Art Garfunkel @ Smith Center For The Arts

GENEVA, NY—Art Garfunkel’s show on October 23 at Geneva’s Smith Center for the Arts was equally as memorable as an exceptional performance as it was a story of healing and perseverance. Without question, Garfunkel’s voice has taken some measured, reassuring steps back, far away from the perilous brink of blown …

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IAMX @ Webster Hall

NEW YORK, NY—Berlin-based electro-pop combo IAMX ended their North American tour, termed “Metanoia” after their new album of the same name, on Friday, Oct. 30, on the big stage at the East Village’s Webster Hall, which was filled to capacity for the event. Opening band Mr. Kitty did a spectacular …

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House Of Wax Exhibition Opening @ Morbid Anatomy Museum

BROOKLYN, NY—This up-and-coming Brooklyn institution has hit the jackpot with its latest exhibit, titled “House of Wax,” for which a well-attended opening night party was held on a late October Friday night at their Third Avenue establishment in the borough’s Park Slope section. Custom craftsman and bone collector Ryan Matthew …

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CMJ Music Marathon @ Various Venues

MANHATTAN, NY—For 35 years, the annual CMJ Music Marathon has been energized by the excitement of discovery. Hundreds of musicians fly into New York City from all over the world hoping for an opportunity to expand their audience. Hundreds of conference participants hope to learn that little extra knowledge that …

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Joe Walsh/Tim McGraw @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Joe Walsh let it rip at the Beacon Theatre for a 14-song set as he took on his legacy with an assorted array of glittery guitars and a psychedelic showdown of funky, chunky rock. The backup band, including drummer Joe Vitale from his post-James Gang band Barnstorm, played to …

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Bob Gruen’s 70th Birthday Party @ Exile

MANHATTAN, NY—Bob Gruen has been among the most celebrated rock photographers in New York since the 1970s. Gruen is perhaps best known for being the personal photographer of John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their years in New York; he shot the iconic images of John Lennon wearing a New …

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Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band @ Central Park

MANHATTAN, NY—At the Modern Sky Festival at Central Park, Chinese bands faced off against their Western counterparts in a seven-band knockout with closer Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band fusing both Eastern and Western traditions into a Molotov cocktail of loud wailing guitars and vocals.

The band’s carefully constructed set went down …

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Noir @ Arkham At Don Pedro’s

BROOKLYN, NY—Synthpop trio Noir made a late night appearance at the Brooklyn dive bar Don Pedro’s the last Saturday of September. Don Pedro’s is a suitable venue: long and narrow, with a bar in the entry area and a performance space occupying the back half, featuring a small, raised stage. …

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Farm Aid @ First Merit Bank Pavilion

“I won’t quit fighting for the farmer.” – Neil Young

 

CHICAGO, IL—At this year’s Farm Aid, founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Neil Young joined forces for yet another showdown against agribusiness, factory farms and their brethren in our nation’s agricultural heartland.

A lot has changed since the fest …

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Afropunk Music Festival @ Commodore Barry Park

The first Afropunk Music Festival in 2005, then held at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, was the launching pad for New York’s most alternative and multi-cultural annual music festival. Thousands of avant garde New Yorkers once again turned out for this year’s festival in Commodore Barry Park in Brooklyn. As …

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