Ah yes, the final tour gambit: the last refuge of scoundrels from Ozzy to Cher, though KISS got quite a jump on it with 2000’s “Farewell Tour” and nearly twenty years maybe this will be it… so can you risk missing the metal monsters “End Of The Road” tour at MSG on Wednesday… well, can you punk?
Monday – YK Osiris – Gramercy Theatre
Monday – MARIAH CAREY – CAUTION WORLD TOUR – Radio City Music Hall – That “A No No” is a biggie for the diva
Monday – The Complete Unknowns Perform The Music Of Bob Dylan At The Loft
Monday – Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – City Winery – Old school swing and jump band, you know you wanna…
Tuesday – Lennon Stella – Love, Me Tour – Irving Plaza
Tuesday – Steve Earle (Exclusive Vinofile Performance & WFUV Live Broadcast) at The Loft – At the Loft, eh? Shame it’s sold out.
Wednesday – Summer Walker – A new Alicia Keys for y’all
Wednesday – The Allman Betts Band w/ The Mallett Brothers Band – Brooklyn Bowl – So is talent hereditary? Check’ out the sons of southern rock
Wednesday – Billy Idol & Steve Stevens: Turned On, Tuned In and Unplugged – Town Hall – saw Billy perform a similar set at the Bottom Line in 2001 -if it is half as good you should definitely check it out
Wednesday – Meow Meow & Thomas Lauderdale – Sony Hall – Leave your troubles outside, so- life is disappointing? Forget it!
We have no troubles here! Here life is beautiful… The girls are beautiful… Even the orchestra, is beautiful.
Thursday – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes w/ Adam Ezra Group – City Winery – If he was just a little more romantic, Southside could be Bruce…
Friday – Buckcherry – Irving Plaza – The scream scuz rockers return
Friday – Better Oblivion Community Center – Bowery Ballroom – Wow, was that album a turkey or what? The super down Phoebe with the old as dirt Conor…
Friday – Maggie Rogers – Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom
Friday – Stiv Bators Movie Premiere Party with DJ Uncle Mike – Coney Island Baby – My old neighbor gone way too soon
Friday – Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony – Barclay Center – The last time I went, I was bored to tears… Radiohead are a no show, the Cure? Janet Jackson? Hard to say if it is worth your while
Saturday – Coney Island Baby NYC Presents Robert Gordon, Jeremy and The Harlequins – Chris Spedding, he produced the first Sex Pistols album, is also there.
Less push, More flow
350 rock critics, wannabe rock critics, or people with OCD
a new Tupac Shakur exhibit opening downtown LA
a pop LP that isn’t popular is a question mark…
her mama don’t like you and she likes everyone…
the riffs have never been so heavy
I bet Sub Pop were overjoyed as well
“begs you not to sit in the difficult moments”
the names aren’t as eye popping for music