In honor of music month and the beginning of summer concerts, we bring you the ultimate music itinerary. From blaring bass and melodic voices to over-the-top themes, these are your must-see shows in New York this week.
Santigold is performing tonight on your computer screen. Samsung Mobile presents a livestream concert to celebrate their 5 millionth Facebook fan. If you’ve ever seen Santigold perform, you know to expect super bass, crowd interaction and amazing dancing. The actual concert will be held at Irving Plaza but is a closed event. To tune in to the concert tonight, join here. If you must see her live, take note.
Monday May 14, 8 pm.
Her voice leaves broken hea-ea-earts everywhere, and this weekend she will be performing songs from her latest What We Saw From the Cheap Seats album. Book now so you don’t have to see from the cheap seats.
Tuesday May 15, 7:30 pm. United Palace Theatre, 4140 Broadway, New York. 212.568.6703
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from this Brooklyn-based musician. The new album is in the works, sans her former partner, but you can be the first to hear some new songs this week.
Wednesday May 16, 9:30pm. Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston Street, New York. 212.260.4700
The indie-pop singer-songwriter is here to celebrate the fact she is Human Again with a concert at Terminal 5. Listen to tracks from the Human Again album here so you can sing along at the show.
Thursday May 17, 7pm. Terminal 5, 610 W 56 Street (between 11th and 12th avenues), New York. 212.582.6600.
The Australian rapper is coming to the 212 to prepare fans for her upcoming album The New Classic. Maybe her fellow female rapper Azealia Banks will stop in for an appearance.
Thursday May 17, 9:30pm. S.O.B.’s, 204 Varick Street, New York. 212.243.4940
The Brooklyn-based indie rock band will celebrate the launch of their new single “I Ain’t No Brian Wilson (I Was Made For These Times)” on the Occupy This album. The concert will be an over-the-top, 1% themed extravaganza featuring opening acts Zebros, Captain Skyhawk and Ponyhof. Come in The Hunger Games Capitol-inspired attire, and you could win a prize.
Friday May 18, 9pm. The Suffolk, 107 Suffolk Street (between Delancey St and Rivington St), New York. 212.982.5008
What shows are your must-sees in NYC this week?