New York City
Though the setlist was largely unfamiliar to fans, the charm was not. McCartney let the banter rip, joking that he’ll soon be putting out a hat for busking purposes.
David Byrne believes, “the cultural part of the city—the mind—has been usurped by the top 1 percent.” Byrne speaks of New York City, of course; a city he made home during the mid-1970s and still resides in today.
Punk rock fans and historians alike have been anxiously awaiting the upcoming movie CBGB, a star-studded bio-pic based on the legendary New York City club
Adam Yauch, best known as “MCA” of rap pioneers Beastie Boys, was a major figure not only in popular music, but also in the city of New York, specifically the borough of Brooklyn where he grew up.
The Global Citizen Festival in New York City was an event with a stated goal to “Celebrate the progress made in fighting extreme poverty, secure financial commitments for tackling extreme poverty and disease, and mobilise thousands of ambassadors for change.” But festival headliner Neill Young made sure that this wasn’t your average televised money and awareness raising concert: when he and Crazy Horse played “F***in’ Up,” it took the event straight into PG-13 (or R) territory.
Selling albums when the artist is no longer among the living, of course has its challenges. But a new music video for “New York City,” which features celebrities including 30 Rock cast members Scott Adsit, Jon Lutz and Kristen Schaal, chef/TV personality Anthony Bourdain, rocker/motivational speaker Andrew WK and original Ramones drummer Tommy Ramone, may bring some attention to the Joey Ramone’s posthumously released “Ya Know?”
On the heels of performing at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert and news that he will be the last act at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics on July 27th, Sir Paul McCartney will […]
Kanye West pled guilty yesterday (May 30) to throwing an amp through a Times Square storefront window when a performance didn’t go according to plan.
Legendary NYC rock club CBGB closed its doors on October 15, 2006, remaining only as a memory to those who experienced the club’s intensity during its heyday in the ’70s and ’80s. Today, it is […]
Glenn Frey has made a career as a road warrior. Both with the Eagles or as a solo artist, he has been on the road for a good portion of the past four decades. But […]