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54 Below

A Nonprofit Cabaret Venue

Meet Franklin Rankin, a multi-talented guitarist and songwriter behind the electrifying sounds of NYC’s music scene. From playing alongside the likes of Julius Rodriguez and Ben Platt to serenading audiences on the “Tonight Show’s” Battle of the Instant Songwriters, Franklin’s journey through music has been full of high points. With his EP Sports Fan and a slew of singles under his belt, Franklin has been prolific with his artistry. As the co-leader of the funk-pop band Big Stuff, Franklin has produced two albums reaching over a quarter of a million streams. He continues to expand his reach in the NYC music community, opening his home studio Rodeo Baby this spring.

New Writers At 54! is an ongoing series at 54 Below showcasing exciting work by today’s hottest emerging voices, curated by Assistant Programming Director Alexa Spiegel.

Please note that all artists and acts are subject to change at any time.


  • $29 (includes $4 in fees) – $40 (includes $5 in fees)
  • VIP Seating: $51 (includes $6 in fees)
  • Premiums: $67.50 (includes $7.50 in fees)
  • Prices shown are only valid for online purchases. Additional $6 in fees for all seating sections if purchased at the box office.
  • $25 Food & Beverage Minimum

Times(show / doors open)

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