Friday, September 20, 2019


Sing for Hope Unveils 500th Piano

By Michael Izquierdo Whether you’re eager to play the piano in front of a live audience or looking to admire originally-designed artwork, the Sing for Hope Pianos project returns...

Seminole Hard Rock Goes Big On Hollywood Guitar Expansion

By Dan Metz, Associate Editor This fall, Hard Rock Cafe, Inc. is looking to change the shape of their franchise--and the size of their Rock ‘n Roll--with what CEO...

Talking Internet Music with Kyunchi

Downtown chatted with up-and-coming artist Kyunchi, who self-describes as making internet music, about what that means, using New York as inspiration, and how luxury plays into songwriting.

Join Fado Festival in its New Home at Brookfield Place

Fado Festival NY&NJ enters its third year with a dazzling new venue partner, Brookfield Place New York, its most expansive lineup of artists and, with four free events, an incomparable opportunity for fans to hear...
The Ramones at CBGB by punk rock photographer David Godlis

Punk Rock Photography Show Opens on the Lower East Side

72 Gallery, the newest addition to the Lower East Side's art scene, opens on Thursday, April 18th (6pm-9pm), with a bang, showing the punk rock and street photography of David Godlis, in...
Artwork created by Pierre Fraiture, and Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes, to benefit Luv Michael Foundation for Autism.

The Strokes Nikolai Fraiture and his brother perform at 7 WTC, to benefit autism

On April 3, Downtown Magazine attended a live art performance by Nikolai Fraiture of The Strokes, and his brother Pierre, a New York City artist. It was a captivating evening.