Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Yardbirds, Fear Is Dead, Amy Helm and More

Fear Is Dead/The Studio At Webster Hall/July 1, 2017

Looking to shift from hip-hop to metal, grunge and hardcore punk, the singularly-named vocalist Skila formed Fear Is Dead in 2011 in Queens, New York. The band released EPs in 2011 and 2013 and then went on hiatus. Skila reformed the …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Joy Askew, James Maddock, Raging Slab & More

Joy Askew/City Winery/June 28, 2017

Joy Askew grew up in Newcastle, England, and by age 14 was playing piano and singing around town in a blues band with her brother. She later attending a jazz college in London, where she studied tenor saxophone along with the piano and vocal classes. …

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The Transatlantic Sessions @ Town Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Transatlantic Sessions is the collective title for a series of live musical collaborations begun in 1995 by musicians from both sides of the North Atlantic, playing folk music from Scotland, Ireland, England and North America. Under the musical direction of Scottish fiddler Aly Bain and American guitarist Jerry …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Fast Romantics, Pissed Jeans, NRBQ, and More

Fast Romantics/Mercury Lounge/June 21, 2017

Matthew Angus was born in Kitchener, Canada, and formed the Mood, a locally popular pop band, in Calgary, Canada. The Mood split in 2008, and three original members recruited a new drummer and formed Fast Romantics. Fast Romantics won Pop Group of the Year at …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Alice Smith, The Birthday Massacre, Sebastian Bach, and More

Alice Smith/City Winery/June 18, 2017

During her childhood, raised between Washington, D.C. and a farm in Augusta, Georgia, Alice Smith was raised on a steady flow of gospel, pop, soul and a little go-go. She relocated to New York for college, became involved in the Black Rock Coalition and its …

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A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb @ Carnegie Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Michael Dorf, founder of City Winery, has been promoting concerts for nearly 30 years, and among his most popular series is the annual “Music of” concerts at Carnegie Hall, which bring in a wide range of musical artists to pay tribute to one of their own. This year’s concert …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Zips, Raúl Malo, Quicksilver Daydream, and More

The Zips/Otto’s Shrunken Head/June 11, 2017

After the 1977 demise of Road Angel, a pub rock band in Glasgow, Scotland, John McNeill (later to be known as John Zip) formed a punk rock quartet called The Zips in 1978. The band caught the tail end of the original punk rock …

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National Concert Day @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—Live Nation, one of the largest concert promoters in the world, celebrated the beginning of the Summer 2017 concert season with a self-declared National Concert Day on May 1, 2017. On this day, Live Nation launched its “Kickoff to Summer Ticket Promotion.” For one week, Live Nation made 1,000,000 …

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May Day 2 @ le Poisson Rouge

MANHATTAN, NY—If you are going to have rock book release party, why not make a concert out of it? During the punk-rock era of the late 1970s and early 1980s, Phil Marcade was the vocalist for The Senders, one of the more popular New York bands that never ascended beyond …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Ray Wylie Hubbard, Billy Joe Shaver, and More

Ray Wylie Hubbard/Hill Country Barbecue Market/June 1, 2017

Ray Wylie Hubbard was born in Soper, Oklahoma, but at age eight moved with his family to Dallas, Texas. While in college in Denton, Texas, he spent the summers playing folk music in Red River, New Mexico. During his time in New …

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