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Sin-é

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150 Attorney St., New York, NY 10002 40.720068 -73.983537
between Stanton and Houston Sts.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-388-0077 Send to Phone

Shanna Ravindra

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Official Website

sin-e.com

Hours

Bands generally start at 8 p.m., with a different group playing every hour until 11 p.m. or midnight.

Nearby Subway Stops

F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.

Payment Methods

Cash Only

Profile

This venue is closed.

Earplugs and wine? The message may seem mixed, but after sitting through a couple of drum-pounding, guitar-ripping sets at Sin-é (pronounced shin-ay), it becomes clear that the wine-decked bar adds a folksy twist to the punk/indie rock lineup. Like its original incarnation, a former fixture on St. Marks Pl. until the early 90s, the focus at the reborn club is on the stage and sound system. A barebones, tucked-between-empty-garages venue, Sin-é offers mainly standing room sprinkled with a few bar stools and tables for the weak-kneed. Sin-é covers range from nothing for undiscovered local bands to $15 for special events showcasing bigger ticket indie groups. And with $3 bottles of Pabst (draft beers only go up to $5 at the strictly beer-and-wine bar), Sin-é makes for an easy-on-the-wallet underground music night. Where else can you see the Yeah Yeah Yeahs for $7? And don’t forget the $1 earplugs if you plan on hearing yourself think the next morning.

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