Le Poisson Rouge

HIGHLIGHTS:
* 158 Bleecker btwn Thompson & Sullivan in Greenwich Village
* 800-capacity flexible performance space (250 seated)
* 130-capacity attached, soundproof lounge bar
* 28' x 21' fixed corner stage w/ various staging additions
* 16' dia. portable, trundled round stage
* acoustic engineering by John Storyk/WSDG (Electric Lady Studios, etc)
* 2 cinema-sized screens with Meyer 5.1 Surround Sound
* 23' dia. hardwood sprung dance floor
* 9' Concert Grand piano
* 2 elevated VIP Opera Boxes and 2 private entrances
* full catering kitchen, concert bar menu, and daytime lounge menu
* restrooms in 2 areas at opposite ends of the venue
* furnished green room with en suite bathroom, shower & tour office

(LE) POISSON ROUGE, the awkwardly named new 800-capacity music venue ("multimedia art cabaret") opening where The Village Gate used to be in the West Village has revealed their floor plan. Click HERE for a larger version.

They've also revealed their initial schedule. Damon & Naomi, Baby Dee, Bill Frisell, Doveman, Nico Muhly, Samamidon, and Matmos all have shows coming up there. Tickets are on sale.

"The adjoining lounge will be open during the day as a café, and at night as a secondary bar and event space." The full June schedule is also pasted below....

UPCOMING JUNE EVENTS:

Sunday 6.15.08
Damon & Naomi
Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh
7pm doors
$14
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Monday 6.16.08, Sunday 6.22.08, Sunday 6.29.08 AND Monday 6.30.08
Rickie Lee Jones
In-Residence w/ Special Guests:
Erik Friedlander - 6.16
JD Allen - 6.22
Edmar Castaneda - 6.30
7pm doors
$55 VIP seating / $45 General Admission
limited $20 tickets with valid student ID at Box Office only
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian

Tuesday 6.17.08
Simone Dinnerstein
Nina Nastasia
6:30pm doors
$25
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Tuesday 6.17.08
Nina Nastasia & Jim White
Tren Brothers (feat. Mick Turner and Jim White of The Dirty Three)
10pm doors
$15
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Wednesday 6.18.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Charlie Haden Quartet West
TWO SHOWS: 7pm & 9:30pm doors
$45 adv / $55 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Thursday 6.19.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Bill Frisell Trio
w/ Special Guests
THREE SHOWS: 6:30pm, 8:30pm & 10:30pm doors
$40 adv / $50 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Friday 6.20.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Carl Craig presents Tribe
feat. Marcus Belgrave, Phil Ranelin, Wendell Harrison
10pm doors
$25 adv / $35 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a Standing, General Admission event.

Saturday 6.21.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
E.S.T.
Aethereal Bace
7pm doors
$30 adv / $40 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Saturday 6.21.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Simone
KJ Denhert
11pm doors
$35 adv / $45 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Monday 6.23.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Art D'Lugoff's "Salsa Meets Jazz"
feat. Poncho Sanchez
7:30pm doors
Seated: $45 adv / $55 door
Standing: $35 adv / $45 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian

Tuesday 6.24.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present
"Turntables, Samples and Jazz"
feat. Mocean Worker
DJ Logic Project Logic
Marco Benevento Trio
7:30pm doors
$25 adv / $30 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a Standing, General Admission event.

Wednesday 6.25.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Ledisi
7:30pm doors
$30 adv / $40 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a Standing, General Admission event.

Wednesday 6.25.08
Baby Dee
10pm doors
$15
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.

Thursday 6.26.08 AND Friday 6.27.08
JVC Jazz Festival and (Le) Poisson Rouge present:
Soulive w/ Joshua Redman
7:30pm doors
$30 adv / $40 door
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a Standing, General Admission event.

Saturday 6.28.08
Natasha Paremski & Kate Emerman
7pm doors
$15
18+ or accompanied by legal guardian
This is a first-come, Fully Seated event.