BY Maggie Carr
on Oct 01, 2013
Musicians for Equal Opportunities for Women (MEOW) is celebrating the achievements of women in music with a three-day fiesta in Austin, TX.
Legendary rock goddess Suzi Quatro will be honored with the Woman of Valor Award at MEOW Con's kickoff banquet on Friday; she'll also perform a set, backed by her sister Patti Quatro and Tony Scalzo of Fastball. Austin music writer Margaret Moser will also receive a lifetime achievement award. Read More
BY Amalia Graziani
on Jul 22, 2013
Crazy talented singer-songwriter Casey Dinkin is releasing her debut album, Right Now For Now on July 28th, and boy, has she earned her stripes. Her "catchy…clever songs" (Times Union) meld soul, pop and folk influences into a soulful, melodic sound that has captured a devoted fan base. Through a successful Kickstarter campaign, they raised $10,000 in order to make this album happen, and that's a lot of love.
Since then Dinkin has been featured on NPR and has made her mark performing all over NYC, sharing the stage with Rachael Yamagata and Sean Rowe. Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner
on Mar 06, 2013
March is the ultimate “blah” month when you spend half of your time cursing the end of winter, hoping desperately for those warm days to pop up sooner rather than later. But the end of the month promises brighter days-- and good times! If you’re looking for something cool to do once spring arrives, the self-described 90’s glam-punk group Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black is playing an all ages (!) show on March 31st at Santos Party House.
The special concert will host rare appearances by Youthquake and No Bra, plus the premiere of a new Youthquake video. Read More
BY Katrina Pallop
on Jan 22, 2013
While some people might celebrate becoming octogenarians with lunch buffets at Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, Yoko Ono has something a little different in mind. Ono will be celebrating her 80th birthday with a concert at the Volksbühne in Berlin on February 17th.
Ono will be backed by the Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, led by her son Sean Ono Lennon. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Nov 20, 2012
It’s a sweltering summer day in New York City, pushing 100 degrees, when Paloma Faith and I decide to take a walk. Luckily, the 27-year-old British singer is, in her own way, dressed for it: she’s wearing a gorgeous two-piece sunsuit that’s straight out of the 1960s. She’s further armed with cat-eye sunglasses, a sky-high beehive, and her unique blend of smarts, sweetness, and grit. It’s her idea to do our interview out on the street. “I quite like walking,” she purrs. “It’s so nice out today. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Nov 06, 2012
We're pretty excited about the Tinderbox Music Festival happening this weekend (and featuring CocoRosie, the super-talented gals pictured above). So excited, in fact, that we're giving away a pair of tickets to this awesome concert to one lucky BUST reader and a friend.
To enter, please send your name and address to email@example.com with the subject line "Tinderbox." The winner will be chosen on Friday, November 9th at 12 PM EST.
Even if you don't win, be sure to check out Tinderbox on Sunday, November 11th at Webster Hall in New York! It's gonna be sweeeet. Read More
BY shannon carlin
on Oct 17, 2012
It’s not often that at a concert, the artist encourages you to take photos and film the performance, but that’s exactly what David Byrne did at his recent show in Brooklyn.
Though the Talking Heads frontman, who teamed up with St. Vincent for his latest release, Love This Giant, announced right before going on stage that he didn’t mind people using their phones to take a picture or two, he wasn’t interested in seeing any iPads waving throughout the set. He told fans to enjoy the concert with their own eyes. Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Oct 11, 2012
Listen to awesome music and support everyone's freedom to marry at the same time-sounds like a pretty great combination! The Freedom to Love Now! concert, taking place on October 30th in NYC, will benefit Freedom to Marry, an organization that strives for marriage equality in more states across the country (yes, please!).
The fantastic bill of performers includes Rufus Wainwright, fun., Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman), They Might Be Giants, The National, Toshi Reagon, John Cameron Mitchell with Stephen Trask, and Justin Vivian Bond. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Aug 08, 2012
K. Flay (aka Kristine Flaherty) has built a reputation not only as an up-and-coming independent hip-hop artist, but also as an unflappable interviewee. Before her show at Boston venue T.T. the Bear’s Place on July 11th, we had a chance to sit down with K. Flay to discuss Bay Area hip-hop, Gavin Rossdale, and to play an unusual game of “Would You Rather.”
By Jen Grygiel and Andrea O’Meara
Andrea: So you’ve played here before? Who are the people who come to your shows?
K. Flay: I mean, generally speaking, my crowd is like 18 to 34. Read More
BY Intern Tessa
on Jul 10, 2012
Neko Case, the amazingly talented and soulful singer and songwriter, will be performing for FREE at the second annual Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival. Neko has developed a new sound all her own - a mix of country, gospel, torch, and pop. She has earned Grammy nominations and a huge fan base with her seven albums and EP. And now we get to enjoy her live for free! By the way, she is also featured on The Hunger Games soundtrack. Read More