Peter Bjorn and John PB&J @ Brooklyn Bowl, 2011 (more by Dana [distortion] Yavin)[/caption]You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...

Peter Bjorn and John, Okay Kaya @ Rough Trade
With new album Breakin' Point on the way, Swedish pop greats Peter Bjorn and John are in town for their first NYC shows in nearly five years. Sold out.

Fat White Family, Dilly Dally, Roya @ Baby's All Right
Reeking of danger and other smells, Fat White Family play their first of two headlining shows, tonight with Canadian band Dilly Dally and locals Roya.

The Darkness, RavenEye, Best Behavior @ Irving Plaza
While none of their subsequent albums have topped their fantastic 2003 debut Permission to Land, The Darkness remain one of the most genuinely fun live bands around, with no cheesy rock move left undone.

Night Train Hosted by Wyatt Cenac @ Littlefield
Tonight's edition of Wyatt Cenac's weekend comedy show features Harris Stanton, Casey James Salegno, Amy Miller and more.

Pearl Jam @ Madison Square Garden
Alt-rock vets Pearl Jam hit NYC for their second of two sold-out nights at Madison Square Garden.

Corporal, Jonny Gallagher, Frogbelly and Symphony, Kelly Paige @ Pianos
Sure you know Micahel Shannon as that creepy, intense guy from movies like Revolutionary Road and shows like Boardwalk Empire, but he also plays ’90s-style indie rock band in the band Corporal. They're pretty good!

Young Thug @ Playstation Theater
Young Thug is one of the most prolific rappers around right now, with two great mixtapes out already this year -- I'm Up and Slime Season 3 -- and a proper debut album promised for the near future. He sometimes breaks so many different voices on one song alone to the point where he sounds like his own guest rapper. Tonight's show is sold out.

Youth Code, Yvette, Statiqbloom, Hogwasche @ Saint Vitus
Youth Code pull from both hardcore and EBM, and this year's Commitment to Complications is another winner from the duo. Good openers tonight too.

Steven Tyler @ Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall
Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler plays a benefit show for his Janie's Fund organization tonight.

Super Unison, Free Children of Earth, White Pisces @ The Acheron
Hardcore band Super Unison, the current band of Punch vocalist Meghan O'Neil, released their ripping debut EP last year and now they signed to Deathwish for their upcoming album. Tonight's their first NYC show, and it's a good lineup all around with Free Children of Earth (ex-Trial By Fire) and White Pisces (ex-Street Smart Cyclist).

Red Baraat, BigYuki + The OX: No Land for Beasts @ Brooklyn Bowl
Brooklyn brass band Red Baraat play their hometown venue Brooklyn Bowl twice this month with different openers. This is the first show.

A Conversation with Spike Lee @ SVA Theatre
Part of the Red Bull Music Academy, director Spike Lee talks with journalist Nelson George about the most famous musical moments in his films.

For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.

For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.


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