NYC’s 10 Best Concerts to See in April (10 to 6)
10. George Clinton & The Parliament-Funkadelic All-Stars. B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42 Street. George Clinton performs with several guest performers on April 9th. Musician George Clinton is most famous for his song Atomic Dog and P-funk music. Tickets $39.50 in advance, $42 day of show.
9. Cypress Hill. SOBs, 200 Varick Street, Basement, SoHo. April 15th. Originally from the west coast, Cypress Hill were the first Latino rap group to go platinum and always puts on a solid performance. Tickets are $25 in advance.
8. Natalie Merchant. Concert Hall at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street At Central Park West. April 12th and 13th. After beginning her solo career in the early 1990s, she soon became a pop star with songs like “Wonder”, “Carnival”, and “Kind and Generous”. She releases her 2010 album called “Leave Your Sleep” on the 13th, her latest studio album after a 7 year break.
7. Snoop Dogg. The Fillmore at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place. April 20th. The best known West Coast rapper still in the game, Snoop is always entertaining with his one of a kind rap voice and smooth flow.
6. The Legendary Shack Shakers. Mercury Lounge, 217 East Houston Street. April 11th at 9:30 pm. Mercury Lounge is one of the best small music venues in Manhattan with a great sound system. Mercury Lounge focuses on lesser known artists and groups who are emerging in the music industry. The Legendary Shack Shakers are a blues punk band with a tradition southern sound. Admission is $12 call Mercury Lounge at 212-260-4700 for more information and tickets.