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The Lounge at Dixon Place: Cheap Booze, Free Live Music!

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An exciting new spot for broke-asses has turned up on the Lower East Side. The Lounge at Dixon Place is now open for business and celebrating its upcoming grand opening with free music nights and a special party. The official grand opening on Thursday, April 8th, will feature music by Amour Obscur, a Weimar-style lounge trio who offer soulful insights into the darker side of love. They’ll also announce the winner of 'œThe Dixon' cocktail contest that night.

The Lounge is open nightly to the public, as well as for pre- and post- theater patrons attending performances in their main theater. Happy Hour in the Lounge (6-7pm, Mon-Fri) features special beer, wine, and well drink prices and a nightly Bartender’s Choice specialty cocktail. Cozy and neighborhood-artist oriented, all Lounge proceeds directly sustain the Dixon Place mission to support artists developing new works of performance including theater, dance, music, and literature, as well as the costs of maintaining the newly opened non-profit theater. Dope! Check out upcoming events this week below.

Every Wednesday from 7:30pm-9pm, FREE in the Lounge
Circuit Bending, a new music series where artist turn toys, electronics, and gadgets into far out musical instruments! It’s like a science fair with cocktails! Curated by Craig Flanagan.
This Wednesday, April 7th: AMANDA ERVIN
Known for her minimal but ferocious 555-chip oscillator/sequencer instruments, which she teaches in workshops at brooklyn’s Third Ward, Amanda Ervin also performs in the vaudeville/electro band the The Drunkard’s Wife. She’ll also present a new instrument she’s working on. It might incorporate muscle wire.

Thursday, April 8th from 6pm '“ 9pm
Join the official celebration of the opening of the new Lounge! Live music from Amour Obscur and special cocktails. Neighbors, artists, curators, press, funders, friends are coming and you’re invited too! Celebrate and support the arts at the coziest lounge in town.

What better way to support the artistic community of the Lower East Side? Every time you buy a drink, you are supporting emerging artists and their new work. Join The Dixon Place Lounge Facebook page for nightly drink specials, music schedule, and special events. And check the Dixon Place website about free lounge events happening all spring.

The Lounge at Dixon Place
161A Chrystie Street (between Delancey & Rivington) [LES]

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Danielle was raised by a pack of coyotes in the Los Angeles hills. Since arriving in NY in 2001, she has had any number of strange jobs, including back-up singing for JELVIS (the Jewish Elvis), starting the non-profit LYDIA, and writing political cabarets. A huge advocate for travel as a way of life, you can find her at the Brooklyn Public Library when her bank account is empty, fantasizing about where to head off to next.