Brooklyn Bowl: This will be your 5th time playing at Brooklyn Bowl! What most excites you about your return?
Donavon Frankenreiter: The chicken for dinner is best in the world. ??? We just love the venue and all the people who show up!!!
BB: How does playing in New York compare to playing in other cities around the country?
DF: It’s so fun playing in Brooklyn, it’s like no other place in the world: great art and music and food!!!
BB: What can you not live without while on tour?
DF: Surfing, hahahaha!
BB: Who are your biggest influences and what new acts are you currently listening to that inspire you?
DF: I love all types of music. Blues is one that I can always listen too and Bob Dylan. But, I really love Wilco and Derek Trucks!!!!
BB: How does your relationship with surfing correlate to your relationship with music? Do you find that you approach them similarly?
DF: They’re both similar and different in so many ways I am just so happy they don’t ever get in the way of one another. It’s so fun and easy to do both.
BB: What were the highs and lows of creating your newest album The Heart?
DF: Making new music is always the high of any new album. The low was I lost my Dad during the process.
BB: What do you think is the most important take away from The Heart?
DF: Collaborating with people can always be rewarding. I owe so much to Grant Lee Phillips, he co-wrote the record with me!!
BB: What advice would you give to aspiring musicians around the world?
DF: Do what you love and love what you do.
BB: How would you describe your music to someone who has never heard it before?
DF: Good feeling tunes.
BB: Do you have any words of wisdom you’d like to share?
DF: Be yourself and treat all people with respect ⚡️? ?
Friday, Oct 13th
From Run The Jewels, to Action Bronson, Dizzy Wright and more, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas’ upcoming show calendar is filled with rising hip-hop artists who are taking over the charts....
Monday, Oct 9th
Week one of Fall Ball 2017 with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has come and gone but the satiating music magic is still running through our veins. Something special happens when Joe, Marco, Scott,...
Thursday, Oct 5th
This past week at The Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, our city experienced “the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.” A gunman took the lives of over fifty people...
Wednesday, Oct 4th
Brooklyn Bowl New York started the week on a high with back-to-back nights of raucous rock ’n’ roll from Dinosaur Jr. with special guest Easy Action on October 2 and...
Sunday, Oct 1st
It’s International Music Day so save yourself the steep travel tickets and get your international fix right here! From Mwenso and the Shakes to World Music Institutes 4-Night Festival of...
Friday, Sep 29th
The seasons are changing and Rocktober is upon us! If you haven’t seen our upcoming line up at Brooklyn Bowl, New York, it’s rockin’; featuring shows with Dinosaur Jr, Joe...
Thursday, Sep 21st
BBLV Giveaway: Enter for a Chance to Win 2 VIP Tix to Scott Stapp (of Creed) + a $100 Harley Davidson Gift Card
We have one more hard rock Harley Davison giveaway for you! If you didn’t win the Metal Alliance or Danzig contest, here’s another chance to try your luck. On Friday, September 29...
Wednesday, Sep 20th
We’ve got three nights of back-to-back rock ‘n’ roll with Southern California cult heroes, The Growlers! We’d like to offer fans the chance to win a 3-night pass for to...
Monday, Sep 18th
RECAP: The Meadows After Party w/ Ghostface Killah + St. Paul & the Broken Bones at Brooklyn Bowl New York
The Meadows After Parties with Ghostface Killah and St. Paul and the Broken Bones at Brooklyn Bowl New York were absolutely mind-blowing. The room was alive with energy for back-to-back...
Friday, Sep 15th
Last night at Brooklyn Bowl was beyond special. Rock and Wrap It Up hosted an incredible benefit for the New York City homeless community while we paid homage to the...
Thursday, Sep 14th
Nothing screams “Las Vegas” more than the sounds of metal, literally! An unbelievable lineup of some of the best metal bands from around the world are coming to Brooklyn Bowl...
Wednesday, Sep 13th
We wrapped up our Metal Alliance Harley Davidson giveaway, but not to worry – here’s another chance to win one “Mother” of a prize! Enter below to win 2 tickets...