Here's a list, in no particular order, of the ten best concerts to check out this weekend. Follow us @SoundoftheCity, like us on Facebook.
Major Lazer Runs the World
Check out our slideshow from the party. Fool's Gold Day Off: French Montana, Danny Brown, Brothers Macklovitch, Just Blaze, Flosstradamus, Flatbush Zombies, Nick Catchdubs, Ricky Blaze, Party Supplies, #BEEN #TRILL, Telephoned, and more City Winery Monday, September 3 Better than: Rain. Last yea ... More >>
Natalie Storm, cheering up the inadvertant crowd. Pics by Chris Klassen, more below.Everyone was very, very excited to hear that Mannie Fresh would be headlining the grand re-opening of reOPENed this past Friday night. The weekly celebration had been on hiatus since Santos was shut down and h ... More >>
"When I played it for him, he said, 'Go back to that, what a ping ping ting?'"Whether you know it by name or not, if you've stepped outside in the last several months, you've heard Gyptian's "Hold Yuh" flickering out of at least a few idling vehicles. The über-minimalist dancehall ditty's pi ... More >>
So, roll call: Diplo, check. Skerrit Bwoy, check. Ricky Blaze, check. Nina Sky, check. Zombie tranny dancers, check. Switch...strangely absent (??). This is actually Major Lazer's second pass at this song, video-wise; it's um, an improvement, as it would have been over pretty much any video that d ... More >>
We pass this along because the presence of Diplo and Nina Sky in the same place should hopefully guarantee "Keep It Goin' Louder," Major Lazer's dizzy and unabashed and furiously out-of-character house anthem, which we've seen them do before, to monster effect. It's August, and while this s ... More >>
Major Lazer S.O.B.'s Saturday, June 13 At 2AM, as you wait, making listless small talk, for the belated arrival of a band that may or may not even really exist, it suddenly becomes very easy to believe that someone is fucking with you--cosmically, or maybe even out-and-out personally. Major Lazer ... More >>
Reggae returns to Santos'