The Bitter End - New York City (Sep-Dec '11)

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Summary

The Bitter End is the most famous nightclub in New York City's legendary Greenwich Village. It is looking to book solo artists and bands to perform live at the venue. The New York bar is perfect for watching new artists play their first gigs in the city. The Bitter End is an 18+ venue, and sets are generally 45 minutes to an hour. The club books mostly rock-based bands but will consider most genres with the exception of hardcore, metal, rap or jazz. Artists will be compensated based on door. It books two months in advance and bands must have at least a 50-person draw./n/nThe Bitter End is the most famous nightclub in New York City's legendary Greenwich Village. It is looking to book solo artists and bands to perform live at the venue. The New York bar is perfect for watching new artists play their first gigs in the city. The Bitter End is an 18+ venue, and sets are generally 45 minutes to an hour. The club books mostly rock-based bands but will consider most genres with the exception of hardcore, metal, rap or jazz. Artists will be compensated based on door. It books two months in advance and bands must have at least a 50-person draw.


For thirty-five years the Bitter End, Greenwich Village's most famous nightclub, has been the showcase for every major musical and comedic talent in the United States. Opening its doors in 1962 under the auspices of original owner Fred Weintraub, the Bitter End has been both the gateway and the parade route for a line up of stars that would challenge a clear, night sky. Major albums by such stars as Peter, Paul and Mary, Randy Newman, Curtis Mayfield, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Paxton, Pete Seeger, The Isley Brothers and the Serendipity Singers have been recorded live at the Bitter End.

Past performers include Billy Joel, Bob Dylan, Gavin DeGraw, Dr. John, David Crosby, Phil Ochs, Happy Chapin, Bette Midler, Van Morrison, Nine Days, John Denver, Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers, Blues Traveler, Billy Preston, Miles Davis, John Denver, Les Paul, Bo Diddley, Joni Mitchell,
and many, many more.