1. Margot & The Nuclear So & So's Band Together

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT So what do you call an ensemble that plays singer/songwriter tunes with an indie bent that are too smart for top 40? The Bowery Ballroom in New York has a large stage for a 600-capacity venue, giving bands ample room to move during a show. But the space was still a squeeze for the eight-piece…