The Best Shows in NYC This Week: Japanese Breakfast The Faint Shamir Waxahatchee Warpaint Father John Misty James Blake Crystal Castles Sigur Ros Frightened Rabbit Summer Cannibals Pity Sex Built to Spill Diarrhea Planet More! - Oh My Rockness

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The Best Shows in NYC This Week: Japanese Breakfast The Faint Shamir Waxahatchee Warpaint Father John Misty James Blake Crystal Castles Sigur Ros Frightened Rabbit Summer Cannibals Pity Sex Built to Spill Diarrhea Planet More!

October 03, 2016
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Written by Patrick McNamara

Monday - October 3, 2016 A.D.

James Blake plays Radio City Music Hall. He is a good music man. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Summer Cannibals play Baby's All Right. They are a good band. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Frightened Rabbit play (le) poisson rouge. Good band. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Pity Sex play Market Hotel and what would you say if I told you they were a good band. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Other notable Monday shows = Bad Religion at Irving Plaza (good band)

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Tuesday - October 4, 2016 A.D.

Diarrhea Planet play Music Hall of Williamsburg and with a name like Diarrhea Planet they gotta be good. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

*this is Diarrheal Planet's world we're all just pooping uncontrollably in it

Feels play Shea Stadium. If you want to see a good band, here's your good band. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Other notable Tuesday shows = Saint Vitus at Saint Vitus (ha! terrific!) + How to Dress Well at Webster Hall (good dresser) + __________ at you know where

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Wednesday - October 5, 2016 A.D.

Built to Spill play Brooklyn Bowl (w/ Hop Along & Alex G). Built to Spill is not a good band. Built to Spill is the best band. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Sigur Ros play Radio City Music Hall. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

“Sigur Ros is a good band." - some angel in heaven right now probably

Donovan Wolfington play Shea Stadium. They're a good band. I've told you this before but being good bears repeating. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Other notable Wednesday shows = Spit at The Footlight (good band) + Lazyeyes at Rough Trade (good band) + Pantha Du Prince at Music Hall of Williamsburg (good prince) + Thick at Good Room (good band)

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Thursday - October 6, 2016 A.D.

Fugazi (reunion!) play Town Hall. This is a good joke. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Japanese Breakfast play Baby's All Right. You bet your breakfast this band is good. You bet your breakfast. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Sigur Ros plays Kings Theatre. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

"Sigur Ros is not a good band." - Satan in Hell

Crystal Castles play Warsaw. This was a good video game. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

The Faint play Webster Hall (w/ Gang of Four & Pictureplane). There are good bands and then there are good bands. The Faint is the former. And the latter. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Other notable Thursday shows = Titus Andronicus at Cannon's Blackthorn (good band - tricky location) + Jerry Seinfeld at Beacon Theater (Jerry Seinfeld is a good band)

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Friday - October 7, 2016 A.D.

Free Green Day show at Rough Trade tonight. Gotta read them good details tho.

The New Yorker Festival starts at various New York venues. The New Yorker is a good magazine (even though I've never even been a finalist for their cartoon caption contest but whatever “Jesus Shaves “is gonna get me to the winner's circle someday I just know it)

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Shamir & Waxahatchee & Mutual Benefit play Industry City. Two good bands one good artist and a microphone. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Joan of Arc play Knitting Factory. What We Talk About When We Talk About Good Bands. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Titus Andronicus play Market Hotel. Good Elizabethan tragedy. Even better band. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

“Titus Andronicus the band is better than Shakespeare the man." - Oh My Rockness

Sunflower Bean play Music Hall of Williamsburg. If you think this band is good you better stop thinking because you're absolutely right already. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Other notable Friday shows = Green Day at Rough Trade (free! see details) + Warpaint at Warsaw (good band) + Vetiver at Union Pool (good band) + Sigur Ros at Kings Theatre (I think we're good with this one) + Jacuzzi Boys at Baby's All Right (good band)

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Saturday - October 8, 2016 A.D.

Green Day play Webster Hall. “Green Day is a good band." - Patrick, 1994 (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Warpaint play Bowery Ballroom. Good band. Buh-lieve me. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

A tribute to Steely Dan at Shea Stadium w/ creative contributions of these good band members: The So So Glos, Speedy Ortiz, Ava Luna & more. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Steely Dan. Good band?

Father John Misty plays Gramercy Theatre. He's a good dad. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Other notable Saturday shows = Sturgill Simpson at Kings Theatre (good singer) + Descendents w/ Fucked Up at PlayStation Theater (good bands - bad venue name) + Balance and Composure at Rough Trade (good price - free) + Glenn Branca at Roulette (good living legend) + Richard Lloyd at The Bowery Electric (samesies)

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Sunday - October 9, 2016 A.D.

Merchandise play Market Hotel. A good band, you say? And how! (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

The Get Up Kids play WFMU Monty Hall. (SHOW INFO // TICKETS)

Don't worry I'll catch youuuuu! Don't worry I'll catch youuuuu. Don't ever worrrrrrayyyyyyy! You're STILL all the mattttterrrrrrs to mayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!

The Get Up Kids is a good band.

Other notable Sunday shows = Van Morrison at Forest Hills Stadium (good all-purpose vehicle)

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We blobbed about some good shows and songs and bands.

Have fun!

Yeah!

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