NYC upstarts Emanuel And The Fear have quickly stirred up quite a bit of recognition with their 11-piece indie rock orchestra, which focuses on pushing the boundaries of modern rock into new realms of grandiose composition, à la Arcade Fire and Sufjan Stevens. The entire band will perform at Joe’s Pub in NYC on Friday, Sept. 4 at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 and the show is all ages. Visit myspace.com/emanuelandthefear for more details.
You can also catch vocalist Emanuel Ayvas perform solo at the 2nd Annual Orgfest Benefit Concert on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The benefit is taking place at Southpaw in NYC. Tickets are $10, doors at 8 p.m. For more info, visit blspi.org/orgfest.