Tonight: Three Shows

June 17, 2016

Choices Large

There are three shows tonight which I can recommend.  It might be possible to see the two shows at the two different Rockwood stages, but that will require really paying heed to the clock.

Over in Brooklyn, Megan Reilly  will play Union Hall.  Her last record, The Well, is flat out wonderful.  Originally from Memphis, Megan has lived in both New York City and Philadelphia before settling in suburban New Jersey.  Of course none of that tell you about Megan’s music.  Call it rock with a psychedelic tinge and Megan’s ethereal vocals.  Real rock, no acoustic guitars or stand up basses here.  And Megan’s band is made up of top notch area musicians: James Mastro on guitar, Tony Maimone on bass and Steve Goulding on drums.  It appears that Megan will be the second act to play in a show that starts at 8pm.  Call the club if you need an exact time here.

Back in Manhattan on the Lower East Side at the original stage of The Rockwood Music Hall, at 9pm, you’ll find Mieka Pauley.  Mieka had taken some time off from performing over the last few months, but she’s back at The Rockwood every Friday this month.  Mieka is an incisive writer, a powerful singer and a fine blues guitarist, and  whether she is singing her own songs or playing a few choice covers, you’ll find yourself moved by her performance.  So whether you’ve seen Mieka before or she is new to you, this is a great show to see.

Then, at 10pm around the block at Rockwood Stage 3, the debut of The Allie, Bess and Hannah Harmony Extravaganza.  Former Secret Someones Hannah Winker and Bess Rogers will be joined by long time musical associate Allie Moss.  The group promises “an entire night of harmonies harmonies and more harmonies. We’ll be doing some originals and some covers, all in 3 part harmony bliss!”  You might want to get your tickets in advance for this one as it has a chance of selling out.

Megan Reilly, Union Hall, 702 Union Street near the corner of 5th Avenue (R Train to Union Street), doors 7:30pm /show 8pm, $10

Mieka Pauley, Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 9pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the band is highly recommended)

The Allie, Bess and Hannah Harmony Extravaganza, Rockwood Stage 3, 185 Orchard Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 10pm, $10, with a two drink minimum


Advance Planning: June 2016 Music Calendar Update (Added 6/16)

June 16, 2016

Here’s a whole bunch of updates.

June 19 – The Radigan Roundup with Terry Radigan, Cliff Westfall, Chris Erikson, Barbara Endes, Mike Ferrio – 12th Street Bar and Grill – 7:30pm

June 21 – Heaven was a Drink of Wine: A Tribute to the Music of Merle Haggard with Aaron Lee Tasjan, Jim Campilongo, Laura Cantrell, Petter Ericson Stakee (of Alberta Cross) and more – City Winery – doors 6pm / show 8pm

July and Beyond

July 3 – Luke WesleyRockwood Music Hall – 9pm

July 9 – Nick AfricanoRockwood Music Hall – 9pm

July 10 – The LookingRockwood Stage 2 – 7pm

July 13 – Eva LinRockwood Music Hall – 9pm

July 21 – Freedy JohnstonRockwood Stage 3 – 7pm

July 28 – Israel NashKnitting Factory – 8pm

July 30 – LeE HARVeY OsMONDRockwood Stage 3 – 8:30pm


Tonight: Dear Georgiana at The Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3

June 9, 2016

Dear Georgiana Mercury Lounge 5-18-15

Here’s a wonderful show tonight.  At 10pm, Dear Georgiana will play The Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3.  Call their music atmospheric folk-rock that’s melodic with very nice vocals.  Dear Georgiana is led by Lauren Balthrop, who also plays in Elizabeth and The Catapult.  Elizabeth Ziman frequently joins Dear Georgiana as well, and may be part of the band tonight.  Also on tonight’s bill is Kai Welch.

Dear Georgiana (with Kai Welch), Rockwood Stage 3, 185 Orchard Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 10pm, $15, with a $10 drink minimum


Advance Planning: June 2016 Music Calendar Update (Added 6/7)

June 7, 2016

Here’s an update on the set time for the Steve Wynn and The Miracle 3 show next week plus some additional shows this summer.

June 16 – Steve Wynn and The Miracle 3Bowery Electric – 9pm

June 17 – Megan ReillyUnion Hall – show 8pm

June 30 – Freedy JohnstonRockwood Stage 3 – 7pm

July and Beyond

July 5 – Andi Rae and the Back River BulliesRockwood Music Hall – 9pm

Aug. 5 – Allie MossRockwood Stage 2 – 8:15pm


Tonight: Jeff Litman at The Rockwood Music Hall

June 6, 2016

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This is a full week musically, and here’s a great way to start it out. Check out Jeff Litman and his band at 10pm on the original stage at The Rockwood Music Hall.  Jeff’s stock in trade is melodic rock and power pop, and he’ll be joined tonight by Jeff’s band, Matt Basile, Andrea Longato, Elliot Jacobson, and joining the band on backing vocals will be another Now I’ve Heard Everything favorite, Andi Rae Healy.  Jeff doesn’t play often enough for my tastes, so take advantage of tonight’s opportunity to see him.

Jeff LitmanRockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 10pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly recommended)


Tonight: Mieka Pauley at The Rockwood Music Hall

June 3, 2016

Mieka Pauley Rockwood 3-21-15

At the original stage of The Rockwood Music Hall tonight, at 10pm, you’ll find Mieka Pauley.  Mieka had taken some time off from performing over the last few months, but she’s back at The Rockwood every Friday this month.  Mieka is an incisive writer, a powerful singer and a fine blues guitarist, and  whether she is singing her own songs or playing a few choice covers, you’ll find yourself moved by her performance.  So whether you’ve seen Mieka before or she is new to you, this is the show to see.

Mieka Pauley, Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 10pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the band is highly recommended)


Tonight: Eight Choices, You Choose

June 2, 2016

Choices Large

It’s a mix and match night.  Choose between the Beach Boy’s Pet sounds performed by the amalgam of musicians that is The Loser’s Lounge, the classical tinged idiosyncratic indie pop of Elizabeth and The Catapult, the low-fi American and folk rock of KaiserCartel, the Ethan Eubanks led presentation of the music of Bill Withers, the Americana of Homeboy Steve with Drina Seay, the Americana and folk rock of Julia Haltigan, the alt country and rock of The Demolition String Band, or see Bryan Dunn premiere his latest single.  Whatever show or shows you choose, you can’t go wrong.

The Loser’s Lounge Presents The Beach Boys Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary, Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street between Astor Place and E. 4th Street (R Train to 8th Street, 6 Train to Astor Place, B, D, F or M Trains to Broadway-Lafayette), 7pm, $25

Elizabeth and The Catapult, The Owl Music Parlor, 497 Rogers Avenue between Maple and Midwood Streets (B, Q or S Trains to Prospect Park, B41 Bus to Lincoln Road), 8pm, Suggested Donation $10

Tracy Bonham, Kaiser Cartel, Union Hall, 702 Union Street near the corner of 5th Avenue (R Train to Union Street), show 8pm, $15

Ethan Eubanks Presents: “Bill, Still,” the music of Bill Withers, with Irving Louis Lattin, Ethan Eubanks, Al Street, Bennett Paster and Andy Hess. Bar LunAtico, 486 Halsey Street between Lewis and Stuyvesant Avenues (B26 Bus to Lewis Avenue; by subway, A or C Trains to Utica Avenue and walk to Lewis Avenue and Halsey Street), 2 sets at 8:30 and 10pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly recommended)

Homeboy Steve with Drina Seay, Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Avenue A at 6th Street (Any Train to 14th Street, L Train to 1st Avenue, F Train to Delancey Street or J or M Trains to Essex Street, then transfer to M14A Bus to 6th Street) 9:30pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the band is highly recommended)

Julia Haltigan, Diviera Drive, 131 Berry Street between North 6th and 7th Streets (L Train to Bedford Avenue), 10pm

Demolition String Band, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Avenue at Berry Street (G to Metropolitan Avenue, L to Bedford Avenue or Lorimer Street), No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly recommended), 10pm

Bryan Dunn (Single Release Show), Rockwood Stage 2 , 196 Allen Street between Houston and Stanton Streets (F Train to 2nd Avenue, use the 1st Avenue exit), 10:30pm, No Cover (but a contribution for the musicians is highly recommended)


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