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Happy Birthday Joey Ramone May 19th 1951

Can you pick him out of this line up?  Jeff Hyman aka Joey Ramone 2nd grade class photo 1959 PS196 Queens, NY (back row center) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ From: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joey_Ramone Tonight Mickey Leigh presents the Joey Ramone Birthday Bash at The Studio…

Three Generations: Changing the Direction of Concert Music, April 6

Carnegie Hall Presents Thursday, April 6, 2017 | 7:30 PM Three Generations: Arvo Pärt, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich Zankel Hall Limited Availability. Call CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800. Program ARVO PÄRT Für Alina ARVO PÄRT Fratres PHILIP GLASS String Quartet No.…

Philiip Glass turns 80 with Symphony No. 11

Philip Glass is celebrating his 80th birthday with the world premiere of his Symphony No. 11, performed by the Bruckner Orchestra Linz under Dennis Russell Davies. The sold out performance will take place on his birthday, Tuesday Jan 31st at…

Masterdisk moves to Peekskill

In yet another example of New York City’s inability to support it’s music industry, the legendary mastering facility Materdisk has moved to Peekskill. While they are still one of the world’s top facilities they will no longer be one of…

Attention Musicians Crossing International Boarders

Attention Musicians Crossing International Boarders: There are new rules that apply when crossing international borders with musical instruments containing protected species, such as ivory, rosewood, tortoise shell. The AFM is hosting a webinar with the American Federation of Violin and…

ARChive of Contemporary Music Record + CD Sale

Twice a year NYC’s own ARChive of Contemporary Music holds their Record + CD sale. The ARC holds one of the largest collections of popular music in the world. They digitize their collection, keep two original copies and sell off…

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…

Moment NYC and Groove Collective visit the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery 10/13/16

Moment NYC is proud to play a part in bringing the New York City band Groove Collective to The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC for a free concert in connection with their exhibit In the Groove: Jazz Portraits…

De La Soul Died 25 Years Ago

A message from De La Soul: Hey Y’all, You’ve helped us reach another milestone.  Today, 5/13/2016, (Friday the 13th) marks the 25th anniversary of the “De La Soul Is Dead” album.  This album was released May 13, 1991 (insert old…

Giorgio Gomelsky Underdog Impressario Passes Away

Giorgio Gomelsky passed away in New York January 13, 2016, at the age of 81. He was a film maker, impresario, music manager, songwriter (as Oscar Rasputin) and record producer. Despite his tremendous impact and influence in the world of…