CMJ 2010 Preview

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CMJ 2010 Preview

Tuesday, October 19th Wednesday, October 20th Thursday, October 21st Friday, October 22nd Saturday, October 23rd

CMJ used to be a Bowery-only event, but like everything else in NYC indie-rock, it’s been moving out to Brooklyn more & more these days, and not just Williamsburg, but up & down both sides of the East River:

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However, CMJ’s twin beating hearts are still in the Bowery & Williamsburg, so here’s closer maps of both area:

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Tuesday, October 19th 

 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review
1:00PM – Ok Sweetheart
1:45PM – Allen Stone
2:30PM – Bottom Dollars
3:15PM – Penrose
4:00PM – Midnight Spin
4:45PM – The Dance Party
 

Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (official) (free)

1:00PM – Young Mammals
1:45PM – Alcoholic Faith Mission
2:30PM – Emanuel and the Fear (live review)
3:15PM – Freedom or Death
4:00PM – SAADI
4:45PM – Kidstreet
 
Paper Garden Records & friend-of-the-Q Ampeater host a CMJ kick-off showcase.
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
1:00PM – Yukon Blonde (album review)
3:00PM – Pearl & The Beard
4:00PM – Oberhofer
5:00PM – Young the Giant
6:00PM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
1:30PM – Bikini
2:30PM – Senryu
4:30PM – Zowie
5:30PM – Washington
 
The Music Slut’s showcase was set up when Matt was running things over there, before he was locked out of the site – but acts are making it hard to boycott for the sake of Team Matt… 
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review
1:00PM – Tamar Haviv
1:35PM – Lawrence & Leigh
2:10PM – Will Stratton
3:00PM – Mama Bear
4:00PM – The Life and Times Of…
5:00PM – The Travelling Band
 
 
 
Ace of Clubs, 9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette)
8:00PM – Poingly
9:00PM – Rich Aucoin (Osheaga coverage, photos)
10:00PM – Spirits
11:00PM – Viva City
12:00AM – Infernal Devices
 
Alphabet Lounge, 104 Avenue C (at 7th St.)
7:00PM – Kiss Kiss (album review, photos)
8:00PM – Heavy Birds
9:00PM – The Art of Shooting (Northside coverage, photos)
10:00PM – Shayna Zaid
11:00PM – Tall Tall Trees
 
Apple Store Soho, 103 Prince St. (free)

7:00PM – Neighbors

 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review
8:00PM – Shayfer James
9:00PM – A Million Years (MusicFest coverage, photos)
10:00PM – Bloodgroup
11:00PM – My Dear Disco
12:00AM – Netherfriends
 
B.B. King’s, 237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.)
8:00PM – Carl Palmer Band
 
Backstage Bar, 152 Orchard St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)*
8:00PM – Luna Vega
8:30PM – Knifeshow
9:00PM – Marty
9:10PM – Tom Cruz
9:20PM – Fat Tony
9:35PM – Old Money
9:50PM – Fonda
10:00PM – Nikki Ntu
10:25PM – Tigga Calore
10:30PM – Cody B Ware, Natty Monstaaa
10:45PM – The Unusuals
11:05PM – Tennille
11:15PM – TECLA
11:40PM – Jade<3 / Blind Benny
12:00AM – Narcisse
12:15AM – Rocky Business
12:40AM – Blah Blah Blah
1:00AM – Louie XIV
1:10AM – UndergroundSystem Afrobeat
 
Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
10:30PM – Gary Burton New Quartet w/ Julian Lage, Scott Colley & Antonio Sanchez
 
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie)* – venue review
8:00PM – Craig Wedren
9:00PM – Greg Dulli
 
Bowery Ballroom has a pair of solo artists formerly of well-known alt-rock acts – Craig Wedren of Shudder To Think (QRO photos) & Greg Dulli of Afghan Whigs.
 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)*
7:15PM – Cairo Knife Fight
7:45PM – Reckless Sons
8:15PM – Old Wives
8:45PM – The Frontier Brothers
9:30PM – Lily & The Parlour Tricks
10:00PM – The Shake
10:45PM – Black Taxi
 
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery (btwn Houston & Bleecker)*
10:00PM – Cyndi Harvell
10:25PM – The Bigger Lights
11:10PM – Cute is What We Aim For
11:50PM – Loomis & the Lust
12:25AM – Jackson Wetherbee Band
1:00AM – The Narrative
1:20AM – Lady Danville
 
Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue (btwn N. 11th & 12th St)^ – venue review (official) (free)
8:00PM – Screaming Females (Siren coverage, album review, photos)
 
The best band of all of CMJ is on Night One, and for free thanks to MOG Network (the people who handle QRO’s ads) – the eternal Yo La Tengo.
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review
7:40PM – Ill Ease
8:30PM – Dinowalrus (album review)
9:20PM – Onra
10:10PM – Janka Nabay
11:00PM – Billy Nayer Show
11:50PM – O’Death (album review, photos, photos, photos)
 
Cameo Gallery, 93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry)^ – venue review
7:30PM – The Barr Brothers
8:30PM – High Highs
9:30PM – Caveman
10:30PM – Mon Khmer (photos)
11:30PM – Class Actress (Northside coverage, photos, photos, photos)
12:30AM – Casxio (spotlight on, interview, SXSW coverage, photos)
 
Canal Room, 285 W. Broadway (btwn Canal & Lispenard) – venue review
7:00PM – Atypicals
7:45PM – Syvia
8:30PM – Year of the Tiger
9:15PM – Nite Club
10:00PM – Drop the Lime (DJ set)
 
Coco 66, 66 Greenpoint Ave. (btwn West & Franklin)^
8:00PM – DeScribe
8:00PM – Diwon
8:00PM – Eprhyme
8:00PM – Kosha Dillz
8:00PM – Kyle Rapps
8:00PM – Tes Uno
8:00PM – Tj Di Hitmaker
8:00PM – Y-Love
 
Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery (at Delancey)* – venue review
7:30PM – Automatic Children
8:00PM – Hunters Run!
8:30PM – The Orion Experience
9:00PM – Click Clack Boom
9:30PM – Goodbye Picasso
10:30PM – herMajesty
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)*
6:30PM – Swingset Committee
7:15PM – Milagres
8:00PM – Zambri (CMJ coverage, mp3 review, photos, photos, video)
8:45PM – Mike Del Rio
9:30PM – The Yes Way
10:15PM – Living Days (photos)
11:00PM – The Rassle (photos)
11:45PM – Blackbird Blackbird
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney) (Upstairs)*
6:45PM – Telenovelas
7:30PM – Baby Alpaca
8:15PM – Center Divider
9:00PM – Nathan Halpern
9:45PM – Waking Lights
10:30PM – Mama Bear
11:15PM – Pearl and the Beard
12:00AM – The Debutante Hour
 
Damn – the best bands at The Delancey are in the awful downstairs of the only-go-there-during-CMJ venue.
 
Europa, 98 Meserole Ave. (near Manhattan Ave.) – venue review
7:30PM – Red City Radio
8:15PM – The Riot Before
9:00PM – Summer People
9:45PM – The New Dress
10:30PM – The Measure
 
Fat Baby, 112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow & Essex)*
7:00PM – Overflow
8:00PM – Carusella
8:45PM – ROGER DAUGHTRY
9:30PM – Juice Newtons
10:15PM – Two Tears
11:00PM – Goes Cube
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review (official) (free)
8:00PM – In-Flight Safety
9:00PM – Freedom Or Death
9:30PM – Gobble Gobble
10:00PM – Kidstreet
 
Glasslands Gallery, 289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.)^ – venue review
9:00PM – tooth ache.
9:45PM – Woodsman
10:30PM – Spectre Folk
11:15PM – Steve Gunn
12:00AM – Dent May
 
Gramercy Theatre, 127 E 23rd St. (at Lexington) – venue review
7:00PM – Blackguard
7:00PM – Forever’s Edge
7:00PM – Hatesphere
7:00PM – Nevermore
7:00PM – Warbringer
 
Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.) – venue review
7:00PM – The Chain Gang of 1974
7:45PM – Body Language (BEMF coverage, photos, photos)
8:30PM – Boy Crisis
9:30PM – Neon Hitch
10:15PM – The Golden Filter
11:15PM – Dan Black (interview, Osheaga coverage, album review, photos, photos)
 
Electro-dance party at Highline, headlined by the up-and-coming Dan Black.
 
Hiro Ballroom, 371 W. 16th St. (at 9th Ave.) – venue review (official) (RSVP)
8:00PM – The Rodeo
9:00PM – The Bewitched Hands On Top of Our Heads
10:00PM – Emilie Simon
11:00PM – Revolver
12:00AM – SoKo (photos)
 
‘France Rocks’ Hiro Ballroom.
 
Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl. (at E. 15th St.) – venue review
6:30PM – Wild Nothing (album review, photos, photos)
6:30PM – Times New Viking (FFF coverage, Siren coverage, photos)
6:30PM – Happy Birthday
6:30PM – Le Sera
12:00AM – Jenny & Johnny (album review, photos)
 
Kenny’s Castaways, 157 Bleecker St. (btwn Thompson & Sullivan)
7:00PM – sleepy vikings
8:00PM – Gold Lake
9:00PM – Blonde Summer
10:00PM – Hot Lava
11:00PM – The Orbans
12:00AM – Tennis System
1:00AM – Cosmonauts
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review
6:00PM – Linda Draper
7:00PM – Quilty
8:00PM – Satin Peaches
9:00PM – Battlehooch
10:00PM – Spacecamp (photos)
11:00PM – Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas
12:00AM – Home Video (BEMF coverage, album review, photos)
1:00AM – Silverghost
 
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St.) – venue review (official) (RSVP)
6:00PM – Lawrence Arabia
6:35PM – Street Chant
7:10PM – Ruby Frost
7:45PM – Kids Of 88
8:20PM – Zowie
8:55PM – Electric Wire Hustle
10:00PM – Evil Dee
10:30PM – Yung Atomatik & Bay Root Productions
10:40PM – Kev Brown & Kaimbr
10:55PM – Promise
11:10PM – Team Facelift
11:25PM – 9th Wonder & Buckshot with special guest
11:50PM – Sean Price
12:10AM – Jean Grae
12:25AM – Pharoahe Monch (photos)
12:50AM – Strong Arm Steady
1:05AM – Torae
1:15AM – Ruste Juxx
1:25AM – Skyzoo & !llmind
1:45AM – Pete Rock & Smif N Wessun
 
Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.) – venue review
8:00PM – Izabo
8:45PM – Dada Trash Collage
9:30PM – Br’er
10:15PM – Monogold
11:00PM – Hunters
 
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
7:30PM – Blast Off!!!
8:30PM – Jon Irabagon with Mike Pride: I Don’t Hear Nothin’ but the Blues
9:30PM – Gutbucket
10:30PM – Shane Endsley & The Music Band
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Luluc
7:45PM – Kaiser Cartel
8:30PM – The Chapin Sisters
9:15PM – Sarah Lee & Johnny Iron
10:00PM – Powell
10:45PM – Chamberlin
11:30PM – Kopecky Family Band
12:15AM – Chris Riffle
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
7:30PM – everyboy
8:30PM – Morgan Grace
9:30PM – Supercute!
10:30PM – Avi Wisnia
11:30PM – Eric-Scott Guthrie
 
Local 269, 269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk)*
7:00PM – Hazard Adams
8:00PM – Dirty Penny
9:00PM – Guitars
10:00PM – Little Teeth
11:00PM – Paper Thick Walls
12:00AM – Ashen Figure
 
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essez & Ludlow)* – venue review
7:00PM – Midnight Spin
8:00PM – Smoosh
9:00PM – Harper Blynn
11:00PM – Bogmen
 
Are Smoosh old enough to go to Mercury Lounge?  How time flies…
 
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent Ave.)^ – venue review
7:30PM – Oh Land (mp3 review)
8:15PM – Death On Two Wheels
9:00PM – River City Extension
9:45PM – Miniature Tigers
10:45PM – Kevin Devine & The Godamn Band
 
Nublu, 62 Avenue C (btwn E. 4th & E. 5th St.)
8:00PM – Anton (DJ set)
9:30PM – Betty Black
11:00PM – Hess is More
 
Party Xpo, 929 Broadway (at Myrtle Ave.) (unofficial)
9:00PM – Wojcik
9:45PM – Electric People
10:30PM – The Calorifer
11:15PM – The Sanctuaries
 
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St.^ – venue review (official) (free)
8:00PM – Dan Mills
9:00PM – Jack Skuller
10:00PM – Super Mirage
11:00PM – Devin Therriault
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review
7:30PM – Ma Mentor
8:30PM – City Riots
9:30PM – Fenech Soler
10:30PM – Franz Nicolay
11:30PM – We Are Trees
12:30AM – Das Racist (ATJ coverage, photos)
 
R Bar, 218 Bowery (at Rivington)*
7:00PM – The Grey Mayo Band
7:00PM – The Thang
7:00PM – TV Buddhas
7:00PM – The Tins
7:00PM – Julius C
7:00PM – The Nightmare River Band

7:00PM – Hurrah! A Bolt of Light!
 

Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review

8:00PM – Ravens & Chimes (CMJ coverage, photos)
9:00PM – Diamond Doves
10:00PM – Thieving Irons (Northside coverage, album review, photos, photos, video)
11:00PM – The Barr Brothers (of the Slip)
 
Skippy lined up a nice line-up for his new venue’s first night of their first CMJ.
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 1)* – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – The Great Collide
7:00PM – Alfonso Velez
8:00PM – Zach Hurd
9:00PM – Johnny Marnell
10:00PM – Michael Daves
11:00PM – The Majorleans
12:00AM – Dred Scott Trio
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – Little Stevies
7:00PM – Gabriel Rios
8:00PM – Brendan James
9:00PM – Jeff Taylor
10:00PM – Trixie Whitley
11:00PM – (k)nights on Earth
12:00AM – Digital Vegas
 
Rose Live Music, 345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeye & Marcy Ave.)
8:00PM – Truth Universal
9:00PM – Dujeous
10:00PM – Psalm One
11:00PM – Earatik Statik
12:00AM – F. Stokes
 
S.O.B.s, 204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.)
9:00PM – Bazaar Royale featuring N.O.R.E.
9:00PM – blkVampires
9:00PM – Game Rebellion
9:00PM – Kelly Fairoaks
9:00PM – Mad Ave Boys
9:00PM – The White House
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) – venue review
7:40PM – Nikki Lane
8:20PM – Lesands
9:00PM – Superhumanoids
10:00PM – Kisses
11:00PM – Restless People (photos)
12:00AM – SALEM (SXSW coverage, photos)
1:00AM – MEN (photos)
 
SALEM were booed off the stage at South-by-Southwest (QRO recap), but one of them was once a crack whore (literally), so New York Times still wrote a piece on them.
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review
7:00PM – Blip Blip Bleep
7:45PM – Me You Us Them
8:30PM – Gold Streets
9:15PM – Ava Luna
10:00PM – Red Wire Black Wire (Northside coverage, photos)
10:45PM – Asa Ransom (Northside coverage, photos)
11:30PM – Xylos
12:15AM – Pocketknife
 
The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review (official) (free)
8:00PM – Dominique Young Unique
8:00PM – Fake Problems
8:00PM – Francis & The Lights
 
Before they play Webster Hall (see below), Surfer Blood are doing a performance for MTV downstairs at the Studio.
 
Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker)
7:30PM – Alessia Guarnera
9:30PM – Kinetix
10:30PM – Rival Sons (SSMF coverage, photos)
11:00PM – The Stooges Brass Band
 
Trash Bar, 256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling)^
8:00PM – At Sea
10:00PM – In Cadeo (album review)
11:00PM – The Canon Logic
12:00AM – The Photo Atlas
 
Union Hall, 702 Union St. – venue review
7:30PM – Prudence Teacup
8:15PM – Plates of Cake
9:00PM – Woodsy Pride
9:45PM – Man Benu
10:30PM – Rope
11:15PM – Zachary Cale
 
Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
7:30PM – Poofy and the Bus Boys
8:30PM – Rebel Romance
9:30PM – The Cringe (CMJ coverage, photos, photos)
10:30PM – Emergency Service
11:30PM – Nyle and the Naysayers
 
Warning: The Cringe is the terrible band from Rachel Ray’s husband.
 
 

 

Wednesday, October 20th 

 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review (free)
12:00PM – Kordan
12:45PM – Prince Rama
1:30PM – Dark Dark Dark
2:15PM – Botany
3:00PM – Kyle Andrews
3:45PM – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
4:30PM – Revolver
5:10PM – Baths
6:00PM – Marnie Stern
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)*
1:30PM – Kitten
2:15PM – PVT (live review, photos)
3:00PM – Kids of 88
3:45PM – Cassette Kids
4:45PM – Jukebox the Ghost
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review (free)
12:00PM – Snake Rattle Rattle Snake
12:00PM – Your Youth
12:00PM – Dead To Me (album review, album review)
12:00PM – Hot Panda (SXSW coverage, photos, photos)
12:00PM – Smoke Or Fire
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
1:45PM – Addie Brownies
2:30PM – Chris Riffle
4:00PM – The Lines
4:45PM – Harper Blynn
5:30PM – Martina Topley-Bird (photos)
 
Before she graces Beacon Theatre (QRO concert listing) opening/with Massice Attack (QRO album review), check out songstress Martina Topley-Bird for free.
 
Papacitos, 999 Manhattan Ave. (unofficial)
4:00PM – Colin Schiller & The Reactions
5:45PM – The Sheepdogs
5:30PM – Kopecky Family Band
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
1:00PM – Arches
1:50PM – Laurel Halo
2:40PM – La Big Vic
3:30PM – Family Portrait
4:20PM – Young Prisms
5:10PM – Pure Ecstasy
6:00PM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
12:30PM – Toujours
1:30PM – Toby Aronson
2:30PM – Megafortress
3:30PM – Sultan
4:30PM – Tooth Ache
5:30PM – Woodsman
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review (official) (free)
12:00PM – Eliza Blue
12:50PM – Quiet Loudly (album review, photos)
1:40PM – Communist Daughter
2:30PM – The Idle Hands
3:20PM – Madison Square Gardeners
4:10PM – Snake Rattle Rattle Snake
5:00PM – Pearl & The Beard
 
 
 
Ace of Clubs, 9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette)
8:00PM – Ben Talmi
8:00PM – Posso the DJ
9:00PM – New Look
10:00PM – Gamble & Burke
11:00PM – Casxio (spotlight on, interview, SXSW coverage, photos)
12:00AM – The Bamboo Kids
 
Alphabet Lounge, 104 Avenue C (at 7th St.)
7:00PM – Kohli Calhoun
8:00PM – Leo Blais
9:00PM – Isaac Russell
10:00PM – Ghost Ghost
11:00PM – Graffiti 6
 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review
8:00PM – Rich Aucoin (Osheaga coverage, photos)
9:00PM – Art of Fresh
10:00PM – The Beauties
11:00PM – Yukon Blonde (album review)
12:00AM – Young Rival
 
B.B. King’s, 237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.)
7:30PM – Paula Valstein
8:30PM – Lala Brooks
 
Backstage Bar, 152 Orchard St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)*
8:00PM – Ultragrrrl
8:30PM – Nightmare & The Cat
9:15PM – Reni Lane
10:00PM – Parallels
10:45PM – Hussle Club
12:00AM – Oh Land (mp3 review)
 
Bell House, 149 7th St. – venue review
8:05PM – Delilah
8:40PM – ArpLine (album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, video)
9:15PM – Sherlock’s Daughter
9:50PM – Sky Larkin
10:35PM – The Aikiu
11:10PM – Samuel
11:45PM – Parallels
12:15AM – Natalia Kills
1:35AM – Fenech Soler
 
Ben Sherman SoHo, 96 Spring St.
8:00PM – DJ’s + Live Band Performances
 
Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
10:30PM – Gary Burton New Quartet w/Julian Lage, Scott Colley & Antonio Sanchez
 
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie)* – venue review
7:00PM – Hardy Morris
7:30PM – Gobotron
8:00PM – Right Away, Great Captain!
8:30PM – Bad Books (mp3 review)
11:00PM – The Knocks
12:00AM – Holy Ghost! (live review, North Coast coverage, photos)
 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)*
6:00PM – Smile Smile (photos)
7:00PM – Ivan Julian
8:00PM – The Fleshtones
8:30PM – Richard Barone
10:00PM – Xylos
11:00PM – The Postelles (photos, photos, photos, photos)
 
The Postelles conclude their October residency at Bowery Electric.
 
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery (btwn Houston & Bleecker)*
7:00PM – Calibro 35
8:00PM – X:THC
9:00PM – Weekends
10:00PM – Zamza
11:00PM – Boom Boom Satellites (photos)
 
Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue (btwn N. 11th & 12th St)^ – venue review
8:00PM – Oberhofer
9:00PM – Keepaway (photos, photos)
10:00PM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
 
Brooklyn Bowl has another strong line-up on Night Two of CMJ.
 
Bruar Falls, 245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.)
7:30PM – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
8:20PM – Magic Bullets
9:10PM – Drunken Barn Dance
10:00PM – Comanche
11:00PM – Chris Bathgate
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review
8:00PM – Math the Band
9:00PM – Kilimanjaro
10:00PM – Botany
11:00PM – The Static Jacks (photos)
12:00AM – Young Buffalo
 
Cameo Gallery, 93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry)^ – venue review
8:00PM – Big Terrific
11:30PM – Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra
 
Canal Room, 285 W. Broadway (btwn Canal & Lispenard) – venue review (official) (free)
8:30PM – Non Commissioned Officers
9:15PM – The Xcerts
10:00PM – Grouplove
10:45PM – Good Old War (photos)
11:30PM – Reptar
12:15AM – Hacienda
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)*
6:15PM – Coyote Eyes (Northside coverage, photos)

7:00PM – Dominant Legs

7:45PM – A Classic Education
8:30PM – Keepaway (photos, photos)
9:15PM – Sunglasses (photos)
10:00PM – Wise Blood
10:45PM – Tape Deck Mountain
11:30PM – Young Prisms
12:15AM – Candy Claws
1:00AM – Houses
1:45AM – How To Dress Well
 
Don Pedro’s, 90 Manhattan Ave.^ (free)
8:30PM – Ancient Ocean
9:00PM – PC Worship
10:00PM – Prince Rama
11:00PM – Talk Normal (ATJ coverage, photos, photos)
12:00AM – Lower Dens
1:00AM – Woodsman
 
DROM, 85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.) – venue review
8:00PM – Izabo
8:00PM – Onili
8:00PM – Sagol 59
8:00PM – Tamar Eisenman
10:30PM – Ivri Lider
 
Ella Lounge, 9 Avenue A* (RSVP)
7:00PM – Navegante
7:45PM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
8:45PM – The Suzan (photos, photos)
9:45PM – Biker Daughter
10:45PM – Zowie
11:45PM – Graverobbers
 
Europa, 98 Meserole Ave. (near Manhattan Ave.) – venue review
8:00PM – A Life Once Lost
8:00PM – Baptized In Blood
8:00PM – Car Bomb
8:00PM – Last Chance to Reason
8:00PM – This or the Apocalypse
 
Fat Baby, 112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow & Essex)*
8:00PM – Baratunde Thurston
8:15PM – Adira Amram
8:30PM – Elon James White
8:45PM – Hari Kondabolu
9:00PM – W. Kamau Bell
9:30PM – Fences (MFNW coverage, album review, photos)
10:30PM – Sydney Wayser
11:30PM – Teletextile
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review
7:00PM – Fort Wilson Riot
8:00PM – Eliza Blue
9:00PM – Communist Daughter
10:00PM – Maudlin
11:00PM – The Idle Hands
12:00AM – Me and My Arrow
 
Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard St. (at Delancey)* (unofficial)
8:00PM – Christopher Paul Stelling (photos)
9:00PM – Black Taxi
10:00PM – New Collisions

 

Glasslands Gallery, 289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.)^ – venue review (unofficial)
6:00PM – Com Truise
6:30PM – Kohwi
7:00PM – Zambri (CMJ coverage, mp3 review, photos, photos, video)
7:30PM – North Highlands
8:15PM – Holy Spirits
9:00PM – Pujol
9:45PM – Yellow Ostrich
10:30PM – Blackbird Blackbird
11:15PM – COOLRUNNINGS
12:00AM – Foxes In Fiction
12:45AM – Gobble Gobble
 
FreeWilliamsburg and Stadiums & Shrines put on an unofficial showcase – but is it Free?
 
Gonzalez y Gonzalez, 625 Broadway
7:00PM – Maya Solovey
8:00PM – Niall Connolly
9:00PM – Tomas Doncker Band
 
Gramercy Theatre, 127 E 23rd St. (at Lexington) – venue review
7:00PM – MAE
7:00PM – Terrible Things
 
Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th St. – venue review
7:30PM – Children of Bodom
7:30PM – Clutch
7:30PM – Black Label Society
 
Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.) – venue review
8:00PM – Mimicking Birds (MFNW coverage, photos)
8:45PM – Jesse Sykes & Phil Wandscher
9:30PM – Langhorne Slim (live review, album review, album review, photos, photos, video, video, video)
10:50PM – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit
 
While Paste Magazine may be no longer in print, it still exists online – and has even sponsored a tour with Jason Isbell.
 
Kenny’s Castaways, 157 Bleecker St. (btwn Thompson & Sullivan)
7:00PM – The Eastern Sea
8:00PM – Western Civ
10:00PM – The Click Clack Boom
11:00PM – Hammer No More The Fingers
12:00AM – The Sour Notes
1:00AM – Xylofaux
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review
7:00PM – Sydney Wayser
7:40PM – Mr. Ozwald
8:20PM – Super Black Market
9:15PM – Dice Raw
10:00PM – Hey Champ
11:00PM – White Arrows
12:00AM – Shayna Zaid & The Catch
 
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St.) – venue review (official) (free)
8:00PM – The Hall Effect
8:50PM – Adam Ezra Band
9:50PM – Philadelphia Grand Jury
10:50PM – Blood Red Shoes (Haldern Pop coverage, photos, photos)
11:50PM – TVTV
 
Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.) – venue review
8:30PM – Life Size Maps
9:15PM – Emily Long
10:00PM – Autodrone
12:00AM – Hot Press
 
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
9:00PM – Frankie & The Heartstrings
9:45PM – The Good Natured
10:30PM – Chapel Club
11:30PM – MillionYoung
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Leeroy Stagger
7:45PM – Scott Kempner
8:30PM – Good Luck Mountain
9:15PM – Willie Nile
10:00PM – Jeff Klein (of My Jerusalem)
10:45PM – The Tellers
11:30PM – Ian McLagan
12:15AM – Jam Session
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Wazu
7:30PM – Musikanto
8:30PM – Raymond & Maria
9:30PM – Alec Gross

11:30PM – The Record Summer

 
Local 269, 269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk)*
7:00PM – Laughing Man
8:00PM – Stone Darling
9:00PM – Setting Sun
10:00PM – The Seedy Seeds (SXSW coverage, album review, mp3 review, photos)
11:00PM – Scott Lucas & The Married Men
12:00AM – In-Flight Safety
 
Madison Square Garden, 4 Penn Plaza – venue review
8:00PM – Wavves (SXSW coverage, album review , photos)

8:00PM – Dirty Projectors (live review, Norman coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos)

 
You’re going to have to get to MSG very, very early in order to use your badge for what are sure to be ultra-limited spots for these three very beloved bands.
 
The Marlin Room at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) (RSVP)
8:30PM – Your Youth
9:30PM – Grooms (photos)
10:30PM – PS I Love You (Northside coverage, photos)
11:30PM – special guest
 
Matchless, 557 Manhattan Ave.^
7:00PM – Debutaunts
7:45PM – Lesands
8:30PM – White Belt Yellow Tag (photos)
9:15PM – Heypenny
10:00PM – Whale Tooth
10:45PM – Vanaprasta
11:30PM – Deluka
 
Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. – venue review
8:00PM – Brick and Mortar
9:00PM – The Chain Gang of 1974
10:00PM – The Dance Party
11:00PM – Gay Blades
 
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essez & Ludlow)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:30PM – Naam
8:30PM – Priestess
9:30PM – Earthless
10:30PM – Iron Age
11:30PM – Disembodied
12:30AM – Strife
 
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent Ave.)^ – venue review
9:00PM – Neon Hitch
9:45PM – Yak Ballz
10:30PM – Innerpartysystem (photos)
11:15PM – Head Automatica
 
National Underground, 159 E Houston St. (btwn Allen & Chrystie St.)*
8:15PM – Quiet Loudly (album review, photos)
9:45PM – Soft Black
10:30PM – Life Size Maps
 
National Underground, 159 E Houston St. (btwn Allen & Chrystie St.) (Upstairs)*
7:45PM – The Ramblers
8:30PM – Tens of Thousands
9:15PM – Ten Feet Deep
10:00PM – Empires
 
Nublu, 62 Avenue C (btwn E. 4th & E. 5th St.)
8:00PM – Greg Caz (DJ set)
10:00PM – Kiko Klaus
12:00AM – Gilmar Gomes Combo
 
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St.^ – venue review (official) (free)
10:00PM – Kelley McRae
11:00PM – The Beauvilles
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Teletextile
7:50PM – Tristen
8:40PM – Gobble Gobble
9:30PM – Paul & The Patients (live review, album review, photos, photos, video, video)
10:20PM – Linfinity
 
PureVolume House, 7 Extra Pl.* (RSVP)
8:00PM – Oh Land (mp3 review)
9:00PM – Matthew Dear
10:00PM – special guest
11:00PM – Two Door Cinema Club
12:00AM – DJ Skeet Skeet
 
PureVolume House is making up for its week line-up last year (QRO recap).
 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent) (Front Room)^ – venue review (RSVP)
8:00PM – Wise Blood
8:45PM – Bronze
9:30PM – Dominant Legs
10:15PM – Mon Khmer (photos)
11:00PM – Cloud Nothings
11:45PM – Kisses
12:30AM – Psychobuildings
 
R Bar, 218 Bowery (at Rivington)*
6:00PM – Kelsey
7:00PM – Lisa Bianco
8:00PM – Sweethook
9:00PM – The Dharma Bums
10:00PM – Like Trains & Taxis
11:00PM – Fifth Nation
 
Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review
7:30PM – Tape Deck Mountain
8:30PM – Cloud Nothings
9:30PM – blair (Northside coverage, photos)
10:30PM – Braids
11:30PM – Lesands
12:30AM – Beach Fossils (photos)
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 1)* – venue review (official) (free)
5:00PM – Fences (MFNW coverage, album review, photos)
6:00PM – Gabriella Caspi
7:00PM – Emily Greene
8:00PM – Lucius
9:00PM – Sonya Kitchell
10:00PM – Lily & The Parlour Tricks
11:00PM – Kevin Johnston
12:00AM – Great Elk
1:00AM – Spirit Family Reunion
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – American Babies
7:00PM – The Barr Brothers
8:00PM – Lady Danville
9:00PM – Julian Velard
10:30PM – Deadbeat Darling
11:30PM – Fancy Colors
 
Rose Live Music, 345 Grand St. (btwn Havemeye & Marcy Ave.)
9:00PM – Maria Due
10:00PM – Death Is Not a Joyride
11:00PM – Gentlemen Hall
 
S.O.B.s, 204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.)
9:00PM – Anu Sun
9:00PM – Ava
9:00PM – Beyond This Point
9:00PM – Eric Roberson
9:00PM – Green Tea
9:00PM – Nina Vidal
9:00PM – Rasheeda Wallace
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) – venue review
8:00PM – Lower Dens
9:00PM – Tamaryn
11:00PM – Marnie Stern
12:00AM – Wild Nothing (album review, photos, photos)
1:00AM – secret guest
2:00AM – Kingdom DJ
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) (Downstairs) – venue review
7:30PM – Evan Voytas
8:30PM – Houses
9:30PM – MINKS
10:30PM – Diamond Rings
11:30PM – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
12:30AM – Apache Beat (Siren coverage, photos)
1:30AM – Laurel Halo
 
Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Avenue A (btwn 6th & 7th St)
9:00PM – Katie Buchanan
10:00PM – Elastic Summer
11:00PM – Beast Make Bomb
11:30PM – Rioux
 
Southpaw, 125 5th Ave. (btwn St. John’s & Sterling) – venue review
10:00PM – The Problemaddix
10:15PM – Fresh Vetz
10:30PM – YC the Cynic
10:45PM – Jah C
11:00PM – Truthlive
11:30PM – Honor Roll
11:45PM – Neek the Exotic & Large Professor
12:05AM – Magestik Legend
12:25AM – Grillade
12:45AM – One Be Lo
1:05AM – Tanya Morgan
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review
7:00PM – Caveman
8:00PM – Milagres
9:00PM – Unicycle Loves You
10:00PM – La Strada (album review)
 
The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Vanity Theft
8:00PM – Manic Bloom
9:00PM – The Honeymoon Thrillers
10:00PM – Young the Giant
11:00PM – Dinowalrus (album review)

 

The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review (free)
12:00AM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
1:00AM – My Other Friend
1:45AM – The Sheepdogs
 
Free pizza from Two Boots!
 
Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker)
7:30PM – Tony Joe White
9:00PM – Clinton Curtis
10:30PM – The Middle Eight
11:30PM – The Frank Stalloners
 
Trash Bar, 256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling)*
8:00PM – MegaRex
9:00PM – The Wicked Tomorrow
10:30PM – HotChaCha
11:30PM – Hot Panda (SXSW coverage, photos, photos)

12:00AM – Howlies (photos)

 
Union Hall, 702 Union St. – venue review
7:15PM – Dear Comrade
8:15PM – PS I Love You (Northside coverage, photos)
9:15PM – Soft Reeds
10:30PM – Blackbells
11:15PM – Dave Hause
12:00AM – 2 Cow Garage
 
Union Pool, 484 Union Ave.^ – venue review
7:00PM – French Miami
8:30PM – Ava Luna
9:15PM – Circle Pit
10:00PM – Pujol
10:30PM – Babies
 
Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
7:30PM – Drazy Hoops
8:30PM – The Loom (photos)

 
Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
8:00PM – The Dewars
8:00PM – The Drums (photos)
 

Zebulon, 258 Wythe Ave.^ (free)

9:00PM – Sam Micken’s Ecstatic Showband Revue
9:00PM – Travis Laplante
9:00PM – Glass Ghost (photos)
 
 
 

 

Thursday, October 21st 

 
Ace Hotel, 20 W. 29th St. (at Broadway) (unofficial)
12:00PM – Revolver
 
AOL Studios, 770 Broadway (unofficial)
3:00PM – PVT (live review, photos)
 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review (free)
2:00 PM – Chapel Club
2:00 PM – Kitten
2:00 PM – True Womanhood
2:00 PM – La Sera
2:00 PM – Adult Themes
 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)* (free)
3:00PM – Lights on Moscow

3:45PM – Mon Khmer (photos)

4:40PM – White Belt Yellow Tag (photos)
5:50PM – Capsula
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review (free)
12:30PM – The Courtesy Tier
1:00PM – Jounce
1:30PM – Soft Black
2:00PM – Unicycle Loves You
2:30PM – Brit and Cavalry
3:00PM – Common Prayer
3:30PM – The Rest (live review, album review, album review, photos)
4:00PM – True Womanhood
4:30PM – She Keeps Bees
5:00PM – Diamond Rings
5:30PM – Keepaway (photos, photos)
6:00PM – ArpLine (album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, video)
 
QRO called ArpLine, Keepaway & The Rest way back when.
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review (free)
12:00PM – Summer People
12:00PM – Diamond Rings
12:00PM – Submarine Bells
12:00PM – The Secret History
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
1:45PM – Living Days (photos)
2:30PM – Howlies (photos)
3:15PM – The Beauties
4:00PM – Ferraby Lionheart
4:45PM – Kopecky Family Band
5:30PM – Fake Problems
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
12:30PM – Young the Giant
1:30PM – MillionYoung
2:30PM – Class Actress (Northside coverage, photos, photos, photos)
3:30PM – Violens (CMJ coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos)
4:30PM – Young Man
5:30PM – Oberhofer
6:30PM – Baths
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
12:00PM – COOLRUNNINGS
1:00PM – Viernes (Northside coverage)
2:00PM – Blackbird Blackbird
3:00PM – Foxes In Fiction

4:00PM – Beach Fossils (photos)

5:00PM – Teen Daze
6:00PM – Pepper Rabbit

 

Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent)^ – venue review
3:30PM – Santah
4:00PM – The Good Natured
4:30PM – Alex Winston
5:00PM – Body Language (BEMF coverage, photos, photos)
5:30PM – Keepaway (photos, photos)
 
How are Keepaway playing Brooklyn’s Public Assembly and Manhattan’s Cake Shop at 5:30PM?…
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review
1:30PM – Life Size Maps
2:15PM – Vagina Panther
3:00PM – Muy Cansado
3:45PM – Los Doggies
4:30PM – The Shake
 
The Woods, 48 S. 4th St.^ (free)
1:00PM – The Othermen
2:00PM – Bright Lights
3:00PM – Sleepies
4:00PM – Hedgehog
5:00PM – Dream Diary
6:00PM – Allo Darlin
 
 
 
239 11th Ave. (unofficial)
6:00PM – Jukebox the Ghost
 
92Y Tribeca, 200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.) – venue review
8:30PM – Philemon
9:10PM – Erin Barra
9:50PM – Sagol 59
10:30PM – Cherry L
11:15PM – LidoLido
12:00AM – Miz Metro introducing BAB Collective
12:30AM – DJ Logan Sama
 
Ace of Clubs, 9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette)
7:00PM – Cassette Kids
8:00PM – De Staat
9:00PM – Kinch
10:00PM – Reign of Kindo
11:00PM – Lights Resolve
12:00AM – New Numbers
 
Alphabet Lounge, 104 Avenue C (at 7th St.)
7:00PM – Social Studies
8:00PM – The Brothers Frank
9:00PM – Anita Maj
10:00PM – Midnight Spin
11:00PM – Up The Chain
 
Apple Store Soho, 103 Prince St. (free)

7:00PM – Glasser (photos)

 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review
6:00PM – Braids
7:00PM – The Luyas
8:00PM – Uncle Bad Touch
9:00PM – PS I Love You (Northside coverage, photos)
10:00PM – Random Recipe
11:00PM – Red Mass
12:00AM – The Pack AD
1:00AM – Radio Radio
 
Backstage Bar, 152 Orchard St.* (RSVP)
7:00PM – The Wellington Papers
7:30PM – The Dance Party
8:00PM – Kordan
8:30PM – The Crayon Fields
9:00PM – A Classic Education
9:30PM – Oh Land (mp3 review)
10:00PM – Blackbird Blackbird
10:30PM – Rye Rye (HARD NYC coverage, photos, photos)
11:00PM – Kisses
11:30PM – Class Actress (Northside coverage, photos, photos, photos)
12:00AM – Diamondsnake
12:30AM – LexiconDon
1:00AM – French Horn Rebellion
1:30AM – Maluca
2:00AM – Nina Sky
2:30AM – Mikey Rocks
3:00AM – Dame
3:30AM – The Kid Daytona
 
Backstage Bar, 152 Orchard St. (Basement)* (RSVP)
7:00PM – BETATRAXX
8:00PM – Punches
9:00PM – The Knocks
10:00PM – Eli Escobar
11:00PM – Stretch Armstrong
 
How much you wanna bet that this is just a VHS or Beta DJ set?…
 
Ben Sherman SoHo, 96 Spring St.
8:00PM – DJ’s + Live Band Performances
 
Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
10:30PM – Gary Burton New Quartet w/Julian Lage, Scott Colley & Antonio Sanchez
 
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie)* – venue review
7:00PM – Funeral Party
8:00PM – The Jezabels
9:00PM – PVT (live review, photos)
10:00PM – Company of Thieves
11:00PM – Good Old War (photos)
12:00AM – Hey Champ
 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)*
8:05PM – Darren Hanlon
9:00PM – Heidi Spencer
9:55PM – Alessi’s Ark
10:50PM – Lawrence Arabia
11:45PM – Drink Up Buttercup (CMJ coverage, ATJ coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos)
12:40AM – Jukebox the Ghost
 
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery (btwn Houston & Bleecker)*
10:00PM – Windings
10:50PM – James Vincent McMorrow
11:40PM – Kill Krinkle Club
12:30AM – Autumn Owls
1:20AM – Cast of Cheers
 
Bruar Falls, 245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.)
8:00PM – Greg Ashley Band
8:00PM – Human Eye
8:00PM – Quest for Fire
8:00PM – The Girls at Dawn
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review
8:00PM – Avey Tare (DJ set)
8:00PM – Deakin
8:00PM – DJ Carpark
9:00PM – Light Pollution
10:00PM – Drawlings
11:00PM – Cloud Nothings
12:00AM – Prince Rama
1:00AM – Dent May
 
Cameo Gallery, 93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry)^ – venue review
7:00PM – Snake Rattle Rattlesnake
8:00PM – Golden Bloom
9:00PM – Neutral Uke Hotel
10:00PM – Pearl and the Beard
11:00PM – Robbers On High Street (SXSW coverage, SXSW coverage, album review, album review, mp3 review, photos, photos)
12:00AM – The Bloodsugars
 
Coco 66, 66 Greenpoint Ave. (btwn West & Franklin)^
8:00PM – Dark Dark Dark
8:00PM – Milagres
8:00PM – Spirits of the Red City
8:00PM – The Lisps (CMJ coverage, photos)
8:00PM – Vandaveer
8:15PM – Franz Nicolay
 
Comix, 343 W. 14th St.
11:00PM – Amy Schumer
11:00PM – Anthony Jeselnik
11:00PM – Big Jay Oakerson
11:00PM – Bo Burnham
11:00PM – Hannibal Buress
11:00PM – Joe DeRosa
11:00PM – Julian McCullough
11:00PM – Reggie Watts
 
Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery (at Delancey)* – venue review
7:00PM – Hank & Cupcakes (photos)
8:00PM – Slow Motion Centerfold
9:00PM – Pictures of Then
10:00PM – The Feens
11:00PM – Mayday
12:00AM – KAV
1:00AM – Black Cherry
 
Death By Audio, 29 S 2nd St. (at Wythe Ave.)^ – venue review
7:00PM – Batillus
8:00PM – Incendiary
9:00PM – Primitive Weapons
10:00PM – Death Before Dishonor
11:00PM – Gay For Johnny Depp
11:59PM – special guest
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)* (official) (free)
8:00PM – Sky Larkin
8:45PM – Old Canes (album review)
10:15PM – First Aid Kit (SXSW coverage, photos)
11:00PM – The Mynabirds (photos)
11:45PM – Frankie & The Heartstrings
12:30AM – Adam Haworth Stephens (of Two Gallants)
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney) (Upstairs)*
7:00PM – Coby Grant
7:45PM – Alison Clancy
8:30PM – Thomas Simon
9:15PM – Thomas Simon
10:00PM – And the Wiremen
10:45PM – The Beeps/Fuzzanova afterparty
 
Don Pedro’s, 90 Manhattan Ave.^ (free)
8:30PM – Woven Bones (album review, photos)
9:15 PM – Girls at Dawn
10:00PM – Total Slacker
11:00PM – X-Ray Eyeballs
12:00AM – Reading Rainbow
1:00AM – The Babies
 
DROM, 85 Avenue A (btwn 5th and 6th St.) – venue review (free)
8:25PM – Le Divorce

9:00PM – White Belt Yellow Tag (photos)

9:35 PM – The Golden Age of Radio
10:10PM – Lights On Moscow
11:15PM – Onili
12:05AM – boyhollow
12:40AM – BM Linx (photos, video)
 
Elizabeth Foundation For the Arts, 323 W. 39th St., 3rd Fl. (free)
6:00PM – Chat Logs
6:00PM – Prince Rama
 
Europa, 98 Meserole Ave. (near Manhattan Ave.) – venue review
9:20PM – Liquor Store
10:10PM – Cerebral Ballzy
11:00PM – OFF!
 
Fat Baby, 112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow & Essex)*
8:00PM – Arms & Legs
8:45PM – Hedgehog
9:30PM – Re-Tros
10:15PM – Hsu-nami
11:15PM – New Moods
12:00AM – Loop 2.4.3.
 
Firehouse, 87 Lafayette St. (unofficial)
10:00 PM – Titus Andronicus (SXSW coverage, SXSW coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos)
11:15 PM – Local Natives (live review, SXSW coverage, MFNW coverage, photos, photos, photos)
 
SPIN has an invite-only late show with two acts that are getting hot.
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review
8:30PM – Nightmare & The Cat
9:15PM – Two Tears
10:30PM – Hunters
11:15PM – Howlies (photos)
12:00AM – Stalkers
1:00AM – Doppelganger
 
Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard St. (at Delancey)*
6:30PM – Lindsay Mac
6:30PM – Walter Parks
7:40PM – Seth Glier
8:25PM – Michelle Citrin
9:00PM – Rachael Sage
9:50PM – Melissa Ferrick
 
The Gibson Guitar Showroom, 421 W. 54th St. (unofficial)
8:30PM – Boom Boom Satellites (photos)
 
Glasslands Gallery, 289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.)^ – venue review
8:00PM – Air Waves
8:00PM – Andrew Cedermark
8:00PM – Crayon Fields
8:00PM – Fabulous DIamonds
8:00PM – Guy Blackman
8:00PM – La Big Vic
 
Goodbye Blue Monday, 1807 Broadway – venue review (free)
8:00PM – The Morrow
8:00PM – Swear and Shake
8:00PM – Night Shining
8:00PM – Tom Vollman
 
Gramercy Theatre, 127 E 23rd St. (at Lexington) – venue review
8:00PM – Christie Dupree
8:00PM – Eisley
8:00PM – Ives the Band
 
Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.) – venue review
7:30PM – Balance and Composure
8:15PM – Title Fight
9:05PM – Bayside
10:25PM – Senses Fail
 
Hiro Ballroom, 371 W. 16th St. (at 9th Ave.) – venue review (official) (RSVP)
10:00PM – Villa
11:30PM – The Aikiu
12:00AM – Pilooski
1:00AM – Yuksek & Brodinski aka The Krays
2:30AM – Mikix the Cat
 
Home Sweet Home, 131 Chrystie St. (unofficial)
5:30PM – Smoke or Fire
5:30PM – Dead To Me (album review, album review)
 
Kenny’s Castaways, 157 Bleecker St. (btwn Thompson & Sullivan)*
7:00PM – L’Altra
8:00PM – Allo Darlin
9:00PM – Hybrid Lava
10:00PM – Jenny & The Holzers
11:00PM – Sisters
12:00AM – The Armchairs
1:00AM – Carolyn Mark
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review
7:30PM – No Joy
8:15PM – Viva L’American Death Ray Music
9:00PM – Soldiers of Fortune
9:45PM – Robert Lester Folsom
10:45PM – Tamaryn
11:45PM – Lower Dens
 
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St.) – venue review
7:00PM – Nicky Egan
8:00PM – Tristen
9:00PM – Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed (live review, photos)
10:30PM – Christian Rich
10:30PM – DJ Premier
10:30PM – GZA
10:30PM – Lavish
10:30PM – Marz Lovejoy
10:30PM – Rocky Business
10:30PM – Tabi Bonney
10:30PM – Trademark
 
The Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA comes to the classy (le) Poisson Rouge.
 
Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.) – venue review
8:00PM – The Binary Marketing Show
8:45PM – Superfortress (photos)
9:30PM – Gardening, Not Architecture
10:15PM – Caveman
11:00PM – Modern Rivals
 
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
9:00PM – Findlay Brown
10:30PM – Fences (MFNW coverage, album review, photos)
11:15PM – Sky White Tiger
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Octant
7:45PM – Buke and Gass (photos)
8:30PM – Kendra Morris
9:15PM – Daniel Wayne
10:00PM – Anni Rossi
10:45PM – Mc Alister Drive
11:30PM – La Strada (album review)
12:15AM – Strand of Oaks
1:00AM – Shayna Zaid & the Catch
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Sarah VonderHaar
8:30PM – Emily Greene
9:30PM – Tamar Eisenman
10:30PM – Olof Arnalds (photos, photos)
11:30PM – Senator
 
Local 269, 269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk)*
7:00PM – The Sheridan Fox
8:00PM – Beauty Feast
9:00PM – His Mischief
10:00PM – The Colonels
11:00PM – Diablo Royale
12:00AM – Sgt. Dunbar & The Hobo Banned
1:00AM – Paracuta
 
Matchless, 557 Manhattan Ave.^
7:30PM – Charlene Kaye & The Brilliant Eyes
8:10PM – Toy Soldiers
8:50PM – The Frontier Brothers
9:30PM – Miracles of Modern Science
10:10PM – The Shake
11:00PM – Hank & Cupcakes (photos)
 
Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. – venue review
8:30PM – Susan Cowsill Band
 
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essez & Ludlow)* – venue review
7:00PM – Dan Mangan (MFNW coverage, album review, photos)
8:00PM – John Vanderslice
9:00PM – Extra Lens
10:30PM – Infantree
11:30PM – Everest
 
Mercury Lounge has lined up some Very Nice singer/songwriters, from Mangan to Matt Pond to The Mountain Goats’ (QRO live review) John Darnielle’s new project, Extra Lens.
 
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent Ave.)^ – venue review
8:00PM – Young Man
8:45PM – Suuns
9:30PM – Screaming Females (Siren coverage, album review, photos)
10:30PM – The Blow
11:30PM – The Pains of Being Pure At Heart (live review, live review, Siren coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos, video)
 
One of the most significant line-ups of CMJ comes from BrooklynVegan (who else?) – though The Blow ain’t The Blow without Jona Bechtolt (QRO interview).
 
National Underground, 159 E Houston St. (btwn Allen & Chrystie St.)*
8:00PM – decibel.
9:00PM – Luke Santy
10:00PM – The New Bedfords
11:00PM – Cosmolingo
 
National Underground, 159 E Houston St. (btwn Allen & Chrystie St.) (Upstairs)*
8:00PM – Lauren Flaherty
9:00PM – Hollis Brown
10:00PM – Buy The Sky
11:00PM – Luke James
 
Nublu, 62 Avenue C (btwn E. 4th & E. 5th St.)
9:30PM – Vandana
11:00PM – Calibro 35
 
NYU Skirball Center, 60 Washington Square S
8:00PM – Kristen Schaal & Friends
 
Party Xpo, 929 Broadway (at Myrtle Ave.) (unofficial)
9:00PM – Beat Make Bombs
9:45PM – TV Buddhas
10:30PM – Magical Mistakes
11:15PM – The Phantom Band
12:00AM – Jangula

 

Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St.^ – venue review (official) (free)

9:00PM – Grand Hallway
10:00PM – Afternoon
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review
8:45PM – S. Carey (MFNW coverage, photos)
9:45PM – Lia Ices (album review)
10:45PM – Sun Airway
11:45PM – Suuns
12:45AM – Small Black
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
6:45PM – Camden
7:30PM – Le Sphinxx
8:15PM – Computer Magic
9:00PM – Tiny Victories
9:45PM – Gobble Gobble
10:30PM – Braids
 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent)^ – venue review
6:00PM – Samuel
6:30PM – Ava Luna
7:00PM – Spark
7:30PM – Oberhofer
8:00PM – Emil & Friends
8:30PM – Devin Therriault
9:00PM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
9:30PM – 123
10:00PM – Fenech Soler
10:30PM – Grouplove
11:30PM – The Postelles (photos, photos, photos, photos)
12:00AM – Penguin Prison
12:45AM – The Knocks
 
PureVolume House, 7 Extra Pl.* (RSVP)
9:00PM – The Indecent
9:30PM – The Static Jacks (photos)
10:30PM – Kitten
11:00PM – White Arrows
12:00AM – Funeral Party
1:00AM – Generationals
 
R Bar, 218 Bowery (at Rivington)*
7:00PM – Room Full of Strangers
8:00PM – New Collisions
9:00PM – DANGERMAKER
10:00PM – Ellis Ashbrook
11:00PM – Hypernova
 
Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review
8:00PM – Apache Beat (Siren coverage, photos)
9:00PM – Blood Red Shoes (Haldern Pop coverage, photos, photos)
11:00PM – The Bogmen
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 1)* – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – The Rest (live review, album review, album review, photos)
7:00PM – Danny Ross
8:00PM – Goodbye Picasso
9:00PM – Casey Shea Band
10:00PM – Dandelion Wine
11:00PM – Lyle Divinsky
12:00AM – Julius C
1:00AM – Big Apple Singers
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
5:00PM – Chamberlin
6:00PM – Scattered Trees
7:00PM – Lisa Bianco, Max Is King, The Seconds
8:00PM – Ian Axel
9:00PM – Madison Square Gardeners
10:00PM – Black Taxi
11:00PM – Your Vegas
12:00AM – Derek James & The Lovely Fools
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) – venue review
7:00PM – DJ Jason Smith
7:30PM – DJ Riz
8:00PM – Oh Snap!!
8:20PM – [email protected]!N$
8:40PM – Chris Young the Rapper
9:00PM – DJ Benzi ft. Audio Dax
9:20PM – Kelley James
9:50PM – Clinton Sparks
10:15PM – Gilbere Forte
10:15PM – Dom Kennedy
10:45PM – Dev
11:05PM – The Cataracs
11:30PM – Hyper Crush
12:00AM – Shwayze (live review, photos, photos)
1:00AM – LMFAO
2:00AM – DJ Riz
3:00AM – DJ Jason Smith
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) (Downstairs) – venue review
8:00PM – Dances With White Girls
9:30PM – Neon Hitch
10:15PM – Alexander Spit
10:45PM – Popo
11:30PM – Das Racist (ATJ coverage, photos)
12:00AM – Gobble Gobble
12:45AM – Maluca
1:30AM – Dom Kennedy
2:15AM – Uproot Andy & Dave Nada
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – Waking Lights
6:45PM – TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb
7:30PM – The Front Bottoms
8:15PM – My Other Friend
9:00PM – Ambassadors
9:45PM – Bottle Up & Go (ATJ coverage, photos)
10:30PM – The Yes Way
12:00AM – Not Blood, Paint
12:45AM – Shapes
 
Brooklyn locals Motel Motel have QRO’s current ‘Album of the Week’, The Big Island!
 
Steven Alan Store, 103 Franklin St. (RSVP)
9:00PM – U.S. Royalty
 
The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
7:00PM – Viernes (Northside coverage)
7:45PM – Jaill
8:30PM – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
9:15PM – French Horn Rebellion
10:30PM – Keepaway (photos, photos)
 
Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker)
8:00PM – Black Sheep
8:00PM – Chip Fu
8:00PM – DaVinci
8:00PM – Diamond District
8:00PM – Hall of Justus (with Big Pooh, Chaundon, Joe Scudda, Jozeemo, Roc C)
8:00PM – Moe Green
8:00PM – Nottz (w/ special guests)
8:00PM – Rah Digga
8:00PM – The Left (Apollo Brown, DJ Soko, Journalist103)
8:00PM – Von Pea
 
The Sycamore, 1118 Cortelyou Rd. (free)
9:00PM – Christopher Paul Stelling (photos)
10:00PM – Cheyenne Marie Mize
 
Trash Bar, 256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling)^
8:00PM – My Pet Dragon
9:00PM – Binary Sunrise
10:00PM – Elephant Stone
11:00PM – Murder Mystery (photos)
12:00AM – A Classic Education
 
Union Hall, 702 Union St. – venue review
8:00PM – Howlies (photos)
9:00PM – Mussels
10:00PM – Radical Dads
11:00PM – Conversion Party
12:00AM – Snake Rattle Rattlesnake
1:00AM – The Jezabels
 
Union Pool, 484 Union Ave.^ – venue review
7:00PM – Fan-Tan
8:00PM – Lower Dens
9:00PM – Golden Animals
10:00PM – Soft Black
11:00PM – The Hounds Below
1:00AM – The Lovetones
 
Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
7:30PM – Colin Schiller and the Reactions
8:30PM – Cahn & Yang
 
Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
7:00PM – Grouplove
8:00PM – Penguin Penguin
9:00PM – Two Door Cinema Club
 
 
 

 

Friday, October 22nd 

 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)* (unofficial)
2:15PM – PVT (live review, photos)

3:45PM – Marnie Stern

 
Bruar Falls, 245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.)
12:00PM – Computer Magic
12:45PM – COOLRUNNINGS
1:30PM – Waking Lights
2:15PM – White Arrows
3:00PM – The Eastern Sea
3:45PM – Superhumanoids
4:30PM – No Joy
5:15PM – Magic Bullets
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review (free)
3:30PM – Pepper Rabbit
 
Chrome Store, 238 Mulberry St.
5:30PM – Dead To Me (album review, album review)
 
FADER Fort, 38 Delancey St.* (RSVP)
3:00PM – Zowie
3:45PM – Pablo Picasso

4:30PM – Chapel Club
5:15PM – Homeboy Sandman

6:00PM – Cloud Nothings
6:45PM – Jamaica

7:20PM – FLIGHT
8:05PM – The Babies
 

Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review (free)

1:00PM – Deluka
2:00PM – Dan Mangan (MFNW coverage, album review, photos)
12:00PM – The Mynabirds (photos)
12:00PM – Generationals
12:00PM – DeVotchKa (album review, photos)
 
Heartland Brewery, 35 Union Square W. (at 17th St.) (free)
2:00PM – Howlies (photos)
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review (official) (free)
2:00PM – The Hush Now
2:45PM – S. Carey (MFNW coverage, photos)
3:30PM – Diamond Rings
4:15PM – Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers (album review, photos, photos)
5:00PM – Cotton Jones
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
1:45PM – Casey Shea
2:30PM – Dinner Belles
3:15PM – Pearl & The Beard
4:30PM – Lacrymosa
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
2:00PM – Beyond the Point
2:40PM – Apple Trees & Tangerines
3:20PM – The Jezabels
4:00PM – Fake Problems
4:40PM – AWOLNATION (live review)
5:30PM – Two Hours Traffic
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
1:40PM – Daniel Lanois’ Black Dub featuring Trixie
2:20PM – The Lasy Royals
3:00PM – Darren Hanlon
3:40PM – Alessi’s Ark
4:20PM – Olof Arnalds (photos, photos)
5:00PM – Pomegranates
 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent) (Stage 1)^ – venue review (free)
12:30PM – Magic Bullets
1:15PM – The Phantom Band
2:00PM – Ty Segall
2:45PM – Times New Viking (FFF coverage, Siren coverage, photos)
4:15PM – Asobi Seksu (album review, album review, photos)
5:15PM – TBA

 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent) (Stage 2)^ – venue review (free)
12:00PM – Jonny Corndawg
1:00PM – First Aid Kit (SXSW coverage, photos)
1:45PM – The Luyas
2:30PM – Lower Dens
3:15PM – TBA
4:00PM – Oberhofer
5:00PM – John Vanderslice
 

Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review (free)

12:00PM – Greg Jamie (of O’Death)
12:00PM – Brenda Jesse Pilgrim
12:00PM – Phantom Buffalo
12:00PM – New Numbers
12:00PM – Mussels
12:00PM – Milagres

Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
3:00PM – Matthew Mayfield
4:00PM – Love In Stockholm
5:00PM – The Americans
6:00PM – James Maddock
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review (free)
1:00PM – Little Racer
1:50PM – The Big Big Bucks
2:40PM – Young Adults (mp3 review)
3:30PM – Slow Animal
4:20PM – Young Mammals
5:10PM – Pretty & Nice
 
The Woods, 48 S. 4th St.^ (free)
1:00PM – MillionYoung
2:00PM – Dustin Wong
3:00PM – Cassie Ramone
4:00PM – Eternal Summers
5:00PM – Dark Dark Dark
6:00PM – Bird Names
 
World Financial Center (Winter Garden) – venue review (free)
12:00PM – David Berkeley
 
 
 
92Y Tribeca, 200 Hudson St. (near Canal St.) – venue review
9:00PM – Maya Azucena: Duets with Special Friends
 
Ace of Clubs, 9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette)
8:00PM – Rachael Sage & the Sequins
9:00PM – Ivri Lider
10:00PM – Miz Metro
11:00PM – Tatiana Kochkareva
12:00AM – Voltaire Twins
 
Alphabet Lounge, 104 Avenue C (at 7th St.)
7:00PM – Kate Tucker
8:00PM – Advaita
9:00PM – Wise Girl
 
Apple Store Soho, 103 Prince St. (free)

7:00PM – Tabi Bonney

 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review
7:00PM – Bears of Blue River
7:45PM – Filligar
8:30PM – Hollis Brown
9:15PM – The Great Collide
10:00PM – Atomic Tom
11:00PM – Ambassadors
12:00AM – Madison Ave Boys
1:00AM – Emergency Service
2:00AM – Tournament
 
B.B. King’s, 237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.)
10:30PM – Frank Dukes
10:30PM – Ghostface Killah
10:30PM – Sheek Louch
 
BAMCafé, 30 Lafayette Avenue (btwn Ashland Pl. & St. Felix St.) – venue review (free)
8:00PM – The London Souls (photos)
 
Bell House, 149 7th St. – venue review
7:30PM – Ivri Lider 
8:00PM – Gareth Dunlop
9:00PM – Angus & Julia Stone
11:30PM – Keys N Krates
12:30AM – Woodhands (album review)
1:30AM – Hottub
 
Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway (at 44th St.)
8:30PM – Mike Doughty (live review, photos, video, video, video)
10:00PM – Yonder Mountain String Band
 
Bring your questions for Mike Doughty & his question jar.
 
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie)* – venue review
7:00PM – Young Buffalo
8:00PM – Brian Bonz
9:00PM – James McMorrow
10:00PM – Wakey! Wakey!
11:00PM – Crocodiles
12:00AM – Dean Wareham plays Galaxie 500 (interview, book review, Galaxie 500 video)
 
Dean Wareham – of Dean & Britta (QRO spotlight on) & formerly Luna – comes to the last venue Luna ever played, Bowery Ballroom, to play material from his band before that, Galaxie 500.
 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)*
8:00PM – Evan Voytas
9:00PM – Emil & Friends
10:00PM – We Are Trees
11:00PM – Superhumanoids
1:00AM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
 
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery (btwn Houston & Bleecker)*
7:15PM – Liptease
8:00PM – The Honors
8:45PM – Julia Easterlin
9:30PM – Oceanographer
10:15PM – The Wandas
11:00PM – The Prigs
 
Bruar Falls, 245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.)
6:00PM – Free Moral Agents
7:00PM – Greg Jamie (O’Death, Blood Warrior)
8:00PM – Nouvellas
10:00PM – La Strada (album review)
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review
6:00PM – Dinowalrus (album review)
6:50PM – Dream Diary
7:40PM – Viernes (Northside coverage)
8:30PM – Pepper Rabbit
9:20PM – Braids
10:10PM – Young Prisms
11:00PM – Eternal Summers
11:50PM – We Are Country Mice
12:40AM – Grooms (photos)
 
Cameo Gallery, 93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry)^ – venue review
7:30PM – Pretty Good Dance Moves
8:30PM – Royal Bangs
10:30PM – Chain Gang of 1974
11:30PM – Hypernova
12:30AM – London Souls (photos) 
2:30AM – Wild Yaks (ATJ coverage, CMJ coverage, photos, photos)
 
Canal Room, 285 W. Broadway (btwn Canal & Lispenard) – venue review
7:00PM – Mouth’s Cradle
7:45PM – Sarah Aument
8:30PM – Northbound Traveling Minstrel Jug Band
9:15PM – Sophistafunk
10:00PM – The Fly
 
Charleston, 174 Bedford Ave.^
8:00PM – Jake Snider
8:45PM – Night Eyes
9:30PM – Life Size Maps
10:15PM – Sisters
 
Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery (at Delancey)* – venue review
6:00PM – The Vanguard
6:30PM – Emily Long
7:00PM – The Xcerts
7:30PM – Penrose
8:00PM – Holy Boys Danger Club
8:45PM – Reckless Sons
10:15PM – The Aviation Orange
11:00PM – Young Mammals
11:45PM – The Yes Way
12:30AM – Heypenny
1:15AM – The Chaotic Good
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)*
6:30PM – Derik Foreal
7:05PM – Plushgun (album review)
7:50PM – This Condition
8:35PM – Bonfires
9:20PM – Patent Pending
10:05PM – White Arrows
10:50PM – Nicos Gun
11:45PM – Jared Evan
12:40AM – Hank & Cupcakes (photos)
1:40AM – JessUblime
2:00AM – Alexandra Richards (DJ set)
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney) (Upstairs)*
9:00PM – Jamie Biden
11:00PM – Chainsmokers
1:30AM – DJ Chachi
 
Don Pedro’s, 90 Manhattan Ave.^ (free)
8:30PM – Regal Degal
9:15PM – Grooms (photos)
10:00PM – Sisters
10:45PM – Tough Knuckles
11:30PM – Snakes Say Hiss
1:00AM – Tony Castles (album review)
 
Fat Baby, 112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow & Essex)*
7:00PM – Sarah Jaffe (live review, photos)
8:00PM – Ruby Frost
9:00PM – K.Flay
10:00PM – Spark
11:00PM – Zowie
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review
7:00PM – The Yes Way
8:00PM – Vanaprasta
9:00PM – The Vanguard
10:00PM – Locksley
11:00PM – The Pass
12:00AM – The Canon Logic
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review (free)
1:00AM – Martina Topley-Bird (photos)
1:45AM – Scattered Trees
2:30AM – IZABO
 
Glasslands Gallery, 289 Kent Ave. (near S. 1st St.)^ – venue review (free)
8:00 PM – Candy Claws
8:00 PM – Cults
8:00 PM – Grillade
8:00 PM – Guards
8:00 PM – James Vincent McMorrow
8:00 PM – Laurel Halo
8:00 PM – Kisses
8:00 PM – Oberhofer
8:00 PM – Sun Airway
8:00 PM – Young Man
 

Hiro Ballroom, 371 W. 16th St. (at 9th Ave.) – venue review

7:15PM – Dylan LeBlanc
8:00PM – Lissie (album review, album review)
 
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St. – venue review
11:30PM – Nomi Ruiz
 
Kenny’s Castaways, 157 Bleecker St. (btwn Thompson & Sullivan)
7:00PM – Kate Rogers
8:00PM – Shortwave Society (photos)
9:00PM – Um
10:00PM – Charlotte Sometimes
11:00PM – The Streets on Fire
1:00AM – INDyNS
2:00AM – Glitter Bli$$
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review
8:30PM – The Phantom Band
9:30PM – Title Tracks
10:30PM – Gentleman Jesse and His Men
11:30PM – COOLRUNNINGS
12:30AM – Baths
 
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St.) – venue review
7:00PM – Tamar-kali
8:00PM – Noah featuring Wu-Tang Killa Beez: Prodigal Sun, Shyheim and Choco
9:00PM – Fishbone
 
Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.) – venue review
8:00PM – Black Feelings
8:45PM – New Morning
9:30PM – Appomattox
10:15PM – 1995
11:00PM – Red Wire Black Wire (Northside coverage, photos)
 
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
7:00PM – Young Nick Krill
7:45PM – From A Fountain
8:30PM – Giant Cloud
9:15PM – Brass Bed
10:00PM – Juston Stens & The Get Real Gang
11:00PM – Generationals
12:00AM – David Vandervelde (album review, album review)
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Smile Smile (photos)
7:45PM – The Black Atlantic
8:30PM – Elk City
9:15PM – Emilie Simon
10:00PM – Tristen
10:45PM – Smoke Fairies
11:30PM – Harper Blynn
12:15AM – Beau Jennings
1:00AM – The Fieros
1:45AM – Ego Puppets
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:30PM – Sparky Quano
8:30PM – Mark Mulholland
9:30PM – Danny Ross
10:30PM – The Winterlings
11:30PM – Mark Geary
 
Local 269, 269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk)^
7:00PM – Mark Kelly
8:00PM – Stevans
9:00PM – Unicycle Loves You
10:00PM – Nathan Xander + Witchouse
11:00PM – Jonny Rumble
12:00AM – Tom Schraeder
 
Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. – venue review
8:30PM – Shirk Circus
9:30PM – Jenifer Convertible
10:30PM – Stuyvesant
11:30PM – The Mommyheads
 
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essez & Ludlow)* – venue review
7:00PM – UME
8:00PM – blair (Northside coverage, photos)
9:00PM – JBM (CMJ coverage, album review, photos)
10:00PM – Reptar
11:00PM – Francis & The Lights
12:00AM – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
1:00AM – Nada Surf (live review, album review, album review, photos)
 
Mercury Lounge gets the best ‘bands playing smaller-than-usual venues for CMJ’, like Nada Surf.
 
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent Ave.)^ – venue review
9:00PM – Porcelain Raft (photos)
9:45PM – Dominant Legs
10:30PM – Johnny Flynn
10:30PM – The Chapel Club
11:15PM – Everything Everything
 
National Underground, 159 E Houston St. (btwn Allen & Chrystie St.)*
9:00PM – Goodman Brown
10:00PM – The Barrens
11:00PM – Bellevue’s Finest
 
National Underground, 159 E Houston St. (btwn Allen & Chrystie St.) (Upstairs)*
8:00PM – Boy Girl Party
9:00PM – Shayna Zaid & The Catch
10:00PM – Gold Star Morning
11:00PM – Jackpot, Tiger
 
Nublu, 62 Avenue C (btwn E. 4th & E. 5th St.)
8:00PM – Alex From Tokyo (DJ set)
9:00PM – Mike Gamble aka Scrambler
10:00PM – Groundfood
12:00AM – I Led 3 Lives
 
NYU Skirball Center, 60 Washington Square S
8:00PM – Dean & Britta’s 13 Most Beautiful Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests (spotlight on, interview, live review, CMJ coverage, book review, album review, photos, photos, photos, video, video, video, video)
 
Before playing the work of his first band, Galaxie 500 (see above), Dean Wareham rejoins wife/Luna-mate Britta Phillips for their multi-media 13 Most Beautiful Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests.
 
P.S. 122, 150 1st Ave. (at E. 9th St.) (free)
8:00PM – Steel Phantoms
8:00PM – Mon Khmer (photos)
8:00PM – Caveman
 
Pacha, 618 W. 46th St.
10:00PM – DJ Avicii
 
Party Xpo, 929 Broadway (at Myrtle Ave.) (unofficial)
8:00PM – Food Stamps

8:30PM – White Laces

9:15PM – Eternal Summers
10:00PM – Animal Hospital
10:45PM – Reading Rainbow
11:30PM – Sore Eros

 

Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St.^ – venue review (official) (free)

8:00PM – The Star Department
9:00PM – Kittens Ablaze
10:00PM – Netherfriends
11:00PM – Bridges and Powerlines (CMJ coverage, photos)
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review
8:00PM – Lord Huron
9:00PM – La Sera
10:00PM – Violens (CMJ coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos)
11:00PM – Woven Bones (album review, photos)
12:00AM – Wild Nothing (album review, photos, photos)
1:00AM – The So So Glos (live review, Northside coverage, photos, photos, photos)
 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent)^ – venue review (official) (RSVP)
8:00PM – Crayon Fields
9:00PM – Marit Larsen
10:00PM – Susanne Sundfor
11:00PM – Morning Teleportation
12:00AM – Oh Land (mp3 review)
 
Snowden’s back!  Does this mean they’re finally going to release their second record?…
 
PureVolume House, 7 Extra Pl.* (RSVP)
5:00PM – Crazy Hearts
6:00PM – Fake Problems
7:00PM – Down With Webster
8:00PM – Bad Rabbits (photos)
9:00PM – Cardinal Cool
10:00PM – special guest
11:00PM – Vanapresta
12:00AM – Oberhofer
1:00AM – The Royal Bangs
2:00AM – Innerpartysystem (DJ set) (photos)
 
R Bar, 218 Bowery (at Rivington)*
7:00PM – SAADI
8:00PM – Onili
9:00PM – Blip Blip Bleep
 
Rocks Off Concert Cruise (Aboard the Temptress) – venue review
7:00PM – Cobra Skulls
7:00PM – Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
7:00PM – Teenage Bottlerocket
 
Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review
7:00PM – Caleb Engstrom
7:40PM – David Dondero
8:20PM – Denison Witmer
9:10PM – Santah
10:10PM – Parlour
11:10PM – Pomegranates
12:10AM – +/- (album review, album review, photos, photos)
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 1)* – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – Grand Hallway
7:00PM – Vandaveer
8:00PM – Paul Dempsey
9:00PM – Tim Blane
10:00PM – Kyle Patrick
11:00PM – Julia Haltigan
12:00AM – Waking Lights
1:00AM – The Tales
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
8:00PM – Apache Beat (Siren coverage, photos)
9:00PM – Sun Airway
10:00PM – Crayon Fields
11:00PM – First Aid Kit (SXSW coverage, photos)
12:00AM – Lower Dens
1:00AM – The Prigs
 
S.O.B.s, 204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.)
10:00PM – La Bola
12:00AM – Fasil
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) (Downstairs) – venue review
10:00PM – Bird Peterson
11:00PM – Douster
1:00AM – Dada Life
2:00AM – Star Eyes
 
Southpaw, 125 5th Ave. (btwn St. John’s & Sterling) – venue review
9:00PM – Dominique Young Unique
10:00PM – Javelin (ATJ coverage, photos)
11:00PM – Big Freedia
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – John Shannon
7:45PM – Game Rebellion
8:30PM – Planet Ubiquity
9:15PM – Pillow Theory
10:00PM – Alyson Greenfield
10:45PM – I Love Monsters
11:30PM – Fake Problems
12:15AM – Coyote Eyes (Northside coverage, photos)
1:00AM – The Vanguard
 
SPiN New York, 48 E. 23rd St.
7:30PM – Invisible Children & La Blogotheque Showcase featuring Traffique, Yellow Ostrich and more.
 
The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
6:00PM – Washington
7:00PM – Kisses
8:00PM – High Highs
10:00PM – Shy Child
11:00PM – Lemonade
 
Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker)
8:30PM – Tru Statement Cypher
9:30PM – Audiodax
10:30PM – The Dean’s List
10:30PM – All Out
10:30PM – Shinobi Ninja
10:30PM – Stef Lang
10:30PM – The White Panda
10:30PM – Vonnegutt
 
Trash Bar, 256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling)^
8:00PM – Slow Animal
9:00PM – US Royalty
10:00PM – Ravens & Chimes (CMJ coverage, photos)
11:00PM – Kids of 88
12:00AM – EXITMUSIC
 
Union Hall, 702 Union St. – venue review
9:00PM – Laura Gibson (Northside coverage, photos)
9:00PM – The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger
 
Union Pool, 484 Union Ave.^ – venue review
6:00PM – The Main Street Gospel
6:45PM – Weird Owl
7:30PM – Hopewell
8:15PM – Mirror Queen
9:00PM – Atomic Bitchwax
9:45PM – Quest For Fire
10:30PM – Priestess
11:30PM – Naam
 
Vaudeville Park, 26 Bushwick Ave. (at Devoe St.)
8:00PM – Brent Arnold
9:00PM – Baby Copperhead
10:00PM – Auto-Matic Vaudeville
 
Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
7:00PM – Jay & The Birds
8:00PM – Jonny Hirsch
 
Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review 
7:00PM – Gold Panda (live review, album review, photos)
7:45PM – Jon Hopkins
8:30PM – Four Tet (album review)
12:00AM – Dominique Young Unique
12:30AM – Kingdom
1:00AM – Jamaica
1:30AM – Designer Drugs
2:30AM – GRUM
3:30AM – Mathew Dear
 
 
 

 

Saturday, October 23rd 

 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review (unofficial)
12:00PM – Light Pollution
1:00PM – Lower Dens
2:00PM – Kisses
3:00PM – Young Empires
4:00PM – Everything Everything
5:00PM – Shilpa Ray (album review, photos, photos)
 
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie)* – venue review
4:30PM – The Static Jacks (photos)
5:15PM – Ma.Mentor
 
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (btwn 2nd & 3rd St.)* (free)

2:30PM – Oberhofer

3:30PM – Young Man

4:30PM – Blood Red Shoes (Haldern Pop coverage, photos, photos)

6:30PM – Deluka
 
Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue (btwn N. 11th & 12th St)^ – venue review (unofficial)
2:00PM – Lord Huron
 
Cameo Gallery, 93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry)^ – venue review (unofficial)
4:00PM – Pepper Rabbit
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)* (official) (free)
12:30PM – New Normals

1:15PM – Marie Stella

2:00PM – Pretty & Nice
2:45PM – Red Wire Black Wire (Northside coverage, photos)
3:30PM – Young the Giant
4:15PM – Philadelphia Grand Jury
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney) (Middle Floor)* (official) (free)
1:00PM – Funeral Party
2:00PM – ArpLine
3:00PM – MillionYoung
4:00PM – Milagres
5:00PM – Dinowalrus
 

The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney) (Rooftop)* (official) (free)

2:00PM – Anni Rossi
2:45PM – Ravens & Chimes (CMJ coverage, photos)

3:30PM – Savoir Adore (live review, CMJ coverage, Northside coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, video, video)

4:15PM – Miracles of Modern Science
 
I Rock I Roll throws an official CMJ party on three floors – even though CMJ stiffed her on a badge…
 
FADER Fort, 38 Delancey St.* (RSVP)
3:00PM – Royal Bangs
3:45PM – Teen Inc

4:30PM – Tanlines (photos )
5:15PM – Dominant Legs

6:00PM – Glasser (photos)
6:45PM – Freddie Gibbs

7:20PM – OFF!
8:05PM – Waka Flocka Flame
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review (free)
11:30AM – Skyler
11:30AM – New Numbers
11:30AM – Brian Bonz
11:30AM – Fairmont
11:30AM – Dark Dark Dark
11:30AM – Soft Swells
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review
4:30PM – Batillus
5:15PM – Meek is Murder
 
Generation Records, 210 Thompaon St. (free)
2:00PM – Cobra Skulls
2:00PM – Flatliners
2:00PM – Me First & The Gimme Gimmes
2:00PM – Smoke or Fire
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review (RSVP)
12:00PM – Francis & The Lights
12:00PM – Ty Segall
12:00PM – Magic Bullets
12:00PM – Jaill
12:00PM – Crocodiles
12:00PM – Maximum Balloon
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
2:30PM – Alessi’s Ark
3:15PM – Philadelphia Grand Jury
4:00PM – dominant legs
4:45PM – Sherlock’s Daughter
5:30PM – North Highlands
 
The Moscot Gallery, 118 Orchard St. (at Delancey)* (free)
2:00PM – Jacob C. Morris
2:00PM – Akudama
4:00PM – Robbers On High Street (SXSW coverage, SXSW coverage, album review, album review, mp3 review, photos, photos)
 
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent Ave.)^ – venue review (unofficial)
1:45PM – Magic Bullets
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (free)
1:00PM – Reptar
2:00PM – Generationals
3:00PM – The Phantom Band
4:00PM – Oberhofer
5:00PM – Morning Teleportation
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (free)
1:30PM – Diamond Rings
2:30PM – Young Buffalo
3:30PM – David Vandervelde (album review, album review)
4:30PM – Young Man
5:30PM – Dan Mangan (MFNW coverage, album review, photos)
 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent) (Stage 1)^ – venue review (free)
12:00PM – Morning Teleportation
1:45PM – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
2:30PM – Wild Nothing (album review, photos, photos)
3:15PM – Titus Andronicus (SXSW coverage, SXSW coverage, album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, photos)
4:15PM – Big Freedia
5:00PM – Jamie Lidell (album review)
 
Public Assembly, 70 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent) (Stage 2)^ – venue review (free)
12:15PM – Evan Voytas
1:00PM – S. Carey (MFNW coverage, photos)
1:45PM – The Crayon Fields
2:30PM – Heavy Cream
3:15PM – Dominique Young Unique
4:00PM – No Joy
4:45PM – Reggie Watts

5:05PM – Marnie Stern

 

Pyramids, 32D S. 1st St. (at Kent Ave.)^ (free)

2:30PM – Slow Animal

3:15PM – Luke Rathborne
4:00PM – Andrew Cedermark
4:45PM – Family Trees
6:15PM – Sisters
 
L Magazine are throwing a free shindig at the new Pyramids in Brooklyn.
 
Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review (free)
12:00PM – John Shade
12:00PM – Reptar
12:00PM – Xylos
12:00PM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 1)* – venue review (official) (free)
2:00PM – Tristan Clopet
3:00PM – Seth Glier
4:00PM – Chrisopher Paul Stelling (photos)
5:00PM – Delta Rae
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
11:00AM – Tommy Brunett
12:00PM – Aaron Zimmer

1:00PM – November

2:00PM – 28 North
3:00PM – Funeral Party
4:00PM – Hey Champ
5:00PM – Daniel Lanois’ BLACK DUB featuring Trixie Whitley
 
Southpaw, 125 5th Ave. (btwn St. John’s & Sterling) – venue review (unofficial)
3:00PM – Braids
3:00PM – Gold Panda (live review, album review, photos)
3:00PM – Lower Dens
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review (official) (free)
12:00PM – Dead Leaf Echo

12:45PM – Teletextile

1:30PM – Diehard

2:15PM – I’m Turning Into (ATJ coverage, photos)
3:00PM – Fan-Tan
3:45PM – Appomattox
4:30PM – The Press
5:15PM – A Million Years (MusicFest coverage, photos)
 
Urban Outfitters, 628 Broadway (free)
1:00PM – Royal Bangs
2:00PM – First Aid Kit (SXSW coverage, photos)
3:00PM – Chapel Club

4:00PM – Gold Panda (live review, album review, photos)

5:00PM – Theophilus London (CMJ coverage, photos, photos)

 

The Woods, 48 S. 4th St.^ (free)
12:30PM – Tonstartsbandht
1:15PM – Emily Reo
2:00PM – Birthdays
2:45PM – Tog
3:30PM – Blissed Out
4:15PM – Philip Seymore Hoffman
5:00PM – Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk
6:00PM – Truman Peyote (album review)
 
 
 
224 North 7th Street (unofficial)
10:00PM – Laurel Halo
 
8 Bond Street (at Lafeyette St.)
9:00PM – Shyvonne
9:30PM – Rockwell Knuckles
10:00PM – Cubic Zirconia
10:30PM – Peter Hadar
11:15PM – DJ Million $ Mano
 
Ace of Clubs, 9 Great Jones St. (btwn Broadway & Lafayette)
7:00PM – GunFight! (ATJ coverage, photos)
9:00PM – The Hounds Below
10:00PM – Jonalee White
11:00PM – Rootbound
1:00AM – Reptar
 
Alphabet Lounge, 104 Avenue C (at 7th St.)
7:00PM – Vicci Martinez
7:00PM – Kate Sikora

8:00PM – Megan Burtt

9:00PM – Third Wave Bandits
 
Arlene’s Grocery, 95 Stanton St. (btwn Ludlow & Orchard)* – venue review
7:00PM – Daily Bread
8:00PM – Incan Abraham
9:00PM – Battle Circus
10:00PM – Jet Lag Gemini
11:00PM – Ponderosa
12:00AM – The Lives of Famous Men
 
B.B. King’s, 237 W. 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th Ave.)
7:00PM – Darien Brockington
7:00PM – The Foreign Exchange
7:00PM – Zo!
 
Backstage Bar, 152 Orchard St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* (official) (RSVP)
7:30PM – Raymond & Maria
8:30PM – Moto Boy
9:30PM – O’Spada
10:00PM – Swede Beat (DJ set)
10:00PM – Taken By Trees (DJ set)
 
Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway (at 44th St.)
8:00PM – Boom Boom Satellites (photos)
9:00PM – Rasputina
10:00PM – Gary Numan
 
BIG TOP, Damrosch Park
9:30PM – Angus & Julia Stone
10:15PM – DeVotchKa (album review, photos)
 
CMJ doesn’t list where, exactly, is ‘BIG TOP’.
 
Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
12:30AM – Late Night Groove Series with Jeremiah Hosea and friends
 
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (btwn Bowery & Chrystie)* – venue review
6:00PM – Braids
6:45PM – Fake Problems
7:30PM – Lord Huron
8:30PM – Lia Ices (album review)
9:15PM – Lower Dens
10:00PM – Wild Nothing (album review, photos, photos)
 
Bowery Ballroom has some hot names to close out CMJ 2010.
 
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery (btwn Houston & Bleecker)*
6:00PM – Maddy Wyatt
7:00PM – Care Bears on Fire (photos, video, video)
8:00PM – Moss
9:00PM – Gary Lucas & Gods and Monsters
10:00PM – Quintus
11:00PM – The Auctioneers
12:00AM – Viva City
 
Bruar Falls, 245 Grand St. (near Roebling St.)
7:00PM – Oberhofer
7:50PM – Rooftop Vigilantes
8:50PM – Flight
9:40PM – Big Troubles
10:15PM – Eternal Summers
11:00PM – Woven Bones (album review, photos)
11:50PM – Frankie Rose & The Outs (photos)
 
Cake Shop, 152 Ludlow St. (btwn Rivington & Stanton)* – venue review
7:30PM – Woodsman
8:30PM – Dead Gaze
9:30PM – Barreracudas
10:00PM – Gentleman Jesse
10:50PM – Flight
11:30PM – Ex Humans
12:20AM – Rooftop Vigilantes
 
Cameo Gallery, 93 N. 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Berry)^ – venue review
8:00PM – Tony Castles (album review)
9:00PM – Acrylics (ATJ coverage, photos)
10:00PM – L’Atra
11:00PM – Buke and Gass (photos)
12:00AM – Gobble Gobble
1:00AM – Braids
2:00AM – Xeno and Oaklander
 
Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery (at Delancey)* – venue review
8:00PM – Wobblesauce
9:00PM – Haakon’s Fault
10:00PM – Frank Viele & The Manhattan Project
11:00PM – The Breakfast
 
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (btwn Clinton & Attorney)*
8:00PM – Alex Winston
9:00PM – Cerebral Ballzy
10:00PM – Kisses
11:00PM – The Knocks
12:00AM – Marnie Stern
1:00AM – secret hometown guest
 
Don Pedro’s, 90 Manhattan Ave.^ (free)
8:45PM – Ballerina
9:15PM – Woven Bones (album review, photos)
9:45PM – Alaskas
10:15PM – Cloud Nothings
11:00PM – Dirty Beaches
11:45PM – Heavy Hawaii
12:30AM – Coasting
1:15AM – Flight
2:00AM – No Joy
 
Fat Baby, 112 Rivington St. (btwn Ludlow & Essex)*
8:00PM – Alcoholic Faith Mission
8:45PM – The Jezabels
9:30PM – Zambri (CMJ coverage, mp3 review, photos, photos, video)
10:15PM – Dinosaur Feathers (live review, Northside coverage, ATJ coverage, photos, photos, photos)
11:00PM – Miracles of Modern Science
 
Fontana’s, 105 Eldrige St. (btwn Broome & Grand) – venue review
6:00PM – Pack of Wolves
6:45PM – The Binary Code
7:30PM – Wetnurse
8:15PM – Powerglove
 
Gramercy Theatre, 127 E 23rd St. (at Lexington) – venue review
8:00PM – Helmet
8:00PM – Intronaut
8:00PM – Mantyhose
 
Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St. (btwn 9th & 10th Ave.) – venue review
7:30PM – David Choi
 
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St. – venue review (unofficial)
12:00AM – First Aid Kit (SXSW coverage, photos)
 
Kenny’s Castaways, 157 Bleecker St. (btwn Thompson & Sullivan)
9:00PM – Backwords
11:00PM – The Tins
 
Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave.^ – venue review
7:20PM – Screens
8:00PM – Circle Pit
8:50PM – Tog
9:40PM – Daniel Pujol
10:30PM – Heavy Cream
11:20PM – Turbo Fruits (CMJ coverage, photos)
12:10AM – Ty Segall
1:00AM – AIDS Wolf (photos)
 
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St.) – venue review
8:20PM – VDRK & Free Magic
9:00PM – Viper Creek Club
9:40PM – The Kickdrums
10:15PM – Machine Drum & Jesse Boykins III
10:30PM – Dom Kennedy
10:50PM – Body Language (BEMF coverage, photos, photos)
11:25PM – Sepalcure
12:10AM – Kastle
12:55AM – Egyptrixx
1:40AM – Savage Skulls
2:40AM – VDRK & Free Magic
 
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St. (btwn Sullivan & Thompson St.) (Gallery Bar) – venue review
10:00PM – Amir, Ge-Ology, The Twilite Tone, Scribe, OP!, Jon Oliver
 
Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave. (btwn 5th & 6th St.) – venue review
8:00PM – Aloud
8:45PM – The Poison Control Center
9:30PM – Built By Animals
10:15PM – Long Division
11:00PM – Shrag
 
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
9:00PM – Hellbear
10:00PM – The Woes
11:00PM – The Protomen
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Family Cactus
7:45PM – Street Chant
8:30PM – Ferraby Lionheart
9:15PM – Kris Gruen
10:00PM – SoKo (photos)
10:45PM – Sarah Jaffe (live review, photos)
11:30PM – Andrew Vladeck
12:15AM – Paul & The Patients (live review, album review, photos, photos, video, video)
1:00AM – The Lines
 
Living Room, 154 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington) (Upstairs)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:30PM – Nick Zubek
8:30PM – Benny Marchant
9:30PM – Southpaw Jones
10:30PM – REGO
11:30PM – Common Prayer (photos)
 
Local 269, 269 E. Houston St. (at Suffolk)*
8:00PM – Broadfield Marchers
8:45PM – The Grip Weeds
9:30PM – The Volebeats
10:15PM – The Parties
11:00PM – The High Dials
12:00AM – Capstan Shafts
1:00AM – SAD and FRENCH
 
Matchless, 557 Manhattan Ave.^
8:00PM – Matt Koziol
8:30PM – Sydney Wayser
9:00PM – F Stokes (live review, photos)
9:30PM – Stuedabakerbrown
10:00PM – In Cadeo (album review)

10:30PM – Like Trains and Taxis
11:00PM – Alyson Greenfield
11:30PM – Hank & Cupcakes (photos)
 

Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. – venue review

7:30PM – Hungry Ghost
8:15PM – Screaming Females (Siren coverage, album review, photos)
9:00PM – Corin Tucker Band
10:00PM – Hugo
11:00PM – Tris McCall
12:00AM – Neil Nathan
 
Mercury Lounge, 217 E. Houston St. (btwn Essez & Ludlow)* – venue review
8:00PM – Charles Burst
9:00PM – Bogmen
10:30PM – Gordon Gano & The Ryans
11:30PM – Ivri Lider
12:30AM – Food Will With the War
1:30AM – Akudama
 
Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N 6th St. (btwn Wythe & Kent Ave.)^ – venue review
6:30PM – Cobra Skulls
7:15PM – The Flatliners
8:00PM – Dead To Me (album review, album review)
8:45PM – Smoke Or Fire
9:30PM – Teenage Bottlerocket
10:30PM – None More Black
11:30PM – Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
 
Nublu, 62 Avenue C (btwn E. 4th & E. 5th St.)
10:00PM – Jradio with DJ Logic and Money Mark
12:00AM – Love Trio: Bill Han, Jesse Murphy, Kenny Wolleson
12:00AM – Modest P (DJ set)
 
Pacha, 618 W. 46th St.
10:00PM – Mark Knight
 
Party Xpo, 929 Broadway (at Myrtle Ave.) (unofficial)
TBA – Caterpillers
TBA – NT
TBA – Girlfriends
TBA – Pet Ghost Project
TBA – Human Resources
TBA – Tennis System
 

Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St.^ – venue review (official) (free)

8:00PM – Canasta
9:00PM – Nathan Halpern
10:00PM – The Cinnamon Band
 
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St. (btwn Stanton & Rivington)* – venue review
8:00PM – Sherlock’s Daughter
9:00PM – Anni Rossi
10:00PM – Sunglasses (photos)
11:00PM – MillionYoung
12:00AM – BRAHMS (photos, photos)
 
PureVolume House, 7 Extra Pl.* (RSVP)
7:30PM – No Joy
8:30PM – Fergus & Geronimo
9:30PM – Sweet Bulbs
10:30PM – La Sera
11:15PM – Teen Inc
12:00AM – Everything Everything
12:45AM – Blood Red Shoes (Haldern Pop coverage, photos, photos)
1:30AM – Home Video (BEMF coverage, album review, photos)
2:15AM – Gobble Gobble
3:00AM – Young Empires
 
R Bar, 218 Bowery (at Rivington)*
7:00PM – Dead Heart Bloom
8:00PM – The Click Clack Boom
9:00PM – Two Hours Traffic
 
Red Bull Space, 5 Watts St. (at Thompson) (RSVP)
TBA – Amazing Baby (live review, album review, photos, photos, photos)
TBA – Caveman
TBA – Linfinity
TBA – Starcross Signs
TBA – Brian Newman
10:00PM – U.S. Royalty
 
Rock Shop, 249 4th Ave. (btwn President St. & 5th Ave.) – venue review
8:30PM – Young Buffalo
9:30PM – Chris Cubeta & Liars Club
10:30PM – Stand
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 1)* – venue review (official) (free)
6:00PM – Nate Campany
7:00PM – Thieving Irons (Northside coverage, album review, photos, photos, video)
8:00PM – Jay Nash
9:00PM – Will Knox
10:00PM – Harper Blynn
11:00PM – Taurus
12:00AM – Holy Ghost Tent Revival
1:00AM – The Courtesy Tier
 
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St. (Stage 2)* – venue review (official) (free)
7:00PM – Apollo Run
8:00PM – Andy Davis
9:00PM – Elizabeth & The Catapult (CMJ coverage, album review, photos)
10:00PM – Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds
11:00AM – Tommy Brunett
11:00PM – Robbie Gil
12:00AM – Turkuaz
 
S.O.B.s, 204 Varick St. (at W. Houston St.)
10:00PM – Dende & the Hahahaes
12:00AM – Dirty Sexy Soca
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) – venue review
8:00PM – Superhumanoids
9:00PM – Royal Bangs
10:00PM – Cults
11:00PM – Asobi Seksu (album review, album review, photos)
12:00AM – School of Seven Bells (live review, album review, album review, mp3 review, photos, photos, photos)
1:00AM – Big Freedia
 
Santos Party House, 96 Lafayette (btwn Walker & White) (Downstairs) – venue review
8:30PM – Delicate Steve
9:30PM – The Good Natured
10:30PM – Chain Gang of 1974
11:30PM – Dominique Young Unique
12:30AM – Bikini
1:30AM – French Horn Rebellion
 
Spike Hill, 184 Bedford Ave. (at N. 7th St.)^ – venue review
7:00PM – Univox
8:00PM – Bad Cop
8:45PM – Adult Themes
11:00PM – Chappo (Northside coverage, photos)
11:45PM – Bronze
12:00PM – Dead Leaf Echo
12:30AM – ArpLine (album review, photos, photos, photos, photos, video)

1:15AM – Tayisha Busay (Northside coverage, album review, photos)

2:00AM – Le VICE
 
The best of Northside (QRO recap) all come to Spike Hill on the final night of CMJ.
 
The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
7:00PM – Saturday Astrology
8:00PM – Blip Blip Bleep
9:00PM – Deadbeat Darling
10:00PM – My Dear Disco
11:00PM – Black Taxi
 
Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan St. (btwn 3rd St. & Bleecker)
6:30PM – Revolutionary Kids
7:30PM – Mike Rocket
8:30PM – Starcode
9:30PM – Senor Tadpole
10:30PM – Open Till Midnight
11:30PM – The Foot
 
The Surreal Estate, 15 Thames St., Fl. 1 (free)
10:00PM – Christopher Paul Stelling (photos)
11:00PM – Cheyenne Marie Mize
 
Trash Bar, 256 Grand St. (btwn Driggs & Roebling)^
8:00PM – The Lucid
8:45PM – Foam Castles
9:30PM – Dead Man’s Clothes
10:15PM – Good Kids Sprouting Horns
11:00PM – Marie Stella
11:45PM – The Class Machine
12:30AM – Holy Boys Danger Club
 
Union Hall, 702 Union St. – venue review
8:00PM – Heart of Darkness with Greg Barris, Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler and special guests music by The You Are Forgiven Choir featuring Ariel East, Mother of Three and New Beard
10:00PM – Everything Is Terrible
 
Union Pool, 484 Union Ave.^ – venue review
8:00PM – Cough
8:00PM – Inter Arma
8:00PM – Royal Thunder
8:00PM – The Body
 
Vaudeville Park, 26 Bushwick Ave. (at Devoe St.)
7:00PM – Bebe Fang
8:00PM – Dead Leaf Echo
9:00PM – Eklin
10:00PM – The Invisible Kid
 
Village Underground, 130 W. 3rd St. (btwn MacDougal & 6th Ave.)
8:00PM – Christina LaRocca and Heavy Weather
9:00PM – Lachi
10:00PM – Dennis Padula
 
Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th Ave.) – venue review
8:00PM – The Golden Filter
8:45PM – UNKLE (album review, album review)

 

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