It’s a few weeks away from the craziness of the holiday season – treat yourself now before you can’t. Let us help with scheduling your musical week with our Pancake Picks below.



Vince Staples @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg – For the hip-hop fans this makes for a midweek treat with the smooth versed Vince Staples. The MHOW doesn’t see many hip-hop shows but this is the perfect opportunity to see one of the best MC’s out there.


Heyrocco @ Bowery Electric – These young men from South Carolina, take a lesson from the early 90’s grunge scene then bathe it in their own stink to create a unique a fresh sound in today’s muddled rock scene. Get there early at 7pm to catch this trio rock out.



Kopecky @ Rough Trade – Kopecky is known for their uncanny ability to combine different genres to create a fantastic sound of their own, which falls into the Alt-Pop category when all said and done. Their groove-heavy show will have you bopping around Williamsburg.



Parquet Courts @ Warsaw – Since their formation in 2010, NYC’s Parquet Courts have become one of the hottest names in the indie music scene. Their garage rock musical banter is perfectly showcased on their most recent album, the experimental and instrumental Monastic Living.


Andrew WK @ Knitting Factory – Do you find yourself needing to party hard? If so, NYC’s own madman Andrew WK is playing a special solo gig for the late show.



Aimee Mann & Ted Leo Christmas Show @ Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brilliant singer-songwriter Aimee Mann and indie rocker Ted Leo are off on their holiday tour and this time their bringing some special guests along including Liz Phair.


Bronze Radio Return @ Rough Trade – One part indie dance party and another part roots rock with a pop sensibility – Bronze Radio Return’s live show is not to be missed. Can’t make it Saturday? You’re in luck as they play the Bowery the following night.



Sleater-Kinney @ Terminal 5 – The punk rock trio have been rocking music music halls around the world since 1994. Since then Carrie Brownstein has become an international comedy sensation and the band is just a big and bad as ever. They played Terminal 5 back in the spring and look to come back and shake things up a bit again.


Article: Tom Shackleford & Shayne Hanley



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