What’s Happening

Sat Apr 29

Open 8:30 or 11:30 45 min sets

Sat Apr 29 @ 12:00 am
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South Slope Art Studio Tour Show
April 29th & 30th. 2 Days Only! Best Hours are 12-noon until 7PM. Open Hours are 12-noon until 4AM.
Sat Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm
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Tom Gavin with Chris Moore and Gary Langol
Brooklyn-based singer, songwriter, and quasi-multi-instrumentalist—not necessarily in that order—Tom Gavin performs with longtime friends and co-conspirators Chris Moore (Negative Approach) on drums and Gary Langol on bass. His newest album, Lost and Gained, was just released in December 2015. Adventurous, sweet, and spiny, it roves from moody, introspective murmurings to brash, clanging swells, usually within [...]
Sat Apr 29 @ 9:30 pm
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Rizzo's Dilemma
Rizzo's Dilemma is a high-energy rock band from the NYC region. With a sound as versatile and inventive as its members, Rizzo's Dilemma blends the heart and soul of roots rock with elements of pop and funk, always performing unique live shows. They have played over 1,000 gigs over the past eight years and are [...]
Sat Apr 29 @ 10:30 pm
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Sun Apr 30

South Slope Art Studio Tour Show
April 29th & 30th. 2 Days Only! Best Hours are 12-noon until 7PM. Open Hours are 12-noon until 4AM.
Sun Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm
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Fundraising party for Carmen V Hulbert
Vote for Carmen V Hulbert. Carmen is running for City Council in District 38. Please come out and help us raise enough money to put a real person on the City Council. Runs until 8PM.
Sun Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Cataclysmic Commentary
A malleable and dynamic trio of improvising musicians integrating socio-political narratives into their work  
Sun Apr 30 @ 8:30 pm
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Mon May 1

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up:
Comedy Stand Up + Open Mic
Mon May 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Tue May 2

Booked Full

Tue May 2 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue May 2 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Brooklyn Soul Series: DJ Mikey "The Custodian Of Soul"
Featuring Mikey Post, who by day is Daptone’s full time Sales and Production Manager, & is also the drummer for Naomi and the Queens. Daptone Music Series Every Tue! 
Tue May 2 @ 9:30 pm
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Wed May 3

Booked Full

Wed May 3 @ 12:00 am
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So What Happened Was...
7pm - a monthly storytelling show, true stories from fun people.  For more info and a list of upcoming shows, visit: https://www.facebook.com/sowhathappenedwas  1st Wed Monthly
Wed May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Karaoke Grand Prix with H-Bomb & Emma C. Hammer
Start your engines!  Race through a canyon of song with H-Bomb and Emma C. Hammer on the first Wednesday of each month, when we bring you the lowest of lo-fi karaoke. No teleprompter at this one — the lyrics are on paper! Our song selection exceeds 1,000 voiceless tracks, and we add more each month. Ask for [...]
Wed May 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu May 4

Cashank FrontRoom Hootenanny
“Highfalutin country...a convivial blur of expert fiddlers, plucky pluckers, & amateur crooners ..."~NY Mag. Critic’s Pick. http://nymag.com/listings/nightlife/cashank-hootenanny/ “an acoustic classic country jam”~ Village Voice. Best Of. "Johnny Cash and Hank Williams are the stars of the playlist. A stringent four-chord rule holds sway so joining the session can be as simple as singing/playing from your seat, [...]
Thu May 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri May 5

“Backspin”
Beyond Smooth Productions presents The Backspin Soul, Hip-Hop and Classics Music by DJ Jae Trevor and Ben the Beyonder with special guests (this month it's DJ Juice-E) Hosted by CL Smoothie.
Fri May 5 @ 9:00 pm
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Sat May 6

"This is NOT NORMAL:" Opening Art Reception
Curated by Jessica Pepper. ACLU fundraiser Benifit Auction of all art (& More) Held on Sat June 24th. http://freddysbar.com/events/aclu-fundraiser/ Exhibition runs from May 6th until July 5th. Visible Daily. Best hours - 12noon until 7PM. All Hours - 12noon until 4Am.  
Sat May 6 @ 7:00 pm
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August on Sunday
August on Sunday is a three-piece rock band consisting of a guitarist, a bassist, and a drummer. Their brand of music can be described as Love Rock, lots of dance-y hits that are sure to get your feet moving. Recently they've played at The Mercury Lounge, Gold Sounds, and just got back from their first [...]
Sat May 6 @ 9:30 pm
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Whiskey Dingo
Rock band with varying stylistic influence based in the Hudson Valley. 5 piece with two guitars, bass, keys and drums. facebook.com/whiskey.dingo.blues https://youtu.be/vt9LvJFUYbY
Sat May 6 @ 10:30 pm
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CharlieHipHop and 3C
A lyrical blend of country, punk, rock, and "rap" that truly is a sound all its own. Like all great music, you kind of have to experience a live performance to appreciate it fully. It's mainly originals, but 3C does have a fair repertoire of surprising and delightful covers up its sleeve too. "If it's not [...]
Sat May 6 @ 11:30 pm
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Sun May 7

Booked Full

Sun May 7 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn College MFA Reading
til 3pm. In the Backroom.
Sun May 7 @ 1:00 pm
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Jack Grace-Front-room
Jack’s form of experimental country art rock has been compared to everything from Frank Zappa to early Johnny Cash — or “Cole Porter meets Gene Autry” as the New York Times once wrote.  Alan Young of the New York Press raved, what sets Jack’s songs “apart from the rest of the country or alt-country scene [...]
Sun May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Jim Greene at Freddy's Bar and Backroom in Brooklyn. Brother Jim
 Bassist Jim Greene and his band "Brother Jim" rock the back room with Jim's original Americana and rock n roll tunes. Jim is influenced by writers like John Prine, John Hiatt, CCR and Hayes Carll. The band features NY greats Craig Dreyer, and Al Street. 1st Sun Monthly. http://www.heyjimmygreene.com/
Sun May 7 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon May 8

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ed Sullivan on Acid: Brooklyn's Longest Running Stand up Comedy.
"This free show has been in Brooklyn for over a decade and still brings the laughs. Hosted by Calvin S. Cato and created by Pat O'Shea, it combines performances from seasoned comics and up-and-coming local acts. Head to the backroom at Freddy's Bar, and enjoy some free candy with the sweet stand-up gigs." AM New [...]
Mon May 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue May 9

Booked Full

Tue May 9 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue May 9 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Dap King Joe "The Staten Island Soul Junkie" Crispiano
Joe Crispiano of The Dap Kings spins all night soul bangers until the drink in your glass starts filling itself, and the smoke in your lungs starts to expand. Daptone Records Alumni Series Every Tue!  Featuring: The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap [...]
Tue May 9 @ 9:30 pm
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Wed May 10

Open

Wed May 10 @ 12:00 am
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CANCELED Whiskey Coke
“ Some of the city’s best & brightest indie artists gather at this raucous series,”…”a one-of-a-kind evening of lit, music & art. (At Freddy’s)”~ Time Out NY.   http://ow.ly/IQufQ   
Wed May 10 @ 8:30 pm
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Thu May 11

Home Brew Opera
The premiere dive bar opera company of New York. “raucous and sublime…un-elitist, imperfect, and fun” – NY Sun “irreverent, laid-back and glorious” – NPR, All Things Considered. Home Brew is a new music vocal collective founded by members of the New York City chapter of Opera on Tap.  Started in 2005 at Freddy’s Bar Opera on Tap [...]
Thu May 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Live Band Karaoke

Thu May 11 @ 10:30 pm - 11:45 pm
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Fri May 12

Iced Ink: Guitar/bass/drums trio
Pop culture stream of conscience neatly crammed into unique 4 minute long music meatballs. http://icedink.bandcamp.com
Fri May 12 @ 8:30 pm
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There, now
A four-piece Brooklyn band playing indiepop songs with layers of rich, melodic guitar parts built around solid, catchy vocal melodies and harmonies. Their current shows include songs that will be featured on an upcoming EP to be released later this Summer. Check them out! therenow@bandcamp.com fb.me/therenowmusic
Fri May 12 @ 9:30 pm
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NTXL
An alternative rock duo out of New Orleans, LA. Singer/songwriters Justin Dye and Zach Blaustone have teamed up to create deliberate, melody driven songs with lush harmonies and powerful dynamics. They are currently on tour promoting their recently released self-titled EP. Check out their sound here: https://soundcloud.com/ntxlmusic/albums http://instagram.com/ntxlmusic http://facebook.com/ntxlmusic
Fri May 12 @ 10:30 pm
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Funk-N-Soul LateNight Jam featuring Fred Thomas
Fred was James Brown’s principal bassist since 1971. In this trio, Fred is front and center singing, playing bass and tearing into a mix of JB hits, blues and soul classics.” played on hits such as “Hot Pants”, “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” and “Make it Funky (Part 1),” along with JB instrumentals like “Pass the [...]
Fri May 12 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat May 13

Brooklyn College MFA Reading
til 3pm. In the Backroom.
Sat May 13 @ 1:00 pm
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The Eclipsers
The Eclipsers are a New York City based Blues/Rock/Soul band founded by Katie Spalding and Luis Dardano in 2016. https://www.facebook.com/TheEclipsers/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC1E8CkZTAFoPKLcoqDOuLQ https://www.instagram.com/theeclipsers/
Sat May 13 @ 8:30 pm
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Hairclub for Jen
Bunch of Burlesque.
Sat May 13 @ 9:30 pm
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Sweet Tits & More Friends (10:30 & 11:30 Slots)
The Punk Rawk lesbo Spinal Tap, is a Brooklyn band like no other. Playing songs like "We're All Assholes" and " I Take Your Pussy Out To Dinner," anything can happen at their shows, and it always does!
Sat May 13 @ 10:30 pm
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Sun May 14

New York Times Freddy's Bar Brooklyn Demystifying Government
Free monthly discussion series. 3-6PM.
Sun May 14 @ 3:00 pm
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Backroom Brawl
Improv Comedy Show. Up and coming improvisers who study and perform at NYC theaters such as Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The PIT and Magnet Theater. 2nd Sun monthly
Sun May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon May 15

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up
Ed Sullivan on Acid. "This free show has been in Brooklyn for over a decade and still brings the laughs. Hosted by Calvin S. Cato and created by Pat O'Shea, it combines performances from seasoned comics and up-and-coming local acts. Head to the backroom at Freddy's Bar, and enjoy some free candy with the sweet stand-up [...]
Mon May 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue May 16

Booked Full

Tue May 16 @ 12:00 am
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Blue Steel Honkey Tonk
A blend of Early rock and roll, blues, surfy country, jazz all featuring pedal steel, guitar, piano, drums, and bass. if it is dance music we will play it. The BLUE STEEL band is a highly energetic group of experienced performers. A five piece band, with a crowd interactive lead singer and guitarist, two very [...]
Tue May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue May 16 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Freddy "DJ Deebz" Deboe, of Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires
Freddy spins rare soul 45's with the flavor we all know and love.
Tue May 16 @ 9:30 pm
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Wed May 17

Booked Full

Wed May 17 @ 12:00 am
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Humans Against Music Karaoke
For the ultimate in low-tech, high-energy bar entertainment, come to Freddy’s Bar & Backroom on the third Wednesday of each month for our Humans Against Music karaoke spectacular.H.A.M. karaoke is your chance to dredge up your favorite A.M. memories and more — and win shockingly mediocre prizes. No teleprompter at this one — the lyrics are [...]
Wed May 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu May 18

Creepy Girl Travels Horror Show at Freddy's Bar Creepy Girl Travels Horror Show
Got a love for all things 'strange and unusual'?  Count the days every year until Halloween?  Find your travel destinations often involve graveyards or other creepy destinations?  Love horror movies?     Then you should join us for The Creepy Girl Travels Horror Show! A night of creepy trivia and horror movies hosted by Creepy [...]
Thu May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kitay, Kitay and the Wonderfuls
Get your Estrogen Energy on people, it's gonna be a jam packed hour (ish) of hysterical hotties! With Carolyn Kitay, Tania Lewis, Channing Tyner and Randi Lupo.
Thu May 18 @ 9:00 pm
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Fri May 19

ASC and Friends. Bands ALL Nite (9:30/10:30/11:30/12:30am)
 American String Conspiracy was formed in 2003 by award-winning poet Gary Keenan and guitarist Shu Nakamura as a means to explore American song traditions and to create original songs drawing inspiration from blues, country, folk, jazz, pop, rock and roll, gospel and whatever else sounds good on stringed instruments. Since its founding, ASC has performed [...]
Fri May 19 @ 8:30 pm
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Sat May 20

Limb Possible fundraiser:
ALL NITE- Plastic Beast / Beef
Sat May 20 @ 8:30 pm
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Sun May 21

Alex Battles Sunday Sunset Solo Happy Hour Show. Frontroom performance
"sly, catchy mix of old-fashioned country songs" - Time Out, NY. 3rd Sun Monthly. Alex Battles moved to New York from Ohio in 1995. He began writing and performing his songs onstage in 1999 at comedy open mic nights. In 2001, he started a country band called The Whisky Rebellion which played its first show as the first band to play [...]
Sun May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Obsolete Cinema presents Last Comic Standing
Hollywood is on a never-ending Vision Quest to leave no old idea unturned, especially in the spandex superhero genre — even Aquaman! This month, we take a fresh look at two of the most unique newsprint to screen adaptations. First up, it’s the most notorious comic-to-screen adaptation of all — and George Lucas’ best-ever decision [...]
Sun May 21 @ 4:00 pm
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Mon May 22

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tight Ship
Brooklyn based comedians Sarah Lazarus and Daniel Lempert host a monthly show where some of the best stand-ups, character performers, and generally funny people showcase their talents. Audience members can expect interactive games, hardy laughs, and meddling co-hosts. 4th Mon  monthly.
Mon May 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue May 23

Booked Full

Tue May 23 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue May 23 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Colin Brown Trio
Colin Brown is a NY based organist who has been living in Brooklyn and touring internationally since 2010. He was trained in Indian classical music by Ustad Ali Albar Khan in SF and has worked with a number of performers most notably Naomi Shelton and the Gospel Queens, Charles Bradley, Kendra Morris, Binky Griptite (Sharon [...]
Tue May 23 @ 9:30 pm
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Wed May 24

RubberOnion Animation Podcast
Two Brooklyn animators, Stephen and Rob, host a podcast about everything animation. The live show features cartoons by fans, group games (like pictionary!), skits, trivia, and 21+ commentary! www.RubberOnion.com The 4th Wednesday Monthly
Wed May 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:15 pm
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Thu May 25

The Open Hydrant: A Monthly Music Series
On the 4th Thursday of every month, we will feature 3 performers amidst a friendly, down-home atmosphere of love, drink and food. Jeff Yas of TURNPIKE is MC, keeping it bubbly. Come out and enjoy this growing scene as we sustain the music community of the South Slope, the home of so many talented artists. [...]
Thu May 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri May 26

Hearth
Hearth is an indie folk female musical duo, based in Brooklyn. https://wearehearth.tumblr.com/ Instagram - @wearehearth
Fri May 26 @ 8:30 pm
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The 86's
Inspired by a love of classic 1970s/80s punk rock and a desire to carry the sound forward, the 86's found each other through flyers at guitar stores and have been jamming on classic tracks from the Ramones, Johnny Thunders, the Dictators, and more, and writing their own original tracks. For six months they've been honing [...]
Fri May 26 @ 9:30 pm
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Of the Goldmine
Of the Goldmine is a dynamic, raw, energetic trio from Paris and the US, playing acid post-punk birthed from a fondness for Sonic Youth and cigarettes. They want your brains, your guts, and your booze. `` bandcamp.com/ofthegoldmine https://www.facebook.com/ofthegoldmine/?fref=ts
Fri May 26 @ 10:30 pm
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Fred Thomas LateNight Funk N Soul
 James Brown’s bassist since 1971, Fred Thomas, tears into a mix of JB hits, plus blues & soul classics. He occupies a very special niche in the history R&B, he participated in one the most prolific periods in the Godfather of Soul’s incredible career as a member of Brown’s band, the JBs. In his trio, Fred is [...]
Fri May 26 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat May 27

NerdProQuo Podcast Live
The live version of the weekly NerdProQuo Podcast with special guest performers, panel discussion, audience Q & A/trivia and giveaway. www.nerdproquo.com @nerdproquo www.facebook.com/nerdproquo/
Sat May 27 @ 6:30 pm
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Honey Hill
Four-piece Brooklyn folk/rock band. Two acoustic guitars, an electric bass and three harmonizing voices. https://www.honeyhillband.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/honeyhillband/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/honeyhillband/
Sat May 27 @ 8:30 pm
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Zonder Kennedy and The Scoville Junkies
Zonder Kennedy & the Scoville Junkies meld stripped-down blues with dirty rock and roll to forge a sound that's as equally dark and brooding as it is razor-sharp. On Last Days Of Dreamland, the band's debut for Red Parlor, Kennedy's steamy guitar work and smoky vocals meet the perfect foil in drummer Bruce Martin (Tom [...]
Sat May 27 @ 9:30 pm
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Bop Monroe and Pocket Monster
Bop Monroe & Pocket Monster, a live podcast/theatrical performance series disguised as a 3 piece Rock n’ Roll band from Brooklyn playing original material who just can’t get a break.
Sat May 27 @ 11:30 pm
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Sun May 28

OPEN 9PM

Sun May 28 @ 12:00 am
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The Brooklyn Open Mic at Freddy's
w/Punxsutawney Jesus:  7PM sign-up, 7:30 start. USUALLY on the 3rd Sun monthly. Will return to 3rd Sun Monthly in June!
Sun May 28 @ 7:00 pm
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Mon May 29

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ed Sullivan on Acid: Brooklyn's Longest Running Stand up Comedy Show.

Mon May 29 @ 9:00 pm
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Tue May 30

Booked Full

Tue May 30 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue May 30 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed May 31

Swing Sets: a Comedy Show about Childhood
Join hosts Liz Hall and Dario Joseph as they bring you on a trip down memory lane. Remember when life was simple? Cartoons, birthday parties, unrealistic dreams? Some of the best comics in the city will help you remember and be hilarious in the process.
Wed May 31 @ 8:30 pm
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Thu Jun 1

Cashank FrontRoom Hootenanny
“Highfalutin country...a convivial blur of expert fiddlers, plucky pluckers, & amateur crooners ..."~NY Mag. Critic’s Pick. http://nymag.com/listings/nightlife/cashank-hootenanny/ “an acoustic classic country jam”~ Village Voice. Best Of. "Johnny Cash and Hank Williams are the stars of the playlist. A stringent four-chord rule holds sway so joining the session can be as simple as singing/playing from your seat, [...]
Thu Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri Jun 2

“Backspin”
Beyond Smooth Productions presents The Backspin Soul, Hip-Hop and Classics Music by DJ Jae Trevor and Ben the Beyonder with special guests (this month it's DJ Juice-E) Hosted by CL Smoothie.
Fri Jun 2 @ 9:00 pm
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Sat Jun 3

Party Frontroom

Sat Jun 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Smith St Band
Celebrates Mino's Birthday
Sat Jun 3 @ 8:30 pm
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Sun Jun 4

Booked Full

Sun Jun 4 @ 12:00 am
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Jack Grace-Front-room
Jack’s form of experimental country art rock has been compared to everything from Frank Zappa to early Johnny Cash — or “Cole Porter meets Gene Autry” as the New York Times once wrote.  Alan Young of the New York Press raved, what sets Jack’s songs “apart from the rest of the country or alt-country scene [...]
Sun Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Jim Greene at Freddy's Bar and Backroom in Brooklyn. Brother Jim
 Bassist Jim Greene and his band "Brother Jim" rock the back room with Jim's original Americana and rock n roll tunes. Jim is influenced by writers like John Prine, John Hiatt, CCR and Hayes Carll. The band features NY greats Craig Dreyer, and Al Street. 1st Sun Monthly. http://www.heyjimmygreene.com/
Sun Jun 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon Jun 5

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up:
Comedy Stand Up + Open Mic
Mon Jun 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Tue Jun 6

Booked Full

Tue Jun 6 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue Jun 6 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jun 7

Booked Full

Wed Jun 7 @ 12:00 am
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So What Happened Was...
7pm - a monthly storytelling show, true stories from fun people.  For more info and a list of upcoming shows, visit: https://www.facebook.com/sowhathappenedwas  1st Wed Monthly
Wed Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Karaoke Grand Prix with H-Bomb & Emma C. Hammer
Start your engines!  Race through a canyon of song with H-Bomb and Emma C. Hammer on the first Wednesday of each month, when we bring you the lowest of lo-fi karaoke. No teleprompter at this one — the lyrics are on paper! Our song selection exceeds 1,000 voiceless tracks, and we add more each month. Ask for [...]
Wed Jun 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu Jun 8

Andrew Victor, Widower and Pale Mara
Folk for the masses. Andrew Victor ( shared bills with Sharon Van Etten, Damien Jurado, The Decemberists), Widower, and Pale Mara. www.andrewvictor.bandcamp.com www.palemara.bandcamp.com www.widower.bandcamp.com
Thu Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm
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Fri Jun 9

Rust Dust
Rust Dust is the outlaw folk, musical project of Jason Stutts, a South Carolina native who has called South Brooklyn his home for the last twenty years. He performs heartfelt songs that can turn from short and sweet to gritty and punk in the blink of an ear. It's all blues in the end. Jason [...]
Fri Jun 9 @ 9:30 pm
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Funk-N-Soul LateNight Jam featuring Fred Thomas
Fred was James Brown’s principal bassist since 1971. In this trio, Fred is front and center singing, playing bass and tearing into a mix of JB hits, blues and soul classics.” played on hits such as “Hot Pants”, “Papa Don’t Take No Mess” and “Make it Funky (Part 1),” along with JB instrumentals like “Pass the [...]
Fri Jun 9 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Jun 10

Variety Show:
 Til 8:45pm Features musicians, dancers, spoken-word artists, puppeteers, and anything else that can be brought to a small stage, about 12 different pieces 5 minutes each.
Sat Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm
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Celeste Krishna
“Lo-fi, electro-tinged hip-hop beats to lead the rhythm. But it’s her voice that draws the waves in.” - Unrecorded Celeste Krishna is a southern expressionist singer, songwriter, and producer currently based in NYC. Her body of work encompasses many genres. Her most recent work, a full length album entitled, “Prelude Red”, is slated for release [...]
Sat Jun 10 @ 9:30 pm
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Sun Jun 11

Backroom Brawl
Improv Comedy Show. Up and coming improvisers who study and perform at NYC theaters such as Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The PIT and Magnet Theater. 2nd Sun monthly
Sun Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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House of Tempeh
Superstar band featuring Robbie Mangano, Leon Gruenbaum, David Butler and Adam Bernstein play insane versions of everything from TV show themes, Zappaesque jams to protesting Trump music. www.adam-Bernstein.com
Sun Jun 11 @ 9:00 pm
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Mon Jun 12

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Ed Sullivan on Acid: Brooklyn's Longest Running Stand up Comedy.
"This free show has been in Brooklyn for over a decade and still brings the laughs. Hosted by Calvin S. Cato and created by Pat O'Shea, it combines performances from seasoned comics and up-and-coming local acts. Head to the backroom at Freddy's Bar, and enjoy some free candy with the sweet stand-up gigs." AM New [...]
Mon Jun 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Jun 13

Booked Full

Tue Jun 13 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue Jun 13 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jun 14

Booked Full

Wed Jun 14 @ 12:00 am
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Having a Whiskey Coke with you:
“ Some of the city’s best & brightest indie artists gather at this raucous series,”…”a one-of-a-kind evening of lit, music & art. (At Freddy’s)”~ Time Out NY.   http://ow.ly/IQufQ                                                                [...]
Wed Jun 14 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Jun 15

Creepy Girl Travels Horror Show at Freddy's Bar Creepy Girl Travels Horror Show
Got a love for all things 'strange and unusual'?  Count the days every year until Halloween?  Find your travel destinations often involve graveyards or other creepy destinations?  Love horror movies?     Then you should join us for The Creepy Girl Travels Horror Show! A night of creepy trivia and horror movies hosted by Creepy [...]
Thu Jun 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fri Jun 16

Sat Jun 17

The Guestlist
The Guestlist is a rock n roll 4-piece band hailing from Denver, CO. The Guestlist have been a prominent figure in the Mile High music scene since the release of “No More Nostalgia” in 2015. The Guestlist have shared with the stage with the likes of Fantastic Negrito, Black Pistol Fire, and Paper Bird. The [...]
Sat Jun 17 @ 9:30 pm
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Sun Jun 18

Alex Battles Sunday Sunset Solo Happy Hour Show. Frontroom performance
"sly, catchy mix of old-fashioned country songs" - Time Out, NY. 3rd Sun Monthly. Alex Battles moved to New York from Ohio in 1995. He began writing and performing his songs onstage in 1999 at comedy open mic nights. In 2001, he started a country band called The Whisky Rebellion which played its first show as the first band to play [...]
Sun Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Brooklyn Open Mic at Freddy's
w/Punxsutawney Jesus:  7PM sign-up, 7:30 start. 3rd Sun monthly A truly 'open' mic -- come up and read the phone book, for all we care, just make it entertaining.
Sun Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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James Wengrow Lidless Quartet
Reigning on the intersection of intricate composition and abstract improvisation, where theoretical puzzles meet visceral, rebellious departures. Wengrow's music hails jazz, free improv, metal and contemporary classical music, and reaches a unified and distinctive destination. Colloquially called ‘Meshuggah-Jazz’, the Australian guitarist will be joined by leading New York Avant-jazz artists Anna Webber (tenor sax), Adam [...]
Sun Jun 18 @ 9:00 pm
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Mon Jun 19

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up
Ed Sullivan on Acid. "This free show has been in Brooklyn for over a decade and still brings the laughs. Hosted by Calvin S. Cato and created by Pat O'Shea, it combines performances from seasoned comics and up-and-coming local acts. Head to the backroom at Freddy's Bar, and enjoy some free candy with the sweet stand-up [...]
Mon Jun 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue Jun 20

Booked Full

Tue Jun 20 @ 12:00 am
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Blue Steel Honkey Tonk
A blend of Early rock and roll, blues, surfy country, jazz all featuring pedal steel, guitar, piano, drums, and bass. if it is dance music we will play it. The BLUE STEEL band is a highly energetic group of experienced performers. A five piece band, with a crowd interactive lead singer and guitarist, two very [...]
Tue Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue Jun 20 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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The Extraordinaires
For more than 5 years, this stellar group of talented musicians has been the touring band for the Screaming Eagle of Soul, Mr. *Charles Bradley, of Daptone Records. They have traveled the world performing high energy music at an unstoppable rate, proving that Soul music is very much alive. Their versatility captures the vintage sound, [...]
Tue Jun 20 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jun 21

Booked Full

Wed Jun 21 @ 12:00 am
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Make Music New York Street Performances. Headlining Les Sans Culottes & Even Twice.
3:15 - 4:15  Killy Dwyer:  Killer Killy Dwyer is a dark comedic performance artist and musician. Her sound can best be described as a one-woman punkabaret band using vocal looping, guitar, mistakes, audience participation, found-sound, toys, homemade instruments, household items and apps. Every performance is a one-of-a-kind experience - she never plays a piece the [...]
Wed Jun 21 @ 3:00 pm
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Humans Against Music Karaoke
For the ultimate in low-tech, high-energy bar entertainment, come to Freddy’s Bar & Backroom on the third Wednesday of each month for our Humans Against Music karaoke spectacular.H.A.M. karaoke is your chance to dredge up your favorite A.M. memories and more — and win shockingly mediocre prizes. No teleprompter at this one — the lyrics are [...]
Wed Jun 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu Jun 22

The Open Hydrant: A Monthly Music Series
On the 4th Thursday of every month, we will feature 3 performers amidst a friendly, down-home atmosphere of love, drink and food. Jeff Yas of TURNPIKE is MC, keeping it bubbly. Come out and enjoy this growing scene as we sustain the music community of the South Slope, the home of so many talented artists. [...]
Thu Jun 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Jun 23

Red Art Trader
Til 10:30pm New York based Red Art Trader has been playing in various forms since 1999. This current, six-piece incarnation of their ongoing project takes them into new territory, combining the jazz and funk influences at their foundations with a heavy dose of rock and roll and a hint of country.
Fri Jun 23 @ 8:30 pm
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Fred Thomas LateNight Funk N Soul
 James Brown’s bassist since 1971, Fred Thomas, tears into a mix of JB hits, plus blues & soul classics. He occupies a very special niche in the history R&B, he participated in one the most prolific periods in the Godfather of Soul’s incredible career as a member of Brown’s band, the JBs. In his trio, Fred is [...]
Fri Jun 23 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Jun 24

ACLU Nasty Woman Art Auction
Fundraiser & Auction of current art exhibition. Bands all night, prizes & party. Art Show here Curated by Jessica Pepper. Exhibition runs until July 5th. Visible Daily. Best hours – 12noon until 7PM. All Hours – 12noon until 4Am.
Sat Jun 24 @ 8:30 pm
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Sun Jun 25

VHS Cinema at Freddy's Bar in Brooklyn Obsolete Cinema
 -- the movies you think you remember on a format you can't forget. The 4th Sun Afternoon Monthly.  
Sun Jun 25 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon Jun 26

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tight Ship
Brooklyn based comedians Sarah Lazarus and Daniel Lempert host a monthly show where some of the best stand-ups, character performers, and generally funny people showcase their talents. Audience members can expect interactive games, hardy laughs, and meddling co-hosts. 4th Mon  monthly.
Mon Jun 26 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Jun 27

Booked Full

Tue Jun 27 @ 12:00 am
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Brooklyn Soul Series every tue
Every Tuesday a different artist: Featuring Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) Freddys Deboe from The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) The Collin Brown Trio (NY based organist Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings & others ) DJ Mikey (the Custodian of Soul) + Special Guests
Tue Jun 27 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jun 28

Booked Full

Wed Jun 28 @ 12:00 am
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RubberOnion Animation Podcast
Two Brooklyn animators, Stephen and Rob, host a podcast about everything animation. The live show features cartoons by fans, group games (like pictionary!), skits, trivia, and 21+ commentary! www.RubberOnion.com The 4th Wednesday Monthly
Wed Jun 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:15 pm
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Thu Jun 29

OPEN

Thu Jun 29 @ 12:00 am
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Ray Gehring and Commonwealth
Ray Gehring & Commonwealth’s rich musical tapestry weaves Jazz & Americana into an exciting soundscape. Stretching from Miles to Mavis (Staples); Memphis to the Middle-East; New York to Nashville, New Orleans & beyond. Soul, blues & funky rhythms are key to Gehring’s dynamic guitar playing as is his expressive melodic detail. -Ray Gehring has been [...]
Thu Jun 29 @ 9:00 pm
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Fri Jun 30

8:30-9:30-10:30-11:30

Fri Jun 30 @ 12:00 am
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