Every Tuesday and Thursday night, the Brian Newman Quintet graces Gramercy Park with a truly authentic old New York jazz set. Located in the Rose Bar of the notoriously lavish Gramercy Park Hotel, this bi-weekly event welcomes you into an experience of great music and extravagance. The environment is very grandiose while still maintaining a friendly and accessible feel, which can be difficult to do with Basquiats and Warhols adorning the walls.
Having known Breedlove for six years now, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I asked him to meet me for an interview. Breedlove is an enigma, so much so that he apparently even puzzles himself. We met at the Gershwin Theater, home of Wicked, in a room full of outlandish wigs and rubber noses. One of the first things we talked about was his makeover; about a year ago, he went from his longtime long, wavy locks to a completely shaved head, and from tie-dye caftans and shirts with his face on them to a sleek, on trend new wardrobe by Mishka.
Jared Gelman has teamed up with talented director and photographer Suni Silvan, and celebrity designer Stevie Boi for the release of Broken, Gelman’s highly-anticipated debut Music Video. The video premiered on Galore Magazine, and is now available on YouTube
Let’s talk about the critically buzzing pop-duo Scotty Rebel and Tokyo Diiva of Rich White Ladies. New York City-bred, these girls know how to have a good time and have recently taken Gay Pride weekends throughout the US by storm with their fiery, fun, and fierce “rock star goddesses” performances. It’s a glammed-up pastiche of pop, dance, electronic, rock, fashion statements, middle fingers, and a whole lot of glitter. It’s also quickly turned tastemakers into believers in these debutantes of musical mischief.
Join us at this event that to support Queer and Queer-allied artists! They will be collecticting for the True Colors Fund, an organization that works to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, creating a world in which young people can be their true selves.
Over the past three years a small community of introspective frontier feminists have been gathering on intensive retreats to discuss and dissect the tenets of what it means to be a modern feminist. Presented by The Hole, “Future Feminism” is an exhibition collectively realized by Antony, Kembra Pfahler, Johanna Constantine, Bianca Casady and Sierra Casady. It realizes their reflective journeys into 13 tenets, articulating their meditations on modern feminist thinking. (Running September 11—27, 2014)
There's no place better to celebrate the guitar master than in the legendary club where it all began, Cafe Wha? Born from the popular Hendrix tribute band, Axis, BOLD AS LOVE, has become a full out musical tribute show encompassing Jimi's entire career in detailed fashion. Featuring The Experience and The Band of Gypsys, it is the ONLY show using authentic replica costumes and the same musical gear Jimi used in the 1960's and that can faithfully re-produce 3 of Hendrix's most historic concerts: 1967's MONTEREY POP, the 1970 FILLMORE'S BAND OF GYPSYS & 1969's famous WOODSTOCK. Playing August 4th at 9pm.
Come see NYC Vocal and Songwriting Coach, Shelly Wade knock it out of the park with The Boys and Girls of Summer. Rookie and veteran singers of all ages also grace the stage, representing musical icons such as Sara Bareillas, Cole Porter, The Beatles, Bob Marley, and many more.
Shelly Wade Studios: The Boys and Girls of Summer
June 9, 6:00pm
Cabaret Theatre @ The Duplex
61 Chtistopher Street @ 7TH Avenue
Right Now, Fabrizio Sotti's latest full-length solo album, is a beautiful fusion of musical worlds: one that continues to speed up and one that refuses to change. The world-renownedvItalian jazz guitar virtuoso, producer, and songwriter says of his inspiration, "Where society is at the moment, everybody is freaking out about the future. I want people to immerse themselves in a peaceful journey whenthe y hear this album and try to enjoy living in the moment." See him at the Highline Ballroom Wednesday, June 4th.
Each summer, FIGMENT NYC transforms Governors Island into a large-scale collaborative artwork. Opening weekend is on Saturday June 7th and Sunday June 8th is the event kick-off celebration. At FIGMENT visitors will find works in every imaginable medium including sculpture, installation, performance, music, workshops, games, social experiments, and heart-stopping technological innovations that change the way we see the world… and visitors are invited to bring something, too!