Good Music in NYC

by elizabeth | September 29th, 2010

People are always asking me for music recommendations in NYC. From time to time you’ll see me offering my own picks here, but I suggest that you check out these sites for great music that won’t cost you your paycheck!

Search & Restore - photo by Greg Aiello

Search & Restore
This is run by NYU grad Adam Schatz; they pick a few shows and list a lot more. Their picks, like their live events, tend to run toward modern jazz mixed with rock.

This is run by man-about-town Pierre Jelenc; he lists tons of great options every night. The shows tend to be by singer-songwriters and bands in the indie pop vein.

Anyone have another favorite listings location?

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elizabeth! is a vocalist, trombonist, and songwriter working in NYC and Los Angeles. Originally from Vermont, she studied neuroscience at Harvard before moving to NYC to play, tour, and record with jazz musicians, indie rockers, pop stars and more. Her new album of original jazzy pop tunes was just released on Canopy Jazz!

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