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Looking Back on 2016: Eamon Harkin


As has become Mister custom, I’ve made a list of my cultural highlights of 2016. There’s an art show, a few LPs, a couple of good reads and a handful of gems for the dance floor.
. . . Read on

Shea, Shea, Shea

FullSizeRenderWe’ve got our first dance of 2016 on January 17th. It’ll be the first of a handful of monthly indoor Mister Sundays at the scrappy (yet charming) Shea Stadium.

If you’ve never joined us at Shea, there are a few things to know. First, Shea Stadium is a DIY space in Brooklyn, not the former home field of Darryl Strawberry, Mookie Wilson, Doc Gooden and Keith Hernandez. (Go Mets.) It holds only about .5% the amount of people as the OG Shea Staidum, so it’s a good idea to get a ticket.

Second, it’s all ages, so come one, come all.

Third, and most importantly, some of our favorite Misters of all time have happened there. Something about the sun shining onto that little dancefloor brings out some extra magic.

Looking forward to seeing you there on the 17th. Until then, be well!

A Friend In Need

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If you’ve joined us at Mister Sunday over the past four years, or if you’ve come to Nowadays for a drink, chances are you’ve had the good fortune to interact with our friend, Adam Roth. Adam is a great musician, a dad, and an all around excellent guy who mans the bar and spreads good humor at the Mister.

A couple weeks ago, totally out of the blue, he was diagnosed with stage four bile duct cancer. Given no hope for a cure through traditional western medicine, he’s seeking alternative treatments which aren’t covered by insurance.

His family has started a fund raising page to help pay for his treatments, and it’s been heartening – though thouroughly unsurprising given how great a guy he is – to see an outpouring of support. We’re coming to you now in hopes that we can add to that support through our community.

Donating something will obviously be financially meaningful to Adam and his family; but even more, it will be evidence of the massive amount of love and support he has. Whether it’s by giving a couple dollars or more, we hope you’ll join us in showing Adam how much we love him. This is where you can give.

Thanks for taking the time to read, and thanks for being part of our big family. We’ll see you soon.

Fire At The Barn – No Saturday Party This Weekend

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Folks,

You may have heard that there was a fire at Silent Barn this past weekend. The folks there are still working hard to make the space ready for events, but unfortunately that won’t happen before this weekend, which means we’ll have to postpone the forthcoming Mister Saturday Night with Justin, Eamon & Gunnar Haslam.

We’ve been trying to locate an alternative venue to keep the party happening, but it was just too tricky at such late notice so we’re going to take a rain check on this one and hopefully make it happen again at some point down the line. If you bought a ticket in advance expect to see a refund from Resident Advisor before the week is out.

The good people at Silent Barn are experiencing some hardship as a result of the closure so if you’re interesting in helping them out there’s a couple of channels you can use:

– To volunteer and get involved in person go here.

– To make a financial contribution go here. (Financial contributions will help with the resident’s material losses and to cover Silent Barn’s loss of income until they can reopen to the public).

Otherwise, Mister Sunday at Industry City continues for 3 more weeks so we’ll see you there this coming Sunday.

Love,

Mister Saturday Night

Eamon Harkin’s Album of the Week: Palace of Wind by Battle Trance

This Sunday Eamon open’s up the Mister with a full airing of a record called ‘Palace of Wind’ by Battle Trance a band he came across last winter at Winter Jazz Fest here in New York. Battle Trance are comprised for 4 saxophonists who concoct a dense wall of sound using an impressive and exhausting circular breathing technique. It’s trance music of the right kind.

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  • Upcoming Parties & Gigs

    Official Mister Saturday Night and Mister Sunday parties are in bold below. Other dates are tourdates for Eamon and/or Justin.

    Friday, January 27th // Planetarium with Shore Live and Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin DJing // at the secret hi-fi loft // $25 // Sold Out

    Sunday, January 29th // Mister Sunday with Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin // at a secret but familiar location // $20 // advance tickets and more info

    Friday, February 3rd // Flux's 6th Birthday with Justin, Benjamin Damage, Mike Dehnert & Moxie at Beaver Works // Leeds, UK // advance tickets and more info

    Friday, February 24th // Planetarium with Jason Lindner Live, Marika Hughes Live, Justin Carter DJing and Live and Eamon Harkin DJing // at the secret hi-fi loft // $25 // advance tickets and more info

    Sunday, February 26th // Mister Sunday with Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin // at Shea Stadium // $20 // more info coming soon

    Saturday, April 15th // Percolate with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter with Dark Sky Live // at Hidden // Manchester, UK // advance tickets and more info

    Saturday, July 29th // Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin at Panorama with Too Many Acts To Mention // at Randall's Island // NYC // advance tickets and more info