Gathering Of The Vibes @ Seaside Park

“If we can only get the Senate and the House of Representatives to drum together, maybe we can end government gridlock.” – Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart

BRIDGEPORT, CT—At the 19th annual Gathering Of The Vibes in Bridgeport, Connecticut, jamheads united for a three-day fest of tunes and great food. …

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Robert Hunter @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—On “Ripple,” Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter sang, “Let there be songs to fill the air,” and so he did at the City Winery where he added a creaky, folksy edge to a catalogue of tunes that have stood the test of time and weathered through the ages like …

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Crosby, Stills & Nash @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash (CSN) combined forces for the last of a three-night stand at the Beacon as “they let their freak flag fly” and then some, taking on their storied catalog that has aged like fine wine.

They had a busy week in town appearing …

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Chris Stein Photo Show @ Morrison Hotel Gallery/Dream Hotel

SOHO, NY—Blondie founder Chris Stein held court at the Morrison Hotel Gallery/Dream Hotel art opening where he showcased his photos taken of the band from within the eye of the hurricane of their ’70s heyday. Pictures adorned the walls showing a relaxing Debbie Harry, who showed at the opening, at …

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Bring The Boys Home @ Barclays Center

BROOKLYN, NY—Politics and music joined forces at the Amnesty International show at the Barclays Center, which featured Lauryn Hill, Cake, Bob Geldof, Blondie, Flaming Lips, Yoko Ono and members of Pussy Riot, who were recently released from prison in Russia and introduced by Madonna. Artists played short sets and activists …

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David Crosby @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—It was a night of redemptive rock, as David Crosby presented his new album, Croz, on its release date at City Winery, performing the disc in its entirety for the first of a two-set night. Bearing metaphors that rallied around a life lived rather large, on the sea …

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Morrison Hotel Beatles Retrospective @ Morrison Hotel Gallery

SOHO, NY—In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first tour in America, the Morrison Hotel Gallery presented a show of fine art photography curated by Julian Lennon. Shots from photogs like Curt Gunther, Robert Whitaker and Charles Trainor of the boys sitting poolside, at the beach and playing …

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Spin Party @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg

BROOKLYN, NY—At SPIN magazine’s end of year party at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Superchunk, Charli XCX and Hannibal Buress entertained the crowd as the Pabst Blue Ribbons were guzzled and Santa hats twirled like hipster mistletoe. Comedian Buress kept things light and fuzzy as he tickled funny bones and …

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Southside Johnny And The Poor Fools @ GTR Store

MANHATTAN, NY—Q104.3 and Southside Johnny And The Poor Fools joined forces with the GTR Store midtown for a rousing holiday season bash that had everyone singing by the end of the night to the Asbury Jukes’ barroom anthems with elfish grins and eyes aglow. Deejay Ken Dashow played MC to …

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Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion @ The Iridium

MANHATTAN, NY—Cream drummer Ginger Baker offered up his unique stew of Afrobeats to a loosely jazz configured combo that also included sax, congas and bass. The band let it flow from the swampy ethers of a Moroccan Kasbah to the steamy urban jungles of the Congo and back to the …

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