Ty Segall in NY + Studs Terkel Tribute in Chicago + "I Love Lucy" With Sock Puppets in L.A. + Scissor Sisters in London

Guess what? We've expanded our Tips For Today listings to include Chicago, L.A. and London! Woooo. Check them out below.

New York 

SF-based psych-rock punk phenom Ty Segall (he's 23) always puts on a good show -- whether it's dangling from the rafters or throwing his guitar into the audience. Tonight, he does his thing at Webster Hall alongside White Fence, The Strange Boys and Men. [via Oh My Rockness]

The legendary Willie Nelson, on the eve of his new record "Heroes," plays the Wellmont Theatre just a hop, skip and a jump away in Montclair, NJ. [via NYT]

To celebrate Internet Week, the digerati will be putting on their finest frocks and heading to Marquee for the 2012 Webutante Ball, for some hobnobbing and some drunken revelry. [via Flavorpill]

Rosencrans Baldwin chats about his new living-as-an-expat-in-Paris memoir, "Paris, I Love You, But You're Bringing Me Down" tonight at McNally Jackson with writer Sloane Crosely. [via McNally Jackson]

The boys at Finger on the Pulse are back with their fifth annual Summer BBQ series. They kick things off tonight at Good Co. bar in Williamsburg, with barbecued goodies by Fette Sau and St. Anselm's chefs Joe Caroll and Yvon de Tassigny. The fellows from Turing Machine are manning the decks. [via FOTP]


Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Studs Terkel, one of the most prolific and revered American writers, known for capturing the stories of "regular people." The Chicago-born writer gets the tribute treatment at the Newberry Library, as a slew of writers celebrate his life with speeches, readings and an audio presentation. [via Chicago Reader

Reggie Watts, the wild-haired comedian-musician -- who you really just have to see to believe -- does his thing tonight at the Vic Theatre. [via Chicago Tribune

Though they haven't released an album since 2007, the multi-member choral-pop group The Polyphonic Spree have still got it. They play at Park West tonight. [via Time Out
Los Angeles 

If you've always wanted to see "I Love Lucy" as performed by sock puppets -- you, my friend, are in luck. The Sock Puppet Sitcom Theater will do just that tonight at the Atwater Theater. [via L.A. Weekly

 An impressive trio of bands -- Portugal. The Man, Haim, The Ten Thousand -- play as part of the Student Committee for the Arts at UCLA's concert series. [via Oh My Rockness

Longtime FOP (Friends of Paper), The Scissor Sisters, will put on what will surely be an incredible, raucous performance tonight at 02 Shephard's Bush Empire, in anticipation of their new record Magic Hour. [via Time Out

American comedian (of the forthcoming film Sleepwalking With Me) Mike Birbiglia
makes his London debut with "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend," a show revolving around his romantic misshaps. [via Birbigs

At newly-launched club night Hidden Depths, each installment is dedicated to showcasing one London label. Tonight, indie label Ninja Tune presents a live performance by Thundercat, with DJ support courtesy of Floating Points, Slugabed and Offshore. [via The List]

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