After having his liquor license revoked due to a 400-person Halloween party in 2020, The Brooklyn Monarch came back to life in the summer of 2021 and has since hosted everything from hard rock concerts to an upcoming Shrek-themed rave.
The independent venue at 23 Meadow Street has a main hall, outdoor garden and side hall that can accommodate around 1,000 guests, plus a menu of burgers, chicken tenders, tacos and more still homemade. Since reopening, The Brooklyn Monarch has shared updated COVID protocol in accordance with statewide rules, including implementing rapid onsite testing and indoor masking for their December RPR Soundsystem show. 2021 in light of an increase in cases.
Previous shows include Scary Kids Scaring Kids on their The city sleeps in fire album anniversary tour, a performance by shibari Hajime Kinoko, an ABBA-inspired dance party, Louie Vega, and more.
This weekend, the Brooklyn Monarch is hosting a neon circus in collaboration with CTown Sounds benefiting the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and featuring live DJ sets, dancing clowns, food trucks, tattoos, face painting and more.
And later this summer, leave your inhibitions to the
gate swamp for a Shrek Rave presented by Minty Boi and Ka5sh on July 8. Born out of the Shreknaissance that has taken the internet by storm in recent years, the poster for the event says it best: “It’s stupid, just come have fun.”
See more upcoming The Brooklyn Monarch events and get your tickets here.