Pinegrove, Vundabar @ Shea Stadium, 1/7/15

Shea Stadium is always a viable proving grounds for catching emerging rock acts, and this Winter night was no exception. Pinegrove, a troupe of rocking New Jerseyans, headlined a collection of loud, and energetic acts. The venue was full the whole night through, and the crowd around me seemed to be shifting regularly, suggesting a […]

Not Blood Paint Played Shea Stadium w/ Abraham, Wanna, & Nonsense

Not Blood Paint are always active with shows and other mischief around the area. When I caught them in early March at their #BandsAgainstBurglary event, I was camera-less and made a vow to get a solid set of shots for the next time I’d catch them. Well just deliverance has happened, with a headlining spot […]

Palma Violets @ Shea Stadium, 03/14/15

Before their visit to SXSW and their sold out show at Baby’s All Right, UK band Palma Violets stopped by Shea Stadium, a return to the first NYC venue they played at two years ago. The lineup of supporting acts was TBA until closer to the date, and it was an interesting one. Local psychedelic rock […]

Leapling Released Vacant Page, Held a Big Fiesta at Shea, 2/13/15

Shea Stadium last Friday was filled to bursting with a five band line up celebrating the release of Leapling’s debut record, Vacant Page. Leapling is Dan Arnes, Yoni David, R.J Gordon, & Joey Postiglione. For this special release show, we also saw a strings quartet, a cameo from Greg & Sam of Celestial Shore and also Pablo […]

Celestial Shore, Zula, Cloud Becomes Your Hand @ Shea, 1/30/15

Getting caught in a frigid windstorm last Friday night led me to seek solace at Shea Stadium. In turn, I was rewarded with a bill of energetic, experimental bands. All of the artists featured tonight really embody the local DIY scene. Apologies to Voice Coils, whom I missed. First for me on the night was Cloud Becomes Your Hand, […]