Tag: The Cutting Room


    Per its usual schedule, this year’s 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival (a.k.a. FringeNYC) opens today and runs for two weeks, showcasing works of art from multiple disciplines in more than 20 Manhattan locations. Tonight’s opening party takes place at the music venue the Cutting Room with DJs and dancing. The festival lineup as […]

  • Keneally-Bendian-Lunn

    Expect jaw-dropping, mind-bending instrumental adventures when former Frank Zappa stunt guitarist Mike Keneally teams up with superdrummer Gregg Bendian (noted for his Mahavishnu Orchestra tributes) and ace bassist Doug Lunn. The evening will focus on witty and cunning Keneally originals and vintage psych-pop from the Beach Boys, XTC, Elvis Costello, and more. Sat., May 24, […]

  • Holly Williams

    Female country singers have been evolving over the past few years, and despite her old-school pedigree Holly Williams manages to imbue her music with such a decidedly modern approach. Yes, Hank Williams is her grandfather and Hank Jr. her father, so Holly was born into a poetic lineage, but those who cry nepotism haven’t taken […]

  • Jimmy Webb

    The songwriting scuttlebutt is that he wrote his first top 10 click, “Didn’t We?” when he was 17 or 19 or 20. However old he was, he has had the chops to turn out idiosyncratic hits maybe since the cradle: After all, he’s the guy composed “Wichita Lineman” and then turned around towrite “MacArthur Park.” […]