From Waxahatchee and the Wombats to Crocodiles and Kaiser Chiefs, check out the 15 concerts you should be checking out around the country this week.
Friday, March 24
French dance wunderkind Madeon heads to NYC’s Webster Hall for two shows tonight. The pop prodigy released his debut album Adventure earlier this year. 6:30pm, 125 E 11th St, New York, NY.
New wave-inspired dream-pop act Suburban Living‘s self-titled album is the perfect accompaniment for melancholy spring days. Check out the Philadelphia-based artist tonight at Pianos, along with Starlight Girls, Spirit Haus, and more. 8pm, 158 Ludlow St, New York, NY.
Boston psych-punks Guerrilla Toss feature at the free show at Brooklyn Night Bazaar tonight, along with Moss Icon, Beech Creeps, and more. Guerrilla Toss will also appear at Shea Stadium tomorrow. 7pm, 165 Banker St, Brooklyn, NY.
Questionably face-tattooed rapper Yelawolf celebrates his new album Love Story with an in-store at Rough Trade in Brooklyn. 6:30pm, 64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY.
Saturday, April 25
Boston indie rockers Speedy Ortiz take the stage at Bowery Ballroom tonight, following the release of new album Foil Deer. Frontwoman Sadie Dupuis’s declaration of “I’m not bossy, I’m the boss” on “Raising The Skate” is already one of 2015’s most indelible deliveries. Fast-rising singer and songwriter Mitski opens up the night, along with Krill. 8pm, 6 Delancey St, New York, NY.
End the week dancing as Museum Of Love bring their muscular grooves to Good Room in Brooklyn tonight. Their self-titled album came out last year on DFA Records.
Party like it’s 2006 as UK faves Kaiser Chiefs team up with We Are Scientists tonight at the Wiltern. 7pm, 3790 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA.
Sunday, April 26
Good-humored British indie rock staples the Wombats play a matinée show at Rough Trade in Brooklyn this afternoon. Grab a copy of their new album Glitterbug to get in. They’re also playing at Webster Hall tomorrow. 1:30pm, 64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY.
Monday, April 27
Kitsuné presents the show at Baby’s All Right tonight, featuring their signings Buscabulla and Beau as well as Mother. Make sure to get some waffles beforehand for the full Dan Humphrey experience. 9pm, 146 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY.
Catch some sunny alt-pop courtesy of Lucius at Music Hall Of Williamsburg tonight and find out what they’ve been up to since releasing their album Wildewoman two years ago. 8pm, 66 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY.
Tuesday, April 28
It is Tuesday, so clearly the only option is to see iLoveMakonnen tonight. The club’s going up at Bowery Ballroom, and he’ll be accompanied by Key! and Sonny Digital. He’ll also be appearing at Music Hall of Williamsburg tomorrow. 8pm, 6 Delancey St, New York, NY.
Waxahatchee’s on the road following the release of critically acclaimed album Ivy Tripp, and she stops at the Roxy tonight. The Merge Records artist will be accompanied tonight by Girlpool, whose defiant and detail-oriented approach to songwriting is sure to make you feel a little more alive. 8:30pm, 9009 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA.
Dream-pop darling Empress Of hits Elvis Guesthouse tonight every night for the rest of this week. The New York-based artist recently released new single “Water Water” on Terrible Records. 8pm, 85 Ave A, New York, NY.
Wednesday, April 29
Glam-punk duo Crocodiles heads to Union Pool tonight. Get on your best leather jacket and watch the SoCal band preview tracks from their upcoming album Boys. 9pm, 484 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY.
Dark pop duo MS MR are gearing up for their to-be-announced second album, following 2013’s Secondhand Rapture. Find out what they’ve been working on at an intimate show at Rough Trade tonight. 8pm, 64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY.