1. Juana Molina
October 10 at Bowery Ballroom
This former sitcom star from Argentina wowed critics with her understated, poignant debut in 1996; her subsequent albums and one-woman live shows are hypnotic and compelling.
2. Lily Allen
October 10 at Hiro Ballroom
If attitude made the diva, this London pop singer would already be a star. This sure- to-be-packed show gives New York audiences their first taste of her irreverent, eclectic style.