Browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Here are some highlights...
Swirlies, Grooms, Pure Sunray @ Knitting Factory
Veteran shoegazers Swirlies just wrapped up their tour with Kurt Vile & the Violators (the two share a member), and will warm down tonight with a show featuring fellow noisemakers Grooms.
Rakim, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Chubb Rock @ Wingate Field (FREE)
It's old school hip hop night for the free Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Series at Wingate Field tonight, with a stacked lineup only featuring veterans (and some undeniable legends) of the genre.
Gogol Bordello @ Vintage Vinyl
The gypsy punks will be in NYC tomorrow night for a headlining sold-out Music Hall of Williamsburg gig, but before that they're doing a couple in-store appearances in the area, like tonight's at NJ's Vintage Vinyl.
Sediment Club, Trucker Stanley's Night Dreams, Blanche Blanche Blanche, Radio Shock, Sporting Life (of RatKing) @ Silent Barn
Silent Barn hosts a great, diverse bill tonight. It's especially worth seeing no wavers Sediment Club (whose lineup includes Austin Julian, son of Cynthia from Bush Tetras and Ivan from the Voidoids), psych pop weirdos Blanche Blanche, and Sporting Life, who is a member of indie rap crew Ratking.
SSPS, Quazzy The Kid, Diamond Terrifier @ Secret Project Robot
Secret Project Robot has a strong billing of the avant-garde tonight, with SSPS, Quzzy the Kid, and sax wizard Diamond Terrifier (aka Sam Hillmer of Zs).
Some good comedy shows tonight include Wyatt Cenac, Kate Berlant, Rob Cantrell, Doogie Horner, David Smithyman @ Littlefield, Broken Comedy w/ Hannibal Buress, Taylor Ketchum @ Bar Matchless, and Mike Birbiglia @ Union Hall.
For more laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our full NYC show calendar.
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