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85 Ave. A (btw. 5th & 6th Sts.)


From jazz and rock to electronic to soul & funk to international music, Drom stands tall as a beacon of diverse music in the East Village. Drom has a wide and eclectic selection of music programming throughout the week and also features a bar and kitchen. Esteemed performers like Robert Glasper, Snarky Puppy, Questlove, Gregory Porter, Hilary Hahn, Rakim, J Cole, Austin Mahone, Olly Murs, Ibrahim Maalouf, and Mingus Big Band have graced the Drom.

Drom prides itself on presenting fresh new sounds and introducing new talent to the always invigorating NY live music nightlife. “New York’s premier venue for world music” (Wall Street Journal) is located at 85 Avenue A between 5th St. and 6th St. in the heart of East Village and has a wide and eclectic selection of music programming throughout the week. Drom also features a bar, kitchen, and lounge area in addition to the main space making it easy to scale the room depending on your occasion. From seated shows to late-night DJ events, there is a little something for everyone at Drom.

Live concerts are Drom’s forte, but there is also a myriad of other happenings including burlesque shows, film screenings, dance shows, stand-up comedy, musical theater, readings, networking parties, kids events, trivia games, as well as private parties, product launches, and even weddings. The venue also hosts the annual NY Gypsy Festival, APAP, and Latin Alternative Music Conference showcases.

What They're Saying About Drom

Praise for the Venue:

“New York’s premier venue for world music” – WALL ST. JOURNAL

“Drom is a haven for world music in a neighborhood packed with rock clubs.” – THE VILLAGE VOICE

“This afro-Mediterranean club/bar brings welcome international flair to an otherwise mundane Alphabet City strip.” – NY MAGAZINE

“Among NYC venues, only Barbes ranks with these guys for diversity and consistent quality of the acts they book here.” – LUCID CULTURE 

“Drom’s new home for the nomadic New Yorker” – NY PRESS





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