As always, the parties are free, but make sure you RSVP in advance. The first show is on May 18 with Digable Planets and Joey Purp. You can RSVP on the Vans website May 8. House of Vans Brooklyn is located at 25 Franklin Street in Greenpoint. The full line-up (thus far) below: May 18 […]
Day drinking is one of our favorite activities. So is making fun of white people. We really try to find any excuse to partake in both highly-regarded American pastimes—and the Kentucky Derby is the one day a year we can REALLLLLLLY do both. So sip on an over-prived mint julep, wear your finest threads, pretend you care about […]
If any of you were lucky enough to get to Roadburn or Decibel’s inaugural Metal & Beer festival, I hope your hangovers are progressing nicely. For everyone else, well, here’s a little something to ease the pain.
I’ll start by mentioning something you should do this weekend that isn’t a concert: re-issue specialists The Numero Group will have a pop-up store this Friday and Saturday at 170 Franklin St in Greenpoint, go and spend all your money. Anyway, you can do that and STILL go to shows, of course, and these are the ones you […]
And with the untimely demise of Shea Stadium, we’re happy to hear the news. The new location for Secret Project Robot is at 1186 Broadway in Bushwick, two blocks from the Kosciuszko Street J train stop. In addition to live music, performance, art installation and more, they will have a permanent bar called Cuckoo that […]
The new cable-stayed bridge, which connects Greenpoint Brooklyn to Maspeth Queens opens tomorrow with a light show. Though it probably won’t be as awesome as a Led Zeppelin laser light show, we’re still pretty excited. Governor Cuomo will host the ceremony of lights at 7pm: Cuomo is planning to host a party at 7 p.m. […]
Did you know that the only venues where you are legally allowed to dance in Williamsburg are Rough Trade and Music Hall of Williamsburg? Andrew Muchmore (of the Williamsburg venue Muchmore’s) is taking on the 1926 NYC law that bans dancing. Tonight Muchmore’s is hosting a panel discussion on repealing the outdated law. From the […]
Happy 4/20, everyone! It has been a hectic couple of weeks and rolls need to be slowed, which is somewhat reflected in the recommendations this week.
UPDATED: Shea loses lease We all know the troubles our beloved Brooklyn venue Shea Stadium has been undergoing the last few months. But— as we continue to see the closings of venues we have cherished over many years in Brooklyn, we refuse to let one more go under. Our community of music lovers and show-goers will […]
April showers bring May flower crowns, and other stylish, summer-centric looks as festival season kicks off in New York City, and beyond. About a decade ago, you needed to pack a tent, rent a car and drive hundreds of miles to get that “mega-festival” experience offered by multi-day events like Bonnaroo and Coachella, but today […]