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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
Returning 2018-2019:
September 30 November 4 Dec. 2 January 6 Feb 3 March 3 April 7 May 19 June 2.
EVERY MONDAY
THE PEOPLES MIC
3PM-6PM Every Monday. Hosted by Jimmy Peoples
$5 for 6 minutes.
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 Denise! 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!
SECOND MONDAY OF THE MONTH
COMEDY
630-8PM Joseph Conklin comedy/variety show PB&BS presents: Captain ConTiki's Salty Spectacular! (a Free Comedy Show)
starting January
LAST MONDAY
A SLICE OF FUNNY
6-730pm 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.
LAST MONDAY
Comedy
8-10. Jive Turkeys is a comedy show that features the hottest comics and up and comers in NYC! Presented by Bo Ballew and Michael Pomeroy.
TUESDAYS
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Every Tuesday. Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 6 minutes.
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!
EVERY TUESDAYS
PUNK ROPE
630 p.m. Punk Rope (punkrope.com) is a mash-up of jump rope and old school fitness fueled by DJ One Track Mind's ever-changing rock 'n' roll playlists. No rope jumping skill is necessary. Jump ropes are supplied. All fitness levels are welcome. Improve your cardio, strength, agility, and coordination while burning a ton of calories. Pay what you wish. Suggested donation: $15. Followed by happy hour until 8:30pm.

Space is limited to 8 students. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Secure your space here: https://www.punkrope.com/shop/workshops/punk-rope-ottos/
$4 drafts and well drinks till 830 for all Punk Ropers!
SECOND TUESDAY
JACK CROSLEY'S LOST WORLD
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.
EVERY WEDNESDAY
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Every Wednesday. Hosted by Jimmy Peoples
$5 for 6 minutes.
EVERY WEDNESDAY
The On Edge Comedy Mic
7-8:30pm Comedy so sharp you can slit your wrists with it!
No cover! Just get a drink! Hosted by Joe DeSantis!
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.
OFF September 26, October 10, November 28 and December 26
THIRD WEDNESDAY
Primativa in Hi-Fi
6PM-10PM Experience classic tiki escapism. Gina of the Jungle spins 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
For Realsies Comedy Show
9-1130 You'll laugh so hard a little pee might come out. For Realsies.
THIRD WEDNESDAY
Bangarang!
10pm Jamaican and Latin soundz from the sixties to the eighties.
Selector Yana Likkle Jerk + friends spinning strikkly vinyl.
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.
EVERY THURSDAY
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Every Thursday. Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 6 minutes.
SECOND & LAST THURSDAY
QUEER AS IN F**** YOU!
10PM This aint your mama's drag show! join us for another installment of "Queer As In F**** YOU!" an all punk drag showcase with an stellar cast of misfits each month!"
This just got nominated for a Brooklyn Nightlife award for best reason to leave Brooklyn
2nd THURSDAYS
RED FLAGS COMEDY
730-930 Red Flags hosted by Nora Jefferies, Andy Ward and Jovough Jackson
STARTING MARCH 14th, 2019
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
7pm 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 PEOPLES MIC
3PM-6PM Every Friday. Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
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.
3rd FRIDAY
REBEL NIGHT
10pm 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!
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 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 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
Say Hey Kid Open Mic
Starts at 4:00 with sign up at 3pm.
FREE and GUESTS WELCOME..! One drink minimum. 5+ minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Every Saturday for free! Email noah1483@gmail.com
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
1st Saturday of month from 630-8
FIRST SATURDAY
SHOW & TELL
2:30 - 3:45
A once monthly reading series hosted by Matt Waters, where you'll not only hear the most talented writers in New York City sharing their fiction and poetry, but also learn about what inspires them, too.
SECOND SATURDAY
SOULFINGER!
10pm 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 GirlSoul (Discophonic Walk) are sure to make your hip dip and your backbone slip! 10PM til your feet fly off!
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
Fri Feb 15
3 PM
The People's Mic
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Fri Feb 15
6 PM
6-10 DJ ONE TRACK MIND
Fri Feb 15
7 PM
No Name...& A Bag of Chips Comedy
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 15
10 PM
REBEL NIGHT
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!
Sat Feb 16
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM BLACK DRAGON
8:30PM BITCOIN CAMARO
10PM MIGHTY JOE CASTRO AND THE GRAVAMEN
11:30PM MILAGRO VERDE
12:30PM BOOMSHOT COLECTIVE
Sat Feb 16
10 PM
MOVE YOUR MULE
A night of Reggae, Ska, Soul and Boogaloo vinyl from the original MYM crew plus guest selectors. Live bands:
BOOMSHOT (L.I. Rocksteady)
MILAGRO VERDE (Chicha classics)
Sun Feb 17
8 PM
FRANK WOOD'S WIND DOWN SUNDAYS
8:00pm ACHES & PAINS
9:00pm FRANK WOOD & HIS NYC ALL-STARS BAND
10:00pm STEVE KREBS & THE MAYNARD Gs
Mon Feb 18
3 PM
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Mon Feb 18
9 PM
Comedy
9-11pm The Duck Show Waddle on down to Otto's and enjoy many laughs and quacks with some the finest and funniest NYC comics this side of the pond! Admission is one drink minimum. Stay till the end and get the chance to win a free duck-themed gift basket!
Mon Feb 18
9 PM
9-1 Dj Krenshaw spins tunes from the 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 2000s, and the future. Come boogie to songs that haven’t even been written yet
Tue Feb 19
3 PM
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Tue Feb 19
6:30 PM
PUNK ROPE
6:30PM Punk Rope (punkrope.com) is a mash-up of jump rope and old school fitness fueled by DJ One Track Mind's ever-changing rock 'n' roll playlists. No rope jumping skill is necessary. Jump ropes are supplied. All fitness levels are welcome. Improve your cardio, strength, agility, and coordination while burning a ton of calories. Pay what you wish. Suggested donation: $15. Followed by happy hour until 8:30pm.
Tue Feb 19
7 PM
LOUD MOUTH TRIVIA!
7PM-9:30PM FREE Trivia every 3rd Tuesday with 2 games, 6 Spelling Bee shot rounds, and tons of chances to win tiki mugs and booze! Swing on down!
Tue Feb 19
8 PM
BIRDS AND FRIENDS - COSMIC UNITY!
8pm anybody at anytime from the audience can jump into Bird's improv set...that means YOU!
Tue Feb 19
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 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!
Tue Feb 19
10:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10:30PM SCREAMING EYEBALLS
Wed Feb 20
3 PM
THE PEOPLES MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Wed Feb 20
6 PM
Primativa in Hi-Fi
6PM-10PM Experience classic tiki escapism. Gina of the Jungle spin a luscious blend of Exotica
Wed Feb 20
7 PM
The On Edge Comedy Mic
7-8:30pm Comedy so sharp you can slit your wrists with it!
No cover! Just get a drink! Hosted by Joe DeSantis!
Wed Feb 20
9 PM
FOR REALSIES COMEDY
9PM-11:30PM You'll laugh so hard a little pee might come out. For Realsies.
Wed Feb 20
10 PM
BANGARANG!
Jamaican and Latin soundz from the sixties to the eighties.
Selector Yana Little Jerk + friends spinning strictly vinyl.
Thu Feb 21
3 PM
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 6 minutes.
Thu Feb 21
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 21
8 PM
Hawaiian Punch
8-930pm If you like Piña Coladas and Stand Up Comedy, check out HAWAIIAN PUNCH, a monthly comedy show produced by Chris Barnes, Matt Dittus, and Aidan Siegel. The show features New York’s best stand up acts including headliners who’ve toured across the country.
Thu Feb 21
10 PM
LIVE MUSIC
10PM THE REWD ONES
Thu Feb 21
10 PM
10pm DJ Mikey Erg-From the band The Ergs plays Punk rock, indie and rock n roll
Fri Feb 22
3 PM
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Fri Feb 22
5 PM
RIP! RIG! PANIC! Happy Hour
6-10pm Nogood Nick and guests spin 60s R&B, soul, psych, mod jazz and rarities on vinyl.
Fri Feb 22
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM SAVANNAH LANCASTER
Fri Feb 22
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
9PM The Lonilers
9:45PM Invading Species
10:30PM FRAGMENTED
11:15PM Toxic Malt
12AM Enziguri
Fri Feb 22
10 PM
Galleria! A night of Totally Tubular 80s Music Like, Oh My God! DJ Kool Thing and DJ Xerox bring you a night of Classic New Wave Hits and Lost tracks.
Sat Feb 23
4 PM
SAY HEY KID! COMEDY OPEN MIC
Starts at 4:00 with sign up at 3pm.
FREE and GUESTS WELCOME..! One drink minimum. 5+ minutes. First come first serve sign up.
Sat Feb 23
7:30 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7:30PM THE KNOBS
8:30PM SEAFOAM TSUNAMI
Sat Feb 23
10 PM
GET WEIRD!
CALLING ALL ROCK&ROLL FREAKS, SURF CREATURES, AND GARAGE ROCK MUTANTS! ATTENTION! ATTENTION! It’s time...TO GET WEIRD!
It’s the first edition of GET WEIRD, the new rock&roll party taking place every last Saturday of the Month at Otto’s Shrunken Head. DJ GREG-GORY and STRANGE JASON invite you to freak out, tune in and GET WEIRD! We kick things off with TIKI TORTURE and THE PRIMITIVE FINKS! You can turn blue or turn pink, or maybe THINK FINK and turn a shade of green? These primitive rockin’ rollers will make you shed your skin like a snake, daddy!
Plus, so many more surprises! DJ GREG-GORY and Strange Jason will spin until the break of dawn, so don’t break yer neck. Screw on your neck-bolts tight enough so you get down to Otto’s Shrunken Head!
Sun Feb 24
7 PM
FRANK WOOD presents WIND DOWN SUNDAY
7:00PM CHRIS CYANIDE's BASS SOLO PROJECT
8:00PM MUSIC 4 PIANO & DRUMS
9:00PM WHAT U THINK
10:00PM KEN YOURISH
Mon Feb 25
3 PM
THE PEOPLE'S MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Mon Feb 25
6 PM
A SLICE OF FUNNY
6-730pm 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.
Mon Feb 25
8 PM
COMEDY
8-10pm Jive Turkeys is a comedy show that features the hottest comics and up and comers in NYC! Presented by Bo Ballew and Michael Pomeroy.
Tue Feb 26
3 PM
THE PEOPLES MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Tue Feb 26
6:30 PM
PUNK ROPE
630 p.m. Punk Rope (punkrope.com) is a mash-up of jump rope and old school fitness fueled by DJ One Track Mind's ever-changing rock 'n' roll playlists. No rope jumping skill is necessary. Jump ropes are supplied. All fitness levels are welcome. Improve your cardio, strength, agility, and coordination while burning a ton of calories. Pay what you wish. Suggested donation: $15. Followed by happy hour until 8:30pm. Space is limited to 8 students. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Secure your space here: https://www.punkrope.com/shop/workshops/punk-rope-ottos/
Tue Feb 26
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM Chris Panaro Band
Tue Feb 26
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 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!
Wed Feb 27
3 PM
THE PEOPLES MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Wed Feb 27
7 PM
The On Edge Comedy Mic
7-8:30pm Comedy so sharp you can slit your wrists with it!
No cover! Just get a drink! Hosted by Joe DeSantis!
Wed Feb 27
9 PM
COPYCAT
The Copycat Tribute to Adam Buscek III
Tonight we remember and pay tribute to our friend Adam of the Electric People. Dj Xerox spins cover songs, remixes and more up front while friends of Adam play songs by him and some of his favorite bands.
9:00PM No Ice
9:30PM Everest Cale
11:00PM-12:30AM An all star Tribute to Adam featuring members of the Electric People and more.
We will be doing bucket passes and selling merch with the proceeds going to fight addiction.
Thu Feb 28
3 PM
THE PEOPLES MIC
3PM-6PM Hosted by Jimmy Peoples $5 for 5 minutes.
Thu Feb 28
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 28
8 PM
8-10pm 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 28
10 PM
DJ Bobby Boulders- Psych, Garage Rock & Soul