The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from August 7th, 2018 to October 30th, 2018

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An incomplete and arbitrary guide of musical events in and around the WFMU broadcast area. If there's an event you'd like considered for inclusion, send announcements here.

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Last updated August 7th, 2018

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Tue 8/7 Regina Spektor (solo)
(18+)
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/7 Michelle Wolf
(21+)
7:03 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Tue 8/7 Michelle Wolf
(21+)
9 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Wed 8/8 Marissa Nadler, U.S. Girls, Julie Byrne, Lizzi Bougatsos, L'Rain, Tammy Faye Starlite
(18+, Nico, 1988: A Tribute)
6 PM  $20  Le Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker St  New York City     
Wed 8/8 Regina Spektor (solo)
(18+)
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/8 Campdoggz
(21+)
7 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/8 Savak, Flower, Overlake
(21+)
7:30 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Wed 8/8 Michelle Wolf
(21+)
8 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Wed 8/8 Lea Bertucci, Gerritt Wittmer, Peter J Woods, Charmaine Lee, Bob Bellerue (2xLP release)
(21+) (web site)
8 PM  $10  Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/8 Michelle Wolf
(21+)
10 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Thu 8/9 Penguin Prison
(18+)
7 PM  $22  Le Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker St  New York City     
Thu 8/9 Holy Tunics, Heavy Birds, Slowness, Like Herding Cats
(21+)
7:03 PM  $8  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Thu 8/9 Many Rooms, Angelo De Augustine
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/9 Joan of Arc, B Boys
(21+)
9 PM  $15  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 8/10 Melanie (and Friends)
(18+)
7 PM  $35  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Fri 8/10 New York Junk, Isolation Society, ElectraJets
(21+)
7:03 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Fri 8/10 Wussy
(21+)
8 PM  $15  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 8/10 Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel + Levy Lorenzo/Peter Evans
(21+) (web site)
8 PM-11 PM  $10  Wonders of Nature 131 Grand Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/10 Greg Farley, Burly, Josh Rawson
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/11 Combo Chimbita
(21+)
2 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/11 Matthew Shipp, Allen Lowe, Gerald Cleaver, Kevin Ray
(18+)
7 PM  $20  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Sat 8/11 The Shacks
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Sat 8/11 Andrew Combs
(21+)
8 PM  $13  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Mon 8/13 Cold War Kids, The Nude Party
(16+)
8 PM  $33  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Mon 8/13 Ella Mai
(18+)
8 PM  $23  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/14 Tomberlin, Yowler, Emily Yacina
(21+)
7 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/14 Baby Spiders, Twin Guns, Haunted Horses NYC
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Wed 8/15 Tacocat
(21+)
7 PM  $15  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Wed 8/15 The Accidentals
(21+)
7:30 PM  $15  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Wed 8/15 Pedro the Lion, H.C. McEntire
(18+)
8 PM  $25  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/16 Vacation, Resounding No, Daddies
(all ages) (web site)
7:30 PM  $10  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Thu 8/16 Guided By Voices
(21+)
8 PM  $25  Industry City (web site) 619 2nd Avenue  Brooklyn  (718) 865-3740   
Fri 8/17 Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Frankie Rose
(21+) (web site)
6 PM  $40  Rocks Off Boat Cruise Skyport Marina, 23rd St at East River  NYC  212-571-3304   
Fri 8/17 Pere Ubu
(18+)
6:30 PM  $25  Le Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker St  New York City     
Fri 8/17 Rufus Wainwright
(18+) (web site)
7 PM  $$  Capitol Theatre (web site) 149 Westchester Avenue  Port Chester  (914) 934-9362   
Fri 8/17 The Heavy Howl, Damn Jackals, Brother K Melee
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Fri 8/17 Alkaline Trio, together PANGEA
(16+)
8 PM  $30  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/17 The Honorary Title
(18+)
8 PM  $28  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/17 Jeremy and the Harlequins, Fiona Silver, The Guilties
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/17 LOUDPVCK, Bighead
(18+)
9 PM  $20  Highline Ballroom (web site) 431 W 16th St, b/t 9th and 10th Aves  New York City  212-414-5994   
Sat 8/18 Big Blood, Soundhauz (web site)     Quinn's 330 Main Street  Beacon  (845) 202-7447   
Sat 8/18 A. Savage (of Parquet Courts), Ryley Walker, Bill MacKay
(21+)
2 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/18 ExtremeAnimalz, Juiceboxxx, Palberta, Dean Cercone
(21+) (web site)
8 PM  $8  Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/18 Lazyeyes, Vlad Holiday, Monograms
(21+)
8:03 PM  $10  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Tue 8/21 Little Racer
(21+)
7:03 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Tue 8/21 Lola Kirke, Beau
(21+)
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/22 London Plane, Children Having Children, Wildly, Finding Thomas
(21+)
7 PM  $10  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Wed 8/22 Color Tongue, Night Spins, Warpark
(21+)
7:03 PM  $10  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Wed 8/22 Lola Kirke, Wyndham
(21+)
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/23 Iris DeMent, Pieta Brown
(21+)
7 PM  $35  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Thu 8/23 Jesse Malin, Fever High, Diane & the Gentle Men, Pearl Charles
(21+)
7:03 PM  $12  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Thu 8/23 Santoros, Cheap Sneakers, Feral Scouts, Women of The Night
(21+)
7:03 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Thu 8/23 Allah-Las
(18+)
8 PM  $16  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Thu 8/23 Devotchka
(21+)
8 PM  $36  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Thu 8/23 Lola Kirke, Cassandra Jenkins, Domino Kirke
(21+)
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/24 The Devil Makes Three
(all ages)
6:03 PM  Free!  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 8/24 Boris, Sannhet
(18+)
7 PM  $25  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Fri 8/24 Luna, Acid Dad
(21+)
8 PM    Industry City (web site) 619 2nd Avenue  Brooklyn  (718) 865-3740   
Fri 8/24 Kat Wright
(21+)
8 PM  $12  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 8/24 Parrot Dream, Dances, The Natural
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/25 Joe Bataan
(21+)
2 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/25 CupcakKe, Bunny Michael, Goddroid
(18+)
7 PM  $15  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Sat 8/25 Belly
(18+)
8 PM  $35  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/25 Daisy The Great, The Roofers Union, J Bengoy
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 8/26 Music Against Mass Incarceration 3: Guerrilla Toss, Sunwatchers, Kyp Malone, Erica Eso, Rhyton, Kevin Wynd, Erin Durant, Colin Langenus (web site) 4 PM  $15  Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sun 8/26 Vetiver, Espers
(18+)
7 PM  $20  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Sun 8/26 Gringo Star
(21+)
7 PM  $10  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Sun 8/26 Belly
(18+)
8 PM  $35  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Mon 8/27 In The Whale, Mike Borgia and The Problems, Morning Fuzz
(21+)
7 PM  $10  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Mon 8/27 Taka Kigawa
(all ages)
7 PM  $20  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Mon 8/27 Birdcloud, High Waisted, Fletcher C. Johnson
(21+)
7:03 PM  $10  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Wed 8/29 Paty CantĂș
(18+)
8 PM  $25  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/30 Aaron Lee Tasjan
(21+)
8 PM  $15  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 9/2 Upon a Burning Body, Nekrogoblikon, Buried Above Ground, Adrift on River Styx
(18+)
4:15 PM  $18  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Wed 9/5 Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
(18+)
7 PM  $20  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Wed 9/5 Goodnight, Texas
(21+)
7:03 PM  $10  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 9/7 Sloan
(18+)
8 PM  $25  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Sat 9/8 Power Trip, Buried Alive, Folly, Indecision, Death Threat, Red Death, Fiddlehead, Nosebleed, Magnitude, Antagonize
(18+)
1 PM  $40  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Sat 9/8 The Figgs, Split Squad, Girls on Grass, Spanking Charlene
(21+)
6 PM  $30  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Sat 9/8 Hot Snakes, The Gotobeds, Savak
(21+)
7 PM  $25  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sat 9/8 dodie
(16+)
8 PM  $18  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sun 9/9 Ex Hex, EZTV
(21+)
7 PM  $25  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sun 9/9 Waxahatchee, Night Shop, Anna St. Louis
(21+)
7 PM  $15  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Mon 9/10 Waxahatchee, Night Shop, Anna St. Louis
(21+)
7 PM  $15  Le Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker St  New York City     
Mon 9/10 Shellac
(21+)
7 PM  $25  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Mon 9/10 Superorganism
(16+)
8 PM  $20  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/14 Maria Bamford
(21+)
7 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Fri 9/14 Mystic Braves, Creation Factory, The Elevator Operators
(all ages) (web site)
8 PM  $15  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Fri 9/14 Maria Bamford
(21+)
9:03 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sat 9/15 SubHumans, All Torn Up
(all ages)
7 PM  $20  Knitting Factory Brooklyn (web site) 361 Metropolitan Ave.  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/15 Maria Bamford
(21+)
7 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sat 9/15 Charlemagne Palestine, Steve Dalachinsky, Dawn Kasper
(all ages)
8 PM  $20  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sat 9/15 FIDLAR, Dilly Dally, NOBRO
(all ages)
8 PM  $28  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Sat 9/15 Maria Bamford
(21+)
10 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sat 9/22 Shakey Graves, The Wild Reeds
(all ages)
8 PM  $30  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Fri 10/12 The Scientists, Bill Nace
(all ages) (web site)
7:03 PM  $25  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Sat 10/27 The Dickies, WYLDLIFE
(21+)
7:03 PM  $20  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Tue 10/30 Roky Erickson
(all ages) (web site)
8 PM  $25  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   

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