09/27/2010 02:58 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

NYC Concerts This Week: From M.I.A to Miranda Lambert (PHOTOS)

This week is all about taking risk and checking out artists you may not be familiar with (Ellie Goulding, The xx ), seeing bands that rarely tour(ahem Belle & Sebastian) or checking out epic productions (Drake, M.I.A).

Take a look at our picks for some of this week's "must-see" shows and vote for your favorite: