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     October 20

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

6-7pm: Steve and Jackie - Voice / Guitar / Jazz Duo

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www.jacquelynwest.net/
Steve and Jackie play jazz and folk with sweet and delightful touch. A beautiful way to start a night of music.

7-8pm: Stephen Oran- Funk / Soul

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www.youtu.be/C3vbgEnjxI0
Stephen Oran's fusion of Rock, Funk and Soul is a throwback to times gone by, yet it looks to the future. Born and raised in Northeast Kansas City, Ks, Stephen grew up feasting on all the different flavors music had to offer. Gospel, soul, funk, rock, jazz, hip hop and everything in between, all the while being influenced by some of the most brilliant artists and musicians of our time. Those influences are prominent in his music, but not overpowering, allowing his own style to shine through. Focused and driven, the results are an amazing seven-song debut EP entitled "The Life and Times...Vol. 1". Stay tuned. Live Life. Love Life. Live for Love. -Stephen Oran

8-10pm: Skyculture- Funk N' Poetry

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKYzA18w0GI&feature=youtu.be
FUNK N' POETRY would feature spirited interactions between funk/jazz musicians and spoken word artist. With music being the focus at times, spoken word another, and a blend of both at other times. Spoken word artist would be encouraged to join musicians on stage for impromptu interactions and spontaneous performances.

10pm-12am: Rootbrew - Worldsoul

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www.facebook.com/RootbrewMusic/
Sprouted from New York’s fertile Hudson Valley, Rootbrew is a band with bumpin’ energy and contagious positive vibrations sure to captivate.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
October 21

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

1-3pm - Griot World - Family Entertainment

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www.griotworldharlem.wixsite.com/gwhm
Come take a journey and meet Djeliba, Connecticut Mike, Rastamon Griot, Mannito and the Griot World Ensemble for a fun filled day of music, storytelling and puppetry. Bring your mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, family and friends and have a Griot World of a time.

6-7pm: Al Grigg - Blues / Rock

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www.thefinelineband.com
Al Grigg plays rock n' roll with a bout of energy and passion that makes you remember what rock n' roll is all about! He throws in some blues, some folk, and some ballads, too. A well-rounded musician with super skill!

7-8pm: Jake Kulak & The Lowdown - Blues / Rock

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www.facebook.com/jakekulakmusic/
Connecticut guitarist and vocalist, Jake Kulak, has quickly gained attention for his soulful guitar solos and impressive improvisational skills. “I have been told that my skill at improvising is what makes me stand out from other guitar players. It is just something I have always loved to do and I think it shows in my music,” says Jake. Jake is a three-time recipient of the Blues Foundation Generation Blues Scholarship and this year had the huge honor of being named one of their “Blues Kids”.

8-9pm: The 30th Street Blues Band - Blues

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www.myspace.com/30thstreetbluesband
We're a New York City-based blues band, and we play a mixture of traditional blues tunes and bluesy-rock songs. Claudia does vocals, Jack is on the drums, Joe plays lead guitar, Mark is on rhythm guitar, and Tony plays bass..

9-10pm: Terryl Lee Band - R&B / Soul / Hip Hop / Reggae

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www.terryllee.net
Having spent the last couple of years heating up dance floors in every corner of New York City and southern Connecticut, with The Terryl Lee Band, Terryl Lee is ready to tell "His Story"

10-11pm: Celeste Krishna - Soul / Rock / Funk

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www.celesteKrishna.com
Celeste Krishna is a Southern expressionist singer, songwriter and producer based in New York City. Her full length album, "Prelude Red," coming October 2016, blends soul songs with elegant electronics, thumping hip-hop back-beats and folk melody. Her live show features a 5 piece all-female band and a set spanning her current work to rock releases of her previous project, “Monarchs”.

11pm-12am: 2 Nickle Gun - Upbeat Bluesy Rock

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www.robertjohncook.com/endoftheinnocence.html
Band members, Robert John Cook, (lead vocals) Johnny Young, (keyboard, vocals) Dan Fusco, (bass). Their most recent project was Bodhisattva (mp3 attached) and No Static (video link below). Both bands gave tribute to Steely Dan. Johnny Young is also, keyboardist, singer, and founder of Giant Flying Turtles Other band members are, David Patterson (guitar, vocals) plays with Halley Devestern, and John Morris (drums)

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
October 22

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

1-3pm: 'Chocolate Sundays' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

3-5pm: The Shrine Sunday Brunch Live Music Special

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www.shrinenyc.com
Alternating hosts with featured acts and an open mic/jam. Enjoy a delicious food and drink menu, great vibes, and a variety of entertainment! Open to all. Hosted by Nova Luz!

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

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
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.

8-9pm: Tony Holiday and the Velvetones - Blues / Funk

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www.facebook.com/tonyholidaymusic
Tony Holiday and The Velvetones mix their many influences into a musical gumbo of Dirty Rock and Down Home Blues.

9-10pm:Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa from Zimbabwe-Traditional Afr

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=eny2fRyawBI
Afro jazz sensation, Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa has proved to be an incredibly talented musician since his entry into the dog-eat-dog music industry five years ago.

10pm-12am: Kingston 8- Reggae / Soca

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www.reverbnation.com/nandogriffithsmusic
"Kingston 8" was founded by singer, songwriter, recording artist Nando Griffiths as his official backing band. Featuring some of the top musicians from the NYC area, Nando and his crew are well suited to sound out his unique blend of Reggae, R&B, and Soul music, while creating a culturally immersive experience which draws from the richness of the past and the modern sounds of today and tomorrow!

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
October 23

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

7-8pm: Jordan Okrend - Singer Songwriter

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www.jordanokrend.com/
Born in NYC and raised in Raleigh NC, Jordan Okrend is a young singer/songwriter and performer who is ready to make a lasting mark. Having first picked up the guitar at the age of 7, Jordan hasn’t slowed down since with his love for his instrument and for the crafting of memorable melodies. Growing up in a house with diverse musical flavor, Jordan became a sponge in the musical sense.

8pm-12am: Late Nights at The Shrine - Showcase

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12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
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.
October 24

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

7-8pm: Jocelyn Shannon Jazz Quartet

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www.musichillpark.wix.com/jocelynshannonband
The Jocelyn Shannon Quintet is Jocelyn Shannon-voice, Mark Cohn-piano, Greg Zwiebel-bass, Ed Pillion-drums, Tom Bender-trumpet & flugelhorn. Jocelyn Shannon previously sang in The Wavelength​ Jazz Ensemble and has sung a variety of musical genres. Mark Cohn is a veteran jazz pianist, flutist and composer. Greg Zwiebel has played upright and electric in a number of jazz, funk, rock and fusion projects. Ed Pillion is a professional drummer/percussionist well versed in multipled genres. Tom Bender is a trumpeter/arranger/composer who's shared the stage with the likes of Hank Mobley, Jaco Pastorius, Lew Soloff and was a student of Pat Martino, Adolph Sandole and Manny Albam. Combined, their talents create a distinctive, compelling sound.

8-9pm: Evan Taylor Jones - Soul / Rock

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www.evantaylorjones.com
Evan Taylor Jones is an eclectic soul-rock artist and singer/songwriter from Orlando, Florida. Born in the poor ghettos of Inglewood, CA, his voice is a revelation of the struggle that bared his family and the many people that his relatives knew living in the area.

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 9pm-12am

10-11pm: Drum the Jaguar - Indie / Rock

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www.facebook.com/DrumTheJaguar/
Drum the Jaguar recently doubled in weight and volume and continue to be influenced by the heroes and villains of rock and roll.

11pm-12am: Ampevene - Progressive Rock

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www.facebook.com/Ampevene/
A pure listening and visceral experience, Ampevene blends a free form frenzy, jagged riffs, and hypnotic rhythms into a tight, psychedelic, sonic landscape, designed to trip up and trip out any listener.
October 25

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

6-7pm: Craig Brann Trio - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/craigbrannmusic/
Arriving in the City in 1996 from his home town of Windsor in rural Maine, Craig Lawrence Brann was fully aware of what it was like to be a big fish in a small pond, but was immediately caught up in the powerful current of NYC's vast oceanic and unparalleled jazz scene. From celebrated prodigy to a salubrious pro touché in— you guessed it —a New York minute. With every spare Andrew Jackson, he would make his way into the city to see his known heroes or to be introduced to those who would soon come to crowd that same pantheon.

7-8pm: Franglais - Gypsy Jazz / World

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www.reverbnation.com/franglais
Franglais is currently the only child of Ben Wood and Eve Seltzer's marriage. On a trip to Samois for the Django Rheinhart festival, it dawned on them that although Django played with vocalists, that there were no gypsy jazz bands featuring one. After many incarnations, the band finally settled on its current lineup of lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass, and of course, vocals. Franglais seeks to blend the rhythmic drive of gypsy jazz, the nostalgia of French chanson, and the distinct soul of American music.

8pm-3:45am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/affable-ambassador-hiv-aids-article-1.1257343
Maria Davis/"Mad Wednesday's" New Artist Showcase has been in existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry. Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesday's" many premiere artist has grace our stage "Jay Z", "50 Cents","Alyson Williams" "Brian McKnight", "Anthony Hamilton", "Donelle Jones", "Missy Elliott", "Monica" DJ Funk Master Flex, DJ Red Alert, DJ ACE Comedians "Bill Bellamy", "Bernie Mac", "Talent" and the list goes on. Mad Wednesday's has now incorporated a live band Featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Al Brisbane" (lead Bass) and DJ Bring Em Out. Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. To book an artist for Mad Wednesday's contact 646-765-0689 or davismaria@msn.com
October 26

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

6-7pm: Juan Carlos Polo - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/juancarlospolomusic/03-nuevos-aires
Drummer Juan Carlos Polo is one of the most versatile and creative musicians of his generation. Classically trained, he blends a number of influences in his playing including those of his native Peru.Now, based in NYC, he is celebrating the release of his debut album Insomnio.

7-8pm: James Beaudreau Band - Jazz Rock / Jam Band

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www.workbenchrecordings.com/james-beaudreau/
Former Billy Nayer Show guitarist and solo experimental performer and recordist James Beaudreau plays songs from the folk, country & rock traditions.

8-9pm: Greg Osei - Soul / Latin / West African / Caribbean

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www.gregosei.com/
Singer/songwriter and interdisciplinary artist Greg Osei makes soul music that often intersects with a wide array of musical styles, particularly Latin, West African, and Afro-Caribbean. He seeks to create dream spaces of possibility, change, questioning, healing, community, and joy through love and art.

9pm-3:45am: Beats Presented by Boom Bits Music

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www.soundcloud.com/boombits
Boom Bits brings you Beats at Shrine in Harlem on September 28th at 9p! This event features the talents of Khari Barz, Guestos Damon, Raquel Joan, Delaceiba aka Johnnito Cienfuegos, and Atiyya. This jam features some of NYC's top musicians featured in Boom Bits. We will be featuring Cuba Emcee La Fina. The event also includes an after party featuring eclectic vibrations that meld the sounds of afrobeat, reggae, house and latin soul with our resident DJs Delaceiba, Eli Efi and Uptown Vinyl Supreme.
October 27

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

6-7pm: Elizabeth Wise - Acoustic-Electric Blues / Jazz / Folk

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www.facebook.com/ewisemusic/
"Virginia native blues and folk singer-songwriter Elizabeth Wise performs a variety of styles including her original compositions and arrangements, and updates old classics with funky folk overtones while her smooth vocals run the gamut from soothing to tearing down the bar."

7-8pm: Sydney & Jake - Early Jazz / Vocal Jazz

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www.sydneyandjake.com/video.html
Sydney & Jake play timeless classic songs from the 20s, 30s, and 40s and beyond. Pulsing guitar rhythms, sultry jazz vocals, and bebop-infused alto sax playing comprise their magically fresh, nostalgic vibe.

8-9pm: Airpark - Rock / Pop

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www.facebook.com/airparkband
Inspired by minimalism, melody and groove-heavy percussion, bandmates Michael Ford, Jr. and Ben Ford launched the group in 2016, one year after their previous project, The Apache Relay, quietly called it quits. The Apache Relay had been a large band, staffed with six members and armed with a thick, wall-of-sound approach. With Airpark, the Ford brothers sharpen their focus and scale back their arrangements, focusing on songs that pack a punch with bold, basic ingredients.

9-10pm: Shelly Bhushan - Soul / Pop

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www.shellybhushan.com
The Texas native has been belting her soulful heart out practically since birth. She has performed in many projects, everything from choral to swing, funk to classical, but always wanted to do her own thing.

10pm-12am: The Vibe Theory - Soul / Funk / Blues

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www.thevibetheory.com
The Vibe Theory combines soulful vocals, soaring blues riffs, and funk-driven rhythms into a unique sound that is always about the groove. Channeling heavyweights like The Meters, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, John Scofield, D'Angelo and The Derek Trucks Band, The Vibe Theory's style is it's own thing--intriguingly layered yet astonishingly simple.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
October 28

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

6-7pm: Nathaniel Braddock - Acoustic World

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www.nathanielbraddock.com/
Nathaniel Braddock is the leader of African style bands the Occidental Brothers, Air Congo, and Trio Mokili. Braddock has performed extensively with African artists from Mali, Ghana, Zambia, and Congo, and with many American and Australian indie rock bands.

7-8pm:Sonia Aimy- Afrojazz / Folk

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www.soniaaimy.com
With her inimitable, velvety voice, Nigerian-born singer, songwriter and actress Sonia Aimy is the quintessential embodiment of contemporary African world music. Her sound blends Afro-jazz, highlife, and call-and-response African griot tradition, in easy flowing, yet virtuosic performances. Her irresistible rhythms and melody and infectious joie de vivre unite audiences of diverse backgrounds. Her second CD, Nigerian Spirit 2017, is an incantation of hope. It offers spiritual nourishment and intellectual stimulation, and is a joy to the senses.

8-9pm: Handmade / Hecho a Mano- Latin

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www.rubengonzalez.info
Shrine presents a new collection of songs by Argentine singer songwriter Rubén González and the group Handmade/Hecho a Mano. With Abe Gold (USA): piano and Deborah Yambala (Zambia): drums Groovy beats and stories Music to sing along... music to think along

9-10pm: Famous Geniuses-Swing Blues Country Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/thefamousgeniuses/songs
Famous Geniuses – swing blues, rock, country and an eclectic mix of original music and covers. We are a Brooklyn based, five-piece band of seasoned musicians delivering high-energy songs that get people thinking and dancing. Individually we have performed nationally and internationally throughout our careers. Collectively we blend our varied musical backgrounds and experience to perform an powerful set of songs and improvisation.

10pm-12am: Shokazoba Conscious Fusion Funkestra - Afrofunk

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www.shokazoba.bandcamp.com/album/one-destiny
Funk hip hop r&b soul afrobeat conscious conscious hip hop dance dance music jazz prog progressive psychedelic trance Northampton.

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
October 29

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

1-3pm: 'Chocolate Sundays' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

3-5pm: The Shrine Sunday Brunch Live Music Special

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www.shrinenyc.com
Alternating hosts with featured acts and an open mic/jam. Enjoy a delicious food and drink menu, great vibes, and a variety of entertainment! Open to all. Hosted by Ed & Greta!

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

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
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.

8-9pm: Rock' N' Roll Johnny -Rock

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www.rocknrolljohnny.com
Rock 'n' Roll Johnny is a well-known singer/songwriter on the New York City music scene. He connects with his audiences through his high-energy performances of his rock 'n' roll and blues compositions and well-known covers.

9-10pm: The Dirty Old Men - NYC- Blues / Classic Rock / Funk

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www.thedirtyoldmen-nyc.com
The Dirty Old Men-NYC started out predominately as a blues band but eventually segued into playing classic rock and soul covers. In recent months, the band has progressed further by moving into playing our own original material. Our current sets consists of both originals and covers with emphasis on having our audiences dance along and enjoy themselves. The name of our band stems from the fact that all 5 of us are middle aged, but don't be fooled. If you were to put a mask on our drummer, the audience would think he was 19.

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
October 30

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

images/2017/04/15034.jpg
www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

8-9pm: Derek Nelson Band - Folk / Americana

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www.dereknelsonband.com/
Originally from Martinez, California, singer-songwriter Derek Nelson brings sensibilities from his small town upbringing face-to-face with the experiences living in New York City. His style has been inspired by some of his favorite songwriters including Billy Joel, John Mayer, Elvis Costello, and Paul Simon. While his musical tastes are wildly varied, his own music is a balance of "old" and "new," touching on topics like the battles of love and loss, and growing up.- Columbia Daily Tribune

9-10pm: SondorBlue - Indie Rock

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leestavall.com/artists/sondorblue/
SondorBlue is an indie-rock band out of Charleston, SC comprised of three lead vocalists. With influences that range from Coldplay and Tame Impala, to the Beatles and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, their emotional songs have won them fans of all ages.

10pm-12am: ARKI - Ethiopian Groove

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www.soundcloud.com/arkigroove
Influenced by the classic recordings made in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s Arki Sound performs music for your dancing and listening pleasure.
October 31

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

*** Night of the Living Shred- CD Release

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www.stratospheerius.com
Led by electric violinist/vocalist Joe Deninzon (www.joedeninzon.com), who has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of the violin,” Stratospheerius has showcased their “frenzied mélange of alt-bluegrass, progressive rock, jazz fusion and funkabilly” throughout the world. The New York-based group has opened for Tim Reynolds, Mickey Hart, and John Scofield, among many others. Their live performances are filled with funky dance grooves, rip-roaring guitar/violin jams, and hooks that mix jazz, funk, rock with Gypsy influences.

8-9pm: Ad Astra- Instrumental Progressive Rock / Fusion

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www.adastraband.com
Instrumental Progressive Rock/Fusion band AD ASTRA has been active in the New York City/Long Island music scene for 10 years, having released two CDs of material and writing for a third. Their music features smooth, thematic playing styles, blending perfectly with soaring, uplifting melodies. Combined with odd and shifting time signatures over cool chord changes, you have songs that always keep your interest and never sound monotonous. We are very excited to play the Shrine World Music Venue for the first time!

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 9pm-12am

9-10pm: Van Davis - Rock / Funk / Jazz

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www.facebook.com/vandavisband
VAN DAVIS is a rock-funk group that has been performing consistently in NYC for 10 years and counting. The band's two current releases Van Davis and Have You Seen This Band? were both met with critical acclaim from jazz and rock worlds, and the band performs regularly at the famed NYC jazz venue 55 Bar. Now with the addition of soulful vocalist Abena Koomson and their new release Come With Me, the band has taken its sound to an exciting new place, rooted in tasteful melodic songwriting, thoughtful lyrics, along with the adventurous and unpredictable playing that Van Davis fans have come to expect.

10pm-12am: Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius - Progressive / Rock

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www.stratospheerius.com
Led by electric violinist/vocalist Joe Deninzon (www.joedeninzon.com), who has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of the violin,” Stratospheerius has showcased their “frenzied mélange of alt-bluegrass, progressive rock, jazz fusion and funkabilly” throughout the world. The New York-based group has opened for Tim Reynolds, Mickey Hart, and John Scofield, among many others. Their live performances are filled with funky dance grooves, rip-roaring guitar/violin jams, and hooks that mix jazz, funk, rock with Gypsy influences.
November 1

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

7-8pm: Liz Hogg - Classical / Jazz / Experimental

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www.lizhogg.com/
Liz Hogg is a classical and electric guitarist, composer/arranger, singer-songwriter, sitarist and multi-instrumentalist based in NYC.

8pm-12am: #aWeirdFreakinNight - Showcase

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www.aweirdfreakinnight2.splashthat.com
#aWeirdFreakinNight is a showcase of an unusual collection of creative music artist. It will display a mash up of reggae infused hip hop, acid style rap, pop rap, and more from 3 different artist. The artist featured are Drippin Gold, JadedShades, and Russhell. Drippin Gold is a duo from Queens who makes fun, energetic, dance hip hop. JadedShades is a low-key kickback style musician from Queens, NY. Russhell is a Queens native who specializes in dance routines that blend well with her reggae back tracks and love songs with bite
November 2

7-9pm: Hustle Souls - Southern Soul

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www.facebook.com/hustlesoulsband/?fref=ts
Hustle Souls is a high energy soul band who combine roots authenticity with uncontrollable groove. From neo-soul to alt-country, Hustle Souls create music that sparks nostalgia from mo-town to the delta but is undeniably fresh and new.

9-10pm: Antoine Cara & Guests - French Electro

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www.youtube.com/user/Antoinecara?disable_polymer=true
Antoine Cara is a french musician/Dj/ producer based in NYC. He performed as a drummer with people such as Lulu Gainsbourg(Son of late Serge Gainsbourg) Vanessa Paradi, Ayo, Sly Johnson... He is also affiliated with Ultra Record Publishing Company as a composer/Dj and producer.

10-11pm - Evan Brum & The Royal High - Singer Songwriter

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www.evanbrum.com
Do you want to know about the downside of love? Listen to the eponymous debut album by Evan Brum and The Royal High. The New York City-based songwriter crafts nine brooding, dark and moody songs enhanced with his gritty vocals, most of which focus on different aspects of the negative side of relationships.

11pm-12am: Thurston Ray - Soul

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www.thurstonray.com
Thurston Ray is a Brooklyn, NY bass baritone vocalist who fronts a band and blends groovy soul music, jazzy vocals, and messages about real life and love.

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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www.djnenim.com
N3NiM is a DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer. After a successful djing career in Nigeria, maintaining residences at top clubs and venues, he moved to New York in 2014 to further his career. N3NiM's sets are usually geared towards organic music - Afrofunk, Afrobeat, Jazz, Funk & Soul. On Kalakuta Nights, he spins an eclectic mix of Afropop, Afrobeat, hiphop, reggae, house, Funk & Soul . N3NiM also hosts 2 radio shows and makes his own music.
November 3

6-8pm: Jacob Varmus Trio - Jazz

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www.jacobvarmus.com
Jacob Varmus left his hometown, San Francisco, in 1991 to go to the University of Iowa. Like many before him, he had high hopes of coming of age as a poet while cruising the vast American heartland. He saw language and experience as the tools to probe the deepest layers of the human psyche. In his first year he was admitted to the undergraduate writers' workshop where he studied with Jorie Graham. As he produced poems unremittingly and charted the labyrinthine maze of academic life as an English major, he also played trumpet devotedly, getting a good classical foundation with David Greenhoe. Jake Varmus, cornet; Shawn Lovato, bass; Christian Coleman,drums

8-9pm: Lorens Chuno - Jazz / World

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www.reverbnation.com/lorenschuno
Lorens Chuno leads a band that has, for several years, been a fan favorite in the Pittsburgh regional music scene. Audiences have praised Lorens Chuno’s sets as energy-filled, inherently captivating, and potentially educative. This Nigerian born musician, who also has a background in Mathematics, has created a unique sound that can be broadly described as Jazz-fusion with noticeable West-African influence.

8-9:30pm: Brianna Musco - Folk Rock (G)

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www.Facebook.com/briannamusco
Brianna is a retired Division I soccer player turned musician. She has studied classical guitar for 4 years at Delaware State University and Monmouth University while also writing her own pop music.

9-10pm: Electrik Buddha - Alt. Electronic

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www.facebook.com/ElectrikBuddha/?fref=ts
We are jayesh gandhi, samyukta ranganathan and naren budhakar. a combination of rock, electronics, funky grooves and unconventional thinking.

9:30-11:30pm: Jokes from the Underground - Comedy Show (G)

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www.facebook.com/events/192397681297339/
Catch the best comedians in New York City while they're still underground. Jay Schmidt (Movie Preview Review Podcast) and Gianmarco Soresi (SeeSo's New York's Funniest) will help you forget whatever the hell happened this week. Drink, laugh, repeat.

10pm-12am: Blu Cha Cha - Latin Jazz

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www.bluchacha.com
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.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
November 4

7-8pm: Karyn Ann- Singer Songwriter

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www.karynann.com
With a voice known to “beguile the most inattentive bar-goer,” Karyn Ann has gained notoriety as a skilled singer and songwriter. A New York native, she’s migrated coast to coast performing her brand of indie acoustic soul, reminiscent of ‘70s troubadours like Bonnie Raitt and modern artists like Brandi Carlile. Her song The Ender has appeared in a feature-length indie film and her song Listen My Dear was recently commissioned for a short film.

8-9pm: Randy Niles - Soul ohl

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www.randyniles.com
"Randy’s music is a clear reflection of himself. He has such a defined sense of self, in fact, that he is his music and vice versa. Always considering the end game vision for both his career and his personal path of growth, Randy would rather inspire you than impress you." - Melissa Walker (Upstate Live Magazine, Fuze Magazine)

9-10pm: Tyrone Shoelaces - Jam Band / Reggae / Dub / Funk

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www.facebook.com/TyroneShoelacesBand
"...There’s a positive interplay among the artists. The music at first had an almost funk reggae feel which then suddenly loomed into an explosion of energy with an experimental, trendy, edgy flare with its techno/synthesizer sound that surges excitement and spirit to the listener.” Annette Versage - Fairfield County Music Reporter

10pm-12am: Kakande - Music from West Africa

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www.jumbierecords.com/kakande/
The balafon (xylophone) has electrified popular music in West Africa since the court of Emperor Sundiata Keita back in 1235. Lush vocals, flutes, sinewy guitars, cellos .

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
November 5

1-3pm: 'Chocolate Sundays' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

3-5pm: The Shrine Sunday Brunch Live Music Special

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www.shrinenyc.com
Alternating hosts with featured acts and an open mic/jam. Enjoy a delicious food and drink menu, great vibes, and a variety of entertainment! Open to all. First Sundays hosted by Eve Blackwater!

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

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
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.

8-11pm: The Shrine Big Band - Jazz

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www.myspace.com/573768892
The Shrine Big Band is a 15-piece big band, with three trumpets, three trombones, four saxes, flute, piano, guitar, bass, and drums. Come and experience the experimental and hard-swinging sounds every first Sunday of the month from 8pm-11pm!

11pm-12am: Higher Education- Reggae / Rock

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www.facebook.com/highereducationband/
Higher Education continues to craft a unique sound comprised of 90s rock melded with traditional reggae that originates from the Washington, DC College Park scene. Besides making their presence known while playing residencies at key venues, Higher Education has extended its reach along the east coast, out west, and across international borders. Brothers Petey and Danny Devaney constantly discover new ways to integrate both reggae vibes and psychedelic inspirations into the electricity of rock and roll, with classic and contemporary influences such as dance hall reggae, 90s rock, and 60s guitar psychedelia. Weaving in and out of genres, cities and towns, Higher Education is now poised to release their third independent studio album "The Ballad of Alexander Henry."

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
November 6

9-10pm: MATKOT - Mediterranean Vocal Quartet & Jazz Trio

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www.matkotmusic.com/
MATKOT represents the new breed of vocal jazz groups. It isn't straight-ahead jazz, classical, Latin, or Middle-eastern... Matkot is all of those. It is the sound of the unique arrangements written by Israeli composer Rami Bar-David.
November 7

6-7pm: Andrew Kushnir Trio- Jazz

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www.andrewkushnir.com
The Andrew Kushnir Trio (featuring current Morph-tet guitarist Kellan Selig). Chilled out old school jazz. Andrew Kushnir - drums Kellan Selig- guitar Alex K.S. - upright bass.

7-9pm: The First Person Plural Harlem Reading Series

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www.firstpersonpluralharlem.com
Co-founded by the Harlem-based writers Amy Benson, Stacy Parker Le Melle, and Wendy S. Walters, FPP Harlem is a literary and arts collective founded to showcase and explore the plural voice in works of literature and art.

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 9pm-12am
November 8

7-8pm: Alysson Salvador from Brazil- Singer Songwriter

8-9pm: Eve Blackwater & The Alligators - Alt. Folk

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www.eveblackwater.com/
Eve Blackwater fuses the grit Mississippi Delta blues with the sincerity of 1960's folk music and decadence of early nineties rock. She plays with heart and soul and these places are deep.

9-10pm: Out of System Transfer - Folk Punk / Antifolk

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www.facebook.com/OutOfSystemTransfer/
Carrying the banner of righteous weirdness, here comes Out of System Transfer, the city’s much-needed gonzo anti-folk punk rock radical leftist hootenanny.
November 9

7-8pm: Timna & Dario Duo from Brazil & Argentina- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=tly2Ubo8bNI
Timna & Dario Duo is a 10 year old Project that aims to bring to the stage the variety of tastes that make up their trajectory. A beautiful Brazilian voice and a virtuous Argentinian Guitar come together in exquisite arrangements that combine tropical rhythms with jazzy harmonies and a touch of contemporary music. After launching their album “Tabula Rasa” in 2015 they presented it in Argentina, Brazil, Spain, France, Belgium, England, Netherlands, Israel and Palestine. Currently they are finishing their second CD called “Tipo um Album”, which includes new versions of Chico Buarque´s songs. “Her voice shines expressive, like fresh spring water. His guitar is clever, eloquent. A music and talent hug” (“La Gaceta” Newspaper).

8-9pm: Dan Klug Trio - Instrumental / Funk / Groove

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www.danklugtrio.bandcamp.com/
Instrumental Funk Music from Brooklyn based drummer Dan Klug.

9-10pm: Tang Sauce Monthly Residency - Hip Hop

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www.facebook.com/bangdollatang/?fref=ts
Tang brings an old school Hip-Hop flow with a new school perspective, with which he spreads peace, love, and positivity.

10-11pm: Poetic Endurance - Hip Hop

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www.thepoeticendurance.bandcamp.com/
Eric Means aka Poetic Endurance is an amazing and prolific Singer/Songwriter/Hip Hop artist from Maryland. As a member of his band Joint Effort, he has toured the nation, performing over 450 shows in cities such as NYC, L.A, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, D.C, Baltimore, Denver, Phoenix, and many other significant markets. His debut solo E.P, Prose, will release late fall. The first single, My Own Way, is currently streaming on every major platform including Pandora.

11pm-12am: Real Stormin Norman Monthly Residency - Jazz / Rock

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www.facebook.com/realstorminnorman/?fref=nf
Stormin’ Norman Zamcheck is a pianist, singer/songwriter and raconteur. He has been writing songs since he was old enough to pick out a tune on the keyboard and write down the lyrics on his mother’s linen napkins.
November 10

6-7pm: The Library Band- Acoustic Duo

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www.facebook.com/Librarybandband/
Joe and Matt have been playing and writing music together for a long time. As The Library Band, they combine stellar harmonies and multi-instrumental magic to ensure a pleasant reading experience.

7-8pm: Courtney Farren - Indie / Pop

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www.courtneyfarren.com
Courtney Farren was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. She has been an artist and singer/songwriter since she was 6 years old. When performing, her comedic, story-telling stage banter somehow works to accent her often personal and heartbreaking lyrics.

8-9pm: The Footlight District - Garage / Rock / Blues

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www.facebook.com/thefootlightdistrict/
Blues infused garage rock. Soulful, gritty, passionate.

9-10pm: Mar Sala - Flamenco / Latin / Pop

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www.marsalaband.net
Spain. With the collaboration of many accomplished musicians from all over the world, she mixes Latin sounds such as Rumba Flamenca, Brazilian rhythms and Spanish pop, with swing and Rock. Marta's original compositions are a cross over between the Flamenco air of Seville and the eclectic sounds of New York City.

10-11pm: Skunk City - Funk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/skunkcity315/

11pm-12am: Lord Electro - Live-Electro / House / Funktronica

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www.facebook.com/lordelectro/
Live-Electronica/House/Funktronica group hailing from Albany, Lord Electro has been consistently performing across the Northeast and beyond since 2015. Fun and spontaneous, their exciting and energetic live show is not to be missed!

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
November 11

6-8pm: Binger - Psychedelic Prog-Hop

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www.facebook.com/Binger01/
Binger combines elements of progressive psych rock with the grooves and lyricism of jazz-minded hip-hop to create a style that gracefully skirts the line between delightful and perplexing.

8-10pm: Roots, Rhythm, & Dub - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/rootsrhythmdub/
Original Reggae-Fusion from the seacoast of Maine and New Hampshire since 2006!

9:30-11:30pm: Derek W. Curtis - Folk - OHL (G)

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www.facebook.com/derekwcurtis/
Derek W. Curtis is a Nashville based folk artist with a unique and intimate sound. His lyrics and melodic guitar playing brings a blend of old and new songwriting for those who want to take a step back from the day’s stresses.

10pm-12am: Nkumu Katalay & The Life Long Project

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www.facebook.com/isaac.k.diallo
Born in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo where he spent one half of his life before moving to New York City in 1996, music became Isaac’s path to navigate the world. With a family of traditional healers, and faith varying from Christianity to Islam, music is Isaac’s corner stone which holds fragments of his identity together. Artistically, he discovered one tool after the other. He started with the Mbonda or Ngoma (drum) and movements (dance) at a very early stage, a fascination that led to the modern drum set, to songs, to musicals, to plays and to the guitar etc…

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
November 12

1-3pm: 'Chocolate Sundays' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

3-5pm: The Shrine Sunday Brunch Live Music Special

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www.shrinenyc.com
Alternating hosts with featured acts and an open mic/jam. Enjoy a delicious food and drink menu, great vibes, and a variety of entertainment! Open to all. Second Sundays hosted by Maya Lo!

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

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
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.
November 13

8pm-12am: Late Nights at The Shrine - Showcase

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November 14

7-8pm: The Larry Corban Electric Trio- Jazz

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www.larrycorban.com
Larry Corban is a New York City based guitarist that has had extensive experience working with some of the world’s greatest musicians.

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 9pm-12am

8-10pm: The Academy Blues Project - Blues / Rock / Soul

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www.facebook.com/theacademybluesproject/
The Academy Blues Project is a powerhouse quintet founded in 2005 and based in New York City.

10-11pm: Michi - Pop

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www.musicbymichi.com
Press: "Artists like Michiko Egger are rare. Perhaps once in a long while- a decade, a generation, something like that....Her album, “Where Your Heart is” proposes a question, but after a few tours with this album, you know that query is directed right at you. Egger leaves her heart on her guitar strings in what could be one of the best albums to come from an independent artist in years...." - Patrick Hickey, Jr., ReviewFix (Mar 26, 2013)
November 15

7-8pm: Emerald Rae - Fiddle / Folk / Trad.

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www.facebook.com/emeraldrae/
Boston-based Fiddler & Folksinger Emerald Rae creates a groove-heavy sound reminiscent of old country blended with the intricacy of Celtic fiddle and rocked-up droning accompaniment.

8pm-3:45am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's- Maria's Birthday Party

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www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/affable-ambassador-hiv-aids-article-1.1257343
Maria Davis/"Mad Wednesday's" New Artist Showcase has been in existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry. Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesday's" many premiere artist has grace our stage "Jay Z", "50 Cents","Alyson Williams" "Brian McKnight", "Anthony Hamilton", "Donelle Jones", "Missy Elliott", "Monica" DJ Funk Master Flex, DJ Red Alert, DJ ACE Comedians "Bill Bellamy", "Bernie Mac", "Talent" and the list goes on. Mad Wednesday's has now incorporated a live band Featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Al Brisbane" (lead Bass) and DJ Bring Em Out. Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. To book an artist for Mad Wednesday's contact 646-765-0689 or davismaria@msn.com
November 16

6-7pm: The Tom Blatt Project - Jazz

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www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com/profile/Tomblatt
The Project, It's a case of the sum equals more then the separate parts or maybe like Communism where it's from each their abilities to each their needs. The Project uses elements of contemporary classical music and jazz along with electronic sounds, Latin rhythms, ancient Japanese court music and whatever else we can find that works. Pieces are sometimes a combination of written parts and free improvisation.

8-10pm: City Love NYC - Showcase

www.facebook.com/citylovenyc/
City Love NYC is a monthly showcase for up and coming artists to share their talent with others. Accompanied by a house band, the artists perform their original material along with covers creating a quality music experience! #citylovenyc

8-9pm: Addict - Folk (G)

www.soundcloud.com/addicteverywhere
I'm a singer/songwriter from Los Angeles. Through songwriting I've learned that I not only write for myself, but I write for you, and everybody else that's ever felt alone, or literally felt anything.

10pm-12am - The Yam Session

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www.facebook.com/theyamsession
Yam Session is a new Afro Jam, led by the musicians from the top African bands in NYC, jamming on roots, old-school classics and contemporary hits in an Afro style! Every third thursday at Shrine. Everyone is invited! Special guests each session.
November 17

6-7pm: Furmi Gomez 4tet- Jazz

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www.furmigomez.com
Furmi Gomez (1981) is a saxophone player from Barcelona (Spain) living in New York City (U.S.A.). ​ Furmi has been playing saxophone for more then 20 years. He graduated with Masters and Bachelors degrees at the Royal Conservatory at The Hague (The Netherlands). ​ There he fostered what became one of the most successful jazz clubs in the country, playing from the beginning weekly gigs for years. ​ Although Furmi is most specialized in Jazz music, he has performed and recorded in projects of varied music styles such as rock, fusion, ethnic, pop, latin, and classical. He has performed around the world, with Grammy nominated musicians, and artists of many different nationalities.

7-8pm: Dana Reedy- Jazz

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www.danareedy.com
Dana Reedy is a wonderful, creative singer with a range of style including jazz standards, blues, bossa nova, pop, bebop and original songs. Dana performs in restaurants and jazz bars in New Jersey and New York City.

8-9pm: Oddjob Ensemble - Original Instrumental Music

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www.facebook.com/OddjobEnsemble/
Hailing from Sonoma County, Oddjob Ensemble performs a myriad of musical styles and collaborates with perfomance artists in Vaudevillian shows, musical theater, and the avant garde. The Ensemble, led by Kalei Yamanoha, is a trio that is comprised of trap kit, string bass and accordion. Dancing to energizing early jazz numbers, listening to ethereal folk music and stomping to raucus overtures, the crowd will have their ears twisted into a delicious musical pretzel.

9-10pm: Swanky Tiger - Rock n Roll

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www.facebook.com/SwankyTiger/
New York City based Swanky Tiger gets down and dirty with modern rock n roll and a touch of classic style that is so comfortable yet exciting at the same time.

10-11pm: The Daggers- Rock / Funk / Hip Hop / Reggae

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www.the-daggers.com/EPK
The Daggers built a following on Cape Cod playing boat parties to prominent venues. Band leaders Kyle Brodie and Gabriel Morton have crafted a high-energy show featuring their repertoire of original rock, funk, latin jazz, hip-hop, and reggae. Their first album, Extended Play, was engineered by PJ Goodwin of Debo Band). Following its release, they propelled into the Cape Cod music scene. While relocating to New York City, they are preparing to release their second album showcasing their evolution from a rock combo to a band playing diverse genres.

11pm-12am: Brooks Thomas - Reggae

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www.reverbnation.com/brooksthomas
Brooks Thomas is a Bronx-based group of singers and players committed to making original music for the masses. Their songs are rooted in reggae rhythms, incorporating elements of soul, folk, pop, and electronic music to bring about a truly unique sound.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
November 18

6-7pm: Tim Rachbach Quintet - Jazz

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www.timrachbach.com
im Rachbach grew up in Tucson, AZ, where he began his love affair with drums at the age of 7. As a young boy, he was enthralled by the sounds of bands like R.E.M., Led Zeppelin, and The Who. During middle school, he developed an interest in jazz, which led him to join the highly acclaimed Tucson Jazz Institute (TJI). From 2010-2013, Tim was the top drummer for the TJI Ellington Band, which won the Essentially Ellington competition twice in NYC, the Monterey Jazz Festival Next Gen Competition and the Downbeat award for outstanding high school honors jazz ensemble. In 2011, Tim had the opportunity to tour Europe and perform in prestigious jazz festivals in Italy, France, and Spain with TJI. Throughout high school, Tim was also the drummer for the top TJI combo, which won the Downbeat Award for outstanding honors small jazz ensemble

7-8pm: Sarah Bernadette- Singer Songwriter

8-9pm: Mthakathi - Safro-Rock

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www.mtharock.com
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Mthakathi (pronounced: (m-TAA-gaa-tee), conjures up music that is undeniably and unflinchingly Rock, but bespeaks a more prismatic World sensibility. It is music that draws from a lifelong immersion in South African culture; music that reflects a keen absorption of eclectic world elements; music that explores expression beyond borders; and music that rocks...

9-10pm: Wack Cheddar - Rock / Jazz / Funk

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www.facebook.com/events/1811297492446479/
Funk-Rock-Jazz instrumental group based out of Philadelphia. This is some SHARP cheddar.

10pm-12am: Big Sexy from Australia -Pop / Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/emzbigsexymusic
Emz ''Big Sexy'', is an international woman of mystery. Born in the lush tropical heat of Northern Australia her youth was spent frolicking in the untamed wilderness underneath the warm glow of the sun. Always with a song within EmZ takes her influences from the landscape she grew up in and from the rich life experiences she has collected on her travels across continents.

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.