Advance Planning: June 2015 Music Calendar Update (Added 5/31)

May 31, 2015

More shows, including one tomorrow.

June 1 – MiltonPete’s Candy Store – 9pm

June 15 – Dirty Water DogsEar Inn – Midnight – 3am

June 26 – Candy and Women – Parkside Lounge – 11pm

Tonight: The Radigan Roundup at 12th Street Bar

May 31, 2015

Radigan RoundupWhy not check out tonight’s edition of The Radigan Roundup.  This show is run by Terry Radigan on Sundays at Park Slope’s 12th Street Bar and Grill.  Terry is joined tonight by singer-songwriters Freddie Stevenson, Jessie Kilguss and Robin Aigner.  At the Roundup, the music is usually stripped down and things are loose and spontaneous.  Things will get going tonight at 7:30pm (despite what the graphic above says) and run through 9pm, but getting there early for a seat is not a bad idea.

The Radigan Roundup with  Terry Radigan Freddie Stevenson, Jessie Kilguss and Robin Aigner, 12th Street Bar and Grill, 1123 8th Avenue – enter on 12th Street, Park Slope (F Train to 7th Avenue, use the 8th Avenue exit), 7:30pm, No Cover, (but a contribution for the musicians is highly encouraged)


Music Video: The Damnwells – Lost

May 30, 2015

Damnwells Lost

The Damnwells have an official video for their song Lost, which is on their self titled album released earlier this month.  Even though I posted a stream for this song four months ago, I’m posted the video today because it’s a good one, and I really like this song.

Advance Planning: May 2014 Music Calendar Update (Added 5/29)

May 29, 2015

One show cancellation and one show addition for Sunday.

Canceled! May 31 – MiltonPete’s Candy Store – 9pm

May 31 – The Radigan Roundup with Terry Radigan, Freddie Stevenson, Jessie Kilguss and Robin Aigner12th Street Bar and Grill – 7:30pm

Tonight: Sasha Dobson and The Looking at SubCulture

May 29, 2015

Sasha Dobson Make It Alright Bell House

There’s a very interesting double bill over in Noho at SubCulture tonight.  Headlining will be long time Now I’ve Heard Everything favorite Sasha Dobson.  For this show she is stepping away from Puss n Boots, the band she is in with Norah Jones and Catherine Popper and which is getting ready to go on tour to open for Neil Young.  Sasha will be playing her own songs, including those from her most recent album, Aquarius, released about two years ago.

Opening the show will be The Looking, which is a project of musician Todd Carter.  Todd has taken traditional and folk songs such as All the Pretty Little Horses and 900 Miles, and recorded them with full bodied rock arrangements.

Sasha Dobson and The Looking, SubCulture, 45 Bleecker Street between Lafayette and Mott Streets (6 Train to Bleecker Street or B, D, F or M Trains to Broadway-Lafayette), 8pm, $15

Tonight: Amy Rigby at Hi-Fi Bar

May 28, 2015


For years, Amy Rigby was a fixture on the New York music scene.  At first she was in a cow punk band, but later rocked with the best of them (Linda Pitmon and Dave DeCastro of Steve Wynn and The Miracle Three were in Amy’s band before signing on with Steve).  Even when Amy left NYC and lived in Nashville or Cleveland or Birmingham, she made sure to play NYC regularly.

About eight years ago, Amy moved to France and married Wreckless Eric.  Together they put out three albums and toured every so often.  But they finally left France and moved to New York State’s Hudson Valley.

Now, Amy and Eric, still together personally, have decided to go solo musically.  And tonight, Amy plays the last of her four Thursday night shows at Hi-Fi Bar in the East Village.  Here’s what Amy says is in store for us:

Returning to the old neighborhood, the scene of “Summer Of My Wasted Youth” New York’s East Village, to play a solo residency at the hospitable HiFi Bar. Four nights, four entirely different sets of old songs, new songs; 6 & 12 strings; white keys, black keys & the occasional musical guest. FREE or pay what you wish – see you there

Last week, Amy had musical guests Syd Straw and Lenny Kaye join her on Dancing with Joey Ramone.  Surprises tonight?  I guess we’ll find out soon enough.

Amy Rigby, Hi-Fi Bar, 169 Avenue A between 10th and 11th Streets (Any train to 14th Street or L Train to 1st Avenue, then transfer to the 14 A bus to 11th Street), 8pm, No Cover

Advance Planning: June 2105 Music Calendar Update (Added 5/27)

May 27, 2015

Here are two more shows next week.

June 2 – Julia Haltigan (solo) – 7th Annual Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival (in the parking lot behind City Winery) – 5:30pm

June 2 – Leave a Lasting Mark presents Decades of Legends: A Tribute to the Bitter End, And Its Rich Musical Legacy” – to benefit the Kenny Gorka Play From The Heart Foundation with Abby Ahmad, Paul Bertolino, Freedom Bremner, John Brodeur, Ali Brustofski, Mya Byrne, Dan Cazio, Brian Collazo, Jaime DeJesus, Bryan Dunn, Sarah Factor, Olamide Faison, Craig Greenberg, Steven Himmelstein, Chris Kelly, Jeff Litman, Andy Mac, Jared McCloud, Andrea Nardello, Amy Rivard, Jesse Ruben, Jason Spiewak, Scott Stein, Frank Viele, Scott Wolfson and more – The Bitter End – 7pm

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