Brooklyn Bowl Announces Reopening, Huge Slate of Shows

The iconic Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg is back, opening its doors to the public on September 8. The venue also announced an eclectic lineup of over 50 shows, including some dates rescheduled from pandemic cancellations.

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To kick-off the re-opening, Brooklyn Bowl is hosting a performance from the reggae outfit, The Wailers, with special guest SunDub, presented by Pacifico. There is truly something for everyone in this new lineup. Fan favorites include Drive-By Truckers, The New Mastersounds, TAUK, moe., and so many more. All tickets will be available for purchase on the Brooklyn Bowl website. The full lineup can be found below.

After getting through the past year in New York City, we’re all ravenous for outstanding live music and a communal experience – not to mention some beer and a little bowling.

Charley Ryan, co-founder

Located in Williamsburg’s beautiful, 19th-century Hecla Iron Works building, Brooklyn Bowl has cemented its status as a world famous venue. Over the years, Brooklyn Bowl has hosted countless memorable performances from artists like Guns N’ Roses, The Roots, Lauren Hill, and Elvis Costello, as well as socially conscious gatherings like voter registration drives. It was even ranked the #1 busiest club in NYC, proving to be a great spot for a lively night out. True to its name, Brooklyn Bowl features 16 lanes of bowling, complete with a bar featuring locally crafted beers and food by the acclaimed Blue Ribbon restaurant group and special events. 

Brooklyn Bowl’s superlative, wide-ranging lineup has something for everyone, and we can’t wait to give our fans the magic feeling that only a live show can give.

Peter Shapiro, co-founder
Photo by Marc Millman/NY Post



Wed, Sept 8 — Pacifico Presents: The Wailers (SunDub) 

Thurs, Sept 9 — CEG & Brooklyn Bowl Present: Ghost-Note & Sungazer

Thurs, Sept 9— DJ Questlove Presents Bowl Train (Late Show)

Fri, Sept 10 — Dopapod

Sat, Sept 11 — Dopapod

Sun, Sept 12 — John the Martyr (Holy Vulture, NICKEY)

Wed, Sept 15 —Relix Presents: High Time (Visuals by Macrodose)

Thurs, Sept 16 — The Infamous Stringdusters

Fri, Sept 17 — Tank and The Bangas

Fri, Sept 17 — Saved by the 90s With The Bayside Tigers (Late Show)

Sat, Sept 18 — Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears

Sun, Sept 19—  White Denim

Wed, Sept 22 —  Neal Francis

Thurs, Sept 23 —  Reignwolf

Fri, Sept 24 —  Emo Night Brooklyn – The Return

Sat, Sept 25 —  Emo Night Brooklyn – The Return

Sun, Sept 26 — The Rock and Roll Playhouse: Music of the Beatles for Kids (Day Show)

Sun, Sept 26 — The Bottom Dollars 10th Anniversary Show + Apollo’s Ghost + No Ice

Wed, Sept 29 — The Connells

Thurs, Sept 30 — Kendall Street Company 

Fri, Oct 1 — The NY Burlesque Festival’s Premiere Party

Sat, Oct 2 —TAUK with Paris_Monster

Sun, Oct 3 — Rumours – A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Wed, Oct 6 — Funk You + Shareef Keyes and The Groove + Baked Shrimp

Thurs, Oct 7 — Melvin Seals & JGB

Fri, Oct 8  —  The New Mastersounds

Sat, Oct 9 — The New Mastersounds

Wed, Oct 13 — Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio + Roosevelt Collier Band

Thurs, Oct 14 — Talib Kweli Live Band

Fri, Oct 15 — Talib Kweli Live Band

Sat, Oct 16 —  CEG & Brooklyn Bowl Present: Pink Talking Fish

Wed, Oct 20 —  The Reverend Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood

Fri, Oct 22 — Los Amigos Invisibles

Sat, Oct 23 — Dumpstaphunk

Sun, Oct 24 — Brown Eyed Women

Thurs, Oct 28 —  Yonder Mountain String Band w/ Very Special Guest Kitchen Dwellers

Fri, Oct 29 — Perpetual Groove

Sat, Oct 30 —  CEG & Brooklyn Bowl Present: Samantha Fish

Sat, Oct 30 —  Adventures BK Presents: The Robyn Party: Robyn-O-Ween (Late Show)

Wed, Nov 3 —  Drive-By Truckers

Thurs, Nov 4 —  Drive-By Truckers

Fri, Nov 5 —  Drive-By Truckers

Sat, Nov 6 — Drive-By Truckers

Thurs, Nov 11 —  Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute

Fri, Nov 12 —  Antibalas (dj.henri)

Sat, Nov 13 —  Antibalas (dj.henri)

Sat, Nov 20 —  Boombox featuring BackBeat Brass

Wed, Nov 24 — Robert Randolph & Friends

Sat, Nov 27 — Marco Benevento

Wed, Dec 1 — The Hold Steady (on sale soon)

Thurs, Dec 2 – The Hold Steady  (on sale soon)

Fri, Dec 3 – The Hold Steady (on sale soon)

Sat, Dec 4 – The Hold Steady (on sale soon)

Thurs, Dec 9—  moe.

Tues, Dec 14 —  Bully (Graham Hunt Band)


Thurs, Feb 3 — Lucky Chops

Thurs, Feb 10 — Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

Wed, Mar 23 — The Dirty Knobs with Mike Campbell (Jeremy Ivey)

Fri, Apr 1 — The Soul Rebels (with special guests TBA)

Tues, May 17 — Built to Spill

Wed, May 18 — Built to Spill

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