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Hell Phone

Bushwick    $10-50

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Submitted By: Halley

Hell Phone is a retro-chic cocktail bar and crêperie that you get to by entering through, you guessed it, a phone booth. Specifically, a red phone booth inside of the Ange Noir Cafe in Bushwick.


247 Varet St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

American & French Fusion, Live Music

Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke

Brooklyn    $1-10

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Playing monthly at The Rock Shop in Brooklyn, the Punk Rock Heavy Metal Karaoke band are a bunch of hard-hitters who have been rocking out to screaming crowds since 1999.


Check out their active song list. Requests are invited.

The Slipper Room

East Village    $10-50

Slipper Room, Main Stage.
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An artist-run venue, the Slipper Room was the first space built to showcase performers in the burgeoning Burlesque and neo-Vaudeville scene. Oh, and it’s traditional to take a picture in the gutter outside.


167 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002

Tickets $5 to $30, 21+


Peculiar Streams

East Village    $1-10

Peculiar Streams, est. 2011.
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“Part workshop, part cabaret, part madhouse.”


This uniquely New York event takes place approximately every two months in the back room of Jimmy’s No. 43, a cozy pub in the East Village. Expect strange new theatre pieces, comedians’ least-vetted sets, adventurous musical numbers, and every other flavor of artist taking risks and honing their talents on this small stage curated by Sam Reisman and Matt Herzfeld.


43 E 7th St, New York, NY 10003

$4 at the door, no drink minimum.