Sunday, January 8
Better than: A Sunday evening spent preparing for the Monday grind.
Starting with the number of stages it commands (three) and moving up from there, globalFest 2012 is the kind of event that could lavish in its stats. In line with its mission to showc ... More >>
Been a lousy summer for visa-issue concert cancellations, from Joao Gilberto to Buena Vista Social Club to any dancehall star you'd care to name. Your latest casualties: ska titans the Specials, who've scotched their August 22 SummerStage gig far in advance, at least. The full statement below ... More >>
Visa issues alas -- same sorta calamity that torpedoed Joao Gilberto's Carnegie Hall show a few days back. The free Celebrate Brooklyn! gig will go on, though, replaced by a screening of Wim Wenders' Buena Vista Social Club flick, with flamenco dancer Nelida Tirado as the opening act. Full re ... More >>
A major highlight of the in-progress (and still plenty loaded) CareFusion Jazz Festival is not to be, alas: Tonight's Carnegie Hall fete with bossa nova deity Joao Gilberto has been canceled due to travel issues. Per the fest's official statement: