Posted in To Do | music | video on December 4, 2009

Elvis Perkins @ Clearwater Fest this summer (more by Chris La Putt)
Elvis Perkins

tonight in NYC
* Phish @ MSG
* The Besties @ Asbury Lanes
* Ian McCulloch @ The Studio
* Crystal Antlers @ Cameo
* Nitzer Ebb @ Gramercy Theatre
* Darmstadt @ Issue Project Room
* Mew, Bear in Heaven @ Webster Hall
* Quest For Fire, Naam & Weird Owl @ Pianos
* Espers, Azita, Doug Paisley @ Drom
* The Sights, The Figgs @ Cake Shop
* A Prairie Home Companion @ Town Hall
* Sloan, Magneta Lane @ The Bell House
* Raphael Saadiq, Anjulie @ Terminal 5
* The Wrens, Palomar @ Maxwell's (early)
* The Wrens, Bob Fields @ Maxwell's (late)
* Sebastien Schuller, Hoferlanz @ Sycamore
* Alicia Hall Moran, Gordon Voidwell @ The Kitchen
* Brendan Benson, Cory Chisel @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* The Beets @ the Degenerate Craft Fair @ Silent Barn
* Woods, Real Estate, Cloud Nothings @ Market Hotel
* Red Mass & Golden Triangle @ Live With Animals Gallery
* The Big Pink, Crystal Antlers, Von Haze @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Bowerbirds, Dave Godowsky @ Bowery Ballroom
* Terra Nova: Sinfonia Antarctica w/ DJ Spooky & ICE @ BAM Howard Gilman Opera
* Mike Yaniro benefit w/ Sightings, Pink Reason, York Factory Complaint (w/ Genesis P-orridge), White Suns @ Death By Audio
* Pissed Jeans, Yellow Tears, Old Men @ Columbia U's Lerner Party Space

Details on the Pissed Jeans show below...

The Wrens' first set tonight will be Meadowlands in full; the second, all new songs.

Elvis Perkins is in town for two shows. Tonight at Bowery and then Saturday at Music Hall. His video for "Chains, Chains, Chains" below...

The Beets plays the Degenerate Craft Fair.

Bowerbirds open for Elvis tonight, but not tomorrow. Instead they're at Union Pool on Saturday with Sharon Van Etten.

Brendan Benson is at LPR tonight and Maxwell's on Saturday. His new video for "A Whole Lot Better" below.

Jack White recorded two new songs with the band Smoke Fairies.

Amazon's 25 days of free Christmas songs continues. They also have Diana Krall's Christmas album on sale for $2.99 and a compilation of 99 songs for $5.00, one of many albums they're selling for that price now.

Ornette Coleman tops Amazon's list of "100 Greatest Jazz Albums of All Time".

Richard Buckner plays Mercury Lounge on Saturday.

Black Sheep play Santos Party House on Saturday.

Rihanna got inappropriate with a mannequin last night at Hammerstein Ballroom. Video below...

Amanda Palmer does Tegan & Sara. Video below...

a new Lightspeed Champion video, below...

What else?

Pissed Jeans




********OLD MEN

@ Lerner Hall Party Space, Columbia University
2920 Broadway (Near 115th Street) New York, NY
Take the 1 to 116th Street
Friday December 4th, 2009
Doors at 8:00/Music at 9:00
$5 / $3 with CUID
All Ages, Open to the public
**If you're not a Columbia/Barnard student, please email with your name to guarantee entry

Rihanna "Don't Stop the Music" LIVE Hammerstein Ballroom NYC 12/3/09


Brendan Benson - A Whole Lot Better

Lightspeed Champion - 'Marlene'

Elvis Perkins In Dearland - "Chains, Chains, Chains"



Comments (38)

Palmer's always chasing after people in Union Sq.
They run when they smell gas passed.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 4:34 AM

That Amanda Palmer video is invigorating. It shows breaking free from the stagnant structure of mundane conformity passed on as days become years. As life becomes fear. As we break free and allow beauty to show it's face.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 5:58 AM

Anyone have an idea on the set times at Market Hotel tonight?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 6:36 AM

Vacation days for my balcony, listen to music, enjoy what I always wore bose headset, that's what kind of enjoyment, you can images it!like "True happiness only when you truly recognize the value of life.--Munir na Motoo". haha.......

Posted by salebose | December 4, 2009 7:31 AM

that chick is hot... you said her name is elvis?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 8:03 AM

There is a Discovery playing at Spike Hill tonight, assuming its not THAT discovery?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 8:14 AM

I love elvis perkins. always changing his image but never his music.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 8:43 AM

Jay-Z's 40th birthday today!

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 9:01 AM


This Friday, head on over to Bushwick Music Studios...the #1 locale for $2 PBR and good music!

11:30PM - U SAY USA
10:30PM - We Got Eastman
9:30PM - Mike Bruno
8:30PM - Bill Bartholomew

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 9:06 AM

Also tonight @ Monster Island Basement

All ages, $7

Big Troubles


Posted by Radio Flyer | December 4, 2009 10:04 AM

quest for fire
weird owl

@piano's 8 pm

get yr psych on

Posted by dorganic | December 4, 2009 10:31 AM

fuck Jay-Z, that arrogant bastard

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 10:40 AM

Doug Paisley live on WNYU @ 5pm before he plays with Espers and Azita this evening

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 10:50 AM


Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 11:07 AM

what time's real estate going on

Posted by anonymous hipster | December 4, 2009 11:11 AM

Sorceress, Hidden Ratio, and Whooping Crane at Coco 66 at 10 pm. psych concert choice #2 of the night.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 11:11 AM

Anyone go see the big pink.crystal antlers last night?

set times? and how was the show???

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 11:30 AM

the wrens. the meadowlands. that's it.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 11:34 AM

I am so stoked for Saadiq tonight!

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 11:57 AM

New supergroup doing Phish afterparty at 186 Norfolk tonight!
Come see Non Vegan Cupcakes Feat. Joe Russo, Tom Marshall, Col. Bruce Hampton, Warren Haynes + many special guests. And don't worry....The Heavy Pets **will not** be there!
We'll have an open fire so you can make hash smore's...
Doors open at midnight....and we'll be going til the sun comes up...!

Posted by wilson->bathtub to kick off night III | December 4, 2009 12:52 PM

that show at 186 Norfolk sounds sick. that place has had some really cool shows lately. has anyone been checking things out there?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 1:03 PM

Wrens set list from last night?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 1:49 PM

what the hell happened to perkins....

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 1:55 PM

whats the 186 norfolk venue called? any website link?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 1:59 PM


Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 2:30 PM


Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 2:56 PM

nitzer ebb bitches!

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 3:29 PM

yeah that new place on norfolk is pretty awesome. the bathroom is perfect to poop in.

Posted by possum | December 4, 2009 3:30 PM

set times for MEW?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 3:46 PM

mew at 845

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 3:52 PM

that amazon jazz list has the bad plus but not sonny rollins

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 3:55 PM

TONIGHT (friday) the WOODIE AWARDS are on MTV,MTV2,& MTVu at 10PM EST.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 4:02 PM

updating the list of shows a bit, including Darmstadt at Issue Project Room:

Posted by brooklynvegan | December 4, 2009 4:19 PM

The Discovery at Spike Hill is the Discovery that has been playing in Brooklyn for many years. Not the little indie side project. They are cool. You should check them out.

Posted by anon e mouse | December 4, 2009 4:49 PM

Black Sheep are Julian Cope's new band.

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 5:35 PM

Anyone know what time Nitzer Ebb is going on?

Posted by Anonymous | December 4, 2009 5:52 PM

THE WRENS late show was fucking incredible.

Posted by j | December 5, 2009 2:26 PM

Different spheres of our life take a lot of time and efforts, so why must we waste time for critical essay accomplishing? It's better to use a essay writing service to buy the term paper thesis at, I think.

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