What's The Haps?

We host special happenings at Nowadays, but the space is big. If you just want to grab a bite and take it easy, it's almost never an issue. If you see an event listed and wonder if it will interrupt your plans, fear not! You can always come do your thing with us. The only time we charge a cover is on Sundays. Otherwise it's free, free, free.


Sunday, September 24

Mister Sunday with Denis Sulta and Eamon Harkin

It’s Mister Sunday.

If you’ve never joined us before, let’s go through a few reasons you’ll love it: excellent music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer food, and an all-ages, all-walks-of-life vibe, all day long.

Also, we’ve now got a big mist machine and some shade above the dance floor for those hot days. Feeling good!

For this edition, we’ve invited Denis Sulta to share the day with Eamon. Sulta’s a Mister Saturday Night Records alumnus (his Atlus record still gets played to death at the party) and one of the most dynamic and energetic DJs in the game today. Prolly gonna get wild.

Tickets are here, and you can RSVP to get in for $15 before 5pm.

We’re looking forward to seeing you down there. Please shoot us an email at moc.t1506241903hginy1506241903adrut1506241903asret1506241903sim@k1506241903sa1506241903 with any questions you have.

3pm – 9pm (Nowadays stays open until midnight) / all ages / $15 before 5pm with RSVP / $10, $15 and $20 in advance


Monday, September 25

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – midnight / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Tuesday, September 26

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – midnight / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Wednesday, September 27

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – midnight / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Thursday, September 28

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – midnight / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Friday, September 29

backyard listening with Kelefa Sanneh and Andrew Kuo

Every Friday and Saturday night at Nowadays, we invite our favorite vinyl selectors down to pull out their dream backyard barbecue set to make the vibe right while you have a drink, grab a bite, play ping pong, lie in the grass or all of the above.

In past lives, Kelefa Sanneh was a record store clerk, a college radio DJ and a music critic for the New York Times. These days, he is a staff writer at the New Yorker. Andrew Kuo is a Queens-born artist known for his colorful, geometric, idiosyncratic charts that are often arise from his obsession with music. They do not often do this, but tonight they’re bringing out their record collections to share with our big back yard. We couldn’t be more thrilled.

8pm – 2am / free / reservations


Friday, September 29

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – 2am / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Saturday, September 30

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – 2am / reservations


Saturday, September 30

Backyard Listening with Ali Coleman

Every Friday and Saturday night at Nowadays, we invite one of our favorite vinyl selectors down to pull out their dream backyard barbecue set to make the vibe right while you have a drink, grab a bite, play ping pong, lie in the grass or all of the above.

We first met Ali Coleman on the dance floor at Body & SOUL, where his clear love of the music managed to make the best moments even better. It’s a love you can feel no matter which side of the decks he’s on. A New Jersey native, Ali has been serving up soulful house and disco to some of New York’s best dance floors for nearly 20 years, and we’re thrilled to have him share the love with us here at Nowadays.

8pm – 2am / free / reservations


Sunday, October 1

Mister Sunday

It’s Mister Sunday.

If you’ve never joined us before, let’s go through a few reasons you’ll love it: excellent music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer food, and an all-ages, all-walks-of-life vibe, all day long.

Justin and Eamon are playing together all day today. We’ve got just a few weeks left before we close the back yard for the summer. Best get while the gettin’s good.

Tickets are here, and you can RSVP to get in for $15 before 5pm.

We’re looking forward to seeing you down there. Please shoot us an email at moc.t1506241903hginy1506241903adrut1506241903asret1506241903sim@k1506241903sa1506241903 with any questions you have.

3pm – 9pm (Nowadays stays open until midnight) / all ages / $15 before 5pm with RSVP / $10, $15 and $20 in advance


Monday, October 2

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – midnight / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Tuesday, October 3

Nowafest

Every year since we’ve opened, we’ve done Nowafest, our take on Oktoberfest. From September 16th through October 3rd, we’ve got German-style sausages from NYT-acclaimed butcher The Meat Hook at the truck and special beers from Threes Brewing (plus a couple German staples for folks who want to keep it classic) at the bar. Prost!

4pm – midnight / happy hour 4pm – 7pm / reservations


Saturday, October 7

Backyard Listening with Jose Valerio

Every Friday and Saturday night at Nowadays, we invite one of our favorite vinyl selectors down to pull out their dream backyard barbecue set to make the vibe right while you have a drink, grab a bite, play ping pong, lie in the grass or all of the above.

As a kid growing up in Bushwick, Jose Valerio would sit in his bedroom and listen to the park jams going down across the street at Irving Square Park. Songs like Ralph MacDonald’s “Jam on the Groove” and Funkadelic’s “Get Off Your Ass and Jam” caught his ear and ignited a passion for music that continues to this day. A dedicated DJ and collector, Jose’s stacks have a breadth and depth that can only be acquired through years of digging daily. Tonight he’ll treat us to a set of house, disco, jazz, soul and more (maybe even a park jam classic or two). Get ready to discover some new favorites.

8pm – 2am // free // reservations


Sunday, October 8

Mister Sunday with Honey Soundsystem and Justin Carter

It’s Mister Sunday.

If you’ve never joined us before, let’s go through a few reasons you’ll love it: excellent music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer food, and an all-ages, all-walks-of-life vibe, all day long.

For this long weekend edition of the Mister, we’ve invited our friends from the west coast, Honey Soundsystem, to play the Mister alongside Justin. Responsible for many years of great parties in San Francisco and across the US, as well as a steady output of amazing music across their four record labels, the HSS guys don’t mess about when it comes to their music and the art of DJing. This one is gonna be good.

Tickets are here, and you can RSVP to get in for $15 before 5pm.

We’re looking forward to seeing you down there. Please shoot us an email at moc.t1506241903hginy1506241903adrut1506241903asret1506241903sim@k1506241903sa1506241903 with any questions you have.

3pm – 9pm (Nowadays stays open until midnight) / all ages / $15 before 5pm with RSVP / $10, $15 and $20 in advance


Sunday, October 15

Mister Sunday

It’s the penultimate Mister Sunday of the outdoor season.

If you’ve never joined us before, let’s go through a few reasons you’ll love it: excellent music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer food, and an all-ages, all-walks-of-life vibe, all day long.

Justin and Eamon are playing together all day today. As the days get shorter, and the weather gets more autumnal, the parties get cozier. Put on your sweatshirt, grab a cup of mulled wine, and dance.

Tickets are here, and you can RSVP to get in for $15 before 5pm.

We’re looking forward to seeing you down there. Please shoot us an email at moc.t1506241903hginy1506241903adrut1506241903asret1506241903sim@k1506241903sa1506241903 with any questions you have.

3pm – 9pm (Nowadays stays open until midnight) / all ages / $15 before 5pm with RSVP / $10, $15 and $20 in advance


Sunday, October 22

Mister Sunday Outdoor Season Finale

It’s the end of the outdoor Mister Sunday season.

If you’ve never joined us before, let’s go through a few reasons you’ll love it: excellent music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer food, and an all-ages, all-walks-of-life vibe, all day long.

In this edition of the party, we say farewell to what’s been a really special year. The trees in the back yard got full and started to create a canopy; the dance floor popped better than it ever has; and we met a lot of new friends. We’re looking forward to saying goodbye to the season in the same way we said hello to it – with a no nonsense, come-as-you-are party.

Tickets are here, and you can RSVP to get in for $15 before 5pm.

We’re looking forward to seeing you down there. Please shoot us an email at moc.t1506241903hginy1506241903adrut1506241903asret1506241903sim@k1506241903sa1506241903 with any questions you have.

3pm – 9pm (Nowadays stays open until midnight) / all ages / $15 before 5pm with RSVP / $10, $15 and $20 in advance