struggling venue Barbes launches crowdfunding campaign ++ benefit show
Park Slope venue Barbes just celebrated its 15th birthday, and continues to bring live music -- from tropicalia and Slavic soul, to jazz, afrobeat, and more -- seven nights a week. Barbes has been struggling to stay open, though, in the current, never-ending NYC real estate boom...
Celebrate Brooklyn at Prospect Park 2017 free shows (Yeasayer, Andrew Bird, Whitney, Amadou & Mariam, more)
This year's free BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival shows in Prospect Park also include Youssou N'Dour, Polica, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Weyes Blood, Moses Sumney, Esperanza Spalding, Lisa Loeb, The Soul Rebels with Talib Kweli, and more.
Bonobo played Terminal 5 with Innov Gnawa (night 1 pics)
Bonobo is on tour now and he's in the midst of a NYC run, having played Coachella the last two weekends. Last night (4/27), he played Terminal 5, backed by a wind section, two vocalists, and Moroccan troop Innov Gnawa...
Bonobo is here, DJing Output after T5 tonight, has a new video ft. Innov Gnawa
Brooklyn Gnawa group Innov Gnawa open both of Bonobo's Terminal 5 shows and appear on his song "Bambro Koyo Ganda," which just got the video treatment.
Bang on a Can Marathon 2017: Kaki King, Laraaji, Innov Gnawa & more
The 2017 edition of the Bang on a Can Marathon, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, will take place at the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 10 PM.
Roy Ayers played “BRIC House Sessions” kickoff with Shareef Keyes & The Groove (pics)
The BRIC House Sessions "will explore a wide array of genres - like a playlist come to life - with musicians who are pushing music forward in extraordinary and inventive ways."
mems of Yeasayer, Vampire Weekend, Woods, ASDIG, Holy Ghost, more playing Dave Harrington holiday show
Producer and polymath Dave Harrington is once again throwing his Holiday Spectacular in NYC this year, joined by many prominent indie musicians. The third annual show goes down at Brooklyn Bowl on December 18, and the guest list includes Alex Frankel (Holy Ghost), Anand Wilder (Yeasayer), Chris Tomson (Vampire Weekend), Jen Goma (A Sunny Day in Glasgow), Steve Mario (Delicate Steve), Jarvis Taveni
Bonobo announces new album ‘Migration’ & tour (watch the “Kerala” video)
The new album has features from Rhye, Hundred Waters singer Nicole Miglis, Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker), and Brooklyn Gnawa music group Innov Gnawa.