Bowerbirds w/ Dry The River
Friday, March 23
Better than: A Pink Floyd laser show.
When I walked into Bowery Ballroom late Friday night, I did not expect to be stepping into an iTunes visualizer. Alas, Bowerbirds have incorporated a verifiable light showcomplete with Merriwe ... More >>
Buraka Som Sistema
Wednesday, January 11
Better Than: A Tae-Bo workout.
Confetti shooting party-poppers, mega-blasting Super Soakers, sexually charged underagers, and plenty of ass-shaking set the tone for Buraka Som Sistema's New York tour stop at Bowery Ballroom last night. The P ... More >>
The Odd Future associate/Jay and Kanye co-signed R&B singer is bringing his emo and blues to the Bowery Ballroom on November 6. Tickets are on sale now although they might not be for much longer now that word's out, so, if this is your thing, get clicking. UPDATE (5:42 p.m.): All gone! But do ... More >>
pic by Rob HarvillaFlorence, trying to unlock the Crunked badge with her mind at Terminal 5.
Somewhat interesting: the music venue with the most Foursquare check-ins for 2010 was NY-concert airplane hanger Terminal 5, announced on the Foursquare blog earlier this week. This is a global ranking too, ... More >>
If there's any chance your reckless behavior will be rewarded with a shiner this weekend, it's gotta be tonight. Oneida (to your left), with (thoughtfully) abrasive rock and destructive, amped-up guitars, will make all gentle souls within a 100-foot radius of the Knitting Factory shake in th ... More >>
Wednesday, September 16
Yep, America's Kanye-Addled Sweetheart herself, holding court in the balcony as the giggly teenage masses below fired up their digital cameras and Death Cab for Cutie blared over the PA, which is fairly brazen, considering that Owl City, a/k/ ... More >>
"I just like seeing our press releases verbatim on blogs. That's just my favorite."
Think they'll play inside this rig tonight at the Bowery Ballroom?
Brooklyn's White Rabbits were known for two things when they first emerged in 2007: the ska/soul affectations of their sure-footed debut, Fort Nigh ... More >>
In the week that we thought maybe we had swine flu, ran frightened from our offices, wandered the East Village for hours looking for wireless or a good doctor, and eventually received an email with the subject line "It's NOT Swine Flu," we sheepishly came back to our desks, only to find an army of c ... More >>
Amanda M Hatfield
On Sunday, the second of their two-night, sold-out stand at the Bowery Ballroom, Los Campesinos! played their parts. The Welsh seven-piece, who look like they just walked off the cover of Dear Catastrophe Waitress, sing songs about girls ... More >>
Tuesday, January 6
First show I've ever been to where my eyes rang afterward. Glasvegas have arrived from Scotland with four 10-foot-tall lighting fixtures powerful enough to illuminate an airport runway. They are playing the Bowery Ballroom, which, ... More >>