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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - October 18-October 20


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From jazz and blues to punk and rock to electronic and pop, every kind of live music venue exists in NYC. City Guide's roundup of weekend random live music shows in New York City will cover all the ground for you, making sure you don't miss out on a single show of other music.

George Lewis’ Soundlines - Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
October 18, 2019 - New York

Soundlines: A Dreaming Track is MacArthur Fellow George Lewis’s musical interpretation of percussionist and composer Steven Schick’s journal documenting his 700-mile walk from the US-Mexico border to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006. Directed by Jim Findlay, Schick performs as speaker and percussionist, joined by a chamber ensemble featuring eight musicians from the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and electronics. Reminiscent of Alexis de Tocqueville, and Henry David Thoreau, and the Great Migration, the Lewis’s libretto describes Schick’s inner moods, doubts, meditations, aesthetics, his personal musical practice, and social commentary, in a fashion that recalls the Australian aboriginal notion of the songline, or “dreaming track,” where repeating a song while navigating a landscape gains access to ancient stories related to the land. A surround-sound space will be created electronically, enabling text, music and field recordings related to the piece to be experienced more intensively.

Farmer's Market Hosted by down to Earth Markets - Queens Bontanical Garden
October 18, 2019 - Flushing

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Friday Night DJ: Alanna Raben - Time Out Market New York
October 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Alanna "That's So" Raben has been making a name for herself in the New York City scene for years. Inspired by the sounds of the '90s, Raben draws from a nostalgia to spin parties that are as memorable as your favorite Disney sitcoms.

Yesterday - Staller Center Main Stage
October 18, 2019 - Stony Brook

A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. A musical and comic delight. Directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire). Rated PG-13.

Susanna Mälkki Conducts Haydn and Strauss - David Geffen Hall
October 18, 2019 - New York

Susanna Mälkki conducts Strauss's iconic Also sprach Zarathustra, which launches with a majestic fanfare that hails a primeval sunrise and ends in a chord that suggests the mystery of the universe. She also leads the Philharmonic in Haydn's Philosopher Symphony; listen for French horns and English horns engaging in a musical conversation in the remarkable opening Adagio.

Uptown Nights: Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh - Harlem Stage
October 18, 2019 - New York

Baltimore native Maimouna Youssef is of Choctaw, African American, and Muslim heritage who was born into a family of exceptional artists deeply rooted in healing, spirituality and activism. She began singing traditional indigenous and African songs at four years old and began her music career at 16 years old. Throughout this evening you will be immersed in sounds of A Capella and musical elements to honor her ancestors. This timely healing concert will leave you transformed and uplifted. it will be a musical journey amplifying the soulful soundscapes that reflect the experiences of Maimouna's rich heritage. Harlem Stage is proud to present this concert in recognition of "400 years of Inequality" in observance of the anniversary of 1619, when the first Africans were brought to Jamestown and sold into bondage; 'Stolen Hands, Working Stolen Lands.'

Loote - Baby's All Right
October 18, 2019 - Brooklyn

Loote

George Lewis’ Soundlines - Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
October 19, 2019 - New York

Soundlines: A Dreaming Track is MacArthur Fellow George Lewis’s musical interpretation of percussionist and composer Steven Schick’s journal documenting his 700-mile walk from the US-Mexico border to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2006. Directed by Jim Findlay, Schick performs as speaker and percussionist, joined by a chamber ensemble featuring eight musicians from the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and electronics. Reminiscent of Alexis de Tocqueville, and Henry David Thoreau, and the Great Migration, the Lewis’s libretto describes Schick’s inner moods, doubts, meditations, aesthetics, his personal musical practice, and social commentary, in a fashion that recalls the Australian aboriginal notion of the songline, or “dreaming track,” where repeating a song while navigating a landscape gains access to ancient stories related to the land. A surround-sound space will be created electronically, enabling text, music and field recordings related to the piece to be experienced more intensively.

Rhiannon Giddens - Pico Union
October 19, 2019 - Los Angeles

Age: 21 and up The GRAMMY-winning MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient tours behind a number of new 2019 projects including there is no Other (5/3 via Nonesuch), an album recorded with Italian multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi that is at once a condemnation of "othering" and a celebration of the ties that bind.

Live Music: Lyncs - Time Out Market New York
October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Lyncs, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, blends the elements of folk, pop, and indie rock into her own chapter of music. Noted for memorable and connective lyrics, her debut work, "The Safety EP", was self-recorded, performed, and released August of 2018.

Live Music: Sleeping Bella - Time Out Market New York
October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Sleeping Bela, is an R&B singer/songwriter who utilizes her current experiences to incorporate her beliefs and ideologies into her music. "I remember at a young age I considered myself to be shy and less outgoing. Today as an artist I feel as if I am boundless, and when it comes to my project Peach, it wrote itself…

Mana - Barclays Center
October 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Jalisco rockers Mana have been touring, performing and creating Latin pop-rock for almost thirty years, since two former Sombrero Verde band members placed a newspaper ad seeking a drummer way back in 1986.

Jake Blount - Community Church of New York
October 19, 2019 - New York

Jake Blount is a fiddler, banjoist, singer and scholar based in Takoma Park, MD. He has studied with modern masters of old-time music, including Bruce Molsky, Judy Hyman (of the Horse Flies), and Rhiannon Giddens and Hubby Jenkins (Carolina Chocolate Drops). In 2016, Blount became the first Black person to make the finals at the Appalachian String Band Music Festival in Clifftop, WV, and the first to win in the traditional band category.

Bob Malenky - Community Church of New York
October 19, 2019 - New York

Jake Blount is a fiddler, banjoist, singer and scholar based in Takoma Park, MD. He has studied with modern masters of old-time music, including Bruce Molsky, Judy Hyman (of the Horse Flies), and Rhiannon Giddens and Hubby Jenkins (Carolina Chocolate Drops). In 2016, Blount became the first Black person to make the finals at the Appalachian String Band Music Festival in Clifftop, WV, and the first to win in the traditional band category.

Susanna Mälkki Conducts Haydn and Strauss - David Geffen Hall
October 19, 2019 - New York

Susanna Mälkki conducts Strauss's iconic Also sprach Zarathustra, which launches with a majestic fanfare that hails a primeval sunrise and ends in a chord that suggests the mystery of the universe. She also leads the Philharmonic in Haydn's Philosopher Symphony; listen for French horns and English horns engaging in a musical conversation in the remarkable opening Adagio.

Rupaul's Drag Race: Werq the World 2019 - Manhattan Center
October 19, 2019 - New York

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Blackalicious Nia 20th Anniversary Tour - Colony
October 19, 2019 - Woodstock

American hip-hop duo from Sacramento, California, founded in 1992

Mister Sunday Outdoor Season Closer: Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter - Nowadays
October 20, 2019 - Ridgewood

The time has come. Party co-founders Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter team up behind the decks to bring the 2019 outdoor season to a close. Come have one last dance out back with us before we head indoors.

With Love, Marilyn the off Broadway Marilyn Monroe Tribute Show - Club Bonafide
October 20, 2019 - New York

With Love, Marilyn is a musical tribute to the one the only Marilyn Monroe. This intimate behind-the-scenes evening transports us back in time to that 'what if' dress rehearsal as Marilyn prepares to entertain you singing classics such as "I Wanna Be Loved By You," "My Heart Belongs To Daddy," and "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" and more, while weaving the love stories behind the many men in Monroe's life! Show features arrangements by one of Broadway's finest musical directors Henry Aaronson ("Rock of Ages," "Tommy"). As for lovers, well they'll come and go. And actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart. But you can't give up because if you give up, you'll never find your soulmate; that half who makes you whole and that goes for everything. Keep trying." – Marilyn Monroe Fall in love for the first time or all over again with Marilyn in "With Love, Marilyn

Dj Classes for Kids 7-10 Years Old - Rock And Sould DJ Equipment & Records
Through January 28, 2020 - New York

Hands-On DJ Classes & Private Lessons in NYC Whether you're just starting out, or you're an accomplished DJ looking to take your skills to the next level, Rock and Soul's NYC DJ school is the place to make it happen. We offer group classes as well as one-on-one private lessons, with curriculums tailor-made to every skill level and aspiration. We offer beginners classes up to advanced classes, as well as specialized programs like advanced scratching, Ableton Live, DJ classes for kids, and more. Our instructors are highly experienced DJs and more importantly, they love to teach. The smallest DJ classes in NYC! A lot of DJ schools put you in a class with 15 or more other students. Not Rock and Soul. We cap our classes at just 5 students. That means: more fun more hands-on-experience more one-on-one time with your instructor an experience that's personalized to your interests The best value anywhere. In addition to being affordably priced, Rock and Soul students get a 15% student discount on all DJ equipment, sound equipment and gear for the duration of your classes! If you're planning on buying equipment this can add up to significant savings and help offset the c... (read more)

360 Reality Audio At Sony Square NYC - Sony Square NYC
Through March 31, 2020 - New York

Sony Square NYC invites you to immerse yourself in music from some of your favorite artists through 360 Reality Audio technology. Step inside Sony Square NYC’s custom built 360 Reality Audio studio and listen to your favorite tracks like you’ve never heard them before. Immerse yourself in music from some of your favorite artists like Khalid, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, O.A.R, Chloe x Halle and more.


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