Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy - share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. Just ask the lucky gal above e ... More >>
Better Than: This divided by two.
Let it go into record that for once, on the night of May 7 in the year 2013, Manhattan had too many good countrycountry referring to popular country, as imported from Nashvilleshows to attend, overlapping bookings that could have both been the highlight ... More >>
By Mike Seely
[Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle.]
With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first black president, it seems fitting to cast a spotlight ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice, out now: I head to MetLife Stadium for the Brothers of the Sun Tour, starring Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw; and Brad Cohan looks at the boundary-smashing label ugEXPLODE, the brainchild of master basher Weasel Walter.
This week in the Voice, out today, Nick Pinto track's the NYPD's poor judgment with the mentally ill, recently culminating in the death of a schizophrenic woman, writing: "With a growing international consensus on the best practices for police interactions with the mentally ill -- practices the NYPD ... More >>
After Kelly Clarkson went to No. 1 on Billboard's Country Songs chart last year with the Jason Aldean duet "Don't You Wanna Stay," I wondered hopefully if the Texas-born pop star would finally go country with her next album. So I was a little disappointed a few months later, when she debuted the bla ... More >>
Country music has never had a simple relationship with Mexico. While outlaws like Waylon Jennings once warned that there "ain't no God" on the other side of the border, Tim McGraw more recently took the opposing position, suggesting that God in fact created the country, but only as a place for trapp ... More >>
Last night, country music's biggest stars (not to mention welcome outsiders like Lionel Richie and Kenny Loggins, who joined Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton for a performance of "Footloose") convened in Nashville for the CMA's annual awards show. By the time hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Un ... More >>
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Tuesday, October 4
Better than: Practicing Universal Interconnectivity.
"As you might have noticed already, I'm OK with stupid."
Jon Brionthe Grammy nominated film score composer, record producer, and multi-instrumentalisthad just teased the crow ... More >>
This week in the Village Voice, on newsstands now: I look at the intimacy achieved at shows by Kenny Chesney (at left, with Zac Brown) and Beyoncé; Puja Patel on Resident Advisor's 10th-anniversary party and its secret headliner; and Mikael Wood talks to Power 105 Live headliner Kelly Rowlan ... More >>
This week in the Voice, out today: Camille Dodero explores the fallout from a bike accident in Greenpoint that happened in October. A Brooklyn couple, James Paz and Michelle Matson, were hit by a car on McGuiness Boulevard, and Michelle was severely injured. They've learned that if you get in ... More >>
Lady Gaga.Today the radio behemoth Clear Channel announced a festival celebrating the relaunch of its online service iHeartRadio, which currently allows listeners to tune into the chain's terrestrial-radio outlets from all over the country (as well as about 150 digital-only stations) and whic ... More >>