From Our Editors
The Highline Ballroom's commitment to eclectic acts ranging from soulful blues to kid-friendly singer-songwriters has earned the sonic setting accolades from music fans including Citysearch?s Best Live Music Venue of 2008. The reggae ambassadors of Third World have parlayed their 10 Grammy nominations and unchecked diplomatic immunity to work with the Jackson Five, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, and other talented performers. Often referred to as the ?seventh Python,? Neil Innes inspires lyrical laughs with clever tunes including songs he wrote for the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail and other works in the comedy troupe?s canon. Soothe preadolescent ears with David Weinstone?s playful nursery rhymes about such topics as taxis, skyscrapers, and boogers, a huge hit with kids, parents, and congested cab drivers. The Reverend Horton Heat stirs up audiences with wild live shows that mix raucous southern rockabilly tunes with the delivery of a gospel revival.