The Grates @ Mercury Lounge (more by Tim Griffin)
The Grates

tonight in NYC
* KRS One @ Crotona Park
* Lauren Flax @ Cake Shop
* Frankie Negron @ Robert Wagner Park
* Toby from Youth Group @ Living Room
* Malajube, The King Left @ Maxwell's
* Jonatha Brooke @ Madison Square Park
* Alarm Will Sound @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* Sean Bones, Hesta Prynn, Kuroma @ Glasslands
* Justin Bond, Clint Michigan @ Highline Ballroom
* The Grates, Woodsy Pride, Sissy Clemens, Sissy Wish @ Pianos
* Midsummer Night Swing w/ Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Lincoln Center
* Casper & The Cookies, Everything, Now, Boy Genius, Knight School @ Bruar Falls
* My Teenage Stride, Drums, Paul & the Patients, New Numbers @ the Bell House
* Mannequin Men, Davila 666, Beach Fossils, The Back C.C.'s @ The Studio
* 24 Hour Party People w/ Phil and the Osophers, Bright Brown @ McCarren Park
* Two Tears, Bleeding Bombshells, Yellow Fever, The Whisperians, El Jezel @ DBA
* Fiery Furnaces, Peter Stampfel & the Ether Frolic Mob, Larkin Grimm @ Housing Works

Free music tonight includes KRS One performing in Crotona Park, Frankie Negron in Robert Wagner Park, Jonatha Brooke at Madison Square Park, and Bright Brown and Phil and the Osophers before a screening of 24 Hour Party People at the McCarren Park Summerscreen.

Short acoustic sets from The Fiery Furnaces, Peter Stampfel & the Ether Frolic Mob and Larkin Grimm are on the bill for the Lowbrow Reader release party at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe tonight.

Malajube plays Maxwell's with The King Left. The Montreal band will be at Brooklyn's Littlefield on Friday.

Alarm Will Sound plays material off their Aphex Twin-composed album Acoustica at (Le) Poisson Rouge tonight to kick off Warp Record's 20th anniversary.

Sean Bones celebrates the release of his new CD with Hesta Prynn and Kuroma at Glasslands.

Mannequin Men and Davila 666 play the last of their recent NYC run tonight at The Studio at Webster Hall with Beach Fossils and The Back C.C.'s.

There's lots of indie pop tonight between Casper & The Cookies & Co. at Bruar Falls, My Teenage Stride, The Drums and more at The Bell House and The Grates' Pianos stint (with Sissy Wish opening).

Get ready for the Gathering of the Juggalos (video below).

What else?

2009 Gathering Of The Juggalos Infomercial

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