Fresh off a riveting set of shows at Austin’s SXSW, Metz embarked on a North American tour that hits Brooklyn’s Shea Stadium this Tuesday for an all-ages show. (Even though they have a show booked at Bowery Ballroom the following evening, a band called Metz could not resist playing a club called Shea Stadium.) The Sub-Pop band pays homage to bands like Nation of Ulysses, Jesus Lizard, Mudhoney and Nirvana, using distortion as an instrument and screams for melodies. In other words, you better pack some earplugs, and buy your tickets fast!
Fri March 14, 2014The fact that there is a genre of music called “kindie rock” speaks volumes about the cottage entertainment industry that has formed around today’s preschoolers, and the now-constant stream of kid’s bands, trendy playspaces and blockbuster, animated films made to please parents as much as their offspring. Author and musician Wesley Stace […]
Wed March 12, 2014Break out your best visor and favorite caftan, polish your reading glasses and find that lucky dauber, Wednesday night bingo at The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club starts tonight. Hosted by Murray Hill and Linda Simposon, the don and doyenne of New York City drag, the night starts at 7:30 and admission is […]
Sat March 15, 2014Steve Reynolds, of Party Like It’s 1999 dance party fame, is reason enough to spend your night dancing in an improbable place. But The Brooklyn Get Down this Saturday at CrossFit South Brooklyn combines infectious music with NY Distilling Co. cocktails, Brooklyn brews, food, raffles, and a very good cause: Brooklyn Now. […]
Thu March 13, 2014There is a lamp in my closet that I’ve been holding on to for a year, just waiting to find the right person to re-wire it. I haven’t actually bothered looking for this person, because I’m too busy, but it doesn’t matter, because the fixers are finally coming to Brooklyn. Called Pop […]
Mon March 17, 2014The next Monday night you’re craving that salty, meaty, juicy perfection in a patty known as a burger (which is presumably this Monday night), mosey on over to James to feed the need. The restaurant hosts Burger Night every Monday, featuring an expanded burger menu at discounted prices. Choose between a classic […]