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Les Savy Fav @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple in March (more by Natasha Ryan)
Les Savy Fav

For some, 9/9/09, is a special date because it is the last time we will see single-digit repeating numbers in a date until January 1, 2101. According to Livescience.com, 9/9/09 is significant to numerologists because the number 9 is, to coin a term, "yingyangy." In other words, it is
associated with noble qualities such as forgiveness, compassion and success and ignoble qualities such as arrogance and self-righteousness. Some are excited about 09/09/09 because Tim Burton's movie "9" (which reportedly has nine heroes) opens today.

But if you are a die hard Beatles fan, none of the aforementioned reasons for being jazzed about 9/9/09 (or, if you prefer, 09/09/09 or September 9, 2009 or 9/9/9) is more significant and exciting than the fact that 09/09/09 marks the day that the entire digitally remastered Beatles catalog is being released by Apple, and that "The Beatles: Rock Band" video game is being launched. [AC]

tonight in NYC
* Jay-Z @ Gramercy Theatre
* Golem, Killsonic @ Zebulon
* Skeletons Big Band @ Roulette
* Bill Frisell Trio @ City Winery
* Skits 'n Tits @ Bowery Poetry Club
* Marmoset, The March Fourth @ Cake Shop
* Boredoms: Boadrum 9, Lichens @ Terminal 5
* Dead Meadow, Hopewell @ Rocks Off Boat Cruise
* The Drones, Zaza, Bridezilla @ The Bell House
* Air Waves, Trashed on Fiction @ Columbus Park
* Sondre Lerche, JBM @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* N.E.R.D., Asher Roth @ Beach at Governors Island
* Jason Anderson, Tim Garrrigan @ Pete's Candy Store
* Death Vessel, Outernational, Cinema, Cinema @ Maxwell's
* Princeton, Phil and the Osophers, Ice Palace @ Union Hall
* Les Savy Fav, Hannibal Buress @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* Tim Easton, AA Bondy, Willy Mason, Dave Godowsky @ Mercury Lounge
* Lecherous Nocturne, Gigan, Wetnurse, Mutant Supremacy @ Union Pool
* Boat Party w/ Gildas + Masaya, Cobra Krames, more @ Half Moon Cruise
* Motorhead, Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy @ Roseland Ballroom
* Elevated (film) w/ music by David Lang & CONTACT Contemporary Music @ MoMA
* Wordless Music w/ 802 Tour, Nico Muhly, Sam Amidon, Doveman @ Miller Theatre
* Database, Pfunkt, French Horn Rebellion, Kap10Kurt, Savoir Adore @ Santos Party House
* Circulatory System, Nesey Gallons, Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't @ (Le) Poisson Rouge

There's a slew of ATP NY warm-up shows tonight. Circulatory System play (Le) Poisson Rouge with band member Nesey Gallons and Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't opening. Boredoms perform Boadrum 9 with Lichens at Terminal 5. Hopewell play a Rocks Off Boat Cruise with Dead Meadow. The Drones perform at the Bell House with Zaza and Bridezilla.

Marmoset are in town for two nights - tonight they play the Cake Shop with The March Fourth.

Skeletons Big Band perform for one more night at Roulette before opening the newly redecorated Death By Audio tomorrow.

Jay-Z is at Gramercy Theatre, a much smaller venue than the show he's playing on 9/11.

N.E.R.D. and Asher Roth play Beach at Governors Island.

Tonight is Round 2 for Sondre Lerche and JBM - this time across the river in Brooklyn at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Wordless Music at Miller Theatre kicks off with 802 Tour featuring Nico Muhly, Sam Amidon and Doveman.

Princeton celebrate the release of their new CD with Phil and the Osophers and Ice Palace at Union Hall

Alabamian A.A. Bondy joins Tim Easton, Willy Mason and Dave Godowsky for a show at Mercury Lounge.

Hannibal Buress recently landed a slot as a writer on SNL. Tonight the comedian opens for Les Savy Fav at the new Knitting Factory Brooklyn's first concert.

Air Waves and Trashed on Fiction play a free outdoor show at Brooklyn's Columbus Park (in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall) before a screening of The Fifth Element. Bands at 5:30. Film at 7:30.

Skits 'n Tits is a monthly burlesque/music variety show at Bowery Poetry Club...

A dizzying array of subversive comics, video shorts, skits, burlesque, and live music conceived by the twisted comedic minds of Jessica Delifino, Diane O'Debra, and Steph Sabelli. This month's very special HOWL Festival Edition will feature comedy from Heather Fink and Jenny Rubin, alongside stunning burlesque from The Chi-Ciones, Suspicious Package, Lil Miss Lixx and Akynos! Hilarious New Sketches and raunchy little songs from Diane O'Debra, Jessica Delfino, and Steph Sabelli. PBR will sponsor drink specials and sweet raffle prizes. You don't wanna miss this amazing all night showcase showdown, from 10pm til you fall off your chair. Live electro-rock music from guest band Hank and Cupcakes as they kickoff the dance party @ midnite! Hosted by Uncle Shappy.
There's a Rocks Off Boat Party tonight with Gildas + Masaya, Cobra Krames, Robot Blair and David Bruno aboard the Half Moon which is not the boat Dead Meadow will be on. The flyer is below.

The video for Micachu & The Shapes' "Turn Me Well" is posted below.

Passion Pit gets interviewed below.

What else?

Boat Party

micachu & the shapes - turn me well

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Comments (12)

anyone know the timing for the Knitting Factory tonight?

Posted by noamjamski | September 9, 2009 6:10 PM

Shit is sold out

Posted by Anonymous | September 9, 2009 6:18 PM

Yes, and if anyone knows when that sold out shit starts (it just says doors at 7) that would be totally awesome.

Posted by noamjamski | September 9, 2009 6:24 PM

anyone know who the remaining drummers are for Boadrum 9?? Hisham Akira Bharoocha is one...

Posted by Anonymous | September 9, 2009 6:28 PM

bust a move

Posted by Anonymous | September 9, 2009 10:11 PM

as always les savy fav rocked the party that rocks the body.

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2009 12:30 AM

Boredoms were HOLY MOTHERFUCKIN AMAZING

Zach Hill was one of the drummers, and the guy from Soft Circle... not sure of the rest

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2009 12:57 AM

also, i've never seen Terminal 5 that empty... and the balconies were even closed off!

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2009 1:44 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AshuvGbstY4

Les Savy Fav doing Reformat from last night

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2009 8:22 AM

What were people doing wednesday? I heard there were lots of sheep worshiping their savior as he incoherently rambled on about how much money he was going to CONTINUE wasting on providing health care coverage to illegal immigrants!!

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2009 9:05 AM

Tim Harrington said nothing about health care thank you very much.

Posted by Anonymous | September 10, 2009 9:27 AM

I hate guns If no guns of everyone,the world maybe well.

Posted by louis | October 17, 2009 11:36 AM

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