CMJ Preview Day 5

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Saturday, October 22 is the last day of CMJ 2011, and things are winding down a bit. Here are our final recommended shows to end the festival on: Active Child After you sleep in till late afternoon, head over to Spike Hill to check out Kid Savant at 4pm, with Headless Horseman (ft. special guests)

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Sonisphere Must-See Band List!

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Sonisphere is fast approaching and the lineup is bursting with stellar acts that have all come together for three jam-packed days of musical mayhem.  Among the list of seasoned musical veterans already mentioned (Mars Volta, Biffy Clyro, Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax) we here at bestnewbands.com decided we’d point you in the right direction of

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This week: Northside Festival

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The annual showcase of artistic awesomeness known as Northside Festival is upon us! Beginning this Thursday, June 16th through Sunday the 19th, this festival of music, film, art, and ideas is taking place all across the north side of Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods in Brooklyn. This festival is one of the reasons that I’m proud

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BestNewBands.com’s Concert Picks for the Week of 5/2/11

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Picked By: Monica Christoffels What: Mallard Madness, featuring Yeasayer, A-Trak and RJD2 Where: University of Oregon main campus, Eugene OR. The event schedule has a map of each activity’s location. When: May 4-8. Event schedule can be found here. Cost: Free Age Restrictions: All ages