The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from October 20th, 2017 to January 19th, 2018

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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 October 20th, 2017

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Fri 10/20 Elvis Perkins (playing "Ash Wednesday" in full)
21+
8 PM  $22  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Fri 10/20 Alex Calder, Jay Weingarten, Sam Leidig
(all ages)
8 PM  $10  Sunnyvale Brooklyn 1031 Grand Street  Brooklyn  347-987-3971   
Fri 10/20 Big Freedia
21+
11:30 PM  $22  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Sat 10/21 Jon Langford (Four Lost Souls), Cory Branan, Luke Winslow-King, Dexter Romweber Duo, Al Scorch
21+
1:30 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/21 Scharpling & Wurster 6 PM  $25  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/21 Psychedelic Furs, Bash and Pop
(all ages)
8 PM  $32  The Paramount 370 New York Avenue  Huntington  (631) 673-7300   
Sat 10/21 Ikebe Shakedown
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/21 Scharpling & Wurster
(all ages)
10:30 PM  $25  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/21 Actress, Eartheater, Patricia
21+
11:59 PM  $12  Brooklyn Night Bazaar 165 Banker St.  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/22 Evie Sands,The Jay Vons
21+
7 PM  $15  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/22 Psychedelic Furs, Bash and Pop
(all ages)
7 PM    Warsaw (web site) 261 Driggs Av at Eckford St.  Brooklyn  (212) 645-5156   
Sun 10/22 John Zorn, Ryan McNamara
(all ages)
7:30 PM  $40  Guggenheim Museum (web site) 1071 5th Ave at 89th St.  NYC     
Sun 10/22 Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, Holy Wave
16+
8 PM  $35  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/22 Suzanne Vega, Lloyd Cole, Rolan Bolan, Clem Burke, Dennis Dunaway, Gerry Leonard 21+ 8 PM  $30  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Mon 10/23 Lana Del Rey
(all ages)
7 PM  $59  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Mon 10/23 Insane Clown Posse
18+
7 PM  $25  Villain 50 N. 3rd St.  Brooklyn     
Mon 10/23 John Zorn, Ryan McNamara
(all ages)
7:30 PM  $40  Guggenheim Museum (web site) 1071 5th Ave at 89th St.  NYC     
Mon 10/23 Suzanne Vega, Lloyd Cole, Rolan Bolan, Clem Burke, Dennis Dunaway, Gerry Leonard 21+ 8 PM  $30  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Mon 10/23 Avery Tare, Geologist, Jeremy Hyman
16+
9 PM  $20  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Tue 10/24 Ariel Pink (listening party)
21+
6 PM  $8  Alphaville. (web site) 140 Wilson Ave  Brooklyn  (347) 508-5006   
Tue 10/24 Lana Del Rey
(all ages)
7 PM  $59  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Tue 10/24 A. Savage (of Parquet Courts / art show)
(all ages)
7 PM    IDIO Gallery (web site) Studio D, 976 Grand St.  Brooklyn  802-497-4723   
Tue 10/24 The Obsessed, Cobalt
21+
7 PM  $20  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/24 Queens of the Stone Age, Royal Blood
(all ages)
8 PM  $59  Madison Square Garden (web site) 7th Ave b/t 33rd & 34th Sts  New York     
Tue 10/24 Sondre Lerche
21+
8 PM  $25  McKittrick Hotel (web site) 530 W 27th St  New York     
Tue 10/24 The Soft Moon, Horoscope
21+
8 PM  $20  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Tue 10/24 King Krule
(all ages)
8 PM    Warsaw (web site) 261 Driggs Av at Eckford St.  Brooklyn  (212) 645-5156   
Wed 10/25 Ricky Gervais
(all ages)
7 PM  $71  Theater at Madison Square Garden (web site) 7th Ave b/t 33rd & 34th Sts  NYC     
Wed 10/25 The Atomic Bitchwax, Mirror Queen, Biblical, Barbed Wire
(all ages)
7:30 PM  $10  Knitting Factory Brooklyn (web site) 361 Metropolitan Ave.  Brooklyn     
Wed 10/25 Brutal Measures (Lydia Lunch & Weasel Walter), Joe Coleman, Michael Foster 21+ 8 PM  $10  Berlin (web site) 25 Avenue A  New York     
Wed 10/25 Hauschka, Paul de Jong (of The Books)
(all ages)
8 PM  $20  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Wed 10/25 ZZ Top, The Slim Kings
18+
8 PM  $59  Capitol Theatre (web site) 149 Westchester Avenue  Port Chester  (914) 934-9362   
Wed 10/25 King Krule
(all ages)
8 PM    Warsaw (web site) 261 Driggs Av at Eckford St.  Brooklyn  (212) 645-5156   
Wed 10/25 Wharton Tiers Ensemble, Big French, Connexion
21+
8 PM  $10  Holo 1090 Wyckoff Ave  Brooklyn     
Wed 10/25 Man Forever, Mourning A Black Star
21+
8 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Wed 10/25 Lee "Scratch" Perry, Francois K
21+
10 PM  $15  Output (web site) 74 Wythe Ave  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/26 Lords of Acid, Combichrist, Christian Death, En Esch, Wiccid
16+
7 PM  $34  Gramercy Theatre 127 E. 23rd St b/t Park Ave South & Lexington  NYC  212-777-4900   
Thu 10/26 Origin, Archspire, Defeated Sanity, Dyscarnate, Visceral Disgorge, The Kennedy Veil 21+ 7 PM  $18  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/26 Dalek, Street Sects
(all ages)
7:30 PM  $15  Knitting Factory Brooklyn (web site) 361 Metropolitan Ave.  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/26 La Misma (as The Misfits), L.O.T.I.O.N. (Charged GBH), Scalple (as Jerry's Kids), Conspiracy, Mommy, Subspace 17+ 8 PM  $8  Brooklyn Night Bazaar 165 Banker St.  Brooklyn     
Thu 10/26 Color Tongue, Twiga, Darkwing, Best Behavior
(all ages)
8 PM  $10  Sunnyvale Brooklyn 1031 Grand Street  Brooklyn  347-987-3971   
Thu 10/26 R.O.E., Gretchen & The Pickpockets, Madam West
21+
8 PM  $5  Threes Brewing (web site) 333 Douglass St.  Brooklyn  (718) 522-2110   
Thu 10/26 Tribute to The Cramps, Bob Bert, Palmyra Delran, Mick Collins, Ian Wilson, Cynthia 'b' Girl, Evan Stanley, Peter Zaremba, Dylan Hundley, Kia Warren, Mike Edison, Mick Stitch, Cooper Smith, Josh Brocki, Lynne Won Pang, Christian Dryden, Richard Dev Greene, John Santiago, Leigh Celent, Eric Davidson
21+
11 PM  $20  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Fri 10/27 Richard Lloyd (of Television), Miriam and Nobody's Babies, I Am The Polish Army
21+
7 PM  $15  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Fri 10/27 Fischerspooner, Carry Nation
16+
8 PM  $30  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 10/27 Dreamcrusher, Library, Maduros, Twisted Thing, Bad Look, NYRVANA
(all ages)
8 PM    The Glove 885 Lexington  Brooklyn  651-456-8310   
Fri 10/27 Harmonica Lewinskies (as Blink-182), Ex-Mothers (as Fugazi), Espejismo (as Danzig), Natural Stranger (as Queens of the Stone Age), Sic Tic (as Nirvana), The Spooky Kids (as Marilyn Manson), Finks (as Creedence Clearwater Revivial), No Ice (as The Clash), JR Atkins (as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) 21+ 8 PM  Free!  The Gutter 200 North 14th Street  Williamsburg  718-387-3585   
Sat 10/28 Nik Turner's Hawkwind, Hedersleben, Netherlands
21+
7 PM  $17  Cape House 2 Knickerbocker Ave  Brooklyn  (718) 821-2580   
Sat 10/28 Acid King, Unearthly Trance, Godmaker
21+
7 PM  $17  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/28 Beach Fossils, Snail Mail, Raener
16+
8 PM  $20  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/28 Protomartyr, Flasher, Weeping Icon
18+
8 PM  $15  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/28 Satori Loser, Shadowplay, Castle Black
21+
8:30 PM  Free!  Lantern Hall 52 Harrison Pl  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/28 Peaches, Juliana Huxtable, Asian Doll, De Se
21+
10 PM  $30  Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave  Maspeth     
Sun 10/29 Annea Lockwood, Aki Onda, and Akio Suzuki
(all ages)
6 PM  $20  Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Sun 10/29 Diamandas Galas
(all ages)
7 PM  $45  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/29 Gnaw, Couch Slut, Escuela, Syndromes
21+
7 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/29 Shannon and the Clams
(all ages)
7 PM  $20  WFMU's Montgomery Hall 43 Montgomery St.  Jersey City     
Mon 10/30 US Girls, Sister Pact
18+
6:30 PM  $12  Mercury Lounge (web site) 217 E. Houston St.  New York  (212) 260-4700   
Mon 10/30 Shannon and the Clams, Bloody Holly
18+
7 PM  $23  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Mon 10/30 Cypress Hill
16+
7 PM  $35  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/31 Diamanda Galas
(all ages)
7 PM  $45  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/31 GWAR, Ghoul, Doyle
16+
7 PM    Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Tue 10/31 World/Inferno Friendship Society
(all ages)
7 PM  $25  Warsaw (web site) 261 Driggs Av at Eckford St.  Brooklyn  (212) 645-5156   
Tue 10/31 George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
21+
8 PM  $45  B.B. King's (web site) 243 W. 42nd St.  New York  212-997-4144   
Tue 10/31 Shannon and the Clams, Kid Congo Powers & The Pink Monkey Birds, Escapism, The Nude Party, Jonathan Toubin 21+ 8 PM    Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave  Maspeth     
Wed 11/1 Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile
21+
7 PM  $36  Beacon Theater 74th St. & Broadway  New York  (212) 496-7070   
Wed 11/1 Special Guests 9 PM  $15  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Thu 11/2 Kazuki Tomokawa 8 PM  $20  Green Naftali 508 W 26th St b/t 10th & 11th Aves, 8th Floor  New York City     
Thu 11/2 The Woggles / Black Flamingos / Greg Ashley 8:30 PM  $10  WFMU's Montgomery Hall 43 Montgomery St.  Jersey City     
Sat 11/11 A. Savage (Parquet Courts)
(all ages)
9 PM  $12  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sun 11/12 Pere Ubu
18+
8 PM  $30  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Sun 11/12 Slow Dive / Cherry Glazerr
(all ages)
8 PM  $35  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Mon 11/13 Omni, Acid Dad, RIPS
21+
8 PM  $10  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Thu 11/16 John Carpenter
18+
8 PM  $60  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Fri 11/17 The Jesus and Mary Chain,Mark Crozer & The Rels 8 PM  $45  Playstation Theather (formerly Best Buy Theater) (web site) 1515 Broadway at W. 44th Street  New York City  (212) 930-1950   
Sat 11/18 Pissed Jeans, Pawns, Shimmer
(all ages)
8 PM  $15  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Sat 11/18 Dominique Lawalr√©e 8 PM  $20  San Damiano Mission 85 N 15th St  Brooklyn     
Wed 11/29 Squeeze
18+
8 PM  $45  Capitol Theatre (web site) 149 Westchester Avenue  Port Chester  (914) 934-9362   
Sat 12/2 The Dream Syndicate, The Richard Lloyd Group
21+
9 PM  $25  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Fri 12/8 Mogwai

All Ages
7 PM  $30  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Sat 12/9 Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
18+
9 PM  $94  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/14 Titus Andronicus
(all ages)
9 PM  $25  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Fri 1/19 Royal Trux
(all ages)
9 PM  $30  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     

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