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A Lincoln Square Free Summer Concert


And so goes another one of those get rich internet quickless, blog your way to the bankless days that I have found myself blogging about lately every so often to where I find myself instead blah blogging about a Lincoln Square Free Summer Concert at Richard Tucker Park that I found myself attending on this blogger day. And some good friends were performing at this concert that I found myself at as in that photo and video above. And according to that flyer that was handed out at this Lincoln Square Free Summer Concert, this concert at Richard Tucker Park that is sponsored by Music Under New York and the Lincoln Square Business Improvement District takes place every Wednesday, July 6-August 31 from noon to 2pm in that city of New York in Lincoln Square that finds itself across from that arts institution of Lincoln Center. And so according to that flyer again, grab your lunch and some friends and enjoy a taste of New York’s Eclectic “Underground” music scene! With different musicians from MUNY that play in the New York City subways from the underground. And this concert subway musicians rocks. Have a great music and more day.
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Make Music New York 2011

And that festival of what seems like the end all of the be all of free music events of Make Music New York is happening again this year. And Make Music New York is a live, free musical celebration across the city that takes place each June 21, the longest day of the year. On that day, hundreds of public spaces throughout the five boroughs become impromptu stages for over 1,000 free concerts. And I know that music and arts festival for practically everyone who is an artist, musician or anything in between is happening again this year because some friends who are playing there, that Metro New York Newspaper Program, Time Out New York and all of those Facebook invites for that Make Music New York event say so. And that program seems to read like no other program before or after it with seemingly a million, bazillion musicians, artists and any other kind of performer in between listed as playing at seemingly a million, bazillion and more places throughout that city of New York on this June 21st of a solstice day. And according to that Make Music New York website, some of those performances and events listed on that schedule include Make Music New York’s 4th Annual Punk Island curated by ABC NO RIO’s HC/Punk Collective on Governors Island with over 50 punk bands, Mass Appeal where you can bring your own instrument and join one of 17 massive concerts, Make Music Wall Street, Mass Appeal Mass, Inuksuit, Yoko Ono’s Secret Piece, Swelter: Brass on Central Park Lake, Sing For Hope Pop-Up Pianos, Second Line Down the High Line with Hungry March Band, Mike Doughty at City Winery, Hoketus, Columbia University’s Miller Theatre in an event co presented and sponsored by places like Joe’s Pub, River To River, Carnegie Hall, Jazzmobile, Central Park Summerstage, MATA, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Symphony Space, American Opera Projects, WNYC, GigMaven and many, many, many more. Have a great music, art and more day.
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An Undead Jazzfest

An Undead Jazzfest. Now that’s an interesting name for a jazz festival, as I would assume that it has something to do with a jazz festival that is not dead, maybe, or something like that. And so this could be another one of those posts where I find myself blogging about music events and beyond. And so this following event invite is one of those facebook invites that seem as if they want to arrive by the bazillions in that facebook event invite inbox each day, as facebook seems as if it wants to web 2.0 social media user generated content speak for itself these days and times. And so that Undead Jazzfest event was listed as follows, and I thought to repost it on this blog because hey, it’s less writing sometimes, I think. Have a great jazz festival and more day.

Undead Jazzfest 2011 is coming!

June 23rd through 26th 2011
BOOM Collective and Search & Restore bring back the Undead Jazzfest, expanded to 4-days, in 11 venues across 2 boroughs and featuring 50+ groups


Founded in June 2010 the Undead Jazzfest is new kind of festival, bringing together an incredible array of artists from the new jazz and improvised music community currently exploding in New York City. With no headliners, affordable tickets, unorthodox venues and no drink minimums, the Undead Jazzfest aims to shake the public perception of what jazz can be today, celebrating the incredible music being made in a setting that is inviting to both the veterans and curious new fans.

With the success of the inaugural year the second Undead Jazzfest has expanded over four nights, at eleven venues, throughout two boroughs and will feature well over fifty groups.

**Also Undead Jazz is pleased to announce they curated a pre-festival concert at SummerStage on June 11th 2011 featuring Medeski Martin & Wood, Jim Black’s Alas No Axis, and Josh Roseman’s King Froopy All Stars. This is a FREE, general admission show.

June 23rd (Manhattan): Le Poisson Rouge, Kenny’s Castaways, Sullivan Hall
June 24th (Park Slope, Brooklyn): The Bell House, a late night of round robin improvised duets (a Celebrate Brooklyn after party)
June 25th (Gowanus, Brooklyn): Littlefield, Cross-Fit, Homage Skate Park
June 26th (Williamsburg, Brooklyn): Public Assembly (2 stages), Cubana Social, Cameo Gallery

Current lineup…
Alan Licht and Brian Chase, Andrew D’Angelo Big Band, Anthony Coleman with Brad Jones and Satoshi Takeshi, Aperiodic, Ari Hoenig Quartet, Bizingas, Bobby Previte Quartet, The Bradaughters with Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Gary Lucas and Morrison Edley, Briggan Krauss H Alpha with Jim Black, and Ikue Mori, Ceramic Dog with Marc Ribot, Shahzad Ismaily and Ches Smith, Ches Smith’s Congs For Brums, Clark Gayton, Darius Jones Trio, Dave King Trucking Company, David Fiuczynski with berklee microJam, David S. Ware, David Torn Trio with Tim Berne and Ches Smith, Dean Bowman solo, Doomsayer, Elliott Sharp plays Thelonious Monk,
Erik Friedlander solo, Gene Lake, Gerald Clayton, Harris Eisenstedt’s Canada Day, Jamie Saft’s New Zion Trio, Jeff Lederer’s Sunwatcher, Escreet / Binney / Krantz / Gilmore, John Irabagon and Mike Pride, Kris Davis Trio, Logan Richardson with Ben Williams and Nasheet Waits, Marc Ribot solo
plus more TBA!…

Tickets & Information:

ticketfly
Undead Jazzfest

The full Undead Jazzfest schedule will be announced soon.
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A New Orleans Jazz Festival

And hey again bloggers, or whoever could be reading this blog, and in between reading all of those headline news of the day, somewhere between that Japan crisis, the middle east and now Israel and Jerusalem unrest, all of which seem to give me religious and apocalyptic thoughts with images of the world going to hell in a hand basket, I still somehow find myself blogging about a New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And how do I know that New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is happening during that month of April and May? Because that advertisement for that festival in that issue of the New York Village Voice says so. And even though that festival still seems to be a ways away, it seems as if it could be one of those New Orleans mardi gras kinds of events. And according to that Village Voice ad, some of this years performers include: Arcade Fire, Bon Jovi, Jimmy Buffet, Kid Rock, John Mellencamp, The Neville Brothers, The Strokes, Lauryn Hill, Trombone Shorty, Cyndi Lauper, Wyclef Jean, The Decemberists, Arlo Guthrie, Fantasia, Kenny G, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Mighty Clouds of Joy, Rebirth Brass Band, and a whole lot more. And this festival New Orleans Rocks. Have a great music and more day.
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Underground Horns in a Magazine

Hey bloggers, or whoever could be reading this blog, and in between reading those headline news headlines of the day which can sometimes be consuming, I find myself coming across one of those facebook posts in internetland that says Underground Horns is in a magazine. And I know some good friends Underground Horns are in New York Magazine because that Underground Horns facebook post titled something like “Check out this interview/article on the underground horns in New York Magazine! The article also features many other talented underground artists” says so. And so I find myself reading about Underground Gourmet and Welf Dorr’s Underground Horns in this months New York Magazine on this day. And Underground Horns will be playing at Nublu, that cool and beyond club and bar in that seemingly trendy of a neighborhood of the Lower East Side now called the East Village for real estate marketing purposes maybe to be found in that city of New York, on Mardi Gras day, March 8th, 11pm if you happen to be in the neighborhood. And Nublu Mardi Gras Rocks. Have a great music and more day.
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A Host Of Events



And this seems to be another one of those days where I just want to post that Ode To Blogging post in my attempt to get rich internet quick blogaholicness, to where that Google page rank update wants to send me in search of a fifth full time job. And yet this post happens to be about a Nublu Jazz Festival and a Hoboken Artists Studio Tour. And again, as blogger usual, I know that Nublu Jazz Festival and that Hoboken Artists Studio tour are happening because those emails I receive, facebook event invites and friends who are playing at one of these events, says so. And what else is there to say about that all music and all art seemingly collective of a bar and club Nublu that is to be found in that yet trendy of a neighborhood of the Lower East Side now called the East Village for real estate marketing purposes maybe, that is to be found in that city of New York, except that Nublu Rocks. And what else is there to say about that 30th Annual Hoboken Artists Studio Tour to be found in another one of those trendy of a neighborhoods in that city of Hoboken that is to be found in that state of New Jersey that has not been said thirty times already, I am not sure, except that this Hoboken Artists Studio Tour rocks. And that announcement for that Hoboken Artists Studio Tour reads as follows:

Hoboken Artists Studio Tour

Saturday and Sunday, Movember 6th and 7th, noon to 6pm

A Free City-Wide Self-Guided Walking Tour of Artists’ Studios, Galleries & Community Group Exhibitions

Featuring the work of over 150 artists in over 40 locations

An 8 page Tour Guide with map will be available as an insert in the Hoboken Reporter the week before the tour or can be picked up at City Hall on the day of the tour.

City Hall is located at 94 Washington Street, between First & Newark Streets

Just 3 blocks from all public transportation including PATH, NJ trains & buses, NY Waterway Ferries and Hudson Bergen Lightrail.

And according to that eight page tour guide to be found in that Hudson Reporter, some of those participating artists and performers in this years event include:

Tim Daly, one of the original 13 who helped found this artist studio tour, Adam Saynuk, Frank Hanavan, Roslyn Rose, Kenneh Mueller, Virginia Rolston Parrott, Doug Auld, Chapeau Design, Paterson Arts Council, Lib Art Gallery, Monroe Arts Center, the Friary, Neumann Leather building and many many more.

And then some of those artists, performers and musicians in this years Nublu Jazz Festival November 5th-20th, 2010 include:

Alphabet Soup, Endangered Blood, Lew Soloff, The Fringe, Yeyi, DJ Spun,Brennan Green, Bato The Yugo, Paul Motian, Matt Pavolka, Ilhan Ersahin (Isn’t he the owner and/or founder of Nublu?), Nublu Orchestra conducted by Butch Morris, DJ Vladi,Juini Booth, DJ Hardedge, Marianniwith, Jeff Ballard, Ze Luis and Band, DJ Greg Caz, Revive Music Group, DJ Ouga, Sun Ra Arkestra, DJ MKL, Clark Gayton’s Situation, Wazzabi featuring Aaron Johnston, Redux, Underground Horns, Kenny Wollesen Father Figures, Dub N Such,Seamus Blake Quartet, Dodo, Didi Gutman, Anton, Forro In The Dark, Beco Dranoff, DJ Turmix, The Last Army Collective, Alex, Love Trio, Jonathon Haffner Band, Modest P and a whole lot more.

And what else again is there to be said about these events except that these festivals and tours rock. Have a great music, art and more day.
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A HONK! Festival 2010 Van Ride

And so it could have been a scene straight out out National Lampoon’s Vacation, that funny travel vacation movie that maybe isn’t so funny when it finds itself in real life, as I found myself with The Himalayas, that marching band group marching its way to the HONK! Festival 2010, that fifth annual festival of activist street bands that converged in Harvard and Davis Square in Somerville and Cambridge, Massachusetts, near Boston on October 8-10, 2010 the other day. And so again I found myself with the Himalayas at one of those All Car Rent A Car Brooklyn Car Rental places somewhere in the middle of Brooklyn to be found in that city of New York that is to be found in that country of America that is to be found in this world somewhere, waiting to take that rent a van to the HONK! Festival. And so I found myself waiting, and waiting, and waiting, and waiting, and waiting and waiting, and waiting, at that rent a van place that took an hour to open that took another hour for that van to be cleaned out, that took all of that rent a van payers money to fill up that empty tank of gas it came with that gave no discount or acknowledgement of the inconvenience of leaving two hours later than planned. And I guess it’s a good thing there were no planes to catch and only a gig to possibly miss from that rent a van that had some of those door latches missing and one of its wheels misaligned to where it became a shaking vibrationmobile whenever its wheels went over 60 miles per hour giving one images of ones life flashing before their very eyes the whole trip there and back, maybe. And I heard it said all because some other NYC car rental place was overbooked for the holidays. And so back to that Honk festival. And some of this years marching bands from around the country included AfroBrazil, AMP Radical Marching Band, Bahamas Junkanoo Jumpers, Barrage Band Orchestra, Black Bear Combo, Brass Liberation Orchestra, Bread and Puppet Circus Band, Detroit Party Marching Band, Dirty Water Brass Band, DJA-Rara, Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band, Environmental Encroachment, Expandable Brass Band, Extraordinary Rendition Band, Factory Seconds, Himalayas, Leftist Marching Band, Minor Mishap Marching Band, Rude Mechanical Orchestra, Second Line Social Aid & Pleasure Society Brass Band, Seed and Feed Marching Abominables, Springville All Star Marching Band, Veveritse, and What Cheer? Brigade and more. And that Honk Festival with the Himalayas and more rocked as in that YouTube video above. Have a great HONK Festival day.
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A Dumbo Arts Festival 2010

Hey again bloggers, or whoever could be reading this blog. And that 14th Annual Dumbo Arts Festival 2010 and Two Trees sponsored event is happening again in this year, September 24th-26th, in that neighborhood of downtown under the Manhattan bridge overpass in Dumbo, Brooklyn, to be found in that city of New York, in that country of North America. And I know that Dumbo Arts Festival is happening again this year because some friends who are playing music as part of this event and that Dumbo Arts Festival website says so. And I have found myself blogging about this event on this blog before in times past, as this event seems to roll around each year much like those holidays to be found on that Gregorian calendar. And so this year that festival seems to be bigger and better than ever with seemingly an endless schedule of what seems like a bazillion performers, artists, musicians, galleries and more. And according to their website, the DUMBO Arts Festival is pleased to announce many participating artists for their expanded festival. And this event art festival rocks as follows.

Musicians Tom Verlaine, Rob Schwimmer, Shahzad Ishmaily, Kenny Wollesen & The Himalayas; Artists Barnaby Furnas, Marc Dennis & Alexi Worth; Author Jonathan Lethem, Performance Artists including Sarah Small’s ‘Tableau Vivant Series’; and Steampunk Salon Saloon among the many artists, musicians, dancers, performers and writers participating…Family Programs, Street Performers Galore.

The DUMBO Arts Festival is pleased to announce a partial artists line-up for its new, expanded festivities, which will be held on September 24th, 25th and 26th. The DUMBO Arts Festival will take over the waterfront community of DUMBO – its galleries, storefronts, performance venues, studios, and parks. More exciting names are expected to be announced over coming weeks.

The Festival will be an action and activity-packed extravaganza with something for everyone, including world-class visual and performance art, live music, street performers, music workshops, drum circles, dance, walking tours, as well as, for the first time ever, family programming.

Visual artists including Barnaby Furnas, Marc Dennis, Sean Capone, Jennifer Williams, Bernardo Siciliano, Ed Purver and Alexi Worth will display their work along with many other artists; musicians Tom Verlaine and Billy Ficca will perform with Patrick Derivaz and The Himalayas will march their music around the streets as just a few of the many musical offerings and performances during the three-day festival; author Jonathan Lethem will be reading and signing Chronic City at this exclusive paperback launch party; Sarah Small’s ‘Tableau Vivant Series’, Steampunk Salon Saloon’s neo-Victorian Punk soiree, and Marc Dennis’ Cricket Cuisine are among the art and spectacle available to festival-goers. Children’s programming, including kite flying, The Acrobuffos, Yogi Beans, Jane’s Carousel, Marquis Studios’ workshop, storytelling as well as music workshops and performances for kids will also be a part of the DUMBO Arts Festival.

Music (Performances, Workshops, &/or Demos)

Avram Pengas, Bill Hamptom, Brad Farberman, David Gate, Dean Bowman, Dolphy Hazel, Duncan Emck, Gregory Grene, Jan Bell and the Maybelles, Jesse Lenat, Knox Chandler, No Surrender, North Sky Cello Ensemble, NYC Subway Girl, Rob Schwimmer, Rubn Kodhel, Sadowsky Guitars, Sei Koizumi, Shahzad Ishmaily, Soh Daiko, Strung Out String Band, Sam Zygmuntowicz and more.

Visual Arts (installations & open studios)

Miya Ando, Alex Aparzev, David Baskin, Allison Berkoy, Ranjit Bhatnagar, Suzanne Broughel, Davide Cantoni, Nana Deleplanque, Barnaby Furnas, Marty Greenbaum, Dolphy Hazel, Vitaly Komar, Pevel Kraus, Mary Mattingly, Eileen Mislove, Chris Mottalini, Ed Purver, Carol Salmanson, Vadim Schaeffler, Bernado Siciliano, Leonard Ursachi, Seth Wulsin and more.

Performance Art, Tableau Vivant, Steampunk & Spectacle

Acrobuffos, Floating Kabarette, The Himalayas, Olek, Steampunk Salon, Stephanie Bok and more.

Gallery Exhibitions

A.I.R. Gallery, Amos Eno, BAC Gallery, Central Booking, Dumbo Arts Center, Henry Gregg, Klompching Gallery, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Rabbithole Studio, Smack Melon, Umbrage Gallery and more.

Dance

White Wave Dance Festival & more

Literary Events

Amir Parsa, Cave Canem poetry reading, Joshua Wolfe and company, Melville House, Powerhouse Arena presents, Jonathan Lethem and more.

Family Programming (Music, Arts & Crafts, Storytelling & more)

The Acrobuffos, Christine Norrie’s storytelling, face painting, Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre , Great Small Works, Kite flying with Galapagos, Louis Miranda’s music, Powerhouse Arena and Makedo crafts event, White Wave Dance, Yogi’ Beans Yoga,
and many, many, many more. Have a great music, art and more day.

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A Surreal Estate NYC Dance Party & Friday the 13th NYPD Affair




Hey Bloggers, or whoever could be reading this blog. And it is not so often every so often that I find myself blah blogging about polizei on this blagh, yet this is one of those posts where I find my self blaghing about the polizei in that neighborhood of Bushwick or is it Williamsburg, in that city of New York, to be found in that country of America. And so I found myself at this Surreal Estate 3D-13 Dimensional Dance Party & Friday the 13th Affair that I had blaghed about on this blog a few days before. And for some reason or another, this Surreal Estate 3D-13 Dimensional Dance Party & Friday the 13th Affair actually turned into a Surreal Estate NYC 3D-13 Dimensional Dance Party & Friday the 13th Affair, NYPD pepper spray, tear gas raid. And those photos that I posted above seem to speak for themselves. And that performance schedule on that day that I posted below seems to speak for itself. Have a great music and more day. And what if anything, does this have to do with a No Police State?

3D-13
Dimensional Dance Party & Friday the 13th Affair
(Not for those with a Superstition Condition)

Friday, August 13th, 2011
10pm-5am
$10

Complimentary Sangria Served Before Midnight!
Free 3D Glasses!

Some may say, “Don’t go out on Friday the 13th!”,
Wear a Pair of 3D glasses and you’ll see things a different way…

Surreal Estate proudly presents an inventive evening of sonic seduction amongst the optically peculiar.
Enjoy perplexing perspectives, original outlooks, and focus yourself on fun.

We’ve arranged the ultimate in groovy, funky, deep, & dirty to hypnotize us head to feet…
A night for wriggling, waving, and misbehaving to irresistible tasty beats.

***Located in the Chill Underground***
The Hookah Lounge – Back by Popular Demand!
Dazzling UV Décor compliments of Ocular Delight
Mystifying VJ sets from digital eye candy master Levitation Theory

DJ Sets:
Sal P (of Liquid Liquid and Ectomorph)
“Truly Transcendent Futuristic Disco”

DJ Ivan Yamazaki (Dance Classics and Acid House)

The Russian (D.O.D. Crew, Worcester MA)
Liquid D&B Set

***Rowdy Rooftop***
Opt to become part of the spectacle with our body-painter’s glowing handywork!
Mesmerizing Fire & Dance by Victor (Psybotik, Dream Catchers) NYC

Underground Horns
“A cooking audio gumbo”
Funk, jazz, and hip hop mixed with brass band traditions,
and spiced with African and other world rhythms…
Music for the People!

DJ TV Party (Oldies & Doo Wop Dance Party)

Late Night Open Jam & Drum Circle
With special guest “Big Tasty” of Big Tasty’s Funk Party

***Third Floor 3D Lair***
The third floor of the Estate opens at midnight for an electrifying afterhours and psytrance rendezvous!
Sound Engineering provided by Industrial Bass & Boom (NYC)

KnoB (Full On Psy)
NYC psyheadz are no stranger to this wizard : )

Third Ear Syndrome (Puerto Rico/NYC)
Electronica/Psychedelic Electro

And More TBA!
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A Surreal Estate NYC Dance Party

Hey Bloggers, or whoever may be reading this blog, and so when I find myself encountering that blah bloggers block for lack of things to blagh about on this blog in that attempt to maintain content for this blog whenever possible, I sometimes find myself posting events, events, and more events, usually in that city of New York to be found in that country of North America because hey, it’s less writing sometimes. And so here is yet another one of those NYC events that I found myself coming across from one of those event invites in my facebookaholicness. And this event seems as if it NYC music event rocks. Have a great music and more day.

3D-13
Dimensional Dance Party & Friday the 13th Affair
(Not for those with a Superstition Condition)

Friday, August 13th, 2011
10pm-5am
$10

Complimentary Sangria Served Before Midnight!
Free 3D Glasses!

Some may say, “Don’t go out on Friday the 13th!”,
Wear a Pair of 3D glasses and you’ll see things a different way…

Surreal Estate proudly presents an inventive evening of sonic seduction amongst the optically peculiar.
Enjoy perplexing perspectives, original outlooks, and focus yourself on fun.

We’ve arranged the ultimate in groovy, funky, deep, & dirty to hypnotize us head to feet…
A night for wriggling, waving, and misbehaving to irresistible tasty beats.

***Located in the Chill Underground***
The Hookah Lounge – Back by Popular Demand!
Dazzling UV Décor compliments of Ocular Delight
Mystifying VJ sets from digital eye candy master Levitation Theory

DJ Sets:
Sal P (of Liquid Liquid and Ectomorph)
“Truly Transcendent Futuristic Disco”

DJ Ivan Yamazaki (Dance Classics and Acid House)

The Russian (D.O.D. Crew, Worcester MA)
Liquid D&B Set

***Rowdy Rooftop***
Opt to become part of the spectacle with our body-painter’s glowing handywork!
Mesmerizing Fire & Dance by Victor (Psybotik, Dream Catchers) NYC

Underground Horns
“A cooking audio gumbo”
Funk, jazz, and hip hop mixed with brass band traditions,
and spiced with African and other world rhythms…
Music for the People!

DJ TV Party (Oldies & Doo Wop Dance Party)

Late Night Open Jam & Drum Circle
With special guest “Big Tasty” of Big Tasty’s Funk Party

***Third Floor 3D Lair***
The third floor of the Estate opens at midnight for an electrifying afterhours and psytrance rendezvous!
Sound Engineering provided by Industrial Bass & Boom (NYC)

KnoB (Full On Psy)
NYC psyheadz are no stranger to this wizard : )

Third Ear Syndrome (Puerto Rico/NYC)
Electronica/Psychedelic Electro

And More TBA!
And this event seems as if it NYC music event rocks. Have a great music and more day.
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