Tags - battle of the bands
Corey Bearak
Jun13
Hear that music
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Some people tell this commentator that I Live for the Music. I concede I missed live music. Last night with our friends Eric and Jar we checked out a band called Rock Steady outdoors at Lamotta’s in Port Washington. It’s drummer, Andy Lavin, is a member of this tribe that hosts this commentary. And this coming Thursday, at 6:00 p.m., everyone can e

Corey Bearak
Jan31
The Battle Must Go On
Posted By : Corey Bearak

This involves nothing political or otherwise.   Perhaps early but still excited because I know this show will go on. I miss live concerts. Followers of this weekly commentary know well this commentator’s enjoyment of live shows. So last Wednesday, I looked forward to a planning meeting for the return of the Gotham Battle of the Bands® this year. C

Corey Bearak
Feb09
Gotham Battle of the Bands® in play
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Often my first show of the season involves a Gotham connection. Last year, it was a show at My Father’s Place that Shelly and I attended with Vincent and Susan Russo. Often, The Gotham Battle of the Bands® (“BOTB”) works out as my first show of the year. This year, definitely not to be. Marisa and I take in the Eagles later this month at MSG. A few

Corey Bearak
Jan26
Shows Up
Posted By : Corey Bearak

No secret to frequent followers of this blog, and to many (most? All?) who know me how much I enjoy music, especially of a certain genre. Yesterday, I saw a tweet between two City Council Members I know that I think was trying to equate the quality and state of music today to politics today and a comparison to an earlier era. I replied my view that

Corey Bearak
Apr29
Are you attending Gotham Battle of the Bands®?
Posted By : Corey Bearak

This afternoon, Gotham hosts its annual Battle of the Bands®.   In contrast to discussions about politics that tend towards controversy and division, music tends to bring people of different persuasions together.   Some of my social media posts (I purposely avoid giving P.R. to either platform in this blog) invite “interesting” comments. Even ar

Corey Bearak
Apr23
Music Brings Us Together so join us at Gotham's Battle of the Bands®
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Next Sunday, one day following the First 100 days of the current administration, Gotham hosts its annual Battle of the Bands. Discussions about politics tend towards controversy and division. Music tends to bring people of different persuasions together.   Friday I posted the text of my presentation last Wednesday eve hosted by the Gotham Exec

Corey Bearak
Mar19
Don't Miss the 5th Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands®, April 30 at the Legendary Cafe' Wha? Still some time to get your band in!
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Don't Miss the 5th Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands® April 30 at the Legendary Cafe' Wha? Still some time to get your band in!   As Gotham welcomes Spring, we certainly look forward to a number of cool events. Next week we hold a Gala to celebrate 20 years of Gotham history and select a Networker of the Decade; pretty cool. As I blogged last we

Corey Bearak
Apr17
The Event Not To Miss
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Gotham City Networking, Inc.® hosts some special events this week.  This afternoon the 4th Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands® at legendary Cafe Wha?  Fred on Friday and I last Sunday already blogged on this; always a fun event.  Our tribe also has a number of joint and regular meetings. check the Gotham City Networking, Inc.® calendar.  Thursday on

Corey Bearak
Apr10
Don't Miss the 4th Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands®
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Don't Miss the 4th Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands® April 17 at the Legendary Cafe' Wha?   Mark your calendar: Attend the 4th Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands®, hosted by Gotham City Networking, Inc.® (“Gotham”).   It takes place Sunday, April 17, at @CafeWhaNYC (Cafe Wha?, 115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012).   Show starts at 3:00. Doors

Corey Bearak
Mar28
Gotham Makes Music
Posted By : Corey Bearak

This past Sunday, March 22, 2015, our tribe held its Third Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn.   Attendees enjoyed eight very talented bands – Chordless Triad (1st prize, again), Cometa, Parkway South, The Offshoots (3rd Prize), Stronger Than Sum, Jessica & The Hot Seeds, 1 More Animal, and Off The Record (2n

Corey Bearak
Mar01
Gotham Battle of the Bands
Posted By : Corey Bearak

Last week I blogged about how our Gotham tribe works for each of us as “social business network.” Just three weeks from today – Sunday March 22, 2015, our tribe holds its third Annual Gotham Battle of the Bands.   The wonderful afternoon of music and networking takes place at The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11211.  Show