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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.
Carmine Street Metric's Poetry once a month: Feb 1, March 8, APril 12, May 3 and May 24
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
Monthly Tuesdays
The Gloria Show
7-830 The Gloria Show - An evening of improv and comedy, featuring women
January 27, February 17, and MarCH 31
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!
TUESDAYS
MOSHFIT
6:30-7:15pm Tuesdays
From the creator of Punk Rope and Beastanetics comes MoshFit, a rock & roll-fueled fitness class, which combines a wide range of calisthenics and conditioning drills to improve stamina, strength, agility, power, and balance. Each week's class features a new playlist. MoshFit is challenging, but can be modified for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you have questions email tim@punkrope.com.
Pay what you wish.
Bring a yoga mat and water
After class participants can enjoy $4 drafts and well drinks until 8pm
www.facebook.com/moshfitnyc
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 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
FIRST WEDNESDAY
ALPHA WOMEN ATTACK THE E. VILLAGE
Monthly punk party featuring live bands w/fearless lady warrior members & our comrades! We also love comedic musical acts, satire & spoken word performances. Classic punk, 90's grrrl anthems, no wave, queercore, & protest music proudly played. Subversion & dancing all night! Hosted & booked by OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL PMS (artist, performer) & CJ BADVATO
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.
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)
starting jan 8
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. $20 cover

FOr APRIL it will actually be Tuesday, APril 28th 8pm
May 21, June 18...
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
Sat Apr 18
4 PM
"It's Not Brain Surgery! The Stand Up Comedy Mic @ 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.
Sat Apr 18
8 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8PM Tom Warnick & the World's Fair
9:30PM Luke Roberts and Sunlit Cross
10:30PM Greasy Grass
11:30PM Ed Askew Band
12:30AM Hamish Kilgour and the Painted Seals
Sat Apr 18
10 PM
MAMBO JAMBO
Resident DJ Ratta and Drew Redmond 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 Apr 19
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM UNDERCULTURE
8:00PM THIRTY SILVER
9:00PM BLOWDRYER PUNK SOUL
10:00PM TBA
11:00PM TBA
Mon Apr 20
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 Apr 20
8 PM
SWIIM
8PM PETER JAMES
9PM MATTHEW CHARLES
10PM BRIAN MILLIGRAM
11PM REW STARR
11:45PM 2 GIRAFFES
12AM JONESY
Tue Apr 21
6:30 PM
MOSHFIT
6:30-7:15pm From the creator of Punk Rope and Beastanetics comes MoshFit, a rock & roll-fueled fitness class, which combines a wide range of calisthenics and conditioning drills to improve stamina, strength, agility, power, and balance. Each week's class features a new playlist. MoshFit is challenging, but can be modified for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you have questions email tim@punkrope.com.
Tue Apr 21
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 Apr 21
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!
Tue Apr 21
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM KINGDOM OF NOT
11pm Ron Dumas
Wed Apr 22
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 Apr 22
9 PM
COPYCAT
The Copycat Tribute to New Wave
Dj Xerox and his special guest DJ MC Huge spin crazy covers and rocking remixes of all the hits (rock, indie, old wave and new)
And in the back room, your favorite artists play cover versions of their favorite songs, along with originals
9PM michael T and the Vanities
10PM The Brooklyn What?
11PM Dialogue from a Silent Film
Thu Apr 23
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 Apr 23
10 PM
DJ KOOL THING
Kool Thing likes to chew gum & spin crazy tunes. Right now he's out of gum! Join him for an exploration of punk, funk, goth & banal beat!
Fri Apr 24
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 Apr 24
10:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10:30PM Clustersun from Italy
Sat Apr 25
4 PM
"It's Not Brain Surgery! The Stand Up Comedy Mic @ Otto's Shrunken Head"
Starts at 3-5:30 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.
Sat Apr 25
6:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
6:30PM CRIER BROTHERS
7:30PM THE WESTERN SHORE
8:30PM THE YARD
Sat Apr 25
10 PM
THEE MIDNITE MONSTER HOP!
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
10PM Radiator Rattlers
11PM Sean Coleman & the Quasars
12AM Cactus Attack
Sun Apr 26
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00 RED GRETCHEN
8:00 J SANTI
9:00 FRANK WOOD & HIS NYC ALL-STARS BAND
10:00 KEYKE
11:00 KOSSAN
Mon Apr 27
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 Apr 27
7 PM
COMEDY
7PM - 8:30PM - MICSHOPNYC HOSTED BY ASHLEE
Tue Apr 28
6 PM
MoshFit
MOSHFIT 6:30-7:15pm From the creator of Punk Rope and Beastanetics comes MoshFit, a rock & roll-fueled fitness class, which combines a wide range of calisthenics and conditioning drills to improve stamina, strength, agility, power, and balance. Each week's class features a new playlist. MoshFit is challenging, but can be modified for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you have questions email tim@punkrope.com.
Pay what you wish. Bring a yoga mat and water. After class participants can enjoy $4 drafts and well drinks until 8pm
Tue Apr 28
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 Apr 29
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 Apr 29
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM-11:30PM Buck and a Quarter Quartet and Five Mile String
Thu Apr 30
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 Apr 30
8 PM
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.