Lower East Side
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Feb 22 2010
The unassuming, boxy Mercury Lounge is both an old standby and pretty much the number-one indie-rock club in town, with solid sound and sight lines (and a cramped bar in the front room). There are four-band bills most nights, though they can seem stylistically haphazard, and set times are often later than advertised. It's a good idea to get tickets for bigger shows in advance.
Mercury Lounge 217 E Houston St
Lower East Side
What's on at Mercury Lounge
Soul, R&B & Funk, Electronica, Pop
Enigmatic U.K. duo Jungle brings its soulful, rolling indie-pop—reminiscent of Jai Paul and Toro y Moi—stateside for the first time, playing a pair of shows with support from Brooklyn trio Wet.
16th Annual Craic Festival: Rubber Bandits + The Mighty Stef + Duke Special + Rams' Pocket Radio and more
Hip-hop, Indie rock
The annual Craic Festival returns to Mercury Lounge for two nights of Irish music stylings. Comedic hip-hop duo Rubber Bandits headlines Mar 7 with rootsy, heartily rocking Dubliners the Mighty Stef in support. Mar 8 features the fun, vaudeville-influenced...
Cabaret & Standards, Indie rock
Actor-singer Lauren Worsham and her husband, downtown composer Kyle Jarrow, team up for a high-energy (and highly theatric) night of indie-rock fun.
Categories, Rock, Pop & Hip-hop
As John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's edgy Hedwig and the Angry Inch descends on Broadway for the first time ever (with one of our personal faves, Neil Patrick Harris, in the starring role), the play's band gives sleep the middle finger and dashes...