the dodos | photo by whitperson

This is another one of those week’s of live music in NYC that requires some serious skills with scheduling and logistics. There are a ton of great shows and there’s just not enough time, energy, and cash flow to take them all in. Since I’m still out of pocket, and there’s so much to choose from, I’m foregoing my normal highlight reel and just going with the entire list. Call me a slacker if you will, but given all these options, I think I’m mainly just indecisive…

Interesting shows from this week’s NYC concert calendar:

Cut Copy w/ Washed Out and Midnight Magic @ The Wellmont Theatre (Montclair, NJ)
The Dodos @ Webster Hall
Fruit Bats with Vetiver @ The Bowery Ballroom
Funky Meters @ Brooklyn Bowl (Brooklyn)
JJ Grey @ City Winery
Steely Dan @ Beacon Theatre
Zach Deputy @ Rockwood Music Hall

The Big Four: Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax @ Yankee Stadium
Funky Meters @ Brooklyn Bowl (Brooklyn)
Japandroids w/ John Barrett’s Bass Drum of Death @ Mercury Lounge
Steely Dan @ Beacon Theatre
Steve Earle and Allison Moorer @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn)
Toro Y Moi with Ava Luna and Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ Webster Hall
Zach Deputy @ Rockwood Music Hall

Funky Meters and Bowl Train @ Brooklyn Bowl (Brooklyn)
New Riders of the Purple Sage @ Mexicali Live (Teaneck, NJ)
Peter Bjorn and John with The Suzan @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn)

DMB Caravan Festival @ Randall’s Island – Rescheduled due to Hurricane Irene
Greensky Bluegrass and Starcode with Juice, Kill Kurt Reifler, and 4 moreā€¦ @ Sullivan Hall
Man/Miracle, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Woven Bones @ Glasslands (Brooklyn)
Steve Kimock with Jerry Joseph & Wally Ingram @ Mexicali Live (Teaneck, NJ)

DMB Caravan Festival @ Randall’s Island
Ghostland Observatory @ Terminal 5
The Hold Steady @ Beekman Beer Gardens
Steely Dan @ Beacon Theatre
Widespread Panic @ Williamsburg Waterfront (Brooklyn)

The Bad Plus @ City Winery
DMB Caravan Festival @ Randall’s Island
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart w/ Twin Sister and Wildlyfe @ The Bowery Ballroom
tUnE-YaRds @ Le Poisson Rouge

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