The Bowery Ballroom is a music venue in the Bowery section of Manhattan, New York City. The structure, at 6 Delancey Street, was built just before the Wall Street Crash in 1929. It stood vacant until the end of WWII, when it became a high-end retail store. The neighborhood subsequently went into decline again, and so did the caliber of businesses occupying the space. In 1998 it was converted into a music venue. It has a capacity of 575 people.
|Address||6 Delancey Street|
|Location||New York, NY 10002|
|Public transit||New York City Subway: at Bowery|
New York City Bus: M103
|Owner||Cocktail Blue LLC|
|Seating type||Standing room only|
The club serves as the namesake of Joan Baez's Bowery Songs album, recorded live at a concert at the Bowery Ballroom on November 6, 2004. It also appears in the 2000 film Coyote Ugly as well as the 2008 film Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist.
- "History of the Bowery Ballroom", Bowery Ballroom website (archived 2007)
- Kemp, Rob. "Bowery Ballroom". New York Magazine. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
- Sisario, Ben. "A Small Strategy for Selling Concerts". The New York Times. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
- "Bowery Songs, Joan Baez, Music CD - Barnes & Noble". Music.barnesandnoble.com. 2004-11-06. Retrieved 2010-08-07.
- Previous post Next post (2008-10-02). "Review: Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist Strikes Sweet Chord | Underwire | Wired.com". Blog.wired.com. Retrieved 2010-08-07.