SHAKIN’ ALL OVER, SOUL CLAP & DANCE-OFF with LA LUZ, MYSTERY LIGHTS, & more…


Friday, February 16 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5: Warm up to thee wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl fire turning ’round and ’round ’til the wee wee hours! Eccentric postcards from the old weird America addressed to you in the here and now! The wild rumble way down deep below the big city after dark in the warm cozy basement confines of Home Sweet Home! NYC’s biggest and longest-running weekly rock’n’roll dance and a NYC institution since 2008… Get down in the basement!


Saturday, February 17 Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/dj Jonathan Toubin and the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers, live La Luz, Mystery Lights, Bodega, and Jane Church! Randy’s Cowboy Disco with o.g. Village People cowboy Randy Jones and Nelleke! 7pm doors, 8pm show, 11pm – 4am dancing, 18+, $20 adv / $25 dos / $10 after the bands: awwwright! thee second installment of thee monthly Soul Clap and Dance-Off at Elsewhere! What a bill! Get there early for the amazing bands and stay late for dancing to the soul of Jonathan Toubin and the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers in the Main Hall and Randy’s Cowboy Disco with o.g. Village People cowboy Randy Jones and Nelleke in Zone 1! Get in the Midnight Dance-Off with MC Steve Myers, DJ Randy Jones, and a lot more! Make a night of it! Catch thee Clap! facebook event | $20 tickets for all-night| $10 for just the dance party

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– Friday, February 23 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin

– Saturday, February 24 Cleveland, OH – Mahall’s: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin and friends (facebook event | tickets)

– Friday, March 2 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin

– Saturday, March 3 Grand Rapids, MI – Pyramid Scheme: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, Hollywood Makeout, and Grand Rapids Soul Club! 9pm-2am, $10 facebook event | tickets

– Friday, March 9 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin

– Friday, March 16 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin

– Saturday, March 17 Brooklyn, NY – Elsewhere: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off 11th Anniversary Party with Sun Ra Arkestra, James Chance and the Contortions, Ice Balloons, and Ryan Sawyer and visuals by Spencer Bewley followed by dancing with Jonathan Toubin and the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers, James Chance Dance Party Meets Kid Congo’s Sex Beat, and Midnight Dance Contest w/dj Kid Congo Powers and surprises…. facebook event | tickets

– Sunday, March 18, 7th Annual SXSW Soul Clap & Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin and friends, a live music by thee legendary Miss Lavelle White and The L Men, Xylouris White, and more… facebook event

5TH ANNUAL VILLAGE OF LOVE VALENTINES DANCE / PLANNED PARENTHOOD BENEFIT


Wednesday, February 14 – Brooklyn, NYC: Music Hall of Williamsburg: 5th Annual NY Night Train / Panache Valentines Day Village of Love Planned Parenthood Benefit with headliners THE LEMON TWIGS! plus short sets of love songs by BUSH TETRAS, KID CONGO POWERS, BOB BERT, and a special guest too special to announce, APRIL MARCH and LOLA KIRKE, SHILPA RAY, BINKY GRIPTITE, REVEREND VINCE ANDERSON, TV BABY, TWIN GUNS, KENDRA MORRIS, FIONA SILVER, and ART GRAY NOIZZ QUINTET plus visuals by SCREAMING HORSES! 7pm doors, 8pm show, 12am dancing, $20 / $25: Our fifth annual Valentines Day Dance / Planned Parenthood Benefit is stacked with good music this year! definitely don’t miss it! Get there early for the live music and stick around for the dancing! Your way to a better Valentines Day! Special thanks to Bust Magazine, Debbie Allen, Deep Eddie vodka, and Main Drag Music for helping make this possible! tickets | facebook event


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SHAKIN’ ALL OVER & CALGARY CLAP



Friday, February 9 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5:
Warm up to thee wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl fire turning ’round and ’round ’til the wee wee hours! Eccentric postcards from the old weird America addressed to you in the here and now! The wild rumble way down deep below the big city after dark in the warm cozy basement confines of Home Sweet Home! NYC’s biggest and longest-running weekly rock’n’roll dance and a NYC institution since 2008… Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, February 10 Calgary, CA – Palomino Smokehouse: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/djs Jonathan Toubin,Tubby and Carl, midnight $100 dance-off with Al Charlton (The Von Zippers) and live music by The Allovers, Mademoiselle, and Purlicue. 9pm – 2am, 18+, $14 The 21st Century’s most popular and most prolific soul party return to its annual Calgary home for an unforgettable night of bands upstairs and dancing downstairs! Tell yr Calgary peeps to catch thee Clap!
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SHAKIN’ ALL OVER & KINGSTON SOUL CLAP!


– Friday, February 2 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5: Warm up to thee wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl fire turning ’round and ’round ’til the wee wee hours! Eccentric postcards from the old weird America addressed to you in the here and now! The wild rumble way down deep below the big city after dark in the warm cozy basement confines of Home Sweet Home! NYC’s biggest and longest-running weekly rock’n’roll dance and a NYC institution since 2008… Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, February 3 Kingston, NY – BSP Lounge: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, The Young Skulls, 10pm-2am, $10: The 21st Century’s most popular and most prolific soul party return to the Kingston for the seventh annual night of supreme soul satisfaction with openers the Young Skulls and a Midnight Dance Contest determined by judges Sean B Nutley of Bluecashew Kitchen, Amy Rigby (thee legendary), Garett Grassi, Robert Earl Thomas and Molly of Widowspeak! Tell your upstate friends to catch thee Clap! facebook event | tickets

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SHAKIN’ ALL OVER & MINNEAPOLIS CLAP


Friday, January 26 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and Alberto Camarasa from Wowsville , 10:30pm – 4am, $5: Warm up to thee wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl fire turning ’round and ’round ’til the wee wee hours! Eccentric postcards from the old weird America addressed to you in the here and now! The wild rumble way down deep below the big city after dark in the warm cozy basement confines of Home Sweet Home! NYC’s biggest and longest-running weekly rock’n’roll dance and a NYC institution since 2008… Get down in the basement! This week get ready for a special guest appearance by Berlin’s one and only legendary mayor of Kreuzberg, thee Alberto Camarasa of Wowsville!
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Saturday, January 27 Minneapolis, MN – Nomad World Pub: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin, the Lady Heat DJs, and more! 9pm-2am, $8: The 21st Century’s most popular and most prolific soul party return to the Twin Cities for a night of supreme soul satisfaction with openers the Lady Heat DJs and a Midnight Dance Contest determined by judges Har Mar Superstar, Astronautalis, Laura Larson of Kitten Forever / Scrunchies, Dan Bull of Victory, Zaneta Ogar Shellac’s live sound engineer, King Khan/Spits tour manager Ted Woxland, and Speedweed’s Amber Catalyst Smith! Tell your Twin Cities friends to catch thee Clap!
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NYC! THEE CLAP IS BACK TO MONTHLY! KICK-OFF EDITION w/DAVID JOHANSEN Y MAS!


Saturday, January 20 Elsewhere: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off with live David Johansen, Daddy Long Legs, Baby Shakes, and Beechwood followed by soul dancing with Jonathan Toubin and the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers, the $100 Metropolis Vintage Dance-Off, Rebel Rouser dance party, and more! Bands at 8pm sharp! Dancing from 11pm to 4am! 21+, $20 all night / $10 after the bands! Thee Clap is Back! Don’t miss this legendary night! Can you believe it? Taking a few years off of its residency and becoming a global Saturday party, Thee NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off settles back into its traditional third Saturdays schedule (as it was from 2007 – 2015)! Come dancing every month at Bushwick’s Elswhere where once again we are upping the ante with amazing early bands and three rooms of DJs. We kick off the residency with something you don’t see every day, David Johansen revisiting his solo and New York Dolls classics with a full live non-Buster rock’n’roll show! Anyone whose seen David Jo do his thing knows he’s one of the best entertainers in the biz and this night is one for the history books! And turn up early because the music starts at 8pm sharp with an amazing cast including Daddy Long Legs, Baby Shakes, and Beechwood! Then stick around for dancing from 11pm – til late with Jonathan Toubin and the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers. Get in the Midnight Metropolis Vintage $100 Dance-Off with MC Steve Myers determined by a distinguished panel of judges including The Baby Shakes and Lianna Le! And get down in the front room to the Rebel Rouser DJs all night long! Get your tickets now! Catch thee Clap!
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SOUL CLAP IS BACK! SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER BENEFIT! SHAKIN’ ALL OVER!


Thursday, January 18 Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar: Southern Poverty Law Center Benefits with Flying Stars of Brooklyn, Ikebe Shakedown, Alba and the Mighty Lions, The Harlem Gospel Travelers, and Jonathan Toubin, 8pm, $10/$12: Coleman Records’ The Flying Stars of Brooklyn, NY is the gospel project of Aaron Frazer of Durand Jones & The Indications whose new “My God Has A Telephone” went viral and has already been streamed over a million times on Spotify. The live band touts an explosive lineup featuring Eli Paperboy Reed as well as members of The Soul Survivors and The Gospel Queens. Check out their hit if you haven’t already! Coleman label-mates Ikebe Shakedown are an eclectic instrumental funk band celebrating the release of their third LP “The Way Home.” And Alba and the Mighty Lions “blend soulful swampy southern blues with loose rock n’ roll vibes.” The Harlem Gospel Travelers, Coleman’s most recent signing, are the young gospel quartet led by Eli Paperboy Reed! Jonathan Toubin plays records between the bands. The Southern Poverty Law Center is of course of our great national institutions, fighting hate and battling for civil rights for nearly a half century. you can learn more and also donate at their site.
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Friday, January 19 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin , 10:30pm – 4am, $5: Warm up to thee wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl fire turning ’round and ’round ’til the wee wee hours! Eccentric postcards from the old weird America addressed to you in the here and now! The wild rumble way down deep below the big city after dark in the warm cozy basement confines of Home Sweet Home! NYC’s biggest and longest-running weekly rock’n’roll dance and a NYC institution since 2008… Get down in the basement!
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NYC SHAKIN’ FRIDAY & PORTLAND MAINE SOUL CLAP SATURDAY!


Friday, January 12 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin , 10:30pm – 4am, $5: New York Night Train’s weekly Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down fiesta! Do the wiggle to the wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl turning ’round and ’round ’til the wee wee hours! Eccentric postcards from the old weird America addressed to you in the here and now! The wild rumble way down deep below the big city after dark! NYC’s longest-running weekly rock’n’roll dance and a NYC institution since 2008… Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, January 13 Portland, ME – Space Gallery: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin, Teal Child and Precious Style (of Altered Gee), 9pm-1am, The 21st Century’s most popular and most prolific soul party return to the other Portland for a night of supreme soul satisfaction with opening DJs Teal Child and Precious Style ! Tell your Maine friends to catch thee Clap!
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