photo: Porches at Baby's All Right in 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
BV CMJ 2015

It's the Friday of CMJ which means things are really starting to pick up and there's about a bazillion great shows you can see during the day and all through the night. We of course hope you come to the free BrooklynVegan Friday day party at Baby's All Right that runs from noon to 7 PM with Porches, Makthaverskan, Superheaven, Yung, Car Seat Headrest, Ezra Furman, The Album Leaf, Long Beard and a free keg of Bell's Brewery craft beer while it lasts. That's totally free, no badge RSVP or badge or anything required.

You can browse our full NYC show calendar to see all the shows going on today, but here's a huge handful of other highlights:

* Bilal @ Iridium
* Steely Dan @ Beacon Theatre
* Maya Beiser, Jherek Bischoff @ BAM
* Trey Anastasio Band @ Kings Theatre
* Yuka HOnda, Nels Cline @ National Sawdust
* Stealing Sheep, ohnomoon, Sui Zhen @ Niagara
* Ryan Hemsworth (& Lucas), Lontalius, DD Elle @ Palisades
* Titus Andronicus, Ex Hex, Spider Bags @ Warsaw
* Total Slacker, Pill, Paperhaus, Dances, Gemma, Sam Kogon, Velo @ Alphaville
* Cosmo Sheldrake, Landshapes, Outfit, Hector Bizerk @ Living Room
* Spritzer, Tall Juan, Holy Tunics, Ben Katzman's DeGreaser, Winstons @ Matchless
* Porcelain Raft, David Moore, Blonde Redhead @ Knockdown Center
* Palehound, Drinks, Stealing Sheep, Hooton Tennis Club @ Baby's All Right
* Spray Paint, Strange Wilds, PC Worship, Lushes, Sinkane (DJ) @ Union Pool
* J. Fernandez, The Gotobeds, Eaters, Turn to Crime, Spray Paint @ Cake Shop
* The Membranes, Cinema Cinema, Chomp, Les Bicyclettes Blanches @ The Grand Victory
* Shannon and the Clams, Sheer Mag, Shopping, PMS and the Moodswings @ MHOW
* Kamasi Washington, Mark Guillana (Beat Music), Lakecia Benjamin @ Le Poisson Rouge
* CO LA, Tallesen, Jeremy Hyman, Motion Graphics, Acemo, Max D @ Trans-Pecos
* The Mystery Lights, Saint Pe, Psychiatric Metaphors, The Yetis, Good Morning @ Our Wicked Lady
* Fred Thomas, Meg Griffiths Anderson, Shannon Manning, Mike Daisey, Adam Wade, Peter Aguero @ Union Hall
* Broken Hope, Embalmer, Dr. Shrinker, Teloch Vovin, Hypoxia, Thorn Constellation @ Saint Vitus
* Ringo Deathstarr, Oso Oso, Mumblr, Pinact, Boosegumps, Soft Cough, Good Morning @ Black Bear Bar
* Mitski, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Long Beard, Mal Devisa, Johnny_Ripper @ Lutheran Church of the Messiah
* Omar S, Actress, John FM, Free Magic, Faso @ Output
* Sean Nicholas Savage (DJ), Lemonade (DJ), Yumi Zouma (DJ), Promise Keeper (DJ), Better Person (DJ) @ Wythe Hotel
* The Men, Destruction Unit, Michael Rault, Celestial Shore, Dirty Ghosts, Beach Baby @ Baby's All Right
* Protomartyr, Omni, The Lemon Twigs, Drinks, Yoko and the Oh Nos, Mothers, Car Seat Headrest, Modern Vices @ Rough Trade
* LE1F, Empress Of, Porches, Kirin J Callinan, Deradoorian, Okay Kaya, Jimmy Whispers, Kaya, Stolen Jars @ Cameo Gallery
* Mild High Club, Salt Cathedral, Weaves, Beverly, Eternal Summers, Diet Cig, Stolen Jars, Controller, The Fluids, Vundabar @ Pianos
* Them Bruins, Methyl Ethel, Sunbeam Sound Machine, Heavy Heart, Pool Boy @ The Shop
* Special guests, Kehlani, Boogie, Whiney, Conner Youngblood, Modern Baseball, Martin Courtney, Aquilo @ Converse Rubber Tracks Fader Fort
* Solids, Chocolat, Elliot Maginot, Loud Lary Ajust, Cri, Heart Streets, The Muscadettes, Sean Nicholas Savage @ Arlene's Grocery
* Frankie Cosmos, Phony PPL, Dent May, Lazyeyes, Fraser A. Gorman, Corbu, Stone Cold Fox, The Britanys, Acid Dad, Sam Cohen (of Apollo Sunshine), Piers @ The Wick


For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.

For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.


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