Online ticketing service Ticketfly is still down, more than 24 hours since announcing they were the "target of a cyber incident." It's staying down as they investigate and "don’t have a specific timeline to share right now. We deeply regret the inconvenience caused by this incident and are working around the clock to resolve the issue and get all Ticketfly systems back up and running."
One of the welcome warm weather constants in this ever-changing world in which we live in (here in NYC) is Union Pool's Summer Thunder series, which offers free shows and good vibes every Saturday from June - August.
Much of the Williamsburg that existed in the neighborhood's early '00s heyday is gone now -- from Glasslands to Daddy's to Tops to that empty lot on the corner of Bedford & N. 1st -- but one thing we're glad is still around is Union Pool which opened in 2000 and quickly became known for live music, its backyard, and general debauchery.
Destruction Unit brought their tour to Brooklyn this weekend, giving us two shows in 24 hours. First they played Palisades on Friday night (6/26) and then got up on Saturday (6/27) for a free afternoon show at Union Pool...
Two of the northeast's best atmospheric black metal bands, Falls of Rauros and Obsidian Tongue, along with the NYC electronic/synth/guitar wizard Oneirogen, will be playing an Invisible Oranges-presented show at Union Pool on August 27...
Yoko Ono is playing next weekend's Glastonbury Festival (along with unpopular headliners Metallica) and as a warm up for her performance, Yoko and the Plastic Ono Band played a secret gig at Brooklyn's Union Pool last night (6/17)...
Union Pool's free Summer Thunder series is underway, happening every Saturday afternoon through the warmer months. The series, curated by Other Music this year, just announced it's July lineup which is pretty solid:
JULY 5: Widowspeak
JULY 12: The Men / Survival / Mercury Rising
JULY 19: Obits
JULY 25: Jonathan Toubin + Special GuestsMore openers for some of those shows to be announced soon...
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