Yes, yes, May the Fourth Be With You and all that jazz, the real nerds know it’s also Cinco De Cuatro, and I’m also looking forward to seeing Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (bonus nerd points to anyone who has seen and loved James Gunn’s earlier movies, Slither (extra extra points for seeing it at […]
Coat check season is officially OVER, which means now is the time to shed your unnecessary layers and inhibitions on the borough’s best dance floors. We understand how the transition period between winter hibernation and summer turn-up can be daunting, so we’re taking the guess work out of your party plans with weekly round-ups of […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yet another Brooklyn show you’d have to sell your first born’s first born to get into. Damon Albarn + co.’s exclusive Brooklyn show, which was the group’s first U.S. show in 7 years according to Stereogum, was held last night at local record shop/venue hybrid Rough Trade—not exactly where you’d expect to see such an […]
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.
This is, of course, horrible news for the music community in Brooklyn. In a city with very few places left for the DIY music scene to thrive, Shea Stadium was beloved. They are already missed: Dearest showgoers, We wish we had better news to close out what has been such an incredibly successful and heart-warming […]
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 […]