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  • Roc Nation offers a 'Dream' experience

    Roc Nation offers a 'Dream' experience

    Jay-Z’s colossal entertainment company, Roc Nation, announced Wednesday that they have partnered with American Family Insurance to offer the “Roc Nation Dream Experience” contest. The opportunity was inspired by Grammy-nominated Roc Nation artist J. Cole. “American Family Insurance is firmly...
  • Interview with Tallboys' Bryan Menegus: 'Most music is the same music'

    Interview with Tallboys' Bryan Menegus: 'Most music is the same music'

    Originally formed as the result of playing some cover songs at a house party, Tallboys is an emo/folk-punk trio that has roots in New Jersey but is now based out of New York City. They released an EP, Don't Do It Again, on April 7, and their next performance is on July 4 at Muchmore's in New York...
  • Karen O’s ‘Crush’ coming via Casablancas’ Cult Records

    Karen O’s ‘Crush’ coming via Casablancas’ Cult Records

    New York indie rock icon Karen O will unveil her first-ever solo album, Crush Songs, on September 9. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ frontwoman’s debut disc will be released via Cult Records, the record label owned by the Strokes’ Julian Casablancas. "When I was 27 I crushed a lot,” the singer born Karen Lee...
  • Tom Petty adds September PNC Arts Center Stop to ‘Hypnotic Eye’ Trek

    Tom Petty adds September PNC Arts Center Stop to ‘Hypnotic Eye’ Trek

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have just added a second New York area concert as part of their 2014 tour in support of their forthcoming studio album Hypnotic Eye. The iconic rock band’s latest North American trek – which boasts a previously announced show at Madison Square Garden on September 1...
  • Rapper Curren$y hits the New York stage at B.B. King Blues Club July 22

    Rapper Curren$y hits the New York stage at B.B. King Blues Club July 22

    New Orleans rapper Curren$y is coming to New York City to perform some of his notoriously musical and raw lyrics on July 22. Adding his distinctive Southern lilt to songs about the perpetual hustle he admires in himself and others, Curren$y's music is often a sublime mix of melodic storytelling with...
  • Spencer Sutherland to join Jake Miller and more at Six Flags August 23

    Spencer Sutherland to join Jake Miller and more at Six Flags August 23

    Spencer Sutherland, an unsigned and self-taught singer-songwriter from Columbus, Ohio, will be joining Jake Miller, Before You Exit, Jacob Whitesides, Nick Tangorra, All The Stops and Jordan Fisher for the RunAround Tour at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey on Aug. 23. Featuring pop...
  • Great places to see ballet in New York City

    Great places to see ballet in New York City

    New York is the premier American city for ballet. It is home to the legendary New York City Ballet, founded by George Balanchine and others. A second great company, the American Ballet Theatre, is based in New York and performs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Manhattan and BAM in Brooklyn. In...
  • Lauryn Hill comes to Brooklyn

    Lauryn Hill comes to Brooklyn

    On July 28, one of hip-hop's most revered female emcees will be performing at the Brooklyn Bowl. Lauryn Hill has recently returned to performing after personal and legal troubles she's faced over the last few years. Despite those tribulations, Ms. Hill has not lost her position as one of the most...
  • Drive-By Truckers and The Hold Steady Bring the rock this weekend

    Drive-By Truckers and The Hold Steady Bring the rock this weekend

    Drive-By Truckers and The Hold Steady are teaming up this week for two highly anticipated weekend shows in the New York City area on opposite sides of the Big Apple. Although these bands toured together back in 2008 on the Rock and Roll Means Well tour, the imminent gigs – at the Stone Pony Summer...
  • Brooklyn's Free Afropunk Festival announces line-up: D'Angelo, Body Count, Sza

    Brooklyn's Free Afropunk Festival announces line-up: D'Angelo, Body Count, Sza

    Brooklyn's annual Afropunk festival has announced this year's line-up, again managing to represent a vast array of genres of music, art and culture. This year's two-day festival is headlined by R&B sensation D'Angelo, Ice-T's metal band Body Count, and TDE's songstress SZA. Also hitting the...
  • Brand New to play with Modest Mouse at Forest Hills Stadium August 9

    Brand New to play with Modest Mouse at Forest Hills Stadium August 9

    Influential Long Island band Brand New will be supporting notable indie rock band Modest Mouse on Saturday, August 9 at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York. Doors will open for the show at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available here. Consisting of Jesse Lacey (lead vocals...
  • June 30 is your last chance for Monday brunch at Queens Kickshaw

    June 30 is your last chance for Monday brunch at Queens Kickshaw

    If you're the type to sleep through brunch on weekends, or perhaps you worked all weekend, this Monday, June 30 is your last chance to enjoy a leisurely brunch at Asian-American and internationally inspired The Queens Kickshaw in Astoria. From 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., you can order off the weekend...
  • Indie artists shine in The Big Apple Indie Music Series (TBAIMS)

    Indie artists shine in The Big Apple Indie Music Series (TBAIMS)

    The Big Apple Indie Music Series (TBAIMS) provides up-and-coming artists with a platform to have their music heard by a diverse crowd of entertainment professionals, media, and record labels, and does so at select venues across the city. Good indie music is often heard in seedy bars, but it’s also...
  • International vocal star Carol Saboya brings Brazilian jazz to Greenwich Village

    International vocal star Carol Saboya brings Brazilian jazz to Greenwich Village

    Multi-award-winning, Brazilian jazz vocalist Carol Saboya is a name known far and wide — internationally. That could change in a New York minute, because she’s coming to the Big Apple. The daughter of the famed pianist and composer Antonio Adolfo performs her first New York gig at the Zinc Bar in...
  • 'The Questionnaire' with DJ Amanda Blaze

    'The Questionnaire' with DJ Amanda Blaze

    DJ Amanda Blaze is definitely “The Hottest Chic in the Game.” She holds it down with weekly club nights, international parties, the hottest mixtapes and even a mobile app. She reps the “livest borough” (Brooklyn, of course), and is simply a force to be reckoned with. Here, she lights up “The...
  • Midsummer Night Swing returns to Lincoln Center

    Midsummer Night Swing returns to Lincoln Center

    Forget the dream, the Midsummer Night Swing is what it's all about in the city that never sleeps! The annual event brings professional dancers, ballroom aficionados, instructors, and musicians to a dance floor at the iconic Lincoln Center to dance the night away under the New York City stars...
  • Top 5 Bands to watch when the Vans Warped Tour hits Holmdel, NJ on July 6

    Top 5 Bands to watch when the Vans Warped Tour hits Holmdel, NJ on July 6

    Now underway for its 20th consecutive summer, the Vans Warped Tour will hit Holmdel, New Jersey at the PNC Bank Arts Center on July 6. Artists ranging from Katy Perry to Green Day have gotten their start on the festival, and this year the punk rock traveling circus will feature over 100 bands...
  • Village Voice 4Knots Fest after party with Ab-Soul, Jarren Benton, YC the Cynic

    Village Voice 4Knots Fest after party with Ab-Soul, Jarren Benton, YC the Cynic

    The Village Voice, New York City's guide to must-see and must-do happenings in the five boroughs, will be hosting its fourth annual music festival showcasing up-and-coming musical talent at the historic South Street Seaport on July 12. The 4Knots Music Festival, which is all ages and free, will...
  • Primus races into New York area

    Primus races into New York area

    Inventive 1990s alt rock trio Primus has regrouped for a run of North American dates, including two area shows this week. First, frontman/bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde and original drummer Tim Alexander descend on The Capitol Theater in Port Chester, NY Tuesday, which they will...
  • Fine farm-to-table cuisine at these Manhattan restaurants

    Fine farm-to-table cuisine at these Manhattan restaurants

    Numerous Manhattan restaurants offer excellent farm-to table choices, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. These three are especially popular with young restaurant goers who do not want to spend a fortune for a meal and who want to sample locally sources food. Foragers Table Chelsea Located in the...
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