All photos by Jayson Yee

On June 10, City and Colour, the project of Canadian musician Dallas Green, returned to New York for a performance at Hammerstein Ballroom. The show came in support of their 2015 album If I Should Go Before You (which was released via Dine Alone Records).

Our photographer Jayson Yee was there to capture some shots from their performance. Find the photo gallery posted below, along with their setlist.

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All photos by Anthony Bauer

On the third night of the 2017 Northside Festival not only were we treated with absolutely beautiful weather for an outdoor show, but we were also treated with an amazing, high-energy performance from the one and only Miguel at McCarren Park. Miguel is still out in support of his album Wildheart which was released back in 2015 (via RCA Records).

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Brooklyn indie rockers The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart will return with their 4th album The Echo of Pleasure on July 14 via their own label, Painbow.

On June 9 they gave fans a preview of the new album during their Northside Festival performance at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Along with new material from The Echo of Pleasure, Kip Berman and the rest of the band gave us a good mix of older favorites from the bands previous three albums.

Find photos from their performance posted below

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(All photos by Anthony Bauer)

On the second night of the 2017 Northside Festival, we were treated to a special performance at Rough Trade from Brooklyn’s own Big Thief. Not only was this a special show for Northside, it was a special show in that it was the unofficial album release show for the band who put out their absolutely fantastic new album Capacity (out now via Saddle Creek), which is bound to end up on many year end lists. Along for the ride and kicking things off were openers Really Big Pinecone and Mega Bog.

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On June 9, I kicked off my Friday night of Northside Festival with a performance from Girlpool, the folk rock duo of Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. They’re on tour in support of their new album Powerplant which was released on May 12 via Anti-. The show was put on by Ad Hoc as a part of Northside and was even live streamed by Pitchfork (watch the replay here).
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The War On Drugs will release their new album A Deeper Understanding (their first for Atlantic Records) on August 25, so they’ve been hard at work doing the rounds of promotion, including a stop at Colbert where they performed current single, “Holding On.” While they were in town they announced a last minute intimate performance at Bowery Ballroom, much smaller than their upcoming show at Central Park.

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The Drums have endured many changes over the years, but recently suffered it’s most significant loss with the departure of founding member Jacob Graham. With the release of fourth album “Abysmal Thoughts” (released via Anti- Records), The Drums now operates as the solo project of Jonny Pierce.

Pierce wrote and played every instrument on the album, resulting in one of the most personal recordings of his career. There is the sense that this is a very different album from him, but it has that signature summer-misery hybrid that he could make in his sleep at this point.

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Four years has passed since Alaska rockers Portugal. The Man released Evil Friends, making the arrival of new album Woodstock (via Atlantic Records) the longest wait between albums of their career. But it seems to have paid off, as current single “Feel It Still” has done extremely well, landing a #1 placement on the Billboard Adult Alternative Songs chart as well as #2 on the Alternative songs chart.

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