This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

ForteresseApologies once again for the inconsistency of this section over the past few weeks. Life has been almost exclusively throwing sliders in the dirt of late, which—when combined with non-metal endeavors like Northside Festival—have conspired to keep your weekly updates semi-weekly. Here’s hoping we can get back in our d-beat groove…

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Top 5 shows of the weekend

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Since the last “Top 5 shows of the weekend”, we’ve crossed the first official day of summer, I’ve somehow managed to survive another full orbit of the sun, and best of all, finally made it out to Hometown BBQ. It hasn’t all been good though, just to add to the rotten run of form 2016 has been on, The Acheron is also closing down soon. Finally, by the time this goes out, you’ll only have a couple more days to make a final purchase at Other Music before it closes on the 25th, so do make some time for that in between catching some great shows.

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Happy Birthday Nitehawk!

 

Nitehawk opened its doors 5 years ago on June 24th and is celebrating all this week with some of their favorite flicks and $5 beers.  To top it off, on Friday they are going all out with free tots! Nitehawk – we love you. Cheers to many more.

 

Programming Highlights:

Since Nitehawk Cinema opened on June 24, 2011, and overturned the prohibition law banning alcohol in theaters, we’ve been committed to presenting the very best, original programming combining three things we love the most: movies, food, and drinks.

June 22: The Deuce screening of Street Trash. Nitehawk first screened Street Trash in April 2012. THE DEUCE debuted at Nitehawk in September 2013 with a screening of Vice Squad.

June 23: Kevin Geeks Out about Death. Kevin first Geeked Out at Nitehawk in October 2014 with zombies.

June 24 & 25: Midnite screenings of Drive. Drive was one of the first movies that Nitehawk played and we played it for a loooong time. You loved it, we loved it and so we’ve chosen it to be a part of our five year celebration! Also, the drink special for this movie, called The Driver, has never left our menu since 2012.

June 25 & 26: Brunch screenings of The Breakfast Club. Nitehawk kicked off our repertory brunch screenings with The Breakfast Club in January 2012. The brunch lives on in the form of our regular brunch series prix fixe: “The Breakfast Club” ($15) one entree plus mimosa or Bloody Mary. 

June 28: Film Feast – Dazed and Confused. Nitehawk’s FILM FEASTS was first served in October 2012 with a screening of Apocalypse Now with Sixpoint Brewery and is the ultimate example of what Nitehawk does best. Dazed and Confused marks the fourth time we’ve collaborated with Lagunitas Brewing Company.

See you there!

Queens is hosting their own GovBall in October with an amazing line-up

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In case you’re still bummed that the Kanye West show got cancelled a few weeks ago, here’s your chance to see him again, along with Grimes, Savages and more.

The Queens GovBall, officialy knowa as ‘The Meadows,’ takes place October 1 & 2 at Citi Field in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Pre-sale starts at 11am EST tomorrow and general on-sale starts at 11am EST on Thursday, June 23rd

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Win 2 Tickets to BangOn’s Studio 54-Inspired Short Shorts Party!

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Hot off their recent appearance at Mysteryland USA, BangOn!NYC returns with their 54th production – an appropriately themed Studio 54 party – with enough disco steam to send you jetting into a boogie wonderland. Dust off those gold hot pants, knot that tiny halter and live again because BangOn’s Short Shorts party is taking over two Brooklyn rooftops next Saturday, June 25th, and you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to this swingin’ event.

Get groovy to the sounds of BangOn!NYC’s resident DJs, The Golden Pony and Dirty Looks, as well as Mark Starr of the Dirtybird Players and Fort Knox Five. This event is sure to erupt into a full disco inferno with the help of roller skating performance artists, an Andy-Warhol Polaroid Booth, immersive wraparound projections, disco-inspired art installations and much more!

Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the most happenin’ party in NYC! You must be 21 or older to enter.

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Saturday, June 25th 2016
299 Vandervoort Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237. L train to Jefferson St.
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Top 5 shows of the weekend

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We return to our regular schedule after last weekend’s Northside Festival. Happy weekend everybody! It’s a truly wonderful day… and that’s probably only because England just beat Wales in the European Championships… as a result, this entry will be brief, but it’s all about the quality of the acts anyway!

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

astronoid-640x575While perhaps reading like summer apathy, it’s in exactly the opposite spirit (read: too much to fucking cover) that we launch headlong into this thing this week. Good night and good luck.

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