Watch ScHoolboy Q & Real Estate Live In Concert, Feb. 23 & 27

NPR MUSIC PRESENTS 'FIRST LISTEN LIVE' CONCERTS & BROADCASTS FEBRUARY 23 & 27 IN NYC: SCHOOLBOY Q & REAL ESTATE

Artists Perform Highlights of New Albums at NPR.org/music

February 11, 2014; Washington, D.C. – NPR Music plays a winning pair this February, bringing music enthusiasts "First Listen Live" concerts with ScHoolboy Q and Real Estate during the last week of the month. Each event offers fans a special preview and celebration of two anticipated new releases. The exclusive New York City performances will be available at NPR.org/music and in the NPR Music mobile apps. Details, including how to attend, follow:

ScHoolboy Q
Sunday, February 23
Le Poisson Rouge
Doors: 7pm (ET); Show: 8pm (ET)
The Top Dawg Entertainment rapper made a name for himself with two independent albums and as part of the Black Hippy crew with Kendrick Lamar. Now, he's set to drop knowledge on a wider audience with his major label debut Oxymoron. Follow @nprhiphop and the NPR Hip-Hop Facebook page for opportunities to get tickets to the show; the concert will be made available to watch the following week at NPR Music.

Real Estate
Thursday, February 27
SubCulture
Doors: 7pm (ET); Show: 8pm (ET)
On its third album, Atlas, the indie band continues to further explore the distinct, jangly sound that's brought them both popular and critical acclaim. The special performance will offer a taste of the group's upcoming tour which kicks off at the end of February. A limited number of tickets to the concert will be given away via @nprmusic and the NPR Music Facebook page. Audiences worldwide can experience the event live at NPR Music, where it will also be archived for later viewing.

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NPR Music collaborates with NPR's newsmagazines, public radio Member stations and the passionate NPR community to celebrate great music in every genre. Visit at NPR.org/music and via NPR Music mobile apps for more "First Listen Live" videos, as well as extensive archives of concerts, interviews and reviews of artists from all genres.

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