Posts Tagged ‘live’

Handsome Dick Manitoba and The Soul Punk Kings played The Bowery Electric

January 14th, 2018 by chocko

Handsome Dick Manitoba, lead singer of The Dictators recently played The Bowery Electric on the Eve of New Year’s Eve. Manitoba performed with his new band The Soul Punk Kings and played songs by The Dictators and debuted a couple new songs from a new upcoming solo album. At the age of 63, Manitoba sang […]

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Doyle played Gramercy Theatre

April 26th, 2017 by chocko

Doyle recently brought the horror business to Gramercy Theatre which I believe is his first NYC show since last year’s Misftis reunions at Riot Fest in Denver and Chicago. Doyle’s band, simply named Doyle features the following lineup: DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN-Guitar, ALEX STORY-Vocals, BRANDON PERTZBORN-Drums and BRANDON STRATE-Bass. Watching Doyle stomp around the stage […]

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Frankie Cosmos played Other Music

June 6th, 2016 by chocko

Frankie Cosmos at Other Music March 31, 2016 Greta Kline records sweet and shimmering indie pop under the name Frankie Cosmos. Her new album Next Thing dropped a couple months ago and Frankie Cosmos performed a decent chunk of the new record at the intimate and soon to be gone forever, Other Music in New […]

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The Zombies played Rough Trade

May 27th, 2016 by chocko

Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone of The Zombies at Rough Trade NYC May 12, 2016 UK psychedelic relics, The Zombies played an intimate show at Rough Trade in New York City recently and treated the crowd to a sweet, 30 minute set. The lineup was whittled down to the duo of Rod Argent on keyboards […]

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Nina Diaz (Girl In A Coma) played Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2

November 5th, 2015 by chocko

After taking a break from singing and playing guitar in the San Antonio band, Girl In A Coma, Nina Diaz played a ton of solo shows in her home state and began recording solo material. Last month, Nina finally took her show to some NYC area shows which included Brooklyn’s Living Room and Rockwood Music […]

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Skuz + Led To The Grave + Ubasute played ABC No Rio

September 7th, 2015 by chocko

SKUZ at ABC No Rio A couple days ago, New Jersey’s SKUZ and Ubasute played on the same bill as Boston thrashers Led To The Grave at the Hardcore Matinee at ABC No Rio. I missed the openers but made it just in time to see Ubasute ripping it up in the legendary venue situated […]

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Sharkmuffin and Janet LaBelle played Iris Records

March 18th, 2015 by chocko

Iris Records (114 Brunswick St, Jersey City, NJ) Chocko and Mr. C are a little late to the game when it comes to checking out in-stores at Iris Records in Jersey City. Last weekend we were curious to see how Sharkmuffin and Janet LaBelle, plus vinyl connoisseurs were going to even fit into the already […]

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Savages played Saint Vitus

January 31st, 2015 by chocko

Savages at Saint Vitus 01-17-15 UK post punk band Savages wrap up their 9 show New York City residency with a sold out show tonight at Saint Vitus in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Planet Chocko was in the house for their first show at Saint Vitus which usually hosts metal shows. The all female band played a […]

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WWE Summerslam Heatwave Tour Blasted Through MSG

July 14th, 2014 by chocko

Any WWE fans out there? Chocko recently sat in the stands at the world famous arena, Madison Square Garden to check out some live professional wrestling. This wasn’t a television taping or pay-per-view event, just a house show with straight up matches. All killer, no filler. Here’s some photos and a quick recap of what […]

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Dead Kennedys played Irving Plaza

July 7th, 2014 by chocko

Dead Kennedys at Irving Plaza Is this Joan Jett and Slash…no, it’s Tibbie X and Paul Cripple of Reagan Youth! A couple weeks ago, I went to see two legendary punk bands, Dead Kennedys and Reagan Youth play Irving Plaza in New York City. Burning Streets from Boston, MA opened up the evening. I walked […]

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Tori Amos played Rough Trade NYC

April 30th, 2014 by chocko

Tori Amos at Rough Trade NYC (photos by chocko) Lucky fans of Tori Amos got the chance to check out a super intimate performance yesterday with the pre-purchase of her latest album titled Unrepentant Geraldines. Her newest album is her 14th studio release and will be dropping on May 13. The in-store event happened at […]

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Tegan and Sara played Starland Ballroom

November 8th, 2013 by chocko

Tegan and Sara at Starland Ballroom Back in 2001, I saw Tegan and Sara play a free show at South Street Seaport in NYC. The Canadian twin sisters played catchy pop music on acoustic guitars. They were absolutely adorable and their quirky on stage banter was just as fun as their songs. I’ve been a […]

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