Joe Bataan

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in NYC, 2014

    Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts 2014 in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy -- share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. We'll be updating this p ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 27, 2013
  • Columns

    September 5, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Jimmy Castor, R.I.P.

    Jimmy Castor was a smart aleck; a wise guy; a clean shit-talker with so much joie de vivre you had to laugh even when his truth-telling smacked you upside the head. So when he died this past Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 71 near his home outside of Las Vegas, far away from the streets of Harlem he o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Live: The Boogaloo! Party Keeps It Moving At Nublu

    ​Boogaloo! with Spanglish Fly, DJ Turmix Nublu Friday, July 8 Better than: Paying twice as much to watch the same crowd drink and not dance. It could have been a disaster—subway service to Loisaida was screwed up (again), it was raining, one of the club's turntables was on the fritz, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 20, 2010

    West Side Latino Records, Reborn

    The Wax Poetics crew helps unearth another trove of classic NYC salsa and Latin soul

  • NYC Life

    July 18, 2006