The Most Blogged About Shows This Week

Real Estate

The reading on the Most Blogged About Shows This Week thermometer is clearly pointing to indie. From a Chinese buffet in Queens to the Allen Room at the Time Warner Center, kids in tight jeans will be enjoying some good music. Before we get into it though, we’d like to thank all of our readers who came out to My Social List’s first show at Shea Stadium last week. Ava Luna, Total Slacker, Caged Animals and Osekre & the Lucky Bastards all played thrilling sets to a totally packed audience

Speaking of Chinese buffets, Todd P has assembled a great show at K&K Supper Buffet on Saturday night. Real Estate, The Babies, Black Dice, Dogleather and DJ sets from Oneohtrix Point Never and Ducktails for $5? We’ll definitely be there.

He may have had a bit of a rough year, but Thurston Moore is performing as part of the American Songbook at the Allen Room on Thursday. If the Time Warner Center is too fancy (or expensive), you can check him out in Hoboken at Maxwell’s the next night.  With the status of Sonic Youth not completely clear, this may be turn out to be a great opportunity for his next big thing.

Finally, Glasslands continues to prove to be the best-booked venue in New York, with three shows on our top 10.  Check out The Hundred in the Hands tonight, Salva on Saturday and Megafortress on Tuesday. If you’re really ambitious, on Saturday you can sneak next door to 285 Kent to check out Blouse, Cosmetic, New Lines and Mosaic.

On to the top 10 shows for the next 7 days…

10. Blouse @ 285 Kent Ave w/ Cosmetics, The New Lines, Mosaic
Tuesday, January 31st at 8:00pm – all ages, $10

9. Ancient Sky @ Death By Audio w/ Exitmusic, Face Blindness
Friday, January 27th at 8:00pm – all ages, $7

8. Megafortress @ Glasslands Gallery w/ Slava, Carlos Giffoni, When the Mountains Turn Blue, Joel Ford
Tuesday, January 31st at 8:30pm – 21+, $10 -> tickets

7. Gigantour @ The Theater @ Madison Square Garden w/ Megadeth, Motorhead, Volbeat, Lacuna Coil
Saturday, January 28th at 6:30pm – all ages, $45 – $85 -> tickets

6. The Hundred In The Hands @ Glasslands Gallery w/ Bikini, My Best Fiend, Bear in Heaven
Friday, January 27th at 8:30pm – 21+, $10 – $12 -> tickets

5. Thurston Moore @ The Allen Room @ The Time Warner Center w/ American Songbook
Thursday, February 2nd at 8:30pm – all ages, $50 – $100 -> tickets

4. Salva @ Glasslands Gallery w/ Shlohmo, CREEP
Saturday, January 28th at 11:55pm – 21+, $10 – $12 -> tickets

3. ASAP Rocky @ Irving Plaza w/ Danny Brown, G-Eazy, Flatbush Zombies
Wednesday, February 1st at 7:30pm – 16+, $18 -> tickets

2. Smith Westerns @ Webster Hall w/ Porcelain Raft, Bleached
Tuesday, January 31st at 7:00pm – 18+, $20 -> tickets

1. Real Estate @ K&K Super Buffet w/ The Babies, Black Dice, Dogleather, Oneohtrix Point Never, Ducktails
Saturday, January 28th at 9:00pm – all ages, $5 -> tickets at the door

Shows going on sale this week:

Saturday, January 28th at 12:00pm

The Promise Ring @ Irving Plaza on 05/20 – tbd

Monday, January 30th at 10:00am

Coldplay @ Radio City Music Hall on 03/04 – $55 – $505
Roger Waters @ Yankee Stadium on 07/06 – $179.5 – $254.5

Monday, January 30th at 11:00am

Jay-Z @ Stern Auditorium @ Carnegie Hall on 02/06 – tbd
Jay-Z @ Stern Auditorium @ Carnegie Hall on 02/07 – tbd

Monday, January 30th at 12:00pm

The Adventures of Pete and Pete @ Bowery Ballroom on 02/24 – $15

Wednesday, February 1st at 12:00pm

Cloud Nothings @ The Mercury Lounge on 03/27 – $12
Mogwai @ Webster Hall on 06/14 – $28.5
Mogwai @ Webster Hall on 06/15 – $28.5
Dark Star Orchestra @ Brooklyn Bowl on 05/29 – $25
Squarepusher @ Webster Hall on 03/15 – $30 – $35

Friday, February 3rd at 12:00pm

Cloud Nothings @ The Mercury Lounge on 03/27 – $12
Mogwai @ Webster Hall on 06/14 – $28.5
Mogwai @ Webster Hall on 06/15 – $28.5
Squarepusher @ Webster Hall on 03/15 – $30 – $35

Saturday, February 4th at 10:00am

Feist @ Radio City Music Hall on 05/05 – $40 – $50

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