October 2016 Wrap-up and Stripping Dead in Chicago!

October 28, 2016 by  
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Greetings Boils and Ghouls!

Halloween weekend is upon us and it’s been a whirlwind month! We thank all our zombies and supporters for making year 10 of the NYC Zombie Crawl so amazing! We had an amazing time on October 15th crawling through Manhattan, check out your beautiful zombie selves in these epic photos! Thanks to our performers J and the 9′s, Skeletal Life, Miss Liberty Rose and Dr Claw’s Sideshow and DJ Tim T as well as our venues The Contintental, Otto’s Shrunken Head and the Beauty Bar! Also our zombie general Zac Amico for taking care of business as well as Andy Straub for returning from the dead for this event! And of course our Troma Family for showing up and making it extra wild with the Toxic Avenger, Dolphinman and special guest Will Keenan of Tromeo and Juilet and Terror Firmer!

And check out our wrap-up video from Rollersteady with some epic slo-mo video of our zombies!!

Village Voice Photo Gallery

Driven By Boredom Photo Gallery and Wrapup

John Christou Photography 

And check out our wrap-up video from Rollersteady with some epic slo-mo video of our zombies!!

And in the meantime if you happen to be in the Chicago-land area, tonight and tomorrow October 28th and 29th at 10pm we’re bringing the zombies for the 8th annual Night of the Stripping Dead at the Admiral Theater!! The beast is back with the finest in adult zombie entertainment featuring the best burlesque, fetish and sideshow acts from around the world! Including Maya Sinstress, Mosh, Roxi Delite, Flec Mindspace, Miss Miranda, Tana the Tattooed Lady, Acrobritt and tons of zombie strippers!!

Much love and blood, i’ll see you in the cemetery!

Doug Sakmann
Zombie Ringleader, NYC Zombie Crawl

Also here’s a clip of J and the 9s from last year’s October crawl!

NYC Zombie Crawl hits Manhattan Oct 15th!!

October 7, 2016 by  
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Greetings Boils and Ghouls!

The NYC Zombie Crawl is back in the Lower East Side for its 10th annual lurch around Manhattan on Saturday, October 15th! The zombie fun will begin at 4pm at THE CONTINENTAL (25 3rd Avenue at St Marks Place NYC) with our usual FREE zombie meet-up! You must be 21+ to enter the bar (with ID) and the drink specials include 5 SHOTS OF ANYTHING FOR $10!!! For 2 and 1/2 hours, zombies are invited to hang out while our zombie technicians will be providing makeup for civilians who wish to become undead for a small fee (starting at $10). Drink specials will be provided all day and night by Pabst Blue Ribbon and Jagermeister!

At 6:30pm, Zombies will depart and roam through the LES to our 2nd stop at OTTO’S SHRUNKEN HEAD (538 E 14th St btwn Ave A & Ave B, NYC) from 7-8pm before heading to:

The Zombie Afterparty at BEAUTY BAR NYC (231 E 14th St btwn 2nd and 3rd avenue) Free entry to the front bar but if you want to see the show, $12 for zombies, $14 for humans! 21+ to enter, with performances include musical guests J AND THE 9s and SKELETAL LIFE along with Ghoulishly Sexy Burlesque from MISS LIBERTY ROSE and Human Flesh Hook Fun with SKINDICATE SUSPENSION

DJ Tim T will be mixing metal and classic rock tunes all night and of course the notorious HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST & COSTUME CONTEST!! And after 11pm Michael T and Twig the Wonderkid will be mixing tunes for a Zombie Dance Party!!

More Madness TBA stay tuned!!


Thanks to zombie model Nekolette Necro and Mike George Photography for the amazing zombie photos!!

YEAR 10! 2016 NYC Zombie Crawl takes Brooklyn June 26th!

May 26, 2016 by  
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UPDATE 6/25- Check out videos of all the acts performing below! The opening party at Bar Matchless at 4p will include a performance from Jess-O-Lantern & Mike Gallagher from Sparklefight and we’re also doing a canned food drive for the homeless with Food Bank NYC so bring your canned goods to the first stop to donate!

This year is going to be extra bloody, if you bring a water gun or super soaker we will help fill it up with blood at the beginning of the crawl at 6:30pm outside of Bar Matchless for a blood fight in McCarren Park! Please do not bring any guns that look like real guns and be a courteous zombie, only spray those who are consenting! Do not spray passerbys or any public or private property!!

Also any Zombies looking for a sober driver or need a ride to and from the event? Unlock $50 IN FREE LYFT RIDES by texting the keyword “UNLOCK50″ to “31996″ or download the free app from www.Lyft.com and enter promo code “UNLOCK50″ in the payment section before requesting a ride!

And check out the top 5 reasons to join the NYC Zombie Crawl this year on FANGORIA!!

We hope you are all ready for year 10 because it’s going to be the biggest and best yet! We have new sponsors for 2016 including Not Your Father’s Root Beer as well as  Inked Magazine and Steadfast Brand who will be presenting awards and prizes for the best tattooed zombies! We’ll be shooting photos and videos for the search so come wearing your zombie finest! It’s all going down on SUNDAY, JUNE 26th in Brooklyn for our 10th crawl in Williamsburg!

The NYC Zombie Crawl is back for its 10th annual lurch around Williamsburg on Sunday, June 26th! The zombie shenanigans will include zombie games at McCarren Park and the notorious Hot Zombie Contest at the afterparty with live music, comedians, zombie burlesque, sideshow performances and more!

The NYC Zombie Crawl will begin at 4pm at BAR MATCHLESS (557 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY) with our usual FREE zombie meet-up! You must be 21+ to enter the bar and for 2 and 1/2 hours! This includes a live music performance from Jess-O-Lantern & Mike Gallagher from Sparklefight and we’re also doing a canned food drive for the homeless with Food Bank NYC  so bring your canned goods to the first stop to donate! Zombies are invited to hang out while our zombie technicians will be providing makeup for civilians who wish to become undead for a small fee (starting at $10). Makeup artists will include the crew from THE HAUNT AT ROCKY LEDGE and Drink specials will be provided all day and night by Pabst Blue Ribbon and Not Your Father’s Root Beer starting with $1 drinks between4-5p at Bar Matchless!

At 6:30pm, Zombies will depart and roam through the wild streets of Williamsburg, first through McCarren Park for a Zombie photo opportunity before heading to a Zombie Pizza Party at THE CHARLESTON (174 Bedford Avenue) FREE BAR PIZZA with every drink, alcoholic or not!

Then at 8:30pm we’ll reach the Zombie Afterparty at BLACK BEAR BAR (70 N. 6th St)  Free entry to the front bar but if you want to see the show, $13 for zombies or in advance, $15 for humans! 21+ to enter, with performances include musical guests:

UNCLE JAKE AND THE 18 WHEEL GANG: Featured in the new movie Call Sheet, a bluegrass Jug band with a down home feel!

JUNGLE JUNKIES: Brazilian metal madness returns to the NYC Zombie Crawl!

SCREAMIN’ REBEL ANGELS – NYC Rock n’ Roll Soul and Rockabilly at it’s finest!

NP PRESLEY AND THE GHOST OF JESSE GARON – Classic Rock n’ Roll fronted by the spawn of Elvis Presley’s cousin!

We also have world premiere sneak preview clips from the new horror movie from Backseat Conceptions and director Michael Walker, CALL SHEET!! And Sideshow Performances from the SQUIDLING BROS. CIRCUS SIDESHOW and SKINDICATE SUSPENSION!

- We’ll also have the return of the HOT ZOMBIE CONTEST and COSTUME CONTEST where we will be presenting awards for categories including Best Tattoos from Inked Magazine and Steadfast Brand, most original, most bloody, best SPFX and more! Co-hosted by Inked Girls FALLON VENDETTA and KALI FELINE, A cash prize will be announced and more from our sponsors Pabst Blue Ribbon, Halloween Adventure, Troma Entertainment, Backseat Conceptions!

More to come, stay tuned!!

Much love and blood!

Very Truly
Doug Sakmann
Zombie Ringleader
NYC Zombie Crawl

CHECK OUT THE ACTS THAT WILL PERFORM AT THE EVENT BELOW!

UNCLE JAKE AND THE 18 WHEEL GANG

JUNGLE JUNKIES

SCREAMIN’ REBEL ANGELS

NP PRESLEY AND THE GHOST OF JESSE GARON

JESS-O-LANTERN:

SKINDICATE SUSPENSION

Thanks to Ed Campbell of Rebel Image Photography for the sweet zombie shots of models Fallon Vendetta and Kali Feline

9th Annual Manhattan Crawl Wrap-up!

November 1, 2015 by  
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Want to thank all of our zombie fans, our crew and of course all amazing performers that rocked the afterparty including JUNGLE JUNKIES, BIKINI CARWASH, J AND THE 9sReggie Bugmuncher, Stephanie Anders, Nina La Voix, Abby Diamond and Skindicate Suspensions! Also our awesome venues Twins Pub, the Museum of Sex and Slake NYC! And of course we could not do this without the support of our sponsors Pabst Blue Ribbon, Shaw Promotion, New York Costumes and The Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse (In theaters Oct 31st)!

Check out our official wrap video from Rollersteady below and official photo gallery from JM Draven right here! Tag yourselves and add your photos to our Facebook group!

More photos and press:
DRIVEN BY BOREDOM
And more from
REUTERS
TELESURE TV
VILLAGE VOICE

Check out this Zombie POV video from the NYC Zombie Crawl on TECH INSIDER!

And photos from our SHARINGBOX Photo booth at the afterparty!



This Sunday Oct 18th 9th Annual NYC Zombie Crawl in Manhattan!!

October 1, 2015 by  
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NYC ZOMBIE CRAWL OCT 18th FINAL UPDATES!

- We’ll have an OPEN Pabst Blue Ribbon bar starting at 10pm at the afterparty!!
- The Museum of Sex stop at 7pm is FREE to enter the downstairs bar and visitor’s center. If you want to gain access to the whole museum there is a $5 discount for zombies so admission will be $12.50 if you want to see it all! The address to the Museum of Sex is 233 5th Avenue at 27th Street, NYC.
- Our Zombie Costume Contest at the afterparty we’ll be giving out over $300 in prizes including gift certificates to Halloween Adventure and swag from ‘The Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse’, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Troma Entertainment, Backseat Conceptions and more!

*ALSO Win some free survival gear from Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse by entering this free contest online now! 

Time Out NY has the NYC Zombie Crawl listed as a ‘Thing to Do’ in NYC this weekend! It certainly is!

Halloween is here and the Zombies are rising again! On Oct 18th, Midtown Manhattan will swarm with the undead starting at 4pm on Oct 18th at Twins Pub (421 9th Avenue between 33rd and 34th St) with a special stop at 7pm the Museum of Sex (233 Fifth Avenue, at 27th St)! It will all culminate in the usual blood and booze fueled after-party at 8:30pm at Slake NYC (251 W 30th St Btwn 7th and 8th ave) with live music, zombie and horror burlesque, sideshow performances and more!

New performers include the world famous Reggie Bugmuncher performing sideshow throughout the night along with Zombie and Horror themed burlesque with Zombie Crawl favorite Stephanie Anders and new additions Nina La Voix and Abby Diamond! And human flesh hooks from Skindicate Suspensions!

The NYC Zombie Crawl after party will feature live music, sideshow, performance art and burlesque including the return of a few bands who have not performed at the crawl in years -  Brazilian metal maniacs the JUNGLE JUNKIES and Power Pop-Punkers BIKINI CARWASH!!!!  Also new acts to the Crawl include punk rockers from Brooklyn J AND THE 9s! All the bands at this year’s crawl are also female fronted!!

We’ll also be screening some clips from the new horror comedy ‘The Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse‘, and have some awesome new technology on hand from Sharingbox a socially interactive photobooth that will allow you to post our photos from the booth right to your own social networks!

Buy advance tickets right now for only $13 (+$1 service fee)




NYC Zombie Crawl Oct 18th Manhattan Routing:

4p-6:30p – Twins Pub (421 9th Avenue between 33rd and 34th St NYC)
Free zombie meetup with Zombie makeup artists starting at $10! All ages welcome!!

6:30-7:00pm – Zombies crawl around Midtown

7p-8p – Zombies stop for drinks and fun at the MUSEUM OF SEX (233 Fifth Avenue, at 27th St NYC)
At 8pm we’ll head back out onto the streets and head to:

8:30pm – MidnightNYC Zombie Afterparty at Slake NYC  (251 W 30th St Btwn 7th and 8th ave NYC)
Entertainment will include live music, zombie burlesque and sideshow performances and much more! 21 and up only!
$15 for zombies $18 for Humans
PERFORMANCES BY:
JUNGLE JUNKIES – Brazilian metal madness!
J AND THE 9s – Punk rock n’ roll straight outta Brooklyn!
BIKINI CARWASH – Power pop-punk rock!
The sexy sideshow of REGGIE BUGMUNCHER
Zombie and Horror Burlesque by Zombie Crawl favorite STEPHANIE ANDERS and new additions NINA LA VOIX and ABBY DIAMOND!
Human flesh hooks by SKINDICATE SUSPENSIONS!

STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS!!!

* Listen to the NEW album from the JUNGLE JUNKIES for FREE right now HERE!


About the horror comedy ‘The Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse‘:
Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion,  they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put their scouting skills to the test to save mankind from the undead. Starring Tye Sheridan, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman¸ Halston Sage, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan & Sarah Dumont

JUNGLE JUNKIES

J AND THE 9′S

BIKINI CARWASH

REGGIE BUGMUNCHER

STEPHANIE ANDERS

NINA LAVOIX

SKINDICATE SUSPENSION

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