What’s going on Thursday?
You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...
Gaz Coombes (of Supergrass), Piney Gir @ Rockwood Music Hall
The former Supergrass frontman released the Mercury Prize-nominated Matador last year and is currently on a solo acoustic tour. (He does do a few Supergrass songs, too.) Opening both of these shows is Piney Gir whose music is charming and winsome without being too whimsical.
The Movielife, Crime in Stereo, Incendiary, Aviator @ Webster Hall
Long Island melodic punk greats The Movielife called it quits back in '03, but they've been reunited since last year and now they're in it for the long haul with their first new music since 2003 which picks up right where they left off. Tonight's a pretty early show, with the first band on at 7, and it's a good lineup all around. Their old LI pals Crime In Stereo provide direct support, and there's also newer LIHC band Incendiary and Boston screamo revivalists Aviator.
José González, yMusic @ Beacon Theatre
You may remember that Jose Gonzalez collaborated with NYC chamber ensemble yMusic as part of the 2014 Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival. It went so well, they're touring together, bringing a rare chance to hear Gonzalez's music in orchestrated form
Lust For Youth, Marshtepper, Drew McDowall, Soho Rezanejad @ Market Hotel
Copenhagen’s Lust For Youth just released their new album Compassion which is a good representation of their brand of melodramatic synthpop. They play tonight with the intense, wild Marshtepper and more.
Telegram, Poppies @ Pianos
If The Undertones came out of Wales instead of Ireland and were produced by Brian Eno, it might sound a bit like UK group Telegram. There are some early Super Furry Animals vibes going on on their debut LP, Operator, as well.
The Suffers @ Rockwood Music Hall
Lovers of vintage soul will want to check out Houston’s The Suffers, who raise the roof (and the temperature) at their energetic live shows.
Mike Birbiglia @ The Lynn Redgrave Theater
Comedian Mike Birbiglia has been doing his show “Thank God for the Jokes” for nearly two years. He’s putting it to bed, but not before this run which was recently extended through May.
Sunburned Hand of the Man, Chuck Johnson @ Union Pool
Free-form psychedelic band Sunburned Hand of the Man haven't released new music in a few years, but whatever they have planned for tonight should be a trip.
Iamsu, Stro, Donmonique @ SOB's
Iamsu just dropped his new album Kilt 3 yesterday and it's a super fun rap album that we'll likely hear stuff off of tonight. It's worth showing up early for local opener Donmonique.
Erica Eso, Leapling, Very Fresh, Alexander F @ Palisades
This bill includes regulars in the local-ish indie rock scene, including Leapling, Very Fresh and more.
Pearson Sound, Tessela, Star Eyes @ Good Room
UK bass producer Pearson Sound has been dropping singles for years, and last year he finally put out his first proper full length (self-titled). He returns to NYC tonight.
Kylian, Lady Lamb @ House of Yes
Synthpop artist Kylian celebrates herWe Are Ready EP tonight, and if you're going we recommend showing up to catch Lady Lamb's opening set. She's playing solo.
La Otracina, R.I.P., Tower, Chain @ Saint Vitus
Local heavy psych band La Otracina bring the riffs to Saint Vitus tonight.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.
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