February 10

BCF Select Shows – Week of 2.10.20

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 @ 6:30pm – Bert Lee’s Wide Open Mic @ Cowgirl. Legendary songwriter Bert Lee hosts the Wide Open Mic at Cowgirl in the West Village. The feature is singer/songwriter, Chris Q. Murphy. (Event) — Monday, Feb. 10, […]

February 04

BCF Private Encore: Tatyana Kalko

Welcome back to “Private Encore”! As an extension of our weekly Song Club, we’ll have the featured act (in this case, Tatyana Kalko) play just one more song – one that they didn’t already play in their set – for our cameras.

February 03

BCF Select Shows – Week of 2.3.20

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 @ 8:30pm – Kate Prascher and Chris Q. Murphy @ Pete’s Candy Store. Prascher and Murphy will each be doing solo sets in Brooklyn’s favorite candy store followed by karakoke. (Event) — Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 @ […]

January 30

BCF Private Encore: Chris Riffle

Welcome back to “Private Encore”! As an extension of our weekly Song Club, we’ll have the featured act (in this case, Chris Riffle) play just one more song – one that they didn’t already play in their set – for our cameras.

January 27

BCF Select Shows – Week of 1.27.20

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 @ 8pm – Chris Q. Murphy & The Coolest Ranch @ Lizzie King’s Parlor. Brooklyn singer/songwriter Murphy brings his band back to 5th Ave for a night of songs and stories. (Event) — Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 […]

January 21

BCF Private Encore: Those Sensible Shoes

Welcome back to “Private Encore”! As an extension of our weekly Song Club, we’ll have the featured act (in this case, Those Sensible Shoes) play just one more song – one that they didn’t already play in their set – for our cameras.

January 20

BCF Select Shows – Week of 1.20.20

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 @ 8pm – Butch Phelps & the Elevators @ 11th St. Bar. Phelps’ high-energy swamp-folk goes to the East Village for a night of great music that will also feature Fawn Segerson. (Event) — Tuesday, Jan. 21, […]

January 13

BCF Select Shows – Week of 1.13.20

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 @ 9pm – Bad Faces @ Mercury Lounge. The psychedelic Americana rock band shares a bill with The New Administration in one of the Lower East Side’s prestigious venues. (Tickets) — Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 @ 7pm […]

January 11

The Localist: Don’t Compete Locally, Compete Nationally

One of the fundamental mistakes of musicians trying to grow a music career is that they try to compete locally instead of competing nationally. Under the local competition mindset, gaining success on a larger level is a matter of winning at the local level, where winning at the local level helps you to “get to […]

January 08

The Localist: Setting Concrete Goals

The start of a new decade is a good time to start setting a concrete plan for yourself as a musician.  I think a lot of people have a general idea that they want to be “successful” as a musician, but from there things get a little bit hazy.  For many musicians, the plan oftentimes […]