Thursday, June 25, 2009

Monday, June 22, 2009

Vieux Farka Toure / Ny Times review

The African double bill at the Highline Ballroom on Saturday was a night of triplets, scampering, chattering and barreling ahead in ways that could be dizzying. Vieux Farka Touré, a bandleader from Mali, and Blk Jks, a band from South Africa, arrive at their music from different directions: Mr. Touré by personalizing an inherited tradition, Blk Jks by global mix-and-match. But both play rock with rapid inner workings. Even songs with slower superstructures were bustling in triple time just under the surface. (more at nytimes.com)

Bryan Greenberg & Kid Cudi

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Vieux Farka Toure & BLK JKS / Green Lantern & Dead Prez contest

We've got 2 pairs of tickets to give away to each of these shows. Email info@highlineballroom.com with either "vieux" or "prez" in the subject line to enter. Winners will be notified by 5pm Friday.


Tinted Windows pics


Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

McSweeneys / The Rumpus event

recap and photos on themusicslut.com, and more at the newyorker.com