Ian Maksin: Zaria

Renowned cellist Ian Maksin releases his latest album, Zaria—aptly named after the ancient Slavic goddess of the sunrise or, coincidentally, the “Golden Woman” of Persian mythology—in dedication to his growing legion of international fans and the many cultures they represent. Audiences around the world have responded with overwhelming approval …

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Sting @ Hammerstein Ballroom

MANHATTAN, NY—Sting’s backup band provided the edgy muscle to the man’s catalog taking on pop, punk, reggae, worldbeat and rock into a two-hour set that focused on his latest album, 57th And 9th, for the final show of his tour. Playing to the faithful who endured the blizzard of …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Madison Square Garden

MANHATTAN, NY—After a short wait in a cove-looking area of the basement of Madison Square Garden, it was time to coalesce like a group of elites. The tiny and unique grooves in the white concrete walls decorated a stealthy walk past by family lounges and dressing rooms for the Red …

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Urgent Fundraiser For Church Street School For Music And Art @ City Winery

MANHATTAN, NY—The Church Street School for Music and Art, the only not-for-profit school for the arts in Manhattan south of Canal Street, called on TriBeCa celebrities to assist at a fundraiser at City Winery on Jan. 4, 2017. Sugarland vocalist Jennifer Nettles, Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo, actor/author Eric Bogosian, …

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The Basment Sessions: The Basment Sessions Vol. 3 & 4

The Basment Sessions are a Seattle-based super group who record most Sundays during the summer after rotating members smoke a few trees, drink shots of tequila, and bond over barbecue. Perhaps intentionally misspelled after burning a few too many, the all-star outfit is organized and produced by drummer Johnny “G” …

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Kris Kristofferson @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center

BETHLEHEM, PA—If there was a Cultural Mount Rushmore, Kris Kristofferson would be one of the faces chiseled out of stone. Looking every inch the rock star at 80, this bona-fide American Treasure—maybe the greatest living songwriter of them all—wore his cleanest dirty shirt and stumbled on the stage to meet …

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SIN/The Battle of Los Angeles/Schism @ Dingbatz

On March 3, Dingbatz hosted a sensational celebration to the ’90s with three spectacular tribute bands playing covers of the three giant bands that represented the musical highpoint of that decade.

 

SIN

Starting early, but well-prepared, lead vocalist Byron led NIN cover band, SIN, in a 10-song set, starting …

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Kings of Chaos @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—The Rock N Roll All-Stars started with a short tour of South America in 2012 before becoming the recurring Kings of Chaos. The band was never meant to have a permanent lineup, but the initial core lineup included three musicians who had played in Guns N’ Roses: original GNR …

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Champagne Jam @ Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—The Front Bottoms held its recurring holiday party, Champagne Jam, at all three rooms of Webster Hall on Dec. 18, 2016. Twelve bands performed this year, most playing for about a half hour while the headliner played for more than an hour. The Front Bottoms, Screaming Females, Brick + …

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Steve Earle @ Sellersville Theater

SELLERSVILLE, PA—Steve Earle spoke his heart and mind tonight as we all sang “Christmas In Washington” on Steve’s 62nd birthday. “I was in Canada during the election,” he said. “Good thing you can’t buy a gun in Canada or I would’ve shot myself.” He philosophized that “America has always had …

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