Concerts

Slash/Aerosmith @ Boardwalk Hall

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ—With summer officially winding down, folks who decided to spend Labor Day weekend in Atlantic City might have made plans to see one of the best shows of the summer. Aerosmith was the headl...
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Open Stage @ Sidewalk Cafe

NEW YORK, NY—This Lower East Side bar and eatery has been hosting an open mic night every Monday since time immemorial. I have been dropping in from time to time since the mid-'90s when it was Ground Zero of th...

Social Distortion @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—The night at newly and gorgeously renovated Starland Ballroom started with two sedate opening bands, folk-rockers Johnny Two Bags and the garage band, The Whigs. Then, shortly after 10 p.m., ...

Counting Crows @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—It’s hard to imagine a band being any tighter, bolder, more emotional taught in one stage performance than Counting Crows tonight. It is hard to imagine the band could play any better, sound a...