The Musical Box, The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway at Tribeca Performing Arts Center

The Musical Box

199 Chambers Street – TriBeCa http://themusicalbox.net/ http://tribecapac.org/   The Musical Box is  a Genesis cover band licensed by Genesis and Peter Gabriel.  Their most recent world tour reenacts Peter Gabriel’s performance of The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway using the original slides and recreations of all props and costumes.  The show is $60/person ($55 for side mezzanine) at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center.  They are in town one more night, Saturday 11/26. If you are … Continue reading

Urban Sun, Sullivan Hall

Urban Sun

Funk http://www.urbansun.org/ Sullivan Hall http://sullivanhallnyc.com/ 214 Sullivan Street – West Village The first time we saw Urban Sun we had no idea what to expect. We had a whirlwind tour weekend planned for the in-Laws of continuous entertainment. First we went to see Everett Bradley’s Holidelic, which is an annual must-see funk-a-delic Christmas show at Joe’s Pub. As if that were not enough entertainment for the evening, my husband planned more funk. I was seriously … Continue reading

City Winery – Yael Naim

Yael Naim

For all of the times we’ve either gone to the Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival at City Winery or to the new bar area, we’ve NEVER made a reservation for a show inside the main venue.  We know the venue is huge from cutting through the wine cask room/cellar and looking in the windows.  This is one place where they don’t have to cram you in like sardines.  We booked the VIP area, which … Continue reading

Hudson Square Music & Wine Festival – City Winery Backyard After Work Party

City Winery

http://www.citywinery.com/hudsonbbq City Winery – 155 Varick St. – TriBeCa We went to this Backyard After Work Party not knowing what to expect.  Behind City Winery? I had in my mind a nice garden atmosphere with wine.  It surely was not that!  It was a makeshift stage on the loading dock in the rear.  It was macadam and not too pretty.  But, they had a good selection of beer (bottles) and only two wines.  There was … Continue reading

Everett Bradley in Menage de Musique & Holidelic

Everett Bradley

Musical Theater Menage de Musique, Triad Theater 158 W. 72nd St. – Upper West Side This was a unique ‘lounge act’ in the Triad Theater, which is a small cabaret-like theater on the Upper West Side. One of the performers was Everett Bradley, who we saw at Joe’s Pub over the holidays (see full review below). It was such a fantastic show we decided to check him out in a completely different genre. His claim … Continue reading

Elton John at the Tribeca Film Festival Kickoff

Elton John

Forgive the cheezy movie!  Just learned how to use iMovie!  Below is a slideshow/movie set to a recording of Rocket Man from the Marina at World Financial Center on Wednesday night. His performance was amazing. http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=plcp&v=B2ZlJFm26lU Also, check out the film ‘The Union’ by Cameron Crowe.  It is a documentary starring Elton John and his idol Leon Russell. Below is a link to the collaborative album on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Union-Elton-John/dp/B003TWP5JC   … Continue reading