The final evening of Rufus Wainwright's four-night residency at New York's Gramercy Theater (June 9) was a glitzy, over-the-top affair, much to the amusement and delight of the singer and audience alike.
Maroon 5 won't officially hit the road until this fall in support of its new album, "It Won't Be Soon Before Long," but the group touched down last night (June 11) at New York's intimate Bowery Ballroom to unveil some fresh material.
It's no secret why small-town Midwesterners love Kenny Chesney. For one, they've all at some point stored kegs in closets, drank wine out of Dixie cups and been sexually aroused by something manufactured at John Deere. Additionally, they like to have a damn good time, and Chesney has mastered this market with a combination of all-American, down-home attitude and over-the-top, mega party-style live shows.
The last time TV On The Radio rolled through, Columbia, Mo., the Brooklynites were in a supporting slot alongside electro dance wunderkinds the Faint. By that point, TVOTR had a stellar EP and first full-length under its belt, but there were still a handful of people at the show who weren't yet hip to this hip band.