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thursday, may 5, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: The Jack Squared Quartet -Jazz

Jack Waugh is one of the most talked about up and coming guitar players in the DC area. He has performed at venues including the Strathmore, the 930 Club, Jammin' Java, Twins Jazz Club, and Somethin Jazz Club in NYC. He has played in groups of various styles including jazz, rock, fusion, and pop, and is being noted for his compositional skill as well as his remarkable musicianship.

thursday, may 5, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Brad Shepik's NYU World Ensemble - Jazz

Brad Shepik- guitar Dara Karbossian- tenor saxophone Eric Quinn- trombone Miguel Gallardo- keyboards Gary Rosenak- guitar Jesse Byram-Carter-bass Ken Ychicawa-drums "Electric folk from the Balkans to Brookyn and beyond"

thursday, may 5, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Chartwell Dutiro with Timbila- Traditional

New York based Afrodelic group, Timbila - a band dedicated to adapting traditional music from Zimbabwe and Mozambique with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude, collaborate with Chartwell Dutiro, one of the most remarkable and unusual mbira masters of Zimbabwe. Chartwell Dutiro, with his deep gifted knowledge of mbira, is on a mission to heal souls, bridge cultures, and change the world. This collaboration stands alone in its beauty and capacity to transcend genres, open hearts and rock the house! https://soundcloud.com/timbila

thursday, may 5, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Latoya - Singer

Two years ago, Latoya Songstress Cooper didn’t just get lucky at a chance to live her dreams. She chose to weave her dreams into a very real and very tangible part of her life. “When something is your passion, there’s no fighting it,” she says. A classically trained vocalist and guitarist, Latoya grew up performing songs by Whitney Houston, Denise Williams, Melissa Morgan, Teena Marie, Oleta Adams, Anita Baker, and Nancy Wilson. "Singing is how I connect with God. That's the reason singing and songwriting is so important to me,” the songstress says. “I stopped singing for 10 years due to life situations, but I have a second chance to get things right." Two years ago she returned to the music world and has performed before sold-out audiences, with international artists, and made guest appearances at various churches and events in the Dallas and Oklahoma City areas. Latoya is committed to serving her community through weekly voluntarism and working with children to cultivate their passion for the arts.

thursday, may 5, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: Mishti - Pop

Freddie King meets Kate Bush in Palestine... in Power Trio form? Why not?! Joining vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Mishti are R&B funk-master Anthony Candullo on bass (Live Society, Myles Mancuso) and metal/groove king Matt Graff on Drums (The Brighton Beat, Chevonne and the Fuzz, 6th Degree). For more information, please check out www.mishti.com

thursday, may 5, 2016 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Cuzins The Band- Rock/ Blues/ Funk

Eclectic team of music professionals (we never fuck up) who's been jamming together since 70's. Freelancing on various music projects for major labels like Atlantic and Warner Bros Music Group we've decided to get together as a friendly collective to fight dark side of music industry and bring the light on our fans, who are also our friends, who are also our cuzins..

thursday, may 5, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

N3NiM is a DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with some fruitful years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrofunk & Soul, Funk, Afrobeat, Hip Hop . He also makes his own beats and remixes.

friday, may 6, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Rebecca Sullivan- Jazz Vocalist

It’s more than a little ironic that Rebecca Sullivan discovered her jazz calling in Russia. Remember, not so long ago, when jazz and other American music were banned there? But the Cold War was long over in 2004, when she spent a semester abroad studying Russian literature in St. Petersburg. Jazz clubs abounded there. And she could get into them, free of the drinking-age restriction that kept her out of nightclubs in her college town of Portland, Oregon. Hearing the music performed live was a revelation. “I had no idea songs could sound like that,” she said.

friday, may 6, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Mtali Banda - Soul / Jazz

The Springfield, MA based Jeremy Turgeon Quintet (Also known as JTQ) is a fresh new sound in the jazz scene. They fuse traditional jazz elements with current RnB and neo-soul sounds that leave listeners always wanting more. The band formed a little over a year ago, and they have already started to develop a serious reputation. They have been seen at the Stone Soul Festival, Indie Soul Festival, Northampton City Strut, and many other stages. They have played with various artists such as Nichelle Mungo, Braxton Cook (who currently tours with Christian Scott), Jo Sallins, and many more! They have also opened for The Nth Power at HINGE in Northamton, MA. The band also often features vocalists: Jeremy Wilson, and Nichelle Mungo at various gigs. The JTQ is now made up of five members: Jeremy Turgeon: Trumpet Mtali Banda: Tenor Saxophone Jarreau Pitts: Keys/Synths Forest Loomis-Dulong: Upright and Electric Bass Ashdon Reynolds: Drums

friday, may 6, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: J-MUSIC Ensemble - Jazz

The J-MUSIC Ensemble is an NYC-based, jazz-rooted instrumental band that is devoted to bringing new perspectives to modern Japanese music. This strikingly sonorous 8-piece band combines the elements of the electric guitar, keyboards, bass, and drums with a full horn section--saxophone, trumpet, and trombone--to deliver a full and powerful, yet dynamic, sound. Following in the jazz tradition, the horns do not play a background role in this instrumentation; instead, they are at the forefront and are put in the same role as leading singers.

friday, may 6, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: The Blue Project - Funk/Blues

As guitarist Danny Petroni explains it, The Blue Project, his band and its self-titled first release, began as a reaction to hurricane Sandy. Work for Jersey Shore musicians was sparse after Sandy’s devastation: “Gigs cancelled, venues damaged, all music productions stopped in the immediate area.” Petroni’s idea was to create some work for local musicians with a locally produced blues record using his own original compositions. “The Danny Petroni Blue Project was born.”

friday, may 6, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Royal Khaoz - Reggae

A mere modern musical "hookup", a group of young and aspiring musicians start out on a quest to fulfill their childhood dreams. A dream that entails the transportation of their interpretation of different genres of music to a mass willing to listen.

friday, may 6, 2016 12:00am

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.

saturday, may 7, 2016 4:00pm

4-6pm: Black Diaries celebrates Mommy -Poetry/Music/Dance

It’s a Mother’s Day Celebration! Come join us for a night of artistic expression through music, dance, poetry and conversation as we discuss the Black Mother experience.

saturday, may 7, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Zander Michigan - Folk / Blues / Rock

Zander Michigan is a folk/blues singer/songwriter from Detroit, MI. He plays the guitar, the harmonica, and sometimes even plays the fool. His Bob Dylan style vocals, heavy strum, and cheeky lyrics make him a classic sounding musician in an age of futuristic banter.

saturday, may 7, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Johnny Seven - Rock / Blues

Johnny Seven is an awesome original band lead by former NYC Principal and all around . This anti-folk veteran boasts four CDs, a killer live show and a line-up that has had only one change in fifteen years.

saturday, may 7, 2016 8:00pm

8-10pm: Goldie's Kreation - Old School R&B

Goldie's Kreation is an Old School R&B/Disco Cover Band. Kreation has been together sense 2010 and still going strong. Kreation has played all over the New York region down to the Carolina's. Kreation is made up of 6 or more Members. Each Kreation Band Member have been in this business over 40 years. Kreation have members who played with such people as Sam & Dave, Drifters, Moments, Lonnie YoungBlood, Marcus Miller just to name the few. Goldie's Kreation aim to make you feel good all over. There's no music task Goldie's Kreation can't handle.

saturday, may 7, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Kitoko Groove from Congo

Kitoko Groove's member have developed a strong connection both as friends and musicians that is conveyed in their music.. and it's contagious !! Come experience the best music, direct from Kinshasa!

saturday, may 7, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

DJ FOLS is a DJ who has been around for a while and is based out of Brooklyn, NY. He specializes in all types of music from African tunes (Nigerian, Ghana, Coupe Decale, Soukous), to current hip-hop music to old school jams, reggae/dancehall, soca. These are just to name a few. He does it all – weddings, birthday parties, parades, baby showers, in-house parties and is definitely a regular on the club scene. As a professional DJ and also someone who grew up in a music-oriented household, he has perfected the art of assessing his crowd and selecting and belting out tunes that keep them on their feet until the “party done”.

sunday, may 8, 2016 4:00pm

4-6pm: Monthly Featured Visual Artist Opening Party: A. Adeyemi

​As a native New Yorker​, AdeRonke Adeyemi's portraits shows an authenticity that transcends race and region. Each piece starts with a person, then a slow drawing process so that each line and stroke is a true representation of that person. "What I like about this series is the play on the title. Its a big word that takes up so much space in areas of science and nature. I, we, women take up space. I'm in love with the idea of of how we're constantly birthing nations of ideas and technologies.

sunday, may 8, 2016 5:00pm

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

sunday, may 8, 2016 8:00pm

8-10pm: Blu Cha Cha - Latin Jazz

My name is Trombonita and I lead a band called Blu Cha Cha. Blue Cha Cha, while Latin based, is a fusion of Blues, Jazz, Salsa, Reggae, Ska, R&B, Funk, Motown and Standards. The band consists of keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, flute and three trombones! The arranging and writing is done by me, Trombonita.

sunday, may 8, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Mark Dillon Band - Reggae

Artists I've opened for: Sanchez, Shabba, Freddie McGregor, Barrington Levy, Bounty Killa, Luciano, Tanya Stephens, Mad Cobra, T.O.K, Richie Stephens, Ward 21, Richie Spice, Yellowman, Chuck Fenda, Anthony Cruz, Cecile, Red Rat, The Mighty Sparrow, Alton Ellis, Beres Hammond, Buju Banton, Junior Holt and many more.

sunday, may 8, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: Crown Kings Reggae Sundays - Reggae Night

"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani

monday, may 9, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: David Gonzalez Quartet- Jazz

Bassist and composer David Gonzalez has performed and collaborated with an extremely diverse range of artists that has inspired him to develope his own identifiable sound. Known for his inventive grooves and hummable melodies, David draws from the jazz tradition and a range of influences from rock and folk to 20th century classical music tradition, seamlessly blending them into a cinematic, cohesive whole.

monday, may 9, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Eva Klesse Quarted - Jazz

Evgeny Ring - Saxophon Philipp Frischkorn - Piano Robert Lucaciu - Kontrabass Eva Klesse - Schlagzeug, Komposition

monday, may 9, 2016 8:00pm

8pm-12am: The Shrine's Sifer -Hip Hop and Spoken Words Open Mic

"Likwuid blends her noble rhymes with lip biting grooves, I feel fortunate that her craft and beautiful spirit are rising in this decade as a contemporary. After experiencing Likwuid Stylez, i feel fully satisfied from the frontal lobe to the hip bones." -Esperanza Spalding, Grammy Award Winner

monday, may 9, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.

tuesday, may 10, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Bonbon Alcoolise - Djeka Music from Burkina Faso

tuesday, may 10, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: André Carvalho Quintet - Jazz

tuesday, may 10, 2016 8:00pm

8-10pm: Reincarnation - Pop

tuesday, may 10, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm:Isaiah Jamel- Christian/Inspirational/ Alternative/ Soul

Isaiah Jamel is a humble Singer/Songwriter/Musician who is taking his music to new levels. Soulful, Original and Relevant have been words used to describe the versatility heard throughout his musical portraits.

wednesday, may 11, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: John Speck Sextet- Jazz OHL

John Speck is a seasoned and versatile recording and performing trombonist who has worked with legendary Jazz, Funk, Jamaican, Afro Cuban and Afro Puerto Rican musicians for over 20 years. He is currently based in the New York area.

wednesday, may 11, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Adam Machaskee - Jazz

Adam Machaskee is a recent graduate of Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts where he earned his Masters of Music degree studying with New York area professionals Conrad Herwig and Andy Hunter. Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Adam studied with such locals as Mark Russo, Mike Shively and Paul Ferguson. He then completed a Bachelors of Music degree in Jazz Studies from University of Cincinnati’s College – Conservatory of music. There he studied with professors Marc Fields, Tim Anderson, and Kim Pensyl. At Rutgers University, Adam had the privilege of performing in the school’s top ensembles including the Scarlet Knights Jazz Trombones, winners of the 2011 International Trombone Association’s (ITA) Kai Winding Jazz Trombone Ensemble Competition.

wednesday, may 11, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Big Beat - Jazz OHL

Big Beat plays hip hop. Big Beat plays modern jazz. And Big Beat is a big band, but don't think we sound like Glenn Miller. Formed by a trio of arrangers and composers who are fed up with music that is just plain boring, Big Beat doesn't discriminate when it comes to genres. With a powerful 13 piece horn section, driving rhythm section, and soulful vocalists, Big Beat is the only band that can play tunes by Maxwell and Mulgrew Miller in the same set. It's music that feels good and makes you feel like dancing. And it's something you won't want to miss.

wednesday, may 11, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: August - Folk Rock

With Farin and Taylor graduating from Columbia University and City College respectively, and with GW having returned to New York after his global book tour, the boys are ready to return to playing shows. And, as they are nearing the release of their first EP, self titled August, they feel more ready than ever to share their music with New York City.

wednesday, may 11, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: AmeriKan Dream Collection