The Lovin' Spoonful

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Suffocation (and a Guy with a Chainsaw) - Saint Vitus - 4/5/13

    Better Than: It's hard to think of something that this wouldn't be better than. This was one of the wildest shows I've seen at Saint Vitus. It seemed telling that the venue had moved all the tables out of the bar, presumably to make more space for mayhem. See also: The Best Metal Shows in NYC This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Mungo Jerry Arrives to Save Rock 'n' Roll

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 6, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 32 Riffs By Andrew Lycett LONDON -- The Beatles are dead, the Stones are playing bad, repetitive music. In fact, the English music scene has been in a state of unhappy hiatus for the last year or so. Gone a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    John Lennon and Yoko Ono Nudity Seriously Freaking People Out

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 23, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 15 Scenes by Howard Smith VALERIE [SOLANAS] was back in court last Friday. This time to find out whether the court psychiatric clinic report agreed with Mattawan State Hospital's verdict when it release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Tonight! Muford & Sons, Nas, The Lovin' Spoonful, Daniel Pujol, And Wild Harem

    The Lovin' Spoonful: "Believe our fucking magic."​Tonight, you have three options: a) scalp tickets to see raspy, huckleberry emoters Mumford & Sons at the Music Hall of Williamsburg or a surprisingly non-confrontational (as of late) Nas at the Highline Ballroom; b) drop by B.B. King's and ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    The Lovin' Spoonful Suspected of Being Narcs! Hide Yer Stash!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 23, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 23 The Psychedelic Yenta Strikes Again! By Richard Goldstein The Lovin' Spoonful may soon find their names anathema to the very underground which nurtured them. Reports which accuse Zal Yanovsky and Ste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Clip Job: Tacos, Rock 'n' Roll Girls Invade the Village

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 30, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 37 Scenes By Howard Smith The girl who plays the drums is not allowed to play barefoot any more. There seems to be a city regulation against naked toes and soles in a restaurant. She still has a lot going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    The Worst Opening Act Ever

    ​The most treacherous thing about going to concerts--aside from having large people in front of you insist on standing and belching along through the whole thing--is that the opening act tends to be a total crapshoot. Sometimes it's an up-and-coming talent who's an absolutely perfect fit for t ... More >>

  • Film

    October 30, 2007

    World Beat

    Margaret Mead doc fest takes pulse of the global music scene

  • Film

    November 25, 2003

    The Innocence Mission

    Starting over in New York City, an Irish family discovers all that you can't leave behind

  • Film

    May 20, 2003

    Sim City

    Indulging in Cannes's Desserts of the Reel

  • NYC Life

    May 29, 2001


    Cinema Alfresco

  • Film

    November 28, 2000
  • Specials

    February 15, 2000
  • Specials

    February 8, 2000
  • Music

    August 24, 1999
  • Music

    July 27, 1999