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Reflections on BK’s Music Scene-A Year to Be Celebrated and Another One Coming Up !

by December 7, 2017 | Features
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Sylvan Esso at Celebrate Brooklyn! photo by Ray Fontaine
2017 was  laden with musical riches, as the Brooklyn talent incubator was hard at work once again. Whether it was in the schools, colleges, clubs, theaters, its beautiful parks, studios or on digital devices, Brooklyn’s music scene proved to be as vibrant and exciting as ever. Celebrate Brooklyn!, The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, the Northside... read article

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Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / James McMurtry

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Kings Theatre
Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
$ 45- $ 65

Jason Isbell is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Green Hill, Alabama. A two time Grammy award winner, he’s best known for his solo career, his six years as a member of Drive-By Truckers and, now, his work with The 400 Unit. “24 Frames” was awarded a Grammy as 2016’s Best American Roots song and the Something More Than Free , his fifth studio album. won a Grammy for 2016’s Best Americana album.

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit  come to Brooklyn behind their  new album, The Nashville Sound, which is their sixth studio album. The Nashville Sound was  nominated for the 2017 Country Music Association Album of the Year. The 400 Unit is Amanda Shires, who plays fiddle and sings back up vocals,  guitarist Sadler Vaden, bassist Jimbo Hart, Derry DeBorja on keyboards and accordion/drummer Chad Gamble.

James McMurtry is an Americana singer-songwriter and guitarist . He performs with veteran bandmates Daren Hess, Cornbread, and Tim Holt and has released 12 albums, including Americana Music Awards album of the year winner , Childish Things .

 

  1. Thursday, January 25, 2018
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    Lucerne Festival Presents Frank Zappa: Rebel / Respect / Response

    Roulette
    8:00pm
  2. Thursday, January 25, 2018
    Brooklyn Bowl

    ROBERT RANDOLPH AND THE FAMILY BAND

    Brooklyn Bowl
    8:00pm
  3. Saturday, January 27, 2018
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    Bronson , Wisconsin

    The Way Station
    9:00pm
  4. Sunday, January 28, 2018
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    Honkytonk Brunch with Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers

    Hank’s Saloon
    1:00pm
  5. Friday, February 2, 2018
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    West Virginia Tunes

    Jalopy
    8:00pm
  6. Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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    Sleigh Bells / Sunflower Bean

    Brooklyn Steel
    9:00pm