Calendar

SCROLL DOWN FOR DATES. The SideWalk is an ALL AGES venue. There is NO COVER unless specified. Kindly observe the “two-something minimum” and support SideWalk by choosing food/drink from our menu.

Every Monday:

The Sidewalk Open Mic hosted by Somer
The longest-running open mic in NYC!  Come to perform, or just listen.  Anything goes: all genres, spoken word, and performance arts welcome.  Signup at 7:30.  No cover / two-something minimum.

Full Calendar:

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
8:00 pm: Kat Quinn - singer-songwriter - http://www.katquinnmusic.com/
9:00 pm: A Voice for the Innocent: Benefit Concert featuring Sarah Murdoch, Drew Alexander Forde and Anna J. Witiuk - ALL proceeds benefit A Voice for The Innocent. $10 suggested donation. Performances from Sarah Murdoch (@sarahgmurdoch), Drew Alexander Forde (@thatviolakid), and more.

http://www.avoicefortheinnocent.org/
http://www.sarah-murdoch.com/
10:00 pm: Andrew Heermans - singer-songwriter
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
7:00 pm: AH Presents! - Red Gretchen Video Release & Alan Rand Birthday Bash!

7pm - Big Ultra
8pm - Rewd Onez
9pm - Ingrid & The Defectors
1opm - RED GRETCHEN **Video Release**
11pm - King Bee & The Stingers
Thursday, December 8th, 2016
6:30 pm: Erin McAndrew - pop rock singer-songwriter - http://erinmcmusic.com
7:30 pm: TGB - rock / blues band - special extended set & holiday celebration!
10:00 pm: Riley Pinkerton & Henry Black
11:00 pm: Moha - singer-songwriter
Friday, December 9th, 2016
7:00 pm: Jules & the Jinks - soul - http://www.julesandthejinks.com/
8:00 pm: Violizzy & Friends - with Michael Anthony Lahue and Mar Sala Band
10:00 pm: Walter Ego - Brit pop / rock - http://walteregomusic.com/
11:00 pm: Strange But Surf - British invasion-inspired / surf rock - https://www.facebook.com/strangebutsurf/
11:59 pm: Shel Stewart & the Messengers
Saturday, December 10th, 2016
5:30 pm: Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) Literary Reading Event - IAWA's bi-monthly reading & open mic

$8 Cover includes complimentary beverage

More info at http://iawa.net/
8:00 pm: LJ Murphy & the Accomplices - rock & roll / soul blues (residency show!) - https://www.reverbnation.com/ljmurphyandtheaccomplices
9:00 pm: Abraham's River - (formerly Mac McCarty & Kidd Twist) - acoustic punk-Americana - http://macmccartymusic.com/
10:00 pm: Don McCloskey & Friends
11:59 pm: Jay Ackley - antifolk / singer-songwriter - http://jayackley.com
Sunday, December 11th, 2016
1:30 pm: Gotham Rock Choir Brunch (Private Event)
5:00 pm: Simone
6:00 pm: Boog City Presents: New York City Small Presses Night - Featuring readings from contributors to some of the city's finest small presses
and with publications available from each of the presses.

Series curated and with an introduction by Boog City editor David Kirschenbaum.

$5 Suggested donation.
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
9:30 pm: Lewis Mason - indie / singer-songwriter - https://m.soundcloud.com/lewis-mason-20
10:30 pm: 81ack8astards - hip hop - https://81ack8astards.bandcamp.com/
Monday, December 12th, 2016
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
7:00 pm: Dickbusters - female-centric comedy varierty show meets performance art! Created and Hosted by Melissa Radzimski (Huffington Post) and Jen Keefe (The Moth).
9:00 pm: Charles Mansfield - urban folk / antifolk - http://charlesmansfield.bandcamp.com
10:00 pm: Rebecca Florence - melodic gritty rock - http://rebeccaflorence.bandcamp.com
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
7:30 pm: WORD... The Storytelling Show. People, Stories, Music, Booze! - event website: http://wordthestorytellingshow.com/

This month's line up: Thomas Pryor, Ellie Devers, Rhonda Hansome, Sean O'Brien, Tulis McCall, Paulina Brusca and Music with Olde Kid
10:00 pm: New Winter Tradition AKA Capitalism Sucks Music Show at Sidewalk - hosted by Took Edalow (https://www.facebook.com/MerpersonEdalow/)

Performances by:
Freeze Frame - https://www.facebook.com/FreezeFrameHipHop/
Lucky Witch & the Righteous Ghost - https://www.facebook.com/witchghost/
The One and Only Jackson Sturkey - https://www.facebook.com/JacksonSturkey/
CONSTELLATION - https://www.facebook.com/CONSTELLATIONSTAR/

... as well as performances & comedy in between acts.

Also featuring a presentation from Brittany Palmer-Wallace about the rise of discrimination and harassment since He Who Must Not Be Named won the presidency.
Thursday, December 15th, 2016
7:00 pm: AH Presents - Singers and Their Songs

7:30pm - Songwriter-In-The-Round with Phil Gammage, Anne Husick, and Ronnie Wheeler
9pm - Ricky Byrd & Deuces Wild
10pm - Gotham Rockets
11pm - Alan Merrill Trio
Friday, December 16th, 2016
7:00 pm: Liana Gabel
8:00 pm: Youth In A Roman Field - Appalachian / folk - http://youthinaromanfield.com/
9:00 pm: Edon - singer-songwriter - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZfX1NBPmf0
10:00 pm: Castle Black - rock - http://castleblackmusic.com
11:00 pm: Lorraine Leckie and Her Demons (Residency) - http://lorraineleckie.com/
Saturday, December 17th, 2016
7:00 pm: Jamison Chester Fox - singer-songwriter - http://www.soundcloud.com/jamisonchesterfox
8:00 pm: String Sound - indie / folk / jazz - https://stringsound.bandcamp.com/releases
9:00 pm: Barrett Zinn & the Mongrels - http://www.barrettzinn.com
10:00 pm: Huxley Rittman and The Rusty Hitmen - indie / rock - http://huxleyrittman.wixsite.com/
11:00 pm: Val Kinzler & The Brooklyn Horns
11:59 pm: 1AM set time** SEXXX DOLLS
11:59 pm: Shel Stewart
Sunday, December 18th, 2016
3:00 pm: Bearded Lady Productions presents "Church With A 2 Drink Minimum" - hosted by Rev. Yolanda (http://www.yolanda.net)
5:00 pm: NYU Songwriting Showcase
7:30 pm: 30th Street Blues Band - http://30thstreetbluesband.com
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
Monday, December 19th, 2016
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
7:00 pm: Todd Jackson
8:00 pm: The Shadow Pass
9:00 pm: Brooke McGowan
10:00 pm: Stephen Stavola
11:00 pm: Joe Yoga
Wednesday, December 21st, 2016
7:00 pm: The Steady Quakes - blues / soul duo - https://www.facebook.com/thesteadyquakes/
8:00 pm: Bipolar Bradley's Dark Night of the Solstice Comedy Variety Show Witness the most delightfully raunchy, edgy and f'd up comedy and music on this longest, darkest day of the year! Definitely NOT for the whole family.

Expect to hear these songs:
Santa Ain't Comin'
Santa is Really the NSA (tune of Santa Claus is Coming...)
Merry Fucking Christmas
Avoiding Home for the Hoidays

You will not wanna miss this!

Stand-up:
Sassi
Chi Dixon
Pumkin Escobar
Rich Kiamco

Comedic music by:
Lauren O'Brien
and yours truly, me!

Blazing improv by:
The Nat Turner Revue

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1134250436691785/
Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
7:00 pm: The Workshop - a cappella group - http://www.theworkshopnyc.com/
8:00 pm: Jon Berger - poetry / antifolk - http://www.jonberger.com
9:00 pm: Stonefrogs & the Micstand - alt / rock - https://stonefrogsandthemicstand.bandcamp.com/
10:00 pm: Crystal Robots - rock - http://crystalrobots.bandcamp.com/releases
11:00 pm: Peter Dizozza & the Steppes - http://m.soundcloud.com/dizozza
Friday, December 23rd, 2016
7:00 pm: AHPresents! - Holiday Cheer

7:30 - Bill Popp & the Tapes
8:30 - Puma Perl & Friends
9:30 - Kevin Tooley and The Bad Lieutenants (featuring KT from Richard Lloyd, Mark Bosch from Ian Hunter, Ricky Byrd from Joan Jett and a whole slew of special guests)
11pm - Catalina Shortwave ((David Rizzo's Birthday Bash!!)
Midnight - Marlowe B. West Takez Manhattan & The Brooklyn Hornz
Saturday, December 24th, 2016
7:00 pm: NO EVENTS SCHEDULED: Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 25th, 2016
6:00 pm: No Events Scheduled: Christmas Day
Monday, December 26th, 2016
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
7:00 pm: Ombro de Oro - https://www.facebook.com/ombrodeoro
7:45 pm: Leslie Graves - https://lesliegraves.bandcamp.com/
8:30 pm: John S. Hall - poetry - http://kingmissile.com/
9:15 pm: Lusterlit (Susan Hwang + Charlie Nieland) - https://www.facebook.com/lusterlit/
10:00 pm: Nan + The One Nite Stands - http://nanturner.bandcamp.com
Friday, December 30th, 2016
7:00 pm: ElbaumTanner RocknrollScene - check back for updates!
Saturday, December 31st, 2016
7:00 pm: AH Presents - New Year's Eve Bash

7pm - Density
8pm - Black Cats NYC
9pm - Crazy Mary
10pm - Hipp Pipps
11pm - Red Gretchen
Midnight - Alan Merrill Trio
Sunday, January 1st, 2017
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
Monday, January 2nd, 2017
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
7:00 pm: AH Presents!
Thursday, January 5th, 2017
6:30 pm: Prose Pros Reading - readers TBA!

https://www.facebook.com/prose.pros
8:00 pm: The Leah Wells Band
Friday, January 6th, 2017
10:00 pm: CPP and The Band Called FUSE present: The Line Up. Hip hop & soul rock showcase. Hosted by Silent Knight. - http://bandcalledfuse.com/ and http://www.facebook.com/realsilentknight
Sunday, January 8th, 2017
2:00 pm: Unsettled Scores Brunch (Private Event)
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
Monday, January 9th, 2017
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
7:00 pm: Dickbusters - female-centric comedy varierty show meets performance art! Created and Hosted by Melissa Radzimski (Huffington Post) and Jen Keefe (The Moth).
Thursday, January 12th, 2017
7:00 pm: AH Presents
Friday, January 13th, 2017
7:00 pm: Wind & The Why - https://soundcloud.com/emilyandtherese
9:00 pm: The New Students - folk / blue grass band - http://www.thenewstudents.com/
10:00 pm: The Other Show - with Bill Chambers.

Performers TBA!
Saturday, January 14th, 2017
7:00 pm: Roarke - singer-songwriter - http://www.thisisroarke.com
9:00 pm: Abraham's River - (formerly Mac McCarty & Kidd Twist) - acoustic punk-Americana - http://macmccartymusic.com/
Sunday, January 15th, 2017
6:30 pm: Nowheresville - Monthly Singer-Songwriter Showcase
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
Monday, January 16th, 2017
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Thursday, January 19th, 2017
6:30 pm: 3Bs Music Recital
8:30 pm: Ray Brown - alt-country / antifolk - full band record release show! - http://raybrown.bandcamp.com
9:30 pm: Unusual Squirrel - record release show!
Friday, January 20th, 2017
10:00 pm: Whitchfinder Witch: Dennis Davison and Lorraine Leckie
11:59 pm: The Dunes / Mallory Feuer - http://www.thedunes.us/

Mallory Feuer solo closing set at 12:45
http://www.thegraspingstraws.com/
Saturday, January 21st, 2017
7:00 pm: AHPresents! Details TBA
Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
3:00 pm: Student Recital
7:00 pm: Jamie Thomas - indie / folk / rock - http://www.jamiethomas.org/
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
Monday, January 23rd, 2017
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
8:00 pm: Political Tale - monthly storytelling event!
Thursday, January 26th, 2017
7:00 pm: Sweet Action Comedy Show
8:30 pm: Dan Zlotnick - singer-songwriter from Somers, NY - https://soundcloud.com/DanZlotnick
Friday, January 27th, 2017
7:00 pm: AHPresents!
Saturday, January 28th, 2017
7:00 pm: ElbaumTanner RocknrollScene Presents - check back for updates!
Sunday, January 29th, 2017
6:15 pm: Orly Bendavid
7:15 pm: Jason Ager - http://www.jasonager.com/
8:30 pm: New Comic All-Stars - a collaboration of comics who aspire to bring something new to the stage. We're coming at the "comic game" with punchlines and hooks that'll have you keeled over in fits of laughter. A new lineup every week!

http://www.newcomicallstars.com/
Monday, January 30th, 2017
7:00 pm: Sidewalk Open Mic. Hosted by Somer. Sign up at 7:30. All genres, spoken word, performance arts welcome! No cover / two something minimum.
Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
7:00 pm: AH Presents!
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
6:30 pm: Prose Pros Reading - readers TBA!

https://www.facebook.com/prose.pros
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
6:00 pm: MUTHA UP for Reproductive Rights - A night of readings and comics (and hilarity and heartbreak) from writers keeping it real with kids--and standing up for everyone's reproductive rights! Proceeds will be donated to Planned Parenthood.

Co-produced by MUTHA Magazine (http://muthamagazine.com/) and The Brooklyn Players Reading Society (https://thebprs.com/)
9:00 pm: Gusher - rock - https://www.facebook.com/gushernyc