Live Through This: rock nyc’s Top Concert Picks For April 16th, 2018

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Finland’s soul singer Sam Huber has a dance  remix of “Bright Life” just released and is gearing up  for a major tour of Europe this summer. In anticipation, Live Nation is live streaming his  Monday night concert at the Bitter End. Backed by the True Groove All Stars, Sam should be up for this major showcase, -when I’ve seen him perform in the past his voice sears through an auditorium and his energy level is through the roof.

Monday – Buckethead – BB Kings – With the passing of Eddie Haskell just last week, it becomes more and more imperative to support the genius of P-Funk and Buckethead, the great guitarist who has played with everyone from the aforementioned to Guns N Roses.  doesn’t even need an excuse to check out.

Tuesday – Clean Bandit, Nina Nesbitt – Brooklyn Steel – If it is that easy to break the States as an EDM pop band, why haven’t Rudimental?

Wednesday – The Afghan Whigs & Built to Spill, Rituals of Mine – Brooklyn STeel – The Whigs have moments of hard rock 90s style splendour… ask, no, beg, for “Summer’s Kiss”.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday –   THE MARTIN SEXTON TRIO W/ SPECIAL GUEST WHISKEY HEART – City Winery – One of the great singer songwriters in the modern age of rock folk pop and moire. A four night residency? That might be pushing it.

Friday – The Weepies – Hideaway 10 Year Anniversary Tour – Gramercy Theatre – The folk duos masterpiece revisited, hang around for “All Good Things”.

Friday – Joey Bada$$, Buddy, Boogie, Dessy Hinds – Terminal 5 – The leader of Pro Era performing solo.

Friday –  Mega Mezcla, Alex Sensation  – Prudential Theatre – Mega 97.9 FM’s top rated DJ brings his cultural wallop to Jersey.

Friday – The Darkness, Diarrhea Planet – Brooklyn Steel – The Darkness have never lived up to their billing but Diarrhea Planet are much better than their name might suggest?

Saturday – Paul Anka – Celebrating 60 Yrs – His Way – Theatre At Westbury – We  are patiently await Paul’s trip to New York City… till then…

Saturday – Sofi Tukker, Kah-Lo, LP Giobbi – Brooklyn Steel – Apple Music superstar dup bring their off kilter dance

 

 

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