NYC: Jazz Listings for Aug. 10-16

Tuesday through Aug. 18
John Abercrombie Quartet
At 8:30 and 11 p.m., Birdland, 315 West 44th Street, Clinton, (212) 581-3080, birdlandjazz.com; $30 and $40 cover, with a $10 minimum.

Tuesday
Mike Baggetta Trio
At 8.30 and 10.30 p.m., Bar Next Door, 129 Macdougal Street, near West Third Street, Greenwich Village,
(212) 529-5945, lalanternacaffe.com;
$12 cover, with a one-drink minimum.

Friday and Saturday
George Cables Quartet
At 8, 10 and 11:30 p.m.,
Smoke, 2751 Broadway, at 106th Street,
(212) 864-6662, smokejazz.com;
$30 cover, with a variable minimum.

Friday through Sunday
Freddy Cole Quartet
At 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.,
Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street, Manhattan,
(212) 576-2232, jazzstandard.net;
$30, $25 on Sunday.

Friday and Saturday
Al Foster-George Mraz Quartet
At 8:30 and 11 p.m.,
Birdland, 315 West 44th Street, Clinton,
(212) 581-3080, birdlandjazz.com;
$30 and $40 cover, with a $10 minimum.

Friday and Saturday
Mary Halvorson
At 9 and 10:30 p.m.,
Cornelia Street Café,
29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village,
212) 989-9319, corneliastreetcafe.com;
$10 cover with a $10 minimum.

Tuesday through Aug. 19
Tom Harrell Quartet
At 9 and 11 p.m.,
Village Vanguard,
178 Seventh Avenue South, at 11th Street, West Village,
(212) 255-4037, villagevanguard.com;
$25 cover, with a one-drink minimum.

Thursday through Aug 19
Stanley Jordan Trio
At 8 and 10 p.m.,
Iridium Jazz Club, 1650 Broadway, at 51st Street,
(212) 582-2121, theiridium.com;
$35 cover, with a $10 minimum.

Friday through Sunday
Earl Klugh
At 8 and 10:30 p.m.,
Blue Note, 131 West Third Street, Greenwich Village,
(212) 475-8592,
bluenote.net; $35 cover at tables, $20 at the bar,
with a $5 minimum.

Wednesday through Aug. 19
Lee Konitz, Bill Frisell, Gary Peacock, Joey Baron
At 8 and 10:30 p.m.,
Blue Note,
131 West Third Street, Greenwich Village,
(212) 475-8592, bluenote.net;
$35 at tables, $20 at the bar, with a $5 minimum.

Friday
Kate McGarry Quartet
At 8 p.m., Joe’s Pub, at the Public Theater,
425 Lafayette Street, at Astor Place, East Village,
(212) 967-7555, joespub.com;
$15 in advance, $20 at the door, with a two-drink
or $12 food minimum.

Friday
Jason Palmer New York Quintet
At 9 and 10:30 p.m.,
Jazz Gallery,
290 Hudson Street, at Spring Street, South Village,
(212) 242-1063, jazzgallery.org;
$20, free for members.

Wednesday and Thursday
Mike Pride’s From Bacteria to Boys
At 10:30 p.m., Zebulon,
258 Wythe Avenue, near North Third Street,
Williamsburg, Brooklyn,
(718) 218-6934, zebuloncafeconcert.com; free.

Tuesday and Wednesday
Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio
At 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.,
Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street, Manhattan,
(212) 576-2232, jazzstandard.net;
$20.

Saturday
Matana Roberts (Saturday)
At 9 and 10:30 p.m.,
Jazz Gallery, 290 Hudson Street, at Spring Street, South Village,
(212) 242-1063, jazzgallery.org;
$20 cover, free for members.

Wednesday
Kendra Shank Quartet
At 8 and 10 p.m.,
Kitano Hotel, 66 Park Avenue, at 38th Street,
(212) 885-7119, kitano.com;
$10 cover, with a $15 minimum.

Thursday
Jaleel Shaw Trio
At 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.,
Bar Next Door, 129 Macdougal Street, near West Third Street, Greenwich Village,
(212) 529-5945, lalanternacaffe.com;
$12 cover, with a one-drink minimum.

Monday
Josh Sinton’s Ideal Bread
Playing an opening set, at 8:30 p.m.,
At Sycamore, 1118 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn,
(347) 240-5850, sycamorebrooklyn.com;
$10.

Wednesday
Ches Smith and These Arches
At 8 p.m.,
Barbès, 376 Ninth Street, at Sixth Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn,
(347) 422-0248, barbesbrooklyn.com;
$10 suggested donation.

Thursday
Becca Stevens Band
At 8:30 p.m., Shapeshifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Place, Park Slope, Brooklyn,
shapeshifterlab.com; $12 cover.

Tuesday
David Ullmann Quintet
At 7 p.m., Barbès, 376 Ninth Street,
at Sixth Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn,
(347) 422-0248, barbesbrooklyn.com;
$10 suggested donation.

Friday through Sunday and Tuesday through Aug 19
At 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.,
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Frederick P.
Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center,
60th Street and Broadway,
(212) 258-9595, jalc.org;
$30 to $40 cover, $15 for students for select sets, with a minimum of $10 at tables, $5 at the bar.

Wednesday
John Webber Quartet
At 7, 9 and 10:30 p.m.,
Smoke, 2751 Broadway, at 106th Street,
(212) 864-6662, smokejazz.com; no cover, with a variable minimum.

Sunday through Tuesday
Dan Weiss Drum Fest
Sunday at 8:30 p.m.,
Monday and Tuesday at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.,
Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village, (212) 989-9319, corneliastreetcafe.com;
$10 cover, with a $10 minimum.

Friday through Sunday
Warren Wolf Quartet
At 9 and 11 p.m.,
Village Vanguard, 178 Seventh Avenue South, at 11th Street, West Village,
(212) 255-4037, villagevanguard.com;
$25 cover, with a one-drink minimum.

The Old 97’s Band – Recreating the Past as an Anniversary Gift to Fans

Great write up on the Old 97’s band in the New York Times

Read article HERE

Old 97’s – Time Bomb

Old 97’s – Dance With Me

“The Old 97s may be an alt-country band, but there was no shortage of pedal-to-the-floor rocking, complete with a few hundred 10.0 hair whips from frontman Rhett Miller.” ~ Todd Owyoung

The Old 97’s band frontman Rhett Miller.

The Old ’97s band performing at Showbox.

The Old 97’s band frontman Rhett Miller

Where is Rhett Miller these days?

Gojira: NYC Concerts sold out

NEW YORK TEASER
Gojira kicked off their short North American tour last Thursday in NYC!

Gojira were planning to spend their late summer days touring with Lamb of God and Dethklok. In light of the tour’s cancelation, the band has booked a spate of intimate gigs sprinkled along the East Coast, as well as few Midwestern gigs, including a spot on a date Knotfest, the new fest curated by their labelmates in Slipknot.