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MEMPHIS SOUL LEGEND DON BRYANT TONIGHT!


Tuesday, May 16 Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right: New York Night Train, The Ponderosa Stomp and Todd Abramson present Don Bryant featuring The Bo-Keys, 8pm, $20 Witness an all-time great soul legend live and in person! and backed by one of the best bands in the world in an intimate setting! Hi Records superstar Don Bryant backed by Memphis, TN’s fabulous all-star team of Stax, Hi, and American Studio greats, The Bo-Keys! Don Bryant isn’t only known for his own incredible hits like “DO THE MUSTANG” and as the lead vocalist on Willie Mitchell hits like “THAT DRIVING BEAT,” but he also wrote so many of your favorites from The 5 Royales’ “I Got to Know” to O.V. Wright (Overton Vertis Wright)’s “A Nickel and a Nail” to Ann Peebles smashes like “99 LBs” and “I Can’t Stand the Rain”. This week also sees the release of the first new Don Bryant LP in decades, Fat Possum Records‘ already widely acclaimed “DON’T GIVE UP ON LOVE”! Let’s celebrate! With DJs Gaylord Fields (WFMU), Jonathan Toubin, Mikey Post (Daptone), Mr Fine Wine (Downtown Soulville), DJ Tenni, and Todd-O-Phonic Todd (WFMU)… Definitely do not miss this! plus its early (8pm DJS and 9pm live music)!
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upcoming nite training:
– Friday, May 19 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin (facebook event)
– Saturday, May 20 New Orleans, LA – Poor Boys: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin (facebook event)
– Friday, May 26 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Sunday, May 28 Brooklyn, NY – Our Wicked Lady: Sunday Soul Scream Labor Day Weekend Bash w/Jonathan Toubin and more
– Monday, May 29 New York, NY – Piano’s: George Porfiris
– Friday, June 2 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Sunday, June 4 Brooklyn, NY – Our Wicked Lady: NY Night Train Sunday Soul Scream
– Thursday, June 8 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl: Northside Festival presents Jonathan Toubin takes over Questlove’s Bowl Train
– Friday, June 9 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Saturday, June 10 Los Angeles – Zebulon: NY Night Train with Jonathan Toubin
– Sunday, June 11 Brooklyn, NY – NY Night Train Our Wicked Lady: Sunday Soul Scream
– Friday, June 16 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Saturday, June 17 Brooklyn, NY – Coney Island Boardwalk: NY Night Train to thee Mermaid Parade
– Sunday, June 18 Brooklyn, NY – NY Night Train Our Wicked Lady: Sunday Soul Scream
– Friday, June 23 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin
– Sunday, June 25 Brooklyn, NY – NY Night Train Our Wicked Lady: Sunday Soul Scream
– Sunday, June 25 Brooklyn, NY – NY Night Train
– Sunday, June 25 Athens, Greece – Stavros Niarchos Park: Summer Nostos Festival Soul Clap and Dance-Off


and mark your calendars:
– Tuesday, July 18 New York, NY – Madison Square Park: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin and live Ural Thomas and The Pain
– Saturday, August 5 – Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon Festival: Jonathan Toubin DJ Set
– Saturday, September 2 – Larmer Tree Gardens, UK – End of The Road Festival: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off
– Sunday, September 3 – Larmer Tree Gardens, UK – End of The Road Festival: Jonathan Toubin DJ Set


Anti-Cabaret Law Action Thursday, Shakin’ All Over Friday, and Boston Sunday


– Thursday, May 11 NYC – secret location: Let NYC Dance Dance Liberation Benefit w/Anané Vega, Jellybean Benitez, Jonathan Toubin, The Juan MacLean, Juliana Huxtable, Mobile Mondays, Joseph Carvello & dj misbehaviour and a special performance by Litefeet Nation, 10pm – ?, FREE w/RSVP: Boiler Room and Dance Liberation Network event to help mobilize the community in repealing the city’s antiquated and unjust century-old Cabaret Law by bringing together NYC DJs to take us on a journey through the city’s dance heritage, celebrating each decade from the 1960s to the 2010s. Jonathan Toubin (1960s), Mobile Mondays DJs Joseph Carvello & dj misbehaviour (1970s), Jellybean Benitez (1980s), Anané Vega (1990s), The Juan MacLean (2000s), Juliana Huxtable (2010s)
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Friday, May 12 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm) Get your kicks to thee most exciting and exquisite 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” music ever made! The wild thing! SHAKIN’ ALL OVER UNDER SIDEWAYS DOWN! Flaming hot wax turning round and round ’til thee wee wee hours! Every Friday since 2008 DJ Jonathan Toubin turns the good stuff for your dancing pleasure deep in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home! Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, May 13 Boston, MA – Great Scott: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, 10pm – 2am, $10: NYNT’s biggest and baddest party blows into Boston for another night of ecstatic soul stimulation! Get ready to get down ’til late to Jonathan Toubin’s 45rpm soul magik! And get in thee Midnight $100 Dance-Off! Catch thee clap!
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PS 34 BENEFIT! BLACK LIPS AFTERPARTY/CINCO DE MAYO SHAKIN’ ALL OVER!


Thursday, May 4 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bazaar: Benefit for PS 34 w/Jonathan Toubin, Maria Chavez, and Roberto Carlos Lange (Helado Negro), 9pm-Midnight, $5: Help Greenpoint’s Public School 34 pay the bills amidst recent public eductaion cuts! Early art auction followed by later dance party where all of the proceeds go directly to the school!
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Friday, May 5 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! Cinco De Mayo edition / Official Black Lips afteparty w/Jonathan Toubin and friends, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm)The Black Lips are in town kicking off a tour and celebrating the release of their new LP Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art at Webster Hall with Surfbort and Brooklyn Bluebirds (tickets available!) then bringing the circus to Home Sweet Home where tonight’s Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! will be the official afterparty! Not only will you get down in the basement ’til 4am to the usual exciting and exquisite Friday 1950s/1960s “Maximum Rock’n’Soul” basement sound, but also, since it’s Cinco De Mayo, expect a focus on Mexican Rock’n’Roll, Spanish language hits, and great American brown-eyed soul and chicano rock! Vamos de fiesta!
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Saturday, May 6 Jonathan Toubin does weddings!

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NYC! SHAKIN’ ALL OVER FRIDAY! and CHICAGO CLAP SATURDAY!


Friday, April 28 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin: Sets your soul on fire with thee Heebie Jeebies of his most exciting and exquisite original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl ever made! Eccent postcards from the old weird america directly to you in the here and now! Every Friday since 2008 DJ Jonathan Toubin turns the good stuff for your dancing pleasure deep in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home! Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, April 29 Chicago, IL – The Hideout: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin and a live set by The Yolks, 10pm – 3am, $10:NYNT’s biggest and baddest party blows into the Windy City for another night of ecstatic soul stimulation! The night kicks off with a live set by Chicago’s own The Yolks and then get ready to get down ’til late to Jonathan Toubin’s 45rpm soul magik! And get in thee Midnight $100 Dance-Off with DJ Dave Mata of Impala Sound and Soul Summit. Catch the clap!
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Shakin’ NYC and Pittsburgh Clap!


Friday, April 21 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin: Every Friday since 2008 DJ Jonathan Toubin sets your soul on fire with thee Heebie Jeebies of his most exciting and exquisite original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl! Eccent postcards from the old weird america directly to you in the here and now! All spun for your dancing pleasure deep down in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home! Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, April 22 Pittsburgh, PA – Spirit Lodge: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, The Lopez (live), and more, 10pm, $6: NYNT’s biggest and baddest party emits sparks as it hits Steel City hard and heavy! The night kicks off with a live set by Pittsburgh’s own dynamic duo The Lopez and then dancing ’til late to Jonathan Toubin’s 45rpm soul magik! Get in thee Midnight $100 Dance-Off!
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Hideaway at Home Sweet Home Tonight! Houston, TX catches the Clap Tomorrow!


Friday, April 14 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin: Every Friday since 2008 DJ Jonathan Toubin uses what he’s got to get you down! CATCH THEE !!!! BEAT! Roll your moneymaker TONIGHT! Come on and hideaway at our wild and wooly weekly double-eyed whammy sen-sa-shun! Do the monkey donkey! The stumble! The bossa nova watusi twist! Get lost in thee onion rings of thee most exciting and exquisite early rock’n’roll! In the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home with thee new and improved dance floor! Get down in the basement!
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Houston, TX – Walter’s: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, the Fistful of Soul DJs, live Phantom Royals, and more! 9pm, all ages, $10: NYNT’s biggest and bad party huffs and puffs and blows the house down in Jonathan Toubin’s Houston hometown! Get there early for live Phantom Royals and records by Fistful of Soul’s Stewart Anderson! Then shake a tailfeather ’til late to Jonathan Toubin’s most refined 45rpm Texas oil! Also there’s gonna be a showdown at Midnight! thee $100 Dance Contest with distinguished judges Brad Moore (Big Star Bar, Grand Prize Bar, Lil’ Danny Speedo’s Go Fly a Kite Lounge, Sassafras, etc magnate), Darenda Weaver (Space City Mod Club, Here Come The Girls, etc), Vockah Redu (of Thee almighty Cru!), Zahira Gutierrez (Wild Moccasins, Girls Rock Camp Houston, Cactus Music)! Catch thee Clap!
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SHAKIN’ NYC & NASHVILLE CLAP!


Friday, April 7 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin: Every Friday since 2008 DJ Jonathan Toubin sets your soul on fire with his wildest and wooliest original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl! Get lost in thee Heeby Jeebies of thee most exciting and exquisite early rock’n’roll! Eccent postcards from the old weird america directly to you in the here and now! All spun with your dancing pleasure in mind deep down in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home! Get down (with it) in the basement!
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Saturday, April 8 Nashville, TN – Third Man Records: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin (: Embrace presents NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, The Nude Party (live), and more, 10pm, $10: NYNT’s biggest and baddest party hist Music City hard and heavy! The night kicks off with a live set by Boone, NC’s own fabulous Nude Party! and then continues with dancing ’til late to Jonathan Toubin’s 45rpm soul magik! Get in thee Midnight Dance-Off with special guest DJ Brer Sunshine of Nashville’s own Black Gold Historical Society and determined by judges Ben Blackwell of The Dirtbombs, thee one and only JD McPherson, tour manager to the stars Matt Williams, poet Kendra DeColo, and Duke’s proprietor Sarah Nelson (yes! that Sarah Nelson! formerly of NYC’s The Little Killers and Clems!)! Warn your friends of the hot rock in the city of hot rocks tonight!
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Arm Wrestling Contest, Phil Ashworth Poster Show, Shakin’ with Styles, and Toronto Soul Clap and Dance-Off


Thursday, March 30 Brooklyn, NY – The American Legion (193 9th St at 3rd Ave, Gowanus) – NYC ARMS Arm Wrestling Contest, 7pm – 11pm, FREE with RSVP (cuttyRSVP@gmail.com): with DJs Jonathan Toubin, Mikey Palms, Mike and Jeff of Black Gold Records and Cutty Sark Open Bar!
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Friday, March 31 Brooklyn, NY – Gimme Coffee (495 Lorimer) – Phil Ashworth’s Soul Clap and Dance-Off Poster Show, 7pm – 10pm, FREE!: Phil Ashworth, whose been making all of those amazing Soul Clap and Dance-Off posters with portraits of soul men and soul women the last three years has a show up at Gimme Coffee where not only can you get an eyeful but he’ll be selling signed prints! And hang out a while and enjoy FREE WILLIAMSBURG PIZZA and FREE SIXPOINT BEER! If you can’t make it, you can order prints of your favorite Soul Clap and Dance-Off poster from Phil’s site here
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Friday, March 31 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and special guest Josh Styles 10:30pm – 4am! only $5 (FREE before 11pm): Every Friday since 2008 DJ Jonathan Toubin busts out his most exciting and exquisite original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl for your dancing pleasure in the cozy confines of Home Sweet Home! Get lost in thee Heeby Jeebies of thee wildest early rock’n’roll! Eccent postcards from the old weird america directly to you in the here and now! Tonight NY Night Train’s Soul Proprietor is joined by a special guest who’s been Shakin’ All Over with us since day one – thee fabulous JOSH STYLES of DADDY LONG LEGS. get down in the basement!
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Saturday, April 1 Toronto, Ontario – Velvet Underground: Embrace presents NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin, The Tailbreakers (live), and more, 10pm, $12: A big night of music and dancing starting off with a live set by Tornto’s own Tailbreakers and then dancing ’til late to Jonathan Toubin’s 45rpm soul magik! Get in thee Midnight Dance-Off with special guest DJ Jonny Trash of Spanky’s! Warn your friends of a hot time in the hawg town tonight!
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