Entertainment

Apollo Theater

The historic Harlem venue has launched a myriad of legendary performers, including James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson.

Every W at 7:30 pm: Amateur Night talent competition.

Arlene’s Grocery

Several bands, running the gamut from hard rock to indie, old-school to alt and country to punk, perform nightly at this Lower East Side music club and dive bar, housed in a former grocery and butcher shop.

Every M at 10 pm: Live-band rock ’n’ roll karaoke

Arthur's Tavern

This nightclub and piano bar hosts live jazz, blues, Dixieland and R&B every night of the week, in the same tavern space since 1937.

Hours: Tu-Sa 7 pm-3 am, Su & M 8 pm-3 am

Admission: No cover, two-drink minimum per set. Cash only.

Avenue Q

(Closes May 26, 2019)

(2 hrs 15 mins)

People and puppets live together on a fictitious New York City block in this uproarious Tony Award-winning musical satire for adults.

Schedule: M, W-F 8 pm, Sa 2:30 & 8 pm, Su 3 & 7:30 pm

Tickets: $75.50-$125

A limited number of rush tickets are available at the box office for each performance.

Bar Next Door at La Lanterna di Vittorio

A romantic spot offering a private bar, a lengthy menu of Italian food specialties and live jazz nightly. 

Barcade

Arcade games and craft beer have been running the gamut since 2004 at this dimly-lit gaming station, where a full gastropub food menu complements more than 25 rotating craft brews and more than 50 classic arcade and pinball games. 

Barcade

Arcade games and craft beer have been running the gamut since 2004 at this dimly-lit gaming station, where a full gastropub food menu complements more than 25 rotating craft brews and more than 50 classic arcade and pinball games. 

Barclays Center

Brooklyn’s state-of-the-art entertainment and sports arena is home to the 2018-2019 New York Islanders Brooklyn Nets. Visit team websites for schedules and tickets.

March 3: Travis Scott: Astroworld Tour

March 8-9: Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

May 2: Cher: Here We Go Again Tour

May 11: Erykah Badu and H.E.R.

June 4: Twenty One Pilots

June 14-15: Ariana Grande

July 26: Iron Maiden

Bargemusic

Live chamber music is performed year-round in a 102-foot, 1899 steel barge moored on the Brooklyn side of the East River at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Performances: F 8 pm, Sa 6 & 8 pm, Su 4 pm (times can vary)

Admission: $40, $35 seniors, $20 students and children under 16 accompanied by an adult

Be More Chill

(Previews began Feb. 13, 2019, opened March 10, 2019)

(2 hrs 20 mins)

The coming-of-age-in-the-digital-age musical, based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, is the story of Jeremy Heere, a high-school kid from New Jersey who, though he longs to be popular, also wants to remain true to himself. Music and lyrics are by Joe Iconis, and the book is by Joe Tracz.

Schedule: Tu & Th 7 pm, W, F-Sa 8 pm, W & Sa 2 pm, Su 3 pm

Tickets: $49-$165

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