There is a lot going on this week, beginning right away on Monday morning when Krista Muir joins Bob W. for a live acoustic set with her ukulele. Bob and the Montreal-based artist, known to many as Lederhosen Lucil, will also taste and review the bagels of Montreal and New York. Whose bagel will emerge victorious? Find out on Monday 6/28, from 9 AM to noon.
Stay hungry for WHATCHYU SMOKIN'?, Trent's and Marty's live BBQ show at East River Bar, Monday 6/28 from 9 PM to midnight. DJs Marty McSorley and Trent will be spinning and grilling under the Williamsburg Bridge -- at 97 S. 6th Street in Williamsburg, should you want to stop by -- and talking to other partiers in LA, Portland, and London. If you do come, bring things to grill.
Special guest "Deep South" comes to Thunk Tank on Tuesday, and chats with Bronwyn and Jay about the perplexing political situation in South Carolina. If you, too, are curious as to what the deal is with Alvin Greene, Nikki Haley, Governor Sanford, and the rest of 'em, tune in on Tuesday 6/29 from 6 to 7 PM.
RIAA ("Radical, Intense And Awesome!!") returns to Do or DIY with the exclusive mix "The Kitchen of Tomorrow," an excerpt from the forthcoming USA which comments humorously on the changing role of women in American society. On Do or DIY with People Like Us, Wednesday 6/30 from 7 to 8 PM. Hear a bunch of RIAA's other mashups here.
Evan "Funk" Davies will have Portland's Soft Tags on for a set of beguiling rock inspired by, among other things, dreams and the paranormal. After their gigs at Cake Shop (6/27) and Death By Audio (6/29), tune in for more on Wednesday 6/30 from 9 PM to midnight. Note: Fans of the Clean and the Go-Betweens will be especially beguiled.
Later on Wednesday Secret Cities, a pop band from Fargo, are on Night People promoting their critically-acclaimed and "Spectoresque" debut Pink Graffiti (out now on Western Vinyl). Hear their boy/girl vocals, dreamy/romantic flourishes, and name-checking of Brian Wilson Thursday 7/1 from midnight to 3 AM.
Billy Jam broadcasts live from Oakland! Put The Needle On The Record will be at Mama Buzz Cafe on Telegraph, with a throng of guests including Mochipet, DJ 4AM, Dawgisht & Naru Kwina, East Bay hip-hop trio B-Pos, and many more. If you are in the area, come by from noon to 3 PM local time. Listen live on WFMU Friday 7/2, from 3 to 6 PM Jersey City time.
On Transpacific Sound Paradise, Rob Weisberg will be airing a live set from Fool's Gold, recorded at the Bell House by FMU's own Irene Trudel. The African-influenced group -- featuring Israeli-raised lead singer Luke Top, who sings in Hebrew -- are back in New York to play Central Park Summerstage on July 25th. Hear them on Rob's show first, Saturday 7/3 from 6 to 9 PM.