October, 2017

Blow for freedom: Harriet Tubman jazz band breaks genres

Music: Call it freeing jazz! Comment

Playing with fire: Musicians use ‘organ’ that shoots out flame

Music: It’s the hottest show in town! Comments (1)

Pipe dreams: Antique organ plays final notes before renovation

Music: This show is all organ-ic! Comments (2)

September, 2017

Blowing smoke: Swing band plays 1930s ‘marijuana jazz’

Music: Swing your blues away! Comment

Beer the music: Brews and bands collide at Sunset Park’s OctFest

Music: Call it rhythm and brews! Comments (3)

August, 2017

Pan-tastic! Steel drum bands ready for showdown

Music: It’s the battle of the pans! Comment

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American gothic: Macabre tunes at Battle of Brooklyn event

Music: Call them the band of the battle! Comment

Band of brothers: Local family headlines Bay Ridge’s Irish Night

Music: It’s never too early for St. Patrick’s Day! Comment

Tune back: Musician sings of returning to Brooklyn

Music: Everything’s coming up Rose! Comment

Oh, yeah! Prog rock legends roar into Coney Island

Music: Just say Yes! Comments (1)

Adam’s family: Final MCA Day pays tribute to Adam Yauch

Music: They’ll make some noise one more time! Comment

July, 2017

They know the score: Wordless orchestra plays movie soundtracks

Music: A movie night? Sounds good! Comment

Sax machine! Musician uses synth on his horn

Music: He’s no Kenny G! Comments (1)

Moving music: Cabaret singer’s ode to relocation

Music: All roads lead to Brooklyn — whether you like it or not! Comment

Amazing Gracie: Violin-piano duo launch debut album

Music: It’s a high school musical story. Comment

June, 2017

Slice of soul: Eclectic combo Evolfo headlines Pizza Fest

Music: If pizza be the food of love, play on! Comment

Phil-ing in! Join the New York Philharmonic for a night

Music: They’ll let anyone into the New York Philharmonic these days! Comment

Strung along! Like-named cellists create discord

Music: It’s a classical music caper! Comment

May, 2017

Off the air: ‘Orbiting Circus’ podcast lands on a Greenpoint stage

Music: He’s got a show that’s out of this world. Comment

Dead beats: Music and story series rises in Green-Wood Cemetery

Music: It’s the club people are dying to get into. Comments (1)

Your guide to the best summer concerts

Music: Fifteen concerts to put on your calendar! Comment

Line up! Bric announces schedule for its free summer concert series

Music: Put away the checkbook and pull out the calendar! Comment

Social singing: Youth chorus gets real in new concert

Music: They sing a song of themselves! Comment

Dam good show: Vampire Weekend drummer launches new project

Music: He’s leading the girls’ night out! Comment

It’s bangin’! Indian group rounds out Bang on a Can fest

Music: It will be a Massive show! Comment

Damned good show: Pioneering punk band plays Greenpoint

Music: It’s been a hell of a ride! Comment

April, 2017

A toast to cheer: David Byrne to lecture on why we should be cheerful

Music: Cheer up and hear all about it. Comments (2)

A House united: Band at BAM combines jazz, rock, and world music

Music: They are international Waters! Comment

Hip as folk: Rap founders Last Poets play Folk Fest

Music: It’s the music of all the people! Comment

Power pair: Guitar legends team up for new tour

Music: It’s a marriage of pop and punk! Comment

A look at Brooklyn Steel, Williamsburg’s newest music venue

Music: It’s Steeling the spotlight! Comments (4)

Flute and holler! Musician wants to change the flute’s image

Music: He’s all flute, no suit! Comments (3)

March, 2017

Touré on tour: African rocker returns to Brooklyn

Music: Good golly, it’s Mali music! Comment

LCD Soundsystem to christen new Williamsburg venue Brooklyn Steel with five-show run

Waiting in the Wings: LCD Soundsystem is playing at our house! Comment

Royal revue: Singer creates tribute to regal females

Music: Hail to the queens! Comments (1)

Northside Festival announces initial lineup

Waiting in the Wings: Get ready for a Dirty weekend! Comments (3)

Holy folk! Music fest passes the plate for St. Ann’s

Music: They’re raising the roof! Comment

Film pick: Guitar becomes a canvas in Greenpoint show

Music: She plays a screening guitar! Comment

On the Mike: Rocker Doughty returns to W’burg with ninth solo album

Music: For this rocker, Brooklyn comes first. Comment

Line up for Emeline: Haitian songstress plays Brooklyn Center

Music: She sings the songs that make the whole island sing! Comments (1)

February, 2017

Marching on: ‘Hungry’ brass band just wants to party

Music: They’re hungry for king cake! Comment

Trips and salsa: Psychedelic Latin band playing at Bric

Music: The atmosphere will be electric! Comment

Stevens’ universe: Former ‘Blue’s Clues’ host rocks cosmic kids’ album with StevenSteven

Music: He’s no longer playing the Blue’s. Comment

Keep swinging: Bushwick celebrates 1930s jazz

Music: Everything old is new again. Comments (1)

January, 2017


The five weirdest albums you can buy at Almost Ready Records

Music: Lounge folk, pro wrestlers, straight-edge hip-hop, and more! Comment

Singing off keys: A music show with no piano!

Music: Opera company launches a new series of small shows this weekend. Comment

Holy folk! Steve Gunn aims to rock Greenpoint church

Music: It’s the gospel of rock! Comment

Ten years later, ‘What Happened to Smith?’ singer says street has gotten far worse

Music: Life in a Blender’s Don Rauf admits they didn’t know how good they had it back then! Comments (3)

Dance with Uste: Learn traditional steps at Balkan music fest

Music: Get dancing to the Balkan beat! Comment

Future so bright: Upbeat Afro-future band funks up BAM

Music: Call them funk Soul brothers. Comment

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