The 19 NYC Concerts That Matter From Now Until 2019

Indoor music season is just beginning

By Shari Gab

The 19 NYC Concerts That Matter From Now Until 2019
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11 October 2018

One of the great benefits of living in the digital-music era is having so many genres at your fingertips.

Hip-hop. Classic rock. Whatever Thom Yorke makes.

You’ll find all those and more on our list of the 19 best shows coming to town between now and the end of 2018.

New bands, old bands, serious bands, jazz hands — all in there.

So pick up some tickets, sync your calendars and get ready to cut a rug or 10.

Because contact highs …
Spiritualized, Oct. 11, Kings Theater

Because it’s his last goodbye. He swears. For real this time ...
Elton John Farewell Tour, Oct. 18-19, Madison Square Garden

Photo via Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images

Because you missed Burning Man …
Glitch Mob, Oct. 20, Brooklyn Steel

Because you have compassion for ‘70s soft rock …
Gold Star, Oct. 24, Baby’s All Right

Because you like it dark and poetic …
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Oct. 26, Barclays Center

Because you owned the cassette …
Garbage, Oct. 27, Kings Theater

Because you wanna shake what your mama gave ya …
Jain, Oct. 30, Warsaw

Because you want a ‘90s-themed Halloween ...
The Crystal Method, Oct. 31, Good Room

Photo via Roberto Ricciuti/Redferns

Because strong men also cry …
Iron and Wine, Nov. 7, Paramount Theater

Because Daft Punk ain’t playing any time soon …
Ghostland Observatory, Nov. 10, Warsaw

Because it’s a dark and sexy date night …
Matthew Dear, Nov. 16, National Sawdust

Because viva Mexican summer! …
A Decade Deeper, Nov. 17, Pioneer Works

Because the man can do no wrong …
Thom Yorke, Nov. 27, Kings Theater

Because you wanna see all your friends tonight …
Ladies of LCD Soundsystem, Nov. 29, Good Room

Photo via Lorne Thomson/Redferns

Because experimental tunes and on-the-ground activism will cross paths …
Mitski, Dec. 1, Brooklyn Steel

Because you’re feeling a bit twee …
Stars, Dec. 10, Brooklyn Steel

Because your Aunt is in town …
Andrea Bocelli, Dec. 12-13, MSG

Because you want to sweat through your vintage T-shirt …
The Black Lips, Dec. 15, Elsewhere

Because suburban indie rock is your guilty pleasure …
Manchester Orchestra, Dec. 15, Brooklyn Steel

Main photo via Taylor Hill/Getty Images

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