Author Archives: BrooklynVegan Staff

NYC show cancellations due to Bomb Cyclone snowstorm

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The Bomb Cyclone has brought down a whole bunch of snow and wind and dropping temperatures, which means cancellations. Here’s the stuff that’s canceled and the stuff that isn’t.

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Boston Calling announces 2018 lineup

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The 2018 edition of Boston Calling which happens May 25-27 at Harvard Athletic Complex. Curated as always by Aaron Dessner of The National, this year is headlined by Eminem, The Killers and Jack White, and will also feature Queens of the Stone Age, Paramore, Tyler the Creator, Khalid, Fleet Foxes, St. Vincent, and more…

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32 albums we’re anticipating in 2018

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From Superchunk to Grimes to Earl Sweatshirt to Turnstile, here are 32 albums we’re very excited to hear this year.

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Governors Ball 2018 Lineup Announced

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Eminem, Jack White, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Travis Scott get top billing at this year’s Governors Ball which takes place June 1 – 3 in NYC.

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Coachella 2018 Lineup Announced

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The two weekends of Coachella happen April 13 – 15 and April 20 – 22.

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Television & Eleanor Friedberger celebrated New Years @ Bowery Ballroom (setlists, night 1 pics)

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New York rock icons Television closed out 2017 (which was the 40th anniversary of their debut LP Marquee Moon) with two New Years shows at Bowery Ballroom both of which were opened by Eleanor Friedberger.

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Gogol Bordello partied at two Brooklyn Steel shows (night 1 pics & setlist)

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It’s not New Year’s Eve without Gogol Bordello, whose hard-partying live show is perfect for the celebratory, booze-filled night. This year they played NYE in DC, but right before that, they did two shows at Brooklyn Steel

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Thursday, PUP & Frank Iero @ Paramount & Starland (pics, videos, setlists)

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Like they did last year (and before breaking up), Thursday celebrated the holidays with a short run of Northeast shows, including one in their home state of NJ at Starland Ballroom…

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Phish rang in 2018 at MSG (night 1 pics, all 4 setlists & videos)

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As Phish have done several other years, they rang in 2018 with four Madison Square Garden shows, which made for 17 MSG shows in 2017 (thanks to their “Baker’s Dozen” run in the summer) and a total of 56 shows at the NYC arena thus far…

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Alex Cameron’s saxophonist & business partner Roy Molloy tells us about the “top 10 cars I spotted in Brooklyn this year”

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“Merry everything folks, my name’s Roy Molloy, and I like good cars.” Roy will be out with Alex Cameron on tour with The Killers in 2018.

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Protomartyr’s Joe Casey talks year-end lists, and offers up one of his own

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“I’m always stupefied when year-end list time rolls around. Especially when I see folks post shit like their ‘100 favorite albums of the year.’ That means a single person somehow consumed and critically thought of well over a hundred albums and some how figured out how to rank them. That would be like ranking all the meals for the year, sunrises, or bowel movements. Utter insanity.” – Protomartyr’s Joe Casey.

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20 Best New(ish) Artists of 2017

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It’s harder and harder to figure out what really qualifies as a ”new” artist, but here are 20 that we love that are at least new-ish, from Phoebe Bridgers to Vagabon to Cardi B.

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