Queens Rehearsal studios

Practice 24/7 in our self-serve Queens rehearsal studios. Enjoy free drum kits, guitar amps, PAs and mics. Book online today.

Inside Your Rehearsal Studio

inside your studio

Whether you're a solo project or a band, there’s a space for you in our specialist music rehearsal spaces. Our studios come with guitar and bass amps, drum kits, mics, mixers and speakers — everything you need for a regular weekly practice or a one-off to get the band back together.

Rehearsal Studio Types *

Standard

Standard

Size

4 Piece Groups

Amps (Bass & Guitar)

1 x Bass Amp Combo - Ashdown or Fender / 1 x Guitar Amp Combo Marshall or Fender

Drums

5 Piece Drum Kit - Pearl or Natal * Cymbals not included

Mixer

12 Channel Mixer with FX

Speakers

2 x Pioneer XPRS 10

Microphone

Vocal Microphones + Stands

Pro

Pro

Size

Our Largest Studio

Amps (Bass & Guitar)

1 x Bass Head and Cab - Ashdown or Fender / 3 x Guitar Heads and Cabs Orange, Marshall and Boss

Drums

5 Piece Drum Kit - Pearl or Natal * Cymbals not included

Mixer

12 Channel Mixer with FX

Speakers

2 x Pioneer XPRS 10

Microphone

Vocal Microphones + Stands
  • Standard
  • Pro

* Some studios may have different but equivalent equipment

Rehearsal studio - drum set

Inside your rehearsal studios

High-quality equipment. Acoustically-treated studios. The music rehearsal studios are your space to get creative. All of our rehearsal studios are fully kitted, with a variety of room types to suit your needs:

  • Practicing drums solo? Rehearsal Standard studios fit up to four people comfortably. 
  • Vocals with a backing band? Rehearsal Pro studios are perfect for five.
  • Fine-tuning your ensemble performance? A Rehearsal Showcase studio fits six easily.

Inside, you’ll find the very best equipment from Marshall, Boss, Ashdown and more in all of our music practice rooms. Just starting out? An experienced pro? You’ll be set up for a great rehearsal every time.


Grab your friends, it's time to jam in our low-cost, accessible rehearsal studios


Rehearsal studio - mixer and speaker

Equipment list

Here's a rundown of the equipment available in a typical Pirate rehearsal room. This equipment may vary depending on room type and location. An individual equipment list is available for each room on the booking page.

  • Guitar Amps - Ashdown/Fender/Orange/Marshall Guitar Amps and Cabs
  • Bass Amps - Ashdown/Fender Bass Amps and Cabs
  • Drums - Natal Arcadia or Pearl Export five-piece drum kit (please bring your own drumsticks)
  • Microphones - Stagg SDM50 vocal microphones and stands
  • PA - Pioneer XPRS PA speakers
  • Mixer - Alto 1202 12 channel mixer or Proel MQ12USB mixer
Guitarist performing inside a Pirate Studios rehearsal studio

Your space to create

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, our custom-designed Queens studios are the perfect place to create, write, produce, practice and mix with no distractions.

In Ridgewood there are 28 spaces ready for your next project: 

  • Hone your mix on club-standard equipment in the DJ studios
  • Rehearsal studios to jam with your band or practice for the next gig
  • Recording studios to write and produce songs or capture vocals
  • Plug and play podcast studios for easy recording

Book and pay by the hour using our easy live calendar. It's time to let your creativity flow.

Take a look at the 360 virtual tour for Ridgewood.

Close up shot of a DJ using a Pioneer DJM-900NXS2 and CDJ-2000NXS2 inside a Pirate Studios DJ studio

What is Pirate?

A worldwide network of DJ, production, rehearsal, podcast and dance studios, giving you round the clock access to create. Because we’re open 24/7, we've made the experience entirely self-serve using our unique entry code system — but if you ever need a hand, we're here. The fastest way to get support is via Live Chat.

On-site facilities

  • High-speed WiFi
  • Vending machines
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Air-conditioned rooms
Find your space tag on Pirate.com studios. 24/7 creative spaces for musicians, podcasters and dancers — book online today.

Protecting your health and safety during COVID-19

A number of measures have been put in place to ensure your studios can be enjoyed whilst respecting CDC guidelines and personal space.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Contact tracing implemented across all regions
  • Regular sanitization sweeps
  • Social distancing markers throughout
  • Hand sanitizer and antibacterial spray available

Discover our Queens rehearsal studios today


Community producers using a Pirate recording studio

Stay creative with COMMUNITY

Set up by artists, for artists, COMMUNITY connects Pirate creatives worldwide.

Ask for advice and feedback on your music, put out a call for a collab, enter competitions, share the best-kept secret in your area… or simply connect with like-minded people. It’s all possible here.

  • Collaborate: Seek out a collaborator to contribute to your next project, or offer your skills to someone in need.
  • Feedback room: Share your works in progress, receive helpful advice, and provide constructive feedback on your fellow artists' music.
  • Challenges: Your chance to show the world your talent. Enter our regular challenges to win gear, studio credit, professional mentoring, and much more.
  • Industry advice: This section will help you to understand the ins and outs of the industry. Chat about processes, marketing your brand, and anything else related to the business of creativity.
  • Artist opportunities: Get your music featured on Pirate.com, receive exclusive offers from Pirate partners, and plenty more.

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It’s all happening in Queens

The home of historic districts has made a name for itself as one of the city's premier exponents of contemporary arts and culture. As well as the myriad of businesses plying their wares under the shared roof of our Box Factory home, there's plenty to do and see if you're hankering for a break from rehearsals:

  • Tikal Cafe is just down the street from Pirate and is prepared to fuel you with their eclectic menu of vegetarian food — and no it’s not all salads. Juices, wraps, breakfast and more are waiting for you at Tikal Cafe. 
  • Queens Brewery is an absolutely humongous hang-out haven with long picnic tables, bar food, and beverages brewed on site. Oh, they serve coffee too. Take a load off and indulge. 
  • The Deep End: this Wyckoff Ave spot knows brunch like you know the back of your hand. Go hungry, leave hunched over.
  • The Muse is another like-minded creative community celebrating circus and performance art in all its weird and wonderful forms. Try one of their online classes from the comfort of your own home and see what it may inspire in your own creative endeavors. 
  • The Ridgewood Reservoir at Highland Park is a short distance from the studios and will provide you with a peaceful, natural environment in which to collect your thoughts. Take a notebook, lean up against a tree or lay in the grass and let this beautiful park encourage you to keep creating.

Equipment Available

  • Amps - Marshall MG100HCFX 120w Guitar Head, Marshall 1960A 4x12 300w Guitar Cab
  • Amps - Boss Katana Guitar Head, Marshall MX412A 4x12 240w Guitar Cab
  • Bass Amps - Ashdown/Fender Bass Amps and Cabs
  • Drums - Natal Arcadia or Pearl Export five-piece drum kit (please bring your own drumsticks)
  • Microphones - Stagg SDM50 vocal microphones and stands
  • PA - Pioneer XPRS PA speakers
  • Mixer - Alto 1202 12 channel mixer or Proel MQ12USB mixer

Find Us

Getting Here

Box Factory, 1519 Decatur St, Ridgewood, Queens, NY 11385, USA

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The Ridgewood studios are located on the lower ground floor of Box Factory, 1519 Decatur St. with a WC-accessible lift.

There are plenty of public transport services available: Bus B20 via Pennsylvania Av / Decatur Street; Subway L & J via Halsey Street; and Subway L & M via Myrtle - Wyckoff Ave

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