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SATURDAY AUG 17, 2013
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Montreal, Canada

"Montreal-based A K U A (pronounced a-koo-ah) is a newcomer to the music scene, who has hit the ground running displaying a versatility in her sound that is hard to...

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MONDAY JUL 8, 2013
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New York City

See the stars of Bending Steel live and in person as they display their unusual acts and superhuman feats right before your very eyes! Adam RealMan and Chris...

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MONDAY SEP 16, 2013
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"Brooklyn native Amma Agyapon, known better as Amma Whatt, is a rising star who has been on the music scene for awhile—from working as a background singer...

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SATURDAY JUN 22, 2013
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Featuring London native Amelia Bushell and Thomas Servidone, Belle Mare is a twist of old-time chanteuse, adorned with warm pianos, and spacious textures. Always...

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THURSDAY AUG 1, 2013
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Queens, NY

Queens native and singer-songwriter Biet is that enviable girl who’s got it all— the depth of a spiritual warrior and the air of a cosmopolitan woman with a...

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Brooklyn, NY

Kiwi Artist Samuel Saffery and local musician Erik Meier teamed up shortly after the first collaborative release with featured artists in the Bushwick Community. The...

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SATURDAY JUL 27, 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

Bradford Reed never fails to entertain and inspire. This Brooklyn, NY based composer, performer and producer fights and tames the idiosyncrasies of the pencilina, an...

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SATURDAY MAY 11, 2013
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"Local trio Brazos broke a guitar string early in the second song, setting a precedent not for the band's greenness, but rather its tenacity and wholly enveloping...

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FRIDAY JUN 7, 2013
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Pianist Bruce Levingston is one of today's leading figures in contemporary music. Many of the world's most important composers have written works for him and his...

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THURSDAY JUL 18, 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

Cavalier by definition means "gallant, gentlemanly and chivalrous" but also is a adjective for arrogance. Emcees by nature are arrogant, it IS, after all, part of...

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Christophe Chassol is a pianist, composer, arranger and conductor based in Paris who writes and performs music widely for theatre, film, radio and television....

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FRIDAY JUN 14, 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

This duo project between pitch perfect vocalist Julie Hardy and producer/guitarist Mike MacAllister is set to blow up. With Hardy becoming a most in-demand studio...

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SATURDAY JUN 8, 2013
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From her first number one recording, “He’s A Rebel”, through her string of label hits with legendary producer Phil Spector, including “Da Doo Ron Ron”,...

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FRIDAY AUG 16, 2013
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Deep Sleep is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist, artist, and graphic designer, Jeremiah Chiu.

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FRIDAY MAY 10, 2013
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"With lullaby-esque rhythms like “trip.fall.” and “again. (new ride.)”, the lack of tempo might lose a few people. Luckily, where similar sounding groups...

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THURSDAY AUG 8, 2013
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A 16-year-old rapper hailing from Brooklyn, Donny Oh has an ability to spit rhymes that's far beyond his years. This young up-and-comer has been compared to rappers...

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SATURDAY JUL 20, 2013
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"With large eyes that seem to make simple words into complicated stones, Eden Sela is one of Brooklyn’s most captivating secrets. Like the title of her latest...

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FRIDAY JUL 12, 2013
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Gospels is Alex Frenkel, Mike Gordon, Alex Marans, Gabe Garzón-Montano and Owen Murphy. Taking up residence under one roof in Forest Hills, NY, they set about...

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SATURDAY JUN 1, 2013
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"When talking or writing about music, calling something “peculiar” initially comes off as a rather lazy adjective. It’s one of those terms that can easily get...

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FRIDAY MAY 24, 2013
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Hey Anna is a family affair. It materialized when three sisters (yes, one of them is “Anna”) set out to make music with two of their long-time best friends. The...

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WEDNESDAY JUN 12, 2013
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"Amidst the dizzying array of chopped, looped, and sampled sounds that constitute much of today’s electronic music scene, New York City-based...

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THURSDAY AUG 15, 2013
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No longer the bedroom folk duo of their early years, the Brooklyn quintet is slowly revealing their new identity as a sonically adventurous band. The inspired...

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FRIDAY MAY 17, 2013
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HBE are eight brothers from the south side of Chicago. They come from an extraordinary musical family. Other sisters and brothers are professional musicians, their...

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SATURDAY JUL 13, 2013
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San Francisco, CA

With up to 15 musicians (12 horns and 3 percussionists), San Francisco-based Inspector Gadje brings a big sound to the beautiful and bumpin’ brass band music of...

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SATURDAY AUG 3, 2013
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"Brooklyn’s Ivy Meadows — aka Camilla Padgitt-Coles — is one of a growing number of millennial videographers busy blurring the lines between documentary video...

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FRIDAY AUG 2, 2013
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Set in a town that perpetually runs at full speed, J. Allen’s ‘Wonder City’ observes the modern metropolis from just outside of its whirlwind. His...

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Lapland is the moniker for Josh Mease, a Brooklyn songwriter whose style is difficult to categorize, moving fluently through different styles and genres while...

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FRIDAY MAY 31, 2013
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Brooklyn dream-pop quartet Lazyeyes show a lot of promise, even if they haven't put out a full-length album yet. With a freshly released debut EP under their belt...

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SATURDAY JUN 29, 2013
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Life Size Maps is Mike McKeever, Matt Gaffney, and Dave Stoecker. Together they are a self-described "glitch-pop" band, hailed by the New Yorker as "deafening high...

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SATURDAY JUL 6, 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

Lorna Krier is one of the most versatile young keyboardists in New York performing music from experimental to pop on anything from analog synthesizers to toy pianos...

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WEDNESDAY SEP 4, 2013
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born in the bedroom out of boredom, desperation and loneliness, maria minerva is maria juur (b.1988) from tallinn, estonia.

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SATURDAY JUL 27, 2013
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Pedal Power NYC developed a system of bicycles with generators capable of powering concerts and studio recordings. Harnessing the energy humans create to run all of...

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FRIDAY JUL 26, 2013
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"Mixing experimental rock and soul with African and Latin beats, People's Champs are quickly establishing themselves as one of Brooklyn's freshest new bands. Led by...

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SATURDAY JUL 13, 2013
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Raya Brass Band does it on the dance floor, mashing up the music of Eastern Europe with American dance grooves. Featuring odd meters, unusual scales and a fine...

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FRIDAY JUN 28, 2013
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"Some out there amongst you may be familiar with a band called Il Abanico who was knocking about in the US for a while. Don’t worry if you are not, no one is going...

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SATURDAY JUL 13, 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

Throbbing funk grooves, fiery Balkan brass, Gypsy accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops make Slavic Soul Party! NYC’s official #1 brass band for BalkanSoul...

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SATURDAY AUG 17, 2013
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Sound Liberation Front has been hosting music events in Brooklyn since 2007. From underground parties to large scale productions, SLF events have been featured by...

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FRIDAY JUL 19, 2013
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Brooklyn, NY

"Són Boom was formed in 2011. They throw groovy rock, soul, hip hop, reggae, and folk into a blender and sip the sweet musical nectar that emerges." -SEAINHD

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FRIDAY AUG 9, 2013
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BROTHERS HOSS & DONNY OAKWOOD ARE TWO CHRISTIAN COWBOYS FROM BRANSON, MISSOURI HERE TO BRING YOU THEIR RENOWNED GRAND COUNTRY JAMBOREE. RECENTLY DUBBED "LIKE...

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THURSDAY JUN 20, 2013
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The Quavers are T. Griffin, Catherine McRae and Dennis Cronin. They are based in Gowanus, Brooklyn. In 1995 T. Griffin and Catherine McRae played one 40 minute set...

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Whale Belly was formed by Todd Bogin and Nick Smeraski in 2010. What started as two friends' experimentations in songwriting and recording has turned into a debut...

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SATURDAY JUN 15, 2013
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Bronx, NY

Wires.Under.Tension is a duo based in The South Bronx. Combining homegrown audio sampling instruments with ferocious beats and adventurous orchestration, WUT's...

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SATURDAY JUL 13, 2013
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Zlatne Uste (Golden Lips) is an internationally known group of American-born musicians playing traditional music of the Balkans, primarily representing Serbian,...

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SATURDAY MAY 18, 2013
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"Maundrie Fox‘s self-titled, electronic release is glitch in its most civilized form. The American expat crafts, expertly, wandering beats with such a deep pocket...

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THURSDAY JUN 20, 2013
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yMusic is a sextet of young performers who overlap classical and pop music worlds. Hailed by NPR‘s Fred Child as “one of the groups that has really helped to...

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