Leon Russell @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—Claude Russell Bridges was born in 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma, began playing piano at the age of four, and performed at Tulsa nightclubs by age 14. He and his group, The Starlighters, which included the late J.J. Cale, were instrumental in creating the style of music known as the …

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10 Must-See Bands For 2014

The criteria for this list was that the artists had to be based in the New York area, play original music and work the club circuit more regularly throughout the year. The artists are listed in alphabetical order.


Brain Cloud

Starring vocalist Tamar Korn, the band is a throwback …

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Rusted Root @ Gramercy Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Singer/guitarist Michael Glabicki formed his first and only real band, Rusted Root, around 1990 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Even from the beginning, his vision was to make multicultural rock and soul music that fused American roots music with rhythms from African, Latin American, and Native American influences. The band sold …

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