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Bands generally start at 8 p.m., with a different group playing every hour until 11 p.m. or midnight.
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F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.
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.
- Hello, Dolly!
- Shubert Theatre
There are at least a dozen reasons this revival is a must-see, including David Hyde Pierce as a curmudgeonly skinflint and the chance to reexamine the ne plus ultra of Broadway Broadwayness circa 1964. But obviously the biggest reason is Bette Midler in the title role; will she descend the Harmonia Gardens staircase in a mermaid outfit? More »