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Concert Review: Corey Taylor at Highline Ballroom in NY, NY

December 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Concert Reviews, Daily Music News

Corey Taylor
Highline Ballroom
New York City, NY
December 5, 2011

Reviewed by: Antonio Marino Jr.

Nine years ago, Corey Taylor spent his birthday in Poughkeepsie, NY. on stage with his “new” band Stone Sour. Emerging from the imposing musical shadow of Slipknot, Stone Sour had a raw newness that was exciting to watch. Stone Sour’s sound, although heavy, called on Corey to be much more of a melodic singer and as strange as it was to see two of Slipknot’s members performing unmasked it was even stranger to hear Corey sing! Read more

Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd Team Up For Music/Spoken Word Tour

January 20, 2011 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

Robyn Hitchcock has announced plans to team up with producer Joe Boyd for a series of live performances. “Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd – Live & Direct From 1967” is a very special evening of songs and stories, melding musical performances with Boyd’s own reminiscences of his collaborations with such iconic artists as Pink Floyd, Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, and Jimi Hendrix.
 
 “Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd – Live & Direct From 1967” will feature readings from Boyd’s acclaimed 2006 memoir, “White Bicycles – Making Music In The 1960s,” with Hitchcock adding extraordinary color via performances of classic songs from throughout the producer’s career.

The tour begins March 9th at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, followed by visits to New York City, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, and North Adams, Massachusetts.   

MARCH
9 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
11 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
12 North Adams, MA MASSMoCA
14 Philadelphia, PA World Café Live
18 Detroit, MI Detroit Institute of The Arts
19 Chicago, IL Old Town School of Music (Early & Late Shows)