Entries tagged with: SKATERS
by Andrew Sacher
photo: The So So Glos at BV-CMJ 2015 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
No, the McCarren Pool Parties aren't back, but Brooklyn staples The So So Glos are now throwing free monthly parties at the McCarren Hotel And Pool (160 N 12th St). The band is co-presenting the partes with Bikes In The Kitchen, and the first one happens this Saturday (1/30) with DJ sets from Skaters, Drew Citron of Beverly, Alex Levine of The So So Glos and Carlos Valpeoz of Bikes in the Kitchen. It goes from 10 PM to 2 AM, no live sets, just DJs and dancing. Flyer below.
The Glos are saying they might spin some tracks off their new album, which is called Kamikaze and due out in the spring. Its first single is the recently-released "A.D.D. Life" which is another solid dose of the anthemic punk rock they've been honing for almost a decade. Check it out below. The band is also playing SXSW this year.
photos: Brooklyn Night Bazaar (more by Greg Cristman)
Brooklyn Night Bazaar's landlord let them know that a new tenant is taking over their Brooklyn space and they need to be out by June 1st. The Greenpoint music venue, food and shopping space, where shows are usually free, still has a few shows coming up though.
Breakdown Brass Band headline on 5/15.
A Place to Bury Strangers is 5/16.
For just $35, the Ultimate pass provides you and a friend with expedited entry to skip the line, and four beers from the Brooklyn Night Bazaar beer garden (choose from Sixpoint Brewery, Budweiser and Narragansett). Dinner for two is included, consisting of five complimentary tastings from Brooklyn Night Bazaar's standout food trucks and carts, including Oaxaca Taqueria, Crafty 'Cue, Brooklyn Crab, Daly Pie and more.The Jeff Rosenstock show for 5/30 is cancelled.
Plus, receive a free game of black-light mini golf or table tennis, and score access to our VIP area for the Time Out Live music showcase so you can get up close to the bands. Copious eats, free-flowing booze and two bills packed full of cutting-edge rock? Your weekend is made.
UPDATE: Here's a statement from the venue:
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the Brooklyn Night Bazaar will be vacating its home of almost 2 years as of June 1. The building owner of 29 Norman Avenue has reached a deal with a large multinational company that included an enormous rent increase we could not possibly match. While we are excited to be starting our inaugural summer Riis Park Beach Bazaar this Memorial Day weekend, we are saddened and extremely disappointed to lose a space we built from the ground up and poured our heart and soul into over the years. In the end, the ever skyrocketing cost of Brooklyn real estate was something that made staying at this location an impossibility.Nice knowing you Brooklyn Night Bazaar, but welcome Riis Park Beach Bazaar by the same people, but in the Rockaways!
A big shout out and thanks to all the incredible bands, rad vendors, killer food stands, creative artists, great staff, and the hundreds of thousands of visitors that made BKNB a truly unique and special place. We'll miss you all.
We are continuing to look at new spaces for the next incarnation of Brooklyn Night Bazaar. This is the third time since 2011 we've been booted out of somewhere for someone bigger with a shit ton more money. It sucks, but that's what happens when you're a DIY business in 2015 NYC. But we'll come back, we always do.
The last BKNB shows will be May 22 and May 23.
UPDATE 2: Apparently BMW is moving in to the space.
Pile, The Austerity Program and Couch Slut are playing The Bell House on July 3. Tickets are on sale now.
Antwon, Wiki and Show Me the Body are playing Elvis Guesthouse on May 9. Tickets are on sale now.
Little Boots is playing Bowery Ballroom on July 23. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at noon. General on-sale starts Friday (5/8) at noon.
Lianne La Havas is playing Bowery Ballroom on July 9. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at noon. General on-sale starts Friday (5/8) at noon.
The upcoming Perfect Pussy and Priests shows at Brooklyn Night Bazaar are free, but you can also purchase the $35 Ultimate Pass which "provides you and a friend with expedited entry to skip the line, and four beers," as well as dinner for two, a free game of mini golf or table tennis, and more.
Drowners, July Talk and Slothrust are playing Brooklyn Bowl on May 19. Tickets are on sale now.
The doNYC/Jack Daniel's Signature Blend series of free shows continues tonight (5/6) at Webster Hall's Marlin Room with Spirit Animal, Coastgaard, High Waisted, and a DJ set by Dirty Looks (RSVP); and May 14 at Brooklyn Night Bazaar with Skaters, Team Spirit, The Bergamot, and a DJ set by Justin Miller (RSVP).
Browse our 'Tickets On Sale' tag for more recently announced NYC shows.
Olga Bell at Rough Trade in May (more by Chris La Putt)
NYC's annual CMJ Music Marathon (Oct. 21-25) already announced one batch of artists and they've now revealed many more, including some whose shows were previously announced like A Place to Bury Strangers, DIIV, James, and more. Other additions include The A-Bones, Adult Jazz, Amanda X, Beliefs, The Beverleys, Bishop Nehru, Blue Hawaii, Dilly Dally, The Dirty Nil, Doug Gillard, Dusted, Ex-Breathers, Fielded, Girlpool, Guy Blakeslee, Heavenly Beat, HSY, J Fernandez, Jack & Eliza, Krill, Lia Ices, Literature, Nude Beach, Olga Bell, Paul Collins Beat, Pinact, Popstrangers, Radical Dads, Residual Kid, Run Forever, September Girls, She Keeps Bees, Shilpa Ray, Solids, Weyes Blood and a bunch of others.
Full list below...
Riot Fest Chicago 2014 is set to take place from September 12-14 throughout Humboldt Park. The 10th anniversary of the festival features Jane's Addiction, Slayer, The Offspring, Pussy Riot (Nadya Tolokonnikova & Masha Alekhina), Mastodon, The Murder City Devils, Failure, Title Fight, The National, The Flaming Lips, Wu-Tang Clan, Descendents, The Cure, Weezer, Social Distortion, Primus, Patti Smith, and many more across seven-stages. The fest has now shared daily lineups, which you can scope out at the bottom of this post. Three-day and two-day passes are still available, and single-day tickets are on sale now.
RFC 2014 daily lineups lie after the jump...
Chicago has The Cure, Jane's Addiction, The National, Weezer, The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Slayer, Wu-Tang Clan, Descendents, Tegan & Sara, Metric, the reunited Samhain (!), Cheap Trick, Pussy Riot (Nadya Tolokonnikova & Masha Alekhina), Patti Smith, Taking Back Sunday, Mastodon, Afghan Whigs, Naked Raygun, Cock Sparrer, Superchunk, Lucero, Murder City Devils, Mudhoney, Failure, Hot Snakes, Thurston Moore, Get Up Kids, Kurt Vile, Wavves, ALL, Mineral, Title Fight, Samiam, Menzingers, Front Bottoms, Pianos Become the Teeth, Bouncing Souls, Buzzcocks, Gogol Bordello, Stiff Little Fingers and many more. Tickets are on sale now.
Denver also has The Cure, The National, Weezer, Social Distortion, The Flaming Lips, Slayer, Wu-Tang Clan, Taking Back Sunday, Lucero, Failure, Hot Snakes, ALL, Mineral, Menzingers, Pianos Become the Teeth, Bouncing Souls, Buzzcocks, Gogol Bordello, Stiff Little Fingers plus Primus, TV on the Radio, Glassjaw, Bob Mould, Violent Femmes and more. Tickets are on sale now.
Full Chicago and Denver lineups below...
The Orwells w/ a fan in Chicago in April (more by James Richards IV)
Chicago garage rockers The Orwells have a new album due out this year. It's called Disgraceland, will be out on June 3 via Canvasback/Atlantic, and includes production by TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek, Chris Coady (Beach House, Grizzly Bear), and Jim Abbiss (Arctic Monkeys, Bombay Bicycle Club). Get a taste of the album with the videos for "Let It Burn" and "The Righteous One," along with the artwork and tracklist, below.
The band will also be supporting it on a tour with Skaters later this year. That tour kicks off in September and hits NYC on October 15 at Irving Plaza. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (5/16) at 10 AM with Live Nation/Music Geeks (password: musicgeeks) presales starting Thursday (5/15) at 10 AM. All dates, including an Asbury Lanes show, are listed below.
The Orwells will be in NYC much sooner than that Irving Plaza show though. Around the time their record comes out, they'll celebrate with an in-store at Rough Trade on June 9 at 7 PM. To get in, you have to buy the album from Rough Trade between June 3 and June 9 to receive a wirstband for entry.
All dates are listed, with the videos and LP info, below...
St. Louis music festival LouFest is returning this year from September 6-7 in Forest Park, and the lineup has now been announced. It's one of the many festivals Outkast are playing this year, plus includes Arctic Monkeys, Future Islands, Kelis, Washed Out, Matt & Kim, Cake, Portugal. The Man, Delta Spirit, San Fermin, Young & Sick, The Districts, Kins and more.
Tickets go on sale today (5/13) at 10 AM CT. Full lineup below...
Phoenix @ Barclays Center, 2013 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
As you may know, the 2014 Governors Ball happens at Randall's Island from June 6-8. Individual day line-ups have been announced with Outkast, Phoenix and TV on the Radio headlining Friday (6/6), Jack White, The Strokes and Skrillex headlining Saturday (6/7), and Vampire Weekend and Axwell ^ Ingrosso headining Sunday (6/8). You can check each day's full line-up (though set times are still TBA) below.
Additionally, individual day tickets go on sale this Friday (4/4) at noon, with a limited Citi cardmember presale beginning Wednesday (4/2) at 10 AM.
Daily Governors Ball 2014 lineups below...
Governors Ball 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
We already knew that Outkast would be headlining this year's Governors Ball music festival, which goes down on NYC's Randall's Island from June 6-8, and now, one day after the lineup of Firefly Fest was announced, and a few days after we found out who was playing Coachella, the full lineup has been announced. It includes Jack White, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Interpol, TV on the Radio, Julian Casablancas, Disclosure, Spoon, Broken Bells, Damon Albarn, James Blake, Neko Case, The Kills, Grimes, Janelle Monae, Tyler the Creator, Washed Out, Earl Sweatshirt, Kurt Vile, Chance the Rapper, Deafheaven, Run the Jewels and many more.
UPDATE: The Strokes are playing too!
Tickets go on sale today (1/15) at 3 PM. Full lineup and flyer below...
Palma Violets @ MHOW in May (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
Palma Violets are currently on a tour, which was originally supposed to hit NYC last night but the date got moved to next Wednesday (10/9), still at Webster Hall. Skaters open and tickets are still available. But if you'd like to go for free, we're giving away two pairs of tickets. Details on how to win one pair are below. Another pair is exclusively at Facebook.
If you're going to the show and want to keep the party going, or if you're just looking for something to do late night on Wednesday, BrooklynVegan is sponsoring the official afterparty which happens at East Village bar HiFi starting at 10:30 PM. It's free and open to the public (21+) and members of Palma Violets will be DJing. Flyer for the afterparty is below.
An in other news, Palma Violets just made a video for "Rattlesnake Highway" from their debut album, 180, which came out in March. You can watch that below.
RJD2 is playing a HARD NYC event at Terminal 5 on October 4 with Zeds Dead, Paper Diamond, Green Lantern and Branchez. Tickets to that show go on sale today at noon.
Iggy Azalea is playing The Bowery Ballroom on June 17. Tickets to that show go on sale today at noon.
Mike Birbiglia is playing Carnegie Hall on June 2. Tickets to that show are on sale now.
Week of Wonders, Chalk & Numbers, and Pale Lights are playing Mercury Lounge on July 8. Tickets to that show go on AmEx presale today at noon, with a general on-sale starting Friday (5/24) at noon.
by Bill Pearis
The Soft Pack @ FYF Fest 2012 (more by Debi Del Grande)
San Diego's The Soft Pack are about to depart the country for a European tour but on their way there they'll stop in NYC for a show at Union Pool on January 20. Sundelles and Skaters open the show and tickets are on sale now. If you didn't hear last year's fine Strapped LP, you can stream it below, along with the band's full tour schedule.
And the "special surprise guest" playing Bowery Ballroom WEDNESDAY NIGHT is.... Local Natives! The band, who are flying in from California just for this Champion-sponsored show, will be previewing material from their new album which is due in early 2013. According to their label, this is their first show of 2012. Advanced tickets are now sold out, but not many were sold to make room for CMJ badgeholders. Did you buy one before you knew who the headliner was? If so, are you satisfied now that you know? SKATERS, San Cisco, Pacific Air, and Solid Gold open the show.
Not a lot of big acts at CMJ this year. Bowery Ballroom still has one night empty, and their Saturday night was just filled with the announcement that Wild Nothing is playing there twice (Saturday with Braids and Sunday with Merchandise). But now comes a last minute announcement that the Wednesday night of CMJ will be headlined by "Special Surprise Guest". SKATERS, San Cisco, Pacific Air, and Solid Gold open the show which goes on sale Wednesday at noon. Would you buy a ticket to a show if you didn't know who was playing?
The full list of artists confirmed for the 2012 CMJ Music Marathon so far is below...
by Bill Pearis
Neon Windbreaker at NXNE 2012 (more by David Andrako)
Toronto punks Neon Windbreaker will be in NYC this week for two shows: Thursday (7/26) at the Swat Bar in Chinatown (59 Canal) with Skaters and Liquor Store, and then on Saturday (7/28) at Death By Audio with Doomsday Student and Tinsel Teeth. They're also looking to play a show on Friday (7/27)...any takers?
Neon Windbreaker used to be a revolving door line-up of members, that included folks from DD/MM/YYYY, The Meligrove Band and Greys. With their debut out this fall on We Are Busy Bodies (Metz, Julie Dorion), the line-up has solidified with members of Modern Superstitions and Beliefs now in the mix. You can stream two shouty, hyper, and catchy tracks from their forthcoming album below.