You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...
Margo Price, Hugh Masterson @ Bowery Ballroom
Margo Price was one of 2016's biggest alt-country breakouts. She just landed at #3 on Rough Trade Shops' top 100 albums of the year and we suspect that's not the last of Margo we'll be seeing on AOTY lists. Tonight she returns to NYC for two shows, this being the first.
Laura Jane Grace (conversation, performance) @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar
Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace releases her new memoir today and she celebrates with this event at Brooklyn Night Bazaar. She'll be in conversation with the book's co-writer Dan Ozzi, reading from the book, and playing acoustic songs.
Napalm Death, The Black Dahlia Murder, Pig Destroyer, Power Trip, Abnormality @ (le) poisson rouge
This bill is crazy stacked with grindcore legends Napalm Death, American melodeath staples The Black Dahlia Murder, another great grind crew Pig Destroyer, neo-thrashers Power Trip, and DMers Abnormality. It's especially exciting because Power Trip just announced a new album and released the ripping lead single.
Johnny Marr (conversation) @ Gramercy Theatre
Johnny Marr's new autobiography, Set the Boy Free, is out today and he'll talk about it tonight with Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, The Make-Up, Chain & the Gang).
Nik Turner's Hawkwind @ Saint Vitus Bar
There are different members of Hawkwind out touring their songs, using their name. This one features saxophonist and flautist Nik Turner.
Sam Evian, Kurt Kotheimer, DJs Adam Schatz & Lily Wen @ Threes Brewing
Part of Three's Brewing's "Figure 8" series, tonight's edition is headlined by Sam Evian (aka Celestial Shore singer Sam Owens), with a set from Kurt Kotheimer.
Eleanor Friedberger, Martin Courtney @ Union Pool
Brooklyn Brewery is presenting this show featuring solo acoustic sets from Eleanor Friedberger and Martin Courtney. It's free but RSVP is now closed. All proceeds from Friedberger's merch sales will go to Planned Parenthood.
Cake Shop Comedy @ Cake Shop
If you miss Big Terrific and Hannibal Buress’ Sunday night show at Knit, and are looking for a new free, weekly comedy show that happens in a rock club and sometimes has big name talent stop by unexpectedly, “Cake Shop Comedy” might do the trick.
SWEET w/ Seth Herzog @ The Slipper Room
Seth Herzog hosts this long-running comedy night that always features great guests.
Hiss Golden Messenger, Tift Merritt @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Hiss Golden Messenger returned last month with Heart Like a Levee, which is another dose of his Dylanesque folk rock. Tonight's show is with Tift Merritt, who's on his new album.
Busdriver, Deantoni Parks @ Nublu
Alt-rapper Busdriver has been at it for over 15 years now, and while he's not supporting a new release at the moment, he has plenty of great material to pull from.
Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Dem Atlas, Plain Ole Bill @ Webster Hall
Another alt-rap option tonight is Atmosphere, who are supporting their new Rhymesayers-released album Fishing Blues.
True Widow, Mary Lattimore @ Villain
"Stonegaze" band True Widow recently returned with their new album Avvolgere on Relapse. Tonight they hit NYC in support of it, with experimental harpist Mary Lattimore opening (show was moved from Market Hotel).
Members of Blondie, Replacements, MC5 & Heartbreakers play 'LAMF'; Deborah Harry; Lenny Kaye, Bush Tetras, Marilyn @ The Marlin Room at Webster Hall Marlin Room
To raise money for ’80s NYC columnist Stephen Saban, who was diagnosed with cancer last year, some punk legends are teaming up to play the Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers album L.A.M.F. in full at three NYC shows this week. This one's also promising appearances by Blondie singer Deborah Harry, Patti Smith Group guitarist Lenny Kaye, post-punks Bush Tetras, Mudd Club regular Marilyn, and more.
Eli Sostre @ Rough Trade
Brooklyn R&B crooner Eli Sostre graces his hometown with a headlining show at Rough Trade tonight. It's presented by Move Forward Music, who have been putting on a lot of cool hip hop shows at Rough Trade.
For all of tonight's shows, and tomorrow's, check out our NYC concert calendar.
For laughs, check out the NYC Comedy calendar too.
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