The Who

50 Years Later, The Who Revisits the Fillmore East with ‘Live’ Album

Posted February 26, 2018 at 5:08 am

The Who in its prime, on the last leg of a world tour, stopped in New York City on April 4, 1968. The four-piece British outfit spent the next two nights on the Lower East Side for back-to-back shows at Bill Graham’s legendary Fillmore East on Second Avenue. Now, fifty years later, an official album […]

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Duane Park on the Bowery to Host The Who’s ‘Tommy’ Tribute Concert

Posted January 6, 2014 at 11:18 am

Damn the Light Promotions and director Steve Barikian are honoring Pete Townshend’s award winning rock musical, Tommy, by way of a tribute concert at Bowery burlesque joint, Duane Park. The cast, comprised of members from the NYC theater community and local rock-n-roll purveyors, promise to put on a performance that “has been carefully sculpted to capture the […]

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The Main Squeeze

Last modified October 14, 2009 at 10:19 am

Since 1996, the Main Squeeze at 19 Essex Street has been the neighborhood source “for all your accordion needs.”  The narrow shop, owned and operated by Walter Kuhr, is certainly worth a visit, even if you’re not a music-head.  Stepping off the street, the consumer is at once greeted by walls lined with accordions, cases […]

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