Stephen Stills @ New York Society For Ethical Culture

NEW YORK, NY—It was a night of ripping guitars and nighttime lullabies by Stephen Stills, as the mischievous man in the middle of the CSN franchise took on the spotlight offering up the hits and some misses from his illustrious 40-plus year career.

He mixed it up, playing the obvious …

by   |  06/06/2007  |  Comments Off on Stephen Stills @ New York Society For Ethical Culture

Tenacious D @ Virgin Records In-Store

Tenacious D took on Virgin Records in Union Square (where rumors have been flying that it too, like Tower Records in the Village, might also be closing) in an in-store appearance in support of their latest film and soundtrack release The Pick Of Destiny. Entering the record store like …

by   |  12/13/2006  |  Comments Off on Tenacious D @ Virgin Records In-Store

Paul Stanley @ Irving Plaza

Kiss guitarist Paul Stanley took on the crowd at Irving Plaza with an in your face rock performance that was a no frills affair of blasting rock and singalong choruses. Unmasked this time around, the starman cranked out the tunes from his two solo albums and a few Kiss nuggets …

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Ziggy Marley @ Bowery Ballroom

Bob Marley’s eldest son Ziggy lit up The Bowery Ballroom with a smoking set of roots, rock and reggae. Whereas brother Damien’s Welcome To Jamrock is a contemporary take on the genre, combining dancehall and rap in its wake, Ziggy’s is a down home, grass roots affair where the love …

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David Gilmour @ Radio City

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour took on the sold-out crowd at Radio City for the second night of his North American tour lobbing bouts of lightweight pop at the crowd at first, then steamrolling it with a second set of cosmic rock from planet x

Backed by a killer backup …

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Devendra Banhart And The Hairy Fairies @ Webster Hall

It was cosmic being at the Webster Hall, San Fran style as Devendra Banhart and his troupe of bearded gents took over the downtown disco combining freako-folk and a gathering of the vibes into a free-for-all boogie-thon reminiscent of the Grateful Dead’s glory days. This time around, a playful aura …

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Ringo & The Roundheads @ Irving Plaza

What’s my name? The former Beatle called out to the crowd at Irving Plaza followed by a resounding R-I-N-G-O, and “Do you feel better now?” With a wink and a nod the band laced into “I’m The Greatest “from his 1973 album Ringo. Written by John Lennon, the tongue …

by   |  07/13/2005  |  Comments Off on Ringo & The Roundheads @ Irving Plaza

Rolling Stones @ Juilliard School Of Music

The Rolling Stones cockteased the crowd with three songs at Manhattan’s Juilliard School of Music behind the pompous halls at Lincoln Center in a lunchtime press conference to announce their upcoming tour. This was the first time the band played at one of their press conferences since 1975 when they …

by   |  06/01/2005  |  Comments Off on Rolling Stones @ Juilliard School Of Music

The Polyphonic Spree @ Warsaw

It was a night of choral thunder and sanctimonious boom where the band’s sonic swirls, bombastic pop and bouncy beats sucked the bad karma out of the room like a meeting with the Dalai Lama. The Polyphonic Spree turned the reformed Polish social club into a rock church with its …

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