New Year’s Resolution No. 458 (and counting). Listen to more music. See more live shows. (Let others do the legwork for you.)
No More, Julie Doiron (folk meets funk)
7:30 p.m., at Union Hall (702 Union Street, Park Slope; 718-638-4400).
Be-Nin-Bop, Lionel Lueke (up on the rhythms)
With Miguel Zenon and Jeff Ballard, 9 & 10:30 p.m., at Jazz Gallery (290 Hudson Street; 212-242-1063).
Planet Rock, Afrika Bambaataa (hip-hop godfather)
10 p.m., at APT (419 West 13th Street; 212-414-4245).
Goliath, The Silent League (symphonic pop)
9:30 p.m., at Mercury Lounge (217 East Houston Street; 212-260-4700).
Stitched in Sin, Black Diamond Heavies (lo-fi blues)
10:30 p.m., at Luna Lounge (361 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg).
Saturday People, Luke Temple (high and sweet)
9:30 p.m., at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street; 212-967-7555).
Automatic Husband, The Fiery Furnaces (sonic adventures)
8:30 p.m., at Maxwell’s (1039 Washington Street, Hoboken; 201-653-1703).
Start Your Engines, Ching Chong Song (saw & piano)
8 p.m., at Sound Fix Records (110 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg; 718-388-8090).
Silently, Blonde Redhead (spacey rock)
With The Raveonettes and School of Seven Bells, 8 p.m., at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street).
Golden Prize, Apes & Androids (rock opera)
11:30 p.m., at Mercury Lounge (217 East Houston Street; 212-260-4700).
Black Star, Alex from Tokyo (art of disco)
11 p.m., at Cielo (18 Little West 12th Street; 212-645-5700).
Rest. And update your iPod.