Weekend Bender: Optimo, Trans Am, Oneida, DJ Rob Sheffield and more
Gave up beer for Lent, so it'll just be Brandy on the nightstand now.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Optimo @ Studio B [Flier]
Lemonheads @ Southpaw [Tickets]
Lord Finesse’s Birthday Bash: DITC, Das Efx, Nice & Smooth, Grand Puba, DJ Premier, DJ Boogie Blind, with host Chuck D @ Irving Plaza [Flier]
Chinese Stars @ Cake Shop
Download: Chinese Stars, "Sick Machine"
The Softlightes @ Club Midway
Download: The Softlightes, "The Microwave Song"
Bling Kong @ The Hook (Brooklyn Next)
Download: Bling Kong, "BLING KONG Girls"
Neko Case @ Lincoln Center (8:30, 10:30, both sold out)
French Kicks @ Union Hall (sold out)
Calling All Kids with Guest DJ Rob Sheffield @ Luke & Leroy
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Trans Am and Oneida @ Knitting Factory with Big Bear (6:30) and Pterodactyl (10:30) [Flier]
Project Matt and Nick Catchdubs spin @ Home Sweet Home
Excepter presents "40,000 Leagues Under The Sea" @ Monkey Town (7:30, 10) [Info]
Gerard Smith (TV on the Radio) @ Pete's Candy Store
Call Me Lightning @ Cake Shop [Info]
Lemonheads @ Maxwell's (sold out)
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Edie Sedgwick and the Eternals @ Tonic [Info]
Lemonheads @ Maxwell's
Get Drunk and Watch the Oscars @ Your Fleabitten Couch