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See below for more info and individual events
FIRST SUNDAY
Ghost Town Strut w/ DJ One Ice Jack & Featuring The Mermaid and Mai Tai Market
5PM DJ ONE ICE JACK spins Rockabilly, R&B, Punk and Soul.
The Mermaid and Mai Tai Market features vintage, art, jewelry and other one of a kind wonders and oddities! Hosted by Miss Frizz Dazzle Vintage and each month featuring different guest vendors. 5pm-10pm.
THIRD SUNDAYS
The Hipp Pipps Rock’n’Roll Party Earlybird Special!
6PM-9PM 3 bands in the back, 1 dj up front, 2 bartenders in between and you shakin’ yer tailfeather all over the place! No cover- just a whole lotta rock’n’roll!
LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
7PM-10PM The E. Vill Twins DJ Rosie Bottom and DJ Tania Insomnia play rock, punk, and music you can dance to…
EVERY WEDNESDAY
Otto's Wednesday Jam
7:30PM-12AM A weekly open jam and open mic with a house band that will have great music and be a lot of fun. Hit this link for info and sign up. Otto's Wednesday Jam and Open Mic
EVERY THURSDAY
PUNK ROCK HAPPY HOUR w/ DJ PITTER PAT
6PM - 10PM An after work stress reducer for the underground at heart. Spinning punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
FIRST FRIDAY
DJs SUZY HOTROD AND SHANGRI-LA
7PM-12AM DJ SUZY HOTROD & DJ SHANGRI-LA spin Rock & Roll, Yé-yé, Exotica & more! Guest DJs.
FIRST FRIDAY
Apfel/Krebs/Simone Presents: FLIP FLOP & FLY!
It's the first Friday of the month so it must be time for FLIP FLOP & FLY! That's right, come down to OTTO'S SHRUNKEN HEAD have a few Tiki drinks, put on your dancing shoes and check out the coolest sounds around! Dig the scene baby! Live music!
THIRD FRIDAY
POETRY
Adverse Abstraction: A Community of Experimental Expression A showcase of poetic and experimental works curated to highlight the talents of both emerging and established artists alike.
FIRST SATURDAY
OF THE MONTH
UNSTEADY FREDDIE'S SURF-ROCK SHINDIG
UNSTEADY FREDDIE known as "The Ed Sullivan of Surf", is a passionate cheerleader for the instrumental 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 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
SECOND SATURDAY
Soulfinger!
A dance night where you can shake and finger pop! The 45 r.p.m. soul sounds of Connie T. Empress (Empire State Soul Club) and Guest DJs are sure to make your hip dip and your backbone slip!
THIRD SATURDAY
REBEL NIGHT
9PM One of our favorite dance parties is back! Come bop, jive and swing to classic 50 and 60s vinyl classics with DJs Sei, June, Hiromu, Aki and guest DJs every month!
LAST SATURDAY
OF THE MONTH
GET WEIRD
GET WEIRD is a rock and roll party featuring wild live bands, while DJ GREG-GORY and STRANGE JASON spin garage rock, surf, punk, psychobilly and more to the delights of all trash weirdos everywhere.”
Date Individual Events
Sat Nov 26
5 PM
COMEDY
5PM-7PM " Freedom is Not Free" Comedy Show - Freedom is not free but this comedy show is! Come watch some of NYC's best up-and-coming comedians featured on Comedy Central and more! Be a part of creating culture and community!
Sat Nov 26
6 PM
GET WEIRD!
GET WEIRD is a rock and roll party featuring wild live bands, while DJ GREG-GORY and DJ STRANGE JASON spin garage rock, surf, punk, psychobilly and more to the delights of all trash weirdos everywhere.”

930 NIGHT ZOO
1030 BANG BANG BAND GIRL AND THE WASH UPS
Sat Nov 26
8 PM
LIVE MUSIC
8PM BLUERACE
Sun Nov 27
8 PM
BIRD & FRIENDS COSMIC UNITY
8PM-9:30PM "Bird and Friends - Cosmic Unity" 18-year improv veteran Michael Bird creates the improv show with the audience, including YOU…so come on out to Otto's to join the ultimate, improvised cosmic unity of PLAY!
Sun Nov 27
8 PM
8PM-12AM The E. Vill Twins DJ Rosie Bottom and DJ Tania Insomnia play rock, punk, and music you can dance to…
Wed Nov 30
7 PM
Wednesday Jam & Open Mic for musicians
7PM-12AM A weekly open jam and open mic with a house band that will have great music and be a lot of fun.
Thu Dec 1
6 PM
Punk Rock Happy Hour w/ DJ Pitter Pat
6PM - 10PM An after work stress reducer for the underground at heart. Spinning punk, psycho-billy, goth new wave industrial and alternative.
Thu Dec 1
6 PM
LIVE MUSIC
6PM Fleza Doza - solo acoustic
7PM Michael McHugh Band
8PM DECOSTER and DEE WHO
9PM Val Kinzler Band
Fri Dec 2
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM Peter Stampfel & The Atomic Meta Pagans
Fri Dec 2
9 PM
Apfel/Krebs/Simone Presents: FLIP FLOP & FLY!
It's the first Friday of the month so it must be time for FLIP FLOP & FLY! That's right, come down to OTTO'S SHRUNKEN HEAD have a few Tiki drinks, put on your dancing shoes and check out the coolest sounds around! Dig the scene baby!
Here's this month's line up:
9PM THE VIBEWRECKERS (Punk/New Wave)
10PM JANA PERI (Power Pop & rock N Roll)
11PM THE GOTHAM ROCKETS (Rock & Soul)
Sat Dec 3
5 PM
5-6 UNERLINED PASSENGERS
Sat Dec 3
8 PM
Unsteady Freddie’s Surf Rock Shindig
8PM COMMERCIAL INTERRUPTION
9:30PM BLUE WAVE THEORY
11PM BAND OF OTHERS
Sun Dec 4
5 PM
Ghost Town Strut w/ DJ One Ice Jack & Featuring The Mermaid and Mai Tai Market
5PM DJ ONE ICE JACK spins Rockabilly, R&B, Punk and Soul. The Mermaid and Mai Tai Market features vintage, art, jewelry and other one of a kind wonders and oddities! Hosted by Miss Frizz Dazzle Vintage and each month featuring different guest vendors. 5pm-10pm.