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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.
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 D.J. CAGE AND DJ PARADOX 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
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.
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
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
March 18th 9-11 AND April 2nd, 7-830 AND May 7th, 7-830
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
FIRST FRIDAY
EL PARADISO : Rock n Roll Demi-Mond
A monthly Dance Party in New York City's only Rock n Roll Tiki Bar ! So get dressed up to get messed up as limey DJs Lucky La Rocka & Baz spin the eclectic houserockin' tunes to keep you shakin' your bits all nite ! GREASY R&B * TWISTED ROCKABILLY * WILD ROCK N ROLL * EVIL SURF * GRINDIN' GARAGE PUNK * SALACIOUS SOUL * STEPPIN' SKA * PSYCHOBILLY SLOP * 60s BEAT * HOODLUM PUNK *
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 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
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
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
Sun Aug 30
7 PM
FRANK WOOD presents WIND DOWN SUNDAY
7:00 ALEXANDRA LEFF
8:00 CORINNE MAMMANA & THE NEW STANDARD
9:00 TBA
10:00 ROUGE DIDIS
11:00 SHANE MORRISON
Mon Aug 31
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 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 Aug 31
8:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8:30PM The Condescending Liberals
10PM Pedro and the Symbols
Tue Sep 1
8 PM
The Gotham City 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.
Tue Sep 1
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 2
7 PM
RIFFAPALOOZA
7-8:30pm 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 2
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM-11:30PM STORMIN NORMAN
Thu Sep 3
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 3
9 PM
COMEDY
9PM-12AM Shrinkwrap Comedy is a monthly comedy show featuring some of New York's finest jesters — so fresh it's still in the shrinkwrap!"
Fri Sep 4
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 4
6 PM
MAMBO JAMBO
6-10pm 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.....
Fri Sep 4
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7PM-8:30PM FREE! Not an open mic. Pre-booked, please email: maribethmooney@gmail.com

Fri Sep 4
9 PM
Apfel/Krebs Presents: Flip, Flop & Fly (Rockabilly, Surf & R&B)
9PM Aron Blue & The Bootleggers
10PM The Vivisectors
11PM Rob A Lou & The Atomic Two
12AM Shiro & The Raw Dogs
Fri Sep 4
10 PM
EL PARADISO : Rock n Roll Demi-Mond
A monthly Dance Party in New York City's only Rock n Roll Tiki Bar ! So get dressed up to get messed up as limey DJs Lucky La Rocka & Baz spin the eclectic houserockin' tunes to keep you shakin' your bits all nite ! GREASY R&B * TWISTED ROCKABILLY * WILD ROCK N ROLL * EVIL SURF * GRINDIN' GARAGE PUNK * SALACIOUS SOUL * STEPPIN' SKA * PSYCHOBILLY SLOP * 60s BEAT * HOODLUM PUNK *
Sat Sep 5
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 Sep 5
9 PM
UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF ROCK SHINDIG
9PM THE VIVISECTORS
10PM THE BYZANTONES
11PM THE SUPERTONES
12AM FLESH
Sun Sep 6
3 PM
6th Reverend Mooney's Hour of Power: The Birth of Laughter
3PM-6:30PM A special gathering of comedic talent celebrating the joy & folly in the human condition.
Sun Sep 6
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM SPAGHETTI EASTERN MUSIC
8:00PM THE NEW JEWEL MOVEMENT
9:00PM CATALINA SHORTWAVE
10:00PM TBA
Mon Sep 7
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 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 7
6 PM
STAGE TIME 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.
Mon Sep 7
7 PM
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.
Mon Sep 7
9 PM
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
Tue Sep 8
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 Sep 8
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 9
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 9
9 PM
COPYCAT
The Copycat Tribute to 60s Female Vocalists
Dj Xerox and his Special Guest DJ Sheila B (Cha Cha Charming) spin Covers all night up front.
PLUS Live music acts in the back room. Some of your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs by Lesley Gore, Lulu, Dusty, Petula, Cher and More.
9PM KATZIM AND KATZMAN
10PM TBA
11PM Sean and Bri
Thu Sep 10
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 10
7 PM
Captain ConTiki's Salty Spectacular! (a Free Comedy Show)
7PM-9PM Joseph Conklin comedy/variety show
Thu Sep 10
9:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9:30PM Allie Armstrong
Thu Sep 10
10 PM
DJ JOSE
Dark 80s all vinyl edition.
Fri Sep 11
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.
Fri Sep 11
6 PM
Watermelon Fever
6-10pm DJ Runcible presents Watermelon Fever - sophisticated music for thirsty cold-war cats.
Fri Sep 11
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 11
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM GERI DEJOHN BAND
Fri Sep 11
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 Sep 12
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 Sep 12
8:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8:30PM-10:30PM SIT & DIE CO.
11:00PM-1:00AM Jittery Jack
Sat Sep 12
10 PM
TIKI BOYS SOCIAL CLUB
FRANK2FAR and his guest DJs spin rockabilly, hardcore, ska, 80's nu-wave & classic punk
Sun Sep 13
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM BURNING RED SUN
8:00PM LOOSE ENDS
9:00PM THE CATHOLIC GIRLS
10:00PM TBA
11:00PM TBA
Mon Sep 14
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 14
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM Ryan Zimmerman
Mon Sep 14
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 Sep 15
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 Sep 15
9 PM
Draw-mania!
9pm 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 Sep 15
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 16
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 Sep 16
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 16
9 PM
For Realsies Comedy Show
9PM-11:30PM You'll laugh so hard a little pee might come out. For Realsies.
Thu Sep 17
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 17
8 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8:00PM EVAN LAURENCE
9:30PM LOOSE ANIMALS