Irving Plaza

Amy Grant At Irving Plaza, Friday, August 24th, 2013 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | August 25, 2013

Amy presents her faith like “Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There” . It is like when she found her relationship with God, the images softened and she walked through the glass to a different, more tender and gentle world.

Olly Murs At Irving Plaza, Thursday, January 25th, 2013, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 25, 2013

With a cracker little band and two back up singers behind him, Olly sold a skin tight tee (“take it off take it off” shouted the fans, he gave em a flash) and a pork pie hat with all the faith in yourself necessary to make it in the US pop world

The Jesus And Mary Chain At Irving Plaza, Friday, September 14th, 2012 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | September 17, 2012

It’s as if he is living up to every dour Scotsmen cliche known to man. And guitarist brother William, is worse. I’ve actually met them and they seemed perfectly normal to me, but on stage they are neither talkative nor emotional. “We would love to chit chat with you” Jim claims early on “But we are retards with nothing to say”.

Lana Del Rey At Irving Plaza, Sunday, June 10th, 2012

By Iman Lababedi | June 12, 2012

I am not a Lana hater, I loved “Video Games” and I thought she was OK on SNL and I thought the album was really fabulous, But taking center stage on a flower strewn stage, to backing tapes, she performed a deadly ten song set culled from the album and without a surprise in sight, despite pretty good vocals, was skin crawlingly dire.

Alexis James At Irving Plaza, Saturday, September 17th, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | September 19, 2011

Metal Goddess in Waiting

The Homecoming Queens At Irving Plaza, Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | July 8, 2011

no Street Manifesto but still the real thing

The English Beat At Irving Plaza, Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | July 4, 2011

Passionate provocation

Marsha Ambrosius At Irving Plaza, Tuesday, March 5th, 2011

By Iman Lababedi | April 7, 2011

she has lost her bloody mindedness in the wetlands of desire.