What’s going on Saturday?
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight’s shows, but here are some highlights…
Refused, Youth Code, Racetraitor @ Brooklyn Steel
Swedish punk/post-hardcore greats Refused are keeping the reunion going (and now have two reunion albums under their belt), and tonight they hit NYC with another reunited band, Racetraitor, as well as newer industrial band Youth Code.
Ms. Lauryn Hill, Oshun @ United Palace Theatre
The legendary Ms. Lauryn Hill wraps up her four-show NYC-area run in Manhattan tonight. Oshun makes for well-matched support.
The Wonder Years, Free Throw, Spanish Love Songs, Pool Kids @ Webster Hall
Pop punk/emo/alternative rock greats The Wonder Years recently released the second installment of their Burst & Decay EP series, which features acoustic renditions of previously released songs in their catalog, and tonight they’ll celebrate with two sets, one acoustic and one electric. Good openers too.
Live From Here w/ Chris Thile, Nathaniel Rateliff, Aoife O’Donovan, Rachel Syme, Josh Gondelman, Haley Heynderickx @ Town Hall
Chris Thile continues his Live From Here stay in NYC today, with a mix of musicians and comedians and if you can’t make the show in person, you can always listed live.
Screaming Females, Mal Blum, Radioactivity, No Men @ White Eagle Hall
NJ punk shredders Screaming Females are throwing their annual home state “Garden Party” tonight, and they’ve lined up some very solid support bands for it.
Leftover Crack, Fat Heaven, Skull Caster @ 66th Congress
Veteran ska-core greats Leftover Crack are still at it, and they play a hometown show tonight before hitting the road with The Casualties.
Opeth, Graveyard @ Apollo Theater
Prog metal vets Opeth will grace Harlem’s iconic Apollo Theater in support of their 2019 album In Cauda Venenum. Their Zeppelin-esque Swedish neighbors Graveyard open.
Longwave, The Veldt, Heaven @ Bowery Ballroom
NYC shoegazers Longwave returned after a 10-year hiatus last year with a new album. Tonight they play with fellow local masters of hazy guitar The Veldt and Heaven.
Laura Gibson, The Natvral @ City Vineyard
Laura Gibson spins an enticingly dreamy brand of folk rock, as heard on last year’s Goners. She plays tonight with The Natvral, aka Kip Berman of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart in folksinger mode.
The Shivas, The Advertisers, High Waisted @ Mercury Lounge
Portland’s The Shivas have been making alluring, party-friendly garage rock since the mid-’00s and released their sixth album Dark Thoughts last year.
A Spatial Soundlab w/ hosts Laurie Anderson and Arto Lindsay @ National Sawdust
“Take a deep dive into the world of spatial sound with hosts Laurie Anderson and Arto Lindsay, who will share installations, compositions, and performances by artists in the Princeton Atelier program.”
The Mattson 2, Palmiyeler, Loose Buttons @ Rough Trade
Twin brother jazz duo The Mattson 2 have made albums with Toro Y Moi and recently wrapped up a tour with Marco Benevento.
Strike Anywhere, L.O.T.I.O.N., Multinational Corporation, Mean Jeans, Dark Thoughts @ House of Independents
Richmond punk/melodic hardcore vets Strike Anywhere are performing their two early 2000s Jade Tree albums, Change Is A Sound and Exit English, at this Asbury Park show. Solid undercard too.
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead @ The Capitol Theatre
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead are one of the most beloved Grateful Dead tribute bands around, and they’ve got a truly great cast of players. This is night two of their three-night run at the Cap.
You can also find quality entertainment on almost any night of the week at: Barbès bar and performance space in Park Slope, LunÀtico in Bed Stuy, Nublu in the East Village, Blue Note jazz club in the West Village, The Stone in multiple locations, Comedy Cellar in the West Village, and Q.E.D. comedy club in Astoria.
For all of tonight’s shows, and tomorrow’s, check out our NYC concert calendar.
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