Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Month – February 2020 – City Guide NY

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Rutgers - KGB BarFebruary 29, 2020 - New York


Alex Wong - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3February 29, 2020 - New York

GA Seated || PLEASE NOTE: There is a TWO DRINK MINIMUM in the room.Advance tickets are available online until 5:30PM, day of show. Any remaining tickets can be purchased at the door at showtime.

Annual Bowery Record Fair - The Bowery ElectricFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

21+Winter Pop Up with independent labels, dealers, band showcases, DJ's and bar! February 29th at The Bowery Electric in association with Velvet Elk Records and Ilegalia Records.

Celebrate Women in NYC's Public Markets - Essex MarketFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

New York Citys Public Markets celebrate the rich history and diverse cultures, communities, and cuisines of the city we love. Join us as we celebrate the Women of Essex Market!There will be a kickoff ceremony at 2 pm, live music, networking, voter registration and info on training, M/WBE Certification and grants and funding to start-up or expand your own business. Shop the market, network with other women entrepreneurs and get inspired during the 19th Amendment Womens Right to Vote Centennial and Womens History Month!Saturday, February 29th2pm - 5pm at Essex MarketFREE ADMISSION!Free business services such as advertising placements and marketing consultations will be raffled off to those that attend from Heritage Radio Network, Queens Feasts, Edible Manhattan and Prizes include:Free web services for 2 years from Godaddy ($50 Value)Customized social media plan for a business owner from QueensFeastFree legal clinic with NELP for 30 minute session with a lawyer30 minute photo session by a professional photographer for your business or productsOn-air mentions on 6 episodes of Heritage Radio & social media mentions ($500 Value)Social... (read more)

Behind-the-Ropes: Insiders Tours of the Merchants House Second in a Series Changing Tastes in 19th Century Furniture - Merchant's House MuseumFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Join us for a series of behind the ropes tours of the Merchants House. From late Federal to Greek Revival, Duncan Phyfe to Rococo Revival, whale oil to gas to kerosene, youll gain new perspectives on these unique insiders tours, learning about changing period styles and technologies and how they reflect the attitudes and values of the merchant class in mid-19th century New York City.Changing Tastes in 19th Century Furniture. Well explore in detail the finer points of the original Tredwell family collection of furniture and what it tells us about both the tastes and values of Antebellum New Yorkers and how growing international connections made lasting impact on design, trade, and international relations.Anthony Bellov: Bachelors in Architecture from Pratt Institute, Graduate in Museum Leadership from Bank Street College of Education, long-time volunteer and board member of the Merchants House Museum and an aficionado in 19th Century American Decorative Arts and Architecture.

Liverpool at Watford Premier League - 11th St. BarFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Doors open at 11:00am. No Reservations. First come, first served up to 125 people. No children under 21 without a parent. Liverpool NY Merchandise available during the match.

A Southern Fairytale - Kraine TheaterFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Based on true events, A Southern Fairytale artfully illuminates the challenges facing a young, gay Christian growing up in the Deep South, written and performed by Ty Autry and directed by David L. Carson.

Mr Choade's Upstairs Downstairs - The Slipper RoomFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Ages 21+James Habacker, Ellie Steingraeber, Penny Wren, Broody Valentino, Pinkie Special, Tyler WestThe show that started a worldwide movement. NYC's longest-running variety show and still the best in town.

Young and With Time - Dixon PlaceFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Harper CravenAbby Peek is a Kansas City native who recently moved to NYC after graduating with a BFA in Acting from Oklahoma City University. Recent credits include Bound For Broadway at The West End Lounge, Bad Shakespeare at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, and The Who's Tommy at Musical Theater Heritage. When not onstage, she is a photographer and YouTuber.

The Midnight Show - The Slipper RoomFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Ages 21+Fancy Feast, Duo Avium, Matt Holtzclaw, Peekaboo Pointe, Gal FridayLate night risqu shenanigans for those who like to go all night long.

The LoveHowl - Rockwood Music HallFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

The LoveHowl is a Brooklyn soul infused rock band bringing their unique, contemporary take on classic blues. The LoveHowl consists of Amy Sheehan on lead vocals and guitar 2, Alex Sherba - guitar. 1 Jonathan Vergara - drums, Jonah Durning-Hammond - bass and keys, and Gabby Sherba on backing vocals, bass and keys.b

The Trongone Band - Rockwood Music HallFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

21+The Trongone BandHailing from Richmond, VA, The Trongone Band is touring in support of their 2017 debut album, "Keys to the House", released on Harmonized Records. With a sound that Paste Magazine likens to the "freak-outs of My Morning Jacket with the Muscle Shoals-inspired Leslie speakers and The Band's narrative storytelling", The Trongone Band is turning heads and making an impact on the Southern Rock 'n' Soul and Americana scenes.

The Aberdeen, Danny & Alex, Tucked In - The Mercury LoungeFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

18 and OverFormed by a few college seniors in late 2017, The Aberdeen has spent the past year honing their brand of reverb-driven Alternative Rock. Lead by thoughtful, charged lyricism and backed by a tight rhythm section, The Aberdeen has a sound that seamlessly delineates rock subgenres to create songs that resonate with all listeners. Showcasing an energetic live act and with new music coming soon, The Aberdeen looks to build momentum in the NYC circuit in 2020.

Widespread Panic Afterparty Feat. We Thee Funk - The Mercury LoungeFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

21 and OverWe Thee Funk is a collective of NYC musicians who are carrying the torch of classic funk music into the Roaring Twenties, wrapping the listener in the warm embrace of pure, unadulterated funk before taking each tune on an exploratory, improvisational ride. Band Members Lee Herman - Vocals Janeth Ann Gonda - Vocals Eddie Arjun Peters - Lead Guitar Lenny Stein - Rhythm Guitar Chris DiNardo - Bass Dan Purdom - Keyboards Seth Eisenstein - Tenor Saxophone Pablo Rodriguez - Trombone Oliver Burkat - Drums

Drunk Black History - CaveatFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

21+Comedians Brandon Collins and Gordon Baker-Bone host this interactive show where prominent Black historical figures will finally get their due through drunken anecdotes from booked guests!

A Night of Opera - Rigoletto - The BoxFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Experience the Opera one night only at one of NYC's most legendary night life venues.

The Boanes of J.R. Jones - Mercury LoungeFebruary 29, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 12/06 at 12pm EST

NYC's 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival - Cinema Village TheatreThrough February 29, 2020 - New York

The 9th Annual Winter Film Awards International Film Festival runs February 20-29 2020, including awesome film screenings, cool discussion panels, career-building professional development workshops and super-fun parties at venues throughout NYC. The event concludes on February 29th with a glittering awards ceremony and hot red carpet gala at NYCs premier nightclub. Check out our jam-packed lineup of 79 outstanding films from 27 countries in all genres, including shorts and features, drama, romance, comedy, horror, animation, documentary, music videos and web series. Panels and workshops include Shooting Sex & Violence, Crafting a Great Opening Scene, Distribution 101, Everything You Need to Know About Music for Film, Art of the Pitch, Social Media for Filmmakers and Camera Hacks for the Frugal Filmmaker.Winter Film Awards is dedicated to showcasing the amazing diversity of voices in indie film and our 2020 lineup is half made by women and 53% by or about people of color. Free Discussion Panels - Daily Screenings - Free Parties. Screenings at Cinema Village (22 E12th St). Industry Networking Opening Night Party, Feb 20 7PM-11PM. Gala Red Carpet + Award Ceremony + After-Par... (read more)

"a photograph / lovers in motion" by Ntozake Shange - Theatre 80 St. MarksThrough February 29, 2020 - NYC

The Negro Ensemble, Inc. revives a lyrical play by Ntozake Shange, author of "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf" (1975). Audiences are transported to an artist's flat in San Francisco during the waning years of the Black Arts Movement. A photographer named Sean David fights for his creative chops while navigating his relationships with a female dancer, a female model, a female lawyer and a male lawyer. They struggle to communicate, to create their world and to love. Although this play is not a chorepoem like "for colored girls...," Shange's transcendent language soars throughout, underscored by music and movement. Shange's sister and frequent collaborator, Ifa Bayeza, directs.

Lou Reed's Birthday Celebration - The Bowery ElectricMarch 01, 2020 - New York

21+Stay tuned for special guests

Mike Ferrio - The 11th Street Bar:March 01, 2020 - New York

Mike Ferrio began his musical journey in the 80s as a roadie for the likes of Bo Diddley and Butthole Surfers, before forming folk rock tour de force Tandy in the '90s, managing a dozen years of exceptional productivity which included over 1,000 live shows and 8 albums. From the ashes of Tandy, Good Luck Mountain appeared. Already receiving rave reviews from critics and peers alike, legendary troubadour Steve Earle is an early and longtime supporter and Jim White continues to spread the word about his love for Mike and his music

Sunday Irish Seisin - 11th St. BarMarch 01, 2020 - New York

Sunday night is our Traditional Irish Seisin. It is one of the longest running seisins in NYC. Tony DeMarco and Eamon O'Leary are joined by some of the best trad players from around the world. They have recently been the subject of an article in the NY Times and also appeared on "Live From Here" with Chris Thile on NPR. The tunes start at 10 pm and go till really really late!

Slippery Sunday's Burlesque - The Slipper RoomMarch 01, 2020 - New York

Ages 21+Bastard Keith, Kelsey Strauch, Peter Peter, Tansy, Albert Cadabra, Qualms GaloreSlide on into this sexy, freewheeling romp and still be home in time to get your beauty sleep.Weekly show full of surprises. Featuring the best in Burlesque, Comedy, Magic, Sideshow and Circus arts performers. A real NYC Lower East Side experience.

Exhibition Sylvia: A 19th Century Life Unveiled - Merchant's House MuseumMarch 01, 2020 - New York

This event repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday between 1/31/2020 and 5/4/2020.

Chris Mardini - The Mercury LoungeMarch 01, 2020 - New York

16 and OverChris Mardini describes himself as a "schemer, short of a dreamer, more of a sleeper" in the angsty hypnotic, "Something's Going On," his introspective ode to the lack of motivation in today's youth culture. In person, Chris might tell you he's just trying to make sense of what it means to be a teenager. "There are so many people my age who feel like I do but don't know how to talk about it," says the 17 year old alternative artist.

The Violet Hour: A Late Night Show From Another Dimension - CaveatMarch 01, 2020 - New York

The Violet Hour follows a familiar late night format -- with a far-out twist.Guests (comedians, celebrities, authors and activists from earth) mingle with Winnifred (CAROLINE KINGSLEY) and her outlandish friends from space to discuss topics like quantum physics and how to save the dying planet - or at least enjoy the heck out of our last breaths on this little blue sphere.

Ronald Reggae - Rockwood Music HallMarch 01, 2020 - New York

February 1781, James Watt issues a patent for the steam engine. July 1964, Congress passes the Civil Rights Act. March 1987, Hulk Hogan body slams Andre the Giant. These moments in human history pale in comparison to a series of events which unfolded in late 2015 and led to the formation of a musical group that Rolling Stone has called "we do not accept submissions". You have come to this page in search of something. Truth, perhaps? You have found truth. You have found justice. You have found Carmen Sandiego. You have found Ronald Reggae.

House of Waris Dinner Club ft. Chef Camille Becerra - Bowery HotelMarch 01, 2020 - New York

A delicious exploration of the healing power of whole food plant based nutrition

Taj Lounge NYC Hip Hop vs. Reggae Sunday Funday Brunch Party - Taj LoungeMarch 01, 2020 - NEW YORK

Taj NYC Sunday Brunch & Day Party Sunday March 1st, 2020 RSVP 3475920300About this EventSunday March 1st, 2020 - Taj NYC, Taj Lounge Sunday Funday Bottomless Brunch & Day Party located at 48 W 21st between 5th & 6th Avenue.Join us at a one time event 1st Sunday once a month for an exclusive Taj Sunday Brunch Party with no cover until 5pm on guestlist.Brunch Specials:$40 Prefix Brunch Menu w/ bottomless Mimosas until 6pm & 2x1 Drink specials for All from 2pm -5pm.$40 Prix Fixe Brunch Menu w/ Bottomless Mimosas & Sangria until 6pm.2 for 1 Top Shelf Drink Specials for Everyone until 4pm.$10 Margarita/Frozen Margarita Specials.Flavored Hookah is available All Day & Night.Bottle Specials Include:Pre-Order Bottle Special Include:2 Bottles (750ml) w/ 1 Hookah for $4502 Bottles (Liters) w/ 1 Hookah for $5501 Premium (750ml), 1 Champagne & 1 Hookah for $275Pricing:Everyone FREE on the Gametight Guestlist on with pass until 5pm, reduced after with Gametight Guestlist passDresscode:Casual, Trendy & Chic Attire is a must!$40+ Brunch Prix Fixe w/ 2 Hour Bottomless Mimosas until 6p.m.***TAX & TIP NOT INCLUDED*** 2 for 1 ... (read more)

Ava McCoy and Alexander Walk - Rockwood Stage 3 - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3March 01, 2020 - New York

Advance tickets are available online until 4:00 PM, day of show. Any remaining tickets can be purchased at the door at showtime.

Monday Night Jazz Night - 11th St. BarMarch 02, 2020 - New York

Every Monday is Jazz Night at 11th St. Bar. Our house band, "The 11th St. Bar Quintet", is comprised of Richard Clements piano, Murray Wall bass, Taro Okomoto drums, Grant Stewart tenor sax, and Joe Magnarelli trumpet. In addition, Dr. Barry Harris has been known to sit in occasionally.

Attack of the Slipper Room Movie Mondays - The Slipper RoomMarch 02, 2020 - New York

Ages 21+Free entry, free movies, free popcorn.Another eclectic set of short films by NY filmmakers, presented on the first Monday of each month.

Julia Haltigan - The 11th Street Bar:March 03, 2020 - New York

Acclaimed bombshell songstress Julia Haltigan came up on the Lower East Side of New York City when it oozed a heady mix of danger, possibility, and art. A sensitive badass who rides vintage Triumph motorcycles and sings primal rock n' roll with smoldering expressivity.

Pig - The Slipper RoomMarch 03, 2020 - New York

Ages 21+Stand-up comedy from the very best of New York's emerging comics.Sandy Honig and Peter Smith host a weekly line up of stand-up comedy talent. You will see up-and-comers, late night talk show veterans and... who knows? Maybe a surprise drop in will test out some new material! Come one, come all.

Billy Raffoul - The Mercury LoungeMarch 03, 2020 - New York

16 and OverBilly Raffoul's anthemic debut single "Driver" serves as a potent calling card for the 22-year-old singer, songwriter, and musician. His signature sound is a rough-hewn, low-timbered rock and roll that nods to the likes of Jeff Buckley, Neil Young, and Joe Cocker, and is powered by Raffoul's gravelly, soulful voice and deeply felt lyrics.

Smooch - The 11th Street Bar:March 04, 2020 - New York

Smooch is an emerging soul/funk band based out of Westchester, NY. Led by the vocals and songwriting of Matt Crossett, Smooch formed out of the local Yorktown, NY scene in 2018 when the band Sticky Nonsense was formed by Mike Cesario as the house band at a local open mic. After playing together here, they started booking gigs and defining their sound in the process.

Eeppi Ursin - Rockwood Music HallMarch 04, 2020 - New York

Eeppi Ursin is an award-winning singer, songwriter and pianist with angelic voice and exceptional skill set expanding from top-class performance to writing music for various groups. Her stage presence is a unique combination of virtuoso as well as humor, warmth and style. Her recordings and performances as a singer vary from pop, jazz, dance, a cappella and children's music.

A Southern Fairytale - Kraine TheaterMarch 04, 2020 - New York

Based on true events, A Southern Fairytale artfully illuminates the challenges facing a young, gay Christian growing up in the Deep South, written and performed by Ty Autry and directed by David L. Carson.

Lily Kershaw w/ Anna Rose - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2March 04, 2020 - New York

Advance tickets are available online until 5:30PM, day of show. Any remaining tickets can be purchased at the door at showtime.

Noah Cyrus - The Bowery BallroomMarch 04, 2020 - New York

16 and OverAs one of today's hottest up and coming artists, Noah Cyrus has been forging her own path in left-of-center pop and singer/songwriter music since her debut single "Make Me (Cry)" went straight to #1 on Spotify's Viral Global Chart within hours of release and has since surpassed 500 million global audio and video streams. Her current single "July" has reach 90 million global streams and counting, while "Lonely" has surpassed 35 million and was released with an effort to bring awareness around mental health. She has collaborated with peers including Labrinth, XXXTENTACION, and Leon Bridges, becoming known for her honest lyrics that stem deep from her musical routes. Noah completed her first headline tour in the fall of 2018, has graced the stage at Coachella twice, was included in Billboard's 21 Under 21 for three consecutive years, and has performed at the The Tonight Show with James Corden, Jimmy Fallon, Ellen, and The Today Show.

The Crossword Show with Zach Sherwin - CaveatMarch 04, 2020 - New York

The Crossword Show is a comedy show hosted by Zach Sherwin ("Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," "Epic Rap Battles of History"), in which a "Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!"-style panel of entertainers solves a crossword puzzle live onstage, with everything displayed on a giant screen so the audience can follow along.Each time the solvers decipher a clue, Zach launches the show down a rabbit hole that's somehow related to the answer word, with the help of a multimedia slide presentation and lots of comedy, wordplay, and pop-culture trivia.

Columbia Selects - KGB BarMarch 05, 2020 - New York

Columbia Selects

The Bookhouse Boys - The 11th Street Bar:March 05, 2020 - New York

The Bookhouse Boys are Bronson Taylor, an actor and musician from North Carolina with a voice that's warmer than Travis Tritt and sadder than Keith Whitley; Bobby Kitchens, from the hills of northeast Tennessee singing honey-glazed harmony and ripping away on his bedazzled Telecaster named "Precious"; Tanner Lackey from Alaska, holding down the bass, an accomplished sound man who's worked at Mission Sound and Rockwood Music Hall; and Cameron Perry, the Banger from Bangor, Maine, taking the high harmony, holding down the beat, and winner of your local Bob Seger lookalike contest. Expect to hear all of your favorite modern Country Hits.

070shake - Webster HallMarch 05, 2020 - New York


Curated by Doug Post - Dixon PlaceMarch 05, 2020 - New York

Isabelle OwensThis is my pitch to get Fran Drescher to adopt me. I grew up with the tv show The Nanny as my nanny, and now as a parentless adult, I could use a Jewish mother. This is a comedic sing-songy stand up act on why Fran and I would be a great showbiz mother-daughter team.

Chaos Theory: an off-the-rails TED Talk on the underlying chaos of our lives - CaveatMarch 05, 2020 - New York

Chaos Theory is a comedic, immersive experience exploring the underlying chaos in our lives. A lecture about chaos theory devolves into a series of interactive games inspired by the science of chaos theory, Jurassic Park, middle school crushes, and abstract math seminars builds to "utter beautiful chaos" as the audience is guided by mathematical scientist, Dr. Genevieve Saoch, whose personal life continually interferes with her ability to be objective about her research as a Chaologist. Through a series of participatory experiments, audience members are invited to embrace their inner chaos agent as they embody facets of chaos theory including deterministic chaos, fractals, self-organization, and the butterfly effect

Nasty Cherry - Bowery BallroomMarch 05, 2020 - New York

Tickets on sale Fri, 11/22 at 10am EST

yMusic: Ecstatic Science release show - Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2March 05, 2020 - New York

yMusic: Ecstatic Science release show - Rockwood Stage 2

Bbno Epic Tour Name' Tour - The Bowery BallroomMarch 06, 2020 - New York

16 and Over

Silverstein - Webster HallMarch 06, 2020 - New York

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