FOLD! @ Forest Hills Stadium

QUEENS, NY—New Yorker Nile Rodgers had his initial hits in the 1970s with Chic, then became a producer-on-demand for dozens of top artists. Several years ago, Rodgers was diagnosed with cancer, and this led to a renewed effort at writing and creating. In 2015, he launched the two-day FOLD! Festival …

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Richard Ehrlich @ Morrison Hotel Gallery

MANHATTAN, NY—Richard Ehrlich shoots his subjects listening. At Morrison Hotel Gallery in SoHo, photos of jazz as well as some rock and roll giants show their subjects at peace as they quietly contemplate and groove to their favorite pieces of music.

Photographed on site or “wherever he can get them …

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A Night of Living History! Roger McGuinn LIVE! @ BergenPAC

It’s Saturday, Sept. 20, 2016.

Although the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler, inside the Bergen Performing Arts Center (BergenPAC) in Englewood, NJ, excitement abounds as Roger McGuinn — singer, songwriter, guitarist, and founding member of The Byrds — is about to present an intimate solo …

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The Meadows Music And Arts Festival @ Flushing Meadows Park

QUEENS, NY—Shortly after its Governor’s Ball on Randall’s Island this summer, Founders Entertainment announced the inaugural Meadows Music and Arts Festival, held in a parking lot in Flushing Meadows Park outside of Citi Field, on October 1 and 2. From noon to 10 p.m., the festival featured live music and …

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—Yusuf took the crowd for a ride on the peace train with bassist Kwame Yeboah and guitarist Eric Appapoulay (longtime collaborator Alun Davies couldn’t make the show due to health issues) and laid down the steady rhythms and lead guitar lines countering the man’s delicate strumming and finger picking …

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Farm Aid @ Jiffy Lube Live

WINSLOW, VIRGINIA—Neil Young looked out into the crowd, then pointed at someone and declared from the stage, “I like that shirt over there! Fuck Monsanto and Bayer!”, worn by one of 26 Farm Aidians who traveled from Canada to Virginia to the annual event, the shirt cut to the chaste.…

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The Concert Across America To End Gun Violence @ Beacon Theatre

MANHATTAN, NY—More than 5,000 musicians and artists engaged in 350 events nationwide on September 25 to support The Concert Across America To End Gun Violence. Led by Stop Handgun Violence (SHV), a Massachusetts-based non­profit organization committed to the prevention of gun violence through education, public awareness, effective law enforcement, and …

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Eric Hutchinson @ Highline Ballroom

It noisily moves across the nation like a four-man, air-tight, funky, harmonious pop Special Forces unit; Eric Hutchinson’s “Anyone Who Knows Me” American Tour is now here and you should not let it pass without seeing it.

The launch came a few weeks back at the Highline Ballroom in Downtown …

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Mondo.NYC @ New York University

MANHATTAN, NY—What are the trajectories of today’s music industry? CMJ founders Bobby Haber and Joanne Abbot Green formed Mondo.NYC with the hope of helping music industry professionals and hopefuls to navigate their way into rapidly changing landscape. Mondo.NYC hosted its inaugural music industry summit in New York on September 14-18, …

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Cheap Trick, Joan Jett, Heart @ BB&T Pavilion

Camden, NJ—When the legendary band Cheap Trick took the stage on the last day of July, it was hot. Fans were still imbibing and they didn’t have a full house to play for. By the time they played their second song, “California Man,” the crowd started to fill in and …

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