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 […]
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 […]
They’ve always been legit in our book, but in view of their recent problems, they’ve started a Kickstarter to get the city off their back: We want to make Shea a completely legal, 100% permitted venue to protect its future.
As you may remember, Brooklyn DIY-venue Shea Stadium temporarily closed, then reopened earlier this year. It seems as though Shea’s struggles continue—this was posted by the club today to their facebook page:
Baby, Shea’s back! Beloved DIY venue Shea Stadium is up and running again as of last night (2/13).
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 […]
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 […]
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.
No small-talk, go have fun this weekend. Suggestions below (also, eat ice cream)!