Tag Archives: Bars and Nightclubs

Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge Join With Live Nation

Source: New York Times » Music

The New York music clubs and the concert giant will create a promotion and booking company, Mercury East Presents. It’s another step in the consolidation of the local concert business.

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Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge Split From Concert Promoter Bowery Presents

Source: New York Times » Music

The future of the two beloved downtown clubs may depend on the business plans of two entertainment giants: AEG and its rival, Live Nation.

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Hong Kong Journal: ‘Regulations Kill’ the Vibe for Hong Kong’s Indie Music Scene

Source: New York Times » Music

Restrictive zoning and performance rules are hindering musicians, who are already hard-pressed to find venues that cater to working-class fans.

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Schimmel Center to Host a Two-Day Toast to the Bottom Line

Source: New York Times » Music

The bandleader Paul Shaffer will host the festival, which is to include performances from many of the musicians whose careers were shaped there.

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Critic’s Notebook: When New York’s Nightclubs Were Secret Empires

Source: New York Times » Music

Two new books, “No Sleep: NYC Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999” and “No Half Steppin’,” take a look at clubs in the 1980s and ’90s.

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Brooklyn Steel, the Bowery Presents’ Latest Project, Cements Its Presence

Source: New York Times » Music

The Williamsburg club would fill a gap in New York’s night life, say the principals, as they prepare to be acquired by AEG, further consolidating the industry.

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