September 17 - September 23 - This week at Branded Saloon: Small Batch Comedy, Kasata Sound, Mr. Wonderful, Mona Mour, Songbird Series, White Trash Bingo, Karaoke Warzone, and more!


Wednesday - 9.17.2014

Small Batch Comedy brings your favorite - or soon to be favorite - comics from NYC to Branded Saloon once a month!
8:00pm
Allison Castillo and Amanda Melson are long time New York comics bringing you the best of NYC in an artisanal setting (aka Brooklyn). See comics from Chapelle's Show, Best Week Ever, Premium Blend and lots of other shows that have been cancelled!



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Thursday - 9.18.2014

Gerard and his uncle Richard along with Vanessa Roe and Tami Johnson present 4 New Mexican Folk Songs to kick off this weeks' Thirsty Thursday Trivia at ye ole Branded Saloon
9:00pm
Gerard and his uncle Richard along with Vanessa Roe and Tami Johnson present 4 New Mexican Folk Songs to kick off this weeks' Thirsty Thursday trivia at ye ole Branded Saloon



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Thirsty Trivia with Mona Mour (front room)
9:00pm



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KARAOKE with Mr. Wonderful 10pm
10:00pm



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Friday - 9.19.2014

Rew and Who
4:00pm


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Live electronic show by Kasata Sound
9:00pm
Fully improvised controllerism influenced by dancehall, house, and IDM. www.kasatasound.com
Kane Mathis created Kasata Sound 2 years ago in an effort to create a truly live electronic music show. Kane's musical aesthetic is partially shaped by his many years studying music of west Africa and the middle east. Kane recently won a Chamber Music America award along with The Kora Band and is the recipient of an Earshot Jazz Album of the year award. Kane also creates music for media and modern dance and was a accompanist at the University of Washington and is currently an accompanist at NYU.



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Creating creativity and Cultivating Consciousness whilst detonating Brooklyn street-corners and dance-floors with sonorous Ghettoblaster-Boom!
10:00pm
VISUAL TYPESTEREO=IMAGES+WORDS/SOUND the Inverse of the stereotype ; the reverse of the typical. Without computers, I catalyze hand percussion with samplers, synths and drum machines; A mad scientist beneath striking lights and projections. Watch the crowd move. Dreamdrunk and folded into the beat, we are positive as protons. My name is Trevor Alexander Clemon. Press Play. An RVA native and 2nd gen Conguero based in Bushwick, transmitting from the left and the right, to the eyes and the ears and to the hands and the feet. We are Stereomates. My songs are semiconductors of the senses. Observe everything, absorb everything! Compute truth, and Bring on Your Images! Your words! Your sounds, Your scent, Your flavor. Because, YOU are the proof.


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Not trying to be #NewSchool // Not #OldSchool [#CLASSIC]
11:00pm
Initially growing up close to two thousand miles away from each other, the duo now known as The Blancos fused together at a time where genres were colliding, calling for a sound that had yet to be exposed. Rooted in the heart of New York City, the challenge to describe two individuals so strikingly similar yet conversely different has become more challenging every day. They're a musical universe unto themselves, expanding at a nearly immeasurable rate, ever more hard to define - as a mind-blowing musical entity that collaboratively creates all music they conceive. And there's much practice there; The Blancos have been working behind closed doors for the better part of the last eight years. Their sound is genre defying, incorporating every denomination under the sun making it impossible to put your finger on what makes "it" so special. As men of few words, they're quietly grateful that the music they make has immediately connected with so many. And it seems that, in the future music world, The Blancos will always be nearby yet impossible to find. The rumors may fly hard in every direction but remain defiantly unverifiable. Perhaps The Blancos will never fully reveal themselves. But if the music thus far is any indication, their sound bears Nirvana's depth of feeling, Kanye West's emotive theatrics, and wild courage not seen since The Doors. So behold this grungy dyad - a tandem that may not be easily located, but won't be strangers either.


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Laveau is bringing his genre bending electronic music to the Branded Saloon! Be There!
12:00am
Laveau, (born Jeffery A Arnold) is an American musician, producer and live performance artist; originally from Albany, NY, now residing in Hoboken, NJ. Laveau's sound is a blend of Electronica, Hip-Hop, Drum and Bass and Jazz; mixing heavy percussion, deep bass grooves, layered sounds, a mix of unique samples and from time to time atmospheric or rhythmic vocals. For Laveau's live show he uses a variety of programs; from Logic Pro to Ableton Live, MIDI controllers, microphones and occasionally guest artists. Considered to be a "Musical Martial Artist" by producers and artists alike, Laveau continues to study the art and craft of sound.


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Saturday - 9.20.2014

Kelso Gin Whitney live at Branded Saloon....Funk Folkgrass Rockin Freakin Frenzy!!!
7:00pm
KGWhitney presents an ethereal, yet grounded vision of the American songwriter, blending the southern soul vocals of his AR roots with contemporary funk/folk/freestyle wordplay and harmonica melodies, and bar-savvy guitar rhythms. KGW, as well as his songs, celebrate a youthful and humorous cynicism, within a good-time aesthetic



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An Intimate Evening with Kirsten Izer
8:00pm
Kirsten Izer is an eighteen year old singer/songwriter from the NJ/NY area. She is currently working on her first album and is looking forward to going on tour in the spring. She has been in a few bands and is currently performing solo. Although she creates fully produced indie/rock songs, she breaks it down to a raw, acoustic vibe for live performances.



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Simon van Gend
9:00pm
South African singer-songwriter Simon van Gend has been writing songs since forming his first band in the early nineties. Originally inspired by songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Paul Simon, he has developed a style of writing and performing all his own, mixing soulful melodies with lyrics that chart new territories in the internal world. Simon has recorded four albums with his band, Simon & the Bande à Part. The latest album, Blinking and Breathing, was produced by acclaimed Australian producer Ian Pritchett, famed for his work with Angus & Julia Stone and The Beautiful Girls.



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Basic Bitches bring their garage rock party to the Branded Saloon
10:00pm
Basic Bitches only deal in absolute truths. Basic Bitches do not play slow songs. Basic Bitches are Naomi and Josh. Basic Bitches like pandas.



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Red Durkin's Leaving New York Extravaganza!!!
11:00pm
Comedian Red Durkin is leaving New York for sunny California and she wants to go out with a bang! After three years taking the NYC queer comedy world by storm (appearing in Squirts! & Everybooty, being named the MOTHA performer of the year 2013, & selling out her full-length show, Interpretive Screaming) she's headed off to greener, warmer pastures. Part farewell show, part going away party, this will be a night for the ages!



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Sunday - 09.21.2014

Matt Fuller Trio
8:00pm
A set of broad musical landscapes, from fiery rock to spacious ballads. The Matt Fuller Trio will be traversing scenes from rock, country and jazz. The show will mainly feature Matt's originals. The trio members are: Matt Fuller- guitar, James Quinlan- bass and Sebastian Chiriboga- drums.



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Tyler Gilmore and Henry Fraser
9:00pm - 11:00pm
Tyler Gilmore & Henry Fraser - Microtonal unisons, superfluous doublings, detented delays, screaming harmonics. Tyler Gilmore - Electronics Henry Fraser - Bass www.tylergilmoremusic.com



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McBride
11:00pm
McBride is an American Alternative R&B band out of New York City they were formed in early 2014. It's the brain child of Danny McBride which he is the vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist. He is accompanied by. Kyle McCarter (Drums) Kevin Muldoon (Lead Guitarist) and Will Sacks (Bass). The sound of McBride is a fusion of Rock, Electronic, Reggae, and Blues to create a happy marriage.



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Monday - 9.22.2014
Jukebox mania! Come play your favorites, the classics, the unknown up in the front bar or downstairs - share you music likes, loves and needs!

Tuesday - 9.23.2014

DK&theJoyMachine hosts the Song Bird Series
7:00pm - 10:00pm



Jade Zabric
7:00pm
www.jadezabric.com
Jade Zabric sings original works of art at the Branded Saloon for the Song Bird Series
Singer/Songwriter Jade Zabric was born and raised in Houston, Texas. After graduating high school, she served five years in the US Air Force and separated with an honorable discharge as a Staff Sergeant. While in the Air Force, Jade was the lead guitar player for a morale band on a world tour including Europe and the Middle East. Since moving to New York City, she has been studying at NYU and in 2011, played guitar for Harlem Repertoire Theater's Production of DreamGirls. Jade's album, "Singer/Songwriter," was released in July 2013. She makes her living busking on the streets of NYC and she's Rock, R&B, Alternative, Progressive with a little lick of Country.



Katharine Cole
8:00pm
katharine@katharinecole.com
http://katharinecolemusic.com/music/
"Music is Air"



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Poker Night every Tuesday!
8:00pm
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White Trash Bingo with your host Tammy Wynette
8:00pm
Ever since her humble beginnings in SW Florida picking Mushrooms from Cow Patties to drinkin' Southern Comfort out the back of a 8 Foot Tall Monster Truck in Six Mile Cypress Swamp, Tammy Wynette has embraced her Southern Roots. So much she brings a little White Trash Culture to Brooklyn every week with Tammy Wynette's White Trash BINGO Show..Join tons of young Gays as they gaze upon an "Actual Living Gay Icon" in the flesh!!!! "I have only seen one( Gay Icon) on TV or Magazines." Jarred Sharrar,from Brooklyn says "Or bad Drag Queens trying to be them". "Tammy Wynette is the REAL DEAL!!! Shes everything a Drag Queen wants to be: Beautiful, Out Spoken, Talented, Ballsy but she has a Vagina!!!" Exclaims Cory Smith. Join Tammy Wynette as she calls the BALLS every Tuesday at Branded Saloon




Karaoke Warzone with Jared Michael Gniewek
10:00pm
The irreverent and raucous Jared Michael Gniewek Karaoke Warzone has been destroying popular music since 2010 when ex-metal singer and comic book
writer, Jared Michael Gniewek, began substituting for Bay Area karaoke 
icon, KJ Paul. Upon leaving San Francisco, a fundraiser was held by 
both enthusiasts and professionals alike to start the Warzone, sending him off to New York City saying “show
 them how we do it.” His events consist of a positive and 
jovial environment where people celebrate what karaoke is all about, 
transforming pop music into folk music and making extroverts go too far.


August 30 - September 5 : Labor Day Weekend Brunch - $1 refills Bloody Marys - Sangrias - Mimosas w/ Brunch, Ships Have Sailed, White Trash Bingo

Saturday - 8.30.2014                                        

8:00pm
Ships Have Sailed bring their moody, alternative, indie pop to Branded Saloon!
With the release of their debut EP, Someday, LA based Alternative Pop Rock collective Ships Have Sailed have embarked on their maiden voyage. Like a boat at sea, there are infinite directions our lives can take and every choice we make effects the trajectory of the course we're on. Someday is a delicate reflection on how the present is impacted by all other moments in time.


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10:00pm
Nafsi Groove


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11:00pm
Big Al and the Metro Avalanche coming in hot with a taste of the ole' goodness
We are building up our following and we want you to be a part of it. We have been playing music for the better half of our lives. Our music is truly authentic with a genuine passion for originality. We're all about the blue note; getting into that nitty gritty. We are ready for the action.


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Sunday 8.31.2014                                                

9:00pm
Put on your dance pants and come down to Branded Saloon to celebrate Labor Day's Eve with Brooklyn's own, Go-getter!!
"Crazy, Sexy, Cool" is no longer just a TLC masterpiece.. It's the perfect descriptor for Go-getter's unique sound: founder/songwriter Ricky Perry's crooner-style vocals float nicely over splashes of four-part harmonies and folk/jazz/calypso/rock grooves that will leave you hummin' and toe-tappin' hours after the show. Good live as they are in your earbuds. Go-get it. Go-getter.


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Monday 09.01.14                                                

Labor Day Brunch 
$1 refills Bloody Marys - Sangrias - Mimosas w/ Brunch

Brunch 12pm-4:30pm
Open ALL night!


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Tuesday 9.2.2014                                                 

9:00pm
Saxophone Band
The Target (c) NYC Saxophone Festival celebrates its 2014 season "Worlds of Saxophone" celebration in whats expected to be its greatest festival yet! The NYC Saxophone Festival continues its long tradition of showcasing the grandest of the woodwinds, and one of the world's finest vessels of music, the saxophone of course! On September 2nd, 2014, the Target (c) NYC Saxophone Festival proudly presents Saxophone Band, a "hot young" group from Brooklyn, NYC. Founded by bassist Bridget Kearney in 2012, Saxophone band was immediately launched into instant stardom for not only their "exciting licks," but their relentless talent. Along with bassist and music director Bridget Kearney, the band features Petr Cancura (backing sax,) Michael Winograd (lead sax,) Yoshie Fruchter (electric guitar,) Alec Spiegelman (acoustic nylon string guitar,) and Michael Calabrese (drums.) With their very busy international touring schedule, it has become rare that Saxophone Band finds itself with the time for a New York City appearance, and the Target (c) NYC Saxophone Festival is proud and excited to make that happen this year. Don't miss Saxophone Band!!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154367459045176&set=a.335576635175.347332.746040175&type=1&theater¬if_t=like
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8:00pm
Tammy Wynette's White Trash Bingo at 8pm

Ever since her humble beginnings in SW Florida picking Mushrooms from Cow Patties to drinkin' Southern Comfort out the back of a 8 Foot Tall Monster Truck in Six Mile Cypress Swamp, Tammy Wynette has embraced her Southern Roots. So much she brings a little White Trash Culture to Brooklyn every week with Tammy Wynette's White Trash BINGO Show..Join tons of young Gays as they gaze upon an "Actual Living Gay Icon" in the flesh!!!! "I have only seen one( Gay Icon) on TV or Magazines." Jarred Sharrar,from Brooklyn says "Or bad Drag Queens trying to be them". "Tammy Wynette is the REAL DEAL!!! Shes everything a Drag Queen wants to be: Beautiful, Out Spoken, Talented, Ballsy but she has a Vagina!!!" Exclaims Cory Smith. Join Tammy Wynette as she calls the BALLS every Tuesday at Branded Saloon




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Tuesday - July 22, 2014
10:00pm
Karaoke Tuesdays at 10 PM with the Jared Michael Gniewek Karaoke Warzone

The irreverent and raucous Jared Michael Gniewek Karaoke Warzone has been destroying popular music since 2010 when ex-metal singer and comic book
writer, Jared Michael Gniewek, began substituting for Bay Area karaoke 
icon, KJ Paul. Upon leaving San Francisco, a fundraiser was held by 
both enthusiasts and professionals alike to start the Warzone, sending him off to New York City saying “show
 them how we do it.” His events consist of a positive and 
jovial environment where people celebrate what karaoke is all about, 
transforming pop music into folk music and making extroverts go too far.



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Wednesday 9.3.2014                                           

8:00pm
Balkan night
Musicians you probably know and love from a bunch of different bands come together for one night to play more damn Macedonian music than you can fathom.


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Thursday 9.4.2014                                           



9:00pm
Thirsty Trivia with The Sisters Terqwaz




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10:00pm
KARAOKE with Mr. Wonderful 10pm




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7:00pm
Paint Nite painting party www.paintnite.com
Paint Nite® is a new concept of blending two timeless pastimes, artistic painting and drinking cocktails, as a way to draw patrons into local pubs with a unique opportunity to socialize and be creative. The 2-hour Paint Nite painting parties are held daily with 25+ people in attendance who follow the step-by-step instructions of one master local artist from blank canvas to masterpiece. Paint Nite® is about making art accessible to people who don’t consider themselves artists or creative in any way. Paint Nite is about fostering a fun, low stress, non-judgmental environment that inspires everyone to enjoy the process of creating something from nothing. We want the anxiety that people may feel about doing something “wrong”, to be displaced by a fun night of socializing with friends and having a relaxing, creative time. For many customers, Paint Nite will be a novel and memorable experience, as many have not touched a paint brush since elementary school. Find us at www.paintnite.com. Any questions about events contact info@paintnite.com.
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Friday 9.5.2014                                           


8:00pm
Poker night




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