Volume 75, Number 12 | August 10 - 16, 2005


Concerts & Music

ROCKDRAMA AT THE KNITTING FACTORY New York City artists Lisa Jackson, Justin Tranter and M-LAB (pictured above) are bucking the alienation trend of rock music with songs that are provocative and personal tales of connection, love, empowerment and betrayal. Tues., Aug. 9. Doors open at 7pm, music begins at 8pm. Knitting Factory Main Stage, 74 Leonard St. $10. 212-219-3006. www.knittingfactory.com.

dekk, 134 Reade St., 212-941-9404: Fri-Trio X, co-led by Vinson Valega on drums and Lee Metcalf on guitar playing groove-oriented jazz favorites, 8-11 p.m., no cover; Sun.-The Jazz Brunch, featuring standards & original compositions with the Tony DiGregorio Trio, 1-4 p.m., no cover & no min.; Mon.-Rifftide, with Bryant DuPre & Roman Ivanoff, 7-10 p.m., no cover.

housing works bookstore cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334-3324: June 17-Antigone Rising, a female rock group with the sound of Led Zeppelin and the Eagles with a love of pop, 7:30 p.m., $25.

lion’s den, 214 Sullivan St., 212-477-2782: Live music nightly starting at 7:30 p.m., numerous bands, $8-$10 cover charge.

madison square park conservancy, Oval Lawn at Madison Sq. Park, 5th Ave. & 23rd St., madisonsquarepark.org: June 22-Dar Williams, soprano pop singer/songwriter, 7 p.m., free; June 29-Kenny Garrett Quartet, jazz group, 7 p.m., free.

pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts; Concerts begin at 7 p.m., $5-$12.

St. George’s Chapel, 3rd Ave. between 16th & 17th St., 212-533-1392: June 15-Susan Glass, conduscting Vivaldi & Bernstein, 7 p.m., $10.

trinity church, 74 Trinity place, 212-602-0768: Classical Music performed on a weekly basis as 1 p.m., call for dates and performance details, $2.

DA CAPO ELECTRONICA The renowned Da Capo Chamber Players will present a program offering classics and new discoveries for instruments and tape. Sun., May 15 at 7:30pm. Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St. An informal pre-concert panel will take place at 6:30pm with the composers. $15, $10 students and seniors. 212-219-3006.

the jazz gallery, 290 Hudson St., 212-242-1063: May 12-Jake Gwizdala Project, 9 & 10:30 p.m., $12; May 19-Kristjan Randalu & Bodek Janke duo, 9 & 10:30 p.m., $12.

the lion’s den, 214 Sullivan St., 212-477-2782: May 13-U-Melt, jam band extraordinaire, 9:30 p.m., $10.

the living room, 154 Ludlow St., 212-533-7235: June 4-Lower East Side shape note sing, voices gather to sing together free monthly, everyone welcome, 3-6 p.m., free.

pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts; Concerts begin at 7 p.m., $5-$12.

renee weiler concert hall, 46 Barrow St., 212-242-4770: May 12-The Music of Ignace Strasfogel, organized and presented by the composer himself, 8 p.m., $10-$15; May 20-The Dennis Mitchell 3, 7:30 p.m., $10.

st. peter’s chelsea, 346 W. 20th St., 212-757-2945: May 13-“A Bird’s Eye View on Andrew Sterman,” new music by ths multi-instrumentalist composer, 8 p.m., $5-$15.

tribeca perfroming arts center, 199 Chambers St., 212-220-1460: May 20-Mingus - the Guitar Aspect, honoring the music of the jazz master, 8:30 p.m., $25.

trinity church, 74 Trinity place, 212-602-0768: Classical Music performed on a weekly basis as 1 p.m., call for dates and performance details, $2.

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