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photo: Miss Guy of Toilet Boys with Peaches at Irving (via @missguynyc)
Miss Guy Peaches

Toilet Boys are playing a show with The Sweet Things and Battletorn at Saint Vitus on February 13Tickets are available now.

Toilet Boys' singer Miss Guy's fellow Barbara Maier student Justin Vivian Bond's annual holiday shows at Joe's Pub are coming up too. Tickets for those are on sale now.

While we're talking about Barbara Maier, the singer also taught Deborah Harry, Handsome Dick Manitoba, and Kathleen Hanna, who will be honored at Rhythm & Soul 2015, in celebration of Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls' tenth anniversary. That happens at Roulette on December 4. Tickets are available now.

And just one more: Barbara's student and Downtown NYC performance art icon Penny Arcade returns to Joe's Pub on January 16. Tickets are currently on sale.

X-Files Burlesque is a thing that exists and will happen at Joe's Pub on December 19. Tickets are currently on sale.

On a similar note, Pink Room Burlesque is presenting its 5th annual "Miss Twin Peaks Pageant" at Joe's Pub on January 30Tickets are currently on sale.

Bridget Everett is doing a few shows at Joe's Pub in January (1/5, 1/7, 1/8, 1/9). Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets for the Balance and Composure show at Saint Vitus go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Hall & Oates show at Madison Square Garden with Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings and Mayer Hawthorne go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Superchunk show at Baby's All Right go on sale today at noon.

Charles Bradley is playing a free Paste Magazine show at Brooklyn Bowl on November 17RSVP is open.

Tickets for the Ellie Goulding show at MSG go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the Joanna Newsom show at Apollo Theatre go on sale today at noon. Her Kings Theatre show is sold out.

Tickets for the Super Furry Animals show at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the two Shiner shows at Saint Vitus go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Young Galaxy show at Le Poisson Rouge go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets to the five Noel Fielding shows at Gramercy Theatre are on sale now.

Guests were announced for the annual Cyndi Lauper & Friends "Home for the Holidays" show at Beacon Theatre: Boy George, Judy Gold, Cam, Keb' Mo', Ledisi, Valerie Simpson, Richie Sambora, Orianthi, and Carson Kressley. Tickets go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the newly-added As Tall As Lions reunion show at Webster Hall go on sale at 10 AM. The other night is sold out.

Tickets for the Freakwater show at The Bell House go on sale today at noon.

The Wailers are playing Brooklyn Bowl on February 17 & 18. Tickets go on sale at 10 AM.

Richard Buckner plays Union Hall on Saturday (11/7) with Vincent Cross. Tickets are on sale.

Canadian rock vet Bryan Adams plays Beacon Theatre on February 11. Tickets go on sale today at 10 AM.

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.


This year, the 2015 Grammy nominations are being revealed gradually on CBS This Morning. A few categories have already been announced, with a lot more on the way, and we'll have to wait for tonight's A Very Grammy Christmas special to find out the Album of the Year nominees. Arcade Fire, St. Vincent, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Beck, Black Keys, Ryan Adams, Jack White, Beyonce (now the most Grammy-nominated woman), Pharrell, Schoolboy Q, Drake, Eminem, Disclosure, Duke Dumont, Basement Jaxx, James Franco, Aphex Twin, Little Dragon, Royksopp & Robyn, Arctic Monkeys, Mastodon, Motorhead, Alt-J, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sam Smith, Haim, Sia, Coldplay, Robert Glasper, Sharon Jones, Jhene Aiko, Tom Petty, U2 and more have already been announced. Stay tuned for more announcements and check out the list so far, below.

UPDATE: Full list of nominations (except Album of the Year) now up at GRAMMY.com. Several of the categories are also listed below.

UPDATE 2: Album of the Year nominees announced. See below.

The awards ceremony happens February 8, 2015.

Continue reading "2015 Grammy Awards nominations (Arcade Fire, St. Vincent, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye, Jack White, Beck, Disclosure, James Franco, Aphex Twin, Little Dragon & more)"

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)"

Sharon and Daryl

Live From Daryl's House, Daryl Hall of Hall & Oates's TV show, which Sharon Jones has starred on, is hitting the road for some live dates including 4/11 @ Wellmont Theater, 4/14 @ the Borgata, and 4/21 @ Beacon Theatre. All three are with special guests Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings and Allen Stone. Tickets for the NYC show and for the NJ show go on sale today at noon.

speaking of Beacon Theater, Magnetic Fields tickets also go on sale at noon.

All dates for Daryl and John Oates, and the Wellmont show poster (which points out a chef will be there too), below...

Continue reading "Daryl Hall bringing 'Live From Daryl's House' & Sharon Jones on the road (dates)"

The Roots on the Intrepid (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
The Roots

The Roots and "special surprise guests" will celebrate the holdays at their 5th Annual Okayplayer Holiday Jam, which goes down at Brooklyn Bowl on Thursday (12/15), followed by the usual Questlove DJ stint shortly thereafter. The show is private, but you (and a guest) can win a special invite by signing up for the Okayplayer newsletter. Further details are at the Okayplayer site.

The Roots will also celebrate legendary delta blues musician Robert Johnson's 100th birthday at the Apollo on March 6th, joining a lineup that includes Shemika Copeland, Bettye LaVette, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Sam Moore, Todd Rundgren and more TBA. Tickets are on sale, and the show will double as a benefit for the construction of the Blues Hall of Fame by the Blues Foundation in Memphis.

The Roots recently celebrated the release of their new LP Undun and inddirectly called Michelle Bachmann a "Lyin' Ass Bitch" (and will no longer have carte blanche on the songs they play as a result).

Video of Questlove and Black Thought from Power 105 this morning discussing the Michelle Bachmann incident, as well as the concept behind Undun is below...

Continue reading "Roots playing Okayplayer holiday party & Robert Johnson's birthday (but not whatever they want on Fallon anymore)"