tix on sale: Paramore, Mary J Blige, Katy Perry, Thundercat, Arto Lindsay, more
The 2017 XXL Freshmen list hasn't been revealed yet, but it has been announced that the annual XXL Freshmen live show will happen on June 28 at Playstation Theater. Tickets go on sale Friday (5/19) at noon.
Tickets for the Mary J Blige shows at Coney Island Boardwalk and the Theater at MSG go on fan club/VIP/Pandora presales at 10 AM and Citi presale at noon.
No wave legend and experimental composer Arto Lindsay released his new album Cuidado Madame this year on Northern Spy, and he recently toured with the back-in-action Beauty Pill. Arto and Beauty Pill since added another NYC show, happening October 17 at Le Poisson Rouge (tickets).
OSDM revivalists Horrendous will play Saint Vitus on July 15 with Undergang, Necrot and Siege Column (tickets).
Mongolian folk metal band Tengger Cavalry play Vitus on July 7 with Felix Martin and a special guest TBA (tickets).
Swiss death metal duo Bölzer play Vitus on August 25 with TREPANERINGSRITUALEN, Pissgrave and Sangus (tickets).
Castle, Final Sin and Sanhedrin play Saint Vitus on September 18 (tickets).
Rozwell Kid, Chris Farren and Great Grandpa are playing Baby's All Right on August 4 (tickets).
Katy Perry is releasing her new album Witness on June 9 and touring, including NYC-area shows at MSG on 10/2, Nassau Coliseum on 10/3, Prudential Center on 10/8, and Barclays Center on 10/11. Tickets go on sale Monday (5/22) at 10 AM with fan/Citi/VIP presales starting Thursday (5/18). The new album includes her Migos collaboration "Bon Appétit," which has a video:
Stay tuned for the next BrooklynVegan-presented edition of 'Music Driven' at Nitehawk Cinema.
We're giving away tickets to Warped Tour.
Whisky X is a NYC whisky tasting event that will feature a live set by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys on June 8th.
Benjamin Clementine plays Carnegie Hall on 10/5.
SOME UPCOMING SHOWS AT TERMINAL 5
5/20: The Growlers (tickets)
6/07: Portugal. The Man (6/6 is sold out) (tickets)
6/09: Rodrigo y Gabriela (tickets)
8/21: Midnight Oil (tickets)
10/13 & 10/14: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue (tickets)
SUMMERSTAGE & CELEBRATE BROOKLYN
5/17 @ Central Park: Gov't Mule (tickets)
6/15 @ Central Park: Elvis Costello & The Imposters (tickets)
7/19 @ Central Park: PJ Harvey (tickets)
7/20 @ Prospect Park: Conor Oberst (backed by The Felice Brothers), Hop Along / Big Thief (tickets)
7/27 @ Central Park: Regina Spektor (tickets)
8/02 @ Prospect Park: Fleet Foxes (8/1 is sold out) (tickets)
9/22 @ Central Park: The War on Drugs (tickets)
Browse our "Tickets On Sale" tag for more recently announced NYC shows.