Saturday, October 2, 2010

Travie McCoy Performs Intimate Set at Hennessy Artistry Party

It's a great night to be a New Yorker!

Especially if you were one of the few hundred who attended Hennessy and Hot 97's Artistry NYC event Thursday night at SOB's!

Peter Rosenberg and Angie Martinez served as the night's hosts, while songstress Wynter Gordon and rapper XV opened the show for Travie McCoy.

Poison Ivy interviewed McCoy almost four years ago - we were working at our college paper and talked to McCoy's band Gym Class Heroes on the cusp of their success - so it was exciting to see him branch out and flourish!

Full circle!

Check out McCoy's performance of "We'll Be Alright," sampling Supergrass' "Alright," above.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Tweet of the Night

"WOW! Has anyone seen Inception yet?! It's SO AWESOME!! "

-Mark Hoppus Tweets

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Lady Antebellum Bring the Country to NYC

Lady Antebellum played a riotous two hour show at New York's Beacon Theater Tuesday night!

We can't remember the last time we had so much fun at a show!!

The Nashville trio rocked a slew of jams for the NYC crowd, including "American Honey," "Stars Tonight," "Need You Now" and a cover of Bonnie Raitt's "I Can't Make You Love Me."

"How'd they get so many country fans in New York City?" vocalist Charles Kelley pondered.

The wildly talented David Nail opened for LA, making jokes to the audience about his opening slot.

"I ain't too proud to ride some coat tails," he laughed.

Even Kevin Jonas showed up to watch the party!

Check out our compilation video, above.

Tweet of the Day

"long time friend Lee Green is visiting-met him when I was 15-he picked me up hitch hiking & I pulled a knife on him-best friends ever since!"

-Jewel Tweets

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Video: Ashton Kutcher's First Address as the President of Pop Culture

Ashton Kutcher has filmed his first address as the spokesperson for popchips (and subsequently, the President of Pop Culture).

Check it out, with a hilarious nod to wifey Demi Moore at the 00:52 mark, above.

Tweet of the Night

"I'm dazzled by even the simplest choreography."

-Sarah Silverman Tweets

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The Temper Trap Sound Off in Tribeca

Monday night was our first time checking out Aussie rockers The Temper Trap, who serenaded some 200 fans at P.C. Richard & Son Theater in Tribeca.

TTT played a beautiful and hypnotic set, including "Sweet Disposition," "Down River," and "Love Lost," which was peppered with quite a few sound malfunctions!

Check out a snippet of that performance, accompanied by a little spat between frontman Dougy Mandagi and the sound engineer (at the 00:38 mark), above.

Tweet of the Day

"Ben Affleck is such a likeable murderer. "

-Mike Birbiglia Tweets

The Social Network Premieres in NYC

Justin Timberlake, Jesse Eisenberg, Armie Hammer and Andrew Garfield hit Lincoln Center for the premiere of their new flick The Social Network Friday, and later shimmied (fittingly) to the Harvard Club for an after-party.

"I’m jumping around so people don’t find out how moderate I am," Timberlake told reporters, of his delve into film and enterprise.

"I didn’t want people to find out I wasn’t the best singer, so I became an actor."


Monday, September 27, 2010

Win Tix to See Phoenix at Madison Square Garden!

Poison Ivy's latest ticket giveaway might just be our biggest......

Follow Poison Ivy on Twitter, and complete this form for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see Phoenix and Dirty Projectors on October 20 at Madison Square Garden in New York City!

One form per person will be considered. Only from Poison Ivy [].

Tweet of the Night

"Been away for so long, just discovered a spiderweb (+spider) in fridge. Cant decide whether funny or terrible. Thnk god eatng out tonight"

-Marina Diamandis Tweets

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Tweet of the Night

"'hehehehe' is just a little disclaimer used when texting someone something that they may or may not take the wrong way. It's a safety net."

-Adam Levine Tweets

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