Every Thursday, you can find performances of wide-ranging genres, including world music, jazz and indie styles, as well as dance performances at the Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge, 50 Adams St., Brooklyn. Live at The Archway is a Weekly Cabaret Below the Manhattan Bridge — with free performances, beer & wine from our landlocked Lighthouse, and a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting from June through September. This 18-week series showcases the best of DUMBO and Brooklyn talent, presenting a broad range of music and performance genres – from sizzling salsa, Colombian cumbia, swing dancing, world roots music, sultry R&B, an Italian modern dance troupe, puppetry, funk, DJs and more. Live at the Archway is brought to you by the DUMBO Improvement District & The Lighthouse. Headlining artists play at 6:00pm. It’s always all ages, always rain or shine (which works because we’re under the Manhattan Bridge). With beer, wine and bites from The Lighthouse and epic scenery below the Manhattan Bridge, it’s the best place to be every Thursday night. The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge is a public plaza on Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place in DUMBO. How to get here.
THIS FINAL THURSDAY SEPT 29
Close out our second season of Live at the Archway with an evening of single channel video projections + music.
AV live is an electronic audio visual event featuring various DJs and VJs and live electronic music performances, organized by Glowing Bulbs, a visual conglomerate that has been active in DUMBO for over 5 years. The visual lineup will feature VJs from New York, who have shaped the look of electronic events for many years.
This event begins at 6pm.
N’conduit is Brooklyn based producer/engineer Alex Hamadey. He has released records off Cut Mistake, City Fox and Good Company Records. Alex also co-runs two vinyl labels, Voodoo Down Records and Rock and Roll Records. He has an upcoming 12″ with Sheik ‘n’ Beik in early 2017 as well as smother 12″ with Voodoo Down Records. By day, Alex composes music for film, television and art projects.
Based in New York, TôN is on a constantly evolving musical journey collecting well composed , deep, intelligent tracks that make her emotions come to life. Her passion for the art of mixing and music collecting has lead her on a quest to discover the deepest core of the city where she has found inspiration all around in a community with unique and talented individuals. She is apart of Energea, PA-RT and N7th – influential collectives that produces music and art events in the New York community and beyond. Her personal defined musical selections include the key elements of being harmonious, hypnotic, groovy bass lines and a touch of soulful warmth.
jmaec, a Designer at Huge in DUMBO, is a Brooklyn based DJ. Her diverse background in music has it’s roots in jazz drumming, and has evolved to absorb the electric grit of the city she calls home. Her style can be described as future bass meets runway hiphop with an editorial edge.
Farkas is a member of Glowing Bulbs visual artists group, that formed around the time of the turn of the Millennium, with the collective evolving from the vibrant underground techno scene of Budapest of that time. In the past years the group created numerous video mapping shows, panoramic projections, live VJ performances, music videos, short films as well as installations at festivals, in galleries and museums in the USA, Hungary and other European countries. Farkas has played a key role in both the technical and artistic development in many of these projects. Lately, as the electronic music scene of New York is reshaping, he has had numerous appearances as a VJ in clubs and warehouses, working with the VJs of the evolving scene.
Mark Alan Johnson aka Doctor Mojo, is a rare hybrid of artist and technician who has been involved in the independent arts and music community in NYC for nearly two decades. His diverse career began as a musician and graphic artist, later developing a focus on experimental visual art utilizing film and photographic slide projection techniques, in turn leading to his current work with cutting-edge video projection design and architectural mapping. When not working on high profile corporate jobs he can be found performing as VJ Doctor Mojo, a visual artist who is highly sought after in the underground urban music scene.
Pineapple Dreams is Brooklyn based visual artist Taylor Chrien. He is a member and resident VJ of ZODIACK, a New York based arts-centric collective that creates an on-going immersive event series, produces music videos, and curates installations in galleries around NYC. By day, Taylor is a Digital Strategist in marketing & advertising.
James Barnes is a multimedia artist from Byram CT, known as Waking Dream. Currently working as resident VJ at the House of Yes, James was a founding member of Verboten, producing and the directing the video for Verboten events for 7 years. Previous to his work in video, Waking Dream was a giant puppetry company, and produced parades, and performances at music festivals and special events.
Founder of Urbanizer Visual crew, Martin Garbor worked on plenty of live visuals for concerts, parties, fashion shows, festivals. His repertoire includes designing, filming, editing, animating, managing, booking, promotion and event organization. The Urbanizer crew was in charge of visuals and video mapping, online and printed design for highly acclaimed shows and electronic events and festivals in Budapest Sziget Festival. Lately since he moved to NYC he had worked on numerous projects with Glowing Bulbs and 3_Search directing documentation, filming, creating animations and VJing.
6 p.m., free, dumbo.is