|Address||6 Delancey Street|
|Location||New York, NY 10002|
|Owner||The Bowery Presents|
|Seating type||Standing room only|
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 Stock Market Crash of 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 1997 it was converted into a music venue. It has a capacity of 550 people.
Directly in front of the venue's entrance is one of two entrances to the Bowery station on the BMT Nassau Street Line (J Z trains) of the New York City Subway (the other entrance is across Delancey Street).
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 and Norah's Infinite Playlist.
- "History of the Bowery Ballroom", Bowery Ballroom website (archived 2007)
- Carlson, Jen (2007-08-14). "New Venue Alert: Terminal 5". Gothamist. Retrieved 2010-08-07.
- "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.
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