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The Shacks Enchant Audience at Baby's All Right

The Shacks are an entrancing band whose debut, Haze, is a strong album steeped in faded days of R&B and rock.

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Treasuring Memories of Paul McCartney on 'One on One' Tour

McCartney welcomed Bruce Springsteen and Steven Van Zandt out for a song at Madison Square Garden.

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Summerstage Night Belongs to Fred "Sonic" Smith (Patti Smith's Tribute)

Patti Smith celebrated her late husband's birthday in Central Park with their children and her band.

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Up and Comer Breanna Barbara's Strong Set at the Emerging Music Festival (video)

Brooklyn's Breanna Barbara kicked off the second day of the Emerging Music Festival in Bryant Park with a raucous bluesy set.

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Deer Tick's Acoustic Clusterfolk Newport After Party Previews 'Vol. 1'

Deer Tick performed the entirety of the acoustic album (one of a pair of forthcoming releases) and have announced a fall tour.

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Zeshan B Performs Late Night Set at Mercury Lounge After Colbert

Powerful Chicago soul-singer dips into the '60s and '70s while dabbling in Urdu, Punjabi and Italian.

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Revisiting Protest Songs of Yore, Americana Musicians Build Upon, and Add to, Canon

Anthony D'Amato and River Whyless tackle classic protest songs while recently reunited The Mammals address cultural divisions with a new tune.

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Rhiannon Giddens Shares 'Freedom Highway' at American Songbook and on Tour

Rhiannon Giddens, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, brought her Freedom Highway tour to New York for a powerful show. The tour resumes next week and hits Newport Folk later this summer.

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song "30th June"

Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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Goldfrapp Offer Up a Dance Party at Brooklyn Steel

Goldfrapp turned Brooklyn Steel into a hot and sticky dance party for two nights.

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Drive-By Truckers Packed NYC's Webster Hall (Photos + Tour Dates)

Drive-By Truckers gave a sold out capacity crowd a powerful two hour set filled with scuzzy guitars and deeply political rock.

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Rez Abbasi's Invocation Premieres 'Unfiltered Universe' Tracks (Photos & Video)

Abbasi's third project with his band Invocation, Unfiltered Universe, draws from Carnatic music and their recent NYC premiere was captured for a live stream available here.

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The 1975 + Bastille Celebrate the Holidays with Pandora

Pandora's annual Holiday Live event brought one of 2016's hottest bands to NYC for a free show.

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BBC Music Presents: Sundara Karma + Izzy Bizu (Photos)

BBC Music hosted a mini-touring showcase of up-and-coming British artists.

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Artists and Audience Rally International Support Around Social Causes for Global Citizen Festival

Relive highlights of the 2016 Global Citizen Festival including songs Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Metallica and Chris Martin & Eddie Vedder.

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Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker's Evocative and Somber Folk Stirs NYC

Ahead of the release of their album Overnight, Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker make a short run through the U.S.

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Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

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Garbage + Kristin Kontrol - Central Park Summerstage (Photo Gallery)

Garbage released their sixth studio album Strange Little Birds and the supporting tour continues with a stop through Central Park.

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Josh Ritter Gives Beautiful Performance at Prospect Park (Photos)

Josh Ritter kicks off a string of summer U.S. shows with rousing free performance at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.

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'The Daily Show' Stand-Up in the Park Gathered Comedy Lovers Together

Summerstage's season of free entertainment included a special night of comedy with the host and correspondents of The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.

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Governors Ball 2016: A Deluge of Photos from the Rainy Festival

Awesome photos of Miguel, Robyn, De La Soul, Purity Ring and more that couldn't fit into general festival coverage.

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Watch Leon Bridges Sweet Homecoming in 'This Is Home' Short Documentary

Director Danny Clinch's short doc about Leon Bridges showcases calmer moments of the talented young soul singer's breakthrough year.

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Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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Tegan and Sara Tease 'Love You to Death' With Short Intimate Tour (Photos)

Tegan and Sara's recent intimate shows allowed hardcore fans a chance to taste their forthcoming album Love You to Death and see them quip vivaciously back and forth.

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Ben Harper Reunites with Innocent Criminals for 2016 Tour (Photos)

With the release of Call It What It Is, Ben Harper and his gang of Innocent Criminals have released another smouldering collection of rock songs.

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Dancing up a Storm with Underworld at Terminal 5 in New York (Photos)

Underworld's 2016 release Barbara Barbara... is their strongest in years and the new material is a welcome addition to their intense, epic live performance.

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Tribeca Taps Samantha Bee for 'Full Frontal' Talk

Samantha Bee discussed her excellent Full Frontal, attending the political conventions and voting in the New York primary at Tribeca.

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Iggy Pop Rocks United Palace Theater in New York (Photos)

Iggy Pop's terrific show proves the 68-year-old is a living legend. He struts, swaggers and skips his way through great classics and songs from latest, Post Pop Depression.

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Gaz Coombes + Piney Gir: Rockwood Music Hall NYC (Photos)

Gaz Coombes performed songs from his solo catalog, including his latest Matador, but shared a few singles from his former outfit Supergrass.

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