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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 […]

January 06

BCF Select Shows – Week of 1.6.20

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 @ 7pm – The Foxy Johnstons @ Arlene’s Grocery. The duo of Foxen & Johnston join a bill that also features Babe, Kirsten & The Pretty People, and Gabby Sherba. It’s all happening on the Lower East […]

December 30

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.30.19

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020 @ 8pm – Big City Folk Song Club @ Stella & Fly. Song Club kicks off 2020 at Stella & Fly this week on the Upper East Side. This week’s feature is Taylor Carman. Send an e-mail […]

December 26

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.23.19

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 @ 9:30pm – Thursday Night Showcase @ Irish Whiskey Bar. Jimmy Artache hosts another night of live music in Astoria. This week features Rick Rocker, Zoe Over Zero, and John Cavaliere. (Event) — Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 […]

December 16

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.16.19

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 @ 7pm – John Platt’s On Your Radar @ Rockwood Music Hall – stage 3. WFUV‘s John Platt hosts his monthly residency featuring Youth in a Roman Field, John John Brown, and Marion Halliday. (Tickets) — Tuesday, Dec. […]

December 09

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.9.19

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 @ 7pm – Anna Tivel & Niall Connolly @ Rockwood Music Hall – Stage 2. The phenomenal Singer/Songwriter Anna Tivel will be taking the stage on the Lower East Side and joined by the newest U.S. Citizen, […]

December 02

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.2.19

A selection of shows from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week: Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 @ 6pm – Fiddles & Bells @ Cowgirl Seahorse. This Christmas Spectacular event takes place by the seaport under the Brooklyn Bridge and will feature Nicholas Horner, Phil Gammage, Bobby Blue, Little Embers, Christian Apuzzo, Snowy Mountain […]