LMB NYC: This Week’s Concert Calendar (Feb 6-12)

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Although most New Yorkers are probably still thinking about last night’s Giants Super Bowl win (or are at least nursing a nice football hangover), I’m taking one for the team and already looking ahead to a week of NYC-area shows. As usual, there are plenty of good options this week, including Jay-Z, Bjork, tUnE-YaRds, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe covering the Rolling Stones, and two nights each of Primus and Tea Leaf Green. Read on for all the highlights as I see ‘em…

The week kicks off with two nights of Jay Z playing the legendary Carnegie Hall.

Bjork is sticking around town a little longer to give NYC more of her Biophilia Live show out in Queens at the New York Hall of Science.

For something similarly wild and eclectic (though decidedly smaller and intimate), check out tUnE-YaRds at the Allen Room at Lincoln Center.

For a bit more of a world/jazz vibe, I’m liking this show with Xalam Project w/ Club d’Elf at Pianos.

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe has teamed up with Anders Osborne to cover the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers album. They’re at Webster Hall on Wednesday night and are sure to provide a rocking Stones throwdown.

Continuing the “Freaks Ball” trend from a few weeks back, Joe Russo, Scott Metzger, Erik Deutsch, and Gara Ben-Ari are doing the Freaks Night Out at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday, with Morning Teleportation in the opening slot.

For something a bit more dance and groove-centric, The Indobox is a good option. They’ll steam things up at Sullivan Hall on Friday.

Even more of a freak shows in NYC? Yep, this week we get two nights of Primus bringing the freaky ruckus to the Music Hall of W’burg and the Gramercy Theater.

And last but not least, we’ve also got Tea Leaf Green doing a two-night run this weekend, trading between the Bowery Ballroom and Brooklyn Bowl on Friday and Saturday.

Of course, if those selections don’t do it for ya, read on a few other interesting shows going on this week in NYC…

Interesting shows from this week’s NYC concert calendar:

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6
Bjork @ New York Hall of Science (Queens)
Xalam Project w/ Club d’Elf @ Piano’s
Gotye, Sea of Bees @ Bowery Ballroom
Jay-Z @ Carnegie Hall
Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, The Dust Busters @ City Winery

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Dum Dum Girls w/ Widowspeak @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Jay-Z @ Carnegie Hall

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic @ B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Jeff the Brotherhood w/ Uncle Bad Touch, The Numerators @ Death by Audio
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe w/ Anders Osborne @ Webster Hall (playing the Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers album)
Lymbyc Systym w/ Noveller and Lushlife @ Knitting Factory
Primus @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Bjork @ New York Hall of Science (Queens)
Freaks Night Out: Erik Deutsch, Joe Russo, Scott Metzger, Gara Ben-Ari and Morning Teleportation @ Brooklyn Bowl
JEFF the Brotherhood @ Death By Audio
Lymbyc Systym w/ Noveller @ The Knitting Factory
Paul van Dyk, Austin Leeds @ Pacha NYC
Papadosio w/ Horizon Wireless, Speakerbot, and Ph Factor @ Highline Ballroom
Primus @ Gramercy Theater
Theophilus London w/ Phony Ppl @ Webster Hall
tUnE-YaRds @ The Allen Room at Lincoln Center

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
The Indobox @ Sullivan Hall
Tea Leaf Green @ Bowery Ballroom

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
John Kadlecik, Blue Boy Productions, lespecial, Space Jesus @ Sullivan Hall
Rebirth Brass Band, Thor, Heylady @ Hiro Ballroom
The Ataris, The Queers, Free Magic @ Santos Party House
The Kills, JEFF The Brotherhood, Hunters @ Terminal 5
Tea Leaf Green w/ Ha Ha Tonka @ Brooklyn Bowl

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12
Bjork @ New York Hall of Science (Queens)
Fred Armisen’s Playlist Live @ Union Pool
James Blake @ Le Poisson Rouge