today in NYC
* Nova Social @ Joe's Pub
* Auktyon @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Alt.Timers Trio @ Barbes
* Avi Avital @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Sleeping Giant @ The Stone
* NYC Pride Family Night @ Pier 46
* Led Er Est @ Home Sweet Home
* The Mandingo Ambassadors @ Barbes
* Hilary Hahn, Hauschka @ City Winery
* Nadja, Noveller, Lazurite @ Glasslands
* Carbon Leaf, Zak Smith @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Morning Parade, Carousel @ Mercury Lounge
* Face To Face, Nat Rufus @ Gramercy Theatre
* Starsky + Cox: ZODIAC WITH A "Z" @ Joe's Pub
* Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples @ Beacon Theatre
* Brand Nubian, Game Rebellion @ Red Hook Park
* The Rapture, Tanlines, Dave P @ House of Vans
* Pretty & Nice, Whistle Tips, Aquadora @ 929 XPO
* James Maddock and Band @ Madison Square Park
* Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk with Me at @ BAM
* Mon Khmer, The Deer Tracks, Nouela, Crux @ Pianos
* The Hundred In The Hands, MMOTHS @ Mercury Lounge
* Liars, Oneohtrix Point Never, Bubbles @ Webster Hall
* My Best Fiend, Kid Savant, The Veda Rays @ Maxwell's
* The Tallest Man On Earth, Strand of Oaks @ Town Hall
* Gabrielle Herbst, Lesley Flanigan, Cross, Wish @ Zebulon
* The Dead Exs, Christopher Paul Stelling @ Cameo Gallery
* Philip Glass Ensemble, Face the Music @ Rockefeller Park
* Greg Laswell, Elizabeth and The Catapult @ Bowery Ballroom
* Magnetic Island, Via Audio, Butchers and Bakers @ Union Pool
* Mean Jeans, Liquor Store, Hollywood, Foster Care @ Cake Shop
* Big Terrific Comedy Show with Max Silvestri, Gabe Liedman @ Cameo Gallery
* Missing Ships, Video Daughters, What Model Citizens, Ferns @ Big Snow Buffalo Lodge
* Wyatt Cenac, Al Madrigal, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, Rory Albanese, Adam Lowitt, John Hodgman @ Central Park Summerstage
* Drew Mcdowall (of Coil, Psychic TV), Mark Dwinell (Forma), Matthew Recula (Telecult Powers), Jesse Derosa (Grasshopper), Nathan Cearley (Long Distance Poison) @ Death By Audio
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Today is the official first day of summer, maybe you noticed?
Tanlines, who play House of Vans with the Rapture tonight, talked to the Creators Project. Check out video of that below.
Divine Fits, the "supergroup" featuring members of Wolf Parade, Spoon and New Bomb Turks, dropped their first full song today which you can stream at their facebook page in exchange for "liking it." They've also got a teaser video with another snippet which you can check out below.
Lots of rock royalty celebrate their birthdays today! Lionel Richie is 63 years young while Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys is 70. (Also young!) Both Lionel Richie and Brian Wilson performed at the fourth day of Bonnaroo this year, the former as a surprise guest of Kenny Rogers and the latter as part of The Beach Boys.
Om have released a new track in the form of "State of Non-Return", the first single from their forthcoming LP Advaitic Songs due via Drag City on July 24th. Watch the video for that below as well.