Posted in To Do | music on July 29, 2009

Seasick Steve
Seasick Steve

tonight in NYC
* DANCE
* Wayne Wonder @ Brower Park
* Raul Malo @ Madison Square Park
* Pete Yorn, Zee Avi @ Webster Hall
* Quimbombo @ Stuyvesant High School
* Saviours, Children, Sourvein @ Union Pool
* Ebony Bones, The Drums, Ninjasonik @ Bowery Ballroom
* Liquor Store, Drugwars, Bleeker & the Freaks @ Market Hotel
* Ethan Iverson, Reid Anderson & Paul Motion @ Village Vanguard
* Noisemakers w/ Peter Roseberg & Raekwon, The Cypher @ 92YTribeca
* The Grates, The Whims, Buenos Dias, Charlotte Sometimes @ Pianos
* Bosco Delrey, Georgiana Starlington, The Gaye Blades @ Bruar Falls
* Seasick Steve, J Roddy Walson, Spirit Family Reunion @ Mercury Lounge
* Mark Eitzel plays American Music Club, Hotel Lights @ The Bell House


The forecast is affecting some (or all...) of tonight's free outdoor shows...

Due to a threat of inclement weather, tonight's Quimbombo show has been moved to Stuyvesant High School at 345 Chambers St. Start time is still 7pm. Space is limited, so the first come, first served system will be in effect.
Also, tonight's film at the McCarren Park Summerscreen, Wild at Heart, has been rescheduled for August 19th. (Next week's screening of Fame will feature sets by Bottle Up & Go and The Nouvellas.)

Steely Dan is inside, but also cancelled.

Other outdoor gratis shows scheduled for tonight include Wayne Wonder
in Brooklyn's Brower Park and Raul Malo in Madison Square Park

Mark Eitzel plays his American Music Club songs at The Bell House tonight. Steely Dan will perform its 1980 album Gaucho at Beacon Theatre.

The Grates play the final show of their Pianos residency with The Whims, Buenos Dias and Charlotte Sometimes.

Catch members of the Black Lips in the Gaye Blades at Bruar Falls tonight with Bosco Delrey and Georgiana Starlington.

The Drums and Ninjasonik open for Ebony Bones tonight at Bowery Ballroom.

Scarlett Johansson collaborator Pete Yorn plays with Zee Avi at Webster Hall tonight.

Three-string guitarist Seasick Steve warms up for his All Points West set with a show tonight at the Mercury Lounge with J. Roddy Walson & the Business and Spirit Family Reunion.

92YTribeca hosts radio DJ Peter Roseberg in conversation with Raekwon as "jazz hip-hop fusion band" The Cypher perform from the latter's catalog.

The new Dodos album, which got leaked earlier this month, is out now and just $3.00. It's also streaming.

"Here to Fall," the first in a series of five clips from the upcoming Yo La Tengo album, Popular Songs, is posted below.

VBS visited the practice space of Silk Flowers, below.

What else?

Silk Flowers on VBS' Practice Space

Yo La Tengo - "Here To Fall"

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Comments (17)

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 5:48 PM

now that's one fucking beard!

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 5:53 PM

Eitzel stole the show at Merge XX, I'm in.

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 5:59 PM

excited for Mark.

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 6:10 PM

Grooms & Blood Orange (Lightspeed Champion) at Envoy Gallery. 8 sharp.

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 6:30 PM

fyi, the Lightspeed thing is some sort of side project rock opera thing called Blood Orange... he wrote the whole thing last week, apparently.

Posted by bill p | July 29, 2009 6:50 PM

ancient sky & heliotropes @ dba

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 6:51 PM

Not feeling that new Dodos record as much as Visiter.

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 7:10 PM


Natureboy & Gunfight at cake shop..

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 7:22 PM

Sky White Tiger; Kotchy; Me You Them; George positive and Spigerfang @ The Studio (Webster Hall)

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 8:00 PM

what happened to the article about jay z replacing the beasties? i wrote the last comment that stated that jay and puffy destroyed all that was good about hip hop and now the article is gone. did jay have his "people" contact bv and demand that the post be removed? are jay and his boyz gonna cap me?

Posted by kool g rap and polo/ eric b and rakim/ krs and scott la rock/ premiere - rulers | July 29, 2009 8:23 PM

"what happened to the article about jay z replacing the beasties?"

http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2009/07/jay-z_replaces.html

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 8:31 PM

Elbow bumped from tonight's Letterman
catch them at APW on Sunday
back on Letterman in September
http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=33532399&blogId=502904733

Posted by RAJ | July 29, 2009 9:03 PM

BV, you need a "Maru" tag.

Posted by Anonymous | July 29, 2009 9:03 PM

Love the photo, just amazing. Would love to see more true art than flash!

Posted by Anonymous | July 30, 2009 1:10 AM

Went to the Seasick Steve show. He was awesome! Played for a good while. Also the first band Spirit Family Reunion was a damn good surprise. J Roddy was fun too. Great night!!

Posted by Anonymous | July 30, 2009 12:32 PM

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