TAME, The Aspiring Me, a rapper from Missouri City, Texas who recently moved to New York was interviewed by RFB volunteer Samantha Ding at his show at Friends & Lovers, October 4, 2018. RFB: How d
Musical events this week at The Footlight, Alphaville and more.
And the best shows in Bushwick this week!
SAVE THE DATE: Radio Free Brooklyn’s Holiday Party—Thurs. 12/13 at Braven Brewery! It’s your favorite internet freeform community radio station’s holiday soirée—and YOU’RE INVITED! When: Thursday, Dec
SAVE THE DATE: Radio Free Brooklyn’s Holiday Party—Thurs. 12/13 at Braven Brewery! It’s your favorite internet freeform community radio station’s holiday soirée—and YOU’RE INVITED! Thursday, December
Plus, the best shows in Bushwick this week.
Plus, the best shows in Bushwick this week…
Everything you need to see this week in one list.
DJ LiKWUiD, the self-proclaimed DJ, emcee, and artivist was interviewed by RFB volunteer Samantha Ding at the Queens Hip-Hop Festival, September 28, 2018. RFB: How did you get your stage name? L: I go
Music, events and outings galore in Bushwick and beyond.
The best shows in Bushwick and beyond.
We’re doing a live show at beeyoutiful downtown Brooklyn’s Pine Box Rock Shop on Monday, October 15 at 9pm, so get ready for all your favorite guests, segments and music performances all happening ri
Music lovers, rejoice!
Following the success of their EP release, LoveHoney kicks off another night of heart-pounding, booty-shaking, mezmerizing, soulful rock n’ roll! Sponsored by Sailor Jerry and featuring very limited-e
Maria Palacio and Paula Patino from Revolution Me Film Festival speak with RFB News & Community Engagement Director Orie Givens about their local film fest featuring more than 50 movies happening
Shijuade Kadree and Trevon Mayers from the LGBT Community Center join the Queer State of Mind team to talk about community engagement, youth empowerment, and the marginalized communities within the LG
More local music to check out this week!
Ever wish you could see what really goes on at RFB’s “Ben Talks” show? You’ll get your wish Monday, September 10, as host Ben Louis takes the unfiltered—and sometimes controversial hilarity to Bushwic
Brooklyn acid-blues rockers LoveHoney, featuring band members Aly Quinones on vocals, Tommy White on the “Flying V” guitar, Matt Saleh on bass and Thomas Gehlhaus on drums brought their A-game to a so
Your weekly guide to bands and events in Bushwick.
Your weekly guide to bands and events in Bushwick.
When I began hitting clubs back in the late ‘90s/early ‘00s, the “thumpa-thumpa” (see: Queer as Folk) was a shared experience. A connection from DJ to dancer that either united or disconnected a room.
Our resident expert on fun stuff Eli Raskin gives you highlights of things to do in Brooklyn and around the five boroughs this weekend. Saturday 12pm – 1pm [Harlem] Enjoy a stage reading of loc
Activist and Field Organizer for School of the Americas Watch Dévora González says that those making the journey to a better life in the United States face a number of risks, many brought on by govern
There’s no sign hanging above this shop. You won’t find it on Google Maps, and it doesn’t have a website. That’s because Loud Baby, a shop I stumbled upon one weekend afternoon at 696 Flatbush Avenue,
RFB Content Contributor Eli Raskin gives us a few tips on living the wilderness life. People, get excited; camping season is here! Camping has never been easier and more accessible. Here’s are some t
RFB Content Contributor Eli Raskin brings us a few ideas on cool things to do over the upcoming holiday. What a time we’re in! Pride was last week, a mid-week July 4th is coming up and the Summer mug
While everyone else is zigging during this year’s Northside Festival we’re going to be zagging at Radio Free Brooklyn. RFB Presents First Thursdays at The Well on June 7th with a very special Northside Festival featuring local hip-hop artists Mikal Amin, Wisdom Natural, TK The Architect & Junk Rat. The Well is located @ 272 Meserole Street, right here in Brooklyn. Advance tickets are only $8 at RFB.NYC/tickets. Tickets will be $10 @ the door. This is what Brooklyn sounds like!
Photo by dj_takes_pix Mikal Amin is a Brooklyn-based hip-hop artist and educator set to perform in our June RFB Presents show, part of Northside Music Festival. The New Jersey-born talent has traveled
Photo by Ben Taylor/LitRiotPress Saidue Karmo is the co-moderator for RFB’s long-running program Queer State of Mind. The Liberian-born and Ohio-raised Karmo came to RFB a radio newbie, but no strange
From Facebook TK The Architect will be playing The Well on June 7th as part of Northside’s Music Showcase. The New York native’s blend of hip-hop and live instrumentation is his signature sound nowa
Come one come all to the second every Radio Free Brooklyn College Night! Come on out to The Footlight Bar on April 23rd at 7:00 and support your local struggling youth. It’ll be a grand ol’ time!
A Night of Dreams Broadway caliber talent, taking the stage to perform songs they were born to sing, from roles they were born to play. Dream roles. MONDAY, MAY 28TH @ 7:00PM THE FOOTLIGHT BAR 465 Se
Music contributor Robert Frezza spoke with Sebastian Fernandez of Stone Giant ahead of their May 3 concert and EP Release. Brooklyn-based band Stone Giant traveled a long way for a shot at making it i
New RFB host Billy C. is taking listeners into the late night hours with his 2-hour music show, Cosmic Debris. The show airs Sunday nights at 11 pm and brings you a thoughtfully curated experience of
A Place to Bury Strangers at Elsewhere At Thursday night’s record release show at Elsewhere (April 12), A Place to Bury Strangers was a force of nature channeling an intense blend of pagan cosm
Retro rockers Stone Giant, a recent winner of The Deli Magazine’s NYC Emerging Artist Poll, will be releasing their new EP on Thursday, May 3rd at The Well with Crowd The Airwaves & Trip. The Well is located @ 272 Meserole Street in Brooklyn. Doors are at 8:00 PM and the rock ‘n’ roll starts at 8:30 PM. Advance tickets are only $8 at RFB.NYC/tickets. Tickets will be $10 @ the door. This is what Brooklyn sounds likes & it sounds amazing!
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Come one come all to the second every Radio Free Brooklyn College Night! Come on out to The Footlight Bar on April 23rd at 7:00 and support your local struggling youth. It’ll be a grand ol’ time! Perf
Ben Louis was an avid radio listener looking to get into radio. He considered going to school for broadcasting, but the financial burden was not feasible. He started looking for other avenues to get e
Join the hosts of RFB’s Queer State of Mind and special guest emcee The Advice Diva Robbyne Kaamil for Shades Of Dating. This panel discussion and mini dance party explores the ins and outs of dating, love and sex for queer people of color in an interactive discussion-style format. The event is March 26th from 7p-9p at Footlight Bar, 465 Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood.
RFB Presents 1st Thursdays at The Well is pleased to bring you another evening of what Brooklyn sounds likes. Featuring the female fronted space rock of Vaureen, the devil may care attitude of Streept
Answer our trivia question for a chance to win a pair of tickets to our April installment of RFB Presents: 1st Thursdays @ The Well Submit your answers by Wednesday 4/4/18! Newsl
Uluç Ülgen’s show mürmur is like many other interview shows but with a couple of caveats: his guests could be anyone, and are often times random and unfamiliar. And the goal is not to promote but to c
The stage is set next week for an amazing evening of live music in our March installment of RFB Presents: 1st Thursdays @ The Well. Thurston Ray, The Lord Calverts and Deitre bring a night of entertai
Radio Free Brooklyn is furthering its goal to be a community platform for independent artists and producers with the launch of a new show today produced and targeted to teens. Teens take the Mic is th
Lisa Levy is an artist, radio host and self-proclaimed psychotherapist who hosts a weekly show on Radio Free Brooklyn called “Dr. Lisa Gives a Shit.” She is also the current reigning Miss Subwa
Photo by Ben Taylor/Lit Riot Press After almost three years, Radio Free Brooklyn has undergone a world of changes. From its beginnings in a bike shop basement to becoming a globally-known source of th
The show, called “Who’s More Annoying”, asks three couples questions in a variety of relationship-related categories. Participants will answer questions on stage about planning/tr
RFB Presents 1st Thursdays at The Well is pleased to bring you another evening of music with queer country by Karen & The Sorrows, the alt-folk, alt-country, and Americana of The Nightmare River Band plus the post-punk, skronky-tonkers Tatters & Rags it’s going to be a evening of music unlike any other.
RFB’s second installment of its concert series RFB Presents: 1st Thursdays At The Well is going live on Thursday, January 4th with three great, socially-conscious bands: TinVulva, Castle Black, and Th
On Monday, December 18th at 7pm, The Footlight will be hosting another edition of RFB Presents! This month, the team of Radio Free Brooklyn’s Thursday afternoon found sounds program Lost & Rewound
Radio Free Brooklyn has moved their broadcast studio from Dekalb Avenue to the co-working spaces at 100 Bogart St in Bushwick.
RFB Presents is proud to announce the launch of our 1st Thursdays at The Well concert series. Our inaugural event will feature Jackknife Stiletto, Nuclear Family Fantasy and Red Arkade. Jackknife Stil
Radio Free Brooklyn is proud to announce that our very own in-house psychotherapist, and host of Dr. Lisa Gives a Shit was the winner of the 2017 Miss Subways Pageant, which was held on Thursday, Sept
Join Colby Smith and Doctor Lisa for our monthly live showcase at Footlight!
Resistance and Radio intertwine as hosts from Radio Free Brooklyn’s political shows come out of the studio to share why they are inspired to produce community-focused political programming at a panel
RFB host, comedian and author Jarret Berenstein and his new book “The Kellyanne Conway Technique.” Jarret Berenstein, host of RFB show Famous Dead People, joined Objection to the Rule on Sunday to tal
Help send RFB to SXSW 2018 by voting for our proposal on our PanelPicker page!
Radio Free Brooklyn presents “Dr. Lisa Gives a Shit Showcase” hosted by Young Person’s Radio’s Colby Smith with Dr. Lisa on Monday July 31, 2o17 at the Footlight! Two of RFB’s best talk show hosts are
WE’RE LIVE! LISTEN TO RFB 2: LOCAL CHORDS LIVE NOW! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 1, 2017 For the many lovers of artists and bands based right here in the five boroughs, Radio Free Brooklyn’s announcem
Radio Free Brooklyn is very excited to announce that we will be officially launching our second live stream – RFB 2 : Local Chords (working title) – on Saturday, July 1st, 2017 at 8am.
On Monday May 15 we will be introducing 15 new shows to our lineup for Season 5. Here are just a few of the offerings we’ve got in store for the new season.
On Sunday May 21st, we’re kicking off our 5th season with a showcase of local musicians to raise funds for the station, under our newly established non-profit status!
We are very excited to announce that Radio Free Brooklyn has received its new official status as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization!
Radio Free Brooklyn launches a brand new season with 25 new shows!
Radio Free Brooklyn heralded its expansion from a 24/7 streaming free-form site into a storefront radio station and vinyl shop with a music showcase Saturday night, Sept. 10, at Unit J Loft in Bushwick. Performances by Dead Leaf Echo, Dru Cutler and the Heart & Hand Band, The Falling Birds, and Amos Rose celebrated a local scene that now reaches worldwide through internet radio.
The deadline for Season 5 entries has passed! Please come back soon to submit a show proposal for Season 6, which begins November 14, 2017.
Falling Birds Dead Leaf Echo will be headlining our RFB fundraiser on September 10th. Radio Free Brooklyn is now in our third season – broadcasting 70 shows, 24 hours a day / 7 days a week – and have
Radio Free Brooklyn is thrilled to announce that we will be giving away five pairs of tickets to see Herbie Hancock at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Thursday, August 11th, 2016.
Brooklyn garage-rock trio, SHARKMUFFIN, paid a visit to the Radio Free Brooklyn studios on Thursday, July 7th, as guests on the Hear & Now with Rachel. C show, which airs every Thursday from 7-8pm
This weekend, The Hollows artspace in Williamsburg will be kicking off their new summer programming series – The Hollows Eastyard – in the garden of their townhouse at 151 Bedford Avenue (between North 8th and North 9th Streets).
Check out these photos from our Season 3 Fundraiser on May 14, 2016 All photos by Ben Taylor at Lit Riot Press
A fabulous fundraiser for Radio Free Brooklyn, a great new radio station fueling underground artists and mindsets. This event is like a Kickstarter Campaign but you can afford the party level easily and we won’t hassle you with updates.