Tuesday: Imogen Heap at Hammerstein

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Imogen Heap is playing this Tuesday, May 25 at Hammerstein, and we’ve got a pair of tickets just burning a hole in our inbox. Who wants ’em? Head over here and leave a comment, or tweet as @freedubya, and you’re entered to win. We’ll announce a winner tomorrow morning!

Quietcolor's Magic Wedding at Monster Island

Our friends at QuietColor are throwing a “magic wedding” party tonight at Monster Island Basement. They’re talking live bands, magicians, and an actual ordained minister performing an actual real-life wedding between Miss Katie Kristine Darling and David Randall Sherman! Bands include Project Jenny, Project Jan, Swimming In Speakers, Carnivores, and Sunglasses.
They write, “You may think you know the drill, you’ve been to weddings before, but we guarantee you’ll never be a part of one as magical as this. Live bands and magicians will entrance and engage you while love and refreshments abound! Your attendance makes you a member of the wedding PARTY, as we go all-out to send away the happy couple in truly sensational and jovial fashion.”

magic wedding from christopher mulligan on Vimeo.

Tonight @ Monster Island Basement (128 River St @ Metropolitan Ave) – 8PM | All Ages | $10 |

6th Annual Bicycle Fetish Day this Saturday at City Reliquary

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The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) is throwing a block party this Saturday on Havemeyer b/t Grand and Hope St. for your bicycle! Bring ’em, show ’em off, win prizes, see music, party down.

Contests include: Best VINTAGE Bike, Best Shiny Bike, Best Family Bike, Best Mutant Bike, Best, BMX, Best WORST Bike, Best in Show and much more! Win great bike prizes donated by: Outlier Tailored Performance, Velo Brooklyn Bushwick Bike Shop, Affinity Cycles, including TWO FREE BIKES from TREK and NYCBikes!
Performances by: Heels on Wheels, Lucky Chops Brass Band, the Rude Mechanical Orchestra, plus DJ Stacher & Dirtyfinger on the turntables all afternoon!

Block party is noon – 6pm, after party at the Reliquary is 6pm – 10pm.

Win New York Dolls tickets for Saturday at Warsaw

Hey everybody! Quick, go comment on this FB post to enter to win one of two pairs of tickets to see the New York Dolls play at Warsaw Saturday night.

Books Through Bars Party

This Saturday at Enid’s:

Books Through Bars moved, and we’re having a party to get us back on

our feet! It features awesome librarians and excellent music, so

you’d best be there.

The Desk Set (a group of young librarians who throw dope parties to

raise money for organizations promoting literacy) are hosting a party

at Enid’s in Williamsburg to pay for the postage we need to get back

to sending books to people incarcerated all across America.

After our old space was damaged by fire, Books Through Bars moved to

our new home in Freebird Bookstore, and we’ve built up a big backlog

of packages that need sending and letters that need replies. 100% of

contributions go to either postage or packing supplies, but we’re a

bit behind and need plenty of help.

So, now you know what your Saturday holds: dancing, drinks and librarians.

Books Through Bars benefit with The Desk Set @ Enid’s, 560 Manhattan Avenue in Williamsburg

10pm and on. Suggested Donation at the door.

A Friendly Neighborhood Service Announcement

Pavement tickets go on sale at noon for the Williamsburg Waterfront!

Second Stop To Open "Get Juiced" In June

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Our favorite coffee shop Second Stop is opening a small juice bar in early June which will be called Get Juiced. Get Juiced will be located “in the little store next to the Cafe on Ainslie Street” & will feature organic juices and smoothies made from fresh greens from the rooftop of The Brooklyn Grange. We can hardly wait!

*Image c/o Flickr

Ticket Giveaway: LCD Soundsystem @ Terminal 5!

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LCD Soundsystem’s latest, This Is Happening, finally hit stores this week (grab a digi-copy here), so this Thursday’s sold out show at Terminal 5 will be absolutely bouncing. It’s the first of four sell outs for James Murphy, the gang, and their openers Holy Ghost!.
Want to go rock it but having trouble scoring tickets? Us too, but fear not! Free Willy’s got your back. We’ve got a pair of tickets up for grabs and you can put your name in our proverbial hat by doing one of two things…
1. Follow us & Tweet something like: “Hook it up @freedubya for LCD tickets @Terminal5! RT to enter.”
2. Fan us over in PrivacyLand and leave a comment on this update.
That’s it! We’ll announce the winner around 2pm tomorrow. Good luck!
[photo by the talented ryan muir via flickr]