You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight’s shows and we’ve got a Memorial Day Weekend Guide too, but here are some Friday highlights…

Eddie Izzard @ Beacon Theatre
British comedian Eddie Izzard brings his new show “Wunderbar” — “about everything from humans over the last 100,000 years to talking dogs and animal superheroes” — to Beacon Theatre for five nights.

American Football, Pure Bathing Culture @ Warsaw
American Football’s great new album, LP3, sees this veteran band moving on from their storied past, and it features collaborations with members of Paramore, Slowdive, and Land of Talk.

10,000 Maniacs @ City Winery
While the band is missing Natalie Merchant and the late Robert Buck, this lineup of 10,000 Maniacs has been carrying on the band’s tradition for over 10 years are still making records.

Snail Mail, Long Beard @ Asbury Lanes
Lindsay Jordan’s indie rock project Snail Mail has been on the rise for the last year since releasing her heartfelt, tuneful and yearning debut album on Matador.

Gustaf, Johnny Scuotto, Nyssa, Hennessey @ Saint Vitus
There are a lot of bands making arty post-punk, but very few who have a frontperson as magnetic, funny and, occasionally, scary as Gustaf's Lydia Gammill.

Califone @ Littlefield
Chicago experimental indie vets Califone haven’t released an album in six years, but a trio version of the band — Tim Rutili, Ben Massarella and Rachel Blumberg — play tonight as part of Littlefield’s 10th anniversary.

The So So Glos, Bodega, Emmerson & Her Clammy Hands, Baglady @ Mercury Lounge
Speaking of anniversaries, Lower East Side venue Mercury Lounge is celebrating 25 years of live music this year and this lineup of locals, including punks The So So Glos and arch post-punks Bodega, is one of the special shows for the occasion.

Liturgy, Leya, Brandon Lopez @ The Glove
Led by Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, Brooklyn art-metal band Liturgy put the head in head-banging with their abstract take on heavy riffage.

Walter Lure & The Waldos play L.A.M.F. @ Coney Island Baby
Former Heartbreakers guitarist Water Lure pays tribute to his old band’s classic 1977 debut album.

Bjork (Cornucopia) @ The Shed
Bjork’s “most elaborately staged concert to date” is an audiovisual feast, presenting the songs of Utopia to the accompaniment of lush floral imagery and a septet of flutists. It runs at new Hudson Yards multi-arts space The Shed until June 1.

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