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Damon Albarn Mesmorizes Irving Plaza

Salvatore Bono | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As the planet gears up for the World Cup to kick-off on Thursday, Damon Albarn brought a United Nations of sound to his sold-out Governors Ball afterp...

Against Me! Bring 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues' to NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 07.04.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Since their inception, Against Me! have had a revolving door of musicians come in and out of the band, yet, none made headlines the way singer Tom ...

Italy's Zucchero Pours Some Sugar On MSG

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.24.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Zucchero may not be a household name in the United States, but outside of these boarders, he is one of the world's most popular musicians and has been...

Kraftwerk Come Alive at United Palace Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.01.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Before Daft Punk used their signature moniker of dressing up as robots, before EDM was captivating audiences around the world, before computers wer...

Band of Horses Go Unplugged at Town Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.03.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

With hilarious on stage banter and a casual disposition ignited from every band member, it was a different side of the band that fans had never seen before.

Arctic Monkeys Swing Into Action at MSG

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.12.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

It was relevant how, in the midst of a Polar Vortex, the Arctic Monkeys would stage their very first headlining concert at the world's most famous are...

Queens of the Stone Age Roar at Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.15.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

To celebrate the triumph of success that their new album brought on, they staged their very first headlining arena tour, which landed at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday night.

Pearl Jam Ride High At Barclays Center

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts
Salvatore Bono

You can say seeing Pearl Jam in concert is like surfing. Sometimes it starts off bombastic and free-falling. Other times it will feel like it is a gradual build and ebbs and flows through various cycles on your journey.

Nine Inch Nails Bring Tension to Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

As giant screens, lighting grids, altered for each song and surrounded the band, it was as if there was enough special effects that James Cameron would envy and would want to use for one of his blockbuster films.

Sugar Man Finds Radio City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.11.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

If someone a year ago were to have told Rodriguez that in a years time he would sell out Radio City Music Hall, he probably would have said they were crazy.

Depeche Mode's Delta Machine Lands in Brooklyn

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For the last 33 years, Depeche Mode have managed to usher in a new era of music with their electronic, new-wave and later cold-wave/industrial sound, sustain their popularity and return to America more popular each time they tour.

Nas Brings in 2013 in Grand Fashion at Radio City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 03.05.2013 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Watching a career-spanning set, the crowd at Radio City was simply in awe of what the hometown hero was doing. It was a night of raw emotion, a fond farewell to a very memorable year and a massive embrace of the new year to come.

New Order Returns to NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.23.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

After seven years, the loss of a founding member, and the addition of some replacement players, New Order returned to New York City.

The Ringleader of the Tormentors -- Morrissey Brings His Arsenal to Radio City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Wednesday night Morrissey, the voice of a generation of indie rock lovers, was simply on fire from the get go.

The Afghan Whigs Get Up In It at Terminal 5

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.11.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

From small headlining gigs to playing Lollapalooza and then curating this year's ATP, The Afghan Whigs are enjoying their time back together, which brought them to a sold-out crowd at Manhattan's Terminal 5 on Friday night.

Florence Brings the Machine to Jones Beach

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

On the second night of her new tour around North America in support of her internationally acclaimed album, Ceremonials, Florence made her Long Island debut. Florence's machine was ready to ignite a musical storm at the beach.

Refused Finally Arrive in NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.25.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Now back and better than ever, Refused can bring their message and agenda back to the masses at a time when the masses may need it most.

After 14 Years Pulp Returns to NYC

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.16.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

The last time Pulp performed in New York City was 14 years ago. Despite so much having changed since then, after nearly two decades away from the Big Apple, Pulp showed they never lost their touch.

Noel Gallagher Flies High at the Beacon

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.16.2012 | New York
Salvatore Bono

In the much hyped debut of Oasis' former songwriter and creator, Noel Gallagher released his solo debut, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds and the album proves one thing -- Liam is the rock star, but Noel is the musician.

Kanye Gets Emotional On 'Watch the Throne' Tour

Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Kia Makarechi

Yes, they play "N****s in Paris" three times. Yes, they rap on top of giant, moving risers with LCD side panels. And yes, Kanye wears a leather skirt. But Kanye West and Jay-Z's joint concert is not an act ready made for tweets and text messages.

Soundgarden Outshine at Jones Beach

Salvatore Bono | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

After a thirteen-year hiatus, three shows done in 2010 including a headlining slot at Lollapalooza 2010, Soundgarden kicked off their first official t...

"Life Is Short! Go Far!" -- Henry Rollins Is 50

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Rollins, at the half-century mark, has probably done more with his life than most people older than him. A man this intense and this globally versed will never be able to sit still.

Fitz & The Tantrums Shake, Rattle & Roll at Bowery Ballroom

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Remember that scene in the 1997 Vince Vaughn comedy Swingers, where he, Jon Faverou and their group of friends go to the legendary Brown Derby club in...

Peter Hook Brings Joy Division's Debut Masterpiece to Webster Hall

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For the first time in over 30 years, Joy Division's debut masterpiece was brought to life in America. You can thank former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook.

Gorillaz Stomp the Garden

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

This combination of visuals, musical style and talent, raw energy and power, it was just a two hour experience of wonderment for the audience.