Wilco and Sleater-Kinney finally bring last year's canceled tour to town, guitar frenzy ensues.
What did you accomplish during the Year Of No Live Music? Did you put your time and effort into a specific project, or did you just try to keep your head above water and cope from day to day?
Grants available for professional musicians in New England and New York’s Upper Hudson Valley.
“I miss big shows for sure, but I love the feel of a full house in a small room.”
Back in ’77, the second side of Spectres kicked off with a crowd pleaser/pumper called “R. U. Ready 2 Rock?” (did Prince have a copy of this record?) and they often started live shows with it to get things going. Blue Öyster Cult didn’t trot that one out tonight, ...
Flipping the calendar two and half decades back, Ray Davies of The Kinks launched a tour that would become the template for the VH1 Storytellers series, when performers would play stripped ...
"Big Worlds is a different type of gap bridging than our day-to-day programs because it puts our young people on stage next to artists they look up to in front of relatively large audiences."
As half of the creative duo Ultimate Painting, Jack Cooper was responsible for some tightly-crafted songs that were equally at home as comparisons to late-60s Kinks or at times the thuggish savagery of prime Spacemen 3. The band abruptly imploded just as their fourth and still-unreleased record Up was to be released, and he's got new endeavor alive in its place. Modern Nature came to town on a very stacked pop/psych bill, with Cooper bringing along co-founder Will Young from Beak> on keyboards, Woods' drummer Aaron Neveu, and saxophone player Jeff Tobias adding some very interesting texture to the mix.
Robyn Hitchcock settled in at City Winery for the second time in just over a year, with just himself, a guitar, a harmonica and a piano as tools to enthrall and humor the collective room. Oh, and his wide-ranging internal thought process too. That’s pretty essential and has been his secret ...