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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
DJ JOSE
Substance. 80s Dance, Wave, Synth & Freestyle night with DJs Jose, Chuby 242, shaIn & Raymi 7
Starting Oct 21st
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
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
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
Tue Feb 9
8:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
830 Mr. Steve Young
930 Ava Raiin
1030 Shelita Burke
Tue Feb 9
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!
Wed Feb 10
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 Feb 10
9 PM
COPYCAT
The Copycat New Romantics Tribute
Tonight we focus on the music of the New Romantic Period covering artists such as Duran Duran, Ultravox, ABC, Adam and the Ants and more.
DJ Xerox and his special guest spin all covers up front.
9PM Michael T and the Vanities
10PM DIALOGUE FROM A SILENT FILM
11PM Madam and the Johns
Thu Feb 11
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 Feb 11
7 PM
COMEDY
7PM-9PM Joseph Conklin comedy/variety show PB&BS presents: Captain ConTiki's Salty Spectacular! (a Free Comedy Show)
Thu Feb 11
10 PM
DJ KOOL THING
Fri Feb 12
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, 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 Feb 12
6 PM
Rip! Rip! Panic!
Nogood Nick and guests spin 60s R&B, soul, psych, mod jazz and rarities on vinyl.
Fri Feb 12
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 Feb 12
9 PM
9pm UZI
Fri Feb 12
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!
10PM Memorial Gore
11PM Cerenkov
12AM Natural Strangers Band
Sat Feb 13
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 Feb 13
8:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8:30PM STAY AT HOME DAD
11pm Baron Misuraca's Goth Dance Party
Sat Feb 13
10 PM
TIKI BOYS SOCIAL CLUB
FRANK2FAR and his guest DJs spin rockabilly, hardcore, ska, 80's nu-wave & classic punk
Sun Feb 14
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION
8:00PM VIAL
9:00PM FRANK WOOD & HIS NYC ALL-STARS BAND
10:00PM REW STARR
11:00PM TBA
Mon Feb 15
3 PM
The Club of Comedy Open Mic
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 Feb 16
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 Feb 16
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 Feb 16
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!
Wed Feb 17
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 Feb 17
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 Feb 17
9 PM
For Realsies Comedy Show
9PM-11:30PM You'll laugh so hard a little pee might come out. For Realsies.
Wed Feb 17
10 PM
SUBSTANCE
80s Dance, New Wave, Synth, Alternative Dance and Freestyle night with DJ JOSE
Thu Feb 18
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 Feb 18
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM Seth Ullman AND Fred Kolikoff
Thu Feb 18
10 PM
10pm-2am DJ Kitty Twist's Dance Party: All 60s, all on 45! Soul, R&B, Pop, Ska and British Invasion
Fri Feb 19
3 PM
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 Feb 19
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 Feb 19
6 PM
6-10 DJs Cocoa Radiance & Adrienne play a mix of indie dance, electro, new wave, rock, funk, classic soul and more.
Fri Feb 19
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM SNACK ATTACK
Fri Feb 19
10 PM
OSCAR'S ULTRA TWIST
It's the 2 Year Anniversary of Oscar's Ultra Twist. Michael Stewart and Ky D play crazy vinyl hits and obscurities from the DJ booth. Lori and Michelle Meow indulge our alcoholism while Father Vincent keeps us safe from the terrorists, communist, zombies and NYU kids under 21.
10PM 1.4.5.
11PM The Charms
12AM The Omega Men
Sat Feb 20
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 Feb 20
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7:30PM Stand Up Comedy Hour
8:30PM The Pillzr
9:15PM Electric EELZ
10:15PM The Rewd Onezr
11:00PM Joey D/ Mad M Moxier
11:15PM Bowery Boys/Miss Vivianr
12:00PM Rockaway Bitch feat Patti Rothberg (all girl Ramones band)r
12:45AM Felix and Friends
Sat Feb 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 Feb 21
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM RUCKUS INTERRUPTUS
8:00PM TBA 9:00PM PAUL ANTHONY BAND
10:00PM EVE & THE ALLIGATORS
11:00PM TBA
Mon Feb 22
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 Feb 22
6 PM
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.
FOr February its Monday, February 22nd. Returning in March on March 29th
Mon Feb 22
10 PM
10pm-2am DJ Kitty Twist's Dance Party: All 60s, all on 45! Soul, R&B, Pop, Ska and British Invasion
Tue Feb 23
6 PM
Fundraiser
6PM-9PM Miles, smiles, and mai tais...Celebrating 29 years in tiki style, friends will gather to eat, drink, and raise money for Smile Train in preparation for Nikki's NYC half marathon in March."
Tue Feb 23
9:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9:30PM-midnight STORMIN NORMAN's special birthday show
Tue Feb 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 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 Feb 24
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 Feb 24
9 PM
Like Wow, Man!
NYCs premiere cover song DJ, DJ XEROX presents a new night of Bongos, Beatniks, Vegas Grind, Go-Go, Surf, Soundtrack, Tiki and Exotica. Plus Live bands deliver a dose of cool daddy-o in the back room.
Thu Feb 25
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.
Thu Feb 25
8 PM
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 Feb 25
11 PM
LIVE MUSIC
11PM ULTRA VIOLET RAYS