Spring has risen from the dead…..

April 3rd, 2017

Spring is in the air and we’re so happy. Come see us in April – look at all these choices! —–

Sat. 4/8 – Half Door, Contemporary Irish tavern with updated pub grub & lots of imported beers,
270 Sisson Ave, Hartford, CT 06105, 10 pm

Mon. 4/10 – A.O.C. L’aile ou la Cuisse, Acoustic Show – French classics like & lots of wines are served in a relaxed space with a garden.314 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014, 7 pm

Tues 4/11, and Tues 4/25 – Natsumi, Acoustic Show – sushi, infused sakes & modern Japanese fare are served at this sleek venue with an adjacent lounge.
226 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019. 6 pm

Thurs 4/13 – The Lantern – we’re back in the West Village at this fun place – 10pm start time! 167 Bleecker, no cover, 9:30 pm

Sat 4/22 – Greenpoint Beer and Ale, German-style brewpub crafting a variety of beer & food in a cavernous space with communal seating.
7 N 15th St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, 9 pm

Sun 4/23 – The Growler, Cozy, dimly lit pub known for small-batch beers & draft cocktails, plus late-night American eats.
55 Stone St, New York, NY 10004, 8 pm

Sat 4/29 – Thai Rock, upscale Thai restaurant with a lounge offers scenic views, live music & creative cocktails.
375 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693, 10 pm
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Upcoming Shows – March 2017

February 27th, 2017

Hello dear friends and funny, funky, fantastic people. In uncertain, unlikely, unbelievable times such as these isn’t it nice to go out and silly but seriously meditative music that comes with a dollop of dancing? Here are some upcoming dates for you – please come, we all need to come together now.
xo

3/9 – The Lantern – we’re back in the West Village at this fun place – 10pm start time! 167 Bleecker, no cover

3/10 – at the wonderful Strand in Astoria! Big, boisterous, counter-service destination for smoked meats, whiskey, local suds & live music.
Address: 25-27 Broadway, Astoria, NY 11106

3/18 – Hoboken CAN be charming! We love it here, for years now. Modern French bistro fare & classics like steak frites served in a restored saloon dating from 1895.
Address: 1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

3/21 – Sweet Afton – Astoria. Wonderful drinks, amazing staff, electrical energy. A lively Irish pub with a hip vibe, brick-&-beam interior, a garden and locally sourced food.
Address: 30-09 34th St, Astoria, NY 11103

3/25 – In Huntington, Long Island – Cozy hangout with a wide selection of craft brews on tap. Shows start at 10pm!

With love and afflictions,

Robert Whaley
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So many new shows – plus, a musical!

January 27th, 2017

February 2017

We are going to be at some wonderful places in February, including two in Manhattan. The Village Lantern, West Village on a fun-rollicking Thursday night bill with comedians and action, and The Penrose on the Upper East Side on a Sunday night, to close out your week.

Plus, we have Greenpoint Ale and Beer – wonderful place to get your craft beer on.

All dates are in the “Events” column to the right.

We are also making great progress on Selling Sacred Objects, a musical adaptation of Arnold Bennett’s prescient 1908 novel, Buried Alive. I’m working on this with Tony Grimaldi, gifted songwriter and former lead guitarist of the Niagaras. Soon we’ll be workshopping this and we can’t wait.IMG_4009w

Please come by, we can’t wait to see you and dance and forget everything for a while.

xo

We can’t wait to see you!

November 4th, 2016

See “Events” column at the right for info on our upcoming shows.

And please email us at rwhaleyny@gmail.com with any questions or comments.

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UPCOMING shows in October 2016 for Comic Tales of Tragic Heartbreak

September 30th, 2016

Saturday, October 29 – Thai Rock
9:00 pm to 11:00
thairock.us
375 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
Phone: (718) 945-5111

Halloween! Monday, October 31– Sweet Afton
9 pm to 11 am
30-09 34th St, Astoria, NY 11103
A lively Irish pub with a hip vibe, brick-&-beam interior, a garden and locally sourced food.
30-09 34th St, Astoria, NY 11103
(718) 777-2570, sweetaftonbar.com

 

 

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Upcoming September 2016 shows…

September 1st, 2016

– Saturday, September 3 – Adobe Blues
11 pm to 1 am
Address: 63 Lafayette Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301
Popular, lively saloon with a Southwestern menu & a big beer selection.
(718) 720-2583

 

 

– Saturday, September 10 – Hat City Kitchen
Southern comfort-food eatery hosts live music; proceeds benefit Valley Art District revitalization.
459 Valley St, City of Orange, NJ 07050
(862) 252-9147, www.hatcitykitchen.com

 
– Wednesday, September 14, Whiskey Burger
10 PM to 12 midnight
1025 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
This contemporary neighborhood haunt offers simple, classic burgers & whiskey cocktails.
(718) 349-0022, whiskeyburger.com

 
– Saturday, September 16 – Thai Rock
9:00 pm to 11:00
375 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
(718) 945-5111, thairock.us

 
– Saturday, September 17 – Elysian Cafe
10 pm start time
1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Modern French bistro fare & classics like steak frites served in a restored saloon dating from 1895.
(201) 798-5898, elysiancafe.com

 

 

 

– Friday, September 23 – Old Post Tavern
Tavern featuring seafood, pastas, burgers & a raw bar in an elegant yet informal setting.
1418 Post Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 292-8631, oldposttavern.com

 

 

 

 

– Tuesday, September 27 – Acoustic show, early, at Natsumi
6 PM to 8 PM
226 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019
Sushi, infused sakes & modern Japanese fare are served at this sleek venue with an adjacent lounge (and we’re in the lounge – come in and have a drink!)
(212) 258-2988, natsuminyc.com

 

 

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August 2016 – Upcoming performances!

July 29th, 2016

Saturday, August 6 – Adobe Blues
11 pm to 1 am
Address: 63 Lafayette Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301
Popular, lively saloon with a Southwestern menu & a big beer selection.
(718) 720-2583

Saturday, August 8 – Sweet Afton
9 pm to 11 am
30-09 34th St, Astoria, NY 11103
A lively Irish pub with a hip vibe, brick-&-beam interior, a garden and locally sourced food.
30-09 34th St, Astoria, NY 11103
(718) 777-2570, sweetaftonbar.com

Wednesday, August 10 – Whiskey Burger  
10 PM to 12 midnight
1025 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
This contemporary neighborhood haunt offers simple, classic burgers & whiskey cocktails.
(718) 349-0022, whiskeyburger.com

Saturday, August 20 – Elysian Cafe
10 pm start time
1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Modern French bistro fare & classics like steak frites served in a restored saloon dating from 1895.
(201) 798-5898, elysiancafe.com

Tuesday, August 23 – The Bonnie
8:30 to 11:00 PM
Cozy brick-and-wood gastropub with cocktails & upscale pub fare.
29-12 23rd Ave, Queens, NY 11105
(718) 274-2105, www.thebonnie.com

Thursday, August 25 and Saturday, August 27 – Jule’s Bistro
8:30 PM to 11:30 PM
65 SAINT MARKS PLACE, 10003, Manhattan
Classic steak frites, expat waiters & nightly live jazz bring a touch of Paris to St. Marks Place.
212 477 5560
www.julesbistro.com

Tuesday, August 30 – Acoustic show, early, at Natsumi
6 PM to 8 PM
226 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019
Sushi, infused sakes & modern Japanese fare are served at this sleek venue with an adjacent lounge (and we’re in the lounge – come in and have a drink!)
(212) 258-2988, natsuminyc.com

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Upcoming Shows for July 2016

July 1st, 2016

Saturday, July 2 – Adobe Blues
11 pm to 1 am
Address: 63 Lafayette Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone:(718) 720-2583

Friday, July 8 – Vin Hoboken – special acoustic duo show!
Address: 500 Grand St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Phone: (201) 656-0012
grandvinhoboken.com

Saturday, July 9 – Thai Rock
9:00 pm to 11:00
thairock.us
375 Beach 92nd St, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693
Phone: (718) 945-5111

Thursday, July 14 – Jule’s Bistro
9 PM to 12 midnight
65 SAINT MARKS PLACE, Manhattan
10003, 212 477 5560
914-668-2634
www.julesbistro.com

Saturday, July 16 – Elysian Cafe
10 pm start time
elysiancafe.com
1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 798-5898

Saturday, July 23- The Way Station
10 pm start time
waystationbk.blogspot.com
683 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 627-4949

Wednesday, July 27 – Whiskey Burger  
Address: 1025 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
10 PM start time
(718) 349-0022
whiskeyburger.com

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Upcoming Shows – June 2016

May 31st, 2016
Thursday, June 2 – Jule’s Bistro – East Village, Manhattan
9 PM to 12 midnight
65 SAINT MARKS PLACE
10003, 212 477 5560
www.julesbistro.com

Saturday, June 4 – Adobe Blues – Staten Island
11 pm to 1 am
Address: 63 Lafayette Ave, 10301
Phone:(718) 720-2583

Saturday, June 11 – The Strand Smokehouse – Astoria
8:00 pm to 11:00
www.thestrandsmokehouse.com
25-27 Broadway, 11106
Phone: (718) 440-3231

Monday, June 13 – Sweet Afton – Astoria
9:00 pm to 11:00
30-09 34th St, 11103
Phone:(718) 777-2570
www.sweetaftonbar.com

Saturday, June 18 – Elysian Cafe – Hoboken
10 pm start time
elysiancafe.com
1001 Washington St, 07030
(201) 798-5898

Saturday, June 25 – The Way Station – Brooklyn
10 pm start time
waystationbk.blogspot.com
683 Washington Ave, 11238
(347) 627-4949

Tuesday, June 21 – Natsumi – Midtown Manhattan
6 pm to 8 pm
Acoustic show!
Address: 226 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019
Phone:(212) 258-2988
natsuminyc.com

Wednesday, June 29 – Whiskey Burger – Brooklyn
10 pm start time
whiskeyburger.com
1025 Manhattan Ave, 11222
Phone:(718) 349-0022

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Upcoming shows – May 2016

May 2nd, 2016

Friday nights – May 6, May 13, and May 20 – Club Macanudo
8 pm to 11 pm
www.clubmacanudo.com
Luxe cigar bar with leather chairs, food & cocktail menus & a strict dress code. No cover.
26 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065
(212) 752-8200

Tuesday, May 10 – O’Cabanon
7 pm to 10 pm 
Rustic yet modern French restaurant serving creative plates, charcuterie & wine amid quirky decor.
245 W 29th St, New York, NY 10022
(646) 669-7879

Saturday, May 7 – Adobe Blues
11 pm to 1 am
Address: 63 Lafayette Ave, Staten Island, NY 10301
Phone:(718) 720-2583

Saturday, May 21 – Elysian Cafe
10 pm start time
elysiancafe.com
1001 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 798-5898

Thursday, May 26 – Jule’s Bistro
9 PM to 12 midnight
65 SAINT MARKS PLACE, Manhattan
10003, 212 477 5560
914-668-2634
www.julesbistro.com

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Saturday, May 28 – The Way Station
10 pm start time
waystationbk.blogspot.com
683 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238
(347) 627-4949