All The Best Live Music In New York 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 — with Springsteen On Broadway a long-standing given that you owe it to yourself to see — we’ve assembled here some of the best and most intriguing concerts coming up in the New York area.

Monday, November 19

Pixies at Brooklyn Steel [Tickets]

The alt-rock legends soldier on, kicking off a three-night residency in Brooklyn.

Dirty Projectors with Lower Dens at The Hall, Elsewhere [Tickets]

The indie rock stalwarts return home to Brooklyn.

Bob Weir at the Beacon Theatre [Tickets]

The Grateful Dead guitarist steps out into the spotlight all on his lonesome.

Tuesday, November 20

St. Vincent at the Brooklyn Academy of Music [Tickets]

Annie Clark is one of the most visionary artists of the decade. This is a can’t-miss show.

Tech N9ne withKrizz Kaliko, Dizzy Wright, and Futuristic at Gramercy Theatre [Tickets]

One of the more underrated hip-hop artists of the last ten years.

Wednesday, November 21

Echo & The Bunnymen at Town Hall [Tickets]

Come to hear songs from the iconic English band’s extensive back-catalog. Stay to check out the latest cuts from their just-released record The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon.

Thursday, November 22

Veronica Swift at Birdland [Tickets]

The options for live entertainment on Thanksgiving day are pretty slim, but Swift’s showcase at Birdland is certainly worth checking out.

Friday, November 23

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Bob Dylan at the Beacon Theatre [Tickets]

Seeing Bob Dylan live is like visiting the Statue of Liberty or the Lincoln Memorial. It’s just one of those things, as Americans, everyone should probably do at least once in your life.

Cam’ron, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, and Freekey Zekey at the Apollo Theater [Tickets]

It’s a 2000s hip-hop extravaganza!

The Lox, EPMD, Rakim, M.O.P., and Black Moon at Kupferberg Center for the Arts [Tickets]

It’s an ’80s and ’90s hip-hop extravaganza!

The Menzingers with Tiny Moving Parts and Daddy Issues at Brooklyn Steel [Tickets]

One of the best punk groups in the country today.

Saturday, November 24

50 Cent, A$AP Ferg with A Boogie Wit da Hoodie, Teyana Taylor, Tory Lanez, Jay Critch, Buddy, and DJ Camilo at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden [Tickets]

50 Cent leads a bill stacked with some of the best young hip-hop artists in the country today.

Bob Dylan at the Beacon Theatre [Tickets]

Couldn’t make it to night one? Dylan’s giving you a second chance.

Sunday, November 25

Pusha T and Phony Ppl at Irving Plaza [Tickets]

The President of GOOD Music is riding high on his latest album Daytona, one of the best rap releases of 2018.

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