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Delta Dreambox. Music your great-grandmother probably sang to… the band specializes on material by the likes of Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey – you know the first-ever recorded blues artist? Barbès, 376 9th St. (at 6th Ave.), B’klyn, 718-965-9177; 8, $10 donation. CSS, Yo Majesty. Rockin’ it, Web code-style. The Fillmore NY at Irving Plaza, [&hellip
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The Comas, The Broken West, Nethers. Fresh out of the Intensive Care Unit, The Comas are awake and mostly coherent. Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. (at 11th St.), Hoboken, 201-653-1703; 8, $10. New Fest. 19th NY Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival. AMC Loews 34th St. Theater, 312 W. 34th St. (at 8th Ave.), 212-571-2170; [&hellip
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The Bravery, The Cinematics, The Photo Atlas. New York’s only post-punk disco dance band. We kid, we kid. The Fillmore NY at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl. (at 15th St.), 212-777-6800; 8, $20. Postopolis! Architectural bloggers, architects & designers talk architecture and more. Storefront for Art & Architecture, 97 Kenmare St. (betw. Mulberry & Lafayette [&hellip
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Brand New, Anathallo, Colour Revolt. Might want to get around to changing that name, finally. Blender Theatre at Gramercy, 127 E. 23rd St. (betw. Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. S.), 212-777-6800; 6:30, $21/$24. The Bravery, The Cinematics, The Photo Atlas. The whole retro new wave thing is cute, and then next thing you know, you’re [&hellip
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Bright Eyes, Gillian Welch. It’s not so much the eyes as those long, lovely eyelashes that we love. Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St. (betw. 6th Ave. & B’way), 212-997-1003; 7:30, $33.50. Taylor Mead. Octogenarian, actor & poet laureate of Andy Warhol’s Factory reads from his new book, Taylor Mead, a Simple Country Girl. Bowery [&hellip
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Les Breastfeeders, The Stalkers, The Size Queens. With a name like that, it doesn’t really matter what your band sounds like. Maxwell’s, 1039 Washington St. (at 11th St.), Hoboken, 201-653-1703; 8:30, $10. The Rosebuds, The Ladybug Transistor, Bowerbirds. Rockin’ the last words of an eccentric millionaire newspaper tycoon. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery [&hellip
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Joseph Arthur & The Lonely Astronauts, Stars of Track and Field. The only thing sadder than a lonely astronaut is multiple lonely astronauts. Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. (betw. Bowery & Chrystie St.), 212-533-2111; 8, $18/$20. Handsome Furs, TK Webb. Is there anyone in Montreal that hasn’t been in Wolf Parade at some point? Mercury [&hellip
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Bebel Gilberto. Do not call the Brazilian-bred vocalist “the daughter of bossa nova.” Her sound goes way beyond that, blending her native roots with European electronica, jazz and other influences, as heard on her latest disc, Momento. Blender Theatre at Gramercy, 127 E. 23rd St. (betw. Lexington Ave. & Park Ave. S.), 212-777-6800; 7:30, $ [&hellip
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Damien Rice. Rumor has it that once Rice has released 10 albums, you’ll be able to call his house. Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Ave. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 212-307-7171; 8, $39.50. Smut. “Jewish Girls are Dirty,” get some kink in your hair with pervert/author of Circuit, T.C. Gardstein, comedian Emily Epstein & [&hellip
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