Editor Note: A new irregular column for you, “MNFS” is just three sentences, a photo and my new favorite song. I’ll post these at random, but they’ll always be good. Brooklyn singer/songwriter Sharon Van Etten […]
Keeping it short and sweet this week, y’all. The most notable shows are undeniably the two back-to-backs by Andrew Bird this Friday and Saturday at Beacon — both of which have yet to sell out, […]
It may be so cold outside in NYC of late that your skin is slowly beginning to resemble that of an extinct, ghostly reptile … but if this week’s list of shows doesn’t pull you limb-by-limb out from under your down comforter, I don’t know what will.
First up, I was introduced to He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister a few years back when they opened for the band formerly known as The Rosewood Thieves at a warehouse party in Los Angeles. This guy and gal and their staple tap-dance-sideshow blew me away. This Thursday, they’re bringing their fun, folky whimsy to Mercury Lounge. You really should not miss it — sleet be damned. Check out the video below:
And of course, there’s brown bird, playing this go ’round with Brooklyn-based O’Death at Le Poisson Rouge. I can’t get enough of this duo, and LPR will be an awesome venue to see them do their thang.