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Lou Reed's Love Songs: photo by Sachyn Mital
Lou Reed's Love Songs: photo by Sachyn Mital
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Anohni, Yo La Tengo, Laurie Anderson, David Johansen & more paid tribute to Lou Reed @ Lincoln Center (pics + video)

'The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed' was an all-day event as part of Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival.

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ANOHNI, David Johansen, Lenny Kaye, Emily Haines & lots more appearing at Lincoln Center’s all-day Lou Reed tribute

This free all-day event, features films, live music, art, and meditation, and more. More names: Lee Ranaldo, Steve Shelley, Doveman, JG Thirlwell, Jon Spencer, Mark Kozelek, Victoria Williams, John Zorn, Kim Cattrall (?!), Steve Buscemi and still more.

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YYYs at Dream Hotel - 4/22/16 (photo via Mike Nouveau)
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs played their first show in years at the Mick Rock doc afterparty (pics, videos)

YYYs celebrated the legendary rock photographer with covers of Bowie and VU, and other performers included Marky Ramone, Eugene Hutz, TV on the Radio, and more. Debbie Harry was in the house too (but not to perform).

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Lou Reed tribute happening during Lincoln Center Out of Doors, co-curated by Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson will also be in discussion with Marina Abramovic at National Sawdust in May.

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Jeffrey Lewis shares animated video for “Sad Screaming Old Man,” playing Lou Reed covers show & other tour dates

Jeffrey Lewis just released a video for "Sad Screaming Old Man," a song from last year's Manhattan. The stop-motion animated video, made by by Nicholas Clark/Minnowland, is a literal visualization of the song's lyrics about one of Jeffrey's neighbors and the desire for a decent night's sleep...

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Mirah, Sinkane, Jolie Holland & more playing Lou Reed tribute at Manhattan Inn (whose January schedule is here)

The late, great Lou Reed will be paid tribute by a number of quality musicians on January 10 at Manhattan Inn. The lineup includes Jolie Holland, Mirah, Sinkane, Pencil (mem Big Thief), Invisible Familiars, Cassandra Jenkins, Sam Owens (Celestial Shore), and Your ...

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Warhol Star Holly Woodlawn
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Andy Warhol superstar & Lou Reed muse Holly Woodlawn, RIP

Holly came from Miami F-L-A,
Hitchhiked her way across the U.S.A.,
Plucked her eyebrows on the way,
Shaved her legs and then he was a she. - Lou Reed, "Walk on the Wild Side"Holly Woodlawn, the transgender actress who became one of Andy Warhols' "superstars" and was memorialized in Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side," died on Sunday (12/6) in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer...

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pics: Laurie Anderson’s “Habeas Corpus” @ Park Avenue Armory w/ Merrill Garbus, Omar Souleyman & more

You can't miss the no-joke political import of Anderson's collaboration with onetime Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed el Gharani. As he is barred from entering the US, Anderson's use of "telepresence" to stream his image live into an Upper East Side venue serves a refreshingly clear conceptual purpose...

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U2 wrapped up eight-night MSG run w/ special guests, Bono’s hero booed & more

Bruce Springsteen w/ U2 @ MSG 7/31/2015 (via u2.com)

U2 played a massive eight shows at NYC's Madison Square Garden as part of their "INNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" tour and it wrapped up on Friday night (7/31)...

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watch Danzig talk about playing CBGB & Max’s Kansas City (west coast tour kicks off this week)

Glenn Danzig is releasing a covers album this year called Skeletons (including Black Sabbath, The Everly Brothers and more), and he recently gave a video interview to Rolling Stone in support o...

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