Located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Our Wicked Lady (OWL) is a rooftop venue that offers a unique experience from private events to a regular night out on the town. It’s the place to catch a wicked live show featuring New York’s local music talent. Throughout the year, OWL hosts events that showcase up-and-coming artists from the New York area. And every February for the past few years, they have taken it to the next level with their Winter Madness event series.
This February, Our Wicked Lady is bringing the heat with their annual Winter Madness event featuring some of the hottest up-and-coming artists in the New York area. 16 local bands will be chosen through an open submission process and judged by a panel of industry professionals to compete for a grand prize of $5,000 and more. Using the March Madness model, the selected bands will be bracketed and performed on Our Wicked Lady’s covered and heated rooftop stage every weekend in February.
“If you’re in a kickass band and you haven’t signed up for the Winter Madness event, you should definitely do it next year,” the 2022 Winter Madness winners, DeadTooth, urge. “Performing at Our Wicked Lady was a highlight of our career so far! Since we’ve done it, we’ve really been able to step it up. Not only was it the most fun month, it totally changed things for us as a band. We were getting up on stage regularly, with free drinks, branded merch, new friends, and new fans every day. It was a fantastic time!”
But OWL’s events are about more than just the music. The rooftop venue, which is cover in inclement weather. And open-air otherwise, offers an intimate and unique setting for guests to enjoy live performances. A night out dancing, or a special occasion. It transforms considerably for private events such as weddings, film shoots, and other creative scenes. Our Wicked Lady’s ability to transport guests to an untethered world filled with free energy. And spontaneity, makes it a go-to spot for locals and travelers. With their impressive selection of craft cocktails. Killer happy hour prices, and comfort food by local chef Jazzy Renae, there’s something for everyone. OWL and they ensure that your visit is a memorable one.”
“We pride ourselves on creating this unique and memorable environment for our guests,” says one of the founders. The creative music scene and for locals to have a great night out are what really pushes us to make this space fun and also inclusive. From the featured bands to the community and also loyal patrons, OWL has become a home to many regulars. Who enjoy the ambiance and sense of belonging at the venue also. Our Wicked Lady is about community-building, a mission the founders embarked on close to a decade ago.
Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the magic of Our Wicked Lady for yourself. If you’re in the New York area and want to discover a new local talent or host an event in an unparalleled setting. Check out OWL’s impressive roster of upcoming events. Performers can also apply to perform at OWL, and also guests can book events by visiting ourwickedlady [dot] com. And also if you love local music, don’t miss out on the chance to discover the next big thing. The New York music scene and root for your favorite band at Winter Madness.
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