’s Top Concerts of 2012

Posted by The G on December 5, 2012 under G Reviews | Comments are off for this article

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I saw hundreds of bands again in 2012.  Which shows were my favorite of the year?  Read on!


1. Grace Jones live at Roseland Ballroom.  October 27, 2012.




2. Radiohead live at the Prudential Center.  June 1, 2012.

Portugal The Man

Portugal. The Man

3. Portugal. The Man live at Music Hall of Williamsburg. April 20, 2012.



4. Bjork. Biophilia live at Museum of Science.  February 12, 2012.



5. Pulp live at Radio City Music Hall.  April 11, 2012.

Susannah and St Paul

Susannah and St. Paul Peterson of fDeluxe

6. fDeluxe / Sheila E. at BB King’s.  August 29, 2012.

Jake Shears and Ana Matronic of Scissor Sisters

7. Scissor Sisters live at Terminal 5. July 7, 2012.



8. Morrissey live at Radio City Music Hall.  October 10, 2012.

Shirley Manson of Garbage

Shirley Manson of Garbage

9. Garbage live at Webster Hall.  May 22, 2012.

Bernard Sumner of New Order

10. New Order live at Roseland.   October 18, 2012.

Flaming Lips, Interpol to Play Free NY Shows Hosted by Quicksilver

Posted by The G on August 3, 2011 under GNN | Comments are off for this article

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The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips

New York!  Get ready to cancel your September plans to clear your schedule for a 10 day event that is going to be epic!

Quiksilver announces the world’s largest action sports and music festival ever assembled when The Quiksilver Pro New York supported by vitaminwater arrives in Long Beach, New York from September 1-15. The inaugural U.S. event   in the Quiksilver Pro Global Series,which also includes pinnacle events in France and Australia, The Quiksilver Pro New York can already claim its spot  as the largest assemblage of music talent and athletes for an action sports competitive event. The festivitieskick-off Labor Day Weekend with Quiksilver, DC and Roxy’s top athletes on-hand to meet fans and perform a series of skate, BMX and moto demos; followed byeight nights of music with headlining acts that include The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Interpol, Taking Back Sunday and a special benefit concert hosted by Kelly Slater & Friends on Saturday,   September 10.

Per the press release, here’s the schedule:


Saturday 9/3
Girl Talk
Saves The Day
Mat Mchugh/The Beautiful Girls Solo & Acoustic
…and a special surprise performance!!

Sunday, 9/4
Portugal. The Man
The Ettes
The English Beat
Bigger Thomas

Monday, 9/5 (Labor Day)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Civil   Twilight
The Wicked Tomorrow

Tuesday, 9/6
Badfish, a Tribute to Sublime
Flight’s   Kool

Wednesday, 9/7
The Benjamins
Temporary Grace
Mike Krum

Thursday, 9/8
State Radio
River City Extension
Andy Suzuki   & the Method

Friday, 9/9
The Flaming Lips
Neon Indian
Charlotte O’Connor

Saturday, 9/10
Benefit Concert Hosted By Kelly Slater &   Friends + The Max Weinberg Experience
Taking Back Sunday
The   Sounds

Paul Banks of Interpol

But that’s not all!

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