Buke & Gass @ Bowery in May (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Araabmuzik @ Best Buy Theater in March (more by Brook Bobbins)
today in NYC
* Escape to New York
* Metalux @ The Stone
* The Archive @ Zebulon
* Mike Shiflet @ The Stone
* Schoolly D, Freeway @ Maxwell's
* The Twelves @ Good Units (FIXED)
* Dr. Lonnie Smith Nonet @ Jazz Standard
* Prisoners of 2nd Avenue @ BB King's
* Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra @ Barbes
* VHS or Beta, Megafortress @ Cameo Gallery
* Oak, Convulsions, Grudges @ Stolen Sleeves
* Fountains of Wayne, Nicole Atkins @ City Winery
* God Is An Astronaut, Monogold @ Bowery Ballroom
* The Growlers, Wild Yaks @ Brooklyn Bowl (free)
* Weird Owl, Bad Girlfriend, Heliotropes @ Union Pool
* Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Joe Jonas @ Izod Center
* Vaz, Mick Barr, Lichens, The Dreebs @ Death By Audio
* Sands, The Field Recordings, Mean Creek @ Union Hall
* Castevet, Communion, Artificial Brain @ Saint Vitus Bar
* Karlsson & Winnberg (Miike Snow DJ Set) @ Webster Hall
* Apollo Run, Ghost Bunny, EULA, Von Shakes @ The Rock Shop
* Kid Lucky feat. Alfonso CID and Isabel Del Dia @ Josie Robertson Plaza
* El Ten Eleven, The Globes, Special Guests @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Marco Cappelli, Chris Dingman, James Hurt, Jim Pugliese @ Blue Note
* Meshell Ndegeocello presents A Night of Gil Scott-Heron Covers @ Blue Note
* Morgan O'Kane, Matt Keating, Leyla McCalla @ Bowery Electric
* Ra Ra Rasputin, Prussia, Motive, Berlusconi's Parties @ Glasslands
* Bassam Saba & The New York Arabic Orchestra @ Damrosch Park Bandshell
* Blues Control, Steve Summers, Professor Genius @ Shea Stadium
* Rosetta, Braveyoung, Tidal Arms, Don't Give A Fuck @ The Acheron
* My Pet Dragon, Little Embers, Shoot The Freak @ Mercury Lounge
* Ra Ra Riot, Delicate Steve, Buke and Gass @ Prospect Park Bandshell
* Stolen Parts, The Dirty Shames, Johnie3, The Vansaders @ The Gutter
* Monuments, The National Rifle, Waking Lights, Lazer Cake @ Bruar Falls
* 1-800-BAND, Lorraine Leckie, Joey Steel & The Attitude Adjusters @ Don Pedro
* Saigon, Big Hodge & Workers Comp, Natural High, Charlie Buko @ Knitting Factory
* Dinner, Balkans, One Man Machine & The Good Vibes Band, Christina Caceres @ Cake Shop
* AraabMUZIK, White Ring, DJ Assault, Laurel Halo, Blissed Out, Mykki Blanco, Beacon @ Santos Party House
* Ben Thornewill (of Jukebox The Ghost), Brandon Reilly (of Nightmare Of You) @ The Studio at Webster Hall
Check out This Week in Indie for more.
AraabMUZIK appears at Santos tonight and is going on tour with SBTRKT in the fall.
Ra Ra Rock Yard returns Sunday with The Growlers who play Brooklyn Bowl tonight.
Summer movies on the Intrepid continue tonight with ET.
The Twelves play a FIXED party at Good Units tonight. TIckets are available. Simian Mobile Disco also DJ a FIXED party this Saturday night (8/6) at Public Assembly after they DJ Warm Up earlier that day.
Lykke Li played Leno last night. Video below...