Bowery Electric

Bowery Electric Hosts Valentine’s Day Motörhead Tribute

Posted February 12, 2016 at 5:12 am

Say, let’s skip the schmaltzy candlelight dinner, roses and boxed chocolates this Valentine’s Day. Let’s instead raise a glass (and some fists, of course) to Motörhead and the late Lemmy Kilmister this Sunday (February 14), shall we? Brooklyn Vegan tipped us off recently that Bowery Electric’s (327 Bowery) monthly Sally Can’t Dance party will see […]

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Joey Ramone Birthday Bash Returns to Bowery Electric May 19

Last modified September 3, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Yes friends, it’s time to raise our glasses to one of New York City’s finest once again, the one and only Joey Ramone, as the 2014 Joey Ramone Birthday Bash is coming up Monday, May 19—the punk legend’s actual birthday! “There is never a shortage of reasons to celebrate the birthday and life of my […]

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Recap: A Fitting Farewell to Tattoo Legend Mike Bakaty at the Bowery Electric

Posted March 17, 2014 at 9:28 am

The Bowery really was electric on Friday evening, standing amongst a crowd of family and friends honoring an inspirational man: Mike Bakaty, who passed away at the end of January. It was a farewell (nay, celebration) to a tattoo legend, hosted at his favorite neighborhood bar, Bowery Electric, and attended by friends and loved ones. […]

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Memorial Party for Tattoo Legend Mike Bakaty at Bowery Electric Tonight

Posted March 14, 2014 at 6:04 am

On January 29, the tattoo community lost one of its legends – Lower East Side homesteader Mike Bakaty. The skin artist had succumbed to his fight with lung cancer at age 77. Now his Fineline family (which includes son Mehai) is throwing a bash to celebrate his life. This “party in memoriam” happens tonight at […]

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Lydia Lunch and Retrovirus at Bowery Electric [5/29/13]

Last modified May 31, 2013 at 11:38 am

Natural born confrontationalist Lydia Lunch and her band Retrovirus brought some much needed sex, grime and rock ‘n’ roll back to the Bowery Wednesday night.

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Hells Angels Biker Bash on the Bowery Yesterday

Posted October 15, 2012 at 11:14 am

The sound of revving motorcycles and sight of biker gangs galore on the Bowery generally signals one thing. The annual Hells Angels Biker Bash at the Bowery Electric.

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Billy Joe from Green Day Plays Acoustic Set at Bowery Electric

Posted September 13, 2012 at 9:28 am

Billy Joe decided to stop by the Bowery Electric last night to perform an acoustic set for lucky fans in the know.

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CBGB Festival: D Generation Lights Up Bowery Electric [7/7/12]

Last modified July 8, 2012 at 12:29 pm

Jesse Malin reunited with is boys for a D Generation show at his own Bowery Electric. Supporting artists included The Bamboo Kids, Brass Knuckle Evangelists, and Romans.

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Family Ties: Wyatt at Bowery Electric [6/22/12]

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 5:01 pm

If Janis Joplin had made it into the Rolling Stones’ rock n’ roll circus, she might have sounded something like Maddy Wyatt.

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Hells Angels Biker Bash at Bowery Electric Yesterday

Posted October 10, 2011 at 6:09 am

It was a rather striking dichotomy on the Bowery – well-heeled Peels diners chowing down brunch versus an impressive armada of Harleys.