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“Be prepared for a Bohemian Adventure”
Review of Barbes

Barbes
Ranked #6 of 251 Nightlife in Brooklyn
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

We went to see Steven Wrembley play guitar and play guitar he did and he was great with his quartet. The room is tiny with only a few wooden chairs so most people stand up. It was so steamy and hot in there it was ridiculous while it was snowing outside. Yet, if you know what to expect and you really like the music it is a hoot. We didn't eat or drink anything so can't comment. But the venue is so Brooklyn that it is worth a visit.

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Reviewed September 5, 2013

This bar and music venue has a big reputation and we went expecting something more than we found and therefore were a bit disappointed. The staff greeted us in a friendly manner when we proclaimed that we were there 'for the jazz', and we were shuffled into the small back room where there were 9 folding chairs, 3 small tables with 2/3 chair each, an upright piano and small raised stage. We were there on our own for about 10 minutes before anyone else arrived. The pianist arrived briskly and complained to the bar staff that her band mates had flight problems and also complained about the air conditioning (it was very cold in the room!). She sat at the piano and began taking it apart, said to herself that a very good friend of hers was arriving to play with her and he promptly arrived and they started playing without any warm-up or discussion. And it was as if they were playing alone, for themselves only with no attempt to communicate either with each other or the audience. All in all - a very disappointing experience.

Thank Gregory C
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Peruvian electronica, hard to describe but it works....real fun and lively. Everyone was up dancing.

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Reviewed January 8, 2014
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