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America’s most unique celebration of the music and muse of The Beatles, The Weeklings features former members of Styx, Dave Mason, the original Beatlemania on Broadway, Jon Bon Jovi & The Kings of Suburbia, Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes, Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg’s Jukebox and BeatleFest house band Liverpool. The band performs and records explosive renditions of The Beatles albums and Top 40 classics.
Join us for Laughs in the Loft, a new SOPAC series featuring stand-up comics from our own backyard, Brooklyn and beyond! Laughs in the Loft is every first Wednesday of the month and each event will feature four comedians in an NYC-style showcase. The talent will be announced approximately two weeks prior to each show. Come be part of something exciting, fun and hilarious. You never know who might drop in!
Eric Hutchinson, a sharp dresser with a laidback sound, has performed with artists such as Amos Lee, O.A.R. and Jason Mraz and is often compared to Joshua Radin, Matt Kearney and Gavin DeGraw. The multi-instrumentalist will share stories and songs, such as his #1 hit "Rock & Roll” and "OK, It's Alright with Me."
A friend of Paul Simon, Al Stewart is best known for his two radio hits “Year of the Cat” and “Time Passages.” The British Folk revival figure shares the stage with his longtime Rock backup band, The Empty Pockets.
Armed with precise musicianship, the 11-member Moscow-based band Leonid & Friends embodies the spirit, musicality and fire of American supergroup Chicago. Hear all your favorite hits such as "Hard to Say I'm Sorry," "If You Leave Me Now" and "25 or 6 to 4."
The trademark of this great American Rock band is its ability to meld styles, including Blues and Mexican Folk. The Grammy Award-winning group Los Lobos is known for its cover of Ritchie Valens' iconic “La Bamba.”
With pure tones, entwined acoustic guitars and rootsy songwriting, The Milk Carton Kids weave a captivating spell. The harmonious sound of the twice Grammy Award-nominated Indie-Folk duo has earned them comparisons to Simon & Garfunkel and the Everly Brothers. Their engaging live shows have a touch of comedy with Smothers Brothers-esque banter.