Concerts + Events to See This Week: CHVRCHES, The Knife, David Byrne, + More


The Knife bring the future to life at Terminal 5 for the first of a two night stand.
610 W. 56th Street, New York, NY.

UK chillout trio Darkstar make a rare stateside appearance at Glasslands, along with Warp labelmate patten. (They’ll also be hitting San Francisco and Los Angeles before going home.) While opener Visuals isn’t on that particular esteemed dance label, he is on Nicolas Jaar’s Other People.
289 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.


Party like a Parisian, courtesy of Maison Kitsuné. Our favorite record label/clothing line hosts a night at Brooklyn hotspot Output, featuring a DJ set from CHVRCHES, Brenmar, and the Range.
74 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.


Dig up the music of William Onyeabor at BAM alongside David Byrne, who’s led a revival of the mysterious African synth master. He’s recruited Dev Hynes, Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Luke Jenner (The Rapture), Sinkane, and a host of other artists to reinterpret Onyeabor’s work for the Red Bull Music Academy. There will be a second performance on Saturday.
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

Keep Austin weird at Austin Psych Fest, which kicks off today and runs through the weekend. The lineup celebrates psychedelia through the ages, starting from the Zombies. More modern offerings include Of Montreal, Temples, the Horrors, La Femme, and TOY.
Carson Creek Ranch, Austin, TX

As for the parts of the DFA crew that won’t be in Brooklyn, Holy Ghost! will be heating up LA at Sound.
1642 North Las Palmas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

Scottish synth-pop stars CHRVCHES kick off three nights at Terminal 5.
610 W. 56th Street, New York, NY.


Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground thing is still happening at The Glass House.
200 W Second Street, Pomona, CA.


tUnE-yArDs celebrate the release of new album Nikki Nack at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
6000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA.

Iggy Azalea brings the party to Irving Plaza. Try not to commit any acts of assault.
17 Irving Place, New York, NY.


Feel some feelings with Brooklyn-via-Nashville singer-songwriter Torres at Glasslands.
289 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

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