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 May 27.

Tuesday, May 28

Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones

Björk @ The Shed [Tickets]

Simply put, Björk is one of the most enigmatic and engaging performers of all time.

The Japanese House @ Webster Hall [Tickets]

Good At Falling is low-key one of the year’s best albums so far.

Wednesday, May 29

Kathryn Vetter Miller

The Voidz @ Market Hotel [Tickets]

Before The Strokes begin their global re-takeover, check out Julian Casablancas with his other band.

Weyes Blood @ Music Hall of Williamsburg [Tickets]

Read our review of Titanic Rising here.

Thursday, May 30

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Anderson .Paak (with Earl Sweatshirt and Thundercat) @ Madison Square Garden [Tickets]

.Paak is making the best music of his career right now, AND he’s bringing Earl Sweatshirt and Thundercat with him to MSG.

Calpurnia @ Irving Plaza [Tickets]

This is more than just a Stranger Things band, as Finn Wolfhard and company can really rock.

Friday, May 31

Derrick Rossignol for Uproxx

Jamila Woods @ Music Hall of Williamsburg [Tickets]

The Chance The Rapper collaborator just released her new album, Legacy! Legacy!.

Kevin Morby @ Town Hall [Tickets]

Read our review of Oh My God here.

Noname @ Brooklyn Bowl [Tickets]

Noname’s next album might be getting close, as she recently revealed its title.

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever @ Warsaw [Tickets]

Read our interview with RBCF here.

Saturday, June 1

Shervin Lainez

Björk @ The Shed [Tickets]

Soccer Mommy @ Brooklyn Bazaar [Tickets]

Read our interview with Soccer Mommy here.

Sunday, June 2

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Billy Joel @ Madison Square Garden [Tickets]

It’s time for Billy Joel’s monthly MSG stop!

US Girls @ Union Pool [Tickets]

In A Poem Unlimited earned some acclaim stateside, but it was huge in Canada, where it was nominated for Alternative Album Of The Year at this year’s Juno Awards.

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