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  Mercury Lounge
Address: 217 East Houston Street
City: New York
State: NY
Date Time Event Description
Mar-22-18 06:30 PM Men I Trust with Hatchie
Men I Trust is Dragos, Jessy and Emma.Founded in 2014, Men I Trust (menitrust.com), is an indie band from Montreal (Canada) who loves smooth sounds, calm melodies and simple rhythms that relax, but make your right foot tap and your chin bounce on the beats. They record, mix, master and shoot their music videos.Men I Trust is doing well online, with more than 30 mentions on Hype Machine and 3million streams on Spotify, SoundCloud and YouTube. 2016-2017 concerts: Osheaga, Canadian Music Week (Toronto), Festival International de Jazz de Montral, the Festival dt de Qubec, M for Montreal, Pop Montreal, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing. In 2017, Men I Trusts Lauren is SubmitHubs all time no1 song and several other songs are on many Hypeddit top 5 charts, on daily basis. In spring 2017, the band launched its first vinyl album and released a single (You Deserve This) on Adult Swims LUXE Playlist.
Mar-22-18 09:30 PM Hardwork Movement with Tubafresh
Based in Philadelphia, Hardwork Movement is a 9-piece hip-hop group led by 4 MCs backed by trumpets, flute, keys, drums and bass. The group has opened for hip-hop legends such as Method Man and Redman and Talib Kweli and has performed at major music events such as Firefly Music Festival and Red Bull Select. Their live act energetically celebrates the roots of hip-hop and soul while pushing the genre forward through live instrumentation and savvy wordplay. The energy and message within each show is both infectious and meaningful as Hardwork looks to create a unique experience for their audience every time they hit the stage.
Mar-23-18 06:30 PM Wild Manes with hunter & wolfe
Wild Manes is a 6-piece band from Brooklyn featuring the voices Lindsey Nadolski, Heather Knowles and Jocelyn Conn. Mixing elements of folk, soul and indie with three-part harmony and crunchy guitars, the band walks the line between danceable energy, dynamic introspection, and stuff your mom would probably clean the house to.Wild Manes released their debut EP, A Late Spring, in 2016, and will be releasing the follow-up EP, Just Right, this March.
Mar-23-18 09:30 PM The Rubens with THICK, Secret Crush
The Rubens are a five-piece alternative rock band originally from Menangle, New South Wales. The band comprises the three Margin brothers, Zaac, Sam and Elliott, and friends Scott Baldwin and William Zeglis. Their debut self-titled album The Rubens gained them domestic success with it reaching No. 3 on the ARIA Charts and being nominated for a J Award for Album of the Year.[1]
Mar-24-18 07:00 PM Bruce Off Broadway
Bruce Off Broadway is Jim Boggia's loving tribute to the Bruce Springsteen songbook, performed on ukulele. This unique presentation of The Boss will take place Saturday, January 27 at Arlene's Grocery on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, NY.Jim Boggia has been winning over fans, critics, contemporaries and luminaries for over 20 years with his uncompromising devotion to emotionally direct songcraft. He has released three acclaimed studio albums, collaborated with a startling array of artists including Joan Osborne, Aimee Mann, Juliana Hatfield, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Bernadette Peters, and NRBQs Big Al Anderson and frequent performances with preeminent Beatles tribute band, the Fab Faux, and 18-piece collective Mad Dogs & Dominos, bringing to stage the music of Delaney And Bonnie, Derek And The Dominos, Joe Cocker, solo George Harrison, Leon Russell and their creative rootsAlong the way, he got a ukulele and he learned how to make it talk. And once he got it talking, he got to finding ingenious ways of using those four little strings to play some of the most complex rock arrangements with all the grace and power of the originals. Inspired by the response Boggia has received from his ukulele version of "Thunder Road," he has crafted uke arrangements of other Springsteen classics to present in this unique night of music.
Mar-24-18 10:00 PM Be Our Guest – A Disney DJ Night at Mercury Lounge Disney Lovers, 90s Kids, or anyone who just wants to “Let It Go…”: You’re officially invited to BE OUR GUEST. Experience the magic while we spin your fave Disney tracks. Get ready to drunkenly sing your heart out to “Circle Of Life,” “Under The Sea,” and “Zero to Hero.” Don’t worry – we’re also throwing in the classics from the iconic Mouseketeers: Britney, Miley, Jonas Brothers, Demi, and more. If they were on the Disney channel, they’re on our DJ panel. Let’s get Bippity-Boppity-Boozed up on SATURDAY, MARCH 24th with specialty drinks for those bold enough to try a poisoned apple. We can't promise your prince will awaken you from your slumber but it will most definitely knock you out. Costumes encouraged! Bring your prince charming, evil queens, and fairy godmothers. You'll want to make this a part of your world. Tickets: bit.ly/disneynight324
Mar-25-18 05:30 PM Robbing Johnny with Ransom Pier
The Harlem-based band formed in 2014 while Pat was putting out rap music with Analog Rascals and John was doing solo singer/songwriter gigs in NYC. They started writing and playing parties as a duo. Jordan joined the band in early 2015 after graduating from Berklee College of Music and starting his masters in percussion at NYU. His use of acoustic percussion and electronic beats made the sound hit harder. Add Pat's high school bandmate, Evan Harris, on electric guitar and Jordan's Berklee class mate, John MaHoney, on the bass, and a full band was built around the raw tunes. Their debut release, Cynical Son EP, is available online everywhere.
Mar-25-18 08:00 PM Demi, Human Man, The Basement Sounds
Mar-26-18 06:30 PM The Strypes with Peter Oren
The first thing you notice on seeing The Strypes play is what a phenomenal live band they are, wailing and howling and strutting like a raw rhythm and blues band.The second thing you notice is the crowd -- recently, the band have been packing out rooms around the country, and with audiences flecked with rock royalty.And the third thing you notice is their age. The Strypes are a proper phenomenon. Four boys aged 15 and 17, they are players with chops way beyond their years, the hard-earned result of years spent honing their craft in Irish pubs, hotels and music halls, where they'd often play for up to two and a half hours at a time. "The Irish pub band ethos is play for really long, or you're no good," says guitarist Josh. "And sometimes there'd be five people there, and they'd just want to hear play 'Whiskey In The Jar'," says drummer Evan. "So we developed a trick to make them pay attention -- we play really LOUD!"Bassist Pete O'Hanlon, drummer Evan Walsh and guitarist Josh McClorey have known each other as long as they can remember, growing up together in Cavan, a small, pleasant, working class town near the border with Northern Ireland. And for just as long, they've been delving into the record collections of their parents.It's in the black plastic grooves of their parents' LPs that they became fans of a series of artists not commonly discussed among their peers: Doctor Feelgood and Dave Edmunds, Howlin' Wolf and Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and 'Baby Face' Leroy Foster. They can talk at great length -- and frothy enthusiasm -- about all of them. "We started off listening to Stiff Records and The Stones and the '60s bands, then it was listen to this, listen to this, and then it kind of went back to the '50s -- and then the '40s, '30s and '20s...," says Ross.They're not retro snobs -- they like Jack White, The Black Keys, Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg, Miles Kane and more -- but they do place themselves in direct opposition to the X Factor artists and manufactured pop. "The X Factor is not about people wanting to be an artist and share music, it's just get rich quick, 15 minutes of fame," says bassist Pete. "There's no artist satisfaction -- it's just going through the motions of getting famous for a couple of months or years. It's artificial."In falling in love with this music, they started doing what generations of blues lovers did before them -- playing the music themselves, assembling into a crack guitar, bass and drums formation. Singer Ross Farrelly was the last to join, recruited after he appeared solo on the same bill as the band. He donned his trademark Ray Ban shades at his first group performance and the image stuck. "It started because I was nervous -- I wore them so I wouldn't be able to see anybody," he says. "Then it just became a thing -- I become a completely different person on stage."The Strypes' days of gigging around Ireland in a converted disabled access van eventually got them noticed. They landed slots on The Late, Late Show, they started touring overseas and -- thanks to their snappy dressing -- they caught the attention of A&R from Elton John's management company. "He first spotted us walking through a Tube station," says Pete.The three elder members of the band quit school after their Junior Certs last summer. Singer Ross is still theoretically a schoolboy, but the band's whirlwind year has been a major distraction. As 2012 went on, things became increasingly surreal. Elton John personally called to talk about signing them. Squeeze songwriter Chris Difford signed on as a mentor. Towards the end of 2012, Noel Gallagher turned up to see them play, they met Jeff Beck and Paul Weller invited them to support him, later saying, "I saw that band The Strypes recently and it was just, 'Wow'. The guitarist is fucking amazing. Really raised my game that did."The band have already met their musical heroes -- and they aren't phased by it at all. "Everyone's really normal," says Josh. "I think it's the best part about them. It's just like meeting anyone, but they're just really lovely and genuine and they have HUGE talent."With most of them, the band have something in common -- a deep love for the blues. It's why the band play a hefty set of covers by artists little-known outside of those in the know. "They're fantastic songs and it's part of carrying on the blues tradition -- not just covering songs but reinterpreting them and letting people hear them," says Pete. "It feels like it's a mission of sorts -- not to educate because that sounds like a superiority thing -- but to let people know there's a lot of good music out there if you want to listen to it."Now signed to Mercury Records, The Strypes are setting about preparing their debut album, and writing new material to add to live favourites 'Mystery Man' and 'Blue Collar Jane'. "The album will be a mix of covers and our own material," says Evan. "And it'll be loud."Despite their age, despite the whirlwind excitement surrounding them, the band are keeping their feet on the ground for now. "There's a lot of bullshit associated with the celebrity aspect of the music business, all the drink and drugs and the rest of it, but we're just more interested in being around music," says Pete. "There's a bit of interest now we're signed and all but if that didn't happen we'd still be playing small gigs in Cavan," says Josh. "We don't care if we're not famous -- we just want to play rhythm and blues."
Mar-26-18 09:30 PM The Nectars, The Bobby Lees