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The best guide to live music in New York City, including concert listings and what’s on at NYC's top music venues

The best albums of 2017
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The best albums of 2017

Here are our picks for the best albums to come out this year

Here is the full lineup for NYC Winter Jazzfest 2018
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Here is the full lineup for NYC Winter Jazzfest 2018

The annual blowout, now in its 14th year, comes to town this January

Watch the best music videos of 2017
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Watch the best music videos of 2017

We’ve rounded up the year's best music videos of every stock and stripe

NYC is getting an Office of Nightlife to help struggling music venues stay afloat
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NYC is getting an Office of Nightlife to help struggling music venues stay afloat

Everyone waiting for the #OfficeofNightlife bill vote- watch it here!

Six NYC acts you need to know
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Six NYC acts you need to know

Six stellar homegrown acts that are building some buzz

Concerts in NYC

Your essential concert guide
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Your essential concert guide

Find out about recently announced concerts in NYC

The best NYC concerts in February 2018
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The best NYC concerts in February 2018

It’s time to leap into this month’s live music calendar

The best concerts of 2018
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The best concerts of 2018

From multi-day festivals to up-and-coming acts not to miss

The best parties in NYC this month
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The best parties in NYC this month

From club nights to globally renowned label takeovers

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Latest interviews and features

How (Sandy) Alex G went from home recording to working with Frank Ocean
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How (Sandy) Alex G went from home recording to working with Frank Ocean

Alex Giannascoli is disarmingly modest for a guy who has played with Frank Ocean

Vagabon’s powerful new album is a testament to self-sufficiency
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Vagabon’s powerful new album is a testament to self-sufficiency

Tamko explores solitude, intimacy and self-actualization with a variety of sonic textures

Rising indie-rocker Jay Som captures the grind of city life on her new album
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Rising indie-rocker Jay Som captures the grind of city life on her new album

Melina Duterte she calls me from an unexpected place: a McDonald’s in Paris

Olly Alexander talks queer pop music and Years & Years’ upcoming album
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Olly Alexander talks queer pop music and Years & Years’ upcoming album

The U.K. pop darling tells us about his creative process

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Lorde + Mitski + Run the Jewels

Lorde + Mitski + Run the Jewels

New Zealand pop royalty Lorde assembles a luminous, varied lineup for her 65-show Melodrama tour.

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Phoebe Bridgers + Soccer Mommy

Phoebe Bridgers + Soccer Mommy

The LA singer-songwriter has a knack for delicately spun folk explorations of relationships

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Screaming Females

Screaming Females

The local indie-rock heroes hit Monty Hall for a three-night run

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5 out of 5 stars
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Hearing this post-rock insitution live has always been a unique event—especially during these political times

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Upcoming shows

The best concerts in NYC this week
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The best concerts in NYC this week

We've rounded up the best gigs in the five boroughs during the next seven days

The best classical and opera concerts in NYC
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The best classical and opera concerts in NYC

When it comes to live classical music and opera, we truly are spoiled for choice here in NYC

The best cabaret shows in NYC
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The best cabaret shows in NYC

Get up close and personal with the best nightclub singers in New York 

The best jazz shows in NYC
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The best jazz shows in NYC

Check out our picks for the best jazz shows happening in this month

The best New York music venues

The best live music venues in NYC
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The best live music venues in NYC

The best places to see live music in Brooklyn
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The best places to see live music in Brooklyn

Bluegrass music venues
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Bluegrass music venues

Classic New York music venues
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Classic New York music venues

Folk music venues
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Folk music venues

New York's hidden gems
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New York's hidden gems

 

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Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden

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4 out of 5 stars
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Bowery Ballroom

Bowery Ballroom

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5 out of 5 stars
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Music Hall of Williamsburg

Music Hall of Williamsburg

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Terminal 5

Terminal 5

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Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall

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Beacon Theatre

Beacon Theatre

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5 out of 5 stars
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The best albums and songs

The best karaoke songs ever
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The best karaoke songs ever

The best new songs out right now
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The best new songs out right now

The 50 best road trip songs of all time
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The 50 best road trip songs of all time

The 50 best love songs of all time
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The 50 best love songs of all time

The 12 best protest songs of all time
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The 12 best protest songs of all time

The 50 best breakup songs
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The 50 best breakup songs