6 Wonderful Rock Concerts in New York City this weekend

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

Oct 14, 2021 by Kwhen Contributors

6 Wonderful Rock Concerts in New York City this weekend

Looking for Rock concerts in New York City? Find out about recently announced Rock concerts in New York City with our calendars and make sure you never miss out on a show. Want to know the best concerts happening in New York City today, this weekend or in the coming months? Use our New York City events calendar as your guide to find the best performances to see and grab your tickets!

The Menzingers

The Menzingers

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When & Where

Fri, October 15, 2021, 10:30pm

The Menzingers are an American punk rock band from Scranton, Pennsylvania, formed in 2006. The band consists of Greg Barnett, Tom May, Eric Keen and Joe Godino. To date, the band has released six studio albums, with their most recent, Hello Exile, released on October 4, 2019.

The New Power Generation

The New Power Generation

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 12:00am

The New Power Generation, also known as The NPG, was the backing band of musician Prince from 1990 to 2013. They were replaced by 3rdeyegirl as his backing band in 2013. In 2015, the New Power Generation reunited as Prince's backing band for his final studio album before his death, Hit n Run Phase Two. They reunited once again in 2017 for a US and European tour.

David Byrne's American Utopia

David Byrne's American Utopia

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 12:00am

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.

Lez Zeppelin

Lez Zeppelin

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When & Where

Sat, October 16, 2021, 11:00pm

Lez Zeppelin is an all-female tribute act, performing the work of Led Zeppelin. In June 2005, Chuck Klosterman wrote an article for SPIN Magazine that featured Lez Zeppelin as a leading protagonist in a trend of all-female hard rock "tribute" bands. He referred to the group as "the most powerful all-female band in rock history" and described the rise of bands like Lez Zeppelin as a "kind of multilayered cultural phenomenon." Stories about the group appeared in The Times, whose journalist called the band "the best new band I’ve seen all year, no question;" Reuters and CNN.com., which ran a front page feature that called the group so "electrifying" they are "driving club audiences to a frenzy."

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

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When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 12:00am

John Lyon, better known by his stage name Southside Johnny, is an American singer-songwriter, who usually fronts his band Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Southside Johnny has long been considered the Grandfather of "the New Jersey Sound." Jon Bon Jovi has acknowledged Southside Johnny as his "reason for singing."

John Lyon, better known by his stage name Southside Johnny, is an American singer-songwriter who usually fronts his band Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Southside Johnny has long been considered the Grandfather of "the New Jersey Sound." Jon Bon Jovi has acknowledged Southside Johnny as his "reason for singing."

Sawyer Fredericks with The Accidentals

Sawyer Fredericks with The Accidentals

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When & Where

Sun, October 17, 2021, 12:00am

The Accidentals are an American musical band, formed in Traverse City, Michigan, United States in 2012, by Sav Buist and Katie Larson, joined by percussionist Michael Dause in 2014. The group features an eclectic blend of indie folk, pop, jazz, bluegrass, rock, classical, and other genres, utilizing a wide variety of instruments that reflect the group's orchestral roots and electronic influences. They have released three full-length albums, one EP, and two live albums.

If you’re visiting Windrake Farm in Fultonville, NY, and you’re looking for Sawyer Fredericks, it’s best to be very quiet and listen. You should be able to hear him singing, whether he’s bringing hay to the cows, collecting eggs, riding his quad, or playing Elder Scrolls Online. If his hands are free, he’s probably also strumming his guitar. Sawyer is a 16 year old singer and prolific songwriter..., who learned his first guitar chords in the fall of 2010. Since then, he has written over 3 dozen complete songs, and countless “doodles,” as he calls them. Videos of his performances can be found on YouTube and on his musician Facebook page. In 2012 he recorded his first demo CD with six of his original songs. And in June 2013 Sawyer released his first full length album, Out My Window, with 15 original songs. Sawyer is currently participating as a contestant on Season 8 of NBC's The Voice, coached by Pharrell Williams. CDs can be purchased in physical and digital format at CDBaby, iTunes, A

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