Tag Archives: live music

Pizzeria Regina: Anchovy Pie with a Live Soundtrack

Growing up just outside of Boston, one of the most memorable summer activities was venturing into the North End with my family for the Italian-American festivals that seem to take place almost every weekend during the hot summer days of … Continue reading

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Beats For Your Week – Tinariwen

Oh man, there’s so much great live music happening in NYC this summer. Summer is this 106thstreeter’s favorite season, especially in the Baked Apple. Many locals head out-of-town, extending their weekends, pulling in Fridays and/or Mondays, making the city as … Continue reading

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Abrazo Fraternal del Barrio

With the lingering signs of the annual weeklong celebration of all things and people Puerto Rican still visible around Spanish Harlem, it’s hard to believe the 26th annual 116th Street (Abrazo Fraternal) Festival and 54th annual Puerto Rican Day Parade … Continue reading

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Treme Heads North

The other day, walking down 14th Street, there was a noise. A very familiar noise. But not to New Yorkers’ ears. There were brass instruments, there was a drum, and there was singing. It was a beautiful sound, that after … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras Y’all

The 106thstreet crew made a little road trip for some pre-Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans. Although today is the big event, the week leading up to Fat Tuesday has no shortage of lively parades, morning cocktails, and general chaos … Continue reading

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Take the A Train (actually, take the M2 bus)

Those in the know already know about the supremely lovely Marjorie Eliot, jazz pianist and host to one of the best live jazz shows you’ll ever live. On Sundays at 4pm, there’s nothing better than heading way uptown to Sugar … Continue reading

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74 is the New 20, Syl Johnson, Say Hell Yeah!

Putting everyone in the house to shame, Syl Johnson showed us at Southpaw why he will always be cooler. Flanked with the talents of the four lovely singers from The Sweet Divines on his right, while The Divine Soul Rhythm … Continue reading

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