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upcoming Sandy relief benefits in NYC (Cymbals Eat Guitars, Slowdance, Ski Lodge, Field Mouse, Tanlines & more)

Cymbals Eat Guitars at MHOW in July (more by Chris La Putt)
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As you may have noticed in today’s What’s Going On (11/18), there’s a few Hurricane Sandy Relief benefits going on in NYC today.

There’s one going down in both rooms at Public Assembly, which started at 1:30 PM and is continuing into the evening. If you head down there now, you can still catch sets by Wojick, Zula, The Veda Rays, Their Planes, Backwords, Pessanger Peru, Cool Serbia, Ski Lodge, and Slowdance. Admission is $10 at the door and all proceeds go to NY Cares. Those who bring three canned food items or one hygiene product will get one free Brooklyn Brewery Beer. The full schedule and more info is below.

Union Pool has one dubbed, “From Brooklyn with Love,” starting at 5 PM with sets by Wild Yaks, Free Blood, Ice Balloons, Field Mouse, Sophia Knapp, Desert Stars, Firecracker Firecracker, Jess Williamson, Shenandoah and the Night, and The Monte Vista. Admission is a minimum of $20 and all proceeds goes to World Cares. “Big drink specials come to those who donate.” The lineup is below.

There’s also a Thanksgiving-themed benefit for Far Rockaway going down tonight at The Dalloway (525 Broome St) with DJ sets by Tanlines and Victor Vasquez (aka Kool AD of Das Racist). That party is hosted by Patricia Field, Erin O’Connor, Alana Zimmer, Jaquelyn Jablonski, Sara Blomqvist, Harry Brant, Scoot McNairy, Jeremy Kost, and Va$htie. It begins at 7 PM. Show flyer below.

Later this month, there will be a Sandy benefit at Pianos on November 29 with Cymbals Eat Guitars, Hooray for Earth, Zambri, Grooms, and DJ sets by Will Shortz between sets. Tickets ($12 minimum) are on sale now and proceeds will benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy in Red Hook.

Other upcoming Sandy relief benefits include Holly Herndon, Ducktails, and Oneohtrix Point Never at MoMA PS1, Bruce Springsteen, The Who, Paul McCartney, Kanye West and more at MSG, EDM for Sandy Relief at Gramercy, and more. The Bell House has a lot of benefits coming up too.

Show flyers, lineups and more, below…

Public Assembly

18 Bands Raise Money for Sandy VIctims at Public Assembly (11/18)
Front Room:
1:30pm – Mount Sharp
2:05pm – Maquina Supervium
2:40pm – Don’t
3:15pm – Suntalk
3:50pm – Mobile Wash Unit
4:25pm – Zula
5:00pm – Their Planes
5:35pm – Backwords
6:10pm – Passenger Peru
6:45pm – Cool Serbia
7:20pm – Ski Lodge
7:55pm – Slowdance

Back Room:
1:50pm – Mitten
2:25pm – Huntronik
3:00pm – The Oats
3:35pm – Fake Babies
4:10pm – Wojcik
4:45pm – The Veda Rays

With DJ sets from:
Thomas Ando Hart
Paul and Deidre from Savoir Adore


From Brooklyn with Love at Union Pool (11/18)
5:00PM – THE MONTE VISTA
5:45PM – SHENANDOAH & THE NIGHT
6:30PM – JESS WILLIAMSON
7:15PM – FIRECRACKER FIRECRACKER
8:00PM – DESERT STARS
8:45PM – SOPHIA KNAPP
9:30PM – FIELD MOUSE
10:15PM – ICE BALLONS
11:00PM – FREE BLOOD
11:45PM – WILD YAKS


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