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Artery Turns Bushwick Backyards, Living Rooms, Laundromats and More Into Performance Spaces

Artery Turns Bushwick Backyards, Living Rooms, Laundromats and More Into Performance Spaces

The online platform lets hosts and organizers plan showcases to feature the work of local performers in temporary DIY spaces.

East Williamsburg Venue, Shea Stadium, Launches a Kickstarter to Fund a Reopening

East Williamsburg Venue, Shea Stadium, Launches a Kickstarter to Fund a Reopening

Nowadays is Opening a New Permanent Indoor Space in Ridgewood

Nowadays is Opening a New Permanent Indoor Space in Ridgewood

East Williamsburg’s Beloved Venue Don Pedro is Closing its Doors

East Williamsburg’s Beloved Venue Don Pedro is Closing its Doors

According to managers, the venue is looking to relocate to Ridgewood or Bushwick.

Beloved East Williamsburg Music Venue, Shea Stadium, Abruptly Closes Its Doors

Beloved East Williamsburg Music Venue, Shea Stadium, Abruptly Closes Its Doors

The East Williamsburg venue was a staple of the DIY scene.

DIY Recording Space Mama Coco’s Funky Kitchen Blends Styles in East Williamsburg

DIY Recording Space Mama Coco’s Funky Kitchen Blends Styles in East Williamsburg

Musician and producer Oliver Ignatius builds his Meadow Street studio and collective with an eclectic cast of performers.

Cape House Launches Basement Music Venue This Weekend

Cape House Launches Basement Music Venue This Weekend

The huge East Williamsburg clam shack-style restaurant makes good on its promise.

This Quirky Claymation Music Video Stars Bushwick’s Myrtle-Broadway JMZ Station

This Quirky Claymation Music Video Stars Bushwick’s Myrtle-Broadway JMZ Station

The whimsical video for new band Rooster shows us the J train we would like to see in the world.

Knockdown Center Hosts Huge ‘Stay Nasty’ Festival to Help the Resistance Get Organized

Knockdown Center Hosts Huge ‘Stay Nasty’ Festival to Help the Resistance Get Organized

Music, art, comedy, and activism come together in a four day festival to give people options for how to get involved.

Up Close With Radio Host and DJ Sammy Needlz in His Bushwick Studio

Up Close With Radio Host and DJ Sammy Needlz in His Bushwick Studio

Sammy Needlz is a producer, radio show host, and DJ based in Brooklyn while playing clubs all over New York City and beyond, often traveling to Europe and Asia for gigs.

Stand with Standing Rock at Silent Barn’s Festival in Support of the Protestors Next Week

Stand with Standing Rock at Silent Barn’s Festival in Support of the Protestors Next Week

If you’re wondering what you can do to help, why not head out to Silent Barn?

“Taking Back Monday,” a Monthly Emo Night at The Johnsons, Launches Next Week

“Taking Back Monday,” a Monthly Emo Night at The Johnsons, Launches Next Week

Join the crew at The Johnsons Bushwick the first Monday of every month for a beer-and-nostalgia soaked evening celebrating the emo music of days passed.

Inside Superior Elevation Records, East Williamsburg’s Basement Record Shop

Inside Superior Elevation Records, East Williamsburg’s Basement Record Shop

Entering the basement at Superior Elevation just feels good: Make your way down the stairs, warmed by daylight diffused through glass bricks, as upbeat soul tunes play through the speakers.

Music and the Literary Arts Come Together at Trans-Pecos this Sunday

Music and the Literary Arts Come Together at Trans-Pecos this Sunday

The Ridgewood party is also a fundraiser for Big Big Wednesday, a newish literary magazine.

The Gateway, an Up and Coming Venue on Brooklyn’s Broadway, Celebrates Its First Year in Business

The Gateway, an Up and Coming Venue on Brooklyn’s Broadway, Celebrates Its First Year in Business

Usher in October and another year of high energy shows at The Gateway.

End Your Week With This Gorgeous Music Video Celebrating Puerto Rican Bushwick

End Your Week With This Gorgeous Music Video Celebrating Puerto Rican Bushwick

Street art, salsa, pitbulls, piraguas, homing pigeons and open fire hydrants: this music video captures it all beautifully.

Join Dead Leaf Echo For a Benefit Concert for Radio Free Brooklyn’s Expanded Bushwick Space

Join Dead Leaf Echo For a Benefit Concert for Radio Free Brooklyn’s Expanded Bushwick Space

The community radio station is expanding into Velo Brooklyn Bike Shop’s old location on Dekalb Avenue, and they need your help.

Groupmuse Will Bring a “Classical Music House Party” to Silent Barn Next Thursday

Groupmuse Will Bring a “Classical Music House Party” to Silent Barn Next Thursday

Handel and Mozart get a turn at the venue which is best known as a seat of the city’s thriving DIY scene.

Nowhere to Run Festival will Shroud East Williamsburg in Post-Punk Gloom this Saturday

Nowhere to Run Festival will Shroud East Williamsburg in Post-Punk Gloom this Saturday

Post-punk fest hits The Paper Box with an eclectic, international mix of performances.

Get Nerdy and Dance to Brass Arrangements of the Pokemon Theme and Others at Sunnyvale

Get Nerdy and Dance to Brass Arrangements of the Pokemon Theme and Others at Sunnyvale

Consoul VGM take nostalgic classics and transform them into infectiously fun tunes with the help of world-renowned musicians at Sunnyvale next Tuesday.

Immerse Yourself in Art at Bushwick’s Silent Barn this Wednesday!

Immerse Yourself in Art at Bushwick’s Silent Barn this Wednesday!

Join Mt. Home Arts for a curated night of music, animation, and artwork by local artists.

Do the Dog Days Right With Palehound & Friends at Trans-Pecos

Do the Dog Days Right With Palehound & Friends at Trans-Pecos

A perfect lineup for a summer afternoon awaits at Trans-Pecos this Saturday.

Win Tix for Save the Surfer Fest at Riis Park With Beer, Music and Free Water Sport Demos

Win Tix for Save the Surfer Fest at Riis Park With Beer, Music and Free Water Sport Demos

Bushwick’s favorite beach destination presents another weekend in the sun. Perfect your tan and do some good for the environment.

Latinx Punk Festival 2016 Brings DIY Ethos to East Williamsburg

Latinx Punk Festival 2016 Brings DIY Ethos to East Williamsburg

The annual punk fest with no corporate sponsorship brings acts from all over the world to Don Pedro and Aviv.

Photos: This is How Bushwick Beat the Heat at Out in the Streets!

Photos: This is How Bushwick Beat the Heat at Out in the Streets!

Out in the Streets returned to the beautiful grounds of Onderdonk House for yet another year of art, music, food, and booze.

Out in the Streets Music Fest Takes Over the Nabe This Weekend!

Out in the Streets Music Fest Takes Over the Nabe This Weekend!

The annual festival near the Bushwick/Ridgewood border always pleases with up-and-coming acts, great food, and great fun.

LoftOpera’s Le Comte Ory: A Modern Technicolor Family Circus in Bushwick

LoftOpera’s Le Comte Ory: A Modern Technicolor Family Circus in Bushwick

We had been promised guys posing as nuns, astroturf, 2,500 pieces of fake fruit, a moving stage, and circus performers

Northside Festival Is Happening All Over North Brooklyn This Week

Northside Festival Is Happening All Over North Brooklyn This Week

This weekend, the annual Northside Festival will take acrossNorth Brooklyn

Brooklyn’s LoftOpera Mounts Another Sexy, Audacious Production With Le Comte Ory

Brooklyn’s LoftOpera Mounts Another Sexy, Audacious Production With Le Comte Ory

“Right now, I’m figuring out how to make—or come across—10 hot pink nun habits in men’s sizes,” says Daniel Ellis-Ferris, Founder and Executive Producer of Brooklyn’s LoftOpera, on organizing the company’s June production of Le Comte Ory

Scholes Street Studio: For the Music You Can’t Hear in Bars

Scholes Street Studio: For the Music You Can’t Hear in Bars

Bushwick’s DIY music scene gets a lot of hype—but one local space is offering musicians with more formal training a place to collaborate, play, and perform

Tickets Are Now Available for Local Fave Out in the Streets Music Fest

Tickets Are Now Available for Local Fave Out in the Streets Music Fest

Out in the Streets is back at the historic Vander Ende-Onderdonk House for its fourth year

PHOTOS: Remembering It All Well at Bushwick’s Market Hotel

PHOTOS: Remembering It All Well at Bushwick’s Market Hotel

 

Fangirl, Go! Top Shows For Your Weekend

Fangirl, Go! Top Shows For Your Weekend

Ever get the tinglies when listening to your favorite band, or maybe some new band, or maybe even some band you never thought you’d develop a music crush on? Even if you’re a dude, admit it: You’re somebody’s fangirl

Next Week, Trans-Pecos Becomes the Epicenter of Cool Hosting the “Other People” Residency

Next Week, Trans-Pecos Becomes the Epicenter of Cool Hosting the “Other People” Residency

If you love being on the pulse of bourgeoning music, mark your calendar for Tuesday to Friday next week

Music or Bye: 10 Best Concerts This Weekend in Brooklyn

Music or Bye: 10 Best Concerts This Weekend in Brooklyn

If you’re not at least one of these 10 bad-as-fuck shows this weekend, we’re sorry to say we don’t think you’re cool anymore

We Went to All The Best CMJ Shows So You Could Listen to This New Music Playlist

We Went to All The Best CMJ Shows So You Could Listen to This New Music Playlist

As predicted, CMJ Festival was a little cray this year – and not just in Brooklyn