Freaks Ball Pre-Party, ?uestlove W/ Special Guest Q-Tip & Talib Kweli!!

January 21st, 2010

freaks ball

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21ST

// FREAKS BALL PRE-PARTY //

BUZZ UNIVERSE

G-TOWN

JON + JORDAN (CLIFFSIDE PUSH), MATT (JACK TRIPPER), ZACK (U-MELT) + JENN RITCHE & FRIENDS

Doors 6:00pm :: Show 7:30pm :: 21+

$5.00

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?uestlove

THURSDAY, JANUARY 21ST

// ?UESTLOVE //

THURSDAY NIGHT RESIDENCY

Featuring Special Guest

QTIP

// Q-TIP //

AND

kweli

// TALIB KWELI //

(DJ SETS)

HAITI BENEFIT SHOW

$10 Minimum Donations

Doors 10:00pm :: Show 10:00pm :: 21+

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?uestlove is the unmistakable heartbeat of The Roots, Philadelphia’s most influential hip-hop band. Beyond that, this Grammy award-winning musician’s undisputable reputation has landed him musical directing positions with everyone from D’Angelo to Eminem to Jay-Z. He boasts production credits for Al Green, Erykah Badu, Joss Stone, Justin Timberlake and D’Angelo, among many others. His uncanny ear for picking the perfect song for the perfect moment has landed him the position of musical director of The Dave Chapelle Show. And now his beloved Roots crew serves as house band for the NBC Jimmy Fallon Late Show.

Fall Programming Begins at Brooklyn Bowl

September 7th, 2009

Fall programming kicks off with a huge week and six unique shows at Brooklyn Bowl, as detailed below.

Remember, all our shows have a 6:00pm door time, so be sure to come roll, eat, and drink before (and after!) the show.

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

MIKE GORDON AFTER PARTY WITH

// RUBBLEBUCKET //

FREE // Show 11:55pm //21+

Rubblebucket is a nine-piece polyrhythmic dance/rock band led by trumpeter Alex Toth and fronted by the alluring vocals of Kalmia Traver. Comparisons have been drawn to Talking Heads, Fela Kuti, Bjork and James Brown, but Rubblebucket’s afro-beat inspired, trip-rock soul experience is beyond classification.

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH

// BUZZUNIVERSE //

FREE // Show 9:00pm // 21+

BuzzUniverse features smoking horns and a rock-solid rhythm section. Since 2003, the band has been performing and tearing up clubs and large festivals throughout the northeast and has released three captivating albums.

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

// KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE //

with HELL IS FOR CHILDREN

Doors 6:00pm // Show 9:00pm // 21+ //$18.00

Based out of San Diego, KDTU began its journey in 1998 after bandleader Karl Denson decided to take a break from his longtime band The Greyboy Allstars which he helped to form five years earlier. GBA had proven themselves as the ultimate party band, spreading their “West Coast Boogaloo” style all over the world and making “Jazz” a dance term again.

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

// MIDNIGHT METHOD //

FREE // 2 Sets @ MIDNIGHT // 21+

Audio-Visual Mash-Up Mayhem Every Friday Night

(Immediately following Karl Denson)

Dubbed by Stephen Colbert as “DJ Jazzy Jerks,” Eclectic Method is a real time subversion of technology and media performed live on video turntables for what LA Weekly called a “mesmerizing” sensory overload.

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH

// TWESTIVAL //

Doors 6:00pm // Celebrity Bowling 7:00pm – 9:00pm // Various Charitable Contributions

Twestival, famous for harnessing the power of social media to bring people together for great causes, is hosting a star-studded event in New York City on Saturday, September 12, 2009, in association with Brooklyn Bowl and Flavorpill, and to benefit CampInteractive.

With stars in abundance, NYC Twestival “Celebrity Bowling” tournament will provide Twestival-goers with an opportunity to bowl with entertainments elite. In addition to purchasing a $20 ticket, attendees will also be invited to purchase special group packages that will score them and their friends a lane to bowl with a star.

 The night will also be packed with live performances featuring some of New York’s most exciting emerging artists, including Twestival favorite, Eclectic Method.

 To purchase tickets for Twestival click here. 100% of ticket sales for Twestival go towards CampInteractive.

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Saturday, September 12

OFFICIAL TWESTIVAL AFTERPARTY

PRESENTED BY FLAVORPILL AND BROOKLYN BOWL

// GLASS CANDY//

with

Eamon Harkin & Justin Carter
DJ Mike Simonetti (Italians Do It Better)

Doors 10:00pm // 21+ // $13.00

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