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...
Things to Do, Events & Festivals, Alternative rock
New Orleans natives Ted Joyner and Grant Widmer make up Generationals, a band that has been releasing catchy, mellow pop tunes since their 2009 debut Con Law. New album Heza is more understated than the previous fare but just as dreamy and charming, with...
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...
- Critics' pick
These junior high metalheads garnered attention for their performances in Times Square, earning themselves a record deal with Sony Music and a set at this year's Coachella—they're the youngest group to ever have played the fest. The pint-sized Brooklynites...