The way things shake out today, you can see music from early in the afternoon to way into the night. Here’s the rundown:
At 1pm, The Losers Lounge presents the Brill Building Songbook will take the stage at Joe’s Pub (for more information about this show click here). At 3:30pm, a bit further east and downtown, The NYC Holiday Benefit for Toys for Tots with The Spring Standards, STOLAR, Drew Yowell, and Julian Velard will start at The Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2. As usual at a Toys for Tots benefit, the price of admission is a new, unwrapped toy with a minimum value of $10.
Take time off for dinner, and then the music will start again. There will be two additional Losers Lounge performances tonight: one at 7pm and one at 9:30pm. Over in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, The Way Station will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Rubber Soul with performances of their songs by Sun Thief, Ben Clark and the Long Shadows, and The All Night Chemists. This show begins at 8pm.
The Loser’s Lounge Plays The Brill Building Songbook, Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street between Astor Place and E. 4th Street (R Train to 8th Street, 6 Train to Astor Place, B, D, F or M Trains to Broadway-Lafayette), 1pm, 7pm and 9:30pm, $25, 1pm show $20
NYC Holiday Benefit for Toys for Tots with The Spring Standards, STOLAR, Drew Yowell, and Julian Velard, Rockwood Stage 2, 196 Allen Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 3:30pm, bring a new, unwrapped toy for donation, minimum value $10
Rubber Soul 50 with Sun Thief, Ben Clark and the Long Shadows, and The All Night Chemists, The Way Station, 683 Washington Avenue between Prospect Place and St. Marks Avenue (2 or 3 Train to Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn Museum or C Train to Clinton – Washington), 8pm, No Cover (but contributions for the musicians is highly recommended)
Cariad Harmon, The Rockwood Music Hall,196 Allen Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), Midnight, No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly recommended)