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
Alter Bridge, Mark Tremonti's Creed offshoot, hits Best Buy Theater in support of its fourth studio effort, Fortress. Blues-rocking Canadians Monster Truck set the scene.
Teenybopper Aussie heartthrobs 5 Seconds of Summer bring their ecstatic pop rock to Best Buy for a sold-out show. High-pitched shrieks will abound.
Categories, Rock, Pop & Hip-hop
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Categories, Reggae, World & Latin, Reggae
Son of Bob (and the spitting image of his dad), Stephen Marley has a relationship to hip-hop that is well documented—his burnished vocals have appeared on recordings by the Fugees, Erykah Badu, Dead Prez and Nelly—so it's not terribly surprising that...
Founded in 1976 by former New York City Ballet principal Jacques d'Amboise, the National Dance Institute (NDI) brings arts programming to public schools. Its 2014 benefit honors Marcus Samuelsson, and Donald and Barbara Tober. Terrence Mann and Charlotte...
If sing-to-the-rafters emo punk is your thing (still), boy, have we got a double bill for you. Utah alt-rockers the Used and pop-punk stalwarts Taking Back Sunday play a trio of sold-out NYC shows on their joint national tour.
- Critics' pick
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz bids a happy birthday to Power 105.1's DJ Prostyle—onetime official selector for stalwart BET video show 106 & Park—with the help of heat-seeking soul smoothie Miguel.
Punk & hardcore
The Wonder Years, a breathlessly intense and disarmingly frank emo-punk outfit from Pennsylvania, heads a romping, shouty bill at Best Buy.