Googa Mooga 2013 – Reflections on Googa Mooga 2012 by Derek O’Connor

Googa Mooga 2013

With the date nearly upon us for Googa Mooga 2013, as much as we have learned, New York still seems to have a great way of keeping secret the best things it has to offer and then letting the world know it happened afterwards via friends twitter and Facebook accounts. You may have missed it last year but a free mini festival that celebrated craft beer, fashionable food and the service industry artisans started to … Continue reading

Free Stuff Downtown, Wednesday July 11 – Saturday July 14, 2012

July 11, 2012 @ 6:00PM – 9:30PM Blues Downtown, http://www.artsbrookfield.com/new_york/world_financial_center/event_304.htm World Financial Plaza, North Cove, Outdoors Celebrate the Blues downtown at the World Financial Center’s waterfront Plaza as new stars join great legends for a two-day musical tribute to the history and continuing legacy of the Blues on July 11 – 12, 2012. BUDDY GUY – At age 74, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock … Continue reading

Tom Tom Club at Irving Plaza

Irving Plaza

http://www.tomtomclub.net/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN1t5qdBUzs Irving Plaza, Irving Place http://irvingplaza.com/   Good fun. It would have been better if David Byrne showed up for a solo – it was Tom Tom Club’s 30th Anniversary. We’re old, they’re older. The crowd was old. But it was great dance music and we enjoyed ourselves. I can only say it was too short; only an hour.                       … Continue reading

Everett Bradley – Holidelic 2011 at Joe’s Pub

Everett Bradley

http://holidelic.com/ This is our second year attending Everett Bradley’s Holidelic at Joe’s Pub.  Last year we were absolutely blown away with his funk show.  We had no idea what to expect!  We’ve since purchased both Holidelic and his first album, Toy.  This year we were familiar with all of the songs and knew the lyrics to many.  Everett Bradley and his talented group of singers and musicians did not fail to impress the second time … Continue reading