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Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This Week - February 9-February 16


Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Downtown NYC This WeekPhoto: Vladimir/Flickr 


Downtown NYC has long been a capital of live music. With venues like the Bowery Ballroom, Mercury Lounge, and Terra Blues, fans of rock, jazz, and more have long been drawn here. City Guide's roundup of live music in clubs and bars will connect you with tunes at dozens of great downtown venues.

Boss Tenors Series: Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone - Zinc Bar
Through November 18, 2019 - New York

Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonists Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone bring their formidable group to Zinc on Saturday, February 15. They're supported by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Peter Slavov, and drummer Donald Edwards.Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator.Bergonzi has performed throughout the world at all the major jazz festivals and jazz venues, with his own ensembles as well as with numerous jazz greats. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. His discography includes more than 60 recordings, notably Standard Gonz with the Jerry Bergonzi Quartet on the Blue Note label; he also has 60 recorded song titles registered with ASCAP.

Fred Hersch Trio - Village Vanguard
February 09, 2020 - New York

In the quest to describe the music of Fred Hersch in a word a preposterous task, but not a pointless one you could do a lot worse than refinement. Mr. Hersch is a pianist of cultivated taste and erudition; hes also the sort of jazz musician who brings a lissome elegance to his playing, disinclined to accentuate the effort behind it all. But theres another definition of refinement that has to do with painstaking progress, the incremental stretch toward an elusive ideal. The New York Times

Onlyness, Field Guides, Rose Blanshei - Mercury Lounge
February 09, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Mon, 1/20 at 10am EST

Onlyness, Field Guides, Rose Blanshei - Mercury Lounge
February 09, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Mon, 1/20 at 10am EST

Fansu, Xol Azul - Mercury Lounge
February 09, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Tues, 1/14 at 10am EST

Fred Hersch Trio - Village Vanguard
February 09, 2020 - New York

In the quest to describe the music of Fred Hersch in a word a preposterous task, but not a pointless one you could do a lot worse than refinement. Mr. Hersch is a pianist of cultivated taste and erudition; hes also the sort of jazz musician who brings a lissome elegance to his playing, disinclined to accentuate the effort behind it all. But theres another definition of refinement that has to do with painstaking progress, the incremental stretch toward an elusive ideal. The New York Times

Adam Klipples Organ Soul Explosion! - 55 Bar
February 09, 2020 - New York

Emily Braden...VoiceLily White...Saxophone & VoiceAdam Klipple...Organ & VoiceAl Street...GuitarConrad Korsch...BassEric Kalb...Drums

Jim Campilongo & Luca Benedetti Guitar Duet - 55 Bar
February 09, 2020 - New York

Jim Campilongo...GuitarLuca Benedetti...Guitar

55 Bar Presents Sunday Sessions - 55 Bar
February 09, 2020 - New York

Matinee Showtime: 3:00pm to 5:00pmCurated By Our Own Mark KirbyNancy Goudinaki's CD Single Release Party Ariadnes LullabyNancy GoudinakiVoice and Nylon Strings GuitarKenyatta BeasleyTrumpetAdi MeyersonBass

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 10, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 10, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Car Astor, Maggie Miles, Best Ex - Mercury Lounge
February 10, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale now

Talulah Paisley, Razor Braids, Dolphin Pal - Mercury Lounge
February 10, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 1/10 at 12pm EST

Mike Stern - 55 Bar
February 10, 2020 - New York

Mike Stern...GuitarDanny Walsh...SaxophoneTeymur Phell...BassLionel Cordew...Drums

Jim Ridl - 55 Bar
February 10, 2020 - New York

Jim Ridl

Guitar Masters Series: Mark Whitfield - Zinc Bar
February 10, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed jazz guitarist Mark Whitfield brings his formidable trio to Zinc jazz club on Monday, February 10. He's supported by bassist Santi Debriano and drummer Victor Lewis.Mark Whitfield graduated from Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music, the world's foremost institution for the study of Jazz and modern American music in the spring of 1987. Shortly thereafter, he returned to his native New York to embark on a career as a Jazz Guitarist that afforded him the opportunity to collaborate with legendary artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Carmen McRae, Gladys Knight, Burt Bacharach, Jimmy Smith, Clark Terry, Shirley Horn, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Joe Williams, Stanley Turrentine and his greatest teacher and mentor George Benson.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 11, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 11, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 11, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Towne - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Mon, 1/13 at 10am EST

joan - Mercury Lounge
February 11, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 11/08 at 10am ESTCiti Cardmember Presale: Weds 11/06 at 10am - Thurs, 11/07 at 10pm ESTCode: Use the first six digits of your Citi card.

The Cadillac Three - Bowery Ballroom
February 12, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 11/22 at 12pm ESTThe Cadillac Three Fan Club Presale: Tues, 11/19 at 10am - Thurs, 11/21 at 10pm EST

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 12, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 12, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Michigan Rattlers - Mercury Lounge
February 12, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 12/13 at 12pm EST

Angelique ft. Zillions (DJ), Snafu Yellow, Stolen Gin & more - Mercury Lounge
February 12, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 1/24 at 3pm EST

Thrift Shop Comedy - Bowery Electric
February 12, 2020 - New York City

FREE weekly stand up showcase with hosts Randall Otis (Daily Show writer), Yedoye Travis (Comedy Central) & Sam Morrison (Stand Up NBC) featuring NYC's hottest up and coming comedians next to big names from Netflix, HBO, Comedy Central and more!February 12th we have Sean Donnelly (Colbert), Sydnee Washington (Comedy Central), Sarah Tollemache (Colbert), Raanan Hershbergh (James Corden), Nataly Aukar, and a special guest drop in!It is completely 100% free with house party vibes. Trust us, you wont regret it.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 13, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 13, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Boss Tenors Series: George Garzone & Surprise Guest - Zinc Bar
February 13, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonist George Garzone brings his formidable group to Zinc on Thursday, February 13. He's supported by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Peter Slavov, drummer Donald Edwards and a special surprise guest. Not to be missed!Saxophonist George Garzone is a member of The Fringe, a jazz trio founded in 1972 that includes bassist John Lockwood and drummer Bob Gullotti, that performs regularly in the Boston area and has toured Portugal. The group has released three albums. A veteran jazzman, Garzone has appeared on over 20 recordings. He began on the tenor when he was six, played in a family band and attended music school in Boston. In addition, Garzone has guested in many situations, touring Europe with Jamaaladeen Tacuma and performing with Danilo Perez, Joe Lovano, Jack DeJohnette, Rachel Z, and John Patitucci among others.

Spencer Ludwig - Mercury Lounge
February 13, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri,1/10 at 12pm EST

Dawn - Mercury Lounge
February 13, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Weds, 1/15 at 12pm EST

Boss Tenors Series: Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone - Zinc Bar
February 14, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonists Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone bring their formidable group to Zinc on Friday, February 14. They're supported by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Peter Slavov, and drummer Donald Edwards.Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator.Bergonzi has performed throughout the world at all the major jazz festivals and jazz venues, with his own ensembles as well as with numerous jazz greats. His music is renowned for its innovation, mastery, and integrity. His discography includes more than 60 recordings, notably Standard Gonz with the Jerry Bergonzi Quartet on the Blue Note label; he also has 60 recorded song titles registered with ASCAP.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 14, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 14, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Boss Tenors Series: Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone - Zinc Bar
February 14, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonists Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone bring their formidable group to Zinc on Friday, February 14. They're supported by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Peter Slavov, and drummer Donald Edwards.Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator.

Spud Cannon, Pan Arcadia, Nautics - Mercury Lounge
February 14, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri,1/10 at 12pm EST

Spud Cannon, Pan Arcadia, Nautics - Mercury Lounge
February 14, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri,1/10 at 12pm EST

Dawn - Mercury Lounge
February 14, 2020 - New York

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dawn-tickets-86411167127

Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentine's Spectacular - Le Poisson Rouge
February 14, 2020 - New York

Join Hostess Shelly the Singing Siren Watson and a bevy of burlesque beauties, Thursday February 14th at Le Poisson Rouge for the Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentines Spectacular!

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 15, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 15, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Boss Tenors Series: Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone - Zinc Bar
February 15, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed Tenor Saxophonists Jerry Bergonzi & George Garzone bring their formidable group to Zinc on Friday, February 14. They're supported by pianist David Kikoski, bassist Peter Slavov, and drummer Donald Edwards.Tenor saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is an internationally recognized jazz performer, composer, author, and educator.

Sad Prom 2 feat: Disorder, All Cats Are Grey, The Scream - Mercury Lounge
February 15, 2020 - New York

Prom attire encouraged but not required!

Puss N Boots - Bowery Ballroom
February 15, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 12/13 at 12pm ESTArtist Presale: Weds, 12/11 at 10am - Thurs, 12/12 at 10pm EST

Anna of the North - Bowery Ballroom
Through February 15, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 11/01 at 10am ESTSpotify Presale: Tues, 10/29 at 10am EST - Thurs,10/31 at 11:59pm ESTCiti Cardmember Presale: Tues, 10/29 at 10am - Thurs,10/31 at 10pm ESTCode: Use the first six digits of your Citi card.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 16, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
February 16, 2020 - New York

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra began its life as the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra in 1966.The world-famous Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City booked the newly formed band for three Monday nights that February. Those performances were wildly successful and the engagement was extended indefinitely. The Village Vanguards owner, Max Gordon, told Mel Lewis, Well keep it going until it tapers off. Over half a century and more than 2700 Monday nights later, it still hasnt. The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra stands apart from all other modern ensembles of its kind and is still as strong and vital as ever.

Motel Radio - Mercury Lounge
February 16, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 12/20 at 12pm EST

Nano Raies - DROM
February 16, 2020 - New York

Nano Raies is a singer-songwriter originally from Homs, Syria.

Philip Glass Ensemble performs 'Music in Twelve Parts' (Parts 1, 2 & 3) - Le Poisson Rouge
February 16, 2020 - New York

Philip Glass Ensemble performs "Music in Twelve Parts" (Parts 1, 2 & 3) at Le Poisson Rouge

Philip Glass Ensemble performs 'Music in Twelve Parts' (Parts 4, 5 & 6) - Le Poisson Rouge
February 16, 2020 - New York

Philip Glass Ensemble performs "Music in Twelve Parts" (Parts 4, 5 & 6) at Le Poisson Rouge

Philip Glass Ensemble performs 'Music in Twelve Parts' (Parts 4, 5 & 6) - Le Poisson Rouge
February 16, 2020 - New York

Philip Glass Ensemble performs "Music in Twelve Parts" (Parts 4, 5 & 6) at Le Poisson Rouge

The Philip Glass Ensemble's Music in Twelve Parts at Le Poisson Rouge - Le Poisson Rouge
Through February 17, 2020 - New York

February 16-17, Sun 4:30pm and 7:30pm; Mon 6pm and 9pmThe Philip Glass Ensemble will give a special performance of Philip Glass's monumental four-hour work Music in Twelve Parts at Le Poisson Rouge over four sets on February 16 at 4:30pm (Parts 1, 2, 3) and 7:30pm (Parts 4, 5, 6) and Monday, February 17, 2020 at 6pm (Parts 7, 8, 9) and 9pm (Parts 10, 11, 12). Passes for all four sets as well as tickets for individual sets are available. Each set will be approximately one-hour long. Music in Twelve Parts, written by Philip Glass between 1971 and 1974, is a deliberate, encyclopedic compendium of some techniques of repetition the composer had been evolving since the mid 1960s. Please note that Philip Glass will not be performing with the Ensemble.$25-40.Presented by Le Poisson Rouge.https://lpr.com/?s=philip+glass+ensemble

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra - Village Vanguard
Through February 17, 2020 - New York

Cohen isn't turning out cheetah fast melodic lines for the sake of flash, and he's not overcompensating. His nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary indicate he's above any convoluted technical showmanship.

Philip Glass Ensemble performs 'Music in Twelve Parts' (Full Series Pass) - Le Poisson Rouge
Through February 17, 2020 - New York

Philip Glass Ensemble performs "Music in Twelve Parts" at Le Poisson Rouge

Philip Glass Ensemble performs 'Music in Twelve Parts' (Full Series Pass) - Le Poisson Rouge
Through February 17, 2020 - New York

Philip Glass Ensemble performs "Music in Twelve Parts" at Le Poisson Rouge


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