Ramblings of a Redhead Music Snob

Life & Music in New York, My City

Gigs – 2011

Probably about on par with 2010, the shows were slowing down just a bit.

  • 1/13 – Gruff Rhys (of Super Furry Animals) (Wales), Eleanor Friedberger  (of Fiery Furnaces) (NYC) – Rockwood Music Hall – NYC
  • 1/16 – Mister Heavenly w/Michael Cera, Sun Airway (Philadelphia), Little Shalimar (Brooklyn) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 1/21 – The Dismemberment Plan (Washington, DC), Tereu Tereu (Washington, DC), Bluebrain (Washington, DC) – The Black Cat – Washington, DC
  • 1/25 – The Decemberists (Portland), Wye Oak (Baltimore) – Beacon Theatre – NYC
  • 1/30 – The Dismemberment Plan (Washington, DC), Jukebox the Ghost (Washington, DC), Bells> (Brooklyn) – Webster Hall – NYC
  • 2/3 – Does It Offend You, Yeah? (UK), Deluka (UK), Infernal Devices (Brooklyn) – The Bell House – Brooklyn, NY
  • 2/7 – Friendly Fires (St. Albans, UK), The Hundred in the Hands (Brooklyn), Falty DL (NYC) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 2/8 – Gang of Four (UK), Hollerado (Ontario, Canada) – Webster Hall – NY
  • 2/13 – Wild Nothing (Brooklyn), Abe Vigoda (Los Angeles), MINKS (Brooklyn) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 3/17 – Godspeed You! Black Emperor (Montreal), Kurt Wagner (Nashville) – Church of St Paul the Apostle – NYC
  • 3/22 – The Lines (UK), Polock (Spain), Ravens & Chimes (NYC) – Pianos – NYC
  • 3/23 – Elephant 6 Holiday Surprise Tour – (le) Poisson Rouge – NYC
  • 3/24 – Brother (UK), The Dig (Brooklyn) – The Rock Shop – Brooklyn, NY
  • 3/29 – LCD Soundsystem (Brooklyn), Liquid Liquid (NYC) – Terminal 5 – NYC
  • 4/2 – LCD Soundsystem (Brooklyn), Liquid Liquid (NYC), w/Arcade Fire (Montreal) – Farewell Show! Last Show EVER! – Madison Square Garden – NYC
  • 4/6 – Weekend (San Francisco), Little Girls (Toronto) – Mercury Lounge – NYC
  • 4/7 – Morning Teleportation (Portland), Nicos Gun (Philadelphia) – Mercury Lounge – NYC
  • 4/13 – Infernal Devices (Brooklyn), Wojcik (Brooklyn), Alyson Greenfield (Brooklyn), Golden Ages (Brooklyn) – Bruar Falls – Brooklyn, NY
  • 4/17 – The Pinker Tones (Barcelona, Spain) – Highline Ballroom – NYC
  • 5/5 – Plan B (London) – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
  • 5/9 – Something in Spanish (Fl), Bastards of Melody – Mercury Loung – NYC
  • 5/19 – White Lies (London), School of Seven Bells (Brooklyn), Sun Airway (Philadelphia) – Terminal 5 – NYC
  • 5/20 – White Lies (London), Asobi Seksu (NYC), Sun Airway (Philadelphia) – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC
  • 5/24 – Arctic Monkeys (UK), The Vaccines (UK) – Central Park Summerstage – NYC
  • 6/10 – Andrew Bird (Chicago) – Celebrate Brooklyn – Prospect Park – Brooklyn, NY
  • 6/17 – Beirut (Brooklyn), Sharon Van Etten (Brooklyn), Yellow Ostrich (Brooklyn) – McCarren Park – Brooklyn, NY
  • 6/21 – Neil Gaiman w/Lev Grossman for the re-release of American Gods – 92Y – NYC
  • 6/22 – Reggie Watts (Brooklyn) – Central Park Summerstage – NYC
  • 6/27 – Kooks (UK), Smoke Signals (Los Angeles) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 7/9 – Ted Leo & The Pharmacists (Brooklyn), Screaming Females (NJ) – South Street Seaport – NYC
  • 7/14 – Superchunk (NC), Off! (Los Angeles) – House of Vans – Brooklyn, NY
  • 7/15 – The Radio Dept (Sweden) , Asobi Seksu (NYC) – South Street Seaport – NYC
  • 7/16 – 4Knots Music Festival – Oberhofer, Davila 666 (Puerto Rico), Titus Andronicus (NJ), Black Angels (Austin) – South Street Seaport – NYC
  • 7/27 – Wanda Jackson (Nashville) – Central Park Summerstage – NYC
  • 7/28 – Metronomy (UK), American Royalty (Los Angeles), Class Actress (Brooklyn) – Pier 54 – NYC
  • 7/29 – They Might Be Giants (NYC), Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman – Williamsburg Waterfront – Brooklyn, NY
  • 7/31 – The Raveonettes (Denmark), Eternal Summers – Beekman Beer Garden – NYC
  • 8/1 – Lykke Li (Sweden), Timber Timbre – Central Park Summerstage – NYC
  • 8/3 – Fountains of Wayne (NYC), Nicole Atkins (NJ) – Bowery Ballroom – NYC
  • 8/5 – Ra Ra Riot (Brooklyn), Buke & Gass (Brooklyn) – Celebrate Brooklyn – Prospect Park – Brooklyn, NY
  • 8/7 – Friendly Fires (UK), The Naked and Famous (New Zealand), Cults (Brooklyn) – Central Park Summerstage – NYC
  • 8/8 – Guster, Jacks Mannequin, Boy and the Bear (Australia) – Central Park Summerstage
  • 8/20 – Dramarama (Los Angeles), Wyldlife (Jersey City, NJ) – The Bowery Electric – NYC
  • 9/8 – Broken Social Scene (Toronto) – Williamsburg Waterfront – Brooklyn, NY
  • 9/8 – Fashion Night Out – Sun Airway (Philadephia) @ Unis, The Click Clack Boom (Brooklyn) @ Penguin – NYC
  • 9/9 – !!! (Chk Chk Chk) (Brooklyn), Computer Magic (Brooklyn), Light Asylum (Brooklyn) – The Bell House – Brooklyn, NY
  • 9/10 – Virgin Mobile Free Fest – Bombay Bicycle Club (UK), Two Door Cinema Club (Northern Ireland), Cut Copy (Australia), !!! (Brooklyn), Cee Lo Green (Atlanta), James Murphy (Brooklyn), Empire of the Sun (Australia), Teddybears (Sweden) – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
  • 9/21 – The Olivia Tremor Control (Athens, GA), The Music Tapes (Athens, GA) – (le) Poisson Rouge – NYC
  • 9/24 – Ivy (Brooklyn), Tahiti 80 (France) – The Gramercy Theatre – NYC
  • 9/25 – Elbow (UK), Glasser (Los Angeles) – Terminal 5 – NYC
  • 9/30 – Louis CK – The Bell House – Brooklyn, NY
  • 10/12 – Mates of State (CT), Other Lives (Stillwater, OK), Yawn (Chicago) – Webster Hall – NYC
  • 10/17 – Alamo Race Track (Amsterdam) – Mercury Lounge – NYC
  • 10/18 – CMJ – New Zealand Showcase – Princess Chelsea, Andrew Keoghan – (le) Poisson Rouge – NYC
  • 10/18 – CMJ – KCRW Showcase – The Duke Spirit (UK), Hands (Los Angeles), Marcellus Hall (NYC), Silent Comedy (San Diego) – The Bowery Hotel – NYC
  • 10/19 – CMJ – Small Black (Brooklyn), Little Red (Melbourne, Australia) – Thompson LES Hotel – NYC
  • 10/19 – Howard Jones (UK) – The Classic Albums Tour – Irving Plaza – NYC
  • 10/20 – CMJ – Publicist, Jogyo, 33Hz – DROM – NYC
  • 10/21 – CMJ – The Quiet Company (Austin) – The Living Room – NYC
  • 10/21 – CMJ – Washington, We Are Augustines (Brooklyn), Fallulah (Denmark), Jonquil (UK), Viva Brother (UK), Casiokids (Norway) – Spike Hill – Brooklyn, NY
  • 10/22 – CMJ – Tall Ships (UK), Ambassadors (NYC), Chrome Sparks (Ann Arbor, MI), Savoir Adore (Brooklyn), Beat Connection (Seattle) – The Bowery Electric – NYC
  • 10/27 – Fanfarlo (UK), Double Ghost (Brooklyn) – Mercury Lounge – NYC
  • 11/2 – Matthew Sweet performs “Girlfriend” (Los Angeles), The Shadowboxers (Atlanta) – City Winery – NYC
  • 11/10 – Michael Ian Black (NY) (NY Comedy Fest) – Bowery Ballroom
  • 12/13 – The National (Brooklyn), Sharon Van Etten (Brooklyn) – Beacon Theatre – NYC
  • 12/15 – Penguin Prison (NYC), Vacationer (Hawaii), Gemini Club (Chicago) – Mercury Lounge – NYC

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