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Relix Live Music Conference at Brooklyn Bowl
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things I learned at the Relix Live Music Conference (and lots of pics)

Which artist does legendary promoter Ron Delsener (pictured) never book but wishes he did? That and more, in our recap of the first annual Relix Live Music Conference.

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PWR BTTM to talk Safe Spaces at SXSW & other new 2017 speaker/session additions

SXSW has announced more panels and speakers for its 2017 edition, which happens March 10 - 19 in Austin. Beats 1 Radio's Zane Lowe will be one of the keynote speakers, as will filmmaker Gareth Hudson (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). 750 Panel Sessions were just announced...

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Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
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Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings played the 2016 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival kickoff show (pics)

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings kicked off BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival‘s 2016 season of shows in style with a packed house on a beautiful evening in Prospect Park on Wednesday (6/8).

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Grateful Dead @ Levi’s Stadium (night 2 pics & setlist)

Night two of the Grateful Dead's Fare Thee Well run-up got off to a funky and ferocious start. The cobwebs were shaken loose, the groove found its pocket in opener "Feel Like a Stranger," and all was well in Deadhead land as the truly faithful showed for the second night in a row and a slew of new nostalgia seekers and first timers got their twirl on...

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PICS: Grateful Dead @ Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara

UPDATE: We've also got pictures from the second night.

There are two kinds of Deadheads.

Those who think the Grateful Dead experience should have died with Jerry Garcia...

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surviving Grateful Dead members reuniting to celebrate 50th anniversary w/ 3 Chicago shows ft. Trey Anastasio & more

Surviving Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann will reunite to celebrate the band's 50th anniversary with three Chicago shows from July 3-5 at Soldier Field, the same venue their last show with Jerry Garcia took pl...

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Grateful Dead roundup: Phil Lesh shows (win tix to BAM), Dark Star Orchestra, New Riders, Hot Tuna, Mountain Jam update

As Dead Heads likely know, original Grateful Dead member Phil Lesh has an ongoing residency at Port Chester, NY's Capitol Theatre with his band Phil Lesh & Friends...

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Elvis Costello recording unreleased Dylan w/ Jim James & more, played Capitol Theater with the Roots (pics, setlist)

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A trove of two dozen unfinished Bob Dylan songs written circa 1967 during his "Basement Tapes" period is being completed by an all-star band assembled by producer T Bone Burnett and including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and My Morning Jacket's Jim James for release as an album and Showtime special later this year...

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here’s a picture of Andrew WK partying with Gary Gnu

First Lil Bub and now Gary Gnu...
Westchester's second Pop Goes the Culture variety show, a colorful evening of meaningful performances and meaningless awards recognizing favorite pop culture acts, was held Saturday, March 2 at the Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers...

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Brooklyn Bowl opening in Las Vegas and London

There has been talk of new Brooklyn Bowls opening for a while, including a Chicago one that still hasn't materialized, but now comes word that...

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