Manhattan Beat – Venom Inc., Eugene Hutz & Gogol Bordello, P.O.D. And More!

Venom Inc/The Gramercy Theatre/September 2, 2017

Formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Venom became one of the darkest bands in thrash and speed metal. The band has split and reformed several times, and presently consists of one original member, bassist/vocalistm Conrad “Cronos” Lant. In 2010, original Venom …

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Manhattan Beat – The Living End, Midnight Oil And More!

The Living End/Terminal 5/August 21, 2017

Vocalist/guitarist Chris Cheney and upright bassist Scott Owen met in primary school in Melbourne, Australia, and by 1990, while in high school, they were making music together, busking the streets of Melbourne. Cheney was a fan of rockabilly group Stray Cats and this prompted …

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Northside Festival 2017 @ Brooklyn

Northside returned to Brooklyn for its ninth year on June 7-11, 2017. Miguel, Thursday, Dirty Projectors, and Kamasi Washington headlined concerts in McCarren Park. Craig Leon & Martin Rev, Downtown Boys, Elvis Depressedly, Girlpool, Happyness, Hoops, The Hotelier, Jay Som, Lætitia Sadier, Lower Dens, Mary Timony, Mirah, The Pains of …

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Manhattan Beat: The Dead Daisies, Panzie* And More!

The Dead Daisies/The Highline Ballroom/July 17, 2017

In Sydney, Australia, David Lowy started his career as a businessman and a key player for a family-owned multi-national company that invested in shopping centers around the world. On the side, he was also a pilot, regularly performing at air shows flying a …

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Manhattan Beat: Bonnie Raitt, The Accidentals, The Revivalists and More!

The Accidentals/Mercury Lounge/August 9, 2017

   Savannah Buist and Katie Larson met in 2011 at high school in Traverse City, Michigan. The orchestra leader asked for volunteers to play an event and Larson, a 15-year-old freshman cellist, and Buist, a 16-year-old sophomore violinist, were the only students who raised their hands. …

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A2IM Indie Week 2017 @ Various Venues

MANHATTAN, NY—New York City’s mayor, Bill De Blasio, announced through his Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) on May 4 that June 2017 would be New York Music Month. The city would underwrite free and paid concerts, walking tours, workshops, conferences and utilities for musicians, including more than 2,000 …

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U2 At MetLife Stadium: The Joshua Tree Tour

THE JOSHUA TREE

Prior to recording The Joshua Tree, U2’s fifth album, released on March 9, 1987, the band’s rapidly-growing fan base afforded U2 opportunities to tour the world many times. After several tours of the United Kingdom, U2’s first (or second, depending on your source) American concert was …

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Manhattan Beat: Blondie, The Melvins, Poptone and More!

Blondie/Beacon Theatre/August 1, 2017

Born in Miami, Florida, and raised in Hawthorne, New Jersey, Deborah Harry moved to New York City in the late 1960s, where she worked as a secretary, waitress, and Playboy bunny. She joined her first band, the Wind in the Willows, in 1968, and then the …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Nine Inch Nails, Muse, Hellyeah and More

Muse/Rumsey Playfield/July 24, 2017

Matt Bellamy was born in Cambridge, England, and started playing the piano at age six and guitar at 11. His family had already moved to Teignmouth when the 12-year-old first performed publicly at school in 1991. As a teenager, he played in several bands, finally forming …

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Stimulate @ Drom

MANHATTAN, NY—Since 1996, New York-based Xris SMack! has developed a cultic following by mixing gothic and fetish lifestyles in nightclubs and concert halls. Onstage, there might be a techno industrial band pumping out hard and heavy synth beats. On the side of the stage or on the floor in front …

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