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ROCKAWAY GOOD TIMES

Brighten up! The days are getting longer, injecting light and vitality in Rockaway’s always fun happenings around town. So, no need to leave the peninsula as the Rock is always teeming with fabulous live music, theater and arts.

 

LIVE MUSIC:

Thursday, February 21

7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Why not add a barrel of laughs to your Thursday evening at Community House’s Karaoke Night! Bring your mates, grab the mike and belt out what you got!

101-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Friday, February 22

3 p.m.

There is a saying that “Friday is the famous ‘F’ word we thank God for every week,” and with the Rock-A-Wades playing all your favorite rock classics at Bungalow Bar — what better way to kick off your weekend flippin’ Friday-rific!

377 Beach 92nd Street

 

Friday, February 22

8:30 p.m.

Make no bones about it! If Motown, soul, rock n’ roll and top 40s are your flavor, head to RBQ on RBB ‘cause human juke box duo, Magic Bones, will have you on the dance floor jammin’ to your favorite hits. Plus RBQ’s food and drink menu will keep your mojo up to groove all night long.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Saturday, February 23

5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

This evening, vocalist, Pamela Nardi, with guitarist/vocalist, Steve Athanail, captivatingly bathes you with their one-of-a-kind jazz, standards, blues, folks, soft rock and more! So float into Kennedy’s, and be prepared to be moved by their alluring tunes.

406 Bayside Walk, Breezy Point

 

Saturday, February 23

6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Calling all 70s classic rock lovers! Make a beeline to Community House tonight as classic rock band, The Jack of Clubs will be playing your favorite hits. If Deep Purple, Eric Clapton, Larry Carlton, Jeff Beck, Led Zeppelin and more are on your playlist, this is one band you won’t want to miss!

101-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Saturday, February 23

8 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Local rockers, Phil and The Family Band and Mixed Bag team up once again to bring on their sweet classic rock jams to BC’s jamming spot, Grassy Point Bar & Grill. Each band will perform two sets starting at 8 p.m.  Get ready for a hella-fun night!

1802 Cross Bay Blvd, Broad Channel

 

Saturday, February 23

8 p.m. to Midnight

Ladies and gentleman! Don your best threads and head to the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Dept & Ambulances’ (BCVFD) Annual Officers Installation Dance Honoring 114 Years Of Service. At this special event, 2019’s Chiefs and Officers will be installed. Tickets are $45 each, and full tables of eight are available. To buy tickets in advance, visit BCVFD’s Facebook page. Note that is a hot ticket event, so booking in advance is recommended, as door sales will be limited.

American Legion Post 1404

209 Cross Bay Blvd, Broad Channel

 

Saturday, February 23

9 p.m.

Looking to feast on some lip-smackin,’ finger-lickin’ good, sweet, down-home barbecue? Well, bring your bib, and head to RBQ on RBB, and with the wildly-popular Indaculture’s booty bumpin’ music on the entertainment lineup, this will one night where you’ll have no choice but to check your highfalutin’ posturing at the door!

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Saturday, February 23

9 p.m.

Tonight, board this time machine as four-piece acoustic traditional Irish music band, The Brooklyn Bards, transports you to Éire with their folk songs dating back hundreds of years ago to the present. If classic and contemporary Irish war marches, slides, rebel and love songs endear your heart, leanúint do chroí and toast, sláinte at Rogers!

203 Beach 116th Street

 

Saturday, February 23

9 p.m.

Rustwoods Jazz Winter Series presents jazz vocalist, songwriter and recording artist, Sasha Dobson. Come in and embrace Dobson’s gifts of fragrant music that upholds both the jazz traditions of past greats like Ella Fitzgerald, while breaking conventional rules. Her sultry voice and amazing talent — will give you goosebumps. Entry $10. Plus special de la nuit menu a la Whit’s!

97-02 Rockaway Beach Blvd

 

Sunday, February 24

4 p.m.

Wind down your weekend at RBQ with acoustic duo, Neutral Corners, playing an astonishing range of classic rock, soul and R&B.

97-20 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

 

Sunday, February 24

4 p.m.

What better venue to revel in your Celtic trad roots — than with the charming vocals and versatile guitar-playing of Rockaway’s Irish son, Walter Ensor — than at Rogers? As Ensor’s melodies take you on a trip of a lifetime, you’ll be bowing with draft in hand before the night tunefully ends.

203 Beach 116th Street

 

Wednesdays

8 p.m.

It’s Karaoke Wednesdays at the Rockaway Brewing Company! All you need is some pluck and of course your voice to belt out your favorite tunes amongst good company.

415 Beach 72nd Street

 

OTHER MUSES AROUND TOWN THEATER

Thursday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, February 24,
 6 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Last chance to audition for The Bayswater Players: A Variety Show featuring Oscar and Tony nominated songs. Interested participants are required to prepare the song they would like to perform and sheet music if needed. For more info, call Michael at 718-208-9687 or visit Facebook page: The Bayswater Players

2355 Healy Avenue

 

Upcoming

Rockaway Theater Company presents Ken Ludwig’s A Comedy of Tenors, a sidesplitting comedy featuring a bevy of characters who will have you weeping with laughter. The Plot: One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? Prepare for an uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight. Show dates are March 29, 30, 31, and April 5, 6, 7,12,13, 14. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Ticket Prices: Adults $20.00 / Seniors $15.00. Tickets sell quickly, so seize the chance to get your hands on some! For more info and tickets, visit: www.rockawaytheatrecompany.org.

T4 Post Theatre Building, Fort Tilden

 

ART

The Rockaway Artists Alliance offers a plethora of art classes for beginners and those who want to further prune their skills. Class admissions are $20 RAA Member/ $30 Non-member. For more info, call 718-474-0861 or email: info@raanyc.org

 

Wednesdays

Printmaking Open Studio w/ Margaret Burke

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Solarplate, Woodcut and more

sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

 

Oils & Acrylics Painting Class

10 am – 1 pm

Instructor: Joseph Perez (www.seapainter.net)

Students bring their own supplies.

 sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden

 

Got info. on local live music and art? Email: kami@rockawaytimes.com

 

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