The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from December 14th, 2014 to March 18th, 2015

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An incomplete and arbitrary guide of musical events in and around the WFMU broadcast area. If there's an event you'd like considered for inclusion, send announcements here.

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Last updated December 14th, 2014

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Sun 12/14 At the VW Dome in MoMA PS1

A live performance and discussion by Detroit based musical collective Underground Resistance is accompanied by performances from Gen Ken Montgomery (Generations Unlimited), with Benton Bainbridge, Andrea Beeman and Sean Julian; Charles Cohen; and Arcane Device (in the Print Shop). These performances are interspersed by discussion about underground platforms with Sohrab Mohebbi (Redcat In LA), Danna Vajda, and the volunteers of Spectacle Theater (Brooklyn). (web site)
2 PM-6 PM  $15  MoMA PS1 (web site) 22-25 Jackson Avenue  Long Island City, NY  (718) 784-2084   
Sun 12/14 John Waters 6 PM  $45  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Sun 12/14 Following the event at MoMA PS1 will be a series of a performances around the corner at the Print Shop. Food will be served at the event.

$5 at the door, proceeds will be given to the artists performing.

Arcane Device 7pm
Unguent 8pm
Tommy Birchett 9pm
7 PM-10 PM  $5  MoMA PS1 @ The Print Shop 22-01 Jackson Avenue  Long Island City     
Sun 12/14 Nick Lowe
Los Straightjackets
Ian McLagan
8 PM  $35  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Sun 12/14 Fred Frith and Iva Bittová 8 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 12/14 Fred Frith and Nels Cline 10 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 12/16 Ray Anderson, Tyshawn Sorey and Craig Taborn 8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Tue 12/16 Ray Anderson, Tyshawn Sorey and Craig Taborn 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 12/17 Soulside 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Wed 12/17 BRAHMA
Ray Anderson (trombone) Barry Altschul (drums) Mark Helias (bass)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Wed 12/17 Ray Anderson, John Hebert and Nasheet Waits 10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 12/18 Opeth
In Flames
Red Fang
6:30 PM  $35  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Thu 12/18 Nels Cline (Ring Nebula Project)
Ava Mendoza (Unnatural Ways)
Cactus Truck
Cloud Becomes Your Hand
7 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Thu 12/18 Nashville Pussy
Valient Thorr
8 PM  $15  Gramercy Theatre 127 E. 23rd St b/t Park Ave South & Lexington  NYC  212-777-4900   
Thu 12/18 Soulside 8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/18 Ray Anderson-Marty Ehrlich Quartet 8 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Thu 12/18 Ray Anderson-Marty Ehrlich Quartet 10 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 12/19 Marco Benevento 8 PM  $15  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Fri 12/19 Ray Anderson Solo (trombone)
It’s been 10 years since my last solo set, although I’ve been doing solos since 1983.
8 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 12/19 The Point Being
Ray Anderson (trombone, voice)
Sarah Weaver (conductor)
Jane Ira Bloom (soprano)
Marty Ehrlich (alto sax)
James Zollar (trumpet)
Uri Caine (piano)
Gerald Cleaver (drums)
Mark Helias (bass)
10 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 12/19 Mathew Dear
Paco Osuna
Aril Brikha
Michael Gracioppo
11 PM  $10  The Rock Shop (web site) 249 4th Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/20 Generations Unlimited Pop-Up 12-6pm
Naval Cassidy 12-6pm

$5 at the door, proceeds will be given to the artists performing.

If,Bwana 7pm
Oblaat 8pm
Daren Ho, 9pm
Noon-10 PM  $5  MoMA PS1 @ The Print Shop 22-01 Jackson Avenue  Long Island City     
Sat 12/20 Nick Lowe 8 PM  $35  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/20 Peter Evans (web site) 8 PM  Free!  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sat 12/20 Organic Quartet -
Ray Anderson (trombone, voice)
Tommy Campbell (drums)
Steve Salerno (guitar)
Gary Versace (organ)
8 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sat 12/20 Pat Byrne presents
Prove It All Night!
Featuring Dave Hill, Aparna Nancherla, Seth Herzog,
and more to be announced!
9 PM-Midnight  $5  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416  $5 suggested donation at the door 
Sat 12/20 Organic Quartet with Ellery Eskelin
Ray Anderson (trombone, voice)
Tommy Campbell (drums)
Steve Salerno (guitar)
Gary Versace (organ)
10 PM  $20  The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 12/21 Generator Pop up shop from 12-6pm

$5 at the door, proceeds will be given to the artists performing.

Michael Evans 7pm
Barry Weisblat 8pm
Lary 7 9pm
Noon-10 PM  $5  MoMA PS1 @ The Print Shop 22-01 Jackson Avenue  Long Island City     
Sun 12/21 Phill Niblock, Music and Film 6 PM-Midnight  $15  Roulette (web site) 509 Atlantic Avenue  Brooklyn  (917) 267-0363   
Sun 12/21 Tyler
The Creator
Taco
8 PM  $35  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Sun 12/21 Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band-
Ray Anderson (trombone)
José Davila (sousaphone)
Tom Rainey (drums)
Lew Soloff (trumpet)
8 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Sun 12/21 Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band with special guest Ingrid Laubock-
Ray Anderson (trombone)
José Davila (sousaphone)
Tom Rainey (drums)
Lew Soloff (trumpet)
10 PM    The Stone (web site) Avenue C & 2nd Street  NYC     
Fri 12/26 Psychic TV 8 PM  Free!  Brooklyn Night Bazaar 165 Banker St.  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/26 Ducktails
Julian Lynch
Family Portrait
8 PM  $12  Glasslands (web site) 289 Kent Ave., Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/27 Psychic TV 8 PM  Free!  Brooklyn Night Bazaar 165 Banker St.  Brooklyn     
Sun 12/28 Television 8 PM  $35  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Mon 12/29 Patti Smith 7 PM  $45  Webster Hall (web site) 125 E 11th St b/t 3rd & 4th Aves  NYC  212-353-1600   
Tue 12/30 Erasure 7 PM  $50  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Tue 12/30 Patti Smith 7 PM  $45  Webster Hall (web site) 125 E 11th St b/t 3rd & 4th Aves  NYC  212-353-1600   
Tue 12/30 The Detroit Cobras
Dough Rollers
Twin Guns
8 PM  $20  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Wed 12/31 Erasure 8 PM  $50  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Wed 12/31 The Dictators
Dirty Fences
8 PM  $30  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Fri 1/2 The Detroit Cobras 8 PM  $20  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Fri 1/2 Gogol Bordello
Ana Tijoux
Man Man
8 PM  $35  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Sat 1/3 Gogol Bordello
Man Man
Ana Tijoux
8 PM  $35  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Mon 1/5 Steve Earle
Willie Watson
8 PM  $45  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Thu 1/8 Future Islands
Operators
Wing Dam
8 PM    Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Thu 1/8 Rustie 9 PM  $25  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Fri 1/9 Future Islands
Operators
Wing Dam
7 PM  $25  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Fri 1/9 Neneh Cherry
Kaki King
Sinkane
8 PM  $35  Highline Ballroom (web site) 431 W 16th St, b/t 9th and 10th Aves  New York City  212-414-5994   
Fri 1/9 Slick Rick 9 PM  $15  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Fri 1/9 Peanut Butter Wolf 11:30 PM  $10  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Sun 1/11 The Glen Jones - X-Ray Burns Holiday Extravaganza is ON Baby! Featuring live DJs, drinking, and live performances from Holmes and Reno's Men. Suggested donation $5.

Noon-3 PM  $5  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Mon 1/12 Radiohole and WFMU present
an all-balls-to-the-wall, stripped-down, bare-assed production of
the smashed hit Myth (or Maybe Meth?) at WFMU's Monty Hall with special guests Not Blood Paint.

7:30 PM-10 PM  $12  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416  Buy tickets 
Thu 1/15 Join us for WFMU's Monthly Movie Night, presented by Fabio.
This month's feature is Danger Diabolik.
Starring John Phillip Law, Marisa Mell, Michel Piccoli and directed by Mario Bava.
7 PM-10 PM  $7  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416  Buy tickets 
Thu 1/15 Lea Bertucci: The Cepheid Variations (web site) 8 PM  $$  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Thu 1/22 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (Part 1) (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Fri 1/23 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (Part 2) (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sat 1/24 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sun 1/25 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Thu 1/29 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Fri 1/30 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sat 1/31 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sun 2/1 Moriah Evans, Social Dance 1-8: Index (web site) 8 PM  $5  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Wed 3/18 Nakatani Gong Orchestra 8 PM  $15  Issue Project Room @ The Green Building 452 Union Stree  Brooklyn     

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