Richie Furay @ B.B. King Blues Club

MANHATTAN, NY—Paul Richard “Richie” Furay was about 20 years old when he finished college and left his hometown of Yellow Springs, Ohio, to become a folksinger in New York City. This was 1964. There he met Stephen Stills. Together they led the nine-member Au Go Go Singers, the house band …

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The 1975 @ Terminal 5

MANHATTAN, NY—Formed in Wilmslow, England, just a few miles south of Manchester, The 1975 have been around since 2004. However, their first self-titled full-length debuted in 2013, although they had released EPs since 2012. They are fronted by Matthew Healy, a vocalist who looks like a cross between Robert Smith …

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Chris Stein Photo Show @ Morrison Hotel Gallery/Dream Hotel

SOHO, NY—Blondie founder Chris Stein held court at the Morrison Hotel Gallery/Dream Hotel art opening where he showcased his photos taken of the band from within the eye of the hurricane of their ’70s heyday. Pictures adorned the walls showing a relaxing Debbie Harry, who showed at the opening, at …

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The Delines: Colfax

The Delines are a Portland-based band formed in 2012 by former members of The Decemberists, The Damnation TX, Richmond Fontaine and Minus 5. They are named after one of the members had a dream of performing on stage, and The Delines was written across the kick drum. Their style is …

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Hank Green And The Perfect Strangers: Incongruent

Around seven years ago, Hank Green and his brother, John (a reputable novelist), sat down on YouTube to reconnect as brothers distanced by their separate lives. Over the time that’s followed, Hank’s released a great number of songs on an acoustic guitar, but nothing quite to the scale of an …

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Sleepyhead: Wild Sometimes

Wild Sometimes is the fifth album by American rock band Sleepyhead since their formation in 1989. It is also their first in 15 years, with the previous record, The Brighter Shore, in 1999. The group was created in the basement of an NYU dorm, but eventually toured internationally with …

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John Gold: Arthur Unknown

There’s few things that can be said about John Gold while still doing him justice, but plenty to say about his latest album, Arthur Unknown. A true to his word folk singer, Gold waited to put out the best music he possibly could; traveling, writing, getting inspired and finally …

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Johanna Samuels: Double Bind

A Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, Johanna Samuels will release her debut, Double Bind, this July. Its poppy style was influenced by Samuels’ love of artists such as Elton John, Paul Simon, Van Morrison and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, as well as contemporary melodic pop artists like Elliott Smith and Aimee …

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Redleg Husky: Carolina

Americana/folk rock band from North Carolina, Redleg Husky, was formed in 2012. Their debut, Carolina, is a nod to their home state. The group was influenced by the musical grooves of such diverse artists as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Muddy Waters. Everyone in the …

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CHVRCHES @ Terminal 5

MANHATTAN, NY—When I bought my ticket for CHVRCHES, I didn’t really know much about them. Aside from loosely following some online coverage of the band and lead vocalist Lauren Mayberry’s sexism op-ed, I was more or less in the dark about the group. A number of factors played into me …

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