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It's only Wednesday, but it has already been a long week for Andrew Cuomo. The governor, who is responsible for the state-owned MTA, has been working overtime since Sunday morning when a Metro-North train flew off the rails in the Bronx, throwing five cars on their sides, killing four passengers and ... More >>
Today, Madison Square Garden and Billy Joel held a press conference to officially reveal their "historic announcement," and it's a fitting one: Billy Joel will be playing a monthly show at the Garden for as long as people attend. In a livestream taking place at the venue this morning, it was reveale ... More >>
This week in independent NYC comedy has literally everything: young upstarts, grizzled veterans, pole-dancing ladies, podium-gripping men, and a very special show inspired by the works of Billy Joel. If you're not enjoying quality comedy entertainment for just a few bucks this week, well, we're dis ... More >>
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Dance the night away with Tegan and Sara and fun.
You're in the British pomp-rock act Muse, and you've been charged with writing the official song for the 2012 Olympics, which will be held in London and which will be a massive event for your home country. How do you respond to this honor, especially in the wake of creating outrage among your loyali ... More >>
At what point does the nostalgia overwhelm the art?
Sound of the City's search for the quintessential New York City musician enters Round Two this week, with battles in the Round of 32 daily. Keep up with all the action here. Things get a bit more melodic (no offense, guys) as two of American pop's most prominent songwriters and members of the Lo ... More >>
The Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madnessin which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musicianfinishes this weekend, with the Round of 32 kicking off Monday. (The schedule and results so far are here; the fu ... More >>
Yeasayer. Here's hoping things are a bit warmer than this for their shows this summer. Today Live Nation announced a slew of shows at Long Island's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater and New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center, and in addition to the many classic rock acts (with "classic rock" now being ... More >>
On the still raucous and (only slightly) paternal charms of Heaven Is Whenever
How many times do I have to tell you people? Do not become the child of famous parents! You live forever in their shadow, especially when they're too busy doing photo shoots and live appearances to be much of a guardian for you. It is the worst--way worse than being the offspring of complet ... More >>
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Celebration Madison Square Garden Thursday, October 29 The first half of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's two-night benefit concert and 25th-anniversary celebration lasted six hours, ended at 1:30 a.m. and featuring star-studded sets by curators Bruce S ... More >>
There must be a lot of celebrating going down in the old VW compound right about now. From yesterday's Q A in the Times, with Ghost and his manager Mike Caruso, an interview which took place inside a "parked S.U.V. around midnight recently": Q: Vampire Weekend is a group you said you liked. ... More >>
Sigh. It was only yesterday (literally!) that Billy Joel, 60, was reported ready to buy his wife of five years, Katie Lee Joel, 27, her own Sag Harbor restaurant. And now the Daily News reports that the Joels are divorcing. They stick in a bunch of stuff about some fashion designer she's supposed to ... More >>
Touch the robe of your prophet
Captain Jack's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Brooklyn dance-punk octet frees minds most adeptly when their mouths are shut
The piano man has lots of bad songs to play at the Garden, but some are worse than others
On their great new album, Brooklyn's best band explores why Catholic girls start much too early
Brooklyn metal act and L.A. byg band explore edges of genre
An r&b genius who turned pop polymath just kept on going
Nothin's cool, they found your father in the swimming pool
Alpha choreographer and a clutch of improvisers commit themselves to the printed page
Brian Brooks's WAX 'dance-o-matic'; Guta Hedewig Sees Mother Mary
Tharp's Dancers Gleam on Broadway, and ABTs at City Center
At 52, Billy Joel Writes His Opus 1