Author Archives: Amanda Hatfield

Pride Island in pics (Tegan & Sara, Roisin Murphy, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tegan & Sara, Years & Years, Roisin Murphy, and Gallant played Saturday (6/25) at this year’s new Pride Island concert series/cultural experience. Pride Island continues Sunday (6/26) with Nelly Furtado, after The March, which will be televised live this year for the first time.

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Lizzo played Webster Hall with Brooke Candy (pics), playing Nashville Pride

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lizzo’s tour with Brooke Candy stopped at Webster Hall on 6/15. Her upcoming dates include Nashville TN’s Pride Festival, alongside artists like Julien Baker, Big Freedia, and Ezra Furman.

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Bon Iver, Jenny Lewis, & others cover John Prine at Eaux Claires (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

One of the collaborative highlights of the third edition of Eaux Claires was ‘Bon Iver Presents: John Prine and the American Songbook,’ which featured artists like Justin Vernon, Jenny Lewis, Jeff Tweedy, Mountain Man, Spank Rock, and Anais Mitchell covering Prine’s songs.

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Eaux Claires 2017 pics & videos (Wilco, Paul Simon, Feist, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The third edition of Justin Vernon and Aaron Dessner’s Eaux Claires festival was heavy on collaborations between performers, including Vernon and Dessner themselves. Paul Simon was joined by a classical ensemble, and many artists covered John Prine. Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Feist, Perfume Genius, Sylvan Esso, and Francis and the Lights were among others who played the festival.

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Comedienne = Zac Pennington of Parenthetical Girls with Jherek Bischoff and Greg Saunier

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You can check out the new project’s first song “Hideout” which features Zac’s vocals over lush, dreamy strings — a good first taste of this new project

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pics from the 2017 Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 35th annual Coney Island Mermaid Parade started off with some rain, but still brought 3000 revelers ready to let their freak flag fly. Debbie Harry and Chris Stein of Blondie presided over this year’s festivities as Queen Mermaid and King Neptune.

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NYC getting an official ‘Nighttime Ambassador’ advocate for music and nightlife

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC will join other cities in getting an office dedicated to nightlife. The creation of a Nighttime Ambassador is part of New York Works, a ten-year economic plan from the mayor’s office, which also includes making affordable workspace for artists.

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Bonnaroo announces 2018 dates ++ Sunday pics (The Weeknd, Margo Price, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Bonnaroo’s 2017 edition wrapped up with sets from The Weeknd, Travis Scott, Margo Price, Crystal Castles, BADBADNOTGOOD, Skepta, Umphrey’s McGee, Flatbush Zombies, White Reaper, Amine, and more.

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Bonnaroo Friday pics (The xx, D.R.A.M., Jay Som, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Bonnaroo continued Friday with sets from U2, The xx, D.R.A.M., Jay Som, Portugal. The Man, Kevin Morby, Major Lazer, Car Seat Headrest, Khruangbin, Tove Lo, and more.

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U2 played Bonnaroo, honored Chris Cornell (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

U2’s first US festival date, and second festival date ever, came during their 30th anniversary tour of ‘The Joshua Tree.’ Along with playing that classic album in full, they honored Chris Cornell during their set. The Edge also won the second annual Les Paul Award at a ceremony earlier in the day.

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Pickpockets strike at Governors Ball + more pictures from Saturday

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Pickpockets are a serious problem at music festivals; Governors Ball attendees reported over $13k worth of missing or stolen items this year, mostly cellphones and cameras.

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Tool returned to NYC at Governors Ball (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After making a triumphant return at Boston Calling, Tool continued their tour with their first show in NYC proper in over a decade, headlining Sunday night at Governors Ball.

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Governors Ball Friday pics, part 2 (Beach House, Flume, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The second part of our pictures from Friday at Governors Ball, with Beach House, Flume, Lorde, Nancy Whang, Danny Brown, Tove Lo, Bleachers, Charli XCX, Kehlani, and Francis and the Lights.

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Governors Ball Friday pics (Chance, Lorde, Schoolboy Q, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Governors Ball kicked off its 2017 edition with sets from Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Flume, Majid Jordan, Beach House, Schoolboy Q, Danny Brown, Michael Kiwanuka, Tove Lo, Bleachers, Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Charli XCX, Kehlani, Francis and the Lights, and more.

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