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JAMES CHANCE & THE CONTORTIONS AND MARTIN REV WILL BOTH BE PERFORMING AT THE 15tH ANNIVERSARY SEAPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL!! CLICK HERE DETAILS AND TIMES!
BAD BRAINS' BASS PLAYER DARRYL JENIFER's SOLO ART SHOW OPENING IS HAPPENING ON JUNE 8, 2017!!! RSVP BELOW!
10Ft Ganja Plant show announced!!! Tickets for the Plants next show at the Sinclair go on sale June 2, 2017 here!!
jANUARY 11TH, 2017- NEW YORK POST-PUNK/NEW-WAVE LEGENDS THE BUSH TETRAS WILL BE CELEBRATING their 37th year anniversary show at the bowery electric on february 4. this date marks exactly 37 years since the band took the stage with pat place, cynthia sley, laura kennedy and dee pop opening for the raybeats! one of the truly original nyc bands, this will be their last show before they move onto the next era of their continuing existence. Tickets available now!!
NOVEMBER 13TH, 2016- SEMINAL POST PUNK BAND THE RAINCOATS' GINA BIRCH GAVE THE QUIETUS AN INTERVIEW WHERE SHE DISCUSSES BREXIT, THEIR LEGACY AND HER FAVORITE PATTI SMITH ALBUM! CLICK HERE TO READ THE INTERVIEW AND HERE To WATCH THE RAINCOATS PERFORM WITH ANGEL OLSEN AT THEIR RECENT SOLD OUT SHOW IN LONDON!
OCTOBER 14TH, 2016 - GLENN branca performed to a packed house at roulette in Brooklyn, new york last week where he premiered his new composition 'the light (for david), which was written in tribute to his musical hero and sometime collaborator, david bowie. the new york times interviewed branca about the piece and his musical connection to david bowie. click the pic below to read!
SEPTEMBER 30TH, 2016 - The prolific UK experimental rock band, The Legendary Pink Dots, whose work has influenced a broad range of artists from The Dresden Dolls to MGMT will be embarking on a month long tour throughout the US starting next month. FOR A FULL LIST OF DATES CHECK OUT THE TOUR PAGE!!
JULY 23rd, 2016 - even though the temp topped out at 96 degrees in nnyc today, thousands of fans turned up to tompkins square park to support Dr. Know and watch some og new york hardcore. The sun was out but he bands were blistering!! we saw so many old school and new school bad brains t's being repped out there. it was awesome to see everybody coming together to show love for doc. congrats to all the bands and organizers that made it happen!! you can still donate here: www.gofundme.com/drknowbadbrains
JUNE 15TH, 2016 - a benefit concert for bad brains' guitarist dr.know will take place on july 23rd at tompkins square park and will feature an awesome line-up of bands - breakdown, token entry, cro-mags, antidote and maximum penalty!! couldn't think of a better way to spend an afternoon while helping out the doc. please visit Dr. Know's go fund me page if you would like to make a donation towards medical expenses that were incurred after he was hospitalized last year for cardiac arrest. KEEP THAT PMA!