Live Through This: rock nyc’s Top Concert Picks Week Of November 4th, 2019
The biracial rapper Logic, who always seemed like an even lamer G-Eazy, has more on hs mind, and live on stage he reaches to his audience in an attempt at both uplift and OG. He started strong, though went steadily down since on record, on stage he is very good at both real, live rapping, and befriending the audience, and more than worth your time. Catch him at Barclay Center on Friday.
Monday – Leslie Odom Jr. – Bowery Ballroom – The Hamilton alumni
Monday, Wednesday – Clairo – Brooklyn Steel – She has the songs but the execution needs a little more life
Tuesday – Big K.R.I.T. – From The South With Love – Webster Hall
Tuesday – Dolly Parton, Nile Rodgers & Chic: Benefiting We Are Family Foundation – Last time I saw Dolly she was a disappointment (here), and she can’t throw a brick without hitting Nile’s forgetting to mention Edward, but together… tempting, right?
Wednesday, Friday – JPEGMAFIA – Bowery Ballroom – One of the best new rappers in the past two years, experimental and fun.
Wednesday – Little Steven & the Disciples of Soul – Beacon Theatre – it’s honor bound to be better than Bruce On Broadway.
Wednesday – Anthony Ramos – MHOW – Lady Gaga’s best friend (in “A Star IS Born” at least), has a pretty good new album.
Wednesday – The Flying Burrito Bros. 50th Anniversary All-Star Tribute – Greg Harris, an actual Bros at one time, is int he band of first rate session musicians.
Friday – Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries – NJPAC
Friday Maria Taylor – Rockwood – At 1030pm, I’m a huge fan, and I did get a ticket (which are free on Eventbrite), but I’ll be at Logic so you go.
Friday – Rakim – Sony Hall – Rap’s poet laureate
Friday – The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die – Rough Trade
Saturday – The Final Campaign: Slayer, Primus, Ministry, Philip H Anselmo – An incredible line up of metal angst and power
Saturday – Dwight Yoakam – Terminal 5 – not the best of venues for his audience but there it is.
Sunday – Robert Gordon With Chris Spedding – Iridium – The rockabilly superstars, Chris produced the Sex Pistols album…