Marnie Stern @ NYU (more by Chris La Putt)
Marnie Stern

tonight in NYC
* Jon B @ Marcus Garvey Park
* Cursive, The Love Language @ Maxwell's
* Tyshawn Sorey's Oblique @ The Stone
* Daryl Hall & John Oates @ Seaside Park
* Bad Veins, The Dead Sparrows @ Mercury Lounge
* Scott H. Biram, Boss Tweed & Slim Twig @ Union Hall
* Stlyes P featuring Metermaids & NSR @ Southpaw
* John Kelly sings Joni Mitchell @ Castle Clinton
* Asphalt Orchestra @ Lincoln Center's Hearst Plaza
* Ga'an, Naam, La Otracina, Warmth @ Death By Audio
* Eagles of Death Metal, Rival Schools @ Webster Hall
* Mark Kozelek, Mia Doi Todd @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Hard Nips, Ramble Tamble, Invisible Circle @ Bruar Falls
* Brothers, pow wow!, Maricopa, Spirit Houses, Jon Lall @ Pianos
* Das Racist, Gordon Voidwell, Popo, Old Money @ Bowery Ballroom
* Nicole Atkins & The Sea, Hymns, Bird of Youth @ The Bell House
* Darlings, Senors of Marseille, Teddy Blanks, Holiday Holiday @ The Cameo
* Anamanaguchi, Starscream, Graffiti Monsters @ The Studio at Webster Hall
* Lincoln Center Out of Doors Fest w/ Hip Hop Generation Next @ Damrosch Park
* Fucking Ocean, Shivers, Psychic Reality, Royal Chord, Golden Birds @ Cake Shop
* Marnie Stern, Jason & The Scorchers, Oakley Hall, Drink Up Buttercup @ Santos
* Heartthrobz, Bright Light Bright Light, Neon Gloworms, Beach Fossils, Ivory Coasts, Oblisk @ Public Assembly
* Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine & Gillian Welch, Felice Brothers, Justin Townes Earle @ Beacon Theatre

Free outdoor music tonight includes Daryl Hall & John Oates at Seaside Park in Coney Island, Escort in Prospect Park, a Woodstock Celebration with John Kelly singing Joni Mitchell at Castle Clinton, Jon B at Marcus Garvey Park, the Asphalt Orchestra (who plays through Sunday) at Lincoln Center's Hearst Plaza, and Lincoln Center Out of Doors Fest's Hip Hop Generation Next lineup at Damrosch Park Bandshell.

Cursive plays a sold-out gig with The Love Language at Maxwell's.

"A federal jury on Friday ordered a Boston University graduate student who admitted illegally downloading and sharing music online to pay $675,000 to four record labels." [MercuryNews]

Adult Swim's free biweekly series at Santos presents Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Squidbillies) and music from Marnie Stern, Jason and The Scorchers, Oakley Hall and Drink Up Buttercup.

The Big Surprise Tour brings Old Crow Medicine Show, Dave Rawlings Machine & Gillian Welch, Felice Brothers and Justin Townes Earle to the Beacon Theatre. One Felice played Mercury Lounge on Tuesday.

"No matter how clearly Tenenbaum broke the law, it doesn't change the only real fact: the RIAA has failed to embrace new business models when they appear, has attacked and held back new technologies and innovations at nearly every opportunity until dragged kicking-and-screaming into the new era (which it still refuses to fully embrace), and has created a PR nightmare for itself that isn't helped by lying to the public in the name of a bunch of bogus "FACTS."" [Techdirt]

Eagles of Death Metal play with Rival Schools at Webster Hall. Rival Schools' Walter Schreifels plays a show on August 11th at Maxwell's.

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon and Red House Painters plays Music Hall of Williamsburg with Mia Doi Todd.

Tyshawn Sorey, The Stone's August curator, leads two sets at the venue tonight.

"In the five days since a US district court jury ordered Tenenbaum to pay damages to the record labels for illegally sharing 30 songs, nearly 100 people have donated a total of more than $2,000, according to Debbie Rosenbaum, a fourth-year student at Harvard's law and business schools who assisted in Tenenbaum's defense." []

A Camp's new video for "Love Has Left The Room" below...

Paul Banks's Julian Plenti Is...Skyscraper came out earlier this week. The video for "Games for Days" featuring Metric/ex-BSSer Emily Haines is below...

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