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Empowerment Through Selena

Empowerment Through Selena

August 25, 2019

About 5,000 people gathered in Central Park to hear classic Selena hits and current music from Latin artists.

‘Sound Like Yourself’: An Interview with Souly Had

‘Sound Like Yourself’: An Interview with Souly Had

August 13, 2019

R&B singer Souly Had went from posting an Amy Winehouse cover to being signed by her record label.

Summer Sounds: Leo Pellegrino of Too Many Zooz

Summer Sounds: Leo Pellegrino of Too Many Zooz

July 29, 2019

The genre-fusing band will play the Legendary SOB on August 7.

Summer Sounds: Black Midi Move with a Purpose, But What Is It?

Summer Sounds: Black Midi Move with a Purpose, But What Is It?

July 29, 2019

The band eschews much of the engagement and clear meaningfulness associated with musicians, but have still drummed up a lot of attention.

Sleepwalkers Anything But Sleepy with Electrifying Show at Rough Trade

Sleepwalkers Anything But Sleepy with Electrifying Show at Rough Trade

July 29, 2019

The band aims to revitalize the pop genre and awaken positivity in its listeners.

Rock and RAICES

Rock and RAICES

July 19, 2019

Native Sun, Stuyedeyed and Superbloom headlined a benefit concert to raise money for refugee aid.

Fordham Swipes Right, Wins Tinder Competition

Fordham Swipes Right, Wins Tinder Competition

April 10, 2019

The juice was worth the squeeze — rather, the swipe. Tinder announced on its official Instagram account today that Fordham defeated Stanford University in the final round of this year’s Swipe Off, bringing Juice WRLD and Charli XCX to play a concert exclusively for Fordham students.

NYC Emo Pioneers Return to the Stage in Brooklyn

NYC Emo Pioneers Return to the Stage in Brooklyn

April 3, 2019

What is punk? Historically, it has been a number of things: rebellion, anti-establishmentism, disenfranchisement and whatever makes people break the status quo. More than anything, though, Jawbreaker’s concert at Brooklyn Steel proved to the New York crowd that punk is doing whatever the hell you love no matter what stands in your way … even a two-decade hiatus.

The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

December 9, 2018

With songs written by Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer, Josh Dun of twenty one pilots and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, the cherry on top is that "Summer Is a Curse" was produced by the legendary John Feldmann.

Eighties Cover Band Rubix Kube Transports and Transforms

Eighties Cover Band Rubix Kube Transports and Transforms

April 7, 2018

By CAT REYNOLDS Staff Writer The musicians of Rubix Kube have already launched into a punching rock ...

I’m With Her: Town Hall, March 15, 2018

I’m With Her: Town Hall, March 15, 2018

March 29, 2018

The sold-out show at New York City’s Town Hall was certainly a career milestone for the folk-acoustic...

Concert Spotlight Review: VÉRITÉ

Concert Spotlight Review: VÉRITÉ

October 13, 2017

VÉRITÉ is a local New York alternative-pop artist who has made a name for herself after much hard wor...