PLAY: Pete's Candy Store (BK) Summer

Posted by:  Pete's Candy Store (Andrew Feyer)  | When:  –  | Where: Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, New York, USA

  Booking 3 Sonicbids bands

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Hello Sonicbids, Brooklyn's legendary music venue Pete's candy store is looking to book bands this summer. Pete's has been running for almost 20 years and has provided a springboard for many a New York performer, and has been a staple in the Williamsburg and Brooklyn thriving music scene. If you're looking to build your fanbase in NYC and play at one of the most respected venues in town, apply now!

The Opportunity

With a dedicated local following and a staple in the Brooklyn Indie Scene, this is a great way to build your reputation in NYC! Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Pete's Candy store has earned the reputation for being a launching band for many emerging NYC acts. Equipped with a full bar, delicious sandwiches, and beautiful back patio, this is a true gem of NYC. This is an ongoing opportunity to apply, and we'll find the best date for your band.

The Band

We're looking for Rock, Indie, Soul, Folk, Acoustic, Americana, Bluegrass, Singer-Songwriters and Blues Acts. We are open to other genres if it fits. Pete's is a small venue and is designed for acts fans to sit down, enjoy a beer and enjoy easy listening music

Bands must be actively playing shows 

Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

Bands are able to sell merch on-site

All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

Acts must have a solid online presence 

This is an amazing opportunity for local, regional and nationally touring artists. If you have an amazing sound and looking to gain a wider audience in NYC, this is the gig for you!

The Gig

Pete's is looking to book Sonicbids acts on every 4th Saturday of the month

Pay is determined upon booking

PA provided

Basic backline provided 

Capacity 45+

Acts get drink tickets and a discount on food

Pete's is a short 7-minute walk from the L/G Lorimer Subway stop


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking