S.O.B.’s: by far leader in NYC urban music, it may not have the Time Square location or the size of some larger venues, but they have had the best in music before it became so commercially viable, from Kanye West to Alicia Keys to Lupe Fiasco. They keep on representing for everyone to make sure that a concert-going experience will always be a fun and intimate encounter. Holding it down for old school and core Hip Hop with shows by X-Clan, Styles P., Boot Camp Click and many more they have much more than only Hip Hop there. From R&B stars like T-Pain and Marsha Ambrosius, to reggae legends like Junior Reid to the most colorful kaleidoscope of Latin and world music, S.O.B.s is like no other NY venue.

S.O.B.’s, New York’s Home of Universal Music, is a live music nightclub/restaurant that specializes in bringing out the African-American and Latino Diasporas in New York. S.O.B.’s presents live concerts in the genres of hip hop, R&B, salsa, Latin alternative, South Asian and African music. Throughout its 25-year history, S.O.B.’s has been home to legendary performances from hip-hop icons like KRS-ONE, Kanye West, Common, Ice-T, Boot Camp Clik, De La Soul, and many many more. Every month, S.O.B.’s Common Ground, New York’s only international hip-hop showcase, provides a platform for up-and-coming hungry MC’s who represent different part of the globe and sometimes spit in different languages, meeting on the common ground of a hip hop stage.

S.O.B.’s is located at in the West Village at:

204 Varick Street @ the corner of Houston

New York, NY 10014


take the 1 train to Houston/ABCDEF Trains to W. 4th Street

To be considered for booking at S.O.B.’s, mail submissions to:

John “Papa Jube” Altino

Director of Urban Music Booking

200 Varick Street

New York, NY 10014

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