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  • Gary Clark Jr. brings the blues to Central Park

    Gary Clark Jr. brings the blues to Central Park

    Texas blues is one of American music's oldest genres. Forerunners like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Big Mama Thornton and Lead Belly bemoaned heartbreak, homelessness and poverty in the late 1800s, and that tradition has continued into 2014. Whether or not that is a positive is up to your point of view...
  • Five shows to catch in the five boroughs of NYC

    Five shows to catch in the five boroughs of NYC

    While there certainly is a lot of excitement going on in Manhattan, don't forget that there are four other boroughs of New York City that are home to arts, entertainment, and live music as well. New York's public transportation extends throughout the city, so take the chance to explore Manhattan...
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead Lead ‘The Soulshine Tour’ Into New York Area

    Michael Franti & Spearhead Lead ‘The Soulshine Tour’ Into New York Area

    Michael Franti & Spearhead’s best known number, 2010’s “The Sound of Sunshine,” isn’t just the defining moment of their uplifting live performances, it’s a way of life on The Soulshine Tour. Headliner Franti curated the live caravan, which also counts full music sets guitarist Trevor Hall...
  • Queen’s catalog lives with Lambert at upcoming MSG show

    Queen’s catalog lives with Lambert at upcoming MSG show

    Freddie Mercury’s shoes are tough to fill. Just ask one-time Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers, who attempted to do so fronting Queen survivors Brian May and Roger Taylor between 2005 and 2009. Adam Lambert has proven himself to be a far better fit, lending a wider range and a much-needed flamboyance...
  • West Coast in the house: Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples, & Beat Junkies come to NYC

    West Coast in the house: Jurassic 5, Dilated Peoples, & Beat Junkies come to NYC

    Los Angeles collective Jurassic 5 will be teaming up with fellow Angelenos Dilated Peoples and Orange County natives the Beat Junkies for a West Coast extravaganza at New York City's Best Buy Theater on Saturday, Aug. 2. Fans of alternative, conscious and politically aware hip-hop won't want to miss...
  • Katy Perry's Prismatic tour arrives at Madison Square Garden

    Katy Perry's Prismatic tour arrives at Madison Square Garden

    Bubblegum-pop superstar Katy Perry is bringing her Prismatic tour to New York City's Madison Square Garden tomorrow, July 9. Her live performances are renowned for their extravagant costume changes, vibrant set designs, pyrotechnics and dancing lollipops! The current tour is certainly going to...
  • Experience New York outdoor festivals

    Experience New York outdoor festivals

    Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fun outdoor festivals in New York. Enjoy music, dance, theatre and film in the fresh air or under the stars. Here are three great outdoor festivals to attend in New York City. The Five Boroughs SummerStage is the largest free performing arts festival in New York...
  • Feast French: Top places in NYC for French cuisine

    Feast French: Top places in NYC for French cuisine

    Fancying a meal in France, without leaving Manhattan? These spots are the perfect destination for some Chardonnay, baguette and French onion soup--or any combination of Francophone dishes. Whether on the lookout for a perfectly cooked Croque-Monsieur or hunting down something a little heavier, the...
  • Delicious tapas bars abound in New York City

    Delicious tapas bars abound in New York City

    Whether out with a bunch of friends and seeking small plates or just searching for an intimate dining experience for two, opting for tapas is a convenient and intimate option. Sharing small dishes among friends and loved ones means there is always room left for more, and what better tapas restaurant...
  • Flume’s three Terminal 5 shows are sold out

    Flume’s three Terminal 5 shows are sold out

    Australian beatmaker Flume has caused a major stir in the EDM world since he emerged in 2012 with his breakout hit “Holdin’ On.” On the strength of last year’s “Drop the Game” – a collaboration with Chet Faker – and increasing global acclaim, the man born Harley Edward Streten has sold out three...
  • Lord Huron Bringing ‘Lonesome Dreams’ to The Space at Westbury

    Lord Huron Bringing ‘Lonesome Dreams’ to The Space at Westbury

    Ben Schneider’s songscapes have elevated Lord Huron from relative obscurity to prominent stages since the release of their exceptional debut album Lonesome Dreams in late 2012. Repeated spins of “Ends of the Earth” on SiriusXM’s “The Spectrum” and performances on late night programs like ABC’s...
  • Hodera's Matt Smith talks New Jersey and "resetting to default"

    Hodera's Matt Smith talks New Jersey and "resetting to default"

    Does the name Hodera ring a bell? If not, you may know the group from their previous name, Epilogues. The Northern New Jersey indie-rock quartet just released their EP, Rest to Default, and is comprised of Matt Smith on vocals and guitar, Matthew Caponegro on guitar, Nick VanderMaas on bass, and...
  • 'The Questionnaire' with femcee Smokeahontas

    'The Questionnaire' with femcee Smokeahontas

    Emcee Smokeahontas is a rare talent in today’s rap game – where too often a female’s appearance largely outweighs her lyrical skills and her capacity to write her own lyrics (side eye). Truly talented female rappers are severely lacking, but Smokeahontas is evidence of a change in the tide. The...
  • Experience New York budget theater

    Experience New York budget theater

    Every year, tourists flock to New York for Broadway shows. With ticket prices at an all time high, however, budget-conscious theater-lovers may think twice before spending hundreds of dollars on theater tickets. Before choosing between dinner and seeing a show, here are three money-saving options...
  • Troy Ave denies being signed to T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records

    Troy Ave denies being signed to T.I.'s Grand Hustle Records

    Welp, it sounded like a good idea. T.I. told Power 105’s Angela Yee last weekend that Troy Ave would soon be joining the Grand Hustle roster, but fans’ hopes were dashed when Troy outright denied the signing on Wednesday. The signing made complete sense from the outside looking in. T.I. made an...
  • Queens of the Stone Age ready to rock The Capitol

    Queens of the Stone Age ready to rock The Capitol

    On the heels of its 2013 chart topping album …Like Clockwork and a just-wrapped massive European tour, alternative rock giants Queens of the Stone Age will touch down in the New York area for an intimate theater show on July 16 at The Capitol Theater. The Port Chester gig by the revered Palm Desert...
  • Interview with The Sound is Fine's Reed Adler

    Interview with The Sound is Fine's Reed Adler

    With an album cover featuring an adorable looking pug, you might think The Sound is Fine is a soft and sweet pop act, but in fact, this is modern rock at its finest. Their sound is part indie, part alternative, and part straight-up rock and roll- think Foo Fighters meets Modest Mouse with some...
  • Meet Devvon Terrell:  Brooklyn's newest R&B tastemaker

    Meet Devvon Terrell: Brooklyn's newest R&B tastemaker

    The king of music covers on YouTube and a dynamic piano player, Devvon Terrell is a new artist you don’t want to be up against. A Brooklyn native with a true to life New York grind, the “weirdo” is independent and hungry to make a name for himself. Featured as the R&B powerhouse on several of...
  • Experience New York: Places for dance performances

    Experience New York: Places for dance performances

    New York City has some of the best dance companies in the world, and of course the theaters where they perform need to be beautiful to complete the experience. From the massive Metropolitan Opera House to smaller houses like the Joyce, dance is happening all over the city. You can even find...
  • Experience New York: Upcoming theater productions

    Experience New York: Upcoming theater productions

    Broadway is full of stars in 2014, and there are several productions opening in the upcoming months where you can see your favorite celebrities. Whether you're in the mood for a comedy, a drama, or a musical, you can catch a big screen star proving his or her stuff on stage in New York this fall...
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