With so many shows happening in and around New York City every week, it can be difficult to sift through them and pick a handful to attend or just RSVP. Ears to Feed is here to save you time and frustration with a weekly listing of our most anticipated shows.
Pronoun, Highnoon and REN
Elsewhere Rooftop, 599 Johnson Ave #1, Brooklyn
6 p.m. | Tickets (21+): https://bit.ly/3rlpdXY
Pronoun is set to release their five-song dazzling EP this week. They’re celebrating their emo-pop project alongside Philly folk-rock group, Highnoon and groovy pop singer Rén with the Mane. Elsewhere has been a staple for Brooklyn shows and with the support from DIY communities, it will be a show that feels like homecoming.
Steve Gunn, William Tyler
The Bell House, 149 7th St., Brooklyn
8 p.m. | Tickets (21+): https://bit.ly/3wXqcyB
Songwriter Steve Gunn will be kicking off his tour with fellow guitar aficionado and friend William Tyler tomorrow night. Gunn will be previewing new material from his upcoming album Other You out August 27 on Matador Records. The night will likely feature an array of textured guitar movements, superb covers and some “friends.”
Godcaster, Sunk Heaven, Patti
TV Eye, 1647 Weirfield, Ridgewood
8 p.m. | Tickets (21+): https://bit.ly/3rmc1lH
The theatrical element of Godcaster’s live performances is something to witness as the quintet has one of the most electrifying shows within the local Brooklyn scene. Expect costumes, avant-garde noise jams and downright loveable ‘70s inspired grandiosity. Also on the bill is the jagged noise of Sunk Heaven and angular post-punk trio Patti.
Dolly Spartans, Them Airs, Fire Man
The Broadway, 1272 Broadway, Brooklyn
8 p.m. | Tickets (21+): https://bit.ly/3zguAu9
Garage rock group Dolly Spartans have cemented their place in the New York DIY community. Supported by the funk art-punk Them Airs and punk project Fire Man, The Broadway will cocoon a symphony of thrilling rock sounds.
Sun Ra Arkestra, Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty
Central Park Summerstage
5 p.m. | Free RSVP (all ages): https://bit.ly/3z9q6Wm
A free show from Sun Ra Arkestra in Central Park should be all you need to know to get this marked on your calendar. The Arkestra will bring their otherworldly jazz pushing boundaries to the main stage along with the immersive sounds of Sistazz of the Nitty Gritty.