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!
The end of summer is here, and while that means less daylight, cooler temps, and not being able to phone it in at work anymore, it’s also time to get excited for the annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, which returns to The Bell House and Union Hall for five nights starting September 18. Now in […]
In many ways, September always feels like the start of a new year. So much cultural programming kicks off come Labor Day that we found ourselves flush with fun things to look forward to over the next week and well into fall–make sure to look out for our September Fun Map in your inbox tomorrow. […]
As we mentioned last week, the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn is tomorrow, and for the past 106 years, part of the commemoration of this Revolutionary War skirmish, fought along the East River in Brooklyn Heights, has included a memorial service at the Prison Ship Martyrs monument in Fort Greene Park. I first learned […]
The borough-dominating team behind Brownstoner, Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg is finally ready to open their hotly (and angrily) anticipated new venue in Crown Heights this Wednesday. The marquee element of their small-producer food incubator, Berg’n is an indoor-outdoor beer hall with tons of group seating, a 40-foot bar pouring local brews, food from four of Smorg’s […]