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photo: Clearwater Fest 2014 (more by Chris La Putt)
Clearwater Festival 2014

The Clearwater Festival is this weekend (June 20 & 21) Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Since we last posted, the fest added David Crosby, The B-52's Kate Pierson and Citizen Cope to the lineup of Neko Case, The Felice Brothers, Guster, Ani DiFranco, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, The Blind Boys of Alabama, and lots more. Tickets are still available, and children 12 and under get in for free. Daily schedules are here.

If you cant make it to Clearwater Fest, WFUV will be broadcasting select sets live:

On Saturday, June 20, the live broadcast begins at 3 p.m. with Los Lobos on the Rainbow Stage, followed by Neko Case. The Saturday broadcast will also include Angelique Kidjo and will conclude with the Citizen Cope Band's set, beginning at approximately 7:45 p.m.

WFUV's broadcast from Clearwater on Sunday, June 21 begins at 12 p.m. with Blind Boys of Alabama, followed by The Lone Bellow, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Ani DiFranco, Guster, and the festival finale with The Mavericks, beginning at approximately 7:35 p.m.

Next Friday (6/26) WFUV will broadcast from Wilco's Solid Sound Festival. They'll also broadcast two Celebrate Brooklyn! shows from Prospect Park: Rhiannon Giddens & Joe Henry (7/18) and Willie Nelson & Family (8/12).

photo: Paul McCartney in Austin, 2013 (more by Tim Griffin)

You may remember that when Firefly Music Fest announced its 2015 lineup, the first headliner was blurred out on the poster. Well, as rumored, it's Paul McCartney, the fest revealed today. Macca will join Morrissey, Modest Mouse, Spoon, Run The Jewels, How To Dress Well, Snoop Dogg, Tycho, Sturgill Simpson, Sylvan Esso, Zola Jesus, Rustie, Le1f and many more at the fest which happens June 18-21 at the Woodlands in Dover, DE. Updated lineup below.

General admission passes to Firefly go on sale Monday (3/2) at noon, EST.

McCartney was just in NYC for a surprise Valentine's Day show and an appearance on the SNL 40th Anniversary special. He since spent some time skiing in Vermont, much to the delight of the J.J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery in Peru.

Continue reading "Paul McCartney confirmed for Firefly Music Fest 2015 lineup"

Firefly Music Festival

Delaware's annual Firefly Music Festival comes back June 18-21 and the lineup's now been released. Kings of Leon, The Killers and a TBA third act rumored to be Paul McCartney (update: it's Paul) sit atop the list, with Morrissey, Modest Mouse, Spoon, Run The Jewels, How To Dress Well, Snoop Dogg, Tycho, Sturgill Simpson, Sylvan Esso, Zola Jesus, Rustie, Le1f and many more joining them on the list of performers. Pre-sale passes are sold out, but more general admission and VIP passes will be available soon at the festival's website.

Firefly is Morrissey's first US date since canceling his dates last summer, and no other US dates are announced yet.

Check out Firefly's full lineup below...

Continue reading "Firefly Music Festival 2015 lineup (Kings of Leon, The Killers, Morrissey, Modest Mouse, Spoon, Run the Jewels & more)"


If you missed out on getting tickets to the Metronomy shows at Irving Plaza and Warsaw in the BrooklynVegan presale, you'll get another chance in the general on-sale, starting today at 10 AM.

If you missed out on getting tickets in the BrooklynVegan presale to the Courtney Barnett and San Fermin show at Webster Hall you'll get another chance in the general on-sale, starting today at 10 AM.

If you missed out on getting tickets in the Invisible Oranges presale to the Slayer, Exodus and Suicidal Tendencies show at Wellmont Theatre in the Invisible Oranges presale, you'll get another chance in the general on-sale, starting today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Thumpers show at Mercury Lounger go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for The Barr Brothers show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Simian Mobile Disco show at MHOW go on sale today at noon.

Citizen Cope is playing Terminal 5 on October 17 to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of The Clarence Greenwood Recordings. Tickets for that show go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for The Damned and TSOL show at Irving Plaza go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Spoon show at Central Park Summerstage go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the This Will Destroy You, Future Death and Silent Land Time Machine Halloween show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the King Diamond show at Best Buy Theater go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for The Dandy Warhols' shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Tycho and Christopher Willits show at Terminal 5 go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Jimmy Eat World Futures shows at Capitol Theater and The Space at Westbury go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Fat White Family show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Slow Club show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Rise Against, Touche Amore and Radkey shows at Best Buy Theater and Wellmont Theatre go on sale today at 10 AM.

The Partisan Records-signed Phox, who just released an album and mentioned a while back they're playing Mercury Lounge on July 23 (sold out), are also playing Knitting Factory on July 22 while in NYC. Both shows are with Trails and Ways. The Knitting Factory show is on sale now.

Tickets for the Twisted Sister and Adrenaline Mob show at Best Buy Theater go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Hieroglyphics show at Brooklyn Bowl go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the John Talabot show at Output are on sale now.

Tickets for the Die Antwoord show at Terminal 5 go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Hiss Golden Messenger show at Rough Trade go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the S. Carey and Califone show at Le Poisson Rouge go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Broken Bells and Hamilton Leithauser show at Central Park Summerstage go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Modest Mouse shows at NJ's Starland Ballroom and CT's Oakdale Theatre go on sale today at noon and 10 AM, respectively. Tickets for the band's Capitol Theatre show go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Lauryn Hill show at Brooklyn Bowl go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Prong show at Gramercy Theater go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Earthless and The Shrine show at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon. Tickets for their Saint Vitus show are still available.

Tickets for the Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats and Danava show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Rustie show at Webster Hall are on sale now.

Tickets for the Daley show at Gramercy Theatre go on sale today at 10 AM.

Veteran band Living Colour are playing with much younger band Unlocking the Truth on November 28 at Irving Plaza. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Browse our 'Tickets On Sale' tag for more recently announced NYC shows.

Browse our NYC Concert Calendar for shows happening today and every day - comedy shows, heavy metal concerts (courtesy of our heavy metal blog), and free shows included.

by Fred Pessaro // BBG

D'Angelo / Elvis Costello + Princess / Chris Rock & more @ Carnegie Hall
Prince Tribute at Carnegie Hall, March 7, 2013
Prince Tribute at Carnegie Hall, March 7, 2013
Prince Tribute at Carnegie Hall, March 7, 2013

Amidst a snowy midtown backdrop, Carnegie Hall generated a little heat when the Michael Dorf-produced Prince Tribute opened last night (3/7). Stacked with performers giving props to the man in purple and paisley, the lineup featured some of the same names from the previous evening's "rehearsal" at City Winery, as well as surprise appearances from names like Chris Rock and more. Backed by The Roots with guitarist Wendy Melvion (of Prince's backing band The Revolution), D'Angelo show-closing numbers "It's Gonna Be a Beautiful Night" / "1999" were the clear highlights of the evening, with performances from Bilal (doing "Sister" and channeling Keith Sweat circa 1990s), Bettye LaVette ("Kiss"), Sandra Bernhard ('Little Red Corvette") and Fdeluxe ("High Fashion/Mutiny") also causing impromptu aisle dances. Fun night, and it was great to see people up and out of their seats, wilding out in a buttoned-up place like Carnegie Hall.

More pics from last night including the setlist, The Waterboys, The Roots, Eric Leeds, Diane Birch, the Cardigans' Nina Perrson, DeVotchka, Bhi Bhiman, Kat Edmonson, Blind Boys of Alabama, Citizen Cope & Alice Smith, Talib Kweli, Princess (Gretchen Lieberum & Maya Rudolph) and all iterations there within, are below.

Continue reading "D'Angelo, The Roots, Elvis Costello, Bilal, Chris Rock, Bettye LaVette & more played the Prince tribute @ Carnegie Hall (pics) "


As mentioned, City Winery founder Michael Dorf is presenting a tribute to Prince at Carnegie Hall on March 7, his next in a long line of tribute shows he's done at the historic Manhattan venue. Since we last spoke, the lineup of great musicians that will be performing at the show has been expanded. It features Elvis Costello, The Waterboys, Talib Kweli, Booker T, DeVotchka, Bettye Lavette, Sandra Bernhard, Bilal, Blind Boys of Alabama, Bhi Bhiman, Amos Lee, Citizen Cope & Alice Smith, Maya Rudolph's Prince tribute group with Gretchen Lieberum, Princess, house band The Roots, and perhaps most excitingly, R&B singer D'Angelo (who we're still waiting on that new album from). Tickets are still available and proceeds will benefit underprivileged youth.

Meanwhile, Prince recently posted a lyric video for a new song, "Screwdriver," to his website and revealed another new track, "Chapter & Verse," which you can stream below. You can buy "Screwdriver" and a remix of that song, AND another new song that came out today called "Breakfast Can Wait" at a mysterious website called 3rd Eye Girl. According to Questlove, "#BreakfastCanWait is WOW." Check it out.

In other related news, Elvis Costello and The Roots, who are both on the lineup for the Prince tribute, are releasing a collaborative album this year according to an interview that Questlove did with Billboard. Questlove says of the album, "We had 13 or 14 songs, but then we said, 'Ooh! Wait a minute! Let's replace four of these songs with four better songs! And now we have the tightest 12-14 song collection out of about 20 songs that we made." No release date, title, or any other info has been revealed yet, but Questlove assures us, "I can just say that it is brilliant."

Elvis Costello also plays a cancer benefit with The Who at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden on February 28.

Stream the new Prince songs below...

Continue reading "Roots & Elvis Costello collaborating, added to Carnegie Hall Tribute to Prince (who released new songs)"

Eric Clapton at BAM in 2010 (more by Kevin Mazur)
Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is kicking off a major US tour in March, 2013 which will culminate in NYC with the two-night Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden from April 12 to 13. In addition to Clapton, the festival will feature a ton of other artists, including Allman Brother Band, Jeff Beck, BB King, Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, Gary Clark Jr., Blake Mills, Los Lobos, Frank Ocean sideman John Mayer, and many others.

The Terrace level at MSG will also host the "Guitar Center Road to Crossroads Exhibition," which will feature a number of historic guitars on display, memorabilia, archival footage, and interactive exhibits where fans can play products by Fender, Gibson, Ernie Ball, and Martin. The exhibition will open at 6:30 PM on 4/12 and 6 PM on 4/13, and is free to ticket holders.

Tickets for the festival go on sale Friday, November 30 at noon with a Chase (who is presenting the show) presale beginning Monday, November 26 at noon.

A list of all Clapton dates, the full Crossroads Guitar Festival lineup, and a video, are below.

Continue reading "Eric Clapton announces 2013 US tour, including Crossroads Guitar Festival at MSG w/ many guests (dates)"

Broken Bells at Terminal 5 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Broken Bells

101.9 RXP has announced their 2010 "Yule Rock Holiday Concert Series" - four NYC concerts at 2 different Live Nation venues over the course of 2 weeks. Tickets are currently on presale for all shows in various incarnations:

  • Broken Bells/Karen Elson at Irving Plaza on 12/1 (presale password = "1019RXP", AMEX presale now & regular sale at 10AM on 11/5 via LiveNation)
  • My Chemical Romance/The Gaslight Anthem at Roseland Ballroom on 12/3 (RXP presale sold out, AMEX presale now & regular sale at 10AM on 11/5 via TM)
  • Cake ("an evening with") at Irving Plaza on 12/7 (Presale password = "1019RXP", AMEX presale now & regular sale at 10AM on 11/5 via LiveNation)
  • Florence + The Machine/Civil Twilight will play Irving Plaza on 12/14 (RXP presale sold out, AMEX presale at 8AM on 11/4 & regular sale at 10AM on 11/5 via LiveNation)
Almost all of these bands have had recent go-arounds in NYC. Broken Bells played Terminal 5 last month. Cake played Central Park in a hurricane. Florence + The Machine played Terminal 5 this week. Gaslight Anthem played Radio City Music Hall in September.

Speaking of holiday radio shindigs, WFUV will host their sixth annual "Holiday Cheer" on 12/6 at the Concert Hall at the New York Society for Ethical Culture. Amos Lee, Punch Brothers, The Secret Sisters, and Citizen Cope are all on board in this go around and tickets will range you $500 - $45 depending on your choice to VIP pre-party or not.

!!! is playing ACL 2009 (more by Chris Graham)
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"The 2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival will showcase a diverse blend of acts both fresh and familiar at the eighth edition of the event in Zilker Park October 2-4. Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and Beastie Boys are performing for the first time at the Festival, with Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, and Thievery Corporation returning to Zilker Park once again. John Legend, The Dead Weather, and The Levon Helm Band will also make their ACL Festival debut, while Austin's own Ghostland Observatory will no doubt deliver another memorable set for festival goers.

With over 130 artists on this year's bill, the list of acts awes at each note with the likes of Sonic Youth, Mos Def, Toadies, Flogging Molly, The B-52s, Lily Allen, Citizen Cope, Arctic Monkeys, The Decemberists, Coheed and Cambria, Andrew Bird, Girl Talk, and many more.

In the tradition of the TV show from which it was born, the Festival has always aimed to offer musical discovery for the fans. The 2009 lineup is rich with pop, country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, indie rock, hip-hop, and gospel, to name a few, spanning cultures and countries from New Orleans to Venezuela to France."
The entire 2009 lineup is below...

Continue reading "ACL (Austin City Limits) - 2009 festival lineup announcement"

Crystal Castles @ MHOW - New Years Eve (more by Ryan Muir)
Crystal Castles

Al Green @ the Wellmont Theater - Nov 2008 (more by Eric M Townsend)
Al Green

Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment are excited to announce the initial lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The eighth annual four-day camping and music festival will be held on June 11 - 14 on the same beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee, 60 miles south of Nashville. Every year Bonnaroo seeks to make history by offering unique and exclusive performances by rock's greatest legends as well as its most significant newcomers. A full list of confirmed acts follows, and more will be announced in the coming weeks. The final Bonnaroo 2009 lineup will total over 120 bands and over 20 comedians performing on 13 stages over four days. Tickets go on sale exclusively through www.bonnaroo.com on Saturday, February 7 at 12:00 PM Eastern.
As rumored, Bruce Springsteen (who just played the Superbowl Halftime show) and Phish (who just had some trouble selling tickets to other shows) are headlining this year's Bonnaroo. Nine Inch Nails (who played Lollapalooza last year), Beastie Boys, David Byrne (who has two shows coming up at Radio City), Wilco, Al Green, Erykah Badu, TV on the Radio, Yeah Yeah Yeahs (who are also playing Coachella), Andrew Bird (who just played Carnegie Hall), The Decemberists, Bon Iver, Animal Collective (who are very popular right now), Neko Case, Jenny Lewis, Santogold, Grizzly Bear (who have a new album coming out), St. Vincent, Ted Leo, Crystal Castles, and many others are also on the bill according to the now-officially announced initial lineup.

Coachella announced their initial lineup less than a week earlier.

Metallica played Bonnaroo in 2008. Metallica played NY & NJ this past weekend.

Full (initial) 2009 Bonnaroo lineup below...

Continue reading "Bonnaroo announces initial 2009 lineup (Bruce Springsteen, Phish, Beastie Boys, NIN, Wilco, Animal Collective...)"

Beastie Boys @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, January 19, 2009 (Peter Hutchins)
Beastie Boys

"What to say. it was an amazing week for citizens of the world. A tremendous moment in time and in history. It's been said so much already, but it is all true. Finally, for at least a moment, the premise and the promise of what America is: equal opportunity for all, stops being hypothetical and becomes reality. A wake up call to the world at large that America is once again a land of potential and possibility, not privilege and greed. So many words and images have been put out there, so I will leave y'all with these few scattered images from our swing state travels:

This is and was a campaign by the people for the people. It really was inspiring seeing the many who sacrificed so much of their time, energy, and recourses for the Obama campaign. We are talking all types of people, from all types of places. In many cases traveling hundreds of miles to be of service in a state other then their own.Many students, yes, but also plenty of Bea Arthur types, regular working peeps, you name it. This was not about big money or infrastructure. I will always remember the rickety walk up field office in Milwaukee. Cots set up for people working long shifts. An impromptu day care. These are the people who did the work. On election day itself Yauch and I were in Denver, aka the big D for big E. We had the good fortune of watching the concession and acceptance speeches in a big ball room filled with peeps from the Colorado Obama campaign. I will always remember the beaming radiant smile on the face of a seventy something year old african american women following Obama's acceptance speech. I can only imagine what that moment meant to her. Then there was the dancing and singing in the streets afterwords. I can't remember ever seeing something like that in my lifetime. Maybe in europe after the world cup. In hind sight, the mood that night was more like people celebrating the end of a dictatorship then a democratic election."
Mike D (November 12, 2008)

Beastie Boys recently announced that "It's true - we're reissuing a digitally remastered version of Paul's Boutique to celebrate the album's 20th anniversary." Amazon adds: "digitally re-mastered for the 1st time, overseen personally by the band to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the release. The original vinyl artwork has been faithfully restored in this 8 panel eco-friendly limited edition CD with fold-out poster."

Beastie Boys played the "Hey, America Feels Kinda' Cool Again, Inaugural Gala" last night at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC with Sheryl Crow, Citizen Cope, and Justin Jones. Proceeds from the show went to Rock The Vote.

Beastie Boys are ALSO working on and/or finished with new material for a new album release in 2009. They (don't actually) talk about it in the video below...

Continue reading "Beastie Boys played the 9:30 Club in DC, reissuing Paul's Boutique & releasing a new album in '09"

Sin-e's Shane Doyle (CRED - NY TIMES)

Jeff Buckley live at Sin-eSin-e is now closed.

"I look at this block, and I know it's over," Mr. Doyle, 55, said in an interview in his club on Attorney Street near Stanton. Once an industrial stretch of liquor warehouses and auto-repair shops, that block is now within spitting distance of several million-dollar apartment complexes. When those buildings' residents started calling to complain of noise and crowds, he knew. "Then the obvious thing is, O.K., let me go somewhere else," he said. "But I can't find somewhere else. And even if I could the lifespan would be too short."

Instead, though he says he hasn't had a drink in decades, he is joining with partners to open a wine store in Queens, a borough he has visited mostly for its airports. [NY Times]

Thanks to Shane and everyone at Sin-e for everything. Working with them, even for a little, was a great experience. Please post your own memories of Sin-e in the comments.

* Tim Fite @ the Brooklyn Vegan show @ Sin-e, NYC - pics
* 2nd Citizen Cope, BV show TOMORROW, final lineup, etc
* Brooklyn Vegan presents one of the final shows @ Sin-e
* NYC venues Sin-e and R&R closing?

Marissa Nadler @ Spiro's, Austin, TX - March 16, 2007 (CRED)
Marissa Nadler @ SXSW

A 2nd March 30th Citizen Cope show was added at the soon-to-be-closed Sin-e (148-150 Attorney St, NYC). Tickets are on sale. The first one is sold out.

The show I'm presenting is not sold out and takes place tomorrow - Friday March 23rd @ Sin-e. Set times:

8:00 - Marissa Nadler (get there early!)
9:00 - Fun (all the way from Finland!)
10:00 - Tim Fite (all the way from Brooklyn!)
11:00 - Pela (Brooklyn too. represent.)
12:00 - Shy Child (dance party begins!)
all night - DJ David Bruno (Slap you in Public)
Get advanced tickets or just show up and take your chances.

all the final shows @ Sin-e
Mar 23 - Brooklyn Vegan presents (see above)
Mar 24 - The Primms, Nous Non Plus, The Fabulous Entourage, Spray Paint Stars, Lycaon Pictus
Mar 25 - closed for private event
Mar 26 - Russian Vogue, Still Division, AM/FM (Chicago)
Mar 27 - Vicious presents The Virgins, Valeze, The Flesh, Flechette
Mar 28 - "Irish Wake" w/ Sex With An Angel (ex Bravo Silva), Other Passengers, SuSu, Die Romantik, Rebuilding the Rights of Statue (China), Dirty Churches, Crackers United DJ
Mar 29 - Glass Hand, Theo & the Skyscrapers, Pretty Boys, Guy, Daddy
Mar 30 - Citizen Cope solo acoustic (early & late)
Mar 31 - Kiss Kiss, New London Fire, The Velocet, The Anthem Sound
Apr 01 - Bow Thayer, Hymns, Amanda Kravat

Final Sin-e flyers below....

Continue reading "Sin-e: 2nd Citizen Cope, BV show TOMORROW, final lineup, etc"

Citizen Cope is playing one of the last shows at Sin-e - Friday March 30th @ 11pm. Tickets are on sale. My show is one week earlier. Tickets are still on sale for that and most of the other final shows at Sin-e too.

An Idolator reader thinks they saw Citizen Cope playing on the F Train with a crazy subway performer who I'm pretty sure is the guy I always think Devendra Banhart needs to discover and make famous. And speaking of the F Train, here's two reasons to use it this week:

live @ Union Hall in Park Slope (Brooklyn, NY)
Nov 13 - O'Death plus Brothers And Sisters / Bad Veins (tix)
Nov 14 - El Perro Del Mar plus Luke Temple / Jaymay (tix)

"With the new album being released on September 12th, Cope will be hitting the road with his band. These shows are on presale right now through Cope's fan ticketing site. You will need the password 'cope' (case sensitive)." Dates below....

Continue reading "Citizen Cope | Fall Tour Dates & presale"

"7 World Trade Center, a gleaming 52-floor tower adjacent to where the Twin Towers stood until Sept. 11, 2001, officially opens on May 23. So far, Silverstein only has commitments for less than 25 percent of the new space." [Reuters]

The opening ceremony is at 11:30. At noon there's a free concert and the lineup is pretty impressive: Brazilian Girls, Citizen Cope, Ollabelle, Pharaoh's Daughter, Lou Reed, Ronan Tynan, Suzanne Vega, and Bill Ware Vibes. Flyer below.....

Continue reading "free show @ Ground Zero: Lou Reed, Brazilian Girls, Citizen Cope, Ollabelle, Suzanne Vega, etc..."