Sharon Jones @ SXSW (more by Ryan Barkan)
Sharon Jones

tonight in NYC
* Baaba Maal @ Irving Plaza
* Queen Godis, DAM @ Southpaw
* We Are Country Mice @ Zebulon
* Milton, Tao Seeger Band @ 92YTribeca
* Patti Smith @ the State Theater (NJ)
* Here We Go Magic, Caveman @ Maxwell's
* Tanya Morgan & friends @ Crash Mansion
* Graham Parker & The Figgs @ City Winery
* Truck America @ Full Moon in Big Indian, NY
* Jim Staley, Ikue Mori, John King @ Roulette
* Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings @ Apollo Theater
* Hey Champ, Pink Skull (early) @ Mercury Lounge
* The Styrenes, Kohoutek, Home Blitz @ Death By Audio
* Antietam, Rope, Radical Dads, The Nadas @ Union Hall
Gossip, Rye Rye, The Phenomenal Handclap Band @ Terminal 5
* Johann Johannsson, Lichens Lichens @ (le) Poisson Rouge
* Caves, Finding Fiction, Yvette, The Silver Seas @ The Cameo
* Wolff, Tyburn Saints, The Sights, Giant Cloud, Township @ Pianos
* Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Hahn Solo (late) @ Mercury Lounge
* Emily Roysdon w/ MPA (performance art) & Light Asylum @ The Whitney
* OK Go, The Booze, Eytan & The Embassy @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Diane Cluck, Golden Ghost, Prince and Pearl, TV Carnage @ Silent Barn
* Nihilist, TSS, Natur, Coin Under Tongue, Kendra Morris Band @ Bruar Falls
* Icy Demons, Soft Landing, Oberhofer, Steel Phantoms @ Secret Project Robot
* Crystal Stilts, 1990s, The Oranges Band, The Forgery Series @ The Bell House
* Tanlines, Keepaway, Memoryhouse, Light Pollution, Psychobuildings @ Glasslands
* La Strada, Cuff the Duke, Yukon Blonde, Beat Circus @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* JEFF The Brotherhood, Screaming Females, Little Lungs, Fiasco, Hop Along @ NYU Strawberry Festival
* She Keeps Bees, Raccoon Fighter, Spanish Prisoners, Hombres Nombres Shark?, Radio America @ Cake Shop

At the Whitney tonight, post-punk band Light Asylum plays the lower gallery at 7:30pm. Before that (6:30-730pm), Leslie Dick is speaking in the lobby gallery followed by a quick performance with DJ Spooky and Das Racist.

Caveman and Caves both play NYC shows tonight.

The pre-Bamboozle Hood Wink Festival happens today. Bamboozle Fest proper is Saturday and Sunday. MGMT also plays Fordham on Saturday. At Hood Wink, Motion City Soundtrack is going to be a NIN tribute band, Say Anything is the Misfits, Eye Alaska is Kanye West, Saves the Day is Weezer, etc...

"Adam Green's debut New York art exhibition, Teen Tech, has been granted an extended stay at the Morrison Hotel Gallery Bowery (313 Bowery, open daily 12-7pm). Originally scheduled to be open only April 23rd and 24th, the gallery has chosen to keep the exhibition up for an additional week. Teen Tech will now close on Sunday May 2nd with a party at the gallery from 4 to 6pm, which will be open to the public; more details will be announced shortly."

What else?