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MOMENT Benefit For Diversity Through Music Education – FEB 16 Nublu

Thursday Feb 16th 8pm-Late at Nublu’s new venue 151 Ave C. All profits will go to MOMENT NYC’s education programs – supporting diversity through NYC music history education. Come join a fun party for a great cause! We will be…

David Mancuso, Pioneer of NYC’s Underground Dance Music Scene Passes Away

We are very sad to learn that David Mancuso has passed away at age 72. A true pioneer and leader of the NYC underground dance music scene, David will be missed by the many people whose lives he touched. I…

40th Anniversary of La Plaza Cultural Sat June 18th 5pm

We are really excited to hear about this event which has not been widely publicized. It is the 40th anniversary of an important time and place in the East Village that spawned a new generation of art and activism. Lydia…

NYC Loses Another Legend

The Village Voice reported last week that founding member of the iconic NYC band Television, Richard Lloyd is leaving New York. “So many of my friends who were so much a part of New York moved away. Now I’ll be…

The Kids Are Alright, The Ones That Survived

The original ‘kids’, who starred in the groundbreaking NYC movie Kids by Larry Clark, are doing a Kickstarter campaign to fund a documentary that looks back from the perspective of 20 years later, on how the movie and the times…

Max’s Kansas City Reunion 2015

The legendary NYC venue Max’s Kansas City is celebrating its 50th anniversary from June 4-7 at Bowery Electric June 4th – All-star Jayne County tribute, Jahn Xavier & the Bowerytones, The Sick F*cks, Ruby & the Rednecks, The Magic Tramps,…

Pyramid Club’s Eternal Afterlife

Is it possible that Pyramid Club is the last of the downtown punk club still in existence? As I walked past it the other day I started trying to think of all the great small original punk venues that have…

Free Jazz Still Alive and Young in Downtown NYC!!

These days we have to import some of it from Sweden, probably one of the few places you can afford to play free jazz, but it does feel like home to hear this, if a little unexpectedly from young blonde…