John Medeski, Nels Cline, Bill Frisell, Billy Martin, and more extremely talented musicians came together on Tuesday (2/6) for a benefit concert at Le Poisson Rouge to help support Creative Music Studio, whose mission is to engage "musicians and listeners from all backgrounds to deepen and broaden their musical sensitivity, expression and understanding through workshops, recordings and concerts worldwide."
Groundbreaking MC Slick Rick played his eighth annual birthday show (in celebration of his 53rd birthday) at NYC's Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday (1/20), and brought out many surprise guests including Redman...
The excellent band consisted of Randy Brecker on electric trumpet, Greg Osby on electric sax, Paul Bollenbach, Steve Cardenas and Shane Theriot all on electric guitars, Lonnie Plaxico on electric bass and Steve Smith on drums.
Revolting Cocks, the industrial supergroup featuring Chris Connelly, Luc Van Acker, Paul Barker and Richard 23, just finished bulldozing their way across North America, playing their debut album Big Sexy Land in full. The tour hit NYC on Saturday (11/18) at Gramercy Theatre with Canadian compatriots Front Line Assembly as the undercard.
UK band Metronomy kicked off a very short U.S. tour on Monday night at NYC's Brooklyn Steel. The band didn't tour very much for last year's Summer 08 album (didn't cross the pond at all) so this was the first chance we've had to hear those songs live...
Like everybody else, we were very sad to learn of Grant Hart's passing today and has had us thinking about his days in Hüsker Dü. It had BV contributor Greg Cristman thinking about Husker Du too and he shared with us never-before published photos Husker Du playing NYC's Peppermint Lounge on May 8, 1985...
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