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06/28/2010 02:52 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Sign Up To Cover Concerts This Week: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Beth Orton, She & Him And More


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WhoMadeWho with Blackbells
Danish trio, WhoMadeWho, are paving their own musical path, finding room for woodwinds in their disco-punk, space-age synths within their pop-sensibilities. With a sound unlike the rest, their show is likely to stand out as well.

Who: WhoMadeWho with Blackbells
When: Monday, June 28, 7pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Mercury Lounge
217 East Houston Street
New York, NY‎
(212) 260-4700‎
www.mercuryloungenyc.com

We Were Promised Jetpacks and Bear Hands
Scotland's We Were Promised Jetpacks' emotion-infused, anthemic indie-rock is the perfect exhale to Bear Hands' sunnier, punkier sound.

Who: We Were Promised Jetpacks, Bear Hands
When: Tuesday, June 29 Doors 8pm/Show 9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Music Hall of Williamsburg
66 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY‎
(718) 486-5400‎
www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com


Beth Orton
English singer-songwriter known for her lonesome, folk-inflected and electronically-fused ballads.

Who: Beth Orton
When: Wednesday, June 30, 7pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Rockefeller Park
Warren Street, New York
(212) 267-9700
www.rivertorivernyc.com


Toro y Moi
Call it chillwave, call it glo-wave, call it summer 2010.

Who: Toro y Moi
When: Thursday, July 1, 9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Glasslands
289 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 599-1450
glasslands.blogspot.com


ZOOM: ZviDance and Son Lux with Lottdance
Choreographer Zvi Gotheiner uses dance, photographs and text conversations with his audience to create an interactive event.

What: ZviDance and Son Lux with Lottdance
When: Thursday, July 1, 7pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Celebrate Brooklyn! @ Prospect Park Bandshell
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
www.bricartsmedia.org/cb

Yellowfever and Woven Bones
Two Austin, TX bands kick off the Southstreet Seaport summer concert series: Yellowfever with their haunted girl-pop and Woven Bones with their dark and fuzzy garage rock.

Who: Yellowfever and Woven Bones
When: Friday, July 2, 6pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Southstreet Seaport
South St & Fulton Street
New York, NY 10038
www.seaportmusicfestival.com

The Fab 5 and Uzalo
Known as "Jamaica's #1 Showband," the Fab 5 celebrate over 4 decades of reggae by joining up with Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn and his new project, Uzalo.

Who: The Fab 5 and Uzalo
When: Friday, July 2, 7:30pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Celebrate Brooklyn! @ Prospect Park Bandshell
9th Street & Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215
www.bricartsmedia.org/cb

P.S. 1 Warm Up Series with Delorean, Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang, Glasser, John Talabot and Korallreven
P.S.1's famous art center starts up the first of its summer-long Saturday afternoon DJ, art and architecture party.

What: P.S.1 Warm Up Series
When: Saturday, July 3, 2-9pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
2225 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City
(718) 784-2084
www.ps1.org

Portugal. The Man and Alberta Cross
Portugal. The Man take to Governor's Island with their intellect-laced, guitar driven, conceptualized classic rock.

Who: Portugal. The Man and Alberta Cross
When: Saturday, July 3, 8pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Governor's Island
New York, NY 11231
thebeachconcerts.com

She & Him
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward's sweet as can be indie-pop proves that cross-overs and side projects don't have to come at half-rate.

Who: She & Him
When: Sunday, July 4, 4pm
Wanted: Writer, Photographer
Where: Governor's Island
New York, NY 11231
thebeachconcerts.com

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