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Since the pandemic hit in North America, local music venues have become some of the hardest-hit businesses with little relief coming through. In conjunction with Long Island Emo, musicians who have called Long Island, NY home have come together to raise funds for Amityville Music Hall through the release of The AMH Comp: Volume One. Available exclusively on Bandcamp, 100% of the proceeds from the release will go towards the venue and their staff, who have for years created a strong sense of community for music fans and local and touring acts alike. The 28 songs on the compilation include new originals, covers, and […]

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New York will be reopening large venues

COVID-19 has caused major disruptions to live music. However, there is good news for fans, because concerts might soon be returning to New York. There have already been a number of high profile experiments with large-scale public events. Last May, Arkansas hosted one of the first socially-distanced concerts. Soon after, the U.K. rolled out a […]

The post New York is planning to resume live events at stadiums and arenas–here’s how appeared first on Alternative Press.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announces that previously scheduled sporting events at Barclays, Madison Square Garden will be open to limited audience members with negative PCR tests For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

“Small miracles brought us here.” – Holly Prado The 1971 legendary Tapestry album released on February 10, 1971 from singer/songwriter and pianist Carole King was produced by Lou Adler and engineered by Hank Cicalo at A&M Studios in Hollywood. The LP spent 15 weeks at No. 1 in spring of 1971. It garnered four Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female) Record of the Year, “It’s Too Late;” and Song of the Year “You’ve Got a Friend” at the 1972 Grammy Awards. Producer Quincy Jones was a 1972 Grammy recepient for an arrangement on his […]

The post Kubernik: Carole King "Tapestry" 50th Anniversary appeared first on Music Connection Magazine.

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With only days left in 2020, New York State has yet to publicly allocate billions of the $5 billion in Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) it received from the March 30, 2020 CARES Act. These funds must be spent by the end of the year.  Cities and states across the country are stepping up to provide aid to independent venues in the wake of federal funding including Lexington, KY, Kansas, MO, Saint Paul, MN, San Francisco, CA, Nashville, TN, the state of Oregon, and many more. Nine months into the shutdown independent venues in New York have received no relief from state or municipal governments. In NYC alone, live […]

The post New York Independent Venue Association Releases Statement on Funding appeared first on Music Connection Magazine.

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You can now experience a fully interactive tour of New York and London, while virtually exploring the places that meant most to Pop Smoke. First, fans can choose their Pop song of choice to bump in their virtual Rolls Royce during the tour. By tapping different locations, fans will unlock exclusive, never-been-seen-before footage. Saving the best for last, the tour ends at the new mural of Pop Smoke in Canarsie, Brooklyn. There, fans can leave a message and scroll through a gallery of photos taken at the mural over the past couple of weeks. Take Virtual Tour HERE Listen to Shoot For […]

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Rhino Records this fall will release a 6-disc expanded reissue of Lou Reed’s 1989 solo triumph New York, a collection that will include previously unreleased studio material, a full live reproduction of the record, a DVD and a double-vinyl pressing of the album. See the full tracklist and other details right here.

The post Lou Reed’s ‘New York’ to receive 6-disc reissue with unreleased studio, live tracks appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie.

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