Posted in To Do | music on March 12, 2010

Henry Rollins @ Gramercy Theatre in 2007 (more)
Henry Rollins

tonight in NYC
* Louis CK @ Caroline's
* Jay-Z @ Nassau Coliseum
* Allman Brothers @ United Palace
* hip hop for Haiti @ SOB's
* Soulive @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Henry Rollins @ Irving Plaza
* Alkaline Trio & Cursive @ Nokia Theatre
* The National, Buke & Gass @ Bell House
* Glass Ghost, Inlets, Bell @ 92YTribeca
* Vaz, Todd, Pygmy Shrews @ Death By Audio
* Joseph Arthur, Nicole Atkins @ City Winery
* The Magnetic Fields, Darren Hanlon @ Town Hall
* My Robot Friend, Kingdom, Alex Moulton @ Galapagos
* Scout Niblett, Picastro, Center Divider @ Union Pool
* Hussle Club, Maluca, TV Baby @ Studio at Webster Hall
* Foreign Born, Free Energy, CLOVERS @ Knitting Factory
* Sam Mickens' Ecstatic Showband & Revue @ 174 Mott Street
* Alkaline Trio, Cursive, The Dear & Departed @ Nokia Theatre
* The Very Best, Theophilus London @ Museum of Natural History
* Kronos Quartet w/ Matmos & more @ Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
* Girls & Boys w/ Wolfgang Gartner, Designer Drugs @ Webster Hall
* Levon Helm, Donald Fagen, The Duke & the King @ The Wellmont Theater
* Water Fai, Talk Normal, Moon Mama, Hard Nips, Olivia Mori @ Bruar Falls
* Ensemble Dal Niente, Jeremiah Cymerman, Toby Driver @ Issue Project Room
* Tragedy, The Upper Crust, Les Sans Culottes, The Blondest @ Bowery Ballroom
* Woods, Real Estate, Happy Birthday, Wild Nothing @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* New Madrid Faults, I Am The Heat, The Courtesy Tier, Ben Franklin @ Matchless
* Brit & The Cavalry, The Nouvellas, Beluga, The Anabolics, KC Quilty @ Spike Hill
Drink Up Buttercup, Letting Up Despite Great Faults, Million Young, No Place, Bruce Peninsula @ Pianos

Spike Hill hosts a tribute to Joan Jett & the Runaways Tribute.

W.A.S.P. was scheduled to play Gramercy Theatre in NYC last night, but cancelled last minute.

"My sons and I were waiting for the doors of the theater to open when [W.A.S.P. mainman] Blackie [Lawless] walked by in what seemed to be a foul mood. Shortly after, I was told by a person waiting on the line that the show has been cancelled. Then we found out that Blackie was at the tour bus and would sign autographs for everyone. And to his credit, he did. He signed many autographs and allowed pictures to be taken.

"Blackie was very nice to everyone but upset that the band would not be performing.

"I do not know the details but from what I overheard, the [band] was [not] at fault." [Blabbermouth]

Will they show up at Starland Ballroom tonight?

Levon Helm's show at Wellmont Theatre tonight was originally scheduled during a snow storm.

Tickets go on general sale today for the Levon Helm / Willie Nelson show happening at Radio City Music Hall.

The all metal Bee Gees tribute band Tragedy is breaking up. Tonight at Bowery Ballroom is the last chance to see them.

Henry Rollins does spoken word at Irving Plaza tonight and tomorrow.

A PUNKCAST video of The Thrills performing "Whatever Happened to Corey Haim?" at Bar 13 in NYC on August 10, 2003, below...

What else?

The Thrills - Whatever Happened to Corey Haim?

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Comments (21)

anyone know what time the national went on last night?

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:33 AM

John Pizzarelli @ Birdland

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:34 AM

anyone else think pitchfork is handin out Best New Music like its candy nowadays?

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:41 AM

Rollins is still incredibly fuckable for his age

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:42 AM

pitchfork? never heard of it.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:43 AM

National went on around 10:20. Played till about midnight. one encore. three songs I think.
FYI- there was also a sign on the bathroom doors that said "Absolutely no photography of any kind, or you will be asked to leave. Thanks, The National." Not that that deterred anyone. Perhaps they just meant no photography in the bathrooms, because I didn't see the signs anywhere else.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:44 AM

hey, i was at grammercy that night when rollins was there. along with him was janeane garafolo. really good time!

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:50 AM

Rollins & Garofalo should make a porno together.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 10:51 AM

Love as Laughter @ Coco 66

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 11:15 AM

Wait, so there's a tribute to a Joan Jett and the Runaways tribute band? Weird....

Posted by Regular reader | March 12, 2010 11:25 AM

re: anyone else think pitchfork is handin out Best New Music like its candy nowadays?

only to bands that play their festival.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 11:41 AM

Dam-Funk is live in Philly tonite at Kung Fu Necktie, if anyone wanna road trip.

Posted by Single Girl Ready to mingle | March 12, 2010 11:46 AM

i agree with 10:42

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 12:00 PM

that dude holding the mic with the brown shirt looks like he is gay.

Posted by gay dar | March 12, 2010 2:23 PM

Heks Orkest (members of Avail, Engine Down, Sparta)
Cleanteeth (members of Detachment Kit)
Descender
PRSMS

Cake Shop, Doors at 8

Posted by Eric | March 12, 2010 3:15 PM

Anyone know what time the headliners go on at the One Step Beyond parties (@AMNH)? Trying to see Very Best but not pumped to wait till midnight for em.

Posted by the query best | March 12, 2010 4:46 PM

im already in line at starland for WASP, hope they show or theres gonna be a riot.

Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 7:38 PM

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Posted by Anonymous | March 12, 2010 9:10 PM

Project of Love From the Fans of Henry Rollins

Thanks to Hank
WANTED: Personal stories from the fans, a.k.a, ‘fanatics’, of Henry Rollins. If Henry Rollins has moved you, inspired you to reach higher, helped you in some way, or just makes your life better by way of knowing he is out there, living art and inspiration, and you are willing to share your story in a future publication of Fanatic Stories of Thanks to Hank, please send your story!

The target goal is to complete the project by February of 2011, Henry’s 50th birthday. All potential proceeds will go to the charity of Henry’s choice.

Fanatic and novice writer, Angela Bennett, commented on the project, “Henry has made such a profound contribution to the lives of many thousands, perhaps even millions of people around the world. He is an inspiration to so many people regardless of age, race, or socioeconomic class. This is an opportunity for fanatics to share their stories with, and thank Henry.” During the first month of this project, fans and media are responding from across the world; from 15 year olds to 50 year olds, from the U.S. to Australia.
It’s one thing to be a fan of a band, or an actor, but often it’s about more than that when it comes to Henry. Henry moves people, he is a catalyst in people’s lives. There’s a quote from The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property, by Lewis Hyde, that captures Henry well, “…the gift we long for, the gift that, when it comes, speaks commandingly to the soul and irresistibly moves us."

People can contact Angela Bennett with stories, or artwork, at bennettangela@rogers.com, through the Facebook Group, Henry Rollins – Thanks to Hank Project, or http://open.salon.com/blog/angelalala. Angela does not work for, or represent Henry Rollins, other than being one of many grateful fanatics in the global neighbourhood.

Posted by Angela | March 13, 2010 10:05 AM

Pitchfork has been handing out best new music much more readily for like over 2 years now. I think maybe they just changed their criteria. They did also used to have the "reccomended" category which usually went to band in the 8.0-8.9 range. So in order to get best new music they had to give you like a 9 or higher. I mean it used to be literally once every 2 months. That being said Titus definitely deserves this one and in my opinion and even high rating then they got.

Posted by Anonymous | March 13, 2010 11:05 AM

nice

Posted by صور | March 18, 2010 9:52 PM

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