What began as a local, grass roots effort trying to energize the community in the wake of hurricane Sandy has blossomed into a full-scale eventintertwining 17 local stores, restaurants and venues. On March 1st and 2nd, artworks, curated by Sara Reisman of Percent For Art, will be installed throughout the entire neighborhood in local businesses and unused spaces. Music performances will take place in the evening.
I can’t implore you enough to go check out iRiNi and The Jazz Mix, playing this Saturday at Sugar Bar. Her soulful voice echoes with a true emotion and captivates her lucky listeners. She’s jazz in the truest sense of the word. She has a following so get there early to ensure a table.
This lady can sing, sing sing... Hilary Gardner has a mature awareness of the bonding and bending that goes on between singer, melody, and words. She offers us no melodrama, no vocal acrobatics; she honors the notes and the syllables, but she is not constrained by them. Thursday, February 27th at Greenwich House Music.
Touring the world in celebration of his 70th birthday, legendary classical guitarist Pepe Romero will perform his first and only all-Bach concert in NYC on Friday, January 10th. Romero’s distinguished career, both as a solo performer and charter member of the "Royal Family of the Guitar," encompasses some 60 albums, multiple White House invitations, Carnegie Hall concerts, and world premieres by Rodrigo and Moreno Torroba, in addition to receiving a Knighthood by King Juan Carlos I of Spain.
Monday, January 13th, enjoy the versatile beat of NYC-based drummer Allison Miller. She defies all boundaries bringing her individual sound to diverse types of music while preserving their stylistic authenticity. Allison goes from leading her band, BOOM TIC BOOM, to playing with legendary songwriting vocalists Ani DiFranco, Brandi Carlile and Natalie Merchant, to touring with avant-garde saxophonist Marty Ehrlich and legendary organist Doctor Lonnie Smith.
Say goodbye to an old friend. The Canal Room will be closing it's doors after 10 amazing years in SoHo. Don't miss out on catching a final show! Where will be hangin' next Friday, January 10th? The "SAVED BY THE 90's PARTY"... Boo Ya! There will be tons of live music from NYCs freshest party band, The Bayside Tigers (theyre da bomb). And after that, get jiggy with it all night to the dope tunes of DJ TOY (shes P.H.A.T.). It will be the raddest thing since your mom (NOT!).
Virginia's House of Hope will present another evening of music and charitable outreach that will feature a set of classical music by a group of renowned and worldly performers followed by a reception upstairs at Carnegie Hall with the works. 100% of the proceeds from this event will go towards children in need in the Tri State area with our various charitable efforts, one of which includes a music program in local public schools where music has been taken away due to budget cuts. Help give back with a night of culture and prestige at our 6th annual charity concert!
The debut EP by Jared Gelman, Lonely Castle in the Cool Crowd has no shortage of party beats and electronic dance vibes. But, lyrically the tone is very different from the sound, which makes this collection entirely unique. Combining his love of music and poetry, Jared paints a picture of his teenage years as they come to life through the speakers. Available for free download today.
Breedlove was the very first friend I made in New York when I moved here two years ago. Soon after, he started his weekly Magic Monday event at St. Jerome’s and I’ve been attending it ever since. After I first heard his song “Oh, Pierre!” I started dreaming up videos for his songs. Last May, he asked me to direct the new, Chew Fu-produced version of “New York City Rooftop” and I was so excited to move forward immediately.
“The Bluest Ink” is a multimedia revue featuring contemporary jazz arrangements of the works of Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed by Max Friedman, with musical direction and arrangements by Charlie Rosen. The show, on August 26th, will be fully staged with a cast of four and a six-piece band, and integrated throughout with animated projection design by Ilana Schwartz.