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Morning Brief: May 9th

Morning Brief: May 9th

Morning Brief: May 9th

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What you need to know for May 9th!

Weather

Today, scattered showers throughout the day, high of 59, and tonight, more rain with a low of 57. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio unveils a new $79.3 billion budget. [NY Times]

A woman is fatally struck by a school bus on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. [NY1]

Connecticut students lead the way in reading assessments. [CBS News]

On Stage This Weekend

TONIGHT (Friday the 9th)

• The Moody Blues @ the NYCB Theatre at Westbury
 
• Billy Joel @ Madison Square Garden
 
• Richard Barone featuring Milton, Jeffrey Gaines and Deni Bonet @ Outpost in the Burbs
 
• Dan Bern @ the Rubin Museum of Art
 
• Dickey Betts and Great Southern, The Outlaws @ the Bergen Performing Arts Center
 
• Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (with Rebecca Haviland) @ the Tarrytown Music Hall
 
• Duke Robillard @ Iridium
 
• Ozomatli @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
 
• Drivin’ N Cryin’ with Alberta Cross (, Invisible Man) @ Mercury Lounge
 
• Dwight Twilley Pezband with 1-800-BAND) @ the Bell House
 
• Charles Neville (with Gent Treadly) @ the Fairfield Theatre Company’s StageOne
 
• John Pizzarelli (featuring Martin Pizzarelli, with Daria Grace and the Pre-War Ponies) @ the Towne Crier Café
 
• The Brad Mehldau Trio (featuring Brad Mehldau, Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard) @ the Village 
 
Vanguard (tonight, tomorrow and Sunday)
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: Steve Forbert @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: Mavis Staples with Amy Helm @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: Tom Paxton, Holly Near (with Emma’s Revolution) @ the South Orange Performing Arts Center
 
TOMORROW (Saturday the 10th)
 
• Joan Osborne with Rosanne Cash @ City Winery
 
• Marshall Crenshaw with Jim Boggia @ the Sanctuary Concerts
 
• Robben Ford (with Scott Beall with James Cammack) @ the Towne Crier Café
 
• Haerts (with Scavenger Hunt) @ Brooklyn Bowl
 
• The Shoes (The Paul Collins Beat, Barreracudas with Games) @ the Bell House
 
• Holly Near (with Emma’s Revolution, Adrienne Torf and Jan Martinelli) @ Joe’s Pub
 
• Haim (SAT. with Shy Girls, SUN. with Tennis) @ Terminal 5 (Saturday and Sunday)
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: Judy Collins, Don McLean @ the Tarrytown Music Hall
 
• WFUV PRESENTS: David Bromberg @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
 
SUNDAY (the 11th)
 
• Joan Osborne with Allison Moorer @ City Winery
 
• Of Montreal (with Dream Tiger) @ Le Poisson Rouge
 
• Holly Near (with Emma’s Revolution) @ the Towne Crier Café
 
• Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog (with Chris Cochrane’s Collapsible Shoulder) @ Rough Trade NYC
 
Sports
 
The New York Rangers travel to Pittsburgh for game 5 of the 2nd Round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. The Penguins lead the series 3-1. Puck-drops at 7.
 
The New York Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10.
 
The New York Yankees are in Milwaukee to face the Brewers at 8:10.
 
Today in History
 
In 1955, during the Cold War, West Germany joins NATO.