Posted in To Do | music on August 24, 2011

Converge @ Best Friends Day (more by Chris Boarts Larson)
Converge

today in NYC
* Totally J/K @ UCB
* comedy @ Housing Works
* Bebel Gilberto @ City Winery
* Mandingo Ambassadors @ Barbes
* Jerome Sabbagh Quartet @ Barbes
* James Chance @ The Manhattan Inn
* BNLX, The Sky Drops @ The Rock Shop
* Violens, Dive, Arc in Round @ Glasslands
* Tim Kasher, Aficionado @ Mercury Lounge
* Tommy Stinson, Maybe Pete @ Maxwell's
* Eleanor Friedberger, etc @ WFMU taping @ UCB
* Michiana for Saxophone Alone @ The Stone
* Converge, Touche Amore, Krallice @ House of Vans
* Little Women, Stern, Barrsheadahl @ Zebulon
* Steve Lehman Trio (with Carlos Homs) @ The Stone
* Cold Crush Brothers @ East River Park Manhattan (free)
* Viking Moses, Teenage Mysticism @ Brooklyn Fire Proof East
* David Vandervelde, Santah, Kevin Calaba @ Knitting Factory
* Grandmaster Mele Mel, Rocky Business, Young Jimmy @ Southpaw
* The Stooges Brass Band, Outer Borough Brass Band @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Leo Allen, Greg Johnson & "VERY special comedy guests" @ Union Pool
* Cy Barkley & The Way Outsiders, Foster Care, Dry Feet @ Cake Shop
* Zaza, Sherlock's Daughter, My Best Fiend, Our Mountain, Alak @ Pianos
* Dustin Wong, CSC Funk Band, Black Crown Ceremony, Alias Pail @ Shea Stadium
* The Morning After Girls, Murdakkh, Sy Yung, Snakes Say Hisss @ Public Assembly
* Izumi Goto, Luke & The Cocktails (members of Peelander-z & Anamanaguchi), Peewonder-z (presented by Peelander-Z) @ Death By Audio

For classic hip hop tonight, you can head to Southpaw where Grandmaster Melle Mel appears with Rocky Business & Young Jimmy. Or hit up East River Park in Manhattan for a free show by the Cold Crush Brothers (or both).

Wavves plays East River Park tomorrow.

Check out This Week in Indie for more.

Check out David Yow's art @ Fuse Gallery

Eleanor Friedberger just played two nights in a row at Webster Hall. Tonight you can catch her as part of WFMU taping at UCB Theater.

Florence + The Machine are currently at work on a new album. Check out a video of that album's first single, "What The Water Gave Me," below.

What else?

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Florence + The Machine - "What The Water Gave Me"

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Comments (12)

Converge = best show of summer

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 3:51 PM

Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves Wavves

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 3:55 PM

Updated Cy show info:

4th: EX HUMANS
3rd: CY BARKLEY
2nd: NIGHT BIRDS
1st: NUCLEAR SANTA CLAUST
$7, 21+, 8pm doors

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 3:56 PM

Is Touche Amore opening?

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 4:10 PM

Weather doesn't look promising for Wavves at East River Park tomorrow. Nor for St Vincent on the roof of the Met for that matter.

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 4:20 PM

I want to go to where I can celebrate tattoos and sausage, where I can sweat profusely, where the sweet smell of man taint is only displaced occasionally by 3-day-old hummus farts. Does anyone know of such a place?

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 4:23 PM

"Is Touche Amore opening?"

No Krallice is and they go on at 7:45. Vans just sent out emails

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 4:27 PM

Will there be a storm of Weeabos at the Peelander-Z show tonight?

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 4:38 PM

good night to hit the hay early, looks like

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 5:16 PM

4:23 St. Vitus

Posted by Anonymous | August 24, 2011 7:32 PM

Converge should get nastier.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2011 2:49 AM

Converge should sausagier with the crowd boys.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2011 3:27 AM

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