STAGES is a five-member, high-energy dance band that plays an extensive repetorie of music that ranges from cocktail party, high energy dance to classic rock, disco and ethnic cover. We are as diverse as we are talented. Without exception, STAGES talented entertainers and musicians will keep the dance floor and your special event packed all [...]
Energy Express Band provides elegant and fun live band entertainment for Weddings, Private Parties or Corporate Events. The musical group is available for all types of social functions in the Energy Express Band provides elegant and fun live band entertainment for Weddings, Private Parties or Corporate Events. The musical group is available for all types of social functions in the Long Island, New York, New York City, Connecticut and New Jersey tri-state metropolitan area.
and New Jersey tri-state metropolitan area.
Gerard Carelli Orchestra is New York’s most popular dance band for weddings, corporate events and fundraisers. The music will speak for itself, but your guests will rave about the party long after the last note is played. We offer DJs, solo musicians, and small and large ensembles that play everything from Bach to Beyoncé including Classical, Swing, Ethnic, Ballroom, Motown, Rock, Latin and Soul.
The Soul Doctors are the Tri-State area’s hottest ticket to the party of your life. Consisting of drummer Ammed Solomon, bassist Steve Hill, lead guitarist Tim Coll, tenor saxophonist Doug Payne and lead singer Steve Payne, this five piece powerhouse band will rock, roll, blues and soul your night away! The Party Starts…When The Doctors Are [...]
With Fleetwood Mac, came a new sound, exciting and diverse yet mainstream; the Kopecky Family Band elevates its male/female harmonies to multi-instrumental surprises, too. NYT > Rock Music
Punk is still sounding its subversive snarl, only not in the countries where it was born. NYT > Rock Music
One biographer tries to get inside the head of Bob Dylan, while another assesses the social and personal factors that shaped Bruce Springsteen. NYT > Rock Music
New from ECM Steve Kuhn Trio Wisteria ECM 2257 Steve Kuhn piano Steve Swallow bass Joey Baron drums “Wisdom and wistfulness are intertwined in Wisteria, whose title track, written by Art Farmer, takes us back to the early 60s, when both Steve Kuhn and Steve Swallow sang softly of the blues in the trumpeter-flugelhornist’s band. [...]
Cuneiform Records LARS HOLLMER WITH FLOURY HAND (sketches)CD+DVD RUNE 340/341 “Lars Hollmer was a Swedish composer, accordionist and keyboardist. He was a founding member of the influential “Rock in Opposition (R.I.O.)” movement. His band Samla Mammas Manna, were a huge and hugely popular force on the Swedish progressive rock / avant rock scene for about [...]
“The fourth annual program: SACRED BRIDGES Wednesday April 4, 2012 presented during the time of important Jewish and Christian holidays, but focus is on music from multiple religious traditions rather than just two. Dr Marvin Rosen On this program of spiritual music you will hear Four Biblical Tableau by the Russian/American Composer, Aaron Avshalomov (1894-1964), [...]
Q2 is the 24/7 New Music Stream from New York Public Radio Live from Merkin Concert Hall’s Ecstatic Music Festival 2012 “On Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 pm ET, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live present a live audio webcast of composer and indie heavyweight Dan Deacon from Merkin Concert Hall’s Ecstatic Music Festival. Following [...]
“Peter and the Starcatcher,” a prequel to the classic Peter Pan story, and “Murder Ballad,” about a dangerous love triangle, won’t make a natural double feature, but they are siblings of sorts under their skins. NYT > Theater
“Death of a Salesman” and Audra McDonald are locks, but not so for other Tony Award nominees, according to the polling for an unusually competitive contest. NYT > Theater
Alena Smith’s new play, “The Bad Guys,” displays an appreciation of the complicated mixture of honorable and dishonorable impulses in us (well at least those of us who are guys). NYT > Theater
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 11 SEE FREE CONCERTS and events this summer at the 43rd season of Lincoln Center Out of Doors. It will feature more than 100 free performances across the plazas of Lincoln Center, including Rubén Blades in concert, Festival au Désert: Caravan for Peace, Roots of American Music and more. [...]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 Discover the historical, architectural and cultural significance of Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery at A BEAUTIFUL WAY TO GO. The exhibition will include information about some of the people buried there, including Leonard Bernstein, William “Boss” Tweed and Jean-Michael Basquiat. It will also feature artifacts, sculptures and paintings. The exhibition runs through Sunday, Oct. [...]
Bad news for people looking for a Manhattan apartment: Average rents in May hit an all-time high of ,438 a month, up from the previous month and from a year earlier, according to a report released Thursday by residential brokerage Citi Habitats. Average monthly rent was up 3% in May from the same time last [...]
AngelsThey are the Wall Streeters, the serial entrepreneurs and other deep pockets who are driving seed- and early-stage funding in Silicon Alley, shelling out millions to get in on the first days of the next Google or Facebook. They’re investing alongside established venture capitalists and, in some cases, drawing VCs’ ire as they push up [...]
PDF: Spring_2013_Newsletter_Update_Final.pdf Weight: -19 Image: Spring is in the air in Lower Manhattan! It’s a time for shedding any winter blues and winter clothes and stepping outside to a crisp breeze and a warming sun to enjoy a walk around the neighborhood.
PDF: Walking Tour 6-2012.pdf Single date: 6/4/2012 Image: Get this summer started with the Downtown Alliance’s new, self-guided walking tour – “ The Highlights of Lower Manhattan.” This free tour is the first in a series of walking tours that will give participants a glimpse into 400 years of history and innovation. Whether you live, [...]
Origin: The New York Times Single date: 6/6/2012 URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/arts/design/architectural-canopy-shines-in-battery-park-city.html?_r=1 One of the best new works of architecture in New York isn’t a flashy skyscraper or museum but a fairly modest structure, an angular glass canopy over an obscure but busy pedestrian street called North End Way, in the shadow of One World Trade Center [...]
Origin: New York Daily News Single date: 6/1/2012 URL: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/conrad-york-hotel-battery-park-a-surge-cool-article-1.1088170?localLinksEnabled=false The path to wow in Battery Park City is paved with green marble steps. That was the material New York-based and internationally acclaimed architects Kohn Pedersen Fox used to turn the Conrad New York hotel by Hilton Worldwide into a feast for the eyes.
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