tix on sale: Janelle Monae, Judas Priest, Okkervil River, Car Seat Headrest, more
Mid 2000s teen pop signer turned modern-day R&B singer JoJo is going on her 'Leaks, Covers, and Mixtapes Tour' and playing NYC's Music Hall of Williamsburg on June 17 and Bowery Ballroom on June 19. Tickets for MHOW go on artist and AmEx presale at 10 AM and noon respectively. Tickets for Bowery are on Citi presale now.
Yeah Yeah Yeahs drummer Brian Chase is doing a Drums & Drones show with Ursula Scherrer on June 16 at Mercury Lounge. The bill also includes 13 Million Year Old Ghost, MV Carbon and DJ JG Thirlwell. Tickets are on Citi presale now.
5/3: Tricky at Irving Plaza (tickets)
5/22: The New Trust at Alphaville (tickets)
6/9: BrooklynVegan Northside Showcase with Protomartyr, Deerhoof and more tba at Elsewhere (tickets)
10/26: Mercury Rev at Music Hall of Williamsburg, celebrating the 20th anniversary of Deserter's Songs (tickets)
Screening next at Nitehawk's MUSIC DRIVEN Series, co-presented by BrooklynVegan
5/8: Here To Be Heard: The Story of The Slits, followed by a Q&A with William E. Badgley and film producer/Slits tour manager/Shellshag member Jennifer Shagawat (tickets)
Enter to win tickets to the show of your choice at Austin's Levitation festival, which returns 4/26-4/29.
SOME UPCOMING SHOWS AT FOREST HILLS STADIUM:
6/8: Belle & Sebastian, Perfume Genius, and Frankie Cosmos (tickets are on sale, and you can also enter to win tickets)
6/9: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Head and The Heart, and Hiss Golden Messenger (tickets are on sale, and you can also enter to win tickets)
6/15: alt-J (in surround sound) and Kamasi Washington (tickets are on sale, and you can also enter to win tickets)
9/8: Jamiroquai (tickets)
9/15: David Byrne and Tune-Yards (tickets)
9/29-9/30: The National presents There's No Leaving New York with Future Islands, Jason Isbell, Cat Power, Phoebe Bridgers, U.S. Girls, Bully and more. (single day tickets are on sale, and you can enter to win two day passes).
SOME UPCOMING SHOWS at Stone Pony Summer Stage:
6/1: Primus & Mastodon (tickets)
6/15: Fitz & The Tantrums (tickets)
8/3: Boy George & Culture Club (tickets)
8/4: The Bouncing Souls, Against Me! & Titus Andronicus (tickets)
8/14: Band of Horses (tickets)
MORE UPCOMING SHOWS
Red Bull Music Festival returns to NYC in May, including:
Legendary musician, actor, and activist Harry Belafonte in conversation on 5/5 (tickets)
Fever Ray's first US shows in eight years 5/12 (sold out) - 5/13 (tickets)
David Bowie & Enda Walsh's musical, Lazarus, gets the live soundtrack experience for a single night in Brooklyn - a film of the London production will be soundtracked live by the seven-piece band that backed Michael C. Hall during the original Off-Broadway run, 5/2 at Kings Theatre. (tickets)
David Lynch's Festival of Disruption comes to NYC for the first time 5/19-5/20 with live music from Angel Olsen (solo), Animal Collective, Flying Lotus (DJ set), Jon Hopkins, Jim James (solo), Au Revoir Simone, and Rebekah Del Rio; talks and screenings from David Lynch himself (Rare Short Films), Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet), and Gregory Crewsdon (There But Not There); art exhibits, and meditation. (tickets)
Lauryn Hill celebrates the 20th anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill on tour this summer including two NYC-area shows: 7/15 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach & 8/8 at PNC Bank Arts Center (tickets)
Willie Nelson's Outlaw Music Festival returns this summer, including dates at BB&T Pavilion 9/15 (tickets), PNC Bank Arts Center 9/16 (tickets) & Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center 9/23 (tickets)
Browse our "Tickets On Sale" tag for more recently announced NYC shows.
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