Name: Knitting Factory

Location: 74 Leonard Street

New York, NY

About Knitting Factory

The intimacy of this downtown joint is worthy of a visit. It may be out of the way but they got everything a music fan needs: cheap tickets, a variety of artists performing and a maze of levels and rooms filled with different music. Just in the past few months, performers there ranged from GZA to Boot Camp Click, from Large Professor to Brand Nubian, from DJ Premier to Slick Rick. Combining rock music with Hip Hop, Knitting Factory is open for business and entertains all. So, unless the Hip Hop police shot a show down (yeah, Papoose got cancelled) you’re in for a real treat. Underground Hip Hop finds a commercial performing venue here and unless you just don’t know… Well, you get the point.


Knitting Factory – New York

74 Leonard Street

New York, NY 10013

Tel: (212) 219-3132

Fax: (212) 219-3401

Box Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 12noon until close

Saturday and Sunday: 2 PM until close


You can take the 1 or 9 train to Franklin Street, walk one block south to Leonard, turn left and walk a block & a half to the club.

You can take the A, C or E train to Canal Street, walk 4 blocks south and turn left on Leonard. You could also take the N or R train to Canal Street, walk down Broadway 4 blocks to Leonard, turn right, and see the club at the far end of the block.