It’s a little piece of Cleveland in NYC as the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame opens an annex in the Big Apple – The New York Times (registration may be required)
Vampire Weekend in NYC – “Over the course of a short, 14-song set Wednesday, the quintet turned the Nokia Theatre in Times Square into a beer-soaked frat party where boys banged heads and girls went wild.” – New York Post
John Legend in Chicago – “Marching from the rear of the theater to the stage to join his seven-piece band and three backup singers for ‘Used to Love You,’ was a harder version of our boy-next-door, in black leather jacket a shades.” – Chicago Sun-Times (registration may be required)
N*E*R*D in Norfolk, Virginia – “From the moment they arrived on stage, singing ‘Anti-Matter,’ from their latest album, N.E.R.D.’s show remained a high energy ride.” – The Virginian-Pilot / HamptonRoads.com
Of Montreal in Seattle – “Maybe it’s not as professional as a Flaming Lips bonanza, or as completely danceable as an LCD Soundsystem show, but no one plunges into the wonderful mess of hysterical creativity like Kevin Barnes.” – Seattle Post Intelligencer
The Mighty Boosh in Bournemouth, England – “Some of it worked really well and was as funny as the TV show, if not funnier, and some bits didn’t work quite as well. But who cares?” – Bournemouth Daily Echo U.K.
They Say It’s Their Birthday … (Or so says Associated Press)