Manhattan Beat – Covering The Cynz, Stiff Little Fingers, And More!

The Cynz/Sidewalk/Sept. 30, 2017
Born and raised in New Jersey, Cyndi Dawson sought a career in performance art in New York City. Over the next few years, she secured a few acting, dancing and bartending gigs, briefly played percussion in the short-lived Kamikaze Kitty & the Attack Kats, and …

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Manhattan Beat – Recapping Sacred Reich, Marilyn Manson, And More!

Sacred Reich/The Gramercy Theatre/September 24, 2017
    Until age 12, Phil Rind lived in Brooklyn, New York. His family then moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, where he met rhythm guitarist Jason Rainey in high school. Rainey had formed Sacred Reich as a thrash metal band, but was unsatisfied with his original musicians. …

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Manhattan Beat – Afghan Whigs, Front 242, And More!

Afghan Whigs/The Bowery Ballroom/September 15, 2017

Born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio, Greg Dulli played in a local band called the Black Republicans in the 1980s, which bassist John Curley, a transplant from Washington, DC, later would join. In 1986, rising up as a garage rock band around the …

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Manhattan Beat – The Latest With Orphaned Land, Patti Smith, And More!

Orphaned Land/The Gramercy Theatre/September 11, 2017

Kobi Farhi was born in the ancient port city of Jaffa, Israel, amidst a heterogeneous population of Jews, Christians and Muslims. As a youth, Farhi discovered oriental and world music through his family, and also a love for heavy metal music through his friends. …

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Manhattan Beat – Venom Inc., Eugene Hutz & Gogol Bordello, P.O.D. And More!

Venom Inc/The Gramercy Theatre/September 2, 2017

Formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Venom became one of the darkest bands in thrash and speed metal. The band has split and reformed several times, and presently consists of one original member, bassist/vocalistm Conrad “Cronos” Lant. In 2010, original Venom …

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Manhattan Beat – The Living End, Midnight Oil And More!

The Living End/Terminal 5/August 21, 2017

Vocalist/guitarist Chris Cheney and upright bassist Scott Owen met in primary school in Melbourne, Australia, and by 1990, while in high school, they were making music together, busking the streets of Melbourne. Cheney was a fan of rockabilly group Stray Cats and this prompted …

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Northside Festival 2017 @ Brooklyn

Northside returned to Brooklyn for its ninth year on June 7-11, 2017. Miguel, Thursday, Dirty Projectors, and Kamasi Washington headlined concerts in McCarren Park. Craig Leon & Martin Rev, Downtown Boys, Elvis Depressedly, Girlpool, Happyness, Hoops, The Hotelier, Jay Som, Lætitia Sadier, Lower Dens, Mary Timony, Mirah, The Pains of …

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Manhattan Beat: The Dead Daisies, Panzie* And More!

The Dead Daisies/The Highline Ballroom/July 17, 2017

In Sydney, Australia, David Lowy started his career as a businessman and a key player for a family-owned multi-national company that invested in shopping centers around the world. On the side, he was also a pilot, regularly performing at air shows flying a …

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Manhattan Beat: Bonnie Raitt, The Accidentals, The Revivalists and More!

The Accidentals/Mercury Lounge/August 9, 2017

   Savannah Buist and Katie Larson met in 2011 at high school in Traverse City, Michigan. The orchestra leader asked for volunteers to play an event and Larson, a 15-year-old freshman cellist, and Buist, a 16-year-old sophomore violinist, were the only students who raised their hands. …

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A2IM Indie Week 2017 @ Various Venues

MANHATTAN, NY—New York City’s mayor, Bill De Blasio, announced through his Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) on May 4 that June 2017 would be New York Music Month. The city would underwrite free and paid concerts, walking tours, workshops, conferences and utilities for musicians, including more than 2,000 …

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