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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The Cult @ The Wellmont Theater

MONTCLAIR, NJ—After a month-long break following their tour of Australia and Europe, British rockers The Cult made their way to The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ on Dec. 5. Playing their classic, Rick Rubin-produced 1987 album, Electric, in its entirety, fans flocked to the venue to see the band—vocalist …

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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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Paramore @ Susquehanna Bank Center

CAMDEN, NJ—After years of drama, pressure, and some growing up, Paramore have finally reached their Self-Titled arena tour, a game changer for the young trio.

With almost a decade of performing under their belts, Paramore proved to be quite the developed act at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Nov. 8. …

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Streetlight Manifesto @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—“We’re not done forever. We’re done for now,” said Tomas Kalnoky to a sold-out crowd during the middle show of a three-day run at Starland Ballroom. Usually, a statement about being “done”—even for a little while—wouldn’t garner a roar of cheers like it did at that moment. But in …

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Suicide Girls @ Gramercy Theater

NEW YORK, NY—The appearance of this performance troupe, fielded by the organization Suicide Girls, was the 30th stop on a two-month tour covering most sizable cities in the USA. For those unfamiliar, SG is a website-based and online community of exhibitionistic young women, almost all of whom are stunningly beautiful, …

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The Bouncing Souls/Brian Fallon @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg

BROOKLYN, NY—As human beings, we crave connection. Maslow laid it out in his hierarchy pyramid. Maybe you learned about it in 10th grade social sciences. Maybe you nodded off during that lesson because you were at a late show the night before. Maybe a few of your favorite bands had …

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John Fogerty @ Borgata Casino

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — On the road in support of his recent big-name-guest-stars duets CD, Wrote A Song For Everyone, former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman John Fogerty has been rotating five of his former band’s seven albums in the order of their release each night of the current tour, …

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Brian Wilson/Jeff Beck @ Beacon Theatre/The Wellmont Theater

NEW YORK, NY/MONTCLAIR, NJ—Sometimes two separate entities can seem to be an unlikely pairing—bananas and peanut butter, Aerosmith and Run DMC, french fries and chocolate milkshakes—but when combined, become an explosion for the senses. California 1960s sensation Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys fame and former Yardbird and arguably the …

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Steve Aoki/Pharrell @ Pier 94

NEW YORK, NY—Ending the Pier Of Fear series for this Halloween season was a show from dance music artist and party starter Steve Aoki for his Aokify tour. Bringing along several friends each night, I attended the second evening featuring Rune RK, Waka Flocka Flame, Borgore and Pharrell. This was …

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