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Brooklyn Comes Alive Releases 2018 Schedule

Brooklyn Comes Alive Releases 2018 Schedule

The festivities for Brooklyn Comes Alive's fourth installment are right around the corner, and today, the festival is excited to release the daily schedule of events taking place at Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg and Rough Trade on September 29th.

The first-ever comedy set hosted by the festival, Wokes With Jokes, kicks off the party at Rough Trade starting at 3:30 pm. Directly following is Karina Rykman's The Karina Rykman Experiment at 5:00 pm, with the highly-anticipated reunion of Carubba, Compa and Winderman - the original lineup of Dopapod - starting at 6:30 pm. A supergroup trio of Johnny Vidacovich, Robert Walter and Eric "Benny" Bloom takes the stage at 8:30 pm, with the Baby Jesus Peasant Party, lead by Lettuce bassist, Jesus Coomes, closing out the Rough Trade stage with a two-hour set starting at 10:30 pm.

Music Hall of Williamsburg sees the day's most jam-packed lineup, kicking off with Katharsis at 4:15 pm, followed by a rare performance of the Adam Deitch Quartet at 5:45 pm. Next up is a supergroup comprised of Wil Blades, Nigel Hall, Nate Werth and Robert "Sput" Searight entitled Switch Hitters, with a performance lasting from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. A Steely Dan Tribute set follows for a two-hour exploration of the band's catalog, starting at 9:30 pm. To close out the evening at MHoW, Jam Cruise Presents: The Jam Room for two completely unique sets; George Porter Jr. will lead the first set from 12:00 am to 1:30 am, with Karina Rykman and Craig Brodhead leading the second and final set of the night, starting at 1:45 am.

Festivities at Brooklyn Bowl begin at 5:00 pm with Shira Elias' Soul Tracks, and a tribute to Col. Bruse Hampton, Butch Trucks, Gregg Allman And Those We've Lost takes the stage from 6:45 pm to 8:00 pm. At 8:30 pm, Marc Brownstein, Borham Lee, Alvin Ford Jr. and Khris Royal perform in their own unique supergroup lineup. Directly following, Cory Henry, Nikki Glaspie, Scott Metzger, MonoNeon & Skerik take the stage from 10:15 pm to 11:45 pm. Closing out Brooklyn Bowl and easily one of the most buzzed about sets of the weekend is the Purple Party: A Tribute To Prince, spanning from 12:15 am to 2:30 am, promising to keep the dance party going long into the night.

Tickets are nearly sold out but a limited quantity remains available for purchase here.


George Porter Jr. (The Meters)

Cory Henry (Snarky Puppy)

Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits)

Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits)

Adam Deitch (Lettuce)

Scott Metzger (Joe Russo's Almost Dead, WOLF!)

Robert Walter (Greyboy All-Stars, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Mike Gordon)

Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power)

Skerik (Garage A Trois)

Jeff Sipe (Aquarium Rescue Unit)

Adam "Shmeeans" Smirnoff (Lettuce)

Borahm Lee (Break Science)

Eric "Benny" Bloom (Lettuce)

Robert "Sput" Searight (Snarky Puppy, Ghost Note)

Ryan Zoidis (Lettuce)

Michelangelo Carubba (Turkuaz)

Nigel Hall (Lettuce)

Shira Elias (Turkuaz)

Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy)

Nick Cassarino (The Nth Power)

Erick "Jesus" Coomes (Lettuce)

Wil Blades

Joey Porter (The Motet)

Todd Stoops (RAQ, Electric Beethoven)

Brandon "Taz" Niederauer

Maurice Brown (Tedeschi Trucks Band)

Johnny Vidacovich

Lyle Divinsky (The Motet)

Karina Rykman (Marco Benevento Band)

Rob Compa (Dopapod)

James Casey (Trey Anastasio Band)

Dave Watts (The Motet)

Alvin Ford Jr. (Pretty Lights Live Band, Dumpstaphunk)

Eli Winderman (Dopapod)

Tim Palmieri (Kung Fu)

Peter Levin (Gregg Allman Band)

Nate Edgar (The Nth Power)

Khris Royal (Rebelution)

Steve Swatkins (Allen Stone)

Ryan Jalbert (The Motet)

Dave Harrington (Darkside, Dave Harrington's Merry Pranksters)

Sammi Garett (Turkuaz)

Chuck Jones (Dopapod)

Mike "Maz" Maher (Snarky Puppy)

Hayley Jane (Hayley Jane & The Primates)

Chris Bullock (Snarky Puppy)

Casey Russell (The Magic Beans)

Tyler Coomes

Adam November (Karina Rykman Experiment)

Megan Letts (Mama Magnolia)

Chris Corsico (Karina Rykman Experiment)

Joel Gonzaléz


Brett Siddell (SiriusXM, Wokes With Jokes)

Walker Berry (Wokes With Jokes)

Ariella Wallen (Wokes With Jokes)

Pamela Mahler (Wokes With Jokes)

Richie Alfson (Wokes With Jokes)


Ari Fink (SiriusXM)

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