FRIDAY THE 13TH SHAKIN’ / RETURN OF POLYGLOT DISCOTHEQUE


Friday, October 13 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): A special lucky Friday the 13th edition of 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, October 14 Brooklyn, NY – Secret Project Robot: Polyglot Discotheque w/Jonathan Toubin, Josh Styles, The Saylavees, NT Night Train Shadow Dancers, and Mighty Robot AV Squad, 10pm-4am, $7: Jonathan Toubin and Josh Styles return to their legendary shindig of the aughts for one night only… NY Night Train’s Polyglot Discotheque! The dance party reversing rock n roll imperialism as your favorite 1960s jams boomeranging back to the english-speaking world from far away and return to you in other tongues! Covers in French, Turkish, Portugese, Spanish, Italian, German, and more plus foreign fuzz, garage, and pop originals! All turned on the real deal 45s accompanied by the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers Erin Sheehy and Laura Bartczak and the Mighty Robot AV Squad visuals! And get there early for a live performance by thee fabulous Saylavees! Dance to the Rolling Stones in a rainbow of languages! Get lost in our room full of mirrors and lights and dance and sound!
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LOW CUT CONNIE at IRVING PLAZA and afterparty at SHAKIN’ ALL OVER, NOLA PONDEROSA STOMP ACTION


Friday, October 6 (early) New York, NY Irving Plaza: Low Cut Connie, Sweet Spirit, Daddy Long Legs, and Jonathan Toubin, 8pm, 16+, $24 Philadelphia’s fabulous Low Cut Connie bring it to the legendary Irving Plaza for a night of rock’n’roll with support from Daddy Long Legs, Sweet Spirit, and Jonathan Toubin!
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Friday, October 6 New York, NY (late) – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): After the Low Cut Connie Irving Plaza show, head downtown to get your kicks at the afterparty in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic 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, October 7 New Orleans, LA – Santos: Ponderosa Stomp Afterparty with Jonathan Toubin and friends



Sunday, October 8 New Orleans, LA – Poor Boys: Post-Ponderosa Stomp Romp and Midnight Menagerie, MIDNIGHT – Dawn, FREE: Save some for the afterparty of all afterparties closing out the epic weekend of the world’s best music festival! New York Night Train taking over New Orleans headquarters Poor Boys Bar from Midngiht to Six for a night of dancing and carousing with a spectacular krewe of your favorite 45 DJs from all over: DJ Alr!ght (Cleveland’s Secret Soul Club), Ann Glaviano (NOLA/Columbus’ Heat Wave), DJ Matty (NOLA’s Mod Dance Party), Michael Hurt (Detroit’s Haunted Hearts / Ponderosa Stomp), DJ Pasta (NOLA’s Alligator Chomp Chomp), SHEILA B (NYC’s Sophisticated Boom Boom on WFMU), Todd-O-Phonic Todd (NYC’s WFMU / Ponderosa Stomp), and many more TBA
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VOTE SOLAR, NY DOLLS SALLY CAN’T DANCE, JERRY LEE B-DAY SHAKIN’, and MIDNIGHT RAMBLER DALLAS SOUL CLAP

Brooklyn, NY – Dumbo Loft: Equinox East 2017 – Vote Solar’s 15th birthday with Jonathan Toubin, 6pm – 10pm, $100 (info)


Thursday, September 28 New York, NY – Bowery Electric: Sally Can’t Dance New York Dolls Tribute at Bowery Electric with Sylvain Sylvain, Alejandro Escovedo, Lenny Kaye, Walter Lure, Steve Conte, Kenny Aaronson, Alix Brown, Miss Guy, Jonathan Toubin, and many more, 10pm – 4am, 21+, $15/$20: Sally Can’t Dance is back! Bands and DJs all night on two floors paying tribute to this innovative proto-punk party machine whose stellar hits get better over time.
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Friday, September 29 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): After Jerry Lee Lewis’ 82nd birthday party, head downtown to get your kicks in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic 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, September 30 Dallas, TX – Midnight Rambler in Joule Hotel: 3rd Anniversary Party w/NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin Soul Party Number One heads back to Dallas for the first time since it played the opening of the Midnight Rambler three years ago! We are also thrilled that they named a cocktail after this party! Happy Birthday Midnight Rambler!
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SHAKIN’ & SOUL CLAP SANS DANCE-OFF!



Friday, September 22 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 Friday in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic 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, September 23 New York, NY – Baby’s All Right: NY Night Train Soul Clap SANS Dance-Off w/DJ Jonathan Toubin, the NY Night Train Shadow Dancers, Visuals by Spencer Bewley and an early set by Sheila B! 11pm – 4am, $6: Jonathan Toubin has been ’round the world and back again since the last NYC edition of the 21st Century’s most popular and prolific soul party… And now, for one night only, get ready to make history participating in an experimental version of Soul Party Number One in the intimate Baby’s All Right setting with NO DANCE CONTEST! A night of transcendence via uninterrupted dancing to Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 60s soul vinyl, the fabulous NYNT Shadow Dancers Erin Sheehy and Dee Dee Dame, live 16mm visuals by Spencer Bewley, and get there early for a set by Sheila B of WFMU’s Sophisticated Boom Boom! Get lost in our far-out environment! Climb aboard our soul ship and escape… One night only! YOU GOT SOUL…. CATCH THEE CLAP (sans dance-off!)!!!
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SHAKIN’ and MIAMI SOUL CLAP



Friday, September 15 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and guest DJ Ann Glaviano, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): Get your kicks Friday in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic 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… NYNT is thrilled to announce that tonight’s guest is noneother than ANN GLAVIANO of New Orleans and Columbus, OH’s HEATWAVE! party! Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, September 16 Miami, FL – Gramps: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin and more Soul power lights up Miami Saturday night! Shake a tail feather all night long to the 45RPM soul vinyl magic of Jonathan Toubin in Soul Party No 1’s first Magic City appearance in many a moon! Get in the $100 Midnight Dance Contest with DJ Action Pat of the Southernmost Soul Party and judges Adam Gersten of Gramps, Carolyn Reynolds, Casey Zapp, Nadia Toffie, and Quanita Toffie! 2nd prize is Norton Records’ Souvenirs of The Soul Clap, Vol 5! Catch thee Clap!
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NY Night Train is back in the USA! SEAPORT MUSIC FESTIVAL, HOME SWEET HOME! AND MORE!



Friday, September 8 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): Pop out!a And welcome Jonathan Toubin home from his UK tour with another non-stop all nighter! Get your kicks Friday in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic weekly Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down fiesta! Do the wiggle to the wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of the world’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl singles 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, September 9 Long Island – Jonathan Toubin does weddings!



Sunday, September 10 New York, NY South Street Seaport, Pier 17: NY Night Train Day at the 15th Annual Seaport Music Festival with The Make-Up, Martin Rev, James Chance and the Contortions, Wolfmanhattan Project (Kid Congo Powers, Mick Collins, and Bob Bert), Death Valley Girls, The Nude Party, Surfbort, and Warm Drag, 1pm-9pm, FREE! The Seaport Music Festival celebrates their 15th Anniversary by inviting Jonathan Toubin to curate a day at their legendary event! Toubin assembled a bunch of his favorite people and bands for an uncommon approach to festival curation and a party like no other! The bands play on Pier 17 in front of the Seaport Museum’s historic ships with views of the Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn skyline… And the weather looks amazing! Make a day of it! amazing poster by Phil Ashworth!
1:00 PM – DOORS
2:00 PM – Warm Drag the NYC introduction of the new L.A. band with Vashti Windish of K-Holes & Paul Quattrone of Thee Oh Sees)
2:45 PM – Surfbort brace yourself for NYC’s wildest ride with Dani Miller and the gang!
3:30 PM – Death Valley Girls “A gift to the World” (Iggy Pop on BBC, 2017)… L.A. psychedelic witch rockers on Burger Records featuring yr NYC buds Alana Amram and Bonnie Bloomgarden!
4:15 PM – The Nude Party Boone, NC’s rock’n’revellers have moved to a farm upstate and have been taking NYC by storm all summer… Experience what the hubbub is all about!
5:00 PM – The Wolfmanhattan Project new In The Red Recordings supergroup with Kid Congo Powers, Mick Collins, and Bob Bert!
5:45 PM – James Chance and the Contortions Contort yourself to the dynamic o.g. no wave sax maniac and his downtown all-star band
6:45 PM – Martin Rev Suicide’s eclectic, fun, and unique composer/electronic wiz/icon is guaranteed to 1) wear big sunglasses, 2) take you places you didn’t expect to go!
7:45 PM – The Make-Up thee explosive gospel ye ye sound verite is back and better than ever with original members Ian Svenonius, Michelle May, and James Canty with the welcomed addition of Pink Monkey Bird Mark Cisneros on drums! Here Comes the Judge! say YEAH!
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Sunday, September 10 (late) New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Official Afterparty for NY Night Train Day at Seaport Music Festival with Baby Alcatraz, Eric Davidson, Mark Cisneros, and more, 10pm – LATE, FREE: After the fireworks pop up to Home Sweet Home to celebrate a perfect day and the end of a killer weekend at Seaport Music Festival’s 15th Anniversary! Drink, dance, and mingle with yr peeps to the sounds of A-list 45 dee jays Baby Alcatraz (Washington, DC’s Shout Bamalama), Eric Davidson (New Bomb Turks), Mark Cisneros (The Make-Up), and lotsa special secret surprises. Thee place to be!… Fo Shizzle! Come hang!
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NY Night Train to the UK


Friday, September 1 London, UK – Moth Club: NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off with Jonathan Toubin, Contest DJ Jim Sclavunos, and a live set by Auckland, NZ’s The Cavemen: Soul Party Number One is up in smoke! Up in the Big Smoke that is… For a night of dancing to DJ Jonathan Toubin’s decidedly western hemisphere approach to the music of black Americans in the 1960s! 11:30pm £50 Dance-Off with DJ Jim Sclavunos of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (2nd place Ops and Ops shoes and 3rd place Souvenirs of the Soul Clap Vol 5)… And get there early for a live set by the raw power of Auckland, NZ’s The Cavemen! Catch thee clap!
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Friday, September 1 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Baby Alcatraz and special guests Reyes Rodriguez and Wig Doc, 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): Get your kicks Friday in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic weekly Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down fiesta! Do the wiggle to the wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of the world’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl singles 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… Tonight, while resident DJ Jonathan Toubin is in the U.K., Washington, D.C.’s Baby Alcatraz will play! Along with fabulous guest DJs Reyes Rodriguez and Wig Doc.Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, September 2/3 Larmer Tree Gardens, UK – End of The Road Festival: Jonathan Toubin and NY Night Train Soul Clap and Dance-Off: Jonathan Toubin rides his NY Night Train back to England’s best music festival for the third year in a row!
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COPYCAT, NUDE PARTY, SHAKIN’ W/SHEILA, ROLLER BALL, and IAN SVENONIUS


Wednesday, August 23 New York, NY: Otto’s Shrunken Head: Copycat 10th Anniversary, 9pm – 4am, FREE:
Jonathan Toubin joins Drew Redmond, Phast Phreddie, Captain Heartlock, MC Huge, Greg-gory, and DJ Xerox in celebrating 10 years of Copycat!
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Thursday, August 24 New York, NY – Baby’s All Right: The Nude Party, Stuyedeyed and Boytoy with DJ Jonathan Toubin 10:30pm – 1am, $5: NYC’s latest and greatest immigrants (all the way from Boone, NC!) turn it on every weekly at Baby’s and this week they’re supported by friends Stuyedeyed, Boy Toy, and Jonathan Toubin!
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Friday, August 25 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and special guest Sheila B (WFMU’s Sophisticated Boom Boom), 10:30pm – 4am, $5 (FREE before 11pm): Get your kicks Friday in the cozy subterranean confines of Home Sweet Home at New York Night Train’s iconic weekly Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down fiesta! Do the wiggle to thee wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom of your favorite DJ Jonathan Toubin / New York Night Train’s most exciting and exquisite o.g. 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” vinyl singles 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… Tonight is kinda special because, for the first time ever, JT’s good buddy and hero Sheila Burgel of Sophisticated Boom Boom on WFMU will be his special guest DJ! Sheila not only has turned on her unique and amazing girl group and beyond platters all over the world but she is the curator of iconic compilations like Sony Legacy UK/ Real Gone Records’ “Honeybeat: Groovy 60s Girl Pop” or Ace Records’ Marylebone Beat Girls 1964-1967! We are thrilled to have Sheila’s ecstatic energy and cool platters on board the Night Train! Don’t miss this! Get down in the basement!
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Saturday, August 26 Maspeth, NY – Knockdown Center: NY Night Train Rock’n’Roller Skate Ball!, 9pm-2am, $10 Big multi-room multi-media good-time Saturday night extravaganza! Jonathan Toubin and friends turn party vinyl all night long while you roller skate, dance, and hang out with yr amigos under the huge disco ball!!! If you don’t have your own, cheap $7 skate rental! Plus… Live music by The Tough Sh!ts, Tower, Johnny Couch, Chorizo, and Animal Show! Live Visuals by Spencer Bewley and Gary Baliban! Pizza! Roller girls! Le Crunch glam dance party room with Josh Styles and Sophie Thunder! Thee amazing Hula Hoop Harlot Melissa-Anne! Go Go by Erin Sheehy and the N.Y. Night Train Shadow Dancers! Gary Ballaban Roller-Exploitation Cinema Masterpiece Theater, and a whole lot more! definitely plan to make an entire night of it!
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Sunday, August 27 Brooklyn, NY – Our Wicked Lady Sky Terrace: NY Night Train Sunday Soul Scream Rooftop Record Hop with Escape-ism and DJs Ian Svenonius and Jonathan Toubin, 8pm-4am, $10 suggested donation: Every summer Sunday NY Night Train and Our Wicked Lady bring your favorite weekly soul vinyl wingding back way up on the OWL’s fabulous sky patio bar! Shake a tail feather to the exquisite 60s soul 45 magic of thee one and only dee jay Jonathan Toubin, his fabulous guests, and the world’s best rock’n’roll bands. Dancing, delectable eats courtesy of Strange Flavor, homemade frozen tropical cocktails, and moonlit Bushwick rooftop party ambience! Every week of summer… Early party kicks off at 7PM, live music at sunset, and dancing through the night! Tonight! Are you ready for star time? It is indeed a great pleasure to present to you at this partiuclar time, national and internationally known as the hardest working man in show business, the vocalist/lyiricist/conceptualist of Nation of Ulysses… Cupid Car Club… The Make-Up!… David Candy… Scene Creamers… Weird War… Chain and the Gang!… XYZ… the author of… “The Psychic Soviet”… “Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group”… “Censorship Now”!… host of Vice TV’s “Soft Focus”!… director of the film “What is a Group?”… The reigning “Sassiest Boy in America” for decades… Mr. Blue is Beautiful himself… thee star of the show…. thee debonaire IAN SVENONIUS and his latest solo music project, thee electrifying ESCAPE-ISM!
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