You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...
An evening of music and conversation with Karen O & Danger Mouse @ Florence Gould Hall
Karen O & Danger Mouse just released their great collaborative album Lux Prima last week, and tonight they're in NYC for "an evening of music and conversation" with the New York Times' Jon Parales. According to the description, you can "listen to the transformative duo discuss what it's like to go 'far out' after 20 years of making music, as well as hear a selection of tracks from their first-ever collaborative album."
Woe, Pyrrhon, Former Human @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
Brooklyn black metallers returned this past Friday with the surprise two-song EP A Violent Dread, just in time for their hometown gig tonight. The show is with their pals Pyrrhon.
Bombino, Dead Messengers @ Le Poisson Rouge
Tuareg guitar great Bombino returned in 2018 with Deran, his first album made in Africa in nearly a decade (following albums made in New York with Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth and Nashville with The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach). His tour behind Deran hits NYC tonight.
Martin Rev, Greenwave Beth, Cody Munro Moore, Alice Cohen @ Berlin
As one half of Suicide, Martin Rev has influenced punk and electronic music immeasurably. His live shows remaining menacing.
Jerusalem in my Heart, Ben Shemie, Sontag Shogun Elsewhere
Montreal duo Jerusalem In My Heart, whose style blends experimental Arabic rock with film, play this show with SUUNS' Ben Shemie.
Black Midi, Russian Baths @ Union Pool
London four-piece Black Midi make challenging, hard-to-categorize music that pulls from post-punk, ’90s IDM, improvisational folk and more. They’ve signed to Rough Trade who just released the Dan Carey-produced “Speedway” single and make their NYC live debut tonight.
Lucy Dacus, Mal Blum, Fenne Lilly @ White Eagle Hall
Lucy Dacus had a great 2018, releasing not only her excellent solo album Historian but also releasing an excellent EP as 1/3 of boygenius. She's back out on the road as we speak, hitting Jersey City tonight.
Gogol Bordello, Nu Folk Rebel Alliance @ The Space at Westbury
Gogol Bordello turn 20 years old this year, and they're celebrating the anniversary by taking their hard-partying, super fun live show on the road. There's no NYC show but they're playing Long Island tonight.
Todd Rundgren (signing) @ Rough Trade
A true iconoclast, Todd Rundgren has just released his memoir The Individualist: Digressions, Dreams, and Dissertations and will be signing copies tonight. 6 PM.
Ask Me Another with Greta Lee and Leslye Headland @ The Bell House
NPR's quiz show/podcast Ask Me Another welcomes Leslye Headland, co-creator and director of Netflix series Russian Doll, and one of the show's co-stars, Greta Lee (who you may also know from High Maintenance).
60-90 Minutes of Comedy With Chris Gethard and A Friend @ Union Hall (two shows)
The title is pretty explanatory, as Chris works on his new show with a TBA “friend” opening. Both the early and late shows are sold out.
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