Contest Starts: July 5th 2010
Contest Ends: July 21st 2010 at 12am EST
Number of Winners: 2
Residents: NY Area Residents only!
Contest Prizes: GBH concert tickets
Show Link: http://highlineballroom.com/bio.php?id=1483
It’s time for Tickets On Sale: Week of April 26th 2010! Some of the shows that are going on sale this week include: Band of Horses, Unity Tour 2010: 311 & the Offspring, Adam Lambert, Barrington Levy, Sugarland, Santana with Special Guest Steve Winwood, Ariel Pink, Night Ranger and even more Sting with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra concerts. I’ll update this page with more listings throughout the week so be sure to come back and visit! Buying tickets through these links supports our website so please help out! Appreciate it!
Update: The Gaslight Anthem, Styx and Foreigner, Chris Cubeta & The Liars Club, Streetlight Manifesto, Weird Al Yankovic, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bret Michaels of Poison (?), 38 Special, She & Him, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers, Meat Loaf, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, GBH, Outernational, Mark Kozelek (of Sun Kil Moon & Red House Painter, Carnival of Madness – Shinedown, Chevelle, Puddle of Mudd, Sevendust, Empire of the Sun, Crosby, Stills and Nash
After almost five years of practically nonstop touring, ska/punk/pop veterans Streetlight Manifesto are finally planning on taking a break, but not before hitting the road ONE last time. Ready to kick off The Last Tour For A While Tour, they will be planning on adding a few surprises for these dates (which the band has not revealed yet, but will not be unlike their recent back-to-back full album shows in NYC). “We’ve dedicated ourselves over the last half decade to touring relentlessly and thereby put our ‘real’ lives on hold,” explains Tomas Kalnoky (vocals, guitar). “That changes after our upcoming Northeast America/Canada tour, which runs from September 17 (this week!) until our hometown show at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ on October 4th.”
Opening Bands: Outernational, Dub Trio
Date: June 9th 2006
Venue: Irving Plaza, NYC
I’ve only seen Gogol Bordello once before and that was in Philly 2 months ago. I was happy to hear they were going to be playing again, this time in New York City. This was going to be some benefit concert for an organization against police brutality towards Gypsies in the Ukraine. Surprisingly, there wasn’t too much traffic going into Manhattan, so we arrived at Irving Plaza half hour before the doors open. We got into the club and I went upstairs and got my spot along the side of the balcony. I like the spot because it’s close to the stage and you can see the crowd dancing. I just don’t feel like getting all sweaty and standing in crowds anymore. Actually I never liked doing that, even when I was younger. But last time we sat there, we got into an argument with some fat soccer moms at a Saw Doctors show. We were willing to risk yelling at people to back off just to see Gogol Bordello in a prime spot.
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