Sonic Youth @ United Palace in 2009 (more by Bao Nguyen)
tonight in NYC
* Devo in Clifton Park, NY
* Apache Beat @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Lilith Fair @ PNC Bank Arts Center
* Gogol Bordello @ Starland Ballroom
* Cafe Antarsia Ensemble, Janka Nabay @ Zebulon
* Nas & Damian Marley @ Williamsburg Waterfront
* Zee Avi, Mishal Moore, Paleo @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* The Penelopes, Night People, Kordan @ The Rock Shop
* .357 Lover, The Break Mission (early) @ Mercury Lounge
* Skeletons Big Band, Priestbird, Family Band @ Rock Yard
* Rescue Bird, The Nice Trys, Sasha Dobson @ Pete's Candy Store
* Arab on Radar, Child Abuse, No Babies, Orange Coax @ Cake Shop
* Sonic Youth, Grass Widow, Talk Normal @ Prospect Park Bandshell
* Body Language, Savoir Adore, Machinedrum (DJ) (late) @ Mercury Lounge
* Japanther, Shellshag, Marvin Berry and the New Sound, Soper @ Union Hall
* Ponderosa Stomp presents The Detroit Breakdown (early & late) @ Lincoln Center
* Mundo Muerto, Perdition, Nerveskade, Cervix, Crazy Spirit, Nomad @ Silent Barn
* Earl Mosely's Institute of Dance and Motion Theater Lab @ Jackie Robinson Park
* Jovanotti, Los Amigos Invisibles and Natalie Lafourcade @ Central Park SummerStage
* Animal Collective (DJ), Blondes, Oneohtrix Point Never, CFCF, Babe Rainbow, Prince Rama @ PS1
* Her Majesty, Scott Liss & The Sixty-Six, Only Living Boy, The Roebucks @ Studio at Webster Hall
* Mark Burgess, For Against, Springhouse, The Sleepover Disaster, Don McGlashan, Jon Auer, Steve Drewett, more @ The Bell House (the Big Takeover Festival)
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The Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival brings The Gories, Motor City Soul Revue with Dennis Coffey, Melvin Davis, Spyder Turner, The Velvelettes & The Party Stompers and Eddie Kirkland to play a day show at Lincoln Center Hearst Plaza. Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, ? & the Mysterians and Death play Damrosch Park afterwards. The Roots of American Music progamming continues tomorrow too.
The Lincoln Center show is your last time to see the Gories who played Bowery and Maxwell's on their trip here too.
Rock Yard returns for the 2nd time.
Newport Folk Fest is happening this weekend.
St Vincent headlines Summerstage on Sunday. Tune-Yards and Basia Bulat support.
Nas & Damian Marley play a sold out show at Williamsburg Waterfront tonight.
Spiritualized played what may have been the show of the year last night.
The Swell Season played Prospect Park last night. They also recently performed "The Rain" on Jimmy Kimmel. Video below...