4Knots, the Village Voice's free one-day music festival at the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan, again went down on Saturday, July 12. On the bill this year: Dinosaur Jr., Mac DeMarco, Those Darlins, Speedy Ortiz, Radkey, Viet Cong, Nude Beach, Juan Wauters, Crazy Pills and Dead Stars. Here ... More >>
South Street Seaport was bustling this Saturday for 4Knots. Young people, old people, and families weaving through its colorful food trucks and tents and stopping by the small and main stages to check out the festival's musical offerings. Throughout the day, the throngs of people grew, music lovers ... More >>
If you like going to concerts and aren't checking our Concert Calendar on the reg, what are you even doing? We update it daily! Here are the 10 best concerts in NYC this weekend. (Go to 4Knots!)
The weather Saturday is going to be gorgeous -- high in the low 80s and sunny -- and we can't wait to see all of you out at the South Street Seaport, where we'll be hanging with our good friends Dinosaur Jr., Mac DeMarco, Those Darlins, Speedy Ortiz, Radkey and many, many more. If you've not been do ... More >>
Our annual round-up of the best indie acts
We are thrilled to announce that Mac DeMarco, Re-TROS (from Beijing, China), and Dead Stars (indie fuzz pop from Brooklyn) will be joining our already stellar lineup of Dinosaur Jr. (!), Those Darlins, Speedy Ortiz, Radkey, Viet Cong, Nude Beach, and Juan Wauters on July 12 at South Street Seaport ... More >>
On Saturday, July 12 smart/sexy/cool people from all over will gather at South Street Seaport for our (free, all ages) fourth annual 4Knots Music Festival, which this year will include sets by incredible acts like Dinosaur Jr., Speedy Ortiz, Those Darlins, Radkey more. Afterward, they (and you) wo ... More >>
If you follow Late Night with Seth Meyers on Instagram, you already know Dinosaur Jr. guitarist/legend J Mascis is sitting in with Fred Armisen's 8G Band all week. So last night we decided to march on up to 30 Rock and ask if he and his band would do us the honor of playing our 4Knots Music Festival ... More >>
Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts 2014 in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy -- share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. We'll be updating this p ... More >>
There's no denying the rock and roll reunion tour. The tired tradition cuts across the generational divide. Your parents remember when The Eagles re-formed. Your older brother looks at scattered reunions of Black Flag with some consternation. An army of confused souls await Limp Bizkits' 2014 summe ... More >>
For more shows throughout the week, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
Better than: EP-1. "Oh, like the '90s?" I heard that from at least five people when I mentioned I was seeing the Breeders. "DORKS!" I heard that from Kelley Deal, loud and in on the joke, while seeing the Breeders. I'm going to try really hard to write this without harping on '90s dorks, but it's s ... More >>
For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which we update daily.
A reunited Breeders play Webster Hall
It's that time of the year again: South By Southwest's mean, jealous sister to the North, CMJ, is upon us. There's little sunshine, no margaritas, no tacos and yet, the thing can be a blast! Musicians and writers and industry folk from all over the planet are in NYC for under a week, giving Austin's ... More >>
The Coors Light-loving, California girls-hating, noise-pop-obsessive dudes in Brooklyn locals Shark? are helping lead an ever-bulging batch of on-the-rise indie rock bands who champion one another, play gigs together and have formed a camaraderie. Even, dare we say, a formidable scene, albeit with t ... More >>