Posted in To Do | music on September 24, 2009

HEALTH @ Williamsburg Waterfront in July (more by Bao Nguyen)
HEALTH

tonight in NYC
* DANCE
* Sam Roberts Band @ Gramercy
* Lebowski Fest @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Tiesto @ Hammerstein Ballroom
* U2, Muse @ Giants Stadium
* Phoenix @ Apple Store Soho
* Marianne Faithfull @ Town Hall
* Norah Jones @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* Sing For China tour @ Bennett Media Studio
* Porcupine Tree, King's X @ Terminal 5
* Wavves, Ganglians @ Santos Party House
* The Rifles, Useless Keys @ Mercury Lounge
* HEALTH, Pictureplane, Tanlines @ Bowery Ballroom
* Still Flyin, German Measles, Excalibrah @ Bruar Falls
* Polvo, Falcatross, Soldiers of Fortune @ The Bell House
* Japandroids, Mt. St. Helen's Vietnam Band @ Mercury Lounge
* Essie Jain, Tom Brosseau, Tim Williams, Angela Correa @ Cake Shop
* New Languages Fest w/ Little Women, Robbins/Pavone/Sorey, Jackson Moore Septet @ McCarren Hall
* Sam Hilmer & Arrington De Dionyso, Charlie Looker, Br'er, Daniel Carter, Total Bolsheviks @ Death By Audio
* Spectacle with Elvis Costello & guests Levon Helm, Allen Toussaint, Richard Thompson, Nick Lowe @ Apollo Theatre

U2's massive 360 Tour is again at Giants Stadium with Muse. Pictures from last night's show are HERE.

Maze co-curator and Zs member Sam Hilmer performs in a duo with Old Time Relijun and K Recs' Arrington De Dionyso at Death By Audio. Also on the bill are Charlie Looker, Br'er, Daniel Carter and Total Bolsheviks.

Spectacle: Elvis Costello is at the Apollo with guests Levon Helm, Allen Toussaint, Richard Thompson and Nick Lowe.

New Languages Festival starts its second weekend with music from Little Women, Robbins/Pavone/Sorey and Jackson Moore Septet at McCarren Hall.

Polvo follows up its impromptu Brooklyn Bowl show this summer with a gig at The Bell House. Falcatross and Soldiers of Fortune open. Fan Ryan Adams was at the opening of his new gallery exhibition last night. That is also now open for public viewing.

Japandroids and Mt. St. Helen's Vietnam Band play a sold-out show at Mercury Lounge. Then they play another at the venue on Sunday before coming back for a run of CMJ shows (as part of their seemingly endless tour) in October.

Pictureplane (aka Travis Egedy) just put out a new record, Dark Rift, on Love Pump United. He's opening dates most of HEALTH's September tour, which includes a show at Bowery Ballroom with Tanlines tonight.

Porcupine Tree's current tour stops at Terminal 5 tonight for a show with King's X.

Wavves is in town with new drummer Zach Hill. They play Santos Party House with Ganglians. Tomorrow it's at Market Hotel.

Tiesto, whose new album is full of "indie" stars, kicks off a three-night run at Hammerstein Ballroom tonight.

Phoenix play Apple Store Soho before their two-night Rumsey Playfield run this weekend.

Marianne Faithfull plays Town Hall (with a band composed of veterans like Marc Ribot and others).

Hellbastard play Europa tomorrow.

Rorschach play Asbury Park tonight, and Santos Party House tomorrow. Check out our interview with Charles Maggio.

Julian Plenti is at The Guggenheim tomorrow.

The Dodos' new video for "Fables" is posted below.

Calvin Harris presents Humanthesizer, "the first human synth," below.

What else?

Calvin Harris - Humanthesizer - the first human synth

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Comments (11)

alex bleeker and the freaks are opening the wavves show tonight. get there early!

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2009 5:15 PM

oh no, i am gonna miss japandroids and japanther this month, i guess i should buy one of those $500 CMJ badges

Posted by Anonymous | September 24, 2009 9:24 PM

Micachu just finished playing in Madison

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 12:17 AM

What was the third video? It now says, "This media is no longer available."

Oh, and Jesse Jane (who will appear at Exxxotica NY this weekend) >>>>>> Essie Jain.

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 7:32 AM

Porcupine Tree and King's X rocked

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 8:48 AM

Polvo was fucking killer.

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 9:04 AM

who is calvin harris and why do you keep posting this?! or did i see it at some other blog before

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 10:42 AM

wanted HEALTH to be great great great, but it wasn't....

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 11:55 AM

yes it was was was. Just too damn short.

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 12:06 PM

it wasn't. i've seen them great before. they were good but not great. crowd was lame and didn't fill venue at all. maybe band wasn't feeling it. what was up with set length? and no "perfect skin"?

Posted by Anonymous | September 25, 2009 1:33 PM

Drummer dans la photo turned out great!

Posted by Atwood aka calling cards | September 29, 2009 7:12 AM

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