It’s another insanely stacked night in (and around) NYC, with Brian Wilson (playing Pet Sounds), Interpol (playing Turn on the Bright Lights), Cap’n Jazz, Global Citizen Fest, Brooklyn Comes Alive, Have A Nice Life, Joey Bada$$, Xiu Xiu, H2O (playing ‘Thicker Than Water’), Pixies, BTBAM (playing ‘Colors’), Flesh World, and more.
Wasabassco’s House of Deveraux paid tribute to rock titans Led Zeppelin with a multimedia burlesque revue titled “Take the Led Off!” at Le Poisson Rouge on September 9, featuring 10 different acts — plus a go-go intermission — set to some of Zeppelin’s most iconic songs, including “The Lemon Song,” “Kashmir,” and “Whole Lotta Love.”
The War On Drugs brought their tour to NYC last night (9/19) for their first of two shows here. This one was at Terminal 5 and they kept their set entirely to the new album and 2014’s greatLost In The Dream…
Magic Bullet Records claimed to have received several emails accusing guitarist Jo Capitalcide of assault, and said that singer Gretchen Steel discussed the claims with the label too, which Steel denied.
The 2017 edition of Basilica Soundscape happened last weekend (September 15 – 17) at Basilica Hudson, just outside of NYC. It was a chance to see some great performers in a unique location, and in some cases the performances were unique to Basilica, too…
The person who posted the video said: “They finished their set and came back for the encore. Alec warned us to never try to kiss the lead singer as they only have one and they don’t want to lose her, something along these lines. Molly felt nervous afterwards.”
We’ve already applauded Chicago’s Riot Fest 2017 for its stacked lineup, but praise is also due for its schedule. Of the festival’s five stages, the two main stages (Riot Stage and Roots Stage) are right next to each other, meaning you’re never waiting around for music to start and you hardly have to move…
This year’s fest took place August 31 – September 3 at the UK’s Larmer Tree Gardens and saw sets from Father John Misty, Mac DeMarco, Waxahatchee, Slowdive, The Moonlandingz, Jesus & Mary Chain, Amadou and Mariam, Aldous Harding, Real Estate, Foxygen, Alex Cameron, Baxter Dury, Girl Ray, and lots more.
Patti, who was joined by her band and children Jesse Paris and Jackson, celebrated the birthday of her late husband, Fred “Sonic” Smith, and paid tribute to Grant Hart and Sam Shepard at this joyous show.
The Meadows fest begins with Jay Z, Run the Jewels, Migos & more, plus Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, King Woman, Chameleons’ singer Mark Burgess, Alison Moyet, The Afghan Whigs, the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, and more show options on this very busy Friday.