Every Monday 9 Nick Kinsey Duos
Every Tuesday 9 Tanbark
    Formed in Minneapolis and residing in Brooklyn, Tanbark is a sometimes acoustic duo, sometimes country band with an all the time affinity for close harmonies and lonesome melodies.
Every Wednesday 10 Kendy Gable
    Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake and Kate Wolf are a few names that come to mind when listening to Kendy Gable's sincere, honest music. While she can be compared to these artists, there is something very unique about her music, her rhythm and her words. During May, Kendy will be performing every Wednesday. Each week other musicians will join her on stage and she will perform new songs yet to be heard.
     
FRI 5/1
8 Sara Curtin
    SARA CURTIN is an electric singer- songwriter from Washington, D.C. with a taste for confessional lyrics and velvety vocals. She is a 2014 & 2015 Artist Fellow (DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities) and has won 5 Washington Area Music Awards with her duo The Sweater Set. "One of DC's finest" - Brightest Young Things.
  9 Foxtrax
  10 Dust Engineers
  11 Goh Nakamura
    SF based singer songwriter Goh's big musical breakthrough came in 2007 when a youtube video featuring his music was featured on Youtube's homepage, garnered him a big international fan base. He recently starred in two indie feature films directed by Dave Boyle inspired by his music; Surrogate Valentine and Daylight Savings. Both films debuted at SXSW 2011-2012.
     
SAT 5/2 3 14th Annual Pete's Kentucky Derby Party
  Come join us at Pete's Candy Emporium for Ribald Festivities, including Fashionable Millinery, to celebrate the Feminine Head! Living music from the Bluegrass Provinces! Burgoo and Corn-Bread! Bar-B-Que and Derby Pie! And, of course, parimutuel pastimes, which may sometimes yield windfalls and great jubilation….. Always a fantastic party
3 Taylor Ashton
4 Alec Spiegelman
4:30 Maeve Gilchrist
  Maeve 'sharp toothed' Gilchrist has been known to make children weep with the playing of her tiny harp.
8:30 Monster Furniture
  Monster Furniture ties the myth to the personal, in deeply intimate snapshots of life in the realm of the fantastic. Ever had your heart broken by a giant sea monster, or a fire-breathing space alien? Listen up. It stings more than you could possibly imagine. Acoustic solo songs.
9:30 Food Will Win The War
10:30 Queen Giza
    Queen Giza spawned from the hydrothermal vents in the murky depths of the Hadal Zone, and quickly rose with a Black Smoker towards Mother Sun. Queen Giza lived on the Sun, the Mother, and developed a spine and organs. When she was ready, Queen Giza returned to Earth, breaking into three separate, autonomous pieces that landed at the Giza Necropolis. They lumbered to Brooklyn, NY to make space sounds for you.
     
SUN 5/3
4 Barstool Tabernacle
  5 Open Mic
  9 Robt Sarazin Blake
  10 Neha
    Neha's music has that nostalgic quality to it, one that will have you feeling like you're sitting in a Parisian street café sipping a glass of champagne. Her arrangements are thoughtful and complex, and her sumptuous powerhouse of a voice will leave you awed at the 5'2 framed young Indian woman. A gifted singer, composer & pianist, Neha’s style can be characterized as a smorgasbord of musical personalities. She cites influences such as Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Otis Redding, Donny Hathaway, Sam Cooke, Dinah Washington, and Carmen MacRae, to name a few. While definitely rooted in jazz, elements of folk, blues, pop and her mother's classical indian musical background also permeate. Neha, a recent recipient of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest finalist award for her original song 'The Willow Tree,' released her debut album in January 2014, "The Dreamer." She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY where she teaches on the faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in Park Slope and at the Jalopy Theater and Music School in Red Hook.
  11 Erica Russo
    Erica Russo and Francie Moon tie together stories of living, loving, and travel using images of home in it's many forms. Their music drives between indie/folk to blues/garage, with vocals that carry drifting melodies and comfortable rhythms. The two will be performing as a duo, alternating drums, guitars, and lyrics to deliver a picture of their pasts with a readiness for what may come. With timeless metaphors and reflections, they deliver music with an appreciation for song, and a great love of sharing.
     
MON 5/4
7:30 Spelling Bee
  9:30 Nick Kinsey (drums) featuring Phil Sterk (Pedal Steel)
  10:30 Hannah Cranton
    With an ability to span genres while still maintaining a cohesive sound, Hannah Cranton “has captivated crowds with her transfixing voice and eclectic words.” (The Noise) Her music has been described as “clear, open and expressive” (Lynn Happens) along with being “all woman…conjuring up Baez and Collins with its rich cadence.” (Art Throb) Her debut album, Without a Shadow of a Certainty has been described as “an incredible piece of art…tied together by a musical and lyrical flow that takes you on a journey.” (The Noise)
     
TUE 5/5
7 All Star Comedy Show
    NYC's most exciting, up and coming comedians take their failures and misfortune and spin them into an evening of comedy gold. You'll leave the room feeling like an All Star, too! *Special guest that we booked: Aparna Nancherla - comedian extraordinaire. You've seen her on @midnight, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, Last Comic Standing, Conan, and way more!
  9 Tanbark
  10 Lanski
    Lanski is music for next-generation romantics.
  11 Millie Mason
     
WED 5/6
7:30 Quizz-Off
10 Kendy Gable
11 Free Advice
     
THU 5/7
7:30 Pete's Reading Series
9 Julia Anrather
    Soul music, tight band, smokey vocals.
  10 Oh Frank Heaven
    uncool rochesterians noah and eli join forces for heart-stopping, jaw dropping, breath-taking rhythmic frustration-venting
  11 Tin Oak
    Dark Americana based in Brooklyn, NY
     
FRI 5/8 6:30 RAPIDFIRE BOOTLEG THEATER PRESENTS
    "11 Songs To Remind You: You Love It Here" starring Benjamin Farha and Katie Siegmund with special guest! An evening of music that pulls you through your worst subway rides, strolls you through your favorite city streets, and drops you off at the place you forgot you wanted to be--here, now, home.
8 Abe Loomis and Jim Eagan w/Melissa Shetler
    Abe Loomis and Jim Eagan play original songs and classic country blues (think Mississippi John Hurt). Jim's song "Aint In No Hurry," is the title track for Jorma Kaukonen's new album. Melissa Shelter adds sweet harmony vocals and a few transcendent leads. Not to be missed.
  9 The Flying Squirrels
    Featuring Andrew Deutsch (Home), Rachel Cox (Oakely Hall) and Evie Elman (Alice Cohen). Old time rock and roll, duh. Powerful trio vibes abound.
10 The Values
  The Values bring you a mix of sultry grooves and uninhibited raw power to make you dance. They come from Nepal, China, Los Angeles, and the Bronx, they are The Values!!!
11 Sam Reider
    Accordion-infused, foot-stomping, indy-Americana.
     
SAT 5/9
4 We, The Gleaners
  A collage of improvisation, found sounds, and composed fragments.
5 Matt Kanelos
  Songs, sounds, improvisation. Settled and unsettled.
6 Vic Thrill
  8 Heartache Sisters
    Adventurous Americana duet, Heartache Sisters, initially began in the Fall of 2013. The Berkeley/Oakland, California duo began mixing in Laura Benitez’s (ex-The Cottonpickers) new songs (that touch on folk music and include a stunning murder ballad) and Michele Kappel-Stone’s (ex-Kirby Grips/Tippy Canoe) fiery power pop and 60s girl group influenced originals. They unite the variety of roots and rock rhythms with their searing close harmony singing and emotional live performances.
  9 Lady Moon and The Eclipse
    Lady Moon & The Eclipse is a multicultural soul band based in Brooklyn NY. Ngonda Badila as Lead Singer and Songwriter. Arlen Hart on Keyboard. Jonathan Camuzo on Bass. Ken Reichl on The Drums. Aatifa Drayton, Ntangou Badila, and Nkoula Badila on Back up Vocals.
  10 Sasha Dobson
  11 Fife and Drom
    Fife & Drom is the musical brainchild of husband and wife team Mark Marshall and Abby Ahmad. Their name pays tribute to fife and drum blues music, a highly influential genre which emerged from Mississippi, the heart of Delta blues. 2014 saw the release of their debut album which has garnered international praise for its modern take on classic blues. They've been honored by the Independent Music Awards and named one of the "Best of NYC's Indie Music Scene" by Arena.com
     
SUN 5/10
4 Barstool Tabernacle
  5 Open Mic
  9 Drew Victor
  Drew Victor has been a NYC based artist for a decade. He has shared bills with Sharon Van Etten, Damien Jurado, and Alela Diane. He is currently recording a new album.
10 Widower
  11 Josey Dears
    The Josey Dears dutifully perform a rare brand of vibey, south western, make-out rock. Harmoniously lush and richly inspired. A rare treat for you and your friends.
     
MON 5/11 6:30 A release event for Jerkpoet Poetry Digest #5
    Jerkpoet is a small publishing house. We specialize in poetry with distinct qualities. Our books are manufactured in Brooklyn. This event is in support of the release of our 5th quarterly poetry compilation. Readings by A.W. Strouse (@awstrouse) and Dasha Nekrasova (@nobody_stop_me).
8 Mixed Doubles
    Lisa Liu (Las Lanas, Magnetic Island) and Justin Gonzales (Passenger Peru, DLK) are Mixed Doubles, a duo exploring and pushing the limits of the acoustic guitar. Both free and composed, their music is simultaneously unpredictable and inviting. Their sound is also hard to pin down, containing elements of rock, jazz, folk, ambient music, and the avant garde.
  9 Nick Kinsey (drums and stuff) featuring Osei Essed
  10 Things I Wonder
  A unique set of songs with Chris Parrello, Scott Colberg, Dana Lyn, and Karlie Bruce.
11 Guitar Duo
   
TUE 5/12
8 Adam Kane
    Adam Kane is an Australian/American songwriter, guitarist and vocalist who has written, recorded, produced and mastered 5 independent albums. Adam has received consistent radio play on NPR America, Triple J and FBI FM Australia, while performing concerts in New York City, Nashville, Toronto Canada, and Sydney Australia (his place of birth).
  9 Tanbark
  10 Dani Evelyn
  11 Pooch
     
WED 5/13
7:30 Quizz-Off
10 Kendy Gable
11 Tim Haufe
    Tim Haufe is a songwriter and musician who grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY. His music is beautiful, dynamic, volatile, desperate, and full of hope. His sixth self-produced album, A Whim and Some Faith (August, 2014), has received critical acclaim. Although Haufe often performs with his band, he will now take the stage solo, presenting an intimate and inspiring performance. Tim Haufe currently lives in New York, where he is striving to establish for his music the grand reputation that it deserves.
     
THU 5/14 6-7:30 Calorie Accounting Book Tour Kickoff
    Mandy Levy is a Brooklyn-based writer, comedian and karaoke enthusiast who’s gotten occasionally fat due to her love of cheese and parties. Just released, “Calorie Accounting” is her fun and funny, cool and creative, visual and vibrant lifestyle how-to that delivers the skinny on the arithmetic of weight loss. Celebrate the kickoff of her summer book tour with a hilarious reading and signing at Pete’s! (Book and other adorable merch available at event.) Yay!
8 Elle Seraphine
  Elle Seraphine is a Brooklyn based indie-soul singer-songwriter. Her music has been described as brutally honest and poetic, a voice from the 1940s with a mouth from the 21st century.
9 Sun Abduction
  10 Feign Pathos
  11 Pepper Coat
    Pepper Coat is a songwriter and collaborator within the city-country-folk-blues idiom; singin' songs of lonely pasts, forgotten futures, and misguided affairs. Edmund III plays guitar and sings alone at times, but also opens the door for special guests creating a sloppy, organic crop of tunes for young and old, living or dead.
     
FRI 5/15
7 Pete's Multifarious Array
9 Unigen
10 Mira Cook
  Mira Cook is a singer and multi instrumentalists who loops her voice with keyboards and drum machines to build original and hypnotic songs.
11 Shy Hunters
   
SAT 5/16 4 Hunter and Wolfe
  hunter & wolfe are a brooklyn-based folk-rock duo who employ a wide array of instruments and textures to produce a "refreshingly unfiltered sound (emptylighthouse.com)" and an "Elliott Smith/Jeff Buckley naturalism (obscuresound.com)." Their latest album, Days and Works, can be found on on spotify, itunes, or hunterandwolfe.bandcamp.com
5 Sarah Alden
  Her latest record is a story of openings, stillness, blurring desires and soundscapes of ethereal string sounds. Kyle Sanna-Guitar, Rima Fand-violin and vox, Sarah Alden Violin,vox
6 Vic Thrill
8 Kami Maltz
  Singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Her innovative duo combines folk elements with both English and Hebrew lyrics using unique instrumentations such as the Autoharp, Banjo, Ukelele and the Baritone Sax.
9 The Next Great American Novelist
  The Next Great American Novelist is the project of Sean Cahill, a New York-based singer-songwriter, bassist Jason Cummings and drummer Anthony Spinnato. Following the foot steps of The Beatles, Elliott Smith, David Bazan and Nirvana, N.G.A.N. has a focus on vocal clarity with sweet memorable melodies that stick with you. The songs are ambitious but easy, the words are intentional yet careless and the sound rings like lovely bells in three part harmony.
10-12 Wood, Wires and Whiskey bday blowout
    Wood Wires and Whiskey always looks forward to the month of May as they celebrate the birthdays of all but one of its members (sorry J. Rocker...) with a guest filled evening of musical explorations and surprises!
     
SUN 5/17
4 Open Mic
5 Barstool Tabernacle
  6 Fish Taco Pop Up / Game of Thrones / MADMEN on Sunday
    Chef Westman & The Fish Tacos. (in the garden) Pop Up Taco Party. Every now and then epicurean holdout Nik Westman gets restless and throws down a spontaneous BBQ, or the like. This time around it’s Fish Tacos. Not just any fish taco - this bad boy piles together amazing ingredients to make you capable of eating like a champ. It’s a delicious party in the lovely garden - so come hang. AND - Nik’s shindig happens to lead directly into Game of Thrones at 9 and Mad Men Final Episode at 10. So, those of you hooked on these cable TV desserts can rest assured you will not only NOT miss your favorite show, but be able to enjoy it on a brand new flat screen and sweet audio. Two tacos plus rice and beans for $10, or $4/taco. Seriously good deal!
  9 Jackie
    25 year old Texas transplant Jess Ledbetter stepped onto the New York music scene in 2010. A closet song writer since the age of 12, it was under the wing of Brit-pop enthusiasts The Dearloves that she began to identify her sonic desires. Fast-forward to present day, she stands as a PJ Harvey type and sounds like Patsy Cline got sweet on The Brian Jonestown Massacre. She plays with a rotating cast of musicians.
  10 Driftwood Soldier
    Driftwood Soldier isn’t your average mandolin-bass junk percussion gutter-folk duo. Bitter ballads, tender polemics and fallen gospel, good for drinking, laughing, stomping and lamenting.
  11 Mountain Animation
    Fuzzed out electric violin and banjo duo.
     
MON 5/18
8 Bill Bartholemew
  9 Nick Kinsey (drums) featuring Dave Harrington (guitar)
  10 Masty Huba
    Psychedelic Americana Duo
  11 King Isto's Tropical String Band
    King Isto's Tropical String Band is a Brooklyn-based tropical string band. They play traditional Hawaiian music and Hawaiian Jazz, as well as country, blues, vaudeville tunes, jazz and pop standards, and songs with tropical themes. The lineup includes ukulele, guitar, Hawaiian guitar, and sometimes bass, with everybody on vocals.
     
TUE 5/19
8 False Lights
  False Lights is a Brooklyn-based garage americana band.
9 Tanbark
10 Muuny
    Muuny is a Brooklyn-based dark ambient project that currently shuns laptops and sometimes uses samples of Cranberries songs slowed WAY down."
  11 Will Farr
    Wil Farr is a singer and a songwriter. He plays in a band called Hurrah A Bolt Of Light. His mom likes him and you should too.
     
WED 5/20
7:30 Quizz-Off
10 Kendy Gable
11 Bill Santen (birddog)
  Bill Santen is a Kentucky-born singer-songwriter currently based in the Bronx. His songs offer a dark take on the storytelling tradition. CMJ New Music Monthly has written: “Just when [they] seem elusive and insular, they invoke a plaintive sense of universality... Santen’s sure got stories to tell.” Pitchfork has written: “Santen's faux Brit/psych enunciations suggest a whimsical, but slightly disturbed, mid-60s mix of Donovan, Neil Young, and fruity pebbled Arthur Lee. (Okay, it's David Byrne as Peter Pan.)”
   
THU 5/21 7:30 Pete's Reading Series
  9 Nicole Zell
    Nicole Zell is a Philadelphia area based indie folk singer, songwriter, musician, and radio show host. Aspiring to inspire others, Nicole invites you to take part in her life's journey through her honest and raw original music.
  9:30 Bruda
    Bruda is a Philadelphia area based collection of musicians centering around the songwriting of Chris Burkholder and Brendan Burke that seeks to write honest music and draws from roots of funk, blues, soul, and reggae. They are passionate about creating the best live experience possible.
  10 Jessica Carvo
  11 Hell For The Company
     
FRI 5/22 8 Camille Trust
    Camille Trust gives her heart and soul to the stage with funky beats and a performance at a high level of energy. The Florida-native is backed up by an unbelievable band and 2 back-up singers. Tune in to her set of self-written songs reminiscent of styles like Janis Joplin, Stevie Wonder and Lauryn Hill.
9 Robert Leslie
    Robert Leslie is a lyrical folk singer from the U.K. with a beat-up guitar and flowers in his hat. Before moving to New York he spent two years travelling the world and making his living through spontaneous public performances. His songs deal with travel, time, distance, and being alive on planet Earth in general.
10 Dan Kassel
    Dan Kassel is an eclectic cellist based out of New York City. His drift towards experimentation began as a teen, but quickly became the cornerstone for his nuanced approach to everything from Klezmer to Irish folk, Indian classical to down-tempo electronic music. His ability to use technology to loop and layer his instrument into expansive tapestries of sound is impressive, but the element that really stands out is the cello's deep and moving resonance.
  11 Pink Ride
    Pink Ride is a band of 3 good old boys who play good old psychedelic indie jazz rock. We sing moody songs about life, love, feeling happy, feeling sad, and about tons of other feelings too. We are hot off the release of our recent EP, Fresh Greens, a record about plants and their (under-discussed) role in the music scene.
     
SAT 5/23
4 Jack Adams
    Jack Adams is a Brooklyn based songwriter with an admiration for the classics of songwriting. With just his guitar and voice, Jack explores the world within and around us all.
  5 Scott Barkan
  NY based guitarist and songwriter Scott Barkan brings a modern sensibility to the breadth of American music traditions, coupling honest, literate songwriting with deft guitar work and adventurous improvisation. The Hudson Valley Almanac Weekly calls him "a masterful guitarist - really, a total whiz of rare order.
6 Ilusha Tsinadze
  Ilusha Tsinadze is NYC-based/Georgian-born guitarist and singer. His music reflects both his roots in the Republic of Georgia and his branches and leaves here in Brooklyn.
8 Srch Party
9 Bredahl
    Experimental pop-folk-electro-rock; melody driven lullabies for delaying the inevitable.
  10 Megan Talay
    23- year old singer-songwriter Megan Talay is a native New Yorker who's been playing at cafes and clubs like The Bitter End, Arlene's Grocery, and more recently Rockwood Music Hall since her teens. Her upcoming debut EP, 'Piece by Piece' is a set of 5 lyrically- driven folk-pop songs and has been compared to artists like Ani DiFranco and Gillian Welch. Playing live, Talay dips from folk to rock, fronting a full band of veteran players on the NYC music scene and drawing more comparisons to Bonnie Raitt than Joni Mitchell.
  11 Xi.Me.Na
    NEW YORK/VENEZUELAN EXPERIMENTAL MUSICIAN, XI.ME.NA IS AN EXTREMELY ECLECTIC SONGWRITER. ARMED WITH AN ARRAY OF DIGITAL AND ANALOGUE TECHNOLOGIES, XI.ME.NA USES HER VOICE TO BLEND THE MUSIC OF DISPARATE TIMES AND PLACES, CREATING ALLURING SONIC COLLAGES ALL IN REAL TIME. It's like being inside a composer's mind while she works, and the effect is totally mesmerizing. Called “pop diva of opera” by Parenthesis Magazine, Xi.me.na migrates confidently between avant-garde opera and electronic pop: From stacked harmonies and joyful hooks, to moodier, reflective moments that showcase her sophisticated vocals. Neufutur Magazine says “Xi.me.na’s music does come from left field, but it is done in a fashion that is absolutely catchy and hard to forget.”
   
SUN 5/24
4 Barstool Tabernacle
5 Open Mic
9 Ben Schwabe
    Ben Schwabe turned 26 on November 26th. His songs are americana-y and usually sad. They are wistful and nostalgic and warmly colored. Woodgrain and tea and tobacco. They are delicate and heavy and honest. Pine trees in snow. They are dried out leaves, the veins becoming prominent as they decay. They are generous and spiteful both.
  10 Warbles
    Warbles is Tom Curtain, a Brooklyn-based songwriter. Curtain released two records in 2014: The Necromancer's Kids and Winter Lite EP. He'll be playing songs from those records and debuting new tracks from an album-in-progress, The Disciplines.
11 Chapell
    Originally from the mean streets of Stamford, CT Chapell has been living and making music in NYC for the better part of two decades - writing songs that evoke Neil Young and Van Morrison. On the verge of completing an album with Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads fame, Chapell breaks out an acoustic set - playing songs from that album and some new ones. Expect a few special guests...
     
MON 5/25
8 Geoff Wilson
9:30 Nick Kinsey (drums) featuring Hank May
  11 Aaron Gilmartin
   
TUE 5/26 8 Cameron Orr
    Cameron Orr is a looping artist born and raised in the rural northwestern corner of New Jersey and currently living in south central Brooklyn. He incorporates his classical and jazz training with electronic elements to create violin, and synth driven cinematic compositions.
  8 Tanbark
  10 Mississippi Cotten
    Illinoisan singer sings songs, plays guitar and harmonica.
  11 Wols
    Wols is a singer/songwriter and producer from Queens whose music is a mixture of traditional folk elements with hiphop and electronic elements. The songs are melancholy and personal but the unique musical blend will fill you with upbeat and inspirational vibes. A gentle soul with a dark side Wols calls to all tortured hearts trying to get down to something a little different.
     
WED 5/27
7:30 Quizz-Off
  10 Kendy Gable
  11 West
    West promotes a well-structured, indulgent lifestyle: with soaring bottle caps and dreams of oceans. It’s coastal in theory, but landlocked by influences of all kinds. Including: CAN, Weezer, Creedence, The Breeders...
     
THU 5/28 7 IN Parade
8 Mary-Elaine Jenkins
    Mary-Elaine Jenkins is South Carolina born, NYC-based blueswoman. Her sound is an ever-evolving mix of blues, Americana roots, soul, and rock ‘n roll, specializing in the spooky/sultry. This ain’t your mama’s singer/songwriter music.
  9 Bonsai
    Bonsai is a trio based in Brooklyn made up of singer-songwriter Simone Stevens, Guitarist Greg McMullen, and Bryan Bisordi on drums.Stop in for a a little ambient rock peppered with some lush pop. "Delicate and consciously well crafted music. Bonsai's brand of acoustic guitar driven dream-pop organically grows into something grand."-SPIN.com
  10 Lora Faye
  11 Viktor Longo
     
FRI 5/29 8 Tom Brosseau with Andru Bemis
    "North Dakota troubadour [Tom Brosseau] brings stark, trembling beauty to folky acoustic pop. The world is better for it.” MOJO Magazine - Danny Eccleston
  9 Sun Cut Flat
    kind of like future pop / space rhythm / chill electronic soul funk hip hop home made in Brooklyn. Sometimes compared to bands like Gorillaz, Little Dragon, Radiohead, Gnarls Barkley
  10 Doolittle Family
  11 Sneakre
    Sneakre rides with delta blues and rock and roll on a dance beat.
     
Sat 5/30 4 Luxury Squares
    Luxury Squares features Michael Irwin on trumpet, Philip Sterk on pedal steel guitar, Bram Kincheloe on percussion and Matt Brandau on bass. The group will be performing original compositions in addition to works by Thelonious Monk and a few Great American Songbook selections.
  5 Brad Hammonds Group
    "Plenty of intensity drives the all-instrumental masterwork of the Brad Hammonds Group who combine Spanish-influenced jazz, French-tinged dance reels, Roots, Rock and neo-folk. "It’s some of the best-crafted music of its kind."Guitar: Brad Hammonds, Violin: Zach Brock, Percussion: Mathias Kunzli
  6 NAMES
    Names is Kyle Sanna (guitar/synth) and Bryan Bisordi (drums/electronics). Names is brand new and would like to play music for you.
  8 David Kronenberg with Jason Bazilian and friends
    A singer, songwriter and acoustic guitar player from Forest Hills, NY. David is back at Pete’s with his long time friend; drummer and percussionist Jason Bazilian. The band will be performing original songs, old and new; simple and soulful, in preparation for recording David's first record as a solo artist. "He delivers his sound and music in an authentic and genuine way that’s rare in the music industry today. The man truly knows how to put the music in his body and it’s so clear he sings from the heart. Folk music is lucky to have such a natural artist to the genre." - Close Encounters
  9 The Dandy Lions
  10 Proofreaders
    Cosmic consciousness for the post-human age.
  11 TBA
     
SUN 5/31
4 Barstool Tabernacle
5 Open Mic
9 Millie Mason
    Millie Mason is a Brooklyn based folk singer/songwriter. She recently released a small compilation of songs on an EP titled 'Here On Up'. She also has a newly released song on YouTube titled, ‘Not Lonely’. The Brooklyn resident grew up in Knoxville, TN and Berkeley, CA where she was constantly surrounded by music, learning to play guitar from her Dad and eventually began songwriting after college. With influences ranging from old country singers like Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash to rockers like Bruce Springsteen and more contemporary singer-songwriters like Sufjan, Ms. Mason makes twangy folk for the soul that is peaceful, engaging and nostalgic.
  10 Joanna Sternberg
    Joanna Sternberg is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist. She is 23 years old, and is a native of New York City. The songs that she writes combine folk, blues, and country music. She can be seen playing the acoustic bass with a band, or solo with an acoustic guitar and harmonica, or piano. On May 31st she will be performing solo. Joanna's songs describe the range of human emotions. Her songs are designed to make people feel like they are not alone. Joanna is also a visual artist.
11 Solid Goold
    Groundbreaking self-deprecating prog-pop conceived by piano virtuoso and composer Albert Goold. Featuring Steve Conroy on bass and Cory Metrick on drums.