6 Best Rock Concerts in New York City this week

Our picks of the absolute best Rock concerts in New York City this week.

Nov 22, 2021 by Kwhen Contributors

6 Best Rock Concerts in New York City this week

Some of the best Rock concerts in New York City are happening this week. From Titus Andronicus and Yngwie Malmsteen with John 5, to The Lemonheads with Soft Kill and Lunachicks with Toilet Boys, find all the best concerts in New York City with our guides. This list of the best concerts in New York City is designed to help with your last-minute showgoing plans. Get your tickets now!

David Byrne's American Utopia

David Byrne's American Utopia

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When & Where

Mon, November 22, 2021, 8:00pm

David Byrne is a Scottish-American musician who was the founding member, principal songwriter, and lead singer and guitarist of the American new wave band Talking Heads. Byrne is a multi-instrumentalist and is known for his distinctive voice.

Yngwie Malmsteen with John 5

Yngwie Malmsteen with John 5

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When & Where

Mon, November 22, 2021, 11:15pm

Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist and bandleader. Malmsteen first became known in the 1980s for his neoclassical metal playing style in heavy metal, and has released 20 studio albums in a career spanning almost 40 years. In 2009, Time magazine rated Malmsteen as among the 10 greatest electric guitar players of all time.

John William Lowery, best known by the stage name John 5, is an American guitarist. His stage name was bestowed on him in 1998 when he left David Lee Roth and joined the industrial metal group Marilyn Manson as their guitarist, taking over for Zim Zum. Still going by the name "John 5", Lowery has since become the guitarist for Rob Zombie.

Titus Andronicus (18+)

Titus Andronicus (18+)

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When & Where

Tue, November 23, 2021, 1:00am

Titus Andronicus is an American punk/indie rock band formed in Glen Rock, New Jersey in 2005. The band is composed of singer/lyricist/guitarist Patrick Stickles, guitarist Liam Betson, bassist R.J. Gordon, and drummer Chris Wilson. The group takes its name from the Shakespeare play Titus Andronicus, and has cited musical and stylistic influences such as Neutral Milk Hotel and Pulp.

The Lemonheads with Soft Kill

The Lemonheads with Soft Kill

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When & Where

Wed, November 24, 2021, 12:00am

Soft Kill at The Basement East at 2021-11-08T20:00:00-0600

The Lemonheads is an American alternative rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986 by Evan Dando, Ben Deily, and Jesse Peretz. Dando has remained the band's only constant member. After their initial punk-influenced releases and tours as an independent/"college rock" band in the late 1980s, the Lemonheads' popularity with a mass audience grew in 1992 with the major label album It's a Shame about Ray, which was produced, engineered, and mixed by The Robb Brothers. This was followed by a cover of Simon and Garfunkel's "Mrs. Robinson", which eventually became one of the band's most successful singles. The Lemonheads were active until 1997 before going on hiatus, but reformed with a new lineup in 2005 and released The Lemonheads the following year. The band released its latest album, Varshons 2, in February 2019.

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

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When & Where

Thu, November 25, 2021, 1:00am

Robert Randolph and the Family Band is an American funk and soul band led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph. NPR has described the band as one with an "irresistible rock 'n' roll swagger". Rolling Stone also went on to include Randolph upon their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. The band has released six studio albums and has been Grammy nominated three times.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band is an American funk and soul band led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph. NPR has described the band as one with an "irresistible rock 'n' roll swagger". Rolling Stone also went on to include Randolph upon their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. The band has released six studio albums and has been Grammy nominated three times.

Lunachicks with Toilet Boys

Lunachicks with Toilet Boys

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When & Where

Sun, November 28, 2021, 12:00am

Toilet Böys are an American rock and roll band from New York City, United States. The band's original line-up is made up of Miss Guy, Sean Pierce, Electric Eddie, Rocket, and Adam Vomit. Toilet Böys have toured world-wide supporting musical acts such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nashville Pussy, Orgy, The Damned, Dee Dee Ramone & Deborah Harry. They were known for a highly energetic stage show that included spark-showers, smoke, lasers, strobes, synchronized flame-columns, cheerleaders, confetti cannons, burning guitars and fire breathing performed by lead guitarist Sean during the finale.

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