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   May 24

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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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1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-7pm: Dan Hartig - Jazz

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www.hartigmusic.com/
Born and raised in NYC, Dan Hartig has been hitting the stages since he was 15. He's played at The Cutting Room, Bar Next Door, Cafe Wha, Bitter End, Howl Festival and more. Hartig also has touring experience in Philadelphia, Washington DC, Atlanta, Nashville, Austin, New Orleans and Israel.

7-8pm: Youngbloods - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006667868364&tsid=0.017968845320865512&source=typeahead
Youngbloods' Jazz is a performance collective that was created in an effort to bring a greater acceptance and understanding of jazz music and its historical figures to a younger audience in Harlem. The group has a performance style of framing traditional jazz standards with contemporary music.

8-9pm: Sound Frontier - Blues / Rock

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www.soundfrontiermusic.com
Prepare yourself for another level of sound and music. Sound Frontier represents the voyage to a new dimension in music. Armed with Roots, Rhythm, and Sound, "The Frontier" has put together aspects of Blues, Funk, Jazz, (and anything else they can come up with) to deliver its own sound to the inquisitive music fan. Come one-Come all! Check out the music! Let your mind wander into the latest musical frontier....The Sound Frontier!

9-10pm: The Little Red Men - Rock

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www.instagram.com/thelittleredmen/
The Little Red Men are an indie/ alternative rock band from Long Island, NY. They are Brandon Gurba (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Nick Granelle (lead guitar), Andrew Golub (bass guitar), and Jaylen Petinaud (drums).

10-11pm: Of the Goldmine- Rock

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www.facebook.com/ofthegoldmine
After having started OF THE GOLDMINE in Paris, France less than a year ago, founding members Siham Thery (France) and Michael Parsons (California) moved to New Orleans to find the perfect drummer and perform their New Wave-inspired trash-rock for discerning American audiences. That dream was realized with the lucky discovery of Montanan multi-instrumentalist Charlie Ray. That was such a perfect fit that the band immediately began touring in earnest. Come and enjoy this female-vocals driven power trio before the world catches on to them.

11pm-12am: Crossfire- Rock

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www.soundcloud.com/user-907829288/sets/crossfire
Crossfire is a five-piece rock n roll band formed in 2016 in New York City. Lead by songwriter and rhythm guitarist Alex Black, Crossfire is comprised of singer Jesse McKiernan, lead guitarist Ben Menashko, bassist, Zoltan, and drummer Max Sperber. Bound by their mutual love of exciting and melodic rock n roll both American and British, Crossfire set out to make exciting and uplifting music for all. With their blitzing guitar sound, their simple yet catchy melodies, optimistic and uplifting lyrics, and self assured attitude, Crossfire is determined to stand out in a barren sea of beige.

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
May 25

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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

images/2017/04/15004.png
1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-7pm: John Otten- Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/ottenpops/guardian/s-Mp6Wx
The John Otten Quartet is a jazz band based in New York City. The band is made up of young, up and coming musicians that are soon to be releasing their debut album, "What Must Go" on Rent Party Records. Hailing originally from Seattle, New Jersey, and Pennslyvania, this band came together at the Manhattan School of Music and have put together a unique sound. John Otten (trumpet) and Xavier Del Castillo (tenor sax) combined have a special horn blend. Adrian Moring (bass) keeps the rhythmic drive with his earthy tone. Fred Griggs (drums) fills out the ensemble with his sensitive cymbal and drum textures. This band plays mostly original music of John's, standards, and free jazz.

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: Tipsy Oxcart - Balkan / Dance

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www.facebook.com/TipsyOxcart/
Electric, sweaty, bumpin' Balkan music from NYC to shake the dance floor all night long!

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

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www.soundcloud.com/boombits
Beatsmission is to provide the ideal environment where local artist can perform, paint and participate in a grassroots event. Beats provides arts and entertainment at a professional level with local accessibility by combining art and music as a forum that allows all walks of life within the community to experience quality entertainment and local interaction at an affordable price.

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.
May 26

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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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1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-7pm: Takeshi Otani Band - Jazz / Fusion

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www.reverbnation.com/takeshiotani
Takeshi Otani Band is New York based jazz/fusion band. Some of they influences include Robert Glasper, Roy Hargrove, Snarky Puppy, etc.

7-8pm: Linden St. Connection - American Roots & Soul

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www.shecklermusic.com
Heavily influenced by New Orleans music and music from the singer-songwriter genre, our members include musicians from the entire spectrum of the New York Music Scene. Our front person, Caitlin Bement, is an award-winning vocalist who, on top of co-writing our book, has worked with diverse artists in her time with Carnival Cruise Lines and has also backed Sinbad at the Cutting Room. Jon Sheckler, co-leader and drummer, has played with many artist including the Liaisons and leads his own jazz trio featuring Linden St. Bassist Aron Caceras. Jordan Ziskin has been successfully writing for and leading the Liaisons for the last year at venues like The Bitter End and Rockwood Music Hall.

8-9pm: The Suburbans - Soul / Funk

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www.suburbans.se
The Suburbans is an eight-piece band from Gothenburg Sweden playing soul and funk from the 60s to the present day.

9-10pm: SoundTrip - Fusion

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www.soundcloud.com/search?q=quattrosounds
Sound Trip infuses the mixture of different styles of music including funk, jazz, fusion, Latin and Soul. Encompassed with a foundation of blues the sultry songs with vocals will resonate in the soul of everyone who hears it. The musicians are all seasoned and proficient in there instruments. Playing for many years each of us has played the Shrine Venue dozens of times and also has played Silvana's. A musical experience and a trip through many sounds is what's expected.

10pm-12am: Osekre and The Lucky Bastards Afropop-Indie

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www.facebook.com/osekreandtheluckybastards
Osekre is the new Fela! - WBAI "Osekre sounds like Ghana's ans to Eugine Hutz of Gogol Bordello" - Afropunk If "The Clash" were from the Caribbean - Yours Truly

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.
May 27

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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

images/2017/04/15004.png
1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-7pm: Dillon Mansour Trio - Jazz Fusion

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www.dillonmansour.com/performances.html
Dillon Mansour is a drummer, percussionist, composer, and teacher from Hartland, WI, now living in New York City. Dillon has been active in all facets of music since the start of his musical career back when he was 11 years old. Being involved with classical percussion, drumline and jazz drumming in high school (Arrowhead Union High School), he received various honors for his ability as both performer and leader. He was principle percussionist of Arrowhead's top Wind Ensemble for two years, and was Drumline Captain for two years. Some recognition of his performing includes outstanding performer awards from jazz competitions at UW Steven's Point and Lawrence University Conservatory, as well as similar awards from camps including UW Green Bay's "Jazz on the Bay" and Birch Creek's Percussion and Steelband session.

7-8pm: DJ Fresco X Dillon Mansour OHL

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DJ Fresco + Dillon showcases the human elements of music in a modern way. Featuring real time DJ sampling and cutting partnered with drumming, DJ Fresco + Dillon is something fresh and new.

8-9pm: Bette Smith - Blues

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www.reverbnation.com/bettestuy
Bette Stuy has been called the 21st Century Bessie Smith. In 2012 Bette was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. Often compared to such Blues icons as Koko Taylor and Etta James, Bette’s true grit and growl ignites passion among Blues and R&B fans the world over. Bette and her extraordinary band puts moderns spins on Blues classics by Ma Rainey, Sippie Wallace and Big Mama Thornton and mixes them with unforgettable original tunes to provide an amazing live experience. Coming out of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn Bette has paid her dues. From performing at some of the dingiest clubs to the swankiest, Bette has always maintained the highest level of focus and integrity for the music she loves. While performing in Los Angeles several years ago, Bette’s voice drew the attention of one the biggest names in show business—Ray Charles. Introduced to her by their mutual voice teacher Seth Riggs, Mr. Charles took a keen interest in Bette’s original song “Stay Free” and invited her to collaborate with him shortly before his untimely passing.

9-10pm: No Biggity-90's Music

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www.nobiggity.com
The Brooklyn based trio known as No Biggity performs awesome renditions of hit songs from the 90s. Their repertoire of covers spans from artists like Spice Girls and Lisa Loeb to Warren G and Guns n Roses. The band takes audiences on a nostalgic journey through the glory years of CDs, cassette tapes and MTV. Their renditions of each classic song stay true to the original recordings which allow audiences to sing and dance along.

10pm-12am: Kentaj - Soul / Rock

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www.facebook.com/KENTAJmusic/?fref=ts
Kentaj (Ken-tahj) and The Kentaj Suite brings a raw, soulful, funky, eclectic sound to your ears.

12am-3:45am: DJ Shine

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www.soundcloud.com/shinethedeejay/
DJ Shine is a skilled, female DJ born and based in the NYC area. Playing for events at The Delancey, The Lantern, Mazaar Lounge and more. Rocking the house with everything from the hot, new hits to the old school classic jams. She spins all different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Afro-beat, EDM, Pop, House, Latin, and World Music.
May 28

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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

1-5pm: LIVE GOSPEL BRUNCH

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Live Gospel Performances and brunch every Sunday 1-5pm

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: Cheryl Pyle Beyond Group - Flute & Guitar

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www.cherylpyle.blogspot.com/
Cheryl Pyle duo has an ethereal , melodic swinging sound always pushing the boundaries for jazz flute in her own unique way. Ms Pyle has played with many fine musicians since moving to New York in 1980 and she continues to record on her own 11th street music label and perform at many jazz venues.

9-10pm: Organized Crime - Jazz / Funk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/OrganizedCrimeFunk
Created in the depths of the earth's deepest oceans, Organized Crime has been behind every single major world power shift since the fall of the Ming Dynasty. When they're not taking down world leaders, Organized Crime likes to commit petty larceny as well as pet-theft. For the first time ever, the trio wants to go straight, and they've found their outlet through funky jamz.

10pm-12am: Rocky and the Pressers - Reggae / Experimental

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www.soundcloud.com/rocky-and-the-pressers
Rocky and The Pressers are a six piece contemporary reggae band based in The Bronx, New York. The Pressers refresh the traditional genre tropes with lush vocal harmonies and flares of American folk and soul music. Their debut album was tracked primarily on a remote island in coastal Maine and features horns from Sharon Jones & The Dapkings and Antibalas.

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
May 29

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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

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

images/2017/04/15004.png
1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-8pm SOUND CHECK

8-10pm: Stephanie - R&B / Reggae / Pop

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www.Facebook.com/stephsingslove
In the rich and diverse musical culture of Jamaica a voice that carries the heart and soul of anything it sings; with power, presence and diversity can be heard.

10pm-12am: Peter Lloyd - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/PeterLloydFanPage/
Peter Lloyd, a household name in Jamaica and an international star, is one of Jamaica’s finest entertainers. The multi-talented Peter Lloyd is a highly respected recording artiste, singer/songwriter, actor, director, broadcaster and producer.

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.

8-9pm: Noah Peterson- Solo Sax Sessions (G)

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www.noahpeterson.com
"The San Antonio sax man plays funky, uplifting music accompanied by looped, on-the-fly electronic effects and orchestration." New-Press.com (Cape Coral, FL) "Tasty tunes, funky riffs, screaming sax with effects, and a couple of campy songs are served up with some Texas soul." Oregon Coast Beach Connection "Noah is a Dynamo" Portland Jazz Society
May 30

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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

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

images/2017/04/15004.png
1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-7pm: The Dylan Buzz Gold Trio - Jazz

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www.dylanbuzzgold.com/
"Dylan Buzz Gold Trio" - This young and exciting jazz trio highlights the music of drummer Dylan Buzz Gold, Bassist Neal Lapolla, Guitarist Odin Scherer with the occasional addition of Keyboard/Pianist Pete Miller. Being Music Major’s of prestigious institutions like the Frost School of Music at The University of Miami, The Berklee College of Music and The New School, these students are capable of playing many different styles of Jazz including Latin, Afro-Cuban, Ballads, Swing and Jazz Waltz.

7-8pm: Luke Preston - Singer / Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/LukeDanielPreston/

8-9pm: 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. His approach is to deconstruct songs, and re-arrange them into a completely new creation. The repertoire includes standards by Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Wayne Shorter, and McCartney & Lennon. On top of the hip arrangements are four emerging young vocalists and a rhythm section composed of some of the hottest players on the scene – together they redefine the genre of vocal jazz ensembles. Vocalists: Naama Gheber Dana Herz Dor Sagi Arta Jēkabsone Mike Sheelar - Piano Almog Sharvit - Bass Eran Fink - Drums

9-10pm: Frank Ocasio Brother Band - Funk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/Frank.Ocasio.Brother.Band/
Hard-hitting FUNK / ROCK / LATIN GROOVE with a soulful, jazz influence.

10-11pm: Arjun - Jazz Rock

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www.arjunmusic.com
“When you hear the intricacies of Eddie Arjun Peters’ guitar skills, you will know exactly why there are no vocals on this record… the guitar IS the vocal” – Middle Tennessee Music

11pm-12am: Han [band] - Acoustic / Folk / Rock / Pop

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www.facebook.com/HanBandNYC/
Based out of New York City, Han delivers a delightfully unorthodox blend of Folk, Rock, Pop and Singer/Songwriter music infused with moving narratives, lyrical imagery and rich soulful vocals.

12am-3:45am: DJ Shine

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www.soundcloud.com/shinethedeejay/
DJ Shine is a skilled, female DJ born and based in the NYC area. Playing for events at The Delancey, The Lantern, Mazaar Lounge and more. Rocking the house with everything from the hot, new hits to the old school classic jams. She spins all different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Afro-beat, EDM, Pop, House, Latin, and World Music.
May 31

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

***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

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

images/2017/04/15004.png
1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

6-7pm: Ruvin- Singer-songwriter

Singer-songwriter Ruvin (Junghwan Kim) is a versatile guitarist with acoustic folk music sensibility and flair for rock. He graduated Seoul Institute of the Arts and debuted in as a silver prize winner of Yoo Jae-ha Music Contest, a renowned music contest in Korea that has become the rite of passage for musicians, singer-songwriters and music producers for over 25 years. Ruvin is a member of Irish Folk music band “Bard” that won 3rd prize recognition at The World Fleadh! Irish & Celtic Music Festival and was featured at the Linz Pflasterspektakel in Austria. Ruvin is also well known as a vocalist, most notably featured in pianist Yiruma’s ‘River flows in you.’ Ruvin published his first solo album “The Village at Heaven’s Edge” in 2015.

7-8pm: The Broomestix - Funk / Soul

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www.facebook.com/thebroomestix/
9 young men and a girl—The Broomestix are a Funk/Soul group out of the Nashville area.

10-11pm: Plenty Of Phunk - Funk

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgWU5lXr16s
Plenty of Phunk (P.O.P.) is an instrumental, groove-oriented band biased out of New York, NY. The group is driven by deep grooves and hard hitting improvisation, and draws from many influences and styles, including Funk, Jazz, Soul, Hip hop, and Pop. Plenty of Phunk plays regularly in Manhattan and Queens. For more information, check out facebook.com/plentyofphunkmusic.

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
June 1

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

6-7pm: Jonathan Saraga - Jazz

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www.jonathansaraga.com/
Manhattan, NYC native, trumpeter and composer Jonathan Saraga has been said by All About Jazz to possess the musical “wisdom and maturity of veterans more than twice his age,” and that “his chops, lust for musical life and don't-box-me-into-a-stylistic-corner mentality make him seem like the musical offspring of trumpeters Dave Douglas and Ambrose Akinmusire."

7-8pm: Jake Manzi - Acoustic

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www.facebook.com/jakemanzimusic/
Jake Manzi has stories to tell. They are well-crafted realizations of his current place in the world, where he wants to go, who he wants to take with him. Jake released his debut EP "Singing to the Wall" in October.

8-9pm: Cold Engines - American Soul / R&B / Rock N' Roll

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www.facebook.com/coldengines/?fref=ts
Cold Engines is an amalgamation of some of the finest players on Boston's north shore. Brought together by David Drouin of The Brew, this all star cast has a progressive alt-country-rock sound that merges the past with the future.

9-10pm: GeoTribe - Prog. Rock / Jam Band

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www.facebook.com/GeoTribeMusic/
GeoTribe is an up and coming band from Long Island. Get in the tribe, GeoTribe

10-11pm: Paracuta - Alt. Rock

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www.facebook.com/Paracuta/
After the success of the soundtrack for the independent film, Rocanrol '68, New York City-based Alternative Rock band, Paracutá released their self-titled debut album in early November 2016.

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.
June 2

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

6-8pm: Noah Maxwell - Singer Songwriter

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www.noahmaxwellmusic.bandcamp.com
Singer/Songwriter born & raised in Westchester, NY, living in NYC.

8-9pm: Talay - Indie / Pop / Rock

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www.facebook.com/talaymusic
Playing live, Megan Talay's sound dips from folk to rock, fronting a band of veteran players on the NYC music scene, and drawing more comparisons to Bonnie Raitt than Joni Mitchell.

9-10pm: Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish - Rock / Blues

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www.facebook.com/jesserayandthecatfish/
Jesse Ray and the Carolina Catfish is a 2015 Jammie award winning Rock-N-Roll band from sunny Grand Rapids, MI. Founded in the fall of 2013, Singer and guitar player Jesse Ray Carolina started a rockabilly-influenced duo that played numerous gigs in West Michigan. They have also toured as far as New Orleans in the winter of shortly after releasing their debut album “Gravedigger”, winner of the “Best Roots/Revival Album” award by WYCE. “Dead Man Walking”, Released in September of 2015 is the band’s sophomore release. Now a three-piece group, the band hopes to take it’s high energy shows to new places, and faces around the United States and beyond. Influenced by blues, punk, and rock-n-roll with a small dash country; hard hitting guitar, splitting harmonica, rambunctious drums, and crooning vocals will lay in the wake of this band’s performance. If you’re a fan of back to basics or “old school” rock-n-roll, this is a band you won’t want to miss.

10pm-12am: 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.

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.
June 3

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

1-2pm - Griot World - Family Entertainment

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www.grandmasplaceinharlem.com/
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.

4-6pm: The Zhanra Group prsnts RS24 - a play by Clayton LeBouef

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton_LeBouef
The owner of a vinyl record shop has a dream for his struggling business. He hopes it doesn't turn into a nightmare.

6-7pm: Oh, Elis - Soul / Pop

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www.facebook.com/ohelismusic/
Oh, Elis. When you share stories that are undeniably yours in that shake your head but then nod kinda way.

7-8pm: Pachada - Rock / Alternative

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www.facebook.com/pachadaband/
Fil-Am Rock/ Alternative cover band. a group of physical therapists who love to perform and jam their favorite songs in different venues and events.

8-9pm: Kamarad Band- Punk / Garage

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www.kamaradband.com
Un mélange de punk, de garage et de grunge qui en fin de compte devient du bon gros rock’n’roll. Le groupe a originellement été créé pour aider un des membres à arrêter de boire, une entreprise qui s’est révélée être un échec total. C’est bruyant, ça tache et ça fait sautiller les gens bourrés. Avec une trentaine de concerts à leur actif dans les coins les plus sordides et les plus cool du coin, Kamarad prend de la bouteille et pas uniquement par le goulot. La sortie du premier EP du groupe est prévue pour le 24 septembre 2016 lors d’une Release party au Grillen.

9-10pm: Colorway- Rock / Pop / Other

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www.colorwaymusic.com
Colorway is a dynamic, original rock trio from Northampton, MA. The band plays rootsy, pop-rock songs infused with inventive, energetic and melodic lead guitar.

10pm-12am: Kakande & High Voltage - 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 .
June 4

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

1-5pm: LIVE GOSPEL BRUNCH ft. Daniele

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Live Gospel Performances and brunch every Sunday 1-5pm - 6/4 with Daniele, $10 at the door

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: Jody Leylac [band] - Reggae / Soul

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www.jodyleylac.com/
A Jamaican native, Jody Leylac is both a singer & songwriter with her forte in Reggae R&B. Deeply influenced by her homeland’s reggae tradition and music from her second home, New York, the talented artist infuses her unique poetic style with enriched Reggae rhythms to tune in timeless musical pieces which are duly echoed in her debut album released lately. Her tracks have this rare quality to make the listeners think deeply while feet-tapping to the rhythmic beats.
June 5

6-8pm:Ron Wilkins / Becca Patterson Big Band- Jazz

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New York City based musician Ron Wilkins has been performing on tenor and bass trombones, euphonium, tuba, bass trumpet and vocals for over forty years. He has performed with many premiere bands/artist including, Clark Terry, The Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars and All-star Big Band, Jimmy Heath Big Band, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Arturo O'Farrill's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, and many others. Becca Patterson is an up and coming young tenor and bass trombonist in the New York City music scene. She has already performed with some of the top jazz artist and groups in the world including Arturo O'Farrill's Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Christian McBride Big Band, Chris Potter, The Mingus Big Band, Ed Palermo Big Band, Memo Acevedo's Building Bridges Band, and more. She also subs on broadway shows, and is currently subbing on the show Wicked. Together through their diverse performance experiences, they bring a fresh perspective on big band music that is deeply rooted in the jazz tradition while incorporating other genres and styles. The band is made up of some of New York City's finest musicians that they have met in their respective musical journeys. The band plays original music written by both Ron and Becca and also often features compositions written by members of the band. The band also does fresh takes on rarely performed classic charts such as "Mumbles" original done by Clark Terry, whom Ron worked with personally. Our mission is to encourage and show people of all walks of life that is it possible to work together to create something beautiful and give back to the community.

8-10pm: Funk Shui -Funk

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www.facebook.com/pg/Funkshuimusic/about/?ref=page_internal
Funk Shui is a 13 member band that plays Funk, Lounge and Rock music. Its members are some of New York City's well known free lance musicians.

10-11pm: Baychester Blues - Rock / Funk / Blues

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https://www.facebook.com/BaychesterBlues/?fref=ts
www.youtube.com/baychesterblues www.soundcloud.com/baychesterblues https://instagram.com/baychesterblues

11pm-12am: The Dissidents - Alternative Rock

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www.presskit.to/thedissidents

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.
June 6

6-8pm: 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: 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: Tyrannosounds - Funk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/tyrannosounds/
Small band, HUGE sound!

11pm-12am: 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.

12am-3:45am: DJ Shine

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www.soundcloud.com/shinethedeejay/
DJ Shine is a skilled, female DJ born and based in the NYC area. Playing for events at The Delancey, The Lantern, Mazaar Lounge and more. Rocking the house with everything from the hot, new hits to the old school classic jams. She spins all different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Afro-beat, EDM, Pop, House, Latin, and World Music.
June 7

6-7pm: Sarah Wise June Residency - Folk Rock

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www.facebook.com/sarahwisesings
Sarah Wise is a folk-pop driven singer songwriter with a rootsy core. Influenced by the raw emotion of songwriters such as Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, Mieka Pauley, and Emmylou Harris, Sarah's confessional lyrics are defiant and searing, vulnerable and searching. The past few years have found her developing material and cutting her teeth at New York venues including Rockwood Music Hall, Arlene's Grocery, The Bitter End, Caffe Vivaldi, and others with veterans Clifford Carter, Marc Shulman, and Ann Klein. Sarah recently recorded her debut single "Hang Tight," with plans to release a string of singles throughout the remainder of 2016. Sarah looks forward to her Shrine debut.

7-8pm: Kia Bennett & Desiree Jordan - Soul / R&B

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www.kiabennett.bandcamp.com
We sing soul/r&b. We are two individual artists who perform together as KiDe'. A sound reminiscent of Zhane. Warm, cozy, fluid and colorful combination of soulful voices and melodies.

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

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
June 8

6-7pm: Joe Pino Quintet - Jazz

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www.joepinojazz.com
He has appeared in many jazz venues in the New England area with his quintet including Ryles Jazz Club, and Chianti Jazz Lounge.In July 2010, Joe played third trumpet in the musical production of Gypsy at The North Shore Music Theatre staring Vicki Lewis. He has also performed at clubs in New York City including Somethin' Jazz Club featuring the great Jim Rotondi, Miles Jazz Caffe, Caffe Vivaldi, Smalls Jazz Club, The Fat Cat, and Cleopatra’s Needle. Joe is an endorsed Adams Flugelhorn Artist.

7-8pm: Shun Ino - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/shun.ino1
Born in Japan in 1989. I started playing the piano when I was 3 years old. And when I was 15, I was inspired by Led Zeppelin and I changed my instruments. I played rock, soul, and funk music for a while. But when I listened to Pat Martino, I started playing jazz and at the same time I started studying with Satoshi Inoue who played in NYC for 20 years and also taught in The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. And in August 2015, I moved in NYC to study jazz in the New School.

8-9pm: Sound Dogs- Indie Rock

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www.facebook.com/SoundDogs.TheBand/
Founded in 2014; this indie-rock band has played dozens of local clubs like Mercury Lounge. the Shrine, Pianos. Singing all originals fusing rock and blues

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: Arjun - Jazz Rock

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www.arjunmusic.com
“When you hear the intricacies of Eddie Arjun Peters’ guitar skills, you will know exactly why there are no vocals on this record… the guitar IS the vocal” – Middle Tennessee Music

11pm-12am: Galipote World Music - Caribbean Rock

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www.facebook.com/GalipoteMusic/
While the band takes their name from a mystical folklore creature of the night, Galipote is anything but a nightmarish concoction. In fact, its deft and ease with various AfroCaribbean rhythms and instruments of West Indian folklore, within a rock format that doesn’t shy away from the blues, makes Galipote a unique world beat rock band with a potent, high energy sonic recipe sure to delight even the most jaded of listeners.

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.
June 9

6-8pm: Wilson & The Human Hearts Trio w / Saxist Daniel Carter

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www.facebook.com/LindseyWilsonLive/
Free Jazz instrumentalist Daniel Carter performs live with Lindsey Wilson, Reggie Sylvester and Michael Trotman of The Human Hearts Trio on Thursday April 28 from 6-8.

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: Yoh the Shaolin - Hip-Hop

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www.facebook.com/YohTheShaolin/
Yoh the Shaolin is a Brooklyn born mixed-media artist, musician and social media coordinator of the NY based collective, 99SUBLIME. His love for hip-hop, jazz and electronic music coated in deep appreciation for ambiance have influenced his methods of creating music. Through wordplay, the stories he creates allow the listener to delve deep into a realm he defines as unearthly.

10pm-12am: Bruff Da Crowd Pleaser- Rock / R&B / Hip Hop

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www.facebook.com/bruff.crowdpleaser
The wait is over, DaCrowdPleaSeR is here!, if you want entertainment you come to the right place I'm not a Singer, not a Rapper- not even an entertainer Ladies and Gentlemen and especially ladies BruffdaCrowdpPleaSer is a CULT FIGuRE!!

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.
June 10

6-7pm: Lady Lupine- Electronic soul / Rock

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www.facebook.com/ladylupine/
Lady Lupine is a Boston based electronic soul and rock band that delivers thrilling performances of original and covered music. Their sound is a unique blend of poignant lyrics, robust rhythms and alluring melodies. Drawing inspiration from artists like Stevie Wonder, Hiatus Kaiyote, Erykah Badu and Santigold, Lady Lupine creates an engaging experience while cultivating visceral connections through sound.

7-8pm: Bad Robot Jones - Indie / Prog-Rock

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www.facebook.com/badrobotjones/?fref=ts
Bad Robot Jones is an indie-prog rock band based out of Washington, DC. Fusing punk with fantastical themes their songs tell the tales of assassin androids, Vulcan mating rituals and the fall of galactic empires.

8-9pm: Dan & The Wildfire - Indie / Folk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/danandthewildfire/?fref=ts
Dan and the Wildfire is a particularly potent cocktail comprised of 1 part old time mountain folk, 1 part classic rock and roll, and 3 parts bottom shelf bourbon. Mix it up and what you get is a musical experience that burns it's way into your bones and lights up your soul with a crisp, rootsy sound that'll leave you reeling for another taste of that Wildfire.

9-10pm: 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.

10pm-12am: Random Test - Reggae

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www.randomtestreggaeband.com
For almost a decade, Random Test Reggae Band has been rocking the Jersey Shore with music heavily coated in Caribbean traditions. With members hailing from all over the Caribbean, the group brings a cache of authentic reggae and calypso rhythms in true West Indian fashion. Random test takes you on a musical journey that pays tribute to pioneers in reggae and soca music. From the early days to today, staying true to the real roots and culture.

8-9pm: C.K. Flach - Singer / Songwriter (G)

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www.facebook.com/ckflach/
Born and raised near Albany, NY, C.K. Flach is an artist determined to make a difference through songs and poetry.
June 11

1-5pm: LIVE GOSPEL BRUNCH

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Live Gospel Performances and brunch every Sunday 1-5pm

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: Brandon Diaz 'N Soul- R&B / Funk

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www.sonicbids.com/band/brandon-diaz-n-soul/
We are Brandon Diaz 'N Soul. A Progressive R&B/Funk group coming out of Boston MASS. Though the group is made up of people from all around the country and world, the band met at Berklee College Of Music in their first semester and have been together ever since. They provide a fresh new spin on R&B and Funk that really makes them unique.

10pm-12am: Mark Dillon Band - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/guitsman?fref=ts
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.
June 12

6-7pm: Miki Yokoyama Trio - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/#!/mikytail
Jazz singer Miki has a lovely voice, and good rhythm. Her scatting has one and only unique potential. This night, she'll be playing with this absolutely freaking great guitarist Juan. These cats bring beautiful jazz standard tunes, bossa nova, as well as pops. Please don't miss their creative, sensitive and natural music. Miki Yokoyama on vocal, Juan Vidaurre on guitar.

7-8pm: Cory Phillips - Retro / Soul

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www.sexthirstylovehunger.com
Phillips is a moody jet-setter and a sultry tenor who lights dangerous fires with erotic poetry and baby-making soul music. His touring support group is made up of some of Los Angeles’ best session and touring players. The original grease they slip you keeps you dancing with relentless groove, and then kisses you softly through some of the most loin-tingling ballads you will have ever heard.

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

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June 13

6-7pm: Elise Wood Duo - Jazz

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www.elisewood.com/
Flutist who hails from Philadelphia, has appeared as featured soloist, band-leader and band-member with such notables as David Murray, Archie Shepp, Butch Morris and Arthur Blythe, Sir Roland Hanna, Spirit of Life Ensemble and most frequently with her partner of two decades, John Hicks.

7-8pm: Stuart Young - Singer / Songwriter

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www.stuartyoungmusic.com/
“I often pray my voice is connected to my heart”. Stuart does not write for the sake of writing a song. He wants to start a conversation, not just deliver a song and leave. Many of the songs he writes are taken from the most intimate parts of his journal. Tattered and torn but longing for hope; he delivers a song with such transparency that echo the hardships and questions he has on life. He invites the listener to look for hope in the darkness and peace in the pain."

8-9pm: Ricky Stein - Rock / Americana / Singer-Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/rickysteinmusic/?fref=ts
Ricky Stein aspires to continue the tradition of a rich line of Texas rock n’ roll singer/songwriters, placing his musical roots in the records of Doug Sahm, Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Joe Ely, Rusty Weir, and his father, Rick Stein.

9-10pm: Nick Gianni's Evolution- R&B / Funk

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Multi-talented musician Nick Gianni fronts this ensemble that incorporates all the elements of modern “nu Jazz” with Afro-Beat/Funk and electronica. They are upbeat and experimental yet rooted in traditional world beat rhythms. Nick Gianni - Saxophone On Ka' Davis - Guitar Arlen Hart - Keyboards John Trent - Bass Reggie Sylvester - Drums

12am-3:45am: DJ Shine

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www.soundcloud.com/shinethedeejay/
DJ Shine is a skilled, female DJ born and based in the NYC area. Playing for events at The Delancey, The Lantern, Mazaar Lounge and more. Rocking the house with everything from the hot, new hits to the old school classic jams. She spins all different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Afro-beat, EDM, Pop, House, Latin, and World Music.
June 14

6-7pm: Sarah Wise June Residency - Folk Rock

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www.facebook.com/sarahwisesings
Sarah Wise is a folk-pop driven singer songwriter with a rootsy core. Influenced by the raw emotion of songwriters such as Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, Mieka Pauley, and Emmylou Harris, Sarah's confessional lyrics are defiant and searing, vulnerable and searching. The past few years have found her developing material and cutting her teeth at New York venues including Rockwood Music Hall, Arlene's Grocery, The Bitter End, Caffe Vivaldi, and others with veterans Clifford Carter, Marc Shulman, and Ann Klein. Sarah recently recorded her debut single "Hang Tight," with plans to release a string of singles throughout the remainder of 2016. Sarah looks forward to her Shrine debut.

7-8pm: The Cosmonautz - Funk / Blues / Fusion

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www.thecosmonautz.com/
We are from opposite ends of the country and both ended up in Portland, Maine where we began writing music. We play a stylish combination of funk/blues/acoustic fusion that gets your feet moving.

8-9pm: TBASA from Seattles- Rock / Pop / Acoustic / Indie

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=9urQljwRFTU
“[TBASA] is weird-o-rama. As the goggled TBASA, ‘I usually cover Bell Biv Devoe, Nirvana, Paula Abdul and the Pixies with my own special flair.’ BBD's ‘Poison’ on acoustic guitar is a special treat. He was Idaho-weird long before Napoleon Dynamite, and that's good for Seattle.” — Tom Scanlon, Seattle Times

9-10pm: Cambodia OK from Argentina- Folk / Rock / Pop

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZxGHr2_jjM
CAMBODIA was born in mid 2013, when a group of friends from Buenos aires, decided to share with each other their taste for good music. CAMBODIA is characterized by the predominance of English lyrics, all written and composed by its own members. CAMBODIA’s tracks go from folk rock to English pop music, with a strong influence in reaching the perfect harmony of all its members’ voices. When performing in live shows, they also play covers from different bands that share their same particular characteristics, as The Beatles and Oasis. In 2014, they edited their first album, “Cambodia”, which was produced and mixed

10-11pm: Empire View - Indie

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www.facebook.com/weareempireview
Empire View is a Brooklyn-based indie act with honest melodies, solid grooves, dreamy guitars, hints of tropicalia and 70s AM rock.

11pm-12am: Slack Tide - Reggae Rock

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www.facebook.com/SlackTideofficial/
“Combining musical styles ranging from reggae and ska to hard rock and blues, the band has entertained audiences from Manhattan NY to Portland ME and everywhere in between. Putting a new twist on the old “jam band” structure, Slack Tide delivers a high energy good time performance that is never the same twice, meaning you won’t want to miss out on a single show.” – Courtesy of Mergence Entertainment Group
June 15

6-8pm: Oulipians Plus- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY6tUY_Tqxc
Founded by Austrian born drummer and composer Gernot Bernroider out of a love for world culture, art and music, the OULIPIANS PLUS are a spellbinding soul/jazz-fusion arts ensemble. Inspired by world music, culture, and literature, Bernroider’s OULIPIANS PLUS wrap music, world-music inspired rhythms, and spoken word with jazz lines and earthen lyrics. Celebrating their concert debut at the legendary Blue Note in New York eight years ago the ensemble has since then developed “Feelin’ Good” a musical tribute to international music sensation Nina Simone documented with a live recording of it’s successful debut at the Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria. For the following studio album international recording artist and bandleader on David Bowie’s last album “Blackstar”, saxophonist Donny McCaslin joined the band.

8-9pm: Patricia Essong - Soul Bantu / African Soul

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www.patriciaessong.com/
As a tribute to her African origins, Patricia Essong presents her first album "Soul Of Nü Bantu", where different influences are melt, from jazz to folk or even blues. The singer has carefully defined her musical direction with an album at the service of emotion, the spark of a soft brazier.

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.

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.

10-11pm: Patricia Essong - Soul Bantu / African Soul (G)

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www.patriciaessong.com/
As a tribute to her African origins, Patricia Essong presents her first album "Soul Of Nü Bantu", where different influences are melt, from jazz to folk or even blues. The singer has carefully defined her musical direction with an album at the service of emotion, the spark of a soft brazier.
June 16

6-7pm: Bowtie Dave - Pedal Looper / Funk / Groove / Soul

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www.soundcloud.com/davisinho94
Ecuador born and raised David Arosemena [Bowtie Dave] impresses us with his improvisational looping skills and smooth vocal ability, percussion skills that of a talented one-man band, and total fun time he has and creates for us to join.

7-8pm: Kitfox - Indie / Folk

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www.facebook.com/kitfoxband/
Ambient folk band from Utah.

8-9pm: Morgan Wade & The Stepbrothers - Rock / Americana

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www.facebook.com/morganwadeandthestepbrothers/
An original rock/americana band fronted by a female singer, located out of Roanoke, VA.

9-10pm: Banjo Nickaru - Americana / Country / Blues

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www.banjonickaru.com
We play an eclectic mix of country, bluegrass, western swing, rockabilly, blues, traditional jazz, dixieland, old-time music, folk, roots music & Americana. Our band members also play in Hot Jazz Jumpers. Hot Jazz Jumpers perform Gullah-Geechee influenced 20s/30s jazz, music of New Orleans, country, bluegrass, blues, folk, originals and world music.

10pm-12am: The Haveners - Soul R&B Funk

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www.facebook.com/TheHaveners
A South Bronx-based musical collaborative dedicated to playing the music that needs to be played and keeping R&B, funk and soul alive. Come check us out!
June 17

6-7pm: David Kardas - Jazz

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www.myspace.com/davekardasband
Dave Kardas is a trained jazz guitarist and composer from Milford, Connecticut, USA. Dave studied at Hartt School of Music with Jackie Mclean.

7-8pm: Mel Muñiz & Lucho Pellegrini- Folk

8-9pm: Calamity Janes - Country / Folk

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www.facebook.com/CalamityJanes3/
One of the top rated female vocal groups in Texas, this trio of sisters blend tight sibling harmonies, Texas girl attitude and southern rock grit.

10pm-12am: Oxygen Box - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/oxygenboxband/
A unique mix between genres and cultures; both Stanley and Malvo were born in Haiti, while Natalie is an African American of Jamaican descent. In light of the above, they unite with musicians coming from various parts of the world to bring a breath of fresh air with their music. Oxygen Box is a live band making audiences dance or feel like starting a revolution to the sounds of Reggae, think about our society with its Hip Hop, get energized with its Rock
June 18

1-5pm: LIVE GOSPEL BRUNCH

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Live Gospel Performances and brunch every Sunday 1-5pm

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: SondorBlue - Indie Rock

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www.leestavall.com/artists/sondorblue/
SondorBlue is an indie-rock band out of Charleston, SC comprised of three lead vocalists. When each voice comes together to create the three-part harmonies that are carefully woven into each of their songs, a magical fourth voice is created that is uniquely SondorBlue. 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.

9-10pm: Shlomo Franklin - Folk Singer Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJIZ9fjbFs4&feature=youtu.be
Shlomo Franklin grew up on a farm milking cows in Bethel, New York. He soon developed his own style of music inspired by the neighboring grounds of Woodstock. His musical influence includes Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Nirvana and Johnny Cash. Shlomo Franklin is favorably recognized by his smile, kindness and warmth he sheds onto every person he meets.

10pm-12am: The Ellameno Beat from Florida - Reggae, Surf, Ska

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www.facebook.com/TheEllamenoBeat
Influences: Lee Scratch Perry, The Upsetters, Burning Spear, Steel Pulse, Fortunate Youth, Pepper, Yellowman, Eek A Mouse, Gregory Isaacs, The expendables, Iration, The Marleys, Buju Banton
June 19

6-7pm: Austin Miller - Folk / Americana

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www.facebook.com/pg/austinmillermusic
Austin Miller’s interest in music emerged at a young age. Raised all-American on Springsteen, Petty, and piano lessons starting at 3 years old, there was rarely a moment when a radio wasn’t playing or a record wasn’t spinning. But it wasn’t until college that he began putting pen to paper, thanks to a week-long Dylan binge.

7-8pm: Cory Phillips - Retro / Soul

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www.sexthirstylovehunger.com
Phillips is a moody jet-setter and a sultry tenor who lights dangerous fires with erotic poetry and baby-making soul music. His touring support group is made up of some of Los Angeles’ best session and touring players. The original grease they slip you keeps you dancing with relentless groove, and then kisses you softly through some of the most loin-tingling ballads you will have ever heard.

8pm-12am: The Sifer: Hip Hop & Spoken Word Open Mic

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Welcome to Season 3 of the Sifer as we kick off our Back to School Edition this September 19th! The Shrine World Music Venue presents The Sifer Hosted by Likwuidity (NYC's Hip Hop & Spoken Word Jam) The Sifer uses live hip hop fusion music as a way to bring cultures closer together. We encourage inner peace through self expression and encourage universal love for mankind though sharing our differences. Sifer life, sifer lyrics, sifer love. "Different Voices, Shared Humanity" DATE: September 19, 2016 8PM to MIDNIGHT WHERE: The Shrine World Music Venue (2271 Adam Clayton Powell) COVER: "Collection Plate Style" Suggested Donation (give what you can upon arrival) Doors 8:00PM Show 8:30PM SIGN THE LIST EARLY
June 20

7-8pm: Madison Douglas & Rosie Tucker - Singer-Songwriter

8-9pm:Red Gretchen-Rock'n roll / blues / classicrock

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www.facebook.com/redgretchen/
NYC based psychedelic rock band Red Gretchen is composed of Ronnie Wheeler (lead vocals and guitar), Nancy Pollak (back up vocals and rhythm guitar), Anne Husick (bass), and Shauna Westgate (drums). Red Gretchen’s music features expansive layers of melodic vocal harmonies over gritty guitars and heavy rhythm, with a delicate and bluesy blend.

9-10pm: Americana-Na- Rock

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www.americana-na.com
AMERICANA-NA was formed in 2014 by lifelong friends Brian, Tyson and Jon. The three met at school in the late 1980s. Their self titled debut recording of self described "garage folk" was released July 2015. Since then the band has extensively expanded their catalog of original songs covering an array of everyday relatable subject matter such as American culture, relationships, government, littering, joblessness, the media, being in a band and more. Several short tours have taken the band as far as Austin, TX and Duluth, MN as well as several other cities in the midwest. The trio has played many local and regional clubs extensively and considers Kirby's Beer Store in Wichita their home turf. Along with the club scene they have played many all age venues and more subdued sets for specific atmospheres.

10-11pm: Giant Flying Turtles - Rock

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www.giantflyingturtles.com
Giant Flying Turtles is a power trio playing rock and alternative American roots music. With their dual vocal attack two multi instrumentalists compose catchy songs completed by a drummer who conjures up rhythms of love and mystery.

11pm-12am: Kellen & Friends - Singer / Songwriter

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www.kellenkellenkellen.com/
Kellen is an incredible singer/songwriter and vocalist that mixes everything from Latin to Country. Having performed in multiple countries and across the United States, Kellen will have you vibing, singing and moving from start to finish!

12am-3:45am: DJ Shine

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www.soundcloud.com/shinethedeejay/
DJ Shine is a skilled, female DJ born and based in the NYC area. Playing for events at The Delancey, The Lantern, Mazaar Lounge and more. Rocking the house with everything from the hot, new hits to the old school classic jams. She spins all different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Afro-beat, EDM, Pop, House, Latin, and World Music.
June 21

6-7pm: Sarah Wise June Residency - Folk Rock

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www.facebook.com/sarahwisesings
Sarah Wise is a folk-pop driven singer songwriter with a rootsy core. Influenced by the raw emotion of songwriters such as Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, Mieka Pauley, and Emmylou Harris, Sarah's confessional lyrics are defiant and searing, vulnerable and searching. The past few years have found her developing material and cutting her teeth at New York venues including Rockwood Music Hall, Arlene's Grocery, The Bitter End, Caffe Vivaldi, and others with veterans Clifford Carter, Marc Shulman, and Ann Klein. Sarah recently recorded her debut single "Hang Tight," with plans to release a string of singles throughout the remainder of 2016. Sarah looks forward to her Shrine debut.

7-8pm: Justin Howl - Acoustic / Folk

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www.justinhowl.com
Following the maxim that the blues is a way of life, Justin Howl specializes in suggestive innuendo and experiments with esoteric truth, seeking to capture and sustain a harmonious blend of sound from wood and metal and guts. From Chicago, he comes to New York with guitar and harmonica as traveling companions.

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
June 22

6-7pm: Henry Black & Riley Pinkerton - Folk Duo

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDtNdrhD_Lg
Henry Black and Riley Pinkerton are singer/songwriters based out of New York City. Solo performers until September of 2016, they have since joined together to tour the American Midwest and the South, and contribute on each other's respective projects.

8-9pm: Resonant Rogues - Gypsy Swing / Balkan / American Folk

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www.facebook.com/theresonantrogues
The Resonant Rogues are the songwriting soul child of partners Sparrow and Keith J. Smith. With influences ranging from gypsy swing and early New Orleans jazz, to Appalachian old-time and eastern European folk music, they take their favorite flavors and blend them into a delicious, danceable dish.

9-10pm: Hollywood Blanks - Rock n Roll

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www.facebook.com/hollywoodblanks/
Operatic rock and roll that never quite lost it roots, yet all the while, displays a willingness to tinker with and push the antes of genre and feel. Honed in by years of live performances, Hollywood Blanks shows are highly theatrical, with each band member playing the part not just on their instruments, but also with a unique personality from song to song.

10-11pm: Italo and The Passions - Rock n Roll / Soul / R&B

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www.facebook.com/italoandthepassions/
Italo and the Passions conjure both 70's punk and 60's soul. Moving from the ragged whisky-and-cigarettes stumble of the New York Dolls to doo wop influenced soul ballads. A live show and sound that is pure rock 'n' roll.

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.

12am-3:45am: DJ Shine

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www.soundcloud.com/shinethedeejay/
DJ Shine is a skilled, female DJ born and based in the NYC area. Playing for events at The Delancey, The Lantern, Mazaar Lounge and more. Rocking the house with everything from the hot, new hits to the old school classic jams. She spins all different genres including R&B, Hip-Hop, Reggae, Afro-beat, EDM, Pop, House, Latin, and World Music.
June 23

6-7pm: Reverend Ray-Hillbilly Country

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScbJOJheoH0&t=5s
Well howdy y'all...name's the Reverend Ray D, the band is "The Mother Flower" and this solo guitar/singer sh*t kicking, country pickin' & gospel singin' outfit will have folks raisin' Hell and asking the Lord for forgiveness after ;) Think old-time, gospel tent revival but on ACID...you'll get singing AND preaching but y'all won't be sure WHOSE side I'm on: The Devil or The Lord?

7-8pm: Mitchell Trio - Rock / Blues

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www.robertmitchell1.bandcamp.com
Robert Mitchell has been a performing, touring, recording artist since 1980. Performing in all original bands: GLASS HOUSE and WILDLIFE and RAJA and CINEMATIK, Mitchell also played as a sideman with numerous NYC and Boston bands. Currently leading the MITCHELL TRIO, Robert remains eager to play more shows.

8-9pm: Citizen Sane - Folk Rock

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www.facebook.com/keepitrealwithcitizensane/
From the Hip for the Hip. CitizenSane was started on a NYC stoop with Salvador Dali in 1991. Keeping live music live and rocking a venue near you soon.

9-10pm: The Sloe Guns - Alt. Rock

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www.facebook.com/TheSloeGuns/?fref=ts
All Original Alt/Rock Band Eric Alterman Lead Singer, Rhythm Guitar Mick Izzo Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals Rick Sperber Drums Rob Klein Bass Guitar, Backing Vocals

10pm-12am: The Clubs - Funk / Soul

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www.theclubsband.com
The Clubs were formed in 2008 by Ian Kirkman & have been electrifying New York audiences ever since. In 2009 The Clubs released a well received live EP, Live At The Bitter End, which showcased the band's ability to captivate a venue with their special hybrid of R&B, Funk & Soul. In early 2010 The Clubs entered Velvet Swan Studios in NYC to begin recording their debut studio album. It was released on September 27, 2010. The result is an 11 song instant classic.
June 24

6-7pm: The Dylan Buzz Gold Trio - Jazz

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www.dylanbuzzgold.com/
"Dylan Buzz Gold Trio" - This young and exciting jazz trio highlights the music of drummer Dylan Buzz Gold, Bassist Neal Lapolla, Guitarist Odin Scherer with the occasional addition of Keyboard/Pianist Pete Miller. Being Music Major’s of prestigious institutions like the Frost School of Music at The University of Miami, The Berklee College of Music and The New School, these students are capable of playing many different styles of Jazz including Latin, Afro-Cuban, Ballads, Swing and Jazz Waltz.

7-8pm: Joe Borth -

8-9pm: Ayanna Martine - Singer Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/aj.martine.3?ref=br_tf
Ayanna Martine (born December 11, 1997) is an aspiring singer/songwriter from the Hudson Valley Region of New York. She started writing her own songs as a young teenager and has style that's a combination of Ed Sheeran and Tracy Chapman. Her musical influences run the gambit from Twenty One Pilots to Blink 182 as well as other Pop Punk and Alternative Rock music artists.

9-10pm: Celeste Krishna - Singer Songwriter

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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”.

10pm-12am: BAKERS ALLEY SOUL BAND- Soul / Funk

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www.reverbnation.com/bakersalley
Bakers Alley Funk and Soul Band is an NYC based band quickly becoming the hottest and most in demand Funk/ Soul/R&B party band in the tri-state area.