It’s finally sweater weather in NYC, which means the intimate indoor shows are in full swing – and you don’t want to miss one of those in this city. Map out your week in shows using our patented Pancake Picks below.
Teenage Fanclub @ MHOW – Teenage Fanclub, the Scottish alt-rockers who have been doing their thing since ’89, are playing Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight. Catch ’em fresh off the release of their latest LP, Here.
Die Antwoord @ Terminal 5 – Everyone’s favorite happy-go-sucky-fucky duo, Ninja and Yolandi Visser, are sure to bring a wild set to T5 tonight. The South African rap-rave icons will also be getting freaky at the Capitol Theatre on Friday.
Regina Spektor @ Rough Trade NYC – Regina Spektor earned our ReSpekt with her strong vocals long ago, and her addictive discography makes her a must-see live. Catch her at Rough Trade this Tuesday.
mewithoutYou, Needle Points @ The Knitting Factory – Philly’s mewithoutYou will be playing the Knit this Tuesday, and fans can expect to hear songs from their latest release, Pale Horses: Appendix. The Knitting Factory will also welcome – fittingly – Needle Points.
Oh Wonder @ Terminal 5 – Alt-pop fans can catch London’s Oh Wonder in the city this Wednesday. The pair will be playing Terminal 5, so head that way to hear what they’ve been up to.
Pete RG @ Bowery Electric – Since we’ve seen them last, Pete RG has gained a ton of momentum and we couldn’t be more excited to catch some new songs off their new album, released last week called Tender Souls. This is also a chance to see legendary Pearl Jam drummer, Dave Krusen, who mans the kit for Pete RG.
The Head and the Heart, Declan McKenna @ Terminal 5 – The Head and the Heart and our good pal Declan McKenna are playing a T5 show this Thursday. And if you can’t make it then, they just added another on Friday due to overwhelming demand.
Caveman, Cheerleader @ MHOW – Brooklyn’s own Caveman are playing Music Hall of Williamsburg this Thursday, and the indie rockers are sure to bring out some Otero War for the occasion. Get there early to watch Cheerlearder open.
Streets of Laredo @ Brooklyn Bazaar – In celebration of their brand new album, Wild, Streets of Laredo are hitting BK for a big CD release party. Head to Brooklyn Bazaar this Friday to check it out.
PWR BTTM, Vundabar, Lisa Prank @ Shea Stadium – There’s been a lot of buzz around punk duo PWR BTTM, and this Friday’s your chance to see what they’re all about. They’ll be playing Shea Stadium along with Vundabar and Lisa Prank.
Phantogram, The Range @ Hammerstein Ballroom – Phantogram, the much-loved electronica act that just brought us Three, will be playing Hammerstein Ballroom with The Range this Saturday. And just weeks after the new release, there’s no better time to see the duo live.
PUP @ The Bowery Ballroom – The Bowery Ballroom will get a dose of Toronto-brewed punk rock when PUP take the stage this Saturday. Keep an ear out for songs from their newest LP, The Dream Is Over.
Har Mar Superstar, Sweet Spirit @ The Bowery Ballroom – Finish off your week with some Har Mar Superstar at The Bowery Ballroom, who will be joined by opening act Sweet Spirit this weekend. Sunday’s show is bound to be intensely amusing if Sean Na Na’s involved.