You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...

Afropunk Brooklyn @ Commodore Barry Park
Day one of the two-day Afropunk Brooklyn starts today, and there's tons of awesome stuff to see, like hip hop producer Kaytranada, R&B crooner Miguel, neo-soul band The Internet, rising alt-R&B singer H.E.R., rapper/singer Smino, avant-rapper JPEGMAFIA, and more.

Afropunk After Dark
There are also Afropunk late shows at various Brooklyn venues tonight.

Drake, Migos @ Madison Square Garden
The seven-night run of Drake and Migos' massive superstar rap tour continues tonight. After tonight's show...

Migos (afterparty host) @ Highline Ballroom
...there's an afterparty with Migos as the "hosts." We're not sure exactly that entails, but it seems like they'll at least be in the house.

Thursday, Anthony Green @ Asbury Lanes
NJ post-hardcore greats Thursday are on night 3 of their 4-night home-state run, and tonight they're playing 2001's Full Collapse in full. Fellow post-hc vet Anthony Green (Circa Survive, Sound of Animals Fighting, etc) opens with a solo set tonight and tomorrow.

Jesse Malin's Summer Strummerjam w/ many guests @ Bowery Ballroom
Jesse Malin is once again doing his Joe Strummer/Clash tribute show Summer Strummerjam, and he's got tons of impressive musicians lined up for it, including Bad Brains frontman HR, The Replacements' Tommy Stinson, L7's Suzi Gardner, The Dap-Kings' Binky Griptite, The Pogues' Cait O'Riordan, The Dream Syndicate's Steve Wynn, Joseph Arthur, Cro-Mags' John Joseph, My Chemical Romance's Frank Iero, and still much more.

Annihilation Time, Impalers, Dark Thoughts, Aggression Pact, Subversive Rite @ Brooklyn Bazaar
Oakland punks Annihilation Time‘s shows are few and far between these days, and they have just a few happening in 2018. This is their second of two in NYC, and it's with the Power Trip-related Impalers and more.

Godflesh, Tombs, Mirrors For Psychic Warfare, Body Stuff @ Gramercy Theatre
Industrial metal greats Godflesh reunited a few years back, and they've gone on to release new music that's as uniquely brutal as their classics. This is an awesome bill all around, with local post-metallers Tombs, eerie duo Mirrors for Psychic Warfare (aka Neurosis' Scott Kelly and Sanford Parker), and Curran Reynolds' one-man-band Body Stuff.

Scott Thompson (Kids in the Hall) @ Joe's Pub
Comedian and actor Scott Thompson revives one of his most famous Kids in the Hall characters, lounge lizard Buddy Cole, for an “evening of humorous monologues from the period the show went off the air in 1995 to the present day.”

CupcakKe, Bunny Michael, Gooddroid @ (le) poisson rouge
CupcakKe may have first been best known for her raunchy lyrics, but she's continued to prove that she's an excellent rapper, raunch or not.

Soul Summit, HoodCelebrityy, Epic B b2b Uninamise, Anik Khan, slowthai, Enrique, Skinny Macho @ MoMA PS1 (Warm Up)
There's all kinds of stuff at the penultimate Warm Up of 2018, like DJ collective Soul Summit, dancehall singer HoodCelebrityy, rapper Anik Khan, and more.

Belly @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
The classic lineup of '90s alt-rock greats Belly reformed a few years ago and this year delivered their first record in more than two decades. Tanya Donnelly's voice is still powerful and the new songs sit nicely amongst old faves like "Feed the Tree" and "Slow Dog."

Gladys Knight, The O'Jays @ Pier 17
Groove under the stars with a backdrop of Brooklyn and lower Manhattan around you as two soul / R&B legends play the hits.

Interpol (Q&A/signing), Lizzy Goodman (Meet Me In The Bathroom) @ Rough Trade
Having played the last-ever House of Vans show last night, Interpol will talk about their new album, Marauder, this afternoon with Lizzy Goodman (who wrote early-'00s NYC scene tell-all Meet Me in the Bathroom which Interpol were central characters).

Acid Witch, Child Bite, Against The Grain, Snafu @ Saint Vitus Bar
Detroit stoner metal staples Acid Witch are in town tonight with Child Bite. They’re promising “old and new songs we’ve never jammed live before.”

Joe Bataan @ Union Pool (Summer Thunder)
It's the second-to-last Summer Thunder of the year, with a requisite performance by latin soul great Joe Bataan. 2-6 PM.

Deerhoof, Palberta, Maneka (The Baffler Magazine's 30th Anniversary) @ Elsewhere
Literary punk zine The Baffler celebrates 30 years tonight with this show headlined by arty indie rockers Deerhoof.

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival @ Marcus Garvey Park
It's the 26th edition of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, a "vibrant – and free – celebration of jazz in New York, bringing together storied, veteran players and the next generation of jazz artists."

Springsteen On Broadway
The Boss continues his sold-out “Springsteen on Broadway” run at the Walter Kerr Theatre, which has now been extended through December. At these shows, Bruce is giving fans shows “that are as personal and as intimate as possible.”

The Slackers @ Rocks Off Concert Cruises
All aboard this Rocks Off Cruise with local ska vets The Slackers.

25 Ta Life, Dread @ The Kingsland
NYHC vets 25 Ta Life returned this year with a new EP, Hunting Season, their first release with Stikman of Fury Of Five on lead vocals (Rick "Ta Life" Healey is no longer in the band). They play their hometown tonight.

Ravyn Lenae @ The Surf Lodge (Montauk)
The summer shows at Montauk hotel/restaurant/vacation spot The Surf Lodge continue today, and this one's with rising R&B singer Ravyn Lenae.

Shadow Of The City: Bleachers, Hayley Kiyoko, Julien Baker, Turnover, Beach Slang, Clams Casino, Ex Reyes @ Stone Pony
Jack Antonoff's annual Shadow of the City festival goes down today in Asbury Park, and in addition to his own band Bleachers, there's cool stuff like gripping singer/songwriter Julien Baker, dream popsters Turnover, fist-raising punks Beach Slang, hip hop producer Clams Casino, and more.

Struckout, Dreamwell, Half Human, Free $$$, Kew The Band @ The Footlight
Long Beach punks Struckout recently released their self-titled album, which was produced by Jack Shirley (who's worked with Deafheaven, Jeff Rosenstock, Joyce Manor, and more). If you dig the bands Jack tends to work with, you'll probably dig these guys too.

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