Tag: Casey Shea
Artists Reach Out: The Aftermath of Irene

Artists Reach Out: The Aftermath of Irene

It became a bit of a running joke this past weekend that Hurricane Irene did not live up to her hype as she barreled through New York City.  For all the state warnings, evacuations and closings, the majority of the people who expected to see severe damage were disappointed in the few scattered branches and […]

August 30, 2011 | 2 Comments More
Exclusive Interview: Wesley Verhoeve of Family Records

Exclusive Interview: Wesley Verhoeve of Family Records

In the arts world it’s easy to be mesmerized by a beautiful dance, enchanting melody, moving monologue, or detailed portrait.  Being a primarily visual medium, we focus on the talent in front of us and enjoy the moment and emotion they evoke and present.  What we often forget are the people behind these artists… the […]

March 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Casey Shea: "On Spec"

Casey Shea: “On Spec”

I spend a lot of time working on something called “spec.” WELCOME TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY!!!  Doing something “on spec” is doing something on your own time and on your own dime with no guarantee that anything will ever come of it. Spec is as much hope as it is hopeless.  My life is apparently […]

March 7, 2011 | 1 Comment More
The Magic of The Backscratch Sessions

The Magic of The Backscratch Sessions

In April 2009, about three months into the development of NYC Art Scene, I was informed about a new event that was starting up at The Red Lion.  The evening was titled, “The Backscratch Sessions” and the concept was simple- eight singer-songwriters gathered together for a performance of original music and covers.  The twist was […]

February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments More

New Music Picks!

Tired of the same playlist on your iPod?  Did you already have all of The Beatles songs uploaded before iTunes released them this week?  Check out some  new releases by local indie artists right here in NYC! Here are a few suggestions to get you started… check out the artist’s websites and download their music […]

November 18, 2010 | 0 Comments More

End of August Shows

The hottest shows to catch between now and the end of August! Monday, August 23: Rosi Golan, Madi Diaz, and The Civil Wars at Rockwood Stage 2. Doors at 7pm. Tix $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Tuesday, August 24: Bri Arden at The Bitter End, 8:00pm. Norman Vladmir at Pianos, 10:00pm. Friday, August […]

August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments More

Some Great Talent To Catch This Week!

Shows and Events you DON’T want to miss! Monday, August 16: CHRISSI POLAND at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, 7:00pm Tuesday, August 17: KARAOKE FOR A CURE at the Red Lion, 7:00pm Thursday, August 19: CASEY SHEA, PAULA VALSTEIN, & JONAH SMITH at Highline Ballroom, 8:00pm Thursday, August 19: KAILIN GARRITY-8PM, CALEB HAWLEY-9PM, & MARTIN […]

August 16, 2010 | 1 Comment More

Shows This Week and a Songwriters Retreat

TUESDAY, APRIL 6 Lyle Divinsky at Rockwood Music Hall, 9:00pm WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 Rebel Spirit Music Series at Rockwood Music Hall, 8:00-11:00pm featuring Matt Simons, Chris Ayer, Shanty Choir, and The Young Things THURSDAY, APRIL 8 Swamp Cabbage at Rockwood Music Hall, 9:00pm Chad Vaccarino and Mike Campbell at Rockwood Music Hall, 10:00pm Caleb Hawley […]

April 5, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Weekend Shows

Weekend Shows

Some friends playing around town this weekend… Come out and support! FRIDAY, JANUARY 28: WILL KNOX, Rockwood Music Hall, 8:00PM REEL BY REEL, Pianos, 9:00PM NICK HOWARD, Mercury Lounge, 9:00PM DEREK JAMES AND THE LOVELY FOOLS, Mercury Lounge, 10:00PM SATURDAY, JANUARY 29: ZACH HURD w/full band, Spike Hill, 8:00PM CASEY SHEA, final night of Rockwood […]

January 29, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Luke Wesley: The Piano Man

Luke Wesley: The Piano Man

A self-taught pianist who began his music career on the drums, Luke Wesley first got his feet wet in the New York scene when he moved here from Ohio almost five years ago.  It took the singer-songwriter almost a year to hit up his first open mic, two and half years to get into the […]

January 15, 2010 | 1 Comment More