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Catch the Peach Kings This Saturday at CMJ

With so many concerts and showcases during CMJ, it can be hard to decide which events will be worth bundling up and facing the …

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DATA and The Brink Host Free CMJ Showcase at Louie & Chan

This Wednesday, LES-based Destination Artist Touring Agency (DATA) will host their first CMJ showcase at Louie & Chan. The event boasts free admission and appearances …

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Arts Watch: Third Street Music School Presents Free Concert Series

Celebrating 120 years as New York City’s oldest community music school, Third Street Music School Settlement in the East Village will present a weekly …

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The CBGB Music & Film Festival Starts Today

Taking place today through Sunday, October 12th, the massive CBGB Festival presents music, films, industry talks and special events at a variety of venues throughout …

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Seattle-based Trio, Barcelona, Comes to Mercury Lounge

Dance-rock, indie pop and electronica are all ways to describe the catchy sounds of Seattle-based trio, Barcelona. The group has been recording music for …

Miranda July, "Somebody," 2014 (still, featuring July). Video, dir. Miranda July. The artist will speak about "Somebody," her new messaging service, at the New Museum on October 9th.

Arts Watch: What To Do In October

Here are some highlights from our October L.E.S. events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

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The Rooks Celebrate New Release at Mercury Lounge This Saturday

TLD contributor Flora Theden talks to R&B/IndieSoul sextet The Rooks about their new EP, Beyoncé, and their upcoming show at Mercury Lounge.

If you’re …

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Bianca Monica Returns to Piano’s Tomorrow Night

Fresh off the heels of recording an EP, TLD contributor Flora Theden caught up with the singer to chat about her upcoming show and burgeoning …

Sarah Jones will return to the Nuyorican for a special preview of her latest one-woman show, "Buy/Sell/Date."

Arts Watch: What To Do in September

Here are some highlights from our Lower East Side events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

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Reunion of the Lower East Side Bands – Saturday at East River Park



OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy will premier his new piece, Labyrinth in October at the Abrons Arts Center.

Arts Watch: Abrons Announces a Season of Celebratory Premieres

The OBIE award winning Abrons Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse this year by devoting much of the 2014-2015 season to exciting new work. …

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The Harmonica Lewinskies Come to Pianos

If you’re looking for a fun, late night show after the stress and monotony of the week, perhaps you’ll find comfort in letting loose …

Poet Mykki Blanco will perform August 7 at 7 p.m.

SummerStage Returns to East River Park Tonight

 

Poet Mykki Blanco will perform at the East River Park Amphitheater on August 7 at 7 p.m.

In the final days of summer, City …

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R&B Artist Mattie Safer to Play Rockwood on Friday

Mattie Safer has a rich history in New York’s music scene, beginning more than a decade ago as a member of …

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Review: UK-Based Electro Soul Group, Jungle, at Bowery Ballroom

If you haven’t heard of the UK-based group, Jungle, it might be because of their lack of publicity. Until their recent US tour, Jungle, known for producing kaleidoscopic modern soul, has kept a relatively low, almost secretive, profile. …