After a slow start to the new year the shows start to pick up this week with some great local and national acts hitting the stages, so set your musical calendar with some help from our Pancake Picks below.
Grim Streaker, Yucky Duster & Rips @ Baby’s All Right – Another free show from the good people at Baby’s featuring three solid, local bands…sweet for a Monday.
Glen Hansard @ Rough Trade – If you missed the first two gigs this past weekend, this is your chance if you head over to Rough Trade and purchase the new scintillating album “Between Two Shores” and get entry to the 6pm gig, we wouldn’t wait around and are surprised there are wristbands left.
Fiona Silver @ Mercury Lounge – Her native NYC voice will blow you away as she performs different genres at a high-level including soul, rock and pop.
Tennis & Overcoats @ Brooklyn Steel – On their biggest tour yet, the minimalist-pop band hits Brooklyn Steel with new music from their latest album “We Can Die Happy.”
The Devil Makes Three @ Brooklyn Steel – The bluegrass/folk outfit returns with their fun and memorable live show.
QWAM @ Knitting Factory – High octane, Brooklyn punk band celebrating their debut release with “Feed Me,” an EP that came out last week and is pretty great.
Robert Randolph & The Family Band @ BK Bowl – ‘Find A Way’ to get down to Brooklyn Bowl for Robert Randolph and family, who will blow you away with his virtuoso pedal-steel guitar work.
Celebrating Otis Redding @ The Apollo – Featuring The Dap-Kings, Warren Haynes and many others, this special night and fundraiser will be hosted by Whoopie Goldberg and will raise funds for the Otis Redding Foundation.
G. Love & Special Sauce @ BK Bowl – Celebrating 25 years playing their unique brand of alternative R&B, G. Love will have the bowl chillin’ and dancing.
Fleetwood Mac, Haim, Lorde, Harry Styles @ Radio City – Some of the biggest performers in the world will be celebrating the first recipient of the MusiCares “person of the year award” for legends, Fleetwood Mac. This will prove to be a memorable night with a performance by Fleetwood Mac, and will also be an expensive one, with tickets starting at $356 in the balcony.
Typhoon, Bad Bad Hats @ MHOW – Typhoon is a post-pop band from Portland, OR who’s brand-new album, Offerings, is a work of art that will be featured in their live show.
Fruit & Flowers @ Rough Trade – If you haven’t seen this unique and rocking band out of Brooklyn, fix that with a special Sunday treat at Rough Trade as their harmonies wash over you like never-ending waves.