Author Archives: BrooklynVegan Staff

What’s going on Saturday?

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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.

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House of Deveraux’s Tribute to Led Zeppelin (burlesque pics)

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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.”

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The War on Drugs began NYC stay at Terminal 5 (pics, videos, setlist)

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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 great Lost In The Dream

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Paul McCartney sang happy birthday to Jimmy Fallon at Barclays (pics, video)

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After beginning his eight-show NYC-area run with two Prudential Center shows, and then playing two MSG shows (one with Bruce Springsteen), Paul McCartney headed to Brooklyn for his first of two Barclays Center shows last night…

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Zex dropped from label due to sexual assault accusations, 1 day after Beyonce made them famous

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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.

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tix on sale: Market Hotel shows, Arkells, Bleachers, Broken Social Scene, more

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Also: RL Grime, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Jane Birkin, Steven Wilson, Action Bronson, and more NYC-area shows on sale today.

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What’s going on Wednesday?

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Tonight’s NYC shows include The Tallest Man on Earth + yMusic, Bing & Ruth, Le1f, The Barr Brothers, Tei Shi, Shilpa Ray, and more.

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Basilica Soundscape 2017 pics (Zola Jesus, John Maus, Protomartyr, more)

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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…

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some dude tried to kiss Alvvays singer Molly Rankin on stage

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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.”

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Market Hotel reopening in November (initial show schedule)

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Among the first new shows announced: Royal Trux, Titus Andronicus, Pile, The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die, Black Marble, Speedy Ortiz, and more.

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Riot Fest 2017 Friday pics/recap (NIN, New Order, Buzzcocks, Ministry, more)

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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…

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End of the Road 2017 pics (Father John Misty, Mac DeMarco, Waxahatchee, more)

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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.

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Patti Smith (and guest Michael Stipe) played SummerStage (pics, video, setlist)

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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.

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What’s going on Friday?

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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.

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