Live Music

06 Dec 2011

FREE Holiday Tree-Lighting Celebration in Madison Square Park Tonight

The holidays are like a double-edged candy cane.  On one end, traveling, crazy family members, and the sheer cost of making the holidays “happen” can be total bummers.  On the other end, it’s really hard to not at love hot cocoa, cozy sweaters, and cuddling up with the people who

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19 Nov 2011

Today: Queens Thanksgiving Zombie Walk Takes Over Astoria

Ahhh, Thanksgiving time. A time to reflect on what we’re thankful for with those we love, and also sometimes dress up like Zombies and run around Queens. The inaugural edition of the Queens Thanksgiving Zombie Walk will do just that today starting at noon. Complimentary zombie makeovers are provided to

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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16 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: The Postelles

The Postelles are a band so diversely talented that they can release a Ramones cover on the same EP as a Joe Jones cover and make you unabashedly swing your hips to both. Lead singer Dan Balk, guitarist David Dargahi, bassist John Speyer, and percussionist Billy Cadden met during high school

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07 Nov 2011

Broke-Ass Band Interview: Carter Tanton, Show Tuesday at Cameo Gallery

Carter Tanton, formerly known as Tulsa, has been generating quite a bit of critical buzz lately – Rolling Stone dubbed his “indie-seraphim voice… not of this world” and Nylon Mag declared his upcoming album, Freeclouds, an “indie gem.” You’ll be able to get Freeclouds – which feels like the aural

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09 Sep 2011

Friday Night: Fillmore Art Walk

Once again, it’s time for my street to come alive with all of the colorful characters (and not to mention outfits) that turn up on Fillmore during their bi-annual Art Walk. This Friday night, from 6 pm-midnight, Fillmore St. will be booming with art, life, music, drinks and people. Hosted

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08 Sep 2011

FREE Patti Smith Show Tonight at Webster Hall

Patti Smith likes you. Not only did she pen the National Book Award-winning read Just Kids for even the most ADD of readers to enjoy last year, but tonight she’s going to perform, for you, for FREE. Tonight at Webster Hall, Smith will show off why she’s a rock icon

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07 Aug 2011

Party This Thursday at Cure Thrift!

  Just when you’d decided never to leave the apartment without utter life-or-death necessity again this summer (the city’s a freak show! It’s hot as balls! The line in Duane Reade is anxiety attack-inducingly long and the whole damn town is crawling with tourists who stop at random in the

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28 Jul 2011

The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players Are Back TONIGHT!

The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players aren’t your typical family band that performs songs based on slides of strangers they’ve found in garage sales and beyond. They are also one of the few bands lucky enough to say they’ve performed on Late Night TV (Late Night with Conan O’ Brien) and

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