Monday, June 4, 2012

Found in NY - June 4th - June 10th

Companion Spotify Playlist
Found in NY - 6/4 - 6/10
Bands on playlist are in RED
Bands previously featured in playlists are in BLACK

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Monday / 6/4
- Les Deferlantes French Festival French Festival feat. Izia, Dionysos, Rinocerose, Coblism @ Le Poisson Rouge (FREE) - of the same weave as the new wave of electronic acts of the late 90's (Air,Daft Punk), fellow Frenchies Rinocerose make an extended stay in NYC ; their show at glasslands the following night has been cancelled but they willl be DJ'ing Le Bain on Sunday.
- Emeli Sande, Selah Sue @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT) - Sande's breakthrough debut "our version of events" will make it's US official release on Tuesday ; Selah Suh is a belgian singer-songwriter. She's already been championed by Nneka, Cee Lo Green, Michelle Ndegeocello and other. Tix still available for their show the following evening at Music Hall of W'berg.
- The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Levon Helm feat. Marco Benevento, Dave Dreiwitz, Scott Metzger, Joe Russo, Craig Finn & Tad Kubler (of The Hold Steady), Nicole Atkins, Phosphorescent, Family Band, Diamond Doves, Kelli Scarr, Yellowbirds, Tom Hamilton @ Brooklyn Bowl - Fitting tribute to the late singer and bandleader ; limited tix available at the door. Diamond Doves play again supporting Man Man for free the next night.
 - The Couch Sessions and Popgun Present Quadron, Teletextile @ Cameo Gallery (SOLD OUT) - Been a big fan of Quadron since hearing their self titled release but Teletextile is a promising pleasant surprise ; I will defly be at their second gig at on 6/14 for Northside festival.
- Man Man, Raleigh Moncrief @ Maxwell's - Raleigh Moncrief has become an artist to watch.
- Kopecky Family Band, MyNameIsJohnMichael, New Beard @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) - The Nashville based Kopecky family vacation stops in NY this week. Really like their sound.
- Micachu and the Shapes, Zambri @ Glasslands
- Omar Souleyman, Dengue Fever @ Webster Hall - World music night at Webster features Syria's Souleyman, who performs traditional middle eastern songs and Cambodian pop group Dengue Fever.

Tuesday / 6/5
- The Clean, Times New Viking, Day Eye @ Le Poisson Rouge - New Zealand influential post-punk band from the early 80's reunites. 
- Man Man, Diamond Doves @ Brooklyn Bowl (FREE with RSVP) - Diamond Doves is a trio longtime friends and musical collaborators Nick Kinsey, Brigham Brough and Wyndham Garnett formerly in Elvis Perkins in Dearland.
- Rinocerose, Knife City, AIMES @ Glasslands (CANCELED)
- Emeli Sande, Selah Sue @ Music Hall of WIlliamsburg
- Jimmy Cliff @ Prospect Park Brooklyn Bandshell (FREE) - first of many great free concerts this summer in Prospect Park.
- Tim Rogers (Of You and I), Daniel Wayne @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) - The new brooklyn based troubadour Daniel Wayne has a voice strong enough to support acts like Heartless Bastards, The Head and the Heart, Anna Calvi and others.
- Labrinth, DJ Joachim @ Santos Party House
- The Temper Trap, School of Seven Bells, Pegasus Warning @ Terminal 5 (SOLD OUT)
- Blind Pilot @ Webster Hall

Wednesday / 6/6
- The Walkmen @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT) - New album Heaven features a lot of "oh"s and is a bit softer than their previous albums but extremely well produced/mixed.
- The Cribs, Alex Winston, Devin @ Irving Plaza
- James Chance @ Manhattan Inn (FREE) - No Wave icon will be sitting behind the piano in this lovely spot in greenpoint.


Thursday / 6/7
- ESG, Ava Luna, DJ Spinna @ Le Poisson Rouge (late show) - After 33 years, this influential Bronx bred band that melds hip-hop/house/punk/no wave group has decided this will be their last tour. 
- Eastern Midwestern (Album Release), Nik Westman and the Central Plains, Wyndham Baird @ Cameo Gallery - Eastern Midwestern sound really nice ; they officially release their EP on June 5th but you can buy/stream it now on their bandcamp ; for fans of Young the Giant, The Walkmen, Cold War Kids.
- Sinkane, Superhuman Happiness, Beta Frontiers @ Glasslands - Sinkane is Brooklyn based artist via Sudan.
- Graffiti6, Yuna @ Highline Ballroom - Graffiti6 are very much like Electric Guest ; really well produced.
- Lana Del Rey @ Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT) - First of three sold out shows at Irving for Lana Del Rey.
- Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Doldrums @ Mercury Lounge
- Caged Animals, Natureboy, Christine Hoberg, Vorhees, St. Claire @ Pianos
- Danger, Body Language, Carousel, Xaphoon Jones @ Santos Party House (Popshop)

Friday 6/8
- DIIV, Mac DeMarco, MINKS, Life Size Maps, Crinkles, Turnip King @ 285 Kent Avenue
- Totem, Y/Y, Body Building, KNTRLR @ 929 Expo
- Grand Rapids, Darlings, Evi Antonio, Daytona, Doozies @ Big Snow
- Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Doldrums, Field Mouse @ Glasslands
- Lana Del Rey @ Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)
- Harper Blynn, Beca @ Mercury Lounge (Early Show) - Really want to see Harper Blynn at some point.
- Moon Hooch (Early Show) @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
- Moon Hooch (Late Show) @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn 


Saturday 6/9
- Gender Bender Presents the Peaking of Creaking with King Tuff , Habibi, K Holes, A. Rex and J. Rex, Electric People @ 285 Kent Avenue - nasally congested and stoner/boogie rocker Kyle Thomas and his solo moniker King Tuff has been sitting high on the throne of the indie world ; new album just dropped last week on Sub Pop.
- Music Frees All Festival feat. Antibalas, Bajah &The Dry Eye Crew, Prince Paul, Superhuman Happiness, and more! @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 2:54, Widowspeak, Spanish Prisoners @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- How To Dress Well, Babe Rainbow @ Public Assembly


Sunday 6/10
- Clark, Shigeto @ Le Poisson Rouge - UK producer/arranger Chris Clark (Clark) makes a rare live appearance supporting his new release, Iradelphic. Local producer Shigeto is also know for his production expertise. For fans of Bibio and the Ghostly/Warp labels.
- Tokyo Police Club, Hollerado, Team Spirit @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- Lana Del Rey @ Irving Plaza (SOLD OUT)
- Ceu, Curumin @ Highline Ballroom (Blue Note Music Festival)
- Nouveau York Presents Ete D' Amour feat. Rinocerose DJ Set, Low Pitch Orchestra with CEM.G and Arno (DJ Set) @ Le Bain (4pm --> Late)


UPCOMING -
Bold - inidcates newly added

- 6/11 - Foster The People, Tokyo Police Club @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 6/11 - 2:54, Widowspeak, The Denzels, Indian Rebound @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/13 - Ramona Falls, The Darcys, Dru Cutler @ Glasslands
- 6/13 - Michael Kiwanuka, Bahamas @ Highline Ballroom
- 6/13 - Philip Glass, Nate Wooley, Stephin Merritt @ Issue Project Room
- 6/14 - St. Lucia @ Cameo Gallery
- 6/14 - Niki & The Dove, Selebrities, Beacon @ Glasslands
- 6/14 - Philip Glass, Tristan Perich @ Issue Project Room
- 6/14 - Class Actress, Eternal Summers, Bleeding Rainbow, Beach Day, Zambri, Air Waves @ Knitting Factory (BK)
- 6/14 - Ramona Falls, The Darcys @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/14 - Laura Marling, Michael Kiwanuka, Willy Mason @ Prospect Park Bandshell (FREE)
- 6/14 - Theresa Andersson, Lucius @ The Bell House
- 6/15 - The Felice Brothers, Husky @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/15 - Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, Ryan Sawyer @ Issue Project Room
- 6/15 - Marissa Nadler, Faces on Film @ Union Hall
- 6/15 - Teletextile @ Bar Matchless 
- 6/15 - Tinariwen, Piers Faccini @ Warsaw
- 6/15 - Kurt Vile @ Maxwell's
- 6/15 - Caveman, Frankie Rose @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- 6/15 - Jens Lekman, Of Montreal, The Thermals, Beach Fossils @ Williamsburg Park
- 6/16 - Twin Sister @ Cameo Gallery
- 6/16 - Dawes, Kurt Vile @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 6/16 - fun., Now, Now @ Terminal 5
- 6/17  - fun., Now, Now @ Terminal 5
- 6/17 - Starfucker, Yawn @ Warsaw
- 6/17 - Jeff the Brotherhood @ Bowery Ballroom
- 6/18 - Braziliain Girls @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/18 - Destroyer, Sandro Perri @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple
- 6/18 - Brazos, Landlady, Gym, Deer @ Glasslands
- 6/18 - Now, Now @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/19 - Braziliain Girls @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/19 - Diego Garcia @ City Winery
 - 6/19 - The Tallest Man on Earth @ Town Hall
- 6/20 - Mon Khmer, Nouela, The Deer Tracks @ Pianos
- 6/20 - Hilary Hahn, Hauschka @ City Winery
- 6/20 - The Rapture, Tanlines, Dave P @ House of Vans (FREE)
- 6/20 - Philip Glass Ensemble (A Retrospective) @ Rockefeller Park (River to River Festival)
 - 6/20 - The Tallest Man on Earth @ Town Hall
- 6/22 - Los Campesinos!, Yellow Ostrich @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 6/22 - Jukebox The Ghost, Savoir Adore, Bright Moments @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
- 6/23 - The Magician (Stephen Fasano of Aeroplane), Plastic Plates, JDH & Dave P @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 6/23 - Bowerbirds, Basia Bulat @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- 6/23  - Governor's Ball feat. Passion Pit, Duck Sauce, Chromeo, Special Disco Version, Atmosphere, Major Lazer, Santigold, Big Gigantic, Penguin Prison, Walk The Moon, Art Vs. Science, k.Flay, Nobody Beats The Drum @ Randall's Island
- 6/24 - Alabama Shakes, Diamond Rugs, Robert Ellis @ Central Park Summerstage (Rumsey Playfield)
- 6/24 - Governor's Ball feat. Fiona Apple, Beck, Modest Mouse, Explosions in the Sky, Devendra Banhart, Cage the Elephant, Built To Spill, Cults, Phantogram, Freelance Whales, Alberta Cross, The Jezabels, Turf War @ Randall's Island
- 6/24 - Real Estate @ Kasschau Memorial Shell (FREE)
- 6/26 - Portland Cello Project @ City Winery Backyard (FREE)
- 6/29 - RAC, Jeffrey Jerusalem (of Yacht) @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/29 - Snowden, We Can't Enjoy Ourselves @ Glasslands
- 6/29 - The Feelies @ Maxwell's
- 6/29 - Eliot Lipp, Ana Sia @ Mercury Lounge
- 6/30 - RAC, Body Language @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 6/30 - Tokimonsta, The Eclectic Method @ Glasslands
- 6/30 - The Feelies @ Maxwell's 
- 6/30 - Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt (of The Sea and Cake), Helado Negro @ Mercury Lounge 
- 7/5 - Escort, Xylos, Firehorse, Ursa Minor @ Le Poisson Rouge 
- 7/5 - Beat Connection, White Arrows, Teen Daze, Rioux @ Knitting Factory BK 
- 7/6 - Patrick Watson, Loney, Dear @ South Street Seaport (River to River Festival) 
- 7/7 - Friends @ Bowery Ballroom
- 7/10 - Marco Benevento @ City Winery (FREE)
- 7/10 - Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak, Purity Ring @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/12 - Dan Deacon, John Maus @ Pier 84 Hudson River Park (FREE)
- 7/12 - The English Beat @ The Bell House
- 7/12 - Neko Case, Charles Bradley (and The Extraordinaires), He's My Brother She's My Sister @ The World Financial Center (FREE)
- 7/13 - Doveman (The Burgundy Stain Sessions) @ Le Poisson Rouge
- 7/14 - Mr. Little Jeans, Foxes, Starsmith, Punks Jump Up @ Brooklyn Bowl
- 7/14 - Ben Kweller, Blitzen Trapper @ Music on the Oval (FREE)
- 7/14 - Archers of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhouse, Devin, Doldrums, Team Spirit @ South Street Seaport
- 7/15 - Blitzen Trapper @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
- 7/15 - Nick Waterhouse @ Maxwell's
- 7/16 - Young the Giant @ Central Park Summerstage
- 7/17 - Best Coast, Those Darlins, DIIV @ Terminal 5
- 7/17 - Counting Crows, We Are Augustines, Field Report @ Williamsburg Park
- 7/18 - Hot Chip, Gang Gang Dance @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/19 - Lower Dens, No Joy @ Bowery Ballroom
- 7/20 - Bear Hands, Fort Lean @ Knitting Factory BK
- 7/21 - Matthew Dear (DJ Set), Sepalcure, LE1F, MikeQ, JDH & Dave P, Miguel @ PS1
- 7/22 - Chromatics @ Dekalb Market
- 7/23 - Beach House @ Central Park Summerstage
- 7/23 - Wilco, Lee Fields & The Expressions @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/24 - Wilco, Lee Ranaldo Band @ Prospect Park Bandshell
- 7/25 - Allen Stone, Elizabeth & the Catapult, Anthony Hall @ Bowery Ballroom
- 7/26 - Milo Greene, Family Of The Year @ Mercury Lounge
- 7/27 - Saint Motel, RACES @ Mercury Lounge
- 7/27 - The Head and the Heart, Lost in the Trees @ Prospect Park Bandshell (FREE)
- 7/28 - Gary Clark Jr., Givers @ Central Park Summerstage (FREE)
- 7/28 - Saint Motel, RACES @ Glasslands
- 7/28/29 - AraabMUZIK, The Black Keys, Felix Da Housecat, Snoop Dogg, Umphrey's McGee, The Big Pink, City and Colour, Fort Atlantic, TV on the Radio, Cold War Kids, Girl Talk, Matt & Kim, Hercules and Love Affair, A$AP ROCKY, Zola Jesus @ Randall's Island (Catulpa NYC)
 - 7/30 - Bombay Bicycle Club, Plants and Animals @ Webster Hall
- 7/31 - Sigur Ros, Perfume Genius @ Prospect Park Bandshell

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