Posted in To Do | music on June 11, 2011

Kurt Vile @ Bowery Ballroom in 2010 (more by Matthew Eisman)
Kurt Vile

today in NYC
* Evillive
* Sketchfest @ UCB
* Brooklyn Pride
* Jean Rohe @ Barbes
* Pezzettino @ Sycamore
* Hall & Oates @ Jones Beach
* Figment Festival @ Governors Island
* The B-52s @ Irving Plaza
* Earl Howard @ The Stone
* Howard Fishman @ Barbes
* Anthony Davis @ The Stone
* Brian Wilson @ Highline Ballroom
* Taj Weekes & Adowa @ 92YTribeca
* Renegade Craft Fair @ McCarren Park
* Unsane, Sweet Diesel, Pigs @ Union Pool
* Kieltolaki, Brain Killer, Nomad @ The Acheron
* The LLoyd Cole Small Ensemble @ City Winery
* The Howling Hex, Ben Kronenberg @ Cake Shop
* Doldrums, Von Haze, Flow Child @ Cameo Gallery
* Those Darlins, Natural Child, Stuyvesant @ Maxwell's
* Les Paul Birthday Week featuring the Gary Hoey Band
* The Music of Philip Glass and Franz Schubert @ the Met
* Two Dark Birds, Little Gold, Nina Violet @ Bowery Electric
* The Denzels, Gunfight!, Dead Stars, Huntronik @ Bruar Falls
* Hallelujah, The Hounds Below, Cowboy & Indian @ Union Hall
* Drive-By Truckers, Alejandro Escovedo @ The Wellmont Theatre
* Small Black, Chris Keating of Yeasayer (DJ set) @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Brooklyn Folk Festival @ Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition
* Canblaster, John Talabot, Hard Mix, DJ True Panther @ Glasslands
* Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Dub Is A Weapon @ Brooklyn Bowl
* DJ Dog Dick, Greg Fox, C. Spencer Yeh, The Dreebs @ Shea Stadium
* Kurt Vile & the Violators, Purling Hiss, Meg Baird @ Bowery Ballroom
* Yourself & The Air, Ume, The Foxx, Man Your Horse @ The Rock Shop
* Larry Austin at Eighty: A Fifty-Year Retrospectiv @ Issue Project Room
* Grandfather, Your Skull My Closet, Descender, Bones Howell @ Saint Vitus
* Chris Cubeta and The Liars Club, Lucius, The Glorious Veins @ Mercury Lounge
* Michael Chapman, D. Charles Speer, Hot Molasses, Pigeons @ Ding Dong Lounge
* Dale Watson, Guitar Shorty, Bambi Kino (Big Apple BBQ) @ Madison Square Park
* Ahleuchatistas, Stats, Multitudes, Winter's Womb, Den Svarta Fanan @ Coco 66
* Pygmy Shrews, Pop. 1280, White Suns, Pampers, Family Curse @ Death By Audio
* Man Forever (with Brian Chase and Ryan Sawyer), Pika, Hard Nips @ The Gutter
* Coheed & Cambria, Adrian Belew Power Trio, Tigers Jaw @ Williamsburg Waterfront
* Rosetta, Tidal Arms, Drummers, East of the Wall, Don't Give a Fuck @ The Charleston
Krays, Olde York, Razorblade Handgrenade, Suspect Device (Truents), Sped @ Europa
* Extra Life, Stern, Seaven Teares, Sam Hillmer, Sculptress (Last Things Records showcase) @ Zebulon
* Dinosaur Feathers, Shark?, Gross Relations, Parquet Courts, Moonmen On The Moon, Man @ Silent Barn
* Deathface, The Captain, Prince Terrence, Mexicans with Guns, Murdertronics @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Medeski Martin & Wood, Josh Roseman & The King Froopy Allstars, Jim Black's AlasNoAxis @ Central Park Summerstage
* Trouble Andrew, 2AM Club, The Last Royals, The Front Bottoms, Life Between Sleep, The Kickdrums (TheCheapPop's Benefit for Japan) @ The Studio at Webster Hall
* My Summer, Finding Fiction, Old Monk, Mike Visser, Miracles of Modern Science, Life Size Maps, Zak Smith, The L Train, Crooks & Perverts, Jamie Bendell @ Spike Hill
* Memoryhouse, High Highs, Foxes In Fiction, Eastern Conference Champions, Suns @ Pianos

Check out This Week in Indie.

Tonight's Figurines show at Knitting Factory has been moved to August 17. All tickets will be honored. Refunds available at point of purchase.

Brooke Fraser @ Webster Hall is cancelled.

Bonnaroo is going on in Tennesee and is streaming online.

New Best Coast video for "Gone Again", below...

New Belle & Sebastian too. Video below...

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Best Coast - Gone Again

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Comments (27)

think i can get Kurt Vile tixs @ the door tonite??

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 1:15 PM

It's sold out, so probably not, right?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 1:22 PM

^i dunno, i had luck with Yuck tickets at the door despite it being "sold out" online.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 1:40 PM

Kurt Vile. So excite.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 2:08 PM

There's definitely a chance if you show up at whatever time seems fit. They might have extras to sell. It worked for me twice.

Busy night it seems.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 2:53 PM

AND...... the rain ruins everything.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 3:34 PM

Its raining. Will the waterfront shows still happen?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 3:34 PM

yes, everyone is in line for coheed right now.

if there's lightning later they could cancel it.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 3:49 PM

Howling Hex ftw

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 4:16 PM

Unsane is going to be bonkers. Wear a cup.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 7:03 PM

anyone going to unsane likes hummus

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 8:54 PM

Unsane does not like hummus.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 11:29 PM

hummsane

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 11:32 PM

dear osa: thanks for taking everyone's umbrellas away, including mine, at the pat-downs for coheed.

dear random coheed fan: thanks for stealing my umbrella from the pick-up table at the end of the show. i hope you get food poisoning.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2011 11:54 PM

I wish Belle and Sebastian would play nyc again and more than just every few years as they do now...

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 12:20 AM

Dustin from Real World has a *hammer* LOL

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 12:53 AM

dear 11:54, that's what you get for going to a Coheed and Cambria show.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 1:25 AM

No seriously, howling hex ftw. Y'all just missed the best rock band in the world...

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 1:35 AM

Adrian Belew was amazing..too bad his set was so short..
UNSANE was great..too bad their set was cut short..

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 1:39 AM

What time did Robyn play?

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 1:48 AM

Those are two of the most visually unattractive videos i've seen in some time. Maybe if they used hummus.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 9:13 AM

Kurt Vile was great.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 11:27 AM

But was he great before he got BNM? Am i rite?

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 12:06 PM

Mr Belew is one of the baddest fucking guitarists alive.
SEE HIM

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 12:32 PM

Anyone who leaves today is stupid. Puerto Rican day Parade + Mad Sq Park Manhattan BBQ fest + Tony Awards = shit show.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 12:59 PM

Anyone who leaves today is stupid. Puerto Rican day Parade + Mad Sq Park Manhattan BBQ fest + Tony Awards = shit show.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 1:00 PM

Hey Brooklyn Vegan! Why don't you write about this:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110612/lf_afp/lifestyleusmusicsocietynewyork_20110612051411

That's seriously a travesty. What is this city coming to? Ticketing bikers, stopping musicians, but those stupid dancers and rollerbladers get a free pass? Bring back freedom!

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2011 1:01 PM

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