Wye Oak + William Brittelle

New York Ardesia Bar Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

Description Show up for an evening of expansive sounds spanning classical, electronic and rock music at this genre-melding show. Baltimore indie duo Wye Oak teams up with Metropolis Ensemble and Brooklyn-based composer William Brittelle to present orchestral versions of songs from its 2014 effort, Shriek. Also on the program is the world premiere of Brittelle's...

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Sleigh Bells

New York Ardesia Bar Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

Expect to hear songs from their most recent release, Jessica Rabbit, which includes standout track, the spacey, subdued synth ballad "Hyper Dark." Mixing bubblegum-snapping, cheerleader aesthetics and AC/DC hard-rawk brashness, this bombastic noise punk duo sounds like no one else. Expect to hear songs from their most recent release, Jessica Rabbit, which includes standout track,...

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Girlpool + Land of Talk (solo) + Forth Wanderers

New York Ardesia Bar Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

Performing now as a larger ensemble, the band adds a fuller sound and the jolt of live percussion to the stark songs of its sophomore album, Powerplant. As folk-punk duo Girlpool, high school friends Harmony Tividad and Cleo Tucker weave complex vocal interplay—unison shouts along with lilting harmonies—above spare guitar melodies. Performing now as a...

Jojo Abot

New York Ardesia Bar Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

Description Considering Abot's fiercely individual sound, not to mention her inescapable charisma live, we hope there are many more to come. She presents her multi-media show, "Power to the God Within," as part of her residency at National Sawdust. Considering Abot's fiercely individual sound, not to mention her inescapable charisma live, we hope there are many more to come. She presents...

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Screaming Females

New York Ardesia Bar Lexington Avenue, New York, NY

Opening duties fall to Teenage Halloween Feb 22, Snakeskin Feb 23 and Spowder Feb 24. The local indie-rock heroes, whose crunched-out anthems manage to sound both commanding and casual, hit Monty Hall for a three-night run. The band takes the stage just as its latest album, All At Once, sees the light of day, so...

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