GOTHAM GIRLS ROLLER DERBY
is back for their 11th season!
Gotham Girls Roller Derby (established 2004) is New York City’s only all-female roller derby league, comprised of rough-and-tumble women from the world’s biggest, baddest city. These rabble-rousers have honed their skills on the mean streets of the concrete jungle, and they’re ready to unleash their ferocious appetite for kickin’ ass on wheels.
Five-time WFTDA World Champions in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Join the Gotham Girls’ insider list at www.gothamgirlsrollerderby.com/about/contact to ensure you’re in the loop on season announcements and other off-track events.
Hello New York City,
I would like to begin by giving a shout out to my peeps and say “HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR“, the year of the GOAT! I can’t wait to head over to my mom’s for a feast on Thursday, she never cooks less than 5 dishes.
Moving on to events we have going on this week, we have some real cool, FREE parties and shows. Let’s start with the ever amazing Brooklyn Night Bazaar who is presenting JD Samson, Born Cages, Royal Tongues and Shirley House on Friday and Quilt, Monograms and King Cyst on Saturday. JD Samson, of course you know is from Le Tigre and which means this should be one fun show!
If you’re itching to get out of your house tonight and fight the cold, we have your FREE weekly sexy burlesque dance party, “Shaken & Stirred”, which features Bunny Buxom, Bella Vita, Betsy Propane, Varla Velour, and Fem Appeal at The Delancey. On Thursday (Lunar New Year!), our friends from Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones will be in NYC from their “Luck Maker” Winter Tour at Route 66 Smokehouse. Lara Hope is a riot on stage with a beautiful voice and a great sense of humor; my band, Bikini Carwash, had the pleasure of playing a couple of shows with them in the past. Check out their video below!
Rebel Night NYC is also having their monthly FREE Record Hop party featuring DJ Rex from WFMU at The Grand Victory. If you like 50’s and 60’s rockabilly, rock ‘n roll, blues, r’n’b, soul this is the party for you!
A practically free party on Thursday, “A Night Like This” – A Night In Tribute to The Cure at The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge, is DJ Ceremony‘s hot bi-monthly tribute party to alternative rock legends, The Cure! Dance, Shiver and Shake to an all-night array of Cure hits, rarities, and deep cuts, accented by the best in dark ’80s alternative, goth, and UK postpunk sounds. Twigg Von Wünderkind is the guest DJ, the party is free from 10PM-11PM and only $5 after. #LiveAtLPR
For all other events this week, there is Fixed NYC, Ecstatic Music Festival, Coney Island Sunday Family Sideshow with Alejandro Dubois and more. For all details this week and the featured upcoming events, check out the rest of this newsletter or the SHAW Calendar.
Before I go, just a reminder that our BOOTIE NYC mashup party is on Friday, March 20th at Gramercy Theatre; advance tickets are on sale NOW! Check out Bootie Mashup Top 10 February 2015 Edition with free downloads!
Thank you for reading, stay warm New York!
Andy Shaw and the SHAW Promotion team.
Bootie Mashup Top 10
February 2015 Edition!
From the BOOTIE MASHUP creators & DJs:
A PLUS D
“Oh, Bootie Top 10, it has been WAY too long. Several things contributed to this, actually. Frankly, there simply wasn’t a lot of stellar mashup material that we felt particular strong about. So instead, we focused on our Halloween and Christmas mixtapes, and of course, the annual Best of Bootie 2014 album. But right after the New Year, we discovered a bunch of great stuff, including quite a few older tracks that had fallen through the cracks or that had grew on us. We whittled it down to these ten, but there’s always more on the way.”
CLICK HERE to download this month’s Top 10 in one convenient ZIP file.
Or right-click each track name to download individually
Chambaland – Fancy (Iggy Azalea vs. Reba McEntire) – New York City
Chambaland — Just Don’t Care (Depeche Mode vs. Icona Pop) – New York City
Daw-Gun – All About That Groove (Meghan Trainor vs. Deee-Lite) – New York City
DJ Tripp ft. Rhythm Scholar – Hold It Now, Hit It! (Dirty Remix) (Beastie Boys vs. Jason Derulo) – San Francisco / Chicago
Be sure to check out
As our City is currently covered in ice for the 2nd week straight, it is the time when our West Coast friends are so cruelly reminding us of how warm and sunny it is out on the beach. It’s an important time to remind ourselves that this is the worst part of living here and it is all worth it; NYC is still the best and most fun cities there is. Hang in there my friends, better days are coming!
Speaking of looking ahead, I would like to remind you that Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday this year, more time to par-tay, so check out our V-Day events below so you can plan ahead!
- Unloveable: A Smiths & Morrissey Valentine’s Day w. The Sons & Heirs
– Kostume Kult’s Baaaaad Valentine Day Party at Union Square Ballroom
– MailChimp Presents Valentine’s Weekend at Brooklyn Night Bazaar (Free)
– Filthy Gorgeous Burlesque Valentine’s Spectacular at Le Poisson Rouge
This week, the FREE weekly Shaken & Stirred Burlesque Dance Party is featuring Lucille ti Amore at The Delancey, Defalco is your presenter for Brooklyn Night Bazaar with Too Many Zoos and Chop and Quench “The Flea! Band”. Glamdammit is back with another edition of high power Rock ‘n Roll party (RSVP for your guest list!) and JDH and Dave P of Fixed NYC is at their favorite venue, Le Bain. As usual, you can see all the details and upcoming events in this newsletter or check out our SHAW Calendar!
I have to make this short and sweet this week as I am about to run to the Apple store to pick up my new laptop. I have been using the same Macbook for 8 years and it is time for a sweet upgrade. Thank you for reading the SHAW newsletter this week, stay warm New York!
Andy Shaw and the SHAW Promotion team.