Festival of the Hunt, October 23, 2015 at the Irondale Center


The Festival of The Hunt has music and food and film at the Irondale Center. Tickets are $25. All you can eat tickets are $100. Alex Battles & The Whisky Rebellion play at 11pm on Friday night following the incredible Odetta Hartman.

11:00 - Alex Battles &The Whisky Rebellion

9:45 - Odetta Hartman

8:45 - 5 Mile String Band

8:10 - Perpetual Care

7:30 - Bram Kincheloe Quaret


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10th Brooklyn Country Music Festival, August 20-23, 2015 at Bell House

The 10th Brooklyn Country Music FestivalThe 10th Brooklyn Country Music Festival presents four days of country and bluegrass music Homegrown in New York City on August 20-23, 2015 at The Bell House in Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York.

Legendary folk musician Ramblin’ Jack Elliot will headline the show on Sunday, August 23, 2015, following a set by Brooklyn’s own Mamie Minch. Over two dozen bands will join in the festivities over four days which will be hosted by festival organizer Alex Battles & and comedienne Linda Hill.

The Brooklyn Country Music Festival has seen nine installments at venues such as Freddy’s Bar, Southpaw, Hank’s Saloon, and Jalopy. This will be the first Brooklyn Country Music Festival at The Bell House.

Pick a day and bring your friends! Tickets start at just $15 for Thursday and Friday! Four day passes just $50!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

North of Amarillo / Miss Tess & The Talkbacks / The Paisley Fields / The Brain Cloud / Jack Grace Band / Andrew Sovine & Friends

Friday, August 21, 2015

Julia Haltigan / Your Ex-Girlfriends / Aron Blue & The Bootleggers / Andy Friedman & The Other Failures / Gangstagrass / Susquehanna Industrial Tool & Die C0.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

CasHank Hootenanny Jamboree / Bob Jones & Jon Sholle / Terry Radigan / Lil’ Mo & the Monicats / Zephaniah & the 18 Wheelers / Lindy Loo & Her Lucky Fellers / Western Caravan featuring Thirsty Dave / The Defibulators / Sean Kershaw & The New Jack Ramblers

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sheriff & The Goodtimers / Third Wheel Band / Jan Bell & the Maybelles / Demolition String Band / Abby Hollander Band / Mamie Minch / Ramblin’ Jack Elliot

The Bell House is located at 149 7th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Tickets are on sale now at The Bell House.

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The 10th BCMF Peekaboo Opry, Saturday, June 13, 2015 at The Bell House!

Saturday, June 13, 2015 at  Jack Grace's Van Hayride, Julia Haltigan, Aron Blue & The Bootleggers, DJ Honky Tonk Radio Girl and hosts Linda Hill & Alex Battles take over the stage at The Bell House for the 10th BCMF Peekaboo Opry.


The barbecue festival will have its share of country music, but if you’re left wanting, the Bell House is warming up for the Brooklyn Country Music Festival a couple of months early with its Peekaboo Opry.

Three acts share the bill, including the band Van Hayride — and if you’re thinking it’s a countrified Van Halen tribute band, you’re correct.

Julia Haltigan, a New York native whose Lower East Side roots have led her to infuse grunge into more traditional folk sounds, is also performing. (Look up her song “My Green Heart” on YouTube.)

Rounding out the lineup are Aron Blue and the Bootleggers, a honky-tonk/rock hybrid. They’ve written Brooklyn-themed songs any local audience member can understand, like one with the lyric “You know the G train, it won’t take you home till you’re almost gone.” Good to know, considering the Bell House is a few blocks from the G.

(Saturday, with doors opening at 8 p.m. for the 9 p.m. show, 149 Seventh Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn; 718-643-6510, thebellhouseny.com; $10.) – Joshua Barone, June 11, 2015 The New York Times


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The Tenth Brooklyn Country Music Festival, August 20-23, 2014 at Bell House


The Tenth Brooklyn Country Music Festival will stomp on into The Bell House on August 20-23, 2015. As with all previous installments, the show will feature a selection of the acts based in and originating from New York City, dedicated to the question of what sort of country music emanates from the sidewalks of the five boroughs.

A full lineup will be released on June 2, 2015. In the meantime, please consider following The Brooklyn Country Music Festival (fb, twitter) and The Bell House (fb, twitter) for updates. Thank you kindly for your attention.


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