May Day in Union Square (right now) (photo via Claire Bryant)
today in NYC
* May Day
* SWEET May Day
* 99 Comics for the 99%
* Bang on a Can @ City Winery
* Father Murphy @ The Stone
* Les Bonhommes @ The Stone
* Bird Dog, The Pawns @ Cake Shop
* Commander Cody Band @ BB King's
* The Shins, Real Estate @ Terminal 5
* Zula, Netherfriends @ Death By Audio
* Barry Manilow @ Radio City Music Hall
* Lower Dens, Matteah Baim @ Mercury Lounge
* Green Lotus Project, The Essex @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Doe Paoro, Rewards, Larry Gus @ Cameo Gallery
* Bob Schneider, Laura Warshauer @ Bowery Ballroom
* The Ryan Scott Four, Yula Beeri @ Rockwood Music Hall
* Suckers, Acrylics, Turn To Crime, Paper Twin @ Glasslands
* Acid Mothers Temple, Phantom Family Halo, Clang Quartet @ Mercury Lounge
* Hurricanes of Love, Invisible Circle, Con Tex, Fuckton @ Big Snow Buffalo Lodge
* Charlene Kaye, Theo Katzman, Alicia Lemke, Jillette Johnson @ Gramercy Theatre
* International Affairs, The Bowery Riots, Prospector, Pill-oh, Wigmaker's Son, Julian & Ben @ Pianos
* Jeremiah Birnbaum, John Craigie, Michael Daves, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Dani Elliott, Abby Payne, Aly Tadros @ Rockwood Music Hall
* Tom Morello, Dan Deacon, Das Racist, Immortal Technique, Bobby Sanabria Band, JD Samson's Men (Occupy Guitarmy) @ Union Square Park
* Diamond Terrifier/Kid Millions Duo, Mikael Jorgensen of Wilco, Silver Process, Robert Peterson @ Zebulon
Mikael Jorgensen of Wilco plays Zebulon tonight. Wilco is on the just-announced lineup of the XPoNential Music Festival, and have some shows coming up with Purling Hiss who play NYC next with Blues Control, and will play Prospect Park twice this summer.
Check out that crowd in Union Square right now. The possibilities for Dan Deacon are endless.
Happy May Day. There's a riot going on... as Commander Cody (who is playing BB King's tonight) sings in the video (with Jerry Garcia, Elvis Costello & more) below....
Commander Cody, Jerry Garcia, Elvis Costello, Sammy Hagar & more - "Riot in Cell Block #9"