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Billy Joel Announces Indefinite Residency at Madison Square Garden

Joel will perform one concert there per month “for as long as his fans continue to want to come, which should be a long time.”


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Bicycles, ’70s Covers & Mash-Ups: Chris Cornell Ages with Whimsy in NYC

If there’s a guidebook to aggressive rockers aging gracefully, Chris Cornell is writing it right now, with his live shows.


Arcade Fire take on Bushwick, 10/19/2013. (Jillian Mapes/

Being Big & Seeming Small: Inside Arcade Fire’s Brooklyn Warehouse Shows

This weekend Arcade Fire played two intimate shows in an empty warehouse in semi-gentrified Bushwick, Brooklyn, under the name The Reflektors.


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Notorious B.I.G. Called Too Fat and Misogynistic for His Own Street in Brooklyn

A Brooklyn community meeting this week found that committee members strongly objecting to a recent petition to rename the corner of St. James Place and Fulton Place to Christopher Wallace Way, in honor of Notorious B.I.G.


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Two Millennials Go To A Steely Dan Show: An IM Chat

Steely Dan begins a week-long residence at The Beacon Theatre in New York’s Upper West Side, playing full-albums, greatest hits, and even holding a fan-request night. We attended to the first ‘Aja’ night and hopped on IM to talk about our experience as being the absolute youngest people there by 15-20 years.


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Blink-182 Honors 9/11 With Proceeds From Brooklyn Show Going To Charity

Originally scheduled as a day off, Blink-182’s Tom Delonge Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker opted to add a Brooklyn show tonight as a 9/11 tribute and a means to generate money and awareness for two hospitals.


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No Sleep For Brooklyn: MTV VMAs Disrupt Neighborhood Surrounding Barclays

For the Brooklyn neighborhood of Prospect Heights, the VMAs at Barclays Center were one block party that caught residents very unaware.


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It’s Time For Jennifer Lopez To Retire Jenny From The Block

But in truth, the marriage of duel identities — Jenny from the block and a pop diva — has been messy and at times appeared disingenuous.


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Sting Announces NYC Residency To Coincide With New Album ‘The Last Ship’

From September 25 to October 9, Sting will take over the Public Theater in New York City to play not only his hits, but also songs from his new album, ‘The Last Ship,’ out September 24.


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Lady Gaga Sings, Speaks Out Against LGBT Hate Crimes At NYC Pride

Gaga appeared to tear up during her speech prior to singing. During the course of the song she changed a few words, to better suit the occasion.


Axl in action. (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Governors Ball Day 2: Mud, Kings Of Leon & The Best Guns N’ Roses Cover Band Ever

After a tumultuous first day filled with consistent storming and canceled sets from Kings of Leon and more, New York’s Governors Ball got back on track Saturday with near-perfect weather. That’s not to say there weren’t challenges, of course.


Mud was the star on Day 1 of Governors Ball. (Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Governors Ball Day 1: No Kings Of Leon — But Plenty Of Mud & Rain

It’s a wonder Governors Ball went on as long as it did last night (June 7). New York’s Randall’s Island was flooded, festival-goers were up to their knees in mud in some areas, and the […]


Giorgio Moroder DJs for the first time ever - May 20, 2013. (Matthew Ismael Ruiz for

From Donna Summer To Daft Punk, Giorgio Moroder Transcends Generations At First DJ Set

After watching Moroder follow his records to the club — only 40 years later — it seems you really can teach an old dog a new trick.


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Michael Bublè Classes Up NYC Subway With Impromptu Gig

Michael Bublè surprised some very lucky commuters when they stepped off the train at Lincoln Center only to be welcomed with an a cappella rendition of “Who’s Lovin’ You” off his new album ‘To Be Loved.’


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NYC’s 92Y Cancels Roger Waters Appearance Amid Jewish Pressure

Manhattan’s 92nd Street YMCA (92Y) has cancelled an event with former Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters, following pressure from members of the Jewish community over the rocker’s criticism of Israel over the years.