Move to Brooklyn, write breakthrough concept album about an abusive relationship between a hospice worker and a terminally ill patient, recruit session band, and headline outdoor concert after your music becomes the most critically acclaimed release of the year. For Antlers frontman Peter Silberman, this has worked out pretty well. Though his devastating portrait of doomed romance and robust indie rock instrumentation don’t make headbanging come easy, this is an ideal concert for a sweltering New York City night. With Dinosaur Feathers.
Thu., July 22, 6 p.m., 2010