Monthly Archives: November 2015

Bands and dance party on Sunday 12/6!

Doors at 830pm, $5 cover

Live Performances By:
1115p - The Good Good 

1045p - Rabia Waters

945p - The Boobies


Dance party (indie, new wave, electro) after the bands at 11:30!


Live music on Saturday 12/5!

Saturday Night / Live Music / Pool Table / Bar / Holiday Season :)

Foreign Tongues

Caravela *Record Release show



Bah Humbug Burlesque on Thursday 12/3!

Hate the holidays? So do we!

Join the Bang Bang Boom Girls as we celebrate the holidays for the not so merry and bright. 

The Cobra Club
Thursday, December 3rd
Show at 9:00pm, Doors at 8:30pm
Only $10.00

With “holiday” performances by:
Vada James
Dottie Dynamo
Ginger Twist
Tiny D
Stockholm Filly

And Special Guest Performers:
Bunny Buxom
Fem Appeal

Gogo & Kitten:
Clementine Dandy

And Hosts:
Kitten Kent Girl Detective
Kerryn Feehan

Force Majeure Vaudeville coming up on Sunday 12/13!

Don’t miss your monthly dose of the funny, the weird, the beautiful, the unexpected.

REAL variety and REAL skill, a block from the L train, only $10. “Insane fun” – scoopnet “Always a wild ride…bizarrely original artists” – Thrillist “Talent extravaganza…beyond the typical variety show” – TimeOutNY

This month’s cast:
CARLA RHODES – ventriloquist extraordinaire – with foul-mouthed sidekick Cecil Sinclaire

MARK GINDICK – clown – as seen with Ringling, Big Apple Circus, and on Letterman and Conan – creator of “Wing Man”

JENNY ROMAINE – oddball troubadour, with her singing scrolls of the Carpathians – from Great Small Works and Circus Amok

MISS CHERRY DELIGHT – star of burlesque, sideshow, and horror – Miss Coney Island 2013

JUSTIN WEBER – master of the yo-yo – star of Coney Island Sideshows by the Seashore

EMOTIONS – Bruk Up dancer – from Warriorz League

BILLY SCHULTZ – renegade physical comedian

TANYA SOLOMON – magic and MC

Post-Thanksgiving Rock Show on Saturday 11/28!

My Friend Fugu


Laura Lacy

Doors at 9pm, $7 ($5 with flyer)
Followed by Kings of Karaoke at midnight!

Am I Write, Ladies?: Music, Comedy, Performance Art, and more on Monday 11/23!


an evening of new work by women about food and eating!

monday, november 23
doors at 8:30, show at 9
$5 at the door (all $ goes to artists)

***featuring fresh tasty work by***
Meghan Hourigan!
Amy King!
Frankie P!
Hannah Kallenbach!
Futaba Shioda!
Nikki Vega!
Annie Pardoe!
Took Edalow as Barbra Bitch!
Cassidy Dawn Graves!
Lyndsey Bourne!
Caitlin Cobb-Vialet!

and a q&a with playwright Jaclyn Backhaus!
music! comedy! theatre! performance art! and moooore!
come feast your eyes, feast your ears, and maybe even feast your nose…

AM I WRITE, LADIES? is a recurring performance series featuring work by women artists. past shows have been at dixon place, downtown art, and bohemian grove. like us on fb for more info!

Poetry Night on Friday 11/20 at 7pm!

From the Nomadic Press organizers:

Grab a drink, a friend, and join Nomadic Press in the back room of The Cobra Club in Bushwick for poetry from Joanna C. Valente, Sara Emily Kuntz, Prospero Vega, and Amber Nelson. Then stick around for Cobra Club’s weekly Nelson-hosted “Live From Outer Space” comedy showcase afterward.

Joanna C. Valente is the Managing Editor for Luna Luna Magazine. She is the author of Sirs & Madams (Aldrich Press, 2014) and The Gods Are Dead (Deadly Chaps, 2015), and received her MFA at Sarah Lawrence College. Her full-length collection Marys of the Sea is forthcoming from ELJ Publications in 2016. She also has a chapbooks, Xenos, forthcoming from Imaginary Friend Press. Some of her work appears, or is forthcoming, in The Brooklyn Rail, BORT Quarterly, The Huffington Post, Columbia Journal, among others. She founded Yes, Poetry in 2010. For more info, go to:

Sara Emily Kuntz is a Brooklyn-based workshop facilitator and committee member for Union Square Slam, a weekly reading series in New York City. As an enterprising copy shop employee, she self-published ten single poem mini-books, as well as a limited run chapbook. She has been published in the Mom Egg Review, Rivet, Stone Highway Review, Cabildo Quarterly, Rust + Moth, and Cactus Heart.

Prospero Vega is Bushwick-raised writer, performer and filmmaker. His writing has appeared in Bushwick Nightz, Bodega Monthly and been mentioned in Brooklyn Magazine and Brooklyn Based. He is currently working on his book of short stories about growing up in Brooklyn.

Amber Nelson is a New York-based comedian who performs stand up, sketch, and improv. Every Friday night, she hosts the “Live From Outer Space” comedy showcase at The Cobra Club. In addition to her touring and online video work, she recently read as part of September’s Nomadic Press “Jokebooks Live!” event.

Amy Sheehan is the lead singer of Brooklyn band The LoveHowl, which looks to bring some soul to NYC’s Indie Rock scene. The band developed from Sheehan’s solo material, and has morphed into a gutsy roots rock act. Her performance at Cobra Club comes a day before The LoveHowl’s next gig on November 21st at Brooklyn’s Rock Shop at 8 PM. 

Venom: Dark Rock Bands & Burlesque on Saturday 11/21!

The Long Losts

The Devil’s Twins

Plus Monstrosity Burlesque with:
Mademoiselle Bathory
Nyx Nocturne
Pixie Pumps
Penny Candy

Host: Denise Duffy
DJs Kym Malis & Tracy

Doors at 9pm. $7 cover.
Followed by Kings of Karaoke at midnight.

Montgomery Streets video release party on Thursday 11/19!

Montgomery Streets: Dapper Man Release Party

Thursday November 19

7:30, $10 cover


From Montgomery Streets:

Hey Everyone! On 11/19 we will be releasing our new single “Dapper Man” as well as releasing a brand new video for the song directed by the superbly talented @mackenziegreer ( at The Cobra Club in Bushwick. We’ll be joined on stage with Le Bon Jamon for our cocktail hour as well as Carleigh Jade for a very special acoustic set. There will be food if you come early as well as drink specials provided by Cisco Brewers Nantucket!

We plan to get fancy and dress up and we encourage you all to do the same so make sure you #getdapper

We really hope you all can make it out, we’re very proud of this one and we can’t wait to hang out and share it with all of you!

More surprises and details to follow :)

Force Majeure Vaudeville on Sunday 11/15!

From the producer:

Don’t miss your monthly dose of the funny, the weird, the beautiful, the unexpected. 

REAL variety and REAL skill, a block from the L train, only $10. “Insane fun” - “Talent extravaganza…beyond the typical variety show” – TimeOutNY

This month’s cast:
CARDONE – post-punk magician – master of illusion and suspense

PINKIE SPECIAL – hula hoops and pasties – “the Monty Python of burlesque”

SHANE BAKER & MIRYEM-KHAYE SEIGEL – Yiddish vaudeville you can understand!

JACOB D’EUSTACHIO – internationally known juggler – from Zoppe Family Circus, Aga-Boom, and The Bello Nock Circus

ADAM KUCHLER – really, really funny guy – international circus clown and former Ringling Bros. performer

G.E.O. – Bruk Up style dance – from League of Unreal Dancing

BILLY SCHULTZ – renegade physical comedian

TANYA SOLOMON – magic and MC

…and more to be announced!

The Cobra Club 6 Wyckoff Ave Brooklyn, NY 11237 (917)719-1138