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  • 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...
  • 5 things Chance The Rapper has accomplished so far in 2017

    5 things Chance The Rapper has accomplished so far in 2017

    We're only half through 2017, and Chance The Rapper has accomplished more in six months than most musicians accomplish throughout their whole career. The 24-year-old rapper is in the midst of another tour, and just announced a date at the newly renovated Forest Hills Stadium in New York City on Sept...
  • Majah Hype headlines "Live N In Color" Comedy Show on June 29

    Majah Hype headlines 'Live N In Color' Comedy Show in NYC

    The Caribbean King of Comedy, Majah Hype, will headline the "Live N In Color" Comedy Show on Thursday, June 29, at Manhattan's Playstation Theater. While the comedian and social media star is known across the globe for his hilarious characters and skits, the event marks the first time that Majah...
  • Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in New York 2017

    Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in New York 2017

    Over the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, New York will be bustling with great concerts in a variety of genres. Check out some great Independence Day weekend concerts in the New York area below.  Shatta Wale July 1 @ 9 p.m.PlayStation Theater,1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 The reggae/dancehall...
  • Boris announce North American tour, release new song 'Memento Mori'

    Boris announce North American tour, release new song 'Memento Mori'

    For 25 years, Japanese experimental outfit Boris have been heralded by many for their uncanny live performances and their 21 magnificent studio albums. While working on their upcoming album Dear, which is set to drop worldwide on July 14, the band were originally planning on making it their farewell...
  • Quicksand announce 2017 North American tour

    Quicksand announce 2017 North American tour

    Months after influential New York City post-hardcore band Quicksand reunited back in 2012, the outfit embarked on their first trek across North America in 15 years. As expected, the trek featured a bevy of sold out shows. The outfit have been making festival appearances every so often since then...
  • Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie expand 2017 US summer tour

    Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie expand 2017 US summer tour

    Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie will have more opportunities to catch the Fleetwood Mac stars during their first-ever tour as a duo. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers have expanded their summer tour with new dates in August on both coasts, including big shows in New York and Los Angeles. The...
  • VHS Collection to perform in Williamsburg

    VHS Collection to perform in Williamsburg

    Indie folk outfit VHS Collection will perform at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday, June 29. At 9 p.m. Also on the bill are special guests Eighty Ninety and Argonaut & Wasp. VHS Collection is touring in advance of their forthcoming debut studio long-player, which is set for release...
  • Phish Baker's Dozen ticketing packages are on the way, and they're pretty sweet

    Phish Baker's Dozen ticketing packages are on the way, and they're pretty sweet

    Jam giants Phish announced earlier this year that they will return to Madison Square Garden for an unprecedented 13-night residency at the storied arena. The “Baker’s Dozen” will take place between July 21 and Aug. 6. As Jambase pointed out, Phish offered fans a chance to purchase all 13 shows for...
  • Kevin Morby returns for second North American leg of his world tour in July

    Kevin Morby returns for second North American leg of his world tour in July

    Indie rock hero Kevin Morby recently released the follow up to his critically acclaimed 2016 album Singing Saw. The new record is called City Music. In early June Morby shared a video for the title track, which plays more like an indie art house short film than a promotional video. Morby has always...
  • Ed Sheeran will perform on the Today Show on July 6th.

    Best free summer concerts in New York 2017

    New York City is expensive.  This is a fact.  But what's great about New York City is that there are a ton of options to see a variety of summer concerts for FREE (yes, we do mean FREE). See below for the best free summer concerts in New York 2017.  Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series June 2...
  • Drab Majesty announce fall North American tour

    Drab Majesty announce fall North American tour

    Los Angeles post punk outfit Drab Majesty spent the first half of the year touring around the world in support of their new studio album The Demonstration, which included a stop at Wave-Gotik-Treffen. After taking a quick breather to relax, the outfit are looking to continue plugging the 11 track...
  • My Morning Jacket will play at Forest Hills Stadium on July 15.

    Best summer festivals and outdoor concerts in New York 2017

    Music and summertime go hand in hand. Seriously, what sounds better than a great song blasting from a convertible's speakers as it cruises through the summer breeze? For New Yorkers wanting to enjoy music with the wind in their hair and the sun on their shoulders (but no access to a convertible...
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