The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from September 27th, 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 September 27th, 2016

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Tue 9/27 Entrance (Guy Blakeslee solo)

21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/27 Beach Slang, Mr. Shakily and the Franklys (Chris Gerhard's Smiths cover band)

21+
8 PM  $20  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Tue 9/27 Entrance (Guy Blakeslee solo), Roya, Russian Baths

21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 9/28 Entrance

21+
6:30 PM  $10  Mercury Lounge (web site) 217 E. Houston St.  New York  (212) 260-4700   
Wed 9/28 Entrance, Liza Thorn, Reuben Hollebon

21+
6:30 PM  $10  Mercury Lounge (web site) 217 E. Houston St.  New York  (212) 260-4700   
Wed 9/28 Britta Phillips (performs "Luck or Magic"), Dean Wareham

18+
7 PM  $20  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Wed 9/28 Xylourus White

21+
8 PM  $13  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 9/28 Drome, Language, Yucca King, Flower Boys

21+
8 PM  $5  Muchmore's 2 Havemeyer St.   Brooklyn     
Wed 9/28 Death Valley Girls, PMS and the Moodswings

21+
8 PM  $10  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Wed 9/28 Shabazz Palaces, Finding Novyon, Doug Hream Blunt

21+
8 PM  $3  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Wed 9/28 Tony Buck, David Watson, Nate Wooley, David Grubbs, Eli Keszler, C. Spencer Yeh, Laura Ortman (Trio)

All Ages
8 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Wed 9/28 Diamond Terrifier, Will Epstein, Chris Pitsiokos, Andrew Bernstein

All Ages
8 PM  $8  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Thu 9/29 Janelle Monae

All Ages
6 PM  Free!  Central Park Summerstage (web site) 72nd St. @ 5th Av. (Rumsey Field)  NYC  212-360-2777   
Thu 9/29 Freedy Johnston

21+
6:30 PM  $12  Rockwood Music Hall (web site) 196 Allen St b/t Houston & Stanton  NYC  212-477-4155   
Thu 9/29 HEALTH

All Ages
8 PM  $25  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/29 Poster Children

21+
8 PM  $17  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/29 Death Valley Girls

18+
8 PM  $10  Shea Stadium 85A Debevoise Ave Greenpoint  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/29 The Scenics, Coy Kids, Dentist

21+
8 PM  $10  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Thu 9/29 HEALTH, Yvette, Dreamcrusher

All Ages
8 PM  $15  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/29 Tom Brosseau, Sean Watkins

21+
8 PM  $15  Rockwood Music Hall (web site) 196 Allen St b/t Houston & Stanton  NYC  212-477-4155   
Fri 9/30 Thanatology, Immortal Suffering, Organ Dealer, Cranial Engorgement, Bloodscribe, Nephrectomy, Necroptic Engorgement, Psychotic Defilement, and more stupid band names.

21+
3 PM  $30  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/30 Jenny Hval

18+
6 PM  $15  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Fri 9/30 Bad Religion, Against Me!, Dave Hause

All Ages
6:30 PM  $30  Starland Ballroom (web site) 570 Jernee Mill Road  Sayreville, NU  732-238-5500   
Fri 9/30 Handsome Family, Brooke Annibale

21+
7:30 PM  $17  Mercury Lounge (web site) 217 E. Houston St.  New York  (212) 260-4700   
Fri 9/30 Electric Six, In the Whale

18+
8 PM    Studio at Webster Hall (web site) 125 East. 11th Street  New York City     
Fri 9/30 Collapsing Scenery, Cappadonna (Wu-Tang Clan), Excepter, Mahogany, James Richardson

All Ages
8 PM  $12  Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave  Maspeth     
Fri 9/30 Lower Dens, Ornament

All Ages
8 PM  $20  Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Fri 9/30 Kula Shaker

21+
8 PM  $25  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 9/30 Eleven Pond, Bootblacks, Shadow Age

All Ages
8 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Fri 9/30 Russian Circles, Helms Alee

18+
8 PM  $20  Warsaw (web site) 261 Driggs Av at Eckford St.  Brooklyn  (212) 645-5156   
Fri 9/30 The Legendary Pink Dots, Orbit Service

All Ages
10 PM  $30  Knitting Factory Brooklyn (web site) 361 Metropolitan Ave.  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/30 Yonatan Gat, Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band

21+
10 PM  $12  Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/1 Empire of the Sun, Pretty Lights, Camian Marley, Grimes, Chromeo, ZHU, Thomas Jack, Savages, Sylvan Esso, Post Malone, Kamasi Washington, Yeasayer, Frightened Rabbit, Lolawolf, Miami Horror, Bas, World's Fair, Jenauz, Mr. Twin Sister, Nico Yaryan, Slaptop, J. Cole

The Meadows Festival
11 AM  $105  Citi Field        
Sat 10/1 Buzzcocks

16+
Noon  $30  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Sat 10/1 Gorgasm, Rectal Smegma, Necrotic Disgorgement, Suffer, Corpse Hoarder, Vomit Stain, Lethal Entity, Chained to the Dead, and more stupid band names

21+
3 PM  $30  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/1 Handsome Family

All Ages
7 PM    Knitting Factory Brooklyn (web site) 361 Metropolitan Ave.  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/1 Luna 7 PM  $30  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Sat 10/1 Jen Kirkman

18+
7 PM  $12  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Sat 10/1 Bad Religion, Against Me!, Dave Hause

All Ages
7:30 PM  $25  Paramount Theatre   Asbury Park NJ     
Sat 10/1 Elvis Costello 7:30 PM  $99  Town Hall (web site) 123 W. 43rd St. between 6th and 7th Ave  New York City  212-840-2824   
Sat 10/1 Vieux Farka Toure

18+
8 PM  $35  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Sat 10/1 The Vibrators

21+
8 PM  $18  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Sat 10/1 Violent Femmes

All Ages
8 PM  $20  Wellmont Theatre (web site) 5 Seymour St  Montclair, NJ     
Sat 10/1 Kikagaku Moyo

21+
8 PM  $12  Berlin (web site) 25 Avenue A  New York     
Sat 10/1 Opeth

All Ages
8 PM  $38  Radio City Music Hall 6th Ave. @ 50th St.  NYC  (212) 247-4777   
Sat 10/1 Big Eyes, Wet Nurse, The Beltways, HVAC

All Ages
8 PM  $5  Suburbia (web site) 330 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/1 Blood Orange

All Ages
8 PM  $30  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Sat 10/1 Mammal, Chomper, Foster Care, Weeping Icon

21+
8 PM    The Gutter 200 North 14th Street  Williamsburg  718-387-3585   
Sat 10/1 Barrence Whitfield and the Savages, The Piggies 9 PM  $12  WFMU Performance Space 43 Montgomery St.   Jersey City     
Sat 10/1 Jen Kirkman

18+
9:30 PM  $12  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Sun 10/2 Kanye West, Chance the Rapper, Kygo, The 1975, Bryson Tiller, Cage the Elephant, Mac Miller, Metric, BORNS, Twin Shadow (performs "Purple Rain", Jack Garratt, Pusha T, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, The Temper Trap, Chairlift, Robert DeLong, Zella Day, Lewis Del Mar, Coast Modern, Mas Ysa, Firekid, Mail the Horse

The Meadows Festival
All Ages
11 AM  $105  Citi Field        
Sun 10/2 Wu Tang Clan, David Byrne, Nile Rogers, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Swizz Beats, Deerhoof, EPMD, Black Thought, Echosmith and More!

Roots Picnic
All Ages
Noon    Bryant Park 42nd St & 6th Avenue  NYC  212-512-5700   
Sun 10/2 Barence Whitfield and the Savages

21+
6:30 PM  $10  Mercury Lounge (web site) 217 E. Houston St.  New York  (212) 260-4700   
Sun 10/2 Midge Ure of Ultravox, Richard Lloyd (of Television

All Ages
7 PM  $25  Gramercy Theatre 127 E. 23rd St b/t Park Ave South & Lexington  NYC  212-777-4900   
Sun 10/2 Luna (performing Penthouse)

21+
7 PM  $30  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Sun 10/2 Violent Femmes

All Ages
8 PM  $20  Paramount Theatre   Asbury Park NJ     
Sun 10/2 Opposite Sex, Pill, Heaven's Gate, DJ A. Savage (of Parquet Courts)

21+
8 PM  $8  Alphaville. (web site) 140 Wilson Ave  Brooklyn  (347) 508-5006   
Sun 10/2 Glacial (Lee Ranaldo, David Watson, Ton Buck), 75 Dollar Bill MV Carbon

21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Mon 10/3 Bad Religion, Against Me!, Dave Hause

All Ages
6:30 PM  $37  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Mon 10/3 Richard Pinhas (of Heldon), Bryon Westbrook

All Ages (web site)
8 PM  $10  The Park Church Co-Op 129 Russell St.  Brooklyn  718-389-0854   
Tue 10/4 Bad Religion, Against Me! Dave Hause

All Ages
6:30 PM  $37  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Tue 10/4 The Gooch Palms, Surfbort, Fascinator

21+
8 PM  $8  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Tue 10/4 Nena (99 Luftballoons Over America Tour 2016)

16+
8 PM    Playstation Theather (formerly Best Buy Theater) (web site) 1515 Broadway at W. 44th Street  New York City  (212) 930-1950   
Tue 10/4 Violent Femmes

18+
8 PM  $40  Capitol Theatre (web site) 149 Westchester Avenue  Port Chester  (914) 934-9362   
Tue 10/4 Saint Vitus, The Skull, Witch Mountain

21+
8 PM  $25  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/4 Bebel Gilberto

All Ages
9 PM  $45  National Sawdust (web site) 80 N 6th St  Brooklyn  (646) 779-8455   
Wed 10/5 Built to Spill, Hop Along, Alex G

21+
8 PM  $30  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Wed 10/5 Sigur Ros

All Ages
8 PM    Radio City Music Hall 6th Ave. @ 50th St.  NYC  (212) 247-4777   
Wed 10/5 Kaytranada

All Ages
8 PM  $25  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Wed 10/5 Pantha Du Prince

18+
8 PM  $18  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Wed 10/5 Bebel Gilberto

All Ages
9 PM  $45  National Sawdust (web site) 80 N 6th St  Brooklyn  (646) 779-8455   
Thu 10/6 The Faint, Gang of Four, Pictureplane

18+
7 PM  $30  Webster Hall (web site) 125 E 11th St b/t 3rd & 4th Aves  NYC  212-353-1600   
Thu 10/6 Sigur Ros

All Ages
8 PM    Kings Theatre (web site) 1027 Flatbush Ave  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/6 Macula Dog, Weeping Icon, Pariuh, Centre Negative, Cabo Boing

21+
8 PM  $8  Alphaville. (web site) 140 Wilson Ave  Brooklyn  (347) 508-5006   
Thu 10/6 White Hills, One Prayer One Sin, Viana, The SM Project

21+
8 PM  $10  Sunnyvale Brooklyn 1031 Grand Street  Brooklyn  347-987-3971   
Thu 10/6 Ian Hunter and the Rant Band, Ivan Julian

21_
8 PM  $30  Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/6 Koen Holtkamp (from Mountains), Marielle V Jakobsons, Chuck Johnson

21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/6 Quantic

21+
10 PM  $20  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Fri 10/7 Eric Burdon and the Animals

All Ages
6 PM  $40  NYCB Theatre at Westbury (web site) 960 Brush Hollow Rd  Westbury  (516) 247-5200   
Fri 10/7 Andrew Bird (conversation and performance)

The New Yorker Festival
All Ages
7 PM    Gramercy Theatre 127 E. 23rd St b/t Park Ave South & Lexington  NYC  212-777-4900   
Fri 10/7 Fucked Up, Iron Chic

16+
8 PM  $20  Amityville Music Hall (web site) 198 Broadway  Amityville, NY  631-397-0578   
Fri 10/7 Sigur Ros

All Ages
8 PM  $80  Kings Theatre (web site) 1027 Flatbush Ave  Brooklyn     
Fri 10/7 Fucked Up, Iron Chic

16_
8 PM  $20  Amityville Music Hall (web site) 198 Broadway  Amityville, NY  631-397-0578   
Fri 10/7 Jacuzzi Boys

18+
8 PM  $12  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Fri 10/7 Sunflower Bean, The Lemon Twigs, B Boys

18+
8 PM  $15  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Fri 10/7 Louis C.K. (in conversation with)

The New York Festival

All Ages
10 PM  $65  Acura at SIR Stage37 (web site) 508 W. 37th St.  New York  212-239-9603   
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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