Monday / March 19th
- Kwes, Chllngr, Beacon @ Cameo Gallery
- Crystal Fighters, Tubetops @ Glasslands - crystal fighters are a fun british/spanish electronic band on the popular french fashion label kitsune. They play again on tuesday.
- Choir of Young Believers, Illumntr, Rioux, Mimi Page @ Mercury Lounge - choir of young believers are great live ; their new album comes out tuesday ; you can pick up a couple songs on their label page here.
Tuesday / March 20th
- Gomez, Hey Rosetta! @ Brooklyn Bowl
- Ana Lola Roman, Warm Ghost, The Black Soft, Rewards (DJ Set) @ Cameo Gallery - warm ghost
- Odd Future @ Hammerstein Ballroom
- GOLD FIELDS, Electric Sun @ Knitting Factory (Brooklyn) - Gold fields is from australia ; they play again on wed. at mercury lounge.
- Dan Deacon, NOW Ensemble, The Calder Quartet @ Merkin Concert Hall
- Miike Snow, Jacques Lu Cont @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- Lee Ranaldo (Sonic Youth) @ Other Music
- Crystal Fighters, Emil & Friends, Baby Alpaca @ Studio at Webster Hall
Wednesday / March 21st
- Oberhofer, Pond, Jeane @ Bowery Ballroom - Oberhofer is new signing of glassnote records. heard good things
- Jolie Holland @ City Winery
- Blood Orange, Rewards, Shuga @ Lit
- Ed Askew, Steve Gunn, Daytona @ Littlefield
- Breton, GOLD FIELDS @ Mercury Lounge
- Bomba Estereo, M.A.K.U. Soundsystem @ Music Hall of Williamsburg - get ready to shake your body to the sounds of bomba estereo.
- The Wedding Present, The Jet Age, Pinky Piglets @ The Bell House
- The Cat Empire @ Webster Hall
Thursday / March 22nd
- The Wedding Present, The Jet Age, Toquiwa @ Le Poisson Rouge
- TEEN, Air Waves, Companion @ 285 Kent Avenue - Companion is the new band featuring singer songwriter Pepi Ginsberg. Saw their first show live last month and it was great. I expect big things from these guys.
- Housse de Racket, Avan Lava @ Bowery Ballroom - Heard good things about french group Housse de racket. They are also on french fashion label Kitsune
- The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys @ Madison Square Garden
- El Ten Eleven, Deleted Scenes @ Maxwell's
- Mr. Dream, Hunters @ Mercury Lounge
- Grace Woodroofe, Husky @ Mercury Lounge - trusted sources love Australia's Grace Woodroofe
- The Suzan, Osekre & The Lucky Bastards, The Toothaches, Habibi @ Shea Stadium (Aputumpu Music Festival)
- Kasabian, Hacienda @ Terminal 5
- Band Of Skulls, We Are Augustines @ Webster Hall - Been wanting to see We Are Augustines live set for a while.
Friday / March 23rd
- Bowerbirds, Dry The River, Mandolin Orange @ Bowery Ballroom - love the new album from Bowerbirds.
- Escort @ Brooklyn Bowl
- The Juan Maclean (DJs), Break It Up, Violent Bullshit, Tippy Toes, Turing Machine (DJs) @ Cameo Gallery
- Com Truise (DJ set), Beacon (DJ set), Heathered Pearls (DJ set) @ Glasslands
- You Won't, Allison Weiss, Basement Batman @ Glasslands - Basement Batman is a young band that is sure to have a big future. really dig their sound.
- Grimes, Born Gold @ Mercury Lounge (SOLD OUT) - Grimes unique voice is something that needs to be heard live
- Fiona Apple @ Music Hall of Williamsburg - wish i could have made it here but i'm looking fwd to seeing her at governor's ball this summer.
- Mux Mool, The So So Glos, Osekre & The Lucky Bastards, Not Blood Paint, Bosco Delrey, EULA, Hard Nips, The Press, Blue Chip Village, Fan-Tan, Night Manager, Celestial Shore @ Public Assembly
Saturday / March 24th
- Crystal Castles (DJ Set) @ Yotel
Sunday / March 25th
- Japanther, Cerebral Ballzy, Ghost Mice, Osekre & The Lucky Bastards, Liquor Store, EULA @ Le Poisson Rouge
- Miniature Tigers, Geographer, The Chain Gang of 1974, Speak @ Bowery Ballroom
- Gotye, Kimbra @ Terminal 5 - you all must know about Gotye by now but Kimbra is going to be just as big. 3 reasons to subscribe to kimbra on youtube 1) "Settle Down" live at SXSW (Spotify Sessions) 2) official video for "Good Intent" 3) her own mashup of two of my all-time faves ("Two weeks/Head over heals")