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Charley Crespo
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Participating in the rhythms of New York City
Participating in the rhythms of New York City

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The Dead Boys at the Bowery Electric
In 1974 and 1975, a band called Frankenstein , later Rocket from
the Tombs , was adapting some of the new punk rock sound in Cleveland, Ohio.
The time came in 1976 for the band to try its merit in the thriving New York City
punk scene. The band adopted a ne...
The Dead Boys at the Bowery Electric
The Dead Boys at the Bowery Electric
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Alice Cooper at the Beacon Theatre
Alice Cooper with Calico Cooper As a child in Detroit, Michigan, Vincent Furnier dreamed of
playing left field in the Detroit Tigers baseball team, but following a series
of childhood illnesses, he moved with his family to Phoenix, Arizona. In 1964,
16-year...
Alice Cooper at the Beacon Theatre
Alice Cooper at the Beacon Theatre
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Richard Thompson at the Loft at City Winery
Richard Thompson was
born in West London, England, where he formed his first band, Emil and the Detectives , with classmate Hugh Cornwell , later lead singer and
guitarist of the Stranglers , on bass
guitar. At age 18, Thompson joined the newly formed Fairp...
Richard Thompson at the Loft at City Winery
Richard Thompson at the Loft at City Winery
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Orgy at the Gramercy Theatre
Jay Gordon Born in San Francisco, California, vocalist  Jay Gordon  formed  Orgy  in 1998 in Los Angeles, California, Orgy hit immediately with a remake of  New Order 's "Blue Monday," as the track sold more than one million copies. After three albums, howe...
Orgy at the Gramercy Theatre
Orgy at the Gramercy Theatre
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Jay Gordon Born in San Francisco, California, vocalist Jay Gordon formed  Orgy in 1998 in Los Angeles, California,
Orgy hit immediately with a remake of New
Order 's "Blue Monday," as the track sold more than one million
copies. After three albums, however,...
Everynight Charley's Manhattan Beat
Everynight Charley's Manhattan Beat
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Etherius at Mercury Lounge
Hailing from Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Jay Tarantino was 13 years old when a friend started playing
guitar. Tarantino wanted to learn to play drums so that they could form a band,
but fearing the racket Tarantino's parents instead gave him an acoustic guitar...
Etherius at Mercury Lounge
Etherius at Mercury Lounge
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The Underhill Family Orchestra at the Bowery Electric
Guitarist Steven
Laney and vocalist Joelle Rosen conceived
of the Americana-rocking Underhill
Family Orchestra in 2010 in Mobile, Alabama. Underhill was a name in
Laney's family tree, Family because that is what they hoped to build with both the
other music...
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Howard Hewett at City Winery
Raised in Akron, Ohio, Howard
Hewett started singing as a child fronting his older sisters in the Hewett Singers , touring the local gospel
circuit, and as a teen, he sang in a funk band called Lyfe . In 1976, Hewett moved to Los Angeles, California, where ...
Howard Hewett at City Winery
Howard Hewett at City Winery
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The Plimsouls at the Bowery Electric
After leaving the Nerves ,
whose 1976 single "Hangin' on the Telephone" was later popularized by Blondie , vocalist/guitarist Peter Case formed the Tone Dogs , which became the Plimsouls . The Plimsouls started as a
power pop trio in 1978 in Paramount, Cali...
The Plimsouls at the Bowery Electric
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The Dead Daisies at the Highline Ballroom
Marco Mendoza, Doug Aldrich, David Lowy, John Corabi David Lowy played
rhythm guitar in pub bands in his native Sydney, Australia, but spent most of
his adult life as a successful business investor. In 2013, he co-founded the first
line-up of the Dead Daisi...
The Dead Daisies at the Highline Ballroom
The Dead Daisies at the Highline Ballroom
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