A big city like NYC means an impressive number of musicians trying to make it big. Finding good venues that put on newer talent for you discover can be difficult. Let us help you out:
Arlene's Grocery actually used to be a Puerto Rican bodega back in the day before it became a venue/bar believe it or not. In 1995 the new business began with the intention to showcase small, up and coming artists. Previous names have included Lana Del Rey, Arcade Fire, the Strokes, and Jeff Buckley that would each achieve some huge level of success.
Location: 95 Stanton Street