With several albums and hit songs under his belt, The Beat founder Paul Collins remembers how important the local record store was and still is to our culture and to musicians. Collins and The Beat headlined a lineup of local rockers at Greenwich Villageâ€™s landmark Generation Records to show support as part of National Independent Record Store Day.
Paul Collins, “The King of Power Pop,” will headline an all-day Record Store Day event at Generation Records on Thompson Street in New York City on Saturday, April 21. It will be the fourth annual celebration of independent record stores at the Greenwich Vilage landmark.
The Museum of Modern Art is presenting a special time-based artist exhibit, honoring the early electronic avant garde music pioneers Kraftwerk.
As innovative as Thomas Dolby was in the 1980s, his visionary edge to music and presentation continues to impress as the synth-whiz brings his latest imaginative concoction, a time capsule, on his current U.S. tour.
Ronnie Spector, Nikki Corvette and Kim Shattock lead the slate of lady rockers to play at the first annual Girls Got Rhythm Fest in St. Paul,
Minnesota on May 11-12, 2012.
Two of punk rockâ€™s early legends will begin a tour of North America on Friday, February 24th. Hugh Cornwell, original vocalist for The Stranglers and Glen Matlock, bassist for The Sex Pistols, will co-headline the concert series, which will run through March 17th.
The Nerves co-founders Paul Collins and Peter Case tour dates are official. This comes after their initial announcement in November that the two would reunite to co-headline together this year.
Paul Collins announced on his Facebook page that he and fellow Nerves co-founder Peter Case will unite for several concert dates beginning March 1, 2012 in Vancouver, B.C
Winding down the end of his first U.S. tour in over 20 years, Ivan Doroschuk clearly is enjoying his trip back. The Men Without Hats frontman brought a plethora of enthusiasm and vintage moves to New York Cityâ€™s Best Buy Theater on September 23, 2011.
Men Without Hats release their 2011 US tour dates
Berlin and INXS will tour the United States together this summer.
Blondie will tour North America this fall in support of their new soon-to-be-released album, Panic of Girls. While they are currently playing in Europe
We have five winners of two passes each to see Patty Smyth and Scandal at BB KIng’s in NYC on 5/12/11.
Review: Stan Ridgway in concert, Piermont, NY
The Stan Ridgway Band will play at The Turning Point Cafe in Piermont, NY. See you there…
The podcast for our 4/15 Revenge of the 80s is up, with Peter Dunne (Pearl Harbor and the Explosions)
Robin Lane Gary Shane, The Fools tol headline special concert to benefit victims of the Japan earthquake/tsunami disaster.
The Legendary ska band Fishbone recently announced their first US tour dates, which will begin on February 16th and 17th at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC.
A concert featuring one of new wave’s iconic bands with a new alt-rock supergroup sounds like an excellent way to spend an evening. Blondie brought its “Endangered Species Tour” with special guests Gorevette to the Nokia in NY on 8/31/10
Tom Tom Club founders Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth will be releasing the band’s upcoming new album, Genius of Love, on September 28th. They will also tour this fall in support of the album.
Friends of Kirsty MacColl will hold a special memorial concert on October 10th in honor of her tragic untimely death ten years ago. Artists performing include Shane McGowan, Billy Bragg, Kim Wilde, Jamie Corr and Allison Moyet. The show will take place at the O2 Shepherds Bush Empire in London
Wang Chung is back and with a bit of a new sound. This year, he and Nick Feldman are headlining a tour to support their latest new EP, Abducted By the 80s, and two more being planned for later this year.
U2 is postponing its U2360 Tour until after Bono recovers from back surgery due to an injury he sustained while practicing. They also announced they are forced to cancel their appearance at the Glastonbury Music Festival (UK) on June 25th.
Friends and fans of Joey Ramone will party tonight in celebration of what would have been his 59th birthday. The big bash starts at the Fillmore (Irving Plaza, NYC). The proceeds will benefit the Lymphomia Research Foundation
A review of the Cowboy Junkies 5/7/10 performance at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
Gorevette will tour Japan April 29-May 3.
Swing Out Sister will be at the Highline Ballroom in NYC on Sunday, April 18th.
While classic alternative music fans in North America are awaiting news of 2010 Regeneration Tour Dates, promoters have set up a concert series in Ireland for April 30-May 2.
Review: Gorevette’s first concert on their Spring 2010 Eastern U.S Tour with The Donnas at the Highline Ballroom in New York City.
The Psychedelic Furs will tour North America for six weeks between May 27th and July 3rd, according to the band’s official website