's Concert Picks for the Week of 5/16/11

Written by  Published in Breaking News Monday, 16 May 2011 08:00


Picked By: Daniel Kohn

Who: Yael Naim

Where: The Hotel Café, Los Angeles, CA

When: Monday, May 16th at 8pm

Cost: $20

Age Restritions: 21+



Picked By: Claire Gallagher

Who: Alberta Cross with Chasing KingsSunny WarWar Horse

Where: The Satellite, Los Angeles, CA

When: Tuesday, May 17th, doors at 8:30

Cost: $10

Age Restrictions: 21+



Picked By: Kristina Villarini

Who: Fleet Foxes w/ The Cave Singers

Where: United Palace, NYC

When: Wendesday, May 18th, Doors at 7:00 PM

Cost: $39.50 (Sold Out)

Age Restrictions: All ages



Picked By: Lauren Novik


Where: Hotel Cafe, Los Angeles, CA

When: Wednesday, May 18 at 8pm

Cost:  12.00 presale!

Age Restrictions: 21 +



Picked By: Monica Christoffels

Who: Rootdown CD release party featuring Anna Gilbert and Hunter Gray

Where: WOW Hall, Eugene, OR

When: Thursday, May 19 at 7:30pm

Cost: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. First 100 people in get a free CD! Purchase tickets here

Age Restrictions: All ages.



Picked By: Jesse Diener-Bennett

What: NYC Popfest 2011

Where: Venues all around NYC, including Cake Shop and Cameo

When: Thursday, May 19th to Sunday, May 22nd

Cost: Tickets sold per daily show, prices TBA

Age Restrictions: Dependant on venue



Picked By: Kelly Knapp

Who: The Antlers w/ Little Scream

Where: Music Hall of Williamsburg and Bowery Ballroom, NYC

When: Thursday, May 19th at 8:30pm and Friday May 20th at 8pm, respectively

Cost: both shows SOLD OUT

Age 18+



Picked By: Liz Livengood

Who: Yeah Great Fine

Where: The Woods, Portland, OR

When: Thursday, May 19 9 pm

Cost: $7

Age Restrictions: 21+



Picked By: Laurel Kathleen

Who: Sister Crayon

Where: The Echo, Los Angeles, CA

When: Friday, May 20th, doors at 8:30pm

Cost: $8

Age Restrictions: 18+



Picked By: Lauren Novik

Who: Saint Motel & Vanaprasta judgement day soiree

Where: The Roxy, Los Angeles, CA

When: Saturday, May 21st at 8pm

Cost:  12.50

Age Restricitons: 21+



Picked By: Monica Christoffels

Who: Animal Farm CD release party featuring Endr Won

Where: WOW Hall, Eugene, OR

When: Saturday, May 21 at 9 p.m.

Cost: $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Purchase tickets here.

Age Restrictions: All ages.



*Note: We at apologize for initially posting a picture of Yael Naim that was, in actuality, NOT Yael Naim. Sorry Yael!

Last modified on Saturday, 04 June 2011 17:20
Jesse Diener-Bennett

Jesse started driving his parents up the wall at the age of three by playing one note over and over on their upright piano. Fifteen years later, he began banging his head against the wall of music composition. Now in his early twenties, Jesse continues to bang on pianos and against walls, and he also likes to write about what happens when other people do too. He is a contributor to music sites Pop Damage and Sick of the Radio, and on some God-forsaken wintery midnights when the oppressive weight of the full moon is upon him, he writes articles for eHow and

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