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Secret Project Robot is an artist run art space in Brooklyn, NewYork.  Established in 2004, it has hosted some major events in the history of New York's culture of DIY and artist run spaces since the 2000's, including secret shows by Spiritualized, performances by Laurie Anderson and the Yeah Yeah Yeah's not to mention thousands of art shows, parties, installations, performance pieces, bbq's and bands.   Secret Project Robot is highly selective in putting together shows, so please describe the event, in detail, that you are seeking before submitting a proposal to a curator.

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  • Secret Project Robot is 21+ unless otherwise noted... 
  • There is almost always an art installation up in the performance gallery space... If you are looking for a white box or a darkened venue, you need to make arrangements about 3 months ahead of time, but even then it is discouraged, please read mission statement....
  • All shows are run by fellow artists, we do not indulge VIP attitudes, please submit all proposals with love and show up ready to hang out as friends.
  • Please check our calendar before sending a booking inquiry to make sure the date of interest is available, also not all shows are up on the calendar, so if we don't get back to you the date is probably full
  • Shows will only be confirmed once an agreement of our “terms” has been reached. The purpose of this agreement is 100% transparency between performers and SPR in regards to House Costs, run of show, payout & co-operation.*
  • Secret Project Robot prefers a whole show proposal as we like fully curated events... 
  • Unfortunately, We can not accommodate a band "looking to jump on a gig"
  • If you are looking for a weekend show, we usually need an expected attendance of around 150, if you don't feel confident in this please ask for a weekday night...
  • On weekends there are often, but not always, 2 shows, 8 to 12 and 12 to 4, in your email, please request the hours you'd like or if you want  a full night...
  • Please discuss time of doors and set times with your booking representative
  • Sunday through Wednesday there is a strict 11pm curfew for live music that have amps and drums, Thursdays there is a hard curfew of 11:45pm... please schedule accordingly...


  • House Costs go to pay for our Sound Engineer and Door Manager
  • Unfortunately we can not accommodate FREE shows or DONATION only shows, if you want to do this, the space fee is $175 to cover sound and door/donation person
    • If the door Grosses $0-$200 the house cost is $60,
    • If The door Grosses $201-400 the house cost $100
    • If the door Grosses $400 to $800 the house cost is $150,
    • If the door Grosses $800 to $1200 house costs are $200,
    • Shows over $1200 will take a flat $275   
  • We expect the performers to make posters and FB events for the night of their performance at least 2 weeks in advance, please forward to curator so we can add to our calendar and newsletter
  • For all band related events load in is 2 hr before doors with doors with sound check 1 hr before doors... we do 15-20 minute sound/line checks with each band, bands desiring more sound check time need to check in with booker.
  • Each performer will receive 2 drink tickets good for Presidente draft, Miller Lite, box red wine, A well drink that uses the soda gun, i.e. a whiskey coke or vodka soda, or a shot of well liquor
  • Each performer will get 2 guest list spots, requests for more guest list spots will be meant with lower percentage of payouts to be fair to other performers.



  • Quadraphonic sound system with QSC kw-series subs, 2 QSC Kw-series 3 way loud speaker with 15" sub, 2 QSC KW-series 2 way loud speaker, 2 QSC KW-series 2 way wedge monitors.
  • Allen and Heath 16 input mixing board with efx
  • Many many microphones, nothing fancy.
  • Many RCA, 1/4 inch, XLR, 1/8 inch, and adapter cables
  • 6 channel DI box
  • Mics for drum kit
  • 6 boom mic stands
  • guitar amp Black Star Combo 2x60 watt 2x12"
  • Very Basic house Drum kit, bring your own symbols & snare & kick pedal
  • bass amp Ampeg combo 2x10 450 watt
  • Our DJ set up is mobile and we can accommodate different set ups in different areas in the room
  • Pioneer XDJ USB CDJ
  • 2 Pioneer Nexus 2000 cdj
  • 1 Pioneer DJM 900 NXS2
  • Technics turntables (bring your own needles)
  • Basic pioneer DJ mixer for turntables in the bar
  • Lighting, basic stage lighting
  • House light show and visuals by Secret Project Robot A/V team
  • 1 Video Projector with HDMI cable, must bring your own media player
  • Stage plot is rectangular, 12 feet wide by 11 feet deep 18" tall (see diagram)
  • (3) 4' foot folding tables
  • A keyboard stand