Best Buy Theater
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Feb 22 2010
This large, corporate club begs for character but finds redemption in its creature comforts. The sound and sight lines are both good, and there’s even edible food. Those who wish to look into a musician’s eyes can stand in the ample front section; foot-weary fans can sit in the cinema-like section in back. It’s a comfortable place to see a well-known band that hasn’t (yet) reached stadium-filling fame.
Best Buy Theater 1515 Broadway
What's on at Best Buy Theater
- Critics' pick
Arch Enemy proudly waves the flag for brutal yet anthemic Swedish death metal. The band's new one, War Eternal, starts a new chapter, as the first disc with frontwoman Alissa White-Gluz and guitarist Nick Cordle, who step into the formidable shoes of...
Pop, Hip-hop, Soul, R&B & Funk
R&B singer Jason Derulo's Talk Dirty is one of the year's best sources for a certain kind of pop music: full of tunes that are sexy, profane, playful and a little bit silly. Look no further than "Wiggle," which picks up where "Thong Song" left off.
Country & folk, Cajun & zydeco
A new sensation in the world of commercial country, Grammy-winning 23-year-old singer and multi-instrumentalist Hunter Hayes hits Best Buy Theater behind his second LP, Storyline.
Country & folk
Alabama's Little Big Town brings the radio-friendly country fare of its new record, Pain Killer, to the Best Buy Theater. The album is out today: If you like, pick up a copy before the show and take the advice of its first single, "Day Drinking."
Japanese nu-metal gang Maximum the Hormone sounds like it’s been binging on System of a Down, Red Hot Chili Peppers and other funk-rock relics, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Unlocking the Truth is a crushing trio made of middle-school–age Flatbush...
- Critics' pick
Industrial veterans Skinny Puppy have left a mark on many during the last three decades—for both better and worse. Goth-inspired art-pop queen Grimes cites her first time hearing the band as a revelatory experience, but earlier this year, much to the...
Punk & hardcore
Jersey’s Streetlight Manifesto is a metallic ska-punk juggernaut with a gonzo, klezmerfied approach—audible on 2013's The Hands That Thieve album.