With half of Manhattan and much of New Jersey and New York state still without electricity, very limited public transportation, snarled traffic on most roads and other post-Sandy problems, there are loads of cancelled and postponed concerts. UPDATE AS OF NOVEMBER 2: Lights are coming back in downtown Manhattan.
As of November 2:
Colourmusic has rescheduled their cancelled Santos show (10/30) to Saturday, 11/3 with MNDR and Static Summer. The show is at 530 p.m. and tickets are still available.
Savoir Adore will be playing the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, 11/3.
Pianos reopens at 8 p.m.
Living Room is open and there will be bans as of midnight.
Cake Shop is open.
Le Poisson Rouge is open.
Film Forum is open on November 3.
Webster Hall is open as of 10 p.m. with a "Blackout Recovery Party."
The NYC Marathon has been cancelled.
Bowery Electric - on November 6 will hold "Rock For Light" show, celebrating the Bad Brains, to benefit the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief. Lineup features H.R. of Bad Brains, TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone, D Generation's Jesse Malin, Vernon Reid and many more.
As of November 1
For everyone attending the Aimee Mann show at Tarrytown Music Hall on November 1 who might have no power at home, the venue is offering to charge your cellphone during the concert if you bring your phone and charger.
There are some other open venues — Terminal 5 will proceed with November 1's Squarepusher, Holy F**k and Mount Kimbie show (with drink specials too). The Wolf Gang show which was to be at Santos has been moved to Brooklyn's Knitting Factory. Tom Tom Club is still at Brooklyn Bowl and even better, Questlove will DJ following the show at 11 p.m.; all proceeds benefit the Red Cross.
The JD McPherson, Donovon Frankenreiter and Sean Rowe show, slated for 11/1 at Bowery Ballroom, has been moved to Music Hall of Williamsburg. All Bowery tix will be honored.
City Winery is open, with a limited menu and full bar. And Glasslands is open with Black Spade, Fresh Daily and more on 11/1.
Additional updates (including shows cancelled prior to 10/31 and refund information) can also be found on WFUV.com.
Big thanks to Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan for compiling comprehensive lists.
Cancelled or Postponed Events (UPDATED AS OF NOVEMBER 2: Power is back in lower Manhattan! Many of the below venues are slowly reopening):
285 Kent - Weekend, Black Marble, Starred, Alan Watts cancelled, but Alex Bleeker & The Freaks and Future Shuttle WILL play on November 1
Barclays Center - Smashing Pumpkins
Beacon Theater - Meatloaf (postponed to a later date; fans encouraged to hold onto tickets)
Bowery Ballroom - Reckless Kelly (Postponed)
Bowery Electric - ESG (postponed to December/January), The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black (11/1, cancelled)
The Capitol Theatre - Little Feat/Leon Russell (11/4) Trey Anastasio Band (11/5) Meatloaf (11/7) - all to be rescheduled, dates TBA
Cake Shop - The Shrine, Dirty Fences
The Concert Hall at New York Society for Ethical Culture - Rickie Lee Jones (postponed to 11/14, tix for 11/1 will be honored)
Highline Ballroom - The Misfits on 10/31 (postponed to December 16). K'Naan postponed on 11/1.
Home Sweet Home - Bellicose Minds
House of Vans - Hallo-Wolfbat
Irving Plaza - Woodkid (11/1 postponed, will be rescheduled to a date TBA)
Joe's Pub - still closed. All ticketholders can request a refund or exchange when the venue reopens.
Mercury Lounge - The Darcys/Rey Pila show has been postponed to 11/6, Boy Morgan and 1-800-Band has been cancelled (11/1)
Music Hall of Williamsburg - Jackie Greene
Park Slope Halloween Parade
Roseland - Sonar on Tour w/Die Antwoord (11/2, cancelled), Dethlock, The Black Dahlai Murder (11/3, cancelled).
The Slipper Room - Alberta Cross (moved from 11/1 to 11/8, all tix will be honored; refunds also available)
SOB's - 80s/90s Halloween Dance Party (Postponed)
Starland Ballroom (NJ) - Social Distortion (11/1 and 11/2, cancelled)
Village Halloween Parade
Webster Hall - Freelance Whales (postponed, hold onto tickets)
WFMU Record Fair
The Bell House is closed
Canal Room is closed.
Pianos is closed.
Le Poisson Rouge is closed. The Living Room is closed.
Cake Shop is closed.
Rockwood Music Hall is closed.
Fontana's is closed.
Santos Party House is closed.
Sunshine Cinema is closed.
UCB East is closed
Union Hall is open as a bar only; 11/1 Communion NYC is cancelled.