PLAY: Desmond's Tavern in NYC (June)

Posted by:  For the Love of Music  | When:  –  | Where: Desmond's Tavern, 433 Park Avenue South, New York, New York, USA

 Booking 12 Sonicbids bands

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Located in the heart of Manhattan, Desmond's Tavern is now booking Sonicbids bands for the summer season. We're looking for bands that compliment the energy and vibe of Desmond's, and hope to build a lasting relationship with bands to make Desmond's a home base venue for many shows to come! 

The Opportunity

Desmond's Tavern in NYC is now booking performances for the summer. Located on Park Avenue South, Desmond's is one of New York City's oldest traditional Irish pubs and a premier destination for live rock music.

The Band

  • Open to a wide variety of genres 
  • All performers must be age 21+ to perform; do not forget your ID or you will not be allowed inside
  • All artists are screened and booked based on quality of music and on how many people you can draw to the show, so it is extremely important that you can bring a following of at least 15+ people
  • We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band!

The Gig

  • All performers must be age 21+ to perform; must have ID
  • On Saturday's, Artists will receive 100% of their ticket sales after the first 12 people paid and tickets are $10
  • On Thursdays/Fridays, the artist can choose to have no cover or pick their ticket price and keep 100% of the proceeds (but they must let the door man know what to charge before guests arrive on the night of the show)
  • There's a 2 drink min. for guests
  • Backline: Yamaha Drum kit - Drummers bring cymbals, clutch, snare, and kick pedals, hi hat stand, mackie board, markbass 200 watt bass amp/combo, yamaha PA system, JBL monitors, 5 mics, 5 mic stands, 3 boom stands, 2 straight stands, 8 XLR cables, guitar players bring amps and 1/4 inch cables
  •  There are no guitar amps at Desmond's
  • Capacity 75+


  • Percentage of Door: 100%