Entries tagged with: meme
If you're from New York, know people from New York, are into music, or know people into music (and we assume since you're reading BrooklynVegan this is a lot of you), or have just been on Facebook or Twitter or the internet in general in the past two days, perhaps you've seen this week's viral video, "Brooklyn Girls," the new music video from Brooklyn-via-Virginia Beach singer Catey Shaw. If you haven't seen it, your life may be better that way, but it's below if you want to watch.
And if you want to party with Catey IRL, she'll be playing live in Brooklyn tonight (7/17) at Baby's All Right and it's ~~free~~
by Fred Pessaro // BBG
"Your showcase is..... interesting"
Forget about Nick Cave, Depeche Mode, Death, Today is The Day, METZ, all of them. I've got one goal and one goal only: to see Grumpy Cat live and in person at SXSW 2013. As noted a couple of days ago on @BVSXSW, The frowned-one will appear live and in purr-son (sorry!) for the interactive portion (sorry Music attendees) of the fest and will shoot Friskies commercials in the days following. Check out the original Grumpy Cat video below.
Music/comedy group The Gregory Brothers, who are known for the viral Auto-Tune the News videos (Bed Intruder anyone?), told us their ten favorite viral YouTube videos of 2012. You can check out each video on their list with commentary, and some of their recent hits, at the bottom of this post. Let us know what you think they missed, in the comments.
The Gregory Brothers will play their seventh annual Christmas show in NYC at Rockwood Music Hall on December 12 with Dusty Brown, Melanie Penn, and Sarah and the Stanleys. Tickets for the show are on sale now and all proceeds go to Sandy Recovery. They're promising "Christmas Cheer, Christmas Beer, Hot Toddies, Hot Bodies and music too!"
Sarah and the Stanleys is Sarah Gregory's band and Andrew Rose Gregory also has a number of solo albums out, having most recently released a covers EP over the summer, which featured covers of Bob Dylan's "I Shall Be Released," Simon & Garfunkel's "Only Living Boy in New York, Lana Del Rey's "Video Games," and more. You can stream the entire release below or purchase it for $5 on bandcamp.
Check out their Top 10 Viral Video picks, and stream Andrew's EP, below....
If you're one of the 75 million people who viewed "Chubby cuppy cake boy" (or 3 million who watched "Cuppy Cake Sam") singing or possibly lipsyncing "Your My Honeybunch (The Cuppycake Song)" on YouTube since 2008, you might be interested to know what he's up to now...
You might know Merton as the YoutTube sensation piano playing guy that plays on Chatroulette and was rumored to be Ben Folds but then Ben Folds sort of proved he is not Merton by covering Merton. Anyway, Merton is playing a free CollegeOnly holiday party at the Delancey in NYC TONIGHT (12/10), which according to the club is listed like this: "SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE:8 pm - 9:30 pm MERTON!!! The "Chatroulette Piano Guy".. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to see MERTON rock out LIVE in person!!! DRINK SPECIALS!! $5 beer, $1 off well drinks."
tonight in NYC
* Christy & Emily @ Zebulon
* Mountain Jam in Hunter, NY
* Sunday Best @ BKYLN YARD
* Tyvek, Pygmy Shrews @ Cake Shop
* I Was A King, The Wowz @ Union Hall
* New York Ukulele Festival @ Baruch College
* The Bangles, Lindsay Rush @ The Wellmont Theatre
* Aki Onda, Rafi Bookstaber and Willie Lane @ The Stone
* Ben Sollee, Demolition String Band @ The Bell House
* X, Steve Soto & The Twisted Hearts @ Bowery Ballroom
* David Amram @ Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Concert Hall
* Grizzly Bear, Here We Go Magic @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Bang on a Can Marathon @ World Financial Center Winter Garden
* Zee Avi, Amy LaVere, Papercranes, Spottiswoode @ Mercury Lounge
* Soft Circle, Lovefingers, DJs Justin Miller & Jacques Renault @ Glasslands
* The Beets, Knight School, Cause Co-Motion!, Air Waves @ 40 Skillman Ave, Brooklyn
Tonight, Cake Shop is Free for people born in May. Tyvek for free.
Studios are open in Long Island City.
The Bang on a Can Marathon is taking place at the World Financial Center Winter Garden from noon to midnight. Tortoise, who played the Bell House last night, headline. All Tortoise dates HERE.
A Night to ReMEMEber
Dress up as your favorite meme, viral video or internet star for the pre-Internet Week costume party!Flyer below...
DATE: Sunday, May 31, 9:30pm-midnight
WHERE: M1-5, 52 Walker Street, 10013
Serious Bu$iness will be DJing and a special performance by Meme Factory
More details/updates: http://memeparty.tumblr.com/
The Beets are playing a one year anniversary house party in Brooklyn. Flyer below...
Your Nature just completed a residency at The Annex. A video from their May 20th show below...
Spacecamp played with them at the same show. Video of them below too....