What’s Happening

Tue Feb 21

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 Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 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 Feb 21 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Feb 22

RubberOnion Animation Podcast
Til 10PM Two Brooklyn animators, Stephen and Rob, host a monthly animation competition for artists to flex their skills. In this screening of all the great cartoons submitted in 2016, they'll have Q&A's with the artists, trivia, and 18+ commentary!
Wed Feb 22 @ 8:30 pm
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Thu Feb 23

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 Feb 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Feb 24

Danielle McCullough
Local singer/songwriter performing original material. 30 minute set. 2 Drink Minimum.
Fri Feb 24 @ 8:30 pm
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Band of Young Saints
Otherwise known as B.O.Y.S, are 4 Brooklyn natives playing hard hitting indie rock and power pop tunes. Loud and song based, sweaty and pretty, with a distinct groove and Brooklyn 'tude, B.O.Y.S will melt your heart and make you dance your ass off. On the whole, B.O.Y.S latest album, Holy Hoaxes," sounds like a mash-up [...]
Fri Feb 24 @ 9:30 pm
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The Loyales: 10:30 Until 11:45
They go with the flow like a living, breathing jukebox, full of expertly curated 45s, from the chug-a-lug chords of Johnny Cash and British Invasion breakdowns of the Beatles to soul and R&B standards like James Brown, Etta James, and the O’Jays. Personalizing the party’s set list is no problem, but if you want a [...]
Fri Feb 24 @ 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 Feb 24 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Feb 25

Brooklyn Sound Machine
Bred and spread in the borough of brooklyn, BkSM mixes uptown funk with down-home groove http://www.brooklynsoundmachine.com/ https://www.facebook.com/brooklynsoundmachine https://www.periscope.tv/BkSoundMachine/1lPKqYnYwbbKb?t=121 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClEmZLv9-7Xa7iaEtBXvfmQ https://soundcloud.com/brooklynsoundmachine https://www.instagram.com/bksoundmachine/ https://twitter.com/BkSoundMachine
Sat Feb 25 @ 9:00 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 Feb 25 @ 10:00 pm
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Jonathan Heagle Quartet
Jazz guitarist Jonathan Heagle and his Quintet play a mix of original compositions and classic jazz standards. https://www.facebook.com/jonheagleonguitar/
Sat Feb 25 @ 11:00 pm
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Bop Monroe and Pocket Monster
A live podcast/theatrical performance series disguised as a World-class 3 piece Rock n’ Roll band from Brooklyn playing original material who just can’t get a break. This month I SHOT JFK: False, True and Otherwise! Shocking songs with twist endings that you can twist to. Join us on the grassy knoll, won’t you?
Sat Feb 25 @ 11:59 pm
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Sun Feb 26

Obsolete Cinema: Highlander II and Under Siege 2
Obsolete Cinema Goes #2! In this second month in the year of our lord 2017, Obsolete salutes that rule of diminishing returns – the s#!tty sequel! (And the importance of staying regular.) True – every rule has its exceptions, but THE GODFATHER PART II and THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK these are not. Instead we present [...]
Sun Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm
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The OSCARS
the 89th Academy Awards broadcast with host Jimmy Kimmel.
Sun Feb 26 @ 8:30 pm
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Mon Feb 27

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Feb 27 @ 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 Feb 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Feb 28

Cocktails and Bureaucracy
til 7:50pm
Tue Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm
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Mardi Gras! Free BEADS!!!

Tue Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm
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Binky Griptite's Loose Tuesday Blues and Soul Jam - (Frontroom)
Best known as the guitarist and emcee for Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings. Binky Griptite  -  a songwriter, producer, and vocalist. The Last Tue Monthly at 10pm.   Binky with Amy Winehouse: Read what the Village Voice has to say about Mr. Griptite here -http://www.villagevoice.com/music/binky-griptite-slides-his-way-back-to-the-blues-6627154 "Griptite is a kinetic, time-keeping force, and easily recognizable to fans [...]
Tue Feb 28 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Mar 1

Booked Full

Wed Mar 1 @ 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 Mar 1 @ 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 Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu Mar 2

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 Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri Mar 3

“Backspin”
Brooklyn's premier Hip-Hop, Soul, Dance Classics, every first Friday with resident DJs Ben the Beyonder and DJ Jae Trevor.
Fri Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm
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Sat Mar 4

Open 10:30 45 min slot

Sat Mar 4 @ 12:00 am
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Spirits on Spirits presents: Sambhav
Carnatic vocal collective Sambhav, with a program of tillanas -- the raucous, bravura traditional-closing-numbers of the South Indian music canon. Their arrangements draw heavily from the jazz and new music world, emphasizing the hidden patterns and secret math of these rock-star pieces. www.spiritsonspirits.com Drink minimum suggested:
Sat Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Ruby Rae and Friends Songwriter Nite: 8:30pm til 10:15PM
Ruby Rae: Like a night at the drive-in. Songs like “It Came from the Swamp” and “Invisible Man” showcase rockabilly inflected instrumentation paired with sinister stories of monsters, love, and guns. “The throwback honkytonk tunes of Ruby Rae [are] darker than your usual singer-songwriter fare, with noir-ish and Southern gothic influenced lyrics.” – Washington Post www.rubyraemusic.com [...]
Sat Mar 4 @ 8:30 pm
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Retrofeelya
RETROFEELYA, a five-piece rock band based out of New York, is characterized by a very energetic and enthusiastic live show, being compared to the sounds of bands such as Def Leppard, infused with today's pop elements. "These guys prove that not only that rock isn't dead, but there's more rock to offer. These guys may [...]
Sat Mar 4 @ 11:30 pm
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Sun Mar 5

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 Mar 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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SoSlo Backroom Arts Meeting

Sun Mar 5 @ 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 Mar 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon Mar 6

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

Geoff Berner and Luisa Muhr: Songs of People Other People Don’t Like So Much
'Songs of People Other People Don't Like So Much' is a newly created and first-time collaboration of singer/songwriter/accordionist/novelist Geoff Berner and actor/singer/movement artist/director Luisa Muhr. It has been created out of the necessary of producing political work in times that need it. In a Klezmer style and even through some Yiddish songs, you will hear [...]
Tue Mar 7 @ 8:30 pm
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Wed Mar 8

Open

Wed Mar 8 @ 12:00 am
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Thu Mar 9

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 Mar 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Live Band Karaoke

Thu Mar 9 @ 10:30 pm - 11:45 pm
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Fri Mar 10

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 Mar 10 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Mar 11

Pat Foran
45 min set. Pat Foran is a pop/rock oriented singer songwriter whose lyric-driven songs are met with strong hooks, a prominent acoustic guitar, and vocals which beckon the listener to stop and listen. Pat gigs extensively throughout the tri-state area in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, having played such venues as Sidewalk Cafe, Pianos, [...]
Sat Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm
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Morgy and Mess
Folk, Blues and Americanahttps://www.facebook.com/Morgy-and-Mess-426044260907513/?fref=ts Influences: Bob Dylan, Elton John, Middle Brother and Little Joy
Sat Mar 11 @ 8:30 pm
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Alice And The Underground
Country. Roots. Warblers, pickers & grinners. We are an acoustic/electric quartet of old souls.  http://www.aliceandtheunderground.com http://www.aliceandtheunderground.com/listen/ https://www.facebook.com/aliceandtheunderground/
Sat Mar 11 @ 9:30 pm
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Jazz Trio "Trio Dejeneiro"
Sean Wayland: Jazz Funk. Jazz Funk. Born in Sydney, Australia, Sean is well known and respected for his prolific writing, and unique harmony and rhythm. “Sean Wayland has long been something of a legend…..”- Jazzgroove “Music Pours easily from Sean Wayland”- limelight CD review “Superman plays for keeps”- Sydney Morning Herald CD review  
Sat Mar 11 @ 10:30 pm
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Sun Mar 12

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 Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Mar 13

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Mar 13 @ 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 Mar 13 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Mar 14

Booked Full

Tue Mar 14 @ 12:00 am
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Soul Vinyl with DJ Joey C from the Dap Kings.
The Staten Island Soul Junkie Returns to Brooklyn for a Soul All Nighter. Dj Joey C Spinning Rare Soul Vinyl from 9pm till Close.
Tue Mar 14 @ 9:00 pm
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Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Mar 14 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Mar 15

Booked Full

Wed Mar 15 @ 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 Mar 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu Mar 16

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 Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fri Mar 17

St. Paddy's Day
Lá Fhéile Pádraig   Singing Irishman on Freddy's Table. Pic Credit Eva Korzan.
Fri Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm
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The Highland Shatners
A marriage of Bluegrass, 60's Paisley Pop, and traditional Scottish melodies  and, yes, songs from Star Trek. Kilts & all- Spoon Shatner – guitar; Squeezy Shatner – guitar, accordion; Filigree Shatner – guitar, madnolin; Flutie Shatner – flute, whistle, bouzouki, bagpipes; Kodos the Executioner – vocals http://onemanz.com/guitar/artists-in-concert/highland-shatners/  
Fri Mar 17 @ 8:30 pm
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Alli Millstein and The Night Shift
Blending folk, jazz, rock and narrative songwriting to create an intimate and original musical experience. FB: https://www.facebook.com/AlliAndTheNightShift/ Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69cp7nXZys0 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/allimillstein
Fri Mar 17 @ 10:30 pm
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Bop Monroe and Pocket Monster
Season 17 Episode 3 of The Adventures Of 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. Drummer Gene Poole, Keyboardist Roy G. Biv and Singer/Songwriter Guitarist Bop Monroe bring their brand of Real [...]
Fri Mar 17 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Mar 18

Bulldog Shadow and Friends: A community showcase with special guests Mark Shock and Francis Falls
Co-founder of Sloppy 2ends (the band that later went on to become Sublime), Bulldog Shadow’s combination of blues, folk, and punk creates a unique backdrop for his unapologetic, visceral, and raw lyrics. 3pm-7pm Mark Shock Mark Shock's country rock infused melodies are rooted in acoustic guitar, with music reminiscent of classic, early Eagles recordings, vocals reminiscent [...]
Sat Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm
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Resist: A Night of Entertainment to Benefit the NYCLU
Music, Comedy, Dance, Poetry, Live Painting, & an All STAR Hootenanny Jam! AFTER PARTY with EMPIRE BEATS! Mike Cobb and The Crevulators & Friends present a night of politically oriented music to help you get through these trying times. Suggested $7 Donation at Backroom Door.
Sat Mar 18 @ 8:30 pm
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Sun Mar 19

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 Mar 19 @ 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
Sun Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Mar 20

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Mar 20 @ 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 Mar 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue Mar 21

Booked Full

Tue Mar 21 @ 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 Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
READ MORE
Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Mar 21 @ 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 Mar 21 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Mar 22

Backroom Bang-Up
A rotating cast of accomplished musicians with diverse musical backgrounds collaborating and mixing it up, playing original and cover music. You never know who will show up!
Wed Mar 22 @ 8:30 pm
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Thu Mar 23

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 Mar 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Mar 24

Reverend Screaming Fingers and More
Reverend Screaming Fingers. Lucio Menegon, Chris Moore, Tom Gavin, Jason Victor, Steve Wynn -Really cool rock. Likely joined by noted songwriter Victoria Williams Reverend Screaming Fingers: http://www.kingtone.com/reverend-screaming-fingers/ Victoria Williams: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Williams
Fri Mar 24 @ 9:30 pm
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Sweet Tits
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!
Fri Mar 24 @ 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 Mar 24 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Mar 25

Sun Mar 26

Obsolete Cinema - ShatShow V: Unpresidented!
It’s that time again: March, when we salute the man, the legend, the meme-in-motion and Obsolete muse William Shatner. We’re going deep-cover this year with two provocative titles guaranteed to make you cock an eyebrow and shift uneasily in your seat, groping for your communicator, asking just – how – long – can this go [...]
Sun Mar 26 @ 4:00 pm
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Mon Mar 27

Comedy Open Mic
2 Drink min for performers. To contact, message Dario at https://www.facebook.com/dario.josef?fref=ts
Mon Mar 27 @ 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 Mar 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue Mar 28

Booked Full

Tue Mar 28 @ 12:00 am
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Cocktails and Bureaucracy
til 7:50pm
Tue Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm
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Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Mar 28 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Binky Griptite's Loose Tuesday Blues and Soul Jam - (Frontroom)
Best known as the guitarist and emcee for Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings. Binky Griptite  -  a songwriter, producer, and vocalist. The Last Tue Monthly at 10pm.   Binky with Amy Winehouse: Read what the Village Voice has to say about Mr. Griptite here -http://www.villagevoice.com/music/binky-griptite-slides-his-way-back-to-the-blues-6627154 "Griptite is a kinetic, time-keeping force, and easily recognizable to fans [...]
Tue Mar 28 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Mar 29

Open

Wed Mar 29 @ 12:00 am
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Thu Mar 30

Open 10/10:30

Thu Mar 30 @ 12:00 am
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Paranoid Larry
"...Larry and his imaginary band are quite fun live (there's a Roches connection)~VILLAGE VOICE (VOICE CHOICES) http://www.paranoidlarry.com/
Thu Mar 30 @ 9:00 pm
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Fri Mar 31

Open 11:30

Fri Mar 31 @ 12:00 am
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The Rosewood Girl:
The Rosewood Girl is a Brooklyn-based, acoustic indie / folk band. Influences include the likes of Neko Case, Cat Power and PJ Harvey. The group features female vocals, sliding guitars and haunting melodies. Performing in Brooklyn and beyond since 2011, The Rosewood Girl currently has a new full-length record underway to release in 2016. therosewoodgirl.com
Fri Mar 31 @ 8:30 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 Mar 31 @ 9:30 pm
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The Wild Deer
"Brooklyn's own The Wild Deer are really good at this "classic rock" thing. They are so good we can't really pinpoint what band they sound like... it's bluesy rock, that unfolds exactly like you expect it to, guitar solos included, but what takes it to the next level is singer Ed Fingerling's perfect rock'n'roll voice, [...]
Fri Mar 31 @ 10:30 pm
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Sat Apr 1

Sun Apr 2

Booked Full

Sun Apr 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 Apr 2 @ 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 Apr 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon Apr 3

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

Booked Full

Tue Apr 4 @ 12:00 am
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Soul Vinyl with DJ Joey C from the Dap Kings.
The Staten Island Soul Junkie Returns to Brooklyn for a Soul All Nighter. Dj Joey C Spinning Rare Soul Vinyl from 9pm till Close.
Tue Apr 4 @ 9:00 pm
READ MORE
Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Apr 4 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Apr 5

Booked Full

Wed Apr 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 Apr 5 @ 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 Apr 5 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu Apr 6

Art Reception for Sherry Davis
Exhibition Runs from March 25th threw May 1st.
Thu Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm
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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 Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Fri Apr 7

“Backspin”
Brooklyn's premier Hip-Hop, Soul, Dance Classics, every first Friday with resident DJs Ben the Beyonder and DJ Jae Trevor.
Fri Apr 7 @ 9:00 pm
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Sat Apr 8

Sun Apr 9

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 Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Apr 10

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

Booked Full

Tue Apr 11 @ 12:00 am
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Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Apr 11 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Freddy Deboe from The Extraordinaires- Birthday with Midnight Toast
Freddy Deboe, the tenor player for the Extraordinaires
Tue Apr 11 @ 9:45 pm
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Wed Apr 12

Booked Full

Wed Apr 12 @ 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 Apr 12 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Thu Apr 13

"Ready Freddy's?! Spring Edition"~ The Creators Collective
Spring 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!). Past Ready Freddy's?! editions have included dance improvisation with live music, an improvised live music score to a short film, a live dance and film collaboration, and more. http://thecreatorscollective.org/readyfreddys/ [...]
Thu Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
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Fri Apr 14

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 Apr 14 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Apr 15

Paul Sottnik
Encompassing the skill of a classically-trained musician, with the timbre and emotion of modern folk music, Paul Sottnik is ready to make waves in New York's independent music scene. Sottnik is currently recording his album debut to be released April 2017. https://soundcloud.com/paulsottnik/ Instagram: @sottnikmusic
Sat Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm
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Sun Apr 16

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 Apr 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
Sun Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon Apr 17

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

Booked Full

Tue Apr 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 Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Apr 18 @ 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 Apr 18 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Apr 19

Booked Full

Wed Apr 19 @ 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 Apr 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Thu Apr 20

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 Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fri Apr 21

Sat Apr 22

Andi Rae's Earth Day Revival!
Jessie Kilguss Abby Payne Andi Rae & the Back River Bullies
Sat Apr 22 @ 8:30 pm
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Sun Apr 23

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 Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mon Apr 24

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

Booked Full

Tue Apr 25 @ 12:00 am
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Cocktails and Bureaucracy
til 7:50pm
Tue Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Daptone Records Alumni Music Series Every Tuesday
  Featuring: Joey Crispiano AKA DJ Joey C (guitarist, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings) The Extraordinaires (backing band for Charles Bradley) Binky Griptite (guitar player and emcee, Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings) + Special Guests
Tue Apr 25 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Binky Griptite's Loose Tuesday Blues and Soul Jam - (Frontroom)
Best known as the guitarist and emcee for Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings. Binky Griptite  -  a songwriter, producer, and vocalist. The Last Tue Monthly at 10pm.   Binky with Amy Winehouse: Read what the Village Voice has to say about Mr. Griptite here -http://www.villagevoice.com/music/binky-griptite-slides-his-way-back-to-the-blues-6627154 "Griptite is a kinetic, time-keeping force, and easily recognizable to fans [...]
Tue Apr 25 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Wed Apr 26

Thu Apr 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 Apr 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:55 pm
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Fri Apr 28

South Hope, MJ12 and Uhnellys (special guest from Japan)
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. 9:30 MJ12 crafts flights of improv fantasy off the beats of drummer Steve Moses (Alice Donut,Um) and melodies of [...]
Fri Apr 28 @ 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 Apr 28 @ 11:30 pm
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Sat Apr 29

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

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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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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