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Thu Jul 27

Nihil Admirari
Nihil Admirari - Latin. "To be surprised by nothing." Have an open mind. A bass-less alternative rock trio formed in NYC by three guys with multinational backgrounds and influences. Starting as an acoustic duet but expanding by the season, their rock is multi-genre and multi-layered. Expect shout outs to punk, pop, progressive rock and more [...]
Thu Jul 27 @ 9:30 pm
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Fri Jul 28

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Fri Jul 28 @ 12:00 am
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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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Franklin Echoes
Franklin Echoes is comprised of two Crown-Heights' gals, Shaeera and Victoire. Together, they love to mix their vocals and create powerful harmonies. Their music is influenced by bands like First Aid Kit, The Staves, and other harmony-heavy female ensembles. They're super excited to be performing together – for the very first time – this summer [...]
Fri Jul 28 @ 9:30 pm
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What-The-Funk
 SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net  
Fri Jul 28 @ 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 Jul 28 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Jul 29

Booked Full

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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Lux:  Angela & Sylvain performing as an acoustic duo
A French-American collaboration between Parisian blues/rock guitarist Sylvain LaForge and New York singer/songwriter Angela Randall. Currently based in Paris, the duo is bringing their self-styled “velvet rock” to the US this summer, previewing songs from their forthcoming album, scheduled for October 6th release. www.lux-theband.com
Sat Jul 29 @ 10:30 pm
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Drive
Drive is an emerging quintet featuring original compositions by saxophonist Josh Marcus and guitarist Arath Corral. Although it is primarily a jazz and improvisational ensemble, the group draws influences from a variety of genres such as prog rock, pop, video game and classical music. http://www.drivebandnyc.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9DrBu637gk
Sat Jul 29 @ 11:30 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
20 Min rehearsal for evenings festivities
Tue Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm
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Billy Backroom invitational
45 min
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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Wed Aug 2

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Aug 2 @ 12:00 am
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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

Booked Full

Thu Aug 3 @ 12:00 am
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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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Sat Aug 5

Booked Full

Sat Aug 5 @ 12:00 am
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Bruce Hanson of Fellaheen
With melodic, off-kilter tunes and a cool, understated musicality, Bruce Hanson and his brainchild Fellaheen carve out a lyrical mix of indie rock ’n’ roll, scratchy blues, and downbeat jazz, held together with a literary, deadpan wit. Fellaheen's 2014 album, You Either Get Hands or Get Wings, received widespread critical acclaim and extensive airplay on [...]
Sat Aug 5 @ 8:30 pm
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Lily Vakili and The LV Band
lndie blues rocker, Lily Vakili, writes songs about vintage guitars, the occasional lothario and going wide open, among other things. With a sound somewhere between Lucinda Williams, Neko Case and Tom Waits, her stories and songs are all her own and are influenced by a multi-cultural & peripatetic upbringing (Honduras, Thailand, Puerto Rico, IA & [...]
Sat Aug 5 @ 9:30 pm
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Deep Sea Brain
Deep Sea Brain is an electronic rock band in Brooklyn, NY consisting of Robert Boston, Kimberly Pau and Aaron Robinson. They incorporate deep story-telling vocals of ecstatic melancholy with synthpop textures, beats, bass and guitar. Influences include Kraftwerk, Portishead, Sonic Youth, and The Velvet Underground. https://soundcloud.com/deepseabrain
Sat Aug 5 @ 10:30 pm
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Bop Monroe & Pocket Monster
The Bop Monroe & Pocket Monster Podcast, Season 17 Episode 8. A monthly theatrical performance series disguised as a sincere R n’R band from Brooklyn playing original songs. Exciting electric & a fun date nite! Drummer Gene Poole, Keyboardist Roy G. Biv and Singer/Songwriter Guitarist Bop Monroe bring their sweaty Pop Rock to Freddy's Backroom [...]
Sat Aug 5 @ 11:30 pm
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Sun Aug 6

Booked Full

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

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Aug 9 @ 12:00 am
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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

Booked Full

Fri Aug 11 @ 12:00 am
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Band of Others & Friends 8:30pm til 11:15PM
8:30 - Julia Egan 9:30 - Band of Others: A Brookly-based surf band, rock the back room with some tasty, tubular tuneage ! Summer may be over, but the surf's up at Freddy's. 10:30-Thigh Highs
Fri Aug 11 @ 8:30 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 Aug 11 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Aug 12

Booked Full

Sat Aug 12 @ 12:00 am
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University of Rochester Alumni Event
An eclectic fusion of acoustic rock, hip hop, & world music. 45 min stage time. Event runs 4:30Pm until 7:45PM.
Sat Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm
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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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Famous Logs in History

Sat Aug 12 @ 10:30 pm
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Sun Aug 13

Booked Full

Sun Aug 13 @ 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 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

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Aug 16 @ 12:00 am
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Booked Full

Wed Aug 16 @ 12:00 am
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Karaoke Ham. Low-Fi
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 [...]
Wed Aug 16 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Aug 17

Swing Sets: Comedy About Childhood
Remember childhood? Wasn't that weird? This comedy show covers growing up and everything that comes with it. Some of the best comics in the city share their upbringings with you through jokes, stories and ramblings. 75 min long.
Thu Aug 17 @ 8:30 pm
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Fri Aug 18

Booked Full

Fri Aug 18 @ 12:00 am
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Eliza and the Organix: Bands All Nite - Talay, Nalani and Sarina, Kristen Tivey and Oceanator!
7:30 Kristen Tivey: http://www.kristentiveymusic.com/ 8:30 Nalani and Sarina: https://www.facebook.com/nalanisarinamusic/ 9:30 Eliza and the Organix "Edgy female-fronted funk" -New York Music Daily   An experimental Brooklyn-based rock group centered around the songwriting of vocalist and guitarist Eliza Waldman. Featuring Kristen Tivey on alto saxophone, backing vocals, and keys, Stephen Cleary on the bass, and John Gergely on drums. Eliza and the [...]
Fri Aug 18 @ 8:30 pm
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Sat Aug 19

Sweet Tits
Sweet Tits loves Freddy's! We are the lesbian spinal tap. Only dumber and louder. We have songs like "Herpes" and "Fisting on the first Date", "Bad Taco" about food poisoning etc. We are drums, bass, guitar, tenor sax and vocals. www.sweettitsrock.com
Sat Aug 19 @ 10:30 pm
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Trick Fall and the Tuscaderos
Old school NYC rock and roll is back... Trick and Big were in the NYC band The Dopes in the 90's. Releasing a full length album that got them into an exhibit at the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in 1995. Not ready to quit they recruited Sean and Mike [...]
Sat Aug 19 @ 11:30 pm
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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

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
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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Thu Aug 24

Fri Aug 25

Ray Gehring & Commonwealth
Ray Gehring & Commonwealth’s rich musical tapestry weaves Jazz & Americana into an exciting sound. 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. Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/5vZWEKiWTFNRvlzt7xCe6B?play=true&utm_source=open.spotify.com&utm_medium=open Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raygehringandcommonwealth/
Fri Aug 25 @ 8:30 pm
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Sea Kelp
Sea Kelp Presents: Friday at Freddy's Bar & Backroom! The NYC "Organic NowRock™" band returns to the fabled underground music mecca of Park Slope to entertain and delight the crowd! Come and Get the Kelp you need! https://www.facebook.com/seakelpband/
Fri Aug 25 @ 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 Aug 25 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Aug 26

Booked Full

Sat Aug 26 @ 12:00 am
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Screening of NEW "Outer Boroughs" Episode With John Banrock and Jesse Cohen
5:30PM til 7:30PM John Banrock and Jesse Cohen and Madeleine Woods Album Release Party! https://johnbanrock.com/photos Madeleine Woods sings the Tomato song @ Freddy's Bar & Backroom from 1.21 Gigawatt Productions on Vimeo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsfcVozFlGs THE OUTER BOROUGHS: Episode 5 from 1.21 Gigawatt Productions on Vimeo.
Sat Aug 26 @ 5:30 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 Aug 26 @ 8:30 pm
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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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Hair Club For Jen
Burlesque Rock n' Roll with Hair Club For Jen! Featuring VIVA, Kenball, Tami & Jen! www.thirstygirlproductions.com
Sat Aug 26 @ 10:30 pm
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The Stilette-Hoes
The Stilette-Hoes are a NYC-based band with members from the local burlesque and variety arts scene. Camillicious, the David Lee Roth of the group, joins the great Pinkie Special (guitar), the fearless Lil’ Miss Lixx (tambourine, sleigh bells, and other noise makers) and their gimp, Peaches (beat box wunderkind). Each of the Stilette-Hoes all-original songs [...]
Sat Aug 26 @ 11:30 pm
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Sun Aug 27

Obsolete Cinema presents Full Throttle! Speed / The Chase
  Buckle up! This month we’re hitting the road with a fuel-injected VHS double feature of ‘90s proportions. First, put the pedal to the metal for SPEED (1994), the cat and mouse action thriller with a heart. Keanu Reeves is a heroic SWAT officer determined to save a busload of people from mad bomber Dennis Hopper, who’s [...]
Sun Aug 27 @ 4:00 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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Erik Deutsch Organ Trio
Brooklyn Soul Series
Tue Aug 29 @ 9:00 pm
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Wed Aug 30

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Aug 30 @ 12:00 am
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Open

Wed Aug 30 @ 12:00 am
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Mariano Manzella Flamenco
Mariano Manzella is a well recognized flamenco guitarist, formed in Spain with Manolo Franco and Miguel Serrano (1998), in the United States with Chuscales (1997), Paco Jarana and Pedro Cortes (2001) and later in Argentina with Raúl "El Perla" (2001) , David Amaya "Barbería del Sur" and Santiago Aguilar (2002). He is a Flamenco musician [...]
Wed Aug 30 @ 9:00 pm
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Thu Aug 31

Open

Thu Aug 31 @ 12:00 am
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Miwa Gemini (& Adam Balboa)
Gypsy Jazz, Indie /Anti-Folk. Local songsmith Miwa Gemini offers refined yet subtly offbeat tunes. Her sassy, stylized delivery reminds us of Shilpa Ray. - "TimeOut NY" Facebook.com/MiwaGeminiMusic Twitter.com/MiwaGemini Youtube.com/MiwaGemini Instagram: MiwaGemini
Thu Aug 31 @ 8:30 pm
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Fri Sep 1

“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 Sep 1 @ 9:00 pm
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Sat Sep 2

Sun Sep 3

Booked Full

Sun Sep 3 @ 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 Sep 3 @ 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 Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Sep 4

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Brklyn's Longest Running Comedy Stand Up:
Comedy Stand Up + Open Mic
Mon Sep 4 @ 9:00 pm - 11:15 pm
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Tue Sep 5

Booked Full

Tue Sep 5 @ 12:00 am
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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 Sep 5 @ 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 Sep 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed Sep 6

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Sep 6 @ 12:00 am
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Booked Full

Wed Sep 6 @ 12:00 am
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What the FUNK
SOUL/FUNK, heavy groove, Maceo/Tower of Power influenced, horn band. www.whatthefunk.net    
Wed Sep 6 @ 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 Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Thu Sep 7

Booked Full

Thu Sep 7 @ 12:00 am
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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 Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri Sep 8

The Molecule
Office Party: Set-Up 7pm, Party 8pm. Goes Until 9:45PM
Fri Sep 8 @ 7:00 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 Sep 8 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Sep 9

Sun Sep 10

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 Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Sep 11

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Sep 11 @ 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 Sep 11 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Sep 12

Booked Full

Tue Sep 12 @ 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 Sep 12 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Sep 13

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Sep 13 @ 12:00 am
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Thu Sep 14

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 Sep 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Fri Sep 15

Sat Sep 16

"Reciprocity" New 3 person Art Show Reception
Reception is until 8PM. Show runs Sept 16th threw Oct 21st. Art Page -http://freddysbar.com/reciprocity/ Artists: Duane Hosein - Illustrator - http://www.duanehosein.com/ ____________________________________ Alice LeFae - Multimedia - https://www.alicelefae.com/    ____________________________________ Sara Stryjewski - Painter - https://www.instagram.com/p/BUHfYayFens/    ____________________________________
Sat Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Tom Warnick with the 4th Street Nite Owls
Tom Warnick plays a runaway tornado of off-kilter Americana, rump-shakin' indie tunes and sweet saloon songs. His tunes are filled with lightning-fast one-liners, razor-sharp wordplay and gregarious gallows humor. He will be joined by the raucous combo of the 4th Street Nite Owls, as well as longtime World's Fair members Jason Reese (sax) and Dave [...]
Sat Sep 16 @ 8:30 pm
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Dan Kilian and The Million Man Band
Half burned half drowned half Tom Warnick and The World's Fair half Dan Kilian and The Million Man Band. This will be Dan Kilian's only show this year. Probably Tom's too. Time itself may stop. http://dk1000000mb.blogspot.com/ http://www.tomwarnick.com
Sat Sep 16 @ 9:30 pm
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Sun Sep 17

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 Sep 17 @ 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 Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Sep 18

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Sep 18 @ 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 Sep 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue Sep 19

Booked Full

Tue Sep 19 @ 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 Sep 19 @ 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 Sep 19 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Sep 20

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Sep 20 @ 12:00 am
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Booked Full

Wed Sep 20 @ 12:00 am
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Karaoke Ham. Low-Fi
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 [...]
Wed Sep 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Sep 21

Fri Sep 22

Faulty Rabbit with Jason Stutts
Faulty Rabbit is a new post-post-punk trio from Brooklyn whose influences include The Clean, Minutemen, and Guided by Voices. https://faultyrabbit.bandcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/faultyrabbit/
Fri Sep 22 @ 8:30 pm
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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 Sep 22 @ 9:30 pm
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SB Deluxe {The ShitBirds)
Influenced by 70s Glam, Rockabilly and 40s Jazz, The SB Deluxe take you barreling down the Devil's Highway. Flying from town to town looking for their next crust of bread, they dazzle with tasty tunes, cinematic arrangements, and runaway jams.  http://www.theshitbirds.com/
Fri Sep 22 @ 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 Sep 22 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Sep 23

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 Sep 23 @ 9:30 pm - 10:15 pm
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Sun Sep 24

Brooklyn College MFA Reading
til 3pm. In the Backroom.
Sun Sep 24 @ 1:00 pm
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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 Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon Sep 25

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Sep 25 @ 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 Sep 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Sep 26

Booked Full

Tue Sep 26 @ 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 Sep 26 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Sep 27

360% Virtual Tour of Freddy's
       
Wed Sep 27 @ 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 Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Thu Sep 28

Sat Sep 30

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

Sat Sep 30 @ 12:00 am
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