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SUNDAYS
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
6PM Frank Wood Presents: Bands and NYC Unplugged- The core of NYC's best bands follows with The "SOFA KING" WILDE JAM
FIRST SUNDAY
CARMINE STREET METRICS
3-5pm "Carmine Street Metrics, a poetry reading series with an open mike for metrical poetry.
Off for summer
for the fALL 2015 October 4th, November 1, December 6,
2016 January 10, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, May 22
First Monday of month
COMEDY
9-1030 The Hahadron Collider
Witness the laws of laughter get smashed to pieces in a high-speed comedy accelerator as NYC's rising comics sling jokes every first Monday of the month. It's all for science!
Hosted by Rogin Kim
https://www.facebook.com/thehahadroncollider
FREE!
First Monday
A SLICE OF FUNNY
6-7:30pm Stage Time Magazine presents a monthly mic show featuring new and up and coming stand-up comics developing new material and riffing on random topics. As the laughs grow bigger and louder, scheduled comedians receive a free slice of pizza at this peer-friendly show.
First Monday
A Case Of The Mondays
7:30pm - 8:30pm Got a case of the Mondays? Why not start your week off with some laughs instead? Let Medusa and friends put some fun back into your week with a little improv comedy and maybe some other surprises thrown in.
SECOND MONDAY
KYLE'S KORNER
Kyle presents his many friends and side projects from live band Karaoke to way out jazz madness to oompah bands!
9pm-12am
LAST MONDAY
Rock 'n' Roll Poetry Open Mic
8pm Bring your songs, your covers, your poetry, and grab a spot at this open mic for musicians and writers. All levels and types of music welcome -- originals and covers included. Or just stop by for a listen and a super-friendly crowd. Luxurious 20-minute slots! Hosted by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong and Moushumi Ghose.
Sign-up at 7:30, show 8-10:30.
starting September 28th
TUESDAYS
DARK WATER TUESDAYS
Father Vincent Presents a Haven for Creatures of the Night, Freaks, Geeks, and your Average Joe to have Fun and Dive in to the Sounds of DJ PARADOX & Guest DJs Spinning - 80's, New Wave, Synth-pop, Goth, Industrial,+. Entertainment includes Horror, SciFi, Action, Anime movies all night long, and on occasion..Guest D.J.s, a Dance Floor, live bands & performers. VOTED: BEST WEEKLY PARTY BY NYPRESS READERS!
FIRST TUESDAY
CASH COMEDY
830-10pm A monthly show featuring some of New York Cities best up and coming comics.
SECOND TUESDAY
JACK CROSLEY'S LOST WORLD
Back after 12 years!
Jack returns to the 'lost world', singing the forgotten, lush 'adult pop' music of the '60s. Enjoy a cocktail or two, as jack and his friends take you to another time.
Not happening in February. Triumphant return March 8th!!!
THIRD TUESDAY
Draw-mania!
New York's most eclectic draw-a-thon invades Otto's for a night of art, music, comedy and surprises! So grab your pad & pencils and join in. $20 cover

FOR AUGUST IT IS TUESDAY, AUGUST 25th. Moving to Third Tuesdays starting September 15
THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH
Loud Mouthed Ladies of Trivia
Barbie & Denise shamelessly host TIKI TRIVIA
1st game at 7:30pm & 2nd game at 9pm.
xxx prizes, 6 spelling bee shots and lots more
LOUD MOUTHED LADIES OF TRIVIA
LAST TUESDAY
Five Minute Special Comedy
6-7pm Blurb: Ilana Michelle Rubin and Jaime Lutz host a free open mic where comedians try out material in a fun, supportive, weird atmosphere. Put your name in the bucket; every name pulled gets five minutes to perform stand-up, comedic characters, or comedic story-telling.
EVERY WEDNESDAY
RIFFAPALOOZA: Comedy is dead. OPEN MIC!!!
7-830 RIFFAPALOOZA: Comedy is dead. America is in the funeral procession. In an effort to get this dying art form off life support host Matt Nagin features unique, groundbreaking acts: comedy-magicians, quirky improv groups, mimes etc. He also insists all comics riff for at least one minute.
FREE!
SECOND AND FOURTH WEDNESDAYS
Copycat: A night of cover songs.
Dj Xerox spin crazy covers and rocking remixes of all the hits (rock, indie, old wave and new)
PLUS Live music acts in the back room. Some of your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs.
WEDNESDAY
REW & WHO?
4-6PM Rew & WhO?* is the quirky, raw show fearturing 'riZing starz & living legendz'..in & passing thru NYC...we r setting up shop at the fantabulous *Otto*S ShruNKen Head* the best bar in town.. Happy Hour..wednesdayz 4-6pm ...watch & listen to the 'ANDY WaRHoL 15 minutes of FaME inTerviewz w/ LiVe performances & fun fun fun...alwayz informative & alwayzzzz surprizes..... http://www.ustream.tv/channel/rew-who
Third Wednesday
Primativa in Hi-Fi
6PM-10PM Experience classic tiki escapism. Jack Fetterman and Gina of the Jungle spin a luscious blend of Exotica as That Hula Girl in Heat Brooklyn Babydoll’s dance moves gives new meaning to the phrase, “Shaken, not stirred.”
THIRD WEDNESDAY
For Realsies Comedy Show
9-1130 You'll laugh so hard a little pee might come out. For Realsies.
starts july 15
THURSDAYS
HAPPY HOUR WITH PAT PERVERT
6PM - 10PM An after work stress reducer for the underground at heart. Spinning punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
USUALLY 1ST THURSDAY
SEX A GO GO
7-830 Sex Ed A Go-Go, One part sex Q & A and one part go-go revue. Sex Boobs and Go-Go
02/04/16, 03/03/16, 04/07/16, 05/05/16, 6/02/16, July - 7th August - No Show September - 1st October - 6th November - 3rd
SECOND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
COMEDY
7PM-9PM Joseph Conklin comedy/variety show PB&BS presents: Captain ConTiki's Salty Spectacular! (a Free Comedy Show)
LAST THURSDAY
OF THE MONTH
8-10pm The Last Thursday of the month your favorite Hillbilly balladeers are back! These talented young lads will enchant you with their renditions of 50's rockabilly and hillbilly lovesongs as well as their own originals.
SECOND & THIRD FRIDAYS OF THE MONTH
No Name... & a Bag O Chips
NYC's Best Damn Comedy/Variety show encourages its performers to play, invites its audience to hang out afterwards to share feedback & shoot the breeze, and concludes each show with a Cheap Door Prize giveaway.
EVERY FRIDAY
The Club of Comedy Open Mic
3-6pm What's the best way to get a special on Comedy Central? Practice! Join us every Friday and Monday at 4pm, bring your jokes to life and get on stage to practice in a supportive environment. Every comic gets 6 minutes and there will be 2 rounds.
FIRST FRIDAY
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7-830pm Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Not an open mic. Pre-booked, please email: maribethmooney@gmail.com
SECOND FRIDAY
OF THE MONTH
ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM! FRIDAYS 10PM
DJ UltraV and DJ Omega play Tag Team style from 10pm-4am brand new and classic favorites in 80's/Electro/Indie/Punk-funk/Geek Rock. Expect to hear the likes of IAMX, 33HZ,The Infadels,Kasibian,Elkland,Hot Hot Heat,Robots in Disguise,The Knife,Chromeo,The Mobius Band, Manhead and more. LIVE BANDS & SPECIAL GUEST DJ at Midnite.
THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH
OSCAR'S ULTRA TWIST
Oscar, Anthony the " Bronx Buddha and guest DJ "Ms Cal" playing Rockin' and Hopin' tunes to keep you dancing every 3rd Friday.
Live Rockabilly. GoGo by Anna C Cabanna.
FIRST SATURDAY
OF THE MONTH
UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF-ROCK SHINDIG 10PM
UNSTEADY FREDDIE known as "The Ed Sullivan of Surf", is a passionate cheerleader for the instrumnental surf-beat music genre. This is due to his wildly popular Monthly SURF-ROCK SHINDIG concert series which he has been running successfully at a tiki bar in NYC called OTTO's SHRUNKEN HEAD, featuring 4 reverb-drenched bands every first Saturday of the Month!! And no shows are ever alike!! He is also known for his internet radio show, TWANG SHEBANG. Unsteady Freddie archives a lot of live music events, such as those at OTTO's, which can be viewed at his YouTube Channel
EVERY SATURDAY
It's Not Brain Surgery! The Stand Up COMEDY At Otto's Shrunken Head
Starts at 4:00 pm-6:30 pm This STAND UP COMEDY mic hosted by Brian Baron. Work out material. Set-up and punch. We have fun.....be there. Bring a non performing guest for additional stage time.. FREE and GUESTS WELCOME..! One drink minimum. 5+ minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Every Saturday for free!
FIRST SATURDAY
Maryssa Smith Presents:
6:30PM-8:00PM
Merriment and Mortification A Night of Comedy with NYC's Best Up and Coming Comics.
Fun giveaway's and prizes
not open mic. prebooked, email: fashionablyfunnynyc@yahoo.com
1st Saturday of month from 630-8
SECOND SATURDAY
OF THE MONTH
TIKI BOYS SOCIAL CLUB 10PM
FRANK2FAR and his guest DJs spin rockabilly, hardcore, ska, 80's nu-wave & classic punk
THIRD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
MAMBO JAMBO
Resident DJ Ratta bring you a Night dedicated to Blues, R&B, Mambo, Cha Cha's, Rock & Roll, Mento , Ska, Rocksteady, Surf, Rock & Roll, Exotica, Boogaloo, Doo Wop, Soul and more.....
LAST SATURDAY
OF THE MONTH
THEE MIDNITE MONSTER HOP! 10PM
It's a rock'n'roll horror show! Classic 1950's-styled horror hosts, & local NYC spook show performers, broadcast Phantom Creep Radio live from the Midnite Monster Hop, with the wildest rockabilly & psychobilly bands around! Turn up or tune in at phantomcreep.com
Date Individual Events
Thu May 5
6 PM
PUNK ROCK HAPPY HOUR WITH PAT PERVERT
6PM - 10PM An after work stress reducer for the underground at heart. Spinning punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
Thu May 5
7 PM
SEX ED A GO-GO
7PM-8:30PM One part sex Q & A and one part go-go revue. Sex Boobs and Go-Go
Thu May 5
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM PRINE CARTER and friends
Thu May 5
10 PM
DJ Kitty Twist's Dance Party: All 60s, all on 45! Soul, R&B, Pop, Ska and British Invasion
Fri May 6
3 PM
THE CLUB OF COMEDY
3-6pm The Club of Comedy Open Mic - What's the best way to get a special on Comedy Central? Practice! Join us every Friday and Monday, bring your jokes to life and get on stage to practice in a supportive environment. Every comic gets 6 minutes and there will be 2 rounds.
Fri May 6
6 PM
A Boustrophedonic Waltz
6PM-10PM DJ Snallygaster spins trapezoidal tunes both with lyrics and without.
Fri May 6
7 PM
Moons Over My Hammy
7PM-8:30PM Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Fri May 6
10 PM
Baz and Beck's Friday Shindig!
Clash City Tattoo present The New England Shake Up gal herself, DJ BECK RUSTIC and our very own Clash City Baz spinning an eclectic mix to start your weekend off! Hillbilly boppin, punk rock moshin', Rockabilly jivin', Rocksteady skankin', Psychobilly wreckin', Garage Trash Twistin'!
Fri May 6
10 PM
APFEL/KREBS PRESENTS:
10PM STRANGE BUT SURF
11PM BUGS & CRUMBS
12AM SETH KESSEL & THE TWO CENT BAND
Sat May 7
4 PM
"It's Not Brain Surgery! The Stand Up Comedy Mic @ Otto's Shrunken Head"
This STAND UP COMEDY mic hosted by Brian Baron. Work out material. Set-up and punch. We have fun.....be there. Bring a non performing guest for additional stage time.. FREE and GUESTS WELCOME..! One drink minimum. 5+ minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Sat May 7
5:30 PM
PERVERT ALLEY
5:30PM-10PM Kross' birthday!
DJ Pat Pervert spins punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
Sat May 7
6:30 PM
Maryssa Smith Presents:
6:30PM-8:00PM
Merriment and Mortification A Night of Comedy with NYC's Best Up and Coming Comics.
Fun giveaway's and prizes
not open mic. prebooked, email: fashionablyfunnynyc@yahoo.com
Sat May 7
9 PM
UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF ROCK SHINDIG
9 PM COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION
10 PM THE TARANTINOS- NYC
11 PM THE SUPERTONES
12 PM PLATO ZORBA
Sun May 8
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM COUNTRY JOE & HIS OUTLAW BAND
8:00PM BILL POPP & THE TAPES
9:00PM PETE RAMOS & FIRESIGN
10:00PM THE SHOOTING GALLERY
11:00PM EVE BLACKWATER
Mon May 9
3 PM
The Club of Comedy
What's the best way to get a special on Comedy Central? Practice! Bring your jokes to life and get on stage to practice in a supportive environment. Every comic gets 6 minutes and there will be 2 rounds.
Mon May 9
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM-8:30PM Jess-O-Lantern
Mon May 9
9 PM
KYLE'S KORNER
Kyle presents his many friends and side projects from live band Karaoke to way out jazz madness to oompah bands!
Tue May 10
8 PM
JACK'S LOST WORLD
Back after 12 years! Jack returns to the 'lost world', singing the forgotten, lush 'adult pop' music of the '60s. Enjoy a cocktail or two, as jack and his friends take you to another time.
Tue May 10
10 PM
DARK WATER TUESDAYS
Father Vincent Presents a Haven for Creatures of the Night, Freaks, Geeks, and your Average Joe to have Fun and Dive in to the Sounds of D.J. PARADOX and Guest DJs Spinning - 80's, New Wave, Synth-pop, Goth, Industrial,+. Entertainment includes Horror, SciFi, Action, Anime movies all night long, and on occasion..Guest D.J.s, a Dance Floor, live bands & performers. VOTED: BEST WEEKLY PARTY BY NYPRESS READERS!
Tue May 10
10:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10:30PM THE FABULOUS MISS WENDY
Wed May 11
7 PM
RIFFAPALOOZA: Comedy is dead. OPEN MIC!!!
7PM-8:30PM RIFFAPALOOZA: Comedy is dead. America is in the funeral procession. In an effort to get this dying art form off life support host Matt Nagin features unique, groundbreaking acts: comedy-magicians, quirky improv groups, mimes etc. He also insists all comics riff for at least one minute.
Wed May 11
9 PM
COPYCAT
The Covers of David Bowie
Tonight we put a special Copycat spin on the Man Who Fell to Earth by paying tribute to the songs that David Bowie covered. Dj Xerox and his special guest DJ spin Cover songs up front Live music acts play cover versions of their favorite songs along with originals
9PM Emma Craig (plus special guest)
10PM The Flesh Junkies
11PM Basement Beat Revival
Thu May 12
6 PM
HAPPY HOUR WITH PAT PERVERT
An after work stress reducer for the underground at heart. Spinning punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
Thu May 12
7 PM
COMEDY
7PM-9PM Joseph Conklin comedy/variety show PB&BS presents: Captain ConTiki's Salty Spectacular! (a Free Comedy Show)
Thu May 12
9:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9:30PM Travis Champ
11:00PM Dusty Santamaria
Fri May 13
3 PM
THE CLUB OF COMEDY
3PM-6PM What's the best way to get a special on Comedy Central? Practice! Bring your jokes to life and get on stage to practice in a supportive environment. Every comic gets 6 minutes and there will be 2 rounds.
Fri May 13
6 PM
Rip! Rip! Panic!
6PM-10PM Nogood Nick and guests spin 60s R&B, soul, psych, mod jazz and rarities on vinyl.
Fri May 13
6 PM
No Name...& A Bag of Chips Comedy
6PM-7:45pm NYC's Best Damn Comedy/Variety show encourages its performers to play, invites its audience to hang out afterwards to share feedback & shoot the breeze, and concludes each show with a Cheap Door Prize giveaway.
Fri May 13
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM Thundera
Fri May 13
10 PM
ROCK 'EM SOCK 'EM
DJ UltraV and DJ Omega play Tag Team style from 10pm-4am brand new and classic favorites in 80's/Electro/Indie/Punk-funk/Geek Rock. Expect to hear the likes of IAMX, 33HZ,The Infadels,Kasibian,Elkland,Hot Hot Heat,Robots in Disguise,The Knife,Chromeo,The Mobius Band, Manhead and more!

Sat May 14
4 PM
It's Not Brain Surgery! The Mic. at Otto's Shrunken Head
This comedy mic takes your burgeoning ideas to the next level with this free mic. Hone your craft and feel supported in a warm downtown environment. Open to musicians and other performers as well. 4PM FREE, One drink minimum. 5 minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Sat May 14
10 PM
TIKI BOYS SOCIAL CLUB
FRANK2FAR and his guest DJs spin rockabilly, hardcore, ska, 80's nu-wave & classic punk
Sun May 15
5 PM
LIVE MUSIC
5PM Chris Panaro
Sun May 15
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM CRAZY MARY
8:00PM RED GRETCHEN
9:00PM FRANK WOOD & HIS NYC ALL-STARS BAND
10:00PM RICK's JETS
11:00PM CHERI DAHL
Mon May 16
3 PM
THE CLUB OF COMEDY
3-6pm The Club of Comedy Open Mic - What's the best way to get a special on Comedy Central? Practice! Join us every Friday and Monday, bring your jokes to life and get on stage to practice in a supportive environment. Every comic gets 6 minutes and there will be 2 rounds.
Tue May 17
7 PM
LOUD MOUTHED LADIES OF TRIVIA
Barbie & Denise shamelessly host TIKI TRIVIA
1st game at 7:30pm & 2nd game at 9pm.
xxx prizes, 6 spelling bee shots and lots more
Tue May 17
8 PM
Draw-mania!
8PM New York's most eclectic draw-a-thon invades Otto's for a night of art, music, comedy and surprises! So grab your pad & pencils and join in. $20 cover
Tue May 17
10 PM
DARK WATER TUESDAYS
Father Vincent Presents a Haven for Creatures of the Night, Freaks, Geeks, and your Average Joe to have Fun and Dive in to the Sounds of D.J. PARADOX and Guest DJ Spinning - 80's, New Wave, Synth-pop, Goth, Industrial,+. Entertainment includes Horror, SciFi, Action, Anime movies all night long, and on occasion..Guest D.J.s, a Dance Floor, live bands & performers. VOTED: BEST WEEKLY PARTY BY NYPRESS READERS!
Wed May 18
6 PM
Primativa in Hi-Fi
6PM-10PM Experience classic tiki escapism. Jack Fetterman and Gina of the Jungle spin a luscious blend of Exotica as That Hula Girl in Heat Brooklyn Babydoll�s dance moves gives new meaning to the phrase, �Shaken, not stirred.�
Wed May 18
7 PM
RIFFAPALOOZA: Comedy is dead. OPEN MIC!!!
7PM-8:30PM RIFFAPALOOZA: Comedy is dead. America is in the funeral procession. In an effort to get this dying art form off life support host Matt Nagin features unique, groundbreaking acts: comedy-magicians, quirky improv groups, mimes etc. He also insists all comics riff for at least one minute.
Wed May 18
9 PM
For Realsies Comedy Show
9PM-11:30PM You'll laugh so hard a little pee might come out. For Realsies.
Thu May 19
6 PM
PUNK ROCK HAPPY HOUR WITH PAT PERVERT
An after work stress reducer for the underground at heart. Spinning punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
Fri May 20
7 PM
9pm Annie Activator
Tue May 31
7 PM
8-10 Salad Days