Posted in To Do | music on April 16, 2010

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ the Seaport in 2009 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
Jon Spencer

tonight in NYC
* Andrew WK DJ w/ live performances @ Santos
* Culture Shock @ SUNY Purchase
* GWAR CRACK-A-THON @ MF Gallery
* Aloha, Pomegranates @ Maxwell's
* Hanne Hukkelberg @ Rooftop Films
* "Exit Through the Gift Shop" opening
* Yellow Dogs, Hypernova @ 92YTribeca
* Budos Band, The Jay Vons @ Southpaw
* Cable, Slacks, Goes Cube @ Union Pool
* Kaki King, An Horse @ Bowery Ballroom
* Caveman, Arms, Quiet Lights @ The Cameo
* The Low Anthem, Timbre Timber @ The Bell House
* Natural Child, Liquor Store, Foster Care @ Lulu's
* Liturgy, White Mice, Suffering Bastard @ Shea Stadium
* Suprise Me Mr. Davis, Anne & the Beekeepers @ Union Hall
* Wussy, The Fervor, Mystery of Two, Little Big @ Cake Shop
* Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Golden Triangle @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Tao Saxo Quartet, Butchy Fuego, The Sway Machinery @ Zebulon
* The Little Death, Gordon Gano & The Ryans @ (le) Poisson Rouge
* Rykarda Parasol, Bootblacks, Little Annie & Paul Wallfisch @ Littlefield
* Claymation Velociraptor,Sigmund Droid,LookBook,Common Loon,No Place @ Pianos
* Girls & Boys presents VIKING, The Hood Internet, Telephoned (Live) @ Webster Hall
* Air Waves, Beach Fossils, Total Slacker, Eternal Summers, Beachniks @ Bruar Falls
* Alex Battles, Gabe Rothschild, Lenny Molotov, B is for Baroness @ Petes Candy Store
* Real Estate, Family Portrait, Liam the Younger, Big Troubles @ Monster Island
* Justice of the Unicorn,Untied States,Lucky Pineapple,Pet Ghost Project @ Glasslands
* Fiasco,Daniel Francis Doyle,Dinowalrus,Pterodactyl,Dana Falconberry @ DeathByAudio
* Contact! w/ NY Phil plays Nico Muhly, Sean Shepherd, Matthias Pintscher @ Symphony Space

UPDATE:
Shrinebuilder have added a last minute show tonight thanks to the volcano.

More about some of tonight's shows in This Week in Indie.

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion plays Brooklyn Bowl tonight and then the Pitchfork Festival this summer. Last summer they played South Street Seaport.

South Street Seaport just announced some of the bands playing there this summer.

One of the bands playing the Seaport this summer is Golden Triangle who opens for Jon Spencer tonight and has other shows coming up too.

The Banksy documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop" opens this weekend at Sunshine Theater and Lincoln Plaza. As everyone that was clapping at the screening we hosted on Sunday will tell you, it's a great movie. Mr. Brainwash FTW!

Speaking of movies, I haven't seen it, but No One Knows About Persian Cats (Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh) also opens tonight...

"Recently released from prison, two young musicians decide to form a band. Together they search the underworld of contemporary Tehran for other players. Forbidden by the authorities to play in Iran, they plan to escape from their clandestine existence more ยป, and dream of performing in Europe. But with no money and no passports, it won't be easy..."
Iranian indie rock bands Hypernova and Yellow Dogs both star in the film and then are playing its opening party at 92YTribeca.

The Iranian event is not part of the Tribeca Film Festival which starts on April 21st.

Aloha have a new album out, and play Knitting Factory tomorrow (tickets) and Maxwell's tonight (tix still available).

Culture Shock kicks off tonight with Surfer Blood and others, but without Los Campesinos, who got stranded by a volcano.

The Roadburn Festival is underway in Tilburg in the Netherlands. Stay tuned for reports from the ground.

Coachella starts today in California. You can stream it online.

Have Coachella open in one window and the Gwar Crack-A-Thon open in another (or go to the Crack-A-Thon in person).

The Cribs were supposed to be one of the streaming Coachella performances today, but not anymore.

Pavement played a US show at the Fox Theater last night. A video from the show below...

Spoon played Kimmel last night. Video below...

Kaki King plays Bowery Ballroom tonight. Last night she was at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Two nights ago she was on Fallon. Video from the TV appearance below...

Caribou's recent video for "Odessa" below...

What else?

Pavement: 'Here' @ Fox Theater in Pomona

Spoon Performs "Who Makes Your Money"

Kaki King on Fallon

Caribou - Odessa

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Comments (19)

may have been the worst song for spoon to play at an outside show. the crowd looked dead

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 10:47 AM

Last Yacht Rock ever, new episode! OH wait, that's tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 10:49 AM

what are the odds of getting to bklyn bowl around 9:30 and getting a ticket for JSBX? what are the odds of the show selling out?

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 11:01 AM

maps & atlases are at silent barn tonight too

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 11:22 AM

i saw that the JSBX show was already sold-out.

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 11:30 AM

yeah looks like it's sold out. maybe they'll release a few? craigslist?

shouldn't be too hard to get in.

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 11:47 AM

Pavement sounds awful! Do they rehearse? They sound so bad!!!

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 12:01 PM

Thats the way Pavement sounds. They are not performing badly. They were never a good live band. They are not good musicians. They are poets, not musicians!

Posted by Will | April 16, 2010 12:03 PM

Mondo Indie Dance Party @ Don Hill's
FREE before Mindnight

Indie Rock - Northern Soul - Swedish Pop - Local Faves

Best music.

Big fun.

No attitude.

Cute folks.

511 Greenwich Street (at Spring St)


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FREE before midnight
$5 Cover - $3 reduced with flyer or invitation after

21 and over
11:00 pm to 4 am

http://www.mondo-nyc.com

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 12:20 PM

natty chile!

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 12:29 PM

Chat Logs at the Whitney Tonight at 6:30 sharp.

Part of Lars Jan's Suicide Bombing by Invitation Only.

P.S. Its Free

Posted by anonymous2 | April 16, 2010 1:09 PM

Maps and Atlases
Zona Mexicana
Blissed Out

Silent Barn

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 2:14 PM

The Blues is No1!

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 3:27 PM

Anyone with extras for Low Anthem?

Signed,
Low Anthem Newbie

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 3:52 PM

Great more Nu Metal sounding boring crap from Goes Cube at Union piss.

Posted by Anonymous | April 16, 2010 5:44 PM

Low Anthem were great at Bowery the other night. Try to get to Bell House tonight if you can.

Posted by drewo | April 16, 2010 5:50 PM

Low Anthem seriously killed it.

Posted by Anonymous | April 17, 2010 3:58 AM

lots of videos from kaki king @ the bowery ballroom here:

http://www.youtube.com/maestro416

Posted by Anonymous | April 17, 2010 9:53 AM

Wonderful post and the location is beautiful and elegant in design and information and everything>>> to Favorites
Amazing is an enormous understatement. One of the best electronic shows I've ever been to and I've seen well over a thousand concerts. I had no idea Vladislav Delay was as good a drummer & percussionist as he is- fabulous and he kept everything swinging with a very unique style of playing. If you missed this you missed out big time...
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