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 June 17.

Tuesday, June 18

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Ariana Grande (with Normani) @ Madison Square Garden [Tickets]

Ariana Grande can’t be stopped; She even became a Planned Parenthood hero recently.

Billie Eilish (with Denzel Curry @ The Rooftop at Pier 17 [Tickets]

Here’s a chance to see two of the brightest youngsters in pop and hop-hop in one night.

Helado Negro @ The Rooftop, Elsewhere [Tickets]

See where Helado Negro’s “Running” ranks on our list of the best songs of 2019 so far.

Wednesday, June 19

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Ariana Grande (with Normani) @ Madison Square Garden [Tickets]

Billie Eilish (with Denzel Curry @ Radio City Music Hall [Tickets]

Jason Isbell and Father John Misty @ Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell [Tickets]

It doesn’t get much better than two of the finest in country and indie.

Friday, June 21

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The Lonely Island @ The Rooftop at Pier 17 [Tickets]

Andy and the gang don’t do a ton of touring, so this is one of few chances to hear “I’m On A Boat” live.

Titus Andronicus @ Rough Trade NYC [Tickets]

Before their new album An Obelisk comes out later this week, revisit our review of their previous record, A Productive Cough.

Saturday, June 22

Evan Jenkins

ACLU Benefit Concert (Ryley Walker, Rosali, and more) @ Trans-Pecos [Tickets]

If you get to see Ryley Walker and support a worthy cause at the same time, go for it.

The Lonely Island @ Kings Theatre [Tickets]

Sunday, June 23

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Dead & Company @ Citi Field [Tickets]

Not even John Mayer knows if the band will be playing at Woodstock 50, so skip that uncertainty and check out the group as Citi Field.

Some artists covered here are Warner Music artists. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.