Dec. 8 Performer Highlight: SisterMonk

On Saturday, Dec. 8, 10:30pm, witness one of the best bands we’ve ever heard, anywhere: SisterMonk. (Watch/Listen Here: live at Bar Nine, NYC) Led by frontwoman Kathy Deane on the African djembe drums and soaring, fiery vocals, SisterMonk creates: “slinky, undulating, wickedly danceable punk-infused funk and Middle Eastern-inspired jams. There’s no band in New York anything like them.” (New York Music Daily) Raised by Irish immigrant […]

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5th Anniversary Show Performer Hightlight: Ike

Meet the Rat’s Sept. 8 Headliner: Ikechukwu Ufomadu, aka IKE. Sly, witty, with just a trace of the absurd, Ike’s signature act is a tongue-in-cheek collision of 1960s Johnny Carson and the best of pop-culture kitsch. His short-form series Words with Ike has aired on VICE and IFC networks. The New York Times named Ike in its exclusive “What’s New in NYC Theatre” column. Featured in Playboy […]

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