Friday, December 2 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin:Shake a tailfeather to Jonathan Toubin‘s most exciting 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” hot party wax! The heeby jeebies screams of a thousand Little Richard imitators! The gritty romance of post-Falcons early Detroit soul groups! The pounding piano and tomfoolery of Huey Smith and the Clowns’ party stompers! The beehived passion of girl group legends and lesser knowns! The percussive pulse of Bo Diddley’s encyclopedia of rhythm! The wild abandon of garage shakers of the Pacific Northwest down to Texas and up to Ohio! Memphis sounds from the sexy Stax slither to the white lightning of Sun rockabilly! Beatnik exploitation! The wiggle of the zaniest 60s dance craze twisters! The rumble of a Link Wray or Wailers or wicked surf instrumentals! The gospel howl of an Etta James intro! The rattling locomotive of Howlin Wolf and all the great urban electric blues! The blood-curdling shreik of early James Brown! The explosion of Wayne Cochran! The slide of Elmore James! The good time party pounding of Thee Midniter and heroic cast of East L.A. brown-eyed soul legends! The twists, turns, and high bends of Chuck Berry! Under-appreciated Dave Clark 5 B-sides and other swingin British Invasion hits and misses! The roomfull of mirrors of Jacques Dutronc, Los Salvajes, and other international Polyglot Discotheque favorites! The debaucherous rhythm and blues Roy Brown, Little Esther, and all the other drunk clappers, snappers, and swingers! The demonic dirge of Screamin’ Jay Hawkins! The exotic weirdness of Mad Mike Monsters! The hipshakin’ creep of Las Vegas Grinders! The border beat of the El Paso Rockers! The kinetic ruckus of thee Souvenirs of The Soul Clap! The twang and thunder of the Old Weird America! Miles upon miles of railroad track! A postcard from the Old Weird America! Have mercy miss percy! A Whole Lotta Shakin’ All Over and Over and Over Goin’ On all night long! Exclusively direct from the grooves of the original 45s! Can you dig it? The real thing! A NYC institution for over 8 years and over 400 nights! The great escape! Every Friday! Get down in the basement!
Jonathan Toubin is taking it easy in December but you can still find him on Fridays at Home Sweet Home….
– Friday, December 9 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and Owen from Straight Arrows
– Friday, December 16 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Friday, December 23 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down!
– Friday, December 30 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Saturday, December 31 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Annual New York Night Train New Years Ball!
BLACK FRIDAY SHAKIN’ ALL OVER plus NYC SOUL CLAP & DANCE-OFF w/new KID CONGO, MICK COLLINS, BOB BERT band
Friday, November 25 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! Black Friday w/Jonathan Toubin and DJ Dangit:Shake a tailfeather to Jonathan Toubin‘s most exciting 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” hot party wax! Tonight’s special guest is DJ Dangit AKA Gabe Vaughan of Breakaway Records, Sock Hop, Soul Happening, and other fine Austin, TX institutions! New Orleans Mambo Boogie! Girl Groups! Garage! Rockabilly! Blues! British Invasion! Raw Soul! Mad Mike Monsters! Las Vegas Grinders! Unsung Heroes of Rock’n’Roll! The Old Weird America! A Whole Lotta Shakin’ All Over and Over all night long! A NYC institution for over 8 years and 400 nights! Get down in the basement!
Saturday, November 26 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off: After ten years on the other side of the river, thee world’s favorite soul party makes its Manhattan debut! Shake a tail feather all night long at an action-packed night in NYC’s best-sounding venue!
Go early for the live show featuring:
– In The Red Recordings‘ new supergroup WOLFMANHATTAN PROJECT – Kid Congo Powers of The Cramps, Gun Club, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and of course his own incredible Pink Monkey Birds, Mick Collins of The Gories and Dirtbombs, and Bob Bert of Sonic Youth, Pussy Galore, and most recently Lydia Lunch’s Retrovirus join forces for the most anticipated supergroup since The Three Tenors! Spread the word! Tonight is their official live debut!
– Washington, D.C.’s OLIVIA NEUTRON JOHN aka Anna Nasty of Chain and the Gang, who’s been wowing audiences with her crazy live show as Kathleen Hanna’s hand-picked opener on the Julie Ruin tour
– nyc’s own P.M.S. AND THE MOOD SWINGS – Burger Records’ fantastic new girl group gang featuring a couple of Coney Island surfers, a couple of Habibi’s, a Stalker, and more!
After 11PM, get down ’til late to the 45rpm soul vinyl magic of JONATHAN TOUBIN and the mysterious kinetic illumination of his fabulous NY NIGHT TRAIN SHADOW DANCERS!
get in thee MIDNIGHT DANCE-OFF!
– 1st prize: $100 Cash / 2nd Prize: $75 Metropolis Vintage Shopping Spree / 3rd Prize: Norton Records’ Souvenirs of the Soul Clap, Vol. 5
– with MC STEVE MYERS thee golden fog of Mighty Fine and Afghan Wigs
– plus special guest DJ, NYNT’s raison d’être, rock’n’roll legend and Vogue fashion icon, thee one and only KID CONGO POWERS!
Tonight’s contest will be determined by a distinguished panel of judges including:
– ALIX BROWN – DJ, model, and bassist for Ivan Julian, Golden Triangle, Angry Angles, etc)
– ANNA NASTY star post punk minimalist entertainer Olivia Neutron John herself! also of Chain and the Gang, etc!
– JESSE MALIN – singer/songwriter and D-Generation, Heart Attack, etc leader! proprietor of Berlin, Bowery Electric, Niagra, and other downtown institutions
– MISS GUY – singer, photographer, DJ, downtown icon, and who initially became famous as the voice of The Toilet Boys
– RAHIL JAMALIFARD – NYC personality! frontwoman of Habibi, Roya, and more! also of Academy Records!
– two secret special guests…
7:30PM – 2AM (7:30 doors, 8pm bands, 11pm dance party, 12am contest), $18+
$14 for the rock show (pre-11pm! dance party included! advance tickets available)
$7 for just dance party (after 11pm! tickets at door only!)
Friday, November 18 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Ian Svenonius and friends
Friday, November 18 Santa Barbara, CA – Stream (Un)Conference: VICE presents Jonathan Toubin
Saturday, November 19 Hudson, NY – Half Moon: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin (facebook event)
HEARTBREAKERS “L.A.M.F.” tribute with Clem Burke, Tommy Stinson, Walter Lure, Wayne Kramer, Handsome Dick, and more…
Friday, November 11 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/live STRAIGHT ARROWS (10pm) and SAYLAVEES (9pm) then dancing all night to the 1950s/1960s rock’n’soul defiance of JONATHAN TOUBIN
Saturday, November 12 Portland, Maine – Space Gallery: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off
Friday, November 4 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and special guest DJs Michael Hurt (Detroit, The Haunted Hearts / The Royal Pendletons / etc!) and DJ Cat Fancy (Friends and Lovers’ Soul Night!)
Saturday, November 5 New Orleans, LA – Poor Boys: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off / Thee Oh Sees Afterparty! with DJ Jonathan Toubin and Lady Li and Karo! Midnight $100 dance contest with judges KATEY RED (!!!!! thee one and only bounce originator / bounce queen !!!!!), DJ Nice Rack (Michelle Currier), Sheila Santamaria, LADY LI, James Nettles, Sean Allison and Kate Doubledipp
Super Tuesday, November 8 San Francisco – The Chapel: Jonathan Toubin Election Night Extravaganza
Monday, October 31 NYC – Knockdown Center – ALANA AMRAM’S MONSTER MASH + NY NIGHT TRAIN HAUNTED HOP = NYC’s two best Halloween parties join forces whenever possible and this year are boldly going where no party has gone before!, 7pm bands / 11pm dancing / all night haunted surprises, $10 ($20 without costume) Go early your favorite bands dress up as and play songs of your favorite haunted bands – 45 Grave, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, Bobby Pickett, Christian Death, The Cramps, The Damned, Danzig, Dio, King Diamond, Lord Sutch, The Mummies, Ray Parker Junior, Roky Erickson, Screamin Jay Hawkins, Siouxsie Sioux, Slayer, Type O Negative, Rocky Horror Picture Show Time Warp Dance Contest!! etc! Party in a huge haunted house! performance of all kinds including Hula Hoop Harlot Melissa Anne! Then get down in a haunted house to Jonathan Toubin‘s spookiest 45s with guest dj Josh Styles, monster go go dancers Erin Sheehy and Laura Wynn, visuals by B.A. Miale, costume contest, and so much more… Plus multiple rooms of gloom! Mike Lewi’s multimedia Mad Monster Cave Party! Gary Balaban’s Cinema of Sin! Haunted installations galore! The elves are already hard at work building this out! Plus crazy surprises! Stay all night! It’s got everything! And, as we hit capacity before 10pm the last couple of years and so many of you got turned away, this place holds well over a thousand folks and there will be room for everyone all night. two legendary NYC parties banding together to raise the bar higher than ever! THRILLS, CHILLS, and FUN GALORE!
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Friday, October 28 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/10PM PHILLIP NO (East Village Radio/Otha’s Coffee), 11PM DREW REDMOND (Midnight Offerings), 12AM Todd-O-Phonic Todd (WFMU), 1AM REYES RODRIGUEZ (Norton Records), 2AM JOE BELOCK (WFMU) , 3AM DJ ELEVATOR OPERATOR (WFMU), 10pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm)
Friday, October 28 Austin, TX – The Barracuda – Hotel Hot Burrito/Burger City presents NY Night Train Haunted Hop w/Jonathan Toubin and more, 9pm – 2am, $10
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Saturday, October 29 Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds: Tenacious D’s Festival Supreme with Flight of the Conchords, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Patton Oswalt, Mac DeMarco, Sarah Silverman, Will Forte, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, Nancy Whang, Eric Andre Live!, Wet Hot American Summer, Tim Heidecker, Jenny Slate,The Vandals, Garfunkel and Oates, DJ Douggpound, Gelmania, Brent Weinbach, Michael Carbonaro, FUFOBB feat Kyle Newacheck, IHeartComix Supershow, Jonathan Toubin, and Tenacious DJ
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