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Rockwood Music Hall Celebrates 15 Years on the Lower East Side

Posted January 8, 2020 at 5:12 am

To commemorate fifteen big ones in the neighborhood, a month-long birthday bash will commence at Rockwood Music Hall next month. The Allen Street venue first opened its doors in 2005 and has seen the likes of Amos Lee, Elle King, Lady Gaga, The Lumineers, Matisyahu, Norah Jones, Sara Bareilles, Ben Harper, and Sting with The […]

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Best of Boogie: The Year in Music [2019]

Posted December 27, 2019 at 5:09 am

Lots of new music hit the airwaves in 2019. Here at Boogie, these are the albums we wore out all year long. What did we miss? Leave ’em in the comments. Holly’s Picks 1. Pup – Morbid Stuff 2. The Whiffs – Another Whiff 3. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell 4. Fontaines D.C. […]

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The Beatles are Headed to SoHo with New ‘Thread Shop’ Pop-Up

Last modified December 9, 2019 at 2:47 pm

The Beatles are headed to SoHo. Last week, the music press at large revealed that Sony Music Entertainment secured the North American merchandising rights to the Fab Four, and that a holiday pop-up is underway. The lucky neighborhood chosen for this marketing stunt is SoHo. The new store will be temporarily headquartered at 163 Mercer […]

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Fifty Years on, Jimi Hendrix Fillmore East Shows Get Box Set Treatment

Posted November 27, 2019 at 5:06 am

More legendary music from the days of the Fillmore East is out of the vault. Fifty years ago, the Band of Gypsys (Buddy Miles, Billy Cox, Jimi Hendrix) played four memorable debut gigs at the Fillmore — two on New Year’s Eve and two on New Year’s Day in 1969 and 1970. The recordings from […]

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‘GoNightclubbing’ with Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong at The 72 Gallery [INTERVIEW]

Last modified November 19, 2019 at 10:38 am

Thirty-nine years ago, a new nightclub called Danceteria featured a video installation which recreating a suburban living room. The twist was that the giant old-school TV, housed in a mid-century wood cabinet, wasn’t playing reruns of I Love Lucy. Instead, there was a live feed of bands such as Iggy Pop, The Dead Boys, and […]

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He Said, She Said: A Two-City Concert Review of Operators

Posted July 16, 2019 at 5:09 am

Some musicians are serial frontmen. Count John Boeckner in that category. He currently fronts Operators, but is known for stints in both Wolf Parade and Handsome Furs. We caught Operators in both Boston and on the Bowery for our latest “He Said, She Said” segment. Show Location Elie: Bowery Ballroom, Lower East Side Holly: Great […]

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Notes from the Governors Ball 2019 Festival [RECAP]

Posted June 3, 2019 at 8:28 am

Governors Ball Music Festival always seems to score the jackpot when it comes to wet weather. This year – the ninth outing – was no exception. It was as soggy as it was abridged (in light of yesterday’s forecast), and toilet paper in the porta-potties was skint from the get go. But with the stacked […]

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GovBall Wants You to Know There’s More Than Just the Music

Posted May 31, 2019 at 6:39 am

The ninth annual Governors Ball Music Festival kicks off today, and promises even more in the realm of activities and food than in years prior on Randall’s Island. For those not going solely for the music, the powers that be have tacked on an OGX Beauty Bar, a boatload of corporate lounges and mini stages, […]

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Nineties Rock Frontmen Strum Nostalgia with ‘Songs & Stories’ [REVIEW]

Last modified May 30, 2019 at 7:00 am

What do you get when you combine four powerhouse lead singers from some notable nineties alt-rock bands, two decades later? The awesomeness known as the “Songs & Stories” tour. Everclear’s frontman Art Alexakis wrangled up three of his music buddies from yesteryear (Max Collins, Chris Collingwood, John Wozniak) to put on a 2-plus hour acoustic […]

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Pandora Hypes DJ Khaled’s Latest LP with Interactive Mural on Allen Street

Posted May 28, 2019 at 5:09 am

The music world is all about immersive marketing these days. Artists are looking to showcase their music, all while trying to keep it street. Taylor Swift recently announced her new album through a giant butterfly mural riddled with clues and Instagram posts. Next at bat is DJ Khaled, dropping his latest album Father of Asahd […]

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