Warm up with Brad Paisley's Beat This Winter tour
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
Goblin terrorize Brooklyn
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.
Anna Von Hausswolff plays Glasslands
Not that I'm endorsing this or anything. But with National Weed Day coming tomorrow, it's a good time to toke--I mean take--notice of which songs would be the best to inhale to. If that were allowed.
Here are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.
This week, Swedish progressive metal band Meshuggah have been performing alongside a cardboard cutout of their singer, Jens Kidman, whose fearsome voice was completely annihilated by the flu. (Don't worry, he's recovering.) Whether he'll join his bandmates onstage tonight at the Roseland Ballroom re ... More >>
Tesco Vee has stretched his bawdy bile over three decades now as leader of the Meatmen, the Hate Police, and a few other concerns his lawyer would rather we not talk about. Whipping up face-slapping punk rock while juggling numerous onstage propsdildos, nun outfits, bloody rubber chickens, an ... More >>
Roger Waters Yankee Stadium Friday, July 6 Better than: The Yanks taking three of four from the Red Sox. Size matters. Roger Waters proved this Friday night at Yankee Stadium when he put on his biggest-yet production of one of the biggest albums of all time, his former band Pink Floyd's double-LP ... More >>
John Peck has an irresistible post on McSweeney's today, listing ideal sandwich components for various bands. For example, this gem: Pink Floyd: Amethyst-rubbed pork, asparagus jelly, moon-dried tomatoes, pumpernickel.
Pink Floyd has won a legal claim in the UK against EMI; Chancellor Sir Andrew Morritt agreed that the music company doesn't have the right to sell the band's music in formats the band does not accept. The band cited an artistic integrity clause in its contract that the court agreed applied to ... More >>
Jazz bridges the pop gaps
Today, as we struggle mightily to readjust from Long Weekend Mode to Back at Work Mode, seems like a good day to just play Wu-Tang Chamber Music on infinite repeat: As Mr. Breihan notes, it's neither a great album nor, technically a Wu-Tang album (no Method Man/GZA, no RZA production, etc.), but a r ... More >>
Nachtmystium headline a righteous bill
A winsome mix of Pink Floyd and Sesame Street
Syd Barrett, 19462006
A Radiohead reggae tribute bewilders, while the real thing just beguiles
It's spacey local rockers the Secret Machines, opening their new album cycle by making a movie
Rock stars, dating experts, and cartoon characters talk about Valentine's Day
Around town, four fine lady singer-songwriters in four nights
Fancy-pants glitter bands from Detroit, Canada, and upstate remember their forefathers
Individual and cultural takes on choreographic modernity still reflect one big trendy tribe
Eager young bands kneel down to altar, re-create history of psychedelic rock in own image
Texas transplants discover uncharted nebula in Brooklyn
Gold Standard Laboratories Clangs on a Can, All Scarred
Pugilists at Rest
Masters of the Universe
Technology Goes Back to the Womb