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Saturday, October 24
 

12:30pm

1:00pm

The Fast Romantics
Edgy Britpop sound with bouncy tunes & plaintive vocals.
http://www.fastromantics.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

1:15pm

1:20pm

Nathan Reich
Pastoral indie-folk with subdued vocals and glittering acoustic guitar.
http://www.myspace.com/nathanreich

Saturday October 24, 2009 1:20pm - 1:50pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

2:00pm

2:30pm

Man on Earth
Glistening, wide-open arena rock with spirited choruses and a charged romanticism.
http://www.manonearth.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

2:45pm

3:00pm

3:05pm

Nini&Ben
Shambling country-folk with honeyed vocals and propensity for new wave ballads and roots-rock
htpp://www.myspace.com/niniandben

Saturday October 24, 2009 3:05pm - 3:40pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

3:40pm

Zigmat
Perverse and velveteen Britpop with stirring and opulent James Bond arrangements.
http://www.zigmat.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 3:40pm - 4:10pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

4:15pm

4:15pm

SEX!
Intricate rhymes set to serious, swiring beats.
http://www.myspace.com/thisissexmusic

Saturday October 24, 2009 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

5:00pm

5:00pm

6:00pm

Benyaro
Soulful, acoustic roots band who have perfected flawless folk pop melodies.

6:30pm

Jer Coons
Catchy acoustic pop melodies and undeniable charm guarantee him a spot in teen girl's hearts.

Saturday October 24, 2009 6:30pm - 7:10pm
Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY)

6:30pm

The Motorcycle Industry
Snotty pop-punk, served fresh from the basement.
http://www.myspace.com/themotorcycleindustry

Saturday October 24, 2009 6:30pm - 7:10pm
Crash Mansion (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

6:45pm

Mama Bear
Precious pop tunes trickling over gentle guitar strums with a country twang.

Saturday October 24, 2009 6:45pm - 7:30pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:00pm

awkward i
Dark and spectral chamber-folk trio leavened by playful lyrical wit.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

7:00pm

We The They
Power-pop with attitude, but far less aggro than their name suggests.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

7:00pm

everyboy
Introspective singer/songwriter pens poignant music reflecting on life in the big city.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Alessi's Ark
Fairy tale indie folk bolstered by breathy vocals and strings.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Appomattox
Indie rock flavored with guitar jangles and emo plaintive vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

Fox Jaws
Rootsy alt-country meets rock in a biker bar
http://www.foxjaws.com

7:00pm

7:00pm

Jonny Hirsch
Vocalist/saxophonist leads band in bluesy horn-filled pop blasts.
http://www.jonnyhirsch.com

7:00pm

Miracles of Modern Science
Uptempo, jerky post-punk laced with chamber-pop and dancey rhythms.
http://www.myspace.com/miraclesofmodernscience

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

Stricken City
Punchy female-fronted rock with a percussive stance that you can dance to.
http://www.strickencity.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Unnatural Helpers
Shouty, homemade-sounding punkish songs twisted up with woozy guitars and splashy drums.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:15pm

Paula Valstein
Talented pianist and songstress with rich pop tunes and a soulful voice.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:15pm - 8:00pm
Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY)

7:15pm

7:30pm

The Protomen
Experimental glam-rock that tells an epic, apocalyptic story of the Megaman video game.

7:30pm

Locket
A simmering miasma of crunchy guitarcentric indie-pop and simple rock.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:30pm - 8:15pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:30pm

Pacific Theater
Saturday October 24, 2009 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

7:40pm

Flexions
Fractured post-punk meets guitar-swirled psychedelia backed by hyperkinetic visual live show

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:40pm - 8:15pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

7:45pm

7:45pm

Hyperpotamus
One-man vocal powerhouse ranging through choral traditions from all hemispheres.

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Sure Fire
Undulating rock that winds down the long road of the "

Saturday October 24, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

8:00pm

French Miami
Artfully crafted post-punk noise assaults wrapped in a blanket of awkward electric edges.
http://www.myspace.com/mrfrenchmiami

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Julia Nunes
Ukulele contest champ/singer/songwriter/guitarist with brash but pretty vocals and melancholy melodies.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Highline Ballroom (431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

NYLE
Thoughtful rapper who favors jazzy music and ruminates about his career and relationships.
http://www.nyleraps.com/

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Crash Mansion (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Phil & The Osophers
Sonically lo-fi jamz with poppy hooks and melodic vocals.
http://www.philandtheosophers.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Black Diamond Bay
Visceral rock band at times vulnerable, but will rip your balls off when they want.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Chris Maxwell
A jocular stretching of keen and chirpy indie-pop-rock throwbacks.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Da Beatminerz
Enterprising hip-hop with soulful sensibilities and brassy funk.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Dum Dum Girls
A lo-fi time warp of jangling guitars,distorted shoegaze, and "

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Great Republic of Rough and Ready
Smooth and smoke-filled blues that hails from another era.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez
Peculiar fairy tales told through sprightly guitars and whimsical folk notes.
http://www.myspace.com/lessergonzalezalvarez

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Lisa Bianco
Playful punk with pop melodies and a rock girl attitude.
http://www.lisabianco.com

8:00pm

Low Frequency In Stereo
Indie-pop that plays with different tones including fuzz pedals, sythns, and sitars.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Metermaids
Energetic hip-hop music with funk, soul and anthemic rock.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Poingly
The audio equivalent of a computer crash. Loud, glitchy, disturbingly danceable.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Pursesnatchers
Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Senator
Earnest acoustic rock led by sweet male vocals and an easygoing outlook.

8:00pm

Shayna Zaid and The Catch
Anti-folk with march band rhythms and sanguine, jazz-inflected vocals.

8:00pm

Sin Fang Bous
A hybrid of rushed and relaxed paces, electronic and organic noise they only breed in Iceland.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

8:00pm

The Answering Machine
Jumpy Britpop tailor-made for a roomful of pogoing.
http://www.myspace.com/theansweringmachine

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Alphabet Lounge (104 Avenue C (at 7th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

The New Collisions
Hyperkinetic new wave dance music with kittenish vocals and a broiling rhythm section.
http://www.myspace.com/thenewcollisions

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

8:00pm

The Paint Movement
Gentle, yet powerful, indie rock music laden with magnificent jazz horns and lyrics.
http://www.myspace.com/thepaintmovement

8:00pm

Threes and Nines
Really good indie rock with catchy lyrics and strong hooks.
http://www.myspace.com/threesandnines

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

8:00pm

We Are Wolves
Fast, driving percussion and anthemic, fist-pumping vocals make this trio perfect late-night fare.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Jonny Lives!
Johnny Lives dispels rumors of their demise by making a pop ruckus.

8:00pm

Shotgun Honeymoon
A refined, satisfying voice threads into the calm, fluid, pop-rock sound.

8:00pm

Wil Seabrook
Formidable shining vocal pop with acoustic rock backing.

8:00pm

Eyehategod
Brutal heavy-hitting Southern rock inspired metal complete with menacing growls and powerful guitar licks.

8:00pm

Goat Whore
Leather- and spike-wearing agro-metal with Cookie Monster vocals.

8:00pm

Strong Intention
Brutally apocalyptic hardcore intent on drawing blood out of your ears.

8:00pm

Pig Destroyer
Hard-hitting bone crunching speed metal complete with a hellish growl and enough force to melt your face.

8:15pm

Marie Stella
Sweet and haunting vocals with a high driven sharp edge.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

8:15pm

Mon Khmer
Solid indie rock that manages to balance its known roots with something otherworldly.

8:20pm

UUVVWWZ
Brash, punky avant-garde quartet sneer over off-kilter melodies.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:20pm - 9:00pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

8:30pm

Bamboo Shoots
Optimistic pop featuring fairyflosscolored vocals, driving rhythms and big choruses.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 9:10pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Rachael Sage & The Sequins
A versatile mix of haunting and moving piano trickles complimenting an endearing, soulful voice.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 9:10pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

8:30pm

8:30pm

Pecker
Spanish synth-pop/dance music with soothing vocals and harmonies.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Joan As Policewoman
Almost sinister sounding female-fronted rock with piano accompaniment.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

8:30pm

Katie Costello
Sultry singing set against moonlit piano notes emphasizing bittersweet realities.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:30pm

La Strada
An exhibit of beautifully constructed and whimsical countryside folk that meets the city asphalt.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:30pm

Zac Brown Band
Authentic country jam band flavored with a Southern rock twang.

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:30pm - 11:30pm
Terminal 5 (610 W. 56th St. (at 11th Ave), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Dragon Turtle
Garage firepit acoustia in a dreamy sythetic-anesthesia.
http://www.myspace.com/dragonturtle

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

Shinobi Ninja
Indie rock party music with hip-hop rhymes and lots of dramatic tempo changes.
HTTP://www.myspace.com/shinobininjamusic

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Crash Mansion (199 Bowery (at Delancey), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Sigmund Droid
Drum and bass only punk rock turn dance party.
http://www.sigmunddroid.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

8:45pm

The Capstan Shafts
Lo-fi isolate Dean Wells deftly mixes gruff vocals and fuzzy guitar.
http://www.myspace.com/capstanshafts

Saturday October 24, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

8:45pm

9:00pm

Team Facelift
Irreverent old-school rap dealt out by MCs Fonda, Fat Jew and Machine.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 9:20pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Rumspringa
Drums and guitar with the rebelliousness of rock "

9:00pm

zZz
Pounding, spastic electronic beats and synths with dark, echoing vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 9:40pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Young Prisms
Psych-rock straight from the echo chamber.

9:00pm

Adventure
Somehow manages to make 8-bit music seem sophisticated. Dance with a martini in hand.
http://www.myspace.com/adventuresound

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

CALLmeKAT
Wooly cabaret-style ditties and hauntingly sweet refrains from an effervescent songbird.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Dan Black
Danceable concertos and silver-tongued tunes.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Diane Birch
Hearty chunks of bohemian blue-eyed soul that reaches for retrospective references.
http://www.dianebirch.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
City Winery (55 Varick (at Vandam St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Expo 70
Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Home and Garden
Music that's all over the map from a band making noise for over twenty years.
http://www.homeandgardenmusic.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Imaad Wasif
Priestly and fuzzy worn out psychedelic post-rock.
http://www.imaadwasif.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Joshua James
Combines reminiscent folk and moments of country with rock and aggressive and contemplative lyrics.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Julius C
A musically versatile group with dynamic visual energy.
http://www.juliusc.com

9:00pm

Moondoggies
Straightforward rock'n'rollers alternating between sensitive acoustic songs and rhythm-heavy bombast.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Múm
Colorful experimental pop; blending ambient, electronic and soft vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Nightmare Of You
Cute indie-pop with sweet vocals, chiming guitars and hearts-on-sleeves lyrics.
http://www.nightmareofyou.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

9:00pm

Overnight
Steady paced rock that marches on behind commanding vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Wicked Willy's (149 Bleecker St. (btwn Thomspon & Laguardia), New York, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

Spleen United
Electro-rock group featuring "

9:00pm

9:00pm

The Jaguar Club
Rough garage rock with jangly guitars,thumping drums, and charisma. Confidence in rock form.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

9:00pm

The Kindness Kind
A lush rock sound juxtaposed with a delicate yet commanding female lead.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

The Postmarks
Upbeat and inscrutable dream-popvocals and cascading "wall of sound"
http://www.myspace.com/thepostmarks

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

THE VANDELLES
Distorted fuzzy surf guitars and pounding snares that blow your speakers away.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Yukon Blonde
Jangling indie guitar rock, distinguished by slightly ominous vocal harmonies.
http://www.myspace.com/yukonblondeband

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Zach Williams
Revival pop-rock fronted with silvery harmonious vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen St. (btwn Stanton & Houston), New York, NY)

9:15pm

9:15pm

My Jerusalem
Symphonic, moody pop with dreamy melodies and sometimes harried vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

9:15pm

9:15pm

Maria Due
Sugary sweet enchanting pop filled with blissful dewy summer melodies.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:15pm - 10:10pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

9:20pm

Skyzoo
One of the most gifted MCs in recent memory, Skyzoo amazes with his pristine flow.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:20pm - 9:45pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Broadfield Marchers
Garage rock third-wavers recoup the genre's psych spinoff with ragged pomp.
http://www.myspace.com/wwwmyspacecombroadfieldmarchers

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Soltero
Jangly, lo-fi indie rock with with a debt to "
http://www.solterosongs.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

We Should Be Dead
Two boys, two girls, fuzzy guitars, danceable hooks, solid dance rock.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

Strung Out String Band
Old-time folk fun from this all-string band, that occasionally surprises you with a lyric or two.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

The Neanderthals
Atavistic and hip-shaking surf rock fronted by rockabilly crooner, Eddie Angel

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

9:40pm

Turbo Fruits
Happily unruly power-pop that rip-roars through punk and garage circles.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:40pm - 10:20pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

9:45pm

Marco Polo & Torae
Acerbic and gritty street corner observations, with staggering flow and blustering funk samples.

Saturday October 24, 2009 9:45pm - 10:10pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

9:45pm

Savoir Adore
Cutesy experimental indie-pop with harmonized vocals and whimsical, fairytale-esque lyrics.

9:45pm

Smith Westerns
Jam band low-fi dirty pop.

10:00pm

10:00pm

A Clear Blurr
Anthemic pop punk with lighter-waving melodies and an engaging, earnest lyricism.
http://www.aclearblurr.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

10:00pm

Capital City
Fuzzy garage rock with an eye on the hips and time-worn lyrical sexbloozebooty concerns.
http://www.myspace.com/capitalcityaus

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

Dutchess & The Duke
Lo-fi male/female songwriting team specializing in bittersweet, spooky tunes.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

10:00pm

Lemonade
This trio infuses rhythmic complexity into rock format.

10:00pm

Like Bells
Instrumental forces with a distinct sound and a folk flair.
http://www.exitstencil.org/likebells.php

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Loxsly
Melancholic pop where pedal steel is supported by a firm bass backbone.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Montag
French pop and electroclash with dreamy atmospheric pop at different points in each song.
http://www.myspace.com/montagmontag

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

My Teenage Stride
Lo-fi dreamy indie-pop with catchy hooks and "

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

10:00pm

No Eye Contact
Quirky indie-pop meets folkie music with homey, sweet songs.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Orba Squara
Soft, acoustic tunes you'll recognize immediately by the chimey, high-pitched percussions.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Shunda K
If you love party hip-hop, Shunda K will keep you dancing.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

Still Flyin'
It's a party of 15 people singing and clapping in this party influenced indie band.
http://www.myspace.com/stillflyin

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Violens
Solemn sounds that pay homage to a time when the "
http://www.violens.net

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Vulture Whale
Echoing Americana with foot stompin' riffs and a charming Southern twang.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

We Have Band
Electro-pop trio puts the emphasis on pop.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

10:10pm

Blue Scholars
Eccentric alt-rap with spare production and percussive exotica inflections.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:10pm - 10:45pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Strand of Oaks
Lo-fi singer/songwriter working with loose guitar and piano melodies along with moody harmonies.
http://www.myspace.com/strandofoaks

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:15pm

Sugar Plum Ferry
Instrumental post-rock trio heavy on emotional, guitar-based atmospherics

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

10:15pm

The Contrast
Jangly quartet mines powerpop, new wave, and dark melodicism.
http://www.myspace.com/thecontrasttheband

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

10:15pm

10:15pm

10:20pm

JEFF the Brotherhood
Visceral garage-punk topped with psychedelia, this duo will make you shake your ass.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:20pm - 11:00pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

10:30pm

The Hi-Risers
Perfectly recreated rockabilly down to the "

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

10:30pm

The Loom
Embracing traditional instrumentation with modern song structure, these altcountry storytellers feel lost in time.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

10:30pm

Zaza
Dark like an unpleasant dream with the same kind of indecipherable, otherworldly layers.

10:45pm

Kidz In The Hall
Breezy hip-hop that speaks to backpackers and hoodrats alike.

Saturday October 24, 2009 10:45pm - 11:15pm
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Monogold
Soothing tenors spread out over a vast upbeat landscape of droning indie-rock.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Lovvers
Bite-sized pop-punk with searing guitars, buried vocals, and a singer who prefers the crowed to the stage.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Matt Bauer
DIY but dramatic singer/songwriter based on banjo, chilling harmonies, and haunting, DIY horns.
http://www.mattbauermusic.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Twin Atlantic
Outspoken rock with heavy layers of guitar that moves forward at a brazen pace.
http://www.myspace.com/twinatlantic

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Maudlin
Twin vocalists urgently ride the gap between post-punk and power-pop.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Au Revoir Simone
Whispery female-fronted indie-rock that sounds like it's from deep in the woods.
http://www.aurevoirsimone.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Champagne Champagne
Surging hip-hop vocals blended over "

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Duke Amayo
Member of Antibalas takes Afrobeat to the next level.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

EAR PWR
Euphoric and hand waving electronic dance music with neo-classical bent.
http://www.myspace.com/earpwr

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Fire Ex
Gritty alternative punk with a Mandarin vibe.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Glasser
One-woman chorale delivering high harmonies set to laidback loops.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Golden Triangle
Stripped down heavy-hitting punk rock inspired garage rock.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

11:00pm

In Cadeo
Rough-hewn vocals and incisive lyrics with biting guitar and tantalizing melodies.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Wicked Willy's (149 Bleecker St. (btwn Thomspon & Laguardia), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Lights Resolve
Febrile new wave pop with subterranean bass, pounding drums and coruscating guitars.
http://www.myspace.com/lightsresolve

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

11:00pm

Mystery of Two
Trio plays guitar dominated punk songs without the distortion and chant-ready choruses.
http://www.mysteryoftwo.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Sharon Van Etten
Wistful folk melodies paired with delicate vocals.
http://www.sharonvanetten.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers
Rough and abrasive murder ballads meet swinging funk guitars.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Skidmore Fountain
A straight-up rock band gets a jazz element from an electric five-string cello.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

soihadto
Intricate and experimental prog-metal quartet led by Duff from Ace of Cakes.
http://www.soihadto.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

The Golden Filter
Sexy, glistening dance-pop with buoyant synths and female vocals.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Middle Eight
Folksy guitar rock with a "

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

The Moore Brothers
Sensitive folk-pop with majestic closeharmony vocals, strummed guitar and lightly brushed drums.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Roger Sanchez
Slick, sexy house music from the master himself.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:00pm - 1:00am
Pacha (W. 46th St. (at 11th Ave), New York, NY)

11:15pm

Real Estate
Indie-pop that sounds like the beach at the end of summer. Dreamy, hazy, smooth, comfortable.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent), Brooklyn, NY)

11:20pm

Boot Camp Clik
KRS-One sidekick and his accomplice 9th Wonder astound with slithering jazz-based samples.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:20pm - 12:00am
Gramercy Theater (127 E. 23rd St. (at Lexington), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Anamanaguchi
Indie rock driven by video game blips and bleeps.

11:30pm

The Trashmen
Classic "

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

11:30pm

Tragedy: All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees
Disco gets galvanized in this all-metal tribute to the Bee Gees.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew
Gritty hip-hop with social consciousness, riding on African beats.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:30pm - 3:30am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:30pm

Blitz the Ambassador
Hip-hop backed by incredible instrumental arrangements, a great evolution.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:30pm - 3:30am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:30pm

IyaDeDe
Churning, playful female pop vocals over spiraling synths.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:30pm - 3:30am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:30pm

Jahdan Blakkamoore and Matt Shadetek
Rough dancehall riddims that can sway from tropical chill to hectic dubstep in a heartbeat.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:30pm - 3:30am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:40pm

Dark Meat
This collective is musically over the place with a ruckus that has to be seen.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:40pm - 12:30am
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

Lewis & Clarke
Lo-fi, melancholy indie folk supported by low strings and acoustic guitar.
http://www.lewisandclarkemusic.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

LoveLikeFire
Indie-rock with a dejected and desperate tone.
http://www.lovelikefire.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

11:45pm

The Receiver
Pop-punk rock with alternative instrumentation.

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:45pm

The Telepathic Butterflies
British Invasion vibe with nice harmonies and power pop energy.
http://www.telepathicbutterflies.com

Saturday October 24, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

12:00am

Beast
Punk rock swagger, trip-hop beats, and vocals delivered with the sting of slam poetry.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:00am

Casino Versus Japan
Clattering, echo-heavy, trip-hop influenced electronica with dusty beats and mammoth dub basslines.
http://www.myspace.com/casinovsjapan

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

chopshop
Smatterings of sass underpinned by horns and somberly-driven melodies.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

Electric Tickle Machine
Celebratory indie-pop with tambourines, sing-along lyrics and revelry.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

HotChaCha
Female vocals of massive proportions soar over the melodies of a cacophony of guitar noise.
http://www.exitstencil.org/hotchacha.php

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Javelin
Island influence and a Casio keyboard dominate hand clappy hip-hop.

12:00am

Pissed Jeans
Irreverent noise and abrasive howls circling a pit of sloshy rock.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

12:00am

Rain Machine
TV On The Radio's Kyp Malone goes solo, remains as cosmically soulful as ever.
http://www.myspace.com/rainmachinemusic

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

12:00am

Santino Santino
An electronic-operetta with ghoulish deviance, strained vocals, and sometimes jingling bells.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:00am

The Amazing
Relaxed guitar strums and patient, extended vocal arrangements with folksy percussion.

12:00am

The Beauvilles
Sensitive but loud indie rock heavy on guitars and choruses.
http://www.thebeauvilles.net

12:00am

12:00am

VV Brown
Sassy soul vocalist layers pop and funk melodies with baroque, orchestralsounding arrangements.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:30am

An Albatross
Hardcore vocals, percussion, and guitars, with prog rock synths.

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:30am - 1:15am
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

12:30am

12:30am

Dangerous:All Metal Tribute to Michael Jackson
Pretty self-explanatory really: this is when "

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

12:30am

Marcus Johnson
Smooth R&B vocals and rhymes ride over futuristic, two-step and hip-hop beats.
http://www.marcusjohnsonmusic.com

Sunday October 25, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Blue Note (131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

1:00am

Codebreaker
The disco ball shines bright on electric vocals and danceable break beats.

Sunday October 25, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

1:00am

Kittens Ablaze
Punk-rock songwriting with alt-country instrumentation and pop sensibilities.

Sunday October 25, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

1:00am

Lemonade
This trio infuses rhythmic complexity into rock format.

Sunday October 25, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

1:00am

Midnight Juggernauts
Somewhere between dance-rock and prog is this slightly tongue-in-cheek trio.

Sunday October 25, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

1:00am

Obits
An unstoppable band proving rock "

1:00am

Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt
Slightly loopy piano-based pop, with electronic flourishes and chanted vocals. Accessorized with party.

1:00am

The Big Takeover
Hypnotic raggae and roots band with a sultry female vocalist and great party vibe.

1:00am

The Main Drag
Gentle twinkling electro-pop with chorus singalong vocals and sharp hooks.

Sunday October 25, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

1:30am

2:00am

HEARTSREVOLUTION
Shiny, plastic electro dripping with the glamorous decadence of a disco ball.

2:00am

Male Bonding
A raucous mix of surf guitars, jackhammer drums, and stadium-chant vocals.

2:00am

Parallels
Dance diva with child-like vocals and low-key downcast keyboards.

Sunday October 25, 2009 2:00am - 3:00am
Santos Party House (96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White), New York, NY)

2:00am

The Binary Marketing Show
Experimental rock strengthened with electronic polyrhythmic percussion and off-kilter vocals.

Sunday October 25, 2009 2:00am - 3:00am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

3:00am

3:00am

The Paparazzi
Bare boned and stripped down bluesy alt-rock with a slight rustic edge.