Mew @ Pitchfork Fest (more by Joseph Xu)
tonight in NYC
* Britney Spears, Ciara @ MSG
* Moodswing Orchestra @ Nublu
* Loudon Wainwright III @ City Winery
* It's Casual, Goes Cube @ Lit
* Rev. Vince Anderson @ Union Pool
* Mew, Violens @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Les Paul Trio w/ Bucky Pizzarelli @ Iridium
* Air Waves, Jacksonknife @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* Howlies, The Wild Yaks, more @ Public Assembly
* Vandaveer, Essie Jain, Robert Francis @ Pianos
* Machel Montano, The Mighy Sparrow @ Wingate Field
* Whiplash w/ Pete Holmes & Anthony Jeselnik @ UCB Theatre
* Helado Negro, The Silent League, Tavo Carbone @ Cake Shop
* Highline Piano Series: Christopher O'Riley @ Highline Ballroom
* Mon Khmer, Promising Young Talent, Desert Stars, Sally Head @ The Cameo
* Street Meat w/ Jon Glaser, Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt, Hannibal Buress, more @ Cake Shop
Mew play MHOW tonight with Violens. The Danish group will be opening for Nine Inch Nails on Wednesday at NIN's final NYC show. Before then, NIN play T5 on Tuesday with The Horrors, who've been opening their other NYC shows at Bowery Ballroom on Friday and Webster Hall last night.
LA is getting a MEWseum.
Howlies are here. If you miss them tonight at Public Assembly, there's also Aug 28th at Maxwell's, and Aug 30th at Mercury Lounge (not to mention The Bog in Scranton on Aug 26th)
Rev. Vince Anderson plays Union Pool.
Lit Lounge is hosting
It's Casual and Goes Cube tonight.
Breden Benson played "A Whole Lot Better," the lead track off his new record, on Letterman last Friday. The video is below. He visited NYC's Bowery Ballroom earlier this month.
Lightspeed Champion performed at the John Hughes tribute at Cake Shop on Saturday. Video Bill took below...
Pearl Jam put out a new video for "The Fixer". That's also posted below...
Lightspeed Champion at Cake Shop
Brendan Benson - A Whole Lot Better (on Letterman) 2009.08.21 (HQ)
Pearl Jam - The Fixer