on Mar 29, 2011
Next Monday, April 4th, help stand up for reproductive health and rights at the fourth annual Roe on the Rocks benefit concert -- sponsored by BUST Magazine -- at Bowery Ballroom in NYC! The show will feature live performances from Thao with The Get Down Stay Down, Ana Egge, The Bloodsugars, and comedian host Sara Benincasa. All proceeds from the event will go to Planned Parenthood NYC.There will also be rad raffle prizes including VIP tickets to the Colbert Report, a Meet and Greet with Thao, a guitar from Southside Guitars, and more!Doors open at 7 PM. Read More
BY Emily Rems
on Mar 29, 2011
The greatest living lineup of Courtney Love’s ever-evolving rock band Hole was seen in public together for the first time in 13 years last night, but they weren’t announcing any future plans to play together. Instead, Love, Melissa auf der Maur, and Eric Erlandson were rallying around their estranged drummer Patty Schemel at the premiere of P. David Ebersole’s documentary about her life, Hit So Hard, which screened at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Read More
It’s officially been 30 years since the release of Beauty and the Beat, a double platinum, beloved Go-Go’s debut that introduced the world songs like “Our Lips Are Sealed” and “We Got the Beat.” Get ready for a slew of Go-Go’s awesomeness in celebration, including a Ladies Gone Wild national U.S. Read More
There was a time in which I was totally oblivious to how popular a band was. Usually my naivety went along the lines of: “This band is awesome, everyone must love them!” Now I know that's not quite the case and, whenever I can, I try and spread the word of awesome, small time or local bands I’ve fallen in love with.
At last year’s SXSW, favorite bands I’d never heard of included Best Coast and Hunx and His Punx, who have both since gotten quite a bit of buzz. This year, I stayed low key. Read More
on Mar 16, 2011
For those of you at SXSW this week, don't forget to stop by two free, open to all-ages, overflowing with fun events sponsored by BUST Magazine!
The Equal Vision Records Showcase on Thursday, March 17th from 12-5pm features performances by Eisley, Gatsbys American Dream (their first show since reuniting!), ORBS, Wild Orchid Children, This Time Next Year, and Harvard -- all this, plus an open bar and goodie bags with a free copy of BUST Magazine. $5 if you're under 21, free if you're over.Dirty Dog Bar505 E 6th St. Read More