Category Archives: Music Bands

Blue Smoke Blues

August 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Blue Smoke is offering live blues music now. It is a very small proof of concept stage, but it is a start.

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Interview with musician Simon Townshend at the City Winery

www.simontownshend.com

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Cool music arrives to Seaport

August 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was talking to a very senior TV executive on

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Battery Dance Company Presents The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival

August 17, 2014- The 33rd Annual Downtown Dance Festival kicked off tonight.

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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Madelyn Wils pisses off New Jersey

July 28, 2014- Madelyn Wils and her HRPT first outraged Tribecans

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Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

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Who’s idea was it to allow loud DJ parties on Governor’s Island every fricken Sunday night?

July 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I support love music for Downtown more than anyone, but even I think this is a really bad idea. On Governor’s Island, every

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BP.TV tribute to The American Flag, with help from Jimi

I made this from multiple still photos edited together as a video (Note the high resolution when you view in full-screen). Watch it to the end. Enjoy.

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Now that’s entertainment: Queen of the Night performing arts dinner show

January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Are you bored to tears of Tribeca, and tired of flying to LA for good old fashioned hedonistic fun? Do you miss the glory days of The Box on Chrystie Street circa 2005, with … Continue reading

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Don’t get fooled again

This was filmed June 30th, 2014, in London

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TriBeCan obstructionists boot out noisy gays this summer

June 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The nationally recognized music groups that played Pier 26 last year for Gay Pride Week were the first taste of culture that Downtown had seen since 2001. Groups such as “Fun”, “The Nationals”, … Continue reading

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Review: City Winery is the best music venue Downtown

April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We had the pleasure of visiting the City Winery on Varick Street to watch Simon Townshend play (the brother of The Who’s Pete Townshend). The layout is ideal for a civilized evening of … Continue reading

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I can’t explain

This was filmed over the weekend. They are commemorating 50 years since they first played small pubs in London, in 1964.

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The fix was in: SLA grants unconditional approval for Pier-A beer garden and nightclub

June 16, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The final SLA letter for the Pier-A beer garden and nightclub was obtained by BatteryPark.TV.

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Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Drum-Off

Be sure to watch the ending. Very funny.

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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A fascinating time in history for music

May 16, 2014- The period from 1963 to 1966 or so is a fascinating one for music. People who went on to become the biggest legends of all-time were all hanging out with one another and cross pollinating .

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Road trip: Hill Country BBQ on 26th Street by Broadway

Update January 17, 2014- there used to be audio to the video, but YouTube removed it. Somehow, their computers detected that a live cover band singing a Guns N roses song was a Copyright violation. June 26, 2013- By Steven … Continue reading

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The first ever live music at Blue Smoke

May 5, 2014- After years of prodding, the owners of Blue Smoke have finally set up a small acoustical live music act. Tonight,

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