Review and Photos by: Joy Asico Hanukkah (or if you’re more of a traditionalist: Chanukah) is an eight day Jewish Festival of Lights. On the third day of the auspicious holiday, reggae superstar, Matisyahu held a very special acoustic performance at Center Stage. It is his sixth year on his Festival of Light Tour and [...]
The weekend is just around the corner! Get a kick start on it and check out a great show tonight! Naturally, I had to include this song “Atlanta” from Ron Pop, as he is playing Eddie’s Attic tonight! Ron is a hugely talented New York based singer, gifted guitarist and prolific songwriter with an incredible [...]
By Ellen Eldridge The chanted beginning of Matisyahu signals a fresh and inspiring take on rock-reggae. The significance of the album title, Spark Seeker, presents itself in the line, “These lies have got me tired; I’m free-falling, I’m done stalling,” that references the idea that music made inspires despite the music maker’s own struggle for [...]
By Ken Lackner Full gallery after the jump.
Happy Monday to you all, here are things to make your Monday a little bit more manageable. -The “most intriguing reggae artist in the world,” Matisyahu (read our interview with him here) will be holding his own holy beat-boxing at Center Stage. -Downstairs at Vinyl, former Fall Out Boy frontman, Patrick Stump will be pop-rocking [...]
By Eileen Tilson When Matisyahu entered the scene back in 2005 with single “King Without a Crown,” the idea of a Hasidic reggae beat-boxer seemed liked the opening line of a joke. However, the New York native quickly made a reputation for himself, taking on titles such as Esquire Magazine‘s “most intriguing reggae artist in [...]
Bits and Bobs: Matisyahu, Death on Two Wheels, Helen Mirren, Last Chance Runaround, Dark Night of the Soul
- Matisyahu will be joined by the new reincarnation of Sublime, Sublime with Rome, for a super-mellow night of reggae at The Masquerade on July 23. – Tickets are now on sale for Kenny Leon’s True Colors 2010-2011 season. And if you order your subscription by July 15, you’ll get two free tickets for the [...]