Picks of the Week

At a glance, what’s interesting “locally” for the next week, from all the calendars.

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Tuesday, September 2
7:00 pm
Blue Vipers of Brooklyn Quartet
Bar Tabac, 128 Smith St. Brooklyn NY 11201 - 718-923-0918
Featuring Billy Nemec on vocals and guitar while, The Biergarten in Manhattan features the trio with Sean Condron on vocals and guitar. More Vipers = More Happiness!!!! Wow, franchising like Bob Wills! Go for it!
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7:30 pm
Old-time Jam with Alan Friend
Brooklyn Farmacy Soda Fountain, 513 Henry St. at Sackett, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-522-6260
weekly. On vacation over the summer. Sponsored by Folk Music Society of NY: www.folkmusicny.org.
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8:00 pm
The Dang-it Bobbys
Claret Wine Bar, 4602 Skillman Ave, Sunnyside, Queens, NY 11104 – 718-937-7411
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9:00 pm
Dirt Floor Review
Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–768–0131
The Dirt Floor Revue combine the twang of Buck Owens, the grit of Johnny Cash and the edge of the Flying Burrito Brothers to create their own modern urban country sound.
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9:00 pm
Sheriff's Broome St. Sessions
Randolph Beer, 343 Broome St., btwn Bowery & Elizabeth, NY, NY 10013 – 212-334-3706
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10:00 pm
Michael Daves
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, at E. Houston, Lower East Side, Manhattan 10002 – 212-477-4155
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11:00 pm
Mona's Hot Four
Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212-353-3780
Jazz from the 20's & 30's. Every Tuesday 11 pm til late...
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Wednesday, September 3
6:00 pm
Smokin' Billy Slater
The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942
Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com
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7:00 pm
The Milkman & Sons
Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090
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7:00 pm
Manhattan Midweek Sacred Harp Singing
Saint Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. at 54th St., NY, NY 10022
September–June. Entrance on 54th St—choir room on theatre level. July–August it moves to St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 346 W. 20 St. btwn 8th & 9th, NY, NY 10011 – 212–929-2390
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8:00 pm
Bliss Blood & Al Street
Flatiron Room, 37 W. 26th St., NY, NY 10010 – 212-725-3860
Featuring Tom Beckham on vibraphone and Jim Fryer on trombone
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8:00 pm
The Booglerizers
16 Prospect Wine Bar & Restaurant,16 Prospect St., Westfield, NJ 07090 – 908–232–7320
Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com No cover
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8:00 pm
Third Wheel Band
Brick Café, 30-95 33rd Street, Astoria, Queens, NY 11102 – 718–267–2735
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8:00 pm
Jon Sholle and Bob Jones
Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248
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8:30 pm
The Milkman & Sons
Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090
Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz.
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9:00 pm
Bluegrass Brother Singin'
The Shanty, 79 Richardson St. btwn Leonard & Lorimer, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-412-0874
Bennett Sullivan and Pedro Barquinha pickin' and singin' bluegrass brother favorites in the styles of the Monroe Brothers, Louvin Brothers, Skaggs and Rice and many more!
Every Wednesday 9-11.Come hang, listen & drink some of the killin' gin they distill ON SITE!
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9:30 pm
Sherrif Uncle Bob's Bluegrass & Goodtime Jam
Zirzamin, 90 W Houston St., NY, NY 10012 – 646-823-9617
'til 1:30
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9:30 pm
Roosevelt Dime
Brooklyn Winery, 213 North 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 347–763–1506
Here every Weds night!
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9:30 pm
Roots 'n Ruckus
Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214
Folk, old-time and blues music every Wednesday featuring banjos, guitars, washboards, tub-basses kazoos and harmonicas. The gig to go to for real deal folk music in New York City. Hosted by Feral Foster and featuring a stellar group of musicians. www.jalopy.biz/performance.php
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Thursday, September 4
8:30 pm
Jim Kweskin
Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214
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9:00 pm
Brooklyn Country Hoedown at Freddy's
Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131
Bluegrass & Beyond – First Thursday each month. 8, 9 & 10:00pm different country artists perform. At 11:00pm an all-star jam open to all!
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9:30 pm
Greezy Greens
Cafe Moto, 394 Broadway, at Hooper St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-599-6895
Traditional Jazz, Blues and Jug Music
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Friday, September 5
5:30 pm
Triboro
Museum of American Folk Art, 45 W. 53rd St. btwn 5th & 6th, NY, NY 10019 – 212-265-1040
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6:30 pm
Old Time Music Jam & Potluck
Hilltop Hanover Farm, Bldg A, 1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 – 914-962-2368
First Friday each month. Info: www.facebook.com/events/354580067915784/ If stormy weather call 914-646-8835 to find if it's still on. Directions: www.hilltophanoverfarm.org/information.html Google Maps: enter tinyurl.com/dbhvzg
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7:30 pm
The Booglerizers
Ragin' Cajun, 1102 River Road, Belmar, NJ 07719 – 732–280–6828
2 sets starting 7:30 or 8:00, no cover, BYOB. Acoustic Ragtime & Blues. www.booglerizers.com
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8:00 pm
Smokin' Billy Slater
The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885
Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com
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8:00 pm
Pork Chop Willie
Shrine, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., NY, NY 10030 – 212-690-7807
North Mississippi Hill Country Night
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Saturday, September 6
1:30 pm
Bluegrass Brunch w Fresh Baked Bluegrass
Randolph Beer, 343 Broome St, btwn Bowery & Elizabeth, NY, NY 10013 – 212-334-3706
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3:00 pm
Oldtime Jam w Harry Bolick
Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214l
First Saturday afternoons, Open Old-timey Jam Session. Acoustic instruments welcome. The topic is Southern fiddle tunes in the keys of A,G,D and C. Led by Harry Bolick, but bring your favorite tunes! tinyurl.com/p9ds7uk
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4:00 pm
Blues Jam with Jimmy Mack and the Boys
Farside Bar and Grill, 531 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201-963-7677
Blues jam. All singers and players welcome
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4:00 pm
Hoboken Blues Jam
Hobson's Choice, 77 Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – 201–420-0070
At the Hotel Victor, with house band Jimmy Mack and the Boys. All players and singers welcome; must be 21 years of age.
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4:30 pm
Raya Brass Band
Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973
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7:30 pm
Weekly Beginners' Contra Workshop
Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470
For details check: www.cdny.org/
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8:00 pm
Weekly Contra Dance
Church of the Village, 201 W. 13th St., NY, NY 10011 – 212-243-5470
For caller & music check: www.cdny.org/
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8:00 pm
Smokin' Billy Slater
The Manhattan Inn, 632 Manhattan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11222 – 718-383-0885
Forgotten blues and boogie-woogie piano music from rent parties, jook joints,
and barrelhouse bars of 20's and 30's Chicago. Every Friday & Saturday Night. www.themanhattaninn.com www.smokinbillyslater.com
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9:00 pm
The Jug Addicts
Skinny Dennis, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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10:00 pm
Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
Sunny’s, 253 Conover St., at Beard, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-625-8211
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Sunday, September 7
11:00 am
3rd Annual Fiddle & Folk Festival
Benner's Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., East Setauket, NY 11733 – 631-689-8172
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11:00 am
41st Ocean County Bluegrass Music Festival
Albert Hall, Wells Mill Road (Rt 532), Waretown, NJ 08758 – 609-971-1593
Check for details: tinyurl.com/8coc9f9
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4:00 pm
Red Molly
The Turning Point, 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont, NY 10968 – 845-359-1089
two shows: 4 and 7
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4:00 pm
The Milkman & Sons
Henry Public, 329 Henry Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718-852-8630
Traditional Blues And Prohibition Jazz
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4:00 pm
Seth Kessel & The Two cent band
Skinny Dennis, Skinny Dennis, 152 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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7:00 pm
The Quays Bluegrass Jam
The Quays Pub, 45-02 30th Avenue Astoria, New York 11103 – 718-204-8435
David McKeon hosts and plays guitar & mandolin with Mary Noecker on Bass. Bar patrons love it & really pay attention! Two blocks from the M/R train and a slightly longer walk from the Q/N train.
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8:00 pm
Pork Chop Willie Residency
John Brown Smokehouse, 10-43 44th Dr., Long Island City, NY 11101 – 718-361-0085
call for actual time
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9:00 pm
Stephane Wrembel
Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-422-0248
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9:30 pm
The Dang-It Bobbys
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718–302–3770
"...bluegrass for people who don't like bluegrass." - twangville.com www.thedang-itbobbys.com/site/
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Monday, September 8
6:00 pm
The Milkman & Sons
The Handy Liquor Bar, 527 Broome Street, NY, NY 10013 – 212-390-1705
Traditional Blues And Prohibition
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7:00 pm
Brain Cloud
Barbés, 376 9th St., at 6th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718–965–9177
Every Monday. Western swing that borrows heavily from Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys' most edgy, raw, and unrestrained phase. Dennis Lichtman, mandolin/fiddle; Tamar Korn, vocals; Matt Munisteri, guitar; Raphael McGregor, lap steel guitar; Andrew Hall, bass and Kevin Dorn on drums.
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7:30 pm
Bluegrass Slow Jam at Paddy Reilly's
Paddy Reilly's, 519 2nd Ave., at 29th, NY, NY 10016 – 212–686–1210
Check out the Meetup page: www.meetup.com/banjo-56/
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8:00 pm
Trad Seisiun at Rocky Sullivan's
Rocky Sullivan’s 34 Van Dyke Street at Dwight, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-246-8050
Every Monday night. Irish. Right after the beginner tin whistle workshop at 7.
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8:30 pm
Lowlands Old-Time Jam
Lowlands Bar, 543 3rd Ave. at 14 St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 347-463-9458
Led by Betsey Plum tinyurl.com/pzs2o6b
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9:30 pm
Big Ed Sullivan's Blues Jam
The Red Lion, 151 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 – 212-260-9797
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10:00 pm
Mona's Bluegrass Jam
Mona's, 224 Ave. B, near 13th St., NY, NY 10009 – 212–353–3780
Built around a band with Rob Hecht on fiddle, Bennett Sullivan on banjo and Jared Engel on bass.They play bluegrass standards and some less standard ones: Bela tunes, Manzanita-era Tony Rice Unit and Strength In Numbers will find a place among Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Stanley Brothers favs.
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