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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - July 21-July 23
July 17, 2017 - by CG Directory Editor

Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend

Photo: Paul Katcher/Flickr 


From jazz and blues to punk and rock to electronic and pop, every kind of live music venue exists in NYC. City Guide's roundup of weekend random live music shows in New York City will cover all the ground for you, making sure you don't miss out on a single show of other music.

Katie Welsh: The Evolution of the Broadway Musical Heroine - 54 Below
July 21, 2017 - New York

Katie Welsh returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in her brand new show, The Evolution of the Broadway Musical Heroine. In this evening of song, Katie travels through the decades, from the 1940s to the 2010s, on a quest to understand how Broadway's leading ladies have changed over time. For example, what makes a Rodgers & Hammerstein heroine different from a Sondheim heroine? How do our favorite female characters navigate the world of relationships in similar and different ways? Katie considers these questions as she sings songs from a range of beloved musicals, including Oklahoma!, South Pacific, Bells Are Ringing, Anyone Can Whistle, Sweet Charity, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and many more.

St. Eloise - Rockwood Music Hall
July 21, 2017 - East Village

This is St. Eloise…Elegant, Sultry, Evocative, Spunky. As lead vocalist, keyboardist and songwriter, St. Eloise finds her groove mainly within a unique mix of pop and jazz, a sound she is becoming known for.

Based out of New York City, St. Eloise has been steadily gaining recognition as a popular entertainer. A classically trained pianist, she incorporates elements of latin and soul into her songs, with a touch of electronic energy. Her liveliness and authenticity on stage draws the crowd into a memorable experience.

Artists that St. Eloise has been compared to are Diana Krall, Sara Bareilles, and Ingrid Michaelson, among others. She has released a self-titled EP, a 9 song album titled "Showdown", and continues to write new material for what she expects will be the cohesive sound she has been searching for.

St. Eloise is the new artist to watch – expect big things from this very talented and matchless artiste!

Grand Ole Opera Concert Series - Pioneer Works
July 21, 2017 - Red Hook

Pioneer Works is pleased to present Grand Ole Opera, a performative exhibition by Tennessee-born artists Willie Stewart and Brent Stewart. This post-modern opera marks the Stewarts' institutional debut in the United States.

In 1944, country music star Bob Wills appalled purists when he insisted on performing his set with drums at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. Drums marked an iconoclastic break with tradition which threatened the hallowed "Home of American Music." Inspired by Wills, the Stewarts' Grand Ole Opera stages immersive theatrical installations that recreate their Southern heritage and childhood experiences, paying homage while complicating and transgressing the clichés of the American South.

June 11: Angel Deradoorian at Second Sunday June 23: Lightning Bolt July 7: Wolf Eyes, Jackie Lynn, Dreamcrusher July 14: Sleep July 15: Sleep July 19: Fushitsusha July 20: Fushitsusha July 21: Hank Wood and the Hammerheads July 28: Bob Bellerue, Pedestrian Deposit July 29: The Body, Author & Punisher, Moor Mother

Mary-Elaine Jenkins - Pine Box Rock Shop
July 21, 2017 - New York

Warm Up - MoMA PS1
July 22, 2017 - Long Island City

Experience Warm Up, MoMA PS1's pioneering outdoor music series, for its 20th season in summer 2017. Presenting the best in live and electronic music—both local and global—across a range of genres, over its 20 seasons Warm Up has featured more than 750 artists, including pop artists Solange, Jamie XX, and Grimes, experimental musicians Arca, Black Dice, and Four Tet, and legendary DJs like DJ Premier, Ritchie Hawtin, and Derrick May. As one of the longest-running music programs within a museum, Warm Up has a history of supporting emerging artists and providing a platform for experimentation, unique collaborations, and new material.

An integral part of MoMA PS1's contemporary program, Warm Up provides an opportunity to engage with today's most experimental and innovative artists across media. Audiences are encouraged to visit the exhibition galleries and experience MoMA PS1's diverse exhibitions of emerging artists, new genres, and adventurous work by recognized artists. Warm Up 2017 will take place within a site-specific installation by Young Architects Program winner Jenny Sabin Studio made of photoluminescent textiles that transform over the course of a day.

Live Music with Soulful Sounds at Arlo NoMad - Arlo NoMad
July 22, 2017 - New York

Join us every Saturday for live music in the studios from the New Jersey natives, Soulful Sounds.

Soulful Sounds consist of college-educated young males having a passion for playing music. The group started out as a duo of the saxophonist and the keyboardist. However, over the years the band has expanded into a five-piece smooth ensemble. Soulful Sounds focuses on providing smooth live entertainment.

Beatles Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
July 22, 2017 - New York

Strawberry Fields is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. The tribute takes you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964, complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties, and the first four albums of music. The next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album with all the costumes and jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes the White Album, Abbey Road, and of course Let It Be.

BRUNCH BUFFET MENU

Scrambled Eggs Smoked Bacon & Sausage Cinnamon Brown Sugar French Toast Aged Cheddar Baked Macaroni & Cheese Baked Beans & Smoked Bacon Sliced Baked Yams w/ Pecans & Maple Syrup South Carolina Grits Classic Caesar Salad w/ Garlic Croutons & Shaved Parmesan Vegetarian Pasta Salad w/ Basil & Olive Oil Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish w/ Tartar Sauce Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Jambalaya Mild Chicken Wings w/ Blue Cheese Dressing BBQ Chicken w/ Memphis-Style Sauce Fresh Fruit Salad Mini Bagels w/ Cream Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits Fruit Cobbler w/ Pastry Crust Brownies & Chocolate Chip Cookies Orange, Cranberr... (read more)

O-Town - Rocks Off
July 23, 2017 - New York

O-TOWN In 1999, ABC began airing one of the first reality shows in major network history, "Making the Band", which chronicled the formation and rise to success of the boy band, O-Town. The public tuned in to watch as Trevor Penick, Jacob Underwood, Erik-Michael Estrada, Ashley Parker Angel, & Dan Miller signed with Clive Davis' J Records, released the #1 singles "Liquid Dreams"and "All or Nothing", and achieved platinum success with their debut album. Despite their success, the band broke up in 2004 both to escape an unfair record contract and to pursue individual endeavors. After a crash course in the entertainment industry in their early twenties, the guys have enjoyed branching off into different facets of the entertainment business. Their first experience left them with a desire to become more educated, seeing first hand how incredibly complicated (and sometimes corrupt) the industry can be. And now, after 10 years apart, Trevor, Jacob, Erik, and Dan are reuniting as friends with a renewed passion for making music together again. "This one's for the fans and everyone who supported us from the beginning."– O-Town

With the help of his older brother, Ryan's new band became one ... (read more)

Charles Havira Band - Pete's Candy Store
July 23, 2017 - New York

$5 suggested donation;

Charles Havira Band https://soundcloud.com/charles-havira

Peter Valera & the Jump Blues Band - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
July 23, 2017 - New York

Peter Valera "jumps the blues" all night long. He plays the saxophone from his heart and soul. He "makes the horn speak" communicating a wide range of musical emotions and experiences. Peter gives his all for performances that are unforgettable and just released his first record "Jump Blues" (Four Most Records and Entertainment). As a composer, bandleader, and educator; his unique style is a synthesis of the swingin' sounds of early jazz and the soulful grooves of rhythm and blues.

No matter what genre of music Peter plays, he brings his audience on a musical journey with him. His philosophy is that music is lifelong journey and it is not about where you end up, but how and why you got there. Peter's passion for music is undeniable and he has revived the hallowed tradition of the "bar walk", which gets the audience jumpin', shoutin' and dancin' in the streets. When you come to one of his shows, you will leave with a smile on your face!

Peter Valera >> Peter Valera @ Facebook >> Peter Valera @ Twitter >> Peter Valera @ iTunes >>

First Ladies of Soul: the Music of Diana Ross, Etta James, Gladys Knight & Many More - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
July 23, 2017 - New York

Papa J. and Mo' Soul, based in Harlem, incorporate blues, soul and funk into their unique blend that's sure to work your groove thing. Whatever incarnation they'll perform as during this evening -- sometimes a power trio, at other times they'll add guests to make themselves a full-blown orchestra, horns and all -- Papa J. and Mo' Soul are sure to stimulate your musical senses when they perform live at New York City's B.B.King Blues Club.

Pete's Open Mic - Pete's Candy Store
July 23, 2017 - New York

EVERY SUNDAY 5-8 / SIGN UP STARTS AT 4:30PM

The Open Mic at Pete's has been running for 15 years and has provided a springboard for many a New York performer, now booking gigs around the city and beyond. Join host Bruce Martin in Pete's intimate music room for a lively night of performances.

Vinyl Hour at Arlo SoHo - Arlo SoHo
July 23, 2017 - New York

Whether you’re a music guru or you can’t tell the difference between Madonna and Prince, come join us in sifting through our massive collection of vinyl records every Sunday in The Library. Sit back and listen or take a turn as DJ by switching up the records on our turntable. Enjoy complimentary rosé while we take you back in time, reminding you of that time you made out with your high school crush in your mom’s minivan…or maybe you don’t want to remember that. Regardless, our collection appeals to everyone.

Popgun Presents Sontag Shogun – Patterns for Resonant Space Album Release - Knockdown Center
Through July 23, 2017 - New York

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir - Union Pool
Through July 24, 2017 - Brooklyn

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir, the reason we even do Mondays at all, seriously, we'd probably just stay home all night by our lonesomes, but thanks to the Reverend and his perfect combination of dirty gospel and good vibes, we have found the light!!

The Reverend is a NYC based artist and a Brooklyn staple.

Sing-Along Sessions - JCC Manhattan
Through July 26, 2017 - NEW YORK,

Join us for a new kind of sing-along. Each session will feature a fresh lineup of favorites from a specific genre (film, TV, Broadway, Big Band, and many others). Veteran cabaret performer Jerry Greenberg will present background stories and anecdotes about each song, after which he'll lead the group in a sing-along. Participation is encouraged but nor required, and everyone is welcomed.

Peter Valera & the Jump Blues Band - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Through July 30, 2017 - New York

Peter Valera "jumps the blues" all night long. He plays the saxophone from his heart and soul. He "makes the horn speak" communicating a wide range of musical emotions and experiences. Peter gives his all for performances that are unforgettable and just released his first record "Jump Blues" (Four Most Records and Entertainment). As a composer, bandleader, and educator; his unique style is a synthesis of the swingin' sounds of early jazz and the soulful grooves of rhythm and blues.

No matter what genre of music Peter plays, he brings his audience on a musical journey with him. His philosophy is that music is lifelong journey and it is not about where you end up, but how and why you got there. Peter's passion for music is undeniable and he has revived the hallowed tradition of the "bar walk", which gets the audience jumpin', shoutin' and dancin' in the streets. When you come to one of his shows, you will leave with a smile on your face!

Peter Valera >> Peter Valera @ Facebook >> Peter Valera @ Twitter >> Peter Valera @ iTunes >>

Peter Valera & the Jump Blues Band - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Through July 30, 2017 - New York

Peter Valera "jumps the blues" all night long. He plays the saxophone from his heart and soul. He "makes the horn speak" communicating a wide range of musical emotions and experiences. Peter gives his all for performances that are unforgettable and just released his first record "Jump Blues" (Four Most Records and Entertainment). As a composer, bandleader, and educator; his unique style is a synthesis of the swingin' sounds of early jazz and the soulful grooves of rhythm and blues.

No matter what genre of music Peter plays, he brings his audience on a musical journey with him. His philosophy is that music is lifelong journey and it is not about where you end up, but how and why you got there. Peter's passion for music is undeniable and he has revived the hallowed tradition of the "bar walk", which gets the audience jumpin', shoutin' and dancin' in the streets. When you come to one of his shows, you will leave with a smile on your face!

Peter Valera >> Peter Valera @ Facebook >> Peter Valera @ Twitter >> Peter Valera @ iTunes >>

Peter Valera & the Jump Blues Band - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Through July 30, 2017 - New York

Peter Valera "jumps the blues" all night long. He plays the saxophone from his heart and soul. He "makes the horn speak" communicating a wide range of musical emotions and experiences. Peter gives his all for performances that are unforgettable and just released his first record "Jump Blues" (Four Most Records and Entertainment). As a composer, bandleader, and educator; his unique style is a synthesis of the swingin' sounds of early jazz and the soulful grooves of rhythm and blues.

No matter what genre of music Peter plays, he brings his audience on a musical journey with him. His philosophy is that music is lifelong journey and it is not about where you end up, but how and why you got there. Peter's passion for music is undeniable and he has revived the hallowed tradition of the "bar walk", which gets the audience jumpin', shoutin' and dancin' in the streets. When you come to one of his shows, you will leave with a smile on your face!

Peter Valera >> Peter Valera @ Facebook >> Peter Valera @ Twitter >> Peter Valera @ iTunes >>

Broadway Tonight! - Treehaus MiMa
Through August 07, 2017 - New York

Kimber Sprawl - Beautiful The Carole King Musical, Adam Hyndman - Aladdin, Hernando Umana - Kinky Boots, Jelani Remy - The Lion King,

Zachary Daniel Freier-Harrison - BT! Up and Coming Performer,

RSVP at https://6-26broadway-tonight.eventbrite.com,

Meet NYC's top musical performers as they come together at the Treehaus. A lounge evening with song, in-depth interviews; food, wine and socializing.

Shanti Star and the Afro-Reggae All-Stars - Hudson River Park Pier 45 and 46
Through August 11, 2017 - New York

Friday nights mean great local music on Pier 45! Join us three Friday nights at Pier 45 at 7pm to hear the Shanti Star and the Afro- Reggae All Stars!

Sunset Salsa with Talia - Hudson River Park Pier 45 and 46
Through August 15, 2017 - New York

TALIA Things heat up when the sun goes down in Hudson River Park with Sunset Salsa, featuring Talia! Join us on Tuesday nights in July & August for Salsa dancing with some of NYC's best DJs! Beginner Salsa dance lessons from 6:30-7:15pm, DJs start the party at 7:15pm!

Pier 45 at Christopher St. Tuesdays: July 11 -August 15 6:30pm

Après Wednesdays - Arts Brookfield
Through August 16, 2017 - New York

Brookfield Place New York Terrace

Kick back and relax on the Terrace every Wednesday all summer long! With outdoor games, live music, film screenings, and more, Brookfield Place is where you'll want to unwind this season.

APRÉS WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Games

Grab a friend and play outdoor games on the Terrace.

Astrology Lounge | 5 – 8 PM

Are your stars aligned? Step into our astrology lounge to gaze into your future.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

June 14 | Roberto Poveda

Let the infectious and compelling Latin sound of Robert Poveda soothe your soul, with influences from bolero, salsa, rumba, samba, hip-hop, and jazz.

June 21

Stay tuned for a special announcement.

June 28 | Animation Night!

Curated film screening. Stay tuned for an announcement on this week's film!

July 5

Stay tuned for a special announcement.

July 12 | Avalon Jazz Band

Take a trip back to 1930-40's Hot Club de France, with this Parisian jazz band founded by Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli.

July 26 | Animation Night!

Curated film screening. Stay tuned for an announcement on this week's film!

August 2 | ... (read more)

Max Gallico & Friends - Hudson River Park Pier 45 and 46
Through August 28, 2017 - New York

Friday nights mean great local music on Pier 45! Join us four Friday nights at Pier 45 at 7pm to hear Max Gallico and Friends!

Overtime - Knockdown Center
Through September 02, 2017 - New York

This summer, we're teaming up with the best promoters, hosts, and DJs to bring you an outdoor party every weekend! Come get down in the Ruins and kick back with a frozen drink and your favorite acts.

Beatles Brunch - B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Through November 25, 2017 - New York

Strawberry Fields is a look-a-like, sound-a-like Beatles tribute, dedicated to bringing you as close to a real Beatles concert as you can get. The tribute takes you on a Magical Mystery Tour beginning in 1964, complete with mop top hair, black suits with thin ties, and the first four albums of music. The next stop, 1967, features the psychedelic era of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album with all the costumes and jackets on the album cover. The last stop includes the White Album, Abbey Road, and of course Let It Be.

BRUNCH BUFFET MENU

Scrambled Eggs Smoked Bacon & Sausage Cinnamon Brown Sugar French Toast Aged Cheddar Baked Macaroni & Cheese Baked Beans & Smoked Bacon Sliced Baked Yams w/ Pecans & Maple Syrup South Carolina Grits Classic Caesar Salad w/ Garlic Croutons & Shaved Parmesan Vegetarian Pasta Salad w/ Basil & Olive Oil Cornmeal-Crusted Catfish w/ Tartar Sauce Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Jambalaya Mild Chicken Wings w/ Blue Cheese Dressing BBQ Chicken w/ Memphis-Style Sauce Fresh Fruit Salad Mini Bagels w/ Cream Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits Fruit Cobbler w/ Pastry Crust Brownies & Chocolate Chip Cookies Orange, Cranberr... (read more)

Vic Thrill - Pete's Candy Store
Through January 28, 2018 - New York

Weekly on Saturday, forever


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