The Weeknd @ MHOW, April 2012 (more by Bao Nguyen)
The Weeknd

Saint Etienne

today in NYC
* Sadhana @ The Stone
* The Weeknd @ Terminal 5
* Willie Nile @ Joe's Pub
* Melvin Seals & JGB @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Saint Etienne @ Webster Hall
* Owen Weaver @ Issue Project Robot
* Talk Normal @ Secret Project Robot
* Louis CK @ New York City Center
* The xx, Chairlift @ Paradise Theater
* Nass Gnawa, DJ Gonzalo Bouza @ Zebulon
* Trey Anastasio Band @ Beacon Theatre
* Those Darlins, Heavy Cream @ Glasslands
* Grimes, Elite Gymnastics @ Bowery Ballroom
* Opossom, ARMS, Blue Hawaii @ Cameo Gallery
* Joel Forrester/Phillip Johnston Duo @ Barbes
* Hand Cream, Hunters, Slutever @ Death By Audio
* Albert Hammond Jr., Sinkane, Caveman @ Pier 57
* Electric Six, Little Hurricane @ Mercury Lounge
* Mad Juana, Illumntr, DRGN KING @ Bowery Electric
* Blues Control, Hubble, Alan Watts @ Shea Stadium
* Indigo Girls, The Shadowboxers @ Wellmont Theatre
* BAIO, Xaphoon Jones, Germany Germany @ Glasslands
* Regal Degal, Royal Baths, Indian Rebound @ The Lab
* Gondola, Each Other, Freak Heat Wave, Zula @ Cake Shop
* Earthy Babes, The Denzels, Vivienne Eastwood @ Union Pool
* Social Distortion, Lindi Ortega, Biters @ Roseland Ballroom
* Neon Indian (DJ Set), Chrome Canyon (DJ Set) @ Cameo Gallery
* Dai Burger, Ben Aqua, Ynfynyt Scroll, Dj Uniique @ 285 Kent
* Crookers, Nick Catchdubs, Alex English, rekLES @ Webster Hall
* Esperanza Spalding, Radio Music Society @ The Apollo Theatre
* Four Tet (DJ Set), Jamie XX (DJ Set), Floating Points @ Autumn Bowl
* Bitch Magnet, Turing Machine, Violent Bullshit @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* Marc Ribot's Ceramic Dog, Marco Cappelli's Italian Surf Academy @ Littlefield
* Inspectah Deck, Moon Hooch, Osekre & The Lucky Bastards, WCKids @ Cheap Storage
* Boy Girl Party, The Toothaches, Toys and Tiny Instruments, Apehangers @ XPO 929
* Dinowalrus, The Numerators, Ice Balloons, Firecracker Firecracker @ Factory Studios

There is an abundance of big deal shows tonight. Among them: Grimes playing night two of her four-night NYC run; The Weeknd's second night of three in NYC; Cali punk survivors Social Distortion play Roseland; and Bitch Magnet play their second NYC show tonight at Knitting Factory, this time with Turing Machine.

There's also Saint Etienne who are bringing their suave dancepop to Webster Hall for the first time in six years, with openers The Golden Filter. If you're going tonight, that's Debsey Wykes of Dolly Mixture playing guitar with Saint Etienne.

It's also the first of two shows by The xx at Paradise Theatre in the Bronx with Chairlift opening.

The Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck will be at Cheap Storage tonight with Moon Hooch, Osekre & The Lucky Bastards, and WCKids for a show dubbed "Monsters of Fall."

With Halloween on a Wednesday this year, mischeif will likely begin tonight. Watch yourselves.

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