Archive for July, 2009

I know people rave about Kings of Leon, but for some reason I just never got into them. I think it was this picture: It was all over NYC and online, and I just felt it was too much and I was sick of them before I even heard them. And plus they looked way […]

The ninth annual Village Voice Siren Music Festival took place on Saturday, and I made the trek out to Coney Island primarily to see Frightened Rabbit. I last saw the band perform at Le Poisson Rouge back in February, and I was excited to see them play again, but this time outside. I did manage […]

Conor Oberst is at it again. I guess when he’s not performing with the Mystic Valley Band, or recording his own stuff as Bright Eyes, he’s hanging out with M. Ward and My Morning Jacket’s Jim James. The trio, along with producer Mike Mogis will release an album on 9-22-09 under the name Monsters of […]

Last night a whole lot of music fans packed themselves onto Pier 54 for the first concert in the Hudson River Park’s RiverRocks concert series. The show featured three performances (wait, can I call a DJ set a performance? ok, fine I guess so). First up was Team Robespierre, a punk band from Brooklyn. They […]

We’re well into Summer Concert season, but now the Summer Outdoor Movies are kicking into high gear. While the Bryant Park film series has been going on since June, most of the other film events are taking place in July and August. And let me tell you there are lots of films to choose from […]

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band played the Fourth of July outdoor concert in Battery Park yesterday afternoon. The concert started with a set by Jenny Lewis. It was a good show, though not exactly patriotic. This year the weather could not have been better, there was no pre-concert ticketing like previous years, and […]

I know today is a very major national holiday, but it also marks the 1st Birthday of Second Doubles. One year ago today I wrote my first post about the Frightened Rabbit concert at Southpaw. So I need to take this moment to wish my blog a Happy Birthday!