We’re back after a brief west-coast break – yes the weather was lovely, yes the tacos were great. Tacos can only bring so much joy though and the serious business of attending concerts must go on.
This short week is puttering along, and I don’t want to toot my own horn but there are some low-key excellent shows this weekend. No huge, established acts, just some good honest acts at intimate settings.
Happy blah blah blah, consumerism be damned yada yada. It turns out that all the best shows happen to be on Valentine’s Day, who would have thought! Forget the roses and chocolates and maybe get your significant other a ticket to one of these shows, or not, what do we know.
Only three weekends before christmas, which seems stressful, so rather than waste your time shopping, hit up these events instead…
Brooklyn was certainly alive this past Saturday. With nonstop jams out of Brooklyn Bowl, Rough Trade, and Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn Comes Alive’s fourth annual festival far exceeded expectations. Hosted by Live for Live Music, the one day event provides a platform for musicians from a variety of bands to join forces and create some real […]
Badass bassist, and not to mention total sweetheart, Karina Rykman might be on the younger side compared to her peers, but at age 24 she’s already built herself one extensive resume. Originally influenced by 70’s rock bands, Rykman has since expanded and diversified her palette, and has made quite the name for herself in the jam […]
How was everyone’s Labor Day? Did you burn your white pants yesterday morning, or are you going to be a rebel and continue wearing the damn things through the holiday season? Who decided that was a rule anyway? Even though Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, I still see plenty of good times […]
Last month we shed some light on Brooklyn Comes Alive, the one-day, jam heavy festival set to take place in Williamsburg on Saturday, September 29th. As the day gets closer, our excitement levels continue to rise. We can’t wait to groove all day and night to some fresh jams provided by some of the most […]
Last month, Brooklyn Comes Alive announced the line up for its 4th annual, one-day event, which features collaborations by world class musicians in the form of unique, supergroup jam sessions. The mini festival will take place on Saturday September 29, 2018, at three different esteemed Williamsburg venues: Brooklyn Bowl, Rough Trade, and Music Hall of […]
I’m not going to pretend like it’s been all flowers and rainbows over here. The loss of Anthony Bourdain last week came as quite a blow. As fellow food loving New Yorkers, we’ll truly miss his unique flair for storytelling and his boundless zest for exploring lesser known parts of the world in search of […]