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David Byrne believes, “the cultural part of the city—the mind—has been usurped by the top 1 percent.” Byrne speaks of New York City, of course; a city he made home during the mid-1970s and still resides in today.
Steely Dan will be wrapping up their “Mood Swings 2013: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour” in New York City. They are going to play 7 nights at the Beacon Theatre. Each night they are […]
“It’s been twenty-four years!” declared Gregg Allman in a rare bit of on-stage banter at Friday night’s (March 1) kickoff to the Allman Brothers Band‘s annual “March Madness” at New York City’s Beacon Theatre. Of course, he […]
The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.
Selling albums when the artist is no longer among the living, of course has its challenges. But a new music video for “New York City,” which features celebrities including 30 Rock cast members Scott Adsit, Jon Lutz and Kristen Schaal, chef/TV personality Anthony Bourdain, rocker/motivational speaker Andrew WK and original Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, may bring some attention to the Joey Ramone’s posthumously released “Ya Know?”
On the heels of performing at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert and news that he will be the last act at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics on July 27th, Sir Paul McCartney will […]
Legendary NYC rock club CBGB closed its doors on October 15, 2006, remaining only as a memory to those who experienced the club’s intensity during its heyday in the ’70s and ’80s. Today, it is […]
Though there is little chance of seeing the Rolling Stones perform in 2012, it doesn’t mean you won’t be able to see any of the English rockers individually in the greater New York City area. […]
Since launching their archival site several months ago, the Rolling Stones have released a handful of rare and unheard goodies to their loyal subjects. The latest is from their legendary U.S. Tour in 1975, titled […]
Even the almighty Lerner & Rowe couldn’t pull this one off. A woman is suing the city of New York for $900,000,000,000,000! That’s 14 (count ‘em, fourteen) zeroes. Was this a typo? NOPE! Why […]