Stimulate’s Black Friday

MANHATTAN, NY—For some 20 years, Xris SMack! has been producing darkwave, deathrock and gothic rock recordings and events in New York. He is also a freelance event producer, booking and promoting some of the wildest gothic (Stimulate) and fetish (SMack!) parties. Most of these events happen in diverse venues in …

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Rolling Stones Exhibitionism @ Industria

WEST VILLAGE, NY—The Rolling Stones EXHIBITIONISM recently opened in the West Village and yes indeed, it’s a gas, gas, gas. Combining multimedia, artifacts, costumes and even a grimy replication of the founding members’ first flat in 1963 where Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Brian Jones resided in London. Dirty dishes, …

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Iggy Pop @ Rizzoli Bookstore

MANHATTAN, NY—Iggy popped into town for a promotional slam dunk in support of the latest documentary about the Stooges’ Gimme Danger by acclaimed downtown director Jim Jarmusch, an art exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum and a sit down talk in support of the book Total Chaos at Rizzoli’s on 25th …

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LAMF: A Tribute To Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers

MANHATTAN, NY—In 1975, vocalist/guitarist Johnny Thunders and drummer Jerry Nolan quit the New York Dolls during the same week that vocalist/bassist Richard Hell left Television. The trio became The Heartbreakers and soon added vocalist/guitarist Walter Lure of the Demons. A year later, the rest of the band walked out on …

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Nosotros Festival @ Bowery Ballroom

MANHATTAN, NY—New York native Alynda Segarra dreamed of a local music and arts festival that would speak about a radical Latinx social justice activism that fights systems of oppression. She made the dream a reality with the first-ever Nosotros Festival, which took flight at the Bowery Ballroom on November 4, …

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Lampedusa: A Concert For Refugees @ Town Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Miller, Steve Earle, Joan Baez and The Milk Carton Kids traded songs and stories in a benefit for the Jesuit Refugee Service, turning Town Hall into a hootenanny, campfire style. They all sat on stage like old friends the entire night as they shared …

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The Steve Miller Band @ The Count Basie Theatre

Inside the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank, NJ on November 1, 2016, a few members of this sold-out house of 40- to 50-somethings can be seen gazing up at the domed ceiling with the painted blue sky and puffy white clouds surrounding the golden chandelier as they anticipate a …

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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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