Tag Archives: mercury lounge

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART

by john cole I found out about this band purely by accident after stumbling upon Slumberland Records’ website a few months ago. Let’s just say that I’m more than happy to have done so. After hearing the “Everything With You” single, I had to get my hands on all of their releases. And even better [...]

NEIL HALSTEAD @ MERCURY LOUNGE

by eliza czander Last night at The Mercury Lounge, Neil Halstead played one of the most beautiful live acoustic sets my ears have heard in a very long while. I got in late, and the lounge was completely packed. I found a spot open on one of the banquets, so I crouched to get a [...]

HOLLY GOLIGHTLY & THE BROKEOFFS @ MERCURY LOUNGE

by lora kolodny On Friday, Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs performed a 90-minute set at The Mercury Lounge in New York City, consisting mostly of songs from their last two records You Can’t Buy A Gun When You’re Crying, and Dirt Don’t Hurt. DON’T GO WIT DAD BY HOLLY GOLIGHTLY & THE BROKEOFFS: While the [...]

CMJ DAY 2: THE SAGA CONTINUES

by kevin and eliza My legs hurt, my head hurts, but my heart is pumping with life. I love this festival, but it may be the death of me. How many more days do we have of this? After picking up goodie bags and seeing 5 minutes of the awful and awfully named Talk To [...]

BORN RUFFIANS @ THE MERCURY LOUNGE 10/27

by stoli Everyone should know these guys pretty well by now but I feel obligated to post on them again because some people still give me confused looks when I bring them up in musical conversation. I also want to pump their upcoming NYC show. The Born Ruffians are a three piece band out of [...]

JASON COLLETT @ THE MERCURY LOUNGE 4.10.08

by kristen b I must be honest and admit, the Mercury Lounge is not my favorite venue (although, in comparison to its competitors, their draught beer selection is quite nice and reasonably priced, cheers for that). Which can be a shame, because the place hosts some great up and coming acts. Even some of my [...]