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Stackable Wine, Musical Finds & The Festival Grind: Governors Ball in Photos

Stackable Wine, Musical Finds & The Festival Grind: Governors Ball in Photos

Last weekend, armed with sunscreen, lollypops, our handy 10 Must See Performances at GB guide, and camera in hand, Bushwick Daily descended upon Governors Ball for the first time

Relive 25 Best Moments of BOS 2014!

Relive 25 Best Moments of BOS 2014!

#1-17 by Maria Gotay; #18-25 by Katarina Hybenova Bushwick Daily editors Maria and Katarina have combined their most treasured moments of this year’s Bushwick Open Studios in a gorgeous photo essay! Relive them with us! #1 NO BS BOS Guides lined up in Cheap Storage and all over the neighborhood Get ’em while they’re hot! […]

10 Must-See Artists to Catch at Governors Ball!

10 Must-See Artists to Catch at Governors Ball!

Holy moly! We can’t believe the super sold out Governor’s Ball is this weekend

Free Summer Concert Series Guide (w/ Andrew Bird, Bonobo, Dinosaur Jr, Thee Oh Sees, St Vincent + MORE)

Free Summer Concert Series Guide (w/ Andrew Bird, Bonobo, Dinosaur Jr, Thee Oh Sees, St Vincent + MORE)

Only in New York are we lucky enough to sort through bushels of free shows each weekend

The Wick Is Finally Open, and Amazing! {photos}

The Wick Is Finally Open, and Amazing! {photos}

Finally, one of the moments we’ve been waiting for. The Wick, located at 260 Meserole and attached to The Well venue/beer garden, is finally open! And, even better, it’s packed full of good shows now through summer. The massive venue (8,000 square feet in fact) opened in a prime location- on the same block as Main Drag Music’s Bushwick Supply shop and Sweat […]

Friday First: Videos from Crazy Pills, Throw Vision & Winkie

Friday First: Videos from Crazy Pills, Throw Vision & Winkie

This week’s Friday First is a triple-whammy, featuring 3 brand new videos from 3 local NYC bands

Get Your Damn Governor’s Ball Tickets Before They Sell Out

Get Your Damn Governor’s Ball Tickets Before They Sell Out

Man, we are  really excited for this year’s Governor’s Ball Music Festival, which will take place from June 6-8 at Randall’s Island

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Penn Badgley. xoxo, Bushwick Daily

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Penn Badgley. xoxo, Bushwick Daily

Newsflash: Penn Dayton Badgley, handsome television and film star best known for his role as Dan Humphrey on Gossip Girl, 27 years of well-worn age, has reportedly settled into an apartment off of the Morgan L train. He has been spotted around the neighborhood at bars, street corners, and subway platforms, as well as chowing down at […]

GET UP GET DOWN: Top Music Shows This Weekend

GET UP GET DOWN: Top Music Shows This Weekend

If you’re like us, you want the weekend to arrive promptly and loudly. Lucky for you, we know where all the parties are at! Check out the top 10 concerts we’ve rounded up this weekend, including a free “barn burner,” a Bangon! Party, Hardcore Fest at The Knockdown center, a Sunday night chillout show, and […]

Win Tickets to Nitehawk’s “Y Tu Mama Tambien” Film Feast Next Week!

Win Tickets to Nitehawk’s “Y Tu Mama Tambien” Film Feast Next Week!

What’s this? Another giveaway? You’re in luck, Bushwick Daily readers, because we’re giving away a pair of tickets to one of our favorite BK events– Film Feast ($150 value!). The film feast series is among many of Nitehawk’s fantastic offerings, including midnight and brunch screenings, SPOONS, TOONS & BOOZE, and NITEHAWK NASTIES. Film Feast is our favorite of all, […]

Friday First: BOYTOY’s Garage-Punk Vibe on “Shallow Town”

Friday First: BOYTOY’s Garage-Punk Vibe on “Shallow Town”

This week we are head-bobbing to fantastically energetic Brooklyn rockers BOYTOY’s song “Shallow Town” from their self-titled EP out May 13. Friday First is a weekly column devoted to premiering new music from local, national, and international artists. BOYTOY’s sassy sound is a smart and timely blend of modern garage rock with a 90’s pop-punk vibe. Their sound falls among the rankss […]

Ridin’ The Lightnin’: MIA, Ende Tymes, The Wick is Open!

Ridin’ The Lightnin’: MIA, Ende Tymes, The Wick is Open!

The weekend may be looking thunderstorm-laden, but that means nothing for dedicated show-goers but an excuse to your golashes and fill up on Dark’n’stormies (we recommend Tandem’s). Then hit the wet pavement and bask in some light rain on your way to one of these amazing 9 top concerts of the weekend. We’ve got festivals, free shows, “art spaces” and […]

WITCHES of Bushwick Radio Show with News from Bushwick Daily Kicks Off Tonight!

WITCHES of Bushwick Radio Show with News from Bushwick Daily Kicks Off Tonight!

We’re excited to announce a partnership with the infamously cool (and NY-Times-flaunted) WITCHES of Bushwick on their new, bi-monthly radio show, airing the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7pm on local broadcasting station Belair. Get the best of BD’s news on the air along with music, stories and commentary from the Witches in residence. Read […]

Rave Your Way into the Day: Morning Gloryville this Wednesday AM!

Rave Your Way into the Day: Morning Gloryville this Wednesday AM!

One thing all of us opinionated young New Yorkers can agree on: we are not morning people. That means mostly hitting the snooze button again (and again) before scrambling out of bed, skipping the shower, barely scraping to work on time with greasy hair and crabby as grumpy cat. To those coworkers who show up […]

Listening Party: Montreal Musicians Braids

Listening Party: Montreal Musicians Braids

This week’s Listening Party features Montreal’s Braids and their upcoming show next Wednesday at Webster Hall. Listening Party is a weekly column promoting music discovery and encouraging concert-going. Each hand-picked Listening Party artist has an upcoming show at a local NYC venue. Grab your headphones and read on. WHO:  Raphaelle Standell-Preston, Austin Tufts and Taylor Smith THEY SAY:  […]

Friday First: Halcyon & Surrounding Areas, New Bushwick Loft LP from The Library is on Fire

Friday First: Halcyon & Surrounding Areas, New Bushwick Loft LP from The Library is on Fire

This week we’re sharing Halcyon & Surrounding Areas, the new LP from Bushwick locals The Library Is On Fire. The muddled album soars in loud, thrashing songs as well in gentle lo-fi lullabies, contradictory messages of gloom and optimism peeking through the fuzz in bold guitars and and sensual, moody, vocals. Friday First is a weekly column devoted to premiering new music from local, […]

Friday First: 10 Record Store Day Must-Hear Releases

Friday First: 10 Record Store Day Must-Hear Releases

This week’s FF features 10 brand spanking new releases coming out tomorrow, Saturday April 19th, specifically for Record Store Day

Listening Party: I Break Horses

Listening Party: I Break Horses

This week’s Listening Party features the Swedish synth-pop of I Break Horses and their upcoming shows in NYC

Past, Present & Future @ The Knockdown Center [Sign The Petition!]

Past, Present & Future @ The Knockdown Center [Sign The Petition!]

We’re big fans of community arts & music venue The Knockdown Center

Bushwick Music Crush: Salt Cathedral

Bushwick Music Crush: Salt Cathedral

Music lovers near and far will bend their ears to pulsing indie-electronic sound of our newest music crush, Salt Cathedral

Listening Party: Argentina’s Juana Molina

Listening Party: Argentina’s Juana Molina

This week’s Listening Party features the twisted electronica-folk of Juana Molina and her upcoming show at Le Poisson Rouge

MIA to Perform @ The Knockdown Center-  UPDATE!

MIA to Perform @ The Knockdown Center- UPDATE!

Following a long, sleepy break from party programming, The Knockdown Center quietly announced their first show of the springtime, and it’s a big one

Open Call: Make Music NY

Open Call: Make Music NY

Always wanted to be a part of a music festival without selling out or sucking up? Now you can! Make Music New York, one of the biggest and liveliest musical events in the city’s history, returns to enliven NY for its 8th year on June 21st, 2014

Friday First: Cosmonaut’s “Radio Silence”

Friday First: Cosmonaut’s “Radio Silence”

Today we premiere a brand new song and video from NYC’s own alternative rock band Cosmonaut! They kick off an April residency at Piano’s on April 8th

Treat Yo’Self: Self Salon Opens in Bushwick

Treat Yo’Self: Self Salon Opens in Bushwick

All hail the hair Gods- Williamsburg hair mainstay Self Salon has just opened a Bushwick location at 42 Wilson Ave

Out In The Streets Festival 2014 Dates Announced!

Out In The Streets Festival 2014 Dates Announced!

Our favorite hyperlocal festival, The Out In The Streets Festival, has just announced its 2014 dates! The festival will return to The Onderdonk Famhouse in Ridgewood on July 26th and 27th, 2014

Listening Party: Gypsy Jazz Ravers Caravan Palace

Listening Party: Gypsy Jazz Ravers Caravan Palace

This week’s Listening Party features french gyspy jazz ravers Caravan Palace! Read on, for definition follows

Sunny SXSW’s Stunning Fashion

Sunny SXSW’s Stunning Fashion

SXSW is fading in the rearview mirror, and we already shared all of our best photos and best of SXSW playlist

The Best of SXSW: 3 Ways + Playlist

The Best of SXSW: 3 Ways + Playlist

Three BD music writers voyaged to SXSW, took a bunch of gorgeous photos, and documented three very different experiences while down there

Beat the SXSW Hangover Blues: Top Shows

Beat the SXSW Hangover Blues: Top Shows

SXSW may be fading into our rearview mirror but the hangover that came along with it isn’t

The Crazy $h*t We Saw: SXSW ’14 in Photos

The Crazy $h*t We Saw: SXSW ’14 in Photos

We’re back from Austin, suitcase full of freebies, ears ringing, and working our way through the week-long hangover that was SXSW

We’re in Texas & #BDSXSW is Live

We’re in Texas & #BDSXSW is Live

Bushwick Daily has officially touched down at SXSW festival! Wish you were there? Live vicariously through us and find all coverage from the extended Bushwick Daily family at #BDSXSW

Listening Party: Tel Aviv Bootgaze Vaadat Charigim

Listening Party: Tel Aviv Bootgaze Vaadat Charigim

This week’s Listening Party features Israeli bootgazers Vaadat Charigim

List of Bushwick & BK Bands at SXSW 2014

List of Bushwick & BK Bands at SXSW 2014

As you may know, Bushwick Daily is heading down to SXSW! We’ve already filled you in on our 10 Bands That Will Break Big at the festival this year, provided a how-to guide for fans flocking to Austin, and even put together some  festival fashion recommendations! We won’t feel too far from home in the Lone Star State since we’ll be in the good company; tons of great Bushwick bands will be present, playing their hearts out all across town

It’s All Happening From Thursday to Sunday: The Best Music Shows Since Summertime!

It’s All Happening From Thursday to Sunday: The Best Music Shows Since Summertime!

Ladies and gents of Bushwick, it’s all happening