5GB w/ The Postelles; Playing Music Midtown, 9/24

[ 0 ] September 21, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson

The Postelles are proud to be from New York; and where most bands shun the Manhattan village, opting more for the indie chic, Brooklyn, these boys proudly declare their love of hometown, NYC.  The British music press heralded them as a fresh new sound coming out of New York City and influential Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe praised the band.  Back at home, Rolling Stone and Spin drew attention to the Postelles classic aesthetic. They played with the likes of The Kills, The Wombats, and Jack Penate as well as at major festivals including Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo, and are gracing the stage at Music Midtown on Saturday.

What is the the first gig you ever went to?

The Who at Madison Square Garden.

Best gig you have ever played/performed at?

Definitely when we played Bonnaroo back in 2008.

Best gig you’ve ever been to?

Probably Radiohead at The Beacon Theater.

What is the gig you would most like to play?

We would love to play Glastonbury one day.

If you could put your dream lineup on a gig, who would it be?

Hmm, how about the Beatles, Ramones, Blur, Bach, Stones, Radiohead, and John Coltrane.

For more information about Music Midtown: http://musicmidtown.com/tickets/

Category: Gigs

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