LIVE: My Pet Dragon @ the Hollow Bar + Kitchen, 10/4/13

October 22nd, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg

My Pet Dragon (photo by Timothy Reidy)

Photographs by Timothy Reidy

Singer-songwriter-guitarist Todd Michaelsen and actress-dancer-singer Reena Shah – NYC-based indie duo My Pet Dragon – breathed fire during their return to the Hollow in Albany earlier this month…

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Be Here Now: SPAC’s Rock & Run, 5/20/12

May 17th, 2012, 11:00 am by Greg
SPAC Rock & Run 2012

Yes, it must officially be summertime because the Saratoga Performing Arts Center is hosting its first event of the 2012 season on Sunday morning.

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LIVE: Black Taxi @ Jillian’s, 11/18/11

December 8th, 2011, 2:00 pm by Greg
Black Taxi

Black Taxi

Brooklyn has become a hotbed of interesting and innovative music by upcoming bands of all stripes and styles. With the release of “Things Of That Nature,” the pop-rock-punk outfit Black Taxi – fronted by the hyper-energetic vocalist Ezra Huleatt (also keyboards, trumpet and miscellaneous noise makers) – has joined their ranks, garnering plenty of attention on alternative and college radio stations while performing incessantly in music clubs all across the country.

Black Taxi’s infectious, well-crafted and beat-laden songs are full of rocking guitar riffs that fly off the stage and get people bouncing to the rhythms. But their tunes are not droning dance music: you can dance to them if you want to, but if you don’t, Huleatt and his musical cohorts give you plenty of animated energy to look at.

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Song o’ the Week: My Pet Dragon’s “Moonshine”

November 15th, 2011, 11:00 am by Sara

My Pet Dragon – featuring members of Mercury Rev, Longwave and Govt. Mule – will rock the house at 8pm on Friday (November 18) at Jillian’s in Albany, sharing the bill with Black Taxi and headliners Paranoid Social Club. Tix are $10 in advance; $12 at the door.

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