All The Best Live Music In New York City This Week

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There is never a lack of things to do in New York City, and that’s especially true for music lovers. Every night of the week, there’s some buzzworthy band or big-time pop singer or up-and-coming rapper performing in one of the city’s thousand different venues, and the choices about who to check out can become daunting.

Well, to help all you residents of “the city that never sleeps” parse through the hundreds of different artists vying for your hard-earned dollars, we’ve assembled here some of the best and most intriguing concerts coming up in the New York area for the week of April 29.

Tuesday, April 30

Jeremy Lange

The Mountain Goats @ Brooklyn Steel [Tickets]

The indie group has been productive for a long time, and they just released their seventeenth album, In League With Dragons.

Thursday, May 2

Stephen Malkmus

Morrissey @ Lunt-Fontanne Theatre [Tickets]

If Morrissey decides to go through with the show, it could be a good one!

(Sandy) Alex G (with Tomberlin) @ House of Independents [Tickets]

Two of indie’s finest will be in the same building on one night; can’t beat that.

Stephen Malkmus @ The Kitchen [Tickets]

Here’s a chance to see an indie icon try something new, as his new album is a real departure for him.

Friday, May 3

Jamie Nelson

Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis @ Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden [Tickets]

This tour is an absolute R&B powerhouse pairing.

Maren Morris @ Brooklyn Steel [Tickets]

Morris had a crossover hit with “The Middle,” but she’s a country star at heart.

Morrissey @ Lunt-Fontanne Theatre [Tickets]

Saturday, May 4

Ryan Pfluger

Boogie @ Baby’s All Right [Tickets]

The Eminem co-signed rapper is embarking on his first ever headlining tour.

Maren Morris @ Terminal 5 [Tickets]

Morrissey @ Lunt-Fontanne Theatre [Tickets]

Sharon Van Etten @ Webster Hall [Tickets]

Read our interview with Van Etten here.

Sunday, May 5

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Big Thief @ Elsewhere [Tickets]

After solo albums from Buck Meek and Adrianne Lenker in 2018, the whole band is coming back with a new album.

Vampire Weekend @ Webster Hall [Tickets]

This is one part of the band’s mini New York tour in support of Father Of The Bride.