The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from December 13th, 2017 to February 24th, 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 December 13th, 2017

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Wed 12/13 Nels Cline, Gerald Cleaver, Larry Ochs
(all ages)
7 PM  $35  National Sawdust (web site) 80 N 6th St  Brooklyn  (646) 779-8455   
Wed 12/13 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Wed 12/13 John Doe (of X)
21+
8 PM  $20  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Wed 12/13 Perfume Genius, Lydia Ainsworth
18+
8 PM  $28  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Wed 12/13 John Doe 8:30 PM  $25  City Vineyard 233 West St.  New York     
Thu 12/14 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/14 Andy Stott, Demdike Stare, Michael England, RRAO, Clay Wilson
(all ages)
7 PM  $20  Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Thu 12/14 AdHoc Presents: Sports, Soft Glas, Surf Rock is Dead
18+
8 PM  $18  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Thu 12/14 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Thu 12/14 Jeff Rosenstock
18+
8 PM  $15  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/14 Corn Truise, Telefon Tel Aviv
21+
10 PM  $15  Outpost 1665 Norman Street  Ridgewood  718-599-2385   
Fri 12/15 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/15 Matt Pond PA, Ricky Lewis
16+
7 PM  $15  Elsewhere 599 Johnson Ave.  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/15 Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, The Blasters, Junior Brown
16+
7 PM  $25  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Fri 12/15 Andy Stott, Demdike Stare, Michael England,Eartheater
(all ages)
7 PM  $20  Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Fri 12/15 Wreckless Eric, Joe Jack Talcum (of Dead Milkmen)
21+
7 PM  $15  El Cortez 17 Ingraham St  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/15 AdHoc Presents: Dead Heavens, Suicide Pact, These People
21+
8 PM  $10  Alphaville. (web site) 140 Wilson Ave  Brooklyn  (347) 508-5006   
Fri 12/15 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Fri 12/15 Psychic Ills, Mary Lattimore
21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/15 Black Marble, You. (web site) 8:30 PM  $14  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Fri 12/15 Guided By Voices
21+
10 PM  $35  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Fri 12/15 Mock Identity, Kayla Guthrie, Dan Friel, Ursula Kennedy, Zinnia
(all ages)
10 PM  $5  The Glove 885 Lexington  Brooklyn  651-456-8310   
Sat 12/16 Lee Fields & The Expressions
21+
6 PM  $20  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Sat 12/16 AdHoc Presents: Black Marble, Xarah Dion, You.
(all ages)
8 PM  $17  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/16 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Sat 12/16 No Ice, toyzanne, Glockabelle, Your Dream Coat, Kitty FIsher's Army
21+
8 PM  $10  Holo 1090 Wyckoff Ave  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/16 Tyondai Braxton
(all ages)
8 PM  $15  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sat 12/16 Psychic Ills
21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 12/17 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sun 12/17 Lydia Lunch Retrovirus, The Art Gray Noizz Quintet, Russian Baths
21+
7 PM  $12  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Sun 12/17 Hans Chew, Mountain Movers, Garcia Peoples
21+
7 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 12/17 Nation of Language, Mons VI, Bay Faction
21+
8 PM  $10  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Sun 12/17 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Sun 12/17 Aparna Nancherla, Rebecca O'Neal, Peter Smith
21+ (web site)
8 PM  $5  C'mon Everybody (web site) 325 Franklin Ave.  New York     
Sun 12/17 The 4th Annual Dave Harrington & Friends Holiday Spectacular: Elvis Perkins, Peter Silberman, Brian Chase, Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker), Jen Goma, Kaki King, Greg Fox, and more!
16+
8 PM  $15  Elsewhere 599 Johnson Ave.  Brooklyn     
Mon 12/18 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Mon 12/18 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Mon 12/18 Jo Firestone, Aparna Nancherla, Maeve Higgins
21+
8 PM  $10  Littlefield (web site) 622 DeGraw  Brooklyn  (718)855-3388   
Mon 12/18 Jenny Hval
21+
8 PM  $20  National Sawdust (web site) 80 N 6th St  Brooklyn  (646) 779-8455   
Tue 12/19 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Tue 12/19 Yo La Tengo
18+
8 PM  $40  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Tue 12/19 Milk Dick, Smokescreens, Business of Dreams, Ryne Ziemba
21+
8 PM    Muchmore's 2 Havemeyer St.   Brooklyn     
Wed 12/20 Ronnie Spector (Best Christmas Party Ever)
(all ages)
6 PM  $35  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Wed 12/20 Jean Grae, John Hodgeman
21+
7:30 PM  $15  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Wed 12/20 Xeno & Oaklander, Tiers, Public Memory
16+
8 PM    Elsewhere 599 Johnson Ave.  Brooklyn     
Wed 12/20 DJ Dog Dick, Juliana Huxtable
21+
9 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/21 Ronnie Spector (Best Christmas Party Ever)
(all ages)
6 PM  $35  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Thu 12/21 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/21 Will Butler (of Arcade Fire), Aparna Nancherla, Jo Firestone, Mamarazzi, and more!
21+
8 PM  $50  Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street  Brooklyn     
Thu 12/21 Colleen Green, Cassie Ramone, Leya, Spirit Crush
21+
8 PM  $10  The Footlight 465 Seneca Avenue  Ridgewood, NY  718-673-8211   
Fri 12/22 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/22 Ceremony, Nothing
21+
8 PM  $20  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/23 LCD Soundsystem
16+
7 PM  $60  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sat 12/23 Ceremony, Nothing
21+
8 PM  $20  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 12/29 "Our Castle of Quiet: A Tribute to Wm Berger", feat. Pink Mass, OPPONENTS, Diobio, Alienist, Machine Moon, Huge Pupils (web site) 8 PM  $10  Clash Bar 39 Harding Avenue  Clifton, NJ     
Fri 1/12 WFMU Movie Night: "Danger: Diabolik", with Live Score from Morricone Youth (web site) 7:30 PM  $10  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Sat 1/13 AdHoc Presents: Drugdealer (ft. Weyes Blood), PC Worship
18+
8 PM  $14  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Fri 1/19 Royal Trux
(all ages)
9 PM  $30  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Sat 1/27 AdHoc Presents: Moon King , Psymon Spine, Jennifer Vanilla
21+
8 PM  $12  Alphaville. (web site) 140 Wilson Ave  Brooklyn  (347) 508-5006   
Sun 1/28 Long Neck, Adult Mom, Mikey Erg (web site) 8 PM  $10  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Thu 2/8 AdHoc and Gorilla vs. Bear Presents: Nadine
21+ (web site)
8 PM  $10  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Sat 2/10 AdHoc Presents: Pow Pow Family Band (Record Release), Cotillon, Navy Gangs
(all ages)
7 PM  $10  Park Church Coop 129 Russell St.  Greenpoint Brooklyn     
Wed 2/14 AdHoc Presents: Homeshake
(all ages)
8 PM  $20  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Thu 2/15 AdHoc Presents: Homeshake
(all ages)
8 PM  $20  Market Hotel (web site) 1142 Myrtle Ave, Bushwick  Brooklyn     
Thu 2/15 Robyn Hitchcock (web site) 8:30 PM  $25  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Fri 2/16 Robyn Hitchcock (web site) 8:30 PM  $25  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Thu 2/22 Screaming Females, Teenage Halloween (web site) 9 PM  $15  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Fri 2/23 Screaming Females, Snakeskin (web site) 9 PM  $15  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Sat 2/24 Screaming Females, Spowder (web site) 9 PM  $15  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   

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