Christmas may be over, but New Year’s Eve is still hurtling towards us … which means that when it comes to local shows, this week is seeing some slim pickin’s until after the holidays officially […]
As previously mentioned, there’s a lot of bad Christmas music out there. So to keep your Christmas merry, classy and grassy, I went ahead and pulled together three hours of bearable Christmas tunes (maybe not […]
Okay, New Yorkers – let’s get down to brass tacks, here. The holidays are fast approaching, it’s cold, there’s an exorbitant amount of tourists taking over the streets as well as your favorite new-but-made-to-look-like-vintage clothing stores, and most importantly, after last week’s Ryan Adams and Justin Townes Earle shows at Carnegie Hall, you feel like the live music circuit is on a major decline until after the new year.
Well, you’re right. But you’re also partially mistaken, as the upcoming weeks may actually be the best time to get hip to (I’ve never used that phrase before) some awesome, local acts who are on the rise. For that reason, here’s a calendar of this week’s most exciting live shows of some bands you know, and hopefully, some you don’t.
So, put on the brightest gloves you own, brave the cold, and we’ll catch you folkers at the venues – I’ll be the one double-fisting hot toddies and holding a picture of Ryan Gosling playing the ukelele. (Click “more” to see the calendar, and make sure you scroll down on the embed to view all the night listings.)
Last Friday, in his first show back in the U.S. following s Euro solo tour, Justin Townes Earle took the stage with a full band at New York’s holy of holies for music: Carnegie Hall. […]
A few months back, NPR did an interesting story about the history of the banjo. Not to be outdone, PBS, the other government sponsored creator of amazing content applauded by pretentious elitists, hipsters and geriatrics […]