February, 2015


Cash only! Annual Johnny Cash celebration adds kids’ show

The Johnny Cash Birthday Bash is turning 10 — and now 10-year-olds can actually attend. Comment.
Park Slope

Chaka Khan to open Celebrate Brooklyn!

The Queen of Funk is coming to the borough of Kings! Comment.

Greenpoint duo Young Ejecta shoots for the stars

Young Ejecta is poised to launch into synthpop superstardom — but it would settle for a one-hit wonder. Comment.
Boerum Hill

Off-beat: Drummer Andrew Drury releases two unusual albums in one night

On one album, he plays with a bamboo shish-kabob skewer. Comment.
Fort Greene

Shaggy brings romance to Brooklyn for Valentine’s Day

Mr. Boombastic is about to get extra romantic. Comments (1).

January, 2015


They Might Be Giants has big plans for 2015

It has been 33 years since its first live show, and 25 years since “Birdhouse in Your Soul,” but this will not be the year that They Might Be Giants slows down. Comment.

Tale of the tape: Two Johns vs. Two Dollar Bill

Which residency is better — They Might be Giants at the Music Hall of Williamsburg or Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden? Comment.

Williamsburg bar throws sad dance party

They will bring the music, you bring the tears. Comment.

The reel thing: Bushwick recording studio releases cassette tape

Bust out your boom box and get your fingers ready for some manual rewinding. Comment.
Park Slope

Zlatne Uste brings the Balkan beat back to Park Slope

The folk music fest returns to Grand Prospect Hall. Comment.

’90s Brooklyn rockers Dead Air reuniting for one night only

After 20 years of dead air, they’re making noise again. Comment.

December, 2014


Celebrate 2015 again with New Queers Eve

This New Years Eve party is so alternative, it is happening on Jan. 3. Comment.


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