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Empire Of The Sun
Nick Littlemore of Pnau and Luke Steele of The Sleepy Jackson make up this electro duo, whose hit single, "Walking on a Dream," has become a platinum success in their native Australia.

Who: Empire Of The Sun
When: Monday, August 9th, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Terminal 5
610 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019-3512
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The Infamous Stringdusters
Nashville's Stringdusters play their folky bluegrass at Williamsburg's infamous (and only) bowling alley/venue.

Who: The Infamous Stringdusters
When: Tuesday, August 10th, 9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
718 963-3369
www.bowerypresents.com

Memoryhouse, Twin Sister, Oberhofer and Beauty Feast
Twin Sister creep The Mercury Lounge out with their grating, yet appealing, experimental pop, alongside the happily distorded rhythms of Memoryhouse.

Who: Memoryhouse, Twin Sister, Oberhofer, Beauty Feast
When: Wednesday, August 11th, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: The Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002-1021
(212) 260-4700

Deerhunter and Real Estate
Brooklyn band Real Estate opens for Altanta-based indie-rockers Deerhunter.

Who: Deerhunter, Real Estate
When: Thursday, August 12th, 7pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Pier 54 (Hudson River Park)
13th Street
New York, NY

Grizzly Bear, The Walkmen, Gang Gang Dance
Even if you're completely sick of "Two Weeks", seeing Grizzly Bear perform on an island with Manhattan's skyline as the backdrop is still kind of appealing.

Who: Grizzly Bear, The Walkmen, Gang Gang Dance
When: Thursday, August 12th, 6pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Governors Island

Maps & Atlases, Cults, Laura Sevenson & Cans
Maps & Atlases have been described as "math rock;" just go to see Cult's perform undeniably catchy "Go Outside."

Who: Maps & Atlases, Cults, Laura Sevenson & Cans
When: Thursday, August 12th, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: The Mercury Lounge

mewithoutyou
This experimental rock band's endlessly rambling lyrics will be even more ampliphied in the echo-ey Webster Hall.

Who: mewithoutyou
When: Thursday, August 12th, 6:30pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Webster Hall
125 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003-5301
(212) 353-1600

Mountain Man
Bennington, Vermont-based all-female trio make beautifully haunting folk music.

Who: Mountain Man
When: Friday, August 13th, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Old American Can Factory
232 3rd Street
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 330-0313‎

How To Dress Well, The Golden Filter, Glasser
Lo-fi R&B band How To Dress Well perform their debut show in the United States at Glasslands with electro-pop group The Golden Filter.

Who:How To Dress Well, The Golden Filter, Glasser
When: Friday, August 13, 9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Glasslands Gallery
289 Kent Ave.
Brooklyn NY

Dragonette
Endless, endless synthy electro-pop streams out of every corner this summer, and Dragonette's hit "I Get Around" is no exception--but who's complaining?

Who: Dragonette
When: Friday, August 13th, 8:30pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Bowery Ballroom
6 Delancey Street
New York, NY 10002-2804
(212) 533-2111

The Wedding Present
This British indie-rock group has changed almost all of its members since its inception in 1985, but lead vocalist David Gedge still remains.

Who: The Wedding Present
When: Friday, August 13th, 8:30pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Southstreet Seaport
South St & Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
www.seaportmusicfestival.com

Javelin and Warpaint
Want some more catchy, repetitive, hip-hop inspired electro-pop? Want it to be from a duo based in Brooklyn? Want them to have some cute relationship like, say, being cousins? Of course you do. That's why Javelin exists.

Who: Javelin and Warpaint
When: Friday, August 13th, 7pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Whitney Museum of Art
945 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
(212) 570-3600

Deer Tick
The Rhode Island based Deer Tick are another one of those indie-folk groups, always growing and changing. What sets them apart, is the tinges of blues and grunge and front man John McCauley's pleasantly gruff voice.

Who: Deer Tick
When: Friday, August 13th, 7:30pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Webster Hall
125 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10003-5301
(212) 353-1600
www.bowerypresents.com

Anamanaguchi
These New York City local chiptune punks have been making music from and related to video-games for a while now, and most recently soundtracked the videogame version to Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.

Who: Anamanaguchi
When: Saturday, August 14th, 11:50pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
718 963-3369

Screaming Females
The Screaming Females have been buzzing for a while, and for good reason -- few can shred with the veracity of front woman Marissa Paternoster, assuring them as a sight to see.

Who: Screaming Females
When: Friday, August 13th, 11:50pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Death by Audio
49 S. 2nd
Brooklyn, NY 11211

P.S. 1 Warm Up Series Presents Gavin Russom (DJ Set), Alden Tyrell (Live), The Crystal Ark (Live), Justin Miller (DJ Set), Special Disco Version feat. James Murphy & Pat Mahoney (DJ Set), Performances by enSUBTITLES and DAZZLE DANCERS

Who: Gavin Russom, Alden Tyrell, The Crystal Ark, Justin Miller, Special Disco Version feat. James Murphy & Pat Mahoney, enSUBTITLES, DAZZLE DANCERS
When: Saturday, August 14th, 2-9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer, Videographer
Where:P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center
2225 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City
(718) 784-2084
www.ps1.org

Bachata Fest: Andy Andy, Luis Miguel de la Amargue, Kiko Rodriguez and Alexandra
Bachata is a genre of music that began in the Dominican and has captivated Latin America and the rest of the world with tales of romance and heartbreak, and a sensual form of dance that accompanies it. Today, a few of Bachata's biggest acts come together at SummerStage.

Who: Bachata Fest: Andy Andy, Luis Miguel de la Amargue, Kiko Rodriguez and Alexandra
When: Saturday, August 14th, 3pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Central Park SummerStage
Central Park
New York, NY 10001
(212) 360-2777

Neon Indian
Neon Indian's music sounds like cool cassette tapes wrapped on a hot car dash. One of the first from the chillwave wave to make it big, they have surely been the soundtrack to more than one summer, making this an appropriate way to spend a summer's evening.

Who: Neon Indian
When: Saturday, August 14th, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Governors Island
New York, NY 11231
The Beach Concerts

Jelly NYC Presents the Rock Yard with Chief, Frankie Rose and the Outs, Mink, Total Slacker
Jelly NYC have long kept us busy on summer Sunday's, and they are now extending their province over our weekends with a Saturday series, The Rock Yard. This week Chief will warm up for their Governors Island show with the garage rocking girls of Frankie Rose and the Outs, Mink and Total Slacker

Who: Chief, Frankie Rose and the Outs, Mink, Total Slacker
When: Saturday, August 14, 2PM
Wanted: Photographer, Videographer, Writer
Where: Rock Yard
354 Wythe
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Public Enemy, Blitz The Ambassador & DJ Kool Herc
The always infamous Public Enemy will be joined by Brooklyn's Ghanaian rapper Blitz the Ambassador for this weeks SummerStage. At this point, there's no telling what you'll get with Flav and Chuck D, but icons of a New York summer, you can be sure it will be a show.

Who: Public Enemy, Blitz The Ambassador & DJ Kool Herc
When: Sunday, August 15th, 3pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Central Park SummerStage
Central Park
New York, NY 10001
(212) 360-2777

Dr. Dog and Chief
Both Dr. Dog and Chief are well learned in the wonders of radio rock, lending an air of nostalgia to their sound.

Who: Dr. Dog
When: Sunday, August 15th, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Governors Island
New York, NY 11231
The Beach Concerts

!!!, Lee Fields, Strange Boys, Future Islands
Today's for dancing: !!! with raucous dance punk, Future Islands with their whimsical post-wave and Lee Fields with his retro-soul.

Who:!!!, Lee Fields, Strange Boys, Future Islands
When: Sunday, August 8th, 2pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: The Williamsburg Waterfront
East River
Brooklyn, NY 11211
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