Sebastien Grainger @ Mercury Lounge, CMJ (more by Gabi Porter)
Sebastien Grainger

today in NYC
* DANCE
* Dr. Dog @ Webster Hall
* Peasant @ Public Asembly
* Silver Apples @ The Kitchen
* Diego Garcia @ the Living Room
* Nellie McKay @ Le Poisson Rouge
* Rosie Thomas @ the Living Room
* Q-Tip & The Cool Kids @ Highline Ballroom
* El Guincho & Lemonade @ (le) poisson rouge
* Stellastarr*, The Picture, & Princeton @ Pianos
* Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains @ Union Hall
* Felice Brothers, Bruce Hornsby, Dar Williams & James Hunter @ the Concert Hall

Alex Gomez RIP. If you don't know himn, you might remember him from Southpaw and other Brooklyn bars where he worked.

Diego Garcia of Elefant has a Tuesdays-in-December residency at the Living Room starting tonight. Stellastarr* kick off their five-night run at Pianos.

Upcoming shows at the Apollo Theater include Chrisette Michele on December 5th and Tony Bennett on the 16th.

Rosie Thomas also plays a holidy show at The Bell House tomorrow.

The Blip Festival is at The Bell House this weekend.

Cursive are playing some shows in January.

King Khan & BBQ play the WIRED store Wednesay.

Happy Birthday Britney Spears! Her new album is out today, and she's going on tour in 2009. NYC-area shows are at Nassau Coliseum on March 11th, and Prudential Center on the 13th. Both shows are with Pussycat Dolls.

Britney shares a birthday with Treach of Naughty By Nature.

The band Ringo Deathstarr performed at Cake Shop in September. Check out two videos from that show below...

What else?

Ringo Deathstarr - Untitled

Ringo Deathstarr - Starrsha (live @ Cake Shop)