Posted in dance | music on May 12, 2008

The Yard

Despite the rumors, The Yard, an outdoor Brooklyn venue along the Gowanus Canal, will be open for events this summer. There will be one-off shows like Mike Ladd on May 24th, Stereo Total on May 31st and AudraRox on June 7th, AND there will be dancing and food every Sunday from 3-9pm. More details and the whole 'Sunday Best' lineup is below...

Sunday Best!

A Sunday Afternoon Barbecue and Hang at The Yard
Gussie up to get down at the brand new, easy-going, late afternoon, barbecue cum dance party -- every Sunday throughout the summer (May 25-August 31).

Sunday Best! takes over The Yard, a leafy waterside lot on the Gowanus Canal for a nice, mid-afternoon barbecue. It's no ordinary weenie roast, though. The bar-b's organic and resident DJs Justin Carter, Eamon Harkin and Doug Singer play alongside some of the finest DJs to ever take on a back yard...


May 25
Roy Davis Jr - Chicago house legend playing his first New York set in years

June 01
King Britt - This party with the former Digable Planets member is FREE!


June 08
Trusme - A Manchester man walking in the very large shoes of Moodymann


June 15
Stefan Goldmann - Innervisions artist who makes jangling, melodic dance music


June 22
Afrika Bambaataa - The hip-hop progenitor and legend who still keeps it eclectic


June 29
Rick Wilhite and Jerome Derradji - Three Chairs member with Still Music founder


July 6
Riton - UK re-rubber on Berlin's Get Physical imprint


July 13
Kevin Saunderson - The Detroit legend plays a special house set


July 20
Move D - Former Warp Records ambient artist now making super deep house


July 27
The Wurst BBQ - My Cousin Roy and Doug Lee serving up sausages!


August 3
Danny Wang - The prodigal progenitor of disco house returns to New York!


August 10
John Tejada - Maker of the lushest and bumpiest techno of the past decade


August 17
Pilooski - Paris' edit-maker of the moment


August 24
Joakim - The Tigersushi and !K7 artist brings weird, organic dance jams


August 31
Metro Area - Hometown disco heroes close out the series nice and easy


About the Residents
Eamon, a full-blooded Irish New Yorker, is a resident of Studio B's epic FUN party as well as DJ booth partner to Afrika Bambaataa from time to time; Doug, one half of the brothers'brothers duo, introduced New York party people to the Water Taxi Beach with Rebound and maintains a residency there at The Beach Party; and Justin Carter is a DJ and man-behind-the-scenes at such New York institutions as Nublu, APT, Easy Lover, and that same Saturday night Beach Party that Doug plays.


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The vitals
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venue The Yard
address 400 Carroll St between Bond and Nevins, Brooklyn

dates Sunday, May 25 - Sunday, August 31

food Organic and mostly local fare provided by Kelly Geary of Sweet Deliverance
booze You have to be 21 to drink it, but we'll be selling it at the bar
ages All ages
time 3p - 9p
cover $8, except for on June 1, when it's FREE!
rsvp rsvp@sundaybestnyc.com

websites http://www.sundaybestnyc.com ** http://www.theyard.ws ** http://www.meanredproductions.com ** http://www.sweetdeliverancenyc.com

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Directions

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F, G trains to Carroll St. South on Smith. Left on President. Right on Hoyt. Left on Carroll.

N, R trains to Union. West on Union. Left on Nevins. Right on Carroll. Just over the bridge.

The Yard is at 400 Carroll Street between Bond and Nevins, Brooklyn

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Comments (7)

my milkshake brings all the boys to tha yard

Posted by the jim | May 12, 2008 9:06 AM

Could you teach me?

Posted by Anonymous | May 12, 2008 10:33 AM

Summer!

Posted by Sha-na-na-nonymous | May 12, 2008 1:21 PM

I'll be there for goldman and riton

Posted by Anonymous | May 12, 2008 2:37 PM

yes yes YES I effing love that place

whatever tumors I might develop from being canal-side, fuck it, totally worth it.

Posted by Anonymous | May 12, 2008 6:54 PM

nice to see good stuff happening in the City again!

Posted by D$ | May 15, 2008 7:58 AM

Thanx for posting about the special Stereo Total concert!

More info here: http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=60919249&blogID=392127794

Posted by Amylulita | May 16, 2008 1:24 PM

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