Word is it’s Valentines Day; so whether you have a loved one to share the day with or not – you can make this week better by treating your significant other to a good show. Or if you’re single, you know that music doesn’t let you down, nor will it leave you for your best friend, so make a date with music using our handy Pancake Picks below.



Future Islands @ Bowery Ballroom – One of the best live bands that consistently bring it hard every time out. Get your best dancin’ shoes on and head over to the Bowery for what will be a highlight of the month.



Instant Treeline @ Rockwood – When we premiered “Winter Storm” in December the single received a lot of attention for its fast paced guitars and incredible lyricism, so we are excited to catch the band live and in person at Rockwood.


XXYYXX @ WARSAW – Marcel Everett, better known as XXYYXX will bring his own style of electronica to Warsaw.



The Orwells @ Rough Trade – Indie-rock at its best with The Orwells who are releasing a new album this week called Terrible Human Beings. With new songs like “Black Francis” you’ll be in for a treat at Rough Trade.


Monogold & Dead Leaf Echo @ LPR – Come hear some indie rock with a slew of local bands doing it right at the snazzy venue.




Red Hot Chili Peppers @ MSG – The rock legends are returning to NYC with three dates at the worlds most famous arena, need we say more?



Sinkane @ Bowery Ballroom – Classy music for classy people that like to let loose once in awhile. Combining soul, funk, big band and world music, this band will bring you on a trip that you wont want to end.



The Shivers @ MHOW – Just last week we premiered “The Dirty Shed” video from The Shivers’ that is still being raved about today. Fittingly, the new album, Grey Romantic, comes out today on Valentines Day –spoiler alert– it’s amazing, go get it. Head on over to the Music Hall and be ready to hear new songs that will pull on your heartstrings.


Savoir Adore @ Brooklyn Bazaar – Another fantastic NYC band who we’ve gotten to know over the years, will make it all happen with their danceable beats at the Bazaar.


Moon Hooch @ Brooklyn Bowl – By now, we all know how Moon Hooch made their name in the subways NYC and have been gaining momentum ever since with their generous use of brass instruments. Catch the otherworldly funk band at the perfect venue for dancing up a storm.



Cherub @ PlayStation Theater – A few years ago, we hung out with the party band known as Cherub, who mix rock and pop in an impressive way and had a blast. Go have a blast…




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