The Secret City – Risk: Dixon Place 24 April 2016

Back to church to worship art. The Secret City’s last show of the season in NYC dealt with risk (there will be shows in LA and Woodstock). This time rtb joined me. Mrs. Devereaux and her friend were also there but they got there late and left right after the show. Somehow I’d gotten it […]

Vandaveer: Union House 15 April 2016

rtb suggested we check out Vandaveer because a woman she follows on Instagram is a big fan and rtb’s and her musical tastes overlap. I’d never been to Union Hall and I’d always wanted to check out this Brooklyn club. Plus the price was only $10, so even if I didn’t like the band, it […]

Graham Parker: City Winery 7 April 2016

Earlier this year I realized I still had money left on the gift card to City Winery, that had graciously been given to me back in 2014 when I was going through a rough year, and I decided it was time to use it up. So I checked out the calendar and saw that Graham […]

Bright Star: Cort Theatre 25 March 2016

Bright Star is the new Broadway musical with music, book, and story by Steve Martin; music, lyrics, and story by Edie Brickell*; and directed by Walter Bobbie. rtb was able to get balcony seats for a reasonable price so violaleeblue, mollyT, Mrs. Devereaux, Mrs. D’s friend, and I joined her for the night after opening […]

The Suffers: Rockwood Music Hall 24 March 2016

The Suffers! are from Houston! Lead singer Kam Franklin kept asking us “Who are we?” and “Where are we from?” and we kept shouting out the answers. The evening at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 started with a count-off from the band while they faced each other and then a cheer while they waved their […]