SHAKIN’ ALL OVER & SOUL NIGHT THIRD ANNIVERSARY

20170106hsh
Friday, January 6 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin: Shake a tail feather to Jonathan Toubin’s flamin’ haute party wax! Cracklin’ transmissions from the old weird America to you there on the dance floor! The restless railroad beat of supreme 1950s/1960s rock’n’soul rotating all night long in all of its sleek black vinyl sexyness! A consistently unique alternative to the rest… EVERY FRIDAY FOR 8 1/2 YEARS!… GET DOWN IN THEE BASEMENT!
facebook event

and.. Saturday in Crown Heights…

20170107soulnight
Saturday, January 7 Brooklyn, NY – Friends and Lovers: Soul Night 3rd Anniversary Party w/The Whips live and DJs Cat Fancy, Fine Wine, One Mint Julep, Mikey Post, and Jonathan Toubin, 8pm, $5: Brooklyn’s own Northern Soul, Motown, and Girl Group night celebrates its third birthday this Saturday! Get there early because the festivities kick off with a 9PM set by Philadelphia’s THE WHIPS followed by an epic cast of NYC DJs turning soul 45s ’til thee wee wee hours for your dancing pleasure – residents CAT FANCY (SF’s 1965), MR FINE WINE (WFMU Downtown Soulville), and ONE MINT JULEP (WFMU Honkey Tonk Radio Girl) plus special guests MIKEY POST (Daptone Records) and JONATHAN TOUBIN!
facebook event
More »

NEW YEARS WEEKEND NYNT STYLE!

20161230hsh
Wednesday, December 30 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin Shake a tail feather to Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl! … FLAMIN’ HAUTE PARTY WAX! THEE HEEBY JEEBIES OF THE WILDEST EARLY ROCK’N’ROLL! SWEATY RHYTHM & BLUES! BEEHIVED GIRL GROUPS! SCREAMIN’ RAW SOUL! SMASHING GARAGE! ROUGH & READY ELECTRIC BLUES! NEW ORLEANS MAMBO BOOGIE! CHUGGIN’ ROCKABILLY! INTERNATIONAL SOUNDS OF MYSTERY A GO GO! GRITTIER DOO WOP! CRASHING SURF! POUNDING BRITTISH BEAT! WIGGLY DIGGLY DANCE CRAZES! MAD MIKE MONSTERS! LAS VEGAS GRINDERS! NUGGETS! PEBBLES! BOULDERS! THEE UNSUNG HEROES OF ROCK’N’ROLL! ECCENTRIC POSTCARDS TO THE PRESENT FROM THE OLD WEIRD AMERICA! The restless railroad beat of supreme early rock’n’soul rotating all night long in all of its sleek black vinyl sexyness! NO COMPUTERS! NO CDJs! THE SOUND OF THE ORIGINAL AUTHENTIC SINGLES! None of the usual! All wild! All fresh! All timeless! All killer! All night! A consistently unique alternative to the rest… EVERY FRIDAY FOR 8 1/2 YEARS!… GET DOWN IN THEE BASEMENT!
facebook event

and… start your engines….

2017newyearsborder3

Saturday, December 31 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Annual New York Night Train New Years Ball with The Baby Shakes, Breanna Barabara, and Mala Vista, DJs Jonathan Toubin, Josh Styles, Todd-O-Phonic Todd, and Reyes Rodriguez! FREE MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST!, $10 Ring it in again aboard the New York Night Train… This year we’re UPSTAIRS and DOWNSTAIRS We just added WILLIAM MARTIN and his rare RADIO HEARTBEAT up in the Fig 19 cocktail lounge and downstairs there’s FREE admission for happy hour from 9pm-10pm with Norton Records’ fabulous REYES RODRIGUEZ (who will be spinning up and down all night!). Then its live rock’n’roll from BABY SHAKES (MIDNIGHT), BREANNA BARBARA (11PM), and MALA VISTA (9PM) plus djs JONATHAN TOUBIN, JOSH STYLES, and TODD-O-PHONIC TODD! The cover drops to $5 after the bands and then there’s dancing ’til late. Hasta la vista 2016!
facebook event

climb up and down all night! This is a two story party! and Radio Heartbeat is back for one night only and up in the cocktail lounge! …

20161231radioheartbeat
Saturday, December 31 New York, NY – Upstairs at Home Sweet Home (Fig 19 Cocktail Lounge): NY Night Train New Years Ball presents Radio Heartbeat with William Martin and Friends, 10pm-4am, FREE: NYC’s legendary Radio Heartbeat party rarely pops up these days but tonight William and the gang are up stairs offering cool and unusual Glam, Glitter, Powerpop, Punk, and Bubblegum 45s for your dancing and listening pleasure! Definitely pop upstairs!

and… January 1, let’s celebrate Billy Miller’s birthday with friends and lovers….

20170101billybday
Sunday, Jan 1 – Friends and Lovers: Billy Miller’s Jan 1 Birthday Record Bash Memorial #1, 4pm – MIDNIGHT, FREE! BILLY MILLER was born on January 1 and every New Years day his friends went over to Norton HQ and celebrate with records, food, and drink. This year Billy’s friends and lovers continue this grand NYC rock’n’roll tradition at Friends and Lovers! Come celebrate Billy and keep all the great music playing!
facebook event

More »

DADDY’S LAST STAND

20161214daddy2
Wednesday, December 14 Brooklyn – Daddy’s: Jonathan Toubin’s Last Stand, 10:30pm – 4am FREE: Daddy’s is one of the spots where Jonathan Toubin and New York Night Train first got on track a decade ago! Over the years The New York Night Train has been the DJ for Election Night 2008, many of the bar’s annual anniversary blowouts, Thanksgivings, Cinco De Mayo’s, St. Patrick’s Days, and dozens and dozens of other unforgettable parties. After fifteen years of being thee neighborhood bar, the Cheers of underground rock’n’roll, and the city’s coolest watering hole, Daddy’s closes its doors forever at the end of the month. Join us as we go home for one last shot and tries not to get too sentimental.
facebook event

Thursday, December 15 XXX – Undisclosed Location: Super-Fun Party You May Know About

20161216hshjs
Friday, December 16 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and special guest Jon Spencer Shake a tail feather to Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl! This week along with fabulous most groovy bellbottoms guest DJ thee explosive Jon Spencer! That’s right thee NYC institution and international rock star of Thee Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Boss Hog, Pussy Galore, Heavy Trash, and many more!… FLAMIN’ HAUTE PARTY WAX! THEE HEEBY JEEBIES OF THE WILDEST EARLY ROCK’N’ROLL! SWEATY RHYTHM & BLUES! BEEHIVED GIRL GROUPS! SCREAMIN’ RAW SOUL! LOW DOWN ELECTRIC BLUES! SMASHING GARAGE! NEW ORLEANS MAMBO BOOGIE! THUMPIN’ ROCKABILLY! INTERNATIONAL SOUNDS OF MYSTERY A GO GO! GRITTIER DOO WOP! GOLDEN GROUPS! CRASHING SURF! POUNDING BRITTISH BEAT! WIGGLY DANCE CRAZES! MAD MIKE MONSTERS! LAS VEGAS GRINDERS! NUGGETS! PEBBLES! BOULDERS! THEE UNSUNG HEROES OF ROCK’N’ROLL! ECCENTRIC POSTCARDS TO THE PRESENT FROM THE OLD WEIRD AMERICA! The restless railroad beat of supreme early rock’n’soul rotating all night long in all of its sleek black vinyl sexyness! NO COMPUTERS! NO CDJs! THE SOUND OF THE ORIGINAL AUTHENTIC SINGLES! None of the usual! All wild! All fresh! All timeless! All killer! All night! A consistently unique alternative to the rest… EVERY FRIDAY FOR 8 1/2 YEARS!… GET DOWN IN THEE BASEMENT!
facebook event More »

NY Night Train Shakin’ All Over plus FREE Saturday Williamsburg Dance Party and more

20161209hsh2
Friday, December 9 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and special guest Owen Penglis of Straight Arrows (DJ King O.P.P. of Sydney’s Yo Grito party):
Shake a tail feather to Jonathan Toubin’s most exciting and exquisite original 1950s/1960s “maximum rock’n’soul” 7-inch vinyl! This week with special guest Australian underground rock’n’roll hero Owen Penglis of Sydney’s amazing Straight Arrows! Owen isn’t only known for his music, production, and electronic wizardry, but he also spins at the fabulous down under oldies vinyl party Yo Grito under the pseudonym DJ KING O.P.P.! GO BANANAS!… SHAKE A PEAL TONIGHT! HAWT PARTY WAX! THEE HEEBY JEEBIES OF THE WILDEST EARLY ROCK’N’ROLL! FLAMING RHYTHM & BLUES! BEEHIVED GIRL GROUPS! SCREAMIN’ RAW SOUL! THUMPIN’ ROCKABILLY! LOW DOWN ELECTRIC BLUES! SMASHING GARAGE! NEW ORLEANS MAMBO BOOGIE! GRITTIER DOO WOP! CRASHING SURF! POUNDING BRITTISH BEAT! WIGGLY DANCE CRAZES! MAD MIKE MONSTERS! LAS VEGAS GRINDERS! NUGGETS! PEBBLES! BOULDERS! THEE UNSUNG HEROES OF ROCK’N’ROLL! CRYPTIC POSTCARDS TO THE PRESENT FROM THE OLD WEIRD AMERICA! The restless railroad beat of supreme early rock’n’soul rotating all night long in all of its sleek black vinyl sexyness! NO COMPUTERS! NO CDJs! THE SOUND OF THE ORIGINAL AUTHENTIC SINGLES! None of the usual! All wild! All fresh! All timeless! All killer! All night! A consistently unique alternative to the rest… EVERY FRIDAY FOR OVER 8 1/2 YEARS!… GET DOWN IN THEE BASEMENT!
facebook event

20161210obl
Saturday, December 10 Brooklyn – The Grand: Vice presents Old Blue Last Holiday Dance Party with Jonathan Toubin and friends, 9pm-2am, FREE: All night dancing to Jonathan Toubin’s 45rpm 1960s soul magic! All night happy hour up and down the Grand strip…
facebook event

20161215daddys
Wednesday, December 14 Brooklyn – Daddy’s: Jonathan Toubin’s Last Stand, 10:30pm – 4am FREE: Daddy’s is one of the spots where Jonathan Toubin and New York Night Train first got on track a decade ago! Over the years The New York Night Train has been the DJ for Election Night 2008, many of the bar’s annual anniversary blowouts, Thanksgivings, Cinco De Mayo’s, St. Patrick’s Days, and dozens and dozens of other unforgettable nights. After fifteen years of being thee neighborhood bar, the Cheers of underground rock’n’roll, and the city’s coolest watering hole, Daddy’s closes its doors forever at the end of the month. Join Toubin as goes home for one last shot and tries not to get too sentimental.

Jonathan Toubin is taking it easy in December but you can still find him on Fridays at Home Sweet Home….

– Friday, December 16 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Jonathan Toubin and Jon Spencer
– Friday, December 23 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! with Josh Styles and Friends
– 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 with The Baby Shakes, The Ar-kaics and more TBA soon! And dancing with Jonathan Toubin, Josh Styles, Todd-O-Phonic Todd, and Reyes Rodriguez! $10! FREE MIDNIGHT CHAMPAGNE TOAST! and, as always,… UNMISSABLE!

SHAKIN’ ALL OVER at HOME SWEET HOME


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!
facebook event

Jonathan Toubin is taking it easy in December but you can still find him on Fridays at Home Sweet Home….
More »

BLACK FRIDAY SHAKIN’ ALL OVER plus NYC SOUL CLAP & DANCE-OFF w/new KID CONGO, MICK COLLINS, BOB BERT band

20161125hshdangit
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!

20161126clap
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 PROJECTKid 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!)


facebook event
tickets

SHAKIN’ ALL OVER w/IAN SVENONIUS, JT at (Un)Conference in Santa Barbara, HUDSON, NY SOUL CLAP

20161118hsh
Friday, November 18 New York, NY – Home Sweet Home: Shakin’ All Over Under Sideways Down! w/Ian Svenonius and friends
facebook event

Friday, November 18 Santa Barbara, CA – Stream (Un)Conference: VICE presents Jonathan Toubin

hudsonclap
Saturday, November 19 Hudson, NY – Half Moon: NY Night Train Soul Clap & Dance-Off w/Jonathan Toubin (facebook event)
More »

HEARTBREAKERS “L.A.M.F.” tribute with Clem Burke, Tommy Stinson, Walter Lure, Wayne Kramer, Handsome Dick, and more…

lamf

Tuesday, November 15 & Wednesday, November 16: Clem Burke, Tommy Stinson, Walter Lure, and Wayne Kramer plus special guests Handsome Dick Manitoba, Jesse Malin, and more play The Heartbreakers’ “L.A.M.F.” w/dj Jonathan Toubin
facebook event
More »