Dreamers of the Ghetto, free at Coco66 on Thursday
As of this writing, it’s a balmy six degrees outside, and the rest of the week’s temperatures don’t look too welcoming either. Use this week’s roundup of free and cheap music in Brooklyn to help keep your ears warm. You can start by heating them frigid hands by the funky fires of The Jam Stampede at the Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday, and follow up with free shows by the buzzy bands Ava Luna and ARMS later in the week. As always, all the shows below are just $5 or less.
Monday, Jan. 24
Open Jam Session hosted by John McNeil/Mike Fahie: Puppets Jazz Bar, 481 Fifth Ave., suggested donation, 9 p.m.
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It’s happened so fast, but what will New Yorkers eventually make of Bloomberg’s New York? Our pint-sized mayor has had an outsized influence on the city and has been around for so long now that you can only love or hate him, there’s no room for a middle ground. But why leave the history of […]
Beer is great. Burritos are great. Brooklynites are charitable folks with great hearts. Why not combine them for the good of all? Bed Stuy Beer Works (408 Willoughby Avenue), a wholesale and craft beer center open to the public in Bed Stuy, is partnering with City Harvest this weekend to launch the first in what is […]