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Knitting Factory

361 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Hours: Mon-Fri 5p-4a, Sat-Sun 12p-4a
Subway: L,G to Lorimer/Metropolitan or L to Bedford

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Seeing Red - or Rather, Scarlet - at the Knitting Factory

By Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor

Of course, every band has a story, but few bands have quite a yarn like that of Scarlet Sails. Based out of New York, the duo is composed of drummer Brian Viglione (formerly of the Dresden Dolls, Nine Inch Nails, and Violent Femmes) and his wife, Olya. 471 more words


Diet Cig Announce Tour

Diet Cig @ Palisades

New Paltz indie-rock duo Diet Cig have been on tour with acts like Bully, Joyce Manor and The Front Bottoms but are heading out on their own headlining tour this Fall, playing primarily Northeast venues. 144 more words

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Tonight: Elizabeth and The Catapult at The Knitting Factory

Tonight, head over to The Knitting Factory on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg.   There you’ll find Elizabeth and The Catapult.  You can expect keyboard based idiosyncratic classical tinged pop and songs from the band’s three albums (including Like It Never Happened, one of… 79 more words

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Internet Archaeology: undertow@vega.net and Suzanne's Webcast from The Knitting Factory October 1997

During October 1997 Suzanne Vega broadcast her performances at The Knitting Factory in New York City over the internet. Although this was less than 20 years ago (after all, Apollo 11 landed on the moon over 45 years ago) reading the old Undertow email posts to the list-serv (a fan-run email distribution list that pre-dated things like Facebook or Twitter) is a reminder not just of how much things have changed in the world of consumer IT, but the lengths to which fans would and did resort to engaging both with each other and with Suzanne. 1,468 more words