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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 at 12AM 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.
Please note in April it will be held on April 13th, 2014.
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
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
ALMOST EVERY TUESDAY (Every one except the 1st)
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
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!
First Tuesdays
Gotham Beard Alliance
8pm 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
February events: Presidents Day Election Party, Austin Competition March events: Mardi Gras club meeting, Missouri Competition, Frozen Dead Guy Days Competition, St. Patrick's Day, Philly Mid-Atlantic Competition
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.
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.”
Every Thursday
MOVE YOUR MULE! 10PM
DJ Agent Jay (Slackers) hosts an evening of Ska, Reggae, Dub and Rock Steady. Guest Djs every week as well as the occasional live performance by local & national Ska acts!
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.
1st THURSDAY
Recipe for Disaster with Adam Asher
8-930pm A stand up variety show in which comedian Adam Asher will do his best to run the funniest show anybody's ever seen while dodging the attempts of a rotating cavalcade of characters attempting to derail the whole thing.
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
THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH
MAD VARIETY
7PM Description: 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…
2/20 7-11
3/20 730-930
4/17 9-11
5/22 9-11pm 6/19 730-930 7/17 9-11pm
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.
FIRST FRIDAY
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
6-730 Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Not an open mic. Pre-booked, please email: maribethmooney@gmail.com
Starting May 2nd it will be 7-830
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
Empire Vista Social 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 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
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
BLUES DANCE!!!
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 Apr 15
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
7-8:30PM Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Tue Apr 15
7 PM
The Loud Mouthed Ladies of Trivia, Barbie and Denise, shamelessly host trivia!
7-10pm Featuring different themes each month with chances to win prizes, booze and of course porn! Get your tiki gear on with 6 spelling bee shots, 2 games and a swimsuit contest at ˝ time sponsored by none other than SlapBack! Join your hosts and guest judges Renee DiDio of SlapBack, the dapper Michael McMahon of Susquehanna Industrial Tool & Die Co. & the always classy Brooklyn Babydoll! That’s not all: Laura Rebel Angel, founder of The Rock n Roll Luau (formerly known as The Psychobilly Luau) will also be joining us for special Luau Spelling Bee Shot Rounds with hand-picked prizes! Here's the deal: Game 1 starts at 7:30pm Game 2 starts at 9 and ends @ 10pm 6 FREE SPELLING BEE SHOT ROUNDS! PRIZES: Otto's awesome tiki mugs Picks from the grab bag (yes, there's porn in there) Stay tuned for additional contests and prizes as we mix things up each month!
Tue Apr 15
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM HUDSON HORNETS
10PM CHELSEA NENNI
Tue Apr 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 Apr 16
6 PM
Primativa in Hi-Fi
6-10PM 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 Apr 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 Apr 16
9 PM
TIKI DATING GAME

CANCELLED FOR APRIL
CANCELLED FOR APRIL
9PM It's a live dating show inspired by the classic TV series The Dating Game
CANCELLED FOR APRIL
Thu Apr 17
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 17
9 PM
MAD VARIETY
9PM-11PM Description: 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…
Thu Apr 17
10 PM
MOVE YOUR MULE!
DJ Agent Jay (Slackers) and Johnny Metro hosts an evening of First, Second wave and New Ska, Reggae, Dub and Rock Steady. Guest Djs every week as well as the occasional live performance by local & national Ska acts!
Fri Apr 18
6 PM
DJ DAVEY
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 Apr 18
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 Apr 18
9 PM
QUITTING TIME COMEDY SHOW
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 Apr 18
10 PM
OSCAR'S ULTRA TWIST
Juan Oscar, Anthony and guest DJ Ms Cal play Rockin' and Hopin' tunes to keep you dancing. GoGo by Anna Copa Cabanna.
10PM SHIRO AND THE RAW DOGS
11PM THE BLOODSHOTS
12AM RHYTHM BOUND
Sat Apr 19
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 Apr 19
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8PM THE HEAVY CROWN
9PM WONDER BREED
10PM A BUNCH OF GIRLS
11PM ODKA
12AM TYRANTULA
Sat Apr 19
10 PM
MAMBO JAMBO!
Resident Selector Dj Ratta Spin Blues, R&B, Mambo, Cha cha's, Mento, Calypso, Ska, Rocksteady, Boogaloo, Exotica, Popcorn, Garage, Tv and Spy theme, Surf, Rock n Roll, Swing, Jazz and More...
Sun Apr 20
2:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
2:30PM Dysorderlies
Sun Apr 20
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
7:00PM STANLEY JOHN MITCHELL & HIS BAND OF BUDDIES
8:00PM COFFIN STUFFERS
9:00PM RED GRETCHEN
10:00PM JOHN SANTIAGO GROUP
11PM DENNIS DOYLE
Mon Apr 21
8 PM
Future Of Rock Presents: Happy April
8PM The Young Ones
9PM Drunk Uncle
10PM Jac Falk
11PM Fastlane Creepers
12AM Jonesy
Tue Apr 22
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Tue Apr 22
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM Swoon
10pm JIM BROWN
Tue Apr 22
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 23
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 23
9 PM
COPYCAT
Copycat, a night of cover songs presents WILDCAT!
Dj Xerox and Super amazing guest DJ Dave Ready 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 THE STINK (performing songs from THIN LIZZY)
10PM WONDERBUG (performing songs by welsh band MAN and BADFINDER)
Thu Apr 24
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 24
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 Apr 24
10 PM
MOVE YOUR MULE
DJ Agent Jay (Slackers) and Johnny Metro hosts an evening of First, Second wave and New Ska, Reggae, Dub and Rock Steady. Guest Djs every week as well as the occasional live performance by local & national Ska acts!
Thu Apr 24
10:30 PM
PROM NIGHT
10:30PM If you never went to your prom, well here's your chance. Have a drank and dance until your feet stank!
Music by Rhythm Sects
Goodbye and Good Luck Ahmed!!!
Fri Apr 25
7 PM
6-10 DJ JAYSON
Fri Apr 25
7 PM
Empire Vista Social Club
7PM-8:45PM
Improvised indie rock. If we have to explain, you wouldn't understand.
Fri Apr 25
9 PM
QUITTING TIME
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 Apr 25
11 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10pm CANYON RIVER BLUES
11PM PAINTED FACES
12AM EXIT 17
Sat Apr 26
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 Apr 26
8 PM
8PM LoveSick or THINGS THAT DON'T HAPPEN "a rock n' musical comedy about love in Williamsburg"
Sat Apr 26
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!
10PM CRIMSON GHOSTS
11PM EVIL STREAKS
Sun Apr 27
7 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
DANNY BIONDO's BIRTHDAY BASH
6:00PM DIRT BIKES
7:00PMP CUSTARD WALLY
8:00M SWEET MAGMA
9:00PM FRANK WOOD & HIS NYC ALL-STARS BAND
10:00PMP DANNY's DEVIL's BLUES
11:00M RED GRETCHEN
12:00AM PUMA PERL & FRIENDS
Mon Apr 28
8 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
Tue Apr 29
7 PM
MOONS OVER MY HAMMY
Comedy, the most important meal of the day.
Tue Apr 29
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM LUCRATIVE JACKET
Tue Apr 29
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 30
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 30
8 PM
CANCELLED
C-note Showcase has been CANCELLED!!!!!
Cancelled as of 4-4-14
Wed Apr 30
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM CTO
10PM 60s Garage Rock Party
Thu May 1
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 May 1
8 PM
Recipe for Disaster with Adam Asher
8PM-9:30PM A stand up variety show in which comedian Adam Asher will do his best to run the funniest show anybody's ever seen while dodging the attempts of a rotating cavalcade of characters attempting to derail the whole thing.
Thu May 1
10 PM
MOVE YOUR MULE!
DJ Agent Jay (Slackers) and Johnny Metro hosts an evening of First, Second wave and New Ska, Reggae, Dub and Rock Steady. Guest Djs every week!
Thu May 1
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM Mystic Haze
Tue May 6
8 PM
How do you spell BINGO?
The GCBA spells it B-E-A-R-D. Join us at our monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 6th for beards, beer and bingo! This is your chance to win some great GCBA swag and other amazing prizes. We have a special guest host who will definitely give you a shot of B-12!
Be a part of the camaraderie of your bearded brethren and those who love them. The fun starts at 8pm. No cover or fee to play.