What’s going on Friday?
Yeah Yeah Yeahs @ Sasquatch 2009 (more by Chris Graham)
tonight in NYC
* Louis CK @ Caroline’s
* A-Trak @ Webster Hall
* ArpLine, Prima @ 92YTribeca
* AC/DC & Anvil @ Giants Stadium
* Polvo, Obits @ South Street Seaport
* Crystal Castles (DJ) @ Red Bull Space
* Morton Subotnick @ Issue Project Room
* Steely Dan: The Royal Scam @ Beacon Theatre
* The Mekons, The Horse’s Ha @ The Bell House
* Vivian Girls, These Are Powers @ Whitney Museum
* Me’Shell N’degeocello & Brandon Ross @ The Stone
* Saviours, Sourvein, Bezoar, Pollution @ Cake Shop
* Dredg, Rx Bandits, Zechs Marquis @ Bowery Ballroom
* Rooftop Films w/ Kurt Vile @ Automotive High School
* Sigmund Droid, Shadow Box, Action Painters @ Shea Stadium
* Langhorne Slim, Polite Sleeper, Marcellus Hall @ Maxwell’s
* Midnight Masses, Justin Ripley, Katie Eastburn @ Glasslands
* Grooms, Bouncer Fighter, Ogre Smash Death Boom @ Littlefield
* Ethan Iverson, Reid Anderson & Paul Motian @ Village Vanguard
* Hey Willpower, Hot Lava, That Ghost, Crime Novels @ Bruar Falls
* Blacklist, Ringo Deathstarr, The Vandelles, deVries @ The Cameo
* Brutal Truth, Pig Destroyer, Repulsion @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple
* Ben Sollee, Holly Miranda, Julianna Barwick @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Team Robespierre, Math the Band, IJI, Watercolor Paintings @ Death By Audio
* Lubricated Goat, Netherlands, Beauty Apes, EMOK, Porfirio @ Delancey
* Soulive w/ John Scofield, Christian Scott/Ivan Neville @ Prospect Park
* Wolff, Builders & the Butchers, Illinois, Drink Up Buttercup, Elfi Snow @ Pianos
* Chainsmokers, The Albertans, Your 33 Black Angels, Worst Case Ontario, The Brilliant Sweaters @ Queens Palace
* All Points West w/ Jay-Z, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, The National, Fleet Foxes, more @ Liberty State Park
Free outdoor music tonight includes
Polvo and Obits at South Street Seaport CANCELLED and a Celebrate Brooklyn show titled The Royal Family: Soulive’s 10th Anniversary Celebration, which features guests John Scofield, Christian Scott, Ivan Neville and Dumpstaphunk, at the Prospect Park Bandshell.
It’s the first soon-to-be-rainy day All Points West at Liberty State Park. Jay-Z, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Vampire Weekend, The National and Fleet Foxes are among the headliners. Seasick Steve and many others have played already.
Crystal Castles, who play the fest on Saturday, are DJing its offcial afterparty tonight at Red Bull Space.
The Modern English won’t be playing the Studio at Webster Hall.
The Whitney Museum hosts Vivian Girls and These Are Powers, the final free Dan Graham-related show. These Are Powers will “feature Providence Dance Troupe JAZZ HAND JOB who will perform original choreography to [their] live music”. The dance troupe will join them again Saturday at Secret Project Robot.
SATURDAY AUGUST 1st
3 to 7pm- Rummage:
A handmade furniture show on river street with food and drink
curated by Gabby Shaw
9 to 2am- Dance of the Sugarplum Ferry Party:
Fountains and Kiddie pools with
These Are Powers, Javelin, Mirror Mirror, DJ cool Places Sound System
hosted by Live With Animals and Secret Project Robot $8
The Mekons play a “semi-acoustic” show with The Horse’s Ha at The Bell House tonight. They also play Mercury Lounge on Saturday.
Kurt Vile plays a Rooftop Films show at the Automotive High School with the Troll 2 documentary. The Drums played last night with Troll 2 the actual movie.
Repulsion, making their NYC debut, play the Brooklyn Masonic Temple with Brutal Truth and Pig Destroyer. Saviours, Sourvein, Bezoar and Pollution play the Cake Shop. Saviours will open the Dinosaur Jr./Walkmen Summerstage show on August 12th.
Justin Ripley, with “half of the awesome, raucous Rooftop Vigilantes“ as his backing band plays Glasslands with Midnight Masses and Katie Eastburn.
An interview with the creepy masked guy from Black Moth Super Rainbow and a clip from their July 24th South Street Seaport show are below.
Also, the trailer for Wes Anderson’s new film The Fantastic Mr Fox.
Black Moth Super Rainbow Interview
Black Moth Super Rainbow | NYC @ South Street Seaport | 24 Jul 2009
The Fantastic Mr Fox Trailer