Did you know one of Greenpoint’s best bars is named in tribute of Van Halen? That’s right, The Diamond Bar is in fact an homage to “Diamond” David Lee Roth. But for owner Dave Pollack, it doesn’t end there. He also happens to front a Van Halen tribute band called Van Heusen. They’ll be playing Saturday night at Saint Vitus. Check out details about the show, the pre-party, and an interview with Dave on the band and his love for Van Halen. Continue reading
Streets of Laredo + Ghost Beach + CliMates Fundraiser Saturday 8/9 and New Music from AK + Star Ballads + more
It wouldn’t be a summer weekend without a whole boatload o’ stuff to do, now would it? Here are some music events to check out, plus we catch up with the latest songs, videos, and offerings from local artists. Continue reading
Crazy Pills at Radio Bushwick 8/1 + New Music from Cloud Seeding and more + Three Amigos 8/3 and Enter The Dragon 8/8-8/9 at Nitehawk
I was out of town for a little while, but now I’m back and ready to share some information about cool shows, new music and videos, and good films, all taking place within the next week. Here we go. Continue reading
Sunday is shaping up to be really special. You can check our sure-to-be-amazing Summer Market and then head over to Glasslands to see Melaena Cadiz perform for the release show of her great new album Deep Below Heaven. Continue reading
Brooklyn band Landlady releases their album Upright Behavior today. To mark this occasion, they play a show tonight at Baby’s All Right. Read on for details on the event and the album. Continue reading
As a follow up to our Northside Festival preview, here is a recap of some of the shows we got to catch during the past weekend long festival.
It’s time for the second part of our Greenpointers Northside Showcase preview. We will be co-presenting with Shorewave Records. Yesterday, I highlighted David Pollack, Such Hounds, Honey Wild, and Half Moon. Those were just four of the eight bands that will be playing Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer) tomorrow (6/14) starting at 1 PM, doors at noon. Oh, and did I mention it was free? Let’s get to know What Model Citizens, Haybaby, Cosmonaut, and The Meaning of Life a little better. By the way, if you are looking for other Northside shows of interest, check out this preview. Continue reading
Northside Festival is upon us once again. Ella outlined several excellent shows yesterday. Today we are going to introduce you to four of the eight bands – that’s right, eight! – playing at OUR showcase, which we are presenting along with Shorewave Records. It takes place Saturday June 14th at Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer) starting at 1:00 PM (doors at noon) and it’s FREE. I interviewed all the bands in advance of the show. Today you can read about David Pollack, Such Hounds, Honey Wild, and Half Moon.
All Axis Music Live Video Series Interview and Ticket Giveaway For The Men and Obits at The Wick (5/10)
I’ve recently had the pleasure of discovering All Axis Music, a video series of live performances shot at venues all over the city. I spoke with the man behind the project, Chris Piazza. Besides a cool interview, we have coordinated a ticket giveaway for the next show he’ll be shooting! That’s right, you have a chance to win free tickets to see The Men, Obits, and Nude Beach at The Wick (260 Meserole St.) this Saturday.