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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 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
Stage Time’s Comedy Lab
6-7:30pm Stage Time magazine and Gabe Morales (comedian/host) present a diverse mix of new, up-and-coming and veteran comedians developing and polishing new material in a laid-back, supportive environment.
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!
ALMOST EVERY TUESDAY (Every one except the 1st)
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7-830PM Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
FREE! Not an open mic. Pre-booked, please email: maribethmooney@gmail.com
STARTING June 10th, the second Tuesday of every month is 6-730.
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 D.J. SPAZ and D.J. CAGE 23 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 Tuesdays
Gotham Beard Alliance
8pm-11pm Hirsute Faces of NYC... The Gotham City Beard Alliance holds a month meeting at Otto's the first Tuesday of each month to discuss upcoming events and drink with other facial hair fanatics.

The Gotham City Beard Alliance aims to promote tolerance and acceptance of all facial hair. Helping the local community through donations from planned events and volunteering, the Gotham City Beard Alliance proudly represents NYC at facial hair competitions globally.
events@gothamcitybeards.com
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
starting March 18TH
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
FIRST WEDNESDAY
ALPHA WOMEN ATTACK THE E. VILLAGE
Wednesday monthly party hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual PMS & D.J. Feo art-punk, classic punk, 90's grrrl anthems, & protest music
ALPHA WOMEN ATTACK THE E. VILLAGE
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.”
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.
FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
MAD VARIETY
7-9PM Fast-paced and fun long form improv, sketch comedy and more from New York City’s top indie performers. Hosted by Mad Royalty. Be there for some seriously mad fun…!!
THIRD THURSDAY
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. $15 cover
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.
EVERY FRIDAY
QUITTING TIME COMEDY SHOW
9pm Start the weekend by denouncing work in favor of FUN with improv stalwarts The Quitters, who bring stand-ups, improvisers, and sketch comedians together to perform their weirdest material. BOOKING: Email jaime.lutz@gmail.com.
Cancelled Aug 22
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
FIRST FRIDAY
DJ JMP's FREAKATERIA
All the fun of the 80s without the crime!!
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.
LAST FRIDAY
Empire Vista Club
7-8:45PM
Improvised indie rock. If we have to explain, you wouldn't understand.
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 Mic. At Otto's Shrunken Head
4-630pm This comedy mic hosted by Josh, 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. FREE, One drink minimum. 5 minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Every Saturday for free!
FIRST SATURDAY
Maryssa Smith Presents:
7PM-9:30PM
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
Starting Septemeber 6th it will be 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
Mike Mortician & guests spin the rockabilly voodoo & rhythm'n'ooze from 10pm to oblivion! With some of the most incredible, Psycho-Rock-a-Billy bands performing from all over the world!
Date Individual Events
Thu Sep 18
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 Sep 18
8 PM
DRAW A 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. $15 cover
Thu Sep 18
10 PM
10PM The infamous DJ Subzero makes chilling debut September 18th spinning the dance music that will make your booty bounce from dusk till dawn! Come Ready To Sweat & Drink!
Fri Sep 19
2 PM
Curse like a Sailor on National TALK LIKE A PIRATE Day!!!
Sing a sea shanty or tell a good sailor story and enjoy rum specials all day and night!
$6 gets you a sailor jerry drink.
$12 gets you a Sailor Jerry rum drink AND ceramic pirate mug to take home! Pirate Booty!
Fri Sep 19
3 PM
Club of Comedy
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.
Fri Sep 19
6 PM
DJ DAN
6pm NYC's only 80s party that features music from the 50s through the 70s."
Fri Sep 19
7 PM
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.
Fri Sep 19
9 PM
QUITTING TIME COMEDY SHOW
9pm Start the weekend by denouncing work in favor of FUN with improv stalwarts The Quitters, who bring stand-ups, improvisers, and sketch comedians together to perform their weirdest material.
Fri Sep 19
10 PM
OSCAR'S ULTRA TWIST
Jukebox Jodi, Anthony the "Bronx Buddah" and "Ms Cal" playing Rockin' and Hopin' tunes to keep you dancing. Live Rockabilly. KatPussNBoots hosts and Anna C Cabanna GoGos in the front till late.
10:00PM The Bothers
11:00PM The Shakedown Combo
12:00AM Rockabilly X
Sat Sep 20
2 PM
POETRY
2PM-4PM Poetry by Amy Glynn, George Green, Rick Mullin, Quincy R. Lehr, Amy Lemmon, and John Foy.
Sat Sep 20
4 PM
It's Not Brain Surgery! The Mic. At Otto's Shrunken Head
4PM-6:30PM This comedy mic hosted by Nate, 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. FREE, One drink minimum. 5 minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Sat Sep 20
8 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8PM Methods of the Unsound
9PM Stretch Cunningham
10PM Dad's New Girlfriend
11PM Painted Faces
11:30PM Sex Scheme
12AM Mighty Thunder
Sat Sep 20
10 PM
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.....
Sun Sep 21
5:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
5:30PM-6:30PM NIFTY SHRIMP BAND
Sun Sep 21
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM WADADA
8:00PM J. SANTI
9:00PM FRANK WOOD & HIS NYC ALL-STARS BAND
10:00PM THE HIPP PIPPS
DJ ROB NITRO between the bands!
Mon Sep 22
3 PM
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.
Mon Sep 22
8 PM
COMEDY
8PM-9:30PM The S.A.M Musical/ Stand up Comedy Show
Mon Sep 22
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM J. Rumney
Tue Sep 23
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7-8:30PM Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Tue Sep 23
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM RUBY RAE
10PM Mario Di Sandro
Tue Sep 23
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 D.J. CAGE 23 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 Sep 24
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 Sep 24
9 PM
COPYCAT
The Copycat cover song night Tribute to The Byrds
Dj Xerox and his special guest DJ Captain Heartlock 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, along with originals.
9PM Cosmos 88
10PM Riff Notes
11PM Psychodrama City
Thu Sep 25
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 Sep 25
8 PM
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.
Thu Sep 25
10 PM
DJ Jay Harsin Le Grand Duc du Kansas long time all-45s dj, critic, and radio host of rockabilly, honkytonk, R&B and early soul in Chicago, Paris, and now NY.
Thu Sep 25
10:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10:30PM Ganbwa
Fri Sep 26
3 PM
The Club of Comedy Open Mic
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 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.
Fri Sep 26
6 PM
HAPPY HOUR
6-10pm DEEJAYS CAROLINE AND LAUREN OF SCULLY SPIN YOUR FAVE MIX OF SURF, THAI, PUNK, GRRL GROUPS, AND FUNK. BET YOU'VE NEVER BEEN TO A LUAU AND RODEO AT THE SAME TIME BEFORE? GET YOUR GROOVE ON THIS BULL AND RIDE IT ALL NIGHT
Fri Sep 26
6 PM
Empire Vista Social Club
6PM-9:30PM
Improvised indie rock. If we have to explain, you wouldn't understand.
LONGER EDITION TONIGHT ONLY
Fri Sep 26
10 PM
NIGHTBREED! DJs Shark & Aleix M. play all things darksided and bad for you: punk, death rock, dirty soul, psychobilly, riot grrrl, garage, industrial
Fri Sep 26
10 PM
10 LUCRATIVE JACKET
Sat Sep 27
4 PM
It's Not Brain Surgery! The Mic. at Otto's Shrunken Head
This comedy mic hosted by Nate, 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-6:30PM. FREE, One drink minimum. 5 minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Sat Sep 27
6:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
6:30-8:30PM LOVESICK
9PM FEEJEE MERMAIDS
Sat Sep 27
10 PM
THEE MIDNITE MONSTER HOP!
Mike Decay & guests spin the rockabilly voodoo & rhythm'n'ooze from 10pm to oblivion! With some of the most incredible, Psycho-Rock-a-Billy bands performing from all over the world!
Sun Sep 28
7 PM
FRANK WOOD presents WIND DOWN SUNDAY
7:00PM ZIGGY SHOCK
8:00PM BAKERSFIELD BREAKERS
9:00PM CUSTARD WALLY
10:00PM WADADA
With DJ ROB NITRO between bands
Mon Sep 29
3 PM
THE CLUB OF COMEDY OPEN MIC
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 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.
Mon Sep 29
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM SlimKillsAll
Tue Sep 30
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7PM-8:30PM Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Tue Sep 30
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 D.J. CAGE 23 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 Oct 1
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 Oct 1
9 PM
ALPHA WOMEN ATTACK THE E. VILLAGE
Wednesday monthly party hosted by Our Lady of Perpetual PMS & D.J. Feo art-punk, classic punk, 90's grrrl anthems, & protest music
ALPHA WOMEN ATTACK THE E. VILLAGE
9PM BOXTOPUS
10PM THUNDERA
Thu Oct 2
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 Oct 2
7 PM
MAD VARIETY
7-9PM
Fast-paced and fun long form improv from New York City’s top indie teams. Hosted by Mad Royalty. Be there for some seriously mad fun…
Thu Oct 2
9:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9:30PM The Reduxionists
10:30PM MJ12