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MGMT: The Band That Continues To Grow

  |   August 19, 2010   12:03 PM ET

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Rain or Shine, Dr. Dog Entertains at Governor's Island

  |   August 18, 2010    4:08 PM ET

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Fisherspooner Entertains At Highline Ballroom

  |   August 17, 2010    1:46 PM ET

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Francis And The Lights Illuminates S.O.B's

  |   August 17, 2010   11:56 AM ET

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Indie Bands Including Memoryhouse Play at Mercury Lounge

  |   August 16, 2010    2:36 PM ET

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Neon Indian, Miniature Tigers, Nite Jewel, the Dom and Prefuse 73 Rock Governor's Island

  |   August 16, 2010   12:48 PM ET

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!!! And Lee Fields Keep The Crowd Dancing In Williamsburg

  |   August 16, 2010   11:08 AM ET

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Heavy Metal Concert Brings The "Inner 15 Year Old" Out In A Stadium Full of Fans

  |   August 16, 2010   10:55 AM ET

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Maps & Atlases Surprise, Play Impromptu Acoustic Show At Mercury Lounge

  |   August 14, 2010    1:02 PM ET

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MewithoutYou Melds Musical Genres At Bowery Ballroom

Melissa DAgnese   |   August 13, 2010   12:14 PM ET

Around for nearly a decade, the Philadelphia-based experimental rock band mewithoutYou remains musically unclassifiable. Aaron Weiss stands apart with his half-sung, half-spoken lyrics about spirituality and philosophy. The band's fourth full-length album It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All a Dream! It's Alright released in 2009 was well-received by critics, threatening to break one of the underground's best kept secrets.

Funk Flex's Birthday Extravaganza Tests The Limits Of Hip Hop Legend

Zara Golden   |   August 12, 2010   12:48 PM ET

The mood last night at BB King's was celebratory. The evening was billed as Funkmaster Flex's Birthday Extravaganza, and the line to get in when doors opened at 11 PM (on a Wednesday night) had run all the way down the block with excited guests. For the most part, the night did feel like party, energy high and plenty of birthday hugs for the guest of honor. But it was also billed as part of BB King's ongoing Hip Hop Legends series, a celebration of hip hop's key players, a playing out of its most memorable story lines. The curious misspelling of DJ Premier, Sheek Louch and Joell Ortiz's names on the physical bill outside the venue aside, it was this celebration "legends" that left the most to be considered.

Infamous Stringdusters Delight Brooklyn Bowlers And Bluegrass Loyalists Alike

Meghan Neal   |   August 12, 2010   11:54 AM ET

Bluegrass, meet the Brooklyn hipster; Brooklyn hipster, Bluegrass. For the Williamsburgundian (or anyone else) that doesn't already enjoy this old-time, country-style music, the Infamous Stringdusters could be the perfect band to change that. The six-man group, hailing from Nashville, charmed a surprisingly hyped-up crowd at Brooklyn Bowl on Wythe Street Tuesday night.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet World Premiere at SummerStage

Jessica Cui   |   August 11, 2010    4:28 PM ET

Last night, the weather could not have been more perfect as SummerStage celebrated its 25th year with an enchanting and brilliant dance performance. With the world premiere of a specially commissioned piece by Complexions Contemporary Ballet, "On Holiday," there was no doubt that the night was going to be a spectacular one. However, before this highly acclaimed dance troupe came onstage, we were treated with the two winning dance groups of the Dancin' Downtown at The Joyce Theater competition.

Cut Copy's Slightly Dated Dance Music Delights The Crowds In Williamsburg

Alex Jacobs   |   August 11, 2010   12:20 PM ET

It's been two years since the release of Cut Copy's hit sophomore album, In Ghost Colours, and the band's popularity is rising still. Their set at the Williamsburg Waterfront this Sunday was extremely well-attended and turned out to be, by all accounts, a wild success. Cut Copy's energy onstage was infectious, and their songs sounded balanced and crisp. The audience was jumping, sweating, smiling and singing along to almost everything they played.