Today and Tonight: Another Sunday Full of Choices

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Over the past year or two, Sunday has morphed into one of the biggest days for live music in the week in NYC.  Not only does today’s musical menu reflects that, you don’t have to wait for the evening as the first of today’s recommended shows is in the afternoon.

Sasha Dobson continues her monthly residence at Freddy’s Bar this afternoon at 4pm.  This gig is an acoustic one.  Sasha is currently working in the studio, so don’t be surprised if you hear new music mixed into Sasha’s set.  Sasha will play until 7pm.

Over in Park Slope, you’ll find The Radigan Roundup at The 12th Street Bar and Grill, as usual.  At the Roundup, the music is usually stripped down and things are loose and spontaneous. Joining Terry Radigan on stage tonight will be Jay Stolar, Benjamin Cartel, Andrew Sovine, and Freddy Shehadi.  Things get going here at around 7:30pm.

Don’t look on the streets of Bushwick for Hell Phone.  That venue is hidden inside the Ange Noir Cafe, and is entered through a British style phone booth in the back.  Playing there tonight you’ll find Americana singer-songwriter Lara Ewen at 8pm.  Following Lara will be Rony Corcos playing a solo show at 9pm.

Need yet another choice?  Don’t want to traipse through Brooklyn?  Then check out The Mark McKay Band at Tom Clark’s long running Treehouse at 2A (that’s the upstairs).  Mark will bring the rock starting at 9pm.

Sasha Dobson, Freddy’s Bar,  627 5th Ave between 17th and 18th Streets, Brooklyn (R Train to Prospect Avenue), 4-7pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly encouraged)

The Radigan Roundup with  Terry Radigan,  Jim Andralis, Tracy Smith, Roger Greenawalt, Deni Bonet, Hillary Bratton and Barry Reynolds, 12th Street Bar and Grill, 1123 8th Avenue – enter on 12th Street, Park Slope (F or G Trains to 7th Avenue, use the 8th Avenue exit), 7:30pm, No Cover, The Radigan Roundup with  Terry RadiganJay Stolar, Benjamin Cartel, Andrew Sovine, and Freddy Shehadi, 12th Street Bar and Grill, 1123 8th Avenue – enter on 12th Street, Park Slope (F or G Trains to 7th Avenue, use the 8th Avenue exit), 7:30pm, No Cover, (but a contribution for the musicians is highly encouraged)

Lara Ewen (8pm), Rony Corcos (9pm), Hell Phone (enter through the phone booth inside Ange Noir Cafe), 247 Varlet Street between Bogart and White Streets (L Train to Morgan Avenue), No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly encouraged)

The Mark McKay Band, Treehouse at 2A, 25 Avenue A at 2nd Street (F Train to Delancey Street or 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit or J or M Trains to Essex Street), 9pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly encouraged)

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