9 Great Jones St. (Lafayette St.), 212-420-1934. See also "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Radio Shock DJs, Ethernet, Hudson River Band, Jordan & the Half Naked Fakers, G Spot. THURS: Mr. Nobody, Clay Pigeons, The Lopes, Kuxury, High Speed Chase. FRI: Stochastic, The Bettie Plague, Hovorka, Mophat, The Catskills, Bitterweed. SAT: Stillwalkers, Caught Looking, Michelangelo, Atomsmasher, Half Man Wonder, Goodnight Gracie. SUN: Funkadelic Studio Night. MON: Konkrete Jungle. TUES: Roger Humanbeing, Rainbow Fresh, Mark Sly, Tim McDonald, The Insignificant Others.
95 Stanton St. (betw. Ludlow & Orchard Sts.), 212-358-1633. No Cover. WEDS: Fagin, Raw Deluxe, Dacks, The Red King, Nikko, 7. THURS: The Complaints, Straight 8, Flytrap, Clyde, Plastic Holiday, Fuzzbubble, 7. FRI: Ropeladder, Hibachi Joe, Mike Hunt Band, Rio, Kill Henry Sugar, Moonshine Messiahs, Damien Youth, 7. SAT: Hot Tin Roof, Steak, Ninth House, Cementhead, Stipplicon, 9 Mans Morris, Kristen Boyce, 7. SUN: Tony Hyland, Jim & Danielle, Ferdinand the Bull, K Mark, 8. MON: Punk/metal karaoke, 10; A.M. 60, Karen Lloyd Band, Lynne Timmes, 7. TUES: Two Tides, Soaked, Holly Palmer, John Alden, Cynthia Catania, 7.
170 Orchard St. (Stanton St.), 212-982-BABY. See also "Clubs & Lounges." All shows $5 unless otherwise noted. WEDS: Beauty School Dropouts, Blind Pharoahs, Shut the Fuck Up, Crown Jewels, Jennifer London, 8. THURS: Gel, Liquor Cake, Debbie Dean, Resse, 8. FRI: DJ Sae, Samsara 5, Velcro Inc., Aldo Perez, Coffin Daggers, Matt White, 8. SAT: True Mystic Sound System, Rudy Crew, Lazy K, The Malarkies, Billy Dechand, 8. SUN: Akim Funk Buddha's Dha Fuzion, 8. MON: FBI, Crash Positions, Silith Fair, 7, free. TUES: Clark Gayton's Epicenter, 11; Simon Chardiet, Chris Barron, All Jive Aside, 8.
538 9th Ave. (betw. 39th & 40th Sts.), 212-695-5507. SAT: DirtBall, Lancaster County Prison, 10.
147 Bleecker St. (Thompson St.), 212-673-7030. All shows at 8, $5 unless stated otherwise. WEDS: Paul Clements, Pat Cisarano, Phoebe Legere, Eve Selis, The Babes of MP3, Vicki Russell. THURS: Jonas Grumby, Stephanie Wright, DaVincis Notebook, Chelsea Genzano. FRI: The Healers, Fuzzy Suzy, Equinox, 10:30. SAT: Days of Wild, Earth Eatz Dog!, 7 Minds, Now is Now, Neil Kassenoff. SUN: Mann Made Jam, Seeing Voices. MON: Days of Wild, Cynthia Catania, Amy Serrago, Sarah Lentz, Joe Brack. TUES: Panchos Lament, Karen Novy.
172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-777-6028. SAT: Nedra Johnson (acoustic), 7, free.
199 7th Ave. (betw. 21st & 22nd Sts.), 212-229-1807. No cover. WEDS: Andy Fitzpatrick, 8, free. FRI: Ken Hypes, 9; San Dixon, 7. SAT: Victoria, 9; Rick Johnson's B.M.W. open mic, 4-9. SUN: Joe Romby, 7.
15 W. 4th St. (Mercer Ave.), 212-228-7880. All shows at 7:30 & 10:30 unless specified. THURS: Reverand Tribble & the Angels, The Halos, $15. FRI: Rita Houston hosts "Required Listening #55," $15. SAT: Evening of Stand Up & Sit Down w/Uncle Floyd, $20. MON: The Mike Stern Band, $17.50.
6 Delancey St. (Bowery), 212-533-2111. THURS: They Might Be Giants, The Davenports, 8, $20 (16 & over). SAT: Dark Star Orchestra, 9, $15 (18 & over). SUN: New York Press' Rock in New York: The Sound & the Stories w/David Johansen, Lee Ranaldo, M. Doughty, Giorgio Gomelsky, Handsome Dick Manitoba, Furious George, Suicide's Marty Rev & special guests, 5, $15. MON: Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, 8, $20, $15 adv. TUES: Fab Faux, 9, $15.
169 Ave. A (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-420-8392. 21 & over except Sundays. See also "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Watt Mary, Elwood, 8, $7. THURS: Jezebel, 10, $5. FRI: Les Sans Culottes, The Zambonis, Life in a Blender, The Defenders, Beau Prie, 7:30, $8. SAT: Penniless Wilds, Champale, Koester, Folk Songs for the Afterlife, 9, $7. SUN: Don Caballero, Turing Machine, 8:30, $10. MON: The Rogers Sisters, Capitol Capitol, Perfect Thyroid, Michelangelo, 8, $7. TUES: Awkward Beaker, Driver X, Junk Male, Oh Susanna, 8, $7.
315 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 212-982-4052 or www.cbgb.com WEDS: Guitar Boy, Love Shine, Felt Side Out, Parker Ramsay, Life in the Balance, Damien Youth, 7, $6. THURS: Mc Is, Dint, Planet 14, Spank, Blue Ceiling, Flames, 8, $6. FRI: The Vibrators, Showcase Showdown, The Deacons, The Krays, The Not SO Luckys, 7:30, $10. SAT: JJ Paradise Players Club, Challenge of the Future, The Candy Darlings, Come On, Forklifter, 9, $9. SUN & MON: Audition showcase. TUES: Homosexual Flypaper, The American Flag, True Love, 7, $12.
Downstairs Lounge: WEDS: Pro-Choice party. THURS: Wake Up & Live! feat. Vision Quest, Fine Arts Militia, Java, Patrick Mystery, Tricky Dilemma, 8:30, $5. FRI: MI7-Vyagra, 10. SUN: Urbana Sunday Poetry Slam feat. Maggie Estep, 7, $5.
313 Bowery (Bleecker St.), 212-677-0455. WEDS: Martin Luther, Stuntcycle, Dan Zweben, Daruma Shakes, D.B. Leonard, 7, $5. THURS: B. Blush, Kristeen Young, Prop, Jack Mittleman, Michael Maxwell, 7, $5. FRI: Katie Elevitch, Ilya Temkin & Trista Newyear, The Novellas, 8, $7. SAT: Saint Low, The Dan Emery Mystery Band, Josh Max's Outfit, The Caulfield Sisters, Steve Espinota, Jeff "Lightning" Lewis, Dan Emery Mystery Band, 8, $7. SUN: Potto & Finger, Phil Hummer & the Buzzards, Solejar, 8, $5; Demonstration of compact acoustic amplified string instruments by alter ego, 1-5. MON: "Alchemy" w/DJ Jason spinning Goth; 10; Ropeladder, Charlie-in-the-box, Flyer's Fall, Lisa Alice, 7, $5. TUES: John McKay, Ben Fenner, Bela, Django, Jessee Ciarmataro, 7, $5.
157 Ave. C (10th St.), 212-677-8142. No cover. WEDS: Pablo Ablanedo Group, David Bush & Food, 9-69 Supernova, Ivan Klipstein, Byrd & Bud, 7. THURS: Chirs' Showcase feat. Comonthead, Elena Zazanis Band, Industrial Teepee, LJ Murphy, 7. FRI: Sextet Royale, Bankhead, Love Camp, The Larch, Paula Carino, Rebecca Turner, Sarah Brindell, 5. SAT: Cybertronica DJs, 12; Ernesto, Speed Dial w/Peter Sabla, Kimberly Werst & the Very Best, The Bones, Andrea, Gil Coggins, 5. SUN: Brian Gitkin & Friends, Rick Johnson's open mic, 6. MON: Stephen Crump, Mark Berger's Headcleaners, Rob Meador's Showcase, Dennis Darbury, 7. TUES: Ekayani & the Healing Band, Erratic Sensation, Rich Deans Band, Jack Grace, Jordan & the Half Naked Fakers, 7.
25 3rd Ave. (St. Marks Pl.), 212-529-6924. WED: What's Your Problem Bryan, Aztec Trip, Kitty Badass, Earth Minus, One, $6. THURS: The Go (SupPop), Come On, Napalm Stars, Channel, $8. FRI: Grave Rockers: Futureshock w/Dead By Dawn, Machine Gun Kelly, X-Possibles, Bile, Needulhed, Angelskin, 9. SAT: Soft Parade (Doors trib.), Retina, Betty White, Trash, 1-900-BOXX. SUN: Time of Orchids, Flux Feely, Release, Citigrass. MON: Flogging Molly, Spunks, Size, Funk 'n Dome, free. TUES: Phil A. Sheo & the Goods, Viva Fidel, Scottishroddy, Smelt, $5.
416 W. 14th St. (9th Ave.), 212-645-5189 or www.thecooler.com No cover on Mondays. WEDS: Friends of Dean Martinez, Moonlighters (cd release party), The Scholars. FRI: Hall of Fame, Chris Lee, Bablicon, Mink Lungs. SAT: The Figgs, New Radiant Storm King, Purple Ivy Shadows, Spouse. MON: Spottiswoode & His Enemies, Deridian.
511 Greenwich St. (Spring St.), 212-691-7731. WEDS: Röck Cändy w/Spirit Caravan, Angel Rot (ex-White Zombie), 9, $5, free for those sportin' big hair. FRI: Fragglerrock trib. to David Bowie w/Fragglerrock House Band, Patti Rothberg, Sarah Greenwood, Amanda's Waiting, 9:30, $10, $6/flyer. MON: The John Fournier Group, 9. TUES: The Patrick Michaels Phenomenon, 8.
144 Bleecker St. (betw. Thomson St. & La Guardia Place), 212-979-8434 or www.elbowroomnyc.com WEDS: No Stars, Supascription, Tiffany Parker, Ekayani & the Healing Band, The Churchills, $7. THURS: Blusyde, Driven, Friction, Vertical, $7. FRI: Zilo Groove in the lounge, free; All Jive Aside, The Drivers, Ringmaster, Blowtop, Petro, Spinner Chick, $8. SAT: De-Flow in the lounge, free; Gel, Pack of Wise, Flatlanders, Matt Sandy Band, Mr. Chu, Chair 13, $8. TUES: Slam Clinic.
765 Manhattan Ave. (Meserole Ave.), Williamsburg, 718-383-5723. THURS: Volumen, French Kicks, 10:30, $5.
Time Cafe, 380 Lafayette St. (Great Jones St.), 212-533-7000 or www.feznyc.com Two drink min. WEDS: Caleb, The Random House, Imelda O'Reilly, 8, $8. THURS: Mingus Big Band, 8:30 & 11, $18. FRI: Loser's Lounge tribute to ELO, 8, $15. SAT: Loser's Lounge tribute to ELO, 7 & 10:30, $15. SUN: Lady Bunny's "A Taste of Bunny," 9:30, $12; "Kiki & Herb: Playing for Time," 6:30, $12. MON: Lizzie West, Rhett Miller (Old 97's), 8, $15. TUES: New York Press fledgling Jonathan Ames hosts & reads during variety show feat. Ava Gerber, Ron Baron, Babette Martino, Maggie Estep, Hunter Reynolds for Yaddo's 75th Anniversary Celebration, 8, $10.
Pier 63, 23rd St. (12th Ave.) www.gurl.com/music/dj/takeback.html SAT: Take Back the Decks: A Night of Women in Underground Music feat. K. Hand, Apani B. Fly Emcee, Shortee, Kuttin Kandi, The Anomolies, DJ Anna, DJ Rekha, The Spinsters, screening of doc. Nobody Knows My Name, 6, $8, free before 9.
70 N. 6th St. (betw. Wythe & Kent Aves.), Williamsburg, 718-782-5188. FRI: Princess (cd release party), The Humans, Quankmeyer Faergoalzia Holiday Band. 10, $5. SAT: Lars Vegas, 10.
100 Washington St (Rector St.), 212-344-3777. Shows at 6. No cover. FRI & SAT: Chanteuse Phoebe Legere.
HOBOKEN MUSIC FESTIVAL
Washington St. (Newark-7th St.), Hoboken, NJ. SUN: Patti Smith, Ronnie Spector, Bob Delavante, Skanatra, Swingadelic, The Demolition Swing Band, Seeking Homer, Scott E. Moore, Raffy & the Orchestra Saborengue, Phoenix Rising, The Big Galoots & special guests, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free.
HOGS & HEIFERS
1843 1st Ave. (betw. 95th & 96th Sts.), 212-722-8635. Shows at 9 on Weds. & Tues., 10 on Thurs.-Sat., no cover. WEDS: Big Jim Wheeler. THURS: Set Em Up Joe. FRI: Slick Pelt. SAT: Hudson Dusters. TUES: Doug McCollum, DirtBall, 10.
17 Irving Pl. (15th St.), 212-777-6800. WEDS: Negativeland, 8, $25, $22.50 adv. THURS: Static X, Pitchshifter, Ultraspank, 8, sold out. FRI: Mouse on Mars, Trans Am, 8, $15, $14 adv. SAT: Pat McGee Band, Howie Day, 8, $18, $16.50 adv. MON: Train, The Gas Giants, 8, $18, $16.50 adv. TUES: Mickey Hart Band, 8, $30, $26.75 adv.
74 Leonard St. (betw. Church St. & B'way), 212-219-3055 or www.knittingfactory.com
Main Space: WEDS: Jesse Harris, Rebecca Moore, Mia Doi Todd, 8, $8. THURS: U.S. Maple, Heroine Sheiks, 9, $8-$10. FRI: Him, Tristeza, Drums & Tuba, 9, $10. SAT & SUN: Dewey Redman & KF pres. Bob Cranshaw, Charles Eubanks, Gerald Hayes, Jimmy Heath, Larry Johnson, John Menagon, Matt Wilson, benefit for prostate cancer research, 8 & 10, $12-$14. MON: Azalia Snail, Illyah Kurahkin, Backworld, 8, $8. TUES: Hasidic New Wave, Anthony Coleman, 10, $10; Pure + Red, Victoria Hana, Hasidic New Wave, 8, $10.
KnitActive Sound Stage: WEDS: Barky, 10, $6; Hannah Reimann, 8, $7. THURS: Dale Miller, 10, $6; Rashid Bakr, 8, $6. FRI: Dave Ballou, 10, $8; Assif Tsahar, 8, $7. SAT: Jazzy Bell Project, 10, $7; Leo Bixby, 8, $8; Poetry Series, 6, $5. SUN: The Song Mia Doi Todd, LegalFiction, 10, $10. MON: Penny Arcade, 9:30, $10; Decompositions: A jazz meltdown of the works of Philip Sousa, 7:30, $10. TUES: Tunnels, 10, $8; Marc Wagon, 8, $8.
Old Office: WEDS: Stephan Smith, 9:30, $7; Kazu Live Blue feat. Bill Ware III, 7, $7; THURS: Joel Harrison, 8 & 10, $8. FRI: Barbez, 8 & 9:30, $8. SAT: Pharoah's Daughter (record release party), 9 & 10:30, $8. SUN: Jorge Sylvester Quartet, 8 & 9:30, $8. MON: Andy Parson's/Gene Lewin Quartet, 9:30, $7; Gotham Writers' Workshop, 7, free. TUES: Mark Weinstein & Cuban Roots, 8 & 9:30, $7.
Tap Bar: WEDS: Benoir w/Sauce on the Side, 11, free. THURS: J. Granelli's Magnetic Donkey Party, 11, free. FRI: Peter Mazza, 11, free. SAT: Gutbucket, 11, free. SUN: Grand Street, 11, free. MON: Clowns Ohad Talmor, Russ Johnson, Kermit Driscoll, Scott Newman, 11, free. TUES: Avram Ferer, 11, free.
162 Ave. B (betw. 10th & 11th Sts.), 212-529-8463. Sun.-Thurs. shows at 9, Fri. & Sat. at 11, no cover. WEDS: Sound of Urchin. THURS: Cnady Jones. FRI: Mt. Pilot. SAT: Ray Mason Bnad. SUN: The Negatones. MON: Sugar Syndicate.
660 6th Ave. (20th St.), 212-807-7850. WEDS: Lust Rock 'n' Roll pres. Pop-Art Experimental Party with Question Mark & the Mystery Men, The Fort Greene Allstars, Holmes, Bunsun Honeydew, 7:30, $15, $10/pass.
214 Sullivan St. (betw. Bleecker & W. 3rd Sts.), 212-477-2782 or www.cegmusic.com All shows at 8 pm unless specified. 18 & over. THURS: Budo Vooba, Velvet Frogg, Crowded Train, Euphoria Jones, Chris Batten, 8, $8. FRI: Hatch, Lucy Bonilla, Van Ness, Black-Eyed-Susan, 8, $8. SAT: Inasense, Hatch, Christian Anthony, 8, $10-$12.
the living room
84 Stanton St. (Allen St.), 212-533-7235 or www.livingroomny.com No cover. WEDS: Peter Cornell, Chris Brown & Kate Fenner, Laurie Geltman, Pamela Means, Barbara Kessler, 7. THURS: Tom Meredith & Michelle Casillas, T Griffin, Ireland Unplugged w/Mark Dignam, Segway, 7. FRI: Paul Murphy Band, Felix McTeigue, Brian Kelly, Patrick Fitzsimmons, Jacki Martino, 7. SAT: Dave McDaid, Leslie Nuchow, Jo Davidson, Teddy Goldstein, Ivan Klipstein, 7. SUN: Benway, Libby Kirkpatrick & Maya Dorn, 8. MON: Dirty & Cheeky pres. Surf Comedy Festival w/Voodoolulu, Rob Paravonian, Them Keener Boys, Goddess. TUES: Nicole McKenna, Dayna Kurtz, Lianna Smith, Bob Hillman, Ronny Elliott, 9.
99 Ave. B (betw. 6th & 7th Sts.), 212-982-2511. All shows at 10 unless otherwise noted. WEDS: The Inch Worms (band from Hedwig & the Angry Inch), Idle Rich, Dusty Wright, 9. THURS: The Barnyard Playboys, Hamell on Trial, 9. FRI: David Roter. SAT: Adam Roth. SUN: The Snake Handlers. MON: Beat Rodeo. TUES: "Hardcore," weekly party feat. hosts Misstress Formika & Candis Cayne with DJs Michael T, Jo Jo Americo & live music by Scrap, $5.
269 E. Houston St. (Suffolk St.), 212-254-0688 or www.meowmixchix.com WEDS: Tom Conklin's Lush Life. THURS: Gloss. FRI: Morplay w/DJ Frida, 11-4. SAT: Sister Spit, 8. SUN: Mr. Lady Records showcase w/Navy, Rubeo, Tammi Hart, 8. MON: Mahavatar, 9:30. TUES: Xena Nite.
1039 Washington St. (11th St.) Hoboken, 201-798-4064. WEDS: The Breetles, Cosmic Avenger, R. Stevie Moore, 9, $6. THURS: Heroine Sheiks, The Martinets, Tristeza, 9, $6. FRI: Kharma Zu, The Every Others, Jody Joseph, 10, $7. SAT: Kid Koala, Amon Tobin, Bullfrog, 10, $15. SUN: Rhett Miller (Old 97's) & special guests, 9, $10. TUES: The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy, AEUK, 9, $10.
217 E. Houston St. (betw. Ludlow & Essex Sts.), 212-260-4700. See also "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Hey Devils, Project 86, 8, $8. THURS: Marah, Andrew Vladek, Kevin Kinney, Gibb Droll, 7, $10. FRI: Five Style, White Hassle; $8. SAT: Beachwood Sparks, The Mooney Suzuki, Tom Gorman (ex-Belly), 8, $8. SUN: Wild Colonials, Brendan O'Shea, 8:30, $10. TUES: PanAmerican, Molasses, Silo, 8:30, $10.
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. B & C), 212-505-8183. THURS & FRI: Guitar Boy, 7:30, $7.
317 E. Houston St. (Attorney St.), 212-673-6270. See also "Skits & Improv." THURS: Flogging Molly, 9:30. MON: Plan B, 8:30.
pete's candy store
709 Lorimer St. (Frost St.), Williamsburg, 718-302-3770. No cover. WEDS: Pete's Open Mike Night 9-12. THURS: Howard Fishman Quartet, 9. FRI: Red Soda, 9. SAT: Tom Leach, 10. SUN: Lizzie West, 9. MON: Nick Hill pres., 9. TUES: The Penniless Wilds, 9.
151 Bleecker St. (betw. Thompson St. & LaGuardia Pl.), 212-260-9797. THURS: Parlor Dogs May Day BBQ Jam, 8-3 a.m.
515 W. 18th St. (10th Ave.), 212-645-5156. WEDS: Bjorn Again (Abba trib.), 8, $23. FRI: The Reverend Horton Heat, Amazing Crowns, Hank Williams III, 8, $15 (18 & over).
285 W. B'way (Canal St.), 212-941-0900. THURS: Chantal Kreviazuk, 8:15, $15, $13.50 adv. TUES: Sister Seven, 8:30, $12, $10 adv.
the sidewalk cafe
94 Ave. A (6th St.), 212-473-7373. WEDS: Gary Davis Heckard Impovisations, Linda Draper, Keith Blank, Jabber, John Fahres, Deirdre Flint, Upshot, 7. THURS: Brian Piltin, Paleface, Christopher Crofton, Al Lee Wyer, Sharon Fogerty & The Dinosaur Sisters, Bibi Farber, 7:30. FRI: Gregg Hodde & the Blue Miracles, L.F. Ant, Jonas Grumby, Troy Boonsboro, Stephanie St. John, 8. SAT: The Fort celebrates Lunchin' Record release w/Grey Revell, Lunchin', The Costellos, Tony Hightower, Atoosa, 8. SUN: Sean Fitzpatrick, James Mineheart, Pre-War Yard Sale, Dave Wechsler, Kirsten Williams, Andrew Heller, 7:30. MON: The Antihoot w/Lach, sign-up at 7:30. TUES: Billy Populus, Jun, Tim James, Sylvia Mann, Bobby Zapp Band, Lara Ewen, Anandi, 7:30.
204 Varick St. (Houston St.), 212-243-4940. WEDS: Monthly rumba series feat. live music & video projections, 6:30-2 a.m., $12. THURS: Frank Serpico, Mike Ladd & guests perform to raise money for The Witness Project, 7, $15. FRI: French Caribbean dance party, 12 & 2 a.m.; Waldemer Bastos, 9 & 11, $20. SAT: Karnival, 2 a.m., $10; Ogans, 8, 10 & 12 a.m., $20. SUN: Jurassic 5, 8, $16; Capoeira benefit, 2-5. MON: Wayne Gorbea (record release party), 10, $20. TUES: Jazzhole, 8, $12.
244 E. Houston St. (Ave. A), 212-353-1740. WEDS: Il Barraca, Road Apple, Interference, Blue, Deivis. THURS: VyVyan, Ressurection, Fuzz Box, Disneyfest, Rhesin, Gorg. FRI: Vagnurluk, Latin Domain, Crambone, Saccarine, L-Evation, Fetal Orchestra, Slave One. SAT: Mystical Children, Children of a Lesson God, Finster Baby, Last Generation, Duo Live, Soap Box, Mr. Jack Frost, Lasonik, Inda Culture. SUN: Live drum 'n' bass. TUES: Station, Jake Speed, Dint, Slightly Ripe.
161 Hudson St. (Laight St.), 212-966-4225. WEDS: Braggin' Rites Hiphop MC Competition pres. Rise & Shine, Tone Deaf, Self, 9, $12. THURS: The Mad Professor w/Macka B, The New Deal, 9:30, $15. FRI: Lake Trout, Lockgroove, Plexus, 9, $10. SAT: Ulu, 12, $10. SUN: Roots & Motive MCA pres. Black Lily w/Jaguar, Jazzyfatnastees & various guests, 9:30, $5; Mustard Plug, Edna's Goldfish, Catch 22, Planet Smashers, 3, $10 (all ages). MON: Pharaohe Monch, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Master Minds, DJ Stitch, 8, $20. TUES: The Toni Brown Band, 10:30, free.
315 W. 44th St. (betw. 8th & 9th Aves.), 212-581-3080 or www.birdlandjazz.com Shows at 9 & 11 (& 12:30 Fri & Sat). Music charge & $10 min; 1 drink incl. in cover. WEDS:-SAT: Dave Holland, $25. SUN: Chico O'Farrill Afro Cuban Jazz Big Band, $20. MON: Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, feat. Lew Tabackin, $20. TUES: The Famous Duke Ellington Orchestra; David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Centennial Band; 5:30-7:30.
256 E. 49th St. (2nd Ave.), 212-644-8750. TUES: Mark Rapp's Global-Groove-Project, 8-11, free.
131 W. 3rd St. (6th Ave.), 212-475-8592 or www.bluenote.net Showtimes 9 & 11:30 unless otherwise noted. WEDS-SUN: Chuck Mangione & His Feels So Good Band, $25-$42.50 & min. FRI & SAT: Late Night w/Charles Blenzig & friends, $5. SUN: Brunch w/Charles Owens Quartet, $18.50, incl. show, brunch & 1 drink. MON: Sam Newsome, Global Unity, $10 & min. TUES: McCoy Tyner Big Band, $20-$35.
120 Hudson St. (betw. Franklin & Moore Sts.), 212-399-0714. MON: Bryant DuPré & Rifftide, 7:30-11:30, free.
115 MacDougal St. (betw. W. 3rd & Bleecker Sts.), 212-254-3630. Feat. The Wha? Band & special guests Weds-Sun. FRI: Cheryl Pepsi Riley, 9:30 & 11:45, $10. MON: Brazilian Night w/Vannessa Fallabella & friends, 9:30, $10. TUES: Classic Funk night w/Ron Long, Nat Townsley, Mike Davis, 9:30, $7.
CARAVAN OF DREAMS
405 E. 6th St. (betw. A & 1st Aves.), 212-254-1613. No cover, no min. FRI: The Jerry Engelbach Trio, 8-10:30. SAT: Tony O'Blaney Group, 8-10:30.
310 W. B'way (betw. Canal & Grand Sts.), 212-925-5515. No cover, $20 min. SAT: Jazz Brunch feat. Howard Fishman Quartet, 2-5.
cornelia St. Cafe
29 Cornelia St. (6th Ave.), 212-989-9318 or www.corneliastcafe.com MON: 21st Century Schizoid Music pres. Kitty Brazelton, Chris Washburne, Julie Josephson, Bob Stewart, Gary Fogel, 9, $10 & 1 drink min.
666 125th St. (W. Side Hwy.), 212-663-7980, www.cottonclub-newyork.com WEDS: The George Gee Swing Band, 8. THURS & SUN: Melvin Sparks Blues Band, 8. FRI: Ann Sinclair, 8. SAT: Ann Sinclair, 9. SAT & SUN: Gospel brunch & dinner shows. MON: Swing Dance Cotton Club Allstars, 8.
349 E. 13th St. (1st Ave.), 212-533-6212. WEDS: Larry Corban Trio, 9. THURS: Nicholas Drakides, 9. FRI: Matt Hong Quartet, 9:30. SAT: Alex Graham Sextet, 9:30. SUN: The Sunday Jazz Spot w/Mike Magilligan, 9. MON: Luis Paroa Trio, 9. TUES: Kerry Politzer Quartet, 9.
251 W. 30th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-695-2747. WEDS: Not for Nothin', $5. THURS: Songwriters Gathering w/Das Phrogge, Chaz DePaulo, $5. FRI: Experiment, The Hillary Step, Askold Buk Trio, $10. SAT: Otto's Daughter, Damien Youth, 10, $15.
44 W. 63 St. (Columbus Ave.), 212-582-2121. WEDS-SUN: Illinois Jaquet Big Band. MON: Les Paul Quartet. TUES:Jon Lucien.
Joseph Papp Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St. (Astor Pl.), 212-239-6200. WEDS: Weekly Reggae Night, 11. THURS: DJ Personality Series feat. DJs from all walks of life, 11; Lullaby Baxter Trio, 8:30. FRI: Terranova, 11. SAT: Imani Uzuri, 8:30. SUN: Love Bazaar, 11; AYO, 8. MON: Dominic hosts "Benefit," 11; Lauren Melissa Errico, 8:30.
123 Mercer St. (betw. Prince & Spring Sts.), 212-343-0612. No cover. WEDS: Ray Vega "Boperation," 9-1. THURS: Jeff Silverbush Quintet, 9-1. FRI: Mike Clark Quartet, 11; Clint Dadian Trio, 8-11; Steve Kahn, 4:30. SAT: Mike Clark Quartet, 11; Renaud Penant Trio, 8-11; Nat Harris Quartet, 2:30-5:30. SUN: Tim Lyddon Trio, 8; Lisa & Josue, 4-7. MON: Afonso Sousa Quartet. TUES: Beledo.
33 University Pl. (9th St.), 212-228-8490. WEDS-SAT: Pianist Judy Carmichael w/sax player Mike Hashim.
224 W. 47th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Sts.), 212-924-2005. MON: Emedin Rivera & his Band w/bimonthly appearances by Sambossa; 6:45-10.
596 10th Ave. (43rd St.), 212-246-2030. No Cover. WEDS: The Rufus Philpot Quartet, 8, free. FRI & SAT: Karaoke, 9:30. MON: Comedy night, 9. TUES: Karaoke, 9:30.
1068 1st Ave. (betw. 58th & 59th Sts.), 212-755-6875. THURS: Rifftide, 7:30-11:30, free.
new school JAZZ PERFORMANCE SPACE
55 W. 13th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 212-229-5896. MON: Warren Vache Jr., & his Quintet, 6:30, $15.
228 W. B'way (White St.), 212-219-8242. All shows at 9, $5. FRI: Ken Montgomery, Zoe Beloff. FRI: Nneng. SAT: Leah Singer, Lee Ranaldo. SUN: Gisela, David Gamper.
STANLEY H. KAPLAN PENTHOUSE
Rose Bldg., 10th fl., Lincoln Center, 165 W. 65th St. (B'way), 212-721-6500. SAT & SUN: Misha Mengelberg, Han Bennink, part of "Jazz at Lincoln Center," 8, $40.
370 7th Ave. (betw. 30th & 31st Sts.), 212-976-8463. SUN: Bryant DuPré & Rifftide, 2-6, free.
107 Norfolk St. (betw. Delancey & Rivington Sts.), 212-358-7503 or www.tonic107.com WEDS: Kaffe Matthews, 12; Cecil Taylor & Derek Bailey Dio, 10; Cecil Taylor (solo), 8. THURS: Susie Ibarra String Project, 10, $10; Susie Ibarra, Sylvia Courvoisier & guests, 8, $10. FRI: Storm & Stress, Jim Black, Jamie Saft, Skuli Sverrisson, 10 & 12, $10. SAT: Christina Wheeler's Blowout, 12; Rashied Ali, Louie Belogenis, Wilber Morris, 8 & 10, $10; Derek Bailey & James Blood Ulmer: Solos/Duos, 1:30. SUN: Neil Furio curates Songwriter Series w/Eszter Balint, David Poe, 8 & 9:30, $8; Klezmer Brunch feat. Metropolitan Klezmer, 1:30 & 3, $10, $15/2 sets.
tribeca performing arts center
199 Chambers St. (betw. Greenwich & West Sts.), 212-346-8510. SAT: Annual Tribute to the Lost Jazz Shrines feat. The Lenny Tristano Legacy w/Lee Konitz, 7:30, $35 [through 5/20].
514 2nd St. (7th Ave.), Park Slope, 718-499-3253. FRI: Chris Carroll Trio (jazz). SAT: Christiana Drapkin Trio (bebop).
UNIVERSITY OF THE STREETS
130 E. 7th St. (betw. Ave. A & 1st Ave.), 212-533-3512. TUES: Jimmy Vass, 8-12, $3.
178 7th Ave. S. (betw. W. 11th & Waverly Sts.), 212-255-4037. All shows at 9:30 & 11:30 (add. 1:30 a.m. show Fri. & Sat.), $15-$20 & $10 min. WEDS-SUN: Johnny Griffin Quartet, $15 & $10 min. TUES: Houston Person & Etta Jones.
YE OLDE TRIPPLE INN
263 W. 54 St. (betw. B'way & 8th Aves.), 212-245-9849. No cover, no min. WEDS: Blues Posse, 8:30. SUN: Open blues Jam with session players, 7.
43 Murray St. (betw. Church St. & W. B'way), 212-732-2873. FRI: Jack & Jimmy Coen, 9 & 10:30, $10.
GREAT HALL AT COOPER UNION
E. 7th St. (3rd Ave.), 212-353-4120. SAT: Pete Seeger, part of NYPL's "Treasures of the Music Division" series, 8, free.
116 E. 27th St. (betw. Park & Lexington Aves.), 212-576-2232. TUES: Andrew Hill Sextet, 8 & 10.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
1000 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 212-570-3949. FRI & SAT: "Beethoven Cycle" pres. Beaux Arts Trio in an all-Beethoven program, 8, $30.
246 W. 14th St. (betw. 7th & 8th Aves.), 212-675-1567 or www.nells.com. See also "Clubs & Lounges." WEDS: Cuban night w/CoCo Merenson. THURS: Reggae. FRI: Alian Konda (Latin). SAT: House DJ & live music.
swing 46 jazz & supper club
349 W. 46th St. (9th Ave.), 212-262-9554. SUN: The Central Park Stompers Swing Band, 10-1 a.m., $7 [through 5/28].
90 W. Houston St. (Thompson St.), 212-477-8337. Weds., Thurs., Mon. & Tues. shows at 10:30, 12 & 2 a.m, Fri., Sat. & Sun. shows at 11, 12:30 & 2 a.m. All shows $5 & 1 drink min. WEDS: Winard Harper Quintet. THURS: Frank Bambara Y Sus Salseros (Cuban). FRI: Kaissa (African). SAT: Marianne Ebert Group. SUN: Cidinho Teixeira & Friends (Brazilian jazz). MON: Dave Budway & Dave Kikoski; Sweet Diane, 8 & 9. TUES: Alex Blake Quartet.