This Weekend’s Closings and Cancellations (Basically Everything)

Steve’s C-Town (9th St and 5th Ave in Park Slope)
Steve's C-Town

There are a lot of venue closures this weekend, but first, let’s start with the few things that are (supposedly) going to remain open on Saturday or Sunday.

B.B. King Blues Club
08/27 FREE SHOW – “Laugh at the Weather: An Evening of Hurricane Comedy” w/GONG SHOW host Ray Ellin
08/28 Maxi Priest, Skadanks

Union Pool (484 Union Ave, Brooklyn, NY)
08/27 – A Weekly Revue hosted by Toby Lou featuring SAFE, We’re Leaving (short film), Paul Korzan and Kate Bryant, Slowdance (band), Ray Tintori and Bob Weisz.

Goodbye Blue Monday (1087 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY)

we’re open and staying open – today, tonight and tomorrow – if you want to play music tonight – FB, WEB, MS, reverbnation, e-mail – thanks [@gbybluemonday]

There’s the short list of bars that will be open tonight, here’s the other list of everything else that will be closed this weekend.

Dave Matthews Caravan
Saturday and Sunday performances of the Dave Matthews Caravan at Governors Island have been cancelled. Bowery Presents will announce the new Caravan Governors Island dates as soon as they have been confirmed.

B.B. King Blues Club
08/28 SUNDAY GOSPEL BRUNCH Has Been Cancelled.

Sat 8/27 – Willie Mae Rock Camp For Girls – Event Cancelled
Sat 8/27 – Nigeria Meets The Dirty South: The Kings of Swagg (DJ Zimo) vs. The Kings of Crunk (DJ Wise) – Event Cancelled

Mercury Lounge
08/27 – Joe Pernice (of The Pernice Brothers), Warren Zanes, Golden Bloom – Event Postponed
08/27 – Sherlock’s Daughter, Our Mountain – Event Cancelled
08/27 – Teenage Angst (Nirvana Tribute) – Event Cancelled
08/28 – Liz Menezes, MOMPOSONICA, American Jettison
08/28 – Spotify Presents CANT, Blood Orange – Event Postponed

Brooklyn Bowl
08/27 – Closed, all events cancelled.
08/28 – Closed, all events cancelled.

Terminal 5, Bowery Ballroom, Wellmont Theatre
No shows scheduled this weekend.

Le Poisson Rouge
08/27 – Closed, all events cancelled.
08/28 – Closed, all events cancelled.

UCB Theatre
08/27 – Closed, all shows cancelled.
08/28 – Closed, all shows cancelled.

Highline Ballroom
08/27 HEATWAVE BURLESQUE – Cancelled
08/28 Corinne West & Kelly Joe Phelps Duo – Cancelled

Knitting Factory
08/27 Galaxy Queens, Edelweiss, Briana Layon & The Boys – Cancelled
08/27 Alpha Pup NYC Presents: Free The Robots, Shad[]WB[]X, Shigeto, Mux Mool – Cancelled
08/28 Comedfy with Hannibal Buress – Cancelled

Union Hall
08/27 – Brothers, Sean Bones, Nat Brower & The Thunder, Baby Brother – Postponed. Check for new date.
08/28 – And I Am Not Lying – Postponed. Check for new date.

The Bell House
08/27 An Evening With Richard Buckner & David Kilgour – Cancelled
08/28 Closed for the Hurrican.

The Rock Shop
08/27 – Ted Leo, Doug Gillard, Broadcaster, Dave Hill – Cancelled

Irving Plaza
08/27 – Q-Tip – Michael Jackson Birthday Tribute with special guest DJ Spinna – Postponed

City Winery
Due to Hurricane Irene, City Winery had to postponed the shows scheduled this week end on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th.

The Vanishing of the Bees screening featuring Dar Williams are Bebel Gilberto Show on August 27th will be rescheduled shortly. I will let you know as soon as we have a new date.

Dickey Betts and Kristy Lee originally scheduled for Sunday, August 28th, will now be Tuesday, August 30th at 10:30 p.m.

08/27 – The Dance Party is cancelled.

The Stone
08/27 – Closed, all shows cancelled.
08/28 – Closed, all shows cancelled.

Afro-Punk Festival
The Afro-punk Festival scheduled for this weekend at Commodore Barry Park has been cancelled.

The Sunday, August 28 Jagged Edge, Avant and Melanie Fiona show at Central Park is now CANCELLED due to Hurricane Irene. The Sunday, August 28 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival show at Tompkins Square Park is now CANCELLED due to Hurricane Irene

Broadway, Theatre Row, NYC Fringe
All Broadway shows, productions at Theatre Row, and Fringe Festival presentations have cancelled their August 27-28 performances.

Most Off-Broadway shows have announced that they have cancelled all performances on Saturday August 27 and Sunday August 28 due to Hurricane Irene. Click here for the full updated list.

Chase Bank
On Sunday, August 28th, Chase Bank’s 22 branches in the tri-state area regularly open on Sundays will be closed.

WCS Parks (Zoos and Aquarium)
Please be advised that due to the impending storm, all five Wildlife Conservation Society parks will be closed this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28. This includes the Bronx Zoo, the New York Aquarium, the Central Park Zoo, the Queens Zoo and the Prospect Park Zoo.

NYC Parks
Due to Hurricane Irene, the Parks Department has closed all beaches. NYC Parks’ recreation centers and outdoor swimming pools will be closed Saturday, August 27, 2011 through Monday, August 29, 2011.

We urge people to stay out of parks. There is a danger of falling trees and branches. To report downed trees or branches, please call 311. In case of emergency, please call 911.

NYC Transit
The entire New York City mass transit system (subway, bus and railroad) has been shut down due to Hurricane Irene. Subway service is scheduled to resume late Monday.

LGA, JFK, EWR and SWF Airports
Effective 10PM, tonight, Aug 27, all aeronautical operations will be suspended at JFK, LGA, EWR, & SWF.

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