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Jayhawks, Bonnie Raitt & more playing free Americana Fest NYC this weekend

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s the finale for this year’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, and it also features a tribute to Chuck Berry, Memphis soul legened Don Berry, Amanda Shires, roots supergroup Traveller, and more. And it’s free.

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David Byrne, Emel, Delicate Steve & more part of free BRIC OPEN Festival lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

BRIC Arts Media are throwing a festival from April 27-30 at various BRIC House venues (the Ballroom, the Stoop, the Artist Studio). All events are FREE.

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Winter Jazzfest 2017 lineup (Pharoah Sanders, Sam Amidon, Kneebody, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC’s annual multi-venue Winter Jazzfest happens from January 5-10 at Le Poisson Rouge, The New School, SOB’s…

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Winter Jazzfest 2017 lineup (Pharoah Sanders, Sam Amidon, Kneebody, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

NYC’s annual multi-venue Winter Jazzfest happens from January 5-10 at Le Poisson Rouge, The New School, SOB’s…

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Richard Hell, Ira Kaplan, Lenny Kaye & more performed at the first Ivan Julian benefit at City Winery (pics/video/setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Watch Richard Hell cover “Purple Rain”!

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Nile Rodgers, Brian Wilson, Spike Lee, Bob Mould, Madonna & more artists pay tribute to Prince

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Also: Paul McCartney, Marc Almond, Carrie Brownstein, Questlove, The Mountain Goats, Nikki Sixx, Nigel Godrich, Chaka Khan, and more

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NY Guitar Fest 2016 lineup & schedule (Valerie June, Nels Cline, William Tyler, Ryley Walker, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We just mentioned that there’s a guitar marathon with Ryley Walker, Noveller, Gyan Riley, Vernon Reid, William Tyler and more happening during the 2016 New York Guitar Festival, and here’s more info on that fest…

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Ira Kaplan, Jim Sclavunos & Lydia Lunch added to 2nd Ivan Julian benefit; tickets on sale now

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan and Bad Seeds/Grinderman’s Jim Sclavunos, and no wave legend Lydia Lunch were added to the second benefit show for former Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian (who’s battling cancer). They join Thurston Moore & Lee Ranaldo, Matthew Sweet, Arto Lindsay, The Dictators and Vernon Reid & Burnt Sugar Arkestra.

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second Ivan Julian benefit added with Matthew Sweet, Thurston Moore, Lee Ranaldo, Arto Lindsay & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Former Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian was sadly diagnosed with cancer, and now a second benefit show has been added with yet another fantastic lineup. The first is sold out.

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Ivan Julian diagnosed with cancer; Richard Hell, Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye, The Dictators & more playing a benefit

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

To benefit Voidoids guitarist Ivan Julian, who was recently diagnosed with cancer, a concert will go down with his former bandleader Richard Hell, fellow New York punk icons Debbie Harry, Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group) and The Dictators NYC, plus Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter, Living Colour’s Vernon Reid, post-punk vets Bush Tetras, and more.

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Living Colour – Live Photos from City Winery, NYC 6/1/14

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

I really hadn’t kept up with Living Colour since the 90’s until seeing them earlier this month at City Winery.  While Living Colour had only broken up for five years (1995 – 2000), they haven’t been as much in the public eye as they were during their initial run (when they opened for the Stones and made numerous late night TV appearances).  With the show at City Winery, Living Colour proved hands-down that they are every bit as relevant today as they were back in their original run and the band is a long way away from playing the reunion ...

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