Posted in To Do | music on June 10, 2009

Hold Steady @ Bowery Ballroom - June 8, 2009 (Photo by Alex Reside)
Hold Steady

tonight in NYC
* DANCE
* Booker T. @ Joe's Pub
* Gil Scott-Heron @ SOBs
* Olof Arnalds @ Sycamore
* Julianna Barwick @ Pianos
* The Budos Band @ Stuy Town Oval
* Antibalas @ Rock Off Boat Cruise
* The Mummies, The Back CC's @ Southpaw
* Bloodhorse, Medusa, Pollution @ Union Pool
* Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood @ Izod Center
* Survival, Exactly, Gates of Heaven @ Glasslands
* Deastro, The Upwelling, Le Mood @ Mercury Lounge
* Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes @ Beacon Theatre
* Vernon Reid, Jamie Saft's Burning Genitals @ The Stone
* The Hold Steady, Gost Trio @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Rooftop Films w/ Glass Ghost @ Brooklyn Tech High School
* Apostle of Hustle, Forro in the Dark, Brian Bonz @ Bowery Ballroom
* Vision Festival w/ Marshall Allen, Sun Ra Arkestra @ Abrons Arts Center
* The Decemberists, Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 @ Radio City Music Hall
* Brightblack Morning Light, Mariee Sioux, Zomes @ The Studio at Webster Hall
* Zambri, The Drums, Last Year's Model, The States, Do You See The Dark @ Annex
* John Medeski/Billy Martin/Charlie Hunter/John Ellis, Big Sam/Joe Russo/Otis Grove @ Sullivan Hall

Happy 1-year anniversary to Max Silvestri's Big Teriffic party which takes place tonight at Cameo (located behind the Lovin' Cup Restaurant). Kurt & Kristen and many other comedians are on the bill.

Stuyvesant Town's weekly Music in the Oval series starts tonight with a set by The Budos Band.

Deastro plays Ghostly International's 10-yr Anniversary Bash on Friday June 12th, as part of the Northside Festival. Catch them tonight at the Mercury Lounge.

Jamie Saft premieres his Burning Genitals trio with the dual drums of Mike Pride and Bobby Previte tonight at The Stone. They'll play material from their forthcoming Veal Records release, "Crabz."

Eugene Mirman gave this year's commencement speech at his alma matter, Lexington High School. Yes, that's the same school that produced Amanda Palmer's "With the Needle That Sings in Her Heart" earlier this year. Video of the speech, below...

Fanfarlo are offering their new album for $1.00. Video below...

What else?

Eugene Mirman 2009 LHS Commencement Speech

Download our album for $1 until July 4th

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Comments (17)

Kid Francescoli at Fontana's @8pm sharp
www.myspace.com/kidfrancescoli
Cool indie pop, he toured Europe with Sebastien Tellier, Menomena, Troy Von Balthazar (from Chokebore)

Piers Faccini at Piano's @10.30pm after Julianna Barwick
He was added to the bill today, and played a packed Joe's PUb yesterday
http://www.myspace.com/piersfaccini

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2009 6:31 PM

That Cameo place has the most amazing sculpture hanging over the stage!

Posted by Freepster | June 10, 2009 7:02 PM

the fanfarlo album is great, btw. totally worth your buck. more, even.

Posted by bill p | June 10, 2009 7:02 PM

Hold Steady think they SHRED, but they don't.

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2009 7:17 PM

what time does the hold steady go on/off each night?

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2009 7:54 PM

is daniel higgs playing tonight?

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2009 7:57 PM

@ 7:54: 10 - 11:30pm

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2009 8:36 PM

Piers Faccini at Pianos @ 10:30

Posted by Anonymous | June 10, 2009 9:02 PM

Hold Steady setlist anyone?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2009 12:09 PM

First Night
Stations
Massive Nights
Party Pit
Sequestered
Cutters
Cheyenne
Chips Ahoy!
Same Kooks
Knuckles
Status
You Can Make Him
Discouraged
Constructive
Hot Soft
Stay Positive
Slapped Actress
Resurrection

Encore:
Citrus
Arms and Hearts
Chillout Tent
Southtown


Crowd singalong/dance party:
Thunder Road
Rosalita

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2009 12:17 PM

Elvis Costello can suck it. Didn't even play Pump It Up...!

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2009 1:42 PM

Hold Steady. Yay. Everyone rejoice....

Posted by This Music Sucks | June 11, 2009 2:09 PM

The Hold MEHdy

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2009 2:16 PM

you "MEHing on bands with no letter M-followed by a vowel" people are killing the joke!

Posted by the original MEHster | June 11, 2009 2:46 PM

Fanfarlo:Reservoir is the one of the best albums released this year, without a doubt.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2009 2:59 PM

MEHMEHrlo

Posted by in your face, original MEHster | June 11, 2009 4:34 PM

Kid Francescoli at Fontana's @8pm sharp
www.myspace.com/kidfrancescoli
Cool indie pop, he toured Europe with Sebastien Tellier, Menomena, Troy Von Balthazar (from Chokebore)

Piers Faccini at Piano's @10.30pm after Julianna Barwick
He was added to the bill today, and played a packed Joe's PUb yesterday
http://www.myspace.com/piersfaccini

Posted by otinca | January 10, 2013 4:55 PM

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