Picks of the Week

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

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Wednesday, November 19
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
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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7:00 pm
The Milkman & Sons
Melibea, 2 Bank St, New York, NY 10014 – 212-463-0090
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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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8:30 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
Seth Kessel and The 2 Cent Band
Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973
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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
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
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
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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10:00 pm
The Me Oh My Ohs
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-302-3770
Hilary on bass, and Abby Hollander on guitar. Stellar harmony singing, classic tunes! Solid band including electric guitar, drums, and mandolin or fiddle!
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11:00 pm
Pork Chop Willie
The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. btwn Prospect & St Marks, Prospect Hgts, Brooklyn, NY 11238 – 917-279-5412
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Thursday, November 20
9:30 am
Gordon's Grand St. Stompers
The Rum House, 228 W 47th St, NY, NY – 646-490-6942
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8:30 pm
Roosevelt Dime
The Astor Room‎, 34-12 36th Street, Astoria, Queens, NY 11106 – 718–255–1947
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9:00 pm
Baby Soda Jazz Band
Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973
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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, November 21
6:00 pm
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
Pera Mediterranean Brasserie, 303 Madison Avenue, NY, NY 10017 – 212-878-6301
The food is great! Bring a date!
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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
Tin Pan Trio with Adam Brisbin
Fada Restaurant, 530 Driggs Avenue, NY, NY 11211 – 718-388-6607
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8:00 pm
The Calamity Janes
Brooklyn Rod & Gun Club, 59 Kent Ave., btwn 10th & 11th Sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211
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8:00 pm
Cricket Tell the Weather
Christ Church, 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 – 845-452-8220
call for actual time
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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
Bliss Blood & Al Street
Indian Road Cafe, 600 West 218th Street, New York, NY 10034 – 212-942-7451
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8:00 pm
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
SubCulture, 45 Bleeker St., downstairs, NY, NY 10012 – 212-533-5470
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9:00 pm
NYC Barn Dance
Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214
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11:58 pm
Union Street Preservation Society
Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131
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Saturday, November 22
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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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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7:00 pm
Smith and Ninth Ward
Freddy’s Bar, 628 Fifth Ave. btwn 17th & 18th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 – 718-768-0131
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7:00 pm
Hazmat Modine
Terra Blues, 149 Bleecker St., NY, NY 10012 – 212-777-7776
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7:00 pm
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
Winnie's at Refinery Hotel, 63 W. 38th Street, corner 6th Ave., NY, NY 10018 – 212-729-0277
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7:00 pm
The Rose of No Man’s Land with Nell Robinson, Jim Nunally and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., NY, NY 10003 – 212 539-8777
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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
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
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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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, November 23
11:00 am
Astrograss
Jalopy, 315 Columbia St., btwn Hamilton & Woodhull, Brooklyn, NY 11231 – 718-395-3214
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2:00 pm
Montclair Sacred Harp Singing
Montclair Friends Meeting House, 289 Park Street at Gordonhurst Ave., Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 – 973–779-8290
Fourth Sunday each month. gssh.hostoi.com/
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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
Bluegrass Jam in CT
Cafe Nine, 250 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511 – 203-789-8281
led by Stacy Phillips
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5:00 pm
Roda de choro
Beco, 45 Richardson Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 — 718-599-1645
Hosted by the Regional de NY— Flute: Rodrigo Ursaia Mandolin: Justin Douglas 7-string guitar: Cesar Garabini Cavaquinho: Kahil Nayton Percussion: Ranjan Ramchandani (regionalny.bandcamp.com/). Instrumentalists and singers are all welcome, but no amps— all acoustic. Bring charts (if you need them) and chops (you'll need those)! Regional de NY. Or just come listen!
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6:30 pm
Old Time Slow Jam at Rod & Gun
Brooklyn Rod & Gun Club, 59 Kent Ave., btwn 10th & 11th Sts., Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Three leaders on banjo, guitar and fiddle who will be there from 6-8:30pm. Promptly at 7:30 we'll take a break where you can get drinks and mingle. Either every other Sunday. Hosted by Hilary Hawke! www.meetup.com/oldtimeslowjam/
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7:00 pm
The Quays Bluegrass Jam
Olde Prague Tavern, 28-48 31st St Queens, NY 11102‎ – 718-777-1690
David McKeon hosts and plays guitar & mandolin with Mary Noecker on Bass. Bar patrons love it & really pay attention! Closest subway is the Q/N train Astoria Blvd stop.
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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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10:00 pm
Alex Mallett Band
Pete’s Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., btwn Richardson & Frost, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-302-3770
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Monday, November 24
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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7:30 pm
The Stray Birds
Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen St., at E. Houston, NY, NY 10002 – 212-477-4155
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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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8:00 pm
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public House, 247 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 – 347-227-8976
Fort Green Brooklyn amazing selection of beer on tap and great food.
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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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Tuesday, November 25
7:00 pm
Stacy Phillips & His Bluegrass Characters
The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT 06514 – 203-288-6400
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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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8:00 pm
The Brooklyn Sugar Stompers
Radegast Hall & Biergarten, 13 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211 – 718-963-3973
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9:00 pm
Sheriff Bob's Broome St. Sessions
Brinkley's Broom St., 406 Broome St. at Center, NY, NY 10013 – 212-680-5600
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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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