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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - August 23-August 25

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From jazz and blues to punk and rock, every kind of live music venue exists in NYC. City Guide's roundup of weekend random live music shows in New York City will cover all the ground for you, making sure you don't miss out on a single show. Whether you’re interested in attending a set at an intimate venue or rocking out in a packed bar, you can find any type of music show in the Big Apple. Catch these random live music events in New York City this weekend to make some memories that you will never forget.

Sunset on the Hudson - Pier 45 in Greenwich Village
August 23, 2019 - New York

Experience summer at its best—with free Friday concerts set against beautiful sunsets in Hudson River Park. These New York artists will help start the weekend off right. Our eclectic lineup offers music for everyone - bring your friends, a blanket and enjoy some great music in your west side backyard.

Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend

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Alex Lahey - Music Hall of Williamsburg
August 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

On her sophomore LP, The Best of Luck Club, 26-year-old Alex Lahey navigates the pangs of generational ennui with the pint half-full and a spot cleared on the bar stool next to her. Self-doubt, burn out, break-ups, mental health, moving in with her girlfriend, vibrators: The Best of Luck Club showcases the universal language of Lahey's sharp songwriting, her propensity for taking the minute details of the personal and flipping it public through anthemic pop-punk.

Underground Horns - The Groove
August 23, 2019 - New York

Restrictions: All Ages Two items minimum "we are cooking audio gumbo…our special recipe includes some funk, jazz, hip hop mixed with brass band traditions spiced up with African and other world rhythms… MUSIC FOR THE PEOPLE!" Underground Horns is a Brooklyn based brass band playing Afro Funk Latin New Orleans grooves and beyond. AllAboutJazz called their 2009 debut record FUNK MONK "kick-ass dance music…that brushes up against psychedelia…with shots of funky brass juice." Their second album BIG BEAT (2010) was reviewed by Ken Waxman in The New York Jazz Record calling them "an unapologetic party band with brains...with tonal inflections from the Big Easy, central Africa, the Maghreb, and the Baltic states" and on their third record ALMOST BLUE (2014) they were "expanding the sonic range while never leaving the groove behind." (Sam Spokony, The Villager) Underground Horns performed internationally in Egypt, Germany and at Tudo é Jazz in Brazil, stateside at the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival, NYC Winter Jazz Festival, Dizzy's (Jazz at Lincoln Center) and various Jam Band Festivals, sharing the bill with Rebirth Brass Band, Big Sam's Funky Nation and B.B. King. In the big city... (read more)

The Black Soul Experience - Groove
August 23, 2019 - New York

21 & over Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your host, bandleader, and veteran musician at the Groove, Antwon Robinso, alongside Tracey Nicole. Backed by the finest musicians in NYC.

Vintage Trouble with special guest Joanna Teters - (Le) Poisson Rouge NYC
August 23, 2019 - New York

LPR & CEG Present: Vintage Trouble with special guest Joanna Teters

Go 90s with the Fresh Kids of Bel-Air - (Le) Poisson Rouge
August 23, 2019 - New York

The 90s & 2000s Party You Can't Believe Is Already Happening. Your regularly scheduled GO 90s with The Fresh Kids of Bel-Air party plus a whole lot more. Welcoming my2000s Party with TRL to the show so you can travel through the millennium like it's New Year's Eve every single weekend. We're talking Y2K memories coupled with your favorite hits of the 90s and 2000s. Seriously, this is what #FlashbackFriday dreams are made of.

Lake House Summer Concert Series 2019 - Cooperstown
August 24, 2019 - Cooperstown

Lake House Summer Concert Series 2019

GRUNCHSTOCK - Sunnyvale
August 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

In light of GRUNCH's year anniversary, we're taking it back to the legendary WOODSTOCK that happened 20 years ago and partying like it's 1999. WELCOME TO GRUNCHSTOCK: 8 Bands, 10 DJs, Surprise Guests, Live Tattoos, Pizza, Tequila, Rose, Pop Up Shops + MORE! HOSTED BY: MTV's VJ Jesse Camp BANDS: The Death Set, Ninjasonik, MissYou, Unstoppable Death Machines, Orthopedic Cranial Encavement, Lackadazies, X.ILE DJS: That's So Raben, DJ Wonder, Prince Terrence, Yellowtech, Dom Sent From Mars, Jamesy, Red Daughter, Op!, Not Emo Night, + *SURPRISE GUEST* ALCOHOL PROVIDED BY: BABE Rose, GOZA Tequila PIZZA PROVIDED BY: Williamsburg Pizza TATTOO BOOTH: Rebels n Saints Tattoo POP UP SHOPS: Creep Street, Clockwork Cros, Suare + MORE TBA *FREE* Creep Street merch for first 15 RSVPs

Holy Ghost DJ Set, Jkriv, Zephyr Ann & Felipe from BK - Elsewhere Rooftop
August 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

AGE 21+

Rapunzel - John W. Engeman Theater
August 24, 2019 - Northport

From the Emmy-winning team behind the mega-hit television series, Friends, comes RAPUNZEL. A familiar tale with a fantastic new spin, it has all the charm you'd expect from the minds that has been making the world laugh non-stop for more than two decades. Forced to live alone in a tower with nothing but her hair and her witch (literally) of a "mother", Rapunzel's sixteenth birthday has come – meaning she'll be able to see the outside world for the first time, just as her "mother" promised. Scared to let her go, though, the witch reneges. Lucky for Rapunzel a young prince, named Brian, happens across her tower and calls out her as he's seen the witch do: "Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair!" Before the Prince and Rapunzel have their inevitable "happily ever after," though, they're going to have to face the wrath of the witch and few other hilarious obstacles.

Back To The Eighties Show with Jessie's Girl - (Le) Poisson Rouge
August 24, 2019 - New York

Every Saturday night for the last 5 years, crowds of ecstatic fans and newcomers alike throw on their best spandex, leg warmers and metal gear, line up, and come downtown for an all-out celebration at the BACK TO THE EIGHTIES SHOW.

Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend

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Shawn Mendes - Barclays Center
Through August 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

By overwhelming demand, Shawn Mendes has added a second show in Brooklyn on Friday, August 23! Shawn will be performing in Brooklyn on August 23 & 24. Special guest for both shows is Alessia Cara.*

Harlem Week 2019 - New York City
Through August 24, 2019 - New York

Harlem Week began in 1974 as Harlem Day, a day of encouragement and fellowship in Harlem for New Yorkers. Given the huge success of the celebration, more days were added to showcase the community's rich economic, political and cultural history. Celebrating its 45th year in 2019, Harlem Week offers over 100 events throughout the summer to over 2 million attendees from all over New York and the world. Harlem Week celebrates the neighborhoods assets and unique flavor, promoting Harlem's rich African, African-American, Caribbean, Hispanic and European history, culture, arts, religion, entertainment and sports.

Afton Shows FT. Kage of G.O.D, Steve, Mizzy Dagreat, Ry, Kay Dom, Ty Reezy, Benicio Boi, Andre Mae Gold, Fatz, Dfinest, Choice, Jermin Costor, Soja Realz-M.P.E Showcase Tour, Josiah & Esseye, Loone Don AKA Mr Get Ryte, Swaviie Macc, Hyf, Sheem Papers - The Bowery Electric
August 25, 2019 - New York

This Event Is 21 And Over

Rapunzel - John W. Engeman Theater
August 25, 2019 - Northport

From the Emmy-winning team behind the mega-hit television series, Friends, comes RAPUNZEL. A familiar tale with a fantastic new spin, it has all the charm you'd expect from the minds that has been making the world laugh non-stop for more than two decades. Forced to live alone in a tower with nothing but her hair and her witch (literally) of a "mother", Rapunzel's sixteenth birthday has come – meaning she'll be able to see the outside world for the first time, just as her "mother" promised. Scared to let her go, though, the witch reneges. Lucky for Rapunzel a young prince, named Brian, happens across her tower and calls out her as he's seen the witch do: "Rapunzel! Rapunzel! Let down your hair!" Before the Prince and Rapunzel have their inevitable "happily ever after," though, they're going to have to face the wrath of the witch and few other hilarious obstacles.

The Black Soul Experience - Groove
August 25, 2019 - New York

21 & over Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your host, bandleader, and veteran musician at the Groove, Antwon Robinso, alongside Tracey Nicole. Backed by the finest musicians in NYC.

From Global Groove to American Jazz, FREE Outdoor Lunchtime Summer Concert Series hosted by Lincoln Square Business improvement District - Richard Tucker Park
Through August 28, 2019 - New York, NY

The Lincoln Square Business Improvement District (BID) is excited to announce its continued partnership with the MTA Arts & Design’s Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC), which will bring free lunchtime entertainment to the Lincoln Square area– a neighborhood filled with a rich cultural and musical scene. The wildly popular annual Lunchtime Concert Series, now in its 12th year, will take place every Wednesday, rain or shine, beginning July 3 through August 28, from noon until 2:00 p.m. in Richard Tucker Park at Broadway and 66th Street. No matter one’s musical preference–Jazz, Rock or Opera–locals and visitors of all ages can hear it free all summer long. In between performances, music lovers can stretch and relax with free and gentle restorative yoga sessions by instructors from the West Side Y—a great way to relax during lunch. Whole Foods Market will sponsor free product samples during each performance. Summer 2019 Lineup July 3: Jazz- America’s music 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. NYC Jazz Underground (straight ahead jazz) 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Robert Anderson Jazz Band, The Keepers of the BeBop Flame (jazz) July 10: Brass Bands 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Dingonek Street Band 1:00 ... (read more)

Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend

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360 Reality Audio At Sony Square NYC - Sony Square NYC
Through March 31, 2020 - New York

Sony Square NYC invites you to immerse yourself in music from some of your favorite artists through 360 Reality Audio technology. Step inside Sony Square NYC’s custom built 360 Reality Audio studio and listen to your favorite tracks like you’ve never heard them before. Immerse yourself in music from some of your favorite artists like Khalid, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, O.A.R, Chloe x Halle and more.


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