Who We Are
Owned and operated by rock and roll lifers and nightlife impresarios, The Bowery Electric is a staple East Village hangout. Whether you're looking for a weekend dance party or you're stopping by for a live show, there's always something for everyone. Come get your drink on with 14 taps, specialty cocktails and killer daily happy hour specials!
New York, NY 10003
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have to be 21 to enter?
Yes! And please bring along a valid photo ID - we can't let you in without one. Keep in mind this means all our shows are 21+ as well.
How can I book my band to play?
If you'd like to book a show with us, please send us an email with links to your music, website, socials and a listing of your play history (venues, ticket pricing, draw, etc) if applicable. We look forward to hearing from you!
I'm not 21 - can I still perform here?
We don't generally book under 21 talent, but feel free to shoot us a note!
How do I book a party or reservation?
Where are you located?
We're on Bowery between 2nd (Joey Ramone Place) and 3rd Street, 2 blocks north of Houston Street.
The closest subway stops are the 6 at Bleecker Street, the BDFM at Broadway-Lafayette, and the L at 3rd Ave.
What are your hours?
$6 frozen margaritas and $2 off everything else from 5-8pm every day makes for the happiest of hours. And on weekends we've got additional drink specials starting at 3am for those of you late night animals. Come join us!
Sunday-Thursday | 5pm-3am
Friday & Saturday | 5pm-4am
Looks like there's two shows happening on the same night. What's going on?
We've got two different stages: the Map Room on the main floor, and the Main Stage downstairs. Both shows are ticketed, and typically the timing is similar. When you arrive, you'll check in with our doorperson and they'll let you know where to go!
Can we bring in our own alcohol?
Nope! No outside liquids of any kind, including water, soda, almond milk, wheatgrass shots,..
I think I left my credit card/ID there...
We collect all leftover cards and IDs at the end of the night. Give us a call and check if we have it! If we do, we'll let you know when you can come grab it.
- Office Hours
- Monday-Friday | 11am-7pm
- Saturday | 1pm-6pm
- Sunday | 4:30-7pm
Do you have a coat check?
We have a coat check in the winter from November through March. We're not responsible for lost or stolen items, we always suggest you check your belongings; better safe than sorry!
What's your dress code?
- Weekends: dancin' shoes
- Weeknights: rock and roll chic
No sandals - your feel will thank you later!
Can I bring my child?
Unfortunately, no! We cannot allow anyone under 21 to attend, regardless of parental supervision or not.
Do you have a box office?
Yep! We highly recommend purchasing online through our website, but you can always purchase hard tickets in person at the venue unless the show is listed as sold out on the website, If you'd prefer to buy on site, give us a call and check in with us before showing up. Please note all in-person purchases are cash transactions only
- BOX OFFICE HOURS
- Monday-Friday | 12pm-6:30pm
- Saturday, Saturday | 5pm-7pm
Are you handicap accessible?
Yes! Our main bar and Map Room (both upstairs) are accessible through a ramp into the building, though the larger stage is located down a flight of stairs and there is no elevator in the building. Please note all shows ticketed for "The Map Room" are handicap accessible, but all shows ticketed for "The Bowery Electric" are not. If you have any questions, please call 212.228.0228, or email firstname.lastname@example.org!
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