Feeling funky? Well check out Frank Viele and the Manhattan Projecttonight at 10 PM at Sullivan Hall as part of the Fifth Annual Funk Fest (begins at 7 PM). Drawing comparisons to major acts such as Maroon 5, O.A.R. and the Dave Matthews Band as well as classic artists including Chicago and Tower of Power, Frank Viele and the Manhattan Project are 6 extremely talented group of guys whose members come from Average White Band, Stealing Jane, The Soul Dogs among other great bands. These guys bring the funk, the flavor, and the talent. Ch-ch-check 'em out!!
Kurt Loder of MTV said of Undersea Poem's new self-titled album that " [it] takes you to a place worthy of postcards: the golden beach, the turquoise sea, the warm breeze ruffling the palms. If only we could live there. A beautiful record." I couldn’t agree more. Come celebrate the release of their self-titled album at Joe's Pub on April 15th at 10PM.
Kimberly Korn’s foray into the entertainment business is guttural. From childhood she was a natural performer favoring tutus and sparkles over the drab of school uniforms. She is the epitome of a talented, driven young artist trying to make it in the big city. Support a sista! She’s performing at The Bitter End Saturday, April 3rd at 8PM. Boom!
I am a huge Bowie fan. I have been listening to and reading about, and going to see Bowie live since I was 13 years old. I thought I had read everything written about him; thought I knew all the facts of his more than interesting life. I’ve been proven wrong in the best possible way...
"[Les Bandits] appreciatively listen to each other and have a striking serenity. Intelligent, and a valentine to the music and era, joy radiates and the musicianship is as marvelous to drink in as to watch being played: struck, strummed, bowed, etc. Whatever they play and sing—Oscar Brown, Jr.’s “Forbidden Fruit,” a couple from The Beatles’ White album (“Rocky Raccoon,” “Blackbird”) and “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” (in French!!), their original “Uke Song,” French poetry, sweet innocence or knowing sophistication—it’s all smartly done, fresh, winsome, and unaffected. Fantastique."
Jeff, who's sound often draws comparisons to the pop sensibilities of Howie Day and John Mayer, is fresh off an extensive fall college tour in which he visited over twenty five campuses throughout the Northeast. Jeff's studio debut, Signals, was recorded in Nashville and released in September of 2009 to widespread acclaim including licensing deals from MTV shows such as The Hills and The Real World.
Haunted Hacienda is the self-proclaimed “craziest punk band you know.” With Brendon Bulletts doing vocals, Johnny V playing the guitar and Justin Levy on drums you know punk madness will ensue. Come see them at Uncle Mike’s in TriBeCa on Friday. You’ll be in good company!
We need your help to raise $100,000 in four nights to help the victims of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake. No country in the Western Hemisphere has been battered more than Haiti in the last 500 years—the nearly complete annihilation of its native population over two decades, a brutal slave regime, ongoing foreign military interventions over hundreds of years, brutal dictatorships supported by western powers, blockades of aid and more recently, devastating natural disasters from hurricanes to this latest earthquake.
“Take The Winter Blues Away” with Café Society's Friday night jazz series. Featuring the Alex Levin Trio, the Downtown Community Center hosts live jazz every Friday through the end of March. It’ll be a entertaining way to meet more of your downtown community. And if there is one thing you can trust us on, it’s that the downtown community is definitely also entertaining. So go see some Friday night jazz. It will be entertainment to the nines!!