Tag Archives: Free Shows

Glen Hansard expands tour, playing Rough Trade (& Shane MacGowan’s 60th birthday)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Shane MacGowan’s birthday celebration also features Nick Cave, Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream, Johnny Depp, Cerys Matthews (Catatonia), Carl Barat of The Libertines, Glen Matlock, Clem Burke, members of The Pogues and more.

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David Byrne giving free “Reasons to Be Cheerful” talk in NYC (livestreaming, too)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“There are actually a LOT of encouraging things going on around the world—they’ve given me hope, and I’d like to share them.” – David Byrne. The talk, which happens January 8, is free to attend.

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Lightning Bolt, Sun Ra Arkestra & Jlin playing free concert series in Times Square

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lightning Bolt, the Sun Ra Arkestra and Jlin are all playing the free “Interference AV” festival from February 19 – 21 at the AMC Empire multiplex in Times Square with immersive video matched to the performences.

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Jherek Bischoff shares ‘Twin Peaks’ holiday EP; MoMA screening ‘The Return’ for free

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jherek Bischoff has just released an EP of ‘Twin Peaks’ inspired holiday covers called Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire Walk With Me where he puts an Angelo Badalamenti spin on holiday classics as “White Christmas,” “The Christmas Song” and Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts classic “Christmas Time is Here,” complete with that iconic plucky bass style.

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What’s going on Sunday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay-Z, Turnstile, Louden Wainwright III, and more Sunday show options.

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Lizzo on tour, playing free NYC show at The Cutting Room

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Minneapolis rapper Lizzo is currently in the midst of a North American tour, and she’ll soon be bringing her brand of fun, bouncy hip-hop bangers to NYC’s Cutting Room…

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2017 NYC Halloween events: Village (and dog) parade, Peaches, Cramps tribute, GWAR, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC will be busy with many spooky events and Halloween-themed fun this year. We round it all up, including the Village parade, the dog parade, Peaches, an all-star Cramps tribute, GWAR, Fatboy Slim, Diamanda Galas, cover shows, and more.

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Halloween movie options in NYC, including free “Shocktober Fest” outdoor movie series in city parks

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Halloween’s just a couple weeks away which makes October the ultimate month for horror movies. The Brooklyn Horror Film Fest just wrapped up it’s second editon but there are still shortage of places to see classic and new horror flicks on the big screen in NYC. Here’s a round-up of what’s going on.

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meet music supervisors at Brooklyn Public Library, where Laura Jane Grace is also playing “Genderful!”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Learn how music gets picked for movies, TV shows, video games and commercials. BrooklynVegan is presenting a panel-discussion called “Sounds on the Screen: A Behind the Scenes Look at Music SupervisionL” which will be hosted by Dave Hill (who also knows a thing or two about the topic)…

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Jane Weaver preps ‘The Architect’ EP (listen to Andy Votel remix), playing NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“The Architect” is taken from Jane’s new album ‘Modern Kosmology’ that folds in krautrock and chilly synthpop into her psych-folk sound. The NYC show is a free in-store at Rough Trade.

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Joyner Lucas supporting ‘508-507-2209′ on tour (two NYC shows, one is free)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Worcester, MA rapper Joyner Lucas released his Atlantic Records debut, 508-507-2209, back in June. It was executive produced by Drake associate Boi-1da, and features Mystikal, Snoh Aalegra and Steffion Don

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Sloppy Jane & Insecure Men playing free Meltasia afterparty at Baby’s tonight

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Meltasia fest happened last weekend in the Catskills and three of the bands who played it are in Brooklyn tonight for a free official after-show. Like, way after, man.

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Seaport Music Festival 15th Anniversary: final lineup and set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Seaport Music Festival’s 15th Anniversary celebration is this week, happening Thursday (9/7) – Sunday (9/10) at NYC’s South Street Seaport with performances by Ted Leo, The Make-Up, James Chance & The Contortions, Suicide’s Martin Rev and more…

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Ninjasonik & more playing graffiti artist UFO’s “Wastedland 2″ installation in Brooklyn

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

If you’ve lived in NYC any time over the last 20 years you have probably seen street artist UFO‘s work, variations of his tag: a squid-like alien with little jets shooting out the bottom…

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Action Bronson shares Rick Ross collab from new LP, hosting foodie dating series, playing Rough Trade

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Action Bronson’s new album ‘Blue Chips 7000’ is out this week. He’s also developing a nightly talk show for Viceland.

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Mulatu Astatke playing Psycho Las Vegas & Central Park this weekend

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The “Father of Ethio-Jazz” is the US for the metal/psych festival Psycho Las Vegas, and a free Central Park SummerStage show with Emel Mathlouthi and Alsarah & the Nubatones.

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Kari Faux playing free Brooklyn & Philly shows this month (watch some videos)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kari Faux has collaborated with Childish Gambino, Isaiah Rashad, Matt Martians of The Internet, and more, she’s made several contributions to HBO’s ‘Insecure,’ and her debut album ‘Lost En Los Angeles’ is out now.

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