09/01/16 12:07pm
Boozers, users and mus..icians. via Instagram user @gadolden

Boozers, users and mus..icians. via Instagram user @gadolden

Drinking and music have always been a winning pair. Just think of how good everyone sounds at karaoke after a few rounds, or how the best house parties are wont to end in hazy liquid jam sessions. Also, music festivals. Also, da clurb.

And on that note (get it?), registration is now open for group “Booze Music Lessons.” Besides providing you with yet another reason not to give up on New York just yet, this is an affordable way to learn an instrument, and comes with booze (not enough get smashed, mind you, but this is a classroom setting). (more…)

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Just look at where you’re violin adventures could take you if you get good at this! via Facebook

Have you ever thought about learning how to play an instrument? Of course you have, but you’ve made plenty of excuses not to, also. It’s time to put a stop to that though. You may not become the next Jimi Hendrix, or that famous guy who is super good at violin, but since when has that ever mattered? Now is the time to learn, and lucky for you, there are affordable lessons geared to your level of experience (beginner) right here in Brooklyn. The best part? You get free beer or wine while you learn, because Boozy Music Lessons from Bantam Studios is back this year! (more…)

09/06/13 10:05am
This could be you! The beard already is. via Flickr user Carlos Lorenzo

This could be you! The beard already is. via Flickr user Carlos Lorenzo

Trying to become more interesting still, but birdwatching isn’t really your thing? Understandable. After all, why should the birds get to have all the fun making music when you’ve totally got a Lumineers/Mumford and Sons inside you? Sorry, that was mean, we’re sure your band will be better than them. You just need to learn to play a folk-y instrument, and lucky for you, cheap violin classes have come to Williamsburg. Wait, sorry. Cheap violin classes that come with free beers. And before you ask, no, sadly, it’s not called the Kirin Ichiban Method. (more…)