Posts Tagged ‘the bell house’

It’s sort of strange to leave a concert and realize you can’t listen to the songs again for a few months, but such is the case when you attend a last minute hush-hush pre-tour teaser of a show. But I am not complaining, last night’s performance by The National was a great show and left […]


Last night Okkervil River played to a sold out crowd at The Bell House in Brooklyn. It was really the most crowded I have ever seen the place—almost to the point of being uncomfortably filled with people. Will Sheff put on a very lively show. This man moves. And so does his hair. I’m impressed […]


A lot of bands toured this year and made stops at venues in New York City, so I got to see a bunch of great shows. Here are my top picks for 2008: Best Free Concert: The Avett Brothers @ Stuyvesant High School Although thunderstorms threatened to cancel this free outdoor concert, the show still […]


A.C. Newman took to the Bell House stage last night after what he claimed was a three-and-a-half year hiatus spent “working his day job.” Seems normal, except for the fact that his day job is lead singer of the highly successful Canadian band The New Pornographers. Since releasing his first solo album The Slow Wonder […]


It was the night of the 3-man bands at The Bell House on Tuesday. Arriving at the start of the Canadian portion of the lineup, I was able to see performances by Plants and Animals and Born Ruffians. This is how I would describe the sound of Toronto-based Born Ruffians: Oh-oh-eh-eh-eh-ay-ay-ay-la-la-la-la-eh-ay-ay-hey. If you just listen […]


My friends and I went to check out the opening of a new venue in Brooklyn called The Bell House. It’s a bit out in no-man’s land on 7th street near 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn, but I could walk there from my apartment which is a plus, and I can’t say that about too many […]