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Random Live Music in New York City This Weekend - December 6-December 8


Random Live Music in New York City This WeekendPhoto: Paul Katcher/Flickr 


From jazz and blues to punk and rock to electronic and pop, 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 of other music.

Paige Turner - The Green Room 42
December 06, 2019 - New York

Drag Superstar Dons Her Gay Apparel in All New Holiday Show!Known as the Carol Burnett of Drag, "Showbiz Spitfire" Paige Turner Is One the Original Creators, Producers and Host of NYC's Live Drag Reality Show "so You Think You Can Drag?

Poetry/Cabaret - The Green Room 42
December 06, 2019 - New York

In this "variety salon," a multi-genre evening of emotional whiplash, the coffeehouse meets the cabaret as "Poetry/Cabaret" (Time Out NY-recommended) once again brings together poets and performers in a face-paced night of stimulating variations on a theme.

Twin Peaks - Webster Hall
December 06, 2019 - New York

Twin Peaks

Diaspora Songs - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
December 06, 2019 - New York

The influence of African music is remarkably wide-ranging. Whether the genre is gospel, blues, jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, hip-hop, rock, or pop, so much of the music we celebrate today is rooted in the melodies, rhythms, and spirit of Africa.

AGBU Performing Artists in Concert - Weill Recital Hall
December 06, 2019 - New York

Since 2008, the AGBU New York Special Events Committee (NYSEC), under the auspices of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations, has celebrated the achievements of Armenian youth who have received AGBU scholarships during their studies at music schools including The Juilliard School of Music, the National Music Conservatory of Paris and the Yerevan State Komitas Conservatory.

Roomful of Sky's 2019 Finale Concert & Art Show & After-Party - The Bowery Electric
December 06, 2019 - New York

Our end-of-the-year concert & all-night after-party... PLUS a very special art show to kick off the night!!Celebrate the end of the year with MUSIC, COSPLAY and ART at THE BOWERY ELECTRIC, one of NYC's most celebrated ROCK MUSIC HALLS!! This year, for the first time ever, Roomful of Sky Music is partnering with The Grande Expo to put on the ultimate end-of-year cultural celebration of visual and musical arts!

Bronfman and Beethoven - David Geffen Hall
December 06, 2019 - New York

Yefim Bronfman brings his brilliance and power to Beethoven's sublime Piano Concerto No. 4. From the same composer, Maestro van Zweden conducts the jubilant, high-spirited Second Symphony that foreshadows the power and drive we associate with Beethoven. Steve Reich's propulsive new work pays homage to the Baroque concerto grosso.

Diaspora Songs - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
December 06, 2019 - New York

The influence of African music is remarkably wide-ranging. Whether the genre is gospel, blues, jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, hip-hop, rock, or pop, so much of the music we celebrate today is rooted in the melodies, rhythms, and spirit of Africa.

AGBU Performing Artists in Concert - Weill Recital Hall
December 06, 2019 - New York

Since 2008, the AGBU New York Special Events Committee (NYSEC), under the auspices of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Armenia to the United Nations, has celebrated the achievements of Armenian youth who have received AGBU scholarships during their studies at music schools including The Juilliard School of Music, the National Music Conservatory of Paris and the Yerevan State Komitas Conservatory.

Joey Diaz - The Town Hall
December 06, 2019 - New York

Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in North Bergen, NJ, Joey 'Coco' Diaz has quickly become one of the most sought after actors and comedians in the entertainment industry today. His love of storytelling is reflected in each role he takes: whether it is on film or on stage, his passion for entertaining and delighting audiences shines through every performance. This winter, Diaz can next be seen starring as 'Mikey' opposite Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, and Kim Basinger in the highly anticipated feature film "Grudge Match" (Warner Bros.).

Open Mic Featuring Guest Host & the Sugar Bar All Star Band - Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar
Through December 06, 2019 - New York

Open Mic Featuring Guest Host & the Sugar Bar All Star Band

Blood Cultures - Baby's All Right
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Blood Cultures

Will & Anthony - The Green Room 42
December 07, 2019 - New York

Hailed by The Huffington Post as "a nearly impossible pairing of talent, stage presence and charisma," Will & Anthony return for a special one-night-only concert performing Holiday classics wrapped up with their beautiful two-part harmonies and signature brotherly banter.

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Presents Eat a Bunch of Peaches - Webster Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Presents Eat a Bunch of Peaches Plus Very Special Guests

Chris Thile - Town Hall Theater
December 07, 2019 - New York

Known to many as the mandolinist and singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and acoustic folk/progressive bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers and even more as the host of long-running radio show, Life From Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), Chris Thile has proven he is one to watch.

For Teens: Studio 57 Live with Emeline Michel & Yayoi Ikawa - Resnick Education Wing
December 07, 2019 - New York

Future Music Project participants perform once a month in a teen-driven concert. In this month's concert, students have the opportunity to perform side by side with vocalist Emeline Michel and pianist Yayoi Ikawa.

For Teens: Studio 57 Live with Emeline Michel & Yayoi Ikawa - Resnick Education Wing
December 07, 2019 - New York

Future Music Project participants perform once a month in a teen-driven concert. In this month's concert, students have the opportunity to perform side by side with vocalist Emeline Michel and pianist Yayoi Ikawa.

16th Russian Music Competition - Weill Recital Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

16th Russian Music Competition

16th Russian Music Competition - Weill Recital Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

16th Russian Music Competition

Carnegie Hall Citywide: Los Hacheros - Brooklyn Museum
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Golden Age of Latin music lives in the exuberant sound of Brooklyn-based Los Hacheros. Feel an irresistible urge to dance as the band puts its mark on traditional folk styles like son montuno, guaracha, and salsa, while adding dashes of fiery Puerto Rican bomba rhythms.

Artemis - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Artemis, seven of jazz music's most dynamic performers, captivate audiences with bold new arrangements of classics by The Beatles to Thelonious Monk, as well as strikingly original compositions by the group's members.

16th Russian Music Competition - Weill Recital Hall
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

16th Russian Music Competition

Come Sing - House of Yes
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

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A Composer's Toolkit - David Geffen Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

Like all builders, composers use special tools to capture their unique musical sounds and ideas. Audiences will explore how tradition and new concepts, from grand musical statements to atmospheric sounds, create a timeless art form.

Voice Cult: Come Sing - House of Yes
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

All Ages WelcomeVoice Cult: Sing. Connect. Express. Heal. Singing together can be closer than touching.ON the first Saturday of every month at House of Yes, we ask you to travel from near and far, and to bring your voice to us. You have been singing since the beginning of time. We connect, align, vibrate, express, process, remember, forget, wish, apologize, forgive, go into altered states, heal ourselves and each other, flee, find, talk to dead grandfathers, lure each other into love, become our own mothers, and paint the room with iridescence. And frequently we have no idea what the hell we are doing, which is okay too.The suggested donation, to be offered at the time of the event, is $10. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Bronfman and Beethoven - David Geffen Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

Yefim Bronfman brings his brilliance and power to Beethoven's sublime Piano Concerto No. 4. From the same composer, Maestro van Zweden conducts the jubilant, high-spirited Second Symphony that foreshadows the power and drive we associate with Beethoven. Steve Reich's propulsive new work pays homage to the Baroque concerto grosso.

For Teens: Studio 57 Live with Emeline Michel & Yayoi Ikawa - Resnick Education Wing
December 07, 2019 - New York

Future Music Project participants perform once a month in a teen-driven concert. In this month's concert, students have the opportunity to perform side by side with vocalist Emeline Michel and pianist Yayoi Ikawa.

16th Russian Music Competition - Weill Recital Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

16th Russian Music Competition

Hospital Fest 2019 - Market Hotel
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

Hospital Productions Fest featuring Pain Jerk, Tomb Mold, Andy Stott, Sternal Champion, Orphx, Akitsa etc.

16th Russian Music Competition - Weill Recital Hall
December 07, 2019 - New York

16th Russian Music Competition

Carnegie Hall Citywide: Los Hacheros - Brooklyn Museum
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Golden Age of Latin music lives in the exuberant sound of Brooklyn-based Los Hacheros. Feel an irresistible urge to dance as the band puts its mark on traditional folk styles like son montuno, guaracha, and salsa, while adding dashes of fiery Puerto Rican bomba rhythms.

16th Russian Music Competition - Weill Recital Hall
December 07, 2019 - Brooklyn

16th Russian Music Competition

The Mighty Sparrow - Joes Pub
December 07, 2019 - New York

The Mighty Sparrow and his 8 piece band will have their triumphant return to Joes Pub for his last show of 2019.The Mighty Sparrow has written over 600 songs and made over 80 albums. His career and legacy span the entire history of recordings, from 78s to digital downloads. His importance to the 2nd half of 20th century music stands alongside Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Frank Sinatra.

The Mighty Sparrow - Joes Pub
December 07, 2019 - New York

The Mighty Sparrow and his 8 piece band will have their triumphant return to Joes Pub for his last show of 2019.The Mighty Sparrow has written over 600 songs and made over 80 albums. His career and legacy span the entire history of recordings, from 78s to digital downloads. His importance to the 2nd half of 20th century music stands alongside Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, James Brown, and Frank Sinatra.

An Evening With... - The Green Room 42
December 08, 2019 - New York

The series Cabaret Hotspot calls "delightful, informative... could not have been better!" An Evening With... Series is currently in its second season celebrating the iconic singers: Dionne Warwick, Nat "King" Cole + Natalie Cole, Doris Day, Eartha Kitt, and Shirley Bassey.

Xavier OMr - Webster Hall
December 08, 2019 - New York

Xavier OMr

A Broadway Breakup Playlist - Feinstein's/54 Below
December 08, 2019 - New York

Break out the box of Kleenex and crack open the Ben and Jerry's. They say time heals all wounds, but show tunes make for a great Band-Aid. Join us for A Broadway Breakup Playlist. A playlist filled with songs that you can cry, laugh and cheer up to; whether or not you're lucky in love. Whether you're "Still Hurting," saying "I'm Done," or feeling "So Much Better," there's something for everyone. With a star-studded cast of Broadway's brightest joining Abby DePhillips (Producer) and Benjamin Rauhala (Music Director), you may "Forget About the Boy," but you won't forget this night!Featuring:Katie Rose Clarke (Heart of Rock & Roll, Wicked)Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels)Dan DeLuca (Newsies)Stephen Brower (Anastasia, An American In Paris)Desi Oakley (Chicago, Waitress)Leela Rothenberg (Grease, Paper Mill Playhouse)Danny Quadrino (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wicked)Ashley Loren (Moulin Rouge)Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin)and more to be announced!

Alaria Chamber Ensemble - Weill Recital Hall
December 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

Alaria Chamber Ensemble

Vienna Boys Choir - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
December 08, 2019 - New York

The Vienna Boys Choir has been performing around the world for six centuries. Christmas in Vienna showcases these musicians in a program featuring folk songs, classical masterpieces, popular songs, and holiday favorites including O Holy Night, O Tannenbaum, and Jingle Bells.

1 Minute Talk Show W/ Special Guests Cherdleys & Caroline Konstnar - Market Hotel
December 08, 2019 - Brooklyn

1 Minute Talk Show W/ Special Guests Cherdleys & Caroline Konstnar

Alaria Chamber Ensemble - Weill Recital Hall
December 08, 2019 - New York

Alaria Chamber Ensemble

Vienna Boys Choir - Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
December 08, 2019 - New York

The Vienna Boys Choir has been performing around the world for six centuries. Christmas in Vienna showcases these musicians in a program featuring folk songs, classical masterpieces, popular songs, and holiday favorites including O Holy Night, O Tannenbaum, and Jingle Bells.

Cristina Fontanelli's 16th Annual 'Christmas in Italy' - Zankel Hall
December 08, 2019 - New York

Award-winning singer and PBS-TV host for Andrea Bocelli, Cristina Fontanelli presents the 16th annual musical celebration, Christmas in Italy. Songs and arias include Mamma, Ave Maria, White Christmas and Neapolitan favorites such as Torna a Surriento accompanied by mandolins.

Myung Hee Yang, Vocalist New York Korean Traditional Marching Band - Weill Recital Hall
December 08, 2019 - New York

Originating in the 17th century, Pansori is a Korean traditional music genre involving storytelling performed by a vocalist and a drummer. Chunhyang-Ga is a song in Pansori that expresses the love and sacrifice of Chunhyang for her fiance.

Madison McFerrin Presents: The Sissieretta Series - The Greene Space
Through January 07, 2020 - New York

The Greene Space announces its 2019 Fall and Winter Artist in Residence: Madison McFerrin. Madison is an independent singer-songwriter with a passion for creating community. After a jam-packed run at Cmon Everybody, McFerrin continues her Sissieretta series with a series of performances and conversations with women of color. From comedy and music to visual art and enlightening discussions, audiences are in for a treat thats sure to be as uplifting as it is vibrant.Each edition of her residency at The Greene Space will feature a unique lineup, curated by Madison herself. In addition to performances and intimate conversations, each show will be preceded by a happy hour featuring live DJ sets and artisanal crafts by artists of color for sale.

Dj Classes for Kids 7-10 Years Old - Rock And Sould DJ Equipment & Records
Through January 28, 2020 - New York

Hands-On DJ Classes & Private Lessons in NYCWhether you're just starting out, or you're an accomplished DJ looking to take your skills to the next level, Rock and Soul's NYC DJ school is the place to make it happen. We offer group classes as well as one-on-one private lessons, with curriculums tailor-made to every skill level and aspiration.We offer beginners classes up to advanced classes, as well as specialized programs like advanced scratching, Ableton Live, DJ classes for kids, and more. Our instructors are highly experienced DJs and more importantly, they love to teach.The smallest DJ classes in NYC!A lot of DJ schools put you in a class with 15 or more other students. Not Rock and Soul. We cap our classes at just 5 students.That means:more funmore hands-on-experiencemore one-on-one time with your instructoran experience that's personalized to your interestsThe best value anywhere.In addition to being affordably priced, Rock and Soul students get a 15% student discount on all DJ equipment, sound equipment and gear for the duration of your classes! If you're planning on buying equipment this can add up to significant savings and help offset the c... (read more)

SWING DANCING W/ DANDY WELLINGTON - City Point
Through January 29, 2020 - Brooklyn

Mark your calendars, for EVERY WEDNESDAY...it's SWING DANCING with the man from Harlem, Dandy Wellington and his Swingin' Band! 7PM -11PM Dekalb Stage

SWING DANCING W/ DANDY WELLINGTON - City Point
Through January 29, 2020 - Brooklyn

Mark your calendars, for EVERY WEDNESDAY...it's SWING DANCING with the man from Harlem, Dandy Wellington and his Swingin' Band! 7PM -11PM Dekalb Stage

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 NYCs custom built 360 Reality Audio studio and listen to your favorite tracks like youve 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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