WORTH THE WEIGHT

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Review by Michael Lello of Highway 81 revisited NEW YORK, NY — About halfway through the first of its two sets last Thursday night at City Winery, The Weight ripped through a rollicking, chunky version of The Band’s “Time To Kill.” “We’ve got time to kill/ What a thrill, June and July,” the group sang, […]

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YES REVISITS ‘DRAMA’ & ‘TALES

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Review by Michael Lello of Highway 81 revisited WESTBURY, NY — Progressive rock juggernaut Yes has pegged most of its recent tours to the recreation of classic albums from its revered catalog. But what happens when the band puts the spotlight on, arguably, its two most divisive albums — 1973’s sprawling, double-LP, 4-song, “Tales from […]

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Slipknot at Jones Beach

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Slipknot welcomed the Slipknot family into Jones Beach Nikon theater with a startling theatrical display and astounding sounding performance.  Joined by Of Mice and Men, and Marilyn Manson. Set List Be Prepared for Hell The Negative One Disasterpiece Eyeless Skeptic Before I Forget Killpop Dead Memories Everything Ends Psychosocial Pulse of the Maggots Left Behind […]

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Dead & Company @ Citi Field

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Dead & Company arrived at Citi Field featuring  John Mayer playing along side original Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann.  Also on stage was bassist Oteil Burbridge and keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. Set:1: Shakedown Street (Grateful Deadcover) (with Donna Jean Godchaux) (Bob Weir and John Mayer shared vocals) Jack Straw (Grateful Deadcover) (Bob Weir and John […]

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Guster fills the Space at Westbury

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GUSTER June 15th, 2016 The Space at Westbury Greeted by an overwhelming & excited crowd after what’s been a long 4 year absence from the local area, Guster took their place on stage at The Space in Westbury. Over the past few years, the band from Boston has made trips to nearby Brooklyn and Manhattan, […]

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We Were Promised Jetpacks open tour in NYC

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     We Were Promised Jetpacks opened their 2016 North American tour Tuesday night May 31st in New York City, a special place for the band, as it was the first city they ever played in the USA. This time doing it by rocking The Bowery Ballroom. The dynamic Scottish indie-rock band comprised of Adam Thompson on guitar and […]

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Future Generations at (le) poisson rouge

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Future Generations May 21st 2016 This past Saturday night marked a special event at New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge–with indie-pop band Future Generations showcasing their potential as part of the club’s “On the Rise” concert series. It’s the venue’s chance to highlight up and coming bands

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Frightened Rabbit Lands at Terminal 5

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Frightened Rabbit Terminal 5 NYC May 5th 2016  This past week marked the highly anticipated return of Scottish indie-rock band Frightened Rabbit to the Big Apple.  This time playing to a fervent sellout crowd at New York City’s Terminal 5 club, it was a captivating musical evening that won’t soon be forgotten. With the release […]

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King Radio at Rockwood

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King Radio at Rockwood stage 2 NYC May 6th 2016 Photos & Review by Angelo Santoro If you have been to Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 in New York City, you know how small the pie-shaped stage is, so when seven musicians march out onto the stage sharing the space with a baby grand piano, […]

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