You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...
Deerhoof, Sloppy Jane, Gold Dime @ Elsewhere
The ever weird and wonderful Deerhoof have been together for 25 years and are still a supercharged live band that are always worth seeing.
Bang On A Can All-Stars @ Kaufman Center (Ecstatic Music Festival)
The Ecstatic Music Festival is now a year-round series but here is the one constant, the annual Bang on a Can People’s Commissioning Fund Concert.
Blackalicious, Dudley Music @ Brooklyn Bowl
Alternative hip hop vets Blackalicious (aka Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel) made a comeback back in 2015 with the release of their first album in a decade, Imani Vol. 1. They're keeping the momentum going and they're hitting Brooklyn tonight.
Pinocchio, Twisted Thing, Headsplitters @ Union Pool
Pinocchio is the new band featuring members of Vexx, Crazy Spirit, Dawn of Humans, and Anasazi, and you may have seen them opening for Bikini Kill last year. Tonight, they play a free Union Pool show.
The Talent Show @ Littlefield
The January edition of Elna Baker and Kevin Townley's monthly variety show is packed with big names: Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, and Lucy Wainwright-Roche, plus Ira Glass, Ben Sinclair (High Maintenence), Kyle Dunnigan, Jo Firestone, and more
William Gibson @ Murmrr Theatre
Cyberpunk pioneer and sci-fi icon William Gibson talks about his new novel, Agency, and this Q&A book event.
Sessa, Stefa @ The Sultan Room
Brazilian singer-songwriter Sessa released Grandeza last summer, mixing folk, psych, and tropicalia. Tonight's the kickoff for his North American tour.
Julian Lynch, Ezra Feinberg, Cimiotti @ Trans-Pecos
While he spends a lot of his time these days as a member of Real Estate (who will be busy with their new record this year), Julian Lynch has been releasing albums of his own for the better part of a decade. Catch him solo tonight.
Machinegum @ Fig 19 Gallery
Strokes drummer Fabio Moretti officially celebrates the release of his solo project Machinegum's debut album with this high-concept gallery installation show that will have the band playing, silent-disco style, into bluetooth headphones. To attend this show you had to find an invitation in one of the Machinegum bubblegum machines around the city.
You can also find quality entertainment on almost any night of the week at: Barbès bar and performance space in Park Slope, LunÀtico in Bed Stuy, Nublu in the East Village, Blue Note jazz club in the West Village, The Stone in multiple locations, Comedy Cellar in the West Village, and Q.E.D. comedy club in Astoria.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.
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