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Thursday, May 8 2014

Nickel Creek + The Secret Sisters: 29 April 2014 - Beacon Theatre, New York (Photos)

News about Nickel Creek's new release A Dotted Line might have been drowned out by the fact the band is back together and celebrating their 25th anniversary.


Tuesday, May 6 2014

Area: 11 April 2014 - London

The passing time has left the band’s musicianship untouched, so much so that one could be forgiven for occasionally thinking that, outside, on the now dark streets of London, the IRA is still planting car bombs.


Tuesday, April 29 2014

Lettuce: 27 March 2014 - Solana Beach, CA

Influences like James Brown, Funkadelic, Maceo Parker and the Meters are just the tip of the iceberg for Lettuce, with various psychedelic and classic rock vibes being mixed in too.


Thursday, April 24 2014

Dionne Farris + The Russell Gunn Quartet: 10 April 2014 - New York

Exploring jazz with the Russell Gunn Quartet, Dionne Farris is clearly in full bloom.


Friday, April 18 2014

Miley Cyrus + Sky Ferreira: 5 April 2014 - Brooklyn, NY

Miley Cyrus's performance is not a sexed-up act, but a manifestation of her bad-ass, "female rebel" persona.


Friday, April 11 2014

The Jen Chapin Trio Live at the Bohemian Caverns

The wonderful folk-soul-jazz singer plays a classic jazz club at the start of her tour. If only more people were hearing this music!


Monday, March 31 2014

‘Choice Eats’ Recap: 25 March 2014 - Pier 36, New York

A recap of favorite foods and thoughts from The Village Voice's 'Choice Eats' event.


Thursday, March 27 2014

Shpongle + The Desert Dwellers: 9 March 2014 - Santa Ana, CA

Shpongle stands out from the crowded EDM scene by remembering the organic rock roots of psychedelic music.


Tuesday, March 25 2014

Arcade Fire: 18 March 2014 - Bridgeport, CT (Photos)

Arcade Fire, and their split personality the Reflektors, ended the first leg of their 2014 world tour with a party in Connecticut.


Monday, March 24 2014

Nona Hendryx: 8 March 2014 - New York

Eight laptops, more than two dozen musicians, three hours of genre-defying music, and one dynamic performer swimming through a “sea of possibilities”? It must be a Nona Hendryx show.


Friday, March 14 2014

King’s X: 28 February 2014 - Ramona, CA

King’s X appears destined to remain an under-the-radar secret for their loyal fans, but no one’s complaining about still getting to see the band up close and personal.


Friday, March 7 2014

The New York Philharmonic’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ Truly Earns Its Standing Ovations

The New York Philharmonic's resurrection of Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, starring Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson, proves to be one of the most delightfully wicked evenings of theater in recent memory.


White Denim: 9 February 2014 - San Diego

The dynamic quartet can rock your socks off, but their sound is hard to categorize with its blend of prog-rock riffage, fuzzy blues, Southern soul and melty psychedelia.


Thursday, February 13 2014

Killswitch Engage: 29 January 2014 – Dublin, Ireland

The first gig of a tour can sometimes mean the band will sound a bit blunt around the edges, but not even severe jetlag can put a stop to Killswitch Engage.


Tuesday, February 11 2014

Mayim Bialik: 30 January 2014 - Morehead, KY

Bialik isn’t the typical Hollywood actress. There’s the Ph.D. in neuroscience, for instance.


Monday, February 10 2014

Tea Leaf Green: 30 December 2013 - Denver

Tea Leaf Green keeps jamming on year after year because this is a band that is indeed all about the music. That passion comes out in the tunes and the live shows, and it’s what keeps the group’s dedicated fan base coming back for more.


Friday, February 7 2014

Big Brew Festival: 8 February 2014 - White Plains, NY

Much like the Superbowl, New York gets all the glory for New Jersey's Big Brew Festival.


Thursday, January 30 2014

Umphrey’s McGee + Joshua Redman + Dumpstaphunk: 29 December 2013 - Denver, CO

Many fans are simply enraptured watching Redman trade licks with Cinninger and Bayliss, a dazzling showcase of 21st century music fusion.


Friday, January 24 2014

Brenda Russell: 12 January 2014 - New York

For her New York homecoming, Brenda Russell delivered all the classics from a venerated songbook.


Thursday, January 23 2014

P!nk: 15 January 2014 - Saskatoon

The flamboyant yet grounded P!nk inspires a capacity crowd on the final leg of her year-long world tour.


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