Lucid Culture – New York Music Daily’s predecessor blog, where all classical, jazz and avant garde coverage continues to be archived
Kate’s Photography – artistic, insightful band shots, special events, family and pet portraits
Ariana’s List – irreplaceable guide to free summer concerts, movies and events in NYC – the first place to check in the summertime for the latest!
All About Jazz New York
The American Guild of Organists’ NYC page – many concert listings
Archive.org – your source for free concert downloads
Artcal.net – art openings around NYC
Concerts and events in NYC public spaces and buildings
Ephemeral New York – weird historical events throughout history, around town
Feast of Music – new music/the avant garde, opera and the occasional trendoid band in NYC
Free Music Archive – all kinds of surprising stuff
The Gigometer NYC live music calendar specializing in Americana roots and singer/songwriters
Harlem One Stop events page
I-94 Bar – excellent Radio Birdman and garage rock fansite
Jazz Lives – Michael Steinman’s lyrical, knowledgeable jazz blog with tons of great live video
Jemsite – everything for guitarists and guitar fans
Steve Kilbey’s blog – hilarious and insightful commentary from the greatest rock songwriter alive.
The irrepressible, inimitable Valerie Kuehne reviews an album a day – everybody who writes about music should read this.
Ines Kuusick’s nifty NYC jazz blog
Myfreeconcert – free concerts around NYC – not as comprehensive as this blog, but sometimes they hear about stuff in places like Bushwick that don’t appear on the radar here.
Nextmosh – THE source for heavy metal in NYC
New York Tango – where to find a milonga in NYC
NYCarts.org concert calendar
NYC Bluegrass calendar of concerts and jams
Ohmyrockness – indie rock calendar and venues list
Peoples’ Symphony Concerts – cheap classical concerts around NYC
Powerpop Overdose – catchy anthems by undeservedly obscure current and older bands
Punknotprofit awesome punk rock classics and obscurities
Q2 cool classical and avant garde radio for people sick to death of Brahms and Mozart
Radio Luxotone very cool rock stream from the insurgent Chicago label
Saving Country Music – new artists keeping the oldschool flame alive
Search and Restore NYC live music calendar
The Soda Shop – stoner music heaven
Tubeify – are you on Tubeify? The ultimate search engine for youtube music.
Vanishing New York dedicated to all remaining good things in NYC being destroyed by DiBloomberg, the trendoids, developers, speculators and yuppies from out of state.
Viva Les Bootlegs rock and metal concert recordings
Wolfgang’s Vault of rare classic rock shows
World Village Music – global sounds from a classy label
Steve Wynn’s website with music and commentary by the king of noir rock
Yiddish Song of the Week – obscure, sometimes hilarious, sometimes scary, historically rich stuff rescued from archives and wax cylinders from across the decades and around the world