Sting @ Hammerstein Ballroom

MANHATTAN, NY—Sting’s backup band provided the edgy muscle to the man’s catalog taking on pop, punk, reggae, worldbeat and rock into a two-hour set that focused on his latest album, 57th And 9th, for the final show of his tour. Playing to the faithful who endured the blizzard of …

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Neil Young Photography Retrospective @ Morrison Hotel Gallery

In celebration of Neil Young’s 71st birthday, Morrison Hotel Gallery presented Long May You Run, a retrospective of photos that took on the man’s legacy from the ’60s to his recent tours with Crazy Horse in 2013 and last year’s Promise Of The Real.

Henry Diltz’s shots of Young …

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Rolling Stones Exhibitionism @ Industria

WEST VILLAGE, NY—The Rolling Stones EXHIBITIONISM recently opened in the West Village and yes indeed, it’s a gas, gas, gas. Combining multimedia, artifacts, costumes and even a grimy replication of the founding members’ first flat in 1963 where Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones resided in London. Dirty dishes, …

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Iggy Pop @ Rizzoli Bookstore

MANHATTAN, NY—Iggy popped into town for a promotional slam dunk in support of the latest documentary about the Stooges’ Gimme Danger by acclaimed downtown director Jim Jarmusch, an art exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum and a sit down talk in support of the book Total Chaos at Rizzoli’s on 25th …

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Lampedusa: A Concert For Refugees @ Town Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller, Steve Earle, Joan Baez and The Milk Carton Kids traded songs and stories in a benefit for the Jesuit Refugee Service, turning Town Hall into a hootenanny, campfire style. They all sat on stage like old friends the entire night as they shared …

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Richard Ehrlich @ Morrison Hotel Gallery

MANHATTAN, NY—Richard Ehrlich shoots his subjects listening. At Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo, photos of jazz as well as some rock and roll giants show their subjects at peace as they quietly contemplate and groove to their favorite pieces of music.

Photographed on site or “wherever he can get them …

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Yusuf took the crowd for a ride on the peace train with bassist Kwame Yeboah and guitarist Eric Appapoulay (longtime collaborator Alun Davies couldn’t make the show due to health issues) and laid down the steady rhythms and lead guitar lines countering the man’s delicate strumming and finger picking …

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Farm Aid @ Jiffy Lube Live

WINSLOW, VIRGINIA—Neil Young looked out into the crowd, then pointed at someone and declared from the stage, “I like that shirt over there! Fuck Monsanto and Bayer!”, worn by one of 26 Farm Aidians who traveled from Canada to Virginia to the annual event, the shirt cut to the chaste.…

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The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration @ Lincoln Center Out Of Doors

MANHATTAN, NY—At The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration, producer/guitarist and New York City native Larry Campbell played musical director to the triple album and film directed by Martin Scorsese. The original was a star-studded affair that was also The Band’s farewell and was filmed at the Winterland Ballroom in San …

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Santana @ Madison Square Garden

“We’re exalting the spirits up here of Bob Marley, Marvin Gaye, John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix up here” – Carlos Santana


MANHATTAN, NY—Santana band put on a fiery performance that ignited a maelstrom of junglfied Africana riffs and some oozy Hammond organ over the melodic thunder of guitarist Carlos’ …

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