Who knew 2013 would end up as the year of the Macklemore? After releasing the novelty rap song “Thrift Shop” (choice lyric: “I’m in this big ass coat/ from that thrift shop down the road”), the Seattle-based rapper struck back with a surprisingly sensitive song on same sex rights (“Same Love”), and a partying anthem about dancing on the ceiling (“Can’t Hold Us”). Armed with producer Ryan Lewis, Macklemore comes to New York to play three sold out concerts at Madison Square Garden. Wear your most moth-ravaged digs—tongith, you are amongst your tribe.
Wed., Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.; Thu., Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., 2013
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 6, 2013