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Valerie June plays Highline Ballroom
Don't call it a sell out
PHOTOS: Sunday at Catalpa Catalpa NYC: Snoop Dogg, Black Keys, Matt & Kim, Matisyahu, A$AP Rocky, Hercules & Love Affair, TV On The Radio, Girl Talk, et al. Randall's Island Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29 Better than: Arguing over an iPod's shuffle function. Music festivals without a histor ... More >>
Dr. John: Funky But It's Nu Awlins Brooklyn Academy of Music Thursday, April 12 Better than: Getting your tax return in on time. By the third week of "Insides Out," Dr. John's residency at the Brooklyn Academy might have been dubbed "Occupy Howard Gilman Auditorium." The vibe at this high-cultur ... More >>
Check out more photos from the show. Dr. John Brooklyn Academy of Music Thursday, April 5 Better than: Recounting the Ten Plagues at a seder. "Insides Out," Dr. John's three-week residency at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, presents fans seeking a single ticket with a dilemma. Last week's Louis ... More >>
One recent trend in pop music has seen a number of old souls producing albums by the young at heart. Gospel goddess Mavis Staples's latest album, 2010's You Are Not Alone, was produced by Wilco wunderkind Jeff Tweedy; rockabilly vet Wanda Jackson's The Party Ain't Over, released in 2011, was oversee ... More >>
The Black Keys w/Arctic Monkeys Madison Square Garden Thursday, March 22 Better than: A Nickelback concert. For Black Keys guitarist/vocalist Dan Auerbach, less is moreor at least it was last night. At the second of two Madison Square Garden gigs this month, he addressed the foaming-at-the ... More >>
Star-studded lineup videos: now a thing. Yes, the Tennessee mega-festival, now in its tenth (!) year, has announced its initial lineup, the usual melange of rappers, rockers, and jam-band monoliths, this year headlined by Eminem and Arcade Fire, only one of whom won the Album of the Year Grammy 48 ... More >>
Well this is outstanding. Both the Black Keys and Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig showed up on Colbert last night to argue about who's gotten their music in more commercials. Koenig: "Are you challenging us to a sell-out-off?" Black Keys' Dan Auerbach: "Bring it on, Cape Cod!" Colbert: "Clearly ... More >>
We'll think of a better name for this soon: Until then, here's Monday night's finest NYC shows. Holding tickets to the sold-out Dave Matthews gig at the Beacon this evening? Well, here's the most responsible financial advice you've gotten all year: SELL SELL SELL. Watch the thing on Hulu instead ... More >>
The Black Keys give the blues, Ohio, and white people a bad name.
Philip Glass's handpicked humanitarians keep it unstuffy
Deliciously debauched Duran fans not glam enough live
Doormen in blue: The guest list at Pier 57
Marketing Department Shootz Blooz in the Foot