Time Out says
Posted: Mon Sep 17 2012
This storied club has a rich musical history: Randy Newman got his start here, and Elton John made his US debut on its stage in 1970. It hasn't lapsed into irrelevance in the time since, often showcasing bands on the rise: Interpol, Joss Stone and Franz Ferdinand all played early US shows here. The sound is great and the views are decent from almost anywhere in the room—just stay out from under the balcony.
What's on at Troubadour
- Critics' pick
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's Web series turned Comedy Central show, Broad City, hits the road this March, including a stop at the Troubadour. The UCB alumni (the New York branch, not our lovely Franklin Village outpost) bring their one-of-a-kind sketches...
Indie rock blog darlings at blog hype's inception, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, fared less well with their second album, but still sold out shows with 2011's Hysterical—a fuzzy, melody-saturated alt-pop confection (if we don't say so ourselves). You'll likely...
The playful power-pop quartet and masters of the viral music video hit the Troubadour and the Echo, bringing songs from its upcoming fourth album, Hungry Ghosts, along with "Here It Goes Again" (the treadmills), "This Too Shall Pass" (the Rube Goldberg...
Pop, Indie rock
With his exceedingly tuneful guitar melodies, pointed lyrics and winning cheekbones, Sondre Lerche has carved out a troubadour’s niche rivaling those of his older idols—among them Elvis Costello, with whom he has toured twice. The Norwegian returns (to...