My Bloody Valentine, Cat Power, & More Shows To Catch This Week

showsPhotos: Courtesy of Hammerstein Ballroom; Courtesy of Santos Party House; Courtesy of Brooklyn Masonic Temple.

My Bloody Valentine: Hammerstein Ballroom, November 11 and 12, $70
My Bloody Valentine took the music world by storm earlier this year when it released a new record out of the blue. Now that m b v has had some time to sink in, the band's NYC fans now get the chance to dig into the new material live. No one does it better, louder, or more beautiful than these guys.
Monday and Tuesday, November 11 and 12, 8 p.m., Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34 Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues); 212-279-7740.


Cat Power: Brooklyn Masonic Temple, November 14 (7 and 11 p.m), $40
Still going strong following her triumphant return with Sun, Chan Marshall (a.k.a. Cat Power) will play back-to-back solo shows this Thursday at Brooklyn Masonic Temple. Get over to Fort Greene for some serious acoustic catharsis.
Thursday, November 14, 6:30 and 10:30 p.m., Brooklyn Masonic Temple, 317 Clermont Avenue #4 (at Lafayette Avenue); Brooklyn; 718-638-1256.

Jon Hopkins, Clark, Nathan Fake: Santos Party House, November 16, $17
British electronic producer Jon Hopkins' Immunity is one of the best dance records of 2013. (If you haven't heard it, you owe it to yourself to seek it out.) He'll be bringing his blend of silky electronic sounds to Santos this weekend.
Saturday, November 16, 7 p.m., Santos Party House; 96 Lafayette Street (between Walker and White Streets); 212-584-5492.

Up for more? Here are some bonus shows:
November 11: Sky Ferreira and Smith Westerns play Webster Hall.
November 13: Skrillex plays The Capitol Theatre.
November 13 to 15: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Talib Kweli, and Big K.R.I.T. play The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
November 14: RAC and MNDR play Bowery Ballroom.
November 14: Kim Gordon plays Issue Room Project.
November 14: Active Child plays Music Hall of Williamsburg.
November 14: TECLA plays Paper Box.
November 14: Violent Femmes play Roseland Ballroom.
November 16: Gary Clark Jr. plays Terminal 5.
November 16: Jonathan Toubin (Soul Clap & Dance-Off) at Brooklyn Bowl.
November 17: Kidrockers feat. Au Revoir Simone plays Brooklyn Bowl.
November 17: TEEN plays Supper Studio.