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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 the 1st Sunday of every month starting back on 10/5. 10/5; 11/2; 12/7; 1/11; 2/8; 3/1; 4/12; 5/3; 5/31.
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!
Starting at 8pm in 2015
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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:
7PM-8:30PM
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
Tue Nov 25
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM MR. PAYDAY
10PM 12-string Frank
11pm Baron Misuraca
Tue Nov 25
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 Nov 26
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.
Thu Nov 27
7 PM
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
WE WILL BE OPEN!!!
Fri Nov 28
7 PM
Empire Vista Social Club
Club7-8:45PM Improvised indie rock. If we have to explain, you wouldn't understand.
Fri Nov 28
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM DINACHI
10PM THE WALK ONS
11PM Trashlight Vision
12AM NOHRMAL
Sat Nov 29
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 Nov 29
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM The Sensational Country Blues WOnders
8PM SANDY KANE NAKED COWGIRL
9PM THE LIVING
Sat Nov 29
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 Nov 30
7 PM
FRANK WOOD presents WIND DOWN SUNDAY
7:00PM STRONGER THAN SUM
8:00PM ADIOS MAFIA
9:00PM BLUEBERRY HIGH HEELS
10:00PM CRAZY MARY
11:00PM KID LUCKY
Mon Dec 1
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 Dec 1
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 Dec 1
9 PM
COMEDY
9PM-10:30 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 Dec 2
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 Dec 2
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9:30PM Go/NoGo
Tue Dec 2
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 Dec 3
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.
Thu Dec 4
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 Dec 4
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM Herr Sherod
9:30-10:15PM CALDOR PUNKS
10:30-11:15PM BAND ANTENNA
Fri Dec 5
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 Dec 5
6 PM
DJ EEROCHKA
6-10pm DJ EEROCHKA bringing you international and old school sounds of ska punk reggae psychobilly rockabilly madness!!!
Fri Dec 5
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7PM-8:30PM FREE! Not an open mic. Pre-booked, please email: maribethmooney@gmail.com
Fri Dec 5
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 Dec 5
10 PM
Rude Boy Goerge Record Release party!!!
10pm The Scofflaws
11pm Rude Boy George
12am Beat Brigade
Fri Dec 5
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 Dec 6
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 Dec 6
9 PM
UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF ROCK SHINDIG
9PM THE WEISSTRONAUTS
10PM THE COFFIN DAGGERS
11PM MATT RAE TRIO
12AM AARON & THE BURRS
Sun Dec 7
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM CRAZY MARY
8:00PM GUSHER
9:00PM THE CYNZ
10:00PM DANNY's DEVIL's BLUES
11:00PM LORI BEHRMAN
Mon Dec 8
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 Dec 8
8 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8PM-9:45PM STORMIN NORMAN
Mon Dec 8
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 Dec 9
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 Dec 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 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 Dec 9
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM The Voodoo Cabaret
Wed Dec 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 Dec 10
9 PM
Copycat
Copycat, a night of cover songs presents
The Copycat Tribute to Motown
Bands play sets of originals and covers in the back room DJ Xerox and his special guest DJ spin all covers up front.
9PM NADIA KAZMI
10PM TBA
11PM THE ELECTRIC MESS
Thu Dec 11
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 Dec 11
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM TC
8PM The Bloody Muffs
9PM The Sheckies
10PM Tied For Last
11PM Lady Bizness