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Aretha Franklin retiring after releasing Stevie Wonder-produced album ++ more tribute show details

Todd Rundgren, Richard Thompson, Glen Hansard, Taj Mahal & Deva Majal, Bettye LaVette, Antibalas & more playing the tribute show at Carnegie Halll, and there's a live rehearsal show at City Winery the night before.

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion played Bowery Ballroom (pics ++ updated tour dates)

MCEVERS: I'm wondering if this record in some ways is a love note to a city that no longer exists. I mean, you kind of came up from kind of, you know, the down-and-dirty Lower East Side...

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Sufjan Stevens began his Kings Theatre run (pics & setlist of night 1 w/ Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens)

After playing NYC's Beacon Theatre back in early April, Sufjan Stevens brought his tour in support of his fantastic new album Carrie & Lowell to NYC last night (5/1) to begin a two-night stand at Brooklyn's recently-reopened Kings Thea...

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Brooklyn Folk Festival 2015 lineup & schedule

Celebrating folk music from near and far, the Brooklyn Folk Festival showcases 30 bands, workshops, film screenings and contests. Daptone gospel group Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens, country blues and songster multi-instrumentalist Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton, folk legend and songwriter Michael Hurley, old-time fiddle and banjo player Bruce Molsky, fiddle player Frank Fairfield, and intergenerational anti-folk collaborators Peter Stampfel & Jeffrey Lewis are among the performers at this year's Festival, held from April 17-19th...

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Sufjan Stevens shares another new song; Cold Specks, Naomi Shelton and Moses Sumney opening select tour dates

Sufjan Stevens already revealed "No Shade in the Shadow of the Cross" off his bare-bones new album, Carrie & Lowell (due 3/31 via Asthmatic Kitty), and now he's put out another, "Should Have Known ...

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Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley & more played the three-night Daptone Super Soul Revue at The Apollo (pics from night 3)

Brooklyn's Daptone record label, the soul outfit whose ear for talent and eye for period-correct detail has put it in the forefront of a revivalist wave, had few choices when it came to recording its first live-in-concert label showcase...

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MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2014

We just posted Q Magazine's Best of 2014 albums list and now here's the same from sister publication MOJO. Not only do they share a publisher, but also more than half of same albums appear on both lists...

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What’s going on Saturday? (RIPDBA, Obits, TVOTR, Luscious Jackson, Pharmakon, Dungbeetle w/ James Murphy & more)

Obits @ Union Pool 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro)

You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...

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Sharon Jones, Charles Bradley & more playing 3-night Daptone ‘Super Soul Revue’ at The Apollo for live LP

The Daptone label is throwing a three-day holiday party called the Super Soul Revue at NYC's The Apollo on December 4,5 & 6 with Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings and Charles Bradley playing all three nights...

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Sharon Jones played a free NYC show (pics) ++ Budos Band, Naomi Shelton, Charles Bradley & other Daptone news/dates

Jones waltzed through her catalog with tight vocal technique, annunciation and grit on her fast paced jams and sweet flow on her ballads. She covered Gladys Knight and humorously imitated Tina Turner...

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