January 21

For Old-Time’s Sake: Nora Brown Release Show for “Sidetrack My Engine” LP

Last fall, I was invited to attend a live musical performance at the Jalopy Theater and School of Music and write about it for Big City Folks. It was the release show for “Sidetrack My Engine”, the second album by 16-year-old Brooklyn-based banjo virtuoso Nora Brown. I gladly accepted. Below is my account of Brown’s […]

December 13

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.13.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

December 06

BCF Select Shows – Week of 12.6.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 29

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.29.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 15

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.15.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 08

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.8.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

November 01

BCF Select Shows – Week of 11.1.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

October 25

BCF Select Shows – Week of 10.25.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

October 18

BCF Select Shows – Week of 10.18.21

A selection of shows/livestreams from the infinite sea of events in NYC this week.

October 13

KNABLE GAZING: The Performance or the Nachos?

In college, I had a part time job at the Music School stage managing the final recitals for the graduate students. It was just the musicians and me in the tight backstage space, so I would see them intimately in their pre-performance states before they walked out through my expertly held door and throughout the […]