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Find people. Do something. March 9 through March 15.

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We're super stoked about these events right here. You should be too- get up and do something! Up for electronic music? comedy? networking? jazz? It's all happening this week in NYC. Take a look, click on the photos for tix and more info, then head out. Plus, there's way more on the app, plus the best way to gather a group to attend. Check it out here.

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Monday, March 9

This pick was internally contentious but wisdom finally won out. If you remember Johnny Cash singing "I See A Darkness" on American III (and you should), you know Will Oldham's songwriting. But it's a treasure trove that goes far beyond that song.

That would be enough but proto-punk great Jonathan Richman is also on the bill.

Together, it's not to be missed.

For Billy, fans of Bill Callahan, Sun Kil Moon, Grinderman & Cat Power will be pleased.

For Richman, fans of Television, Patti Smith, The Velvet Underground & Richard Hell will be in the same boat.

The Underground Youth, Rough Trade, 7:30 p.m., $13.

Tamino, Bowery Ballroom, 7:00 p.m., $20.

The Story Collider, (le) poisson rouge, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Shilpa Ray, Berlin, 8:00 p.m., $12.

Butterboy, Littlefield, 8:00 p.m., $8.

Choked Up, Trans-Pecos, 8:00 p.m., $12.

Hypnagogue, H0L0, 6:00 p.m., $10.

Tuesday, March 10

The Allman Brothers Band is the best white blues band ever, and it's not even close. And the very definition of Southern rock.

So even though the brothers themselves have gone to the great beyond and Dickey Betts isn't on the bill as of now, there's a huge amount to celebrate on the 50th Anniversary of the band. And what a group of musicians they're bringing together to do it, including Warren Haynes and the Trucks brothers from the second generation. It's going to be magical.

Honestly, we're kind of inclined to shame you for reading this part, but here goes with the similar artists: ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Derek & The Dominoes, Little Feat, Grateful Dead, Stevie Ray Vaughan.

 

Lucki, Gramercy Theatre, 7:00 p.m., from $58.

Metropolis + Live Score, Nat'l Sawdust, 8:00 p.m., $25.

Busty and the Bass, Bowery Ballroom, 7:00 p.m., $18.

Dashboard Confessional, Webster Hall, 7:00 p.m., $110.

Baba Ali, Mercury Lounge, 6:30 p.m., $10.

Keeping It Fresh, Pete's Candy Store, 7:00 p.m., Free

The Lesbian Agenda, Union Hall, 7:30p.m., $10

Wednesday, March 11

The Big East Tournament at MSG is a highlight of the sports calendar in NYC (and given the state of our professional sports teams, maybe THE highlight this year). And while none of their teams are in the top 5, four are in the top 20, so the level of play and competition will be high.

The Atlantic 10's tournament is helping make Barclays every bit as much a center of gravity as is MSG. And this year it stands in constrast with the Big East's situation: Dayton stands head and shoulders above the rest at #3 nationally. But don't dare write everybody else off. It's going to be a great week.

Phoebe Robinson & Friends, Union Hall, 8:00 p.m., $15.

Dashboard Confessional, Webster Hall, 7:00 p.m., from $110.

Dave Hause & The Mermaid, Bowery Ballroom, 7:00 p.m., $18.

Matt Stell, Gramercy Theatre, 8:00 p.m., from $10.

Papadosio, Brooklyn Bowl, 8:00 p.m., $20.

Squirrel Flower, Rough Trade NYC, 8:30 p.m., $12.

WIRE DJs, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 8:00 p.m., $30.

Jeff Parker, (le) poisson rouge, 7:00 p.m., $15.

Appear Here: A Women's Space, 401 W 14th St, 7:00 p.m., $15.

Thursday, March 12

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats put together pretty much every genre of American music that existed circa 1960 and create somethign very good. Check them out tonight or tomorrow with Same Evian.

Similar artists: Shakey Graves, Fruit Bats, Skrizzly Adams, The Struts, Father John Misty, Houndmouth, Bill Frisell.

 

Tall Heights, Elsewhere, 8:00 p.m., $19.

Little People / Frameworks, (le) poisson rouge, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Sudan Archives, Bowery Ballroom, 8:00 p.m., $20.

Open Flame, The Bell House, 8p.m., $15.

RDGLDGRN, Mercury Lounge, 9:00 p.m., $15.

The Floozies, Webster Hall, 8:00 p.m., $25.

Dustbowl Revival, Rough Trade NYC, 9:00 p.m., $18.

WIRE DJs, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 8:00 p.m., $30.

#TBT POP-UP PARTY, Showfields, 6:00 p.m., $20.

Jonathan Wilson, Brooklyn Bowl, 8:00 p.m., $25.

Rosehardt, National Sawdust, 8:00 p.m., $18.

Big East Tourney QF, MSG, 12:00 / 7:00 p.m., $20.

A-10 Tourney, Barclays, 12:00 / 6:00 p.m., $7.

Mortified, littlefield, 8:00p.m., $12.

Kate Sheperherd Opening, LeLong & Co., 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., free.

KRS-One, Sony Hall, 9:00 p.m., $30.

Friday, March 13

If it's been more than a month since you went to Avant Gardner, it's been too long. And if it's been more than three months since you've danced to a Dutchman, that's too long too. Kill two birds with one stone tonight and go see Sam Feldt.

Similar artists: Lucas & Steve, CamelPhat, Martin Jensen, Felix Jaehn, Matoma, Teemid.

Sam Feldt, Avant Gardner, 10:00 p.m., from $100.

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Soul Clap, Lost Circus, 11:00 p.m., $25.

Nathaniel Rateliff, The Town Hall, 8:00 p.m., from $100.

City of the Sun, Brooklyn Steel, 8:00 p.m., $25.

The Districts, Warsaw, 8:00 p.m., $23.

A Place to Bury Strangers, Bowery Ballroom, 9:00 p.m., $18.

Changmo, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 8:00 p.m., from $39. 

Drinking Game NYC Pres. Space Jam, Bell House, 8:00 p.m., $18.

Shing02, Elsewhere, 6:00 p.m., $22.

John Zorn Quartets, National Sawdust, 8:00 p.m., $29.

I Hate Models, Elsewhere, 10:30 p.m., $15.

Stealing Sheep, Rough Trade NYC, 9:00 p.m., $15.

Soul Rebels + DMX, Brooklyn Bowl, 8:30 p.m., $25.

Big East Tourney SF, MSG, 6:30 p.m., from $75.

A-10 Tourey QF, Barclays, 12:00 / 6:00 p.m., from $19.

Subtronics, Avant Gardner, 10:00 p.m., $50.

Saturday, March 14

We regret to inform that the possibility implied by the name They Might Be Giants has been definitively ruled out. They are not in fact giants. What they are is a seminal nerd rock band. And that's pretty good.

Similar artists: Fountains of Wayne, OK Go, Devo, Oingo Boingo, Talking Heads.

We Came as Romans, Warsaw, 7:00 p.m., $28. 

Olivia O'Brien, Webster Hall, 7:30 p.m., from $55.

Josh Ritter, Murmrr, 8:00 p.m., from $40.

Jauz, Avant Gardner, 10:00 p.m., $50.

Soul Rebels + Lisa Fischer, BK Bowl, 8:30 p.m., $25.

Extended w/ Gary Beck, 23 Meadow, 10:00 p.m., $25.

Post Animal, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 9:00 p.m., $18.

Anti-Flag, Gramercy Theatre, 10:30 p.m., $20.

John Zorn Quartets, National Sawdust, 8:00 p.m., $29.

Larkins, Elsewhere, 6:00 p.m., $12.

Niño de Elche, (le) poisson rouge, 7:00 p.m., $35.

The Lot Radio Anniversary Party, Elsewhere, 8:00 p.m., $20.

Big East Tourney Finals, MSG, 6:30 p.m., from $75.

A-10 Tourney SF, Barclays, 1:00 p.m., from $32.

The Raven Age, Mercury Lounge, 7:00 p.m., $12.

Miker Servito, Public Records, 10:00 p.m., $20.

Sob x RBE, Baby's All Right, 8:00 p.m., $20.

Sunday, March 15

Billie Eilish is a supremely talented Angelino that..aw, you know who she is. Only question is whether you have $300 for tickets. Tomorrow's a bit cheaper + she'll be at Barclays on Friday (not so much cheaper).

Similar artists: Joji, King Princess, Finneas (duh), Clairo.

Dead Kennedys, Brooklyn Bowl, 7:30 p.m., $27.

Gallant, Music Hall of Williamsburg, 8:00 p.m.

Body Count w/ Ice Tea, Webster Hall, 8:00 p.m., $35.

Oso Oso, Warsaw, 7:00 p.m., $19.99.

A-10 Tourney Final, Barclays, 1:00 p.m., from $20.

Josh Ritter, Murmrr, 8:00 p.m., from $40.