It began during Grammy Week. The members of Gov't Mule had convened in L.A. to see one of their own, frontman Warren Haynes, accept a Lifetime Achievement Award for his other band, the Allman Brothers. And while everyone was in town, they decided to jam out some new helpings of their signature brand ... More >>
Here are the ten best concerts around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
The lures and snare of following Rock Gods
Furthur Beacon Theater Tuesday, April 17 Better than: String Cheese Incident. In the ongoing tussle between Deadheads and straights, the straights seem to have wondefinitely this battle, and possibly the War. A handful of vendors, selling pot paraphernalia and Steal Your Face blankets, ling ... More >>
Yeasayer. Here's hoping things are a bit warmer than this for their shows this summer. Today Live Nation announced a slew of shows at Long Island's Nikon at Jones Beach Theater and New Jersey's PNC Bank Arts Center, and in addition to the many classic rock acts (with "classic rock" now being ... More >>
ViaLast year, in celebration of a Grateful Dead exhibit at the NY Historical Society, the Empire State Building was lit up in tie-dye colors, exciting hippies everywhere. This weekend, the colors went wild again (pictured above) but no one can seem to agree on why. Either it's a "private ligh ... More >>
Well, after they lit it up for Red China, this was bound to follow: To celebrate the charity opening of The Grateful Dead: Now Playing at the New-York Historical Society and the Grateful Dead Archive, the lights of the Empire State Building will go "psychedelic tie-dye" on Monday. We wonder i ... More >>
all photos by David Atlas "We miss Jerry!" some guy felt the need to observe loudly last night, during the quietest of last night's three sets by the band once known as the Grateful Dead. "You think we don't?" shot back, Phil Lesh, the Dead's 69-year-old beanpole bass player.
An otherwise sleepy tribute gets ambushed by "Machine Gun"
Annual collaborative fest puts the 'O' back in countronica
The Improvisational Rock Scene Isn't Just for Hippies Anymore
Children of Leary Look for God, Tall Buildings