JALOPY THEATRE & SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Jalopy Theatre is home to the Brooklyn City Limits as well as a variety of weekly and monthly events. Check out their sales shop which boast antique and custom, enjoy a cup of tea, or expand your musicality with a washboard workshop. This family friendly hot spot is run by the nicest folks you could ever meet. Stop in soon and tell ‘em we said ‘hello’.
BAYOU ‘N BROOKLYN MUSIC FESTIVAL
This year marks the 1st annual Festival celebrating Cajun-Zydeco-Creole-Louisiana Blues Music. For two days at Jalopy Theatre Deborah Monlux presenting a variety of instrument workshops, a Cajun Community Jam and a gumbo dinner. Come on down May 6-7 ,2011 and join in this community festival.
GO FOLK YOURSELF
A folk scene grows in Brooklyn. Check this site for booking, goings-on about town, filming and recording, and their own series of music events.
Brooklyn’s newest honky tonk hosts a bevy of country events: Dolly Parton nights, country duets, residency’s by JP & The Gilberts, and Tammy Wynette;s White Trash Bingo.
LAST OF THE BREED- THE DAVE EVANS STORY
A documentary on Kentucky-based banjo aficionado is being filmed through Red Lion Studios. New York-based filmmaker Matthew J. Pellowski has teamed with Rebel Records and are currently in production.
FOR THE SAKE OF THE SONG
Jim Allen’s For the Sake of the Song is a weekly show focusing on the art of the singer/songwriter, and every week (barring special guests), it includes the New York Country Corner, playing local country artists and running down a club calendar of NYC country events.
Even imminent domain couldn’t keep Freddy’s down. Check them out at their new location in South Slope. You can find our Brooklyn Hoedown the 1st Thursday of each month with your hosts Smokey & The Bandit 2 Electric Boogaloo. Also Dirt Floor Review plays every 1rst and 3rd Tue and the Union Street Preserrvation Society every 3rd Thu, as well as the Ukulele Night hosted by the Ukeladies every 4th Thursday of the month.
BIG COUNTRY BLUES
New award-winning country music web series starring Jeremy McComb coming Spring 2011. Find Brooklyn Country artists on the soundtrack to this exciting new series.
OLD TIME SLOW JAM
Banjo instructor and Brooklyn band leader Hilary Hawke holds a jam for “beginners” at new local hot spot Bklyn Rod & Gun every other Sunday. Bring an instrument and warm your fingers up with warm, encouraging pickers.