Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Muddy Magnolias, Dori Freeman, Poundcake and more`

Muddy Magnolias/Mercury Lounge/August 23, 2016

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Jessy Wilson was working professionally in musical theater by the age of 10. While in her teens, Wilson sang backup for Alicia Keys, then worked four years with John Legend, and then will.i.am, Kanye West, Raphael Saadiq and Babyface before …

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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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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Dwight Yoakim, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Piebald and more!

Dwight Yoakim/Damrosch Park/August 7, 2016

The son of a gas-station owner and a key-punch operator, Dwight Yoakam was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, where he sang and played guitar with local garage bands. Yoakim wanted to play honky-tonk, but the country music circuit had gravitated toward …

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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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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: D Generation, NAF, Amos Lee and more!

D Generation/Irving Plaza/July 30, 2016

D Generation (also known as DGen) evolved out of the hardcore punk scene in New York City in the 1980s. Vocalist Jesse Malin led Heart Attack as a teenager in the late 1980s, along with guitarist Danny Sage. They formed D Generation in 1991, a …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Patti Smith, Super Furry Animals, Rocket From The Crypt and more!

Patti Smith/Damrosch Park Bandshell/July 20, 2016

Patti Smith was born in Chicago, Illinois, and spent her early childhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before her family moved to Pitman, New Jersey, and later to Deptford Twp., New Jersey. In 1967, the 20-year-old moved to Manhattan and joined its underground music and art …

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Northside Festival @ Various Venues

BROOKLYN, NY—The Northside Festival is an annual weeklong summer showcase celebrating a renaissance of emerging music, film, food, ideas and entrepreneurship in Brooklyn, New York. The festival began in 2009 at venues across Williamsburg and Greenpoint and has since expanded as far as Bushwick. Participants who purchase badges may attend …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Cowboy Junkies, The Feelies and more!

Michael Franti & Spearhead/PlayStation Theater/July 15, 2016

Michael Franti was born in Oakland, California, but began his journey into music by writing poetry while attending college in San Francisco. Shortly thereafter, he purchased a bass at a pawn shop and started creating music inspired by the hip-hop, punk, and reggae …

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Everynight Charley’s Manhattan Beat: Bobby Rydell & The City Rhythm Band, The World, Sick Of It All and more!

Bobby Rydell & The City Rhythm Band/Damrosch Park/July 6, 2016

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, an eight-year-old Robert Ridarelli won a talent contest on a local television series and gained a spot on the cast. He changed his name to Bobby Rydell and later sang in several bands in the Philadelphia …

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Joey Ramone Birthday Bash @ The Studio At Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Joey Ramone, the late vocalist of the groundbreaking punk band the Ramones, this year would have turned 65 years old on May 19. For the past 16 years, this day has been reserved for an annual Joey Ramone Birthday Bash at a local venue, drawing many of his contemporaries …

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