The Arbitrary Guide to Popular Culture @ WFMU
Music from October 27th, 2018 to December 5th, 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 27th, 2018

Date Artist/Event Event Time Cost Venue Address City Phone
Sat 10/27 Philip Glass Ensemble     Town Hall (web site) 123 W. 43rd St. between 6th and 7th Ave  New York City  212-840-2824   
Sat 10/27 A Place Both Wonderful and Strange, Fuck You, Tammy!, knifesex, Liberty Rose, Winkie, Del Judas 6 PM  $10  Elsewhere 599 Johnson Ave.  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/27 Coven
(18+)
6:30 PM  $20  (le) Poisson Rouge (web site) 158 Bleecker Street   New York  212-505-FISH   
Sat 10/27 The Wailers
(18+)
7 PM  $25  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Sat 10/27 Courtney Love, Chloë Sevigny, Michael Stipe, Elvis Perkins, Ryan McGinley, Melissa Auf der Maur, Joe Mama-Nitzberg, Aaron Dessner, Brandon Stosuy, Yelena Yemchuk, Jack Walls, Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Ebon Moss-Bachrach 7 PM  $50  Basilica Hudson (web site) 110 S Front St  Hudson  (518) 822-1050   
Sat 10/27 Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sub Atomic Soundsystem
(16+)
7 PM  $25  Elsewhere 599 Johnson Ave.  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/27 Monster Magnet, Electric Citizen, Dark Sky Choir
(16+)
7 PM    Gramercy Theatre 127 E. 23rd St b/t Park Ave South & Lexington  NYC  212-777-4900   
Sat 10/27 They Might Be Giants
(16+)
7 PM    Terminal 5 (web site) 610 W. 56 ST  New York City     
Sat 10/27 The Wailers
(18+)
7 PM  $25  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Sat 10/27 The Dickies, WYLDLIFE
(21+)
7:30 PM  $20  Coney Island Baby 169 Avenue A  New York     
Sat 10/27 DOWNTOWN ‘81 (In Memory of Glenn O’Brien), with Kenneth Goldsmith (web site) 8 PM  $10  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Sat 10/27 Steely Dan 8 PM    Beacon Theater 74th St. & Broadway  New York  (212) 496-7070   
Sat 10/27 Monograms, Holy Tunics, Parrot Dream
(21+)
8 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sat 10/27 Nylo nothropho - ANCIENT cymbals album launch HEAD MASS listening party.
BYOB
8 PM  Free!  Artspace PS 109 215 E. 99th St.  New York     
Sun 10/28 Wyatt Cenac 4:30 PM  $5  Union Hall (web site) 702 Union St at 5th Ave, Park Slope  Brooklyn  718-638-4400   
Sun 10/28 Bodega, Sharkmuffin
(21+)
7 PM  $10  FM Bar 340 3rd Street  Jersey City  201-222-2870   
Sun 10/28 Ilana Glazer 7 PM  $15  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/28 Rasputina, Ryder Cooley 7 PM  $17  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Sun 10/28 Michael Che, Kerry Coddett, H. Jon Benjamin, Larry Murphy, Maeve Higgins, Jon Glaser, and more tba!
(Trayvon Martin Foundation Benefit)
7 PM  $35  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Sun 10/28 DJ Stashu's Oktoberfesty Polka Dance-tastic Party featuring a live performance by The Polka Brothers (web site) 8 PM  $12  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Sun 10/28 Violent Femmes, Your Smith
(16+)
8 PM  $39  Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/28 Woven In, Gustaf, Sreym Hctim, Boiled Wool
(21+)
8 PM    Secret Project Robot 389 Melrose St.  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/28 Moniker, Idaho Green, Nihiloceros, Nevva 8 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Sun 10/28 Booker Stardrum, Erica Eso, Lea Bertucci, Amirtha Kidambi 8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Sun 10/28 Booker Stardrum, Erica Eso, Lea Bertucci, Amirtha Kidambi 8 PM  $12  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Mon 10/29 Steely Dan 8 PM    Beacon Theater 74th St. & Broadway  New York  (212) 496-7070   
Tue 10/30 Sally Can't Dance, Tribute to The Cramps
(21+)
7 PM  $20  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Tue 10/30 Ilana Glazer 7 PM  $15  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/30 Julie Klausner (host), Jill Sobule, Ted Leo, Laura Cantrell, Jean Grae, Tammy Faye Starlite 7 PM  $25  The Bell House (web site) 149 7th Street   Brooklyn  718-643-6510   
Tue 10/30 Kristin Hersh, Fred Abong, Rob Ahlers 7:30 PM  $20  Rough Trade NYC (web site) 64 N 9th St   Brooklyn     
Tue 10/30 Ice Balloons, Shana Falana, Feral Scouts 7:30 PM  $10  Trans-Pecos (web site) 915 Wyckoff Avenue   Ridgewood     
Tue 10/30 Roky Erickson
(all ages) (web site)
8 PM  $25  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Tue 10/30 Beastie Boys Book: Live & Direct with Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond 8 PM    Kings Theatre (web site) 1027 Flatbush Ave  Brooklyn     
Tue 10/30 Howe Gelb 8 PM  $15  Littlefield (web site) 622 DeGraw  Brooklyn  (718)855-3388   
Wed 10/31 Deafheaven, DIIV
(18+)
7 PM  $20  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Wed 10/31 Christian Death, Pawns, Sadist, Devil Master, Blu Anxxiety 8 PM  $15  Brooklyn Bazaar (web site) 150 Greenpoint Ave  Brooklyn     
Thu 11/1 Guster
(18+) (web site)
7:03 PM  $35  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Thu 11/1 Steve Gunn, Loren Connors, Alan Licht
(21+)
8 PM  $15  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Fri 11/2 tUnE-yArDs, U.S. Girls
(16+) (web site)
7 PM  $35  Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave  Maspeth     
Fri 11/2 Music For Enophiles
(21+)
7 PM  $15  Bowery Electric (web site) 327 Bowery at 2nd St.  New York City  212-228-0228   
Fri 11/2 Titus Andronicus, Spider Bags
(all ages)
7:03 PM  $20  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   
Sun 11/4 David Nance Band, Mountain Movers
(21+)
8 PM  $10  Union Pool (web site) 484 Union Ave at Meeker, Williamsburg  Brooklyn     
Thu 11/8 Brigid Mae Power, Mosses
(21+) (web site)
8 PM-11 PM  $10  Wonders of Nature 131 Grand Street  Brooklyn     
Fri 11/9 Anemone
(21+)
7 PM  $12  Public Arts (web site) 215 Chrystie Street  New York  (212) 735-6000   
Fri 11/9 Her's
(18+)
8 PM  $15  Baby's All Right (web site) 146 Broadway   Brooklyn     
Fri 11/9 Cannibal Corpse, Hate Eternal, Harms Way
(18+)
8 PM  $25  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Sat 11/17 A Decade Deeper: Mexican Summer 10 Year Anniversary: Ariel Pink, Allah-Las, Tonstartssbandht, F.J. McMahon with Quilt, Jess Williamson, Drugdealer, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Part Time, Pill, Arp
(21+) (web site)
2 PM  $$  Pioneer Works (web site) 159 Pioneer St  Brooklyn  (718) 596-3000   
Sat 11/17 "I Never Left And Now I'm Back": A Concert of the Music of Roswell Rudd (1935-2017)
(all ages)
7 PM  $20  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Sat 11/24 Claudio Simonetti's Goblin performing the live score to SUSPIRIA
(all ages)
7 PM  $$  Murmrr Theatre (web site) 17 Easter Parkway  Brooklyn     
Fri 11/30 Snail Mail
(16+)
8 PM  $16  White Eagle Hall (web site) 37 Newark Ave  Jersey City  201-885-5166   
Wed 12/5 HackedePiccotto (Alexander Hacke from Einstürzende Neubauten)
(all ages) (web site)
7 PM  $15  Monty Hall (web site) 43 Montgomery Street  Jersey City  201-521-1416   

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