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  • Katherine Villalon

    5 reasons to see Eric Nam live

    After completing a short solo tour last year, Korean artist Eric Nam returned with his Honestly 2018 North American Tour. Selling out multiple shows Nam returned to New York City for a two-night show. AXS had the pleasure of attending the second New York show at Irving Plaza and finding out why he...
  • Katherine Villalon

    5 reasons to see MIYAVI live

    The mainstream audience probably first heard of MIYAVI from his breakout role in the movie Unbroken back in 2014, but he is also an extremely talented guitarist. Known for his finger-slap guitar playing, the Samurai Guitarist has been rocking out on stage for almost 2 decades. Not to mention this...
  • CJ E&M

    Eric Nam Plays a Sold Out show at Irving Plaza

    A few years ago, the people of NamNation were excited to hear that Eric Nam would be setting off on a U.S. tour. Then a blizzard hit the Northeast, the tour was subsequently cancelled  and there was no word of a reschedule date.  After waiting for over two years, fans were elated to hear that Eric...
  • GTA announces upcoming North American tour, ‘Goons Take America’

    GTA announces upcoming North American tour, ‘Goons Take America’

    On Oct. 27, rising electronic music duo, GTA announced that they were scheduled to embark on a massive North American tour, which will span sixteen major North American cities and venues this fall. Appropriately titled ”Goons Take America," the North American tour will feature a number of...
  • Visiting a number of major US cities in Fall 2015

    Tchami embarks on North American 'After Life' tour

    French electronic music producer and artist, Tchami kicked-off his own 9-date, North American 'After Life Tour' on Friday, Sept. 11 as he made a surprise performance stop at the Brooklyn Mirage. The artist, whose ‘After Life’ tour is already scheduled to embark to a number of major cities across...
  • Review: KMFDM and Chant at Irving Plaza

    Review: KMFDM and Chant at Irving Plaza

    Before the tour even started, KMFDM founder Sascha Konietzko posted a statement on Facebook about his frustration with U.S. government agencies and the possibility of this being their final tour in the area. It's impossible to tell if he was simply blowing off steam, but on Tuesday, Sascha (along...
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    Neon Trees, COIN, and Fictionist bring an intimate evening to Irving Plaza

    Irving Plaza, the 1,025-cap New York City venue, is not typically utilized to house chart-topping acts such as Neon Trees, but July 22 proved to be an atypical evening there. Joined by openers — the Provo, UT four-piece Fictionist and the Nashville, TN four-piece COIN — the energetic “Everybody...
  • 'The fabric of someone's summer': Interview with Family of the Year

    'The fabric of someone's summer': Interview with Family of the Year

    Currently wrapping up the Run Tour with AWOLNATION and Parade of Lights, Family of the Year stopped in New York City for two back-to-back sold-out shows at Irving Plaza last month (check out photos and a recap of their June 26 performance here). AXS met up with keyboardist Christina Schroeter and...
  • AWOLNATION at Irving Plaza- 6/26/15

    In photos: AWOLNATION at Irving Plaza

    If there's one thing that can be taken from AWOLNATION's show at Irving Plaza in New York City this past Friday, June 26, it's that they're as much an experience as they are a band. The Run Tour- so named for the band's sophomore album Run (which was released on March 17 via Red Bull Records...
  • Parade of Lights at Irving Plaza- 6/26/15

    In photos: Parade of Lights and Family of the Year at Irving Plaza

    This spring, Parade of Lights and Family of the Year announced that they'd be joining AWOLNATION on the Run Tour. The Run Tour began on May 28 at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, B.C., though Parade of Parade of Lights only joined the tour on June 16. This Friday, June 26 and Saturday, June 2...
  • Nico & Vinz to play Irving Plaza next week

    Nico & Vinz to play Irving Plaza next week

    Norwegian singing and songwriting duo Nico & Vinz are set to return to New York City in just a few days: this upcoming Tuesday, May 19, they will perform at Irving Plaza in Manhattan. Presented by Ones to Watch with Skype, the show will also feature performances by San Diego, Calif. performer...
  • Parade of Lights to play NYC on summer tour with AWOLNATION

    Parade of Lights to play NYC on summer tour with AWOLNATION

    Just a few days ago, on Monday, April 27, Los Angeles-based alternative-meets-electro-pop band Parade of Lights announced that they would be hitting the road in June with AWOLNATION for a portion of the Run Tour. The Run Tour will officially begin on May 27 at the Neptune Theater in Seattle...
  • Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will bring their E. 1999 Eternal show to NYC this July

    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will bring their E. 1999 Eternal show to NYC this July

    On July 25, 1995, Cleavland, Ohio, hip-hop group Bone Thugs - N- Harmony released their sophomore album E. 1999 Eternal through Ruthless Records. The album became the group's most successful release ever, selling over 10 million copies worldwide and spawning the hits "Tha Crossroads", "1st of Da...
  • Review: Pennywise & Teenage Bottlerocket at Irving Plaza

    Review: Pennywise & Teenage Bottlerocket at Irving Plaza

    "Let's go, Kings", screamed Pennywise bassist Fletcher Dragge, which was in response to hockey fans inside Irving Plaza chanting, "Let's go, Rangers," before the band went on last Friday. Hearing the crowd's negative reaction to his statement, Fletcher thought he made things better by screaming...
  • In photos: Secret Someones at Irving Plaza, Feb. 28

    In photos: Secret Someones at Irving Plaza, Feb. 28

    Melodic indie/alternative-rockers Secret Someones are currently out on the road with Little Daylight, supporting Washington, D.C. indie-rock favorites Jukebox the Ghost. The New York-based quartet played their hometown this past Saturday, Feb. 28, and Irving Plaza showed the group- which consists of...
  • R&B songstress Jazmine Sullivan takes over NYC's Irving Plaza March 11

    R&B songstress Jazmine Sullivan takes over NYC's Irving Plaza March 11

    Philadelphia-born singer Jazmine Sullivan has been musical ever since her childhood, studying vocal music in high school. Since then, she has released three albums and earned 11 Grammy Award nominations, including Best New Artist in 2009. On Wednesday, March 11, she will be performing at New York...
  • Review: Periphery, Wovenwar, Thank You Scientist @ Irving Plaza

    Review: Periphery, Wovenwar, Thank You Scientist @ Irving Plaza

    Maryland progressive metal act Periphery have been on a roll since the release of their double album Juggernaut; Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega became the band's highest charting albums ever on the Billboard Top 200 (number 23 and number 25, respectively). For them, this headlining tour was...
  • PHOX, Periphery set to perform in NYC this week

    PHOX, Periphery set to perform in NYC this week

    Want to get away from the house and see some live entertainment in the Big Apple? Well, you're in the right place. Here is a list of concerts taking place from February 9 - 15. Monday February 9 Lucifer Jones, We Are The Wilderness @ Mercury Lounge If you want to see a packed lineup this Monday...
  • Jukebox the Ghost to play Irving Plaza Feb. 28

    Jukebox the Ghost to play Irving Plaza Feb. 28

    As previously reported, Washington, D.C.-based group Jukebox the Ghost hit the road a few weeks ago for a North American headlining tour. They'll bring their indie-rock-meets-power-pop tunes to New York City's Irving Plaza on Saturday, Feb. 28. Tickets for the show are available here; the show will...
  • Paper Diamond, The Movielife set to perform in NYC this week

    Paper Diamond, The Movielife set to perform in NYC this week

    Looking for some great live entertainment in NYC this week? You've come to the right place! Here is a list of shows taking place all over NYC during February 2 - 8. Monday February 2 Napalm Death, Voivoid, Ringworm @ Gramercy Theatre English grindcore band Napalm Death will make it okay to bang your...
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