5 Stunning Concerts to get you Warmed up for NYC Music Month

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New York Music Month is just a stone’s throw away, so it’s probably time we got warmed up, right? Sure, there are a lot of gigs in the city leading up to June, but we’ve selected some of NYC’s hidden gems that would normally fly under our radar. Get your feet tapping and your hips swaying for these awesome concerts leading up to music month.

Pedrito Martinez Cuban Maestro
  • When – Tuesdays @ 7pm
  • Where – Subrosa – 63 Gansevoort Street, 10014
  • Price – $8

From the streets of Havana to the city lights of New York, Pedrito Martinez and his Grammy-nominated band have come a long way. A consummate master of Afro-Cuban folkloric music, Martinez goes beyond the obligatory handful of standard batá rhythms and has seamlessly combined popular and folkloric influences to create a fun, upbeat sound… READ MORE

  • When – May 24
  • Where – Webster Hall – 125 E 11th St, Manhattan, 10003
  • Price – $20

The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. Their music contains traces of psychedelia, noise pop, hard rock, surf pop, and surf rock. Their often surreal lyrics cover offbeat subjects such as extraterrestrials, incest, and biblical violence. They are one of the most beloved and influential bands ever… READ MORE

  • When – 2 June
  • Where – Webster Hall – 125 E 11th St, Manhattan, 10003
  • Price – $24

Funk and disco might be making a comeback right now, but for some, including neo-soul artist Mayer Hawthorne and hip-hop producer Jake One, it never left. Tuxedo, their “new” collaboration, is set to drop their debut album in March on Los Angeles indie heavyweight, Stones Throw Records. Hawthorne and One are both pretty huge in their own right… READ MORE

“Hello” – An Adele Tribute
  • When – May 15
  • Where – Cafe Wha? – 115 MacDougal Street, 10012
  • Price – $12

Come belt out every Adele lyric with The Evergreen Experience. This rock-pop quintet wants you to say “Hello” to this tribute show that will hit on every one of Adele’s sentiments, from angry (“Rolling in the Deep”) to sassy (“Rumor Has It”), and if their tight harmonies and musical mashups can’t make you fall in love, we don’t know what will… READ MORE

The Unforgettable Songs of Amy Winehouse
  • When – May 12
  • Where – Cafe Wha? – 115 MacDougal Street, 10012
  • Price – $13

We’re taking it back to black with this unforgettable Amy Winehouse tribute. Jessica Carvo and Paul Nieto of The Artisans will take the stage to play Amy’s best hits with a new twist- Paul will be accompanying the talented Jessica on guitar. Expect wonderful renditions of “Valerie,” “Rehab,” “Tears Dry On Their Own” and so much more at the legendary Café Wha? … READ MORE


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