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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!
LAST MONDAY
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
Moving to 3rd Thursday of month, starting September 18th.
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!
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.
SECOND THURSDAY
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
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.
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.
EVERY FRIDAY
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.
cancelled on June 13th. Resumes June 20
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
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 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.
Every Saturday for free!
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 Jul 31
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 Jul 31
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 Jul 31
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10:30 Malik Squire
Thu Jul 31
10 PM
DJ DAN
10pm NYC's only 80s party that features music from the 50s through the 70s.
Fri Aug 1
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 Aug 1
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
630-7pm BUGS AND CRUMBS
Fri Aug 1
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7-830pm Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Fri Aug 1
7 PM
DJ DAVEY
6-10pm Whether she's spinning her wheels on the roller derby track or spinning vinyl, DJ Davey is certainly putting a good spin on happy hour.
Fri Aug 1
9 PM
QUITTING TIME
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 Aug 1
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM BOXTOPUS
11PM GIRL 2 GORILLA
12AM THE DAMN KIDS
Fri Aug 1
10 PM
FREAKATERIA w/ DJ JMP
DISCO, FREESTYLE, ELECTRO, FUNK, OLD HOUSE & HIP HOP
Sat Aug 2
4 PM
It's Not Brain Surgery! The Mic. At Otto's Shrunken Head
4-630pm 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 Aug 2
6:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
6:30pm THE LIVING ROOM
7:30pm SQUIRRELS FROM HELL
Sat Aug 2
9 PM
UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF ROCK SHINDIG
9 PM THE CHILLERS
10 PM THE BRIGANTINES
11 PM The ByzanTones
12 MIDNIGHT BAND OF TRIBES
Sun Aug 3
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM BLUE RHYTHM SANDWICH
8:00PM TEN CAR PILEUP
9:00PM FRANKIE PIPP & THE PIPPTONES
10PM THE JOEY KELLY ALL STARS
Mon Aug 4
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 Aug 4
6 PM
Living for Kicks!
6pm-12am DJ Lil Jerk and Popwell spin Pop-psych, fuzz, grooves, latin, jamaican, ETC. on vinyl.
Tue Aug 5
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 Aug 6
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 Aug 6
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
9PM BABY MACHINE
Thu Aug 7
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 Aug 7
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9pm Frequency Culture
10pm The Wine Bar Duo
11pm Paul Weintrob
Thu Aug 7
10 PM
DJ XEROX
10pm-4am beat anxiety w dj xerox. Devil music for troubled souls
Fri Aug 8
6 PM
HAPPY HOUR
6-10pm DJ NO GOOD NICK
Fri Aug 8
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 Aug 8
10 PM
DJ UltraV and DJ Omega play Tag Team style 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 Aug 9
2 PM
LIVE MUSIC
2pm-5:45pm Nerd rockers Grace Kendall and Ashley Hamel get intimate with an acoustic afternoon show that will melt your heart into a tiny puddle of joy. With surprise special guests!
Sat Aug 9
6 PM
LIVE MUSIC
6pm-8pm Cardigan Records Tour featuring Bear Girl & Slowriter
8pm-1am CHRIS MADDOGS SKA BDAY
Sat Aug 9
10 PM
TIKI BOYS SOCIAL CLUB
FRANK2FAR and his guest DJs spin rockabilly, hardcore, ska, 80's nu-wave & classic punk
Sun Aug 10
4 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
Sun Aug 10
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM CRAZY MARY
8:00PM WHO KILLED BAMBI?
9:00PM THE JOEY KELLY ALL-STARS
10:00PM TRASH MAVERICKS
11:00PM BARRY LEVINE
Mon Aug 11
7 PM
MAD VARIERTY
7-930pm
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…
Mon Aug 11
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 Aug 12
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7-8:30PM Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Tue Aug 12
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 Aug 12
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 Aug 12
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM EmpirE3
Wed Aug 13
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 Aug 13
9 PM
Copycat
Cat Sounds: A tribute to the Beach Boys
Dj Xerox and Guest DJ MC Huge 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.
9pm The Dick Van Dyke Parks
10pm O-Matics
11pm Bowery Boys
Thu Aug 14
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 Aug 14
8 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8PM DR. DAN'S MUSIC SHOW
Thu Aug 14
9 PM
NYC Gong Show
It's the NYC GONG SHOW! OPEN CALL for all types of performers, 8:30pm starts sign up. Or just come down & watch the ZANY-EST talent contest this side of the E. Village! Show goes till 12am. Win covetable prizes, drink tix, & adoration - if you can escape being gonged by downtown artists: Johnny Bizarre, Clown Kong, Rev. Jen & Our Lady of Perpetual PMS. Musical guests: The Bowery Boys & Angel Eyedealism