Northside Festival Showcase at Bar Matchless (6/10) brought to you by Greenpointers, Supercrush, and Carabella!


Alright we’re about to get an influx of live music and shows next week during this year’s Northside Festival but we’re extra pumped about our own Northside Festival Showcase happening on Friday, June 10th at Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) starting at 8PM. RSVP here!

Once again, we’ve partnered with Supercrush Studio and Cara Bella to bring you a line up of some of our favorite artists to perform live at one of our favorite local haunts.

Here’s a preview of what we have in store: Continue reading

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Northside Music Picks: Day Two

Teen Girl Scientist Monthly
Teen Girl Scientist Monthly

Whether you are feeling contemplative, playful, or ready to rumble, there is a performance for you at Northside on Day Two. Our recommended shows, in chronological order, can be found below. Continue reading

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Meet the Bands of our Showcase: Northside Q&A

Shark Week
Shark Week

Since we are fans of the bands playing at our Northside Festival showcase, tomorrow (6/12) at Bar Matchless, we decided to find out more about them. Below you can find the tracks they have on repeat this summer, favorite shows for Northpoint, and their sanctuaries in the 11222. Continue reading

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GIVEAWAY!! Tickets to Northside Festival Showcase at Bar Matchless


Don’t let badglessness hold you back from missing out on all the Northside Festival fun. We have a sweet lineup ready for this Friday (6/12) at Bar Matchless and are giving away two FREE tickets!

To enter: In the comments, tell us the color of heliotrope (correctly or incorrectly).

Deadline: Wednesday, June 10th, 11:59pm.

A winner will  be chosen randomly and will be notified by email Friday (6/12) morning.

Good Luck and hope to see you there! Continue reading

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All Axis Music Live Video Series Interview and Ticket Giveaway For The Men and Obits at The Wick (5/10)

I’ve recently had the pleasure of discovering All Axis Music, a video series of live performances shot at venues all over the city. I spoke with the man behind the project, Chris Piazza. Besides a cool interview, we have coordinated a ticket giveaway for the next show he’ll be shooting! That’s right, you have a chance to win free tickets to see The Men, Obits, and Nude Beach at The Wick (260 Meserole St.) this Saturday.

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CMJ Listening Party at Union Pool Tonight! (10/18)

Ah CMJ– it’s that the the time of year again, when free shows and of course, the free alcoholic beverages that accompany them, are just sitting there, waiting to be enjoyed and imbibed.  Speaking of which, we just got an insider tip that Daptone is hosting a listening party at Union pool tonight for the new Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings record, Give the People What They Want. Performances from The Can’t Tell / Bad Cops / Heliotropes / Diane Coffee / Cub Sport / Sunwolf will follow.

The party starts around 5:30pm and there will be FREE Brooklyn Lager.

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Giveaway: 2 Tickets to Heliotropes Album Release Party @ Glasslands (6/18)

They aren’t just the best “girl band” in Brooklyn – Heliotropes are the best band – period! These ladies love Greenpoint and want to giveaway two free tickets to their Album Release Party at Glasslands – TOMORROWJune 18, 2013 at 8:30pm.

To enter: Answer the following question correctly (or incorrectly): Of which month is heliotrope the gemstone?

Deadline to enter: June 17th, 11:59pm

A winner will be chosen randomly and notified by email on June 18th.

Good luck!

Don’t want to risk missing out on the show? Buy tickets.

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Heliotropes,Film Festival,Marathon Reading, Amy Fisher,Comedy and Ice Sculptures: What’s Happening Greenpoint?

Stop being grey and miserable! Here are some reasons for you to get out of the apartment for the next 7 days:

Manuel Gonzales and the 1000 Words Project @Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, Debut of the short story collection, The Miniature Wife plus the 1000 Words project, photo Emily Raw and musician Ellia Bisker, for a multimedia event and reading, RSVP
Wild International/Jamaican Queens/Ludwig Persik/ Steel Phantoms @Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $8 RSVP
*Heliotropes/Gang Signs/Blackout @Union Pool (248 Union Ave) 9pm RSVP
Nick Zedd & The Cinema of Transgression@Glasshouse (246 Union Ave) 9pm FREE, Leading figure in the avant-garde cinema and NYC underground scene of the 1980’s and 1990’s, icon Nick Zedd returns to New York City for a festival dedicated to his work. (1/15-1/19). More Info

*Kickstart CRUSHED: Comedy Fundraiser @Greenpoint Heights (278 Nassau Ave) 9pm, $10. Kerryn Feehan/Francoise Gordon/Katie Compa/Craig Hillelson/Ashley Brooke Roberts/Sean Donnelly/The Lucas Brothers. RSVP
The Chris Gethard Show Presents: Come Take A Ride With The Weirdest Bands We Know, Vol. 2 @Death by Audio (49 S. 2nd St) 9pm, $7 ALL AGES RSVP

FRIDAY 1/18 
BRURAL: Peripheral Vision @The Active Space (566 Johnson Ave) Opening 7-10pm, Group show curated by Daria Kostina and featuring JBukashkin,Alberto Bursztyn, Eric Pesso, Iris Berman and Vladimir Danilov. More Info
*Triple Fisher: Lethal Lolitas of Long Island @Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $8. East Coast Premiere! “Triple Fisher” melds 3 made-for-TV versions of the Amy Fisher story into one ultimate meta-drama—a scathing critique yet celebration of early-’90s tabloid culture. RSVP
The Making of Americans @Triple Canopy (155 Freeman St) 1/18 7pm – 1/20, 11 pm Free, The Second annual marathon reading of Gertrude Stein’s classic novel More Info
United Nations/Primitive Weapons/Descender/Black Clouds at Saint Vitus @Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10 RSVP 

Erin McKeown/Jenn Grant @Littlefield (622 Degraw St, Gowanus) 7pm, $17
Little Big Show @Cameo Gallery (93 N.6th St) 8pm $10, 3 Brooklyn pop bands playing their bums off for you to dance to. RSVP

Talking in Circles @
Soloway (348 S.4th St) 7pm, Artist Aki Sasamoto’s installation of ice sculptures, capturing their drip sound in corresponding mixing bowls. The installation will be activated through scheduled (1/20) and impromptu performances when layers of scribbles will be added to the gallery walls. More Info 

Leroy Justice/The Tangiers Blues Band @Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm $8.  Tix

Drink-N-Draw @This-n-That Bar (108 N.6th) Artists of all skill levels gather to draw weekly fascinating subjects models, bring your pads of paper, non smelly dry medium (ink is okay! More Info

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
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