Laugh Your Face Off: Gastor Almonte + Mindy Raf + Elna Baker + Charming Disaster Band

AT Out by 10 Gastor Almonte tells hilarious stories

Come connect, laugh your face off and raise a glass with us. BYOB so you save $$$. Enjoy 4 riotous comedians, storytellers and brilliant musicians.


Gastor Almonte

At out by 10, Gastor Almonte tells funny stories and stands next to graffiti wall

Gastor, a storyteller and stand-up comedian based in Brooklyn, has appeared on two seasons of Comedy Central’s show This Is Not Happening. He’s the founder and host of Stoops2Stages, a weekly interview series featuring talented artists from the worlds of music and comedy.

He’s a regular performer at UCB, QED and the NY Times’ featured Liar Show. He peforms up and down the East Coast and has been invited to perform at the 2017 Cinderblock Festival and the 2017 Storyfest Festival at The PIT. Watch: Brooklyn Batman


Mindy Raf

AT Out by 10 Mindy Raf tells hilarious storiesTime Out called her: “The stand-up queen of self deprecation” and  “LBGT Best Bet.” Her solo comedy show NOT THE ONE: A Love Story, debuted Off Broadway at 59e59 Theatre and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Mindy has contributed to MTV’s Girl Code, College Humor, TNT, VH1, The Daily Comedy Network. She’s also the author of a novel: The Symptoms of My Insanity.

Watch: Subway PSA

Elna Baker

Elna Baker tells powerful tales at Out by 10.


Elna Baker, a comedic storyteller, is a producer for This American Life and has appeared on The Moth Radio Hour, Prairie Home Companion, BBC Radio 4, All Things Considered, WTF with Marc Maron, Studio 360, The Joy Behar Show and in the book The Moth: 50 true stories.

She’s written for the New York Times, ELLE, Glamour, Men’s Journal, O Magazine, Rookie, Refinery29, More Magazine and

Her memoir , The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance, was published by Penguin, earning four stars in People Magazine and the 2010 AML award for best humor writing.  WATCH: Yes Means Yes



Charming Disaster Band

Charming Disaster, aka  Ellia Bisker and Jeff Morris, is a Brooklyn-based musical duo whose playful and funny songs tell stories about crime, mythology, love, death, and the paranormal. Think Gothic humor of Edward Gorey and Tim Burton, the noir storytelling of Raymond Chandler, and the murder ballads of the Americana tradition. Fun, right?

The duo combines vocal harmonies and clever lyrics with ukulele, guitar, and virtuosic foot percussion. Their song “Ghost Story” was featured on the hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale

They have toured venues all over the US with stops at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater in NYC, Brooklyn’s historic Green-Wood Cemetery, and the Poe Museum in Richmond, VA.  WATCH: Ghost Story



Out by 10 Founder and producer, journalist and storyteller, Susan Seliger, hand picks the best musicians, storytellers and multimedia performers to create a night of inspiration,  the second Thursday of the month in an intimate NYC salon-like space.  Out by 10 — it’s a great place to get your culture fix fast!



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Out by 10's new venue, NoHoSound 62 Coper Square,

You’ll love our venue: Noho Sound. It combines the excellent acoustics with the intimacy you know and love about Out by 10. 

Noho Sound Showroom at 62 Cooper Square (between Astor Place and E. 4th) in the beautiful Carl Fischer (music publisher) Building across from the landmark Cooper Union. Noho Sound’s owners support great music and live arts performances, and. oh yes, carry the world’s finest premium & hi-end home stereo hifi equipment. (Subways W, R, Q, 1, 5, 6 and a parking garage right next door.)


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