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Aziz Ansari & Amy Schumer co-headlining 2015 Oddball Comedy Tour (dates)

Aziz Ansari and Amy Schumer were both on the 2014 Oddball Comedy Tour, but in the time since then both have gotten noticeably more famous, and they'll now co-headline the 2015 Oddball Comedy Tour. Support lineups vary between dates....

Grateful Dead said 'Fare Thee Well' with three Chicago shows (all 3 Solider Field setlists, night 1 pics & the audio tapes too)

photos by Jay Blakesberg After a show focused on the '70s and a performance that leaned on the Dead's later years, the Fare Thee Well septet pulled from nearly every era of the Grateful Dead's touring career on Sunday. The...

Dave Grohl Plays Entire Foo Fighters Show on Giant Light-Up Throne

Last month, Dave Grohl fractured his leg after falling off the stage at a Foo Fighters concert in Gothenburg, Sweden. The injury forced Foo Fighters to cancel a string of European tour dates, including the band's appearance at the Glastonbury Festival. Show More Summary

What's going on Wednesday? (Bridget Everett, Death Grips, Caveman, Fetty Wap, Worriers, Stepkids, World Party, more)

photo: Bridget Everett @ Joe's Pub, 2014 (more by Chris La Putt) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Death Grips @ Brooklyn Masonic Temple Notorious show cancellers and...

Mac DeMarco Throwing Listening Party and BBQ in Brooklyn Tomorrow

Photo via Instagram Want to hear some new Mac DeMarco songs while enjoying a hot dog grilled by DeMarco himself? Head to 153 Morgan Ave. in Brooklyn tomorrow (July 8) at 1 p.m., where DeMarco is throwing a BBQ and listening party.  During...Show More Summary

Talib Kweli Releases Rarities and B-Sides Compilation Featuring Kanye West, Killer Mike, Common

Tonight, Talib Kweli surprised fans with a 12-song compilation of rarities and B-sides, Okayplayer points out. Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides Vol. 1 includes guest spots from Kanye West, Killer Mike, Common, Yasiin Bey (fka Mos Def), and more. Show More Summary

Lil Wayne Reuniting Hot Boys for Lil' Weezyana Fest

Image via Instagram On August 28, Lil Wayne is throwing Lil' Weezyana Fest in New Orleans' Champions Square, Billboard reports. The lineup hasn't been announced, but Complex reports that the show will feature a reunion of Lil Wayne's 1990s group Hot Boys.  Hot Boys featured Wayne, Juvenile, B.G., and Turk. Show More Summary

Mac Demarco played Jenga with Shamir (video), throwing BBQ in Brooklyn on Wednesday

Mac grilling up some hot stax o' wax Mac DeMarco and Shamir recently hung out on a Brooklyn rooftop, playing Jenga, smoking cigarettes and shooting the breeze for a Complex TV video. It's a pretty fun tete-a-tete, and conversation topics...

Floetry reunited, playing 3 NYC-area shows on tour (one with R. Kelly); Musiq Soulchild touring too (dates)

The Floetry reunion came to the Pageant Friday night for a sold-out show with Marsha Ambrosius (the singer) and Natalie Stewart (the poet). The women didn't address why they broke up or why they've been gone so long, only that...

Caveman playing two free NYC shows this week

photo: Caveman @ Webster Hall in June (more by Amanda Hatfield) Caveman are working on their next album but have been taking time to play some shows as well, like opening for Blonde Redhead last month. NYC gets two chances...

A Sondheim Celebration set for Millennium Park

Chicago is something of a second home for the work of Stephen Sondheim, the genius of Broadway, now 85 and still at work. So "A Sondheim Celebration," part of this summer's Grant Park Music Festival lineup, is bound to attract a bigShow More Summary

Not Dead Yet 2015 lineup: Title Fight, Power Trip, Red Death, Alex G, Foundation, Nervosas (whose new LP is streaming)

Not to be confused with California's inaugural it's Not Dead Fest, Toronto's annual Not Dead Yet fest returns in 2015 from October 22-25. This year's initial lineup includes Title Fight, Power Trip, Red Death, Alex G, Boston Strangler, Night...

The Feelies playing Boston & WFMU Monty Hall before Storm King show ++ stream their Ork Records single

by Bill Pearis NJ indie rock greats The Feelies don't so much tour as play shows in small clusters. One of those will happen in later this summer with a trio of dates, including two not far from NYC: Jersey...

Graham Nash touring, playing 2 nights at NYC's City Winery

photo: Graham Nash with CSN at Beacon Theatre in 2012 (more by Dana Distortion) Earlier today, when talking about tonight's Stephen Stills show at City Winery NYC, we mentioned how the CSNY guys have all been busy touring lately. David...

Widowspeak playing NYC album release party on Rocks Off boat cruise after tour w/ Lord Huron (updated dates)

Dreamy Brooklyn-based indie rockers Widowspeak are putting out the nostalgically titled third album, All Yours, on September 4 via Captured Tracks. They'll be celebrating the night before with an NYC record release Rocks Off cruise on September 3 on The Jewel which ships off...

RZA and System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian Release Collaborative Album as Achozen

RZA and System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian's long-gestating project Achozen have released eight new tracks, as Rolling Stone reports. They're being sold with a limited edition version of the Boombotix Boombot Pro portable speaker. George...Show More Summary

Sierra Leones Refugee All Stars touring, playing NYC with Debo Band (dates)

Actual Sierra Leonean refugees Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars are hitting the road in celebration of their tenth year together, and in continued support of last year's Libation, their fourth album. The tour hits NYC at Brooklyn Bowl on...

Fela Kuti albums to receive vinyl reissues through Knitting Factory and Pledge Music

As a consumer, you have choices. Perhaps you are thrifty with your money, always looking for savings. Maybe you like that expensive shit. Confusing and intimidating as it may be, choice is good. I’m beyond thrilled to tell you, the consumer, that your Fela Kuti-purchasing options are about to increase… dramatically. Show More Summary

1994! playing Brooklyn with The Beds; NAH and Spraynard streaming new stuff (listen)

by Andrew Sacher 1994! One of the earliest bands to emerge out of the emo revival is Lancaster, PA duo 1994!, who debuted with mathy Kinsella-style riffs on 2008's Thank You Arms and Fingers and got progressively noisier. Lately, we've...

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