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  Mercury Lounge
Address: 217 East Houston Street
City: New York
State: NY
Date Time Event Description
Jun-22-18 06:30 PM Ocean Alley with Heavy Traffic
They've been building momentum with a lot of hard work.- Richard Kingsmill Their slow, grooving, soulful rock is soothing and euphoric The MusicOcean Alley are riding high since the release of their most recent single The Comedown.They followed a run of sold out shows across Australia & New Zealand and high rotation add on Triple J in Australia with huge sets at Falls Festival, Rhythm & Alps and Bay Dreams to bring in the new year.Following on from their 2016 full length debut Lost Tropics, Ocean Alley have worked hard on the road over the last 18 months and beyond, taking their eclectic brand of psychedelic rock across the world, with sold out shows in the UK, Netherlands, Germany and New Zealand, along with their home country of Australia.The band will tour the USA for the first time in 2018.
Jun-22-18 09:30 PM Tredici Bacci (18+ Event)
Jun-22-18 09:30 PM Tredici Bacci, Palberta [Record Release Show!], Sloppy Jane
Jun-23-18 07:30 PM Afternoon Men, The Snacks
Jun-23-18 10:30 PM Ma*Jid with Edward Spliffington Quartet
Described as having a unique blend of improvisation, groove, and technical sophistication by legendary musician Wynton Marsalis, Majid Khaliq is cut from a different cloth. A violinist, composer, and a bandleader, Majid graduated from the Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Music in 2002 and a Master of Arts in Jazz Performance from Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College in 2010. His music expertise knows no bounds, lending his talents to various artists including Wynton Marsalis, Mr. Cheeks (from hip hop group The Lost Boyz), Antonio Hart (jazz saxophonist), Craig G (from hip hop collective The Juice Crew), John Blake Jr. (jazz violinist), A$AP FERG, Dyme-a-Duzin (from band Phony Ppl), Itzhak Perlman (classical musician/ world known violinist), Keith David (actor/singer/voice actor), Isaac Stern (Grammy award violinist), and Regina Carter (jazz violinist). In 2008, Majid was the recipient of the prestigious Edward and Sally Van Lier Fellowship Award for composition. In 2011, he and his eponymous band, Ma*Jid, released a debut jazz EP in 2011 called The Basilisk as well as two mixtapes on Soundcloud called Sfumato Symphony Volume 1 & 2. Majid Khaliqs music is an eclectic blend of styles and influences, which pull from European classical, jazz, and hip-hop.
Jun-24-18 05:30 PM RocknRoll Hi-Fives with Lost Boy ?
If you want to find the hardest rocking family band in the truest sense of the word, look no further than New Jerseys RocknRoll Hi-Fives.Comprised of parents Joe and Gloree Centeno and their progeny Eilee, aged fifteen, and Evren, aged thirteen, the RocknRoll Hi-Fives are the newest family rockers to break onto the scene. And while hardly a brand new act, the Hi-Fives released their third EP titled the Beat the Sound the Dragons Roar on Little Dickman Records in late 2016 and have a full LP Re-Introducing the RocknRoll Hi- Fives coming out April 2018.Joe spent much of the mid-to-late 90s touring the country in one of the most forward thinking guitar-based indie rock bands this writer has ever seen. Plug Spark Sanjay was a whirlwind of distortion, volume, passion and action, and many people placed their bets on their being the next great New Jersey rock band to break on to the national scene. However, as it tends to with all of us, Joes growing family had to take the front seat of his life while Plug Spark Sanjay became an afterthought. As Joe and Gloree welcomed their first child into the world daughter Eilee - they became full-time parents and Joe became a very part time rock and roller.However, the gregarious Joe wouldnt let something like having to worry about raising a family get in his way of rocking. In fact, whereas many rockers see having children as a reason to give up on their rock and roll dreams, Joe saw just the opposite. In his family Joe saw just the pieces he needed to start his own band.The bands grin-inducing moniker dates to before they were even a proper band. When Eilee was only a few years old Joe asked his daughter what they should name their band, should they ever start one. Eilee answered fast and sure, The Rock-n-Roll Hi-Fives, dad. From there it was performing very loosely at school assemblies, local parks and just about wherever the father/daughter duo might be able to set their gear up.As the kids grew older, the band expanded as Evren began taking drum lessons and Gloree took to learning the bass, thus fully forming the RocknRoll Hi-Fives. The RocknRoll HiFives are honing in on their sound which is fast, snotty, fun, loud and filled with positive energy.With Eilee singing lead vocals and creating sounds from her Theremin, Evren manning the drums, Gloree holding it down on bass and Joe shredding on lead guitar and backing vocals, the RocknRoll HiFives are more than gimmick. Theyre a great band with great songs and a wild live show.The RocknRoll HiFives are influenced by a mixed bag of rock n roll, indie rock, noise, punk and super heroes. Music from the Beatles, Superchunk, Guided by Voices as well as the Ramones, Blondie, Joan Jett and Slade with the awesomeness of Evel Knievel and Spiderman.The RocknRoll HiFives enjoy sharing their love for music and proving that youre never too old (or too young) to rock out.
Jun-24-18 08:00 PM Alok with Ah-Mer-AH-Su, ELSZ, Maya Mons (DJ)
Alok Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming Indian writer and performance artist. Their eclectic style, political comedy, and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. Alok was recently the youngest recipient of the Live Works Performance Act Award granted to ten performance artists across the world. They have presented their work at 350 venues in more than 30 countries.
Jun-25-18 06:30 PM Youth in a Roman Field with Behaviorist
Youth in a Roman Field is the project of multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Claire Wellin and includes collaborators Tiffany Topol, Scott Stangland, Jamie Mohamdein, Cassidy Stirtz, and Katrina Lenk. Influenced by folk, jazz, and classical sounds and how they can come together, they released their debut album 'of grit and grace' in May 2013. The ep 'suits for children' was released October 2014, and 'Storm Conductor' will be released on April 20.
Jun-25-18 09:30 PM The Lagoons with Harry Paradise
Originally from Los Angeles, California, multi-instrumentalist brothers Joey and Ryan Selan grew up playing saxophone and trumpet in their middle school jazz band. Continuing to play in the school jazz band throughout high school, the brothers had a desire to start composing their own pieces. They eventually each picked up different instruments while still in school - Ryan with guitar and Joey with piano - and soon began writing their first music together. Fast forward to 2015 where the brothers officially formed The Lagoons in Austin, Texas. Over the course of their first year recording and performing together in front of audiences around Austin, the duo began to formulate their sound and build out their live show. One year later, their now-signature blend of synth-pop, jazz, soul and electronica was first heard on their Summer 2016 single California and was followed up by their Spring 2017 Gems EP. California has since been featured twice as the #1 Most Popular Track on Hype Machine and was used in a Golf Digest/BMW ad series starring supermodel Kate Upton and baseball star Justin Verlander. The Lagoons are currently finishing up their second studio EP scheduled for an early 2018 release. Some primary musical influences of The Lagoons include Daft Punk, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Radiohead, Dave Matthews Band, alt-J and Zero 7.
Jun-26-18 06:30 PM Paige Howell, JOOL