Gilberto Gil in Concert on March 11 – Tickets on Sale at 12pm Today

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Brazil’s most influential musician and its Minister of Culture, Gilberto Gil, will be performing live at Nokia Theatre Times Square on Thursday, March 11. The String Concert will feature Jacques Morelenbaum and Bem Gil.

Tickets go on sale today at Noon. If you have seen Gilberto Gil in the past, you probably just bought your tickets. If not, do yourself a favor and get two tickets today. You’ll thank yourself in March. Here’s the Village Voice review on last year’s show.

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Zap Mama Exclusive New Single & Ticket Giveaway

zapmamaZap Mama will be playing several shows next week in support of her album ReCreation, as well as her new single “Chill Out,” which will be released on Nov 3rd. Giant Step is offering free tickets to her show in New York & Boston. Enter to win after the jump.

A remix EP will be released November 17th.

Here’s a sneak-peak, exclusive advanced stream of the new single:

Zap Mama – “Chill Out” Extended Version

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Brazilian Girls with Man Man and The Phenomenal Handclap Band at Governors Island

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On October 2nd, Brazilian Girls play the Beach at Governors Island, with Man Man and The Phenomenal Handclap Band. Over the course of two previous studio albums and countless all-nighters at their East Village clubhouse, Nublu, Brazilian Girls have established a reputation as New York’s premier international party band. To attend a Brazilian Girls show—with its blur of beats, colors and textures—is to experience something like time travel: No one else is quite as capable of making a few hours fly by like a few minutes.

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With Rabbit Habits, their Anti- Records debut, and the natural extension of their body of work begun with The Man In A Blue Turban With A Face and continued with Six Demon Bag, Man Man bring their incomparable vision to bear. Successfully capturing the raw spirit and essence of a Man Man live show, Rabbit Habits is the end product of the efforts of a band who are earnestly saying something important, even if you can’t always make out the words over the blare of the sousaphone.

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