[Photo by Dutch Doscher]

Last month Seattle folk outfit The Head and the Heart returned with their new album Living Mirage via Warner Bros. Records/Reprise Records. They celebrated its release day with an intimate performance at Bowery Ballroom and will return this Sunday with a much larger showing in Queens at Forest Hills Stadium.

The show, which is the inaugural year of the ALT92.3 Summer Open, sports a lineup that will also feature performances from Young The Giant, Fitz & The Tantrums and Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional. It will be a great diverse day of music that will go perfectly for a nice summer day at Forest Hills.

There are still some tickets available for the show which can be found here.

Photo by Anthony Bauer

The National have kept my ears plenty busy for the past month with the release of their lovely new album (and short film) I Am Easy to Find (via 4AD) and gave us a few sneak peaks of the new music in the live format with a memorable performance at Beacon Theatre and a slightly more intimate one at the iHeartRadio Theater.

Next week the band returns to us lucky New Yorkers once again for two nights at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at Prospect Park Bandshell as a part of their proper full tour in support of the album which includes an opening performance from Courtney Barnett on both nights. Not a bad way to spend an evening in Brooklyn, eh?

Tickets are sold out for Night 1 on June 12th but there are still some available for Night 2 on June 13th, at least for now. So move quick, and we hope to see you there!

Preview: MGMT at The Capitol Theatre

By Will Oliver, May 15th 2019

MGMT are still touring hard in support of their delightful 2018 album Little Dark Age that will bring them back to New York next week.

On Monday, May 20, the band will stop into Port Chester, New York for a performance at the prestigious Capitol Theatre.

This is the band’s first time playing in New York since their two-night run at Brooklyn Steel and will feature an opening performance from Warpaint and will be a much different show experience than the band’s upcoming Webster Hall dates that will follow.

You can still find some tickets available to buy for the show here and stay tuned post-show for our coverage.

Last year saw soul rockers St. Paul and the Broken Bones return with their new album Young Sick Camellia.

They’re still touring hard in support of the album, which includes a stop in Port Chester, New York for a performance at The Capitol Theatre this Sunday, February 17th.

Some tickets for the show are still for sale but don’t sleep, these guys always bring a show-stopping force that shouldn’t be missed.

Preview: MØ at Hammerstein Ballroom

By Will Oliver, January 16th 2019

Danish pop singer is on tour in support of her album Forever Neverland, released last October via Columbia Records.

will return to New York this Saturday night for a performance at Hammerstein Ballroom, her biggest headlining performance here to date – certainly much bigger than when we saw her play Elsewhere back in September.

You can still find some tickets for the show for sale here and enjoy her performance of “Blur” on Jimmy Fallon the other night, which you can watch below.

Preview: Georgi Kay at Rough Trade NYC

By Will Oliver, November 28th 2018

Earlier this month Australian indie pop musician Georgi Kay recently released her new album Where I Go to Disappear via Monoki Records. She’s currently on tour supporting the album opening up some tour dates with Peter Bjorn and John, including their sold out performance at Rough Trade NYC on Friday night.

It will be a great 1-2 punch featuring two very different forms of pop at work but a combination that should be a dream for all those lucky enough to secure a ticket.

Stay tuned for coverage from the show right here in the days following the show. We can’t wait to see what kind of night that Kay and PB&J have in store for us.

Preview: Steven Wilson at The Capitol Theatre

By Will Oliver, November 28th 2018

Photo by Dutch Doscher

Last year Steven Wilson (of Porcupine Tree) released his fifth solo record To The Bone. He’s been touring hard in support of the record ever since. This includes a stop at the Playstation Theater back in April, which we caught.

Wilson is on the final leg of the 2018 portion of his “To The Bone Tour,” which will bring him back to New York for a performance at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester this Sunday, December 2. There are still some tickets available for the show which you can buy here.

Stay tuned for coverage from the show coming right after as well.

Preview: Jim James at The Capitol Theatre

By Will Oliver, November 7th 2018

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James returned with his new solo album Uniform Distortion this summer via ATO Records. He also followed it up with Uniform Clarity, an acoustic version of the album that was released on October 5.

James is on tour in support of the albums and this includes a stop at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York next Wednesday, November 14. The show will also feature an opening performance from Alynda Segarra from Hurray for the Riff Raff.

This tour is a special career-spanning acoustic one that will give fans of James a chance to hear some stripped down versions of many of his best pieces of music.

Tickets for the show are still available and can be bought right here.

Preview: Tower of Power at City Winery

By Will Oliver, October 16th 2018

Oakland, California music legends Tower of Power are an r&b-based horn section and band that have been performing together since 1968. They’re currently on tour celebrating their 50th Anniversary as a band.

If you’re in New York City, the band are playing the second of two nights at City Winery tonight in support of the tour and you can still grab some last minute tickets for the performance right here. It’s a nice intimate to see them at work and shouldn’t be missed.

This Friday, October 5, F*ck The Pietriarchy will put on a benefit concert for Planned Parenthood at Park Church Co-Op.

The benefit show features a great lineup featuring Sons of an Illustrious Father, Honduras, THICK, not to mention a bake sale, voter registration/information booth, a raffle, and even more surprises. But most importantly, all proceeds go to a good and worthy cause which is the real cause for celebration.

For more information head to the Facebook event page and you can buy tickets for the show here, with a variety of different options that come available to buy with a pie.

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