• Kendrick Lamar Takes Over Music Hall of Williamsburg
    December 20 at 1:16 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Kendrick Lamar played an exclusive, intimate show hosted by American Express at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice

  • Dave Harrington and Friends Holiday Spectacular Takes Over Brooklyn Bowl
    December 19 at 10 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Producer and musician Dave Harrington (of Darkside) gathered a group of friends for his third-annual Holiday Spectacular, which benefitted the Harlem School of Arts.  Musicians featured throughout the night included: Nick Murphy (Chet Faker),…

  • Nicolas Jaar Wraps Up a Three-Night Stint at Webster Hall
    November 23 at 10:45 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Nicolas Jaar (Darkside) played his last of three solo sold out shows at Webster Hall in NYC. Touring in support of his album, Sirens, the show didn't disappoint. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice


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  • Swet Shop Boys Take Over Rough Trade
    November 23 at 9:45 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    Swet Shop Boys played their NYC debut show to a sold-out room at Rough Trade in Williamsburg. The project is a collaboration brought to us by Himanshu Suri — a.k.a. Heems, formerly of Das Racist — and MC Riz — Riz Ahmed, an artist and actor (you…

  • Fool's Gold Records 9th Anniversary Party at Club Lust - NSFW
    November 14 at 1 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    November 12th 2016 - Boutique Brooklyn label Fool's Gold Records celebrated their 9th anniversary at Club Lust in Sunset Park. The night featured performances by K$ACE, OG Chase B and Raekwon. Label co founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs were there…

  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Rocks Terminal 5
    November 9 at 2:15 p.m. by Alex Pines

    Black Rebel Motorcycle Club played Terminal 5 on Election Night, with tour mates Death From Above 1979 and Deap Valley. Photos by Alex Pines for the Village Voice.

  • The Faces of Boiler Room Weekender
    November 7 at 9:23 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    The first-ever Boiler Room Weekender took over the Split Rock Resort in the Poconos. The stay-away music festival boasted a lineup including Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Kamasi Washington, Blood Orange, Jimmy Edgar, and more. The festival…

  • Cheryl Crow Takes Over Le Poisson Rouge
    November 1 at 8:15 p.m. by Maro Hagopian

    On Halloween night, artist collective CHERYL took over Le Poisson Rouge with their CHERYL: CROW costume extravaganza. (Keep an eye out for the sun coming up over Santa Monica Boulevard.) Photos by Maro Hagopian for the Village Voice

  • The Faces of Bad Habit's Hell Yes Halloween Party
    October 31 at 10:56 a.m. by Maro Hagopian

    Bad Habit lovers came out in droves with plenty of creative costumes for this year's Halloween dance party "Hell Yes." As usual, the bash took over Lot 45 in Bushwick and featured DJ M.O., DJ Chaotic, and DJ Roze Royze along with performances by…

  • Tribes of New York: Tidal Fest
    October 20 at 11:15 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    October 15. Barclays Center. The benefit's theme was access to good schools. David Saltzman, director of Robin Hood, said that ‘the [show] will raise money for the most effective poverty-fighting tool there is: education.’ The second…

  • Backstage With Christine and the Queens
    October 11 at 1:08 a.m. by Maro Hagopian

    The Village Voice hung out with Héloïse Letissier, a.k.a. Christine and the Queens, during her show at Terminal 5.  Photos by Maro Hagopian for the Village Voice

  • New York Comic Con 2016 Kicks Off With a Bang
    October 6 at 5:12 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    New York Comic Con kicked off its tenth year on October 6, filling the Javits Center with plenty of cosplayers, comic enthusiasts, movie lovers, and more.  Photos and GIFs by Laura June Kirsch for the Village Voice

  • The Faces of the First-Ever Meadows Music and Arts Festival
    October 3 at 10:43 a.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    The Meadows Music and Arts Festival kicked off its first-ever year at Citi Field — Flushing Meadows Corona Park over the first weekend in October. Here are just a few of the folks we met over the weekend. Photos by Laura June Kirsch for the…

  • Bon Iver Convinced a Bunch of Fans to Listen to His Album on a Boombox in Brooklyn
    September 29 at 8:21 p.m. by Chona Kasinger

    When a cryptic post signifying a time and place popped up on Bon Iver's Facebook Wednesday afternoon, it was anyone's guess what it could mean. Pop-up show? Interactive performance? It's 2016 and anything is possible — except for teleportation,…

  • The Britanys Take Over Brooklyn Bazaar
    September 26 at 12:35 p.m. by Nicole Fara Silver

    The Voice spent some time with lo-fi wonders The Britanys when they played at Brooklyn Bazaar on Saturday, September 24, opening for Ted Leo. Here's a peek at the action both during the show and behind the scenes. Photos by Nicole Fara Silver…

  • The Faces of Bushwig 2016
    September 12 at 9:11 p.m. by Maro Hagopian

    The Voice got up close and personal with the folks at Bushwig over the weekend.  Photos by Maro Hagopian for the Village Voice

  • EDM Lovers Go Wild at Electric Zoo 2016
    September 4 at 9:30 a.m. by Sachyn Mital

    On Saturday at Electric Zoo Wild Island, Steve Aoki's record label Dim Mak celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a stage dedicated to its artists (including 3Lau and Rain Man). Aoki himself closed out the night on that stage while Tiësto was…

  • The Faces of Full Moon Music Festival
    August 22 at 12:44 p.m. by Laura June Kirsch

    The sixth Full Moon Music Festival brought thousands of stylish music lovers to Governors Island over the weekend. Twelve artists — including SBTRKT, Santigold, Pusha T, Lolawolf, and more — performed throughout the two-day festival, timed to fall…

  • The Faces of Fool's Gold Day Off
    August 22 at 12:44 p.m. by Nate 'Igor' Smith

    Fool's Gold Records hosted their annual Day Off extravaganza at Studio Square, featuring Migos, A-Trak & Friends, Juelz Santana, Lil Yachty, the Gaslamp Killer, Dave East, Nick Catchdubs, Meyhem Lauren, Leaf, and Eauxzown. Photos by Nate…

  • case/lang/veirs take over BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
    July 27 at 11 a.m. by Alex Pines

    Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs performed together at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival along with special guest Andy Schauf at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Photos by Alex Pines for the Village Voice



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