Pillow Theory @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—Pillow Theory (often stylized as pILLOW tHEORY) formed in New York City as a power trio in 2001. The band has gone through various personnel changes, but Pillow Theory has remained the vehicle through which lead singer/guitarist Kelsey Warren has explored his songwriting and performance. Pillow Theory …

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Citi Presents: Evening With Legends – John Legend @ The McKittrick Hotel

MANHATTAN, NY—Thanks to the Super Bowl’s arrival in the New York/New Jersey region, live music fans in the area had the opportunity to enjoy corporate-sponsored performances by big-name artists in small venues. Citibank was among the sponsors, and during the week before the game hosted the series Citi Presents Evenings …

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The Slim Kings @ The Bowery Electric

EAST VILLAGE, NY—Vocalist/rhythm guitarist Michael Sackler-Berner and lead guitarist Henry Geller knew each other in elementary school. Years later, Sackler-Berner was in New York recording music for the television shows Sons Of Anarchy and Law & Order and Geller was living in San Francisco and playing live gigs. They connected …

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Reagan Youth @ The Bowery Electric

EAST VILLAGE, NY—Singer Dave Rubinstein (Dave Insurgent) and guitarist Paul Bakija (Paul Cripple) met at Forest Hills High School in Queens, the same school that the Ramones attended. With two other fellow students, the duo formed a band that would become Reagan Youth in 1980, during the first wave of …

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The Bullys @ The Bowery Electric

EAST VILLAGE, NY—In 1997, Johnny Heff of The Rockaways was a firefighter in the East Village’s Ladder 11 and moonlighted as the leader of a second generation punk rock band, The Bullys. The group recorded two albums and played local clubs. Heff was not scheduled to work on September 11, …

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Zakk Wylde @ Apple Store SoHo

SOHO, NY—About 10 miles away from Zakk Wylde’s hometown of Bayonne, NJ, the 47-year-old rocker took a seat on the second floor of the SoHo Apple Store in New York City. He sat on stage with the editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine, Brad Tolinski. This event took place shortly after …

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Neulore @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—Vocalist/guitarist Adam Agin of Anderson, Indiana, along with guitarist William T. Cook, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, four years ago formed a progressive folk band called Neulore in Nashville, Tennessee. The name Neulore derived from the German word for “New” and an abbreviation of the English …

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Sasha Dobson @ The Bowery Electric

MANHATTAN, NY—Sasha Dobson grew up in a family of jazz musicians in Santa Cruz, California. Her father, Smith Dobson, was a pianist, her mom was a singer and her brother became a drummer. Sasha moved to Brooklyn at 17 and quickly assimilated into the local jazz scene, mastering the art …

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Elizabeth & The Catapult @ Mercury Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NY—Elizabeth Ziman grew up in Greenwich Village, the daughter of an actor who had roles on the Broadway stage and on television’s Mork And Mindy and All In The Family. As a youth, Elizabeth trained as a classical pianist. Later, she received a scholarship to the …

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Kenny Rogers @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center

NEWARK, NJ—The only person who goes to a Kenny Rogers concert alone is Kenny Rogers. And he knows it. After 54 years, the raspy-voiced country singer-songwriter understands that he’s singing to people in relationships. So during an evening of his greatest hits and holiday standards at NJPAC, Rogers playfully sympathized …

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