Vivian Girls @ Whitney in July (more by Anna Scialli)
Vivian Girls

NIN @ Webster Hall the other day (more by Bao Nguyen)

Ronnie James Dio and Black Sabbath play the Theater at MSG as Heaven & Hell. Their first album in 17 years came out in April. Coheed & Cambria open.

Britney Spears is ALSO playing MSG tonight. amazing.

Queen Latifah's show tonight at the Nokia Theatre has been canceled.

Nine Inch Nails plays Terminal 5 with The Horrors tonight. They return to the venue tomorrow with Mew in the opening slot.

Vivian Girls kick off their N.A. tour with The Beets tonight at Death By Audio with Real Estate and Best Fwends. On the horizon, the Vivian Girls have a tenative Halloween show lined up for NYC.

You can also see Real Estate this Thursday at Insound's 10 Year anniversary party at the Brooklyn Bowl with Cymbals Eat Guitars, These Are Powers and The Drums.

The show tonight is your last chance to see Best Fwends on their current NYC run. They played with Das Racist at the Studio at Webster Hall, and at "Above the Auto Parts Store" on Saturday. A video from the latter show and a clip of the guys from 2007 are below.

Andy Friedman & The Golden Winners, Sufjan Stevens-produced band Welcome Wagon and The Honeycutters play The Bell House tonight. Welcome Wagon and Andy Friedman teamed up previously at a gig last December (at which Sufjan appeared) and one in January (where he did not).

Highline Piano Series contiunes with a performance by Phil Vassar.

What else?

Best Fwends | NYC @ Above The Auto Parts Store | 22 Aug 2009

Best Fwends | NYC @ Uncle Paulie's | 26 Jan 2007 | Skate or Live