The only thing pretentious about (le) poisson rouge is the name, actually. Parentheses, generally, do not rock. But in honor of this young Village spot’s relentless and delightful eclecticism—raucous dance parties, elegant new-classical premieres, straight-ahead rock shows—let’s re-adjust our definition of “rock.” Undaunted by the weighted expectations given its address at the former Village Gate site, LPR is now offering the most well-rounded monthly slate of gigs in New York City, whether your thing is John Cage, Deerhunter, or “Crooked Disco.” Seating 250 comfortably or a standing 700 cozily, the basement space’s experience can change wildly along with the music. -The Village Voice
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