!!! w/Lenny Williams
Damrosch Park Bandshell at Lincoln Center
Thursday, August 9
Better than: Reading the subtitles.
Audience members seated at Damrosch Park last night looked alarmingly composed at first gander, perhaps sedated by the soulful stylings of R&B singer Lenny Williams. It was a dubi ... More >>
Blitz the Ambassador and Spoek Mathambo w/Mshini Wam
Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center
Sunday, August 7
Better than: An evening spinning old soul records.
"Don't forget that I'm from Ghana, yo. D'you know how far that is?" Samuel Bazawule, the Brooklyn-based MC better known as ... More >>
Yes, FIAF has already hosted its annual Bastille Day bash, so 60th Street has been cleared of cancan girls, but the fête isn't over yet. Le quatorze juillet is actually Thursday, and in the spirit of the revolution, we will be celebrating all week. Below, a daily guide to keep the party going. Vive ... More >>
Tireless culture-clashers Balkan Beat Box can shout "dance, motherfucker, dance" in 20 different languages. Their third album, Blue Eyed Black Boy (Nat Geo/Crammed Discs), is a sweat-soaked all-night smash-up of dancehall rhythms, sputtering electro textures and hip-hop swagger, all imbued wi ... More >>
A just slightly confused Ariel Pink. Pics by Rebecca Smeyne, more below.Rock and Roll Circus, Night II
Starring Ariel Pink, Amazing Baby, Saint Motel, Aska, and Nick Zinner
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
Tuesday, January 4
Better Than: Last night?
. . . And we're back for night two of The We ... More >>
Sal making his home state proud. Pics by Chris, more below.Salvatore Principato/Safety Scissors
Saturday, September 25
OK, pop quiz, hotshots. Salvatore Principato is:
a) DJ and lead vocalist of post-disco titans Liquid Liquid,
b) a local vegetarian chef,
c) also known as UniverSAL ... More >>
Photos by Rebecca Smeyne
Rhys Chatham "A Crimson Grail"
Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park
On Saturday evening, at least over our section of Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park, a single raindrop fell as Rhys Chatham and his 200 guitarists began the first, quiet movement of "A Crimson Grail." It ... More >>
amNY and NY1 are reporting that Fashion Week is expected to leave Bryant Park for Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park in 2010. Except for one season at the Chelsea Piers, Fashion Week has been headquartered at the park behind the Fifth Avenue Library since 1993. Earlier this week Vera Wang and Betsey Jo ... More >>