Have a friend or loved one that lives and dies for live music, but you don’t know which show is the perfect gift? We’ve broken down our upcoming shows by genre to simplify bringing the live music experience to your favorite people this holiday season!
The Classic Rock Radio Fan
Zeppelin Bowl DEC 28
Several of the NYC music scene’s most talented players are getting together for an incredible tribute to the music of Led Zeppelin. Don’t let (we’re assuming your father) miss John Medeski, Dean Ween, Scott Ian, and more take on this historic catalog for what we’re sure will be a night to remember.
The Jazz Cat
Kamasi Washington DEC 30 + 31
Nobody goes as deep into space funk and jazz-fusion like sax virtuoso Kamasi Washington. From playing in Snoop Dogg’s backing band to playing all over Kendrik Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly, this also serves as a great gift for the too-cool-for-school hip-hop head you know and love.
Animal Collective DJ Set DEC 31
Live in Williamsburg for more than 2 years? It’s probably safe to say that you love Animal Collective. From the old school deep cuts of Here Comes The Indian, Sung Tongs, and Feels to “My Girls” or this year’s “Mountain Game”, anything is possible when Deakin and Avey Tare get together for their late night NYE DJ Set. All we know is, its gonna get weird. Click here for tix.
The Funk Lover
Lettuce JAN 3 + 4
Lover of all things funk? Know someone who’s currently counting down the seconds to the sun rising after the final late, late night set during Jazz Fest week down in NOLA? They’re probably already thinking about getting tickets to both nights of Lettuce’s hometown shows before they sail on Jam Cruise.
That Friend Who’s a “DJ”
RJD2 JAN 10
We all know someone who considers himself or herself a “DJ” whether or not anyone else agrees. Regardless of their skill level, everyone bows down to the musical prowess of RJD2 when he’s behind the decks. The DJ’s DJ; don’t let your friend(s) miss this.
Literally Anyone that’s 4/20 Friendly
The Wailers JAN 11 + 12
You know who they are. What better gift to give then the gift of Bob Marley?! The Wailers, yes THE Wailers, are coming to Brooklyn Bowl for 2 nights to play the legendary music of Bob Marley. Smoking is not allowed at Brooklyn Bowl, but the smooth reggae vibes of Bob are.
The Hip-Hop Aficionado
Slick Rick, The Ruler JAN 20
Know someone that loves old school hip-hop? They definitely have mad respect for Slick Rick, The Ruler. Know someone that loves the new school of hip-hop? They might not know it, but he’s been sampled and interpreted more than 600 times by artists such as Beyoncé, The Beastie Boys, TLC, Nas, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Black Star, The Notorious B.I.G., and Snoop Dog. In the process, Slick Rick has become the most sampled hip-hop artist ever. Did we mention it’s his birthday party?
Tuesday, Dec 5th
Anders Osborne returns to Brooklyn Bowl for his annual December run this weekend! Special guest Jackie Greene will join him with Mail the Horse on Friday, December 8 and Jamie...
Monday, Dec 4th
The Hold Steady’s return to Brooklyn Bowl was beyond monumental. Calling this run “Massive Nights”, the 6-piece bandstand took the name and ran with it, captivating the sold out crowds night...
Friday, Nov 24th
On Wednesday, December 6, Hawaiian singer, Anuhea, will play a special show at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, where she will preform a number of holiday classics with a reggae twist....
Wednesday, Nov 22nd
Whether the pesky New York City traffic holds you back or the expensive airfares keep you stranded, traveling on Thanksgiving weekend can be tough. Staycations are the perfect solution and...
Friday, Nov 17th
We’re excited to announce that Lyft is our official transportation partner at Brooklyn Bowl New York! New users get $5 when they use the code: BKNBOWL Working with partners like...
Tuesday, Nov 14th
It was 47 years ago today that the Grateful Dead we’re preparing for the final night of their 4-night run at the 46th St. Rock Palace in Sunset Park, Brooklyn....
Monday, Nov 13th
We’re giving fans the chance to win two tickets to let loose with Escort at Brooklyn Bowl New York on Thursday, November 16, Friday, November 17, and Saturday, November 18!...
Monday, Nov 6th
In 2009, Brooklyn Bowl New York prepared to open it’s doors. Among all the moving parts of opening up a new music venue, bowling alley, bar, and restaurant, we needed...
Saturday, Nov 4th
Enter below to win a ‘UNDERCURRENT’ MATISYAHU SOUNDCHECK EXPERIENCE FOR TWO! Package includes: · Two (2) GA tickets to see Matisyahu live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas · Early entry...
Friday, Nov 3rd
We’re giving fans the chance to win tickets to the SOLD OUT Allen Stone show at Brooklyn Bowl New York on Wednesday, November 8! If you haven’t had the chance...
Wednesday, Nov 1st
The Front Bottoms are returning to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Saturday, November 11. Here’s 11 reasons why you shouldn’t miss these New Jersey indie rockers. ONE They just released a...
Tuesday, Oct 31st
If you’ve ever visited Terrapin Crossroads, the Phil Lesh-owned club in Marin County that turns five this year, you know it’s a cool venue, and more importantly, a scene. National...