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Mike Watt @ Maxwell's in May (more by Lori Baily)
tonight in NYC
* Dub Is a Weapon @ Zebulon
* Your Nature, Wild Yaks @ Union Pool
* The Giraffes, Juice Falcon @ Union Pool
* Michael Gira, Wand @ Issue Project Room
* LiveFastDie, Golden Triangle @ Rock Star Bar
* Joan As Police Woman, Holly Miranda @ 92YTribeca
* Jerry Rivera, N'Klabe @ Central Park Summerstage
* Spanish Prisoners, Ghost Gamblers @ Highline Ballroom
* Ghostface, Redman and Method Man @ Starland Ballroom (NJ)
* Satanicide, Notorious MSG, Flaming Fire @ Bowery Ballroom
* Tyvek, Personal and the Pizzas, Coconut Coolouts @ Cake Shop
* Rooftop Films w/ Stars Like Fleas @ Old American Can Factory
* The Naked Heroes, Andy D, The Bamboo Kids, Wild Yaks @ Glasslands
* John Wesley Harding & the English UK, Megan Reilly @ The Bell House
* Double Nickels on the Dime 25th Anniversary Party @ Bowery Poetry Club (Watt)
* Gary War, Little Claw, Real Estate, Religious Knives @ Scultpure Center
* Holy Hail, Anders Manly, Univox, Bad Girlfriend, Desert Stars @ Don Pedro
* The Beets, Fergus & Geronimo, Yellow Fever, The Magic Kids @ Market Hotel
* The Albertans, Miracles of Modern Science, The Tales @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* Lemonade, Free Energy, Riton (DJ), JDH & Dave P (DJ) @ Tribeca Grand Hotel
* Celebrate Brooklyn w/ Kailash Kher, Electro Morocco @ Prospect Park Bandshell
* pow wow!, HTR, The Sundelles, Senors of Marseille, Hank and Cupcakes @ The Castle in Hell
* Benefit for the MAZE w/ NinjaSonik, Aa, Charlie Looker, Dave Longstreth (DJ), more @ Death By Audio
Also this afternoon @ The Brooklyn Museum:
An afternoon of performances and film featuring established and emerging contemporary African artists working in music, film, and literature, in celebration of the exhibition Yinka Shonibare MBE. Highlights includes the film This Is My Africa (Zina Saro-Wiwa, UK/Nigeria, 2008, 50 minutes), about the Africa that exists in the hearts and minds of native and non-native individuals; a dramatized reading of contemporary texts presented by the Chinua Achebe Center for African Literature and Languages; a gallery talk by celebrated performer and fashion designer Wunmi; as well as live music performances in the Sculpture Garden, including Rwandese electro-pop artist Iyadede and Sierra Leone's reggae and hiphop ambassadors, Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew.Free music tonight includes a Celebrate Brooklyn show with Kailash Kher and Electro Morocco at Prospect Park Bandshell; Jerry Rivera and N'Klabe play the Central Park Summerstage.
2 Live Crew & Ninjasonik at Studio B has been cancelled.
John Wesley Harding brings his band the English UK to The Bell House for a show with Megan Reilly.
The 25th Anniversary Party for the Minutemen's Double Nickels on the Dime is at Bowery Poetry Club. Musical guests include Mike Watt and Richard Hell (who's re-releasing one of his '80s LP).
Gary War, Little Claw, Real Estate and Religious Knives play Long Island City's Scultpure Center.
Joan As Police Woman and Holly Miranda perform at 92YTribeca.
LiveFastDie and Golden Triangle play a free show at Rock Star Bar.
Death By Audio features a 12-hour Benefit for the MAZE installation (going in at the venue) with NinjaSonik, Aa, Charlie Looker, DJ Dave Longstreth and more.
All Points West announced set times.
New videos from Of Montreal, and Woods (who played the Whitney last night), below.
Of Montreal - "Mingusings"
Woods: Where and What Are You