May kicks off with a bang, when Pearl Jam rocks Madison Square Garden on the first and second.
Barclay's Center has two nights of Justin Bieber early in the month.
There was initially only one night to the Bad Boy Family Reunion in honor of Notorious B.I.G.'s 44th birthday, but the event was such a hit they scheduled another night, with more guests.
There'll be two nights of Mac DeMarco in the Grand Ballroom at Webster Hall featuring Elliott Vincent Jones on the 15th and and Aussie psych-rockers King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard on the 16th. Plus, Caravan Palace will play two nights at Playstation Theater.
Gary Numan has three nights booked at Gramercy Theatre, and he's playing a different album each night. It'll be Replicas on the 10th, Pleasure Principle on the 11th, and Telekon on the 12th.
Kung Fu will electrify Brooklyn Bowl for two nights mid month, featuring Syracuse synth-funk Sophistafunk and progressive imagineers ShwizZ. The Kills are playing a free show at MHOW with L.A. Witch, check it out!
It's May, take your mom to a show!
2. Red Baraat 5/2 - Brooklyn Bowl
3. Johnny Gallagher 5/2 - Piano's
4. Young Thug 5/2 - Playstation Theater
With Lil Yachty
5. Elephant Revival 5/4 - Bowery Ballroom
Featuring Ben Sollee
With Post Malone
7. Del The Funky Homosapien 5/7 - Brooklyn Bowl
Featuring DJ Shiftee and Sean Anonymous.
8. Mother's Day Good Music Festival 5/7 - Barclay's Center
with Keyshia Kole, Monica, Tank, Ginuwine, Avant, and Joe.
With Speak Machine
Featuring Sophistafunk on the 13th and ShwizZ on the 14th.
Featuring Elliott Vincent Jones on the 15th and King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard on the 16th.
12. The Kills 5/17 - Music Hall of Williamsburg - FREE!
Featuring L.A. Witch
13. The Sword 5/17 - Brooklyn Bowl
With Puff Daddy, Lil Kim, Mase, Faith Evans, French Montana & More
Featuring Special Guests Jay-Z, Mary J Blige, DMX, Swizz Beatz
16. Gary Clark Jr. and Albert Hammond Jr. 5/21 - Webster Hall