Tag Archives: holiday music

Girl Ray releasing holiday single (listen), announce 2018 tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Christmas is great and everything but where are the indie bangers?” asks Girl Ray‘s Sophie Moss, who then answers her own question with the announcement of holiday single “(I Wish I Were Giving You A Gift) This Christmas”…

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Cheap Trick paid tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young at Capitol Theatre (pics, video, setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cheap Trick covered AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” in tribute to their friend and onetime tourmate Malcolm Young (who died this weekend)…

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Courtney Marie Andrews covers “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Courtney Marie Andrews’ stripped-down folky take on ”I’ll Be Home For Christmas” will appear on Amazon’s 2017 ‘Acoustic Christmas’ playlist, but first we’re premiering the song in this post.

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Aimee Mann, Randy Newman, Jeff Tweedy & more playing WFUV’s 2017 holiday show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 lineup for WFUV’s annual “Holiday Cheer” benefit show has been announced with Jeff Tweedy, Aimee Mann, Randy Newman, and Lo Moon all playing NYC’s Beacon Theatre on December 15.

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Cyndi Lauper announces 2017 NYC “Home for the Holidays” show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cyndi Lauper‘s “Home for the Holidays” show at Beacon Theatre has become an annual NYC tradition, always bringing together a disparate group of great artists for a great night of music benefiting Cyndi’s True Colors Fund

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Sad13 releases new Xmas song, “MCGA”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“back in summer ’16 you follied with the mainstream. november was a brainfreeze. the world could end next year. you managed to avoid thanksgiving in post-election deep depression. …ask em how they voted when you’re going home this year.”

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Puss N Boots threw a Christmas Extravaganza @ The Bell House w/ Tommy Stinson, Mick Foley & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Puss N Boots were in fine spirits as they celebrated their Christmas Extravaganza with a sold out audience at The Bell House on Tuesday night (12/20)…

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Maxwell, Miranda, Parsley made “Too Many Santas” video during Santacon; Holly Miranda tells us her Top 10 of 2016

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This may be the only good thing to come out of Santacon, evern.

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Norah Jones played Colbert, touring; Puss n Boots playing Christmas show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Norah Jones returned earlier this year with her sixth album Day Breaks on Blue Note, and she continued to support it by appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert this week…

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Julien Baker lists her top 10 albums of 2016, released a holiday song

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Julien’s favorite albums of the year include Touche Amore (which she sings on), recent tourmates Kevin Devine and Lucy Dacus, and more.

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classic concert films ‘The T.A.M.I. Show’ & ‘Big T.N.T. Show’ now on Blu-ray; Ronnie Spector playing holiday shows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Ronnie also plays the “Baby It’s Cold Outside: The Revlon Concert for the Rainforest Fund” benefit at Carnegie Hall with Bruce Springsteen, Sting and more.

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Fiona Apple shares anti-Trump Christmas song, playing Standing Rock benefit w/ TVotR, Devendra Banhardt & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Fiona Apple has shared an acapella anti-Trump version of Mel Torme/Nat King Cole’s holiday standard “The Christmas Song” starting with “Trump’s Nuts Roasting on an open fire”…

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Sloan’s Jay Ferguson tells us his Top 10 of 2016 ++ plus listen to Sloan’s new Christmas single

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay’s Top 10 includes The Lemon Twigs, The Avalanches & more. Sloan’s new holiday single is terrific.

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Melvins, Los Campesinos! & more on new Amazon indie holiday music comp

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The album is out today and also features The Album Leaf, Dandy Warhols, Tennis, Chris Staples, and more.

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Low share new holiday song “Some Hearts (at Christmas Time)”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“To friends who have moved away and friends who have passed on this year. To one and all, especially those who are alone, we wish you a Merry Christmas and new hope for the new year. May we all find ways to lift each other.” – Low

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listen to Best Coast’s new holiday single “Christmas And Everyday”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Singer Bethany Cosentino says, it’s “a song about empowerment and love. We need to remind our youth and young girls that they are strong and capable of achieving whatever they set their minds to — on Christmas and EVERY day.”

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stream “Silent Night” off David Bazan’s Christmas album

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Every Christmas the makers and cheerers of war gather with their precious families to celebrate the Baby Jesus’ birth. When they lift their voices together to croon this peaceful benediction, from memory, in haunting unison, is there, anywhere among them, the faintest flicker of understanding?”

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