Doves @ Sasquatch 2009 (more by Chris Graham)
tonight in NYC
* Phish @ Jones Beach Theater
* Doves, Wild Light @ Terminal 5
* Gay Beast, Talk Normal, Bodytype[s] @ Bruar Falls
* IAMX, Hypernova, Cruel Black Dove @ Bowery Ballroom
* The Morning Pages, The Pierces, Paige Wood @ The Cameo
* Femi Kuti & The Positive Force, BLK JKS @ Irving Plaza
* Tribeca New Music Festival w/ ACME @ The Flea Theater
* The Postelles, pow wow!, Samuel, DJ B-Roc @ Santos Party House
* Spanish Prisoners, Sisters, Knight School @ Public Assembly
* Art Brut, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Phil and the Osophers @ Mercury Lounge
* Pepi Ginsberg, Bow Ribbons, Adrienne Anemone, Mike Wexler @ Cake Shop
* Gang Gang Dance (DJ), The National (DJ), Touchy Feely (DJ) @ Glasslands
* Cinema 16 w/ Nick Yulman & the Mechanical Bone Orchestra @ Smack Mellon
* NY Afro-beat Festival w/ Chico Mann, Amayo's Fuarkistra @ Knitting Factory
* Black Sea Hotel, Veveritse, Stumblebum Brass Band, Sxip Shirey @ Union Pool
* Jack Penate, Holiday Shores, Wolff, Pinky, Gordon Voidwell, Hotchacha @ Pianos
* Spanish Prisoners, Sisters, Knight School,We Are Country Mice, Eula @ Public Assembly
As Bill mentioned, Santos Party House has a show tonight with pow wow!, The Postelles, Samuel and DJ B-Roc, the last three of which are featured on Andrew W.K.'s DAMN! The Mixtape. Postelles and Samuel each contibute a track, while B-Roc & The Knocks drop nearly half a dozen remixes.
ACME (American Contemporary Music Ensemble) play the first night of the Tribeca New Music Festival tonight at the Flea Theater. The new-music fest runs through Sunday. Coming up, ACME open theJune 25th US debut of Jóhann Jóhannsson at LPR, presented by Wordless Music.
Care Bears On Fire played the Brooklyn Public Library earlier today, while down Flatbush Ave the BAM Rhythm & Blues Festival kicked off with Lakeside. The R & B fest will take place every Thursday at noon till August 6th at Brooklyn's MetroTech Commoms. Catch Allen Toussaint next week.
The new Skeletons video for "HOUSEGUESTS" aka "RIPPER aka the Pillows," and Walter Schreifels covering the Smiths (at one of his recent shows), below...
Walter Schreifels Covers The Smiths