Music & Nightlife

Your guide to the best nightclubs, gay clubs, after-parties, live concerts, comedy clubs, DJs, dance parties, bands and music events in New York City


Best NYC music & nightlife: Critics' picks

Cielo

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

You’d never guess from the Heidi Montag wanna-bes hanging out in the neighborhood that the attitude at this club is close to zero, at least once you get past the bouncers guarding the door. On the

  1. 18 Little W 12th St, between Ninth Ave and Washington St
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Berry Park

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

This bi-level behemoth beer hall has a 3,500-square-foot ground floor and a roof deck almost as large. Brooklyn boosters may be disappointed to find that the 15 taps are dedicated to imports (mostly

  1. 4 Berry St, at North 14th St
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Miley Cyrus + Icona Pop + Sky Ferreira

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

While some pegged Miley Cyrus as the black sheep of pop in 2013, the foam-finger-sporting, Terry Richardson–approved former Disney starlet seems to be having the last laugh. The media backlash that

  1. Nassau Coliseum 1255 Hempstead Tpke, at Meadowbrook Pkwy
  2. Thu Apr 24
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Arias and Ratzke

  • Critics choice

Demimonde demigod Joey Arias has entertained and scandalized the club world for decades with his fetish-drag getups, extravagant charisma formidable vocals. Now he joins Dutch-German pop cabaret star

  1. Joe's Pub at the Public Theater 425 Lafayette St, between Astor Pl and E 4th St
  2. Sun Apr 27
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