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The annual Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival returns November 6 & 7. Limited reduced-prince "blind faith tickets" are on sale now.

David Johansen's alter-ego Buster Poindexter does a Cafe Carlyle residency from September 29 to October 10. Tickets are on sale now.

David Johansen will also be in conversation with NY1's Budd Mishkin on September 21 at 92Y. Tickets are on sale.

92Y also hosts a conversation with Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty discussing his new memoir Fortunate Son: My Life, My Music on October 6. Tickets are on sale.

Tickets for The Sword and Royal Thunder show at Webster Hall go on sale at 10 AM.

Tickets to for the Between the Buried and Me, Enslaved and Intronaut show at Irving Plaza go on sale at 10 AM.

Tickets for the newly-added Kurt Vile, Waxahatchee and Luke Roberts show at Webster Hall go on sale at noon. Their other Webster show is sold out.

Tickets for the Godspeed You! Black Emperor show at Warsaw go on sale at noon. Their Terminal 5 show is also still on sale.

Tickets for the Danzig, Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong and Witch Mountain show at Best Buy Theater go on sale at noon.

Electronic jam band The Disco Biscuits do a New Year's Eve run at Best Buy Theater on 12/30, 12/31, 1/1 & 1/2. Tickets go on sale at noon.

Disco Biscuits members also team up with members of Lettuce, Soulive, Trey Anastasio Band, Living Colour, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Lotus, Snarky Puppy, Ween, RAQ, Kung Fu, Medeski Martin & Wood, Soule Monde and more for Brooklyn Comes Alive on September 26. More info and tickets here.

Tickets for the Puscifer show at Terminal 5 go on sale at noon.

Tickets to the I'm With Her (aka Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan) shows at Bowery Ballroom and Music Hall of Williamsburg go on ale today at noon.

Tickets to the HEALTH show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on ale today at noon. Tickets for their LPR show are on sale now.

Tickets for the WATERS show at Mercury Lounge go on sale at noon.

TIckets for the Ani DiFranco show at MHOW at noon.

Tickets for the Nile show at Gramercy Theatre go on sale Saturday (8/22) at 10 AM.

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by Bill Pearis

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Bruce Lee's endlessly influential and eternally cool kung-fu classic, Enter the Dragon, is 40 years old this year. If you've never seen it (or heard Lalo Schifrin's amazing score), you can rectify this on the big screen as BAM Rose Cinemas will be showing a new DCP restoration of the film from August 30 -- September 5. Tickets are on sale now.

In addition to Enter the Dragon, BAM will have a mini film festival with five flicks that show off wing chun, the legendary kung fu style: 2008's Ip Man (about the wing chun master who taught Bruce Lee) on August 29; Bruce Lee's 1972 film Way of the Dragon (co-starring Chuck Norris) on August 31; Sammo Hung's very funny 1978 film Enter the Fat Dragon on September 1; Sammo Hung's other ode to wing chun, The Prodigal Son, on September 2; and the Shaw Brothers' 1978 film Invincible Shaolin (with its near endless string of insane training sequences) on September 3.

In related news, The Grandmaster -- Wong Kar Wai's biopic about Ip Man starring Tony Leung and Ziyi Zhang that is unlike anything the director has ever done before -- gets its American release on August 23. It's showing this weekend, though, at the Museum of the Moving Image on Saturday (8/10, 8 PM) with a post-screening Q&A with Wong Kar Wai. Sold out, though stand-by tickets may be available before the screening.

Trailers for all the films mentioned in this post are below.

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by Andrew Sacher

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Back in May, drill & bass master Squarepusher announced a North American tour which included a TBA NYC show set to happen on October 30. Well it turns out the NYC show will actually be on November 1 and it happens at Terminal 5 with a great list of openers; Bonobo (DJ), Holy Fuck, and Mount Kimbie. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (6/29) at noon with an AmEx presale starting today (6/27) at noon. All Squarepusher dates are listed below.

Squarepusher released his new album, Ufabulum, in May and it's a pretty solid one. It opens with "4001," which is just about the only song that sounds like classic Squarepusher, and is then followed by, "Unreal Square," which brings in a bit of brostep bass wobble. The rest of the album sees Squarepusher diving into nutty jazz fusion and unstoppable breakbeats. You can stream three of its tracks below.

Speaking of Mount Kimbie, they've signed to Warp, the label which Squarepusher also calls home, and currently at work on their second album which will be released on the label. The Terminal 5 show appears to be their only announced North American date at the moment.

Holy Fuck and Bonobo will be in NY even sooner for Camp Bisco, which goes down from July 12-14 at Indian Lookout Country Club in Mariaville, NY. They'll be joining a lineup which includes Tycho, Simian Mobile Disco, Skrillex, Amon Tobin ISAM, Big Boi, Crystal Castles, Yacht, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, Shigeto, FaltyDL, Thundercat, and more. Tickets for the festival are still available. The full lineup is listed below.

In related news, You can also catch Holy Fuck frontman Brian Borcherdt in NYC right after Bisco with his new project, Dusted, who play Glasslands on July 15. Tickets for that show are still available.

A list of all dates and song streams below...

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