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Best Coast to tour with Green Day

Well, it looks like Green Day are about to get some new touring friends: Best Coast! The two acts join forces later this month at the Allstate Area in Rosemont, IL and will continue on together until the middle of April. They'll squeeze a show at Barclay's Center in Brooklyn on April 7th. Check out the full list of tour dates for Best Coast below (even those after they part ways with Green Day).


Best Coast tour dates:
Dates marked ^ w/ Green Day
Dates marked * w/ Lovely Bad Things
Dates marked ! w/ Guards
03/28/13 @ Allstate Arena - Rosemont, IL ^
03/29/13 @ Wireless Center - Moline, IL ^
03/30/13 @ Detroit - Cleveland, OH ^
03/31/13 @ Consol Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA ^
04/01/13 @ Blue Cross Arena - Rochester, NY ^
04/02/13 @ Ottobar - Baltimore, MD
04/03/13 @ Liacouras Center - Philadelphia, PA ^
04/04/13 @ Pariot Center - Fairfax, VA ^
04/06/13 @ Mohegan Sun Arena - Uncasville, CT ^
04/07/13 @ Barclays Center - Brooklyn, NY ^
04/09/13 @ Dunkin' Donuts Center - Providence, RI ^
04/11/13 @ Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ONT ^
04/12/13 @ Colisee Pepsi - Quebec City, QB ^
04/16/13 @ Berkeley Greek Theater - Berkeley, CA ^
04/18/13 @ Los Angeles Sports Arena - Los Angeles, CA ^
04/20/13 @ Free Record Store Day show at Fingerprints - Long Beach, CA
05/11/13 @ Bottle Rock Festival - Napa Valley, CA
05/17/13 @ Hangout Festival - Gulf Shores, AL
05/25/13 @ Neon Desert Festival - El Paso, TV
05/26/13 @ Mohawk - Austin, TX *
05/28/13 @ Granada Theater - Dallas, TX *
05/29/13 @ Exit In - Nashville, TN *
05/30/13 @ WorkPlay - Birmingham, AL *
05/31/13 @ Variety - Atlanta, GA * !
06/01/13 @ Lincoln Theater - Raleigh, NC * !
06/03/13 @ The National - Richmond, VA * !
06/04/13 @ 9:30 Club - Washington, DC * !
06/05/13 @ TLA - Philadelphia, PA * !
06/06/13 @ Royale - Boston, MA * !
06/07/13 @ Governor's Ball - New York, NY




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Neptune announces spring tour

It's entirely possible that Neptune welded all their instruments from the remnants of the scrap heap. It's what makes them innovative as artists and entertaining to watch at the same time. Whether it's from banging on giant saw blades or wielding giant metal guitars, City-dwellers should be sure not to miss the band when they hit Union Pool in Brooklyn on April 11. Dates for other cities are below.

Neptune tour dates:
4/10 - New Haven, CT @ Bar
4/11 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool
4/12 - Harrisburg, PA @ Capital Area School for the Arts
4/12 - Harrisburg, PA @ Abbey Bar
4/13 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Nightlight Club
4/14 - West Columbia, SC @ Conundrum Music Hall
4/15 - Asheville, NC @ Apothecary
4/17 - Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light
4/18 - Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox
4/19 - Lexington, KY @ Land of Tomorrow
4/20 - Louisville, KY @ Quonset Hut




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To Do List: Friday, March 22, 2013

Recommended Show:
FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
GARBAGE

@ TERMINAL 5
610 W 56th St
New York, NY 10019
$35, 7PM

If we felt like leaving the City, we might head out to see They Might Be Giants on Long Island. Instead, we're keeping it on island of Manhattan with Garbage at Terminal 5. Gotta love the 90s!

Jangle Pop Hoot! @ Maxwell's
Garbage & IO Echo @ Terminal 5
Alt-J & Hundred Waters @ Webster Hall
Planetarium @ Brooklyn Academy of Music
Bit Funk & Sammy Bananas @ Brooklyn Bowl
Hiatus Kaiyote & CharlieRED @ Le Poisson Rouge
The Shivers, Roses, & Matt Longo @ The Rock Shop
Brandi Carlile & The Lone Bellow @ Beacon Theater
Velta, Twin Wave, & Half Sister @ Bowery Electric
They Might Be Giants & Moon Hooch @ The Paramount
Esben And The Witch & Heliotropes @ Mercury Lounge
Heloise and The Savoir Faire & The Mast @ Union Pool
Chainwave, Gross Relations, & Germans @ Cameo Gallery
Behold...the Arctopus & Helen Money @ Saint Vitus Bar
Knxledge, Ohbliv, Time Wharp, & Tuamie @ Living Bread
Tough Luck, Lost Gloves, Warehouse, & Battle Ave @ Cake Shop
Everything Everything, Swim Deep, & Junior Prom @ Brooklyn Bowl
Crushed Out, Crazy and The Brains, & Valved Voice @ Shea Stadium
Matt Shadetek, DJ Rupture, Geko Jones, & Cheif Boima @ Glasslands
Perdition, Neo Cons, Hero Dishonest, Deformity, & Combat Zone @ The Acheron
Sports Bar, The Eskalators, Dirty Virgins, & The Toothaches @ Death By Audio
R.J.G.B.P: Bueno, Zula, Celestial Shore, Baked, Ovlov, & DJ Rat Foot @ Big Snow
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, & Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside @ Bowery Ballroom
Reigning Sound, The Swingin' Neckbreakers, Daddy Long Legs, & The Piggies @ The Bell House
Greg Fox, G. Lucas Crane, Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, Phone Tag, & Great Mason @ Silent Barn


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Golden Grrrls take their time

Golden Grrrls have a new video for their song "Take Your Time." All we're going to say is that it's trippy and definitely worth a look.



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Justin Timberlake looks in "Mirrors"

Okay, what can we say about the new Justin Timberlake album? We've been waiting a long time for it, and while it may not live up to EVERY expectation, it's still damn good. "Mirrors" is a strong second single, and it now has a video. Check it out above.



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To Do List: Thursday, March 21, 2013

Recommended Show:
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
SKY FERREIRA

@ MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG
66 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
$16, 8PM

Maybe Sky Ferreira is gaining a bit of traction. Last time we recommended her show, she was playing Glasslands, and now she's at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. While we love Glasslands, MHOW is certainly a step up.

Amor de Dias @ Maxwell's
Kip Moore @ Webster Hall
Disclosure @ Bowery Ballroom
Ali Shaheed Muhammad @ Paper Box
Callers & Luke Temple @ Union Pool
Tyondai Braxton @ Guggenheim Museum
Planetarium @ Brooklyn Academy of Music
Alberta Cross, The Candles, & Marlowe Grey @ DROM
Patrick Krief & The Letter Yellow @ The Rock Shop
HighasaKite, The Luxury Liners, & WALL @ Glasslands
Lazyeyes, Remate, & Eros and the Eschaton @ Cake Shop
Wilder Maker, The Districts, & Cold Fronts @ Big Snow
Simone Dinnerstein & Tift Merritt @ Merkin Concert Hall
Danny Brown, LE1F, The Skins, & Oxymorons @ Knitting Factory
Bok Bok, Kingdom, L-Vis 1990, Girl Unit, & Mike Q, Rizzla @ Output
Raekwon, Rakim, Pete Rock, Stretch Armstrong, & DJ ENUFF @ Stage 48
Jonathan Ames, Molly Knefel, Angry Bob, & Meghan Turbitt @ Union Hall
Noble Hunter, Oceanographer, The Rotaries, & Ponyhof @ Public Assembly
The Beets, Dune Rats, Juniper Rising, Hard Nips, & Heeney @ Shea Stadium
The Everyothers, Lord Classic, Honor Among Thieves, & Band Antenna @ Bowery Electric
Follakzoid, The Holydrug Couple, La Big Vic, & Drippy Eye Projections @ Mercury Lounge
Backwords, The Meaning of Life, Cold Warps, Hippy, & Dead Young Friends @ Grand Victory
We Are The Wilderness, Teen Girl Scientist Monthly, Jackpot, Tiger, & Pool @ Cameo Gallery
Bad Credit No Credit, Disposable Rocket Band, Toys and Tiny Instruments Band, & Handjob Academy @ Death By Audio


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Andrew WK announces solo tour

The one man party machine Andrew WK is about to let loose his wild act on the road. And he's not bringing a band with him this time. No, this is the solo party tour. In fact, he's dubbing it "The Human Party Machine Solo Tour." That pretty much sums up why you should go see Andrew while he's on the road. Note to New York City fans. We have to be thankful that AWK is an NYC resident and here all the time, because there's no City show on the schedule.

Andrew WK tour dates:
4/13 - Toledo, OH - Frankie's Inner City
4/14 - Hamilton, ON - Club Absinthe
4/15 - Buffalo, NY - SoundLab
4/17 - Portland, ME - Studio 250
4/18 - Providence, RI - PVD Social Club
4/19 - Hartford, CT - Arch St Tavern
4/20 - Syracuse, NY - The Lost Horizon
5/18 - Freehold, NJ - iPlay America (Skate And Surf Festival)
5/19 - Pittsburgh, PA - The Altar Bar
5/22 - St. Louis, MO - The Firebird
5/23 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
5/24 - Joliet, IL - Mojoes
5/25 - Howell, MI - Harltand Performing Arts Center
5/26 - Covington, KY - Madison Theater
5/28 - Johnson City, TN - The Hideaway
5/29 - Douglasville, GA - The Seven Venue
5/30 - Mobile, AL - Alabama Music Box
5/31 - Tampa, FL - The Orpheum
6/01 - Jacksonville, FL - Roc Bar
6/02 - Wilmington, NC - The Soapbox
6/04 - Greensboro, NC - Greene St Club
6/05 - Virginia Beach, VA - Shakas
6/06 - Richmond, VA - Kingdom
6/07 - Springfield, VA - Empire




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To Do List: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Recommended Show:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
BEACH FOSSILS & THE DENZELS

@ BROOKLYN BOWL
61 Wythe Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
RSVP, 8PM

Free show alert! Beach Fossils at Brooklyn Bowl!


TOY @ Knitting Factory
Low @ The Concert Hall
Anberlin @ Irving Plaza
The Waterboys @ Town Hall
David Cross & Michael Cera @ 92Y
HighasaKite & Tall Ships @ Mercury Lounge
Beach Fossils & The Denzels @ Brooklyn Bowl
August Wells & Sondra Sun-Odeon @ Union Pool
Dan Croll, Feathers, & Lorna Dune @ Glasslands
Killer Mike, Two-9, & Morri$ @ Public Assembly
Shout Out Out Out Out & He Met Her @ Cameo Gallery
Sky Ferreira & How To Dress Well @ Bowery Ballroom
The Protomen & You Bred Raptors? @ Santos Party House
Disclosure & ARNOLD (M|O|D) @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Bodyparts, & Yvette @ Silent Barn
Follakzoid, Endless Boogie, & The Holydrug Couple @ Death By Audio
Steven Mackey, Rinde Eckert, Big Farm, & Jack Quartet @ Merkin Concert Hall
Lisa Loeb and Nine Stories, The No Fairy Tale, & TourAnya Marina @ Highline Ballroom
Silent Drape Runners (DJ Set), Field Mouse, Fear Of Men, Slander, & The Lost Patrol @ Pianos


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"All the Time" with The Strokes

Do you miss the early 2000s already? Well, don't fret, bands like The Strokes haven't gone anywhere. They have a new video for "All the Time" (above) and a new album dropping later this month.



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