If you’re still recovering from drinking your feelings this Valentine’s Day, we’ve got some great shows to help you get back into the swing of things. Feel the love and check out this week’s Pancake Picks below.
Andrew Sovine @ Rockwood Stage 1 – Andrew Sovine is a multi-instrumentalist from Nashville who plays everything from trumpet to mandolin, but is most known for his guitar skills. A regular with The Fox Brothers, this well-studied gospel, bluegrass, and country artist will be starting the week off at Rockwood.
Benjamin Clementine @ Rough Trade – The Mercury Prize-winning poet and musician was just named one of London’s most influential people in 2015, and his latest album, At Least For Now, saw a lot of love worldwide. Benjamin Clementine will be headed to Rough Trade this week for a show you won’t want to miss.
The Wailers @ Brooklyn Bowl – Bob Marley’s very own Wailers have played for an estimated 24 million people around the globe, and they’re not stopping there. The legendary group will be performing with Dub Apocalypse and Moonstomp this Wednesday at Brooklyn Bowl.
Ra Ra Riot @ Rough Trade – The New York rockers who just released the new single, “Foreign Lovers,” will be playing a stripped-down set at Rough Trade. And you can bet you’ll get a sneak peek at Ra Ra Riot’s newest album, Need Your Light, a day in advance before its release this week.
Best Coast @ Terminal 5 – Head to Terminal 5 this Thursday to catch these much-loved indie rockers. Best Coast will be bringing their 60s-influenced sound from the L.A. coast to ours.
The Soft Moon @ Baby’s All Right – This Oakland post-punk group has been known to experiment with world music, psychedelia, electropunk, and much more. We can’t wait to see what The Soft Moon will be cooking up at Baby’s All Right this Thursday.
Madeon and Skylar Spence @ Terminal 5 – French electronic artist Madeon and Ryan DeRobertis’ fluid project, Skylar Spence are ones to watch in the DJ scene. Luckily, you can do just that at Terminal 5 on Friday.
Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Lower Dens @ Irving Plaza (Fri, Sat) – Between the Baltimore-made dream pop of Lower Dens and the lo-fi, psychedelic rock of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Irving Plaza will be filled with all kinds of good music this Friday and Saturday.
Caged Animals, Ajnabi @ Baby’s All Right (Free) – You can’t beat a free show from Ajnabi, a project that ranges from dark instrumental to ambient pop and the rising Caged Animals, who specialize in “mind-fucked pop music.”
A Tribe Called Red @ The Knitting Factory – This much-loved Canadian electronic group blend elements of hip-hop, reggae, dubstep, and world music into their unique sound. Catch them at the Knitting Factory this Saturday and finish off this week with a dance party.
Article: Olivia Isenhart