Tag: Martin Rivas
Martin Rivas’ sixth solo work, Reliquary, began while he was attending a religious artifacts exhibition during his last UK tour. He couldn’t stop thinking about how “we all carry a bit of each other within us,” a notion perfectly clear throughout the album- a summer must-buy to be released July 10th. Back in New York, the songwriter added […]
Please join NYC Art Scene favorite Martin Rivas for his album release at Rockwood Music Hall this Thursday, June 7 at 7:00pm. The show will open with singer-songwriter Caleb Hawley, and will feature Martin’s full band including Brian Killeen, Greg Mayo, Patrick Firth, Chris Kuffner, Zach Jones and special guests. After fan-funding the album through […]
Event Alert! The John W. Jung Memorial Concert feat. Nick Howard, Martin Rivas, Caleb Hawley, Teddy Geiger & more!
Please join Nick Howard, Martin Rivas, Caleb Hawley, Teddy Geiger and other talented local artists as they join together for a concert and fundraiser benefitting the John W. Jung Memorial Foundation. The show will take place at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, on Thursday evening, January 12, starting at 7pm. More details on the event […]
The 2nd official GIG the Show will hit the stage on Sunday, December 18 featuring the music and vocal stylings of Chrissi Poland. This collaboration of live dance and music is sure to dazzle audiences looking for a unique artistic experience set to the sultry, powerful original music of singer-songwriter Chrissi Poland and the soul-filled movements […]
An important message from Martin Rivas, organizer of After the Flood: A Compilation to Benefit Upstate NY Victims of Hurricane Irene: “This update comes to you with as heavy a heart as I have had in a long time. The flooding in Upstate New York following Hurricane Irene has left many small towns and farms destroyed. […]
After an overwhelming response of artists willing to help in whatever way possible to bring awareness to this cause, the final line-up is set for the album, After the Flood: A Compilation to Benefit Upstate NY Victims of Hurricane Irene. After the Flood will be released and available for download this Friday, September 2 at www.aftertheflood.bandcamp.com. You can […]
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 […]
Some great footage from Buffstock Music Festival shot and edited by Andy Strohl of Strohl Digital Productions, featuring two of my favorites, Rachel Platten and Martin Rivas. Be sure to keep an eye out for Andy’s work in upcoming collaborations with NYC Art Scene.
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 […]
If you have ever seen a live performance of Chrissi Poland, the image of a young girl innocently tinkering little tunes on her grandmother’s old, cobweb-filled upright piano seems somewhat surreal. This passionate songstress tears up every stage she steps foot on, attacking her songs with a vengeance and commanding audiences with her precision, confidence, […]