Stone Sour @ Irving Plaza

EAST VILLAGE, NY—Suzanne Vega grew up in Spanish Harlem and the Upper West Side and began to write poetry at the age of nine. She picked up a guitar at age 11 and wrote her first song at 14. She later majored in English literature at Barnard College by day …

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Suzanne Vega @ Chez Andre

EAST VILLAGE, NY—Suzanne Vega grew up in Spanish Harlem and the Upper West Side and began to write poetry at the age of nine. She picked up a guitar at age 11 and wrote her first song at 14. She later majored in English literature at Barnard College by day …

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Cherry Poppin’ Daddies @ Gramercy Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Following his high school graduation in 1981, Steve Perry left his hometown of Binghamton, New York, for Eugene, Oregon, to pursue track and field and a chemistry degree at the University of Oregon. Perry started a punk trio called The Jazz Greats in 1983, followed by the garage rock …

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Kareem Bunton & The Juggs @ The Bowery Electric

MANHATTAN, NY—Kareem Bunton is from Kentucky but has made the Brooklyn music scene his home. Perhaps inspired by the success his younger brother, Jaleel Bunton, was having as the drummer in TV On The Radio, Kareem assembled a band called Kareem Bunton & The Juggs in 2008. The Juggs’ current …

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The Michael Pemberton Band @ The Bowery Electric

MANHATTAN, NY—For the past two years, Michael Pemberton has been developing a rock opera based on The Master And Margarita, written by Mikhail Bulgakov. The novel was a magical and humorous story about the devil visiting Moscow. He formed the Michael Pemberton Band to record and perform live some …

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Butchers Blind @ Parkside Lounge

LOWER EAST SIDE, NYButchers Blind formed in the Bellerose section of Queens in 2009 and is comprised of Pete Mancini on guitar and vocals, Christopher Smith on piano, Brian Reilly on bass and Paul Cianciaruso on drums and backing vocals. The band’s debut album, 2011’s Play For The

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Leon Russell @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—Claude Russell Bridges was born in 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma, began playing piano at the age of four, and performed at Tulsa nightclubs by age 14. He and his group, The Starlighters, which included the late J.J. Cale, were instrumental in creating the style of music known as the …

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Rusted Root @ Gramercy Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Singer/guitarist Michael Glabicki formed his first and only real band, Rusted Root, around 1990 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Even from the beginning, his vision was to make multicultural rock and soul music that fused American roots music with rhythms from African, Latin American, and Native American influences. The band sold …

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Alestorm @ The Studio At Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—On a frigid day in early December, folk metal fans from throughout the New York City area gathered outside The Studio At Webster Hall to see “true Scottish pirate metal” band Alestorm. The venue, which regularly runs multiple events daily, also hosted pop group Heffron Drive (featuring Kendall Schmidt …

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Myke Hideous Photography Exhibition @ Oakeside Manor/Cultural Center

BLOOMFIELD, NJ—Multimedia artist and renowned local figure Myke Hideous hosted a wine and cheese opening of his photography exhibition at the beautiful and historic Oakeside Cultural Center in Bloomfield, NJ for the month of December. Widely known in the NY/NJ area and formerly prominent as a musician with a significant …

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