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  • Your guide to Summer 2017 in New York

    Your guide to Summer 2017 in New York

    In New York, summer is a three-month holiday and the city is celebrating accordingly. From river to island to park, the Big Apple is taking advantage of its natural resources to showcase amazing talent in gorgeous settings. Design a summer of entertainment using the guides below.  Festivals and...
  • Women top NPR Music list: Ronnie Spector, Rickie Lee Jones and Alynda Segarra perform at 'Turning The Tables Live'

    Women top NPR Music list: Ronnie Spector, Rickie Lee Jones and Alynda Segarra perform at 'Turning The Tables Live'

    Ever wondered what a list of the greatest albums by women would look like? How high up would Joni Mitchell’s Blue, Patti Smith’s Horses, Ronnie Spector’s debut on Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica or Rickie Lee Jones’ Pirates be? Those are a just a handful of women artists who...
  • DJ and producer Shigeto designs MMXVII North American fall tour

    DJ and producer Shigeto designs MMXVII North American fall tour

    Detroit-based DJ and producer Shigeto, otherwise known as Zach Shigeto Saginaw, recently announced his MMXVII North American fall tour. The Ghostly International artist is touring around his latest EP, Intermission, which sees the producer experimenting with a blend of electronic, hip-hop and jazz...
  • Pickwick extend tour into fall around new album 'LoveJoys'

    Pickwick extend tour into fall around new album 'LoveJoys'

    Funky indie rockers Pickwick have added fall tour dates to their 2017 itinerary. The Seattle-based band is touring in support of their recently released sophomore album LoveJoys, which came out on July 7. Pickwick’s fall dates start on Oct. 8 in Bozeman, MT. The band then heads on to the Midwest and...
  • Watch Sufjan Stevens and The National cover David Bowie's 'Space Oddity'

    Watch Sufjan Stevens and The National cover David Bowie's 'Space Oddity'

    Sufjan Stevens and members of The National--Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly and James McAlister--debuted their new indie rock project in Paris on Monday. As NME reported, the supergroup busted out a cover of the 1969 David Bowie classic “Space Oddity.” You can check out fan shot footage of the band...
  • Forest Hills Stadium to host My Morning Jacket, Gary Clark Jr.

    Forest Hills Stadium to host My Morning Jacket, Gary Clark Jr.

    Forest Hills Stadium will host psychedelic-indie rock outfit My Morning Jacket at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 15 with special guest Gary Clark Jr. My Morning Jacket, who hail from Louisville, Kentucky, are touring in continued support of seventh studio album, The Waterfall. Released through ATO Records...
  • Pelican announce fall US tour dates with Jaye Jayle

    Pelican announce fall US tour dates with Jaye Jayle

    After touring in support of their 2015 EP The Cliff, instrumental rock outfit Pelican took over a year off to work on some brand new material. The band are aiming for a 2018 release for the proper follow up to their 2013 studio album Forever Becoming, which was their first release without founding...
  • Watch Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks duet on ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’

    Watch Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks duet on ‘Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’

    Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks reunited for a rendition of their 1981 duet “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around’ in London on July 9, 2017. Nicks was the opening act for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at their concert at Hyde Park in London, part of their 40th Anniversary Tour.  Nicks opened the concert with...
  • Rough Trade NYC to host Now, Now

    Rough Trade NYC to host Now, Now

    Rough Trade NYC will host indie rock duo Now, Now on Wednesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. with special guest Dem Yuut. Now, Now, formerly known as Now, Now Every Children, released their first new song in five years, “SGL,” back in May. Threads, Now, Now’s sophomore studio long-player, emerged in March 201...
  • ONE OK ROCK to Headline Two Shows in New York

    ONE OK ROCK to Headline Two Shows in New York

    As ONE OK ROCK's front man Takahiro Moriuchi left the stage during their Ambitions Tour earlier this year, the notions of a promise to "See you soon!" echoed throughout the venue.  Well it has been 5 months since the Japanese band last played in New York but they kept to their word, and for New York...
  • Eidola announce summer tour with The Ongoing Concept

    Eidola announce summer tour with The Ongoing Concept

    Last month, post-hardcore Utah outfit Eidola dropped their new studio album To Speak, To Listen to positive reviews from their fans. The 12-track release was produced by Dryw Owens (Hearts Like Lions, From Indian Lakes) and includes guest appearances from Belle Noire vocalist Joey Lancaster and A...
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    Hiro Mashima, Akira Himekawa set to appear at New York Comic Con 2017

    New York Comic Con starts in less than three months, and fans have already started deciding which items they want signed or what cosplay to wear. Yesterday, organizers revealed one of the biggest names in manga will step foot inside the popular East Coast convention. Fairy Tail is one of the most...
  • Best summer family events in New York 2017

    Best summer family events in New York 2017

    The Big Apple will be a haven for families in New York and its surrounding areas this summer. With a ton of family-oriented events throughout the summer months, there's certainly something for everyone. Check out the following fun events to find the perfect activity for your family.  Intrepid Summer...
  • Chance The Rapper at his Tiny Desk Concert performance.

    Chance the Rapper debuts original poem and covers Stevie Wonder at NPR Tiny Desk concert (watch)

    Even though he had just performed for over 23,000 people at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA, Chance The Rapper looked a little taken aback when he rolled into the NPR Music Offices for his Tiny Desk Concert performance. Although he said he was a fan of the series, he also remarked that he didn’t...
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    Interview: Estelle talks 'Love Like Ours' and loving herself

    Grammy Award-winning songstress Estelle is back with a sexy new reggae record entitled "Love Like Ours." The smooth single features Jamaican-American reggae crooner Tarrus Riley, and the audio alone has amassed over 130,000 listens on YouTube. While she achieved international acclaim (and a Grammy...
  • The best NYC concerts for July 2017

    The best NYC concerts for July 2017

    The month of July is upon us, and the weather is set to only get hotter. Something that will be equally as blazing as the temperature is the slew of concerts set to take over the Big Apple. A beloved jam band brings a late night crowd in the heart of Times Square, a British rock band make their way...
  • Bright Light Bright Light to perform in Williamsburg

    Bright Light Bright Light to perform in Williamsburg

    Electro-pop act Bright Light Bright Light will perform at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday, July 7. Also on the bill, which is set to kick off at 9 p.m., is special guest Ariana and the Rose. Bright Light Bright Light, the stage name of Welsh singer-songwriter, producer, and DJ Rod Thomas...
  • Play NYC 2017: First wave of exhibitors revealed

    Play NYC 2017: First wave of exhibitors revealed

    Are you a video game fanatic in New York City? Have you ever seen E3 on stream and wished that kind of experience can happen in your area? Well, the folks behind Playcrafting are making your wish come true with Play NYC, which takes place inside Terminal 5 on Aug. 19 & Aug. 20. All three floors...
  • Rough Trade NYC to host Nat Osborn Band

    Rough Trade NYC to host Nat Osborn Band

    Rough Trade NYC will host the Brooklyn’s Nat Osborn Band at 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 6 with special guest Akie Bermiss. Nat Osborn Band, a genre-bending seven-piece ensemble known for their high energy live performances and prolific songwriting, released their debut studio long-player, The King and...
  • Dispatch to bring America, Location 12 tour to Queens

    Dispatch to bring America, Location 12 tour to Queens

    Folk rock jam trio Dispatch will bring their America, Location 12 Tour to Forest Hills Stadium on Thursday, July 6. Also on the bill, which is scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m., are special guests Guster and Marco Benevento. Dispatch is out on the road promoting their recently released album, America...
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