Written by Patrick McNamara
There are lot of shows happening in NYC this week.
Please allow this blob a few moments of your procrastination time to break it down for you.
Monday - June 27, 2016 A.D.
Colleen Green plays Alphaville. She is good.
Bill Callahan (smog) plays Baby's All Right twice tonight. He is good.
Joyce Carol Oates teams up with Ted Leo at Joe's Pub. She writes good.
Sting and Peter Gabriel play Madison Square Garden. They used to be good.
*please note: they are no longer good.
Other Monday shows = please consult your television
Tuesday - June 28, 2016 A.D.
“Goodbye, Other Music. You were a good record store."
Sharon Van Etten / Yo La Tengo / The Tallest Man on Earth / Frankie Cosmos / Julianna Barwick / John Zorn / Bowery Ballroom / and more but we're running out of room on this card I'm sure you understand we couldn't possibly fit every single name of every sing artist playing this thing there just isn't any space left for that
P.S. Oh My Rockness says you were a good record store 2
St. Vincent headlines a big time benefit at (le) poisson rouge. She is good.
Wednesday - June 29, 2016 A.D.
Neon Indian plays a free show at House of Vans. He is good.
Pere Ubu plays their songs from 1975 - 1982 at Bowery Ballroom. They were good then. Possibly still are now. You heard it here first.
Other Wednesday shows = XYLØ (free) at Rough Trade
Thursday - June 30, 2016 A.D.
The Stone Roses play Madison Square Garden. This album's a classic - is also good.
Black Mountain plays Bowery Ballroom. They are good.
Who gives a shit.
Here's old Weezer.
Soul Asylum play Irving Plaza. This song “Cartoon" is good. “Runaway Train" is not.
Friday - July 1, 2016 A.D.
Beverly plays Rough Trade. They are a good band.
Dead Stars play Sunnyvale. Good band.
Katie Ellen play Suburbia. They're good.
Saturday - July 2, 2016 A.D.
Fear of Men play Bowery Ballroom. They are good.
Iron Chic play Saint Vitus. Good band.
Other Saturday shows = MoMA PS1 Warm Up
Sunday - July 3, 2016 A.D.
Twin Shadow DJs the roller rink in Prospect Park. He is good.
Wild Nothing and Porches play a free show at South Street Seaport. Tatum and Maine are good.
Other Sunday shows = Silent Majority at Saint Vitus
Those are the good shows in NYC this week.
Hope this feature was equally good.
See you out there.
(please peace out with this vintage train wreck Stone Roses performance and be sure to wait for the 1:27 mark)