1. Sage Francis brought his unparalleled rhymes to LPR back in May. Here are a few photos from the show by Wendy Bowman

     
  2. Sex Mob will perform selections from John Lurie’s vast catalog of film music Tuesday evening at LPR as part of Strange and Beautiful: The Music and Art of John Lurie. Here’s a video of the Steven Bernstein-fronted NYC jazz group at Germany’s Jazz Baltica back in 2007.

     
     
  3. LPR presented Darkside’s final show at Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Friday and it was epic. Here’s a great photo by Lina Shteyn.

     
  4. Here’s a great shot of Karen O performing for a sold-out crowd at LPR this past Friday, via the Village Voice. Check out more here.

    Photo by Emily Tan for the Village Voice.

     

  5. Listen to John Darnielle read the beginning of his new novel Wolf in White Van. The Mountain Goats frontman is coming to LPR evening Monday for a discussion/reading with John Hodgman.

     
  6. Here’s a preview of composer Sahba Aminikia’s “Shetābān (In haste)” featuring Kallie Ciechomski on viola.

    Contemporary music ensemble Hotel Elefant showcases Aminikia’s music in "speakOUT" this Sunday 9/14 at LPR. The group will also be performing compositions by Hannis Brown, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Matt Marks and Leaha Maria Villarreal.

     
     
  7. 15-year-old rap phemon Ceddy Jay brings his skills to LPR Saturday night. Watch his music video for the track “#INKBASED” above and download #CREEP, his new 15-track mixtape.

     
     
  8. Watch Bahamas’ First Play Live session for CBC Music. His new album Afie Is Bahamas is out now, and Bahamas plays LPR next Wednesday, September 17!

     
     
  9. We’re looking forward to having the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O at LPR for a sold-out show tomorrow! She’s celebrating the release of her first solo album, Crush Songs. Watch the video for “Rapt” above.

     
     
  10. It’s almost time to take in the lovely sounds of New York Baroque Incorporated as they play music of Vivaldi, Telemann, Stradella, and Huang Ruo. It all gets started at 7:30pm. Join us from anywhere in the world!