Lists Lists & Links from Bruce L Gallanter (DMG), Chris Stern (Eric’s House of Improv), Kevin Reilly (Shortlist), Sarah Vallee (www.tinyurl.com/nyconcerts), Jessica Hallock (nyc-noise.com), Kurt Gottschalk and Matt Vernon.
ERIC’S HOUSE OF IMPROV will CONTINUE!
As many of you know, our good friend ERIC STERN passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 15. Eric started his own series of concerts with his wife Chris in October of 2018, around the time our
Wow! To say that that this edition of FIMAV (a/k/a Victo Fest) was the best one in several years, would not be an understatement. A dozen or so of my friends from different places would certainly agree. I have been attending the Victo Fest every year since 1987 and look forward to it every year for a variety of reasons. The main reason is to catch four long days (21 sets!) of challenging music from around the Creative Music World. The other big reason for going every year is being with our coll
DOCTOR NERVE with NICK DIDKOVSKY / MATT HOLLENBERG / MIKE KENEALLY / ANDREW HAWKINS / RENE LUSSIER...
BILL COLE & UNTEMPERED ENSEMBLE with JULIUS HEMPHILL / JOSEPH DALEY / OLU DARA / ABDUL WADUD / GERALD VEASLEY / HAFIZ SHABAZZ / WARREN SMITH
JOE McPHEE / DAVE REMPIS / TOMEKA REID / BRANDON LOPEZ / PAAL NILSSEN-LOVE
Monday, May 1st was the 26th Anniversary of Downtown Music Gallery! That’s right, you heard right! We opened our doors on May 1st of 1991 in the East Village at 211 East 5th (between 2nd & 3rd Aves), having no idea how long we would last considering that there were upwards of a hundred record stores in Manhattan alone at that time. Now there are less than a dozen!?! We are in our third location (13 Monroe St in Chinatown), for eight years now, struggling to survive but still providing creative