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Bryson Tiller Cements His Rising-Star Status With Radio City Music Hall Show
With a gold debut album and a platinum single under his belt, Bryson Tiller graced the stage at Radio City Music Hall Thursday and proved he's a force to be reckoned with. The R&B crooner returned to New York City to perform for the biggest crowd of …
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Review: Bryson Tiller Brings Fresh Success and Tart Sentiments to Radio City
Bryson Tiller sang selections from his 2015 album, “Trapsoul,” at Radio City Music Hall. Credit Krista Schlueter for The New York Times. “502 Come Up,” the best song on Bryson Tiller's debut album, “Trapsoul,” begins at a woozy creep, inhales deeply …
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We like it like that: the songs that defined New York City's boogaloo craze

We like it like that: the songs that defined New York City's boogaloo craze
The new documentary We Like It Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo charts the spectacular rise and controversial fall of the Latin soul craze that burst out of New York City 50 years ago (Full disclosure: I am one of the interviewees who appears in …
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Tribeca Residents Complaining Ice Cream Truck's Music Too Loud
The city said residents should call 311 when they hear the loud music, or report it to NYC.gov, where there's a section called “noise from an ice cream truck.” Inspectors can be dispatched and possibly issue a ticket. So far this year there have been …
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Kanye West Announces New Album To Debut This Summer As Tour Rumors Swirl
Right now, the only date the rapper has scheduled is his June 5 appearance in New York City where he will headline the Governors Ball NYC Music Festival. While it would make sense for Kanye to go on tour in support of "The Life of Pablo," he confirmed …
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Bryson Tiller Takes 'Trap Soul' to New Heights at New York City Show
Bryson Tiller Takes 'Trap Soul' to New Heights at New York City Show. By Sidney Madden February … The Bryson Mania of the Trapsoul Tour started as early as 8:30 PM as a line formed around the block outside of New York's Webster Hall, winding all the …
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16-year-old Saints superfan Markell Gregoire dies after long battle with cancer
In 2013, St. Jude had flowed the New Iberia High School senior to New York for the NFL Draft. As part of the experience, Gregoire stood on the Radio City Music Hall stage and announced the Saints first round pick in front of a national television audience.
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DWP Live Projection Mapping For Adele Live In New York City
… 2015 in the national spotlight once again, video production company, DWP Live, was called on to execute a projection mapping piece for Adele Live in New York City, a one-night-only show at Radio City Music Hall, which aired on NBC December 14, 2015.
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Sister Hazel brings classics and new music to Gramercy Theatre in New York City
On Feb. 18, acclaimed rock group Sister Hazel played a show at Gramercy Theatre in New York City, where they promoted their newest studio effort, "Lighter in the Dark," which was released today. Their concert was a mixture of their older hits, as well …
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Get Ready For The Panorama Music Festival AKA “Coachella NYC
Goldenvoice/AEG, producers of the Coachella Festival, announced the launch of the Panorama Music Festival coming July 22-24, 2016, at Randall's Island Park in New York City. “We look forward to bringing Panorama to New York City and introducing a new …
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Classical Music Listings for Feb. 12-18
29) This festival celebrating contemporary music in myriad forms and styles continues to bring innovative programs to performances spaces all over the city. Among the highlights are an evening of chamber music from … Ensemble ACJW (Monday) These …
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Every Musician Who Loves New York, Mapped
The New York Music Map attempts to account for all of the city's famed music-makers—some very recent, some legendary; some native New Yorkers, some adopted. Both a graphic print and an interactive online platform, the map plots around 450 artists' …
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What Real Orchestras Can—and Can't—Learn From Mozart in the Jungle
The New York Philharmonic ended its yearlong search for a new music director to replace the outgoing Alan Gilbert last week by selecting Jaap van Zweden, an established conductor with an intense, demanding style—and in doing so, followed a … At a …
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Glenn Frey, Eagles Founding Member, Dies in New York City
A Detroit native, Frey met Don Henley when they were in their 20s and new to the music business. Soon after, they formed the Eagles with Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon, quickly becoming one of the most popular rock bands of all time, with hits …
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Classical Music Listings for Jan. 15-21

Classical Music Listings for Jan. 15-21
New York City Opera (Wednesday and Thursday) A renaissance, this company is calling it: After bankruptcy and a protracted legal battle, the name, at least, has returned. Just like the old City Opera, the new one begins with “Tosca,” in a re-creation of …
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New York City Opera Will Return, and Soon, Under Reorganization Plan
“We plan to do everything we can to bring extraordinary opera to New York City and the world,” said Roy G. Niederhoffer, a hedge fund manager who is the new group's chairman. “And to do it in a financially responsible way, and be worthy of its long …
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See Some Of David Bowie's Costumes In NYC This Weekend
I actually had no idea who David Bowie was until I saw him wearing my clothes onstage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Yasuko Hayashi, my stylist, was doing work for David Bowie and gave him some of my clothes. This was the first time I had …
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Laurie Anderson plays concert for dogs in New York's Times Square
That is what happened in New York City on Monday night, when musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson played a set composed for – and played at a frequency suitable for – dogs. Some 50 of them, and perhaps 100 humans, made the trip to Times …
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Adele hits Radio City (and NBC) for first concert in years

Adele hits Radio City (and NBC) for first concert in years
After a warm introduction from Jimmy Fallon, Hello hitmaker Adele took the stage in a dazzling gold-and-black gown for her NBC concert special, Adele Live in New York City, airing Monday (10 p.m. ET/PT). Taped at Radio City Music Hall last month, the …
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'Adele Live in New York City' teaser: Singer takes center stage at Radio City
Live from New York, it's Adele! NBC released the first teaser for the Grammy winner's concert special, “Adele Live in New York City,” on Thursday. The brief clip reveals the backstage preparations for the exclusive event, including the singer getting …
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10 best moments from Adele Live in New York City

10 best moments from Adele Live in New York City
… special on her home turf in the U.K., then came the NBC press blitz, which featured stops at Saturday Night Live, Today, Fallon, and finally an hour-long concert special, Adele Live in New York City, which was filmed at Radio City Music Hall in …
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ArtsBeat | Adele Announces 56-Date North American Tour
“Performing to that many people for every night, for that long, I find something very lonely about it,” she said in interviews for a feature in The New York Times. “Which sounds weird, because you're performing for like, 20,000 people every night, but …
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