Andrew Bird rocking for Barack (more by Kyle Dean Reinford)
Andrew Bird

today in NYC
* Prince
* DANCE
* Frank Sidebottom!
* MSTRKRFT @ Webster Hall
* Brazilian Girls @ Terminal 5
* Beck, MGMT @ United Palace Theatre
* Of Montreal, Love is All @ Roseland Ballroom
* Dead Confederate, Kuroma @ Union Hall
* Project X with Kool Keith @ BB King's
* Yellow Fever, Daniel Francis Doyle & TV Ghost @ Silent Barn
* Matt Hales (of Aqualung), KaiserCartel @ Union Hall
* Citay, Christy & Emily, Land of Tomorrow @ Cake Shop
* Man Man, Titus Andronicus, Charlyne Li @ Webster Hall
* The Albertans, Sigmund Droid, Takka Takka @ Glasslands
* The National, Grizzly Bear & Stella @ Hammerstein Ballroom
* Against Me!, Future of the Left & Ted Leo @ Starland Ballroom
* Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile @ (le) possion rouge (A concert for Obama)
* The New Year, Dirty on Purpose, The Orsi @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* The Heartless Bastards, Langhorne Slim, Those Darlins @ Bowery Ballroom

David Lee Roth was born today in 1954 in Bloomington, Indiana, home of Dead Oceans records.

Dead Oceans Records recording artist Citay are at Cake Shop tonight.

Lafayette, Indiana band TV Ghost are on the same Todd P bill as Yellow Fever.

Those 10 free shows at Joe's Pub happen this weekend.

Did you get Diesel tickets today?

Don't forget to RSVP for the Crystal Stilts show Saturday.

Did you know Mike Patton made a song with Serj Tankanian?

Grizzly Bear play with the National at the NY Magazine party tonight. Most of the National was in the audience when Grizzly Bear side project Department of Eagles played their first show at the Bell House the other day.

Friendly Fires made a video for "Paris". Watch it below...

What else?

Friendly Fires - Paris