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John Maus celebrated Valentine’s Day @ Elsewhere (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

How did you spend your Valentine’s Day? If you are John Maus you spend it giving 110% on stage at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere. This of course is business as usual for Maus whose exuberant, sweat-soaked performances are what you come for…

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The Lemon Twigs, Jon Spencer, Shilpa Ray & more at Village of Love @ MHOW (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Music Hall of Williamsburg played host to 5th Annual Valentine’s Day Village of Love benefit in support of Planned Parenthood. The Jonathan Toubin and Panache Booking curated benefit featured a diverse lineup of NYC rock n’ roll, indie and soul performers doing short sets…

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First Aid Kit & Van William @ Beacon Theatre (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Klara and Johanna Söderberg and their multi-national band (with members from Scotland, England, and Wisconsin) had a sold-out Beacon Theater on their feet for their 4-song encore. Earlier in the night, First Aid Kit had showcased the majority of their fourth studio album, Ruins

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Haley Heynderickx made her NYC debut at Berlin (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

For her debut NYC show, Haley Heynderickx played songs from her upcoming debut album, covered Townes Van Zandt and Jackson C. Frank, and shared a very entertaining song written for an open mic night about desperately seeking macaroni and cheese at Whole Foods.

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Nels Cline, Bill Frisell & more played Creative Music Studio benefit LPR (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

John Medeski, Nels Cline, Bill Frisell, Billy Martin, and more extremely talented musicians came together on Tuesday (2/6) for a benefit concert at Le Poisson Rouge to help support Creative Music Studio, whose mission is to engage “musicians and listeners from all backgrounds to deepen and broaden their musical sensitivity, expression and understanding through workshops, recordings and concerts worldwide.”

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WHY? played MHOW with Open Mike Eagle, who added Rough Trade (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

WHY? returned last year with the very solid Moh Lhean last year and followed it with a remix album version this past Friday (2/2). One of the remixers is rapper Open Mike Eagle…

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Brooklyn Steel (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Having just released Wrong Creatures, their eighth album of blues-from-a-gun rock n’ roll, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are rolling across North America as we speak and played NYC’s Brooklyn Steel on Friday night…

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First Aid Kit played The Riv with Van William (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After debuting new songs from their then-unannounced new album on a 2017 tour, First Aid Kit kicked off 2018 with the release of Ruins, and now they’re on the road again, supporting the new album…

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Jane Birkin (and Rufus Wainwright) played ‘Symphonique’ Serge Gainsbourg tribute @ Carnegie Hall (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last year, Jane Birkin released Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le Symphonique, a tribute to her late husband and collaborator, Serge Gainsbourg, which puts 21 of his songs to orchestral arrangements by Nobuyuki Nakajima. She brought the Le Symphonique tour tour to NYC last night, playing Carnegie Hall. Surprise guest for the evening was Rufus Wainwright…

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Jen Cloher played Rough Trade with Courtney Barnett in her band (pics, videos, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Melbourne’s Jen Cloher last toured the US solo, but this time she has a band behind her, that includes longtime collaborator and partner Courtney Barnett on guitar.

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The Posies played acoustic @ City Winery (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Posies, who are celebrating 30 years of chiming power pop and gorgeous harmonies, are currently on an acoustic tour which hit NYC’s City Winery on January 25. Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow treated the crowd to the many Posies favorites…

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Martin Rev, Eugene Hutz, Ric Ocasek & more played Suicide tribute @ Bowery Electric (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Bowery Electric’s “Sally Can’t Dance” party hosted a tribute to Suicide and the late Alan Vega on Thursday (1/25) that featured a whole host of notable folk, including Martin Rev, Ric Ocasek, Gogol Bordello’s Eugene Hutz, Jesse Malin, Joseph Arthur, Bob Bert, and more…

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Eminem, Childish Gambino & more played Irving Plaza before the Grammys (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In the leadup to the 2018 Grammys, the “Citi Sound Vault” series presented intimate shows with some very popular artists at NYC’s Irving Plaza…

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Destroyer played Brooklyn Steel with Mega Bog (pics, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dan Bejar keeps his mic stand lowered to hip level, using it as a prop, like a cane, more than anything else. He also spends a good amount of time crouched down, just digging the gorgeous music his band makes, and that keeps his microphone with hand’s reach. It’s a nice touch, which goes with Bejar’s disheveled dandy image, and just one of the many things I enjoyed about Destroyer’s terrific show at Brooklyn Steel on Saturday…

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The Roots Jam Sessions included Miley, RTJ, Dave Chappelle & MUCH more (videos, night 2 pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Run the Jewels, Gary Clark Jr, Portugal. The Man, Chuck D, Big K.R.I.T., Chronixx, Miley Cyrus, Kimbra, Jill Scott, Dave Chappelle, Talib Kweli, Common, Remy Ma, 6LACK, DRAM, Action Bronson, Freeway, Rapsody, Roxanne Shante, and Jimmy Jam were among the guests at The Roots’ pre-Grammys Jam Sessions at Gramercy Theatre.

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The National played a pre-Grammys show @ Irving Plaza (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The National are one of the many musical acts in NYC this week for the Grammys (Sleep Well Beast was nominated for Best Alternative Music Album), and they’ve been staying busy while they prepare for ”Music’s Biggest Night.”

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