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Thursday, October 22
 

6:00pm

Henry Wolfe

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

6:00pm

Josh Charles
Contemporary radio friendly singer/songwriter crafting songs as uplifting as a sunny day.

6:00pm

Rachel Platten
Pared-down pop with a honky-tonk cadence, laden with plenty of guitar strums.
http://www.rachelplatten.com

6:15pm

We Are Enfant Terrible
Female vocals fight alongside punk rock guitars with electro beats and 8-bit bleeps and bloops.

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:15pm - 7:00pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

6:30pm

Describe
Hip-hop and R&B delivered with a strong, uplifting, spiritual rap message.

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:30pm - 7:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

6:30pm

6:30pm

Diwon
Ambient DJ who turns to his Israeli roots for the base of many of the tracks.

Thursday October 22, 2009 6:30pm - 9:30pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

7:00pm

Darshan
Hebrew hip-hop layered with crazy eclectro sounds and spiritual lyrics.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 7:30pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Bin Laden Blowing Up
Indie hip-hop that is political at times and always highly energetic.

7:00pm

Reni Lane
An empowered spirit keep these seductive vocals and punchy pop from being too sugary sweet.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 7:40pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:00pm

At Sea
Catchy, classic-rock sounds that capture post-punk.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 7:45pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Pete Drungle feat. Pamelia Kurstin
Experimental sounds of from composer/pianist Pete Drungle and theremin player Pamelia Kurstin.

7:00pm

Bellflur
Odd time signatures and breathy vocals that recall the more morose end of Britpop.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Choir of Young Believers
Glacial Danish indie-pop awash with synths, acoustic instrumentation and sub-aquatic harmonies.
http://www.myspace.com/choirofyoungbelievers

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Chris Kasper
Charismatic troubadour strumming delightful and easy-going Americana with warm-hearted vocals.
http://www.chriskaspermusic.com

7:00pm

Dead Sexy Inc.
High-end French electroclash clipped by parading punk rhythms and a sharp runway-ready bass.
http://www.myspace.com/deadsexyinc

7:00pm

DJ Boo
Motif-based "hydrolic-car" big beat rap

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Freelance Whales
Experimental pop-rock that is rooted heavily in different percussion and electro sounds and youthful vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/thefreelancewhales

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

JBM
Bright and shimmering acoustic guitar based folk with a bittersweet undertow.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:00pm

JD Souther
Uplifting piano-accompanied jazz tunes with an alt-country bite from this legendary songwriter.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Lachi
Adult-alternative singer/songwriter with gorgeous voice and nice, catchy melodies.

7:00pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

7:00pm

NLX
Female pianist with a unique blend of electronic pop music.
http://www.myspace.com/nlxmusic

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

7:00pm

Otter Petter
Sincere balladry and sugary harmonies with a stiff chaser of driving bubblegum rock.
http://www.otterpetter.com

7:00pm

7:00pm

7:00pm

Dave Godowsky
Upbeat folk with relaxed soulful vocal overtones.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:00pm - 1:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

7:20pm

7:30pm

Eprhyme
A rapid-fire flow spitting enlightened epistles over digital drops and Middle Eastern scratches.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:30pm - 8:00pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

7:30pm

7:30pm

7:30pm

Matt Mayes
Backbeat post-folk bluegrass alluding to "

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:45pm

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

7:45pm

Skibunny
Femme DJs and remixers doing sexy spacey dance music.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Suckers
A landscape of instrument-swapping musicians, combining pop, noise, psychedelia and folk.

Thursday October 22, 2009 7:45pm - 8:30pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

7:45pm

Tony Castles
Lo-fi, garage rock with unexpectedly smooth, fluttery vocals providing a clash of moods that is uncomfortable perfect.

7:50pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

The Hush Now
Want harmonies? They got tons. Dreamy, upbeat and breezy options are all available.
http://www.thehushnow.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Antarctic
Frenetic instrumental rock with bucking guitar solos and clicky rhythmic touches.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Chuck Mosley
Music pioneer pounding out old school hard-rock stomps with a fresh rap-metal twist.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Paleo
Nomadic and austere folk rock suitable for rattletrap basement parties.
http://www.myspace.com/paleo

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

8:00pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 8:45pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Amber Rubarth
Candid girlish confessions dowsed in humor and poetry delivered by strong female vocals.
http://www.amberrubarth.com

8:00pm

At Versaris
These guys rap in Catalan, but you will understand the vibe.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Best Man
Complex mix of elegant orchestral arrangements and ambient folk pop.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Black Swan Green
Sleepy, majestic rock with jangling guitar work and reverb-laden choral tune-ups.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Elodie O
Slick female-fonted electro-pop.
http://www.elodieo.com

8:00pm

Flying Machines
Jaunty, energetic classic rock/power-pop with a strong guitar presence and soaring male vocals from New York's own.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Grammar
Baroque pop group light on the Baroque, heavy on the pop. Think xylophones.
http://www.myspace.com/grammarmusic

8:00pm

Kim Taylor
Breathy-voiced, harmony-happy, mostly acoustic singer/songwriter with a sorrowful lyrical bent.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Patrick Watson
Exquisite indie-folk with gently unfolding arrangements, wispy vocals and delicate finger picking.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

8:00pm

RUBIK
Energetic art-pop with dreamy vocals that bubbles and expands with unpredictable spits of force.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Sara Haze
Moody yet unpretentious rising star singer/songwriter with one foot in 1970s Laurel Canyon pop.

8:00pm

Small Black
Multi-layered dream-pop combines programmed tones into a beautiful, indecipherable melee.
http://www.myspace.com/smallblacksounds

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

Spiral Beach
Seductive, tightly-wound post-punk featuring new wave keyboards and chanted vocals.
http://www.spiralbeach.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Suzannah Johannes
A charming chanteuse bathing in a melancholic summer ambience.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Tall Tall Trees
It's impossible not to smile at this band's pop driven folk tunes.
http://www.myspace.com/talltalltreees

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

The Frontier Brothers
Punkish space-rockers with affection for pure "
http://www.myspace.com/thefrontierbrothers

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Alphabet Lounge (104 Avenue C (at 7th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

The Press
Simultaneously chaotic and controlled, foot-stomping rock with surprisingly complex arrangements.
http://www.myspace.com/thepress

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Unicycle Loves You
Uptempo, friendly pop that could double as the soundtrack for a local circus.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

8:00pm

Via Tania
Breathy female vocals that feel at home whether backed by misty dream-pop or bluesy soul.
http://www.viatania.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

8:00pm

Kosha Dillz
Quirky, well-written hip-hop with whose high production value disguises just how fun it really is.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:40pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

YACHT
Spastic, hard-edged electro-pop.
http://www.myspace.com/yacht

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 4:00am
Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave. (btwn N. 11th & 12th), Brooklyn, NY)

8:15pm

8:15pm

Chen Lo
Nostalgic urban rapped hip-hop with undertones of nouveau-riche lounge.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Rebel (251 W. 30th St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

8:15pm

8:15pm

Spottiswoode
A mixture of bastardized sea shanties crossed with cabaret and epic rock.

8:15pm

Lynch feat. Jim Loughlin of moe.
Jam band in touch with their funkier side shades into hip-hop.

8:30pm

8:30pm

The Bongos
Toe-tapping rock that is at times either sunnily affable or infectiously danceable from early "

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

8:30pm

Bottle Up and Go
Loud, raw, perfect bluesy mess. Their talent is as undeniable as their energy.

8:30pm

Yes Giantess
A lo-fi dance party with chilled out synth-pop and sweet choruses.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:30pm - 9:10pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

8:30pm

Bobby Long
Blues-hugging country delivered with acoustic intimacy.
http://www.myspace.com/musicbobbylong

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:30pm - 9:15pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

8:30pm

8:30pm

8:40pm

8:45pm

Electro Morocco & Dreams in Static
Staccato, Middle-Eastern rhythms rendered with classic rock instrumentation.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
DROM (85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:45pm

FOUND
Smooth, competent folktronica with equal parts glitch and rock with calm,flowing male vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

Holy Sons
Slow creaking emotion-filled music that grinds along dragging lazily plucked guitar strings and echoing harmonics.
http://www.holysons.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

8:45pm

Kill Kill Kill
Hard rock/art-rock sensibility with emo vocals and long spacey instrumental passages.
http://www.myspace.com/k1llk1llk1ll

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

Spanish Prisoners
Dream-pop with wiry guitar effects and echo vocals.
http://www.spanishprisoners.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

8:45pm

The Bronzed Chorus
Energetic instrumental rock, sometimes meditative, sometimes exploding with wild guitar riffs.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

8:45pm

We're Pregnant
Inspired by the ruminations and quatrains of Thomas Beattie, this is new womb rock on an entirely infantile level. Alice Cooper says dead babies can take care of themselves; they can headbang too.

Thursday October 22, 2009 8:45pm - 9:30pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

9:00pm

Subplots
All the traditional rock sounds reworked to project more of a sultry jazz or blues feel.
http://www.myspace.com/subplots

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 9:40pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

9:00pm

Golden Silvers
Smooth nonstop dance music feeding off influences from a whole variety of genres and decades.

9:00pm

The Sea
Tough and punchy hard rock with a twist of reggae for good measure straight from the UK.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 9:45pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Thomas Truax
Covering songs from David Lynch's soundtracks - melodious and melancholic.

9:00pm

Alec Ounsworth
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman's folksy acoustic project with guitar, keyboards, and yodel-esque vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Annie And the Beekeepers
Acoustic guitar and strings backing wistful but dark lyrics and slightly countrified female vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Arpline

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Beep Beep
Quirky math rock that feels like an acid trip with an awesome rhythm section.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

Diehard
Abrasive lo-fi noise punk skating on nasally sermons and primitive beats.
http://www.myspace.com/twobears

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Ethan Lipton
A suprisingly happy medium between jazz, country, blues and folk placed in the lounge act setting.
http://www.ethanlipton.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen St. (btwn Stanton & Houston), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Grand Analog
A funky mix of electro and dub places this genre bending hip-hop group a cut above the rest.
http://www.myspace.com/grandanalog

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Hawk and Dove

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

La Melodia
Warm, soulful bass, sharp beats, topped by a fast-flowing female MC.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Lightning Love
Quintessential quirky and self-absorbed college rock trio.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

9:00pm

Pocketknife
Circus cabaret meets robotic dancehall for midnight bouts on the disco floor.
http://www.myspace.com/pocketknifesongs

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

9:00pm

pow wow!
Retro yearnings '60s Pop-Art show up in this quartet's droning harmonies and guitar jangle.
http://www.myspace.com/powwownyc

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

9:00pm

Regia
Intimate singer/songwriter with Britpop leanings and unique vocal phrasings.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

9:00pm

REGO
Folksy/alt-country band featuring Rebecca Rego's lovely vocals.
http://www.myspace.com/regorego

9:00pm

Sgt Dunbar and the Hobo Banned
Psychedelic Eastern European folkflavored collective that defies further classification.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Shaka Ponk
Techno rockers remember they share a universe with mall punks and old disco LPs.
http://www.myspace.com/shakaponk

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

9:00pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:00pm

The Idle Hands
A pop-punk band with fast, cheerful drums, distorted guitar, and aloof Irish accented vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

Timber Timbre
Minimalist lounge tune vocalist from the "

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

9:00pm

You, You're Awesome
Melodious and pastel colored groovecentric electro-pop with experimental flourishes.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

9:00pm

DJ Keelay
Smooth hip-hop with funky samples for summer afternoons.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:00pm - 12:00am
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:15pm

Bloodgroup
A high-energy electro indie group with sexy, breathy vocals and a call to dance.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
The Suffolk (107 Suffolk St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:15pm

Casxio
Soul inspired funk against danceable synths and dirty bass guitar.
http://www.casxio.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:15pm - 10:00pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

9:15pm

9:15pm

Suckers
A landscape of instrument-swapping musicians, combining pop, noise, psychedelia and folk.

9:20pm

Camp Lo
Bouncy hip-hop with mean synths and solid beats.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:20pm - 9:50pm
S.O.B.'s (204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Illa J & Frank Nitt
Two hip-hop masters keep it classy and downtempo.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:00pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

Dinosaur Feathers
Shambling indie rock peppered with twee harmonies and electronic effects.
http://www.myspace.com/dinosaurfeathers

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:10pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

Computer Perfection
Tender, sundrenched tunes wrapped in an ever so blissful psychedelic package.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
The Rose (345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy Ave.), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

drugdealer
Manic noise band with experimental jams that you can groove to.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

9:30pm

HO-AG
Four-piece rock with ominous lyrics and spookily harmonized vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

9:30pm

9:30pm

So Many Wizards
Lots of lo-fi keyboards and a folk spirit.
http://www.myspace.com/somanywizards

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:15pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

9:30pm

Dolorean
Mellow singer/songwriter relies on minimal instrumentation for bittersweet songs about love and death.
http://www.myspace.com/doloreanmusic

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Kasey Anderson
Alt-country singer/songwriter with easygoing style and eye for detail in songs.

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

9:30pm

Break Science feat. Adam Deitch
Polished programming and live instruments interweaving a digital mesh of hip-hop, funk, and house.

9:45pm

General Fiasco
Young trio recalls the bright, bouncy, post-punk Celtic rock of the early "

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:45pm - 10:30pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

9:45pm

Goldhawks
Peppy, slightly punkish power-pop with a sensitive side.

9:45pm

Paul Wallfisch
Solo piano stylings from the leader of sinister gypsy-style group, Botanica.

9:45pm

We Should Be Dead
Two boys, two girls, fuzzy guitars, danceable hooks, solid dance rock.
http://www.weshouldbedead.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 9:45pm - 10:30pm
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

10:00pm

Finale
Brooding vocal street-hop.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 10:30pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Hunter Valentine
Rebellious, up-beat, all-girl band with spunk and a Janis Joplin-inspired voice.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Rebel (251 W. 30th St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

The Antlers
This trio's sound trickles, drones and croons.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 10:40pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

10:00pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 10:45pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

10:00pm

A Million Years
Punk-funk songwriting with vaguely operatic, lush vocal melodies, and sensible pop songwriting.
http://www.amillionyears.net

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Ambulance LTD
Rhythmic indie-pop with a funky, chilled-out side and evocative melodies.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Chris Bathgate
Bittersweet and mellow croons from a somber folk songster constructing crestfallen Americana.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Christopher Chu (Morning Benders)
Solo project from The Morning Benders' frontman.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Classified
Speedy bass rhymes bouncing off anthemic loops and expansive sample remixes.
http://www.myspace.com/hiphopclassified

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Coolooloosh
Flowing rap rhymes meet R&B/soul with a bit of klezmer thrown in.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Das Racist
Not your run-of-the-mill hip-hop group. Humorous lyrics set to eclectic beats.

10:00pm

Deleted Scenes
Reverbed Americana anchored by dub and dance-pop flourishes.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Elsinore
Alt-rock with military drum maneuvers and beautiful, searching pop melodies.
http://www.myspace.com/elsinoremusic

10:00pm

Free Energy
Prudent cowbells and snotty vocals cruising around on a Saturday night.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Hunters
A mix of punk, ska, hardcore and lots of passion.
http://www.myspace.com/thehunters

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Janel and Anthony
Avant-garde duo keen on ambient folk and brilliant composition.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

Pink Noise
Art-rock quartet with industrial influences and strong female vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Sleeping in the Aviary
A fierce blend of leathery, distorted folkpunk and bristling garage rock.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

10:00pm

Still Life Still
Aloof indie-dream-rock.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

The Shackeltons
Echoing alt-rock playing to a hometown superstar feel for the local dive.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

10:00pm

10:00pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

10:00pm

Warpaint
John Frusciante-endorsed Ethereal quartet revels in atmospheric, mournful dream-pop.
http://www.myspace.com/worldwartour

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St. (at Thompson), New York, NY)

10:00pm

The Bongos
Toe-tapping rock that is at times either sunnily affable or infectiously danceable from early "

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:30pm
Maxwell's (1039 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ)

10:00pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Cinemechanica
Hard rock combined with experimental guitar harmonies and hoarse, shoutedvocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Descender
Angularly aggressive hardcore that takes an abrasive shape on purpose.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

10:15pm

Exit Music
Brooding, atmos-fueled slow rock with well-articulated texturization.
http://www.myspace.com/thedeclineofthewest

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

10:15pm

Meeting of Important People
Jangly indie-pop that combines bubblegum-esque energy with dark but enthusiastically delivered lyrics.
http://www.myspace.com/meetingofimportantpeople

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:15pm - 11:00pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

10:15pm

10:30pm

10:30pm

Oddisee
Confident hip-hop with jazzy breakbeats and soulful throwbacks.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:30pm - 11:00pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

10:30pm

Jessie Rose Trip
Reggae-tinged neo-soul with upbeat rhythms showcasing vibrant female vocals.
www.myspace.com/thejessierosetrip

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:30pm - 11:10pm
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

10:30pm

10:30pm

10:30pm

David J w/ members of Botanica (Halloween set feat. covers & Bauhaus songs)
Experimental textured pop-folk with fleeting references to gypsy jazz.

10:30pm

Mumford & Sons
Rural-sounding stripped down acoustic folk inspired rock.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:30pm - 11:25pm
Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent), Brooklyn, NY)

10:30pm

Chip Robinson
Twangy highway-driving bar rock courting the hoarse mummers of acoustic country balladry.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Chris Denny and The Natives
Smokey Americana alt-rock with a sweet quivering melodic sensibility.
http://www.myspace.com/christopherdenny

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

10:30pm

Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars
A collection of acclaimed jazz artists who come together to pay the ulimate compliment by performing the work of Dizzy Gillespie.
http://www.dizzygillespie.org

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:30pm - 11:30pm
Blue Note (131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.), New York, NY)

10:45pm

Lana Del Rey
Drifting, hazy ballads sketched by husky vocals and framed with immaculate, minimalist arrangements.
http://www.myspace.com/lizzygrant

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

10:45pm

The Fire & Reason
Dancefloor-ready electroclash with extra heavy beats.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Rebel (251 W. 30th St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

10:45pm

Bear Hands
Manipulated guitars create a solid wall behind aggressive, yelped vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 10:45pm - 11:40pm
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

Kam Moye aka Supastition
A smooth combination of quick, biting raps and a classic hip-hop rhythm.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 11:30pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Pet Ghost Project
An experimental band with a lo-fi sound that grates and rasps beneath gliding harmonies.
http://www.petghostproject.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

The Teenage Prayers
Sweltering and brazen garage blues throwback with a healthy dose of handclaps and sing-along choruses.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 11:40pm
Trash (256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Arabrot
Hardcore shading into Scandinavian metal featuring falsetto vocals and a bit of screaming.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

11:00pm

So Many Dynamos
Aggressive, bass-driven rock with an emphasis on rhythm and a hooky, intellectual bent.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Lit Lounge (93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Voices Voices
Hypnotic ambient experimental soundscape. Part feeling, part sound.
http://www.myspace.com/wearevoicesvoices

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 11:45pm
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Alfaress
Afrobeat hip-hop meets disco and a few modern rap samples in Arabic.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Army Navy
Power pop, raging with playful energy, is subdued by a slight whine in the vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Union Hall (702 Union St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Black Taxi
Indie update of a barbershop quartet enamored of surf and ska.
http://www.myspace.com/blacktaximusic

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bowery Electric (327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Brighton MA
Psychedelic folk rock that occasionally dissipates into appropriately Southern alt-country.
http://www.brightonma.net

11:00pm

EOTO
An eclectic fusion of crackling electronic soundscapes and jam band boogies.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Sullivan Hall (214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Gordon Voidwell
Funky new wave electro dripping with all the classic keyboard bleeps and bloops.

11:00pm

GunFight!
Quickstep rowdy country rock quartet.
http://www.myspace.com/gunfightband

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Hockey
Spazzy pop with an '80s bent and self aware lyrics.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Jets Overhead
A strong and steady rhythm section supports delicate guitar flourishes.
http://www.jetsoverhead.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Kittens Ablaze
Punk-rock songwriting with alt-country instrumentation and pop sensibilities
http://www.kittensablaze.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Cake Shop (152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Little Teeth
Three indie-folk anarchists experiment with dramatic singalongs and antique syths.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave. (between Metro & 3rd St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Marcellus Hall
Former Railroad Jerk and White Hassle songwriter keeps his harmonica handy.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Old Canes
Folksy, Americana band with mellow but lively songs and unhurried vocals.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Robbers On High Street
Smart lo-fi indie rock with a nod to "
http://www.robbersonhighstreet.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Shilpa Ray
Rough and abrasive murder ballads meet swinging funk guitars.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Americans
Boy/girl vocals find motown style harmonies with a little help from a roaring brass section.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Frontier Ruckus
Folksy quintet updates bluegrass for the milieu of exurban sprawl.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Spike Hill (184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The Mieka Canon
Visceral singer/songwriter rocks with inspirational melodies and hard rocking arrangements.
http://www.myspace.com/mieka

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Rockwood Music Hall (196 Allen St. (btwn Stanton & Houston), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The National Reserve
Alt-country folk treated with steady Southern rock influences.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Pete's Candy Store (709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

The River Raid
Pounding drums, snarling vocals and grimy guitars lead the assault.
http://www.myspace.com/riverraid

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Ace of Clubs (9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette), New York, NY)

11:00pm

The States
An unconventional line-up with razoredge rock and inventive songwriting.
http://http://www.myspace.com/thestatesonline

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Alphabet Lounge (104 Avenue C (at 7th St.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Zeus
Happily sun-warped pop that dips its toes into the blue ocean of indie bliss.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 12:00am
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

11:00pm

Secret Comedy Central Comedians
Expect to receive a case of the funnies from Comedy Central's finest.
http://www.comedycentral.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:00am
Comix (353 West 14th St. @ Hudson St., New York, NY)

11:00pm

Busta Rhymes
Gritty New York hip-hop delivered with patented unhinged energy and swaggering smile.
http://www.bustarhymes.com/

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

D.I.T.C.
When it comes to the search for fresh beats, hip-hop archeologists Diggin' in the Crates leave no stone unturned.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

DJ A -Trak
The DJ king will make you hear the bass.You will say "
http://www.myspace.com/djatrak

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

DJ Craze
Freestyle big-beat lazer electronica with an intuative hip-hop influence.
http://www.djcraze.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Rahzel & DJ JS 1
Human machine beatboxer Rahzel goes head-to-head with turntable master DJ JS-1.
http://www.myspace.com/therealrahzelpage

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

Sadat X
Serious hip-hop with concrete-heavy beats.
http://www.myspace.com/sadatx

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:00pm

11:00pm

X-Ecutioners
These turntablism extraordinaires showcase hip-hop with next-level DJ skills and showmanship.
http://www.myspace.com/thexecutioners

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:00pm - 2:30am
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:10pm

11:10pm

11:15pm

Crash & Burn
Punk rockabily-core after fifteen energy drinks.

11:15pm

Super Extra Bonus Party
The 9 members of Super Extra Bonus Party have used approximately 219 meters of guitar string, 43 drum sticks, 87 AAA batteries and 57 meters of phono cable thus far in their collective career. In May 2007 the band released their debut album "
http://www.superextrabonusparty.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

11:15pm

Youth Group
Earnest, literate indie rock with a gentle side (reassuing lyrics) plus elegant production.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:15pm - 12:00am
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

11:25pm

The Temper Trap
Big, anthemic guitar rock tailor-made for stadiums and arenas.
http://www.thetempertrap.net

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:25pm - 12:20am
Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent), Brooklyn, NY)

11:30pm

Trinity (A.G., Sadat X, DJ Jab)
Hip-hop royalty brings the noise.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:30pm - 11:55pm
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

11:30pm

Mike Posner
Breathy-voiced hip-hop combined with R&B-derived melodies and acoustic elements.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:30pm - 12:00am
S.O.B.'s (204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Semaj
Smooth poetic rhymes backed by a 7-piece band, a little hip-hop, soul and rock blended up.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:30pm - 12:00am
Rebel (251 W. 30th St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Your Nature
Ethereal pop/rock with vaporous vocals, rock-steady drums and spiraling guitar lines.
http://www.myspace.com/yournature

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:30pm - 12:15am
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

11:30pm

Deer Tick
Beer-battered alt-country with perfectly raspy, bourbon-soaked lyrics and vocals.
http://www.deertickmusic.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Bowery Ballroom (6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie), New York, NY)

11:30pm

Nate Schweber
NY Times journalist and singer for rootsy/Americana band New Heathens goes solo.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:30pm - 12:30am
Googie's Lounge (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

11:45pm

Andy J Gallagher
Gloriously scattershot punk and clever songwriting, served with a sneer.
http://www.andyjgallagher.com

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Bruar Falls (245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.), Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

Decapitado
Chaotic rock with the amps cranked to 11 and the distortion to at least 15.

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Fat Baby (112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow and Essex), New York, NY)

11:45pm

The Polyamorous Affair
Minutely programmed, highly danceable electro from a duo who are probably sexier than you.
http://www.myspace.com/thepolyamorousaffair

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:45pm - 12:30am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

11:45pm

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

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:45pm - 12:40am
Delancey (168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney), New York, NY)

11:55pm

Tanya Morgan
You probably thought Tanya Morgan was a singer/songwriter. Weren't you surprised to discover it was a conscious rap trio

Thursday October 22, 2009 11:55pm - 12:30am
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Goon Squad
Cut and dry pop-rock peppered with retro and electro elements.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 12:40am
Rebel (251 W. 30th St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)

12:00am

The Star Department
A jazzed-up take on post punk and new wave complete with the emotionally delivered vocals and horn accents.
http://www.myspace.com/thestardepartment

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 12:40am
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

Black Tie Party
Garage punk, an upbeat drum, and a protesting and raucous voice.
http://www.myspace.com/theblacktiepartyny

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Charleston (174 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

BM LINX
Riff-heavy guitar rock set against electric undertones and sweaty vocals.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:00am

Corto Maltese
Quizzical Italian ska-fusion with latin overtones.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Local 269 (269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk), New York, NY)

12:00am

Earatik Statik
Legends in underground hip-hop, these MCs focus on lyrics and stellar sound.
http://www.myspace.com/earatikstatik

12:00am

Elliott Brood
Raspy, sweaty, whiskey soaked "death country"

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Living Room (154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

12:00am

Hollerado
Bouyant indie rock with driving percussion and relentless guitars.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Union Pool (484 Union Ave., Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Local Natives
Soaring vocal melodies and a flawless blend of folk and indie rock.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Mercury Lounge (217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essex & Ludlow), New York, NY)

12:00am

Nomadic Massive
Rough multilingual rhymes over a complex layer of organic beats.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
92Y Tribeca (200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.), New York, NY)

12:00am

Orenda Fink
Lovely, lilting folk vocals done with spacey atmospheric backing.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Pomegranates

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Bell House (149 7th St., Brooklyn, NY)

12:00am

Priestess
Slightly demonic rock that lays down bitchin' guitar solos and lets down its long hair.
http://www.myspace.com/priestessband

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Arlene's Grocery (95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

The King Left
College-minted indie quartet expanding beyond initial Brit-rock well with a fuller range and high-energy performance.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:00am - 1:00am
Fontana's (105 Eldridge St. (btwn Broome and Grand), New York, NY)

12:00am

12:00am

12:00am

Reid Paley
Organic revivalist guitar rock "

12:15am

The Constellations
Electronic cabaret rock with slurred, burly vocals and disco rhythms.
http://www.myspace.com/constellationsatl

Friday October 23, 2009 12:15am - 1:00am
Canal Room (285 W. Broadway @ Canal St., New York, NY)

12:30am

Corridor
Dischordant shoegaze accompanied by trippy and masterful guitar stylings.
http://www.myspace.com/eastcorridor

Friday October 23, 2009 12:30am - 1:15am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)

12:30am

12:30am

Souls Of Mischief
Golden-era underground hip-hop that retains a reliable rolling boom-bap.

Friday October 23, 2009 12:30am - 1:30am
Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. John's & Sterling), Brooklyn, NY)

12:45am

12:45am

Dark Room Notes
Bracing dance-pop framed by breathy vocals, bouncy synths, gorgeous hooks.
http://www.darkroomnotes.com

Friday October 23, 2009 12:45am - 1:30am
Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery @ Bleecker St, New York, NY)

12:45am

1:00am

Choir of Young Believers
Glacial Danish indie-pop awash with synths, acoustic instrumentation and sub-aquatic harmonies.

Friday October 23, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Pianos (158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington), New York, NY)

1:00am

Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson
Rootsy folk gets in touch with its effectspedals and plenty of reverb.

Friday October 23, 2009 1:00am - 2:00am
Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave. (at Havemeyer), Brooklyn, NY)

1:00am

Sean Bones
Reggae/dancehall inspired rhythms with a Caribbean feeling and an urban flare.

1:15am

1:15am

Warpaint
John Frusciante-endorsed Ethereal quartet revels in atmospheric, mournful dream-pop.
http://www.myspace.com/worldwartour

Friday October 23, 2009 1:15am - 2:00am
Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry), Brooklyn, NY)
 
Friday, October 23
 

8:00pm

Bobby Brown
Hip-hop and R&B that you're intimately familiar with.
http://www.bobbybrownonline.com

Friday October 23, 2009 8:00pm - 10:00pm
B.B. King's (237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.), New York, NY)