The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from September 14th, 2017 to December 8th, 2017

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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 September 14th, 2017

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Thu 9/14 Patti Smith & Her Band,
Jackson Smith, Jesse Paris Smith
(all ages)
6 PM  $49  SummerStage, Central Park, Rumsey Playfield   New York City     
Thu 9/14 Lee Ranaldo
21+
6 PM  Free!  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 Antibalas, The Shacks
(The Meadows Aftershow)
16+
7 PM  $25  Gramercy Theatre 127 E. 23rd St b/t Park Ave South & Lexington  NYC  212-777-4900   
Thu 9/14 The Gotobeds, New Rose,
Poppies, Brian Merrill
21+
8 PM  $8  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 All Hell, Skullshitter, Belltower
21+
8 PM  $10  Matchless (web site) 557 Manhattan Ave  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 Blanck Mass, Egyptrixx
21+
8 PM  $12  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 Matana Roberts
(all ages)
8 PM  $20  Roulette (web site) 509 Atlantic Avenue  Brooklyn  (917) 267-0363   
Thu 9/14 Lomelda, Thelma, Emily Yacina,
Your Dog (all ages)
8 PM  $10  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 Teen Daze, Sound of Ceres, Jitwam
(all ages)
8 PM  $12  Sunnyvale Brooklyn 1031 Grand Street  Brooklyn  347-987-3971   
Thu 9/14 Antietam, 75 Dollar Bill,
Spires That in the Sunset Rise
21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 Sitcom, Jennifer Vanilla
(all ages)
8 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Thu 9/14 Raven, Dead By Wednesday, Rebel Scum
21+
8 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 Male Gaze, Birds, RIPS, Squad Car
(all ages)
9 PM  $8  The Glove 885 Lexington  Brooklyn  651-456-8310   
Thu 9/14 An Only Child 9 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/14 A Place Both Wonderful and Strange,
Nation of Language
(Shattered 21+)
9:30 PM  $5  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Fri 9/15 The Afghan Whigs (performing "in Spades")
Har Mar Superstar 16+
7 PM  $35  Bowery Ballroom (web site) 6 Delancey St.  New York  212-533-2111   
Fri 9/15 Alison Moyet
16+
7 PM  $35  Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Fri 9/15 Paul McCartney
(all ages)
7 PM  $65  Madison Square Garden (web site) 7th Ave b/t 33rd & 34th Sts  New York     
Fri 9/15 King Missile, The Art Gray Noizz Quintet,
Pink Lips, Pants
21+
7:30 PM  $10  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Fri 9/15 Vastum, Pink Mass, Outer Heaven, Ultor
21+
7:30 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/15 ChameleonsVox, Soft Kill, Boy Harsher,
Second Still
21+
8 PM  $25  Brooklyn Night Bazaar 165 Banker St.  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/15 Wesley Stace's Cabinet of Wonders,
Steve Forbert, Hollis Brown, Lucy
Kaplansky, Lee Ranaldo, Tom Perrotta,
Madison Smart Bell
(all ages)
8 PM  $15  City Winery (web site) 155 Varick St. (b/t Spring and Vandam Streets)  New York City  212-608-0555   
Fri 9/15 Anna Altman, Pink Navel, Two Knights, Snakeskin
(all ages)
8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/15 Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs,
Beechwood, Pink Mexico
(all ages)
8 PM  $8  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Fri 9/15 Protomartyr, The Gotobeds, Big Quiet
(all ages)
8 PM  $13  WFMU's Montgomery Hall 43 Montgomery St.  Jersey City     
Fri 9/15 King Woman, Dreamdecay
21+
8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/15 La Misma / Mass Media / Rubber/ Blank Spell / Twisted Thing 8 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/15 Ghostface Killah
(The Meadows Aftershow 16+)
11 PM  $25  Brooklyn Bowl (web site) 61 Wythe Ave.  Brooklyn  (718) 963-3369   
Sat 9/16 Reggie Watts, Clare O'Kane, Mehran Khaghani, DulcĂ© Sloan, Ian Fidance, Bryan Brinkman 21+ 5 PM  $15  Union Hall (web site) 702 Union St at 5th Ave, Park Slope  Brooklyn  718-638-4400   
Sat 9/16 Zola Jesus, Blank Mass, Patty Shemel/Darcie Wilder/ Morgan Parker, Priests, John Maus, Protomartyr, Amy Rose Spiegel, Yvette, Yellow Eyes, Vivien Goldman (Basilica Soundscape all ages) 6 PM  $60  Basilica Hudson (web site) 110 S Front St  Hudson  (518) 822-1050   
Sat 9/16 The Afghan Whigs, Har Mar Superstar
16+
7 PM  $35  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/16 Steve Gunn, Julie Byrne, Myriam Gendron
(all ages)
7 PM  $17  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/16 Tombs, River Black, Longest War
21+
7 PM  $15  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/16 Basura, Library, Richie Beanz, Crysto Martyr, Little Pain, Deli Girls, Tripp Jones, Waterghost 21+ 7 PM  $10  Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/16 The Fadeaways, The Mellvins, The 'B' Girls, Baby Shakes
21+
8 PM  $15  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/16 Eugene Mirman, Derrick Brown, Janeane Garofalo,Bobcat Goldthwait, Robyn Hitchcock,Caroline Rhea 21+ 8:30 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sun 9/17 Eugene Mirman, Ira Glass, Michael Showalter, Special Guests 21+ 4:30 PM  $25  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sun 9/17 Wyatt Cenac, Sarah Vowell, Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry, Maeve Higgins 21+ 6:30 PM  $25  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sun 9/17 EPMD, Slick Rick, Black Moon, Smif-n-Wessun
(all ages)
7 PM  Free!  Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk (web site) 3052 West 21st Street  Brooklyn     
Sun 9/17 Paul McCartney
(all ages)
7 PM  $65  Madison Square Park   NYC     
Sun 9/17 Ancient Ocean, Dave Harrington, Colin L., Adam Downey (DJ) 21+ 8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 9/17 Erin Durant 8 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sun 9/17 The Dead Boys (with Cheetah Chrome), New York Junk, The Sacred, The Electric Jets 21+ 10 PM  $15  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Mon 9/18 Juana Molina
18+
7 PM  $20  Le Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker St  New York City     
Mon 9/18 Keziah Jones, Micah Gaugh
(all ages)
7 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Mon 9/18 Castle, Knight Terror, Final Sin, Sanhedrin
21+
7:30 PM  $8  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Mon 9/18 Wyatt Cenac, Bassem Youssef, Matteo Lane, Sean Patton, Ali Macofsky, Joanna Briley, Ahir Shah (Night Train 21+) 8 PM  $8  Littlefield (web site) 622 DeGraw  Brooklyn  (718)855-3388   
Mon 9/18 Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir
21+
10:30 PM  Free!  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/19 Obituary, Exodus,Dust Bolt, Power Trip
18+
6 PM  $25  Music Hall of Williamsburg (web site) 66 North 6th St, b/t Wythe & Kent  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/19 Paul McCartney
(all ages)
7 PM  $65  Barclays Center        
Tue 9/19 Sarah Bernstein, Kid Millions (of Oneida), Brandon Lopez, Nate Wooley, Elliott Sharp, Matteo Liberatore, Weasel Walter 21+ 7 PM  $10  Holo 1090 Wyckoff Ave  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/19 Front 242, Severed Heads
16+
7 PM    Irving Plaza (web site) 17 Irving Plaza  New York  212-777-6800   
Tue 9/19 Eugene Mirman, Jon Glaser, Mike Birbiglia, Aparna Nancherla
21+
7:30 PM  $30  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Tue 9/19 Madeline Kenney, Tall Friend, Trees Take Ease
(all ages)
7:30 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Tue 9/19 Gold Dime, Crown Larks, GDFX, Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk
21+
8 PM  $10  Alphaville. (web site) 140 Wilson Ave  Brooklyn  (347) 508-5006   
Tue 9/19 The Besnard Lakes, Everett Bird
21+
8 PM  $20  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Tue 9/19 Shybaby / Verdigrls / Crosslegged
(all ages)
8 PM  $10  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/19 Elder Ones,Peter Evans & Levy Lorenzo,MazzMuse (Mazz Swift) 8 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/19 Joyner Lucas, Deem Spencer, Powers Pleasant
21+
9:30 PM  Free!  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Wed 9/20 Wovenhand, Subrosa, Nathaniel Shannon & The Vanishing Twin
21+
8 PM  $20  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Wed 9/20 Lost Boy? / Wicked Kind/ Panther Hollow / Drug Bug
(all ages)
8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Wed 9/20 Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys
21+
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/21 Dead Tenants / WHIMM / Bled / Winkie
(all ages)
8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Thu 9/21 Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band,Dire Wolves, Ava Mendoza's Unnatural Ways 21+ 8 PM  $15  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/22 SOULTRIP: Bridget Perez / Hadassah / Winzday Love
(all ages)
7 PM  $10  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Fri 9/22 Pixies

All Ages
8 PM  $65  The Space at Westbury (web site) 250 Post Ave  Westbury  800-745-3000   
Sat 9/23 Pixies

All Ages--Summerstage
5:30 PM  $38  Stone Pony (web site) 913 Ocean Ave.  Asbury Park, NJ     
Sat 9/23 Big Brave, A Film in Color, Furnance Head
21+
7 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sat 9/23 Steven Warwick 8 PM  $15  Issue Project Room (web site) 22 Boerum Place  Brooklyn  718-330-0313   
Sun 9/24 Atlantic Antic - Hank's Saloon Stage
The Who Knew Crew (R&B and Funk) - 12:30pm
New York Fowl Harmonic (klezmer big bandish) - 2pm
The Get It (up beat soul) - 4pm
David Haught (country) - 6pm (inside Hank's)
12:30 PM    Hank's Saloon (web site) 36 3rd Ave at Atlantic Ave, Boerum Hill  Brooklyn  718-625-8003   
Sun 9/24 Laid 2 Rest, Vamachara, Queensway, Tourniquet, Atonement, I Disappear
18+
6 PM  $10  Saint Vitus Bar (web site) 1120 Manhattan Avenue  Brooklyn     
Sun 9/24 Big Bliss / BRNDA (DC) / Wet Mut / Mean Siders
(all ages)
8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 9/26 Shamir / gobbinjr / Zenizen / Hypoluxo
(all ages)
8 PM  $8  Silent Barn (web site) 603 Bushwick Avenue  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/3 Prismatic Park: Limpe Fuchs     Madison Square Park   NYC     
Wed 10/4 Prismatic Park: Limpe Fuchs     Madison Square Park   NYC     
Thu 10/5 Prismatic Park: Limpe Fuchs     Madison Square Park   NYC     
Fri 10/6 Prismatic Park: Limpe Fuchs     Madison Square Park   NYC     
Fri 10/6 Sun Kill Moon

All Ages
7:30 PM  $33  Town Hall (web site) 123 W. 43rd St. between 6th and 7th Ave  New York City  212-840-2824   
Sat 10/7 Prismatic Park: Limpe Fuchs     Madison Square Park   NYC     
Sun 10/8 Prismatic Park: Limpe Fuchs     Madison Square Park   NYC     
Fri 12/8 Mogwai

All Ages
7 PM  $30  Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     

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