John Denver is coming to town, and he's bringing his old bandmates with him. Together, they're kicking off the "Rocky Mountain High Concert" U.S. tour in Westbury on Friday (at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury), and then looping back around to Best Buy Theatre on Tuesday, February 12. And they'll be pla ... More >>
Jess Rotter truly racked up the frequent flyer miles this year. The long-time in-house publicist and marketing wiz for Brooklyn-based indie record label Mexican Summer practically lived in airplanes, repeatedly jetting out west and back to handle her duties repping Best Coast--the label's biggest su ... More >>
It seemed something like a miracle back in 2005 when psychedelic-rock pioneer Roky Erickson -- who plays Bell House in Brooklyn tonight -- took the stage at the Austin, Texas eatery Threadgill's, returning from decades of crippling mental illness and a hermit-like existence that had him pegged as Am ... More >>
Metallica has announced the first annual Orion Music & More Festival, which will take place in Atlantic City on June 23 and 24 and feature the band headlining both nights and playing the Black Albumyou know, Bob Rock, commercial breakthrough, "Enter Sandman," etc.in its entirety ... More >>
Veronica Falls w/German Measles, Darlings, Tanks Amigo
Tuesday, September 27
Better than: Forgetting an umbrella.
It's probably appropriate that Veronica Falls' name brings to mind waterfalls. The guitars cascade; the music builds, then breaks; the melancholy brings to mind gray, misty ... More >>
via Stereogum"I'm-a whoop yo' ass at bowling, Alan Palomo."Tonight, alt.celebrities defend the Eastern wilderness in Stereogum's inaugural bowling tournament, a/k/a the 'Gum Bowl, at Brooklyn Bowl. So after Marnie Stern beats the shit out of Neon Indian, a free (with RSVP) concert shall comme ... More >>
Rain or shine, fools
Since you already pick up the Voice every week in print, you already saw on page 54, beside Michael Hoinski's tale of watching Roky Erickson eat rocky road ice cream, that the 10th Annual Siren Festival is happening again this year. But it's worth repeating that official date f ... More >>
Little Brother: happy or not, it's an ending. Photo by Studio KompleksIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla falls hard for Sam Amidon, the gentle, affable, R. Kelly-covering young folkie, while Camille Dodero applies a lifetime of Courtney Love-related knowledge to Hole's new Nobody's Da ... More >>
Yeah it's Christmas, but it's also the dawn of the first of many, many maddeningly inconclusive conversations you're about to have about your New Year's plans. Let this guide help you. We're out of here for the day, and back on Monday. Enjoy the long weekend.
May your holidays look a lot like this. ... More >>
Goop, mother, goop! All images by Francine Spiegel.
Artist Francine Spiegel likes goop and gore. She needs about 10 pounds of grits, five jugs of pancake syrup, 20 cans of whipped cream, Fruit Loops, fake arms, and some blood, just to get started.
That's the material she used for "Mud & ... More >>