The Beets @ Woodsist/CT Fest 7/4 (more by Tim Griffin)
The Beets

tonight in NYC
* Rev. Vince Anderson @ Union Pool
* Monday Night Burlesque @ Public Assembly
* Jemina Pearl @ Mercury Lounge
* Ambulance Ltd., Savoir Adore @ Union Hall
* Les Paul Trio w/ Bucky Pizzarelli @ Iridium
* Brendan Benson, Sean Bones @ Bowery Ballroom
* Benevento/Russo Duo, Jeff Bujak @ Highline Ballroom
* Whiplash w/ David Cross, Ted Alexandro @ UCB Theatre
* Brave Combo, Corn Mo & The .357 Lover @ The Bell House
* Yolanda Adams, Israel Houghton & The New Breed @ Wingate Field
* Bad Blood, Stupid Party, Special Noise, Angels Of America @ Don Pedro
* Precious Metal w/ Liturgy, Lightning Swords of Death, Bastard Sapling, Agrath @ Lit
* Falling Down w/ Ali Wong, Todd Barry, Dave Hill, Hannibal Buress @ Bruar Falls
* Small Beast w/ Paul Wallfisch, Bliss Blood, Curtis Eller, Larry Bang Bang @ Delancey
* The Virgins, The Beets, Dinowalrus, Teengirl Fantasy, Animal Collective (DJ), JDH & Dave P (DJ) @ Santos

Free outdoor music tonight includes a show with Yolanda Adams, Israel Houghton & The New Breed at Wingate Field.

The Virgins, The Beets, Dinowalrus and Teengirl Fantasy play a benefit for Cinema Nolita at Santos with Animal Collective and FIXED's JDH & Dave P DJing.

Ambulance Ltd. and Savoir Adore, who play the Mercury Lounge tomorrow, gig at Union Hall tonight. Those shows and more are part of an early edition of This Week In Indie.

Brendan Benson kicks off his new-album-supporting tour at the Bowery Ballroom with Sean Bones.

The Highline Pianos series opens with sets from Benevento/Russo Duo and Jeff Bujak.

Les Paul Trio honors its recently-passed leader by playing with guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli at the Iridium.

Monthly comedy showcase Falling Down has a show at Bruar Falls with Ali Wong, Todd Barry, Dave Hill, Hannibal Buress and more. UCB's Whiplash hosts David Cross, Aparna Nancherla and Ted Alexandro.

Hercules and Love Affair played two NYC over the weekend. Antony and The Johnsons put out a video for their cover of Beyonce's "Crazy In Love," posted below.

"Fresh Air," the first single off Brother Ali's forthcoming Rhymesayers LP Us, is posted below.

What else?

Antony and The Johnsons - Crazy In Love

Brother Ali - Fresh Air

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