The city’s rising cost of real estate and gentrification have forced some well-known music clubs to go silent. The Bottom Line, Wetlands, Fez, Tonic, and Sine-e are now gone. Mo Pitkins is the music scene’s latest casualty. While venues come and go, bands are always able to find new places to play. And, from jazz to rumba to rock and roll, there’s always an audience in New York City.
Paolo De Grigorio is the editor-in-chief and founder of the New York City music magazine, Deli. He joins us in our studio in Times Square to talk about new local bands and where you can hear them play.
Reporters: Tyler Mitter, Adeola Oladele, Jennifer Saavedra