Lower East Side
Photograph: Jolie Ruben
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Time Out says
Mon Feb 22 2010
In recent years, a lot of the cooler bookings have moved from Pianos to Brooklyn or down the block to venues such as Cake Shop. Still, while sound is often lousy and the room can get uncomfortably mobbed, there are always good reasons to go back—very often the under-the-radar emerging rock bands that make local music scenes tick.
Pianos Lower East Side
- Cross Street:
between Rivington and Stanton Sts
Subway: F to Lower East Side–Second Ave or Delancey St; J, Z, M to Delancey–Essex Sts
- Lower East Side
- Lower East Side
Theater. Music. Classical & Opera. Rock, Pop & Hip-hop. Indie rock. Rock & roll. Comedy. Books. Food & Drink. Nightlife
Restaurant & bar facilities. Full bar
- Good for:
Big name talent. Drinks. Bar scene. Lively scene. Local talent. Up-and-coming talent
What's on at Pianos
Playing two shows in one night, California trio Tomorrows Tulips shows off its sunny yet sad indie pop, which summons a slo-mo, post–Velvet Underground vibe. Catch 'em at Cake Shop with supports Weird Womb, Ocean View and Journalism, or head to Pianos...
It's a typically eclectic bill on the LES: Cali singer Marisa Duchowny teams up with New Yorker Neill MacCallum for indie-folk duo Rabbit & the Hare, while Cheerleader offers shimmery, sweetly melodic guitar pop—perfect for summer in the city. Check the...
Heat-seeking artist Devin Therriault—Brooklyn's answer to Billy Childish—plies infectious, ’70s-inspired punk rock, as heard on his current disc, Romancing.
Categories, Rock, Pop & Hip-hop
Super-buzzed L.A. combo Hands makes feel-good electro, audible on their debut for Kill Rock Stars, Synesthesia. If you're a fan of Hot Chip or Foster the People, you'd do well to check 'em out at these relatively intimate hipster hot spots before they...