Tonight: Andrew W.K. (solo), DOM and an Open Brooklyn Brewery Bar

285 Kent
Brooklyn, NY, 11211-4119

Doors 8:00PM / Show 8:00PM
This event is all ages

Get tickets ($16) here.

Pow Wow!: Check ‘Em Out Tonight At Cameo

See them tonight at Cameo before they head to Austin!

pow wow! is the brainchild of the Eddie & Jeff Nazareno, brothers originally from the suburbs of Northern New Jersey and currently based in Astoria, Queens. After performing as a duo at a number of venues in the tri-state area and releasing a string of self produced DIY records between 2008-2009, the group became a highly buzzed about new band, having been covered by several notable names in the New York City music media, touting them to be one of the best New York City Bands of 2009. Comparisons have been drawn from The Velvet Underground to the Modern Lovers, with pow wow!’s loose yet hook laden guitar and bass lines, primitive and ramshackle drumbeats and the freewheeling delivery of Eddie Nazareno’s vocals, which see-saw between speak sing and soulful howl.

Roberta’s Super Bowl Party (at The Warsaw)

This will certainly be packed so make a reservation at superbowl@robertaspizza.com. (Via their really annoying, seizure-inducing Tumblr.)

Spider Bags – Tonight at Cameo Gallery

Spider Bags’ 2012 release “Shake My Head” was grossly underrated. We blame their HORRIBLE name. Still, this North Carolina-based garage band put out one of our favorite records of 2012. Catch them tonight at Cameo in Williamsburg.

Kill… and Kill Again: Murder Ballads at the Way Station

Last year, musician Elisa Flynn began doing group shows at the Way Station in Brooklyn, based on Americana-type themes. The first was based on the Anthology of American Folk Music, and second (which is happening Tues. 1/15 from 8:30 – 11:30) is Murder Ballads. The first one was a huge success, and show two sounds great as well:

Thirteen artists play one classic murder ballad, followed by their own version of the tale, redone for 2013!

Artists: Sarah Bisman, Maharajah Sweets, Lys Guillorn, Alex Mallet, Valerie Kuehne, Paul Ryan, Spiff Wiegand, Elisa Flynn, Mark Rogers & Mary Byrne, Painless Parker, Emily Duff, Danny Tuss, Whiskey Ginger.
Songs/stories taken so far:
Stagger Lee
The Two Sisters
Schnittke’s Faust Cantata (Yep! No rules people! Just bloody mayhem!)
Knoxville Girl
Banks of the Ohio
Henry Lee
Long Black Veil
Delia’s Gone
Omie Wise
The Wind and Rain
Swannanoa Tunnel

Check it out tomorrow at Way Station! Here’s the Facebook invite.

Want to participate in the next show “All I’ve Got is a Photograph,” on 4/16/13? Here’s how:

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Coming Soon: NYCurated

NYCurated

FREEwilliamsburg and My Social List are  partnering on a North Brooklyn cultural e-mail newsletter, NYCurated. This collaborative effort will provide you with a weekly guide (yes, no annoying daily e-mails) to the best shows, the tastiest food, and the most awe-inspiring art in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick.

And we’re looking for YOUR help! Our little North Brooklyn enclave is brimming with sophisticated, creative individuals who not only attend the sorts of events we plan on covering, but make them happen. We are specifically looking for folks that are good at examining art, food and culture in the heart of North Brooklyn.  Your content will appear in both NYCurated and on FREEwilliamsburg. If you’re interested in contributing, please e-mail a writing sample to nycurated@gmail.com. We’d love to hear your feedback on the best new restaurant in Greenpoint, a recent gallery opening in Bushwick or the latest trend coming out of Williamsburg.

Where to Spend New Year’s Eve In Brooklyn

 New York Night Train Annual Dusk Till Dawn New Year's Ball

New York Night Train Annual Dusk Till Dawn New Year's Ball

Rubulad presents “Party-Go-Round”:
Not one, not two, but THREE mindblowing locations cunningly concealed close to the Jefferson L stop. Stay tuned for forthcoming revelations about these secret spots or see http://www.guncle.org/ next week for secret information. Live music in the Palace of Light by:

Friend Roulette
Not Waving but Drowning
Viva
and more!

More information here.

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New Years at Club Villian
Its been an incredible year full of food trucks and dance music festivals… and that means…Heavy boozing, suggestive dancing, and making out with strangers. All going down, homegrown in Brooklyn. We are excited to present, your New Year’s Eve :: Built By MeanRed We are inviting you, our MeanRed family, to the perfect spot for such epic festivities. We’ll be bringing DJs from home and across the pond to make you shake your inebriated bodies into the new year, Nick Catchdubs, Samo Sound Boy and very special guest from Paris, Onra . There will be a free champagne toast and hour open bar from 9-10p. We’re also doing it at Villain, Brooklyn’s best warehouse-turned-club to provide you with the kind of New Year’s Eve that only MeanRed could. grab your ticket before they’re gone, just like 2012.

More information here.

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Le Bain Presents NYE with Matthew Dear and Superpitcher

More information here.

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Brooklyn Bowl New Year’s Eve with HOLY GHOST!
Midnight Magic, DJ Matt Cash
DJ Set: Juan McLean

More information here.

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New Year’s with BangOn!NYC

Your rebirth begins at a brand new 30,000 sq ft Williamsburg warehouse/playground featuring 2 dj/live music stages, teacup rides, an iridescent Alice in Wonderland play-space, giant interactive art installations, an inflatable obstacle course, food trucks, and a 30 ft long reproduction of the Brooklyn Bridge!

More information here.

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The Most Blogged About Shows This Week

Most Buzzed Artists of 2012

This is a very special edition of “The Most Blogged About Shows This Week.”  The My Social List team, as you may or may not be aware, tracks nine of the most relevant indie music blogs on the planet in order to determine what the “most blogged about” shows are each and every day and each and every week.  This column isn’t all fun and games!  It’s based on HARD DATA (with some creative liberties, of course.)

Today, we’ve released our list of the most blogged about artists of 2012, which literally ranks the artists each blog talked about the most in the past year.  Who really got the most Pitchfork praise this year?  Who did BrooklynVegan commenters get the most chances to hate on in 2012?

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