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Nightshift Sounds is a column about what goes bump in the night. Bands come to NYC to play dive bars, venues, or backyards and we make sure to catch 'em! The freaks really do come out at night.

Nautical Nonsense Aboard The Rock ‘N’ Roll Booze Cruise

by Elena Childers | Sep 6, 2017

The best cure for seasickness is booze, confetti and live rock ‘n’ roll--this is High Waisted At Sea 4: Rock 'N' Roll Booze Cruise!

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NY Night Train’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Skate Ball Was The Hottest Thing On Wheels

by Elena Childers | Aug 30, 2017

Rollerskating while knocking back tequila shots may seem like a bad idea. But Jonathan Toubin proved it’s actually a shoo-in recipe for an amazing time.

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It’s Still Sex, Drugs And Rock ‘n’ Roll At Fat White Family Zine Release Show

by Elena Childers | Aug 24, 2017

Take a peek into the Pandora’s box of rock ‘n’ roll with the Fat White Family zine by Alec Castillo & Sacha Lecca.

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A$AP Rocky, Frank Ocean & Tyler, The Creator Tear up The Stage At Secret Show

by Elena Childers | Aug 8, 2017

Hip hop superstars drove a packed crowd into a frenzy. I left drenched in sweat—and a little blood—and I’m pretty sure most of it wasn’t mine.

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Get Ready to Swoon for L.A. Salami

by Elena Childers | Aug 3, 2017

Lovesick London-based singer/songwriter L.A. Salami performs with such passion you can’t help but feel all the feels for him. He has looks, style and a dangerously adorable British accent.

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The Second Burger Beach Bash Rocked Through the Storm

by Elena Childers | Jul 26, 2017

I made a fashionably late entrance this year. I brought my sunscreen, sunglasses and wore my most summery outfit. But the joke was on me. I avoided sunburn but left the fest drenched and shivering.

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Beach Jam Brought The City Crowd to The Rockaways

by Elena Childers | Jul 17, 2017

City scenesters escaped the concrete jungle for two nights of fun in Rockaway Beach.

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It Was A Real Nude Party At Send It Week

by Elena Childers | Jul 11, 2017

A music festival that's the epitome of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. BTRtoday was there to document it all.

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Getting Rowdy With Diarrhea Planet And Daddy Issues

by Elena Childers | Jul 6, 2017

Diarrhea Planet turned a concert into Lord of The Flies with a bunch of 20-somethings.

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