What’s going on Monday? (DFA 1979, Wavves, Pontiak, Die Antwoord, Martial Canterel, Gary Clark Jr. & more)
DFA1979 in LA in August (more by Debi Del Grande)
Wavves @ Glasslands, 2013 (more by PSquared)
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…
Death From Above 1979 @ Rough Trade
Ten years since their the debut album, Canadian band DFA1979 finally get around to making its follow-up, Physical World, which sounds like they haven’t skipped a beat. Fuzzed-out bass, disco drumming intact. This is a record release show and the smallest place they’ve played in NYC in a looong time.
Wavves, Habibi, Big Muff Radio @ Baby’s All Right
Wavves have officially gone from lo-fi noisemakers to real-deal pop punks, and the new sound suits them well. And seeing these bangers live is where it’s at, especially at a small place like Baby’s. Expect wildness.
Pontiak, Jaye Jayle, TBA @ Saint Vitus
Get a double dose of psychedelia at Vitus tonight from Thrill Jockey’s Pontiak and Jaye Jayle, the solo project of Young Widows’ Evan Patterson, who ditches the heavier sounds of his main band for this one.
Die Antwoord, DJ Cindy Kim @ Irving Plaza
Totally in-your-face eccentrics Die Antwoord are a thing of their own, and tonight’s your first of two chances to experience it in the flesh in NYC this week. Tomorrow they’re at Terminal 5.
Weeknight, Martial Canterel, TBA @ The Acheron
A double-header of gothy synth action, hit the lonesome road with Weeknight, and dance to the neo-luddite world of Martian Canterel (aka Xeno & Oaklander’s Sean McBride).
Ask Me Another w/ Gail Simmons @ Bell House
WNYC’s “Ask Me Another” is a live radio taping that combines “brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music.” Tonight’s special guest is Food & Wine editor and Top Chef host Gail Simmons.
Night Train with The Kondabolu Brothers ft. Sean Patton, Mike Drucker, Katina Corrao, Jim Tews, George Gordon, + more @ Littlefield
This week’s edition of Wyatt Cenac’s weekly Night Train comedy series is guest hosted by The Kondabolu Brothers and features appearances a host of funny folk.
Sweet @ The Slipper Room
Seth Herzog’s comedy night Sweet is celebrating its 10th anniversary with three guest-filled shows this week, this is the first. Herzog has promised appearances by Colin Quinn, Hannibal Buress, Vanessa Bayer, Dave Hill, and Questlove at some point during the week, plus “special guests.” Who will show up tonight?
Gary Clark Jr. @ Central Park Rumsey Playfield
If you miss the good ol’ days of blues rock, Gary Clark Jr’s classic riffs and soulful voice may be just what you need.
For all of tonight’s shows, and tomorrow’s, check out our NYC concert calendar.
For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.
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