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Adam Green @ Town Hall, NYC - May 10, 2008
Adam Green @ Town Hall

Adam Green, the beloved New York singer-songwriter with the deep baritone voice and quirky sense of humor, played his largest headlining show to date last Saturday at Town Hall. When he said on The View that he was playing there, I thought it was the perfect setting for him and it was about time. He may come off as this jokey musician with nonsensical lyrics to Joe Public, but from following his solo career, I knew he takes his music seriously. So, Town Hall suits him fine. [Music Snobbery]
Tim Fite and Laura Marling opened the show on Saturday.

Adam Green's next NYC show will be something much smaller. This info is posted on Rehab (formerly Club Midway)'s website....

positively avenue b
May 23, $10, downstairs

The Smoking Section Presents: Bob Dylan's 67th Birthday Bash
Featuring: The Street Legal Six
Plus: Adam Green, The Pierces, The Hymns, Tracy Bonham, Nikolai Fraiture of the Strokes, Russell Simins and members of the Mooney Suzuki, Albert Hammond Jr.'s band and much, much more!

The Juno soundtrack is probably the main reason Adam can play a venue as large as Town Hall now (and why he was on The View) (and why Kimya Dawson is suddenly headlining Webster Hall).

Now now there are two Juno soundtracks. "Juno B-Sides: Almost Adopted Songs" is also streaming at Spinner (though this one has no Adam or Moldy Peaches, but it does have Kimya...and Yo La Tengo, Belle & Sebastian, and Ellen Page...).

And for even more Ellen Page: The Broken Social Scene-soundtracked film The Tracey Fragments is now in theaters.

Adam Green also has some shows scheduled with Lightspeed Champion, and he's playing all the places listed below....

Adam Green - 2008 Tour Dates
May 20 - Rick Shaw Stop San Francisco, California
May 21 - Troubadour Los Angeles, California
May 21 - Troubadour Los Angeles, California
May 23 - @ Rehab in NYC (see description above)
Jun 3 - Black Cat DC, Washington DC
Jun 4 - First Church Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 5 - Great Scott Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 6 - Tulipe Montreal, Quebec
Jun 7 - Horse Shoe Tavern Toronto, Ontario
Jun 9 - Magic Stick Detroit, Michigan
Jun 10 - Lake Shore Theatre Chicago, Illinois

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Comments (12)

does anyone know if the rehab show is all ages?

Posted by layne | May 14, 2008 3:20 PM

It was really to bad that the balcony was empty.

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 3:35 PM

It's 21+.
http://www.clubmidway.com/indexfull.htm#general_
Look at the left side. I can't get in. Darn.

Posted by Star Child | May 14, 2008 3:39 PM

sorry state of the world that this total clown still has a career

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 3:43 PM

adam green: tom jones for hipsters?

20 years from now, aged hipster chicks will throw tennis bracelets at the stage after "jessica simpson."

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 4:34 PM

please stop giving this guy your money.

Posted by Anonymous | May 14, 2008 5:09 PM

what a self-involved talentless dickweed.

hey, i'm just being honest.

Posted by god below | May 15, 2008 3:22 AM

what's with all the hate? I met him a few years ago, and he was very cool.

Posted by Anonymous | May 15, 2008 11:31 AM

Adam Green is not only "very cool" and personable but a talented genius and anyone whos starting with the hateration must hate life because adam green rocks at it.

Posted by Eames | May 15, 2008 4:23 PM

Agreed Eames. It's okay though. Adam Green eats haters for breakfast.

Posted by Anonymous | May 16, 2008 1:23 AM

Honestly, I think this guy is more famous than he deserves to be, but he's had some breaks (friends with The Strokes, in Juno).

I heard an EP by him years ago that I thought was good, but the lyrics in The Moldy Peaches are (innocent? childlike?) stupid. He's riding a movement for all it's worth and it's taken him farther than anyone could have thought. Good for him.

Posted by Anonymous | May 16, 2008 2:18 AM

moldy peaches = bones

adam green solo = the cheese

'nuff said?

Posted by Anonymous | May 16, 2008 9:04 AM

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