You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...
Kevin Devine, Pinegrove, Petal @ Irving Plaza
Kevin Devine returned this year with his new album Instigator and he's on tour with some pretty great openers: Pinegrove, one of the better breakout indie rock bands of this year, and Tigers Jaw associates Petal.
Jamila Woods, KAMAU @ Rough Trade
Chicago neo-soul singer Jamila Woods rolls with the same crew as Chance the Rapper, and her 2016 debut HEAVN has deservedly picked up a lot of buzz this year.
Kacey Musgraves: A Very Kacey Christmas @ Town Hall
Kacey Musgraves' music is safe enough to show your parents but challenging enough for you and your friends, which kind of makes her the perfect artist to make a Christmas album. That's just what she did this year, and now she's playing those songs on tour.
David Dondero, Anika Pyle, Max Low @ Don Pedro
Long-running singer/songwriter David Dondero returned earlier this year with a new EP, produced by Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace. Tonight he's back in NYC, with Katie Ellen (and former Chumped) singer Anika Pyle opening.
Kllo, Lord Raja, Heathered Pearls (DJ Set) @ Baby's All Right
Melbourne duo Kllo recently released an EP on Ghostly International, that's sorta part alt-R&B, part Disclosure. It's cool stuff.
Aminé @ SOB's
Portland, OR rapper Aminé's video for "Caroline" went viral this year (over 48 million views as of today). Will his live show be live up to the buzz? Find out tonight.
070Shake @ The Marlin Room at Webster Hall
NJ rapper 070Shake has been pretty hyped lately, and she recently collaborated with Lil Yachty, and is rumored to be working with G.O.O.D. Music. Tonight's show is sold out.
The Blind Shake, Wild Birds @ Berlin
Minneapolis dystopian bashers The Blind Shake released new album Celebrate Your Worth earlier this fall and has all the band's signifiers: big, blunt riffs, animal beat drumming and sneering, shouty vocals. They're terrific live.
The Drums, Polica (duo), It Will (Ian from Battles), DJ Ryan Schreiber, DJ Elia Einhorn @ Saint Vitus
The Drums have been out of action recently so here's a good chance to see what they're up too, catch a stripped-down version of Polica, and know your ticket price went to a worthy cause (the ACLU).
Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts, Jake McKelvie and The Countertops, Winstons, Pizza Boys @ Shea Stadium
One of NYC's musical treasures, Jeffrey Lewis writes heartfelt, thoughtful folk pop with an eye and ear toward history. He's a charmer live.
Luke Temple, Sam Evian @ National Sawdust
Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple just dropped solo album A Hand Through The Cellar Door and tonight's the release show.
Nellie McKay @ Church Of St. Paul And St. Andrew
The utterly charming Nellie McKay plays this "holiday-ish" fundraiser for the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew which should be a lovely evening.
Weeping Icon, Dirty Dishes, Soccer Mommy @ Alphaville
This is Kanine Records holiday party which features performances from three female-led punky up-and-comers, plus DJ sets from Beverly's Drew Citron, BV editor Bill Pearis and Kanine domo Lio. FREE.
Chick Corea @ Blue Note
Legendary jazz pianist, composer and 22-time Grammy Award winner Chick Corea turned 75 in June, and has been celebrating this milestone with a series of dates at The Blue Note Jazz Club.
Yoshimio, Aya, Greg Fox @ Union Pool
Yoshimio of Boredoms has been doing a handful of shows lately, and continues that run tonight. If you're going, show up early for drumming extraordinaire Greg Fox (Liturgy, Guardian Alien).
Gary Clark Jr. @ Carnegie Hall
Gary Clark Jr hearkens back to '60s blues rock, and he's even won over some of his heroes like Eric Clapton and The Rolling Stones (both of whom Gary has played live with). Tonight he's doing a solo show at Carnegie Hall.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.
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