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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 Aug 13
8 PM
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 DJ Sweet Daddy Soul are sure to make your hip dip and your backbone slip!
Sun Aug 14
7 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM Vertical Space
8PM Blue
9PM Mount Overlook
Wed Aug 17
7:30 PM
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
Thu Aug 18
5 PM
BIRD & FRIENDS COSMIC UNITY
4:30pm-7:30pm "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!
Thu Aug 18
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 Aug 18
9 PM
LIVE MUSIC
7PM SQUISH
8PM VICTOR JONES
9pm SCUM SHOTS
10pm PARALLEL LINES
Thu Aug 18
11 PM
COMEDY
11PM-1am
$10 Audience Members, Booked Comedians Free

PG-13 Show with Open Mic
Featuring awesome lineups with NYC's best clean corporate comedians– plus at the end we open up the mic for anyone wanting to try their hand at 3-5 minutes of stand up.
$2 open mic to follow booked show; open
Fri Aug 19
6 PM
POETRY
6-8pm 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.
Fri Aug 19
7 PM
"DIRK WEARS WHITE SOX" returns!
7pm-1am FRONT ROOM
DJ Crystalblu will be spinning 'deep cuts' from the 80's New Wave vaults.... from Echo & the Bunnymen, Adam & the Ants, Gary Numan, Devo, Blondie, The Cars, The Damned, Psychedelic Furs & much, much more…
Sat Aug 20
5 PM
COMEDY
5pm-7pm Pure Heroine Comedy Show - featuring female heroes and other up-and-coming comedians for comedy as good as pure heroine."
Sat Aug 20
9 PM
REBEL NIGHT
One of our favorite dance parties is back! Come bop, jive and swing to classic 50 and 60s vinyl classics with DJ Sei and guest DJs every month!