Rock


GIANTS STADIUM
50 Route 120, East Rutherford, New Jersey, 201-935-3900

September 1GREEN DAY


HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM
311 West 34th Street, 212-485-1534

June 1KRAFTWERK Victims of the eventual success of the electronica they created three decades ago, Ralf, Florian, and friends can easily rest on their laurels (as they have for a while now). If all they have are modest updates and refinements on their old formula to offer, that's good enough. After all, their most appealing concept was always about minimalism. GROSS

June 10LEGENDS OF MOTOR CITY: SPINNERS, TEMPTATIONS, MARTHA REEVES'S VANDELLAS

August 10DEVO Cynics can sneer about how their ironic take on consumer culture turned into soundtracks for commercials but these smarty-pants Midwesterners did manage to define the '80s even before that decade began. After becoming heroes of the grunge set and VH1, their status seems assured—maybe not mythic but perhaps iconic and definitely change-of-pace material for any respectable dance mixtape. GROSS


JONES BEACH THEATER
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, New York, 516-221-1000

May 13STING+JOSS STONE

May 14VELVET REVOLVER+HOOBASTANK

June 10STEVIE NICKS+DON HENLEY

June 17JUDAS PRIEST+QUEENSRŸCHE

July 1JAMES TAYLOR

August 16MÖTLEY CRÜE+THE EXILES+SILVERTIDE


KEYSPAN PARK
1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn

July 9DEF LEPPARD+BRYAN ADAMS


'LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL 2005'
July 12-July 31, Avery Fisher Hall, 65th Street and Broadway; Time Warner Center, Rose Hall, Allen Room, 60th Street and Broadway; Clark Studio Theater, Rose Building, 165 West 65th Street, 7th floor, 212-875-5456, lincolncenter.org,

July 14WYCLEF JEAN+DAARA J (Avery Fisher Hall) Smart booking, this coming together of eclectics from two Francophone outposts of the African diaspora. Haitian American mixmaster Clef's latest CD, Haiti 101, updates racine fusion past corniness to beyond hip. Fiercely talented Daara J, ruler of Senegal's teeming hip-hop scene, brings Jamaican and U.S. beats back home and back 'round the world again. OUMANO

July 17RAHAYU SUPANGGAH (Clark Studio Theater)

J uly 23ICEBREAKER (Allen Room)

July 24ALARM WILL SOUND (Allen Room)


'LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL 2005'
Damrosch Park Bandshell, 82nd Street near Amsterdam Avenue; North Plaza, north of Metropolitan Opera House, 212-875-5766, lincolncenter.org,

August 13LITTLE BILLY'S+MANZA DAYILA+YAZ BAND(Josie Robertson Plaza); TAIKO MASALA(also August 16, North Plaza)

August 19RED EARTH (North Plaza)

August 20WOODLAND STRING BAND (all areas)

August 21'INTERNATIONAL HIP-HOP EXCHANGE:GLOBAL VANGUARD'


MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
31st Street and Seventh Avenue, 212-465-MSG1, thegarden.com

June 15SANTANA+LOS LONELY BOYS
June 22OASIS+JET Now that nimble, stylish young Turks like Franz Ferdinand and the Kaiser Chiefs have usurped their place in the current Britpop firmament, Oasis are free to roam the land as an arena-filling greatest-hits machine. Of course, they have a new album, which from early indications promises to reek of champagne and desperation. But, oh, those greatest hits. Openers Jet went supernova while no one was watching. WOOD


PNC BANK ARTS CENTER
Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, New Jersey, 732-203-2500

June 4DON HENLEY+STEVIE NICKS It's the "Leather and Lace" tour, only 25 years late. Don Henley and Stevie Nicks have each had successful solo spin-offs from hit '70s rock bands (Fleetwood Mac and the Eagles). On the double headliner tour, they'll cover solo hits, band favorites, and will up for several duets. GEMELLI

June 10JUDAS PRIEST It's old news, but yes, out-of-the-closet, loud 'n' proud wailing banshee Rob Halford has returned to the fold to one of the most ferocious and copied beasts in the metal kingdom. They wiped the floor at Ozzfest last summer, and though the comeback record, Angel of Retribution (Sony), is a so-so slab of classic good and bad Priest, live is where they've always been the truest sentinels. With Queensrÿche. BOSLER

June 25JAMES TAYLOR

July 26'OZZFEST 2005' Hangin' in the confines of sweaty, moshing teenagers blows, but this year's fest is worth the health hazard: Iron Maiden (playing tunes from the first four CDs only, their best work!) share headlining ranks with Black Sabbath. The real juice is the second stage: Monster movie showman Rob Zombie headlines atop serious representation from the Swedes—Arch Enemy (ex-Carcass), the Haunted (ex-At the Gates), and In Flames; with U.S. underground leviathans Mastodon and Killswitch Engage. BOSLER

August 14MÖTLEY CRÜE


'P.S.1'S WARM UP 2005'
July 2-September 3, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, Queens, 718-784-2084, ps1.org

July 2 GROOVE COLLECTIVE

July 9PRINS THOMAS & HANS PETER LINDSTROM

July 16IDJUT BOYS

August 27MONOLAKE

September 3NORMAN JAY M.B.E.


RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
1260 Sixth Avenue, 212-247-4777

June 7KEANE

June 15ALANIS MORISSETTE+JASON MRAZ

June 29MARK KNOPFLER

July 14MOODY BLUES


RANDALLS ISLAND
New York, 212-307-7171

July 10REGGAE CARIFEST

July 30 and 31DAVE MATTHEWS BAND

August 13VANS WARPED TOUR '05What did Matthew McConaughey say in Dazed and Confused? "I get older, but the bands stay the same age"? Go this year for My Chemical Romance, screamo's brightest lights, and Transplants, featuring Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong and new MTV reality star Travis Barker. Stay for Boston's indefatigable Dropkick Murphys and Beerzone, which is a band in addition to a state of mind. WOOD


'RIVER TO RIVER FESTIVAL'
Castle Clinton, Battery Park; World Financial Center Plaza, Vesey Street and Hudson River; Rockefeller Park, Chambers Street and Hudson River; Wagner Park, Battery Place and Hudson River, 212-835-2789, rivertorivernyc.com

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