Monday, October 22
Sherryfest. Today starts Sherryfest, a week-long celebration of everything sherry. Union Square's newest wine bar, Corkbuzz, offers the perfect excuse to day drink at a tasting and Q&A on Tuesday afternoon. For the more experienced, try a Spanish sherry and food pairing at the Me ... More >>
The Beach Boys
Wednesday, May 9
Better than: You were almost definitely expecting.
Yes, John Stamos introduced them. And, yeah, they filed onstage, called out one by one by their bandleader in true showbiz style while the backing musicianstwice as many as original members ... More >>
Last week, as projections of blinking eyeballs danced across the wall of Soho's W.i.P. during the album preview of WZRD (Wicked Awesome/HeadBanga Muzik/Universal Republic), one couldn't help but draw parallels between the distressed protagonist of Vladimir Nabokov's The Eye, Smurov, and Kid Cudi, wh ... More >>
Influential British folk guitarist Bert Jansch, 67, passed away on Wednesday night in London from lung cancer. Having watched Jansch in performance when he opened for Neil Young just over five months ago, it's shocking to say the least: "while Jansch's singing voice at times came out murmured and in ... More >>
Willie DavisThe Black Angels.
4Knots Music Festival: Titus Andronicus, The Black Angels
Saturday, June 16
South Street Seaport
Better than: Your average punk band/psych band combo.
Titus Andronicus didn't make headlining this festival any easier for Austin's The Black Angels. The Texas nat ... More >>
(Part One is here.)
So here we are on the once-unthinkable occasion of Dylan turning 70.
When Dylan was starting out, old white men--I mean older than Pete and Woody--were mostly on the wrong side of the Civil Rights movement. Older black men, if they were survivors like Howlin' Wolf or S ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
January 26, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 15
Brecht of the Juke Box, Poet of the Electric Guitar
By Jack Newfield
Norman Morrison burned himself to death to protest the Vietnam war, and when reporters visited his spare room they saw quotes fro ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJanuary 14, 1965, Vol. X, No. 13Blowin' in the Wind: A Folk-Music RevoltBy Jack NewfieldOn the frontier of every art form guerilla bands of prophets and crackpots are nourishing the orthodoxies and fashions of tomorrow.A decade ago the frontie ... More >>
"Singing all about [yourself] isn't all that interesting--I don't want to just do that. It's not very fun, and it may be dishonest."
The Tallest Man on Earth is about five-foot-nine. Maybe; wearing the right shoes. Narrowly built, spindly legged, and quietly spoken, the loftiest t ... More >>
This week's installment of Hugs and Kisses from Brisbane-based Everett True comes a few days early. Only nine more months until ATP NY [sigh].
Hugs and Kisses
The Down Under Outbursts of Everett True
This week: ATP Australia
ATP Australia is nearly upon us--and man, it's nice to be feeling ... More >>
Everyone likes lists, and everyone likes movies, so every year we poll the nation's critics and give the old Pazz & Jop treatment to the films of the year. In our Ninth Annual Film Poll we have our first cartoon #1, and it ain't The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie. But really, e ... More >>