THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Following the release of her third album FROOT, British pop boss Marina and the Diamonds celebrates with an intimate performance at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom. If you weren’t lucky enough to snag a ticket, you can still check out our interview with the beloved musician to learn more about her new creation. 8pm, 6 Delancey Street, New York, NY.
Hit Vietnamese rapper Suboi makes her NYC debut tonight at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn. 9pm, 146 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY.
Singer/songwriter Tobias Jesso, Jr. is making waves with his new album Goon. Find out why tonight at NYC’s Mercury Lounge, or tomorrow at Baby’s All Right. 6:30pm, 217 E Houston St, New York, NY.
FRIDAY, MARCH 27
JEFF the Brotherhood may have gotten dropped from Warner just before the release of new album Wasted On The Dream, but it’s a mystery as to why anyone would pass up those riffs for days and some of the Nashville band’s catchiest material yet. The chill literal bros are on the road with fellow Music City residents Bully, and they play the Troubadour in LA tonight. 8pm, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA.
Swedish post-punk band Makthaverskan are on the road for their first North American tour, following the critical acclaim of last year’s Makthaverskan II. They’re in LA tonight at Jewels Catch One. 8pm, 4067 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.
Lo-fi rock darlings Teen Suicide and LVL UP get sensitive tonight at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar. The latter released their acclaimed album Hoodwink’d last year on Exploding In Sound/Double Double Whammy. Amanda X, Crying, and Washer round out the free show’s bill. 7pm, 165 Banker Street, Brooklyn, NY.
Enjoy a special evening with the iconic Patti Smith at (Le) Poisson Rouge. 7pm, 158 Bleecker St, New York, NY.
SATURDAY, MARCH 28
Rock til you drop at the fourth annual Burgerama festival at the Observatory this weekend. The two day festival features acts including JEFF the Brotherhood, Palma Violets, Colleen Green, Happyness, Twin Peaks, and many, many more. 12pm, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana, CA.
Following the release of Vulnicura, Bjork continues her string of NYC matinée shows. This afternoon, she’s at the City Center. 12pm, W 55th St, New York, NY.
Crunchy Scottish pop duo Honeyblood headlines the free show at Brooklyn Night Bazaar tonight. Their fuzzy vibes will be joined by Cassie Ramone, Mannequin Pussy, Aye Nako, and Fat Creeps. 8pm, 165 Banker St, Brooklyn, NY.
Art-rock staples Deerhoof are on the road with outspoken punks Perfect Pussy. Tonight, they’re at Webster Hall’s Marlin Room. 7:30pm, 125 E 11th St, New York, NY.
MONDAY, MARCH 30
British art-rock outfit Alt-J are still staking their claim on America. They headline Madison Square Garden tonight, with Phantogram on opening duties. 8pm, 4 Penn Plaza, New York, NY.
LA rocker Hanni El Khatib is back at it with new album Moonlight, released earlier this year on Innovative Leisure. See what the scuzzy-meets-slick artist is up to tonight at Bowery Ballroom. 8pm, 6 Delancey St, New York, NY.
TUESDAY, MARCH 31
Years & Years are already one of 2015’s top breakout acts. The British synth-pop trio’s second ever NYC performance, tonight at (Le) Poisson Rouge, is already sold out. 8pm, 158 Bleecker St, New York, NY.
Twin Shadow kicks off two nights in New York at Music Hall Of Williamsburg tonight. He’s supporting his new wave-inspired new album Eclipse, out now on Warner. 8pm, 66 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY.
Spanish quartet Hinds made major waves last week at SXSW. If you’re in New York, you still have a chance to check out why tonight at Mercury Lounge or tomorrow at Baby’s All Right. 9:30pm, 217 E Houston St, New York, NY.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1
Check out a special tribute to the music of David Lynch at the Theatre at Ace tonight. Featuring composer Angelo Badalamenti, the evening also includes appearances by Donovan, Duran Duran, Karen O, Twin Peaks, Sky Ferreira, and more. 8pm, 929 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA.
British chanteuse Jessie Ware is still going strong after releasing her second album Tough Love last year. She heads to NYC’s Terminal 5 tonight. 8pm, 610 W. 56th Street, New York, NY.