The Jayhawks played two nights at Brooklyn Bowl (night 1 pics & review)
The Jayhawks played lots of favorites and also previewed their upcoming new album at these Brooklyn Bowl shows.
The Hold Steady kicked off “Massive Nights IV” run at Brooklyn Bowl (pics, review, setlist)
“This is the fourth year in a row we’ve done this,” Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn told the Brooklyn Bowl crowd on the first of their four-show Massive Nights run. “What’s different this year is we have a new album.”
The Jawhawks played 2 nights @ Brooklyn Bowl (review, setlists, pics)
The Jayhawks have been around a long time, so calling their two-night stand at Brooklyn Bowl ”career-spanning” is saying something. Emerging from the ‘80s Minneapolis music scene, Gary Louris and Mark Olson pioneered the alt-country sound The Jayhawks continue to mine.
The Hold Steady joined by Jeff Rosenstock & Laura Stevenson at BK Bowl night 2 (pics, video, review)
The run continues tonight (11/30) with Bad Moves opening.
Jim James delivers powerful solo show at Town Hall (pics, review, setlist)
Although there were no overt political statements, there was an undercurrent of anxiety, frustration and anger at the current state of things. Jim also brought opener Alynda Segarra (of Hurray for the Riff Raff) on stage to sing ”Over and Over” with him.
Van Morrison & Willie Nelson played Forest Hills Stadium (pics, setlists, review)
In related news, Willie is playing a Beto O'Rourke rally in Austin later this month.
review: Art Garfunkel at Town Hall
Now 76 years old, “Artie,” as he referred to himself, looked trim and fit, although his trademark curly, golden locks have thinned considerably. “Here I am, still at it,” he said to a welcoming audience. “Singing is not a labor of love for me... it’s an addiction.”
Robert Plant played Forest Hills Stadium w/ Sheryl Crow (pics, review, setlist)
Plant’s legendary pipes are still capable of scaling heights.
Mark Kozelek, Bill Murray, Laurie Anderson & more paid tribute to Bob Dylan @ Town Hall (pics, video, review)
On Bob Dylan's birthday, Emily Haines, Peter Wolf, Steve Buscemi, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Laurie Anderson and more recreated Bob's first ever concert at NYC's Town Hall.
JRAD played 3 nights at Brooklyn Bowl (review + night 2 pics)
Opening night was dedicated to original Dead keyboardist Ron “Pigpen” McKernan on the 45th anniversary of his death. Selections from Pigpen-era albums Anthem of the Sun and Aoxomoxoa included “Alligator,” a JRAD favorite to kick things off and find the groove...