Let’s start with some good news, Shea Stadium reached their kickstarter goal in just a few hours yesterday. Why stop there though, you can continue to donate here. The last few years have been more than hard for DIY venues but the rally of support yesterday was really quite something, and long may it continue. Anyway, obviously you won’t be catching any shows there this weekend, but you do have some rather fine alternatives.
Happy National Pizza Day, everyone. Hope you’re all having a good snow day, unless of course you had to trek into the office anyway (like me) and also made reservations at Rubirosa weeks ago for tonight (like me), then sympathies all around. Anyway, despite the snow and the inevitable slush-show tomorrow, there are plenty of rewards for anyone braving the elements.
While some of the major players have already announced their summer festival lineups (Panorama / Govball), which admittedly doesn’t seem too far away with today’s high of 15 degrees C, but let’s stick with the present. We only have one more weekend until an orange clown has the nuclear codes, so maybe we should just enjoy ourselves while we’re still here.
Happy new year! We made it to 2017! Hopefully everyone had a good break (if indeed you were lucky enough to have one), sincere best wishes to everyone for the coming year, I’ve a feeling we’re going to need all the help we can get. Thankfully, in terms of live shows, 2017 is kicking off in style.
ICYMI: #Unibroue A TOUT LE MONDE and STVTS present: VIC AND THE RATTLEHEADS So these are the rules to get tickets so pay attention! 1. Only them. No openers 2. Tickets will be available for purchase AT THE BAR ONLY on Thursday 12/8 and Friday 12/9 from 6-8PM, and Saturday 12/10 from 2-4PM, selling 60 tickets each day. 3. Tickets are $50 and cash only. Tickets will be all will call and non transferable. First-come, first-served. Again, we are only selling 60 tickets each day so when they're gone, we're done! TIPS FOR SUCCESS: 1. Press "Going" on the event page (shared below), and we'll be posting in real time how many tickets are left/when sold out each day. If you don't press "Going," you won't get the notifications! Also, don't forget to subscribe to Saint Vitus events and never miss a thing! 2. GOOD LUCK! MAY THE KRAMPUS BE WITH YOU. #tixonsale #unibrouebeer #svbshows #saintvitusbar #atoutlemonde #brooklyn #greenpoint #metal
BrooklynVegan sure thinks so.
As mentioned, Megadeth are playing the Epiphone Revolver Music Awards at Webster Hall on Tuesday (12/13), which frontman Dave Mustaine is also hosting. You may remember Mustaine promoted the awards by bartending at Greenpoint’s Saint Vitus. The venue just put up the above image on their instragram which seems to suggest that Megadeth is playing Saint Vitus on Monday (12/12). [Read more…]
Seems like a fairly normal week, local institutions announcing that they’re closing, crazy people making crazy threats, and maybe some good news with the opening of a new music venue. Plenty of great options this weekend and it’s going to be a cold one so what better way to get through it than with a few shows?
We’re in the home stretch of this wretched orbit, where end-of-year lists could read more like obituaries. Let’s try and be optimistic for a few minutes at least, and marvel at the stupendous options we have to entertain us this weekend.