Marco Beneveto

Music Notes: Rock Pianist Marco Benevento Visits SubCulture This Friday

Pianist, producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Marco Benevento is a staple on the experimental rock and jazz scenes. Having performed with his band …


Music Notes: The Montauk Project Released “Belly of the Beast” with Lively Party at Piano’s

Montauk-based beach grunge rockers, The Montauk Project, filled the back room of Piano’s last Saturday night to celebrate the release of their …


Choral Rock Group “Ages and Ages” Doubles Up Gigs on the Lower East Side

 TLD contributor Flora Theden caught up with Ages and Ages, who will perform Monday at Mercury Lounge and Tuesday at Bowery Ballroom. 

PT Walkley

Arts Watch: PT Walkley Celebrates New Album Release at Joe’s Pub

Local musician PT Walkley (recently featured in our My LES column) and his band will be celebrating the release of their latest album, Shoulders, …


Arts Watch: The American Human Beatbox Festival Returns to La MaMa

Turn off the drum machines and head to La MaMa where the Fourth Annual American Human Beatbox Festival kicks off tomorrow night.  A variety …

Gary Shteyngart on the Lower East Side. Photo by Matthew Monteith.

Arts Watch: What To Do in March

Gary Shteyngart on the Lower East Side. He’ll be reading from his new memoir, “Little Failure,” at Tenement Talks on March 31st. Photo by …


Music Pick: Indie Band “Yuck” Returns to Bowery Ballroom Saturday Night

Straight off the heels of releasing the first song from their latest EP and kicking off an international tour, London-based indie rock …

Losers Lounge

Arts Watch: What To Do in February

Here’s the monthly roundup of Lower East Side events featured in our magazine: …

Photo by Victoria Jacob

My LES: PT Walkley

Photo by Victoria Jacob


For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked …


Communion Records to Host Artist Showcase at Rockwood Music Hall

TLD contributor Flora Theden caught up with folk-pop singer Danny Malone, who will perform Tuesday as part of the Communion Records showcase …

Toshi Reagon live

Review: Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely Keep the Birthday Love Going

Amidst all this cold winter drudgery there are still people out there thinking, singing and caring. And Toshi Reagon is one of them.  The …

toshi reagon at joe's pub

Arts Watch: Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely’s 30th Annual Birthday Celebration at Joe’s Pub

Powerhouse singer-songwriter Toshi Reagon and her renowned band, BIGLovely, take over Joe’s Pub with their 30th annual birthday celebration this week. Stop in for …

Rudresh Mahanthappa. Photo by Ethan Levitas.

Saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa Comes to The Stone

The Stone kicked off their 2014 residencies with a week of music from Thurston Moore and guests in tribute to Lou Reed.  Their excellent jazz …

Life Size Maps

Life Size Maps Return to Cake Shop Tomorrow Night

TLD Contributor Flora Theden catches up with Life Size Maps frontman Mike McKeever before their December 13 show at Cake Shop.

Johathan Richman

Arts Watch: What to Do in November

Lots of events happening in the neighborhood this month.  Here are some highlights: