Tag: Derek James
Derek James: "Take You Out Dancing"

Derek James: “Take You Out Dancing”

Derek James’s Take You Out Dancing is aptly named.  Full of upbeat tracks with strong swing influences, you cannot listen to it without tapping your foot along with the music. On my first stream of the album, I felt as if I was being transported back sixty or so years. There are clear jazz influences, […]

September 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Spring is in the air, Music is in the air…

MONDAY, MARCH 1 DAN TORRES w/ EMILY HOPE PRICE at Mercury Lounge, 7:30pm AMBER RUBARTH at Highline Ballroom, 9:00pm TUESDAY, MARCH 2 IAN AXEL at Joe’s Pub, 7:00pm WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3 REBEL SPIRIT MUSIC SERIES, featuring Russell Howard, Emily Zuzik, and Misty Boyce at Rockwood Music Hall, 8:00-11:00pm THURSDAY, MARCH 4 PATRYK LARNEY at Maxwells […]

March 1, 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

Don't Miss the Shows This Week!

This week brings an exceptional line-up of music to NYC, and I strongly urge you to come out and support as you are bound to be impressed and entertained in one swift listen.  Here’s where to go and who to see… MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30-  Canal Room starting at 8pm, two amazing bands back to back- […]

November 29, 2009 | 0 Comments More

When All Else Fails, Just Find the Music

It’s a wonderful week for music here in NYC, and here’s the five day outlook: TONIGHT, 11/9:  Get your butts over to the Blender Theater for a doubleheader of the beautiful songstress Rachel Platten, following by some rocking out by Derek James and his band.  Two awesome artists, who are sure to lift you up, […]

November 9, 2009 | 0 Comments More

On Tap This Week…

My picks for the musical brews of the week: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7: REBEL SPIRIT MUSIC SERIES, Rockwood Music Hall, 8-11pm.  FREE SHOW! Featuring: Martin Rivas, Jefferson Hamer, Chris Batten and the Woods, and Stacy Rock! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8: Will Knox, 9pm, Rockwood Music Hall followed by Dan Torres‘ Week Two Residency, 10pm, with Emily Hope […]

October 6, 2009 | 0 Comments More
What To Catch This Week: 9/28-10/2

What To Catch This Week: 9/28-10/2

What fine artists will be performing this week you ask?  Take a peak… MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (Tonight!): Local Correspondents Night at Rockwood Music Hall, 8pm-12:30am.  Local Correspondents is a great Brooklyn-based indie music organization that promotes talented artists.  Click the link for more info! WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 (BIG NIGHT!): Ten out of Tenn Fall Tour […]

September 28, 2009 | 0 Comments More