The best acts to see at CMJ Music Marathon
These fresh acts—and one vet we can't wait to welcome back—are about to hit town
The best performances at Global Citizen Festival 2015 in NYC
The biggest names in pop turn out for the charitable Central Park festival
10 cover songs that are better than the originals
The best cover songs tweak, spin and reinvent tunes to create covers that are even better than the original
Jim Reid talks Psychocandy and announces Jesus and Mary Chain are back in the studio
The sugar-coated noise fathers revisit the band's debut album Psychocandy live in NYC
Albert Hammond Jr. talks the status of the Strokes and his killer new solo LP
The Strokes six-stringer is back with a new solo record and a steadier, sunnier attitude
Concerts in NYC
The best fall concerts in NYC
Get over your post-summer woes and get ready for a busy fall season
Ricky Martin, Panda Bear and The Who
Bonobo, Hudson Mohawke and more
Latest music news
Coachella organizers look to Queens' former World's Fair site for new fest
Always want to make the trip out to Coachella but just can't get it together? Want to see your favorite bands but can't afford the flight, lodging and "party...
Exclusive: Here's the full CMJ Music Marathon lineup
Hundreds of bands and performers are about to descend on New York City. The CMJ Music Marathon returns from October 13–17, with venues all over the city...
Julian Casablancas announces a new Strokes album in the works
The prospect of a followup to The Strokes fifth studio album Comedown Machine has taunted fans all year: while frontman Julian Casablancas teased the idea...
See Fetty Wap, Chance the Rapper and more for free in NYC next week
Concert alert! The FADER magazine and Vitaminwater are pairing up for the fifth year of their #uncapped concert series. Spanning five nights of blowout shows...
Latest interviews and features
Indie-rocker Mac DeMarco wants to make you a cup of coffee
Mac DeMarco talks about his new album and fans visiting his house in the Rockaways
Jamie xx talks about vinyl, EDM and writing the next xx album
With his chilled-out new LP, the UK producer has released one of the year's hottest records
Björk talks festivals, technology and how to get old
Iceland’s finest export tells her thoughts on music festivals and the apocalypse
Hudson Mohawke on Kanye, the paparazzi and his new solo record
Call him a Kanye West protégé if you want, but Scottish producer Hudson Mohawke (born Ross Birchard) has been killing it for a while
The best classical and opera concerts in NYC
Carmen: A Drinking Opera
Experience opera the way it used to be, with rowdiness and booze, when IconoClassic Productions puts on Bizet's lustful opera Carmen with the taps flowing....
Havasi Symphonic Concert
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, watch out! Steely-eyed Hungarian pianist Havasi threatens to claim the throne of "most bombastic symphonic spectacle" with his...
Object Collection's bold, loud and dizzying productions are not to be missed. Cheap&easy OCTOBER, written and directed by Kara Feely with music by Travis...
The best cabaret concerts in NYC
Peter Michael Marino: Late with Lance!
Peter Michael Marino had audiences howling in Desperately Seeking the Exit, his account of working on an abortive Broadway musical in the West End. Now he...
Carol Lipnik: Almost Back to Normal
Like a spiderweb, Carol Lipnik is surprisingly strong in her ethereality, maintaining an eerie self-possession as she shares enigmatically spooky folk-art...
Justin Vivian Bond: Dixie McCall's Patterns for Living
Joe's Pub kicks off a yearlong retrospective of Justin Vivian Bond's prolific career with a revival of the alt-cabaret star and transgender icon's first-ever...