Entries tagged with: Night of 1000 Stevies
photo: Fleetwood Mac at MSG in 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Fleetwood Mac's classic lineup of Christine McVie, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are currently on a tour which lands in NYC tonight to begin a three-show run in the area. The only show in NYC proper is MSG tonight (1/22), and that's followed by Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on Saturday (1/24) and Nassau Coliseum on Sunday (1/25). They return again next month to hit Prudential Center on February 8. You can still get tickets to those.
The tour's recent stop in Lincoln, NE last week was cut short after drummer Mick Fleetwood got sick backstage. Independent.IE reported, "A drum technician played Go Your Own Way for Fleetwood, then Christine McVie played the piano and sang Songbird with guitarist Lindsey Buckingham before the band ended the show." Luckily everything went fine at the following show in Grand Rapids. Let's hope it stays that way in NYC!
A video and the setlist from the Grand Rapids show below...
Murray Hill at The Julie Ruin's Bowery Ballroom show (more by PSquared)
Downtown comedian and drag king legend Murray Hill will headline Gramercy Theatre for his first time on March 8 for a one-off of The Murray Hill Show. He's got some of his best pals (and impressive ones) lined up as guests for the show, including Beastie Boy Ad-Rock, singer/comedian Bridget Everett, Ad-Rock's collaborator and fellow rapper Champagne Jerry, and Peaches. They'll be backed by Murray's band The Rimshots (Jesse Elder, Matt Parker, Kenbal Zwerin, Arthur Vint). Tickets for the show are on sale now. Flyer below.
Meanwhile, you can catch Bridget Everett & the Tender Moments, who just made a new video starring Ad-Rock and Carmine Covelli (also of The Julie Ruin), monthly at Joe's Pub. Their next show is February 25. Tickets are still available.
Champagne Jerry, who also has a recent video with Ad-Rock, continues his monthly appearances at Joe's Pub as well, which are in conjunction with his album rollout. The next one is on March 7 and tickets are on sale now.
In other NYC drag news, Night of a Thousand Stevies, the annual Stevie Nicks tribute drag/burlesque/dance party, returns for its 24th year to Irving Plaza on May 9. Tickets go on sale today (2/7) at 10 AM.
In more related news, The Julie Ruin just made a video for "Goodnight Goodbye," which you can watch below. They also have an upcoming tour with Screaming Females, and Kathleen Hanna will be curating Sled Island (6/18-22 in Calgary) this year.
Video of Murray Hill and Bridget Everett, with the show flyer, below...
Cold War Kids are playing Webster Hall on April 13. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today (1/16) at noon with a general on-sale starting Friday (1/18) at noon.
The NIght of a Thousand Stevies, "the largest and most beloved Stevie Nicks fan event in the world," is returning for its 23rd year to Highline Ballroom on May 3. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
photos by Kevin Tachman
Stevie Nicks trubute event "Night of 1000 Stevies" returned to Highline Ballroom on May 14th. More pictures and video below...
Night of 1000 Stevies 2009 @ Highline Ballroom (more by Kevin Tachman)
Night of a Thousand Stevies, the annual Stevie Nicks tribute drag/burlesque/dance party in its 20th year, will be happening Friday, May 14th at Highline Ballroom. This year's theme is Stevie's song "Sisters of the Moon" (video below). Tickets are on sale.
Last year's event, at the same venue, was themed "Songs of Rhiannon." More details on the show, including a full list of performers, are below...
words & photos by Kevin Tachman
NIGHT OF 1000 STEVIES, New York City's legendary STEVIE NICKS homage, returned for its nineteenth annual edition on May 1 at THE HIGHLINE BALLROOM. NOTS 19: SONGS OF RHIANNON was a May Day marathon of twirling and enchantment, attended by over a thousand fans. This year's theme - and the centerpiece of the show - were the ten "SONGS OF RHIANNON" penned by STEVIE NICKS in her BUCKINGHAM NICKS days. In stage decor, visuals and costuming, NOTS 19 paid homage to the Celtic white witch RHIANNON - fitting for a date that was both MAY DAY and BELTANE. As always, "The Night" climaxed with the heart-stopping BATTLE OF A THOUSAND STEVIES, as all the show's performers and costumed fans took the stage for a final dose of "Total Stevie Realness".The real Stevie has a show coming up at Madison Square Garden. More pictures from Highline Ballroom below...
NIGHT OF A THOUSAND STEVIES is the biggest and best-loved STEVIE NICKS fan event in the world, one of those great New York City spectacles that sparks travel from all around the globe. Born in 1990 at the tiny performance venue MOTHER at the weekly JACKIE 60 party, "The Night" has run for nineteen years, even inspiring the 2001 film GYPSY 83. Neither a contest nor a karaoke show, NOTS is the Stevie celebration plus ultra - a riot of shawls, lace, baby's breath, twirling, tambourines and great performance.
by Andrew Frisicano
NOTS producer Chi Chi Valenti @ Night of 1,000 Stevies 7...
Stevie Nicks (who is currently on a break from Fleetwood Mac's 3-month Unleashed tour) (and not actually pictured above) will stop by New York City for a visit to the Union Square Barnes & Noble on Tuesday, March 31st (7pm). The autograph session event will promote Nicks' Live In Chicago DVD and The Soundstage Sessions CD, both out that day on Reprise Records. The CD is comprised of 10 songs from the live-show DVD, which was recorded in October 2007. Nicks appears on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon the following day, April 1st.
If you wanted to catch Fleetwood Mac in NYC, their MSG gig already happened (on March 15th).
"Opening with 1975's jubilant "Monday Morning," the band's remaining four main members wove through a two hour and 20 minute set that functioned as a nearly unbroken greatest hits medley." [Daily News]But still coming up is annual party Night of 1,000 Stevies, "the biggest and best-loved Stevie Nicks fan event in the world," which is taking place at the Highline Ballroom in NYC on Friday May 1st. The event, presented by the Jackie Factory, is in its 19th year. The theme is "Songs of Rhiannon," a reference to the Fleetwood Mac tune "Rhiannon" (included on Nicks's live DVD) and the ten Nicks-penned songs about the mythological Welsh goddess. Tickets are on sale for the event.
Night of 1,000 Stevies press release and video, with Fleetwood Mac tour dates, and the Stevie Nicks Soundstage Sessions trailer, album art and track list, below...