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Live Music in Clubs and Bars in Brooklyn This Week - May 19-May 26

May 19, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Brooklyn is as happening as cities get, with live music in the bars and clubs from Williamsburg to Park Slope to downtown. With a younger crowd taking to the always trending burough, you can bet that great shows can be found all over Brooklyn. Whether you're more into a rock scene or music that's an eclectic mix, check out places like Brooklyn Steel, Barbes, and the Pine Box Rock Shop all around Brooklyn.

Closed for Private Event - The Bell House
May 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over For more info on Private Events at The Bell House please visit our private events section HERE

Hobo Pocket - Skinny Dennis
May 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Hobo Pocket

Jeff N Suzie's Country-Oke - Skinny Dennis
May 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Jeff N Suzie's Country-Oke

OrelSan at Brooklyn Steel - Brooklyn Steel
May 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

On May 19, Brooklyn Steel presents French rapper OrelSan. He performs his last album La fête est finie. He has released three albums. In 2011, his album Le Chant des Sirènes revealed him as one of the great figures of French rap. Six years later, he won Les Victoires de la Musique (the French equivalent for the Grammy Awards) for La fête est finie considered as best urban music album of the year. During this celebration, he is also awarded male artist of the year.

Communipaw a Nave Espacial, Annie Hart - Union Pool
May 19, 2019 - Brooklyn

Annie Hart is 1/3 of synthesizer trio, Au Revoir Simone and she brings her love of synthesizers and DIY ethic to her self-produced solo project. Get ready for live looping, wistful piano melodies, and synthscapes to the max.

Friendly Fire Live - The Bell House
May 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection John Roderick, Adam Pranica and Benjamin Ahr Harrison are exploring titles from the entire history of cinema about every war, big and bigger. They discuss filmmaking, geopolitical history, nerd out about uniforms and equipment, and crack wise the entire time. To the victor go the spoiler alerts!

Jason Loughlin - Skinny Dennis
May 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Jason Loughlin

Reverend Vince Anderson and the Love Choir - Union Pool
May 20, 2019 - Brooklyn

Reverend Vince Anderson & the Love Choir, the reason we even do Mondays at all, seriously, we'd probably just stay home all night by our lonesomes, but thanks to the Reverend and his perfect combination of dirty gospel and good vibes, we have found the light!!

Closed for Private Event - The Bell House
May 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

For more info on Private Events at The Bell House please visit our private events section HERE This event is 21 and over

The Last Roundup Boys - Skinny Dennis
May 21, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Last Roundup Boys

Raise the Roof and Help Syrian Children - The Bell House
May 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection Wondering what you can do to help Syrian children caught up in a terrible war? Do this! For one night only, join New York City's freshest and funniest comedians and writers as they give their time and talent to raise the roof of The Bell House - and much needed funds for Syria's children. Come along and support INARA. INARA. provides life-altering medical care for children from conflict areas who have catastrophic injuries and are unable to access treatment due to war. Based in Lebanon, they do amazing and much needed work for sick and injured Syrian children.

Seth Kessel - Skinny Dennis
May 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

Seth Kessel

Duckwrth Alex Mali, Dylan The Gypsy - Union Pool
May 22, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Duckwrth ALEX MALI, DYLAN THE GYPSY

North of Amarillo - Skinny Dennis
May 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

North of Amarillo

Supermega Live! - The Bell House
May 23, 2019 - Brooklyn

Internet comedy duo Ryan Magee & Matt Watson bring their avant-garde (and at times slightly off-putting) humor to the stage. Join them for a live podcast packed with laughs, surprises, awkward conversations, and maybe a special guest you won't forget.

A Drinking Game NYC Presents Romy and Michele's High School Reunion - The Bell House
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection. Classic movies – shaken, not stirred, and with a twist. What's "A Drinking Game"? Well, take your favorite 80s or 90s flick, mix in a live staged reading, add a dash of your favorite beverage, and you've got one hell of a cocktail. Talented actors perform cult classics for a live audience. One night only. A new show every month–comedies like The Princess Bride, Back to the Future, and Ghostbusters. Each movie comes with a list of buzzwords and phrases–when you hear one, a bell rings and everybody drinks! The actors are in on the fun, too. Plus, when someone says a name, the actor playing that character has to drink. So as the evening progresses, the show's bound to get a little wacky."

A Drinking Game NYC Presents Romy and Michele's High School Reunion - The Bell House
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection Classic movies – shaken, not stirred, and with a twist. What's "A Drinking Game"? Well, take your favorite 80s or 90s flick, mix in a live staged reading, add a dash of your favorite beverage, and you've got one hell of a cocktail. Talented actors perform cult classics for a live audience. One night only. A new show every month–comedies like The Princess Bride, Back to the Future, and Ghostbusters. Each movie comes with a list of buzzwords and phrases–when you hear one, a bell rings and everybody drinks! The actors are in on the fun, too. Plus, when someone says a name, the actor playing that character has to drink. So as the evening progresses, the show's bound to get a little wacky."

C.C. & the Boys - Skinny Dennis
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

C.C. & the Boys

Music Video Time Machine: It Takes Two - The Bell House
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over Music Video Time Machine: It Takes Two! It takes two to make a thing go right, so we're gonna do you right! Among the amazing dance music videos of the 80s & 90s that Music Video Time Machine brings you every time, we're throwing in lots of duos, duets, double takes and an awesome twosome or two! Double your pleasure, double your fun with throwback videos from Wham, Kris Kross, Pet Shop Boys, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, Hall & Oates, Salt & Pepa, Erasure, Run DMC, Eurythmics, Kid & Play, Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock, PM Dawn -- even Milli Vanilli! So come out and double-up (unh! unh!) for another wild night of booty shakin', Insta-takin' and memory makin' with Music Video Time Machine

A Drinking Game NYC Presents Romy and Michele's High School Reunion - The Bell House
May 24, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and ove Classic movies – shaken, not stirred, and with a twist. What's "A Drinking Game"? Well, take your favorite 80s or 90s flick, mix in a live staged reading, add a dash of your favorite beverage, and you've got one hell of a cocktail. Talented actors perform cult classics for a live audience. One night only. A new show every month–comedies like The Princess Bride, Back to the Future, and Ghostbusters. Each movie comes with a list of buzzwords and phrases–when you hear one, a bell rings and everybody drinks! The actors are in on the fun, too. Plus, when someone says a name, the actor playing that character has to drink. So as the evening progresses, the show's bound to get a little wacky."

Low Roller - Skinny Dennis
May 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Low Roller

Irv Irving & the Dirty Water Dogs - Skinny Dennis
May 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Irv Irving & the Dirty Water Dogs

Popgun Presents: American Football - Warsaw
May 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

American Football The quietest voices can be the most durable. American Football's original triumph, on their 1999 self-titled debut, was to reunite two shy siblings: emo and post-rock. It was a pioneering album where lyrical clarity was obscured and complicated by the stealth musical textures surrounding it. Like Slint's Spiderland, or Codeine's The White Birch, even Talk Talk's Laughing Stock, American Football asked far more questions than it cared to answer. But there wasn't a band around anymore to explain it, anyway. The three young men who made the album -- Mike Kinsella, Steve Holmes, and Steve Lamos -- split up pretty much on its release. Fifteen years later, American Football reunited (now as a four-piece, with the addition of Nate Kinsella). They played far larger shows than in their original incarnation and recorded their long-anticipated second album, 2016's American Football (LP2). The release was widely praised, but the band members still felt like their best work was yet to come. 'I feel like the second album was us figuring it out,' says Nate. 'For me, it wasn't quite done. I knew there was still more.' Enter American Football (LP3). 'We put a lot... (read more)

Run the Jokes - The Bell House
May 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over *Please note this event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

The Rub - The Bell House
May 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and ove There's a reason why The Rub is a New York City institution: it's a dance party where people with good taste in music come together, get wasted and shake their asses until the wee hours of the morning. Having garnered praise from the Village Voice ("best party in Brooklyn to dance sweatily to smart music") and the New York Press ("best party in NYC"), The Rub is always about great dance music (hip-hop, disco, funk, house, and reggae), affordable drinks, and real people; no dress code, no bottle service and no celebrity DJs

The Bar Band - Skinny Dennis
May 26, 2019 - Brooklyn

The Bar Band

Roulette's Spring Open House - Roulette
Through April 02, 2109 - Boerum Hill

Calling all local residents, community organizers, vendors, and anyone who is interested in learning more about Roulette's Rental Program! You are invited to Roulette's free Spring Neighborhood Open House on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. From 6pm – 8pm, we will be opening our doors to the public and inviting the community to visit Roulette. Have a drink, jam to beats by DJ Natural State of Dance, learn about our programming, and see why Roulette has become one of the most in demand venues in Brooklyn for weddings, not-for-profit, and commercial organizations, private celebrations, conferences, galas, and more! Featuring complimentary food with the return of the legendary Pies'n'Thighs and Naturally Delicious, a chance to relive the culinary heaven of our 40th Gala with Night Kitchen Catering, and sweet dreams from our neighborhood chocolate supplier Nunu Chocolates; decor by the top-tier team of Big Dawg Party Rentals; and free photobooth mementos provided by MVS Studio/ Fobo. Whether you're passionate about Roulette's music programming or interested in renting our venue for your next event, come meet our friendly and knowledgeable staff and see the space in action!

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