Tuesday, May 23, 2017

May 2017

Monday 05-22-2017 Hinds played Music Hall of Williamsburg with Wooing 

Read More: Hinds played Music Hall of Williamsburg with Wooing (pics) | http://www.brooklynvegan.com/hinds-played-music-hall-of-williamsburg-with-wooing-pics/?trackback=tsmclip

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

Monday, January 02, 2017

January 2017

The 43rd Annual New Year’s Day Marathon Benefit Reading

We have always envisioned the poet-in-society as one who restores meaning to language. We believe a large part of the fight against demagoguery and hate occurs on the premises of language. Please join us at our largest fundraiser and community-building (and sustaining) event of the year as 150 poets and artists cast and catalyze our voices!


eaturing: Aelian/a Nicole Anderson, Betsy Andrews, Penny Arcade, Jaye Bartell, Jennifer Bartlett, Jim Behrle, Rijard Bergeron, Anselm Berrigan, Edmund Berrigan, Justin Vivian Bond, Emily Brandt, Marie Buck, Steve Cannon, Wo Chan, Chia-Lun Chang, Lonely Christopher, Yoshiko Chuma, Kimberly Clark, Cheryl Clarke, Todd Colby, John Coletti, Lydia Cortes, Brenda Coultas, Alex Cuff, Joey de Jesus, Francesca DeMusz, Ted Dodson, Steven Taylor & Douglas Dunn, Marcella Durand, Andrew Durbin, Steve Earle, Will Edmiston, Mel Elberg, Christine Elmo, Betsy Fagin, Farnoosh Fathi, Jack Ferver, Avram Fefer, Dia Felix, Tonya Foster, Ed Friedman, Hafizah Geter, John Giorno, John Godfrey, Ariel Goldberg, Che Gossett, Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves, Whit Griffin, Anna Gurton Wachter, Nick Hallett, Diana Hamilton, David Henderson, Laura Henriksen, Chanice Hughes Greenberg, Tony Iantosca, Pierre Joris, erica kaufman, Joseph Keckler, Baz King, Martha King, Shiv Kotecha, Ben Krusling, M. Lamar, Krystal Languell, Julia Lee Barclay-Morton, Rachel Levitsky, Phoebe Lifton, Matt Longabucco, Brendan Lorber, Yanyi Luo, Filip Marinovich, Shelley Marlow, Tracey McTague, Yvonne Meier, Jonas Mekas, Holly Melgard, Sharon Mesmer, Carley Moore, Thurston Moore, Tracie Morris, Dave Morse, Eileen Myles, Dan Owen, Trace Peterson, Simon Pettet, Nicole Peyrafitte, Tommy Pico, Ali Power, Nina Puro, Arlo Quint, Yvonne Rainer, Lee Ranaldo, Camille Rankine, Will Rawls, Ariel Resnikoff, Bob Rosenthal, Douglas Rothschild, Judah Rubin, Tom Savage, Sarah Schulman, Purvi Shah, Elliott Sharp, Eleni Silkelianos, Samita Sinha, Jayson Smith, Sasha Smith, Pamela Sneed, Christopher Soto, Patricia Spears Jones, Tammy Faye Starlight, Sara Jane Stoner, Anne Tardos, Nurit Tilles, Lynne Tillman, Edwin Torres, Tony Towle, Rachel Trachtenburg, Aldrin Valdez, David Vogen, Asiya Wadud, Nicole Wallace, Sarah Anne Wallen, Lewis Warsh, Simone White, Hanif Willis Abdurraqib, Martha Wilson, Chavisa Woods, Wendy Xu, John Yau, Jenny Zhang, 75 Dollar Bill, Anne Waldman and Fast Speaking Music, Bruce Andrews and Sally Silvers, CAConrad, Church of Betty, Ed Askew Band, Erica Hunt and Marty Ehrlich, Ernie Brooks with Jeannine Otis and Peter Zummo, Foamola, Reno, The Double Yews, Unusual Squirrel and more TBA.

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

Monday, March 28, 2016

April 2016

The Basement Bar
249 Varet St (between Bogart & White), Brooklyn, New York 11206

Come see a full night of psychedelic music.
Starts at 8:15 with Sarah Maison (visiting from France)
Wooing 9pm
George Sand 9:45

Free admission ❤️❤️
Perfect way to spend a pre game night for Bernie's NY win.


The Pendulum Swings, Wooing, Pinc Louds
1 April at 21:00 in EDT
249 Varet St (between Bogart & White), Brooklyn, New York 11206
Wooing is the name of Rachel Trachtenberg's new project

March 2016

23 March 2016

Heather Goldin album launch party

Berlin Ave A

19 March 2016
140 Wilson Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11237

Lewis Lazar + The Hydras playing new material/ Japan's MAGNIPH label's MITSUME + Rachel Trachtenburg's new band Wooing

8pm sharp\
8.30 Wooing
9.15 Lewis Lazar + The Hydras
10.pm MITSUME (from Japan)
10$ at the door


February 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016

January 2016

Musical written by and starringJason Trachtenburg
Dr. Glassheart
Brick Resident Artist 2015

The Brick
579 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Jan. 14 at 8 pm and Jan. 16 at 11 pm. $18.

review here http://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/39/2/24-dr-glassheart-2016-01-08-bk.html

December 2015

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

November 2015

12:30 pm12:30

The Castle, Manchester


October 2015

11:30 am11:30

DDW Music Festival in Eindhoven, NL




September 2015

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 Sidewalk Café
7:30 pm: One Eyed Cats - rockabilly / blues / southern rock - http://oneeyedcatsmusic.wix.com/home
8:30 pm: The Old Adage - alt / pop / electro - on tour from Detroit - http://www.facebook.com/theoldadage
9:30 pm: Duckspeak - folk rock / indie / sad boy songs - https://duckspeak.bandcamp.com/
10:30 pm: Velvet Morning - dream pop on tour from the UK - https://soundcloud.com/velvetmornineverymornin
11:15 pm: Rachel Trachtenburg - dream pop - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvAo-tmCwQE

The Prettiots

Berlin (2nd st and Ave A, NY NY) w Beau


August 2015

Friday, June 26, 2015

July 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

June 2015

28 June at 12:30 in EDT

Dr. GLASSHEART A new musical by Jason Trachtenburg
Saturday 20 June 2015

94 Avenue A, New York, New York 10009
 The Manhattan Premiere of the New Musical, Dr. Glassheart, by Jason Trachtenburg of The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players Official Page and The Pendulum Swings Swings!!!!

Sidewalk NYC Cafe. 94 Ave A at E. 6th St.
Tickets Free (Suggested Donation sliding scale $7- $20)

Meet the Cast:
Joe Crow Ryan as Rico from Puerto Rico.
Mike Amato (as the President of the United States of America and Police Officer #1.)
Miz Stefani as Nadine the Nurse
Andrew Hoepfner as Dr. Glassheart, M.D.
Jason Trachtenburg as the Narrartor.
Music fully orchestrated by The Pendulum Swings Big Band arranged by Gregory Hammontree, Paulo Almeida, David Engelhard, Ben Flood, and Jackson Hardaker .

Special Guest appearance by Matt Dallow


May 2015

Monday, April 20, 2015

April 2015

Thursday 23 April 2015 8.00 PM @ The Cake Shop- Rachel Trachtenburg Solo

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

March 2015

3 March at 21:00 in EST
    12 Jefferson St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

    +1 347-915-2717

    (we're trying something a bit different this time)

    Bushwick Burlesque is proud to present The World Premiere of the New Musical, Dr. Glassheart, by Jason Trachtenburg of the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players and The Pendulum Swings!!!!

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
    At Bizarre Bushwick
    12 Jefferson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
    Doors at 8pm / Show at 9pm
    Tickets Free (Suggested Donation sliding scale $7- $20)

    Each month we dig deep into the vast dreamland mindscapes that inhabit our slumber to find the weird, wild, raunchy and exuberant filth to showcase to you, because we know you love it. And we love it too.

    As always we offer superbly curated line-ups designed to highlight the fine line of where absurdest art meets entertainment, meant to confound, titillate, excite and bewilder, with hopes of blowing you (our loving audience) away.

    Come celebrate the ridiculous, risque, rowdy and raunchy night of BOOBS!! BOOZE!! BALLS!! AND MORE!!

    Of course we welcome your suggested donation to help us support live art, artists and theater, right here in our neighborhoods!!

    Thursday, January 29, 2015

    February 2015

    Friday, 6 February, 20:00               
  • Bohemian Grove, Brooklyn                                    

  • George Sand (Record Release) ♡ Reg Bloor ♡ Rachel Trachtenburg ♡ Greasy Grass ♡ at Bohemian Grove ♡


    13 February at 18:30 in EST

    (le) poisson rouge
    158 Bleecker St, New York, New York 10012
    Performance venue

  • Tickets Available

  • A Valentine’s Eve song & dance homage to the golden age of the silver screen

    Start your Valentine’s Day early and treat your special one (or ones) to an intimate evening of amorous indulgence! Let The Love Show Dancers whisk you away to another era… a time full of beauty, romance, and glamour. Dine on sumptuous fare, savor intoxicating potables, and let our bevy of beauties and swell fellas – plus a panoply of New York’s finest entertainers, including a live big band – make you laugh, cry, and fall in love with love! We guarantee your evening will end in kisses, we just can’t say from whom!

    Sophisticated and elegant dance by The Love Show Dancers!
    Anti-folk legend Jason Trachtenburg and his indie ...swing big band The Pendulum Swings!
    Beautiful burlesque icon, Amber Ray!
    Epic troubadour, Corn Mo!
    Ravishing contortionist, Tara Quinn!
    Vocal force of nature, Shannon Turner!
    Dapper crooner, Jacob Merrick Storms!
    Rakish master of ceremonies, David F. Slone, Esq.!
    Plus, surprise guests!

    Formal evening attire is encouraged.

    6:30pm doors // 7:30pm show // 18+

    $30 ADV, $35 DOS VIP Seats
    $20 ADV, $25 DOS Seating
    $10 ADV, $15 DOS Standing

    For more information, please visit


    January 2015

    1 January at 14:00 to 2 January at 02:00 in EST
    The Poetry Project
    131 E 10th St, New York, New York 10003
    Featuring: Adam Fitzgerald, Adeena Karasick, Alan Felsenthal, Alan Gilbert, Alan Licht, Alex Cuff, Ali Power, Alli Warren, Andrew Durbin, Anne Tardos, Anne Waldman w/ Fast Speaking Music, Anselm Berrigan, Ariel Goldberg, Arlo Quint, Avram Fefer, Beth Gill, Bill Kushner, Billy Cancel, Bob Rosenthal, Brandon Brown, Brendan Lorber, Bruce Andrews & Sally Silvers, CAConrad, Callers, Charity Coleman, Charles Bernstein, Christine Kelly, Cliff Fyman, Cori Kresge, Dan Owen, Danniel Schoonebeek, David Berrigan, David Henderson, David Vogen, Dia Felix, Diana Rickard, Don Yorty, Dorothy Friedman August, Dorthea Lasky, Douglas Rothchild, E. Tracy... Grinnell, Ed Friedman, Edgar Oliver, Edmund Berrigan, Eileen Myles, Elinor Nauen, Elizabeth Willis, Erica Hunt & Marty Ehrlich, erica kaufman & Matt Longabucco & Nicole Eisenman, Ernie Brooks, Peter Zummo & Bill Ruyle with Walter Baker & Billy Fica, Evan Kennedy, Farnoosh Fathi, Filip Marinovich, Foamola, Georgia Faust, Gina Myers, Grey Vild, Ian Spencer Bell, Iris Cushing, Jackie Wang, Janet Hamill & Lost Ceilings, Jason Hwang, JD Samson, Jennifer Bartlett Jess Fiorini, Jim Behrle, Joanna Koetze, Joel Lewis, John Coletti, John Giorno, John Kruth, John Priest, John S. Hall, Jonas Mekas, Joseph Keckler, Justin Vivian Bond, Karen Weiser, Karinne Keithley Syers, Katy Bohinc, Katy Lederer, Kiely Sweatt, Kim Rosenfield, Kristin Prevallet, Laura Henriksen, Lee Ann Brown, Lenny Kaye, luciana achugar, Marcella Durand, Maria Acconci, Mariana Ruiz Firmat, Martha King, Maryam Parhizkar, Matthew Shipp, Mel Elberg, Mike DeCapite, Miriam Atkin, Mónica de la Torre, Morgan Parker, Morgan Vo, Murat Nemet-Nejat, Nat Otting, Nick Hallett, Nicole Peyrafitte, Nicole Wallace, Niv Acosta, Norman MacAfee, Patricia Spears Jones, Penny Arcade, Peter Bogart Johnson, Philip Glass, Pierre Joris, R. Erica Doyle, Rachel Levitksy, Rachel Tractenburg, Ray Brown, Rob Fitterman, Samita Sinha, Sara Jane Stoner, Simon Pettet, Simone White, Siobhan Burke, Steve Dalachinsky, Steve Earle, Steven Taylor, Susan Bee, Tammy Faye Starlite with Steve Earle, Ted Dodson, Thom Donovan, Thomas Sayer Ellis & James Brandon Lewis, Todd Colby, Tom Savage, Tommy Pico, Tony Towle, Tonya Foster, Tracey McTague, Ursula Eagly, Vito Acconci, Will Edmiston, Xena Semjonova, Yoshiko Chuma, Yuko Otomo, Yvonne Meier, Rachel Trachtenburg  and others TBA.

    The Poetry Project is extremely grateful for the support and generosity of the following donors – who are contributing food, beverages, books, and terrific raffle prizes to this year’s Marathon!:

    Food: Bob Rosenthal & Don Yorty, Gillian McCain, Nicole Peyrafitte, Tonya Foster, Porto Rico Coffee, S’MAC, Two Boots, Veselka and Grandaisy.

    Books: Belladonna*, BlazeVox, BookThug, Brooklyn Arts, Burning Deck, City Lights, Coconut, Coffee House Press, Compline Editions, Cuneiform, Edge, Fewer & Further Press, Granary, Hanging Loose Press, Least Weasel, Pressed Wafer, Straw Gate, Susan Mills Artist Books, Tender Buttons, Ugly Duckling Presse, United Artists, Wave, and Wonder.

    Raffle Prizes: Anthology, BAM, Brooklyn Brainery, Danspace, JACK, Spectacle Theater, Strand Book Store and Unnameable Books.

    The New Year’s Day Marathon is the Project’s largest fundraiser and provides income to support what we do best – serve as a public venue for the substantial presentation of innovative writing! For more information on the event see the Marathon section our website, complete with a section called “HOW THE MARATHON IS ORGANIZED.” http://poetryproject.org/history/annual-new-years-day-marathon-reading/

    December 2014