Tag Archives: Soul Coughing

What’s going on Thursday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Tonight’s NYC-area shows include Guns N’ Roses, Future Islands, Japanese Breakfast, the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, Mike Doughty, Mura Masa/Joey Purp, Frankie Rose, and more.

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This Day in Music History: Faces release their first album with Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen wins an Oscar

Source: The Key (WXPN)

This Day in Music History: Faces release their first album with Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen wins an Oscar

1952 – Cleveland stakes a claim on Rock history when the Moondog Coronation Ball is held at the Cleveland Arena. Organized by the WJW DJ Alan Freed (“Moondog” on the air), it is widely considered the first Rock concert, with Billy Ward and The Dominoes, Tiny Grimes, and Paul Williams on the bill. The crowd is over capacity and police shut down the show because of fire code violations after just one song by Williams. The event proves to the music industry that this type of R&B music has widespread appeal.

1956 – The movie Rock Around The Clock, ...

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Big Head Todd and the Monsters spread love at World Cafe Live

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Big Head Todd and the Monsters | Photo by Breanna Keohane for WXPN

 

Big Head Todd and the Monsters came into the city on Sunday night to show Philadelphia some Valentine’s Day love. The band was celebrating their 30th anniversary with a U.S. tour with Mike Doughty that kicked off and ends in Colorado, with a stop at World Cafe Live in the middle.

Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty | Photo by Breanna Keohane for WXPN

Doughty, formerly of Soul Coughing, walked out on stage stag with just his guitar in head. The singer-songwriter started his solo career in 2000 when he parted ways ...

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