Live performances by BLACK LIPS, THE SPITS, THE VOLUPTUOUS HORROR OF KAREN BLACK, CHRISTEENE & HER FKKN BAND, CUMGIRL8, MYSTERY LIGHTS, THICK, DADDY LONG LEGS, and 27 more killer bands! Dancing with JONATHAN TOUBIN, HIS MUMMIES A GO GO, and 9 more of NYC’s spookiest DJs! $500 1AM COSTUME CONTEST! All night HORROR CINEMA! PERFORMANCE, ART INSTALLATIONS, VISUALS, DECOR GALORE, FOOD, DRINK, and more!
KNOCKDOWN CENTER | 10/31/23 | 6:30PM-2:30AM
$28 Early Bird | $33 Advance | $40 D.O.S.
Hours of headlining acts playing original material concluding with a massive dance party!
THE VOLUPTUOUS HORROR OF KAREN BLACK
CHRISTEENE & HER FKKN BAND (MIDNIGHT SET!)
BIG GIRL as ABBA
Late night Monster Mashing with JONATHAN TOUBIN and his MUMMIES A GO GO
1AM $500 COSTUME CONTEST
A relentless procession of your favorite bands as their favorite bands every 15 minutes!
MYSTERY LIGHTS as DEAD MOON
THICK as THE MISFITS
DADDY LONG LEGS as SCREAMIN’ LORD SUTCH
95 BULLS as DEVO
MOONWALKS as ESG
TONY & THE KIKI as ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
ABBY JEANNE as LULU
THE TRASH BAGS as THE GERMS
GNARCISSISTS as BUTTHOLE SURFERS
FLASYD as L7
SUO & THE BIFFERS as AMYL & THE SNIFFERS
CATCHER as THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
RAVAGERS as LORDS OF THE NEW CHURCH
TILDEN as OASIS
SID SIMONS as DAVID BOWIE
TITS DICK ASS as NIRVANA
MALA VISTA as THE UNDERTONES
COMATOSED as BAUHAUS
PATTON MAGEE (Nude Party) / ALANA AMRAM BAND ad THE DOORS
FIREWALL as INXS
MIGHTY FINE as PRINCE
CERTAIN DEATH as NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE
MARIALINA as TINA TURNER
JEWELRY as THE RAMONES
THE KNIGHT SHADES as THE KINKS
ALEXANDRA BLAIR as CHER
WIFEKNIFE as THE BREEDERS
WHAAT as MORPHINE
GARGOYLE as SUICIDE
PRINTS as SUBURBAN LAWNS
DJS LINDSEY GARDNER & ELENA CHILDERS
NYC’s finest horror specialty vinyl DJs keep recently departed legend Howie Pyro’s annual party room alive by spinning their most exquisite spooky 45s all night long for your dancing pleasure!
JOSH STYLES (SMASHED! BLOCKED!)
CARLOS RENE (Mexico City NTS RADIO)
PRIMO (SF OLDIES NIGHT!)
TODD O PHONIC TODD (WFMU!)
VEE VEE (ROTATION ROCK’N’SOUL RADIO)
MIKE DECAY (MIDNIGHT MONSTER HOP!)
AVI SPIVAK (REBEL ROUSER!)
DREW REDMOND (FADED DIGNITY!)
NYC cinema fixture GARY BALABAN curates and screens a mix of slashers, B-movies, monster movies, and shorts from his legendary collection of 16mm reels!
Our Brujas Coven returns hidden in the Knockdown Center Ruins for Tarot Readings and other mystical delights!
INSTALLATIONS by KEMBRA PFAHLER, B.A. MIALE, AMY FRANZ and more!
NYC’s biggest, best, and most fun underground Halloween party tradition, annually since 2006, the New York Night Train Haunted Hop, saw over 3000 revelers last year and is raising the bar even higher for 2023! Jonathan Toubin’s annual record hop has evolved over 18 editions into an action-packed multi-room indoor/outdoor music festival/dance party featuring nonstop live acts (36 bands!), dancing (7 DJs!), horror cinema (projected from 16mm reels), performance, art installations, visuals, decor galore, food, drink, and the annual $500 costume contest! Hour after hour of action-packed thrills and chills in a massive haunted house sprawled out across a labyrinth of unique party environments! Free shuttle back and forth from the Jefferson L Train stop all night long! Dress up! Make a night of it!