The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from July 22nd, 2016 to October 27th, 2016

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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 July 22nd, 2016

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Fri 7/22 Playing Hooky: Horse Lords 4 PM    Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Fri 7/22 Louis C.K. 7:30 PM    Forest Hills Stadium (web site) 1 Tennis Place  Forest Hills, NY     
Fri 7/22 Acheron, Khaotika, Teloch Vovin, Grave Gnosis, Mehenet 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 7/22 Psycho Beach Party 8 PM  Free!  Old Stone House & Washington Park 4th Avenue & 3rd Street, Park Slope  Brooklyn     
Fri 7/22 The Willfull Boys Album Release, Foster Care, Unknown Sender
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 7/22 The Fleshtones, Dirty Fences, The Paul Collins Beat, Big Huge 8:30 PM  $12  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Fri 7/22 Pure Matrix, Enrique, Lucy Lewis, F1k, Stress, Cc, Deflector 11 PM-4 AM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/23 Ragas Live Festival

24-Hour Concert!
11:30 AM    Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Sat 7/23 Panorama Festival:

Kendrick Lamar, The National, Sufjan ?Stevens, Flosstradamus, Blood Orange, Foals, Daughter, Anderson Paak, AlunaGeorge, Jai Wolf, Kaytranada, Tokimonsta, The Julie Ruin, Oh Wonder, Melanie Martinez, ex Hex, Aurora, Horse Meat Disco, Museum of Love, Caveman, JDH & Dave P

All Ages
Noon  $369  Randall's Island (web site) East 34th Street (Waterway to Island)  NYC  212-860-1828   
Sat 7/23 Paul F. Tompkins, Paget Brewster, Marc Evan Jackson, Mark Gagliardi, Craig Cakowski

21+
6:30 PM  $30  Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/23 Darlene Love 7:30 PM    Damrosch Park (Lincoln Center) (web site) 63rd & Broadway  NYC  212-875-5766   
Sat 7/23 Agathocles, Archagathus, G.O.D., PSYCHO, Musket Hawk, The Communion 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/23 The Wild Reeds

21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/23 Sofia Rey: Five Cynical Poems & Other Selections 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 7/23 Psycho Beach Party 8 PM  Free!  Old Stone House & Washington Park 4th Avenue & 3rd Street, Park Slope  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/23 The Wild Reeds, American Trappist
21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/23 Sofiea Rei, The Sextet & Special Guests 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 7/24 Cende, Littler, Marge, Patio, Empath     Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/24 Panorama Festival: LCD Soundsystem, Sia, A$AP ROCKY, Kurt Vile (and the Violators), Run the Jewels, Grace Potter, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Flatbush Zombies, The Front Bottoms, SZA, Nathaniel Rareliff and the Night Sweats, Holy Ghost!, Tourist, Tensnake, Classics, Cassy, Show Me the Body, Prinze George, The Black Madonna, LLOYDS Noon  $369  Randall's Island (web site) East 34th Street (Waterway to Island)  NYC  212-860-1828   
Sun 7/24 Afternoon Hang with AM Project, Mark Shue, Byl Cote
21+
2 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/24 Bombino 5 PM  Free!  Surf Club (web site) 1900 Ocean Ave.  Ortley Beach, NJ  732-793-6625   
Sun 7/24 6 pm: Rocco John Iacovone/Rich Rosenthal/Francois Grillot/Tom Cabrera
7 pm Jeff Lederer & Brooklyn Blowhards
6 PM  Free!  Downtown Music Gallery (web site) 211 East 5th Street  New York  (212) 473-0043   
Sun 7/24 Flight of the Conchords, Eugene Mirman

All Ages
6 PM    Central Park Summerstage (web site) 72nd St. @ 5th Av. (Rumsey Field)  NYC  212-360-2777   
Sun 7/24 The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents MacBeth 8 PM-10 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Sun 7/24 Intronaut, Entheos, Moon Tooth 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/24 STONE IMPROV BENEFIT

Anthony Colemen (piano), John Zorn (sax) and many special guests
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 7/24 Sofia Rei: Cursed Heavens/Maldigo del Alto Cielo
Songs of Violeta Parra
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 7/24 Wooing, George Sand, Andrea Schiavlli, Daniel Pierce & Andrew Smiley
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/24 Portable Songs
Sofia Rei, vocals, Jason Lindner (piano, keys)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Mon 7/25 Lovesick, Hairspray Queen, The Empty Gestures, Mallrat 8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Mon 7/25 Mandingo Ambassadors 10:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 7/26 Celebrate Brooklyn: Neko Case, K.D. Lang, Laura Veirs

All ages
6 PM    Prospect Park Bandshell (web site) 9th St. & Prospect Park W.  Brooklyn  718-855-7882   
Tue 7/26 Jessica Pavone, bass & viola: Jobs
New works and quintet arrangements of pieces from "killer BOB sings"
8 PM  $10  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 7/26 Radiohead, Dawn of Midi

All Ages
8 PM  $80  Madison Square Garden (web site) 7th Ave b/t 33rd & 34th Sts  New York     
Tue 7/26 Johnny Ripper, Long Beard, Magicperm, Alexia Avina, Cuddle Formation 8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 7/26 The Woes, Lucinda Black Bear, The Poor Things
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 7/26 Till by Turning play "Quotidian," a suite in four movements 2005-7 10 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 7/27 Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Carolyn Dorfman 7 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Wed 7/27 Dianne Reeves, DJ Greg Caz 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Queensbridge Park, Queensbridge Vernon Blvd at Bridge Plaza  Queens     
Wed 7/27 The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Macbeth 8 PM-10 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Wed 7/27 The Pavones
Weirdo instrumental soul tunes 2005-8
8 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 7/27 Bryan Ferry

All Ages
8 PM    Beacon Theater 74th St. & Broadway  New York  (212) 496-7070   
Wed 7/27 Femi Kuti (and the Positive Force), SubAtomic Soundsystem 8 PM  $25  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Wed 7/27 Joey Bada$$, Nyck Caution

All Ages
8 PM  $32  Highline Ballroom (web site) 431 W 16th St, b/t 9th and 10th Aves  New York City  212-414-5994   
Wed 7/27 LPR Presents: Lafawndah, Ian Isiah, Evy Jane
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 7/27 Army of Strangers

Plays the "Cast of Characters" album 2009-10
10 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 7/28 Rocket from the Crypt

16+
Midnight  $27  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Thu 7/28 Cannibal Corpse, ile, After the Burial

18+
6 PM    Webster Hall (web site) 125 E 11th St b/t 3rd & 4th Aves  NYC  212-353-1600   
Thu 7/28 Summer Thursdays: Moon Duo

All Ages
6:30 PM  Free!  MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) (web site) 11 West 53 Street  NYC     
Thu 7/28 Lyfe Jennings 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Queensbridge Park, Queensbridge Vernon Blvd at Bridge Plaza  Queens     
Thu 7/28 Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Cheap Trick

All Ages
7 PM  $41  Jones Beach (Nikon at Jones Beach) (web site) 1000 Ocean Pkwy.  Wantagh, LI  516-221-1000   
Thu 7/28 VDSQ Showcase 7 PM    Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Thu 7/28 James Chance & the Contortions, Five Dollar Priest, Future Punx, Bueno

21+
7:30 PM  $12  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Thu 7/28 The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Macbeth 8 PM-10 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Thu 7/28 Holy Grail, Exmortus, Spellcaster 8 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 7/28 When No One Is Around You Is There (2013)
Experimental choral works curated by Jessica Pavone
8 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 7/28 Brazilian Girls, Ela Minus

21+
8 PM  $20  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Thu 7/28 Marc Ribot and The Young Philadelphians

21+
8 PM  $20  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Thu 7/28 Honey, Frustrations, Scully
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 7/28 Jaga Jazzist, Arc Iris, Aiming for Enrique

18+
9 PM  $30  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Thu 7/28 Mary Halvorson (guitar), Jessica Pavone (bass guitar) 10 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 7/29 Swans, Okkyung Lee Midnight  $35  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Fri 7/29 Summer Stage: Bouncing Souls, Rocket from the Crypt, The Explosion, The Flatliners 5 PM  $35  Stone Pony (web site) 913 Ocean Ave.  Asbury Park, NJ     
Fri 7/29 The Art of Rap Festival:

Ice T, Public Enemy, Naughty By Nature, Mobb Deep, Kurtis Blow, EPMD, Busy Bee, Melle Mel, Scorpio

All Ages
5:30 PM  $28  Coney Island   Brooklyn     
Fri 7/29 Nuyorican Poets Cafe featuring Paolo Javier and Maria Lisella host a night of Queens poets 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Queensbridge Park, Queensbridge Vernon Blvd at Bridge Plaza  Queens     
Fri 7/29 Okayafrica: Afrobeat x Afrobeats, Davido, Antibalas 7:30 PM    Damrosch Park (Lincoln Center) (web site) 63rd & Broadway  NYC  212-875-5766   
Fri 7/29 The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Macbeth 8 PM-10 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Fri 7/29 Ruthless, Deathrash, Thanatonic Desire, Canceric 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 7/29 Solo Pavone 2012-16 CD release of Silent Spills on Relative Pitch Records
Jessica Pavone (viola)
8 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 7/29 Brazilian Girls, Ela Minus

21+
8 PM  $20  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Fri 7/29 Bryan Ferry

All Ages
8 PM    Beacon Theater 74th St. & Broadway  New York  (212) 496-7070   
Fri 7/29 Dead Heavens, Dave Hill, Squad Car
21+
9 PM  $14  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 7/29 Mary Halvorson (guitar), Jessica Pavone (viola) 10 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 7/29 Moon Duo

21+
11:59 PM  $16  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Sat 7/30 Swans, Okkyug Lee Midnight  $35  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/30 Out of Doors Festival:

Lou Reed Tribute (curated by Laurie Anderson)

All Ages
Noon  Free!  Damrosch Park (Lincoln Center) (web site) 63rd & Broadway  NYC  212-875-5766   
Sat 7/30 Summer Thunder Presents:
Boulevards, Champagne Problems, King Pussy Face
21+
2 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/30 Brazilian Girls 5 PM  Free!  Surf Lodge (web site) 183 Edgemere  Montauk  631-483-5037   
Sat 7/30 Daniel Menche, Container, MV Carbon, Eartheater, Greg Fox, Ben Vida, Horse Lords 5 PM  $20  Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Sat 7/30 Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Empress Of 6 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sat 7/30 Stefanie Batten Bland with Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, Master Class: Karisma Jay 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Queensbridge Park, Queensbridge Vernon Blvd at Bridge Plaza  Queens     
Sat 7/30 John Doe (of X) 7 PM  $20  Grand Victory 245 Grand Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/30 Celebrate Brooklyn:

Digable Planets, Camp Lo
7:30 PM  Free!  Prospect Park Bandshell (web site) 9th St. & Prospect Park W.  Brooklyn  718-855-7882   
Sat 7/30 The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Macbeth 8 PM-10 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Sat 7/30 Odonis Odonis, Public Memory, ZGRT 8 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 7/30 Songs of Synastry and Solitude 2008-9 8 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 7/30 Chicano Batman, 79.5, The Shacks

21+
8 PM  $15  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Sat 7/30 Hope Dawson is Missing 2010-11

A song cycle
10 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 7/30 The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed 10:30 PM    Damrosch Park (Lincoln Center) (web site) 63rd & Broadway  NYC  212-875-5766   
Sun 7/31 Rock Steady Crew 39th Anniversary with Nice & Smooth, Bahamadia & more 2 PM-7 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sun 7/31 Marc Cary: The Harlem Sessions, Joseph Webb: Dancing Buddhas, WGBO Kids Jazz featuring Brianna Thomas and the Jazz Travellers 4 PM-7 PM  Free!  Queensbridge Park, Queensbridge Vernon Blvd at Bridge Plaza  Queens     
Sun 7/31 The Classical Theatre of Harlem presents Macbeth 8 PM-10 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Sun 7/31 Krallice, Reg Bloor, Thaetas 8 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/31 Amnon Freidlin (guitar), Evan Lipson (double bass), Jessica Pavone (viola) 8 PM  $10  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 7/31 Krallice, Reg Bloor, Thaetas

21+
8 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/31 Art Gray Noizz Quintet, Skull Practitioners, Degreaser, Robert Mayson
21+
8 PM    Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/31 Negative Plane, Ominous Resurrection 8:30 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 7/31 Folie a Deux play "Middle C Is My Favorite Note on the Viola" 2016
Nora Krohn, Nick Revel, violas
Premiere of a new viola duet by Jessica Pavone
10 PM  $15  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Mon 8/1 Jon B 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Mon 8/1 Beirut

All Ages
7 PM  $35  Capitol Theatre (web site) 149 Westchester Avenue  Port Chester  (914) 934-9362   
Mon 8/1 Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir
21+
10:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/2 East Coast Chamber Orchestra plays Lutoslawski, Dvorak, more   Free!  Naumberg Bandshell (web site) Central Park       
Tue 8/2 Celebrate Brooklyn: Beirut

All Ages
6:30 PM  $40  Prospect Park Bandshell (web site) 9th St. & Prospect Park W.  Brooklyn  718-855-7882   
Tue 8/2 Fórn, Yellow Eyes, Flesh Prison 8 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/2 Mary Halvorson, Joe Morris, guitars 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 8/2 All Boy/All Girl, Blac Rabbit, Kylian
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/2 Neil Michael Hagerty & the Howling Hex (from Royal Trux 9:30 PM  $10  Mercury Lounge (web site) 217 E. Houston St.  New York  (212) 260-4700   
Tue 8/2 Corinne Bailey Rae 10 PM  $25  National Sawdust (web site) 80 N 6th St  Brooklyn  (646) 779-8455   
Tue 8/2 Mary Halvorson, Nels Cline, guitars 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/3 Robbie Lee (baroque and romantic flutes, soprano sax, chalumeau, melocica, bells0 and Mary Halvorson (guitar, harp guitar, six-string banjo)     The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/3 Peter Evans & Joe McPhee   $15  Issue Project 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/3 Phillip Phillips, Matt Nathanson, A Great Big World 5 PM-10 PM  $50  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Wed 8/3 Screening: Kirikou and the Wild Beasts, Orisha's Journey, DJ Djib Sayo 7 PM-10 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Wed 8/3 Shopping, Gauche 8 PM  $12  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Wed 8/3 Bells≥, The Effects, Friendship Commanders, Billy Bouchard 8 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/3 Mary Halvorson and Brandon Seabrook, guitars 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/3 Autowreck, Rosebug, Sly Moth
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/3 Boogarins, Crazy & the Brains, Minibeast 9 PM  $12  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Thu 8/4 Jungle Brothers, G-Bo the Pro 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Thu 8/4 Nomads, Illustrations, PANZERBASTARD 8 PM  $13  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/4 Secret Keeper
Stephan Crump (bass), Mary Halvorson (guitar)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/4 The National Reserve Residency
Zephania & the 18 Wheelers, Alana Amram
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/4 The Everymen, Desir Decir, Those Pretty Wrongs 8:30 PM  $10  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Thu 8/4 Sifter
Kir Knuffke (cornet), Mary Halvorson (guitar), Matt Wilson (drums)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/5 PAT Party 10 AM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/5 Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Fri 8/5 Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Fri 8/5 M. Ward, Margaret Glaspy 7:30 PM    Damrosch Park (Lincoln Center) (web site) 63rd & Broadway  NYC  212-875-5766   
Fri 8/5 Pinegrove, Sports, Half Waif, Forth Wanderers 7:30 PM  $15  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Fri 8/5 Thumbscrew
Mary Halvorson (guitar), Michael Formanek (bass) Tomas Fujiwara (drums)

(Also at 10 pm)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/5 Heaven for Real, Mega Bog, Ian Sweet 8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/5 Negative Plane, Ominous Resurrection 8:30 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/6 Monobloco, Cabruera, Boogarins, DJ Luiz Santos 5 PM-10 PM    SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sat 8/6 Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Master Class: Jamel Gaines 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Sat 8/6 If These Trees Could Talk, Driftoff, Alexander Turnquist 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/6 Mary Halvorson Octet
Mary Halvorson (guitar), Jonathan Finlayson (trumpet), Jon Irabagon (alto sax), Ingrid Laubrock (tenor sax), Jacob Garchik (trombone), susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), John Hébert (bass), Ches Smith (drums)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/6 Tiny Hazard, Bears, Katie von Schleicher
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 8/7 Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Sierra Leone Dance Troupe, Wahoo Skiffle Crazies 4 PM-7 PM  Free!  Clove Lakes Park 1150 Clove Road  Staten Island     
Sun 8/7 Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band present: A Journey Through the Legacy of Black Culture, produced by Revive Music 6 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sun 8/7 Nicolas Letman-Burtinovic & Ken-Ya Kawaguchi, contrabass & shakuhachi 6 PM  Free!  Downtown Music Gallery (web site) 211 East 5th Street  New York  (212) 473-0043   
Sun 8/7 Mary Halvorson (guitar), Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar) 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/7 Mary Halvorson (guitar), Weasel Walter (drums) 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Mon 8/8 Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes 6 PM-10 PM  $48  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Mon 8/8 Prince Rama 9 PM  $10  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Mon 8/8 Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir
21+
10:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/9 Neon Indian 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  East River Park Ampitheater (web site) FDR Drive, south of Delancy  NYC     
Tue 8/9 Mary Todd, Haunt, Beefrot, Kids Having Kids 8 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/9 Ritual Day 1: Song for Baridegi (Mother of All Shamans)
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gyageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano); Mat Maneri (viola); Ikue Mori (electronics)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 8/9 Ritual Day 1: Korean Pansori (Simcheongga) and Gayageum Byeongchang
Jen Shyu (vocals, gayageum); Hong Jinwook (soribuk)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/10 "We Play for You, Butch Morris" featuring Nublu Orchestra, DarkMatterHalo with Wadada Leo Smith, Screening: Black February 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  East River Park Ampitheater (web site) FDR Drive, south of Delancy  NYC     
Wed 8/10 Tamar-Kaki with ASE Dance Theatre Collective, Nathan Trice RITUALS 7 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Wed 8/10 Ritual Day 2: Winged Rain in Diamond Light
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gayageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano); Mat Maneri (viola); Matt Mitchell (piano)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/10 Mamadou Kelly with members of the Ali Farka Toure All Stars
21+
8 PM  $20  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/10 Ritual Day 2
Jen Shyu (vocals), Matt Maneri (viola)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/11 Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  East River Park Ampitheater (web site) FDR Drive, south of Delancy  NYC     
Thu 8/11 Metal Allegiance, Chains Over Razors, Maryrd, Magus 7 PM  $25  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/11 Ritual Day 3: Song for Von Freeman (Letters to Von)
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gayageum, Tawanese moon lute, piano)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/11 The National Reserve Residency
Margo Valiente, Christopher, Paul Stelling, Vinyl Ranch
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/11 Ritual Day 3
Jen Shyu (vocals), Ben Monder (guitar)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/12 Roger Guenveur Smith "RODNEY KING" 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  East River Park Ampitheater (web site) FDR Drive, south of Delancy  NYC     
Fri 8/12 Ritual Day 4: "Solo Rites: Seven Breaths" in Tetum, directed by Garin Nugroho
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gayageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/12 Ritual Day 4: Song for Ho'a Nahak Samane Oan (Bililiku Benai, Drum of Benai, a woman tricked a man and he did not know it...")
Jen Shyu (vocals); Mat Maneri (viola); Chris Speed (tenor sax, clarinet)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/13 The Go-Go's Farewell Tour 5 PM-10 PM  $60  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sat 8/13 Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Master Class: Theresa Lavington 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  East River Park Ampitheater (web site) FDR Drive, south of Delancy  NYC     
Sat 8/13 Krieg, FIN, Angmar, Unholy Spirits, Dumal 7 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/13 Ritual Day 5: Chen Da--Song for Edward
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gayageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano); Mat Maneri (viola); Dan Weiss (drums)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/13 CLAIRVOYANT Presents: Cough, Hasj, Lucid Terror 8 PM  $14  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/13 Ritual Day 5
Jen Shyu (vocals), Tyshawn Sorey (percussion)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/14 DJ Spinna celebrates Earth, Wind and Fire; Shine and the Moonbeams 4 PM-7 PM  Free!  East River Park Ampitheater (web site) FDR Drive, south of Delancy  NYC     
Sun 8/14 Mbongwana Star, Batida, Young Paris, Okayafrica Electrafrique feat. DJ Underdog 5 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sun 8/14 HELSTAR, OMEN, SACRIFICIAL BLOOD, FIAKRA 8 PM  $18  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 8/14 Ritual Day 6: Song of Silver Geese Movements 1 and 2
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gayageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano); Jade Tongue: Mat Maneri (viola; Chris Dingman (vibraphone; Thomas Morgan (bass); Anna Webber (flute, alto flute); Dan Weiss (drums); PK Harris (1st violin) Erica Dicker (2nd violin) Christopher Hoffman (cello)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/14 Matt "MV" Valentine, The Doozer
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 8/14 Ritual Day 6: Song of Silver Geese Movements 3 and 4
Jen Shyu (composition, vocals, gyageum, Taiwanese moon lute, piano); Jade Tongue: Mat Maneri (viol); Chris Dingman (vibraphone); Thomas Morgan (bass); Anna Webber (flute, alto flute); Dan Weiss (drums); PK Harris (1st violin); Erica Dicker (2nd violin) Christopher Hoffman (cello)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Mon 8/15 Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir
21+
10:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/16 Alpha Blondy 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Tue 8/16 Eloping with the Sun
Joe Morris (guitar, bass, banjo, banjoule, fiddle, pocket trumpet); William Parker (bass, dos n'ngoni, zintar, flutes); Hamid Drake (drums, frame drum, percussion, voice)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 8/16 IYEZ, Mueran Humanos, Russian Baths
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/16 Altitude
Joe Morris (guitar); William Parker (bass, zintar); Gerald Cleaver (drums)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/17 DJ KS 360 & Full Circle Souljahs Presents: Behind the Groove with The Ladies of SKYY, Soul Connected, Raphael Xavier 7 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Wed 8/17 Saul Williams, Kimberly Nichole 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Wed 8/17 Jason Hwang, Joe Morris, William Parker, Hamid Drake, Petr Cancura 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/17 PopGun Presents:
Infinity Shred, Oneirogen
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/17 Joe Morris, Gerald Cleaver, Fay Victor, Jean Carle Rodea, William Parker, Hamid Drake, Petr Cancura 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/18 Tamar-Kaki with ASE Dance Theatre Collective, Master Class: Calvin Wiley 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Thu 8/18 SUMAC, Jay Jayle, Nordra 8 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/18 Joe Morris, Gerald Cleaver, Joe McPhee, Josh Abrams, William Parker, Hamid Drake 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/18 The National Reserve Residency
Osceola, Colee James
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/18 Joe Morris, Gerald Cleaver, Taylor Ho Bynum, Josh Abrams, William Parker, Hamid Drake 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/19 Nathan Trice, Harlem School of the Arts Young Dance Alliance, Master Class:Calvin Wiley 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Fri 8/19 Razor, Bat, Blood Feast, Filth Hound 7:30 PM  $30  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/19 Joe Morris, Ned Rothenberg, Josh Abrams, William Parker, Hamid Drake 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/19 Mark Sultan, Roya
21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/19 Joe Morris, Jim Hobbs, Josh Abrams, William Parker, Hamid Drake 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/20 The Obelisk All-Dayer Featuring: Mars Red Sky, Snail, Kings Destroy, Heavy Temple 2 PM  $25  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/20 Kalabanté Circus, Iron Skulls & Quim Moya, Sxip's Hour of Charm 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Sat 8/20 Joe Morris, Tony Malaby, William Parker, Hamid Drake 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/20 Quiet Life, Lee Bones, Mike Quinn
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/20 Electric Six, The Mystery Lights 9 PM  $15  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Sat 8/20 Joe Morris, Gerald Cleaver, Craig Taborn, William Parker 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/21 Sweet Micky, MHD, Erick La Peau 2 PM-7 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sun 8/21 Kabanté Circus, Iron Skulls & Quim Moya, Sxip's Hour of Charm 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Sun 8/21 Joe Morris Quartet
(also at 10 pm)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/21 Twin Guns, Wailin' Storms, Midnight Crisis
21+
8 PM  $8  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Mon 8/22 Madball, White Widows Pact, Coldside, Activate 7 PM  $20  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Mon 8/22 Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir
21+
10:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/23 Elder, It's Not Night: It's Space, Polygamyst 7 PM  $12  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/23 BB&C
Tim Berne (alto sax); Jim Black (drums, other sounds); Nels Cline (electric guitar)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 8/23 Blue Turf
Nels Cline, Jim Campilongo (electric guitars); Jerome Harris (bass, lap steel); Jim Black (drums)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/24 Nels Cline and Marc Ribot
Acoustic & Improvised Guitar Duets
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 8/24 The Ring Nebula Project
Nels Cline (electric guitar); Taylor Ho Bynum (brass instruments); Dave Rempis (sax); Chris Lightcap (bass); Michael TA Thompson (drums)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/25 Milemarker, Savak, Puff Pieces 8 PM  $14  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 8/25 Nels Cline, Julian Lage
Acoustic & improvised guitar duets
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 8/25 Cline/Lage Quartet 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/26 Breaking Boundaries featuring Inbal Segev, Bridget Kibbey with Kristin Lee & John Hadfield, Patrick Zimmerli Quintet, Kenari Quartet, and Dan Tepfer Trio & String Quartet 5 PM-10 PM  Free!  Bryant Park 42nd St & 6th Avenue  NYC  212-512-5700   
Fri 8/26 Charlie Parker Jazz Festiva: Jason Lindner: Breeding Ground, DJ Greg Caz 7 PM-9 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Fri 8/26 FIG (ambient) "Purple & Red"
Nels Cline (electric guitar, etc.), Yuka C Honda (electronics, piano)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 8/26 Woman, Musk, Martin Bisi and friends
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 8/26 Buzzkill, Disaster Strikes 9 PM  $10  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Fri 8/26 Radical Empathy Trio
Nels Cline (electric guitar); Thollem (keyboards); Michael Wimberly (drums)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/27 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: Randy Weston African Rhythms Sextet, Corey Henry & the Funk Apostles, The Artistry of Jazzmen Horn, Charles Turner III, Master Class: Samuel Coleman 2 PM-7 PM  Free!  Marcus Garvey Park 124 St at Mt Morris Park West  NYC  212-860-1380   
Sat 8/27 Monolord, Beastmaker, Sweat Lodge 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/27 Crusher Collective
Nels Cline (electronics, lap steel, banjo Luke); Dave Rempis (sax); Chris Corsano (drums, etc.); Teddy Jefferson (electric guitar); Chris Lightcap (bass)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 8/27 Jason Loewenstein, Sam Coomes, Saqqara Mastabas'21+ 8 PM  $15  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 8/27 Stained Radiance
Nels Cline (electric guitar); Chris Corsano (sounds); Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/28 GoldLink, Backyard Band, DJ Spicoli 2 PM-7 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sun 8/28 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival: DeJohnette-Holland-Moran, Allan Harris, Donny McCaslin, Grace Kelly 3 PM-7 PM  Free!  Tompkins Square Park b/n Ave A & Ave B & 7th St and 10th St  NYC     
Sun 8/28 Nels Cline + White Out 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 8/28 Including Words
Nels Cline (electro-acoustic guitar); Ryland Angel (voice); Zeena Parkins (harp) Jorge Roeder (bass)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Mon 8/29 Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir
21+
10:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 8/30 Alana Amram & the Rough Gems, Ian O'Neil (of Deer Tick), Jana Horn (of Reservations), Heaven's Jail (solo)
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 8/31 Chicago the Musical: 20th Anniversary Concert 7 PM-10 PM  Free!  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Sat 9/3 Lucius, JD McPherson, Big Thief 5 AM-10 AM  $35  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Thu 9/8 Titus Andronicus, Bueno 9 PM  $20  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Fri 9/23 Linda Gail Lewis, The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns 8:30 PM  $20  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Sat 9/24 Dressy Bessy, Pylon Reenactment Society, Big Quiet 8:30 PM  $12  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Sat 10/1 Barrence Whitfield and the Savages, The Piggies 9 PM  $12  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Sun 10/9 Van Morrison 7:30 PM    Forest Hills Stadium (web site) 1 Tennis Place  Forest Hills, NY     
Tue 10/11 Merchandise 8:30 PM  $12  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Thu 10/27 Dan Adriano in the Emergency Room 8 PM  $15  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     

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