tix on sale: Ride, Pissed Jeans, Destruction Unit, Julia Holter, Benjamin Booker, more
Benjamin Booker is releasing his new album Witness on June 2, and playing Rough Trade NYC on June 5. Tickets go on AmEx presale at noon.
Tickets to the Conor Oberst (backed by The Felice Brothers), Hop Along, and Big Thief show at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at Prospect Park Bandshell on July 20 are on sale now.
Tickets for Balkan Beat Box's show at Brooklyn Steel on April 28 are on sale.
Tickets to The Shins show at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at Prospect Park Bandshell on June 15 are still available.
HEADS UP: Carnegie Hall is presenting a free show at National Sawdust in Williamsburg on 4/22:
Founded by mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov Canales, The Canales Project’s Between Two Worlds gives voice to issues of identity and culture through a powerful musical message. Canales hosts this event that features music and discussion in three fascinating segments with young activist-artists that include Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, a pianist and composer committed to social action through music; Mariela Shaker, a Syrian violinist born in Aleppo who uses music to raise awareness for the plight of her countrymen; and Andia Winslow, a Yale alumna and athlete who encourages young people and adults to maintain healthy and active lifestyles.
More info HERE.
Speaking of Carnegie Hall, Angélique Kidjo and Friends also have a show coming up there, and Steve Reich curated some shows with Nico Muhly, a member of the National and Bang on a Can: Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 PM w/ David Lang, Julia Wolfe, and Michael Gordon, AND Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 PM w/ Bryce Dessner and Nico Muhly.
Browse our 'Tickets On Sale' tag for more recently announced NYC shows.