From 518 Mixtape: On the fab blog of gone-but-not-quite-totally-forgotten-but-almost Nippertown bands, Steve Ferguson conjures up the memories of the Saratoga Springs duo Grand Habit – which just happens to be Josh Carter’s pre-Phantogram band.
From Albany Open Arts: Unfortunately, it appears that the Open Mic Night at Tierra Coffee Roasters (formerly the Muddy Cup) in Albany is no more.
From Brooklyn Street Art: Nippertown artist Chris Stain showcases (and chats about) several new artworks that he’s created for his upcoming exhibition at C.A.V.E. Gallery in Los Angeles, opening on Saturday, February 11.
From The MASS MoCA Blog: Emily reveals the step-by-step process of booking and producing the performance by Darrah Carr Dance, which takes place at MASS MoCA’s Club B-10 at 8pm on Saturday.
From Robbie Fulks: Singer-songwriter Robbie Fulks penned a heartfelt remembrance of former NRBQ drummer Tommy Ardolino, who passed away earlier this month.
From Foss Forward: Sara Foss is psyched to see Jane’s Addiction in concert at the Palace Theatre because they’re on her bucket list, which she describes as “the list of bands I’d really like to see before I die (or before they die).” Who else is on it? Go here to find out…