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Goddess Lakshmi LIVE at The Harlem Flophouse
The Harlem Flophouse
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Goddess Lakshmi LIVE at The Harlem Flophouse
Harlem's Indy rockers Goddess Lakshmi have been thrilling audiences since 2011 at Paris Blues, The Harlem Flophouse and on tour. They have recorded 4 albums, received airplay on 200+ terrestrial radio stations and have been interviewed and played live on-air numerous times. They are known for their eclectic blues based soulful repertoire. The ensemble features  Vocalist, Kelsey Madsen, Rene Calvo, composer, guitarist, vocals, Jarrett Walser, drums, vocals, Leo Smith on bass. frequent SURPRISE GUESTS ARTISTS

The Harlem Flophouse has been in continual operation for over 100 years. It was part of the Harlem Renaissance with a history of occupancy by musicians and music. At the time of it's last purchase it had 5 pianos in various states of disrepair on the premises. It has been restored by the owner, musician Rene Calvo. It remains a guesthouse and has received accolades world wide for it's unique beauty and charm. It has been the location of numerous fashion and performance photo shoots.

The doors open at 7pm in this speakeasy setting. You will be able to mingle with the musicians along with guests from around the world. The show will start at 7:30pm sharp and last a little over one hour. At the end of the performance the venue will remain open while you continue to interact with the performers and fellow attendees.

What our guests are saying:

Truly authentic experience. It was such fun to be hosted in this wonderful house and have an up close experience with a live band. Fabulous musicians and I am sure you will be surprised at several turns. Renée is a very kind guy and will welcome you as if you were a houseguest. If you see a date for this event and your thinking about it; go for it. It may ended up being one of your Top5 during your trip.  Jeffery, Montreal, Canada

one of the best shows of my life. Thank you so much for the invitation. Unforgettable. I will return asap with my family and friends.  Weslley, Brasília, Brazil

This was the first time to a Blues Rock Jam session. The band was amazing! The singer has such a strong gospel voice. The atmosphere was very intimate, we had the feeling the performance was just for us. This was a great experience Angelie & Winston, Massachusetts

Un concierto totalmente íntimo. Éramos tan solo 8 personas! Nos invitaron con un trago a elección y nos sentamos en el sillón a disfrutar del show de Rene y sus músicos! Muy buena onda de todos ellos! Muy recomendable para quienes gusten de una velada diferente y disfruten de la buena música en vivo. Damien, Morón, Argentina

This "Live Rock @ The Harlem Flophouse" was one of the most entertaining music events I have ever attended! This band flows with such crispness you accomplish after numerous years of practice. The lead singer touches ALL levels....that voice....coming from this thin, fit woman....amazing! The atmosphere was cozy. I was thoroughly impressed with this Brownstone. The interior has been restored to it's original state (not stripped and modernized, such a crime) . The acoustics of the parlor was ideal for this band. This event is like an NYC hidden treasure. Please don't let that be! I wish more people to experience the greatness of this event. I met an awesome Australian family at this event and they were blown away........If you are local, do yourself a favor, bring a couple friends....You won't be disappointed! Bruce, Paterson. New Jersey


The Harlem Flophouse (View)
242 West 123rd
NY, NY 10027
United States



Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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