This week, we’re keeping your musical itinerary short and sweet (you know, the whole quality-not-quantity business). Ollabelle. Wednesday. City Winery. Go see them if you like good music dripping with old soul that’s deemed producable […]
A few great crowd shots from last week’s grass clippings winter warm up at Bar4 in Park Slope. A big thanks to CJ Richter for shooting & sharing. See his whole set from the show here. […]
Dear Fire Marshall, The grass clippings winter warm up, the first ever grass clippings event, more than doubled the maximum occupancy of Brooklyn’s Bar4 on Friday night. In the midst of a few whiskeys and […]
Some cool shows happening this week in and around the city, including a mix of the traditional and progressive. The twangy DeLorean Sisters are banjo-ing it up at Union Hall on Saturday, and local indie […]
It may be so cold outside in NYC of late that your skin is slowly beginning to resemble that of an extinct, ghostly reptile … but if this week’s list of shows doesn’t pull you limb-by-limb out from under your down comforter, I don’t know what will.
First up, I was introduced to He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister a few years back when they opened for the band formerly known as The Rosewood Thieves at a warehouse party in Los Angeles. This guy and gal and their staple tap-dance-sideshow blew me away. This Thursday, they’re bringing their fun, folky whimsy to Mercury Lounge. You really should not miss it — sleet be damned. Check out the video below:
And of course, there’s brown bird, playing this go ’round with Brooklyn-based O’Death at Le Poisson Rouge. I can’t get enough of this duo, and LPR will be an awesome venue to see them do their thang.
Hope your calendar isn’t packed this week, because there are a fair number of NYC area shows at which your presence is recommended. While several of the ones listed are part of this month’s weekly […]
UPDATE: Read the recap and see photos HERE. It was a hoot. UPDATE: Read the recap and see photos HERE. It was a hoot. It’s cold out there, so I thought it would be fun to […]
Just a few days ago, Paste posted its Best of What’s Next Issue, which gave a shout out to Brooklyn’s own Spirit Family Reunion, as well as one of our favorites from Newport, TYPHOON. BUT, there […]
Opening up for Spirit Family Reunion at The Rock Shop in Park Slope last weekend was Brooklyn’s own Jus Post Bellum. If you can’t remember back to your American History classes, jus post bellum is a […]
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Let’s get real, here – we’re in Newport Folk Fest withdrawal, okay? You know when you have a dream that’s so real, you wake up and believe you’re actually living it, until you realize that […]