Football Season at the Bowl

September 12th, 2013

// FOOTBALL SEASON AT BROOKLYN BOWL //

NFL and college football seasons are upon us and if there’s anything we know for sure, it’s this:

Football + Huge HD screens + Beer + Fried chicken = BEST WEEKEND EVER!

Come try it yourself and don’t leave home without an appetite and more importantly, your game face.

Note: Check our weekly Twitter updates @brooklynbowl for games we’re playing and how we’ll be screening them.

Win Tix to “At Fest” Premiere + Performance by HogMaw

July 23rd, 2013

// WIN 2 TICKETS TO “AT FEST” PREMIERE + PERFORMANCE BY HOGMAW //

Mon, Aug 12 :: Buy Tickets

We loved Monday Movie Nights as kids and this summer, we’re taking Monday Funday to a whole ‘nother level: live music, beer, top-notch food, bowling and a NYC Movie Premiere!

‘At Fest’ is the “best folk music movie of the year,” and we’re hosting the first ever public screening right here on our stage — you won’t wanna miss this.

This indie documentary chronicles the stories of bands and people at one of the longest-running and largest music festivals in America, the Philadelphia Folk Festival.  After the movie, HogMaw will leap their way off screen — almost literally — and deliver “Thundergrass” live on our stage.

Want a shot at attending this live show and NY Premiere for free? Here’s how.

TO ENTER:

1. Visit us on Facebook or Twitter
2. Tell us what folk artist you wish would come to the Bowl. Be sure to use hashtag #BBLovesFolk

Two winners will be announced Friday, August 9th.

Check out a preview of the film featuring HogMaw below:

Win Tickets to God Street Wine

July 23rd, 2013

// WIN 2 TICKETS TO GOD STREET WINE //

Thurs, Aug 1 :: Buy Tickets
Fri, Aug 2 :: Buy Tickets

If we had a time machine, we’d take it back to the early 90s and go jam out with God Street Wine at the Wetlands. Unfortunately, this is not possible (as far as we know), but we present you with an alternative: catch the iconic jam-rock pioneers come back together for not one, but two rare performances on 8/1 and 8/2.

Wanna win? Tell us what your (fake) jam band would be called. Make it as silly and ridiculous as you wish!

TO ENTER:

1. Visit us on Facebook or Twitter
2. Tell us your silliest fake jam band name! Use hashtag #FakeJamBandsBB to be entered.

Sunday Night Bowling Special

November 15th, 2012

// SUNDAY NIGHT

BOWLING SPECIAL //

Sundays at the Bowl pretty much rock. With football on the screens, a brew in your hand, and oyster egg shooters at your side, Sunday feels a hell of a lot brighter.

From now on, we’re offering a Sunday bowling special to make it that much sweeter. Want 50% off your lane? Mention “Sunday Bowling Special” at the shoe desk, and get 50% off any lane starting after 8:00PM.

Sunday funday for sure.

THANK YOU FOR SEARCHING FOR US!

December 27th, 2011

The 2011 top NYC Google searches prove that New Yorkers have certain basic needs… you know, like the MTA for transportation, Con Edison to pay your electricity bills, reminders on how to duck and cover in the face of hurricane Irene, and of course music, bowling, and fried chicken!

Thank you for searching for us, we’re thrilled to be your keyword.

Happy New Year from Brooklyn Bowl

WIN TIX WITH INSTAGRAM!

June 14th, 2011

// TAKE INSTAGRAM PHOTOS

AT BROOKLYN BOWL

& ENTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS! //

Calling all tech savants and photo lovers alike! It’s time for you to put your powers to the test and win big.

All of us at BB have fallen head over heels for Instagram, a free app that lets you take the slickest, freshest, silkiest photos you’ve never seen from an iPhone. We’re ‘grammin, you’re ‘grammin, we’re all just one big happy gram fam. So we’re gonna throw some free stuff your way, ’cause that’s what family does.

From now on, when you take Instagram photos at Brooklyn Bowl (be it of your bowling shoes, Blue Ribbon fried chicken, or your best electric slide) and tag them with #brooklynbowl, you’ll be entered to win 2 FREE TICKETS to any upcoming show of your choice.* Whether you’re a Hefe-lover or you swear by Lord Kelvin, we wanna see your most flavorful filters.

May the best gram win.

*Best photo wins. Includes all non-sold out shows.

******

// BRUNCH INSTAGRAM CONTEST //

#BBrunch

In case you haven’t heard, we now serve BRUNCH at the Bowl, specially crafted by the masters at Blue Ribbon. And (surprise, surprise), it rocks. We’ve got it all: Bloody Marys, Challah French Toast, even a very special item that we like to call “The Jim Morrison,” which consists of Fried Chicken and a big ole’ pancake. Hello, heaven.

As good as brunch looks, we think it looks better on Instagram. So we’re giving away 2 free tickets to the best Brunch Instagrams each week. Just follow the steps below, and be on your way. Happy brunching!

1. Order brunch.

2. Snap a ‘gram.

3. Tag it #BBrunch.

4. Be entered to win 2 free tickets to any show at the Bowl.

Announcement from Brooklyn Bowl

October 24th, 2014

 

As confirmed by New York City’s health commissioner, Dr. Spencer visited another bowling alley and not Brooklyn Bowl.

Our prayers and best wishes are with our neighbors.

7 Secret Meanings Behind Gestures in Rap Videos

August 18th, 2014

Ever wonder what all those hand, head, and body movements mean in rap videos?  Hieroglyphics want everyone to have a good time at their Brooklyn Bowl show on August 21st, so they’ve have decided to impart upon us the secrets meaning behind some of the movements rappers’ make on stage.

1. This should go without saying, but those of you not scrubbing your hands after a trip to the loo–you nasty. 

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2. The only way to win in the rap game is staying focused on what you want.

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3. Sometimes things don’t work out. A Bachelors in engineering won’t fix your blown ACL, but you won’t be bagging groceries.

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4. Don’t be that person, superstar. Real winners owe their success to someone–even if it’s just your mom

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5. The grind is a lot easier when you can work with people–ever see a fat lone wolf?

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6. For real, texting and driving  is dangerous. Do you really want your last words on Earth to be, “She said what?”

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7. Shaggy is a great musician, not a life coach. Do not try this at home–recognize this gesture.

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So… this last one is on you. But if you can figure out what it means, comment on Brooklyn Bowl’s Facebook or Twitter posts linking to this article with the hashtag #HIERObkbwl. The best answer received before Wednesday, August 20 will win two free tickets to their show.

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HIEROGLYPHICS
Feat: Del The Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief (Aplus, Opio, Phesto, Tajai), Casual, Pep Love, and Domino

THU, AUGUST 21, 2014
DOORS: 6:00 PM / SHOW: 8:00 PM
$20.00
TICKETS

THIS EVENT IS 21 AND OVER

11 Best Faces You Can Make While Playing the Trumpet

August 7th, 2014

You may know these famous trumpet players faces, but did you know their faces while playing the trumpet have names? Before their show at Brooklyn Bowl on August 15, the Soul Rebels decided to list the best faces one can make while tooting your own horn.

1. The Dizzy Gillespie, “Storing Notes for the Winter”dizzy

2. The Miles Davis, “I Slept with Your Girl But You’re Oddly Cool with It”miles

3. The Louis Armstrong, “Oh Lord, I Forgot My Wife’s Birthday”louie

4. The Freddie Hubbard, “Getting All Up In That Brass”freddie02

5. The Arturo Sandoval, “That Sound May Have Not Come From the Trumpet”arturo

6. The Kermit Ruffins, “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin”kermit

7. The Derrick Shezbie, “DIzzy Doppleganger”derrick

8. The Roy Hargrove, “Temperature and Panties Dropper”roy

9. The Wynton, “C-Major Suite”wyton

10. The Trombone Shorty, “Young Double Guns”tromboneshorty

11. The Marcus Hubbard and Julian Gosin, “Dueling Dope Dulcet Tones”marcusjullian

 

Okayplayer Presents:
THE SOUL REBELS
Feat. Prodigy of Mobb Deep, Jean Grae, Skyzoo & Torae + Surprise Guest, Subset

FRI, AUGUST 15, 2014
DOORS: 6:00 PM / SHOW: 8:00 PM
$15.00

TICKETS

THIS EVENT IS 21 AND OVER

Brooklyn Bowl New Years Eve: Lanes Package Specials

November 14th, 2013

Bring in the New Year with a strike, or pick it up with a spare.

Early Package:
Kick off your New Year’s Eve!
$225 per lane — DOES NOT include admission — guaranteed will-pay tickets.
(6 person minimum/ 10 person maximum–Tax and gratuity not included)
Lane Time: 8PM–10:30PM
Late Package:
Ring in The New Year with DELTA SPIRIT
$295 per person — This package includes admission, food, and drink package.
(6 person minimum/ 10 person maximum per lane–Tax and gratuity not included)
Lane Time: 11PM – 2AM or 11:30PM – 2:30AM

Score Tickets to Deervana

September 11th, 2013

// WIN TICKETS TO DEERVANA (SOLD OUT) // 

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Nirvana’s “In Utero”
Deer Tick presents “Deervana”
(performing ”In Utero” 
in its entirety)
T. Hardy Morris

Friday, September 13
Doors at 6 // Show at 9
Event Info

The guys behind Deervana are on a roll this month — while they’ve spent a bulk of time in the studio cooking up their 5th LP “Negativity” as Deer Tick, they’ve also got their sights set on one of music’s greatest albums of the 90s. In celebration of 20 years of ‘In Utero,’ they’ll be performing the album in its entirety — and it’s gonna be epic.

While the show sold out at warp speed, we set aside two tickets for one lucky fan. Want ‘em?

TO ENTER:

1. Visit us on Facebook and Twitter
2. When prompted on our channels, share the photo (below) on Facebook or re-tweet the photo on Twitter to be entered.

We’ll pick a winner Thursday end of day.

Bowl with Friends at ‘BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’ Screening

September 6th, 2013

// WIN A FREE LANE WITH 7 FRIENDS AT
‘BROOKLYN NINE-NINE’ SCREENING //

Thurs, September 12 :: Free with RSVP

If you’ve wondered what Andy Samberg’s been up to these days, wonder no more. The man, along with a hilarious crew, brings you BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, a new workplace detective comedy on FOX which premieres September 17th. But it gets better.

Five days before the show airs, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE comes to the Bowl for a special advance screening plus live performances by Twin Sister & DJ Soul!

Wanna bowl with 7 friends at the screening? Read below on how to enter.

TO ENTER:

1. Go to the Bowl beginning September 6th, get a lane, take a photo of yourself posing with the BROOKLYN NINE-NINE bowling balls and tag your photos #BK99Bowl (get in character, be funny, go nuts — we wanna see the most creative poses)
2. Share your photo with us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

Winner will be chosen September 11th. Good luck!

Here’s a little preview:

Win A 3-Night Pass to The New Mastersounds!

August 28th, 2013

// WIN TICKETS TO ALL 3 NIGHTS OF THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS! //

Thursday, Sept 5 :: Buy Tickets
Friday, Sept 6:: Buy Tickets
Saturday, Sept 7 :: Buy Tickets
3-Night Pass :: Buy Tickets

The 4-piece British funk powerhouse otherwise known as the New Mastersounds is coming back to Brooklyn for an epic 3-night run. Whenever they’re in town, you know you’re in for one funky time. We love having these guys and wanna spread the love by giving you the chance to get the full 3-night experience for free!

Here’s what ya gotta do:

1. Head over to our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram
2. Give your best caption of this NMS photo (when prompted on our channels)! Most creative/silliest wins.

Goodie Mob Media Recap

August 27th, 2013


@goodiemob

// GOODIE MOB MEDIA RECAP //

Sun, Aug 25

With all the hype leading up to this group of hip-hop legends’ (CeeLo Green, Big Gipp, Khujo, & T-Mo) return to the scene for the release of “Age Against the Machine,” it would have been easy for them to disappoint. Fortunately, they lived up to the hype and put on an upbeat, raging performance involving solo segments from each member and covers of everything from Snoop Dogg’s “Sensual Seduction” to Nelly’s “Grillz” (when was the last time you heard THAT?!). Check out the full media recap below, and submit your own Instagrams with hashtag #GoodieMobBB.

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@_mrbrown


@sfurer


@robyndw


@dj_adore


@vferg

Instagram Videos

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@tifflives4fame

Win A 3-Night Pass to Bustle in Your Hedgerow!

August 22nd, 2013

// WIN TICKETS TO ALL 3 NIGHTS OF BUSTLE IN YOUR HEDGEROW! //

Thursday, Aug 29 :: Buy Tickets
Friday, Aug 30 :: Buy Tickets
Saturday, Aug 31 :: Buy Tickets
3-Night Pass :: Buy Tickets

What happens when you combine some of the best names in music and have them play only Led Zepplin songs? All kinds of crazy, wonderful awesomeness.

Bustle in Your Hedgerow, the supergroup comprised of Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Dave Dreiwitz and Scott Metzger, loves to shock audiences with their renditions of classic Zepplin tunes at a level far above your standard tribute band. This is a totally different animal, and it rocks.

We’re giving you the chance to win tickets to not one, not two, but THREE nights of this legendary crew.

Here’s how:

1. Visit us on Facebook or Twitter
2. Tell us who your ultimate tribute supergroup would be comprised of, and whose songs they would cover.

Good luck, and rock on.