Boog City 2015-16 NYC Events

Listing of Boog City NYC Poetry, music, and theater event from November 2015 to August 2016.

LI Folk Music Summer 2013

Long Island Folk Music for Summer 2013

Ian Wilder August 2012 week-long tour

Fresh from reading at an open mic in San Diego, Ian Wilder presents . . .

Remembrances of Harry Chapin, Part I

IW: My older brother had introduced me to folk music: Jim Croce, Gordon Lightfoot, John Denver, Cat Stevens & Harry Chapin.  This happened in the way all little brothers get things from their older brothers.  I heard this wonderful music coming from the stereo in my brother’s room, and I wanted to be just like […]

Boog Fest 5 lineup 8/5-8/9/11 NYC

Update: Some photos from Boogfest 2011 are at Ian’s Flickr: here. Two months from now, from Fri., Aug. 5 through Tues. Aug. 9, we’ll be celebrating Boog’s 20th anniversary by putting on the fifth annual Welcome to Boog City poetry and music festival. The poetry readings are curated by Jim Behrle, Joanna Fuhrman, and me. The music is booked by Brian […]

PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse: Banjo, Shoreham thoughts, and a sing-a-long (via PeaceSmiths) 6/3/11

The PeaceSmiths June 2011 Coffeehouse is dedicated to the memory of Lisa Fishbein PeaceSmiths Topical, A-Typical, Folk Music, Poetry, and Whatever Coffeehouse Friday, June 3rd at 8pm with Music by Maria Fairchild A presentation: Shoreham and Spirituality with Peter Maniscalco Andy Greenhouse sing-a-long PLUS Open mic: Maybe you! Held at: The First United Methodist Church in Amityville, $7 suggested […]

How do a blogging couple spend their 10th Wedding Anniversary?

We re-design our website, of course.  You can compare screen shots of the old and new at the bottom of this post. This re-design has been a long time coming.  Kimberly probably would not have talked Ian into spending the day on it it, if it hadn’t been a rainy day.  Moreover, a drive out […]

Welcome to Boog City 3: 9/9 -9/13/09

PDF of full schedule: Great 5-day poetry and music fest happeningin sept. (I took part in it a coupla years back) [googlevideo=] Schedule 2009 Wed. 9/9, 7:00 p.m. Sidewalk Café 94 Ave. A, at E. 6th St. The Magnetic Fields, 69 Love Songs Performed in its entirety, live for its 10th anniversary by: Andrew […]

Ahmad Ali in WUSB every Tuesday Morn 3am

Tune in to Cafe`Ali (a free form eclectic radio experience) Heard on WUSB Stony brook 90.1 Monday night into Tuesday morning from 3-5am. Hosted by Ahmad Ali.

David Rovics Updates [youtube=] New video on YouTube With Abraham Lincoln being talked about in the media more than at any time that I can recall, I thought I’d write a song about John Brown. I think it’s one of the best songs I’ve written. It was recorded in my living room with a camcorder […]

Chuck D on D.L. Hughley: Cynthia, Rosa, and the Green Party

from David A. Kirschenbaum, Boog City publisher and NYC Green Party member i’m up late, surprise, and on d.l. hughley breaks the news, his cnn show, he has on chuck d and michael steele, new rnc head, and chuck d talked about race in republican party not being prevalent, feeling excluded, then he says (and […]

“Can’t Wait” Music Video by Alan Semerdjian

[youtube=] “Can’t Wait” Music Video/ Mini-Documentary/Public Art Project by Alan Semerdjian and Haik Kocharian. Music by Alan Semerdjian. Directed by Haik Kocharian.

Jack’s Waterfall and Friends To Perform ‘A Celebration of Life’ 2/27/09

Jack’s Waterfall, an ever-evolving musical ensemble headed by West Sayville singer/songwriter Jack Licitra, will lead an impressive line-up of performers who will come together for “A Celebration of Life” on Friday, Feb. 27, at the historic Congregational Church of Patchogue.  The event promises to be a high-energy blend of creativity, driving rhythms and audience participation, […]

The Last Internationale album is out

[youtube=] More videos can be found at I’ve been feeling guilty for weeks about not posting about the release of The Last Internationale’s self-titled debut album.   I anxiously awaited the dlivery of the album, and was not disappointed.  I am in awe of the creative power of this duo, Edgey and Delila.  Their recordings, […]