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20 Good Shows To See in NYC This Week


August 04, 2017

Written by Patrick McNamara

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20 Good Shows To See in NYC This Week

August 7 - August 13 / 2017 A.D.

1. Craig Wedren at Ops (free show) on Monday, August 7th.

Free shows rule.

Craig Wedren rules.

RIYL: Shudder to Think ruled.

2. Surfer Blood & Katie Von Schleicher at Cape House on Tuesday, August 8th.

Surfer Blood rules.

Katie Von Schleicher rules.

RIYL: the peaceful easy feelings you get after surfing I'd imagine I've never been

3. Sweet Knives at Union Pool on Tuesday, August 8th.

Sweet Knives rule.

RIYL: Lost Sounds / RIP

4. Secret “End of an Era" show at Webster Hall on Thursday, August 10th.

(???????????) rules.

RIYL: Fugazi opening for Jay-Z with John Lennon doing stand-up between sets

Hint: secret headliner is ACTION BRONSON

5. Overcoats at Dr. Martens Herald Square on Thursday, August 10th.

Free shows rule.

RIYL: jams / shoes

6. Whitney at Prospect Park (free show) on Friday, August 11th. With Moses Sumney and Weyes Blood.

Free shows rule.

Whitney rules.

Weyes Blood rules.

Moses Sumney rules.

RIYL: 3 ruling artists for 1 extremely low price / Being Popular

7. Vagabon (free show) at Lincoln Center (Damrosch Park Bandshell) on Friday, August 11th.

Free shows rule.

RIYL: Vagabon was the best set we saw at Pitchfork Fest this year

8. Frankie Rose at Baby's All Right on Saturday, August 12th.

Frankie Rose rules.

RIYL: music forever

9. Oberhofer at Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Saturday, August 12th.

Oberhofer rules.

RIYL: o000o000o

10. John Early at Union Hall on Saturday, August 12th (two shows).

John Early rules.

RIYL: hilarious!

Rounding Out The Top 20:

Mirah at JCC Manhattan

Khalid at East River Park Amphitheatre

Tori Amos (talk) at Murmrr Theatre

Thick at Berlin

Jeff Rosenstock / Laura Stevenson at WFMU Monty Hall

Creeper Lagoon at Mercury Lounge

RJD2 at Brooklyn Steel

Slothrust at Music Hall of Williamsburg

John Doe (of X) at Rubin Museum of Art

Pharoahe Monch at Knitting Factory

They Might Be Giants at Central Park Summerstage


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