The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 4/14/14

Categories: Listings, Live

takingbacksunday_amp3pr.jpg
Courtesy of Amp3 PR
Taking Back Sunday co-headline Best Buy Theater with The Used this week on Tuesday & Wednesday
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

More »

REMINDER: Hunters, PUP, & Big Ups Play Village Voice Brooklyn Night Bazaar Saturday

Categories: Live

Huntersmain560.jpg
Hunters, Photo via Biz 3
Hey there! It's late Friday and you're thinking about your weekend probs, so it would be a GIANT mistake on our part if we didn't remind you of this incredible show night we're putting on with our friends at Seaport Music Festival: Hunters, PUP, and Big Ups are playing tomorrow night! There will be food and drinks and art and vendors of all sorts too. There's more info (and videos from each of the bands playing) after the jump. Get on it.

See also: Hunters, PUP, and Big Ups to Play Village Voice Brooklyn Night Bazaar Show

More »

Make These Hall and Oates Inspired Cocktails

Categories: Live

johnoatesjuanpatino560.jpg
Photo by Juan Patino
On Tuesday night a couple hundred beautiful people/industry types gathered on the rooftop penthouse of The Kimberly Hotel and were plied with free Woody Creek vodka. There was free food too, and the types of wild, clear nighttime views of the Chrysler building and Manhattan that immediately make you feel like somebody. The people on hand were there weren't there for that, though. They were there for John Oates.

See also: Managers for the "Hatfields and McCoys" of Rock Were Honored Last Night at Barclays


More »

Carcass: Still "Unpalatable"

Categories: Live

rsz_carcass2013e.jpg
Sure, this "Fab Four" hail from Liverpool, but the lyrics "like maggots colonizing / contagious disease contaminating" are about as far away as "love, love me do" as you can get. And that's how Carcass like it, even though the 2013 Surgical Steel album is proving to be their most "commercial" to date, breaking into the Top 50 of the Billboard 200.

More »

Godflesh Tour "Entirely About Honoring the Back Catalog" Says Justin K. Broadrick

Categories: Live

rsz_jkb_2.jpg
VB
"Prolific" is an understatement when applied to British singer/songwriter/guitarist/
producer Justin K. Broadrick. A partial list of the 44-year-old's aural adventures includes 24 bands, projects and solo work, 11 of them more or less "current/ongoing," including Napalm Death (which he's been with since 1981), as well as Head of David, Jesu and White Static Demo. The musical adjectives, too, are legion: Industrial, post-metal, drone metal, shoegaze, grindcore, electronica, ambient, noise. But it's Broadrick's most-recognized band, the influential and innovative Godflesh--who formed in 1998 with bassist Ben Green, disbanded in 2002 and reformed in 2010--that's his most prominent raison d'etre for the immediate future.

See also: How Facing Manslaughter Charges Saved Randy Blythe of Lamb of God's Life


More »

Lady Gaga - Roseland Ballroom - 4/6/14

gaga-roseland-42west-getty.jpg
Courtesy of 42 West & Getty Images
Gaga opening the second to last Roseland Ballroom show
Better Than: Anyone else closing out Roseland Ballroom's long and storied chapter in New York City.

With a stage hidden by a deep red curtain surrounded by oversized, large roses, it's clear Lady Gaga took her role as emcee for Roseland Ballroom's "10-day funeral," as she has called it, seriously. In front of a slightly more subdued crowd than expected in terms of dress (more casual concert-wear than Gaga costumage), Gaga entered from a door also shrouded in roses at house left, burlesque-teasing the audience with only a hand and leg before revealing herself completely. She posed and vamped before sitting at her first piano of the night, a less showy opening than one can be accustomed to experiencing at a pop concert. In a way, she was making it clear the set was less about her and more about the venue she was helping celebrate and close out.

See also: Does Roseland Ballroom's Demise End the Era of the Manhattan Megaclub?

More »

The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 4/7/14

Categories: Listings, Live

kristeen-young-shorefire.jpg
Courtesy of Shore Fire Media
Kristeen Young begins her April Bowery Electric residency this Wednesday
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

More »

The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Week, 3/31/14

Categories: Listings, Live

tweens_tellallyrfriends.jpg
Courtesy of Tell All Your Friends PR
Tweens play Death By Audio this Thursday evening
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

More »

The Best Concerts in New York This Week, 3/17/14

Categories: Listings, Live

RosanneCash8_PhotoCredit_ClayPatrickMcBride.jpg
Courtesy of Capitol Music Group // Credit: Clay Patrick McBride
Rosanne Cash plays Town Hall this Tuesday
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.

More »

Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, New Order + More - Carnegie Hall - 3/11/14

LorenWohl_Iggy_PopNew_Order.jpg
Photo by Loren Wohl. See more photos from last night.
Iggy Pop and New Order
Better Than: Possibly expected.

A benefit concert can be tricky business. There's a necessity to show earnestness when addressing the cause it benefits while an expectation for a fully-stocked and exciting line-up of performances and surprises exists. It can go horribly wrong or it can be an illuminating, moving and exciting night worthy of the cause it supports and the money shelled out by patrons to benefit said cause. At Carnegie Hall last night, where the 24th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert took place, the evening quite certainly felt like the latter.

See also: How Not to Throw a Human Rights Benefit

More »

Now Trending

From the Vault

 

Links

Loading...