AfroPunk Festival @ Commodore Barry Park

MANHATTAN, NY—When the punk rock movement began all over the world about 1975, the music scene was dominated by white male musicians. Black musicians in punk became a fringe movement, led by bands like Bad Brains and Fishbone. The Black Rock Coalition formed in New York City in 1985 as …

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Rock The Farm @ Brookdale Community College

LINCROFT, NJ—Rock The Farm, which was held on Brookdale’s Lincroft campus on Aug. 27, was a strange mix of rock nostalgia, family fair, and bro reggae jam. It was indeed a unique hodepodge that answered the question, “Where can I get cheese curds and watch the singer from Dispatch noodle …

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Panorama @ Randall’s Island Park

MANHATTAN, NY—AEG Live, the promoter behind Coachella, assembled a lineup of 62 artists for the first-ever Panorama festival on Randall’s Island Park on July 22-24, 2016. Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, and LCD Soundsystem headlined the festival’s Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, respectively. The National, Sufjan Stevens, Sia, A$AP Rocky, Run The …

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The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration @ Lincoln Center Out Of Doors

MANHATTAN, NY—At The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration, producer/guitarist and New York City native Larry Campbell played musical director to the triple album and film directed by Martin Scorsese. The original was a star-studded affair that was also The Band’s farewell and was filmed at the Winterland Ballroom in San …

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The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary Celebration @ Damrosch Park

The Band first came together as rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins’ backing group, The Hawks, between 1958 and 1963. In 1965, Bob Dylan hired the musicians for his U.S. tour in 1965 and world tour in 1966. The group began performing apart from Dylan as The Band in 1968 and released …

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4knots Music Festival @ South Street Seaport

MANHATTAN, NY—The Village Voice‘s sixth annual 4knots Music Festival returned to the South Street Seaport today and, perhaps more importantly to area music fans, returned to free admission. Participants gathered at two music stages and one DJ stage under a cloudy, forbearing sky to listen to new and old …

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Florida Georgia Line/Cole Swindell @ PNC Bank Arts Center

HOLMDEL, NJ—Country duo Florida Georgia Line—made up of Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard—cruised into New Jersey on their Dig Your Roots Tour and brought Cole Swindell along with them.

Tailgaters made their way into PNC Bank Arts Center in time for Cole Swindell’s set while he began with a few …

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It’s Magic! Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey Together Again @ BergenPAC

It’s magic and you don’t want to know

Just how it’s done, it would ruin the show

You’ve just got to believe

‘Cause believing is what makes it happen

 

It’s July 14, 2016, and on this very hot and humid summer evening, audience members are happily streaming in to the …

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Festival of Independence @ South Street Seaport

MANHATTAN, NY—Seaport District NYC hosted its annual outdoor free-admission Festival of Independence to the South Street Seaport area for two days and nights over the Fourth of July weekend. Vendors’ temporary kiosks offered the historic district a street fair feel, but the music stages seemed to draw the biggest crowds. …

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Firefly Music Festival @ The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway

DOVER, DE—Firefly Music Festival is the ultimate summer getaway. You are camping there for five days (if you had Wednesday Premiere) with all your friends and some of the greatest bands around. This year’s installment was as close to paradise as you could get, especially because this one was a …

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