Live Through This: rock nyc’s Concerts Picks Week Of December 19th, 2016

Written by | December 18, 2016 5:04 am | No Comments


Brooklyn’s finest Yasiin Bey (also known as Mos Def) goes to Harlem for two “and Friends” at the famed Apollo Theatre. The last time I saw him was closing for Dave Chappelle at Radio City Music Hall a coupla years and if he is half as goo on Wednesday and Thursday, consider it a must see for the always at the very least interesting rapper. As for the friends, I don’t expect Yeez, and even so, dig this: “The Apollo Theater presents one of the final U.S. performances of one of hip hop’s most influential artists – yasiin bey (formerly known as Mos Def). This very special engagements follow bey’s announcement earlier this year of his retirement from the music business”

Monday – Jose Feliciano – Annual Holiday Feliz Navidad Show – BB Kings – Lighting the Christmas yuletide fire, no doubt.

Monday – Los Lobos – City Winery – Last time I saw em here they were pretty awesome.

Friday – A Darlene Love Christmas: “Love For The Holidays” – Baby please come home…. 

Friday – All Kanye West Everything – SOBS – Cmon, really? Sure why not, should be a blast.

Saturday – STRAWBERRY FIELDS – A Tribute to THE BEATLES – All You Can Eat Buffet – BB Kings – I am actually going to “Holiday Inn” right next door at 2pm, so I am considering it. Like, fun right?



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