Entries tagged with: Newtown Radio
by Bill Pearis
Widowspeak at BV-SXSW (more by Tim Griffin)
Dirty Beaches and Widowspeak have added another show to their already busy schedules. Both bands will play Shea Stadium this Saturday (4/21), co-headlining a party for the newly-relaunched NewtownRadio.com. Also playing are Black Marble and Family Portrait. Advance tickets ($12) are being sold for this one. Also there's open bar by Brooklyn Brewery (8PM - 9:30PM) & Sailor Jerry (11PM - 2AM) .
Dirty Beaches will begin their tour with Xiu Xiu in a couple weeks which hits Bowery Ballroom on May 5. (All Xiu Xiu/Dirty Beaches dates are below.) The two will also share a Record Store Day 7", with Xiu Xiu covering Erasure's "Always" on one side and Dirty Beaches taking on Francois Hardy's "Tu Ne Dis Rien" on the flip. You can stream both sides of that RSD release at the bottom of this post.
Widowspeak, meanwhile, will play also play the WBAR-B-Que at Barnard College on April 28 with Bush Tetras, Dam Funk and more. After that the band plays Knitting Factory on June 9, the start of their tour with 2:54 that also hits Mercury Lounge. Widowspeak also did a recent Newtown Radio Session, performing "Half Awake" that you can watch below.
Click through for tour dates, streams and videos...
tonight in NYC
* Whiplash @ UCB
* Datus @ Pianos
* Chicha Libre @ Barbes
* Zola Jesus @ Other Music
* Jim Campilongo @ the Living Room
* grids, white suns, pollution @ Death by Audio
* Sir Richard Bishop @ Zebulon
* Natalie Merchant @ The Wellmont Theater
* Femi Kuti and the Positive Force @ Damrosch Park
* Iron Maiden, Dream Theater @ Madison Square Garden
* Lucy Wainwright Roche, Rich Bennett, Dan Shuman @ Union Hall
* Follower, Light Asylum, Asa Ransom, These Are Powers @ The Cameo
* David Karsten Daniels, Fight the Big Bull, The Lisps @ (le) Poisson Rouge
* George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, The Ohio Players @ Wingate Field
* Blind Boys of Alabama w/ Yo La Tengo, Jim James, Lambchop, more @ Lincoln Center
* Les Bicyclettes Blanches, MINKS, Blissed Out, The Beach Arabs @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
Half-sun Manhattanhenge tonight.
The lineup at Whiplash tonight includes Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show), Myq Kaplan (Last Comic Standing), & Katie Crown (Comedy Central).
The Blow played Joe's Pub on Friday.
tonight in NYC
* BKLYN YARD
* WFMU @ the Highline
* Athlete, Carney @ Maxwell's
* Drop the Lime & VHS or Beta DJs on a boat
* DIS, Psychic Limb, Olde Ghost @ Lit
* ACLU Benefit, Eskimeaux, Kate Ferencz @ Silent Barn
* Reverend Vince Anderson & His Love Choir @ Union Pool
* Rice, Graffiti Monsters, Radical Sons @ Death By Audio
* Ava Luna, Truman Peyote, Nude Beach, Quiet Hooves, Bubbly Mommy Gun @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn
* Moonmen On The Moon Man, My Teenage Stride, Shark?, Fire Season, The Hungry Brothers @ Cake Shop
* Nick Tremulis Orchestra, Hubert Sumlin (of Howlin' Wolf), Ivan Julian (of Richard Hell & The Voidoids), Willie Nile @ The Living Room
Newtown Radio is broadcasting the show from Knitting Factory tonight.
Darlings played the Brunswick Rooftop Festival last night. Video below...