the NYPL) - Amitava Kumar (writer, journalist, author of Lunch with a Bigot) - Aasif Mandvi (actor and comedian) … with music from Treya! In a multicultural world that harbors some strong anti-immigration feelings, being a newcomer can be uncomfortable, hilarious, and weird. But it also makes for some great stories. Come for the stories, leave with some feelings – and enjoy drinks, laughs and cries in between. Created by Sofija Stefanovic @sstefanovic Produced by Trish Nelson's BanterGirl @BanterGirlSTW Our programmer-at-large is Michaela McGuire @michae... (read more)

Possession - Dixon Place
February 07, 2018 - New York

Ava Strand unexpectedly inherits a dilapidated townhouse on Albany, NY's south side and gets sucked into a past she's trying to erase—an aunt she barely knew, a lover she abandoned without a word, and a town she fled. A closet full of a 19th century dresses introduces her to a past she never had. What begins creatively–a woman devising a social life that omits smart phones and television in favor of conversation and the piano–veers into the viciously destructive as it attracts a white supremacist crowd that are attracted to the throwback for all the wrong reasons.

Unpacking Job - Dixon Place
February 07, 2018 - New York

In "Unpacking Job," a woman marks the anniversary of her grandmother's death by re-staging iconic photos of her youth. As she goes through the vintage clothing and jewelry, she meditates on the performative nature of grieving, both in her family and in Jewish scripture, and the legacy of inherited trauma. She also notices how Alanis Morrisette's "Jagged Little Pill" embodies Old Testament angst.

The Lil Smokies - Mercury Lounge
February 07, 2018 - New York

With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil' Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, has been hard at work, writing, touring and playing to an ever-growing fan base for the past 6 years. The fruits of their labor recently culminating with wins at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Momentum Award for Best Band and at the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass festival band competition. In 2013 the band also won The Northwest String Summit Band Competition. With a unique blend of traditional bluegrass, newgrass, innumerable unique originals, sheer raw energy, and exquisite musicianship, The Lil' Smokies weave seamlessly through genres, leaving behind melodies you'll be singing to yourself for days and a jaw you'll have to pick up off the floor. The Lil' Smokies have no problem captivating large audiences. Sharing the stage with heavyweights like Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Keller Williams, Greensky Bluegrass, The Emmit-Nershi Band, Yonder M... (read more)

Late Show the Lil Smokies - Mercury Lounge
February 07, 2018 - New York

The Lil Smokies With their roots submerged in the thick buttery mud of traditional bluegrass, The Lil' Smokies have sonically blossomed into a leading player in the progressive acoustic sphere, creating a new and wholly unique, melody driven sound of their own. The quintet, from Missoula, MT, has been hard at work, writing, touring and playing to an ever-growing fan base for the past 6 years. The fruits of their labor recently culminating with wins at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Momentum Award for Best Band and at the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass festival band competition. In 2013 the band also won The Northwest String Summit Band Competition. With a unique blend of traditional bluegrass, newgrass, innumerable unique originals, sheer raw energy, and exquisite musicianship, The Lil' Smokies weave seamlessly through genres, leaving behind melodies you'll be singing to yourself for days and a jaw you'll have to pick up off the floor. The Lil' Smokies have no problem captivating large audiences. Sharing the stage with heavyweights like Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Keller Williams, Greensky Bluegrass, The Emmit-Ne... (read more)

MeanRed Presents Yung Lean & Sad Boys - Irving Plaza
February 07, 2018 - New york

Show Info: MeanRed Presents Yung Lean & Sad Boys Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult General Admission Only. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instagram: @IrvingPlaza Snapchat: IrvingPlazaNYC ARTIST INFO Yung Lean is a rapper from Stokholm, Sweden. His new album 'Stranger' is dropping on November 10th.

Scott Metzger - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 07, 2018 - New York

Scott Metzger is one of the most exciting guitarists in New York City. Simply put, this guy does things that nobody else can do. Whether with his own trio Wolf!, with JRAD, or sitting in with countless other heavyweights, Scott's work is nothing short of electrifying. Don't miss this rare opportunity to catch him in a solo acoustic setting.

Book Launch: Who the Hell Is Imre Lodbrog? - Dixon Place
February 08, 2018 - New York

Swinging from past to present, from Liverpool to the Internet, two musicians and fellow travelers share their parts of the story. In Barbara Browning's eyes, Imre Lodbrog is the greatest aging French rock star you've never heard of, something like "Serge Gainsbourg on shrooms." For Imre Lodbrog, music is an alter-ego experience – a late-in-life outlet for a mild-mannered screenwriter deeply shaped by the generation of May '68. Both ask the same questions: What revolution has wreaked more havoc and beauty than rock 'n' roll? And why do a certain few geniuses inside every revolution go silent and unrecognized?

An Ownership - Dixon Place
February 08, 2018 - New York

Legacies are hard to preserve. They're even harder to preserve when you're a bad person. Through a textual exploration of Bill Cosby's influential The Cosby Show, we reckon with a tarnished legacy.

Janita With Special Guest Toby Lightman - Arlene's Grocery
February 08, 2018 - New York

On the heels of nearly 50,000 miles of touring over the past 18 months, the buzz and anticipation surrounding New York-based artist Janita (pronounced YA-nee-tuh) is as unsurprising as it is palpable. Standing-room-only concerts and sold-out headlining dates in both the United States and Europe have cemented her reputation as an electrifying artist and performer whose breakthrough moment has arrived. Now, in addition to her ongoing tour schedule, she's set to launch her own artist-in-residence concert series in New York, at famed Lower East Side music haunt Arlene's Grocery. In this new series, Janita will be debuting new songs as well as new collaborations with special guests––a veritable who's who of the New York music scene––while also performing fan favorites from her albums Seasons of Life, Haunted, and Didn't You, My Dear? Critical acclaim fused with commercial success may be rare in the music world, but this happy combination remains Janita's norm: "Janita mesmerizes…her distinctive vocals are her stand-out asset, ranging between an edgier Feist and a softer Florence Welch," declares Paste Magazine. Baeble Music adds, "Combining the vocal intensity of Bat for Lashes' N... (read more)

Jess King - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 08, 2018 - New York

Jess King is all about authentic connection. As a songwriter and performing artist, her heartfelt lyrics and soulful voice naturally resonate with listeners; and as a fitness instructor, her passion powerfully motivates others. A songwriting opportunity prompted Jess to move from New York to Paris in 2012, where she is currently based. In September 2015, Jess King launched NoBubblegum, a website dedicated to empowering readers to live and be their best. Jess is deeply committed to inspiring positive change and believes that consciousness and activism are critical. In Autumn 2016 Jess King launched TNL 58', a personalized and heart-first HIIT workout. Take your fitness (and your life) to The Next Level. 9-12 classes / week currently in Paris + NYC pop-up exclusive workout events. Email jessking@tnl58.com for more information.

Nathan Angelo, Sam Burchfield - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 08, 2018 - New York

In the ever-changing landscape of modern pop, Nathan Angelo shines as a refreshing alternative, embracing the classic elements of popular music and celebrating the backbeat of American tradition. As the revival of music in the 60's and 70's brought together the heritage of the Great American songbook, the flair of jazz and heartache of the Delta blues, Angelo integrates these forms into his own music with great ease and delight. Like many Motown and Stax artists, Angelo's musical craft was cultivated at a young age in the pews and platform of the church. It was there that he first witnessed the power music had to transport people beyond their present experiences. As a seasoned performer, Angelo has captivated audiences across the country with his tight band and high-spirited live show. Fans of Nathan Angelo recently rallied to fund his latest project on Kickstarter with totals reaching 10K over the projected goal. The new album began with a creative vision rooted in Angelo's love of classic soul and R&B. His dream was to create an original record that brought listeners back to the infectious, danceable sounds of the era.

Noah Gundersen - Bowery Electric
February 08, 2018 - New York

In America today, anyone can engage in spiritual surrender. Performing the rite is simple: one first gathers with their community in a room of mirrors (in peripheral vision these mirrors appear as windows). Next, the agendas, hopes, and grievances of each individual are written down and cast along pulsed radio frequencies to data centers. From here they are automatically sifted through a neural network of graphics processing units, and contributed to an artificial intelligence engine. The principal aim of the ritual is to preserve the cosmic movement of collective perception. Secondary aims include catharsis, prosperity, and (occasionally) procreation. Because of the persistence of social stresses and mounting political dread, the ritual's cyclic performance is necessary (twice daily, once at dusk and once at dawn). Paradoxically, even those who question the efficacy of this tradition must do so from within the same framework, in the form of status updates, tweets, or blog posts. In the early part of 2017 Noah wrote: "This is our voice. The Aether. An invisible platform. A maze of wires and boxes safely containing our proclamations… While white men with pens close their doors... (read more)

The Rub - Arlene's Grocery
February 08, 2018 - New York

The Rub is a NYC-based power trio that have been together for over 14 years and have payed many clubs in and around Manhattan. The Rub's first full-length album "Someone Tell Me Where My Memory Went" was released in 2014. Currently, The Rub is writing and rehearsing material for their next album.

Claffy feat. Antonio Madruga - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 08, 2018 - New York

Noah Gundersen, Aaron Gillespie - The Bowery Ballroom
February 08, 2018 - New York

Noah Gundersen In America today, anyone can engage in spiritual surrender. Performing the rite is simple: one first gathers with their community in a room of mirrors (in peripheral vision these mirrors appear as windows). Next, the agendas, hopes, and grievances of each individual are written down and cast along pulsed radio frequencies to data centers. From here they are automatically sifted through a neural network of graphics processing units, and contributed to an artificial intelligence engine. The principal aim of the ritual is to preserve the cosmic movement of collective perception. Secondary aims include catharsis, prosperity, and (occasionally) procreation. Because of the persistence of social stresses and mounting political dread, the ritual's cyclic performance is necessary (twice daily, once at dusk and once at dawn). "This is our voice. The Aether. An invisible platform. A maze of wires and boxes safely containing our proclamations… While white men with pens close their doors, stuff their ears with cotton, and break the world… we piss in the ocean… we drown in white noise." Authenticity can be a fickle mistress it seems. Noah has been peddling sincerity and i... (read more)

Laughing Buddha Open Mic Spectacular - Eastville Comedy Club
February 08, 2018 - New York

Sierra Hull featuring Ethan Jodziewicz and Eddie Barbash - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 08, 2018 - New York

Sierra Hull, the singer, mandolinist and former child prodigy who signed with Rounder at age 13 and distinguished herself by becoming the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, and last winter released 'Weighted Mind,' her first new album in five years Sierra Hull has been recognized from age 11 as a virtuoso mandolin-player, astonishing audiences and fellow-musicians alike. Now a seasoned touring musician nearing her mid-20s, Hull has delivered her most inspired, accomplished, and mature recorded work to date; no small feat. Her latest album, Weighted Mind is a landmark achievement, not just in Sierra Hull's career, but in the world of folk-pop, bluegrass, and acoustic music overall. With instrumentation comprised largely of mandolin, bass, and vocals, this is genre-transcending music at its best, with production by Béla Fleck and special harmony vocal guests Alison Krauss, Abigail Washburn, and Rhiannon Giddens adding to the luster. Hull speaks eloquently, in her challenging and sensitive originals, her heartfelt vocals, and once again breaks new ground on the mandolin. Béla Fleck special guests on banjo on t... (read more)

Harris Stanton Gary Vider - Eastville Comedy Club
Through February 08, 2018 - New York

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 09, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Janeane Garofalo Harris Stanton - Eastville Comedy Club
February 09, 2018 - New York

Crankdat - The Bowery Ballroom
February 09, 2018 - New York

Coming out of New York City's diverse music scene, Infuze is a shapeshifter whose influences set him apart from much of the electronic music community. With respect from many of the most elite producers in the world, including Noisia, RL Grime, Baauer, Kill The Noise, and Bassnectar, his specific brand of organically-produced sounds has allowed him to transcend into the upper echelon with them. Having grown up in a classical music family playing instruments, and with a conservatory music degree, Infuze brings a level of musicality to the world of electronic music that is seldom seen. His sound is lush - laden with analog synths and catchy melodies, but with an undeniable edge that keeps dance music audiences fully engaged. His next-level official remixes for the likes of RL Grime, Bassnectar, and Flosstradamus have garnered critical and public acclaim and showcase his talent for melding beautiful melodies with edgy aesthetics showing off the eccentricities of a career influenced by everything from hip-hop, r&b, and 80's synth-pop to sounds from the early 2000's rave scene. His original music has received regular support from all across the electronic music spectrum by artists as... (read more)

James Hall - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 09, 2018 - New York

James Hall is a trombonist and composer from Nebraska based in Brooklyn. A versatile musician, his projects have spanned jazz, classical, Latin, and popular music in the US and Europe. As a composer and bandleader, James was named a finalist in the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Competition, won three ASCAPlus Awards for composition, and was a featured performer/composer at the 2012 Chelsea Music Festival. He has appeared in the pages of Rolling Stone Magazine as a member of Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, and has recorded and toured internationally with Postmodern Jukebox. James' trombone playing earned third place, runner-up, and honorable mention in the Antti Rissanen, J.J. Johnson, and Carl Fontana International Jazz Trombone Competitions, respectively. James' first CD as a composer/bandleader was released in October 2013. Entitled "Soon We Will Not Be Here," it set contemporary poetry to third-stream chamber music. His sophomore release, "Lattice," an instrumental jazz album, weaves alto flute and trombone lines in dense counterpoint heavily inspired by Herbie Hancock's 1968 "Speak Like a Child."

Early Show Hegazy - Mercury Lounge
February 09, 2018 - New York

Hegazy HEGAZY is a New York-based duo made up of twin sisters Leila and Omnia Hegazy. After maintaining parallel careers as solo artists in seemingly opposite genres, Leila, a vocally-driven R&B singer and Omnia, a rebellious pop-rock artist, have combined their styles to create their own distinct sound. The results: soulful harmonies, playful keyboards, dirty guitars, and catchy pop melodies. Born in San Diego, California to a Brooklyn-raised Italian mother and an Egyptian immigrant father, the twins grew up in Staten Island, New York. They wrote their first few songs together at 11 years old before going their separate ways for high school and college to explore their own musical and personal identities. By her early 20s, Leila had already performed at several of New York's most well known venues including SOBs and the legendary Apollo Theater. Her debut release, The Black and White EP, was recorded by Grammy-nominated producer Dr. Joseph Ferry, and followed by a full-length album called 'Looking Glass'. In the meantime, she studied Studio Composition at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, where Regina Spektor, Mitski, and other renowned artists recorded their first... (read more)

Crankdat, Infuze - The Bowery Ballroom
February 09, 2018 - New York

Coming out of New York City's diverse music scene, Infuze is a shapeshifter whose influences set him apart from much of the electronic music community. With respect from many of the most elite producers in the world, including Noisia, RL Grime, Baauer, Kill The Noise, and Bassnectar, his specific brand of organically-produced sounds has allowed him to transcend into the upper echelon with them. Having grown up in a classical music family playing instruments, and with a conservatory music degree, Infuze brings a level of musicality to the world of electronic music that is seldom seen. His sound is lush - laden with analog synths and catchy melodies, but with an undeniable edge that keeps dance music audiences fully engaged. the electronic music spectrum by artists as diverse as Mr. Carmack and Kill The Noise to A-Trak and DJ Snake. Between remixes and originals, his music has amassed millions of plays across Soundcloud, Youtube, and Spotify. Right at the beginning of 2016, Infuze hopped on a tour bus with Brillz, Party Favor, Ghastly, and Jackal for a string of shows that lasted for almost a month. Night after night, he converted thousands of new fans with his unique take on bass... (read more)

Ones to Watch Presents COIN: The North American Tour 2018 - Irving Plaza
February 09, 2018 - New york

Show Info: Ones to Watch Presents COIN: The North American Tour 2018 Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket includes: access to the VIP balcony behind the soundboard, poster GA standing room & VIP options available. Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instagram: @IrvingPlaza Snapchat:... (read more)

Mike Viola - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 09, 2018 - New York

A prolific Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, producer and recording artist, Mike Viola first came into the national spotlight as founder and frontman of the Candy Butchers. After 3 albums with Sony/RPM, Mike became known for not only creating music for award-winning films ("Get Him To The Greek," "Walk Hard," "That Thing You Do!"), but also writing and producing for other artists (Ryan Adams, Panic! At The Disco, Matt Nathanson, New Politics, Brett Dennen, Mandy Moore, Rachael Yamagata, Tim Christensen, Gin Wigmore). On February 9, 2018, Mike Viola will be making his long-awaited return to Joe's Pub after over 4 years.

Mind Reading and Mysticism at the Merchant's House with Mentalist Kent Axell - Merchant's House Museum
February 09, 2018 - New York

In the mid 19th century, New Yorkers, like the Tredwells, hosted neighbors and friends in their home to showcase the latest in mysticism and psychic entertainments. Spiritualism, which had become a phenomenon in 1848 thanks to the now-infamous Fox sisters, peaked in popularity in the years immediately after the Civil War. It is certainly no wonder: the loss of life was massive, spurring believers and skeptics alike to turn to Spiritualism — the belief that the living can talk to the dead — as one last chance for contact with a loved one, lost too soon. In addition to providing comfort to the bereaved, Spiritualism grew as a popular form of parlor entertainment. We invite you to join renowned mentalist Kent Axell in the family's Greek Revival double parlor as he takes us back in time 150 years to experience mind reading, magic, and mystery. Whether he answers your sealed questions, reads your mind — or controls it — you're guaranteed to feel the haunting touch of one of history's most obscure, and awe-inspiring, art forms. Capacity is very limited.

Hegazy EP Release - Mercury Lounge
February 09, 2018 - New York

HEGAZY is a New York-based duo made up of twin sisters Leila and Omnia Hegazy. After maintaining parallel careers as solo artists in seemingly opposite genres, Leila, a vocally-driven R&B singer and Omnia, a rebellious pop-rock artist, have combined their styles to create their own distinct sound. The results: soulful harmonies, playful keyboards, dirty guitars, and catchy pop melodies. Born in San Diego, California to a Brooklyn-raised Italian mother and an Egyptian immigrant father, the twins grew up in Staten Island, New York. They wrote their first few songs together at 11 years old before going their separate ways for high school and college to explore their own musical and personal identities. By her early 20s, Leila had already performed at several of New York's most well known venues including SOBs and the legendary Apollo Theater. Her debut release, The Black and White EP, was recorded by Grammy-nominated producer Dr. Joseph Ferry, and followed by a full-length album called 'Looking Glass'. In the meantime, she studied Studio Composition at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College, where Regina Spektor, Mitski, and other renowned artists recorded their first rec... (read more)

Common Ground - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 09, 2018 - New York

Because Jewish Presents: The Friday Night Jam--Conversation with Sir the Baptist, A Spiritual Meditation On Music And More, Led By Rabbi Dan Ain and Relix's Mike Greenhaus - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
Through February 09, 2018 - New York

Laundry Day - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2
February 10, 2018 - New York

Jason Darling - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 10, 2018 - New York

JASON DARLING grew up near Woodstock, NY, and began playing guitar at a young age. After bouncing through a next-generation Deadhead phase, Darling ended up in Greenwich Village, retracing Bob Dylan's footsteps, digging on slide guitar and folk-blues, and scraping by with handyman work at local recording studios. Casual collaborations with pal Leona Naess started paying the bills when she signed with MCA. Darling contributed guitar to 2000's Comatised and participated in the resulting world tour. In between dates he signed with L.A. indie Surprise Truck, wrote and recorded his debut album, and issued it in early 2001. Underground was a literate yet rootsy affair that showcased Darling's expressive slide guitar work. In October 2003, he returned with Night Like My Head (Yep Roc). The effort featured broader arrangements that were filled out with keys and drum programming, and drew comparisons to the work of Shawn Mullins and Jeb Loy Nichols. Darling supported the album with numerous dates, mostly on the East Coast. ~ Johnny Loftus, Rovi Jason Darling is currently performing with James Maddock and has played with Leona Naess, Natalie Merchant, Ryan Adams, Anthony D'amato, Wee Andi... (read more)

Happy Hour Comedy with Herron Entertainment - Eastville Comedy Club
February 10, 2018 - New York

Communion Presents Busty and the Bass - Irving Plaza
February 10, 2018 - New york

Show Info: Communion Presents Busty and the Bass Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket VIP Balcony Ticket Includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP Balcony behind the Soundboard, Poster GA standing room available. Age Restriction: 16+ unless accompanied by an adult Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Facebook: /IrvingPlaza Twitter: @IrvingPlaza Instagram: @IrvingPlaza Sna... (read more)

Shaina Taub - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 10, 2018 - New York

"The singer and songwriter Shaina Taub belongs to a breed of performers who, apart from being artists, are gravitation forces around whom others cluster like filings to a magnet." - The New York Times Songwriter/performer Shaina Taub sets up camp this year at Joe's Pub with a monthly concert residency. Each show will be a creative laboratory as she and her band debut new songs. You can also expect lots of selections from Old Hats and Visitors as well as special guests joining along the way.

Ava Luna plays Serge Gainsbourg's Histoire De Melody Nelson - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 10, 2018 - New York

New York art rock outfit Ava Luna has established itself as a commanding presence in the musical underground since their inception in 2010. Between three critically lauded albums and national/international tours, the quintet's "hyperactive curiosity" (Pitchfork) has propelled them to reimagine a classic work in a contemporary context. Originally performed for Brooklyn's 2016 Northside Festival, and now being released as a full vinyl album, the band's take on Serge Gainsbourg's legendary Histoire De Melody Nelson functions as both tribute and critique. With their own Becca Kauffman --who apart from the group is known for her uncanny performance art persona, Jennifer Vanilla-- taking on the role of Serge, and eccentric NYC comedian Lorelei Ramirez as Melody, Ava Luna offers a dark, humorous, and thoughtful retelling of this classic and controversial album, whose themes of objectification and power are rendered newly relevant by our current moment.

Toe Pick - Dixon Place
Through February 10, 2018 - New York

In 1994, one whack propelled figure skaters Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding into a tabloid frenzy that still captivates over twenty years later. Who attacked Nancy? What did Tonya know? And most importantly, why??!! Transcribed entirely from actual events surrounding the infamous scandal Connie Chung called Shakespearean, and featuring over 30 different characters from Scott Hamilton to Jane Pauley, Toe Pick is not to be missed. Relive every moment as we put on our scrunchies, lace up our skates, and land our best triple axels for the Complete Icecapades of Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding. Vulture recently identified creator Zackary Grady as the Artist of the Cult of Tonya Harding. "Captivating" – The Advocate

Janeane Garofalo featuring Harris Stanton - Eastville Comedy Club
Through February 10, 2018 - New York

JERICHO - The Wild Project
Through February 10, 2018 - New York

Based on the play LILIOM by Hungarian master Ferenc Molnár (which inspired Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel), JERICHO by award-winning screenwriter and playwright Michael Weller, revolves around the love affair between a scoundrel carousel barker and a maid at a Catholic Young Women’s Inn. His confused violent passion and her simple unshakable devotion, form the combustible heart of this dark fairytale for grown-ups. Staying true to Molnár’s marginal Budapest, Weller sets JERICHO at Coney Island during the Great Depression of the 1930s; a place and time when work was scarce, and life was a matter of desperate survival.

American Nomads Drew Angus - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2018 - New York

Musicians Walter Kenul and Dante DeLemos, along with lyricist Richard Humann founded the band American Nomads. The songs that they write and perform are in the American Roots style of music. They have worked together on numerous musical projects, including their most recent band before the founding of American Nomads, DRW, that from 2010 to 2015 released two full-length albums and two singles. American Nomads is comprised of musicians Walter Kenul on lead vocals and keyboards, Dante DeLemos on lead vocals and guitar, Susan Darmiento on lead and background vocals, Joseph Humann on harmonica and percussion, George LaGrange on guitar and background vocals, Joe Conoscenti on drums, Jay Rivera on bass and background vocals, and Gerald Menke on pedal steel Guitar. A promising young voice in songwriting, Drew Angus is just the kind of new blood that makes pop music so enduring. With indelible hooks, and savvy craftsmanship, and city informed lyrics, he brings a certain verve to his work that has resonated with audiences and fellow performers alike. His work ethic and effortless appeal have led him down some pretty amazing paths. He has appeared on Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon, ... (read more)

American Nomads - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2018 - New York

Musicians Walter Kenul and Dante DeLemos, along with lyricist Richard Humann founded the band American Nomads. The songs that they write and perform are in the American Roots style of music. They have worked together on numerous musical projects, including their most recent band before the founding of American Nomads, DRW, that from 2010 to 2015 released two full-length albums and two singles. American Nomads is comprised of musicians Walter Kenul on lead vocals and keyboards, Dante DeLemos on lead vocals and guitar, Susan Darmiento on lead and background vocals, Joseph Humann on harmonica and percussion, George LaGrange on guitar and background vocals, Joe Conoscenti on drums, Jay Rivera on bass and background vocals, and Gerald Menke on pedal steel Guitar. Their song, "A Revelation's Gonna Come" climbed to #6 on the Billboard AC chart, with over 40,000 national and international radio plays, and passed the first round of Grammy nominations for Best American Roots Single 2016.

Bruce T. Carroll - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 11, 2018 - New York

Early Show American Nomads, Drew Angus - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2018 - New York

American Nomads Musicians Walter Kenul and Dante DeLemos, along with lyricist Richard Humann founded the band American Nomads. The songs that they write and perform are in the American Roots style of music. They have worked together on numerous musical projects, including their most recent band before the founding of American Nomads, DRW, that from 2010 to 2015 released two full-length albums and two singles. American Nomads is comprised of musicians Walter Kenul on lead vocals and keyboards, Dante DeLemos on lead vocals and guitar, Susan Darmiento on lead and background vocals, Joseph Humann on harmonica and percussion, George LaGrange on guitar and background vocals, Joe Conoscenti on drums, Jay Rivera on bass and background vocals, and Gerald Menke on pedal steel Guitar. Their song, "A Revelation's Gonna Come" climbed to #6 on the Billboard AC chart, with over 40,000 national and international radio plays, and passed the first round of Grammy nominations for Best American Roots Single 2016. Drew Angus A promising young voice in songwriting, Drew Angus is just the kind of new blood that makes pop music so enduring. With indelible hooks, and savvy craftsmanship, and ci... (read more)

The Coronas - Bowery Ballroom
February 11, 2018 - New York

With four double platinum albums, a slew of top ten singles, sold out arenas and a legion of devoted fans behind them The Coronas have earned their title as one of Ireland's best loved and hardest working bands. This year, 2017, The Coronas will release their 5th studio album Trust The Wire revealing their most refined and confi- dent record to date and with this milestone Danny O'Reilly (vocals, guitar), Graham Knox (bass), Conor Egan (drums) and Dave McPhillips (guitar) have much to reflect upon. The Coronas burst into the Irish consciousness with their debut single Decision Time in 2007. It had been a decade since the guitar bands of the 90's ruled supreme and The Coronas injected the Irish airwaves with a refreshing dose of catchy ruckus once again. A new wave of millennial rockers were arriving (Arctic Monkeys, The Kooks) and The Coro- nas were leading the pack in Ireland. By the end of 2007 The Coronas had released their debut album Heroes or Ghosts to huge acclaim and had 3 hit singles in the charts; the last of which San Diego Song set Irish radio aflame and propelled The Coronas into the spotlight. But despite the height of 2007's trajectory The Coronas success w... (read more)

All We Need is Love Cabaret for a Cause Benefiting Broadway Cares - Joe's Pub at The Public
February 11, 2018 - New York

Ebner-Page Productions will present "All We Need is Love" on February 11 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub with all proceeds benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. With music direction by David Nehls (Great American Trailer Park Musical), featured performers include Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Andy Kelso (Kinky Boots), Tony nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home), Elizabeth Welch (Phantom of the Opera), Rachel deBenedet (Addams Family), vocalist Mayteana Morales, Emmy Award winning composer Denise Gentilini, Hillary Capps, Danielle Erin Rhodes (Side by Side by Sondheim) and Eugene Ebner, among others.

TNC Presents the 43rd Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow Wow - Theater For The New City
Through February 11, 2018 - New York City

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 43rd annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from February 2 to 11, 2018, featuring dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. Th e event has become a treasured New York tradition forcelebrating diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. The dozen-or-so dancers range from nine-year-old Isabel Cespedes (Mayan) to retiree-age. Troupe Director and Emcee Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago), also an educator, will introduce and explain all elements of the performance. Mofsie plays an important part in the show by his ability to present a comprehensive view of native culture. Native American crafts, jewelry will be sold in the TNC lobby. February 2-11, 2018 Fridays at 8:00 pm; Saturdays at 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Sundays at 3:00 pm Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (at Tenth Street). Presented by Theater for the New City. $12. Kids' tix $1 on matinees.

Hanna and the Moonlit Dress - The 14th Street Y
Through February 11, 2018 - New York

The Theater at The 14th Street Y presents Hanna and the Moonlit Dress January 20 - February 11, 2018 The Theater at the 14th Street Y presents Hanna and the Moonlit Dress at 344 E. 14th Street, NYC from January 20 – February 11, 2018 at 7:30pm. Performances: Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 1pm. Tickets are $40 and are available at www.14streety.org/hanna. For more information, visit www.themoonlitdress.com. Hanna and the Moonlit Dress is back in NYC to kick off the New Year following the first North American tour, making stops in Houston, Baltimore, Toronto and Detroit.   Hanna and the Moonlit Dress is an interactive musical revealing the magic of a good deed, based on the classic Israeli tale "Hanna's Sabbath Dress" by Itzhak Schweiger-Dmi'el, adapted for the stage by Yoav Gal and Ronit Muszkatblit.   Overjoyed with her new dress, Hanna runs to show it to her friends: Zuzi the dog and Edna the cow. Little does she know what a meaningful adventure awaits her...   "Based on Itzhak Schweiger-Dmi'el's classic tale, this interactive musical tells the story of a young girl who helps a coal miner and ends up with black spots all over her new Shabbat dress (a gift from ... (read more)

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 12, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Queer Art Organics - Dixon Place
February 12, 2018 - New York

Queer Art Organics celebrates LGBTQ writers and performers of all disciplines The February iteration will feature TBA

Lindsay Dunphy - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
February 12, 2018 - New York

Lindsay is a singer-songwriter based out of NYC, born and raised in the Akron, Ohio area. She enjoys collaborating, performing live, making new friends, and her calico cat, Bella. Her first EP, Rainbows was released August, 2013. Her second album, Right Kind of Fool was released in August of 2015.

The Planets - Arlene's Grocery
February 12, 2018 - New York

Rockin' the NYC area since the '70s, The Planets pound out a mix classic, roots, and punk rock at each show.

Celebrating David Bowie - Irving Plaza
February 12, 2018 - New york

Show Info: Celebrating David Bowie with Mike Garson, Earl Slick, Gerry Leonard, Carmine Rojas, Bernard Fowler, Gaby Moreno, Angelo Moore, plus additional special guests Special Offers: VIP Balcony Ticket includes: Front of the Line, Access to the VIP, Balcony Behind the soundboard, poster GA standing room & VIP options available. This event is all ages. Accessible accommodations should purchase a General Admission ticket and will be taken care of at the venue day of event. For over 150 years, Irving Plaza has been one of New York City's premier entertainment sites. Located just minutes from Union Square, the famed red marquee has displayed the names of thousands of artists, bringing them together with fans all throughout the city. Enjoy a cold beverage from our wide selection of drinks, and kick back in our lounge area before the show. No matter what genre, Irving Plaza shows are like no other. Want to get inside information on tons of awesome shows like this one? Sign up for our newsletter to be notified about all things Irving Plaza, including presales, special offers, and ticket giveaways! Click here to sign up! Follow us on our socials! Fac... (read more)

Scott Rogowsky and Acquaintances - The Slipper Room
February 12, 2018 - New York

Scott Rogowsky (host of HQ) is hosting an evening of stand-up comedy - for stand-up people, by stand-up people - featuring his casual comedy acquaintances: Guests: Mark Normand (The Tonight Show, The Late Show).

Ryan Raftery: The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Martha Stewart - Joe's Pub at The Public
Through February 12, 2018 - New York

"A one-man musical juggernaut." – New York Daily News Ryan Raftery, creator and star of the smash hit Anna Wintour and Andy Cohen musicals, returns to Joe's Pub to premiere the final show in his "Titans of Media" trilogy based on the tale of America's first self-made female billionaire. "The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Martha Stewart" tells the fascinating story of the woman who changed the way we live our lives by daring us to try harder. From her humble beginnings in Nutley, New Jersey to her empire-building years in Westport, Connecticut, to her highly-publicized stint in federal prison, this is a chronicle of epically blind ambition set to the music of artists as varied as Beyonce, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Adele and Metallica. A native New Yorker and graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Ryan Raftery has been seen on television in Ugly Betty, What I Like About You, Malcolm in the Middle, and, most memorably, on Law & Order: SVU where he warmed hearts all across America as Dennis Faber, the Amish teenager with measles. He has written eight shows, including the aforementioned Wintour and Cohen musicals as well as Ryan Raftery & Friends: A Solo Act, Ryan Raftery's It Ge... (read more)

"Josh: The Black Babe Ruth" - Theater For The New City
Through February 25, 2018 - New York City

The play dramatizes the life, loves and ultimately the tragic decline of Josh Gibson, who was perhaps the greatest slugger of the Negro leagues and who, some say, died of a broken heart in 1947, a short step from his prime as a player. The play, based on real events, shows Gibson struggling heroically to make it into the Big Leagues with emotional support from his good friend, the legendary pitcher Satchel Paige, and from the two women who are rivals for his heart--his common law wife and his mistress. Despite his majestic on-field performance, there are immovable obstacles, including resistance to Black players by Major League club owners and Gibson's own personal demons, which suffocate his chances.

Or Current Resident - Theater for the New City
Through February 25, 2018 - East Village

Presented by Theater for the New City and Squeaky Bicycle Productions Part of our shared experience as Americans today is how we strain under the weight of the tech sector. Millionaires are made overnight and we endure the distortions of social media while gentrification pushes us out of our homes. When that happens, it rips us away from our history as if we never mattered. That's the idea behind "Or Current Resident," a new play by Joan Bigwood, which will be performed by Squeaky Bicycle Productions from February 3 to 25 at Theater for the New City, where it is a resident company. Brandi Varnell, Artistic Director of Squeaky Bicycle, directs. The play is set in a Silicon Valley bungalow, from which three generations of the Finch family are in constant fear of being uprooted. The family patriarch, an engineer, has passed on, and the resilient matriarch, Mimi, holds the household together in cramped and rambunctious harmony. Everyone pools their earnings to rent month-to-month from a landlord who is yielding to the tech-driven real estate market. Ironically, the tech sector both suppresses and sustains the Finches, since their primary breadwinners--Mimi's two daughters--make t... (read more)

Communion NYC: Spring Bundle Package - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 1, 2 & 3
Through February 28, 2018 - New York

Communion is a monthly residency showcasing the best new music from local, national and international acts. Founded by Ben Lovett (Mumford and Sons), Kevin Jones (Bear's Den) and producer Ian Grimble in 2006, Communion provided the first independent platform for the freshest artists in London to break out and is now fast becoming a musical launching pad for new talent across the country. Communion encourages musical communities to grow and flourish between artists and their respective audiences and provides a platform for music fans to discover new artists in a live environment. Past artists that have played Communion Club Nights include Ben Howard, James Bay, Sam Smith, Walk The Moon, Mumford And Sons, Hozier, Trampled By Turtles, Daughter, Chet Faker, Sarah Jarosz, Foxes, George Ezra, Bear's Den, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Gotye & Many More. For more information on Communion, visit www.communionmusic.com

Rediscovery, Restoration and Renewal: the Eldridge Street Synagogue in Photographs - Museum at Eldridge Street
Through March 01, 2018 - New York

The exhibition opening for Rediscovery, Restoration and Renewal: The Eldridge Street Synagogue in Photographs will take place on Thursday, September 14 from 6 to 8 pm. The exhibition will be on view through March 1, 2018. Ten years ago, the Museum completed the restoration of the Eldridge Street Synagogue. In celebration of this milestone, this photography exhibition provides a visual record of that painstaking process. These haunting photographs capture the rediscovery of the synagogue during its most precarious years. In color and stark black and white, they recall the building's undeniable poignancy and power even as it was a "rainstorm away from collapse." Images of the restoration document the synagogue's dramatic transformation and the artisans who brought the building back to life. Drawings and photographs also capture the building's 21st-century renewal and the installation of a new stained glass window designed by artist Kiki Smith and architect Deborah Gans. Rediscovery, Restoration and Renewal: The Eldridge Street Synagogue in Photographs will be on view through March 1, 2018.

Obdurate Space: Architecture of Donald Judd - Astor Place Theatre
Through March 05, 2018 - New York

Obdurate Space: Architecture of Donald Judd is an exhibition focusing on built and unrealized architectural projects by Judd, one of the most recognized artists of the 20th Century. The exhibition reveals how drawing and building cultures impacted his art and suggests how his work has influenced contemporary architecture. Obdurate Space: Architecture of Donald Judd details five selected built projects and proposals, both published and unpublished, for architecture designed between 1984 and 1994 within a threefold thematic framework, providing a window into Judd's body of architectural work. The exhibition will include new representations of projects through both drawing and models, as well as photos of archival material, including drawings and models originally made by the curators, Claude Armstrong and Donna Cohen, while assistants to Judd.

Obdurate Space: Architecture of Donald Judd - Astor Place
Through March 05, 2018 - New York

Obdurate Space: Architecture of Donald Judd is the first exhibition to solely focus on built and unrealized architectural projects by Judd, one of the most recognized artists of the 20th Century. The exhibition reveals how drawing and building cultures impacted his art and suggests how his work has influenced contemporary architecture. Obdurate Space: Architecture of Donald Judd details five selected built projects and proposals, both published and unpublished, for architecture designed between 1984 and 1994 within a threefold thematic framework, providing a window into Judd's body of architectural work. The exhibition will include new representations of projects through both drawing and models, as well as photos of archival material, including drawings and models originally made by the curators, Claude Armstrong and Donna Cohen, while assistants to Judd. Exhibits are open 9am-8pm Monday-Friday and 11am-5pm on Saturdays. Exhibits are FREE of charge.

PAUSE/PLAY at the 14th Street Y - 14th Street Y
Through March 17, 2018 - New York City

Downtown Jewish Life and The 14th Street Y present PAUSE/PLAY, an innovative Saturday afternoon of Shabbat programming at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC. PAUSE/PLAY invites attendees to hit the pause button in their busy lives and experience all that the Downtown Community has to offer. All are welcome in the community, Jewish or not, to join for a day of relaxation and renewal. From family yoga and story time to whiskey tastings and open swim, PAUSE/PLAY events feature activities for the whole family. PAUSE/PLAY will also feature a Community Passport that families can decorate each month and bring to each event for access to monthly raffles for deals to 14Y programs and other great prizes. Highlights of the upcoming PAUSE/PLAY season: • The mainstages will be joining for December's PAUSE/PLAY, with partner NCDC, for the Hanukkah party at the end of the afternoon. The day will also feature Bling Your Own Dreidel, as well as Dan Friedman from The Forward, who will lead a whiskey tasting with conversation. • January will feature inflatables and games, family boxing, and a Disco Dance Party. • February will feature family Zumba, PJ Play!, and partnerships with... (read more)

Black Light - The Public Theater
Through March 25, 2018 - New York

Daniel Alexander Jones returns to Joe's Pub as Jomama Jones, his critically-acclaimed alter-ego, in BLACK LIGHT. Commissioned as part of Joe's Pub's NEW YORK VOICES program, BLACK LIGHT is a musical revival for a turbulent time. Jomama leads an intimate journey – through the darkness of personal and political upheaval, and the shards of shattered illusions – illuminated by spontaneous humor and what The New Yorker calls her "very particular radiance." Set to pop, soul, rock and disco, this immersive performance piece removes the barrier between artist and audience through inquiry, story and song.

Kings - The Public Theater
Through March 25, 2018 - New York

Playwright Sarah Burgess (Dry Powder) and Tony-winning director Thomas Kail (Hamilton, Tiny Beautiful Things, Dry Powder) team up again for KINGS, a hilariously blistering new play about money, politics and the state of the American republic. Kate is a whip-smart lobbyist who doesn't waste her time on anyone who can't get elected, stay elected and help her clients get what they want. Kate thinks Representative Sydney Millsap is a political neophyte whose staunch ideals are going to cost her a burgeoning political career. But Representative Millsap and her high-minded principles turn out to be more resilient than Washington was expecting, and for the first time Kate is faced with a choice that might change everything for her: back the system, or back what she believes in? KINGS is a scathingly funny new play about the people at the heart of our democracy.

NATHANIEL MELLORS: PROGRESSIVE ROCKS - New Museum
Through April 15, 2018 - Lower East Side

Conflating narrative tropes and methods from television sitcoms, theater, science fiction, mythology, and anthropology, Mellors writes the scripts for each of his projects, which he also directs, edits, and produces. His raucous films feature a book-eating creature named "The Object" who literally digests a family's library in Ourhouse (2010–ongoing); a Neanderthal in perpetual free-fall over the San Joaquin Valley in Neanderthal Container, (2014); and two messianic beings, in the form of a cardboard box and a giant egg, who attempt to make sense of a culture that they created millions of years prior in The Aalto Natives (2017, in collaboration with Erkka Nissinen, originally conceived for the Finnish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale). For his exhibition at the New Museum, Mellors will create a new environment including video projection and animatronic sculpture. "Nathaniel Mellors: Progressive Rocks" is curated by Margot Norton, Curator, and will be on view in the New Museum's recently inaugurated South Galleries, a space designated for premiering new productions at the Museum. The South Galleries preserve the character of the building's loft spaces, where many artists historicall... (read more)

ALEXANDRA PIRICI - New Museum
Through April 15, 2018 - Lower East Side

Her new project for the New Museum takes the form of an ongoing action with live performers and one holographic performer. The project approaches the concept of presence in an expanded sense, focusing in particular on its increasing dispersion. In Pirici's ongoing action—conceived especially for the New Museum's South Galleries—presence is revealed in a variety of ways: as physical body as well as artificial stand-in, avatar, and ghost, taking on the character of a memorial or monument; as image and abstraction of the living subject into quantifiable, monetizable data; and as the expanded life of "dead" objects in museum collections—using the presence of live performers to challenge their stable state and static interpretation. This new work continues Pirici's recent interrogations into the collective body through choreographies that link different temporal and spatial events in real time. In the work, performers embody amalgamated parts, intersecting with each other yet separately manipulable. Pirici's project attempts to enact the dispersion of presence and to comment on contemporary processes of abstraction that separate sign from substance and image from material support. Prop... (read more)

Sara Magenheimer - New Museum
Through April 15, 2018 - Lower East Side

Working Across a Range of Media Including Video, Sound, Performance, Sculpture, Collage, and Installation, New York–Based Artist Sara Magenheimer (B. 1981, Philadelphia, Pa) Disrupts, Manipulates, and Defamiliarizes Language with Bold Combinations of Image and Text. Her Videos Incorporate Traditional Filmic Editing Techniques Alongside Those Inspired by Music and Collage. in Syncopated Progressions of Pictures and Words, Magenheimer Pushes Against the Bounds of Narrative, Charting Circuitous Storylines Through Vernacular Associations That Invite Individual Interpretations. Through Surprising Juxtapositions of Language, Graphic Compositions, and Idiosyncratic Imagery, She Reveals How Visual and Verbal Signs Mutate and Guide Manifold Pathways to Understanding. Magenheimer Will Present a New Video Installation in the Window of the New Museum's 231 Bowery Building. This Project Is Part of a New Series of Window Installations, Which Relaunches the Program the New Museum Originally Mounted in the 1980s. in Conjunction with Her Window Installation, a Selection of Magenheimer's Films Will Also Be on View as Part of the Museum's Ongoing Screen Series. This Project Is Curated by Margot Nort... (read more)

Exhibition: the Tredwell Book Collection and the Changing 19th Century Culture of Books - Merchant's House Museum
Through April 30, 2018 - New York

Over the course of the their almost 100-year residency on East 4th Street, the Tredwells collected 314 books. These volumes, many inscribed, provide a glimpse into the family's interests, tastes, and intellectual pursuits over the century. It is not surprising that the most common subject/genre of literature is education, including foreign languages, since books in the 19th century were meant to be studied. Religion, biography, poetry, and fiction followed.

Anna Craycroft - New Museum
Through May 13, 2018 - Lower East Side

Craycroft's Residency Will Include an Exhibition and Public Programming Considering the Rights and Ethics of Personhood. Questions of Who and What Qualifies as a Person Have Become Increasingly Contentious as the Agency of All Beings—from Nonhuman Animals to Corporations, and from Ecosystems to Artificial Intelligence—Has Fractured Legal and Theoretical Discourse. to Chronicle These Controversies, Craycroft Will Transform the Fifth Floor Gallery into a Site for Producing an Animated Film, Which She Will Develop over the Course of the Exhibition; Visitors Will Physically Enter the Stage Where Craycroft Will Shoot New Footage Every Week for the Duration of the Residency. Drawing on Traditions of Folklore and Fables, Which Often Use Anthropomorphism to Narrate Moral Tales, the Animated Film Will Confront the Physical and Philosophical Lenses Used to Construct and Qualify Personhood. the Exhibition Is Organized by Johanna Burton, Keith Haring Director and Curator of Education and Public Engagement, and Sara O'Keeffe, Assistant Curator, with Kate Wiener, Education Associate. Anna Craycroft Was Born in Oregon in 1975 and Raised in New York. She Has Had Solo Shows at Ben Maltz Gallery, ... (read more)

The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2017-2018 Season - 14th Street Y
Through May 31, 2018 - New York

The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2017-2018 Season NEW YORK - The Theater at the 14th Street Y continues to honor the edgy, diverse, and rich history of innovative culture making in the East Village with their 2017-2018 Season. Each year, the company presents a provocative season of theater and dance from independent New York artists in dialogue with the residency program of LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture. The goal is to provide a big picture narrative focused on social awareness and change that transcends cultures and borders. The Theater supports the creation of new art and culture by placing artists at the heart of the 14th Street Y community, and providing the space, time, and resources needed to create new work.   "In an effort to provide an environment for free expression for our curated artists to more easily create, the 14th Street Y has changed its model to be a co-presenter of all the works in our season," said Ronit Muszkatblit, Artistic Director of Arts + Culture, the 14th Street Y. "To make this possible, we have made our Theater even more accessible to a wider artist base, also providing Box Office, administrative, marketing, and technical su... (read more)

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Parkside Lounge
Through December 24, 2018 - New York

Founded and produced by longtime New York City journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner, The Inspired Word is one of the hottest open mic/performance events in the country, happening every week in NYC and having featured some of the finest original performers in the country. Past features include Golden Globe award-winning actress Jill Eikenberry, Emmy/Golden Globe nominated Amber Tamblyn, film/TV actor/comedian Taylor Negron, actor/comedian/TV personality John Fugelsang, Grammy nominated singer Carolyn Malachi, American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, and HBO Def Poetry stars Shihan, Suheir Hammad, Lemon Andersen, Regie Cabico, Gemineye, and Beau Sia. For more info, please visit: http://inspiredwordnyc.com/ http://inspiredwordnyc.blogspot.com/

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