Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Hot Tuna, Jim James, The Living End, and More

Hot Tuna/Beacon Theatre/November 19,2016

In 1969, Jefferson Airplane was on hiatus while Grace Slick recovered from throat node surgery. Several remaining members of the band began playing clubs in the Bay Area of California. That band, primarily led by guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady, played covers of Jefferson …

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FOLD! @ Forest Hills Stadium

QUEENS, NY—New Yorker Nile Rodgers had his initial hits in the 1970s with Chic, then became a producer-on-demand for dozens of top artists. Several years ago, Rodgers was diagnosed with cancer, and this led to a renewed effort at writing and creating. In 2015, he launched the two-day FOLD! Festival …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Death From Above 1979, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Sting, and more

Death From Above 1979/Terminal 5/November 8, 2016

Bassist Jesse Keeler and vocalist/drummer Sebastien Grainger reportedly met at a Sonic Youth concert and later became roommates. Keeler played in several pop punk bands in Toronto, Canada, including Black Cat #13 and Femme Fatale. In 2001, he recorded three bass and drum …

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The Meadows Music And Arts Festival @ Flushing Meadows Park

QUEENS, NY—Shortly after its Governor’s Ball on Randall’s Island this summer, Founders Entertainment announced the inaugural Meadows Music and Arts Festival, held in a parking lot in Flushing Meadows Park outside of Citi Field, on October 1 and 2. From noon to 10 p.m., the festival featured live music and …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Primal Scream, MUNA, Grouplove, and more

Primal Scream/Irving Plaza/November 1, 2016

Vocalist Robert “Bobby” Gillespie and guitarist Andrew Innes started playing music in 1978 in a punk band called the Drains in Glasgow, Scotland; Innes was 15 years old at the time. The band split in short time and Gillespie stayed in Glasgow while Innes relocated …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Red, Temples, The Damned, and more

Red/Highline Ballroom/October 24, 2016

Vocalist Michael Barnes and two twin brothers, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong, grew up together in a small one-gas-station town in Pennsylvania. They wanted to form a hard rock band of national stature, so they relocated to Nashville, Tennessee. There, they formed Red (also …

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The Concert Across America To End Gun Violence @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—More than 5,000 musicians and artists engaged in 350 events nationwide on September 25 to support The Concert Across America To End Gun Violence. Led by Stop Handgun Violence (SHV), a Massachusetts-based non­profit organization committed to the prevention of gun violence through education, public awareness, effective law enforcement, and …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Shovels & Rope, Foy Vance, Kadhja Bonet, and more

Shovels & Rope/Bowery Ballroom/October 18, 2016

Cary Ann Hearst was born in Mississippi and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, until 1997 when she enrolled in college in Charleston, South Carolina. While in school, she began performing as a solo artist in local venues. After graduating she toured, recorded and performed with …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: The Upper Crust, Doyle Bramhall II, Switchfoot, and more

The Upper Crust/The Bowery Electric/October 14, 2016

Since forming in 1994 in Boston, Massachusetts, the musicians known collectively as The Upper Crust have adopted the personae of 18th century European aristocrats while playing hard-edged “rocque” and roll. The look includes white powdered faces and wigs and period costumes, and the …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Fantastic Negrito, Airbourne, The Jacuzzi Boys, and more

Fantastic Negrito/Mercury Lounge/October 9, 2016

Xavier Dphrepaulezz (pronounced “dee-FREP-ah-lez”) was born in western Massachusetts, the eighth of 15 children. When Dphrepaulezz was 12 years old, his family moved to Oakland, California, where he entered foster care and joined the world of street gangs, guns, drug dealing and home invasions. Looking …

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