You don’t need me wasting your time with chit-chat, there are weekend plans to be made, this time we bring you some site favourites and something out of left field. Enjoy!
Summer was well and truly ushered in this last weekend as the Northside Festival concluded its 8th year. With a 400+ roster of bands among dozens of venues, there was no shortage of entertainment; Free Williamsburg staff made a credible stab at doing as much as possible, and our thoughts are below – the best […]
We’ve had several failed attempts at summer kicking off this year, but the Northside festival always seems to usher in the season semi-officially for us here at Free Williamsburg. With a music lineup that breaks a whopping 400 in number, there is plenty to cram in over the course of 4 days, it’s not too […]
You’ve still got a few days to figure out Thanksgiving plans, which you’ll need because there are plenty of spectacular shows to catch this weekend. Be thankful for all the great music you can see, family plans can wait!
I write to you from a coffee shop in Singapore where April showers are alive and well. No seriously, it’s fucking pouring here. I thought it was the dry season? And dammit, why aren’t we in a bar? I’ve spent the last two weeks in Southeast Asia, and I’ve learned quite a lot: 1.) Thailand […]
I have to go to Boston for work this weekend, but that doesn’t mean I won’t treat you right. I will however, get right to it. Here are my weekend tips! 5) Alvvays, Kiwi at Bowery Ballroom Having seen Alvvays play numerous free shows in New York in the last couple of years, it took me […]
UPDATE 4/8/2015 Forecastle has announced their 2nd tier of artists, and I have to say this is truly Christmas in July for me! Check it out: The War on Drugs Robert DeLong (YES YES YES YES YES YES) ZZ Ward Mariachi El Bronx Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds Chris Stapleton Lower Dens Gabriel Garzon-Montano […]
I want to play a game. Your Halloween social life has been rigged to an industrial grade acetylene torch and suspended above a churning cement mixer in an abandoned warehouse somewhere in deep Brooklyn. There’s still time to save it, but first you have to choose: Do you attend a banging party or a heavy […]
Jeff the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet very nearly brought the ceiling down at Death By Audio on Sunday night with what must be one of the most potent pairings that have graced the venue.
5) Ipsum Presents Shark?, Doctopus, Couches, Larry and the Babes at Shea Stadium Shark? should probably be bigger than they are and we should probably hear more from Shea Stadium than we currently do. In the end, though, both the Brooklyn live music staples have firmly and sustainably endeared themselves to us by simply finding […]