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Sat Jun 24

Low Impact Photo shoot with "Band of Others"

Sat Jun 24 @ 12:01 pm
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ACLU Nasty Woman Art Auction
Fundraiser & Auction of current art exhibition. Bands all night, prizes & party. Art Show 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

Obsolete Cinema presents Arcade Fire!  First up is the undisputed champ of Brooke Shields / Charles Durning face-offs, TILT (1979). Stick around for the raucous riot that is JOYSTICKS (1983). With Lorenzo Llamas & Jon ‘Lazlo’ Gries as reigning punker King Vidiot!
 TILT (1979): Brooke Shields is the titular California teen runaway and pinball wizard who, through the mentorship (heh) of an aspiring country singer/songwriter, sings and shoots her way to Texas for the climactic ($3,500) pinball match vs. ‘The Whale’ (Charles Durning).  JOYSTICKS (1983) : Evil Joe Don Baker is the local real estate kingpin threatening the [...]
Sun Jun 25 @ 4:00 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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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 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 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Jun 28 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Jun 28 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Jun 29

Booked Full

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

8:30-10:30-11:30

Fri Jun 30 @ 12:00 am
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House Division
House Division (www.housedivision.net) is 4 piece post punk, rock band with a sound that has been compared to The Clash and The Police among other bands. The themes of their songs range from the political to the personal. They have been together for about a year and were formed out of a collaboration between members [...]
Fri Jun 30 @ 9:30 pm
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Sat Jul 1

Sun Jul 2

Booked Full

Sun Jul 2 @ 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 Jul 2 @ 4:00 pm
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Karaoke Grand Prix
Start your engines! Race through a canyon of song every first Sunday monthly, when we bring you the lowest of lo-fi karaoke at Freddy's Bar. Expect pennants! Plenty of pennants! Come at 5:30 p.m. to get in all your song requests. Ask for our song list ahead of time. We welcome your requests for songs we [...]
Sun Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Jul 3

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up:
Comedy Stand Up + Open Mic
Mon Jul 3 @ 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Tue Jul 4

Booked Full

Tue Jul 4 @ 12:00 am
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The Great Obsolete Cinema Amerikathon!
Get ready for an afternoon fit for heroes! This July 4th, gape in awe as we take a deep dive into American schlock ’n’ roll, saluting such beloved Amerkin gladiators as Captain America, The Greatest American Hero, Evel Knievel, and more as we make our way to the pinnacle of patriotic puppetry —  Matt & [...]
Tue Jul 4 @ 2:30 pm
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DJ Mikey Post
(Drummer for Naomi and the Queens) Sales and Production Manager of Daptone Records. ----------------------------- Brooklyn Soul Series Most every Tue (Check specific dates for details). Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (Guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings,& More.) DJ Mikey “The Custodian Of [...]
Tue Jul 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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or 10PM Brooklyn Soul Series {every Tue Freddy's frontroom)
Check Specific Event for Time and Band details. Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (Guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings,& More.) DJ Mikey “The Custodian Of Soul” (Naomi and the Queens, Daptone, & More.) Colin Brown Trio (Naomi Shelton and the Gospel [...]
Tue Jul 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed Jul 5

Booked Full

Wed Jul 5 @ 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 Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Jul 5 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Jul 5 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Jul 6

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 Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri Jul 7

“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 Jul 7 @ 9:00 pm
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Sat Jul 8

Bulldog Shadow and Friends: Birthday Edition
Bulldog Shadow: A cofounder of Sloppy 2ends, which went on to become the chart topping sensation Sublime. Today, Bulldog Shadow's combination of blues, folk, and punk create a unique backdrop for his raw, unapologetic lyrics. Bulldog Shadow has recently played venues such as Housing Works and Hank's Saloon, and Park Slope's ARTSlope Festival, and eagerly awaits [...]
Sat Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm
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Sun Jul 9

Booked Full

Sun Jul 9 @ 12:00 am
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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 Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sean Wayland and Friends

Sun Jul 9 @ 9:00 pm
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Mon Jul 10

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jul 10 @ 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 Jul 10 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Jul 11

Booked Full

Tue Jul 11 @ 12:00 am
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Dap King Joe “The Staten Island Soul Junkie” Crispiano (Joe Crispiano of The Dap Kings.)
The Dap Kings guitarist, Joe Crispiano, never feels better than when he’s spinning his favorite records. Known also as ‘The Staten Island Soul Junkie’, Joey is just that – an all day sucker for the music he loves. Brooklyn Soul Series Every Tue! Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey [...]
Tue Jul 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jul 12

SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Jul 12 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Jul 12 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Jul 13

Home Brew Opera
Straight from the tap, Freddy's Bar and the Divas of Opera on Tap bring you the Home Brewed Opera series: funny, engaging, immersive operatic concerts in a casual setting. Raise a glass with the premiere dive-bar opera company of New York and beyond!   “raucous and sublime…un-elitist, imperfect, and fun” – NY Sun “irreverent, laid-back [...]
Thu Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Fri Jul 14

The Creators Collective: Ready Freddy’s?
Ready Freddy’s?! Summer Edition is the next installment of our ongoing dance, live music and video hybrid series (occasionally including theater, spoken word, live visual art and more!). Ready Freddy's?! is presented seasonally, so join us this July or you’ll have to wait until summer to catch it again! Past Ready Freddy's?! editions have included [...]
Fri Jul 14 @ 8:30 pm
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Sea Kelp
Following their successful debut at Freddy's, SEA KELP returns to deliver more "Organic NYC Now Rock™" to excite the crowd!
Fri Jul 14 @ 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 Jul 14 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Jul 15

THE ART OF FERNANDO R MAGDALENO
17NOV 2016 THE ART OF FERNANDO R MAGDALENO
Sat Jul 15 @ 4:30 pm
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FREDDY'S 4th ANNUAL 5th AVE DOGGY FASHION SHOW: No-Kill Benefit for Sean Casey Animal Rescue! Street party with food & beverage. Attendance is free.  Entry into the Doggy Show is free and easy. 
SAVE a PUP! DRINK UP! This year we’ll be even bigger and better,” says Freddy’s co-owner and paw-ganizer Donald O’Finn.  “We’re adding GREAT Local live music and increasing the production values including a higher stage so even the most petite pups will be visible to the crowd.”  O’Finn also counsels dog owners to think big. [...]
Sat Jul 15 @ 5:30 pm
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AFTER FASHION DOGGY Benefit with the great Funk Band "The Push and Pull" featuring special guest Michael Cerveri {Street Performance}
This event is sponsored by the following Brewing companies that we also proudly pour every day!           A portion of beer sales from these companies will be donated to Sean Casey Animal Shelter. http://nyanimalrescue.org/  
Sat Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm
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Brendan Eprile
Brendan Eprile. Singer-Songwriter that performs original blues, alternative, and pop tunes. Driven by a highly listenable brew of rock and pop influences, Brendan Eprile marries an epic, impressive vocal presence with unwinding guitar and percussion statements. https://www.brendaneprile.com https://www.facebook.com/brendaneprilemusic/ http://www.grammyintheschools.com/in-the-studio/brendan-eprile
Sat Jul 15 @ 10:00 pm
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Sun Jul 16

Booked Full

Sun Jul 16 @ 12:00 am
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Hard Crackers New Issue Release.
http://www.hardcrackers.com/
Sun Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm
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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 Jul 16 @ 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 Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Short Memory
Short Memory started when saxophonist David Aaron and bass-register-instrument-player Brent Butterworth met in 1996 in a jazz combo class at The Collective in NYC. After lots of jamming deep underground at the Times Square 7 train subway station, they chose the name Short Memory and proceeded to enthrall NYC audiences with mashups of John Coltrane [...]
Sun Jul 16 @ 8:30 pm
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Mon Jul 17

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jul 17 @ 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 Jul 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue Jul 18

Booked Full

Tue Jul 18 @ 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 Jul 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Freddy Deboe (Charles Bradley, The Extraordinaires)
Freddy spins rare soul 45’s with the flavor we all know and love. ------------------- Brooklyn Soul Series Most every Tue (Check specific dates for details). Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (Guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings,& More.) DJ Mikey “The Custodian [...]
Tue Jul 18 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jul 19

SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Jul 19 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Jul 19 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Jul 20

Even Twice and Detroit Rebellion
Rock duo night Detroit Rebellion (from Rhode Island)-10:00PM https://detroitrebellion.bandcamp.com/album/the-man-lp "Detroit Rebellion kick out some seriously grimy and groovy garage blues laced with chugging jazz rhythms..."- Providence Phoenix Even Twice- 11:00PM https://www.reverbnation.com/eventwice "...Shows the possibilities of bass guitar as a lead instrument and throws in Alt rock with a New York, new wave element..."- Power Play [...]
Thu Jul 20 @ 10:00 pm
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Fri Jul 21

Gaila
Solo artist from New York City. His 2017 debut EP "Grey Sky Valley EP" imagines what it would be like for Nick Cave to front Boards of Canada.
Fri Jul 21 @ 8:30 pm
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Pontoon
3 oddly ordinary guys, from Beacon NY, bring the unconventional to the stage, in the form of 1 drum kit, 2 trombones, 4 synthesizers, 1 vocoder, lots of pedals and cords and wires, and quite often, live projections. All original tracks created during live collaborative sessions. A highly creative musical banter so to speak. 3 [...]
Fri Jul 21 @ 9:30 pm
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South Hope
South Hope plays soulful roots rock and melodic power pop. We sing about difficult loves, lonely journey men, prophesy and Sundays at Dante’s. We make music using electric and acoustic guitars, bass, drums, and vocal harmonies.
Fri Jul 21 @ 10:30 pm
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Bop Monroe & Pocket Monster
The Bop Monroe & Pocket Monster Podcast, Season 17 Episode 6, a theatrical performance series disguised as a 3 piece Rock n’ Roll band from Brooklyn playing original material who just can’t get a break. Drummer Gene Poole, Keyboardist Roy G. Biv and Singer/Songwriter Guitarist Bop Monroe bring their sweaty Prog Punk Rock to Freddy's [...]
Fri Jul 21 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Jul 22

ParTy
Until 7PM Front and Backroom,. Backroom PA for I-Pod
Sat Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm
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Aycee Lovely
Lovely- singer/songwriter, recording and performing artist. Band consist of bass, lead guitar, keys and drums.  This Chicago native takes music to a new level. https://www.instagram.com/ayceelovely/ https://m.facebook.com/ayceelovely1/?fref=ts
Sat Jul 22 @ 9:30 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 Jul 22 @ 10:30 pm
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Sun Jul 23

Booked Full

Sun Jul 23 @ 12:00 am
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Songwriter Deathmatch
Hey, do you like songs? Well, Songwriter Deathmatch ("Not to be missed" - South Slope News) is a fun, intimate night of singer-songwriters playing five songs each, hosted by me. SWDM champion Karen Dahlstrom and I are excited to welcome new friends Chris, and Ryan and to the Deathmatch family, so come join us for [...]
Sun Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm
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liz kelly and the better half (acoustic) goodbye party
A feisty multi-instrumental performance with large doses of folk & rock & roll. When Liz was nineteen she went on her first nationwide tour as a drummer and backup vocalist with Bitch from Righteousbabe/Kill Rock Stars records. She has opened for acts such as Gavin Degraw, Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls, Chris Barron of [...]
Sun Jul 23 @ 8:30 pm
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Mon Jul 24

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jul 24 @ 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 Jul 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Jul 25

Booked Full

Tue Jul 25 @ 12:00 am
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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 Jul 25 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Jul 26

Booked Full

Wed Jul 26 @ 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 Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Jul 26 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Jul 26 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Jul 27

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 Jul 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Jul 28

Wayfarer State
Wayfarer State is musician based out of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. He will be performing shows in the US this summer. He is originally from New Orleans and he plays a narrative driven folk blues style. He has performed in music venues in 15 countries. Some of his musical influences are Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, [...]
Fri Jul 28 @ 8:30 pm
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Shaeera and Victoire
Singer/songwriters based in Brooklyn. www.soundcloud.com/shaeera  
Fri Jul 28 @ 9:30 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 Jul 28 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Jul 29

Open 10:30- 11:30

Sat Jul 29 @ 12:00 am
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BPRS
BPRS is a duo with Becky Fine-Firesheets on vox and organ and David Fine-Firesheets on drums. They are also a society hosting events for local artists of all genres. As a singer, pianist and writer, Becky blends pops melodies with spoken word taken from original pieces then sets them to spooky yet still catchy organ [...]
Sat Jul 29 @ 8:30 pm
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Sunshine Nights
"If Lou Reed was a folkie, he would have sounded like this EP.” Stijn de Jong, gek! Muziekblog Sunshine Nights is an Americana-roots-songwriting partnership between Amy Priya and Stephen Sunshine. Their songs evoke a charming union of styles, a dichotomy of the old and new, indie folk sentiment blended with old time blues, bluegrass and [...]
Sat Jul 29 @ 9:30 pm
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Sun Jul 30

Obsolete Cinema presents Boys of Summer! (One Crazy Summer / Summer Rental)
Slap on that SpF 70 sunscreen and grab yer umbrella chairs! This month we’re heading to the beach with two oily beau-hunks of cinema — Johns Cusack and Candy! First up is ‘Savage’ Steve Holland’s loonier bookend of his twin Cusack masterpieces, ONE CRAZY SUMMER (1986). Struggling student Cusack and pal Joel Murray (Bill’s bro) [...]
Sun Jul 30 @ 4:00 pm
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Mon Jul 31

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 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 [...]
Mon Jul 31 @ 9:00 pm
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Tue Aug 1

Booked Full

Tue Aug 1 @ 12:00 am
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Billy JacKson BAcKroOm

Tue Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
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DJ Mikey Post
(Drummer for Naomi and the Queens) Sales and Production Manager of Daptone Records. ----------------------------- Brooklyn Soul Series Most every Tue (Check specific dates for details). Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (Guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings,& More.) DJ Mikey “The Custodian Of [...]
Tue Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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or 10PM Brooklyn Soul Series {every Tue Freddy's frontroom)
Check Specific Event for Time and Band details. Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (Guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings,& More.) DJ Mikey “The Custodian Of Soul” (Naomi and the Queens, Daptone, & More.) Colin Brown Trio (Naomi Shelton and the Gospel [...]
Tue Aug 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed Aug 2

Booked Full

Wed Aug 2 @ 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 Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Aug 2 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Aug 2 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Aug 3

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 Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri Aug 4

“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 Aug 4 @ 9:00 pm
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Sun Aug 6 @ 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 Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Karaoke Grand Prix
Start your engines! Race through a canyon of song every first Sunday monthly, when we bring you the lowest of lo-fi karaoke at Freddy's Bar. Expect pennants! Plenty of pennants! Come at 5:30 p.m. to get in all your song requests. Ask for our song list ahead of time. We welcome your requests for songs we [...]
Sun Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Aug 7

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up:
Comedy Stand Up + Open Mic
Mon Aug 7 @ 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Tue Aug 8

Booked Full

Tue Aug 8 @ 12:00 am
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Dap King Joe “The Staten Island Soul Junkie” Crispiano (Joe Crispiano of The Dap Kings.)
The Dap Kings guitarist, Joe Crispiano, never feels better than when he’s spinning his favorite records. Known also as ‘The Staten Island Soul Junkie’, Joey is just that – an all day sucker for the music he loves. Brooklyn Soul Series Every Tue! Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey [...]
Tue Aug 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Aug 9

SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Aug 9 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Aug 9 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Aug 10

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  Having A Whiskey Coke With You is back from hibernation! Come thaw the ice of winter's discontents with some scraggly sermons, readings, jams and general tomfoolery! Open Mic from 8:30pm to [...]
Thu Aug 10 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Aug 11

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 Aug 11 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Aug 12

Booked Full

Sat Aug 12 @ 12:00 am
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Milf and Dilf + Brownstone Rodeo & Much More All Night
Brownstone Rodeo Pepper Kings MILF and DILF with Monster Over there at Freddy's
Sat Aug 12 @ 8:30 pm
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Pepper Kings
A unique art-punk band with humor & style. https://www.facebook.com/pepperkingsband/
Sat Aug 12 @ 9:30 pm
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Sun Aug 13

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 Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Rube & Friends
Rube is a post-punk honky-tonk trio from New York City by way of Athens, Georgia. Since forming in 2016 the band has played with national touring acts in venues around the city. Drawing from the Walkmen and Terry Allen, the Meat Puppets and Vic Chesnutt, Rube appreciates the value of a well-turned tune. Beers and [...]
Sun Aug 13 @ 8:30 pm
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Mon Aug 14

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Aug 14 @ 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 Aug 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Aug 15

Booked Full

Tue Aug 15 @ 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 Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Freddy Deboe (Charles Bradley, The Extraordinaires)
Freddy spins rare soul 45’s with the flavor we all know and love. ------------------- Brooklyn Soul Series Most every Tue (Check specific dates for details). Featuring: Freddy “DJ Deebz” Deboe (Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, & More.) Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (Guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings,& More.) DJ Mikey “The Custodian [...]
Tue Aug 15 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Aug 16

SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Aug 16 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Aug 16 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Aug 17

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Sun Aug 20

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 Aug 20 @ 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 Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Aug 21

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Aug 21 @ 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 Aug 21 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue Aug 22

Booked Full

Tue Aug 22 @ 12:00 am
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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 Aug 22 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Aug 23

Booked Full

Wed Aug 23 @ 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 Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Aug 23 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Aug 23 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Aug 24

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 Aug 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Aug 25

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 Aug 25 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Aug 26

The Eclipsers
A New York City based Blues/Rock/Soul band founded by Katie Spalding and Luis Dardano in 2016. Every 4th Sat 9:30. 45 min set. https://www.facebook.com/TheEclipsers/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC1E8CkZTAFoPKLcoqDOuLQ https://www.instagram.com/theeclipsers/  
Sat Aug 26 @ 9:30 pm - 10:15 pm
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Sun Aug 27

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 Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon Aug 28

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Aug 28 @ 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 Aug 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Aug 29

Booked Full

Tue Aug 29 @ 12:00 am
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Wed Aug 30

SyFy Ch “BLOOD DRIVE” Exclusive TV Screening with cast member Colin Cunningham {Slink} + the band “What-The-Funk! + FREE Swag!
 “The show itself is  a homage to every horror classic and B-movie from the 60’s and 70’s.  It is a Mad Max, sex filled, gore fest filled with violence and is completely and totally insane.” ~ Cast member and Falling Skies alum Colin Cunningham. Watch “BLOOD DRIVE” at the only authorized location in NY, the famous [...]
Wed Aug 30 @ 9:45 pm - 11:59 pm
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What the Funk
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net
Wed Aug 30 @ 11:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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