The Brooklyn-based indie pop star tours his first studio album, “Where Polly People Go to Read,” which cloaks verbose pondering on Gen Z loneliness behind bouncy drum machine bedroom beats.
Whether it’s Diplo, Quavo, Swae Lee, or whichever hyper-relevant personality she decides to collaborate with, it’s clear that Madonna shows no signs of kicking back in her stardom. She’s still here to give a heck of a show. There are six dates, no excuses.
October 15-17, 21, 23-24
Described as the “Japanese Todd Rundgren” after his do-everything-yourself approach to the studio and eclectic influences, the Tokyo-grown underground cult star plays a rare handful of U.S. dates.
Kero Kero Bonito
The neon-clad group behind “Flamingo,” the 2014 viral hit that made seafood allergies danceable, continue to experiment with genre-pushing pop, and their live show promises more thoughtful quirk.
The indie mainstays tour their St. Vincent-produced “The Center Won’t Hold,” which tackles the perils of our modern world with tenacity and wit, never missing an opportunity to rock out.
JR Atkinson is an incoming junior at Wesleyan University where she studies English and film. She is Newcity’s summer intern.